If you're new to anime, you'll find that there are lots of unique character archetypes that appear over and over again, from series to series.
Topic: Anime Characters
Jan 18, 2022
Some anime characters are wishy-washy. Others are chaotic. And then there are those who are unhinged, deranged, and simply insane.
Jan 16, 2022
One of the cooler parts of One Piece is encountering the different pirate crews—and more importantly, the captains of those crews!
Jan 12, 2022
Cops, detectives, protectors, and law enforcers are common in anime, which means it can be hard for characters to stand out.
Dec 30, 2021
Hunter X Hunter remains one of the more popular anime series, mainly for its array of awesome characters. Who's the strongest?
Dec 28, 2021
Anime protagonists are usually straight-edge heroes with heroic motives. But more recently, we've seen anti-heroes in the spotlight.
Dec 25, 2021
One of the most common character archetypes in anime is the Master (usually in the form of a Teacher). Here are our favorites!
Dec 12, 2021
Anime might be best known for magic and swords, but don't forget about guns! We've seen some really cool ones throughout various series.
Nov 28, 2021
Some of the coolest characters in anime are thieves, and some of the coolest organizations are criminal enterprises. Check these out!
Nov 22, 2021
A great villain doesn't always need to be morally complex. Extreme wickedness and corruption can be fascinating in its own way.
Nov 3, 2021
Sometimes the scariest moment is when a calm and level-headed character snaps and goes berserk, as shown in these iconic anime scenes.
Oct 21, 2021
Masks play a big role in many anime series. Here are the coolest masked anime characters and anime mask designs we've seen!
Oct 2, 2021
Romances can often feel like they're shoved into an anime series for no reason. But here are some of the best anime romances that were done well!
Sep 27, 2021
The rare Zoan-type Devil Fruit allows its consumer to transform into an animal species (or an inter-species hybrid).
Sep 17, 2021
Often times, old characters are wise yet fragile. These old anime characters break the mold by proving just how badass they really are.
Sep 13, 2021
Anime is full of sword-wielding characters, but it takes a really interesting weapon to sit among the coolest anime swords of all time.
Sep 1, 2021
Ice powers aren't always as flashy as fire or lightning, but it can be just as effective—or even better—when used by skilled hands.
Aug 31, 2021
Anime tends to be pretty good at setting up and executing betrayals. Here are some of the worst anime traitors we've seen.
Aug 27, 2021
A lot of anime characters are really powerful, but only a handful of them are actually broken. Here are some of the strongest anime characters!
Aug 25, 2021
Time manipulation is one of the most powerful abilities—and several anime characters can do it. Here are the best ones and how they work!