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Samurai Jack’s newest trailer shows the future hasn’t been kind

It’s been 50 years since we last saw Jack

Chelsea Stark (she/her), executive editor, has been covering video games for more than a decade.

If you think it’s been a long time since you’ve seen the heroic Samurai Jack, it’s been even longer since he’s seen us.

In a longer trailer for the fifth and final season of Samurai Jack, we learn that Jack has been stuck in Aku’s terrible future for 50 years since we last saw him. The now-bearded samurai says that time has lost all meaning to him, as he’s lost the ability to age thanks to his time travel. We also learned Aku, the show’s villain, has destroyed every Time Portal, stranding Jack in the future.

We’re treated to plenty of shots of Genndy Tartakovsky’s stylized animation, even as Jack brandishes an un-samurai-like machine gun at a wave of attacking, masked ninjas.

The fifth season of Samurai Jack will have 10 episodes, and begins airing on Adult Swim on March 11 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. If you want to catch up on the first four seasons, which stopped airing in 2004, they’re all available on Hulu.

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