LeSean Thomas

New York City Tokyo Los Angeles


South Bronx, New York City, native LeSean Thomas is a television animation creator, producer & director operating out of Meguro, Tokyo, Japan. His most recent works are Creator, Executive Producer and Showrunner of Cannon Busters, an Original TV-Anime series for streaming giant Netflix

His past works include Children of Ether on Crunchyroll, a leader in SVOD platforming exclusively focused on East Asian Pop Culture & media, Creative Producer and Supervising director of Black Dynamite: The Animated Series on The Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programming block. Story board & animation production artist on The Legend of Korra (Book 1) animated TV series for Nickelodeon Animation & as well as Director/Lead Character Designer for Aaron McGruder’s Peabody Award-winning The Boondocks animated TV series (seasons 1 & 2) for Sony Pictures Television.

LeSean Thomas is currently Creator, Executive Producer & Showrunner of the upcoming Netflix Original TV-Anime Series ‘YASUKE’ starring Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother you, Knives Out & ATLANTA tv series) who also serves as an Executive Producer, featuring music by Grammy Award-nominated artist Flying Lotus, who also serves as an executive producer. Release date TBD.

                                        Read the Full Japan Times interview with LeSean Thomas : Cannon Busters – Bending Anime Rules In All The Right Ways


Read the full Forbes interview with LeSean Thomas : On Netflix’s Upcoming ‘Cannon Busters’ And The Creative Cross-Cultural Future Of Anime


                                         Read the full press release for Yasuke : VARIETY – NETFLIX Shares First Photo For ‘Ghost In The Shell SAC_2045