My Top 100 Favorite Anime and Manga Battles (84 – 80)

My Top 100 Favorite Anime and Manga Battles (84 – 80)

84 – Chun Li vs Vega


The Combatants:

  1. Chun Li – she’s the first female player character in the street fighter series.
  2. Vega – assassin, shallow fighter with a claw on one hand and a mask.

Location: Street Fighter 2


The Battle:

Bison sends Vega to New York City to assassinate Chun-Li. He attacks her while she’s in her apartment. Their fight is bloody and violent. Chun Li picks up a couch and throws it at Vega’s head. She then uses her “Spin Bird Kick”, and stomps on his face. This forces Vega into a rage as he’s extremely shallow. He gains the advantage, but at one point in the fight Chun Li runs up the wall and knocks him to the ground. After that she take’s control over the fight, finishing him with her  “the Hyakuretsukyaku”. She knock’s him threw a wall, and passes out due to blood lost.


83 – Aizen vs Yoruichi , Urahara and Isshin


The Combatants:

  1. Aizen – is the former captain of the 5th Division in the Gotei 13.
  2. Yoruichi – former captain of the 2nd Division of the Gotei 13
  3. Urahara – is the former captain of the 12th Division of the Gotei 13.
  4. Isshin – is the former captain of the 10th Division, father of Ichigo Kurosaki.

Location: Bleach Chapter (402 – 405)


The Battle:

Urahara arrives, and after some banter Aizen stabs Urahara without warning . Urahara’s uses a gigai and his body appears to burst. He reappears and uses “Bakudo #61. Rikujokoro”. Aizen asks Urahara “what he will do after constricting him”. Urahara then uses “Bakudo #63. Sajo Sabaku , “Bakudo #73. Kuyo Shibari then he uses “Hado #91. Senju Koten Taiho”. Aizen claims that the “Hogyoku” has “made him invincible”. Urahara puts “energy cuffs” on Aizen.Aizen appears in a new form, and Urahara takes out his Zanpakuto.

Urahara and Isshin uses chains to restrict Aizen, while Yoruichi  attacks from above. She uses her fists, and unleashes a barraged of hits on him. Aizen’s armor is only a little cracked, but proclaim that he will still be victorious. Aizen destroys most of Yoruichi’s armor. Yoruichi uses her “Shunko”and knocks Aizen to the ground. Urahara uses “Shibari, Benihime”, following that attack with “Hiasobi, Benihime, Juzutsunagi”. Isshin uses his “Getsuga Tensho” on Aizen. However, Aizen isn’t phased and defeats Isshin, Urahara, and Yoruichi.


82 – Temari vs Shikamaru


The Combatant:

  1. Temari – She is a jonin-level kunoichi of Sunagakure and a member of “three Sand Siblings”.
  2. Shikamaru – He is a chunin-level shinobi of Konohagakure’s, and a member of the Nara clan.

Location: Naruto Chapter (106 – 108)


The Battle:

This battle was relatively short, however it was clearly a surprise in its quality both to me and the crowd. Temari being eager to battle unlike Shikamaru who’s lazy and dismissive. He seems to be a bit of a misogynist, claiming that his only motivation is not to lose to “a girl”. As Temari attacks with her fan, he flees gaining cover into the trees.

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Temari annoyed uses her “kamaitachi” , Shikamaru uses his “Shadow bind”. Temari is force to avoid his technique, and marks it’s length in the ground. Both Temari and Shikamaru show of their intellectual abilities, building strategies to defeat on another. Ultimately, Shikamaru wins this with his superior strategy surprising everyone.

81 – Luffy vs Lucci


The Combatants:

  1. Luffy – is the main protagonist of the One Piece anime and manga.
  2. Lucci – was the strongest member of the CP9.

Location: One Piece Chapter (418 – 422)


The Battle:

Luffy attempt to run past Lucci in order to get to Robin. Lucci fights back to prevent him from doing so. Franky runs into Luffy and Lucci, it appears that Luffy is losing. Luffy tells Franky to take the key’s and go save Robin. He tries to distract Lucci, so that Franky can get past him. Luffy fails to hurt Lucci, who uses his “Shigan”. Luffy uses his “Gear Second” ability and knocks Lucci out of the way. This allows Franky to succeed in getting past Lucci. Lucci then explains to Luffy that “his gear second ability is wearing his body away and shortening his life span by pumping blood into his legs, causing his blood-flow to speed up”.

Luffy doesn’t care as he’ll do anything to save his comrades. Lucci smashes a wall and it crumbles and water drowns everyone in the room.  Luffy runs out of his Gear 2, Lucci gains advantage over Luffy.  Luffy decides to use his “Gear 3” and explains that “Gear 3 is different from Gear 2 because instead of pumping blood through his body faster, he is blowing air through his bones, inflating them”. His are grows tremendously and he uses his “Gomu Gomu no Gigantic Pistol” knocking through the wall and toward the sea.


80 – Shuisui vs Starkk


The Combatants:

  1. Shunsui – is the captain of the 1st Division and Captain-Commander of the Gotei 13.
  2. Starkk – The number one Espada in Aizen’s army.

Location: Bleach Manga Chapter (373 – 374)


The Battle:

As Starrk is about to kill Love and Rose, Kyoraku takes this opportunity stab him from the shadows. Kyoraku explains the ability of his Zanpakuto. He explains that his Zanpakutō “was not in the mood for that game”. He say’s his sword “doesn’t like playing with it because it jerks him around”. He fights using a “color-based game” that results in Kyoraku killing Starkk, by using the color black.


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