Top 10 Anime Characters You Would Want As a Friend

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Ever wanted to have an anime character as your best friend in school? Well, now here's a list dedicated to that question.

The Top Ten

1 Goku - Dragon Ball Goku - Dragon Ball Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.

Would fight with you, will have your back when you need him, unless if you're an alien, android, majin or god of destruction, you're pretty much screwed. - MrNexo500

Yes! Who wouldn't want him as a friend? - P-51IsDaBest

He's the friendliest guy ever... He doesn't hate anybody as long as they don't kill his friends LOL
I'd love to have Goku as my best friend! - Goku02

Awww... a bunch of bullies come over
Goku comes and kills them all. (Well, no. Just break all the bones) - Ultron123

2 Naruto Uzumaki - Naruto Naruto Uzumaki - Naruto Naruto Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Sorry, wouldn't be friends with Goku... In a realist point of view, I would sooner be afraid of him. He would seem to have too many inhuman qualities as well. Naruto is goofy and does whatever he can to have a good time with his friends, Goku does everything he can to protect the planet. Go save the world Goku, me and Naruto are going to Ichiraku.

Ninja skills to protect you - FerrariDude64

3 Monkey D. Luffy - One Piece Monkey D. Luffy - One Piece Monkey D. "Straw Hat" Luffy is a fictional character and the protagonist of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

He thinks the more the better...Just like his meat.

Luffy just seems like the friendliest person - Mcgillacuddy

Love Monkey D. Luffy- One pice

He will always protect me

4 Kirito - Sword Art Online Kirito - Sword Art Online Kazuto Kirigaya is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.

I would ask him to teach me how to play video games well. - Goku02

Kirito's actually a pretty cool guy, and he's a pro at video games so I would like him as a friend - Mcgillacuddy

I wish he could teach me how to be a better gamer - LaST_LiGHT

Kirito is the best play in sword at online

5 Natsu Dragneel - Fairy Tail Natsu Dragneel - Fairy Tail Natsu Dragneel is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild.Natsu is carefree and reckless in nature, and, despite his consistent brawls with the other members of Fairy Tail, he is a fiercely loyal and protective friend. He is willing to go down fighting for his friends, regardless of how futile it might seem. ...read more.

Keep your windows and doors locked or he'll come in your house. lol - Pegasister12

love natus

6 Rin Okumura - Blue Exorcist Rin Okumura - Blue Exorcist Rin Okumura is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Blue Exorcist created by Kazue Kato. He's known for being the son of satan and trying to kill him. He is the main Protagonist in Blue Exorcist. His notable feature is the blue sword in which he draws when in trouble
7 L Ryuzaki - Death Note L Ryuzaki - Death Note

I'd love to be friends with L

SERIOUSLY? HE SHOULD BE HIGHER

Weirdest friend ever. And it's extremely hard to keep up with him as he's too smart! X3 - Goku02

8 Ichigo Kurosaki - Bleach Ichigo Kurosaki - Bleach Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.
9 Nanoha Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Nanoha Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
10 Italy - Axis Powers: Hetalia Italy - Axis Powers: Hetalia

Who wouldn't want Italy as a friend - Ace_of_spades

Pasta! -Vestalis

Pasta! - Pegasister12

The Contenders

11 Sakura Kinomoto - Cardcaptor Sakura Sakura Kinomoto - Cardcaptor Sakura
12 Edward Elric - Fullmetal Alchemist Edward Elric - Fullmetal Alchemist Edward Elric, commonly nicknamed Ed, is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.

I would love to have this shorty as my best friend. He and Alphonse can teach me alchemy and do other things! - TheDarkOne_221b

13 Hayate Yagami - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
14 Sanji - One Piece Sanji - One Piece Vinsmoke Sanji, most commonly known by his moniker "Black Leg" Sanji, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. Sanji is the cook of the Straw Hat Pirates, as well as the former sous chef of the Baratie. He is also the third son of the Vinsmoke Family, thus making ...read more.

He is kind, generous, funny and he would cook me delicious food!

15 Fate Testarossa - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Fate Testarossa - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
16 Eren Yeager - Attack on Titan Eren Yeager - Attack on Titan Eren Yeager, spelled Eren Jaeger in the Funimation dub, is a fictional character appearing as the protagonist from the manga series Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama.
17 InuYasha - InuYasha InuYasha - InuYasha
18 Son Gohan - Dragon Ball Z
19 Nico Yazawa - Love Live! School Idol Project Nico Yazawa - Love Live! School Idol Project
20 Ash Ketchum - Pokemon Ash Ketchum - Pokemon Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

I guess I can be good friends with him, right?

Me And Ash Would Be Good Friends. - masoncarr2244

21 Jellal Fernandes - Fairy Tail Jellal Fernandes - Fairy Tail Jellal Fernandes is a childhood friend of Erza Scarlet. When he lost his own memory, he was a Dark Mage who desperately sought to revive Zeref via the R-System. Jellal served as the main antagonist of the Tower of Heaven arc and is currently a member and co-founder of Crime Sorcière.
22 Shinn Asuka - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Shinn Asuka - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Shinn Asuka is a fictional character in the Japanese science fiction anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny by Sunrise, part of the Gundam franchise.
23 Itachi Uchiha - Naruto Itachi Uchiha - Naruto Itachi Uchiha is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Being Itachi's friend would be very weird... But he's very protective of his loved ones. - Goku02

#Itachi

Maybe it seems odd but I like his sadness and his way of being protective.
although it's not that easy managing a friendship with him! - sabd

24 Portgas D. Ace - One Piece Portgas D. Ace - One Piece Portgas D. Ace, born as Gol D. Ace and nicknamed "Fire Fist" Ace, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.
25 Nami - One Piece Nami - One Piece Nami is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. She is based on Ann and Silk, two characters from Oda's previous manga Romance Dawn.

She is so hot

26 Wendy Marvell - Fairy Tail Wendy Marvell - Fairy Tail

I'd love it if she was my girlfriend or wife and the mother of my children.

yep

27 Heine Westenfluss - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Heine Westenfluss - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny
28 Kamina - Gurren Lagann Kamina - Gurren Lagann Kamina is a fictional character in the anime series Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.
29 Rider - Fate/Zero Rider - Fate/Zero Rider is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. Rider can refer to two different Rider-class servants: Iskandar from Fate/Zero and Medusa from Fate/stay night.

There is a reason why I specifically mentioned the Rider from Fate/zero, not Fate/Stay Night. The one in Fate/Stay Night is a brutal assassin while the one in Fate/zero is a funny guy. - SelfDestruct

30 Gaara - Naruto Gaara - Naruto Gaara is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto. He is the jinchuuriki of the one-tailed shukaku and can control sand that is stored in his gourd.

Yes,why not? Of course,Gaara in Shippuden (emphasis on Shippuden) is an awesome friend. - Tia-Harribel

31 Izaya Orihara - Durarara!! Izaya Orihara - Durarara!!

I'd love to be friends with Izaya! Cellphone stomping anyone? (I'm just kidding but he did stomp someone's cellphone) - MLPFan

32 Madoka Kaname - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Madoka Kaname - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Madoka Kaname is the titular protagonist of the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.
33 Josuke Higashikata - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Josuke Higashikata - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Josuke Higashikata is a fictional character from the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series created by Hirohiko Araki.

He does care a lot for his family and friends. Just don't diss his hair though. He will get mad from that. - SelfDestruct

34 Kira Yamato - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Kira Yamato - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
35 Roronoa Zoro - One Piece Roronoa Zoro - One Piece Roronoa Zoro, nicknamed "Pirate Hunter" Zoro, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.
36 Brook - One Piece Brook - One Piece "Soul King" Brook is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. Brook is the musician of the Straw Hat Pirates. He is a Devil Fruit user who ate the Yomi Yomi no Mi, and is undead, having been brought back into a pseudo-immortal state because of its powers.
37 Erza Scarlet - Fairy Tail Erza Scarlet - Fairy Tail Erza Scarlet is an S-Class Mage from the infamous magic guild Fairy Tail . Erza starts off as a lone wolf and stays loyal to following the rules. As the story develops Erza changes into loving mage strong and independent. As her terrible past haunts her she ignores her friends' calls that they want ...read more.

She'll try her best to protect you and will give up her life for you, but she's very strict and she may beat you up if the pettiest of things go wrong... - Goku02

38 Irisviel von Einzbern - Fate/Zero Irisviel von Einzbern - Fate/Zero Irisviel von Einzbern is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon and its prequel, Fate/Zero, by Type-Moon and nitroplus. She acts as the proxy master of Saber in Fate/Zero. She is the mother of Illyasviel von Einzbern and is married to Kiritsugu ...read more.

Built as a homunculus, but acts like a real human. She's really nice and she's really useful and resourceful while acting as Saber's proxy master in Fate/Zero! May I also add in that she's also a loyal wife to Kiritsugu Emiya and a caring mother for Illyasviel von Einzbern? Doesn't anyone know about Irisviel at all on here on TheTopTens? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

39 Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Sayaka Miki is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

I do and her name is MLPFan. She's a toptenner here. - TwilightKitsune

40 Homura Akemi - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Homura Akemi - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Homura Akemi is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.
41 Simon - Gurren Lagann Simon - Gurren Lagann Simon is a fictional character in the anime series Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.
42 Yoko Littner - Gurren Lagann Yoko Littner - Gurren Lagann Yoko Littner is a fictional character in the anime series Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.
43 Trafalgar Law - One Piece Trafalgar Law - One Piece "Surgeon of Death" Trafalgar D. Water Law is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.
44 Nico Robin - One Piece Nico Robin - One Piece "Devil Child" Nico Robin is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

NO. - Zabimarusensei

45 Shanks - One Piece Shanks - One Piece ''Red-Haired" Shanks is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. He is the captain of Red Hair Pirates and member of Yonko. He is also a former member of the legendary Roger Pirates, the only group to successfully conquer the Grand Line.
46 Tony Tony Chopper - One Piece Tony Tony Chopper - One Piece Tony Tony Chopper, also known as "Cotton Candy Lover" Chopper is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.
47 Usopp - One Piece Usopp - One Piece
48 Franky - One Piece Franky - One Piece "Iron Man" Franky is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. He is the shipwright of the Straw Hat Pirates.
49 Rin Tōsaka - Fate/Stay Night Rin Tōsaka - Fate/Stay Night Rin Tohsaka is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. She is the main heroine of the Unlimited Blade Works route.
50 Shirō Emiya - Fate/Stay Night Shirō Emiya - Fate/Stay Night Shirou Emiya is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon.
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Goku - Dragon Ball
2. Son Gohan - Dragon Ball Z
3. Jellal Fernandes - Fairy Tail
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1. Kirito - Sword Art Online
2. L Ryuzaki - Death Note
3. Italy - Axis Powers: Hetalia
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1. Nanoha Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
2. Sakura Kinomoto - Cardcaptor Sakura
3. Hayate Yagami - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
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