LeSean Thomas

New York City Tokyo Los Angeles


South Bronx NYC native LeSean Thomas is a television animation producer, director & illustrator operating out of Meguro, Tokyo, Japan. His most recent works are Creator, Executive Producer and Director of Children of Ether on Crunchyroll, a global leader in SVOD platforming focused on East Asian media. Past projects include 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 & Director of Cannon Busters TV-Anime which, on August 2, 2017, was acquired by streaming giant Netflix. It is slated to be a 12-episode series, released date TBD.

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