A half-Japanese, half-English outcast, Kai was adopted by the benevolent Lord Asano and joins 46 other ronin on a mission of vengeance when an evil lord usurps the throne and casts them out.
One of her first big singles, “Your Love” from Nicki Minaj arrived in 2010 and the music video for it was inspired by martial arts and Asian culture, with Black Dynamite himself, Michael Jai White, appearing as Nicki’s samurai master.
For the latest Everything Action Commentary, Zach, Chris and Chris Ali put their fate in the hands of random chance and ended up watching 1993’s American Samurai.
Cult legend Takashi Miike is back for his 100th film, which is an adaptation of the manga series Blade of the Immortal where a samurai named Manji is cursed with immortality until he kills enough evil men.
Over a decade since we last saw Jack, he’s finally returning in March for a final new season on Adult Swim where he’ll either defeat Aku and return home, or be left wandering the future forever.
Stop motion masters Laika are back and following up the goofy charm of The Boxtrolls with an epic looking adventure set in Feudal Japan, Kubo and the Two Strings.
Sent to train the Japanese army to take them down, US Army Captain Nathan Algren instead joins Japan’s samurai and stands with them in a last battle for their way of life.
Keanu Reeves stars as one of the titular 47 Ronin as they band together to defend their land against all manner of evil forces.
Even though it’s getting slammed by critics, we’re still looking forward to checking out Sucker Punch this weekend. Also another Wimpy Kid movie is out.
December kicks off with a whimper with only The Warrior’s Way coming out in wide release.