Animation, Action, Adventure / TV-Series (2021)
Once enslaved, now a samurai. A peaceful boatman once known as the Black Samurai is pulled back into conflict when he takes a little girl with mysterious powers under his wing.
In an alternate-reality version of feudal Japan reimagined with magic and advanced technology and after the fall of Oda Nobunaga, a boatman named Yasuke puts his storied past as a legendary ronin known as the “Black Samurai” behind him. But when he encounters a girl with mysterious powers after a village is attacked by a warlord, Yasuke finds himself in the middle of a power struggle between rival daimyo as well as dealing with dark supernatural elements as he protects the young child.
Creator: Lesean Thomas
Directors: LeSean Thomas, Takeshi Satou
Writers: LeSean Thomas, Nick Jones Jr.
Star: LaKeith Stanfield