These incredible blind anime characters prove that you don't need sight to kick ass and see things that no one else can.
The beard is such a striking choice when it comes to character designs, and there's no shortage of great bearded characters in anime!
The gods and heroes of Greek mythology show up in fascinating ways in these anime series—both modern and classic!
Many great anime characters have had to endure sad and tragic backstories. Here are the saddest ones and why they stand out.
Anime is overflowing with incredible male characters, but only a handful of them truly stand out as popular around the world.
We've seen hundreds of anime powers and abilities throughout the years. Which ones stand out as the most interesting?
Discover the demons, spirits, and supernatural creatures of Japanese culture with these incredible yokai anime series.
Ice powers aren't always as flashy as fire or lightning, but they can be just as effective—or even better—when used by skilled hands.
A great villain doesn't always need to be morally complex. Extreme wickedness and corruption can be fascinating in its own way.
Check out the best pirate animes of all time, whether they're sailing across the ocean or cruising along the stars.
Like it or not, anime will always have cute girl characters who are charming, endearing, and just so easy to love.
The Naruto saga is full of powerful characters, but only a few truly stand out as potent enough to ruin the world. Who's the strongest?
Powerful anime abilities often come with drawbacks and risks. Here are the strongest anime powers that are dangerous to use.
Some of our favorite anime main characters are seriously overpowered. But who's the strongest of them all?
Too much fan service isn't just annoying. It can seriously ruin great characters with lots of potential. Here are some examples.
Anime is full of sword-wielding characters, but it takes a really interesting weapon to sit among the coolest anime swords of all time.
Adventure animes are exciting because there's always promise of something new around every corner. Here are our favorites!
The saga of One Piece spans over 30 different arcs, each special in its own way. Here are our favorite One Piece arcs and why they stand out.
It takes more than just a pretty face to become a truly popular female character. Who are the most popular anime girls and why?
Behind every great anime is an animation studio that gave life to that series. Here are the best anime studios in the business.
Often times, old characters are wise yet fragile. These old anime characters break the mold by proving just how badass they really are.
Japanese mythology has given us so many fascinating creatures that have made appearances in anime, manga, and movies.
Some of the coolest characters in anime are thieves, and some of the coolest organizations are criminal enterprises. Check these out!
Blue hair can say a lot about an anime character's personality. Here are some of our favorites and why we love them!
In anime, it's not just old folks who are bald. Here are some of the greatest bald characters in anime and why they stand out.
These women are powerful, intelligent, and impressive. They deserve their reputations as the strongest female anime characters.
Black hair might be basic, but these black-haired anime characters are from dull. Here's why they're up there among our favorites.
In anime, green-haired characters are often unusual and rarely protagonists. Here are our favorites and why they're notably special.
Pink-haired characters are popular in anime, but not all are equally loved. Here are our favorites and why they're so great.
Heroes and villains get too much love. Here are the best anime side characters who deserve praise and recognition!
White-haired anime characters usually have something special up their sleeves. Here are our favorites from over the years.
Red-haired characters in anime are more common than you'd think. Here are our favorites and why they stand out from the rest.
Anime is great at developing characters and relationships. Here are the best anime friendships that make you want to root for them!
Anime is full of romance and cute moments. Here are our picks for the cutest couples in anime and why we love them.
The Bleach anime went through some high highs and low lows. These Bleach arcs represent the best of the series over the years.
Here are the greatest anime teacher characters and why they make such great mentors for our favorite characters!
Hate may be a strong word, but it definitely applies to all the most hated anime characters on this list.
Few things are as uplifting as selfless bravery. These heroic animes represent the best of who we can be as people.
Animal characters are popular in anime for many reasons: they're cute, funny, and loyal. Here are our favorite anime animal characters!
Time control is a powerful ability—and several anime characters possess it. Here are the best ones and how they work!
Most mainstream anime series have at least one rivalry between core characters. Here are our favorite anime rivalries of all time.
A lot of anime characters have cool names—but sometimes the meaning and significance behind a name makes it even cooler.
We often view butlers and servants as weak and beneath us. These anime characters show that this is far from the case.
Magical girl anime is one of the most popular and beloved genres in the world. Here are the best series to watch if you haven't yet!
Manga artists use special symbols and markings to denote emotions and effects. Here are the most common ones and what they mean.
Anime series are rife with assassin-type characters, and many of them are female. Here are the best female anime assassins we've seen.
Bankai releases are one of the coolest parts of the Bleach anime. Here are the best Bankai abilities and why they're so great.
My Hero Academia has introduced hundreds of Quirks over its run. Here are some of the coolest ones and why they stand out.
Most anime series are full of plot twists, but not every plot twist is equally great. Here are the most epic ones that actually surprised us.
The scariest anime characters aren't the ones with powerful abilities—they're the ones who can steal abilities on a whim.
Anime is magical in many ways, but shonen anime tends to have magic systems that infuse the world with tons of lore and intrigue.
Anime credit sequences are notoriously... unique. Is it really surprising that most anime viewers skip them? That, plus other reasons.
Anime is full of supporting characters who have so much depth and complexity that they could be main characters on their own.
Heroes are defined by their villains—and in My Hero Academia, the villains stand out as some of the most intriguing characters.
In One Piece, Devil Fruit abilities can be incredibly powerful—but there are many characters without such powers that are still just as strong.
Different Quirks mean different power levels in My Hero Academia. Who tops the list of strongest characters, whether hero or villain?
The Logia-type Devil Fruit is the rarest of all, granting users control over a specific element—and even transform their body into it.
The common Paramecia-type Devil Fruit allows its consumer to perform one of many different superhuman feats and abilities.
They say the best defense is a good offense. Nope! For these anime characters, the best defense is their unbreakable fortitude!
Healers are frequently overlooked in anime. Here are some shining examples of anime healers who stand out!