Blade of the Immortal

Alt title: Mugen no Juunin

TV (13 eps)
3.344 out of 5 from 4,730 votes
Rank #3,934

Manji, a recently-turned immortal swordsman, has sworn to kill a thousand villains to counterbalance the merciless and indiscriminate slaughter that ended with the death of his sister. To this end, he decides to travel with Rin, a young girl who reminds him of the sister he failed. She has sworn to take vengeance on the Itto-ryu, specifically their leader Anotsu; for the Itto-ryu are group of elite swordsmen who killed her parents and raped her mother in front of her. However; being immortal doesn’t guarantee victory: Manji’s skill and immortality will be tested to their limits...

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ThatAnimeSnob Apr 14, 2012
Score 3.5/10

Boy, adaptations are usually messed up but this was overkill…

Animated by Studio Bee Train, which usually has high budgets and places most of its appeal on aesthetics rather than anything else. They messed up in this one though. Directed by Mashimo Kouichi, who pretty much directed all of Bee Train’s infamous “chicks with guns” shows that made it so rich.

I find very... read more

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PandaBeard Sep 10, 2010
Score 6.5/10

As anyone who starts to learn more about me from anywhere. ( hopefully from my reviews!) I love Chanbara. With that being said, I was all gun ho about watching Blade Of The Immortal. Sadly I was not as impressed as I was hoping to believe. Defiantly your "run of the mill" genre story. Very similar to other anime in general and its genre kind. (Samurai Champloo) Its opening theme... read more

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