Samurai Titles

Samurai: (Characters) (↗samurai = "warrior") Members of this warrior class of feudal Japan (zenith: 12th to 16th century A.D.) should play an important role in an anime of this type.

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Afro Samurai

Based on a doujinshi written by Takashi Okazaki in the late 90's, Afro Samurai is a creative collaboration between Samuel L. Jackson, Takashi Okazaki and the Japanese animation company Gonzo, a division of GDH, with the intentions of creating an anime series for US and Japanese markets. Scheduled to premiere on Spike TV (a US cable station). With the Academy Award-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson already signed on to co-produce and to do the lead character's voice, this is a first in a potentially interesting trend.

Afro Samurai Resurrection Watch See Afro Samurai: Resurrection

Afro Samurai: Resurrection
Watch Late one night, Afro is suddenly attacked by Jinno. However, he is unable to protect himself, and Jinno drags him nearby to his father's grave, where a woman named Sio awaits. She proceeds to take the Number One headband that he possesses, as well as the remains of his dead father's skull. Before leaving, she tells him to seek and obtain the Number Two headband, if he wants the right to take back his father's remains. With that, Afro must once again embark on a path of violence in order to let his father rest in peace once again. (Source: ANN)
Age of Chaos Buy See Shura No Toki

Air in Summer

One a stormy evening, a Samurai warrior named Ryuuya flees a palace along with a miko named Uraha and a princess named Kanna. While attempting to elude their pursuers, Kanna gets to experience life outside of the palace for the first time in her life. But will they reach Kanna's imprisoned mother in time?

Air Summer Special Rent See Air in Summer
Air The Movie Watch See Gekijouban Air

Air TV

Kunisaki Yukito is a traveler, ever seeking the 'girl in the sky' from a legend passed down in his family. His journey takes him to a small seaside town, where he meets Misuzu, a girl who seems eager to become his friend. A story spanning a thousand years begins to unfold against the background of their peculiar relationship.

AIR イン サマー Rent See Air in Summer
Ashita no Yoichi! Watch See Asu no Yoichi!

Asu no Yoichi!
Watch Having been raised and trained for the past sixteen years as a traditional samurai 'bushi', Yoichi was surprised when his father suddenly announces that there nothing more that he could teach his son, but he arranges for Yoichi to continue training at a dojo owned by one of their relatives. So now Yoichi must leave the tranquility of his remote rural mountain life and move to the city to live with his uncle's family to continue his studies. And if learning how to cope with city life were not hard enough, he finds himself living with 4 beautiful sisters and having to endure a ‘training’ regiment more severe than he could ever imagine.....
Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror Buy See Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror

Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto
Rent The End of the Edo Era was also the end of the Age of the Samurai. The arrival of the Westerners with their new ways and weapons was generating turmoil and chaos throughout Japan. The members of the Kakunojou Yuuyama Theater Troupe have spent ten years seeking to revenge the death of their Master. At the same time, a ronin named Youriro Akidzuki is searching for the Hasha no Kubi, (or the Head of Conqueror.) – a dangerous mystical treasure that is rumored to assure victory in combat. Their paths cross in the year 1853 in the city of Yokohama, at a time when shadow armies are locked in a struggle for power, control and the future of the country.

Bakumatsu Rock
Unevaluated In the Bakumatsu era, at the end of the shoguns' rule over Japan in the middle of the 19th century: the Tokugawa shogunate uses the brainwashing Heaven's Songs by the top idols in Shinsengumi to subjugate the country and its people. In this Japan, writing or singing any songs besides the Heaven's Songs is a capital offence. Sakamoto Ryouma and the other rockers rise up and change the world with rock 'n' roll for freedom and justice.
Basilisk Buy See Basilisk - Kouga Ninpou Chou
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Anthology(1) Assassin(s)(3) Dating Sim Spinoff(4) Gun-action(5)
noitaminA(2) Prequel(1) Reboot(2) Sequel(3)
Spinoff(1) Video-game inspired(4)
Potentially Objectionable
Ecchi(7) Fan Service(12) Lolicon(1) Pantsu(3)
Violent(13) Vulgar(2)
Movie(6) ONA(2) OVA(11) Short(1)
TV(58) TV Special(3)
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