Anime Underground The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time  

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Who is your favorite anime girl who wields a sword? There are so many great female anime swordsman, so let's rank them from best to worst with the help of your votes.

Bleach definitely has its fair share of female swordsman - Rukia Kuchiki is the first character we're introduced to, but let's not forget about Rangiku Matsumoto either. In Fairy Tail, Erza Scarlet is a fan favorite anime girl who fights with a sword. Other popular female sword users in anime include Asuna from Sword Art Online, Saber from the Fate series, and of course Akame from Akame ga Kill!

Vote below on your top choices for best female anime swordsman, and even add a new character to the list if they're not already here!

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1
526 136
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Fairy Tale

2
436 137
Akame is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Akame ga Kill!

3
435 145
Mikasa Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Attack on Titan

4
350 118
Saber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Fate/Zero, Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Fate/Zero

5
470 184
Asuna is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online

6
276 102
Olivier Mira Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

7
246 94
Rukia Kuchiki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Fade to Black

8
257 108
Ryuuko Matoi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Kill la Kill

9
196 83
Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Shura Kirigakure Ao no Exorcist

10
166 78
Rangiku Matsumoto is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Memories of Nobody

11
152 70
Teresa of the Faint Smile is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time

12
84 66
Shigure Kōsaka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple

13
76 77
Kuina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
One Piece

14
71 80
Tashigi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
One Piece

15
51 66
Sayaka Miki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Puella Magi Madoka Magica

16
31 57
Motoko Aoyama is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Love Hina

17
24 54
Rin Kamishiro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Maburaho

18
22 57
Nanami Yasuri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Katanagatari