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Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)

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When his father's body is stolen from its grave, Afro takes up his sword again to tear through an army of deadly foes led by a sadistic leader.

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Fuminori Kizaki
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Samuel L. Jackson ... Afro Samurai / Ninja Ninja (voice)
Lucy Liu ... Sio (voice)
Mark Hamill ... Bin / Oden Shop Master (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Tomoe / Ogin (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
Dave Wittenberg ... Adolescent / Fencing Brother (voice)
Liam O'Brien ... Shichogoro (voice)
Zachary Gordon ... Kotaro (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Jinno (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeff Bennett ... Brother 3 (voice)
Steve Blum ... Assassins / Man A (voice)
S. Scott Bullock S. Scott Bullock ... Dharman / Kidnapper (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Rokutaro (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Teen Afro Samurai (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Blacksmith / Takimoto (voice)
RZA ... DJ (voice) (as The RZA)
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When his father's body is stolen from its grave, Afro takes up his sword again to tear through an army of deadly foes led by a sadistic leader.

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There's no such thing as final vengeance!


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Afro Szamuráj: Feltámadás See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Follows Afro Samurai (2007) See more »

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Performed by 60 Second Assassin, Leggezin, Crisis, Christ Bearer and Bobby Digital
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Better than first
7 May 2009 | by Whiteninjaz88See all my reviews

i thought that this title was more entertaining than the series because it went all out and just dumped awesome moment after awesome moment on the viewer in a constant barrage of flying limbs and blood. if you want more of the same from the first one, this movie will satisfy.

As for the plot, like the first one it's somewhat lacking, but that can easily be forgiven due to the wicked-stylish animation, great voice-work, and action that impressed me more than anything sense Equilibrium. i give it a solid 8, if the plot was more cohesive it could easily receive a 9 or 10. I bought the special edition DVD for 20$, if you liked the first show it's definitely worth the money to buy the second. i really want to find the soundtrack to this because the RZA did a really good job with the music.


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