Resurrection is the follow up to the first Afro Samurai (2007) movie where Afro was seeking the number 1 headband. Now that Afro is number 1, he has to defend his title at all cost.
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009) aired on Spike TV and is licensed by Funimation Entertainment. Writer and director is Fuminori Kizaki, character designer & chief animation director is Hiroya Iijima, and the original creator is Takashi Okazaki. Afro and Ninja Ninja is played by none other than Samuel L. Jackson.
Late one night, Afro is suddenly attacked by Jinno. However, he is unable to protect himself, and Jinno drags him nearby to his father’s grave, where a woman named Sio awaits. She proceeds to take the Number One headband that he possesses, as well as the remains of his dead father’s skull. Before leaving, she tells him to seek and obtain the Number Two headband, if he wants the right to take back his father’s remains. With that, Afro must once again embark on a path of violence in order to let his father rest in peace once again.