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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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Highly stylized cartoon about a great warrior who has been hurled into the future by an evil shape-shifting wizard called Aku and is trying to find a portal that will lead back to his own time.

Cast

Phil LaMarr
as Samurai Jack
Mako
as Aku

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Critic Reviews for Samurai Jack: Season 5

All Critics (12) | 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

The original four seasons of Jack were a triumph in their own right, and the fifth is shaping up to be a proper send-off for a show that was rudely taken off the air before its time.

August 11, 2017 | Full Review…

This beautifully drawn, animated, and edited cartoon is a cut above most.

March 21, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Jack is back and better than ever. The years may not have been kind to the samurai, but his suffering makes for good television, promising a contemplative and compelling season.

March 13, 2017 | Full Review…

Tartakovsky fills screens with flowing purple sunsets or lush forests that are nothing short of looking at a dream.

March 9, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The way that a show like this ends is less of a problem than the sad knowledge that we won't witness any more from it. At the close of all his years, Jack has found an honorable way home.

May 28, 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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