|Country of origin||United States|
|Distributor||Warner Bros. Television|
|Original network||Adult Swim|
|Preceded by||Samurai Jack (2001-2017)|
Samurai Jan is an upcoming American animated television series, produced by Williams Street, it is the sequel to Samurai Jack (2001-2017). The series will be developed by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas creators of Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja. The series will resolve around Jan, the female reincarnation of Jack and samurai in training who is taken to the future and givin' Jack's sword to help defend time itself.
60 years have passed after Jack's victory over Aku, he has passed on however the future he once traveled to is in great danger, Jan (Jack's female reincarnate) a brash and arrogant samurai in training has been taken by a time traveler to defend that future with the help of several others from different time periods.
Cast and Characters
- Erica Mendez as Jan
- Arthur Darvill as time traveler, based on Captain Rip Hunter from DC's Legends of Tomorrow
- Willa Holland as a skilled archer, based on Thea Queen/Speedy from Arrow
- Keiynan Lonsdale
- Chris Wood as Parzival, descendant of King Arthur
A sequel series titled Samurai Jan will feature a female samurai, like the fifth season of the previous series it will be produced through Williams Street and will be featured in same animation, original show creator and Phil LaMarr voice of the title character will not be involved in new series, but Tartakovsky has sold the rights of the show to Adult Swim. Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas creators of Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja will developed and showrun the series. Anime voice actress Erica Mendez will be cast as the title character.