Netflix and MAPPA Announce Yasuke Original Anime

During the event "Netflix Anime Festival 2020 ~ The Future of Anime, Together ~", the platform Netflix announced the production of an original anime entitled Yasuke. The series will premiere worldwide on the platform in 2021.


  • Lakeith Stanfield like Yasuke.

Production team

  • Lachon Thomas is responsible for producing and directing this original anime in the studios MAPPA.
  • Takeshi Koike is responsible for the character design and the direction of animation.
  • Flying lotus is responsible for the composition of the soundtrack and the executive production.

Yasuke synopsis

In the era of the Warring States, where mechanics and magic merge, Yasuke, a wanderer who once withdrew from battles, takes up his sword again to protect a mysterious boy whose life is the target of an evil force. . It is a fantasy drama that features an African samurai who served in the real story Oda Nobunaga.

Source: Comic Natalie

© as Yasuke - ヤ ス ケ - 」MAPPA / Netflix


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