Ninja Scroll is one of the most influential anime films ever created, but what are some similar anime that will satisfy you in the same way? This list ranks the best anime like Ninja Scroll, with the order being determined entirely by anime fans like you.
Although it came out years later, Basilisk is a good pick for anime similar to Ninja Scroll. The series centers around two feuding ninja clans, the Iga and the Kouga. The story is pretty good, but it's the unique fighting styles and action scenes that really make it worth watching. Anime similar to Ninja Scroll also include series like Berserk, Afro Samurai, and Samurai Champloo. If you want anime movies like Ninja Scroll, options include Sword of the Stranger and Sword For Truth. One film on this list, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, was even directed by Ninja Scroll director Yoshiaki Kawajiri!
By voting up (or downvoting) each Ninja Scroll recommendation, you will actively change the order list. If you have a rec for an anime like Ninja Scroll that isn't already here, feel free to add it!
- Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story (Studio Gallop, 1996), also known as Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai X, is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki. A wandering samurai with a past embarks on a quest to uphold justice and help the innocent using his sword, but slay no man. ...moreBuy on Amazon
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- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair useVampire Hunter D is a 1985 Japanese horror/science fiction OVA film produced by Ashi Productions, in association with Epic/Sony Records, CBS Sony Group Inc. and Movic. The screenplay is based on the first in the long-running series of light novels written by Hideyuki Kikuchi. Billed by the Japanese producers as a "dark future science-fiction romance", the film, like the novel before it, is set in the year 12,090 AD, in a post-nuclear holocaust world where a young woman hires a mysterious half-vampire, half-human vampire hunter to protect her from a powerful vampire lord. ...moreBuy on Amazon