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Yasuke Premiere Visual

Debuting yesterday, LeSean Thomas and MAPPA’s Original Jidaigeki Anime Series Yasuke has already made its way to Number Seven on Netflix’s Top Ten List for Movies and Shows in the United States. Inspired by the story of the very first African Samurai named Yasuke, a warrior who served under Oda Nobunaga during the Sengoku Period.

Let’s take a look at what is on the U.S.’s Top Ten Movies and Shows for Friday, April 30th:

  1. Shadow and Bone
  2. The Circle (A Social Media Competition)
  3. Things Heard & Seen
  4. Cocomelon
  5. The Baker and the Beauty
  6. Stowaway
  7. Yasuke
  8. Life in Color with David Attenborough
  9. Nickelodeon’s Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  10. Ginny & Georgia

In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring daimyo, Yasuke must take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords.

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Yasuke, Final Trailer
Yasuke: East meets West Featurette

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