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In an age when samurai enhanced their bodies mechanically, a great war broke out. After the war's end, these "Bandits" (having become mere robbers) have lost their samurai code and now rob villages for their rice and women. The peasants of Kanna Village are filled with despair and agree to hire some samurai to retaliate, but with only rice in their food stores and no money to offer, it seems that time is running out. Now, the villagers must set out to look for samurai willing to accept such a deal -- but are there still such men that abide by the samurai code, and protect the weak?

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Episode 1

(Sub) The Master

(Sub) The Pupil image

Episode 2

(Sub) The Pupil

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Episode 3

(Sub) The Entertainer

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Episode 4

(Sub) The Loner

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Episode 5

(Sub) The Drifter

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Episode 6

(Sub) The Fool

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Episode 7

(Sub) The Friend

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Episode 8

(Sub) The Guardians

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Episode 9

(Sub) The Bandits

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Episode 10

(Sub) The Journey

(Sub) The Village image

Episode 11

(Sub) The Village

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Episode 12

(Sub) The Truth

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SmugDude Nov 1, 2007
Score 9/10

Story
Samurai 7 is a great anime adaptation of Akira Kurosawa's classic 1954 film "Seven Samurai". In Gonzo's adaptation the original story of class-based struggle is transplanted into a futuristic world that conveniently resembles feudal Japan. Though in this pseudo-futuristic anime world samurai's can slice through giant mecca, chop bullets in half, and deflect laser blasts with... read more

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roriconfan Sep 19, 2012
Score 6.5/10

THE STAFF
- Animated by studio GONZO, which means crap on a CGI stick. These guys are terrible.
- Directed by Takizawa Toshifumi, who is a a bit famous for his work on the original Votoms, but has otherwise produced nothing of interest.
- Based on the homonymous film y Akira Korosawa, and thank goodness he is not around anymore to see what they did with his work.

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Samurai 7
  • Vol: 2; Ch: 7
  • 2006 - 2007

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