The story of the anime takes place in a "futuristic and post-apocalyptic feudal Japan," where one who achieves the symbolic "Number One" bandanna will command the world as a "god." Someone becomes Number One killing the old Number One and taking his bandana. However, only the one with the "Number Two" bandana has the right to challenge it. As a child, Afro had his father (who was Number One) murdered right in front of him by a gunslinger, "Justice" (formerly Number Two) and this became Number One. Now Adult, Afro Samurai, is the current Number Two, and travels the world in search of revenge, by the current Number One that killed his father.Afro Samurai featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Phil LaMarr has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming with subscription on Funimation, available for purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's an action & adventure and animation show with 5 episodes over 1 season. Afro Samurai is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (14,945 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Funimation).
5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Afro Samurai has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (14,945 votes) and was very well received by critics. The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.