Year In Review: Best Swords Of 2023

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We're wrapping up 2023 on a high note! This year, our collection got much bigger, thanks to some cool new Anime swords and noteworthy handcrafted katanas. We rolled out interesting new Bleach swords that added to an already awesome collection, which made the year even more exciting. Join us as we look back at the top favorites that have earned a coveted place on our roster of best-selling swords for the year 2023.

Fantasy Swords: Bleach, Demon Slayer and More

This sword is a replica of Ichigo Kurosaki's Zanpakutō Zangetsu. After his Bankai sword was broken, he discovered that he possesses a Zanpakutō from inherited fusion of his Shinigami/Hollow powers. After coming to terms with his heritage and powers, he gains access to his true Zanpakutō which had been suppressed all this time..

This is a replica Geralt of Rivia's Sword in The Witcher 3. He boasts extraordinary reflexes and strength, coupled with unparalleled proficiency in swordsmanship. Geralt wields two swords - a silver sword for monsters and magical creatures, and a steel sword for ferocious animals and the occasional bandits.

This sword is a replica of Kenpachi Zaraki's Melee-Type Zanpakutō Nozarashi. The Tsuka and Saya are white, and the blade is notched due to the spiritual disharmony between it and its wielder. However, it can still cut through almost anything.

This sword is a replica of Ichigo Kurosaki's Tensa Zangetsu. It is believed to be his true and final Bankai as revealed in the Thousand-Year Blood War arc. After discovering his heritage and powers, he was left with two pure black blades as his Zanpakuto.

Collectors and Martial Arts Swords

Purple is the name of the game here. From its blade to its Ito and Sageo, this Katana is not shy about its colouring. Sheathed in a solid polished Saya, this sword has it where it counts, and it's just as solid on the training field as any other sword.

This training ready katana combines an intricate black saya with a thousand flowers with a blue/red blade steel blade that is not afraid of anything. This katana is ready for battle and will take on any opponent.

This straight ninja sword in black and grey is the subtle companion for those who wander in the night. A contemporary take on a classic piece.

Honourable mentions - Gaining in Popularity

This sword is a replica of Sōsuke Aizen's Illusion-Type Zanpakutō Kyōka Suigetsu. The sword has a hexagonal Tsuba and a green Tsuka. Its Shikai is released by the word "Kudakero", the sword creates an illusion that the target will attack as an enemy. The hypnosis is so strong that the target is compelled to attack it even if the target is aware that it's only an illusion.

This is a replica of Yoriichi Tsugikuni Nichirin Katana. Yoriichi is the greatest swordsman to have ever lived and the first person ever to be able to turn his Nichirin Sword into a bright red color as he was born with the mark that presumably gave users the ability to turn their blade bright red.

This sword is a replica of the protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki's melee-type Zanpakutō Zangetsu marked by a long blade. Its Shikai, Getsuga Tenshō, releases a ranged wave attack of spiritual energy, while its Bankai, Tensa Zangetsu, amplifies the Getsuga Tenshō to an untold extent.

New Swords - Some of the Newest Best Sellers In Our Collection

Aerondight is a silver blade designed for fighting monsters foes but proves less effective against humans. In the series, this sword stands out for its exceptional qualities – it is light, razor-sharp, and perfectly fits the hand.

This sword is a replica of Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto's Ryūjin Jakka Zanpakutō. It is said to be the oldest and most powerful fire-type Zanpakutō in Soul Society.

The cool blue pattern on the blade against the warm brown color of the tsuka makes this katana truly appealing. With intricately crafted tsuba capped off by a sleek black saya, this sword is not only excellent on display but also great in training battle.

This sword is a replica of Renji Abarai's Melee-Type Zanpakutō Zabimaru. The sword is poison red from its Tsuka to its Saya and has a rectangular Tsuba marked by scale-like patterns.