Anime Underground The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords  

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Here is our list of the best swordsman in anime, including samurai, demons, shinobi, and anyone in general who wields a blade. Who is your favorite anime character that uses a sword? Is it the pirate hunter Roronoa Zoro? What about substitute soul reaper Ichigo Kurosaki, or the medieval swordsman Guts? No matter who you love, we want you to vote for your top anime character that fights using a sword. They don't have to exclusively be a sword fighter- we have characters like Sasuke on this list that don't always fight with a blade. If one of your favorites is missing, then definitely add them to the list! That way other people can vote for your pick, and that character might even make it to the top. We intentionally didn't include every character from Bleach since there are so many, but feel free to add as many of the soul reapers as you want.
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16.541 8.467
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
One Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!, One Piece Movie: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in Alabasta

2
16.248 7.218
Himura Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Rurouni Kenshin

3
13.356 9.033
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Bleach, Bleach: Vol. 17: The Bount, Bleach: Vol. 1: The Substitute

4
11.840 9.529
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Fairy Tale

5
10.607 6.358
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Fade to Black

6
11.093 5.753
Mugen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Samurai Champloo

7
6.707 3.193
Juracule Mihawk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Utkan Aktaş added

8
9.107 4.426
Jin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Samurai Champloo

9
10.072 6.331
Kirito is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online

10
4.576 3.238
Gin Ichimaru is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords

11
12.521 4.003
Guts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Berserk Golden Age Arc II: The Battle for Doldrey, Berserk Golden Age Arc I: The Egg of the King

12
8.149 4.965
Byakuya Kuchiki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
mohammad-syafiq added Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

13
8.171 5.740
Zabuza Momochi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

14
6.405 5.265
Asuna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online

15
4.129 3.229
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Bleach

16
2.097 997
Levi Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Janiel127 added

Attack on Titan

17
7.756 5.681
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

18
6.320 3.021
Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

19
1.001 160
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Pedro B. Fortes added 100 Feet

20
2.620 2.264
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach

21
3.953 2.042
Sesshomaru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Inu Yasha, InuYasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time

22
7.440 2.637
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords

23
2.708 2.358
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
naruto1128 added Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

24
4.605 2.008
Saber is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
laïn-raïn added Fate/Zero, Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Fate/Zero

25
3.704 2.942
Tōshirō Hitsugaya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Anime Characters That Use Swords
Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Memories of Nobody