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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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2,816 588
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Tomokazu Seki, Jōji Nakata, Daisuke Gōri

2
2,685 1,001
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Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

3
1,429 462
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MarkAustinMayfield added Hajime No Ippo

4
1,540 408
Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
linda-diasz added Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

5
1,566 406
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Kaylyn Dicksion

6
1,934 702
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Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

7
1,600 387
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Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

8
984 217
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

9
2,039 680
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Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

10
1,389 580
Bleach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
kat-dowlin added Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

11
1,074 277
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Martial Arts Anime of All Time
Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

12
1,176 311
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Kenji Hamada, Naomi Kusumi, Masayuki Omoro

13
1,247 576
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
951 296
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
460 124
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

16
694 262
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17
773 293
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Teiyū Ichiryūsai, Banjō Ginga, Daisuke Gōri

18
515 230
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
608 258
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
309 101
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
591 319
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Megumi Hayashibara, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kenichi Ogata

22
201 61
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
384 193
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
219 95
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
289 227
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