Onimusha is a supernatural action anime series directed by Takashi Miike. Based on a landmark action game of the same name, the Netflix series is set in Japan’s early Edo Period and it revolves around Miyamoto Musashi, who embarks on a secret mission armed with a mythical weapon to vanquish the demons lurking in the dark. So, if you loved the Netflix anime series here are some similar shows you could watch next.
Samurai Champloo (Hulu & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Gintama is a story of a handyman named Gintoki, a samurai with no respect for rules set by the invaders, who’s ready to take any job to survive. He and his gang, however, are also among the very few who have not forgotten the morale of a swordsman. Wherever they go, all they do is to create troubles. Troubles that they of course try to solve, but in reality…
Rurouni Kenshin (Hulu & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Welcome to the Meiji Era. Japan is a land experiencing times of troubled peace and renewal after a long and bloody civil war. Swords and killing are outlawed, but all is not as well as it would seem. Lurking in the shadows are many survivors of the revolution awaiting their chance for vengeance. Only the former government assassin, Kenshin Himura can keep the peace. Kenshin gives up the life …
Dororo (Prime Video)
Synopsis: In Japan’s Warring States period, Lord Daigo Kagemitsu makes a pact with 12 demons, exchanging his unborn son for the prosperity of his lands. The child is born malformed and is set adrift in a river, while Kagemitsu’s lands thrive as promised. Years later, young thief Dororo encounters the mysterious “Hyakkimaru”, a boy whose arms are blades and whose visionless eyes seem able to see monsters.
Blade of the Immortal (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Edo, an era of warriors. There lived an immortal man, the Slayer of Hundreds, ‘Manji.’ He meets Rin, who has sworn vengeance for her parents. Rin’s grudge is against a group of swordmasters – Ittou-ryu. She asks Manji to be her bodyguard on her journey. He refuses, but then sees his late sister in Rin. So began the violent struggle that would bring even the immortal Manji to his knees.
Blue Eye Samurai (Netflix)
Synopsis: This provocative and visually stunning cinematic series immerses the viewer in a world of vivid adult animation with a live-action edge. Set in Edo-period Japan, BLUE EYE SAMURAI follows Mizu (voiced by Maya Erskine), a mixed-race master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge.
Shigurui (Crunchyroll & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Two damaged warriors wear the scars of a violent past. As rivals for the secrets of their master’s sword, and his daughter’s hand, these samurai inflict wounds on each other that would destroy lesser men. The final chapter of their saga unfolds within a brutal tournament arranged to satisfy the bloodlust of a cruel tyrant. The disfigured legends must summon the strength for one last battle.
Vinland Saga (Netflix, Prime Video & Crunchyroll)
Synopsis: Around the end of the millennium, Viking, the mightiest but atrocious tribe, had been outbreaking everywhere.Thorfinn, the son of the greatest warrior, lived his childhood in the battlefield. He was seeking the land of reverie called Vinland.This is the story of a true warrior in an age of turmoil.