Samurai Jack is the titular character of the TV series Samurai Jack. Jack, whose real name is unrevealed, is a stoic hero and the son of a Japanese Emperor. As a child, he traveled around the world, learning from numerous cultures various fighting styles. After he returns home many years later, his father's land was taken be the demonic entity Aku. When Samurai Jack confronts Aku for the first time, Aku transports Jack to the distant future. Each episode has Jack fight through this dystopian Earth that has fallen under the rule of Aku, while trying to find a way back to his own time.