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Afro Samurai (Manga)

Afro Samurai

Alternative Titles

English: Afro Samurai
Japanese: アフロサムライ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 2, 2008 to Feb 3, 2009
Genres: Samurai
Authors: Okazaki, Takashi (Story & Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 7.341 (scored by 915 users)
Ranked: #56702
Popularity: #2683
Members: 1,833
Favorites: 35
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

In the bleak world of the swordsman, it is said that he who becomes the Number 1 samurai shall rule the world. And only Number 2 is allowed to challenge Number 1. Afro Samurai has assumed the mantle of Number 2, seeking vengeance against Number1, a gunman who killed his father years ago. But assassins lurk at every corner, seeking to rob Afro Samurai of the title of Number 2. Can Afro survive long enough to exact his revenge? (Source: Amazon)

Related Manga

Adaptation: Afro Samurai


Characters

 Afro
Samurai, Afro
Main
 Brother One
Brother One
Supporting
 Sword Master
Sword Master
Supporting
 Justice
Justice
Supporting
 Ninja Ninja
Ninja Ninja
Supporting
 Jinno
Jinno
Supporting
 Otsuru
Otsuru
Supporting


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Jun 30, 2013
KissMyAnthia
Afro Samurai follows the lone protagonist Afro in his journey to avenge his father and claim the title of the strongest warrior. Along the way, we discover the sacrifices he has made and how far his revenge will take him. The setup and delivery is very basic, with Afro cutting down any and all who stand in his way, in the goriest and most graphic way possible. In terms of story and characters, there isn't anything particularly special, however, the delivery makes up for this, presenting amazing scenes which keep you hooked.Whilst many people have seen the anime, very few have read this manga adaption, read more
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Very action-packed, violent manga series that involve apathetic protagonists. Revenge is a theme in both of these, with a ton of sword fights and badassery to go around.  

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