Samurai Jack Series Returning In 2016

Genndy Tartakovsky’s “Samurai Jack” is making a comeback with Cartoon Network announcing today that the animated series will be returning to Adult Swim’s Toonami in 2016 with brand-new episodes.

The original “Samurai Jack” series ran from 2001 to 2004 with a total of 52 episodes. The story followed a samurai warrior flung into the distant future and is on a singular quest to return to his own time and defeat the tyrannical demon Aku.

Tartakovsky, who has recently been occupied with the “Hotel Transylvania” franchise, will be returning for the new episodes and both new poster art and a teaser trailer have been released.