Anime Underground The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time  

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Get ready to punch, kick, and grapple your way through this list, because we're ranking the best martial arts anime of all time. Although martial arts usually refers to Asian practices of fighting, the term can in fact include any facet of fighting. There are grappling anime shows included below like Baki The Grappler and Shootfighter Tekken, and there are more traditional karate anime, like Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple. Some anime include martial arts with powers, like DBZ and Naruto, and although these can be slightly over the top, they're still some of the best that the genre has to offer. No matter what your favorite fighting martial arts anime is, we want you to vote for the series that you love the most. With the help of your votes, we've created the ultimate list of top martial arts anime shows, but we still need more and more votes to make the list a reliable recommendation guide for other anime fans. Feel free to upvote and downvote any of the shows below, just as long as you've actually seen them enough to form an opinion about them.

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Dragon Ball Z Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

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Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple Tomokazu Seki, Jōji Nakata, Daisuke Gōri

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Dragon Ball Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

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Hajime No Ippo. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time

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Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

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Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

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Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Hunter X Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Bleach Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

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Yu Yu Hakusho Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Fairy Tail Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

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Samurai Champloo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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Baki the Grappler Kenji Hamada, Naomi Kusumi, Masayuki Omoro

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Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Naruto Shippūden Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

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Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Super Masako Nozawa, Kôichi Yamadera, Hiromi Tsuru

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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time

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Tenjho Tenge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Tenjho Tenge Kenji Hamada, Aya Hisakawa, Shiho Kawaragi

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Fist of the North Star Teiyū Ichiryūsai, Banjō Ginga, Daisuke Gōri

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Ranma ½ Megumi Hayashibara, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kenichi Ogata

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

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The Breaker New Waves is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time

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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Koyasu Taketo

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Dragon Ball GT is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball GT Stephanie Nadolny, Elise Baughman, Andrew Chandler

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Chrome Shelled Regios Yōji Ueda, Eri Sendai, Nobuhiko Okamoto

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Street Fighter II V is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Street Fighter II V Jason Douglas, Rob Mungle, Brett Weaver

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Samurai 7 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Samurai 7 Koyasu Taketo, Fumiko Orikasa, Shin-ichiro Miki

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Afro Samurai is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Afro Samurai Samuel L. Jackson, Phil LaMarr, Yuri Lowenthal

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Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Basilisk Nana Mizuki, Shô Hayami, Takeshi Aono

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Katanagatari Chihiro Suzuki, Abe Maiko

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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Tokyo Ghoul Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya

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Hero Tales Kenichi Suzumura, Takahiro Sakurai, Akemi Kanda

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Air Master Toshio Furukawa, Koyasu Taketo, Hikaru Midorikawa

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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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Virtua Fighter Shin-ichiro Miki, Kiyoyuki Yanada, Atsuko Tanaka

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