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Funimation Gets Samurai Sequel

24 Jul, 2008 By: Chris Tribbey



Funimation Entertainment has acquired distribution rights for Afro Samurai: Resurrection, the second installment in the part fantasy, part legend African samurai story.

The first season of the series, which according to Funimation was the No. 1 anime DVD seller in 2007, will arrive on Blu-ray Disc Aug. 26. The DVD of the second season, after it airs on Spike TV, will be released in February.

For the second season, Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as the voice of Afro, with Lucy Liu and Mark Hamill joining the cast. The score is by rapper RZA.

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