We were joined on the Popternative show by Blue Eye Samurai co-creators Amber Noizumi and Michael Green to discuss the adult animated series which premiered November 3rd on Netflix. Set in Edo-period Japan, Blue Eye Samurai follows Mizu (voiced by PEN15‘s Maya Erskine), a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge.

The voice cast also includes George Takei (Star Trek), Masi Oka (Hawaii Five-0), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Mortal Kombat), Brenda Song (Amphibia), Darren Barnet (Never Have I Ever), Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat), Kenneth Branagh (A Haunting in Venice), Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All at Once), Ming-Na Wen (The Book of Boba Fett), Harry Shum Jr. (Crazy Rich Asians), and Mark Dacascos (Warrior).

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With stunning visuals and epic battle scenes accompanied by a beautiful soundtrack, Blue Eye Samurai truly immerses you in the world created by Noizumi and Green. In our interview, Noizumi and Green tell us about how they came up with the initial ideas for the series, the importance of sound and sound production, and more.

Watch the conversation with Amber Noizumi and Michael Green below.

Blue Eye Samurai is streaming on Netflix.

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