Anime Swordsman | Best Anime Swordsmen Ranked

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    Mugen

    Mugen has messy black hair and a faint beard. His clothing is anachronistic as well, reminiscent of baggy hip-hop fashions of today. His attire consists of a light grey shirt with a stitch pattern running down the middle and ending at the halfway…

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    Himura Kenshin

    Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story also known as Samurai X, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The story begins during the 11th year of the Meiji period in Japan (1878) and follows a former…

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    Roronoa Zoro

    He was the first member to join the crew,[3] and, to date, is considered one of the largest threats and most dangerous members in it after Luffy. His fame as a master swordsman and his great strength, along with the actions of his captain,…

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    Erza Scarlet

    Erza is a young woman with long, scarlet hair and brown eyes. She lost her right eye as a child[6] and now has an artificial one which was created by Porlyusica.[7] She has a slender, voluptuous figure that Lucy…

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    Ichigo Kurosaki

    Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleachmanga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo. He is the main protagonist of the series, who receives Soul Reaper powers after befriending Rukia Kuchiki, the Soul Reaper assigned…

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    Kenpachi Zaraki

    Kenpachi is a tall, muscular Shinigami with a wild and aggressive appearance, which fits his personality. He has a long face with pronounced cheekbones, and pronounced, hairless brow ridges. He has green eyes and long, stringy black…

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    Jin

    Jin is a spectacle young man with long black hair that is tied in a loose ponytail with two strands that frame his face and dark eyes. His attire is a simple indigo blue haori that is adorned with multiple symbols that are four squares in a diamond…

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    Dracule Mihawk

    Mihawk is a tall lean man with black hair, a short beard, mustache and sideburns that point upwards. His nickname comes from his strangely colored red eyes (yellow in the anime), which resemble a hawk’s eyes.

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    Kirito

    Kazuto Kirigaya is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Sword Art Online series of light novels written by Reki Kawahara. He is more commonly known by his portmanteau, Kirito his player name in the eponymous video game…

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    Guts

    Guts, renowned as the “Black Swordsman“, is a former mercenary and brandedwanderer who travels the world in a constant internal struggle between pursuing his own ends and protecting those dear to him.

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    Zabuza Momochi

    Before the term of the Fourth Mizukage, Yagura Karatachi, Kirigakure began the practice of pitting Kirigakure Academygraduates against each other in death matches as a final exam with the exceptionally skilled students named prime…

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    Gin Ichimaru

    Gin is fairly ordinary in terms of clothing, and he does not wear any unique items. His overall appearance, however, is not as normal. He keeps his eyes constantly narrowed to slits, rarely ever opening his eyes enough to reveal their bright sky…

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    Byakuya Kuchiki

    Byakuya has slate gray eyes and long black hair, which he keeps up in intricate white headpieces called kenseikan, which symbolize his nobility as the head of the Kuchiki Clan, wearing three on top of his head and another two on the right side.…

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    Levi Ackerman

    Levi has short, straight black hair styled in an undercut, as well as narrow, intimidating dull blue eyes with dark circles under them and a deceptively youthful face. He is quite short, but his physique is well-developed in musculature from…

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    Asuna

    Asuna has long, orange-brownish chestnut hair and hazel eyes.[1] In the early levels of SAO, she wore a dark red leather tunic with a lightweight copper breastplate and leather pants with boots up to the knees along with a hooded cape.

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    Ulquiorra

    Ulquiorra is a slender, yet fairly muscular, male Arrancar of average height with a melancholic appearance. He has fairly short, messy black hair, pale white skin, a black upper lip, and green eyes with small slit-shaped pupils, similar to a…

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    Sasuke Uchiha

    Sasuke was born on July 23 from Fugaku and Mikoto, he had an older brother named Itachi, bigger than of him seven years, he is also the secondborn of the chief of the Konoha Military Police Force Fugaku Uchiha, and his wife Mikoto Uchiha, members of…

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    Shanks

    Shanks is a relatively tall man (just under two meters),[6] well-built, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood.[7][8] Among the Yonko past and present, he notably stands out as the smallest, most normal-sized by far, the…

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    Rin Okumura

    Rin has messy, jet-black hair (dark blue in the anime) that sweeps down on his pale skin and intense blue eyes. Since using Kurikara for the first time, Rin began exhibiting a number of physical traits that hint at his demonic nature in his human…

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    Sisuke Urahara

    Kisuke is a tall, lean man with light skin and gray eyes. His hair is messy and light-blond (almost pale), with strands framing the sides of the face and hanging between his eyes, and he has chin stubble. He wears a dark green Shihakushō without an…

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    Sosuke Aizen

    When he was a member of the Gotei 13, Aizen appeared as a mild-featured man with brown scholarly hair enhanced by square glasses, along with soft brown eyes. He wore the standard Shinigami uniform with a captain’s haori.[3] During his…

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    Sesshomaru

    Sesshōmaru was the son of Tōga and another Inu Daiyōkai. He saw his father as the ultimate opponent, wishing to defeat him in combat and take his two legendary swords, Tessaiga and Sō’unga. He talked with his…

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    Saber

    Saber whose real name is Artoria Pendragon is a fictional character from the Japanese 2004 visual novelFate/stay night by Type-Moon. Saber is a heroic warrior who is summoned by a teenager named Shirou Emiya to participate in a war between…

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    Inuyasha

    Inuyasha also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996, and concluded on June 18, 2008, with the chapters…

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    Toshiro Hitsugaya

    Tōshirō is short, with turquoise eyes and short, spiked, white hair, which tends to draw attention in the Human World.[2][3] He wears a standard sleeveless captain’s haori with a green sash around his shoulders, held together…

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    Samurai Jack

    Samurai Jack is an American action-adventure animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. It follows “Jack”, an unnamed[a 1] Japanese samurai who, after nearly…

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    King Bradley

    In the manga and 2009 anime Bradley appears as an older man near sixty with an incredible physique for his age. He has a full head of black hair, with a few greying and a thick black mustache, and a blue tint to his right eye as he is seen to…

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    Renji Abarai

    Renji has brown eyes and long crimson hair, which is usually kept in a high ponytail. As a child, Renji’s hairline was leveled. Later, he styled it in a large widow’s-peak. His upper body is covered in tribal tattoos, which have…

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    Hiei

    Hiei is the shortest of the four main characters at only 4′ 10″ during the Dark Tournament (excluding his hair) as stated by Juri. At the end of the series, an artbook puts him at 5′ 3″. His height is never…

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    Killer B

    At a young age, B along with several other children were gathered by the Third Raikageand Dodai in order to select a tag partner for his son A. Out of all the children gathered, B was the only person able to successfully perform…

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    Afro Samurai

    Afro Samurai is a Japaneseseinendōjinshimanga series written and illustrated by manga artistTakashi Okazaki. It was originally serialized irregularly in the avant-gardedōjinshimanga magazineNou Nou Hau from November 1998 to September 2002.…

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    Akame

    Akame, also known as Akame of the Demon Sword Murasame, is the titular deuteragonist, alongside Tatsumi, and lead anti-heroine of the manga series Akame ga Kill!, as well as the main protagonist of the prequel manga Akame ga…

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    Trafalgar Law

    Law is a slim man of a relatively tall height. He has faint shadows right under his yellow eyes (grey in the anime), and his mouth is usually seen in a smile. He wears a northern-style fur hat, which is white and has a spotted pattern along the…

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    Grimmjow Jaggerjack

    Grimmjow’s attire consists of a white hakama, a black sash and a ragged white jacket with an upturned collar. The inner lining of his jacket is black and Grimmjow wears it with the sleeves rolled up and leaving it open to expose his…

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    Brook

    He is a skeleton that the Straw Hats found on board of a ghost ship after drifting into the Florian Triangle for 50 years.[15] He is a Devil Fruit user who ate the Yomi Yomi no Mi, and is undead, having been…

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    Gintoki Sakata

    Gintoki Sakata is a fictional character in the manga and anime franchise Gin Tama created by Hideaki Sorachi. Gintoki is the protagonist of the series and his name serves as part of the basis of the series’ title. He is introduced…

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    Kisame Hoshigaki

    Originally, Kisame was to guard the Cypher Division under orders from his superior, Fuguki Suikazan of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. When the group was cornered by Konoha-nin under Ibiki Morino during a…

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    Shigekuni Yamamoto Genryusai

    Yamamoto is the oldest captain in the Gotei 13. He has the appearance of an old man with red eyes,[2] a very long white beard, and long eyebrows.[2] There are many scars on his torso and head, the two most prominent being a pair of…

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    Mifune

    Often stoic in nature and staunch in attitude, Mifune tends be somewhat quiet in situations that do not directly involve him[7] and remains mostly serious as well as being straight-forward, especially toward those he would consider a…

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    Trunks

    Trunks is a character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. He makes his debut in chapter #331 The Young Boy of Mystery first published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on July 2, 1991,[1] as an unknown young man who has…

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    Shishio Makoto

    Shishio has red eyes. Before his attempted execution, Shishio had black eyebrows, black slicked back hair ending in a high ponytail, and a fair complexion. After being burned, Shishio’s skin is brown and cracked, sometimes appearing red. He…

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    Hajime Saito

    Saitō appears in the featured movies of the series, as well as the original video animation (OVA) series and other media relating to the franchise, including a wide range of electronic games. He has also been one of the most…

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    Sephiroth

    Sephiroth is the child of Professor Hojo and Lucrecia Crescent, two Shinra Inc. scientists. While in the womb, his mother named Lucrecia was injected with cells of a powerful alien being known as Jenova, and in his fetal form, he…

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    Seijuro Hiko

    Physically, Hiko is a tall man with a somewhat angular face and a very developed physique. Like Kenshin, he has a rather youthful appearance, despite being 43 years of age. He has long, jet black hair, usually kept in a pony tail. He wears a…

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    Dante

    Dante is the recurring protagonist of the Devil May Cry franchise, and the main playable character for the majority of the games in the series. He is the second son of the demon Sparda and the human Eva,…

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    Shinomori Aoshi

    Shinomori Aoshi known in Western order as Aoshi Shinomori in the English version of the anime, is a fictional character in the Rurouni Kenshin manga series created by Nobuhiro Watsuki. He is the genius young Okashira of…

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    Kagetoki Kariya

    Kariya Kagetoki is an elite samurai working for the Shogunate known as the “Divine Hand” and “Hand of God” because of his skills in combat. Being said that there is possibly no one in existence capable of defeating him,…

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    Cloud Strife

    Cloud Strife is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Square‘s (now Square Enix‘s) 1997 role-playing video gameFinal Fantasy VII and several of its sequels and spin-offs. In Final Fantasy VII, Cloud is…

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    Seta Sojiro

    Seta Sōjirō addressed as Sojiro Seta in the English anime, is a fictional character from the Rurouni Kenshinmanga series created by Nobuhiro Watsuki. He is Shishio Makoto‘s right-hand man. Sōjirō has been favorably popular with…

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    Goblin Slayer

    Goblin Slayer is a Japanese dark fantasylight novel series written by Kumo Kagyu and illustrated by Noboru Kannatsuki. A manga adaptation by Kōsuke Kurose is serialized in the Monthly Big Gangan magazine, and a second adaptation by Masahiro…

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    Shunsui Kyoraku

    Shunsui was born on the day of July 11th. He is the second son of the high ranking noble Kyoraku family. Despite being of such old and prestigious famous lineage, he disliked studying and training, and preferred to chase the younger ladies, although…

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    Miyamoto Musashi

    The film’s story centers on Musashi Miyamoto, one of the most famous swordsmen in Japanese history. He pioneered the Hyouhou Niten Ichi-ryuu style of two-sword fighting and wrote The Book of Five Rings, a book that has been compared to…

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    Silvers Rayleigh

    Rayleigh is an elderly man of relatively tall height with a very strong and defined build. Two of his most distinguishing traits are his round glasses and facial hair, which is arranged embattled across his lower jaw. He also has a scar over…

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    Meliodas

    Meliodas is the Dragon’s Sin of Wrath and captain of the Seven Deadly Sins. He is the main protagonist of the series and was the owner of the renowned tavern Boar Hat. His Sacred Treasure is the Demon Sword Lostvayneand his inherent…

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    Issho

    Issho, commonly known by his alias Fujitora, is a Marineadmiral.[3] He was conscripted into the Marines through a World Military Draft during the two-year timeskip along with fellow newcomer Ryokugyu, both filling the two…

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    Rukia Kuchiki

    Short and petite, Rukia has light skin and purple eyes. Her hair is black, with several strands of hair always hanging between her eyes. Byakuya has stated she strongly resembles her sister, Hisana Kuchiki.[2] As a Shinigami of…

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    Ryuuko Matoi

    Ryūko is a seventeen year-old girl of medium height and mid-length black hair with a single left-swept red highlight on her bangs. Her blue eyes have peculiar gear-shaped pupils with eight grooves around the edges. Her outfit coming into the series…

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    Vicious

    Angela, a beautiful young woman, is trapped in a loveless existence. Hate is the only word to describe her feelings for her cold blooded father who forces himself on the family maid, Bridget. However, along with her budding adolescence, she finds…

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    Kakashi Hatake

    Because his mother died when he was very young,[13] Kakashi was raised during his early years by his father, Sakumo. Sakumo was famed throughout the shinobi world, having saved Konoha on at least one occasion; Kakashi in particular revered…

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    Black Star

    At the beginning of the series, Black☆Star starts off as rather arrogant, loud, immature and egotistic. Although he fights as an assassin, he prefers to forget the Way of Assassination by shouting and making his presence known, the…

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    Suigetsu Hozuki

    Suigetsu was born in Kirigakure and was reputed alongside his brother, Mangetsu, to be the incarnation of the demon Zabuza Momochi. He and Mangetsu aspired to inherit the title of Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. This…

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    Orochimaru

    Orochimaru was once an orphan who became a pupil of Hiruzen Sarutobialongside Jiraiya and Tsunade. Compared to the more laid back Jiraiya, Orochimaru stood out as a genius — his talents, knowledge, and determination were…

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    Ikkaku Madarame

    Ikkaku is a tall and muscular man. He is bald, a fact made fun of by many people, especially 11th Division Lieutenant Yachiru Kusajishi, who calls him “cue ball“, “chrome dome“, or “pachinko-head” (as a…

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    D

    D wanders through a far-future post-nuclear Earth that combines elements of pulp genres: western, science fiction, horror, high fantasy, H. P. Lovecraftian mythos, folklore and occult science. The planet, once…

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    Shigure Kosaka

    As a child, Shigure’s appearance was so boyish that even the immensely perceptive Akisame mistook her for a boy. As an adult, Shigure is a fairly tall and beautiful young woman with a slender frame yet remarkably curvaceous-figure and…

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