TV series about samurai

TV series about samurai
List of the best series about samurai selected by visitors to our site: Samurai Jack, Samurai Champloo, Shigurui: Death Frenzy, Kuromukuro, Samurai 7, Yasuke, Samurai Gourmet, Neko Samurai, Power Rangers Samurai: Clash of the Red Rangers - The Movie, Dororo.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ruled by Aku's evil robot warlords. Jack travels this foreign landscape in search of a time portal that can return him to his home time so he can "undo the future that is Aku!".

Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:22
CharactersSamurai, Heroes, Friends, Warriors
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Travel, Adventures
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets them out of hot water with the local magistrate, they agree to join her search for the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:25

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. One-armed Fujiki Gennosuke and blind Irako Seigen will fight each other in this match. Both are disciples of Iwamoto Kogan, who is known as Japan's greatest swordsman. Each of them are determined to prove himself the successor of Iwamoto's school. However, there can only be one champion. So begins a story of intertwining fates, conflict, and strange destinies.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersSamurai, Heroes, Princesses
PlotTechnology
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Makes me think

During the construction of the Kurobe Dam, an ancient artifact was discovered, and so the United Nations Kurobe Research Institute was established. Intellectuals from all over the world gathered to study the object, and the children of those researchers attend Mt. Tate International Senior High School, including the institute head's daughter, Yukina Shirahane. In the summer of 2016, a lone samurai once again awakens.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration10:50
PlotMartial Arts

Samurai 7 is a 2004 anime TV series, produced by Gonzo and based on Akira Kurosawa's highly regarded 1954 movie Seven Samurai. The series was directed by Toshifumi Takizawa and its music was composed by Kaoru Wada and Eitetsu Hayashi. There are 26 episodes, each costing around ¥32,500,000 to produce.The series premiered across Japan on the anime satellite television network, Animax, as an exclusive high definition CS-PPV broadcast, and was also later aired by the network across its other respective networks worldwide, including Southeast Asia, South Asia, Latin America and other regions. Funimation Entertainment acquired the dubbing rights for the North American release. It previously aired in America through the Independent Film Channel in April 2006 and in high definition on Dish Networks Animania HD channel. It has also been broadcast across Canada by specialty channel Razer and across Hong Kong by TVB Jade. The Funimation Channel aired the series on September 6, 2010. It began airing on Adult Swim's revived Toonami block on August 19, 2012. and ended its run on February 10, 2013.

CharactersWarriors, Samurai, Defenders
PlotPower
PlaceJapan

In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring daimyo, Yasuke must take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryJapan

Recent retiree Takeshi rediscovers his passion for food and life by getting in touch with his inner warrior and eating what he truly desires.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersSamurai

The ever versatile Kazuki Kitamura stars as masterless samurai Kyutaro Madarame, a feared swordsman who has fallen on hard times in old Edo. Caught between two warring gangs in an epic battle of cat lovers and dog lovers, he begrudgingly accepts the canine faction's offer to assassinate the opposite leader's beloved pet: an adorable white cat. Yet upon raising his lethal sword, he cannot bring himself to go through with the act, and the cat melts his ronin heart. But before finding peace as a newly minted cat person, the still fearsome Madarame will have to take on both gangs in a classic samurai street brawl.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Japan
PlotMartial Arts

The Samurai Rangers team up with the mysterious RPM Ranger Red to fight off Master Xandred's Mooger army and a robotic supervillain from the RPM Ranger's dimension. But when both Red Rangers get struck with hypnobolts, they turn against one another.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:00
CharactersSamurai, Demons, Heroes, Orphans, Monks
PlotWar, Revenge, Supernatural, Travel, Adventures
TimeDark ones
StyleSpectacular, Dark, Fascinating

A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones with which the wronged son will use to hunt down the multitude of demons to reclaim his body one piece at a time, before confronting his father. On his journeys the young hero encounters an orphan who claims to be the greatest thief in Japan.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Superman, Heroes, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman will lead the DC Super Heroes against their most infamous foes.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Superhero, Heroes, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Adventures, Technology, Mystery
StyleSpectacular

Danny Fenton was once your typical kid until he accidentally blew up his parents' laboratory and became ghost-hunting superhero Danny Phantom. Now half-ghost, Danny's picked up paranormal powers, but only his sister, Jazz, and best friends, Samantha and Tucker, know his secret. Danny's busy fighting ghosts, saving Casper High and hiding his new identity all while trying to graduate.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:37
CharactersDemons, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death, Travel, Adventures
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, By manga

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Soldier, Princesses
PlotSuperpowers, Travel, Adventures, Revolution, Uprising
StyleSpectacular, For children, Action, Fascinating

In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Cats
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Magic, Adventures
StyleSpectacular

The ThunderCats are on the move! After the kingdom of Thundera is attacked by the lizard people, Lion-O leads Tygra, Cheetara and the other heroes on a quest for the Book of Omens and the magic stones of legend. But he'll have to face villains like Mumm-Ra, the ancient evil sorceror, and Slithe, the dangerous lizard general. Luckily, he has the Sword of Omens and its amazing powers at his disposal.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon, short, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersDemons
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Adventures
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular

Ren Amamiya is about to enter his second year after transferring to Shujin Academy in Tokyo. Following a particular incident, his Persona awakens, and together with his friends, they form the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts” to reform hearts of corrupt adults by stealing the source of their distorted desires. Meanwhile, bizarre and inexplicable crimes have been popping up one after another… Living an ordinary high school life in Tokyo during the day, the group maneuvers the metropolitan city as Phantom Thieves after hours. Let the curtain rise for this grand, picaresque story!

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersRobots, Investigators, Heroes
PlotAdventures
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

The story revolves around Duke Fleed who is a survivor of the Vega Star, raised by Dr. Umon as his adoptive son, and known as Daisuke Umon on Earth. Years after his arrival, he's faced with the threat of King Vega and his army, who want to conquer the Earth. With his friends Koji and Hikaru (and later his kid sister Maria Grace), Duke decides to fight back using his best weapon, the almighty Grendizer.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:05
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Heroes, Warriors, Partners
PlotTime travel, Travel, Adventures
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fancy, Fascinating

In the year 3085, Chris, Beth, Wallow and Danny, four teenage heroes-for-hire, warp through the universe to save adorable aliens and their worlds using the power of their emotions.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Partners, Losers
PlotAdventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits — fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora and the rough edged warrior Drax the Destroyer.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:52
CharactersDragons, Demons, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Death, Adventures, Life after death, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds, Japan
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

"Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a slime monster with unique abilities begins.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersAliens, Firefighters, Robots
StyleSpectacular

A team of specialized Autobots not quite ready for prime-time battles against the Decepticons is given a vital mission by Optimus Prime. The goal for the Bots is to learn about mankind and how to help others to find out what it really means to be a hero.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Twins, Friends
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, By books, Fascinating

Unlock the secrets of the Dragon Eye and come face to face with more dragons than anyone has ever imagined as Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, crime, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:25
CharactersZombie, Mafia, Gangsters, Heroes, Friends
PlotRevenge, Supernatural
StyleSpectacular

For Brandon Heat, death doesn't matter. Driven by his need for revenge, he returns from beyond the grave to cripple Milleneon, the huge mafia organization which uses undead monsters as its enforcers. His ultimate goal is to destroy Harry MacDowel, the leader of Milleneon and, at one time, Brandon's best friend...

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:38
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Heroes, Ninja
PlotMartial Arts, Relationship, Adventures
StyleSpectacular, By comics, Fascinating, Makes me think, By manga

The Hidden Leaf Village has entered an era of peace and modernity. Tall buildings line the streets, giant screens flash with images, and the Thunder Rail runs through the village, connecting each district together. Though it's still a ninja village, the number of civilians has increased and the life of the shinobi is beginning to change. Boruto Uzumaki, son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, has enrolled in the Ninja Academy to learn the ways of the ninja. The other students are ready to dismiss him as "just the son of the Hokage,” but Boruto’s heart and character blow all their assumptions away. As a series of mysterious events begins to unfold, it’s up to Boruto and his new friends to handle them. Like a gale-force wind, Boruto makes his own way into everyone's hearts; his story is about to begin!!

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, adventure, documentary, military, history
CountryUSA
CharactersSamurai
PlaceJapan

Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersAliens, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Martial Arts
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

With Majin Boo defeated half-a-year prior, peace returns to Earth, where Son Goku (now a radish farmer) and his friends now live peaceful lives. However, a new threat appears in the form of Beerus, the God of Destruction. Considered the most terrifying being in the entire universe, Beerus is eager to fight the legendary warrior seen in a prophecy foretold decades ago known as the Super Saiyan God. The series retells the events from the two Dragon Ball Z films, Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F' before proceeding to an original story about the exploration of alternate universes.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreadventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersSpy, The thieves, Samurai
PlotRobbery
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating, By manga

She’s a thief. A killer. A saint and a scandal. She’s whatever you need her to be to get the job done. She takes your breath away to get what she wants. She takes everything else just because she can. It’s all in a night’s work for the woman called Fujiko Mine. She’s the slinky, sultry thread that holds Lupin III’s crew together—and this is the heist that started it all.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration10:00
CharactersSamurai, Ninja
PlotMartial Arts, Travel
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fascinating

The historical epic centers on Shichika Yasuri, the seventh generational head of the Kyotō-ryū school of martial arts in medieval Japan. He and his older sister Nanami live on an isolated island, until a military advisor named Togame tells him of the final 12 swords forged by a legendary swordsmith. At Togame's bidding, Shichika embarks on a journey to find all 12 of the swords.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:25
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Ninja
PlotLove, War, Supernatural, Martial Arts, Adventures
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

The story takes place in the year 1614. Two ninja clans, Tsubagakure of the Iga and Manjidani of Kouga, battle each other to determine which grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu will become the next shogun. The deadly competition between 10 elite ninja from each clan unleashes a centuries-old hatred that threatens to destroy all hope for peace between them.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersMonsters, Heroes, Scientists, Partners, Superhero team
PlotMartial Arts, Adventures, Weapons
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fascinating

Trunks returns from the future to train with Goku and Vegeta. However, it disappears without warning. Then the mysterious Fu bursts in, telling them that Trunks has been imprisoned in the Prison Planet, a mysterious complex in an unknown place in the universes. The group seeks the dragon balls to free Trunks, but an endless battle awaits them! Will Goku and the others rescue Trunks and escape the Prison Planet?





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