Netflix today confirmed a second season of the critically-acclaimed animated series, Blue Eye Samurai which premiered November 3rd on the streaming platform. Co-created by Amber Noizumi and Michael Green, the adult animated series is set in Edo-period Japan and 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).

“When we started this project, we made a commitment to take this very personal story set in Edo-period Japan and bring it to life in the most authentic and beautiful way possible. Our animators, historians, musicians, martial artists and voice cast made this a reality beyond our expectations,” said creators, executive producers and writers Amber Noizumi and Michael Green. “We are thankful to our entire team and to our viewers from all over the world who have shown such passion for Mizu and her path of revenge. Mizu has a lot more blood to spill! We are deeply grateful to our incredible partners at Netflix for letting the journey continue.”

Season 2 details to be announced.

Check out our Blue Eye Samurai interview with Amber Noizumi and Michael Green below.

Blue Eye Samurai is streaming on Netflix.


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