The BEST Episodes of Afro Samurai

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 3, 2022

Network: Spike

In a "futuristic and post-apocalyptic feudal Japan", where whoever achieves the symbolic scarf "Number one" will rule the world as a "god". However, only the one with the "Number Two" scarf has the right to challenge it. Afro Samurai, is the current Number Two, and travels the world in search of revenge, for the current Number One who killed his father.

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The Empty Seven Clan

#1 - The Empty Seven Clan

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 18, 2007

The Afro Samurai continues on his journey and finds more information on the Empty Seven Clan. The group of monks have decided to unleash a robot on the samurai, created from the data Okiku had taken from his memories.

star 8.08
235 votes
Directors: Fuminori Kizaki

#2 - Revenge

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 4, 2007

After a young boy named Afro witnesses Justice kill his father and claim the number one headband, Afro begins his quest to avenge his father's death. As he travels toward Justice, he is challenged by many fighters wishing to claim the number two headband that he wears.

star 7.98
416 votes
Directors: Fuminori Kizaki

#3 - Justice

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 1, 2007

Afro finishes up his battle with Kuma and continues up the mountain. Now, the final battle with Justice is at hand. The samurai is now ready to finally avenge his father's untimely death, by slaughtering the deranged gunman.

star 7.75
193 votes
Directors: Fuminori Kizaki
The Dream Reader

#4 - The Dream Reader

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 2007

Afro is found by the river and taken in by Okiku to let his wounds heal. In his weakened state, he has a series of dreams about beginning his samurai training and his friends from so long ago.

star 7.51
309 votes
Directors: Fuminori Kizaki

#5 - Duel

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 25, 2007

Afro takes on Kuma!

star 7.42
224 votes
Directors: Fuminori Kizaki