Yasuke

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: YASUKE -ヤスケ-
English: Yasuke
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Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 29, 2021
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, GoreGore, HistoricalHistorical, SamuraiSamurai
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 5.761 (scored by 4665546,655 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #106362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2321
Members: 84,871
Favorites: 246

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Episodes: /6

Synopsis

A village in danger, a mysterious child, warring daimyo, and the greatest ronin never known all clash in a Japan of magic and mechs. Learn the story of the first African samurai.

(Source: Netflix)

Characters & Voice Actors

Yasuke

Main
Soejima, Jun
Japanese

Saki

Main
Takizawa, Kiko
Japanese

Oda, Nobunaga

Supporting
Hira, Takehiro
Japanese

Ishikawa

Supporting
Kitamura, Eri
Japanese

Hart

Supporting
Kubozuka, Shunsuke
Japanese

Abraham

Supporting
Ushiyama, Shigeru
Japanese

Nikita

Supporting
Nanami, Hiroki
Japanese

Achoja

Supporting
Kitamura, Kenji
Japanese

Ichika

Supporting
Tanaka, Rie
Japanese

Morisuke

Supporting

Staff

Ogawa, Takahiro
Producer, Production Manager
Thomas, LeSean
Director, Executive Producer
Satou, Takeshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Soejima, Yasufumi
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

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"Black Gold" by Flying Lotus (feat. Thundercat)
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Ending Theme

"Between Memories" by Flying Lotus (feat. Niki Randa)




Reviews

Mar 11, 2023
Yasuke is a unique and intriguing anime series that explores the world of Japanese history and fantasy. It tells the story of Yasuke, a black samurai who serves as the bodyguard of a young girl with mystical powers. The series is set in a fantastical version of feudal Japan and incorporates elements of magic and science fiction.

The animation in Yasuke is stunning, with vibrant colors and fluid movements that bring the world of the series to life. The voice acting is also excellent, with LaKeith Stanfield delivering a standout performance as the titular character.

One of the standout features of Yasuke is its exploration of Japanese ...
Sep 9, 2023
Mixed Feelings
The main problem with this series is that it tries to push stuff for at least three seasons in six short episodes. Besides that, I really liked the first three episodes- while they weren't perfect, they were at least watchable. The plot in the latter episodes felt rushed and was also kinda confusing in some moments: For example, at the end of one episode, one of the characters announces that he has no interest in fighting alongside the others, the next one, he is suddenly back at their sides without any explanation. Maybe the show would've been better if it were at least twice as ...
Mar 31, 2022
What I wanted was a story about the first black samurai. What did I get? A story about the first black samurai, and robots. The second I saw a robot my interest was lost almost instantaneously. I was very excited about this show at first, seeing that LaKeith Stanfield was voicing Yasuke in the english dub. Unfortunately, not even he could save the the unoriginal story that is drowned even worse by the addition of robots that 100 percent should not have been there. The premise was protecting a girl with mysterious powers from evil people who want to harness her power for evil. This ...

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Main Cast Announced for Original Anime 'Yasuke'

Main Cast Announced for Original Anime 'Yasuke'

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'Yasuke' Reveals Additional Staff, Teaser Promo

'Yasuke' Reveals Additional Staff, Teaser Promo

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Recent Forum Discussion

Why is there Meca???
PattyWack - Apr 30, 2021
31 repliesby Kiruko-san »»
May 22, 9:37 PM
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anime-prime - Apr 29, 2021
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Mar 29, 7:31 PM
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Tyrel - Apr 29, 2021
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Jan 14, 3:27 PM
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