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Blue Eye Samurai Renewed for a Second Season

Netflix has given the green light to a second season of critically-acclaimed animated series Blue Eye Samurai, which was recently named by Vanity Fair as one of the best TV series of 2023.

You can watch the streaming service’s season two announcement video by clicking here.

Blue Eye Samurai Renewed for a Second Season

“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.”

Blue Eye Samurai is a provocative and visually stunning cinematic series immersing the viewer in a world of vivid adult animation with a live-action edge.

Set in Edo-period Japan, the seires follows Mizu (voiced by Maya Erskine), a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge.

Season one of Blue Eye Samurai is created by Amber Noizumi and Michael Green, who also serve as executive producers and writers. Erwin Stoff is executive producer.

Jane Wu is supervising director and producer. Blue Spirit is the animation studio.

The voice cast includes Maya Erskine (Mizu), George Takei (Seki), Masi Oka (Ringo), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (The Swordmaker), Brenda Song (Akemi), Darren Barnet (Taigen), Randall Park (Heiji Shindo), and Kenneth Branagh (Abijah Fowler).

The supporting voice cast includes Stephanie Hsu (Ise), Ming-Na Wen (Madame Kaji), Harry Shum Jr. (Takayoshi) and Mark Dacascos (Chiaki), among others.

Blue Eye Samurai Renewed for a Second Season