Newswire: Samurai Jack will get a proper finale at the end of season 5

After 12 years, Genndy Tartakovsky’s cult hit cartoon Samurai Jack is finally returning on March 11 for a 10-episode revival on Adult Swim. This won’t be a tease for a few more years of increasingly melancholy and thrillingly stylish adventures from Tartakovsky and his reticent warrior, though, as he’s actually planning to give the show a proper finale this time around. During the show’s original run, Tartakovsky took a break to work on an animated Clone Wars miniseries that predated the computer-animated show, and when he was ready to come back to Samurai Jack, Cartoon Network no longer had room on its schedule.

Tartakovsky talked about the show’s conclusion in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, and he says this revival will present a “definitive end” for the show. He hasn’t seen the last episode yet, but he did the storyboards and thought it was …

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