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Afro Samurai: The Coolest Cartoon on Television

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Samuel L. Jackson may have chosen a few questionable roles in recent years (we're looking at you, Snakes and Jumper), but there's no denying his involvement in the latest anime-inspired project Afro Samurai is downright awesome. Upon receiving immediate praise after its first season aired in 2007, the follow up full-length feature (Afro Samurai: Resurrection) is finally slated to release this week, alongside a highly anticipated video game of the same caliber. LAist was invited to sit down with Jackson at a blogger roundtable in Beverly Hills, where the celebrated actor piqued our interest about the tales of the New Number 2.