Creator and director of the upcoming Netflix anime, LeSean Thomas and animation studio MAPPA, released a new teaser trailer showcasing the Japanese cast of Yasuke.

The exciting visuals are centered around a real-life man of African origin who served as under the Japanese daimyō Oda Nobunaga in the 1500s. Yasuke will tell the story of a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic and the first African samurai’s quest for peace.

Main character Yasuke gets wrapped up in a social upheaval between warring daimyo and must protect a mysterious child targeted by dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords.

Watch the Yasuke teaser down below and expect the anime to arrive on Netflix on April 29.

Posted by:Staff