Netflix dropped the official trailer this week for the upcoming, CG-animated collection Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles forward of the present’s upcoming April launch.
The brand new present is ready in a fantasy world with anthropomorphic animals, as Samurai Rabbit and his allies battle the forces of evil and weird yokai monsters to save lots of the world. You possibly can try the brand new trailer launch under:
SAMURAI RABBIT: THE USAGI CHRONICLES IS COMING TO NETFLIX
Primarily based on Stan Sakai’s Eisner Award-winning comedian ebook collection, Usagi Yojimbo, the collection follows a teenage rabbit, Yuichi Usagi, a descendent of the good samurai warrior, Miyamoto Usagi, who desires of preventing yokai and following in his ancestor’s footsteps. Yuichi finally joins with a workforce of ragtag misfits heroes: a tough bounty hunter; a crafty ninja; a nimble pickpocket; and Yuichi’s devoted pet lizard Spot. Collectively, they go on an epic quest as they battle with varied yokai and monsters from one other dimension in Yuichi’s quest to grow to be Samurai Usagi.
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The present options the voices abilities of Darren Barnet as Yuichi Usagi & Spot, Mallory Low as Chizu (the cat), Shelby Rabara as Kitsune (the fox), Alex Le as Gen (the rhino), Keone Younger as Tetsujin, and Sumalee Montano as Karasu-Tengu. The collection is government produced by Doug Langdale (The Guide of Life, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Dave the Barbarian), Candie Langdale (Maya and the Three, Scooby-Doo!), and Usagi Yojimbo creator Sakai. The animation manufacturing is being executed by Gaumont Animation.
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Nevertheless, one factor to notice, is that this doesn’t seem like a direct adaptation of Sakai’s comics. Fairly, it seems the present is extra closely taking inspiration from Sakai’s work and characters.
[email protected] panel for the present, as reported by ComicBook.com, that he was closely concerned within the inventive course of for the collection, approving “all the things” for the present, noting, “I approve all the things and have enter at each stage of the animation course of, from the story to design to animatics, even to the selection of voice actors. It’s one thing I’m very concerned in. Gaumont, Netflix, and I’ve an important working relationship.”
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It very a lot seems that this will probably be a enjoyable, thrilling present, impressed by Sakai’s traditional comics, for youths and households alike. Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles launches on Netflix on Apr. 28. All 10 episodes of the primary season will probably be accessible to stream at launch.