Top Ten Most Iconic Anime Characters


The Top Ten

1 Goku (Dragon Ball Z) Goku (Dragon Ball Z) 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. more.

One if if not the most iconic male character from japan.

Son goku always prevails

Goku ucks,he's died more times than Kenny from south park

Everyone knows Goku. - Goku02

2 Doraemon (Doraemon) Doraemon (Doraemon) Doraemon is a fictional character in the Japanese manga and anime series of the same name created by Fujiko Fujio, the pen name of writing team Hiroshi Fujimoto and Motoo Abiko.

Doraemon also makes us gain knowlegde as well as every important thing needed in life

Luffy isn't on this list despite one piece being the best selling magna in history - ikerevievs

This robotic cat of the future is one of Japan's national treasures - NerdyPweeps

The manga has won many national awards there (at Japan). - Kiteretsunu

3 L Lawliet (Death Note) L Lawliet (Death Note) L Lawliet, exclusively known by the mononym L, is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata .

Everyone loves L from Death Note! - NerdyPweeps

4 Inuyasha (Inuyasha)

Best character in the best anime ever! Blending romance, comedy, action and mystery into one wild ride!

This half-demon was one of the biggest hit back in the 2000's - NerdyPweeps

5 Pikachu (Pokemon) Pikachu (Pokemon) Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

Laugh out loud, I'm watching Pokemon advanced right now.P.S. When pikachu is sad, he sounds like he's saying piko pika as in the hot sauce. Torchic tor!

Even people that have never watched anime or played any of the pokemon games know this lil guy. I bet if you walked around and showed a pic of him 99% of people would know. (The 1% is for people who have never seen a T.V. in their life.) - NerdBunny

6 Happy (Fairy Tail)
7 Naruto (Naruto) Naruto (Naruto) Naruto Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.
8 Johan Liebert (Monster) Johan Liebert (Monster)

He's not quite popular in the west, but this charismatic sociopath is quite famous in Japan - NerdyPweeps

9 Konata (Lucky Star)
10 Luffy (One Piece) Luffy (One Piece)

The Contenders

11 Usagi (Sailor Moon)

A best selling manga series.

12 Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog) Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog) Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by SEGA, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Sonic is not an anime character - ikerevievs

13 Ryuko Matoi (Kill La Kill) Ryuko Matoi (Kill La Kill) Ryuko Matoi is the main protagonist of Japanese anime series 'Kill La Kill' produced by Studio Trigger. Ryuko Matoi is a highschool student who attends Honnouji Academy to find her father's murderer.

Tough, sweet, and all around an amazing character.

Everyone knows Ryuko by her iconic read streak and her badass scissor blade!

14 Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach) Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach) Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.
15 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.
16 Vegeta (DBZ) Vegeta (DBZ) Vegeta is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
17 Itachi Uchiha (Naruto) Itachi Uchiha (Naruto) Itachi Uchiha is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

He's got a big dick

18 Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop) Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)
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Top Remixes

1. Doraemon (Doraemon)
2. Inuyasha (Inuyasha)
3. L Lawliet (Death Note)
1. Goku (Dragon Ball Z)
2. Pikachu (Pokemon)
3. Naruto (Naruto)


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