Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Netflix Reveals Premiere Date for New Animated Series 'Blue Eye Samurai' Starring Maya Erskine and George Takei

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming new original animated series Blue Eye Samurai starring Maya Erskine and George Takei.

All 8 episodes of the first season will be available on Friday, November 3.

The provocative and visually stunning cinematic series immerses the viewer in a world of vivid adult animation with a live-action edge. Set in Edo-period Japan, the series follows Mizu (Erskine), a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge.

In addition to Erskine and Takei, the voice cast features Masi Oka, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Song, Darren Barnet, Randall Park, Kenneth Branagh, Stephanie Hsu, Ming-Na Wen, Harry Shum Jr. and Mark Dacascos.

Michael Green and Amber Noizumi created the series. They executive produce with Erwin Stoff. Jane Wu serves as supervising producer and director. Blue Spirit produces in association with Netflix.