MAPPA studio’s Yasuke was the first anime about a real-life Black samurai who served under the warlord Oda Nobunaga. The series takes place in an alternate reality full of magic and sci-fi technology — but all those fantastical elements are built upon a solid foundation of historical facts that show a lot of research went into this story. Hit the jump button to find out more.
The highly anticipated LeSean Thomas-directed anime series Yasuke just launched on Netflix around the world today, and to get people excited for it, Netflix released the opening on YouTube for everyone to watch. The opening features Thundercat's "Black Gold" as the theme song to historically-inspired series. Jam to it after the jump!
LeSean Thomas's sci-fi anime Cannon Busters is about to be available in physical media for the first time! Funimation has announced their acquisition of the home video rights to the series, and are showing off the cover of the upcoming release. Plus, they're teasing a feature-packed special edition. Hit the jump for more!
Last month Crunchyroll announced plans to team up with creator LeSean Thomas on original anime project Children of Ether, a collaboration that includes an impressive roster of talent. LeSean Thomas is directing, and anyone in the NYC area can get some insight into that project and much more this Friday thanks to a special event at Kinokuniya. Read on for more.
Yesterday at New York Comic Con, during their industry panel, Crunchyroll announced a new collaboration with creator LeSean Thomas (Cannon Busters): Children of Ether. Read on for more info about this new work featuring a host of big name anime talents!