Animation Samurai Jack (Cartoon Network)


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Title: Samurai Jack

Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Animation

First aired: 2001-08-10

Creator: Genndy Tartakovsky

Cast: Phil LaMarr, Grey DeLisle, Greg Baldwin, Tara Strong, Tom Kenny

Overview: A great warrior is displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ruled by Aku's evil robot warlords. Jack travels this foreign landscape in search of a time portal that can return him to his home time so he can "undo the future that is Aku!".
Samurai Jack (Cartoon Network)
Samurai Jack is an action packed animated series about a time travelling Japanese samurai on a quest to defeat the demon Aku. It has quite a good fan following thanks to its very stylistic animation style and fight scenes based on old samurai films.

The series originally aired 2001-2004 with 52 episodes created. During is original run it earned several awards and nominations. Over the years, as it ran in repeats and released on DVD, the fan base has not diminished and spawned a comic series. Cartoon Network has announced that they'll be bringing Samurai Jack back for another season in 2016 with its original creator & producer, Genndy Tartakovsky!

Here's the intro from the original series...