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Blade of the Immortal

Blade of the Immortal (Anime)

Blade of the Immortal (English), 無限の住人 (Japanese), Mugen no Juunin (Synonyms)

Manji is an amoral swordsman, who has been cursed with eternal life. He has grown tired of living with all the death he has created. He has no skills other then those of killing, thus he forms a plan to regain his mortality:

Genres: Action Adventure Supernatural Historical Samurai

Brave 10

Brave 10 (Anime)

Brave 10 (English), ブレイブ・テン (Japanese), Brave10 (Synonyms), Brave Ten (Synonyms)

Isanami, a young priestess of Izumo, is forced to watch as a group of evil ninja burn her temple to the ground and slaughter the people within, leaving her no choice but to flee into the forest to escape the same fate. By chance, she stumbles upon Saizou Kirigakure, a masterless ninja from the Iga school. The two travel to Ueda Castle to ask Yukimura Sanada for help.

Genres: Action Adventure Seinen Historical Super Power Samurai

Gintama.

Gintama. (Anime)

Gintama Season 5 (English), 銀魂。 (Japanese), Gintama (2017) (Synonyms)

After joining the resistance against the bakufu, Gintoki and the gang are in hiding, along with Katsura and his Joui rebels. The Yorozuya is soon approached by Nobume Imai and two members of the Kiheitai, who explain that the Harusame pirates have turned against 7th Division Captain Kamui and their former ally Takasugi. The Kiheitai present Gintoki with a job:

Genres: Action Comedy Sci-Fi Historical Shounen Samurai Parody

Samurai Champloo

Samurai Champloo (Anime)

Samurai Champloo (English), サムライチャンプルー (Japanese), SAMURAI CHAMPLOO (Synonyms)

Fuu Kasumi is a young and clumsy waitress who spends her days peacefully working in a small teahouse. That is, until she accidentally spills a drink all over one of her customers! With a group of samurai now incessantly harassing her, Fuu desperately calls upon another samurai in the shop, Mugen, who quickly defeats them with his wild fighting technique, utilizing movements reminiscent to that of breakdancing. Unfortunately, Mugen decides to pick a fight with the unwilling ronin Jin, who wields a more precise and traditional style of swordfighting, and the latter proves to be a formidable opponent.

Genres: Action Adventure Comedy Historical Shounen Samurai

Honoo no Labyrinth

Honoo no Labyrinth (Anime)

Labyrinth Of Flames (English), 炎のらびりんす (Japanese)

Meet Galan, a Russian spastic geek who`d do anything to be a real, live samurai. But that`s just an impossible dream... or is it? When his friend Natsu, who is a successor of Japanese emigrants family, gives him the gift of an ancient sword, strange events unfold, and even stranger people drop out of the sky to attack. Now Galan must overcome his ineptitude and join a bunch of beautiful women in a wacky romp through a kingdom that time forgot. Hey, what could be better? AniDB, edited)

Genres: Adventure Comedy Ecchi Samurai

Juubee Ninpuuchou

Juubee Ninpuuchou (Anime)

Ninja Scroll (English), 獣兵衛忍風帖 (Japanese), Wind Ninja Chronicles (Synonyms), Juubei Ninpucho (Synonyms)

Jubei Kibagami wanders feudal Japan as an itinerant swordsman-for-hire. After a past betrayal left him masterless, he has no more patience for warring political factions and their schemes. Unfortunately, both past and political intrigue collide when he meets and saves a female ninja named Kagero from a man with the ability to make his body as hard as stone.

Genres: Adventure Fantasy Horror Supernatural Historical Shounen Romance Samurai

Shigurui

Shigurui (Anime)

Shigurui: Death Frenzy (English), シグルイ (Japanese), Crazy for Death (Synonyms)

At the beginning of the Edo Era, when people enjoyed a time of peace, Lord Tokugawa Tadanaga holds a fighting tournament. In the past, matches were fought with wooden swords. This time, real swords will be used.

Genres: Action Drama Psychological Seinen Historical Martial Arts Samurai

Sengoku Basara

Sengoku Basara (Anime)

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings (English), 戦国BASARA (Japanese)

During Japan's Sengoku period, several powerful warlords fought in politics and in arms with hopes of unifying the country under a central government. Nobunaga Oda had asserted himself as being the most powerful of these rulers by possessing the strength and military resource necessary to conquer all of Japan. Shingen Takeda and his trusted warrior Yukimura Sanada led one of the main clans standing in Nobunaga’s way.

Genres: Action Historical Martial Arts Super Power Samurai

Manyuu Hikenchou

Manyuu Hikenchou (Anime)

魔乳秘剣帖 (Japanese)

The Edo period of Japan gave rise to a clan of warriors with a very specialized, magical skill. The clan was known as the Manyuu, and the skill was the ability to administer a sword strike that could shrink the size of a woman's breasts. This might not seem like an ability that could exert power over a land, but in Manyuu Hikenchou, large breasts denote status, wealth, fame, and influence.

Genres: Action Comedy Seinen Historical Ecchi Samurai

Drifters

Drifters (Anime)

Drifters (English), DRIFTERS (Japanese), Drifters: Battle in a Brand-new World War (Synonyms)

At the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, Toyohisa Shimazu is the rearguard for his retreating troops, and is critically wounded when he suddenly finds himself in a modern, gleaming white hallway. Faced with only a stoic man named Murasaki and hundreds of doors on both sides, Toyohisa is pulled into the nearest door and into a world completely unlike his own. The strange land is populated by all manner of fantastical creatures, as well as warriors from different eras of Toyohisa's world who were thought to be dead.

Genres: Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy Seinen Historical Samurai

Ninja Batman

Ninja Batman (Anime)

Batman Ninja (English), ニンジャバットマン (Japanese)

Batman Ninja takes a journey across the ages as Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transports many of Batman's worst enemies to feudal Japan—along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, with the Joker taking the lead among the warring factions. As his traditional high-tech weaponry is exhausted almost immediately, Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies—including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family—to restore order to the land, and return to present-day Gotham City.

Genres: Action Martial Arts Samurai

Dororo

Dororo (Anime)

Dororo (English), どろろ (Japanese), Dororo to Hyakkimaru (Synonyms)

The greedy samurai lord Daigo Kagemitsu’s land is dying, and he would do anything for power, even renounce Buddha and make a pact with demons. His prayers are answered by 12 demons who grant him the power he desires by aiding his prefecture's growth, but at a price. When Kagemitsu's first son is born, the boy has no limbs, no nose, no eyes, no ears, nor even skin—yet still, he lives.

Genres: Action Adventure Demons Supernatural Historical Shounen Samurai

Yakusoku no Nanaya Matsuri

Yakusoku no Nanaya Matsuri (Anime)

Starlight Promises (English), 約束の七夜祭り (Japanese)

Mihara Shouma is a first-year high school student. Shouma hasn't seen his good friend Atsushi in 3.5 years, ever since they lost contact with each other after elementary school.

Genres: Drama Sci-Fi Samurai

Mugen no Juunin: Immortal

Mugen no Juunin: Immortal (Anime)

Blade of the Immortal (English), 無限の住人-IMMORTAL- (Japanese)

Manji is an immortal swordsman, who has been cursed with eternal life. He has grown tired of living with all the death he has created. He has no skills other than those of killing, thus he forms a plan to regain his mortality:

Genres: Action Adventure Drama Supernatural Seinen Historical Martial Arts Samurai

Mushibugyou OVA

Mushibugyou OVA (Anime)

ムシブギョー 虫奉行 OVA (Japanese), Joujuu Senjin!! Mushibugyou OVA (Synonyms)

OVAs bundled with the 15-17th volumes of the Mushibugyou manga.

Genres: Action Fantasy Historical Shounen Martial Arts Super Power Ecchi Samurai

Masamune Datenicle

Masamune Datenicle (Anime)

政宗ダテニクル (Japanese)

The coming-of-age battle story will center on the famous 17th-century Japanese warlord Date Masamune when he was young. The Date clan took its name from the Date region of the former Mutsu province, which comprises part of the modern-day city of Date. The anime will be the first in the city's "Kirari na Wonder Project" (Twinkling Wonder Project), which aims to highlight tourist attractions and the appeal of the region.

Genres: Action Historical Super Power Samurai

Hakuouki

Hakuouki (Anime)

Hakuoki ~Demon of the Fleeting Blossom~ (English), 薄桜鬼 (Japanese), Hakuoki (Synonyms), Hakuouki: Shinsengumi Kitan (Synonyms)

In 1864 Japan, a young woman named Chizuru Yukimura is searching for her missing father, Koudou, a doctor by trade whose work often takes him far from home. But with no word from him in months, Chizuru disguises herself as a man and heads to Kyoto in search of him. Attracting the attention of ronin, she tries to hide and ends up witnessing a horrifying sight:

Genres: Action Drama Supernatural Historical Josei Samurai

Hakuouki Reimeiroku

Hakuouki Reimeiroku (Anime)

Hakuoki ~Demon of the Fleeting Blossom~ Dawn of the Shinsengumi (English), 薄桜鬼 黎明録 (Japanese), Hakuouki 3 (Synonyms), Hakuoki 3 (Synonyms), Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Reimeiroku (Synonyms)

The year is 1863 and as Japan's long festering wounds of political discord erupt into violent waves of street clashes and murder, the Tokugawa Shogunate sends a new force of masterless samurai called the Roshigumi to the aid of the Aizu forces in Kyoto. However the new "police" are anything but a cohesive force and assassination has already split them into two opposing factions. The stronger is led by the brutal Serizawa Kamo and the lesser by the more honorable but less assertive Isami Kondo.

Genres: Action Drama Supernatural Historical Josei Samurai

Hidamari no Ki

Hidamari no Ki (Anime)

Tree in the Sun (English), 陽だまりの樹 (Japanese), A Tree in a Sunny Place (Synonyms)

A story set in the mid-1800's about a young doctor who has been trained in Western-style medicine and a young samurai who is trying to live up to the old traditions of his class and culture. The story is actually based upon real people - the doctor, Ryo-an, was Tezuka's great grandfather. During the Second Year of Ansei (1855) in Edo's Koishigawa are two young men, Manjiro Ibutani and Ryoan Tezuka.

Genres: Drama Historical Samurai

Hyouge Mono

Hyouge Mono (Anime)

へうげもの (Japanese), Hyougemono (Synonyms)

The story is set during Japan's Sengoku Jidai (Era of the Warring States) and centers on Furuta Sasuke, a vassal of the great warlord Oda Nobunaga and a man obsessed with tea ceremony and material desires in his pursuit of a fortuitous life. Having learned from Oda and the legendary tea master Sen no Soueki, Furuta walks the way of the Hyouge Mono. ANN)

Genres: Seinen Historical Samurai