Samurai Champloo

10 Worst Episodes of Samurai Champloo

Break-dancing but fierce warrior Mugen has to deal with the cold-blooded and conceited Jin, a samurai who believes he is above all. These sworn enemies are brought together by Fuu for a special task.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 06, 2022.

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Samurai Champloo - S1E6

#10 - Stranger Searching (Season 1 - Episode 6)

The gang enters into an eating competition with Mugen and Jin's swords on the line. After a mysterious man wins the eating competition, they must find a way to get their swords back and save the mysterious man. Will they succeed?

The episode was rated 8.02 from 180 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E9

#9 - Beatbox Bandits (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Mugen, Jin, and Fuu need to cross a border so they purchase Travel Passes since they dont have any.The Travel Passes turn out to be fake. Mugen, Jin, and Fuu are sentenced to death. The guards were going to have them killed until they found out about a errand they needed to run. So they send Mugen to run the errand for them. He must travel past a forest full of bandits and trouble to deliver an object. If Mugen does not make the delivery and come back in time, Jin and Fuu will die!

The episode was rated 8.01 from 160 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E3

#8 - Hellhounds for Hire (1) (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Mugen and Jin decide to ditch Fuu, but they end up joining opposite sides in a basica gang warfare with Fuu in the middle reminding them of their promise.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 211 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E2

#7 - Redeye Reprisal (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Mugen's armless rival retuns with some new hired help: Oniwakamaru.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 241 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E16

#6 - Lullabies of the Lost (1) (Season 1 - Episode 16)

Mugen, Jin and Fuu get into a quarrel and separate, and have unexpected encounters; new opponents appear, old grievances return, and Mugen and Fuu meet a mysterious archer.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 133 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E19

#5 - Unholy Union (Season 1 - Episode 19)


A cynical charlatan fleeces the Hidden Christian flock, Fuu gets closer to the Sunflower Samurai, and a truth is finally revealed.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 131 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E18

#4 - War of the Words (Season 1 - Episode 18)

Fuu gets a facelift when kids trade in the sword for the graffiti brush; Jin keeps a promise to a long-lost friend and confronts the shock of the new, while Mugen learns to read and conquers a castle.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 126 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E23

#3 - Baseball Blues (Season 1 - Episode 23)


An anachronistic batch of American belligerents sail into town and a canny ninja-turned-team manager enlists our heroes to do battle with them on the field of honor...which in this case is a baseball diamond. Behold Mugen's pitching skills and tremble!

The episode was rated 7.41 from 138 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E12

#2 - The Disorder Diaries (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Jin and Mugen read through Fuu's diary and find out that she hasn't been telling them what they need to know.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 146 votes.

Samurai Champloo - S1E22

#1 - Cosmic Collisions (Season 1 - Episode 22)


On the way to Nagasaki the trio falls in a hole and ends up in a mine. The trio ends up working for the owner of the mine for a share of the treasure. As the days drag on Fuu discovers that they are becoming more and more like the seemingly-alive workers.

The episode was rated 6.90 from 131 votes.

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