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Samurai Jack: Season 5 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: An increasing intensity and maturity are evident in Samurai Jack's beautifully animated, action-packed, and overall compelling fifth season.

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A young prince from feudal Japan trains to defeat the supernatural shape-shifting demon, Aku. He almost defeats Aku but Aku sends him through a time portal and into the future in the hope that Aku can buy some time to train and defeat him.

Cast

Phil LaMarr
as Samurai Jack
Mako
as Aku

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Critic Reviews for Samurai Jack: Season 5

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6)

It's hard to tell if this tighter approach to episodic storytelling will reach a satisfying end, since Tartakovsky excels more at bringing us into the heat of the moment than exploring a bigger picture. But he's off to a promising start.

March 3, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

Even when things are dark, the show is still fun in the way that Tartakovsky, his team of animators, and the writers have always approached scenes.

September 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

These 10 episodes featured some of the show's finest animation and gave Jack a resonant and satisfying emotional conclusion.

September 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Kudos to Genndy Tartakovsky for this masterpiece of a show, 16 Years later we finally get back to the past, Samurai Jack.

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a remarkable work of optimism in the face of overwhelming darkness without and within. For an action cartoon, it feels timely, even if it wasn't intended to be.

August 6, 2018 | Full Review…

I'm happy to report that this cartoon created by Genndy Tartakovsky is as exciting, beautiful, and multilayered as it ever was.

March 8, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Samurai Jack: Season 5

As painterly, pensive and kinetic as ever. In all probability, the most beautiful animation ever made for television, with it's moral sights firmly fixed on peace even as it exhilarates with its bravura combat sequences. Good in every way; humane, funny and visceral. A masterpiece.

CharlesB.

Super Reviewer

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