Netflix revealed the English dub forged and an up to date story synopsis on Monday for Bright: Samurai Soul, its new anime film based mostly on the 2017 Bright live-action movie that starred Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. The English dub forged options Simu Liu (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Star Wars: Visions) as Izo, Fred Mancuso as Raiden, and Yuzu Harada as Sonya.

The up to date synopsis is as follows:

In the time between the autumn of the Shogunate and the rise of the Meiji period, a robust brilliant gentle emitted from a wand brings an finish to the lengthy Shogunate interval to keep away from additional bloodshed as Japan begins to shift towards a brand new period. Amid these circumstances, a one-eyed wandering ronin named Izou, who has misplaced his purpose to dwell, and Raiden, an orc who detests homicide and hopes to depart a lifetime of thievery behind, individually meet a younger elf lady named Sonya across the similar time. Together, they go on a journey alongside the Tokaido highway to convey her and the wand she holds safely to the land of the elves within the north. Standing of their path is the mysterious group Inferni, which goals to acquire the wand and revive the Dark Lord, who intends to rule all of creation. Inferni additionally makes use of the brand new Meiji authorities in its try to steal the wand from Izou, Raiden and Sonya. Traveling alongside the Tokaido highway from Kyoto to Yokohama, Izou and Raiden start their journey to guard the wand.

The movie will debut on Netflix on October 12.

Yūki Nomura — a Kyōgen stage actor — will make his voice actor debut within the movie within the Japanese dub, starring as Izo the ronin. Daisuke Hirakawa will play the orc Raiden, and Shion Wakayama pays the elf Sonya.

Kyōhei Ishiguro (Occultic;Nine, Children of the Whales) is directing the movie. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Prison School, Cowboy Bebop, Rurouni Kenshin) is penning the script. Atsushi Yamagata (Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Genocyber, Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend) is designing the characters. 3D CG animation studio Arect is animating the movie.

Source: Press release

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