Samurai Champloo

Japanese anime television series

Samurai Champloo is an anime series that was directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, director of Cowboy Bebop.

Season 1


Tempestuous Temperaments [1.1]

Mugen: If living means bowing down to the likes of you bastards, I'd rather die on my feet with my head held high.
Jin: [laughing] Well said, I agree with him.

Jin: [Confronting the Yagyu guards as they are about to dispatch an innocent peasant] To serve your lord and do his bidding, is that honorable?
Yagyu badass: [scoffs] Of course it is.
Jin: Even if that lord is an unimportant piece of shit?
Yagyu badass: [the Yagyu draw their swords to attack] Say what? Hey, you better watch that mouth of yours!
Jin: Cutting down a man who's done nothing wrong; is that what you spent all those years honing your skills for?
Yagyu badass: Why I oughta...
Jin: In my opinion, you're worthless.
Yagyu badass: [rushes at him] Screw You! Say your prayers!
[Jin kills all three Yagyu guards with his sword]

[Fighting thugs because of offer from Fuu]
Mugen: Forget all that formal crap 'bout comin' at me one at a time. I'll take all you bitches on!

[After being arrested]
Jin: You're the lowest of the low.
Mugen: What'd you say?
Jin: Your stance leaves you wide open, and your moves are totally inefficient. All in all, your fighting style is a mess.
Mugen: You son of a...
Jin: I swear, you are the most undisciplined fighter I've ever known...
Mugen: Shut your damn mouth!
Jin: ...and the only one I wasn't able to kill.

Jin: You at peace with yourself?
Mugen: Hell. Every freakin' day I have to ask myself: Will this day, be the last day I lie in the sun?

[They are completely surrounded by the Daikan's men]
Mugen: Yo, we put our fight on hold until we get out of here. Agreed?
Jin: You intend to kill them all, don't you? I swear... you really are the lowest of the low.
Mugen: [smiles slyly]

[Flipping coin]
Fuu: [Mugen takes Fuu's coin and flips it high into the air] Think you might've tossed it a little too far?
Jin: He doesn't know the meaning of "restraint".
Mugen: Kiss my ass.
[Long pause]
Fuu: Where is it? It should've landed by now but I don't see it...

[Coin lands on Fuu's forehead]

Redeye Reprisal [1.2]

[Mugen and Jin are about to fight]
Fuu: Alright, that's enough! You two made me a promise. You haven't forgotten, have you? Until we find the "Samurai who smells of Sunflowers", you two are not allowed to kill each other!
Mugen: Oh yeah, this smelly guy, I been meaning to ask you about that.
Fuu: Huh?
Jin: Who is this "Samurai who smells of Sunflowers"?
Fuu: Well, he...
Mugen: And what the hell is a sunflower anyway?
Fuu: Wait a minute...
Jin: You don't know?
Fuu: It's a flower!
Mugen: So, what do they *smell* like?

[Both turn toward Fuu]

Jin: Do you have any other leads?
Mugen: Like a picture or something?
Jin: What makes you think he's around here?
Fuu: [Yells] Stop!
[her stomach grumbles]
Fuu: For right now-- let's get something to eat.

Inuyaka: [discussing the fireflies while in the hot springs with Jin] However-- they say that every once in a while, a male will try to attract another male.
Jin: ...time to go.

[Fuu passed out after one drink and is asleep]
Mugen: Look at the dumb broad, she's out cold. Let's strip her and dump her.

Ryujiro: So, you finally turned up, huh? I figured you would. Now I'm gonna make you pay for cutting off my arm.
Mugen: Say what?
Ryujiro: You know what I'm talking about. You're the one, and don't try telling me you don't remember.
Mugen: Sorry dude, but who are you?

Ryujiro: Whatever gave you that idea. You lady, I gave up humanity long, long ago. I like to watch human suffering. Now that's what I call fun. I'm really a very generous man. I want to share my suffering with everyone else. I'd say that's fair, wouldn't you? So, now you know why you're gonna die?
[Oniwakamaru grabs Ryujiro in the neck choking him]
Ryujiro: Oniwaka... what are you....
[Oniwakamaru continues choking Ryujiro harder and his neck breaks, then dies]

Hellhounds for Hire (part 1) [1.3]

[Jin and Mugen are having a private conversation]
Fuu: Huh? What are you two guys doing together? How nasty.
Mugen: Hmm... You're a practical man, right?
Jin: Yeah.
Fuu: Huh? What is it?
Mugen: That's great. You'll be able to make it just fine on your own. Right?
Jin: Yeah.
Fuu: What's with you, all of a sudden?
Mugen: Then... Live a good life [They both run off in separate directions]
Fuu: Wait a second. No way!

[Jin, Mugen and Fuu are meeting by mistake in the brothel]
Mugen: Guess no matter how hard we try.. Fate's gonna keep throwing us back together!

Hellhounds for Hire (part 2) [1.4]

Mugen: What the hell do you want?
Rikiei: Drawing your sword is no longer necessary. At this point, your presence will suffice.
Mugen: The hell with that! Did you forget why I'm here? To kick ass, and win your fights for you!
Rikiei: Listen, there are two kinds of people who inhabit the world: The rulers, and the followers. Who at times, upset the natural order of things by disposing of their rulers. But not this ruler. With you under my command, they wouldn't dare, which preserves the natural order.
Mugen: So the "power" you're talking about is the power to control other people. Is that what you're saying?
Rikiei: Yes, what's your point?
Mugen: My point is that's all a bunch of bullshit! I don't wanna rule, or have anyone rule me!
[Mugen is leaving]
Rikiei: Where are you going? If you stay, you can have whatever you want, and do whatever you want! You can't walk away from an offer like that!
Mugen: I don't believe in anyone but me and what I can do. See ya.
Rikiei: You arrogant bastard! You think you can treat me like garbage, and just walk away?
Mugen: If you send someone after me, do me a favor, send the toughest mofo you can find. [Rikiei is so insense with anger that he breaks his nail buffer in two]

[Mugen goes outside and sees Ishimatsu standing by the door]

Mugen: So, what's up? You want a piece of me too?
Ishimatsu: I'm the same. I have faith in myself and my sword, nothing else.
Mugen: Hmm?
Ishimatsu: When I left Boss Kawara's Gang, I thought to myself by using my skills, and my strength, I can get whatever I want out of life. But the world doesn't work that way. There are times when you have to agree with people, even when you think they're wrong. Or do something, even though you think it's crazy.
Mugen: What a load of horse piss.
Ishimatsu: What's that?
Mugen: Hey, you can make all the excuses you want, but you're the one who decided how to live your life.

Artistic Anarchy [1.5]

[looking at a porno magazine]
Mugen:Geez, doing it with a squid.

[Hishikawa Moronobu sails away to Holland]
Mugen: Are you sure you wanna let that guy go?
Fuu: I don't really care. I mean, he did give me a great set of hooters.
Mugen & Jin: Set of hooters?

Stranger Searching [1.6]

Jouji: I wanted to live as a Japanese person in this country. But it's still impossible.
Fuu: Cheer up.
Jouji: But someday, the country will come to accept people like me. Someday, this country won't be so tight-assed.
Mugen: Like anybody's gonna be able to relax their ass with you around.

[After a fight with the police]
Jin: Why do you always aggravate things?
Mugen: Those guys just put a bug up my ass.

Mugen: You sure do eat a lot.
Fuu: There's always room for free food.

[After Jin, Fuu, and Mugen lose in the eating contest]
Jin: It doesn't matter, but those swords you're carrying are my life. I'd appreciate you giving them back.
Jouji: No way.
Mugen: Didn't give it much thought.
Jin: I don't expect them for free.
Jouji: Then you work for them?
Jin: What's that?
Jouji: I want to do Edo sightseeing! You be tour guide - I will give swords back as thanks.
Mugen: Sorry, forget about it. You're shit outta luck - we don't know nothing about Edo.
Jin: We'll take you wherever you want.
Fuu: Hey, hold on a minute, if you've got time for that, what about the sunflower--?
Jin: A few years back, I used to be known as the Edo tour map.
Mugen: Freakin' liar.

A Risky Racket [1.7]

[Jin, Fuu and Mugen in gambling house]
Mugen: Bet the three.
Jin: Not three, five.
Mugen: You'll do anything to get on my nerves. Won't ya?
Jin: Hey, thats my line.
Mugen: Bastard. Someday I'll make you cry like a little bitch.
Jin: Little bitch.. Do people actually say things like that? I've never heard it before.

[Fuu sees the thief walk past her]
Fuu: Hey, you! Look at me. you remember who I am?
Thief: Why? Should I?
Fuu: I'm the girl whose purse you stole, you jerk.
[He tries to walk away but Fuu grabs him]
Fuu: You aren't going anywhere, buddy.
Thief: Let go.
Fuu: The hell I will.
Thief: Damn you.

Mugen: Someday I'll make you say "uncle".
Jin: Who ever says 'uncle'? That's highly unheard of.

The Art of Altercation [1.8]

Ogura: I've looked for you. To find you, I even apprenticed myself to a man like that and waited. Why did you betray him? A man like you, why did you betray our master?
Jin: I'm not the one who did the betraying. But I won't make excuses. Regardless, it's true that I killed my master.
Ogura: You! [Charges at Jin]

Budou Kiba: [To Jin] I'm sorry that my husband is stupid.
Fuu: Hey, hey!
Budou Kiba: Listen, men aren't the brightest of our species so it's best you keep them wrapped around your finger.

[Shinpachi's beat-boxing in the background]
Nagamitsu: Hello honey.
Fuu: Umm...
Nagamitsu: Me? I'm a man who will be "big". Rather, "big" no "bigger than biggest". My name is... Sakonshogun Nagamitsu!
Fuu: [Irritated] How is he shy?

[Nagamitsu's katana was knocked out of his hand but lands on his opponent, knocking him out]
Nagamitsu: Aerial Killing Technique... umm... Flying Sword!

Beatbox Bandits [1.9]

Mugen: Passport? What's that?
Fuu: You really don't know?
Jin: I'm amazed you made it into Edo without knowing that.
Fuu: If you don't have a passport you can't pass through the Checkpoint. Don't you have one Jin?
Jin: Of course, I had one, but...
Fuu: But?
Jin: I lost it.

Mugen: I don't understand a single word of that shit you're spewin'.
Warrior Priest: Well, at least you've got some spunk; If nothin' else.
Mugen: But there's one thing that I do understand. I don't care how many damn dogs you got. It don't amount to jack if they ain't tough enough to bark when they're out alone.

Lethal Lunacy [1.10]

Fuu: [Moaning] Ohh... I'm so hungry.
Mugen: I'm tired of hearing that.
Fuu: But... we haven't eaten anything since we left the checkpoint.
Mugen: Go drink river water or something.

Jin: Remember, I'm the one who's going to kill you.
Mugen: What are you, my wife?

[Mugen is preparing for his fight with the street killer next to the waterfall]
Mugen: Yea, you gotta meditate under the waterfall... Screw that.

Gamblers and Gallantry [1.11]

Fuu: So just what do think Jin meant by what he said? You think he's going to go buy some woman?
Mugen: Eh, I'm glad to hear it.
Fuu: What?
Mugen: Well, you know, I was getting suspicious. You ever seen him check out a girl?
Fuu: So, who cares?
Mugen: It's a pretty good sign he's a queer.
Fuu: No way!
Mugen: Well, at least now we know what team he's playin' for.

[Mugen is training a beetle]
Fuu: I'm back. [Confused] I'm going to have to ask... what are you doing?
Mugen: Training. You should be able to tell by looking. Beetle wrestling. I'm going to train him and put him in fights.
Fuu: Weren't you going to get a job as a bodyguard?
Mugen: I quit that.

Fuu: It's times like that I ask myself, why am I watching two bugs fight each other?

The Disorder Diaries [1.12]

Mugen: There's no way in hell she doesn't know more than she's letting on. That little tramp is hiding something from us.

Fuu's Diary: (about Mugen) I could tell right away he was a bad guy, the sort who did all kinds of horrible things, the kind of person who I'd never want to be friends with.
Mugen: Hey!
Fuu's Diary: But, after I talked to him . . .
Mugen: Hmm?
Fuu's Diary: . . . I realized I was absolutely right.

[reading Fuu's diary]
Mugen: Shut up you little bitch!
Jin: You're shouting at a diary.

Zuikō: Freedom cannot be forced into existence, nor can it be won through painful struggle. Freedom cannot be bought or sold. It has nothing to do with one’s social status; one’s profession is of no consequence. In order for you to accept yourself as you are and live with your soul at peace, you must simply teach yourself to let it be, only then will you discover freedom.

Misguided Miscreants (Part 2) [1.14]

[Mugen's body drifted ashore]
Fuu: (Thinking he's dead) Mugen! [Crying] Mugen. It can't be... Why? Why? [Mugen coughs up water] No way. He's alive.

[Jin's walking along the beach]
Jin: (Shocked) You.
Mugen: Like I would die before I killed you. I'm going to settle things.
Jin: I killed him.
Mugen: What did you say?
Jin: I killed Mukuro.
Mugen: (Vexed) You... I was going to...!
Jin: I was tricked. I was tricked by her.

[Shiren walks in the sunset and Koza catches up to him]
Koza: Do you think we did the right thing?
Shiren: Without a doubt. You wanted to be free of Mukuro, didn't you? On top of that, we got more money than we could ever spend. Once the heat dies down, i'll show you where it's all hidden. Are you having second thoughts? [Koza shakes her head no]
Koza: Mm-mmm. I had to. I couldn't live like that anymore. My whole life, he's been controlling me. Promise you won't leave me. Not ever. [Shiren puts his arm around her and they continue to walk together until they see someone walking towards them. Shiren and Koza are both shocked to see that Mugen is still alive. Koza shakes in fear clinging on to Shiren for protection as Mugen continues to walk towards them. Shiren draws out his blade and charges at Mugen. But Shiren is quickly cut down with a series of lightning-quick slashes by Mugen despite being rigorously weakened. Mugen continues to walk towards Koza with his sword now stained with Shiren's blood. Koza closes her eyes in great fear that Mugen is about to kill her as well. But to her surprise and relief, Mugen just walked right past her. But her relief quickly turned to despair when she realize what Mugen sparing her life really meant and thus falling to her hands and knees]
Koza: Kill me. Please, kill me! [Koza's pleading to be put out of her misery falls on deaf ears as Mugen pays her no heed and continues walking without saying a word, or looking back at her, leaving her exactly as she didn't want to be: All alone.]

Bogus Booty [1.15]

[Jin's fishing while the rest are eating]
Fuu: Jin! Give it up already! Come over here and eat with us. I'll share the ones I caught with you.
Mugen: Aw, don't worry about him. He's just being a big baby cause' he got skunked.
Mugen: C'mon, you heard him, right before we started fishin': [imitating Jin's voice] Fishing is a life and death struggle between man and fish. Forget this and you will most certainly get hurt.

Mugen: [after finding a bag of coins in the river] We hit the potjack!
Fuu: That's jackpot!
Mugen: All I know is we're a filthy bitch!
Fuu: Filthy rich!
Jin: I hope you're doing that deliberately.

Fuu: Why would they need to go to the red light district when they have me around?
Mugen: Fuu... do you have any idea what you just sounded like you were volunteering for?

[Fuu has become incredibly fat from eating]
Fuu: Oh, I ate and ate. This is the first time I've been full in a while.
Mugen: She's a monster.

[Mugen and Jin ran off leaving Fuu]
Fuu: Damn them. Going to the red light district even though they have me... Being a woman is a disadvantage...
[Looking at her pet squirrel]
Fuu: Momo, are you a boy? A girl? I'm hungry. (Momo faints)

Mugen: I want my nookie!

Yatsuha: Hey look, a naked woman!
Mugen: WHERE?!
[Yatsuha kicks Mugen in the crotch]

[Mugen and Yatsuha are surrounded by some dangerous men]
Yatsuha: Hey, if you take out all these guys, I promise I'll rock your world.
Mugen: Forget about it. You keep saying that but you never deliver nothin-- [Yatsuha whispers something in his ear] You're on!

[Jin is still at the brothel sitting in a room with his back turned from the two women laying down naked until he sense a presence outside]

Jin: Who's out there? [The doors open revealing 5 ninjas]
Ninja Leader: Answer me this: where did you obtain those coins you have?
Jin: As I suspected, that money has a history. But I owe you no answer. [The 5 ninjas draw out their blades and charged at Jin only for Jin to draw out his sword and slash them several times in an instant killing them all]

[As soon as Jin sheaths his sword after killing the 5 ninjas, he holds his back in pain]

Jin: My back.
Brothel Woman: Master Jin.

Yatsuha: (About Mugen to her companion) After all, that's the man I'm going to marry. I guess I fell in love with him. (to herself) So long. Once both our journeys are over, I'll come find you.

Lullabies of the Lost (Verse 1) [1.16]

Jin: (To Yukimaru) You can tell them that you killed me. I might as well be dead already.
[Jumps into a waterfall]

Fuu: (To Okuru) There were two useless bodyguards traveling with me. Well, it doesn't matter anymore. Now I'm as lonely as can be. So, it doesn't matter where I die. But... I didn't want to drown. Because, you know, your body size doubles. I'm not joking. I want to die beautiful, you know.
Okuru: There are no beautiful corpses.

Mugen: (to Fuu, about Jin) Tall, dark, and four-eyed here is thinking the same thing: hanging around with a girl with absolutely no sex appeal isn't my idea of fun.
Jin: That's it; you've gone too far.
Fuu: Yeah! You tell him Jin!
Jin: That four-eyed thing, take it back.
Fuu: Hey!

Lullabies of the Lost (Verse 2) [1.17]


Soundtrack to Episode 17 can be found here; Here

Mugen: (To Okuru) I've seen those eyes before. They're similar to the eyes of a head that's been cut off. The ones that are slightly wet and don't know what they see. Hey, are you really alive?

Mugen: (Notices Okuru playing a melody) You are Okuru, aren't you? They were just out there... People called Matsumae-Han or something. They gave me a lot of trouble. They thought I was you.
Okuru: Did they give you money?
Mugen: I just want to fight you.
Okuru: Fight me, whaaaat?
Mugen: Mm-hmm.
Okuru: Wah! Hmmm.

Fuu: Without a sense of duty, the world would be in darkness.

Season 2


War of the Words [2.1]

Fuu: You keep ordering the same thing as either me or Jin. You should get what you like.
Mugen: [Looking at the menu] It can't be helped.
Fuu: But it's written right there.
Mugen: I have a little trouble understanding it.
Fuu: Is it possible that you can't read?
Mugen: [Pointing at letters] That's a "no". This and this are also "no". I can read it just fine.
Fuu: [Points at a letter] Then what about this?
Mugen: It's "no".
Jin: It's "me".
Mugen: Damn you little bitch, that was a trick question!

Mugen: [after drawing the infinity symbol] I thought of it myself. It stands for Mugen.

Unholy Union [2.2]

Mugen: [surrounded by guards]: You boys want a piece of me?
Jin: By starting this pointless squabble, you've done nothing but reveal just how vast your stupidity is. Please refrain from these moments of self-grandeur.
Mugen: Run that by me again.

Priest: . . .and after that you'll be able to get started on polishing the Buddha. You'll be happy to do that, right?
Mugen: Why don't I polish that pinhead of yours, you bald ass son of a bitch!

Elegy of Entrapment (Verse 1) [2.3]

Sara: Well, a blind woman isn't really the best mother for a child... isn't it ironic, a woman like me singing songs like Kuzunoha leaving her child?

(Mugen jumped into the hot spring)
Sara: Mugen.
Mugen: That blows... you could at least pretend that I'd scared you, how'd you know it was me?
Sara: Everyone you meet has their own individual aura about them, it's something I can sense... you see, I've walk in darkness for a very long time, a person can grow accustomed to anything... I may have lost my sight but I have much inner sense for other things as a result, so please don't feel sorry for me.
Mugen: I think that's a bunch of bullshit... if you're happy, there's no way you would sing a song you sing.

Sara: Huh... we have a lot in common, the two of us... the words happiness and joy have never had any meaning for me... however, at the moment that my son was born, I began to have the same dreams that any mother would have.

Jin: Please choose to either eat or to speak.

Elegy of Entrapment (Verse 2) [2.4]

Fuu: You never know Jin might decide to come back.
Mugen: The only way he's coming back is as if he's getting kicked in the nuts for trying to make a move on that chick.
Fuu: Can't you ever say anything intelligent?
Mugen: When you start, I'll start.

Mugen: Tell me who the hell are you?
Sara: What I can't see I can sense.
Mugen: (stumbling, bleeding) What?
Sara: Inside of you looms a simmering storm of hatred and rage, but perhaps what I'm actually sensing is sadness. It's as if... you've never once been loved by anyone; it's as if... you're just like me.
Mugen: You trying to say you can sense my moves before they even happen? What a load of crap!!

Mugen: She said something about her kid's life being on the line.
Fuu: She did? Well, if that true, then someone's forcing her to do this.
Jin: But who could that be?
Mugen: Take your pick. We've dined and dashed, snuck through a checkpoint, and, oh yeah, killed people.

(Mugen is about to go and fight Sara)
Jin: That woman... can sense our moves before we made them.
Mugen: Kinda figured that.
Jin: Just like a fish.
Mugen: Huh?
Jin: Fish use the water surrounding their bodies to sense what will happen next... you can't fight the current, you have to flow with it. If you do that, you might just catch the fish.
Mugen: Where'd you hear that?
Jin: From the old man who saved my life.
Mugen: Huuuuuuuuh?

Sara: I realized something. My son's been dead for a long time now. This whole time, they've just been using me.
Mugen: Then, fight them.
Sara: I cannot. The government hired me. I just want you to live, Mugen.

Cosmic Collisions [2.5]

(Shige discovers that he isn't really a descendant of the Heike clan)
Shige: (Completely surrounded) Well, at this point, whether I'm a descendant or not has nothing to do with it. We have no blood in our bodies to connect us anymore, anyway. Couldn't we just forget about that and let things continue as they have been? I guess not.

(After Mugen and Jin ate a lot of mushrooms)
Fuu: Oh... that's right. In the newspaper horoscope, it said to be careful of mushrooms.
Mugen: (Yells) Don't tell us after we've eaten them!

Fuu: (Sees a shooting star) Oh, a shooting star. (Making a wish) Let us find the samurai who smells like sunflowers. Let us make it safely to Nagasaki. And I want to eat enough so my stomach is full.

Baseball Blues [2.6]

Mugen: Against a load of pansies like you, one of me is more than enough!

Evanescent Encounter (part 1) [2.7]

Kagetoki Kariya: Only hope can give rise to the emotion we call despair. But it is nearly impossible for a man to try to live without hope, so I guess that leaves Man no choice but to walk around with despair as his companion.
Mugen: Huh? What the hell do you want?
Kagetoki Kariya: If you're looking for Kasumi's daughter, she's crossed over to the island.
Jin: Do you know him? You know Seizo Kasumi?
Kagetoki Kariya: I know he's a felon who abandoned his country and had his soul stolen by that foreign religion. I've heard that he fled here to Kyushu and that he was involved in the Shimabara Rebellion. I also know he's the man that the Shogunate wants eliminated more than anyone else. They've known all along that his daughter was trying to find him. In fact, it's helped them. They've let her run free this whole time so they're able to discover Kasumi's whereabouts. And now, although it pains me to say this, I have to insist that you two die right here.
Mugen: You're taking us on by yourself? You sure got a big pair on ya, pal.
Kagetoki Kariya: [readies his sword ] Come, I hope that you don't disappoint me.

Evanescent Encounter (part 2) [2.8]

Fuu: But Mugen, I can't leave you.
Mugen: Don't give me that crap! Listen to me, I'm gonna be pissed off if we came all this way for nothin'. Get lost.
Fuu: I can't...what if they...
Mugen: I ain't gonna die. Have some faith in me, will ya?
Fuu: Oh Mugen...
Mugen: Beat it. (Fuu takes a step back) Go on. (Fuu takes another step back) I said go!

Evanescent Encounter (part 3) [2.9]

Sunflower Samurai Seizo Kasumi: Fuu....

[After surviving a building collapsing on him]
Umanosuke: Well, that hurt like a son of a bitch, didn't it?!

[Jin and Kariya fight against each other with the sword as she stabs him]
Fuu: Jin!
Kariya: I cannot believe... You opened yourself up for my attack.
[Jin and Kariya fall down the ground]

Jin: I think I've found what I was looking for all this time. I, who was always alone, found friends for the first time. You two were my first friends.

About Samurai Champloo

  • I always get inspired on the spot, at any given moment. I constantly think how it will be interesting, exciting or unique if we can combine and mixing genre A and genre B. I would like to mix different things in my work: the word “Champloo” in ‘Samurai Champloo’ comes from an Okinawan term ‘chanpuru’ which means “something mixed”. Cooking is essentially mixing of different ingredients and that would be a mixture, right? So in Samurai Champloo, I combined two completely different elements, a traditional samurai story and trendy hip-hop music with the hope that it would be an exciting and interesting story.
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