​Flying Lotus to attain new Netflix anime sequence 'Yasuke'

Brainfeeder boss Flying Lotus has been tapped by Netflix to attain the forthcoming anime sequence, Yasuke.

Set in a fantastical war-torn Japan throughout the 16th century, the sequence follows a retired samurai who should choose his sword as soon as once more to guard a mysterious youngster from the evil forces that need to see the teen eradicated. Yasuke, the ronin protagonist of the story, is loosely based mostly on the African samurai who served underneath the feudal lord Oda Nobunaga throughout the late 16th century.

Director and creator LeSean Thomas - the thoughts behind exhibits similar to The Boondocks and Black Dynamite) has tapped Atlanta and Sorry to Bother You star Lakeith Stanfield to supply the voice of Yatsuke. On prime of composing the music for the forthcoming sequence, Flying Lotus may also function one of many present's govt producers.

In different Flying Lotus associated information, the artist introduced in early October that he's at the moment gearing as much as launch his first album in 4 years. Learn extra right here

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