Netflix has unveiled a brand new trailer for Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles, the animated sequence based mostly on Stan Sakai’s historic motion fantasy comedian Usagi Yojimbo. The present will premiere on April 28.
Set within the futuristic metropolis of Neo Edo, Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles follows the story of Yuichi Usagi, a teenage swordsman and distant descendant to the legendary warrior Miyamoto Usagi. With the assistance of a misfit workforce of warriors together with a hard-headed bounty hunter named Gen, an acrobatic pickpocket named Kitsune, and an aloof ninja named Chizu, Yuichi should take care of foul and fearsome creatures summoned from one other dimension if he hopes to avoid wasting Neo Edo and grow to be a real samurai warrior.
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The trailer appears like a futuristic chanbara model of Star Fox Adventures, with a number of anthropomorphic animals in Japanese apparel working, swinging, and leaping by means of a futuristic sci-fi metropolis whereas being chased by Buzzsaw-wielding building robots, villainous yokai, and different nefarious adversaries as they battle their solution to victory.
For these unfamiliar with the sequence, Usagi Yojimbo is a extremely profitable comedian guide sequence drawing affect from the films of Akira Kurosawa in addition to the exploits of the legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi. It’s maybe finest recognized within the West for its shut connection to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequence. The character of Miyamoto Usagi appeared a number of occasions within the 1987 animated sequence, the second season of the 2003 animated sequence, and the fifth season of the 2012 CG-animated sequence.