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Afro Samurai

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UPC: 704400079825

Format: DVDMultiple Formats, Animated, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen

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The violent five-part adventure Afro Samurai marks both the increasing confluence of American and Japanese pop culture and the shift in Japanese depictions of African-Americans. The popularity of hip-hop in Japan has led to more positive images of blacks, including Takashi Okazaki's original manga. The "Director's Cut" contains an additional 15 minutes of footage, and is even gorier than the broadcast version on Spike TV. As a boy, Afro Samurai saw his father beheaded by the maniacal Justice. The murderer sought an ancient headband that marks the wearer as the #1 warrior in the world. As an adult, Afro seeks only revenge, cutting down anyone who blocks his path to Justice. Afro Samurai…    
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Video details

List Price: $9.98
Rating: Unrated
Studio: Funimation
Actors: Samuel L. Jackson Kelly Hu Ron Perlman John Di Maggio Greg Eagles 
Size: 7.1000" x 5.4200"
Weight: 0.6000 lbs.
Language: English, French