"My oh my, the rumors were true. You're quite good. It's been a while since I've faced a master swordsman like you."
"Ah, I see. I've got to admit you're much better than I expected. In fact, if we were in a dojo, I might not be able to beat you."Inuyaka, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Redeye Reprisal (2005)
"You say he was a bodyguard."
"Yes sir, and a damn strong one, let me tell ya. He was so fast I didn't even see him draw his sword."Nagatomi Rikiei & Nagatomi Gang, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire (2005)
"The man responsible for striking down the legendary, undefeated Mariya Enshirou was none other than his top student."
Rapping Samurai (unsure of name), Samurai Champloo Season 1: The Art of Altercation (2005)
"You're an excellent swordsman. It's been quite some time since I've enjoyed myself this much. Your skills are almost on par with my own. It will be by a razor thin margin, but you will lose."
Kariya Kagetoki, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Evanescent Encounter - Part 2 (2006)
- Defeats three Yagyu Samurai before the drop of his hat. (see Jin vs Yagyu Samurai)
- Matches draw speed of Mugen
- Outmatches three members of the Nagatomi Gang. (see Mugen vs Nagatomi Gang)
"He was so fast I didn't even see him draw his sword."Member of the Nagatomi Gang, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire - Part 1 (2005)
- Dodges gunshots from Mukoro's pistol (see Jin vs Mukoro)
- Uses only a cup to defend against an Edo Samurai. (see Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai)
- Uses a tea cup to break the edge of an Edo Samurai's sword. (see Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai)
- Cuts fruit off of Fuu's head. (see The Art of Altercation).
Personal Analysis: Classically trained, perhaps to much a slave to form.
- Uses hot tea to disable an Edo Samurai. (see Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai)
Jin vs Yagyu Samura - Jin three Samurai from Edo (personal body guards of governor), who were top-class fighters, even among the Yagyu. They are said to be even better than the official governor's Samurai, according to a bystander.
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Mugen vs Jin (Round #1) - Jin Mugen.
Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai - Jin several Edo Governer's Samurai.
Jin vs Inuyaka -Jin with Inuyaka, though Inuyaka seems confident he can defeat Jin. Near the end of the fight this seems to be justified by Inuyaka tagging Jin a few times.
Jin vs Nagatomi Gang -Jin the Nagatomi Gang, sparring their lives and only cutting their sashes.
Mugen vs Jin -Jin with Mugen. Another draw between the two before their fight is interrupted.
Mugen & Jin vs Nagatomi Gang -Jin and Mugen Nagatomi Gang.
Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai- Jin Edo Samurai with only a tea cup.
Jin vs Ogura- Jin Ogura easily.
Mugen & Jin vs Shino's Bodyguards - Jin bodyguards without sword. Mugen helps out halfway through.
Mugen & Jin vs Pirates - Mugen & Jin pirates.
Jin vs Mukuro -Jin Mukuro, dodging two of his shots from his pistol.
Jin vs Ninja -Jin five ninja in several blows.
Jin vs Yukimaru -Jin with Yukimaru, his former cohort, but does not wish to do him harm.
Jin vs Graffiti Thugs -Jin graffiti thugs.
Mugen and Jin vs Francis Xavier II - Mugen and Jin all of the shotguns shots from Xavier II, his underlings.
Jin vs Sara - Jin is by Sara, the blind assassin.