10 Best Anime Sword Fights

Wednesday, August 17 by sameerah blue

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	Prepare to kick some ass <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/samurai/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>samurai</a> <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/style/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>style</a> with the ten best anime <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/sword-fights/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>sword fights</a>. Few things are as exciting to us mere mortals as a bit of blood sport, and the ten best anime sword <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/fights/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>fights</a> let us indulge our love for insane <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/violence/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>violence</a> and amazing art in one place.</p>
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	<strong>“Samurai X: Reversed Edge Sword vs Kamba Sword” </strong></p>
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After kicking his ass in a previous fight, Kenshin finally thinks he's able to enlist Sanosuke’s help in his fight against the corrupt government forces. Sadly, Sanosuke decides to turn his sword on Kenshin, making one of the ten best anime fights bittersweet.

“Fate/Stay Night: The Sword of Promised Victory”
Fate/Stay Night: The Sword of Promised Victory Best Anime Sword Fights

With Samber in the clutches of the villainous Ilya and her Berserker, all seems lost. Until, Shiro is able to trace a sword powerful enough to defeat the Berserker. But it isn't his being able to trace the sword that makes this one of the ten best anime sword fights, it’s Shiro’s brilliant disarticulation of the Beserker.

“Samurai Champloo: Jin and Mugen vs Hand of God” 

Samurai Champloo: Jin and Mugen vs Hand of God Best Anime Sword Fights

Jin and Mugen are confronted by a stranger at the water front. At first, the man seems like just a mad man, but as the battle rages on he reveals that ihe s an integral part of Jin’s past. This scene makes the list of the ten best anime sword fights because of it’s fluid and innovative action.

“Sword of the Stranger: Nanashi vs Lou-Lang” 

Sword of the Stranger: Nanashi vs Lou-Lang Best Anime Sword Fights

This one of the ten best anime sword fights is an epic battle of styles, wills and class. In the final battle of the movie Nanashi, the warrior without a clan, goes up against Lou Lang, a member of the Ming who lives for nothing but the thrill of finding the ultimate opponent.

Naurato:Sasuke vs Hachibi”

Naurato:Sasuke vs Hachibi Best Anime Sword Fights

You can’t have a list of the ten best anime sword fights without mentioning this battle between Sasuke and Hachibi. Yes, Sasuke has some seriously sick moves, but Hachibi going after him with seven swords at once is pretty bad ass.

Adolescence of Utena: The Movie: Utena vs Saionji” 

Adolescence of Utena: The Movie: Utena vs Saionji  Best Anime Sword Fights

Punctuated by beautiful animation and a haunting soundtrack, this one of the ten best anime swords fights has it all; cute girls fighting to the death. Can you really ask for anything more?

“Queen’s Blade: Ambitious Under Taking of a Warrior Priestess” 

Queen’s Blade: Ambitious Under Taking of a Warrior Priestess Best Anime Sword Fights

This one of the ten best anime sword fights is for all of the pervs out there. In a show that is dominated by massive boobs popping out of tiny outfits, this combination of sword fighting and oil wrestling is the best part of the series.

"Samurai X: Kenshin vs Saito" 

Samurai X: Kenshin vs Saito Best Anime Sword Fights

Being shot in darkness is what makes this one of the ten best anime sword fights. The shadows accented with sprays of blood makes the rivalry between Kenshin and Saito more intense.

Samurai Champloo: Mugen vs Jin” 

Samurai Champloo: Mugen vs Jin Best Anime Sword Fights

Before they became the coolest pair of Samurai to ever wield a sword, there was this one of the ten best anime sword fights. It’s a brilliant display of their individual skills and lays the ground work for their teaming up.

“One Piece: Zoro vs Mr. 1 Bones”

One Piece: Zoro vs Mr. 1 Bones Best Anime Sword Fights

When you go up against an opponent that can’t be injured with just a sword you have to improvise if you want to make it out alive. Dropping a house on a guy in the middle of a sword fight is why this is one of the ten best anime sword fights.

- Sameerah Blue

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