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Episode XXXVII 

The origin of Aku and how he came to terrorize the Earth from the days of the dinosaurs onwards.

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Episode cast overview:
... Aku (voice)
... Caveman #2 / Holy Monk / General (voice)
... Young Samurai Jack's Mom (voice)
... Young Emperor / Caveman #1 / Dog Owner (voice)
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Many years ago, a primordial black mass was made. It was attacked by Odin, Vishnu, and Ra. A tuft of the black mass fell onto Earth and killed the dinosaurs. The black mass spreaded through Japan from early times to Feudal Japan. The Emperor wanted to get rid of the black mass with a poison arrow at the source of the mass. The arrow hit the mass and the mass gained a face, arms, a voice, body and consciousness. The mass became known as Aku. Aku ravaged Japan while the Emperor watched in horror. Written by Christian Frates

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TV-Y7
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Release Date:

16 August 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Birth of Evil  »

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Jack does not appear in this episode. See more »

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Holy Monk: My Lord, the elixir is ready. It is the key to extinguishing this devilry.
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References High and Low (1963) See more »

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