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"Samurai Jack" Jack Versus Aku (2003)

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Genndy Tartakovsky (created by)
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Original Air Date:
24 November 2003 (Season 4, Episode 9)
After all else fails, Aku challenges Samurai Jack to a duel. To make sure of a fair fight, Jack is not allowed to use his sword while Aku must fight in human form, without minions and magic tricks. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Phil LaMarr ... Samurai Jack (voice)

Mako ... Aku (voice)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Robert Alvarez 
Genndy Tartakovsky 
Writing credits
Genndy Tartakovsky (created by)

Chris Reccardi (written by) and
Aaron Springer (written by)

Produced by
Brian A. Miller .... supervising producer
Diana Ritchey .... line producer
Genndy Tartakovsky .... executive producer
Genndy Tartakovsky .... producer
Original Music by
James L. Venable 
Casting by
Collette Sunderman 
Art Direction by
Dan Krall 
Scott Wills 
Production Management
Todd Garfield .... production manager
Mike Lazzo .... executive in charge of production: Cartoon Network Studios
Jennifer Pelphrey .... director of production
Linda Simensky .... executive in charge of production: Cartoon Network Studios
Art Department
Shayne Poindexter .... property designer
Aaron Springer .... storyboard artist
Roger Webb .... color stylist
Sound Department
Timothy J. Borquez .... supervising rerecording mixer
Eric Freeman .... re-recording mixer
James Garifi .... track reader
Jim Hearn .... dialogue editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr recordist
Joel Valentine .... sound designer (uncredited)
Joel Valentine .... sound editing (uncredited)
Animation Department
Jeff Albrecht .... clean-up artist
Robert Alvarez .... sheet timer
Jennifer C. Baker .... background artist (as Jene Gase)
Sandy Benenati .... animation checker
Ted Blackman .... layout keys
Robert Lacko .... clean-up artist
Lynne Naylor .... character designer (as Lynne Naylor-Reccardi)
Sae Hyon Park .... animation director
Editorial Department
Paul Douglas .... supervising editor
Alicia Parkinson .... post-production coordinator
Music Department
Paul Dinletir .... composer: additional music
George Pajon Jr. .... composer: theme music
Joe Privitelli .... music editor .... composer: theme music (as Will Adams)
Other crew
Amy Keating Rogers .... outline editor (as Amy Keating Rogers)
Rita Noriega .... production coordinator (as Rita Rodríguez-Noriega)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Genndy Tartakovsky  created by

Other Companies

Additional Details

23 min

Did You Know?

Miscellaneous: Jack agrees to the dual with Aku under three conditions, the first being no super-human powers and the third being no shape-shifting. Shape-shifting would be a super-human power as no regular human can shape-shift.See more »
Aku:Yes, it is I, Samurai Jack.
[Aku rolls his eyes]
Aku:How incredibly observant you are.
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