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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2,720 546
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Tomokazu Seki, Jōji Nakata, Daisuke Gōri

2
2,571 971
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Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

3
1,469 378
Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
linda-diasz added Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

4
1,362 441
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MarkAustinMayfield added Hajime No Ippo

5
1,504 382
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Kaylyn Dicksion

6
1,866 677
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Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

7
1,540 369
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Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

8
925 205
Samurai Champloo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Noël Walter added Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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1,980 658
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Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

10
1,342 561
Bleach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
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11
1,016 253
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

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1,088 301
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Kenji Hamada, Naomi Kusumi, Masayuki Omoro

13
1,202 554
Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
laura-de-azevedo added Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

14
886 280
Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Masako Nozawa, Kôichi Yamadera, Hiromi Tsuru

15
405 110
One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Coliostro added Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa

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653 250
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740 279
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Teiyū Ichiryūsai, Banjō Ginga, Daisuke Gōri

18
490 217
Tenjho Tenge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
MadalinCiungu added Kenji Hamada, Aya Hisakawa, Shiho Kawaragi

19
571 245
One Piece is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Mayumi Tanaka, Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin

20
283 91
Afro Samurai is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Soulo Dolo added Samuel L. Jackson^! Phil LaMarr^! Yuri Lowenthal

21
575 311
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Megumi Hayashibara, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kenichi Ogata

22
180 53
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Coliostro added Nobutoshi Canna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison

23
360 184
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
SarahOrtiz added Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

24
204 88
Samurai 7 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Lee J Peele added Koyasu Taketo, Fumiko Orikasa, Shin-ichiro Miki

25
277 217
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
linda-diasz added Koyasu Taketo

26
212 109
Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya

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296 191
The Breaker New Waves is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
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207 83
Street Fighter II V is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Jason Douglas, Rob Mungle, Brett Weaver

29
146 78
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Lee J Peele added Nana Mizuki, Shô Hayami, Takeshi Aono

30
120 34
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
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222 166
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217 186
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172 102
Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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226 207
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Yōji Ueda, Eri Sendai, Nobuhiko Okamoto

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311 264
Dragon Ball GT is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Stephanie Nadolny, Elise Baughman, Andrew Chandler

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193 153
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Chihiro Suzuki, Abe Maiko

37
166 163
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170 156
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134 129
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127 122
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Shootfighter Tekken

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170 175
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131 131
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43
97 124
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126 138
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Toshio Furukawa, Koyasu Taketo, Hikaru Midorikawa

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118 136
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Kenichi Suzumura, Takahiro Sakurai, Akemi Kanda

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25 9
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
The Superhero Nerd added Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

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31 17
Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Kalik Hamilton added Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle

48
27 17
Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hung... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Kalik Hamilton added Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf

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78 124
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9 4
Ben-To is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
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