The Best Episodes of Afro Samurai

Featuring the voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman, Jon Kassir, and Kelly Hu, Afro Samurai follows a warrior on the path to avenge his father's death. Set in feudal Japan, this anime series depicts a journey in which the hero encounters love, betrayal, loss and brutality.


#1 - Revenge

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 8.08
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#2 - Duel

Season 1 - Episode 4

Afro takes on Kuma!

star 8.01
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The Clan of the Empty Seven

#3 - The Clan of the Empty Seven

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 8.00
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The Dream Reader

#4 - The Dream Reader

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

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#5 - Justice

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

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