On the official site for the Netflix original animation project produced by MAPPA studios, Yasuke, the first promotional video of the project was published. The video maintains the date scheduled through the Netflix platform globally for next April 29, with six episodes.
- LeSean Thomas (Cannon Busters) is in charge of producing and directing this original anime at MAPPA Studios.
- Takeshi Koike (Lupine the IIIrd: Chikemuri no Ishikawa Goemon, Redline) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
- Flying Lotus (Blade Runner: Black Out 2022, More feat. Anderson .Paak) is in charge of soundtrack composition and executive production.
In the Warring States era, where mechanics and magic mix, Yasuke, a wanderer who once retired from battles, takes up the sword again to protect a mysterious boy whose life is the target of an evil power. It is a fantasy period drama that depicts an African samurai who in the real story served Oda Nobunaga.