Afro Samurai


Afro Samurai
Afro Samurai features the voices of actors Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman, Jon Kassir and Kelly Hu. Wu-Tang Clan member RZA produced the original hip hop musical score. Afro Samurai follows a warrior on the path to avenge his father's murder. Set in feudal Japan, this anime series depicts a journey in which the hero encounters love, betrayal, loss and brutality.

Genre: Action and Adventure, Animation

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  • Watch Afro Samurai Season 1

    • Episode 5

      Justice

      aired: Thu, Jan 4, 2007

      With sadness in his heart, but his dark goal still firmly focused in front of him, Afro slays the one called Kuma and moves on to the final adversary - Justice - the man who killed Afro's father. In an eerie otherworldly throne room, the reclusive cowboy sits having literally waited years for Afro to arrive. After crippling Afro quickly with a few well-placed bullets, Justice takes his time to explain to the vengeful samurai exactly why he had to kill his father and exactly why Afro will now lose to his incredible skills.

    • Episode 4

      Duel

      aired: Thu, Jan 4, 2007

      On the snowy top of Mt. Shumi, Afro faces his greatest opponent yet - a strange samurai with a helmet in the shape of a teddy bear who calls himself Kuma. This unbelievably strong and quick opponent uses a two-sword technique that Afro cannot penetrate. But there's something even more mysterious - the warrior knows everything about Afro's past.

    • Episode 3

      The Empty Seven Clan

      aired: Thu, Jan 4, 2007

      Fully recovered from his wounds, Afro Samurai and his companion, Ninja, head towards Mt. Shumi - the lair of Justice himself, the #1 warrior of the world. Blocking his paths are a clan of headband-obsessed cultists called 'The Empty Seven' willing to do almost anything to take Afro's head and the legendadry #2 band he constantly wears.

    • Episode 2

      The Dream Reader

      aired: Thu, Jan 4, 2007

      Bloody, broken and near death, Afro awakes under the care of a mysterious and beautiful woman named Okiku. As she heals him, he dreams of his younger days as an orphan, saved from thugs, and trained among other orphans in a secret sword school led by a wise sword master. Still bent on revenge, he is a dark and quiet boy with few friends.

    • Episode 1

      Revenge

      aired: Thu, Jan 4, 2007

      Afro Samurai, a black samurai, seeks revenge from a man named Justice who killed his father and happens to be the #1 fighter in the world. After Afro earns the rank of #2 fighter needed to challenge #1, he starts his lonely walk to revenge. He faces bounty hunters, bar thugs and fanatical monks - all who seem to have clues to the whereabouts of Justice and all of whom covet the title of #2 for themselves.

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