Prepare to kick some ass samurai style with the ten best anime sword fights. Few things are as exciting to us mere mortals as a bit of blood sport, and the ten best anime sword fights let us indulge our love for insane violence and amazing art in one place.



“Samurai X: Reversed Edge Sword vs Kamba Sword” 





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”



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” 





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” 





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”





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” 





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” 





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" 





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” 





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”





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