Enhanced Swordsmanship

Enhanced Swordsmanship


What is your go-to spread? Hiei Yu Yu Hakusho is a powerful master swordsman, able to execute mulitple, percise strikes at lightning-fast speed as seen when slashed Seiryu sixteen times in the blink of an eye. They are able to wield a sword with incredible proficiency in speed, power, and skill, allowing them to perform feats such as stopping and deflecting bullets, decimating large objects or areas, cutting through solid material such as steel, and even hold back their strength to deal damage to their foes without killing them. Do we need to bring back mini options with all of these high-priced stocks? He possesses great skill with the sword, able to evenly battle Hiruzen Sarutobi, remotely control it, and even wield the sword within a snake's mouth inside his own throat for close-quarter combat.

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Since there is always another party in these trades why isn't it the inverse analysis - in this case for example that someone really wants to sell way OTM TSLA puts? Bezos surpassed Gates ever-so briefly as richest man in the world. Then there was a selloff.

Are you a buyer or a seller? Earnings season is back! TSLA options tracker - "catastrophe" puts hit the tape today, 20 more Jan 20 puts also trade today.

A double strategy today! A put roll down trade in silver and a modified collar trade in XLF. Aug 8 calls top the charts so far. Listener Question from Darqane: Assigned on short SPX puts means getting long the underlying? But how does that work if it is cash settled? A plan for new trading pit triggers a feud in the U. Puts roll in L Brands Inc.

LB Puts trade in Gap Inc. Welcome to our th episode. Today's special panel includes: It's all strategy in this abridged episode of the Option Block. Today, uncle Mike discusses what you an do when you're not connected to your computer, including:. Everyone is talking about Bitcoin Volatility these days. Where do you stand on Bitcoin after last weeks aggressive downturn?

Let's get back to basics. What's your fav way to go long? Taking the weekend out of the market. Biotech and the effect of the AHCA bill. Crude and the energy section taking it on the chin.

PAA call spreads trade in Praxair, Inc. Did we turn a corner? Do we have a lack of shellac? Everyone wants to be everything. Where do you stand on Bitcoin after last week's aggressive downturn? The Federal Reserve announced a quarter-point rate hike Wednesday as expected.

The market keeps shrugging off news about Trump. The news deluge, with its quasi facts, is making people numb. But recent events have us asking again: What is up with VIX today? How low should VIX go? Are you in the Goldman camp or the Barclay's camp? Gaming segment hot today. Big news out of the E3 show. Comey talks before the Senate - the markets shrug. VIX still in double digits, barely. Mike discusses the importance of having different strategies for different underlying, in similar scenarios.

Why buy these puts? Comey swing and miss. Will we make a new all-time high? Fed news conference next Wednesday. The VIX is back to flirting with its lowest levels ever. Keep an eye on APPL. The World Wide Developer Conference begins this week. Calls trade in Cenovus Energy Inc. Do we need to bring back mini options with all of these high-priced stocks? The crude rally continues. Guess what the number one position in Tesla is right now?

How would you trade? Question from GuruHawk -How do you know the shares were purchased as well? I see the volume on the option But to know workings of intent?

What is going on in the June 16 SPY contract? Market reaction to the decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. How low can VIX go? Calls trade in Pandora Media Inc.

Options Question Of The Week: There are still a lot of big names reporting in earnings season. Which ones are on your options watchlist this week?

A bull rally in the market. Still a lot of big names reporting in earnings season. This volatility implosion is starting to make people nervous. How Low Can It Go in ?

VIX near the single digits at the 10 handle. Is the VIX too low? Tesla, Facebook, Disney and EA. These are crazy times for all markets from commodities to equities and volatility.

Which crazy level will we hit first? The Trumpcare bill and French election, how might they affect vol? Thank you to Steve A for the fan art! Do you trade options on cheap stocks? Looking ahead to AAPL earnings. Wonderful is loving AAPL right now. Quarterly earnings continue to roll with one of the biggest names of the season set to announce Tuesday after the close. Technology giant Apple Inc. In addition, there are other big names announcing as well including Tesla Motors and Pfizer.

Calls trade in Applied Optoelectronics Inc. GGP , puts trade in Excelon Corp. Glad to ask a? Yeah, I got assigned 2 of 3 my put spread.. Seeing the large margin number was not pleasant.. Call spread selling in Thor Industries Inc. Today we have very special guest co-hosts: Question from AndersonInvesting - New to options.

I use TD Ameritrade but currently I do not like it for options. I was looking at Charles Schwab. Any recommendations for an options newbie? Also looking at AMD puts to protect gains averaged in at Earnings date has been announced for May 1st. The year anniversary of the vote to join WWI. VIX pops after Syrian attack. New week highs new highs today: LULU craps the bed. Stock market climbs after economic data, with banks in lead. Tesla produces more PR noise. Vol skew gets dumped. Should technical analysis be applied to VIX?

Stock-market fear threatens a return, as Dow stares at longest losing streak in 6 years. Options BrokerMadness tournament going on now. Comment from VoiceOfReason1 -Options seems far too complicated - too much thinking involved. I follow the penny stock community - they are usually dead accurate. Why the bull run will stay in great shape even as the health bill troubles traders. What's your Zombie weapon of choice? The stock market slipped following Fed rate-hike rally, declining in oil prices.

If you had to buy Volatility-which is the best value? Are SNAP options set for strong demand on their market debut? Fed kicks off tomorrow. Puts trade in Encana Corp. If you had to buy Volatility, which is the best value? An escalating broker price war has begun.

The first big IPO of the year is off to the races. AKA how much movement do you expect? It is a very heavy week as far as economic reports go with a bulk of them coming on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Where did February go? Mar 2 - Jobless Claims. Dow sets sights on 12th straight record close. WarrenBeatty screwed up Best Picture. What is your biggest Options screwup?

How low will it get during the rest of his term? Earnings earlier this week. What is your go-to spread? I buy 1 Feb What am I missing? Why does everyone say this earnings stuff is so hard? Like many burgeoning tech startups, Snap warned that it? Rest of Nasdaq seemed bright green. Question from Richard R.

Is this just the current ATM straddle? The market will be closed Monday, February 20 for Presidents Day. This week in the market - Feb Apple did not reach all time highs, but its close price is an all time highs. All time highs happened on April 28, ICE Cool on Options: Question from Game Day Dog - Hi. I am worried about max risk. How is this different than selling a naked option if my protection is OTM at expiration?

Can you discuss the "surprises" or things to watch for with vertical spreads? DIS earnings on Tuesday: Options QuestionOfTheWeek - With so many different Options expiration cycles available weekly, etc - which duration do you prefer? But there is more than just earnings. The Snapchat IPO looms ahead. Time for another Earnings StraddleBattle: Which stock will outperform its straddle by the largest margin?

Call writer in Coach Inc. STZ and calls trade in Pfizer Inc. Calls trade in Kate Spade Co. Lots of earnings on the horizon. Stocks tumble ahead of Trump inauguration - Dow off Another crazy earnings for NFLX. How a one-two, Trump-Yellen punch may move interest rates. Dow drops about points. Who can slow down the Amazon juggernaut? Oil drop stymies the Dows march to 20, Tech stocks send Nasdaq to record, Apple is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the iPhone.

Gold prices settle at highest level in nearly 6 weeks. The options market is not too worried about retail XRT woes, but should it be? First QuestionOfTheWeek for How will Options volume compare?

A look back at the year in the options market. An overview of Lightspeed Trading with guest co-host Kevin Ott.

Oil falls for the first time in nine days as U. Will be a lighter trading week as many traders and investors will be taking the week off because of the holidays. There are a couple of economic reports worth noting listed below. Calls trade in Globalstar, Inc. Major market indices are pushing record highs. Everyone has protection on the brain. How do you protect your portfolio? Vol off half a handle. How likely is the Fed to make an announcement before the end of the year?

Financial advisors represent the last options frontier. What level of options knowledge do you expect from your advisor? The market and everything else rallied. What's the scoop with the shiny stuff? Stocks mixed as Dow hits another new record high, flirting with 20, Crude and XLE up too. Understanding the minutiae of VIX.

The Tao of Don: Sell or sell not. There is no buy. CrudeOil has been volatile lately. Where will Crude Volatility close on Friday? Apple still up on the year. What might next year look like? Earnings after the bell today: Why was November such a massive month for markets around the world? Commodities are capturing a lot of attention and generating a lot of Volatility. What's your option of choice?

Jobs report and the Fed set the holiday table this week. How the "Trump bump" to the U. What is your option of choice? Goldman insiders underwater options were salvaged by the Trump election.

There are still earnings being released. Great traders need many weapons in their arsenals. But everyone has a favorite. A mild market rally today. VIX cash back below the handle. Yellen says Fed might hike interest rates relatively soon. Jobless claims in U. Oil gets left behind in post-Trump rally. Trump presidency raises questions on the future of Wall St.

Pharma pop on Hillary loss. Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses what to do when you get called away from a covered call. Checking back on the earnings straddles from the top of the show. Who will be in the Trump cabinet? Will tech buyers show up? Dow soars points after FBI clears Clinton again. Are certain volatility funds raising election risk for the stock market?

Earnings today after the bell. Which outcome is most likely? Does that mean Trump will win? The tumultuous presidential election could peak the VIX today.

Emotional uncertain about the election? Stick to your investing plan. Calls trade in Metlife Inc. The big story is the elections, even during earnings season. Will the VIX continue to roll up? A lot of up, a lot of down, but going nowhere. Earnings today before the bell: Earnings today after the bell: Would you please share your thoughts? Dow drops amid weak China data and rate fears.

Will it be a cold winter? Will that spike energy prices? Deutsche Bank says derivatives exposure fears overblown. Twitter shares plunge on report bidders are scarce.

Dow soars as traders await earnings season; Nasdaq near record high. What is your fav way to trade Volatility? The Federal Reserve releases the notes from its last meeting. There are several other economic reports worth noting listed below as Alcoa kicks off another round of quarterly earnings. An anemic day in the market. Deutsche Bank does not need a bailout for now, IMF says. What is your preferred way to trade Volatility? It is that time of the month: Exchange-listed options volume reached ,, contracts in September, up one percent from September volume of ,, contracts.

Quarterly sales numbers are strong. Are we heading for Trump-ocalypse or Clint-astrophe? For more information, please visit the Rocktoberfest website. Most indices closed sharply lower. That means the VIX closed higher. Was Deutsche Bank the biggest story of the day?

The media dropped the dreaded "D" word. Crude is up again. Uncle Mike discusses the biggest frustrations with collars and alternatives to that.

Vol begins to head north again after a big selloff in VIX on Friday. The debates are coming! Merkel has no love for Deutsche Bank. Golf loses a king, Arnold Palmer. What can investors learn from his endorsements? Are you seeing Trump in the rearview mirror?

Interesting turn into exchange consolidation rather than fragmentation. Have you checked out the OptionsHouse blog? OPEC meeting coming up, and they invited Russia. It looks like we were not pessimistic enough on Vol Views last week! How will next weeks first Presidential debate effect vol? Wall Street extends rally after Fed rate decision.

Fed is perilously close to losing its credibility, says economist. It is no longer the Feds market, it is now Apple's market. Volatility is coming back! Wall Street gains on Apple, dimmer chances of rate hike. Dow rebounds points amid rate hike debate. Vol explodes higher and the bulls' confidence is tested. Shares of Tesla Motors Inc.

It is a heavy week as far as economic reports go with Thursday at 7: In addition, quadruple witching expiration takes place on Friday. August this year was the lowest average daily volume for puts and calls since October Bill Gross says Janet Yellen has "Mastered the art of market manipulation. Puts trade in Iridium Communications Inc. Reviewing a trade from last week in Big lots Inc. Gamestop, Ulta Salon, Cosmetics and Fragrance. Mylan NV responded Thursday to backlash over price increases for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment by promising to reduce the costs that some patients pay, though the drugmaker stopped short of saying it would roll back prices or limit future increases.

What to expect from Fed Chair speech at Jackson Hole. UAL , call buying across strikes in Goldcorp Inc. CG , and put spread buying in Big Lots Inc.

Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses trading covered calls, even when they are not paying a lot. Yellen speech at Jackson Hole set to dominate mood on Wall Street. VRX continues its roller coaster ride. Confirmed Monday that it has hired Zoetis executive Paul Herendeen as its new chief financial officer. Looking out 1 month would you rather:.

Earnings highlights for Friday include: New all-time highs across most major indices. Oil rallies yet again; up 1. VIX cash still below the handle. Vertical put buying in Polaris Industries Inc. Strong earnings, surge in oil power Dow to record intraday high. Earnings today include before: Options bears descend on Valeant ahead of earnings. Traders are betting shares are due for even more pain. Non-farm payroll brightens the U. Puts trade in Tupperware Brands Corp. SM , calls trade in Targa Resources Corp.

Takeover rumor sparks busy day in Twitter options. Options Auctions, offering competitive price improvement opportunity. OptionsHouse is now the sponsor of The Option Block. Not many earning today, but a big week is ahead. Apple after the bell tomorrow.

Oil prices fell to two-and-a-half month low. Verizon owns the internet from the 90s, AOL last year, Yahoo today. Calls trade in Crown Castle Inter. The coup that wasn't. A Brexit swoon boosts US options volume to a month high.

Legislation to impose financial transactions tax introduced. Clinton aims "Wall Street" tax at Flash Boys, not banks. Calls trade in ConAgra Foods Inc.

What do the all-stars discuss? The urgency of the Fed to hike has faded away as Brexit further clouded the outlook. Twitter Poll Options Question of the Week: Which products' performance post- Brexit surprised you the most? Options Question of the Week Twitter Poll: Calls go up in Hershey Co. Vol coming in due to holiday weekend. Will there be a selloff due to quarter end?

Will bonds come down at all? Brexit provides a review of pitfalls for options and futures traders. Oil extends decline as Brexit fallout spurs market volatility. Could the Fed potentially reverse course and cut rates?

Results due late Thursday night. Tesla owner Elon Musk wants to acquire SolarCity, another company he owns. Bull call spreads trade in RiteAid Corp.

Much ado about nothing? Is that it for volatility? Goldman slashes stock demand estimates. Beyond The Stock Market: Fed keeps rates unchanged, lowering odds for future hikes. Weak Nonfarms number derailed any Fed plans to raise in June. Calls trade in Activision Blizzard Inc. Today we have a special guest co-host: Billionaire George Soros returns as a Brexit bear. Market not spooked by Yellen today. Brexit worry has radiated around world as poll puts traders on edge.

Calls trade in Xilinx Inc. M , and calls trade in Marriott International Inc. Is the collar skew still favorable?

GLD vs Futures options. The SEC has obtained a court order to freeze the profits of a trader who allegedly manipulated a technology stock through a false regulatory filing traced to a computer in Pakistan. What's coming up from the Fed? What's happening with the ag markets? Brexit and pound skew. Should we sell in May and go away? Will anything useful come out of the Fed meeting? Will the United Kingdom leave the EU?

Yen volatility surges as Central Bank meetings loom. Hedge funds are not what they used to be. Puts trade in Twitter Inc. Last week, the options question of the week was "What is your favorite options trading film? A little flip on volatility. Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world. Will online retailers take over retail stores?

Monsanto cheater, could you be more obvious? Which side are you on? Traders on edge as Staples-Office Depot deal decision looms. Are markets more sensitive to the Fed these days? Earnings "Straddle Battle" pitted Tesla against Alibaba. Other interest in Blizzard, XLE. On the economic calendar this week are the ISM manufacturing index, international trade data and jobless claims on Thursday.

Lastly, the week ends with the all-important monthly employment report for April. Options Traders Brace for Amazon Earnings. Earnings before the bell: Icahn bails out on Apple stock. Nasdaq mulls new exchange to ease trading in illiquid ETFs. Central bank flim flammery.

Stocks drop ahead of earnings onslaught. Traders may just be forced to unwind all those VIX bets. PepsiCo, Hasbro, Morgan Stanley. Options traders brace for another big move for Netflix shares. Pepsi, Chiasma, Hasbro, Morgan Stanley. CITI before the bell tomorrow. CME traders say chances of April interest rate hike are zero. The fear gauge just hit an all-time high. Turbulence for Delta Air Lines, Inc.: Two earnings trades for DAL stock.

Alcoa, Bank of the Ozarks. Uncle Mike Tosaw selling a call spread against a stock you own vs. Stocks tumble amid choppy start to April; Dow drops more than Ally Financial jumps into brokerage business. This Week in the Market: The first full week of April and of the new quarter gets under way as the Federal Reserve releases the minutes from its last session.

A new round of quarterly earnings is not far off. March Madness Poll - Winner: TradeKing, which beat Interactive Brokers in the finals. Drawing winners will be announced on Thursday's Option Block.

An update on March options activity from ISE. Calls trade in Nike Inc. Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses the importance of knowing your exit in a trade before your entrance. Stocks higher as the end to a rocky quarter nears. Yellen killed the strong dollar rally. Calls and puts trade in Dynavax Technologies Corp. Appeals court upholds determination that CBOE patents are invalid.

It may be a trading holiday, but you still need your Option Block fix, right? We dug through the archives to bring you some of the best of Option Block. This episode was posted in November, The most up-to-date result of our March Madness Poll.

Stocks dip, dollar advances in wake of Fed comments. Options traders prepare for "worst of all worlds". Fed scales back rate-rise forecasts as global risks remain.

Earnings after the bell: Question from Alex - Mark and the Options Block Dream Team, I have to keep it going in the same spirit since this is extremely educational and I am still not converted to shorter term selling. I was unfair to ask such a broad question so I will try to be as specific as possible. Clearly theta premium collection is not interesting in my strategy yet. Most likely the next time the underlying will GAP down significantly is during earnings.

Hence I can either avoid the period around earnings close prior to earnings and reopen after or gamble and keep my position through and essentially taking a risk of becoming a 'long term' investor with the underlying being in high 70s and then do a Wheel of Fortune kind of strategy on it. Speculation aspect of my simple strategy - 1 Volatility will mean revert down 2 I strongly believe that this is a Side-Ways year for the entire US Market including the technology sector.

Hence I believe I can capitalize on this speculation if I extend further out in my short selling. Regarding Baby Sitting question. I can do some low frequency rolling on the Delta. I have done once already. I agree there is nothing much else to do here. Lets forget about Shorter Term Selling and Theta Premium for a second and its nice exponential properties near expiry.

The follow up question is which is hopefully more particular: Vol dropped 7bp since I entered but there is room for much more.

I understand that drawing a line in the sand say I close when vol drops to 40s or 30s is a very good and practical way. But are there any other ways to lock in some Vega premium without fully closing on the strategy? I am a hardcore Quant guy who understands the theoretical part of Options valuation and Greeks inside out including some very exotic derivatives structures calendar year asian options, swaptions, generation assets etc.

That said, ironically, most folks like me are not very good with the practical aspects of Options trading so I hope I am not dumbing down the show with my impractical questions smile emoticon. Fed to sit tight on rates at March meet, hint at hikes to come. Big news today from an options exchange perspective: Investors greeted the Nasdaq deal to buy International Securities Exchange, the US options business of Deutsche Borse, with some skepticism on Thursday, sending Nasdaq shares down as much as 3.

Calls trade in Club Corp. Traders are betting the Federal Reserve will next raise U. Calls trade in Alcoa Inc. Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses getting back into a trade you got out of, that has continued to go your way since. VIX now has a handle. Huge contango in the VIX. Who blew the all-clear signal? Cage match in junk stocks. CBOE reported that total trading volume in February was OCC announces cleared contract volume increased in February.

OCC announced that total cleared contract volume in February was ,, contracts. Why buy when you can make your own? What is Europe going to do? Puts trade in Chesapeake Energy Inc. In his first ever strategy block, Andrew discusses what makes a butterfly take off. Traders are now taking the possibility of a Trump presidency seriously. What was once thought to be a flight of fancy is moving ever closer to becoming reality, with one of the real estate moguls rivals, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, declaring that Trump may be "unstoppable" if he dominates the upcoming Super Tuesday contests.

Gold allure burnished by Fed outlook as treasuries lag: Treasury year futures may continue to underperform gold over the medium-term in a global fixed-income environment punctuated by negative rates as the relative opportunity cost of holding the yellow metal decreases. Gold goes for a ride. SeaWorld earnings today after the bell and taking it on the chin. Calls and puts go up in Restoration Hardware Inc. RH , call spreads go up in Marathon Petroleum Corp.

Stocks may have rebounded from their recent lows, but the option market still implies a big chance that stocks plummet anew before the year is out. Now a pale shadow of what it used to be. Puts trade in Zoetis Inc. The market looks to keep the bullish rally going. Four of the five most traded Tesla options on Wednesday were put options, but it was not clear whether investors were buying or selling them. Nokia, PepsiCo, After the bell: No show on Monday, February 15 due to the market holiday.

Next show on Thursday, February 18 is our live th episode spectacular! Stocks take another beating: LNKD after the bell. Is oil driving the stock market - and should traders care? OCC announced total cleared contract volume for the month of January was up four percent from January with ,, contracts, marking the third highest January on record. ISE Mercury to launch on February 16, Options on Google parent Alphabet Inc were busy on Monday ahead of the its quarterly results that could help it unseat Apple Inc as the most valuable company in the world.

Calls trade in The Kroger Co. KR , calls and puts trade in Twitter Inc. How did AMZN do? The Fed begins a two-day meeting tomorrow. The probability of a rate increase this week has stayed low after the December liftoff, and chances of a March boost have fallen to one-in-four from even odds at the start of the year. Wall Street pay takes a hit, braces for deeper cuts.

Yellen to keep Fed rate options open amid turbulent markets. Calls trade in NewCastle Investment Corp. Earnings season kicks off: Last week was the worst start to a trading year in history. An early rally lost steam later in the session. Does the lack of IPOs signal a looming recession? Fear makes oil options increasingly expensive. Tosaw discusses the importance of "drawing a line in the sand" and having a plan.

Hysterics are creeping back into the market in the New Year. This question seems to be popping up all over the place this week. Is this all over again? Chinas 29 minutes of chaos: Apple cash per share: Another quiet earnings week. The market kicks off its first week of with several economic reports including Fed minutes on Wednesday and the jobs report on Friday.

OCC cleared contract volume third highest ever at 4. Options traders adding to bullish bets on Europe stocks for Tosaw discusses what to do if you are selling a put and the market goes against you.

A shortened holiday week, so not much is moving on the street. Upside move in Taser. VIX jumped 14 percent Monday to Oil led an early retreat among commodities Monday, sliding more than 3 percent from a three-week high as Iran repeated its goal of boosting exports after sanctions on the country are lifted. No quarterly reports of note are scheduled for this holiday-shortened week. After the first of the year, Walgreens and Monsanto are among those set to report.

The fourth-quarter earnings season begins in mid-January. Originally published on August 25, , this episode focused on the biggest single point drop ever in the DJIA. Also, chicken little was referenced. The DJIA briefly slumped more than 1, points, its biggest point-drop ever. VIX Cash hit The VIX jumped as much as 90 percent to The Force is not strong with Disney. Dow sets mark for most volatile December since The Bad of apple of the stock market this month: Oil prices hit year low as global supply balloons.

This week, we are digging through the archives to bring you highlights from the Option Block catalog. Ganondorf The Legend of Zelda series , in multiple incarnations, is a very talented swordsman, able to fight on par with Link in their final battles. Zero Megaman series is the most skilled swordsman of the Maverick Hunters. Thanks to Learning System, he is able to learn new techniques from every Maverick he destroys.

Revengeance is such a skilled swordsman that he was able to single-handedly defeat a hit squad of ten mob enforcers armed with machine guns. Vamp Metal Gear Solid wields incredible skill with both throwing and close-combat knives. Solidus Snake Metal Gear Solid 2: Travis Touchdown No More Heroes is a very skilled assassin and is very formidable is the art of swordplay.

Kennedy Resident Evil possesses incredible skill with knives. Incredibly skilled lightsaber duelist, Galen Marek Star Wars: Captain LeFwee Sly Cooper is a swordsman who is surprisingly deadly despite his small stature. El Jefe Sly Cooper is skilled in using dual kanta blades. Nightmare Soulcalibur wields the soul-sucking Soul Edge. Raphael Sorel Soulcalibur series is well known for his fencing style of swordsmanship. He is relatively swift in terms of speed and uses his thrusts as his main strength.

Mii Swordfighters Super Smash Bros. Youmu Konpaku Touhou Project is skilled in using two blades at once. Akame Akame Ga Kill is a tremendously skilled master swordswoman with her deadly sword Murasame. Much like her sister, Kurome Akame Ga Kill is a deadly swordswoman, and her sword Yatsufusa can manipulate the dead.

Esdeath Akame ga Kill has tremendous skills in swordmanship, allowing her to fight on equal level with an Evolved Incursio enhanced Tatsumi. Rin Okumura Ao no Exorcist can coat his blade in blue flames called the Flames of Satan wielding it with finesse.

Sephiria Arks Black Cat is a master swordswoman, capable of vaporizing an opponent at a molecular level. Ichigo Kurosaki Bleach is highly skilled sword specialist, with skill capable of competing on equal grounds against the sword masters of Byakuya Kuchiki and Kenpachi Zaraki's caliber. Renji Bleach is highly skilled in various swordsmanship techniques. Rose Bleach views himself as a capable swordsman, as he was certain that he could deal with Kensei in their battle without releasing.

Shinji Bleach is implied to be a powerful combatant, being a Shinigami captain and the unofficial leader among the Visored. Komamura Bleach is highly proficient in swordsmanship, and is more than capable of holding his own against the likes of Kenpachi. As a former captain, Love Bleach is no doubt quite skilled in swordsmanship.

Ginjo Bleach is a skilled swordsman, managing to fight against Ichigo for a while. Kenpachi Zaraki Bleach is a master swordsman, and after killing Unohana his true strength is realized. Yachiru Unohana Bleach has mastery over all schools of swordsmanship in the world.

Zangetsu Bleach is considered to be a swordsmanship specialist. Yamamoto Bleach is one of the most powerful swordsman in Soul Society.

Byakuya Bleach is a master of sword, possessing flawless precision and performing lethal attacks with little effort. Sosuke Aizen Bleach is an exceptionally powerful master swordsman, able to destroy Shikai and even Bankai of powerful Shinigamis relying solely on his sword skills….

Gin Ichimaru Bleach is able to maximize the lethality of Shinso's Shikai to slay multiple enemies at once. Satori Tamaba Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism is an unpredictable master of Keishi-ryu, and freely switch between ten different swordsmanship styles. The Sword CardCaptor Sakura has the power to make the heart's strength of anyone who wields it with a mighty heart becomes a master swordsman, such as Rika Sasaki.

Ikki Kurogane Chivalry of a Failed Knight has trained his skill and dexterity in swordmanship to absolute prefection, allowing him to take down the strongest Blazers relying solely on his sword skills. Breaker is a great swords-fighter. The One Being Sought Code: Breaker is a master swordsman, and can quick draw so fast that it looks like he can cut without even drawing his blade.

Breaker is a skilled swordswoman. Gray-man is a very skilled swordsman, even without needing the usage of his sword's special abilities. Bell Cranel DanMachi is highly skilled swordsman. Aiz Wallenstein DanMachi is a master swordswoman, her sword skills are of the greatest caliber. Veronica Lautreamont Dragonar Academy is a extremely powerful master swordswoman, to the point she was called the Iron-Blooded Valkyrie.

Future Trunks Dragon Ball Z is able to wield his sword with effective finesse and speed, allowing to take down multiple opponents and even ultimately kill Frieza. Dabura Dragon Ball series is able to create his Darkness Sword.

Not only does his swordsmanship allow him to take on powerful opponents such as Gohan, but he can encase it fire to increase its damage output. Tapion Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon draws his Brave Sword. Fusion Reborn is able to cut through entire dimensions with a single swing. Erza Scarlet's Fairy Tail skills in swordsmanship are of the highest caliber. Gray Fullbuster Fairy Tail is a proficient swordsman, able to wield ice magic blades with masterful dexterity. Sugarboy Fairy Tail is skilled with a sword called the Rosa Espada which can liquified anything.

Imitatia Fairy Tail is an incredibly powerful swordswoman, able to make great use of her Rose Sword to attack the weak points of an opponent's body in order to maximize damage. Panther Lily Fairy Tail is a skilled swordsman with different blades such as the size changing Musica.

Dimaria Yesta Fairy Tail is a master Swordswoman that is strong enough to push Kagura back even with her Archenemy sword unsheathed, even cause things to cut without physical contact. King Bradley Fullmetal Alchemist is known to have an inhuman level of skill in swordsmanship, being able to wield up to five swords simultaneously. Gintoki Sakata Gintama is a master swordsman veteran, having defeated skilled and powerful opponents with just a wooden sword.

Imai Nobume Gintama is a master swordswoman and assassin, her strikes having been compared to that of a grim reaper: Saeko Busujima Highschool of the Dead is extremely masterful in Kendo. Despite his mediocre swordsmanship, Inuyasha's InuYasha strength in sheer force of the Tessaiga has allowed him to defeat both demons and humans of terrifying power.

Though his skills do improve, he still prefers the direct approach whenever he is in battle. He is able to battle Inuyasha to a standstill and even combat against the forces of Naruku. Being completely self taught, Shin of the Hi Shin Unit Kingdom is a extraordinarily talented and skilled master swordsman…. Kyou Kai Kingdom is a dangerously fearsome and talented master swordswoman…. Kyou of Six Great Generals Kingdom was a extremely proficient swordswoman who dealt considerable damage to the Bushin , Hou Ken during their dual.

Kou Yoku of the Thunder Kingdom is a heavily offense oriented master swordsman…. Fu Tei of Zhao Kingdom is exceptionally quick and wields his dual swords with considerable flashy skill…. Despite his skinny appearance and usually seen taking a more tactical route when it comes to fighting, Kei Sha, The Slient Hunter Kingdom is a skilled fighter in swordsmanship….

Being a chief of Assassination, Sa Ji Kingdom is a proficient fighter in swordsmanship…. Darkray Kurohime wielding the Death Angel Sword in her weapon form, along with five others. Sasuke Uchiha Naruto is a extremely skilled master swordsman.

Using Chidori Katana, he easily killed an army of highly skilled Samurais. He was capable of decimating numerous opponents with a few slashes, claiming that his sword "never cut a second time". Samurai Naruto specialize in Kenjustu and can coat their swords in chakra to increase the sharpness and create versatile blade attacks. Killer B Naruto has developed his swordplay to an incredible level, possessing a unique fighting style, Acrobat. Orochimaru Naruto wields the Sword of Kusanagi.

He possesses great skill with the sword, able to evenly battle Hiruzen Sarutobi, remotely control it, and even wield the sword within a snake's mouth inside his own throat for close-quarter combat. Being one of the Legendary Sainin Orochimaru Naruto is very skilled in Kenjutsu alone, as being able to face on par with his trained son.

Madara Uchiha Naruto is also a tremendously skilled master swordsman, he could cut down an army of shinobis with masterful precision. Roronoa Zoro One Piece is an extremely powerful master swordsman who aims to be the Strongest Swordsman in the world…. Three Thousand Worlds he split Pica's gigantic stone form. However, because Ryuma has a much stronger body than Brook does, the power of the techniques is amplified to a much higher level as he was able wield Shusui with destructive effect. Kizaru One Piece is extremely proficient in swordsmanship.

As displayed by his Ama no Murakumo , he was able to battle figures such as Silvers Rayleigh…. Water Law One Piece is extremely skillful in wielding his Nodachi Kikoku , a sword about as tall as he is. Admiral Fujitora One Piece is a blind master swordsman who combines his unnamed gravity Devil Fruit power with his swordsmanship to cause massive gravitational pull on his opponents and objects such as meteors.

Diamante One Piece is highly skilled at swordsmanship, having taught sword skills to a young Trafalgar Law, who is a skilled swordsman himself. His abilities are great enough for him to evenly match Kyros, the previous, undefeated winner of the Corrida Colosseum.


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