EPISODE XL


 
Airdate
June 14, 2003

Storyboarded and Written by
Bryan Andrews and Brian Larsen

Directed by
Randy Myers and Genndy Tartakovsky
Samurai Jack / Villager
Aku
Mother / Boy
 
 Phil LaMarr
 Mako
 Tara Strong

Aku sends a highly-skilled shinobi to dispose of Jack. To defeat the ninja, Jack relies on his own ninjitsu training.
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy's Review

Though the episode gets off to an action-packed start with Jack saving a small tribal village against a horde of robotic langoustines, the real draw of the episode is in its second half, a stark black and white battle between the dark ninja and light ninja Jack. While the first half is standard fare, the main fight is full of striking and unique imagery, truly a classic Samurai Jack episode. A