Netflix Debuts ‘Cannon Busters,’ An Anime Series From A Black Creative With A Diverse Cast – Here’s What You Need To Know

Black anime fans have always had a particular problem with their favorite medium: it’s been hard finding Black characters. Of course, there’s an obvious reason: anime is a Japanese import. But combined with internalized Western stereotypes about Black people, finding an appropriate Black character in an anime is sometimes like finding a needle in a haystack.