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Afro Samurai: Resurrection Gets an Emmy (nomination)

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced earlier today that Afro Samurai: Resurrection has been nominated for an Emmy in the “Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more).” Surprisingly, it is only competing against another program, which is Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends, “Destination Imagination.” It’s almost as if the Emmy itself is like the “Number One headband”, with only two people fighting for it.

So I would say there is a good chance of this movie actually winning. I’m not sure if it deserves to win, being just a giant Afro Samurai episode with enough breasts and blood to shake a cat at, but if it’s anime it gets my approval. The Primetime Emmy Awards will air on September 20, so check it out.




Void_Wizardon July 16, 2009 at 3:02 p.m.
I won't be watching the Emmys but it would be nice for anime to win something.
JJOR64on July 17, 2009 at 12:33 a.m.
Makes me laugh that Family Guy got nominated for an Emmy.
Sonata moderator on July 17, 2009 at 6:57 a.m.
I thought the first Afro Samurai was better, but I'll cheer for Resurrection to get that emmyXD
FLCL1on Aug. 12, 2009 at 3:53 p.m.

wow go afro lol

Dig Deeper into Afro Samurai

This series takes place in a post-apocalyptic Japan and follows the silent, stoic samurai, "Afro," and his garrulous companion, "Ninja Ninja," as he seeks out the fabled Number 1 warrior in all the world for revenge for his father's death.

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