Connect with us
‘Usagi Yojimbo’ CGI series coming to Netflix with James Wan and Stan Sakai producing

Comic Books

‘Usagi Yojimbo’ CGI series coming to Netflix with James Wan and Stan Sakai producing

Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles series starring Usagi Yojimbo is on the way from Netflix.

Variety has the scoop on Stan Sakai’s beloved character Usagi Yojimbo getting the Netflix series treatment. The show is ordered and on the way and will be produced by James Wan who most recently directed Aquaman at Warner Bros. Sakai will also produce with Gaumont on the project which will be a CGI animated series titled Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles.

Sakai has been making Usagi Yojimbo comics since 1984 and many fans who grew up in the 80s will note the character got his own action figure thanks to the Ninja Turtles. First teaming up in a pinup by Stan Sakai in 1985, Usagi and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have had a long history of appearing together in animated television shows and comics too. Now the samurai bunny will get his day in the sun.

Listen to the latest episode of our weekly comics podcast!

Usagi Yojimbo

Stan took to Twitter to share the news.

What say you reader, are you excited Usagi will be getting his own series? Let us know in the comments.

Like what we do here at AIPT? Consider supporting us and independent comics journalism by becoming a patron today! In addition to our sincere thanks, you can browse AIPT ad-free, gain access to our vibrant Discord community of patrons and staff members, get trade paperbacks sent to your house every month, and a lot more. Click the button below to get started!

Comments

In Case You Missed It

EXCLUSIVE Heavy Metal Preview: Starward Chapter 2 EXCLUSIVE Heavy Metal Preview: Starward Chapter 2

EXCLUSIVE Heavy Metal Preview: Starward Chapter 2

Comic Books

Heavy Metal announces 'Chasing the Dragon' #1 sells out Heavy Metal announces 'Chasing the Dragon' #1 sells out

Heavy Metal announces ‘Chasing the Dragon’ #1 sells out

Comic Books

'Jupiter's Legacy' season 1 is superhero storytelling at new heights 'Jupiter's Legacy' season 1 is superhero storytelling at new heights

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ season 1 is superhero storytelling at new heights

Television

Marvel has invited real-world celebrities to the Hellfire Gala Marvel has invited real-world celebrities to the Hellfire Gala

Marvel has invited real-world celebrities to the Hellfire Gala

Uncategorized

Connect
Newsletter Signup