Afro Samurai, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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The tale of Afro Samurai is one of bloody hardship and pain. Along his solitary path of revenge for his murdered father, he sheds no tears and knows no love. Forever chased by powerful enemies in a lawless technology-speckled dystopia, he evades bullets and blade to reach his final prey: a man who will not die. But Afro will reach his quarry, even if it means painting a road of blood and brains from here to the bitter inevitable end.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRevenge||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.||26:15||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Dream Reader||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.||26:17||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Empty Seven Clan||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.||26:17||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoDuel||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.||26:17||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoJustice||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.||26:13||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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this show rocks
It's VVEEERRRYYY gory, but it has Samurai!!
I watched this show on the television, and it was SOOO good! but it's incredably violent, so I wouldn't recommend this for the faint of heart. But if you like shows like Devil May Cry, the manga Vampire Knight, stuff like that, than this is a show for you! and take heed of the TV-MA warning! It's there FOR A REASON, CHLDREN! = )
Very impressive. High points range from excellent hip-hop soundtrack that fits the mood of the show, which was composed by the RZA, wonderfully fluid animation from GONZO, and fantastic voice acting. Sam Jackson does a stellar job. I'm just bummed that it's only 5 episodes. That just means you'll have to savor everyone of them. Hope you enjoy as much as I did.