17 minutes | Jul 28, 2021

LeSean Thomas discusses his anime Yasuke

This little podcast interview is a conversation that I had with the creator, co-writer and animator LeSean Thomas about Netflix Animation’s Yasuke. A trippy mech fantasy anime loosely based on the real life Black samurai of the same name. He co-produced the project with award-wining actor Lakeith Stanfield and Grammy Award winning visionary artist and musician Flying Lotus. The show was written by Nick Jones, Jr. (I have an interview coming up with him soon). LeSean Thomas on the anime Yasuke for Netflix Animation Now a portion of the interview is up on NERDIST (and if you’d like to learn more about the show itself please check out the link in the show notes. That article dropped the week the show came out on Netflix but I wanted you to hear the full convo because it’s really interesting. We discuss his previous anime work, Canon Busters and Children of Ether and the man that inspired Yasuke. We also talk about what it was like working with some of his anime heroes.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON YOUR FAVORITE PODCATCHER If you enjoy this episode please subscribe and leave a comment over on iTunes for me if you can, it really helps me out. Or, screenshot your podcatcher and tag theblerdgurl over on IG stories with what you liked about it! Show Notes Learn more about Nobunaga hereLearn more about Yasuke hereRead my NERDIST Yasuke coverage hereWatch Yasuke on NETFLIX here The post Podcast: LeSean Thomas discusses working with his heroes on Yasuke anime appeared first on theblerdgurl.
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