samurai champloo

2004 anime television series

Samurai Champloo , stylized as SAMURAI CHAMPLOO, is a Japanese anime television series developed by Manglobe. It featured a production team led by director ShinichirĊ Watanabe, character designer Kazuto Nakazawa and mechanical designer Mahiro Maeda. Samurai Champloo was Watanabe's first directorial effort for an anime television series after the critically acclaimed Cowboy Bebop. The series ran for twenty-six episodes on Fuji Television from May 2004 to March 2005.