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Yasuke, an original Netflix anime series produced by Mappa, has released a teaser trailer!

Set in the Sengoku era (1467-1615), the series is inspired by a real life historical figure named Yasuke, an African samurai who served the Japanese daimyo Oda Nobunaga. Having become a ronin, or a masterless samurai, Yasuke takes up his sword to protect a young girl with mysterious powers from the forces of darkness.

Yasuke streams worldwide via Netflix from April 29.

Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!