Samurai 7 (2004– )

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Set in an alternate feudal Japan where mechas and giant airships are a common thing for humans to see. With in this time period is a small village that gets raided by bandits during every ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
R. Bruce Elliott ...
 Kambei Shimada (26 episodes, 2004)
Christopher Sabat ...
 Kikuchiyo (26 episodes, 2004)
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 Katsushiro Okamoto (26 episodes, 2004)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...
 Kirara Mikumari (26 episodes, 2004)
Luci Christian ...
 Komachi Mikumari (26 episodes, 2004)
J. Michael Tatum ...
 Farmer Rikichi (26 episodes, 2004)
Toru Kusano
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Kong Kuwata ...
 Kikuchiyo (26 episodes, 2004)
Fumiko Orikasa ...
 Kirara Mikumari (26 episodes, 2004)
Romi Pak ...
 Katsushiro Okamoto / ... (26 episodes, 2004)
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 Komachi Mikumari (26 episodes, 2004)
Masaki Terasoma ...
 Kambei Shimada / ... (26 episodes, 2004)
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 Gorobei Katayama (24 episodes, 2004)
Greg Ayres ...
 Heihachi Hayashida (22 episodes, 2004)
Duncan Brannan ...
 Shichiroji (21 episodes, 2004)
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 Farmer Mosuke (18 episodes, 2004)
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Set in an alternate feudal Japan where mechas and giant airships are a common thing for humans to see. With in this time period is a small village that gets raided by bandits during every harvest season. The villagers can't take it anymore, so they decided to send out some volunteers to the city to recruit some samurai to help defend their land. In exchange for defense, the samurai that get hired for the job will receive rice for free of charge. Since the village is too poor to offer any money, the only samurai who would accept their proposal would be the kind who are down on their luck. Will the villagers find any samurai who would help free them from being robbed by bandits? Written by J LeGault

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Immensely enjoyable.
14 January 2011 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

To be honest I had been aware of but avoiding the Samurai 7 series. The reason was that it was a "remale" of the Seven Samurai. I had no inclination to watch a animated remake as I felt its would be the same story but with drawings. Well I was wrong. I finally watched it and the 1st few scenes had me hooked. Yes its a remake of 7 Samurai but different setting and story arch. It uses the premise (inspired by) of the 7 samurai. All the characters are there and follow the same personalities but are at the same time different. The art work is brilliant in the beginning of the series but part way through the standards fell. Its like they changed artist. It has the Japanese style of combining 2D with 3D with nice colouring to give the show a period feel. Highly recommended.


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