Netflix has set Simu Liu (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) to steer the English-language voice solid of Brilliant: Samurai Soul, an anime movie which can premiere on the streamer on October 12.
Fred Mancuso and Yuzu Harada additionally voiced key roles for the English dub, with Yuki Nomura, Daisuke Hirakawa, and Shion Wakayama starring within the Japanese-language model of the movie.
Whereas Brilliant: Samurai Soul relies within the fantasy world of David Ayer’s 2017 Netflix movie Brilliant, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, it can discover a brand new setting, together with a brand new time interval and never-before-seen characters, pairing the aesthetic of Japanese woodblock print artwork with 3DCG know-how.
Set in Japan in the course of the finish of the Shogunate and the start of the Meiji interval, the movie will observe a one-eyed, wandering samurai named Izo (Liu) and an orc named Raiden (Mancuso), as they work to deliver a younger elf lady (Harada) and the wand she carries to the land of the elves within the north.
Kyohei Ishiguro directed, from a script by Michiko Yokote. Atsushi Yamagata dealt with character design, with ARECT overseeing animation manufacturing.
Try the primary official trailer for Brilliant: Samurai Soul, launched by Netflix at this time, above.