Ling Jian Zun

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Synonyms: Spirit Sword Sovereign
Japanese: 灵剑尊


Type: ONA
Episodes: 30
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 15, 2019 to Apr 26, 2019
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Soyep
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 10 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.921 (scored by 15141,514 users)
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Ranked: #43312
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Popularity: #8548
Members: 3,689
Favorites: 14

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A big dream and a young man determined to change the status quo and work hard to create a new world. The rare and precious treasures, the martial arts, and the lost strong caves, in this era of genius, full of challenges and opportunities. See the adventure of how the Lord lost the mainland and became the supreme Emperor of the storm. The former enemy, now, will never let go! The regret in the dream, now, must make up! When the spirit sword shouts, the heavens and the earth, I am the supreme!

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Mar 22, 2020
It was decent, but probably only becouse I love martial arts and have become sick of all the Natzu's , Narutos and Luffys in japanese anime. What I generally enjoy most in anime is the growth part, I want to follow a character over a long period of time and watch him evolve. This provides that.

Its worth a watch if you've run out of martial arts animes. The recepy has been seen before in others (and better) anime, MC gets shamed, cultivate, become stonger, fight an enemy, rinse and repeat.

Was gonna write a short bloody review, but apparently I have to write you ...
Nov 30, 2020
Mixed Feelings
The other review is correct. This show is the quintessential cultivation shounen and utterly mediocre. The protagonist seems weak and has to work his way up, but like the Nine-Tails in Naruto, or the last of the Saiyans in Goku, or the half demon of Ichigo, the protagonist here also has a reason for why he develops so many OP skills in such a short time period. What the show doesn't adequately explain (but the Wiki does) is that prior to the story in the anime, the protagonist was a cultivation master that got killed. Which makes the Spirit Sword Sovereign a resurrection-isekai, where the ...
Dec 31, 2021
Going to be straightforward; the main character was quite pathetic throughout the series. I watched this anime to get rid of my boredom, but I was slapped in the face instead. I thought I would get a jaw-dropping series based on what people told me, but I guess you can't trust everyone's words. What I watched out of all 240 episodes was disappointing. I expected a whole lot based on the reviews I was sent but instead, I want to go back in time and never read what people sent me about this anime.

I hope that whoever made this anime gets ...

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