Saturday, April 03, 2021

"Yasuke"- Honor Has A New Name

"Yasuke" is a new six episode Japanese original anime series, directed by LeSean Thomas for Studio MAPPA, starring LaKeith Stanfield, as the first African samurai who served the 'Oda Nobunaga', streaming April 29, 2021 on Netflix:

" a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest 'ronin' never known, 'Yasuke', struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. 

"But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring 'daimyo'... 

"...Yasuke must take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and warlords..." 

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