Best Samurai Anime

Serdar Yegulalp:

Before "Japan" and "anime" were synonymous to most ears, "Japan" and "samurai" were just as synonymous, if not more so. Japan routinely digs into its own history and mythology for its entertainments (see: any of Akira Kurosawa's historical epics), and anime is no exception.

Here are some of the best samurai-themed anime out there, each with a slightly different approach to the material: some as comedy, some as tragedy, some which simply use the samurai milieu as a starting point to tell an entirely different kind of story. All titles are in alphabetical order.

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Whitefox7891475d ago

Katanagatari was awesome, it was something to look forward to every month and it was worth it; not to mention the studio that did Katanagatari also did the anime adaptation of Steins; Gate.

Simon_Brezhnev1475d ago

Man i already miss that anime since you menioning it. LOL

This is a damn good list i would raise Sword of the Stranger though. Oh yeah you forgot to add Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto. Sengoku Barasa season 1 was good but season 2 and the movie was crap.