Best Male Anime Characters With a Sword


The Top Ten

1 Trunks (Dragon Ball Z) Trunks (Dragon Ball Z) Trunks (トランクス, Torankusu) is the first Earthling and Saiyan hybrid son of Bulma and Vegeta, and the older brother of Bulla .

He's just amazing. He came back from the future to save the world, and he's been through hell and back. Whys he not number 1?

Trunks a badass.

2 Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach) Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach) Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

ICHIGO KUROSAKI BELOW KIRITO ARE YOU KIDDING ME! Why is that Gary Stu so overrated? He completely fails as a character!


3 Kirito (Sword Art Online) Kirito (Sword Art Online) Kazuto Kirigaya is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.

So while Kirito may not be the strongest male anime character with a sword, the title of this list says "Best Male Anime Characters With a Sword", not "Strongest Male Anime Characters With a Sword". Being it is that way, Kirito is first more for the reason of him being brave and wanting to protect the ones he loves rather than just strength itself. Although, there are some characters who do rival him at that as well. Eh, oh well, I still love Kirito anyway. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

He's my favourite in SAO, but still, he's worse than most of the ones below him. - Goku02

He looks like he has a really tiny "sword".

Not just one. he has two!

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4 Roronoa Zoro (One Piece) Roronoa Zoro (One Piece) Roronoa Zoro, nicknamed "Pirate Hunter" Zoro, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

Not just one sword, THREE SWORDS - Mcgillacuddy

He deserves to be at the 1st place, seriously, people. - TatianaJackson

HOW is he below Kirito?!?!

How tf is Zoro under Kirito?

5 Inuyasha (Inuyasha)
6 Rin Okumura (Blue Exorcist) Rin Okumura (Blue Exorcist) Rin Okumura is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Blue Exorcist created by Kazue Kato. He's known for being the son of satan and trying to kill him. He is the main Protagonist in Blue Exorcist. His notable feature is the blue sword in which he draws when in trouble
7 Toushirou Hitsugaya (Bleach)
8 Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin) Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin) Himura Kenshin, known as Kenshin Himura in the English-language anime dubs, is a fictional character and protagonist of the Rurouni Kenshin manga created by Nobuhiro Watsuki.
9 Renji Abarai (Bleach) Renji Abarai (Bleach)
10 King Bradley (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood) King Bradley (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)

The best swordsman in the world of anime. He can take any character in this list in a simple sword fight and kick their asses. No one is beyter than him in sworfsmanship. Other characters use stupid superpowers rather than their sword skills to fight but King Bradley only relies on his skills. He should be no. 1 in this list.

The Contenders

11 Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto) Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto) Sasuke Uchiha is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Possesses the Sharingan, rinnegan, and a badass sword, can't believe he wasn't on here sooner

12 Sai (Naruto Shippuden)
13 Yu Kanda (D.Grayman) Yu Kanda (D.Grayman) Yu Kanda is a character from D.Gray-man, a manga series created by Japanese artist and writer Katsura Hoshino.
14 Sesshomaru (Inuyasha) Sesshomaru (Inuyasha)
15 Gilgamesh (Fate/Stay Night) Gilgamesh (Fate/Stay Night) Gilgamesh is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. He is the Archer-class servant of Tokiomi Tohsaka and a secondary antagonist during the Fourth Holy Grail War in Fate/Zero. He reprises his role as a secondary antagonist during the Fifth more.

Honestly, I think unless Kirito's reaction time is strong enough to counter Gilgamesh's attacks, I think Gilgamesh might be stronger than him. Gilgamesh can utilize his Noble Phantasm Gate of Babylon to pull out one of his thousand weapons to use or to fire them like bullets at his opponents. In addition, he has the sword Ea, which he can use to unleash Enuma Elish, a powerful move capable of ripping apart space and time, and is especially useful for breaking Reality Marbles in the Fate Universe. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

16 Zabuza (Naruto)

He was good with his long swprd

17 Kisame (Naruto) Kisame (Naruto)

Really people forgot hidden mist ninjas.they were crazy with their swords

18 Shisui (Naruto)

Shisui has never neem depicted wielding a sword. As a matter of fact we do not have a single fight scene of this guy. Why is he on this list.

Better than any shinobi with sword.His speed and sharingan clearly makes him one of the most skilled character with sword.Far better than sai

19 Mifune (Naruto)

This guy is a beast wiyh sword

20 Saito Hajime (Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan)
21 Black Star (Soul Eater)
22 Mifune (Soul Eater)
23 Crona (Soul Eater) Crona (Soul Eater)
24 Orochimaru (Naruto) Orochimaru (Naruto) Orochimaru is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.
25 Yuuto Kiba (Highschool DxD)
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Trunks (Dragon Ball Z)
2. Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
3. Toushirou Hitsugaya (Bleach)
1. Kirito (Sword Art Online)
2. Rin Okumura (Blue Exorcist)
3. Inuyasha (Inuyasha)
1. Trunks (Dragon Ball Z)
2. Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
3. Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)

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