What is Ninja Kamui (TV) About?
Ninja Kamui is an animated saga of betrayal, revenge, and martial arts, set against the backdrop of a clandestine ninja society. The protagonist, Joe Logan (originally Joe Higan), is a former ninja who assumes a new life in rural America to escape the lethal dictates of his clan. He builds a family under the safety of an alias, believing his warrior past is behind him. However, when his previous life catches up with him in the form of a ruthless attack that claims his family, Joe is forced to shed his disguise and re-engage with his deadly skills as Ninja Kamui. The narrative follows his journey of retribution as he strategically targets the infrastructure of the clan that betrayed him. Alongside intense action sequences, the series illustrates themes of loyalty, identity, and the cost of vengeance. Produced by E&H Production and Sola Entertainment, the series debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami block, adding a contemporary story of noir-inflected anime to its roster. Ninja Kamui offers anime enthusiasts a potent mix of emotional depth and high-stakes conflict set within the secretive world of ninjutsu.
The first episode of Ninja Kamui aired on February 11, 2024 and the most recent episode to air was on May 05, 2024.