Here is the list of the best anime characters of all time. It is safe to say that they have imprinted your hearts with their mysterious and subtle charm. Let’s see how many of these anime characters you know.
Best Anime Characters
: From the Lagoon Business
Anime: Black Lagoon
Revy is the series’ female lead character, sometimes known by her full name, Rebecca. For the Lagoon Business, out of all the anime characters, she does much of the combat. We know very little about her history, but the series can piece segments together. Revy is a Chinese-American born. She grew up near Mott Street in Chinatown, Manhattan, and spent much of her childhood as a thief and murderer. Throughout the show, flashbacks show that by firing at cans, Revy may have sharpened her skills with weapons and that her first murder may have involved shooting an unidentified person while using a pillow. Whether Revy used the cushion to mask the noise or stop looking at her first victim is unclear.
79. Haruhi Suzumiya
: Funny, quirky and a bit erratic
Anime: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Haruhi Suzumiya is a funny, quirky, and somewhat erratic anime character as a first-year student at North High School. She introduces herself in the series, announcing her interests in aliens, espers, and time travelers, not worrying about “normal” human beings. Traditional high school life is the last thing on her mind. She is usually socially inept, with a burning desire to find such anomalies worldwide, and considers ordinary people dull and unexciting, so her peers chose to avoid and confront her as a result of this. The first person to participate with her in serious conversation is Kyon. She eventually begins to warm up to others from this experience and starts to open up with her classmates.
: The anime character of several names
Anime: Darker Than Black: Kuro no keiyakusha
Owing to the life he leads, Hei must bear several names and identities in the series. Whether Hei was originally a codename or his real name is uncertain. In Chinese, “Hei” translates to “Black.” He goes by the name Li Shengshun in public view, disguised as a Chinese foreign exchange student living in the Umitsuki apartment building. Li’s anime character is reserved and carefully detached but well courteous. He is also has a famously colossal hunger. Hei takes on numerous part-time jobs to monitor his goals as part of his clandestine missions for the underground group known as the Syndicate.
77. Rin Toosaka
: An iconic student from Shirou
Anime: Fate/stay night
Rin is a model pupil at Shirou’s school and an icon. In her school, she rarely speaks to other students. She shows a willingness to be alone. She remains on the school’s rooftop, being apart from the majority of the students. Secretly, in the Fifth Holy Grail Battle, she is a Magus and a Master. She recruits Archer for her Servant at the beginning of the anime, although she originally wanted to summon Saber. Rin, taught by her father, Tokiomi Toosaka, to value sorcery over her desires. She is the heir to her family’s magecraft.
76. Kaguya Shinomiya
: A multi talented anime character
Anime: Kaguya-sama: Love is War
She is a multi-talented genius, the vice president of the student council of Shuchiin Academy, a member of Shinomiya Zaibatsu, and the daughter of the Shinomiya party. If she puts her mind to it, she can do anything. She naturally looks down on other people because she grew up in the Shinomiya Family. Also, she thinks of ways to exploit them to her advantage. Before joining the student council, Kaguya never interacted with other individuals, but that has started to change. She is an exceptionally sheltered child. In some ways, common sense is absent from her.
75. Mikoto Misaka
: An academy city psychic of level 5
Anime: Toaru Majutsu no Index-tan
In the Toaru Majutsu no Index series, Mikoto Misaka is one of the series’ main anime character heroines. As an Academy City psychic user, her powers are of rank Level 5. It is the highest rating for the most strong psychic users, and she is the third-strongest out of the seven people in Academy City who have this rank. She joins Tokiwadai Middle School, one of the five elite schools of Academy City, a renowned girls’ school for the wealthy and privileged psychics. She is a decent lady to most people. In truth, however, with some tomboyish instincts and resentments, she has a short-tempered, selfish, and terrible attitude, a fact few other characters know.
74. Shizuo Heiwajima
: Anime character in a bartender suit
Shizuo is a man who is often wearing a bartender’s suit and sunglasses. He has a very quick temper and fights with tremendous intensity, while quiet and plain looking when not angry. He is also the best fighter in the series, despite his raw and unrefined combat skills. His power, as described in the novels, is the inherently complete type of human strength. It is equivalent to “adrenaline power,” which can give people superhuman strength in times of emergency. Shizuo is also capable of superhuman parkour movements, which he undoubtedly learned from years of tracking down Izaya Orihara. He has a younger brother, Kasuka, who is a top idol under the showbiz name Hanejima Yūhei.
73. Motoko Kusanagi
: An elusive an cryptic anime character
Anime: Ghost in the Shell
Motoko Kusanagi is the elusive, cryptic woman who has been heading the SpecOps community for years. She works for Section 9. No one knows anything about her ‘anime character’, like her origins, date of birth, etc. Although the common use of full-cyborgization was not in use until then, she should not be older than 60 or so. At a very young age, she was wholly a cyborg, and as she “grew,” she went through a series of synthetic bodies. More than anything, this undoubtedly led to her great comfort in manipulating cyborg bodies of all kinds, perhaps many at the same time.
72. Takumi Usui
: The most famous boy of Seika High
Anime: Maid Sama!
Usui, one of Seika High’s most famous boys, seems to take little interest in something and tends to watch things as they unfold. This anime character does, however, prove to be incredibly talented in many fields. He takes an interest in Misaki and is the first to discover that she works in a maid café. But he continues to keep her secret and eventually falls in love with her. Though she only dismisses his actions as stalking and mockery (but insists that he only wanted to see her “interesting expressions”), he continues to watch over her. And defend her no matter what it takes, even hurting himself in the process, as well as providing informative guidance about how to communicate efficiently and reasonably with the boys at Seika.
71. Erza Scarlet
: The Fairy Tail Guild’s S-class mage
Anime: Fairy Tail
Erza Scarlet is the Fairy Tail Guild’s S-class mage, the strongest female still participating, and one of Team Natsu’s leading female protagonists. She is a tall, stunning young woman with brown eyes and long red hair. She almost always wears the armored suit made by Heart Kreuz. However, thanks to her Requip powers, she can wear several magic armors and use swimsuits and clothes for recreational activities. On her left shoulder is her Member Stamp. She has many other styled armors, such as Flame (or Lightning) Empress, which absorbs the valued magic form, Adamantium, Samurai-style, and more, but she wears a regular historical armor.
70. Law Trafalgar
: The captain of North Blue pirate crew
Anime: One Piece
Law Trafalgar anime character is the captain of a North Blue pirate crew, the Heart Pirates. He is one of eleven pirates in the Sabaody Archipelago, named “The Eleven Supernovas.” Their bounties are greater than 100,000,000. With his Jolly Roger on it, Law is a slender and tall man wearing a black-sleeved yellow shirt. On his sides, he has several tattoos and a pair of tiny earrings on both feet. His left hand, in particular, has the letters D, E, A, T, and H tattooed on each of his fingers. The word created from these letters is “DEATH.” Law also brings a nodachi with which he uses the powers of his Devil Fruit.
69. Violet Evergarden
: Anime character with exceptional combat skills
Anime: Violet Evergarden
The titular protagonist of the Violet Evergarden series is Violet Evergarden. She is an orphan former child soldier who enlisted in the Leidenschaftlich Army. Also, she served during the war because of her exceptional combat skills. There she was nothing more than a tool. Violet did not train like a normal human being. Therefore she did not understand human emotions well when she grew up as an orphaned child soldier in the army regarded as a mere instrument. After the war, Violet became a CH Postal Company Auto Memories Doll, trying to grasp the significance of the words “I love you,” which the person she holds most dearly, Gilbert Bougainvillea, told her during the finale of the war.
68. Kurumi Tokisaki
: The most dangerous and deadly anime character
Anime: Date A Live
The main antagonist in the series is Kurumi Tokisaki. In the series, she is the third spirit to be encountered and is the most dangerous and deadly spirit anime character. She is positively obsessed with Shidou and is capable of controlling time. Her codename is Nightmare. She has a split personality: that of a sweet, slow-talking, enigmatic high school girl and that of a psychopathic murderer. In her actions, Kurumi is very violent, making it more difficult for Shidou to catch her. Kurumi can be characterized as an individual whose personality is difficult to interpret, with a well-polished hatred of humanity that borders on disdain, something she shared in her debut with many spirits.
67. Houtarou Oreki
: The king of tired looks
With messy brown hair and green eyes, Oreki is a high schooler. His anime character almost always has a tired or bored look on his face due to his sluggish lifestyle. When he wakes up, his hair is too messy. He is a quiet student and never thought about anything happening around him. He is brilliant and insightful, despite being an ordinary high school student. The explanation for his usual laziness is that he wants to “save energy.” Even though he is very lazy, as Satoshi points out, he never leaves his homework unfinished. He is lazy and apathetic, always being on the “gray” side. Therefore he never does anything that wastes his time and energy.
66. Gon Freecss
: The son of the legendary hunter Ging Freecss
Anime: Hunter x Hunter
Gon is the son of a legendary hunter Ging Freecss. His current whereabouts are unknown. He had never known that his father was alive, much less that he was a hunter until he met Kite. Then, he became eager to locate his father from this point on and agreed to take the Hunter test. He almost immediately became friends with Killua when they met at the Hunter Test. Gon is an innocent boy who, particularly his friends, is willing to support everyone. Rarely would he ever look at it the wrong way? Also, his naive and innocent character also frustrates his peers.
65. Konata Izumi
: Playful and friendly anime character
Anime: Lucky Star
Konata Izumi is the “leader” of the main characters, more by design than anything else. Nicknamed “Kona-chan” by her peers, with a playful yet great sense of humor, she is an odd but polite and friendly girl. She may be intelligent, but she hates learning, so her grades are a little awkward. However, she is an expert in pulling an “all-nighter.” Unlike her study habits, she enjoys video games to the point that she can engage in trivia games against Kagami Hiiragi (by remembering the question orders, not knowing the actual answers). She also likes anime, which is also due to her father, Soujirou Izumi, and games.
64. Arataka Reigen
: Boss of the Mob
Anime: Mob Psycho 100
Reigen Arataka is the mentor and boss of the Mob. He is the self-proclaimed “Greatest Psychic of the 21st Century” as well as the founder and chairman of the Office of Spirits and Such Consultation. As a result of doing several various jobs, this anime character has a wide range of skills and experience. Reigen has little to no qualms about exploiting customers, rivals, allies, and even spirits to his benefit. He begins to feel bad about using Mob in general later in the season. His specialty is the conversation.
63. Katsuki Bakugou
: A very violent anime character
Anime: My Hero Academia
Katsuki Bakugo, also known by his childhood friends as Kacchan and his hero name, Great Explosion Murder God Dynamight, is a U.A. Class 1-A High School, Pro Hero preparation. Katsuki is an individual who is very violent and bullies Izuku Midoriya, whom he also treats as a competitor in some respects. He has a complex of dominance and needs to be first, to be the best of all. When people look down on him, he doesn’t like it, as if they were greater to him, and he gets angry quickly. He is highly arrogant but brilliant and competent as well. He also thinks of people like Izuku Midoriya as an obstacle to being the greatest hero in his direction.
62. Asuka Langley
: The pilot for Evangelion unit-02
Anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Asuka Langley Sohryu is from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise, and she is 14 years old. She is also designated as the Evangelion Project’s Second Child and pilots the Evangelion Unit-02. Her surname is romanized as Soryu and Sohryu in the English version of the TV series in the English manga. She comes from Germany, but she has an American father and a half-German, half-Japanese mother. Her name changes to Asuka Langley Shikinami in the Rebuild of Evangelion series of films. Asuka is a very proud person, particularly in her piloting skills. Also, she is pleased and influential to others, with a very high opinion of her beauty.
: Prince of the fallen Saiyan race
Anime: Dragon Ball Z
Vegeta, also known as Prince Vegeta, is the prince of the fallen Saiyan race and one of the Dragon Ball universe’s strongest warriors anime characters. He is an arrogant, narcissistic, and prideful warrior whose aim is to conquer the universe, and he slaughters whoever comes in his way. Once he arrived on Earth, he met Goku and lost to him in battle after Goku transformed into Super Saiyan, which badly hurt his ego. After this, he trained hard and finally unlocked the Super Saiyan form and came back to Earth but lost again and this time abandoned his role in the Frieza Force and decided to live on Earth. He always tries to protect his home and surpass Goku.
60. Rikka Takanashi
: Anime character with a wicked eye
Anime: Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions
Rikka is the story’s principal heroine. She is an involved Chuunibyou but suffering from the syndrome. According to her, her delusional syndrome includes her right eye, which she calls her “Wicked Eye,” through which it wields chaos tamed by a pure heart’s strength. Her so-called “Wicked Eye” is simply nothing more than a colorful contact lens that she covers under an eye-patch. Despite being very committed to Yuuta, she is wary of strangers and adapts a combat pose if she sees someone for the first time. Also, she is very sloppy, sometimes tripping over and losing things. She also doesn’t have many friends except Dekomori Sanae and her older sister Touka.
59. Kaori Miyazono
: An incredible violinist
Anime: Your Lie in April
Kaori Miyazono is one of Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso’s main protagonists anime characters. She is a violinist who helps Kousei Arima (after his mother’s death). Kaori Miyazono is an unrestricted violinist who draws on her nature in her playing style. She is autonomous, unpredictable, and short-tempered. She is passively aggressive. Kaori likes to depend on herself and only herself. Although considered from a technical point of view to be a very sloppy violin player, such as not following music score sheets the way they are written, Kaori is an incredible violinist.
58. Osamu Dazai
: An armed detective agency member
Anime: Bungou Stray Dogs
Osamu Dazai is an Armed Detective Agency member and was a former executive of the Port Mafia, the worst underworld group. Dazai’s anime character is a man who brings Atsushi Nakajima, an orphan, to the Armed Detective Agency. He belonged to the Port Mafia, where he sometimes killed people, even though he was cheerful and childish. Dazai is a mysterious person. The person who came closest to his character’s reality was his friend, Sakunosuke Oda, as Dazai himself admitted. As Kunikida often scolds him for being inefficient and dozing off. Also, Dazai is generally lazy.
: An invincible anime character
Anime: Code Geass
C.C. is apparently an invincible anime character, recovering with enough time from any injury (implies to include beheading). Even, she doesn’t age. Besides her immortality, C.C. can give people the power of Geass, which appears in each person differently, but typically can influence the minds of those on whom it is used in some way. Whenever she exhibits this power, the Geass sigil glows on her forehead, and she has a corresponding scar on her left breast. As seen in her memories of several children with similar symptoms, it implies that many more like her exist. Also, she suggests that power instigated bloody disputes in the past.
56. Mai Sakurajima
: A 3rd year student of Minegahara High
Anime: Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
Mai is a student in the 3rd year of Minegahara High School. She tries to take a break, tired of the stresses of her acting career. Still, she suddenly learns that people cannot acknowledge her presence, except for Sakuta, who agrees to help find out what’s happening, even while she wants to get closer to him. She’s serious and politely friendly, but she has a big will. Mai, especially around Sakuta Azusagawa, is a severe person. She is a type B tsundere by default; she is not harsh. Still, when Sakuta does or says anything inappropriate, she gets easily irritated. Therefore come across as somewhat punchy or angry.
55. Homura Akemi
: The magical child
Anime: Puella Magi Madoka Magica
One of the main anime characters in the Puella Magi Madoka Magica series is Homura Akemi. Homura is a magical child who is the first to appear in Madoka’s dystopian nightmare. Homura is doing her hardest to stop Madoka from dealing with Kyubey, the messenger of magic. The day after the dream, she travels to her school. She is a lovely, enigmatic girl who performs exceptionally well in academia and athletics. Even though she is cold to some, this makes her instantly famous. She seems to have a strong understanding of Madoka and wants to discourage her from being a magical child. In the first episode, she attacks Kyubey, only to be saved by Mami.
54. Sebastian Mechaelis
: The house butler
Anime: Black Butler
Sebastian Michaelis is the Phantomhive household’s demon butler. Via the expression “Because I am simply one hell of a butler,” he frequently explains himself. In any sector, Sebastian is highly skillful. Also, he handles any job, no matter how complicated it is. Apart from that, this anime character takes care of any issue that arises from the other workers’ mistakes with ease. He claims that it is only natural to the Phantomhive family’s butler. This is because he is a demon bound by a Faustian agreement to fulfill the will of Ciel.
53. Natsu Dragneel
: The salamander, a powerful mage
Anime: Fairy Tail
Natsu Dragneel is a Fairy Tail Guild Mage and is a member of the Natsu Squad. He has frequent partnerships with Happy, Lucy Heartfilia, Gray Fullbuster, and Erza Scarlet. As a powerful mage, “The Salamander,” he is widely known to the public. But as the series advances, this title has begun to fade. His spiky rosy-colored hair and his signature scaly white scarf, which Igneel gave him, are the most prominent features of Natsu. On the right side of his body, Natsu has a scar. He was initially killed 400 years ago but was resurrected by his brother Zeref Dragneel as his most potent Etherian: E.N.D.
: The God of Calamity and Depression
Yato is an obscure god who is a God of Calamity and Depression, considering himself a God of Fortune/Happiness and War. The dream of Yato is to become a famous god that everybody worships. Also, he is wearing a jersey and a “fluffy-wuffy scarf,” and refers to himself as “Yato God” (Yatogami). He was unarmed when his current Shinki (Divine Weapon) left until he met Hiyori and Yukine. In the event that someone needs his help, he calls himself “delivery god” and often puts his own cell number in several common places. He usually charges 5 yen to Japanese people when they pray at a shrine.
51. Izaya Orihara
: A powerful and proficient broker
Izaya Orihara is a powerful and proficient broker of covert details. A young man who, for his own amusement, sells information. Except for Shizuo Heiwajima, he claims to love the entire human race and shows said love by placing humans in sometimes unpleasant situations and watching their responses. With Shizuo, Shinra and Kadota, he attended the Raira Academy. Izaya and Shizuo despised each other with a zeal almost from the moment they met, according to Shinra. In several instances in the novels, Izaya framed Shizuo for crimes. He places Shizuo in endless trouble in the anime, such as gangs assaulting him every day to framing him for crimes.
50. Chika Fujiwara
: The destroyer of weaknesses
Anime: Kaguya-sama: Love is War
One of the leading anime characters in the Kaguya-sama: Love Is War series is Chika Fujiwara, but the anime adaptation has earned her attention. Chika is a third-year high school student at Shuchi’in Academy, a Tabletop Gaming Club member, and the Student Council of High School president. Ever since middle school, she has been friends with Shinomiya. She is goofy and likes to chatter and, because of her randomness, also throws a wrench into Shinomiya and Shirogane’s plans. Even she is a little more well-adjusted than her fellow members of the student council and often takes it upon herself to show them how to solve their weaknesses.
49. Koyomi Araragi
: A laid-back semi vampire
Koyomi Araragi’s anime character is a high school student in the third year who survived a vampire attack during spring break and barely recovered his human life in the span that followed as a child with vampire attributes remaining. When he gets mad, his eyes turn red, he can see in the dark, and he recovers relatively quickly. He doubts his lifespan as a consequence. Even though it no longer has any detrimental impact on him, he remains terrified of morning sunshine. Koyomi is a laid-back person whose only real friend is Tsubasa Hanekawa at school. He’s a terrible student, similar to every class failure, except for math.
48. Onizuka Eikichi
: An anxious blond biker
Onizuka Eikichi’s anime character is a 22-year-old, anxious, blond-haired biker. She graduated by stealing from a bottom-rung university and can not get a decent job. His primary way of spending time in a local mall is to glance up the skirts of girls. He is very competitive, as he has a second dan black belt in karate, and he can bench press 150 kg (331 lbs); and claims to do 500 push-ups, 1000 pull-ups, and 2000 squats daily. He was once regarded, along with his best friend, Ryuji Danma, as the Oni-Baku: Shonan’s most splendid fighting pair.
: The wolf harvest God
Anime: Spice and Wolf
Originally from a northern country known as Yoitsu, Holo is a wolf harvest god. She pledged with men from a town named Pasloe to ensure that the town would have good wheat harvests. However, as time went on, the townsfolk slowly began to renounce Holo. Therefore, in Lawrence’s car, Holo flees from the city and starts to travel with him. Holo chose the appearance of a girl younger than Lawrence. However, her large white-tipped wolf tail and ears are still preserved. Her proper form is that of a giant wolf, admired and hated by many people.
: The most powerful vampire fighter
Alucard is the main protagonist of the Hellsing anime and manga series and is a vampire. His anime character is the Hellsing Organization’s most powerful warrior who fights against vampires and other supernatural powers of that kind. Alucard is not just a vampire; it was suggested that he is the most formidable vampire in the entire series. He is also the most powerful entity rivaling only The Captain, Seras Victoria, and Alexander Anderson. He battles with tenacity and brutality. Therefore he often kills after his target is crippled and insulted, sometimes giving more than one opportunity for enemies to kill him. Although he only seeks to be killed by a human being, he has become bored with immortality and life.
45. Ichigo Kurosaki
: An anime character with spiky orange hair
Ichigo’s anime character appears to be a normal teenage boy for the most part. Owing to his spiky, orange hair, a trait he’s been mocked about for years. He’s a relatively tall, thin person with brown eyes and peach skin. He has become considerably more muscular since becoming a Shinigami, as his sister Karin states. Ichigo wears standard Shinigami attire when he is in his spiritual form, with a strap across his chest. When he was young, Ichigo considered his mother as the center of his world. Whenever he was with Masaki, Ichigo always smiled, and he was constantly at her side, holding her hand.
44. Shouto Todoroki
: Anime character with white and red hair
Anime: My Hero Academia
Shouto Todoroki is a Class 1-A student from the U.A. High School, where he got in and is preparing to become a Pro Hero by official recommendations. He is Endeavor’s youngest child, the No. 1 (formerly No. 2) Hero, and one of the series’ main characters. Shouto’s hair is bi-colored, white on the right side, red on the other. His left eye has a burn on it. Shouto wears a dark blue sweater, dark blue jeans, a silver-colored battle vest, and white boots. His anime character sports a silver-colored belt with packets of metal as well. Originally, Shoto had a cold, aloof nature due to his violent childhood and complicated family life.
43. Robin Nico
: Straw Hat Crew’s 7th member
Anime: One Piece
Robin is the Straw Hat Crew’s seventh member. When she was eight years old, she had a bounty of 79 million beri (One Piece currency). During an incident, Robin allegedly destroyed six Buster Call ships. She did it by using the powers she had obtained by eating the Hana Hana no Mi. The fruit’s strength helps her conjure up several replicas of her body parts. Hence resulting in her becoming very strong and skillful. After Luffy saved her life, Robin joined the Straw Hat Pirates. However, Luffy encouraged her to live when she wanted to die.
42. Yukino Yukinoshita
: The ice cold beauty anime character
Anime: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
The deuteragonist of Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru is Yukino Yukinoshita. Yukino is the Service Club chief until Hachiman joins her, of which she is the only member. She is intelligent, gorgeous, and for her icy disposition, she is nicknamed the “Ice-cold Beauty”. Her anime character has a twisted sense of “noblesse oblige”. Also, she believes that it is the duty of the exceptional and in some way herself to help the “lost lambs” of the universe. Her character also leads her to be disgusted with others’ gullibility, particularly Yui’s. And she does not hesitate to display it. Despite this, Yui also calls her “Yukinon.” affectionately.
41. Yuu Ishigami
: The son of the toy company owner
Anime: Kaguya-sama: Love is War
Yu Ishigami is the tritagonist of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, the 2015 romantic comedy manga show and its 2019 anime television series interpretation. After that, in the 2019 live-action spin-off film of the same name, he was a significant character. He’s a fifteen-year-old Japanese boy anime character. He is the son of a toy company owner and a sophomore at the prestigious senior high school of Shuchi’in. It is a school traditionally attended only by the upper class. Having been hand-picked by President Miyuki Shirogane, Yu serves as the Treasurer of the Student Council of the university. Ishigami is a quiet and somewhat pessimistic student. Moreover, he seldom turns up for meetings with the student council, choosing to do most of his work at home.
40. Sanji Vinsmoke
: The chain-smoking cook anime character
Anime: One Piece
Sanji’s anime character is the Straw Hat Pirate Crew’s chain-smoking cook. In an attempt to mitigate damage to his hands that would hinder his cooking ability, he has excellent combat abilities that only require the use of his legs. Sanji, especially around men, is a trash-talking and serious man and generally gruff and restless. His “love-cook” side contrasts with this, as he is very flirtatious around women. Also, Sanji is dedicated entirely to attractive women. He usually loses all common sense and dignity in front of them. Then tries to swoon them humorously. In life, his mission is to find the All Blue, a mythical ocean containing all the fish in the world.
39. Shinobu Oshino
: A mysterious vampire anime character
In the ruins of Eikou Cram School, Shinobu Oshino is a mysterious vampire girl anime character who acts as Meme Oshino’s partner. She lives in the shadow of Koyomi Araragi later in the series through the day. Moreover, she was once a human child princess called Rola (probably supposed to be Laura in English). She was cursed into causing suicide to be committed by someone around her. Before meeting a purebred vampire who transformed her into a powerful vampire called Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade, she then took the name of Acerola. After losing much of her powers, she took the shape of an eight-year-old girl with yet another new character.
38. Zero Two
: A human-klaxo sapien hybrid anime character
Anime: Darling in the Franxx
In DARLING in the FRANXX, Zero Two is the principal heroine of the series. She is a human-klaxo Sapien hybrid and an APE Special Forces member, serving mainly on the front lines. Zero Two had always embraced isolation because of her horns and Klaxosaur blood as an elite Parasite. Along with the codename ‘002’, she is also known as the ‘Partner Killer.’ She took an interest in Hiro and offered an opportunity to pilot with her. Thus making him her new partner and “darling.” The pair became the 13th Plantation’s newest member. They pilot the strong FRANXX Strelizia after Hiro could travel with her more than three times.
: The most vital servant anime character
Saber, along with Rin Tohsaka and Sakura Matou, is Fate/Zero’s principal characters. Along with that, she’s one of the three primary heroines in Fate/Stay Night. She’s Kiritsugu Emiya’s Saber Class Servant in the Fourth Holy Grail War of Fate/Zero. Shirou Emiya’s Saber Class Servant in the Fifth Holy Grail War of Fate/Stay Night, the adopted son of Kiritsugu. She is known as Saber Alter after becoming the Servant of Sakura Matou in Heaven’s Feel. Moreover, she is renowned for having outstanding stats in every category and having the Rider Class’s riding abilities. Saber is one of the most vital servants in the entire series.
36. Asuna Yuuki
: Sub-leader of the Knights of the Blood
Anime: Sword Art Online
Asuna is a friend of Kirito and the daughter of RECT Inc’s former CEO. She is one of the 10,000 players trapped in Sword Art Online. On top of that, she is a sub-leader of the Knights of the Blood (KoB) guild. It is a medium-sized guild of about thirty players, also referred to in Aincrad as the strongest guild. She receives several invitations and recommendations, being one of the few girls in SAO. Also, even more so because she is gorgeous, her extraordinary sword skill is lightning fast. She is a skilled player earning the title “Flash.” Her game alias is similar to her name in the real world.
35. Joseph Joestar
: Combative and headstrong anime character
Anime: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
Joseph is Jonathan’s grandson. He lives with his grandmother Erina in New York. Also, his anime character inherited the power of the Ripple naturally. He is the main protagonist of the second arc, Battle Tendency. Joseph is combative and headstrong. He also has the uncanny capability to predict the next thing his opponent will say. Joseph, wielding the psychic photographic stand, Hermit Purple, is a natural-born Ripple user and eventual Stand user. With courage and impressive creativity, Joseph meets the significant threats that approach him throughout his life. He combats Vampires, the Pillar Men, and malevolent Stand users. After his grandson, Jotaro Kujo, he is the second most recurring JoJo in the series.
: A young anime character from Jiiha
Anime: Tengen toppa gurren lagann
Kamina is a young man from the village of Jiiha. His dream since he was a kid was to leave the town and go to the surface. He is very enthusiastic about his goals. Also, he expressed his desires through energetic speeches that seem to affect all those who hear him. In his plan to drill through the village’s roof, he persuades Simon to help him. But the plan failed, and he was imprisoned. Shortly after that, with the help of Simon and a young girl named Yoko, he left the village.
33. Yuno Gasai
: The lover of Yukiteru
Anime: Future Diary
Yuno Gasai loves Yukiteru obsessively, as one can safely infer from just the simple name of her future diary. The state and actions of Yukiteru are documented in her “Yukiteru” diary every ten minutes. And in some of the entries, it also provides small comments made by Yuno. The most obvious drawback is that it does not reveal all the future of Yuno, its state, circumstance, or climate unless it involves Yuki somehow. However, collaborating with Yukiteru’s “Random Diary” diary covers the individual shortcomings in each of their logs; as it has been said, the two make for a great combo.
32. Roy Mustang
: The Flame Alchemist
Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist
For his absolute control over heat and fire through alchemy, Roy Mustang is known as the “Flame Alchemist.” Colonel Mustang, a hero of the Ishval Civil War and Superior Officer of Edward Elric, is a skillful commander. Also, he plans to become Amestris’s next Führer. Roy can create anything from a tiny flame to a blazing inferno that can destroy a humanoid body in seconds. His anime character uses special gloves that make a spark when he snaps his fingers. His precise control of the alchemically augmented flames is very definite. He can boil the water in a person’s eyes and attack enemies in a protest without hurting any allies.
31. Sasuke Uchiha
: An anime character with great fighting prowess
Sasuke Uchiha is one of the few remaining members of the Konohagakure’s Uchiha clan. After his elder brother slaughtered his clan, his only dream was to restore his family and kill his elder brother. He possesses the Uchiha clan bloodline limit, the Sharingan, which gives him enhanced perception and fighting prowess. He abandoned his village to gain more power and became a rogue ninja. After defeating his elder brother in battle, he grew up to be the strongest ninja. The second only to the Seventh Hokage, Naruto Uzumaki. After the 4th Ninja Great War, he became the Shadow Hokage. Also, he helped to keep the village safe from outside threats.
30. Hisoka Morow
: A ruthless and deceitful anime character
Anime: Hunter x Hunter
Hisoka Morow is a Hunter and the Phantom Troupe’s former member #4; his physical strength was rated third in the squad. Hisoka, infamous for his ruthless and deceitful ability to fight, has proven lethal. His evilness and uncertainty made it hard for many rivals to predict his next move. Eventually, it led him to win many battles. He uses Shu driven poker cards as his primary weapon and throws them with ease and deadly accuracy. He is also very fascinated by Gon and this young boy’s ability to become an adept and strong adversary. Hisoka is always looking for a strong opponent.
: Silver-haired half-elf anime character
Anime: Re: Zero, Starting Life in Another World
Emilia is the series’ principal heroine. She is a silver-haired half-elf girl who is a candidate in the royal election to become the next ruler. When her insignia is stolen by Felt, Emilia then meets Subaru. Before introducing herself by her real name to Subaru, she introduces herself as Satella. Moreover, Emilia has a sympathetic character. She prefers to take care of others. However, she refuses to accept it herself. She leaves her clothes and hair to Puck to take care of and remains indifferent to her own appearance.
28. Taiga Aisaka
: An emotionally unstable anime character
The main female protagonist of Toradora! is Taiga Aisaka. She is a student in Ryuuji’s class. While she is unable to stomach business from others, she has a well-regulated and beautiful look. She is dubbed “Palmtop Tiger” because she sometimes snaps at others in brutal ways and her short stature. Taiga is a reinterpretation of the tsundere, displays sudden mood changes, be emotionally unstable, and makes terrible emotion-based decisions. Her steady progress towards being sweet and kind defies most tsundere characters’ “bipolar” stereotype.
27. Hitagi Senjougahara
: A weak looking girl anime character
Hitagi is a weak-looking girl with an “incurable disease” and is Bakemonogatari’s main female character. She’s in the same class as Koyomi, but he has never heard her talking at all. She met a mysterious crab when she was in the first year of high school. After which, she became almost weightless. Since then, she has avoided contact with anyone else. She called herself a Tsundere and talks in an abusive style at all times. Her secret is revealed in an accidental meeting with Koyomi Araragi and sparks a life-changing experience. Over time she is given the nickname Gahara and uses the title Senshougahara.
26. Hinata Hyuga
: A kunoichi of the Konohagakure’s prestigious Hyuga Clan
Hinata Uzumaki (maiden name Hyuga) is a kunoichi of the Konohagakure’s prestigious Hyuga Clan. Formerly the Hyuga clan’s heiress, she lost the title to her younger sister after being considered unworthy of fulfilling the Hyuga Clan leader’s responsibilities. However, she continued to work hard, and from her observation of Naruto Uzumaki, especially, Hinata found her ninja way to follow. She joins Team 8, under the leadership of Kurenai Yuhi, along with Kiba Inuzuka and Shino Aburame; Her conviction was to become enough to change herself, even if a little at a time. She is hailed as the Byakugan Princess after she received Hamura’s Chakra and saved Earth from Toneri.
: Arch wizard of the crimson demon clan
Anime: Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!
Megumin is an arch wizard of the crimson demon clan. This is a family of fearsome humanoids with features of black hair and red eyes, and chuunibyou. Also, Megumin is the first person to join the Party of Kazuma. She is one of the protagonists of the KonoSuba series. Megumin knows only a single strength, the powerful explosion magic that instantly incapacitates her when cast for the rest of the day, and refuses to learn any other powers. Megumin started to grow romantic feelings for Kazuma after spending about a year at Kazuma’s party, mainly because of his willingness to use a too unrealistic ability despite her immense magical capacity.
24. Spike Spiegel
: A tall and lean bounty hunter anime character
Anime: Cowboy Bebop
Spike Spiegel is a 27-year-old, tall, and lean bounty hunter born on Mars. He is inspired by the martial artist Bruce Lee, who uses the Jeet Kune Do style of martial arts. Spike is a former member of the Red Dragon Crime Syndicate, who left after faking his death because he fell in love with Julia. Then he became a bounty hunter and the partner of Bebop’s captain, Jet Black. Spike and Jet were pursuing criminals across the solar system’s populated planets and moons. The Swordfish II was his ship. Spike is drawn back into a bitter feud with Vicious, a competitor from the Syndicate who tries to destroy him, during his adventures aboard the Bebop.
23. Izuku Midoriya
: The quirk less person to be born
Anime: My Hero Academia
Izuku Midoriya, also known as Deku, was a quirk less person from birth. Though originally born without a quirk, he was able to grab the attention of the number one hero, All Might, due to his natural heroism and a strong sense of justice. After that, All Might took Izuku as his pupil and passed down his quirk One-for-All, making him the quirk’s ninth holder. Izuku is a very timid and polite boy. He is often bullied by his childhood friend Bakugo, who started teasing him after getting his quirk. Since Deku has always aspired to be a hero, he has written down the various details of all the heroes that can help him.
22. Eren Yeager
: A former member of the Survey Corps
Anime: Attack on Titan
Eren Yeager is a former member of the Survey Corps and the main protagonist of the series. His hatred towards titans grew intense after he saw his mother being eaten by one of them. He swore to wipe all of them from the face of Earth. Soon after the Shingashina district attack, Eren and his adoptive sister, Mikasa Ackerman, and best friend, Armin Arlert, joined the 104th Cadet Corps. After graduation, they were selected into the Scout Regiment. Eren possesses the Attack Titan and the Founding Titan powers, which he decided to use against the titans and erase them.
21. Ken Kaneki
: The anime character that likes to read
Anime: Tokyo Ghoul
Ken Kaneki is a human who likes to read a lot. His encounter with a female ghoul, Rize Kamishiro, forced him to undergo an emergency medical surgery. Thus his organs were replaced by Rize’s. Soon he learns about this, becoming the first known Human-Ghoul hybrid. He loses his ability to eat and digest eat human food because of his ghoul nature. Also, his human side refuses to eat humans. Due to this, he is limited to a significantly less number of things that he can eat. He is given the name “One-Eye” because of his half-ghoul nature. He learns how to survive in this human society like a ghoul after joining Anteiku as a part-time waiter.
: Anime character with the most powerful punch
Anime: One-Punch Man
Saitama, also known as the One-Punch Man, is the most vital being in the series. He followed a rigorous training regiment. In turn, it made him so powerful that he can no longer find an opponent who can entertain him in a fight. Initially, he starts to be a hero just for fun. Later he registers to be a professional hero for the Hero organization and defends his home in Z-city. He is assigned the hero name, Caped Baldy. He lost his hair due to his training regime. Also, he suffered from a self-imposed existential crisis since he feels no thrill in life as he is too powerful for any opponent. But only a handful of people have recognized how powerful he is.
19. Kakashi Hatake
: A ninja of Konohagakure’s Hatake Clan
Anime: Naruto: Shippûden
Kakashi Hatake is a ninja of Konohagakure’s Hatake clan. He is one of Konoha’s most skilled ninja and is famed as Kakashi of the Sharingan. Moreover, he is the only non-Uchiha ever to have possessed the Sharingan. It was given to him by his childhood friend, Obito Uchiha, during his death. Also, he is nicknamed the Copy Ninja. This is because he uses the Sharingan to read and copy the techniques used by his opponents. After the 4th Ninja Great War, he becomes Konoha’s Sixth Hokage. Kakashi was a genius and became a Jonin at the age of 11 and then joined the ANBU at 13.
: A branded wandered anime character
Guts is a former mercenary and branded wanderer. Also, he is renowned as the “Black Swordsman.” He travels the world in a constant internal struggle between pursuing his own ends and protecting those dear to him. He wields a giant sword called the Dragon Slayer and a surgical left forearm with a magnetic grip. Guts is a tragic hero. He finds meaning in life when joining the Band of the Falcon. He contributes significantly to the faction’s storied accomplishments as captain of the band’s raiders during the Hundred-Year War.
17. Mikasa Ackerman
: The adoptive sister of Eren
Anime: Attack on Titan
Mikasa is the adoptive sister of Eren and Armin’s shared childhood friend. Following events in their history, Mikasa shares an unbreakable bond with Eren. She rushes to protect him whenever he is in danger. While she just wants to live a happy life, Mikasa joins the military. Even as a boy, Mikasa possesses impressive combat abilities and strength. Later, she enlists in the Survey Corps to pursue and protect Eren, becoming one of its greatest assets. Mikasa is currently working in the Corps as an officer. She continuously cares about the well-being of Eren and lives to protect him.
16. Kazuto Kirigaya
: A ‘solo’ player
Anime: Sword Art Online
Kirito is Sword Art Online’s protagonist. He is a “solo” player, a player who has not entered a guild and generally operates independently. He is also one of the 1000 individuals to have had the privilege of playing in the Sword Art Online beta testing era. His game alias, Kirito, is formed by taking the first and last Kanji syllables. He lives with his aunt and younger cousin in the real world, in a family of three. The blade he most frequently uses is the Elucidator. Later, he acquires a second blade created by his blacksmith buddy, Lisbeth, called Dark Repulser.
: A maid in Lord Roswaal L Mathers’ service
Anime: Re: Zero, Starting Life in Another World
Rem, along with her sister Ram, is a maid in Lord Roswaal L Mathers’ service. While initially distrustful of Subaru, she ultimately opened up to him. Later even developed feelings for him after he saved her from the mabeasts of Elior Forest. However, she had her name and memories eaten by Lye Batenkaitos at the end of Arc 3. Eventually, she dropped into suspended animation. After Lye’s death, she finally woke up from her sleep at the end of Arc 6. But now suffers from amnesia because she has not yet recovered her memories. Rem is presently situated somewhere in a forest in the Vollachian Empire, hiding from Subaru. She is attended by the Sin Archbishop of Gluttony.
14. Kurisu Makise
: A genius anime character
Kurisu Makise is a genius girl who graduated from university at the age of seventeen. She is also a part of the Brain Science Program at Victor Qondria University and a Future Gadgets Lab member. She is also famous in America for writing thesis papers at such a young age, covered in the news. Because of his intelligence, she was envied by people around her, so she built a strong personality. To hide her weakness, she keeps a stern expression and is often rude to others. However, she is very curious. Also, her curiosity is the very thing that led to her joining the Future Gadgets Lab.
13. Hachiman Hikigaya
: An isolated friendless boy anime character
Anime: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
Hachiman, an isolated, friendless boy who is practical to a fault, is the plot’s main protagonist. His most notable characteristic is his collection of “dead fish-eyes.” He firmly believes that “youth” for hypocrites, born from the ashes of past failures, is merely an illusion created by hypocrites. He is forced into joining the Service Club in this state of blatant deceit by his teacher. Thus hoping that revealing him to the world will change his personality and eventually make him a “better person.” Hachiman feels he is an insignificant figure and is willing to take the blame to keep everyone else happy. He is affectionately referred to by Yui as ‘Hikki.’
12. Itachi Uchiha
: The loyal ninja of Konoha
Itachi Uchiha was a ninja of Konohagakure’s Uchiha clan and the elder brother of Sasuke Uchiha. He was a born genius and held the second-highest scores in the Ninja Academy. Itachi joined the ANBU Corps at the age of 11 and became a squad captain at 13. One night he slaughtered his entire clan sparing his younger brother. Later, he joined the international criminal organization known as Akatsuki and was termed a rogue ninja. Itachi’s actions were more complicated than they appeared. He also played a significant role in the 4th Ninja Great War. Thus making him remain a loyal ninja of Konoha to the very end.
11. Gintoki Sakata
: A samurai anime character
Gintoki is a samurai living in an era where there is no longer a need for samurais. He is Yorozuya’s founder and president, as well as a highly trained samurai. Oppressive aliens have flown in to conquer planet Earth to add to his troubles. Gintoki works alongside two children: Kagura and Shinpachi, taking on odd jobs. Because of his silver hair and white clothes he wore in combat, he was known as the “White Devil” (Shiroyasha) in the Joui war. Also, coupled with his outstanding abilities as a swordsman, made him famous among his comrades.
10. Killua Zoldyck
: A great hunter anime character
Anime: Hunter x Hunter
Killua belongs to the Zoldyck family, which is a family of legendary assassins. He has been practicing regularly in the art of assassination since his childhood. Eventually, out of boredom, he ran away from his family and career. Then he attended the Hunter exam to pass the time. Almost instantly, he befriended Gon and has pursued his best friend loyally since then. Usually, Killua is a kind and lighthearted boy. But he becomes equally lethal and bloodthirsty when provoked. He is even capable of killing an enemy in seconds. He is relaxed and mindful of his talents and capabilities. Therefore he is not afraid to speak his mind but still wise enough to understand when to hold his tongue.
09. Rintarou Okabe
: A self-proclaimed mad scientist anime character
Rintarou Okabe is the main protagonist of the Steins; Gate series. He is a first-year student attending Tokyo Denki University. Also, he is a self-proclaimed mad scientist who claims that his name is Hououin Kyouma. He is the founder of Future Gadgets Lab, where he and his lab members invent various futuristic gadgets. His lab creates the Phonewave, which enables them to send e-mails to the past. After hearing of the Phonewave, Kurisu Marise joins the Future Gadgets Lab. This discovery puts them against the organization SERN. They are making their version of the time machine, which puts all the lab members in grave danger.
08. Naruto Uzumaki
: A legendary ninja anime character
Naruto Uzumaki is a ninja, born in Konohagakure. He was disdained by his fellow villagers since childhood solely because the nine-tailed fox was sealed within him. His only is to gain the acknowledgment of his villagers and become the Hokage. He went through many hardships. Under the tutelage of the legendary Sannin, Jiraiya, he became a capable ninja. Also, he was regarded as a hero by the villagers and soon by the world. He took a significant part in winning the 4th Ninja Great War, which led to becoming the village’s Seventh Hokage. After becoming the Hokage, he worked hard to achieve world peace. Therefore he is always ready to sacrifice himself for the sake of the ninja world.
07. Edward Elric
: The youngest alchemist to get his certification
Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Edward Elric is also known as Ed. He has the codename Fullmetal Alchemist. He became the youngest State Alchemist in history by achieving his certification at the age of 12. While performing a failed Human Transmutation, he lost his right arm and left leg. And his younger brother Alphonse Elric lost his entire body. Three years later, Ed and Alphonse absorbed themselves in search of the legendary Philosopher’s Stone. It was said to have the power to restore him and his brother to their standard forms. He is a child prodigy and is renowned all over the world for his talent in Alchemy.
06. Zoro Roronoa
: The first crew member
Anime: One Piece
The first member of the crew to be hired by Luffy was Zoro. Zoro is a professional swordsman who battles in santoryu (three katana fighting style), his own special sword style. This is done by using one katana in each hand and another in his mouth. He is often seen with only one or two swords fighting. In a serious fight, he ties his bandana, usually bound to his arm, to his head. He tends to retain a certain degree of bushido, although not a samurai and is often mistaken for one. Zoro was known to kill his enemies if he had to, unlike Luffy.
05. Light Yagami
: A natural genius and owner of the Death Note
Anime: Death Note
Light Yagami is a young, hardworking, and talented person and a natural genius. He was a skilled planner and was good at mapping out challenging scenarios. He discovers the Death Note. It is a notebook that can be used to kill someone by writing his name. Then he decides to use it to get rid of all the criminals. Light’s primary goal is to create a free world from criminals. Only people he thinks are honest and kind can live in this new world. He considers himself the ‘God of the New World.’ But as Light’s killings reach a monumental level, they attract Master Detective, L. They both try to outdo each other to find their real identities.
04. Levi Ackerman
: Humanity’s most powerful soldier
Anime: Attack on Titan
Levi Ackerman is popularly known as Humanity’s most powerful soldier. He is ranked as the captain of the Scouting Legion division. Levi is also the Special Operations Squad leader within the Survey Corps that he handpicked to protect Eren Yeager. There were rumors that he lived underground and was a criminal before joining the Survey Corps. Although Levi appears to be rude and may not seem very approachable, he deeply cares for his teammates. He never undermines their lives’ value. He is also a clean-freak and is very strict about cleanliness. Levi’s loyalty is strictly restricted to people he trusts. Also, he has no trouble displaying open contempt for authority from those outside this circle.
03. Monkey D. Luffy
: The captain of the Straw Hat Pirates
Anime: One Piece
Luffy is the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates. Luffy does not seem to be very intelligent at first sight. At the same time, he always sees things in an infantile way. Also, he can easily be fascinated by the simplest things. Nevertheless, since he sees the world clearly and straightforwardly, he is sometimes the only one who can see beyond the incidents and see what can be done. By discovering the legendary treasure left behind by the late Gol D. Roger, his lifelong dream is to become the Pirate King. He thinks that becoming a Pirate King means possessing the world’s greatest freedom.
02. L Lawliet
: The world-renowned detective
Anime: Death Note
L is a world-renowned detective who takes on the job of finding Kira, the mass murderer. Eventually, he becomes suspicious of Light Yagami in his investigation. Therefore makes it his mission to show that Light is Kira. L is an eccentric, mysterious, and highly regarded global consulting investigator whose real identity and past are kept secret. He interacts only via his similarly inexplicable handler/assistant, Watari. Also, he functions as his official liaison with the government and law enforcement agencies. Moreover, he has developed a reputation as perhaps the greatest detective/criminal profiler globally, even though his background is shrouded in mystery. L becomes suspicious of Light Yagami in his investigation and makes it his mission to show that Light is Kira.
01. Lelouch Lamperouge
The leader of the resistance movement
Anime: Code Geass
As an Ashford Academy High School student, Lelouch is introduced in the series’s first episode as its student council member. He is a creative thinker who is very talented at chess. Lelouch lives with his younger sister, Nunnally, with their maid, Sayoko Shinozaki, in a house located inside Ashford Academy’s premises. Lelouch is a former prince of the superpower Britannia in the series. He is granted the power of the ‘Geass’ by a witch known as C.C. Using the Geass and his intellect, under his alter ego Zero, and he becomes the leader of the resistance movement known as The Black Knights. He tries to overthrow the Holy Britannian Empire, an imperialist dictatorship that conquered numerous countries under his father’s control.