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Samurai and manga are two great tastes that go great together. The samurai have been the protagonists of popular and critically-acclaimed series for almost fifty years. Below we're ranking the best samurai manga of all time, including both classic and newer titles. Lone Wolf and Cub was one of the first manga to be translated and served to a western audience. Its success was a harbinger of things to come. There have been other even more successful series since it paved the way, like Rurouni Kenshin, Vagabond, and many more. Is one of those titles the top samurai manga? Is there another series that should stand atop the samurai manga list? You decide.
 

Choose from all your favorite manga with samurais here. If you think a great series has been snubbed, you can add it to the list. Don't downvote any series that you haven't actualled read.

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433 71
Vagabond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

2
255 62
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

3
155 37
Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus, Vol... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
Goseki Kojima, Kazuo Koike

4
142 39
Blade of the Immortal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

5
106 35
Shigurui is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

6
128 49
Gintama is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

7
73 18
Sword of the Stranger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

8
78 32
Samurai Deeper Kyo Volume 17 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
Akimine Kamijyo

9
64 23
Ninja Scroll is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
J. Torres

10
76 33
Afro Samurai is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

11
45 20
Samurai 7 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

12
39 15
Azumi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

13
36 22
Katanagatari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

14
31 22
Sengoku Basara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

15
26 18
Path of the Assassin Volume 9 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
Goseki Kojima, Kazuo Koike

16
26 19
Lady Snowblood Volume 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
Kazuo Koike

17
24 23
Takemitsuzamurai is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

18
5 3
Samurai Executioner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
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19
16 18
Yagyu Ninja Scrolls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

20
16 19
Sword of Shibito is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

21
14 18
Samurai Girl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time
Sora Inoue, Reiji Saiga

22
14 18
Adventures of Kotetsu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

23
16 21
Tsukikage Ran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

24
13 18
Nansō Satomi Hakkenden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time

25
10 15
Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Samurai Manga of All Time