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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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Credited cast:
... Afro Samurai / Ninja Ninja (voice)
... Sio (voice)
... Bin / Oden Shop Master (voice)
... Tomoe / Ogin (voice)
... Adolescent / Fencing Brother (voice)
... Shichogoro (voice)
... Kotaro (voice)
... Jinno (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Brother 3 (voice)
... Assassins / Man A (voice)
S. Scott Bullock ... Dharman / Kidnapper (voice)
... Rokutaro (voice)
... Teen Afro Samurai (voice)
... Blacksmith / Takimoto (voice)
... 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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Afro Szamuráj: Feltámadás  »

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Are You Still Gonna Roll
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Written by Michael Baiardi
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An awesome sequel that further expresses the Afro Samurai character
26 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Not for the faint of heart, this latest entry in the Afro Samurai series continues a tremendous effort in line drawing style animation, and may by some be seen as frequently a bit too abrupt in frame-to-frame action, but it manages to be so well aligned within the graphic novel genre (so that if you blink during sequences what you retain may be a panel by panel view of what the story needs, and what a comic reader wants). I give it the 10 of 10 full rating as a classic piece that works very well without the usual massive CGI effects most folks seem to expect these days in anything considered 'animated'. Yes, it is more than a bit bloody in nature, but contains a message 'of honor' and more fundamental - the message to carry on if you believe in something. Very well done, thank you Samuel Jackson for the terse comments from a no nonsense character. I highly recommend this film, but it is not for young kids...


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