Watch the to start with trailer for Netflix’s Yasuke anime

Netflix just produced the very first good look at Yasuke, its approaching anime primarily based on the legitimate story of a Black samurai who lived in Japan for the duration of the 16th century. Irrespective of the genuine-everyday living source content, the show usually takes a handful of liberties with the tale, as you can see in the fantastical to start with trailer.

Here’s the essential synopsis from Netflix:

In a war-torn feudal Japan crammed with mechs and magic, the biggest ronin hardly ever regarded, Yasuke, struggles to sustain a peaceful existence immediately after a earlier life of violence. But when a area village results in being the centre of social upheaval involving warring daimyo, Yasuke ought to acquire up his sword and transport a mysterious kid who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords. The tale of Yasuke, the to start with African samurai who truly served the legendary Oda Nobunaga, will be produced to the world.

The six-episode collection also has some critical talent guiding it. The clearly show was developed by LeSean Thomas (finest identified for generating Cannon Busters), the direct character is voiced by LaKeith Stanfield, the soundtrack arrives from Flying Lotus, and the animation is staying dealt with by beloved studio MAPPA.

Yasuke will debut on Netflix on April 29th.