BLUE EYE SAMURAI
This 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, BLUE EYE SAMURAI follows Mizu (voiced by Maya Erskine), a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge. TV-MA.
BLUE EYE SAMURAI is created by Amber Noizumi and Michael Green, who also serve as executive producers and writers. Erwin Stoff is executive producer. Jane Wu is supervising director and producer. Blue Spirit is the animation studio. Voice cast includes Maya Erskine (Mizu), George Takei (Seki), Masi Oka (Ringo), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (The Swordmaker), Brenda Song (Akemi), Darren Barnet (Taigen), Randall Park (Heiji Shindo), and Kenneth Branagh (Abijah Fowler). Supporting voice cast includes Stephanie Hsu (Ise), Ming-Na Wen (Madame Kaji), Harry Shum Jr. (Takayoshi) and Mark Dacascos (Chiaki), among others.
ABOUT BLUE EYE SAMURAI
Series Launch Date: November 3, 2023
Format: Limited series; 8 episodes
Created by: Amber Noizumi & Michael Green
Supervising Director/Producer: Jane Wu
Executive Producers: Michael Green, Amber Noizumi, Erwin Stoff
Producers: Nick Read, Haven Alexander
Written by: Amber Noizumi & Michael Green, Amber Noizumi, Yana Bille-Chung
Directed by: Jane Wu, Ryan O’Loughlin, Earl A. Hibbert, Alan Wan, Michael Green, Sunny Sun, Alan Taylor
Cast: Maya Erskine, George Takei, Masi Oka, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Song, Darren Barnet, Randall Park, and Kenneth Branagh