Best Anime Heroes


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The Top Ten

Goku - Dragonball Z
Okay. It's pretty obvious that Goku is at the top. To be honest, this order of heroes is perfect because Goku, Naruto, Ichigo, and Luffy honestly make the best ' heroes team the world could ask for. Plus, Goku is the stronger one and more powerful, followed by Ichigo, Naruto, and I do not know where Luffy's place would really be because I haven't seen ALL of one piece but he definitely belongs in the top 4. But Goku doesn't even need to be involved because once he is, leave it to him by himself to handle any situation no matter how bad it is. He has the others to fight alongside him if needed. Go J-stars victory Vs heroes!
Not even Madaras cheap shringan can hurt 1 cell on goku. He would have no idea how to bind goku in an illusion because basically, ninja stars can't pierce him, fire can't burn him, chains can't hold him, not even an entire planet can crush him.

No matter what technique naruto or madara has, you just can't escape an entire planet being destroyed by goku. Even if they managed to teleport...where to?
Goku is the best, not because he's basicly one of the most powerful fictional heroes of all times, but because some lessons that he teachs to you that you can follow the entire life, but the greatest lesson is that he never gives up, he can be beaten up, but if he can breath, he gets up and keep going, and he always winned doing that! Its like, he's a guy that even if you are a lot of stronger than him, he will be dangerous because he will be determined to pass you and become better, and that's just because he wanna be the strongest that he can, and surpass everyone, and another thing, he does everything while he protects the entire human race, I mean, he never did evil! Goku have a pure heart that is dedicated to goodness! That's why he's awesome
[Newest]If super man goku chuck Norris and Jason Voorhees fought the world would explode

2Naruto - Naruto
He is awesome and he is the kind of guy who stands up for what he believes in and he would do anything to protect his friends even die for the dearest ones and he never gives up that is why he is a rolemodel for many people!
I think that naruto and naruto shippuden are the best anime in the world because they have got the most interesting storyline awesome powers and it explains everything. It's also funny and Naruto has the strongest fighting spirit and the guts never to give up no matter what. In my opinion nothing can surpass this anime
Yes if the planet gets destroyed evryone WILL DIE including GOKU, for the record, Naruto is the only one who can actually be at all places at the same time even goku could only manage a few numbers of teleportations and was exhausted.
Do the head count and you will see that they are even, and in some case goku might even lose the fight since naruto has reserved energy.
Goku is powerful likewise Naruto..
And naruto is the 21st century Hero.
[Newest]He is friendly that's all

3Ichigo - Bleach
Ichigo is easily the best because despite his powers, he's normal. Unlike all the others on this list of top ten, he came from a normal background. He was dragged into a whole other world and is torn between them as he continues to fight for his friends and family. At the end of the day, his powers don't set him as the best; it's his personality. His will to continue fighting even for a war that wasn't his despite his heritage, but that didn't come till later. So at the end of the day; even without knowledge of what he really is; he still thought thinking he was human. Everyone else on this list was born into things were such powers was a natural occurrence. Ichigo was always strong but did show an emotional side; one that is arguably deeper since he started as just an ordinary teenager getting dragged into a war that most people would crumble under.
Ichigo kurosaki I think should be number 2 or 3 because not only will he kick your butt, but he has a warm and kind heart, and he will literally do anything to protect his family and friends
He is the most unique hero I have ever seen. Simply he is the best. He has shinigami powers which will amaze you, he has holloe powers which will freak you. If you compare him with those up list heroes then: he is not like Goku saved a hundred times;not like Naruto childish and stupid crazy enough to do anything for sasuke;and not that much comical like Luffy.

4Monkey D. Luffy - One Piece
In terms of Heroes, it is impossible to decide, because ALL of them share so much care and courage, etc etc. But by the end of the day, my cents go to Luffy. One Piece isn't popular here in the US, so they haven't witnessed all of his capabilities. I'm not talking about strength or power capabilities, but about his knack to defy logic and survive in order to reach his goals.
Those who talk abt ichigo probably don't know luffy... The greatest anime hero ever.. He dosen't have the power to save the world with a spirit bomb like goku... But has the power to save those who love n cares for him.. Most versatile hero in anime... Love you luffy! Great emotions... Knows when to get serious.. Luffy-kum you rock... Thank you oda for creating an awesome character
Even though Luffy doesn't want to be seen as a hero, he's still in the top tens. ^^
[Newest]Luffy is the best

5L - Death Note
L is the smartest character out there. He's an interesting character, and he never fails to predict Kira's behavior.
I like death note! The characters and the story!
i love them so much!
[Newest]Why. Why is Death Note so underrated.


6Edward Elric - Fullmetal Alchemist
Ed is a genius when it comes to alchemy and is one of the best, strongest hand-to-hand fighters there is. But there's more to our young hero than that. Ed has a dark past and has made some mistakes in his lifetime, but he is willing to do anything to move forward and fix what he can, protect the people he cares about, and save the whole country. Though hardened in his youth because of the hardships he faced (and faces throughout the series), he retains his morality and a certain idealism that allows him to persevere.
Ed has the caring side of the typical protagonist, but also a side that shows he isn't quite what you would expect. He is smart but tends to overlook some things on his quest. He has my vote because he has a more three dimensional personality that makes him seem more human than the typical hero
I think I can safely say that Ed is the best hero anime-wise. He represents the older siblings who care for their young ones.

7Natsu Dragneel - Fairy Tail
He is a dragon slayer and he will slay the rest of them except goku deserves top 3
He is awesome and I have never seen any hero like him
All other of my favorite are at top only this was bottom that's why I vote natsu so awesome... I am all fired up seeing this list
[Newest]Natsu and Naruto are the best

8Itachi Uchiha - Naruto
The greatest character in the naruto series
Shouldn't he be first? Guys just watch the anime and find what true heroism is!


I think that itachi is on of the greatest heroes of all time, and he should have he's own series.
Stronge, wise and has a nice charisma

9Ash - Pokemon
Ash is my favourite characters in anime series. He care his friends and pokemons and he is newer scare for any challenge. And one day he is become a pokemon master.
Go ash! I love ash...
I hate the anime... I hate the characters!


10Roronoa Zoro - One Piece
Ultimate beast and yet incredibly loyal and kind
How is he under Ash the dumbass?
He's so better than ash

The Contenders

11Gingka Hagane - Beyblade
Gingka is the top blader his bravery is amazing. He help friends and his bey connected his heart. Gingka Hagane is the HERO.
Gingka is awesome. Not as good as Takao/Tyson (from the Original series) but still cool. He is strong, noble, understanding and he never gives up.
He is a crap and he s anime too


12Lelouch Lamperouge - Code Geass
He is amazing, his talents are unmatched.
Lelouch is one of the best characters out there! Almost as good as Ichigo. His brains and the way he uses his powers, and his kind spirit don't make sense when they go together but as the series progresses he end leaves you feeling like 'what the **** just happened? ' Lelouch has since then been my favourite anime character since.

13Kenshin - Rurouni Kenshin
Goku number one really. Despite the fact goku hates to kill, that all changes when he becomes super saiyan. Kenshin has promised to never kill anyone and he manages to keep that promis throughout the whole series while defeating every enemy.
Kenshin is cheerful and happy with a dark past but he still manages to keep living with a happy personality. He's not afraid to fight and die for whom he wants to protect. Best anime ever if a little long.
Kenshin should be number one. He used to be an assasin who hs killed many people but now he protects the innocent using a sword. He maintains a happy and peaceful attitude despite his past.

14Sebastian Michaelis - Kuroshitsuji / Black Butler
He should be higher on this list...

15Shinichi Kudo / Conan Edogawa - Case Closed / Detective Conan

16Spike - Cowboy Beebop

17Light Yigami - Death Note
Unlike other heroes this guy isn't just brawn. In fact he is most probably the smartest anime character ever. The way he manipulates everyone is just amazing. Has to be the 1st on the list.
Who put him on this list, he is a villain not a hero.

18Inuyasha - Inuyasha
Inuyasha is brave, and he will save your life even if he does not know you, he is my favorite anime character, because he had a huge protecting sword, and it only works when he is going to protect someone! He is super affectionate when he isn't being a jerk! WATCH THE SERIES!
I prefer the players also lose fights, and do not destroy the world with a finger. That is, I hate Goku and Naruto.

19Sousuke - Full Metal Panic

20Gon - Hunter X Hunter

21Kirito Kirigaya - Sword Art Online
I'm not sure if I like sword art online or death note more! They is both so good! Kirito needs to be a lot higher on this list. no questions asked.


Ok, bruh, no. How is kirito 22?!?!? He should at least be number 5. Either that or 4,3,2, or even 1! Too be honest, I understand the things other heroes had to go through. Like in dbz, heroes could die. But unlike Sao, in dbz, they could be brought back to life. I feel as if kirito had the most pressure, especially protecting asuna. He had it the toughest. So kirito all the way!
That's true his sword skills are very high

22Hei - Darker Than Black

23Vegeta - Dragon Ball Z
He is a badass

24Yusuke - Yu Yu Hakusho

25Hayate Ayasaki - Hayate the Combat Butler
Hayate is so strong

26Eren Jaeger - Shingeki No Kyojin

27Alucard - Hellsing
This guy is a badass

28Guts - Berserk
Guts is the very definition of epicness! He shows us that a simple human can over come anyone and do anything through sheet willpower and determination! Not to mention his huge as motherfukin sword!

29Teito Klein - 07-Ghost

30Roy Mustang - Fullmetal Alchemist
Mustang can be almost as beloved as Edward is. Mustang is a intelligent alchemist and a powerful one at that too. Like Edward he has a dark past and has committed some atrocities from that past, however he's still willing to atone for his sins. While he might act as a careerist and a womanizing jerk initially, in reality he's a huge softie and a rather loveable dork.

31Kenzo Tenma - Monster
Okay, how is there a list about most virtuous anime characters and we forget this paragon? He has healed his greatest enemies. He never killed anyone, despite the urgency of his circumstances. He confessed to having committed a plethora of heinous serial murders and tarnished his reputation completely just to save a woman who tried to ruin his life. He sacrificed his prestigious career and future with a beautiful woman who was his fiancé, just to operate on a boy who came before a mayor. He went rogue just to kill the the true murderer, Johan liebert, and sacrificed everything to help others.

Honestly, how do people talk about virtuous and ignore the embodiment of virtue? He's literally Atticus Finch, only as a doctor/brain surgeon. All he focused on was saving others, helping others, protecting others no matter how deplorable. He rarely spent a second of his life after the whole Johan libert debacle with enjoyment, for he made sure that his primary priorities were completing his mission, be it completing an operation, or anything that helps someone. He was the quintessential selfless person and a beacon to many of the characters in this story.
How isn't he higher? He sacrificed every facet of his life just to heal and help others, including his enemies trying to incarcerate him and even kill him. He confessed to being guilty to a plethora of heinous crimes, thus tarnishing his reputation, just to help save a woman trying to ruin his life. Monster is a seriously underrated manga/anime and kenzo is literally the anime Atticus Finch, albeit more selfless and more badass at times
This guy is one of the BEST heroes in the history of heroes! ^_^ He truly cares about others and he doesn't really want to take a life even if someone is bad. He's a doctor that saves lives. He even says that human lives are precious. It's something Johan Liebert-the main antagonist- would NEVER understand. Tenma is one of those who deserves to be on this list! Don't believe me? Please, watch the series if you haven't yet. What are you waiting for?

32Ogami Rei - Code:Breaker

33Ichigo Momomiya - Tokyo Mew Mew

34Tsunayoshi Sawada - Katekyo Hitman Reborn
I mean at times he can act pretty pathetic but if something involving a loved one or anybody he would jump to action and try to protect them he is my favorite anime character

35Mikasa - Attack on Titan
Part of me hates her for being so strong and not even having to try, but you can't blame her for that. She constantly tries to protect Eren, her last family alive. And almost always keeps her cool. So yeah... She's awesome.

36Dante - Devil May Cry
If you have ever palyed devil may cry or watched the show you know he is a bad.

37Laharl - Disgaea

38Vash the Stampede - Trigun

39Kyon - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

40Emiya Kiritsugu - Fate/ Zero

41Sakata Gintoki - Gintama

42Ryuko Matoi - Kill La Kill
My Favorite anime period best hero should be higher

43Daryl Yan - Guilty Crown

44Renton Thurston - Eureka Seven

45Kirito - Sword Art Online

46Eikichi Onizuka - Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO)
Coolest delinquent ever made, he can't be dead.

47Jotaro Kujo - Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

48Madara Uchiha - Naruto
Madara is actually the REAL hero in Naruto not Naruto

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