Ranked #1557
Afro Samurai: Resurrection

Afro Samurai: Resurrection

Alternative Titles

Japanese: アフロサムライ Resurrection


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 25, 2009
Duration: 1 hr. 31 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
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Score: 7.481 (scored by 26918 users)
Ranked: #15572
Popularity: #912
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Takashi Okazaki said in the new season Afro "loses his way, gets tired of all the killing" and he "wakes up to his destiny, which is to be the world's number one warrior."

Produced by Japanese studio GONZO in association/partnership with GDH K.K. and based on the original art and story telling of manga artist Takashi Okazaki. Funimation is also collaborating on the production.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Samurai, Afro
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Kizaki, Fuminori
Kizaki, Fuminori
Okazaki, Takashi
Okazaki, Takashi
Script, Original Creator
Theme Song Performance, Music
Van seijen, Thea
Van seijen, Thea
Theme Song Performance

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May 27, 2010 4:05 PM
"Watch your damn mouth... cause I'm coming for my father."

This OVA begins some time after the original series of AfroSamurai where Afro is tired, sick of all the fighting knowing that it is an endless cycle. "Kill or be killed, there is no option". We see Afro in a little hut, accompanied only by a Buddha statue and multiple wooden figurines. Peaceful, but lonely.

So, when Jinno appears on a motorcycle and drags Afro by his hair through the tundra, it is appalling. In the previous installment one takes Jinno to be slayed, but he has returned along with is sister Sio who vouches read more
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May 20, 7:49 AM

"Afro Samurai 2: the Absurdity Continues". Honestly that would have been a better title than the insanely overused title "Resurrection". However, this is the kind of anime where they probably intentionally used a cliche title to pay homage to early, terrible anime like the infamous "Ninja Resurrection". Afro Samurai is NOT an anime that you are supposed to take seriously! It is basically like Kill Bill the anime...or more accurately Kill Bill the 100% anime since Kill Bill Volume 1 was partly done in anime format.

Story and Characters-

Warning: Spoilers!!!

The story begins where the last movie left off. Afro finally got revenge and claimed the read more
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Jul 25, 2014 4:45 AM
I'm writing this soon after I covered the series. The movie made the story complete and now we know what the authors wanted to show us. I found the movie more interesting, even though it got the same score of 6.

Story: 6
The action is even more interesting, but the story covers exactly the same motif: revenge. Now it's pointed at our sole hero who as always has the means to survive the onslaught. His personality changed and the direction in which it moved satisfies me enough to make the review a little longer. After filfilling his duty as a son, he has nothing more read more
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May 13, 2009 8:18 AM
When i first saw Afro Samurai back in 2008 I was amazed, to be honest I didn't think a concept like this would work out in the way it did. I mean here you have a black samurai, in an anime, with hip-hop music, unless we're talking Samurai Champloo this shouldn't work. But I really liked Afro Samurai, I thought it was sick and it only increased my respect for Samuel L. Jackson, so when I found out that there was going to be a sequel to the series I was over the moon... However little did I know that this sequel would end up read more
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Opening Theme

''Combat (Afro Season II)'' by The RZA

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Art Director of Afro Samurai Resurrection Wins Emmy Award
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Apr 18, 4:34 PM
This is a Movie.
kyox69 - Jan 14, 2009
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Feb 1, 2009 6:50 PM