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 decide his sword as soon as once more to guard a mysterious little one from the evil forces that wish to see the teenager eradicated. Yasuke, the ronin protagonist of the story, is loosely based mostly on the African samurai who served below the feudal lord Oda Nobunaga throughout the late 16th century.

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