Top ten (10) best samurai anime

Top ten (10) best samurai anime

   Are you looking for some historical animes with samurais just like samurai x? or just like the good old bashing of the blade? Either way the team of top ten most made sure you get both. Here's our count down the best Samurai anime there take your pick at the which anime you think is best.

                                                 Otogi Zoshi
10.OTOGI ZOSHI- The setting is  972 A.D Kyoto, capital of old Japan. Kyoto is deteriorating, foul to its core; selfish  war lords and crooked samurais , who only care about gaining political power are everywhere. Famine and disease also wreak havoc among its people . Because of these unfavorable conditions the Imperial-court sent Minamoto no Raiko, a well known samurai and a great archer, to find the legendary gem, called Magatama, believed to  hold mystical powers that can save their dying city. However Raiko got ill, so his youngest sister, Hikaru, covertly decides to take the journey in his place. Hikaru meets new people in her many  escapades.

9.Samurai Champloo- In 1888, during the Japanese "Edo era", two Samurai Warriors known as Mugen and Jin, met a 15 year old girl named Fuu . It's really funny how they met, so try and just give it a shot, see if you like the first episode. There adventure takes them to many different Japanese locations, for the quest to find the samurai who smells of sunflowers.



8.Basilisk- So this isn't really a samurai anime, its a ninja anime, whatever all the same.

 The setting is 1614 AD. There are two clans of ninjas in trying to destroy each other, both are 
supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, Each clan send ten representatives
to fight   for the possession of a scroll. The prize: the destruction of the other clan  and  support 
of the Tokugawa government for the next thousand years. It's a bloody anime, I tell you so be ready for some gore.

                                   samurai 7
7.Samurai 7- Its a futuristic style of samurai fighting but its still very good. The story is about a village called Kanaan, Kanaan is pest by a mechanical samurais called Nobuseri, 
taking there harvest rice. So the villagers decided to find a samurai that could defend them, 
unfortunately they can only pay the samurai rice to protect their village, with no samurai crazy
enough to fight just for rice, the villagers wait and hope, for their savior before the Nobuseri
comes to their village.

                                                 blade of the immortal                                               
6.Blade of the immortal-The Blade of the Immortal story revolves around a wandering samurai Manji, cursed with a special ability, he can't die. Cursed with immortality by a
Yobikuni as punishment for his unforgivable deeds, he has become tired of his ageless life. 
The only way remove the curse is to slay 1'000 wicked men. So Manji wanders Japan, slaying 
every evil man he could…

                                      Sword of the Stranger
5.Sword of the Stranger- It's a movie, but its something to watch.
The setting is in Sengoku period. A rounin called Nanashi (meaning 'nameless') saves a boy Kotarou at an abandoned temple. Kotarou is an orphan, and is being chased by  a group of mercenaries  from China, Kotarou hires Nanashi as his body guard. Amongst  the mercenaries was blond, hair blue eyed, skilled warrior named  Rarou, . He only follows orders from an old man named Byakuran . Unlike his militia friends, he follows no Emperor and only fights to find strong opponents.
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4.Kurozuka - . Its a 12th century samurai drama but then moves to the present day, with the main character Kurou having been made immortal by the demon woman Kuromitsu. I won't go into that much detail, but its violent horror type of anime.

3.Peacemaker Kurogane-The story is about Tetsunosuke Ichimura, who his parents were murdered by a Choushuu assassin right in front of him, he then vows that he will be strong enough to revenge his parents. Many years went by and it is now 1864, the first year of Genji. Tetsunosuke, now 15, decided to join the army and head to  Shinsengumi headquarters with his brother. What he doesn't know is what it takes to join the army,  in order to join this army, one must let go of his humanity and embrace the demon that lurks within.

                              Samurai Deeper Kyo
2.Samurai Deeper Kyo-Ehem....this is about a dude with split personality, so if your not into that better stop reading.  In 1600, during the battle of Sekigahara, warriors Kyoshiro
Mibu and "Demon Eyes" Kyo - the legendary slayer of a thousand men - were in fierce combat. A meteor   crashed both men disappeared. 
Years passed and, Kyoshiro is spotted on a rural highway, selling medicine for a living. He is
captured Yuya Shiina, a female bounty hunter she later discovers that deep inside him is
"Demon Eyes" Kyo himself.

                                     Samurai X

1.Samurai X- In the 11th year of the Meiji era in Tokyo, young Kaoru Kamiya takes over her late father's martial arts school, the Kamiya Kasshin Dojo, it was a tough time. The disciples are leaving because the goverments mondernization effort banning sword fighting, there is also a rumor that Battousai 

One day, Kaoru meets a man with red hair, an 'X' scar on his face and brandishing a sword. She attacks him, believing him to be responsible for ruining Kamiya Dojo's reputation. She realizes her mistake when the real culprit turns up, and together with the red-haired man, restores her dojo's reputation. This red-haired man is none other than Kenshin, the true Battousai.