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The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time 

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Updated July 17, 2020 19.9k votes 4k voters 37.5k views 23 items

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!

list ordered by
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Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Fairy Tale
2
Akame is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Akame ga Kill!
3
Mikasa Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Attack on Titan
4
Asuna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Sword Art Online
5
Saber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Fate Series
6
Olivier Mira Armstrong ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
7
Rukia Kuchiki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Bleach

Powers & Abilities: Kidō, Zanjutsu, Hohō, Hakuda

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Ryuuko Matoi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Kill la Kill
9
Alice Zuberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Broodrooster in de Ruimte added Sword Art Online III
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Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Ao no Exorcist
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Rangiku Matsumoto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Bleach

Powers & Abilities: Kidō, Zanjutsu, Hohō

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Teresa of the Faint Smil... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
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Saeko Busujima is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
durgon8tr added Highschool of the Dead
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Shigure Kōsaka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
15
Tashigi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
One Piece
16
"Twilight" Suz... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Outlaw Star
17
Kuina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
One Piece
18
Sayaka Miki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
19
Peko Pekoyama is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
legreatpisatel123 added Danganronpa

Powers & Abilities: Ultimate Swordswoman

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Motoko Aoyama is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Love Hina
21
Rin Kamishiro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Maburaho
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Nanami Yasuri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
Katanagatari
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Big Mom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Anime Swordsman of All Time
One Piece