5. Erza Scarlet
The S-Class Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild is the most feared woman in the series. She has a strict and impatient personality, along with an impressive collection of weapons and armors which make her a threat to anyone in her way.
4. Levi Ackerman
Levi is the fastest and most vicious fighter in Attack on Titan’s team of giant killers. With his sarcastic personality, dramatic childhood story and amazing fighting skills, Levi has become one of the fan´s favorite characters.
3. Ichigo Kurosaki
Ichigo, the human Shinigami, is the protagonist of the anime series Bleach and a great contender for the best swordsman in anime title. Although he has an immense spiritual energy he prefers to use his amazing abilities with the sword and his raw physical strength in combat. Often relying solely on his sword fighting skills, Ichigo is definitely an adversary to be feared.
2. Roronoa Zoro
Roronoa “The Pirate Hunter” Zoro, was a former bounty hunter before Monkey D. Luffy saves him from being killed in the Marine Base. After joining The Straw Hat Pirates in their quest, Zoro has become the most feared member of the crew only, surpassed by the captain himself. He is a master of Santōryū (Three Sword Style Fighting), where he wields a third sword with his mouth in combat.
1. Himura Kenshin
The deadly user of the Hiten Mitsurugi sword technique is among the most beloved characters in anime. Besides having a joyful and serene personality, Kenshin’s ability with the sword is one to be feared. Capable of defeating great amounts of enemies in seconds and destroying even the most vicious killers, Kenshin rightfully tops this list of legendary swordsmen.