Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

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Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword
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Production company: Warner Bros. Premiere
Warner Bros. Animation
Distributor: Warner Home Video
Release date: April 7, 2009
Starring: Frank Welker
Casey Kasem
Mindy Cohn
Grey DeLisle
Tim Conway
Edie McClurg
Freddy Rodriguez
Ron Perlman<br /Dan Castellaneta
Kathy Najimy
Arsenio Hall
Producer(s): Joe Sichta
Music composed by: Thomas Chase Jones
Screenplay by: Joe Sichta
Director(s): Christopher Berkeley
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Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword is a 2009 martial arts horror-comedy direct-to-video film based on the What's New, Scooby-Doo? TV series in 2002. It was released by Warner Home Video through the Warner Premiere label on April 7, 2009. It was written and produced by Joe Sichta, and directed by Christopher Berkeley. The film is the thirteenth installment in the Scooby-Doo direct-to-video film series, and the seventh and final to be based on the aforementioned What's New, Scooby-Doo?

Mystery Inc. travels to Tokyo, Japan, where they have to stop the Black Samurai from conquering the world.

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In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Kenji Gedde Watanabe
Mr. Takagawa Sab Shimono
Ghost of the Black Samurai Kevin Michael Richardson
Green Dragon Brian Cox
Scooby-Doo Frank Welker
Fred Jones Frank Welker
Velma Dinkley Mindy Cohn
Shaggy Rogers Casey Kasem
Daphne Blake Grey DeLisle
Hachikō (statue) N/A
Hachikō's master
Miyumi Kelly Hu
Miss Mirimoto Kelly Hu
Sojo Kevin Michael Richardson
Kerry Kilpatrick Frank Welker
Sapphire Sonja Grey DeLisle
Mad Dog Hashimoto Frank Welker
Black Samurai Kevin Michael Richardson
Masamune N/A
Tribe chief Kevin Michael Richardson
Matsuhiro Keoni Young
Old ronin George Takei









Thomas Chase Jones composed the music.


The film was released on DVD on April 7, 2009, and on Blu-ray Disc on March 12, 2013.

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