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Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Levius
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 12 episodes

With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing.

Scissor Seven

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama China 2018

Scissor Seven

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama China 2018

  • Scissor Seven
  • 8,7/10

3 seasons, 30 episodes

Seeking to recover his memory, a scissor-wielding, hairdressing, bungling quasi-assassin stumbles into a struggle for power among feuding factions.

Fist of the North Star

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 1984

Fist of the North Star

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 1984

  • Fist of the North Star
  • 8,6/10

6 seasons, 152 episodes

In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ancient, deadly martial art known as Hokuto Shinken (Fist of the North Star), wanders the wasteland with seven scars in the shape of the Big Dipper on his chest. This infamous style uses the body's hidden 708 pressure points to destroy opponents from within and allows practitioners to unleash 100% of their humanly strength. Accompanied by a young thief and an orphan girl, this messiah brings justice to this lawless world with the strongest fist in the world.

Fist of the North Star

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 1984

Fist of the North Star

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 1984

  • Fist of the North Star
  • 8,6/10

6 seasons, 152 episodes

In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ancient, deadly martial art known as Hokuto Shinken (Fist of the North Star), wanders the wasteland with seven scars in the shape of the Big Dipper on his chest. This infamous style uses the body's hidden 708 pressure points to destroy opponents from within and allows practitioners to unleash 100% of their humanly strength. Accompanied by a young thief and an orphan girl, this messiah brings justice to this lawless world with the strongest fist in the world.

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1999

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1999

  • Hunter x Hunter
  • 8,5/10

1 season, 62 episodes

Gon Freecss discovers that the father he had always been told was dead is in fact alive and well. Ging is a famous Hunter: an individual who has proven themself an elite member of humanity. Gon becomes determined to follow in his father's footsteps, pass the rigorous Hunter Examination.

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1999

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1999

  • Hunter x Hunter
  • 8,5/10

1 season, 62 episodes

Gon Freecss discovers that the father he had always been told was dead is in fact alive and well. Ging is a famous Hunter: an individual who has proven themself an elite member of humanity. Gon becomes determined to follow in his father's footsteps, pass the rigorous Hunter Examination.

Katanagatari

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2010

Katanagatari

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2010

  • Katanagatari
  • 8,5/10

1 season, 12 episodes

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.

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2011

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2011

  • Hunter x Hunter
  • 8,4/10

3 seasons, 148 episodes

Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined to follow in his father's footsteps, decides to take the Hunter Examination and eventually find his father to prove himself as a Hunter in his own right. But on the way, he learns that there is more to becoming a Hunter than previously thought, and the challenges that he must face are considered the toughest in the world.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Action Action & Adventure Adventure Animation Fantasy Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2005

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Action Action & Adventure Adventure Animation Fantasy Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2005

  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • 8,4/10

3 seasons, 61 episodes

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2011

Hunter x Hunter

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2011

  • Hunter x Hunter
  • 8,4/10

3 seasons, 148 episodes

Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined to follow in his father's footsteps, decides to take the Hunter Examination and eventually find his father to prove himself as a Hunter in his own right. But on the way, he learns that there is more to becoming a Hunter than previously thought, and the challenges that he must face are considered the toughest in the world.

The Best TV Shows: martial arts on Netflix

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Levius
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 12 episodes

With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing.

Scissor Seven

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama China 2018

Scissor Seven

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama China 2018

  • Scissor Seven
  • 8,7/10

3 seasons, 30 episodes

Seeking to recover his memory, a scissor-wielding, hairdressing, bungling quasi-assassin stumbles into a struggle for power among feuding factions.

Bleach

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2004

Bleach

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2004

  • Bleach
  • 7,8/10

1 season, 366 episodes

For as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, he finds his life is changed forever. Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling: to protect the living and the dead from evil.

Seis Manos

Action & Adventure Animation USA 2019

Seis Manos

Action & Adventure Animation USA 2019

1 season, 8 episodes

Orphans raised by a martial arts master are plunged into a mystery involving demonic powers, drug cartels, ancient rituals and blood sacrifice.

Wu Assassins

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

Wu Assassins

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

  • Wu Assassins
  • 7,4/10

1 season, 10 episodes

The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.

Armed Girl's Machiavellism

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 2017

Armed Girl's Machiavellism

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 2017

  • Armed Girl's Machiavellism
  • 7,3/10

1 season, 12 episodes

The Private Aichi Symbiosis Academy was originally a high school for high-class girls. When it became co-ed, the girls, out of fear, asked to be permitted to bring weapons to school. When that was enforced, a five-member vigilante corps-like organization called the "Supreme Five Swords" was also formed. After many generations, the five swords eventually became a group which corrected problematic students, and the academy started proactively accepting such students in order to correct them. Nomura Fudou was sent to this school after being part of a huge brawl. What will he do when the only options he has after enrolling are being expelled from that school or being corrected the way the rest of the male students there were...by being forced to dress and act like a girl!

Kengan Ashura

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

Kengan Ashura

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

2 seasons, 24 episodes

Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these arenas and devastates his opponents. His spectacular ability to crush his enemies catches the attention of the big business owners, including the Nogi Group chairman, Nogi Hideki.

Marvel's Iron Fist

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2017

Marvel's Iron Fist

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2017

  • Marvel's Iron Fist
  • 6,2/10

2 seasons, 23 episodes

Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.

The Best TV Shows: martial arts (2019)

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Levius
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 12 episodes

With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing.

Seis Manos

Action & Adventure Animation USA 2019

Seis Manos

Action & Adventure Animation USA 2019

1 season, 8 episodes

Orphans raised by a martial arts master are plunged into a mystery involving demonic powers, drug cartels, ancient rituals and blood sacrifice.

Warrior

Action & Adventure Crime Drama USA 2019

Warrior

Action & Adventure Crime Drama USA 2019

  • Warrior
  • 7,5/10

2 seasons, 20 episodes

A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances, and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tongs.

Wu Assassins

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

Wu Assassins

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

  • Wu Assassins
  • 7,4/10

1 season, 10 episodes

The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.

Kengan Ashura

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

Kengan Ashura

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

2 seasons, 24 episodes

Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these arenas and devastates his opponents. His spectacular ability to crush his enemies catches the attention of the big business owners, including the Nogi Group chairman, Nogi Hideki.

Blade of the Immortal

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2019

Blade of the Immortal

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Japan 2019

1 season, 24 episodes

Manji is a crass, violent samurai with a special ability: he cannot die. Cursed with immortality by the nun Yobikuni as punishment for his ruthless deeds, he has grown weary of his ageless life. The only way to lift the curse is to slay 1,000 evil men. So Manji wanders Japan, shedding the blood of the wicked on his quest to finally die.

Love and Redemption

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy China 2019

Love and Redemption

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy China 2019

1 season, 59 episodes

Because of an intricate scheme, Zhu Xuanji of Xiuluo tribe reincarnates into a human and became the daughter of the sect leader of Shaoyang Sect. In this lifetime, Xuanji loses all her senses and possesses a unique scent. During the flower festival, she befriends Yu Sifeng, young master of the Li Ze Palace. As the two spent time together, they slowly fall in love and thus begins their twisted fate. Tian Xu Hall of the Demon tribe wants to seize the Spiritual Key that is guarded by the five different sects to save the left advisor of the Demon city, Wu Zhiqi; and use the magical artifact Yun Tian Ce Hai to revive the Demon Kill star that was annihilated by the Heavenly tribe thousand of years ago. Xuanji, who is currently training under the mountains, along with her twin sister Zhu Linglong, senior brother Zhong Minyan as well as Yu Sifeng undergoes various trials and tribulations together to assist the five sects in defeating the Demon tribe and stop their heinous plan. In the process, Xuanji realises that her lack of six senses is a hindrance to her friends. To protect the one she cares for dearly, Xuanji decides to embark on a journey to find the eight scattered pieces of the Huang mirror and recover her six senses. As she slowly realizes her plan, so do her memories return. It turns out that she is the Demon Kill star that the Demon tribe is looking for... Xuanji must now make a choice between good and evil.

Love and Redemption

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy China 2019

Love and Redemption

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy China 2019

1 season, 59 episodes

Because of an intricate scheme, Zhu Xuanji of Xiuluo tribe reincarnates into a human and became the daughter of the sect leader of Shaoyang Sect. In this lifetime, Xuanji loses all her senses and possesses a unique scent. During the flower festival, she befriends Yu Sifeng, young master of the Li Ze Palace. As the two spent time together, they slowly fall in love and thus begins their twisted fate. Tian Xu Hall of the Demon tribe wants to seize the Spiritual Key that is guarded by the five different sects to save the left advisor of the Demon city, Wu Zhiqi; and use the magical artifact Yun Tian Ce Hai to revive the Demon Kill star that was annihilated by the Heavenly tribe thousand of years ago. Xuanji, who is currently training under the mountains, along with her twin sister Zhu Linglong, senior brother Zhong Minyan as well as Yu Sifeng undergoes various trials and tribulations together to assist the five sects in defeating the Demon tribe and stop their heinous plan. In the process, Xuanji realises that her lack of six senses is a hindrance to her friends. To protect the one she cares for dearly, Xuanji decides to embark on a journey to find the eight scattered pieces of the Huang mirror and recover her six senses. As she slowly realizes her plan, so do her memories return. It turns out that she is the Demon Kill star that the Demon tribe is looking for... Xuanji must now make a choice between good and evil.

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Super Sentai

Action & Adventure Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1975

Super Sentai

Action & Adventure Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1975

  • Super Sentai
  • 3,8/10

44 seasons, 2175 episodes

The Super Sentai Series is the name given to the long-running Japanese superhero team genre of shows produced by Toei Co., Ltd., Toei Agency and Bandai, and aired by TV Asahi. The shows are of the tokusatsu genre, featuring live action characters and colorful special effects, and are aimed mainly at children. The Super Sentai Series is one of the most prominent tokusatsu productions in Japan, alongside the Ultra Series and the Kamen Rider Series, which it currently airs alongside in the Super Hero Time programming block on Sundays. Outside Japan, the Super Sentai Series are best known as the source material for the Power Rangers franchise.

Kamen Rider

Action & Adventure Drama Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1971

Kamen Rider

Action & Adventure Drama Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1971

  • Kamen Rider
  • 5,6/10

32 seasons, 1513 episodes

A Japanese anthology series centered around a man who transforms into a bug-themed superhero.

Kamen Rider

Action & Adventure Drama Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1971

Kamen Rider

Action & Adventure Drama Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1971

  • Kamen Rider
  • 5,6/10

32 seasons, 1513 episodes

A Japanese anthology series centered around a man who transforms into a bug-themed superhero.

Kamen Rider

Action & Adventure Drama Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1971

Kamen Rider

Action & Adventure Drama Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1971

  • Kamen Rider
  • 5,6/10

32 seasons, 1513 episodes

A Japanese anthology series centered around a man who transforms into a bug-themed superhero.

Bleach

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2004

Bleach

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2004

  • Bleach
  • 7,8/10

1 season, 366 episodes

For as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, he finds his life is changed forever. Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling: to protect the living and the dead from evil.

Dragon Ball Z

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1989

Dragon Ball Z

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1989

  • Dragon Ball Z
  • 8,1/10

9 seasons, 291 episodes

Five years have passed since the fight with Piccolo Jr., and Goku now has a son, Gohan. The peace is interrupted when an alien named Raditz arrives on Earth in a spacecraft and tracks down Goku, revealing to him that that they are members of a near-extinct warrior race called the Saiyans.

Dragon Ball Z

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1989

Dragon Ball Z

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 1989

  • Dragon Ball Z
  • 8,1/10

9 seasons, 291 episodes

Five years have passed since the fight with Piccolo Jr., and Goku now has a son, Gohan. The peace is interrupted when an alien named Raditz arrives on Earth in a spacecraft and tracks down Goku, revealing to him that that they are members of a near-extinct warrior race called the Saiyans.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2017

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2017

  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • 8,0/10

1 season, 223 episodes

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!!

Naruto

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2002

Naruto

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2002

  • Naruto
  • 8,3/10

4 seasons, 220 episodes

In another world, ninja are the ultimate power, and in the Village Hidden in the Leaves live the stealthiest ninja in the land. Twelve years earlier, the fearsome Nine-Tailed Fox terrorized the village and claimed many lives before it was subdued and its spirit sealed within the body of a baby boy. That boy, Naruto Uzumaki, has grown up to become a ninja-in-training who's more interested in pranks than in studying ninjutsu.. but Naruto is determined to become the greatest ninja ever!

InuYasha

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2000

InuYasha

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2000

  • InuYasha
  • 7,5/10

2 seasons, 193 episodes

Kagome Higurashi is a modern day young girl who lives with her family by the old Higure shrine. Unbeknownst to Kagome, she is the reincarnation of priestess Kikyo and posseses the "Jewel of Four Souls" (the Shikon jewel). One ill-fated day, Kagome locates an ancient well near her home and is abruptly transported through the well and into a feudal Japan, inhabited by demons. There, she encounters Inuyasha, son of a powerful demon father and a human mother, who is pinned to a tree by an enchanted arrow.