Netflix Anime’s YouTube channel began streaming a behind-the-scenes video on Tuesday for Bright: Samurai Soul, its new anime film based on the 2017 Bright live-action film that starred Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.
The film debuted on Netflix on October 12.
Yūki Nomura — a Kyōgen stage actor — made his voice actor debut in the film, starring as Izo the ronin. Daisuke Hirakawa plays the orc Raiden, and Shion Wakayama plays the elf Sonya.
Netflix describes the story:
Izo, a Ronin, and Raiden, an orc, work to bring a young elf girl and the wand she carries to the land of the elves in the north.
Kyōhei Ishiguro (Occultic;Nine, Children of the Whales) directed the film. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Prison School, Cowboy Bebop, Rurouni Kenshin) penned the script. Atsushi Yamagata (Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Genocyber, Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend) designed the characters. 3D CG animation studio Arect animated the film.
Source: Netflix Anime’s YouTube channel