When you get right down to it who is the undisputed greatest martial artist in all of /a/?
For the sake of argument let's base 'best' on pure skill and not planet blasting faglords like Goku.
Kenshiro is modeled after Bruce Lee and is the undisputed greatest martial art master of all time. His fingers can explode tanks and cure cancer.
Nigga can even destroy planets.
But Goku is the most skilled martial artist.
It's just how he approaches life, son. Pay attention.
so being an amoral supermonster is what makes you the best warrior in the end? I guess that makes sense
Goku you fagget or would you prefer naruto, luffy or the bleach guy instead?
Furinji "The Invincible Superman" Hayato
Hanma "The Strongest Living Creature" Yujirou
>makes the mute speak
>makes the blind see
Is there anything he can't do?
cure radiation poisoning
He can't kill zombies
Bring back Edd's mom
Prevent people he loves from dying horrible deaths.
Who's got the best technique?
Domon from G Gundam was pretty fucking strong, imo.
I wouldn't say undisputed. I mean, irl-Rock Lee gets my vote, but a lot of people think that Tyson could have taken him
he can't save the world because it's already dead
le upvote :^)
Fuck off back to Gaia.
It's time for you to leave.
BECAUSE THEY ARE ALREADY DEAD!
My apologies. I saved that years ago when le may-mays were completely unknown outside of 4chan, and forgot what was on it.
>not planet blasting faglords
If we're talking realistic, this fucker is a strong contender.
No one? Really?
Boxing is not a martial art and brute retarded strength is not a skill.
Confirmed not knowing shit about the sweet science.
Confirmed for being a total retard.
I wish boxing was still big
Don't be like that.
You're making the all too common mistake of forgetting that Goku is a fucking fantastic martial artist in light of the fact that the combat largely devolves into speed lines and light shows at a certain point in Dragonball.
He is a monstrously skilled hand to hand combatant. If you have any doubt of this, go rewatch The World's Strongest.
2000 YEAR OLD MARTIAL ART
>ctrl + f "Bushido Brown"
Ya'll niggas need a good beating
Takamura is one of the few boxers of the manga who is a knuckle dragging gorilla resorting to arm flailing when all else fails
Good job adoring the second most retarded character of Ippo
Me and you both.
Zekka wasn't the greatest martial artist.
He was the strongest.
Claw Shrimp guy was a better martial artist, he just didn't have one of those super-bodies.
By the end of the series Goku's punches had to have been in the mach 10k+ range.
Power =/= Skill
Skill means shit when there's no power behind the punches. You let me know how well your skill is working out for you when Goku pounds you into dust with a single punch.
He would have killed Shishio instantly with no effort.
>tfw you will never be ten years old again rushing home from school to catch Toonami and the next all new episode of DBZ
Not OP but disregarding the powerlevel bullshit I still can't see Goku as a martial artist. Putting on a gi and throwing punches and kicks shouldn't make you a martial artist. He has no definite style. If so then him and Krillin and all other students of the of that style would fight the same.
kenshin. Because fuck you kendo is also a martial art
>Skill means shit when there's no power behind the punches.
Then why does a more skilled and experienced opponent always overcome stronger foes?
Is that Aquaman?
Depends on what you consider most important when defining "greatest"
Is it mastery of martial arts?
Or is it the ability to beat the shit out of everyone else?
Miyamoto Musashi. He's invincible under the sun, or haven't you heard?
The thread is about skill, not power. Please stop posting.
Only to get home and have the arc start over from halfway through again.
The grand master in Kenichi.
Because you watch too much anime and tv shows.
>Miyamoto Musashi. He's invincible under the sun, or haven't you heard?
I heard that he got his leg fucked and has been farming.
Not to mention he's not a very good martial artist.
I wish it could be big without every major fight being fixed.
He'll be defeated by his son 1v1 before the end of the story so no.
He lost only once, remained undefeated after. No bullshit super powers, just raw fighting ability.
Only seen the anime so I can't say much about what happens later.
Yujiro was the best fighter, but I think Kaku was the most skilled fighter in the manga
Does netero from hxh count? He pretty much has godlike powers because of how skilled he is.
Sexy Commando is the best martial art ever created, you can't prove me wrong.
By that standard, Guts is a far superior martial artist, since he beat 100 men (vs 70), came out not crippled, and fought with less of an advantage.
I'll never get over this guys shitty anatomy.
He took an arrow almost at the start of it too.
Depends on what you mean by "technique."
If you mean who has the most powerful/effective special abilities, it goes to Kenshiro with ease.
If you mean who has the finesse, the battle sense, the often sought but rarely achieved marriage of power and grace, I'd go with Baki Hanma.
Musashi is a boring character loosely inspired by the historical figure of the same name whose life events were embellished. He's like those zen masters who boast a 250-0 record then get destroyed once they meet a real fighter.
Too bad Guts is still inferior to this guy, who's not even the best in the series.
Pussy-disparity = greatness.
But King has beaten Saitama multiple times already.
Yujiro could do everything Kaku could do and more. As he showed, he was just too powerful to every have to heavily rely on technique even though he could successfully utilize it.
And Baki was the most skilled by the end. I'd say.
Talk to me when he fights more than armored peasants.
But don't you know, strength is beauty.
>Using the incorrect word
It's spelled Guts.
Definitely. Netero is a gangster.
But he'd still get fucked up by Krillin.
Guts is a much better fighter.
He even has experience killing exactly that type of enemy.
Plus, he has a gun.
Caerula is the most impressive for going up against superhuman cyborgs without enhancements.
And a martial art which breaks down to 'I will invariably kill you in X moves' is kinda ridiculous.
i stand my ground sir
Guts bites his thumb at you sir
Don't say sir.
It makes you sound like a neckbeard.
Also, you're wrong.
Get on his level, fags.
Op said planet blasting faggots don't count. If weak ass piccolo was able to blow up the moon early in the series than krillin could do the same. Nobody on dbz should even be mentioned in this thread. So as far as this goes netero is still the most skilled and strongest in this thread so far.
The REAL Son Goku is a better martial artist than most characters here.
Yeah, she's probably the most skilled martial artist, as she's the only one who was actually around to study them.
>So as far as this goes netero is still the most skilled and strongest in this thread so far.
Netero would get destroyed by Kenshiro.
I'd have to agree. Master Asia and Domon were the best. They defeated every other countires best too.
If Kenshiro is able to learn and perfectly master every martial art he sees, if he saw Goku fight would he gain DBZ powers?
The best martial artist in Shamo is that magical judo guy.
Followed by Ryo himself, in his prime against Sugawara
There's really no need to be so butthurt
What part of "Hokuto Shinken is invincible" did you not understand?
I'm pretty sure her brother killed her ass though. But regardless, one of those two are the best.
>Caerula is the most impressive for going up against superhuman cyborgs without enhancements.
Actually Zazie and a few others do that too, but they use guns and weird pseudo-psychic powers and other bullshit respectively, so they don't really count here.
Ignored by the author.
Worst part of the manga.
Netero would be able to trow so many fucking punches at him before he could even blink. And thats nothing but pure skill. Something he attained by training. Inform yourself.
Zazie has enhancements and used robotic arms.
Caerula is 100% organic and was light years ahead of Alita.
Alita only avoided death because she was literally TOO far behind.
She's not really a martial artist, but:
>Copies your skills perfectly and makes them better
It's kinda bullshit but counts for a lot.
>Netero would be able to trow so many fucking punches at him before he could even blink.
Do you know who you're talking about now?
It is painful how obvious it is that you have not seen/read HnK. I know what Netero is capable of . You clearly don't know what Hokuto Shinken/Kenshiro are capable of.
Take your own advice. You're embarrassing yourself.
>trying to talk to Kenshiro about speed
Is hiding in a haystack to surprise the unwary a martial skill?
That was pretty much because she let him. Shichika had Togame turn out the lights so she couldn't see anything, which was her "special power". She said as she died that she wanted to anyway.
>Letting his friends die to opponents who out-league them because he needs to jerk off for 30 episodes
>A good approach on life
But he gets killed by those ole niggas
Stop using hawk scans
And it's more like 500 pounds.
What if kenshiro taught Saitama hokuto no ken?
Ken would never teach it to such a self serving guy.
you're wrong. shishio had already seen his technique and was able to stop it. or did you forget that?
>Stop using hawk scans
I'm not even him, and I'm still telling you this.
Fuck off. No one fucking cares. You're not cool. His pic was just fine for posting purposes.
The author literally admitted that he was by far and away the strongest character in the series.
Okay, by your guys' fucking logic, Bandou is the best martial artist because the only time anybody ever could land a hit on him in a fist fight was when he was literally blind with an arm missing.
>propagating the efforts of a group that not only made up translations, but is responsible for the who gatsu shit
Neo-/a/ pls leave
Not him, but yeah that other anon should stop posting outdated scans, even if the topic at hand doesn't warrant good quality pages with proper translation. You getting mad over that is as silly.
>B-ville was annihalated
Back to reddit.
What are you even talking about?
Hiko was the strongest character in the series. It's been explicitly stated. Stop trying to make fetch happen.
>Implying I would download elfen fucking lied
He clearly just grabbed the pic from an aggregate page for convenience.
Get over yourselves.
well, I guess I can't fault you there.
But you should really not give money to those people.
He's done that though, one of the filler villains from the beginning of the anime summoned zombies
It was that weird fucking dude with the giant afro and the Lennon glasses
And we're free to point it out to him for convenience.
Nah, I specifically chose Hawk scan from manga reader
>implying he's got anything on King
He is the World's Strongest, after all.
But all Yui did was copy his enemy's abilitys
The guys Guts kills aren't even armored peasants, just malnourished peasants.
He wouldn't get half as far as he does without his special sword and birth hax, let alone berserker armor.
Guts nearly kicked the bucket fighting 100 normal soldiers while wounded.
The fact that you used having a gun as an attribute for being manly says enough about how you rationalize.
Purple faggot was a shit tier soldier anyways who somehow managed to lead an entire army by simply Attack -> Move.
People like you think Kenshiro is the best because you think Bruce Lee was the best.
Muhammad Ali was the best fighter to have ever lived.
This is why Goku is number 1, and Kenshro is 2.
this guy gets it!
Rock Lee (no relation)
The best in realistic martial arts? Sakata Gintoki maybe.
Also, Ranma is a very strong.
Did you not read his fight with bryan hawk? Even when unconscious he still has the instinctive technique to shit on that nigger.
If we can discount aliens, then Krillin.
Bushido Brown, any other choice is racist
Ryuuji Mutou from Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru is sort of realistic and has some skill. Kohinata is pretty cool too, but he is way too much of a wuzz. As a karate practitioner I love this manga.
Don't be a fag.
this guy over here
Setting aside powerlevels garbage shows, the normal human being with the best martial arts skills is probably Spike.
Ranma > Spike
Zekka is bad ass
I would think that counts as a bullshit power instead of actual skill. Especially since she loses that ability when she becomes an adult. Not to mention that despite the ability, she brute forced just about everything.
He's not even best in his own universe, Ed's dad handed him his ass.
>implying that weak shit you're hyping up could last five fucking seconds against this fellow
But Goku has skill. He learn with his grandfather Gohan, Muten Roshi, Kami and even Grand kai.
So he learn earth martial arts and even alien martial arts. He is the best.
She can't copy anything beyond her physical ability.
>Muhammad Ali was the best fighter to have ever lived.
you are retarded
>Muhammad Ali was the best fighter to have ever lived.
Not the best of boxing. And a very weak in real fights. Bruce would have killed him with one kick.
Bruce wasnt even the best martial artist
Of course, but he was a really strong master.
yujiro, baki, kaku kaio
>captcha "evidently dstart" hahahah
He couldn't even beat Vegeta. How is he to beat superior fighters? Explain this.
Did Bruce approve if being rigid with one style? Also, bite to win if you have to.
I'd honestly like to see him try to play table tennis using only a pair of nunchuku.
Really hope you don't think that's real.
Mazuo Shozan crosses the line from barely realistic (handstand pushups on his pinkies) to Baki-tier (punches through riot shields) pretty well.
Sadly not real, /a/non. Man did have a pretty nasty kick on him though.
>implying weakling Guts who wasn't even as strong as Griffith at the time can take on a man who wades through thousands of soldiers like a morning stroll.
Do you even know who that guy in the picture is faggot?
>implying Ma Chao wouldn't kill Zodd if the latter underestimated him like he did with Guts and Griffifth.
Ali wasn't even the greatest boxer in his time period, what would make you think he is the greatest fighter?
And he isn't even the best.
But that's exactly what Zodd does, retard. He's hurled himself at armies for 300 years and never got a scratch before Guts fought him...and that was before he got the dragonslayer.
Goku. Not also is he a great martial artist, but he can also destroy planets.
Yuu from Holyland.
Much love for that homeslice.
Yui or toshino kyouko
Bruce Lee is indisputably the greatest martial artist that we know much about. Ali was the smartest boxer, but that's the extent of it. You should read some of Bruce Lee's writings, they're very interesting, he writes a lot about styles and the folly of them, about the roles of attack and defense, how to express yourself as an artist (whether it's martial arts or any other art). Was Bruce the best fighter ever? No-one knows, but it seems unlikely, been a lot of fighters with much longer lives, spent on battlefields and in life or death duels. But is Bruce the most important martial arts inventor and thinker of modern times? No question.
Not sure why people are putting Kenshiro on the top of the Hokuto food chain. Toki was clearly leagues stronger than King of the Century Raoh or Kenshiro at any stage, even with SUPER CANCER. Kenshiro and Raoh both remark about his exquisite technique that even constantly impressed them.
Are you a casual or a newfag?