15 Badass Anime Characters That You Should Know Update 05/2024

Badass Anime Characters

For those of you who are fans of anime, we have compiled a list of some of the most badass anime characters out there for your perusal.

Anime fans voted for their favorites on the ranker website to compile this top ten list.

Let’s get started with this list of anime characters that are awe-inspiring.

15. Roronoa Zoro From One Piece

Roronoa Zoro From One Piece

He’s known as “Pirate Hunter Zoro,” a character created by Eiichiro Oda for his role in the One Piece series.

After he is spared from execution at the Marine Base, Zoro joins Monkey D. Luffy for the first time in the story.

He is one of the Straw Hat Pirates’ two swordsmen, the other being Brook, who is a sailor.

14. Gildarts Clive From Fairy Tail

He is a character in the Fairy Tail anime and manga series.

He is a member of the Fairy Tail Guild’s S-Class Mages, the guild’s Ace, and the guild’s most famous Mage. Also, he is the father of Cana Alberona, a character in the series.

13. Vegeta From Dragon Ball Z

Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)

Vegeta is the heir to the Saiyan throne.

Tarble is King Vegeta’s eldest son, Tarble’s older brother, Bulma’s spouse, the paternal grandfather of both Trunks and Bulla, and he is also a great-grandfather of Vegeta the Junior.

12. Light Yagami From Death Note

The protagonist of the Death Note series is Light Yagami.

He decides to utilize the Death Note to purge the world of criminals after finding it.

People in Japan eventually refer to his killings as “Kira.”

11. Natsu Dragneel From Fairy Tail

Hiro Mashima created the character of Natsu “Salamander” Dragneel, the main protagonist of the Fairy Tail manga series.

All of the original video animation, the Fairy Tail light novels and video games feature him. He also appears in the two Fairy Tail feature films and all of the original video animation.

10. Kenpachi Zaraki From Bleach


Bleach character Kenpachi Zaraki is an antihero and a fictitious character in the anime and manga series. He leads the Gotei 13’s eleventh division. Yachiru Kusajishi is his right-hand man.

9. Tatsuya Shiba From Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei

The main character of The Irregular at Magic High School is Shiba Tatsuya. It was in April 2095 when he and his younger sister, Miyuki, were admitted to the National Magic University Affiliated First High School.

He was one of the pupils allowed into the Course 2 curriculum, which marked the beginning of the events in the series.

8. Alucard From Hellsing

Alucard is a character in the Hellsing manga and anime series written by Kouta Hirano. He is the protagonist of the manga and anime.

He’s a vampire who’s completely committed to the current Hellsing family patriarch and close friends with Walter, who’s also a vampire. Likewise, he holds Seras Victoria in high regard, his burgeoning protégé.

7. Guts From Berserk

Guts (Berserk)

A former mercenary and branded wanderer, Guts is known as the “Black Swordsman” and traverses the world in an internal battle between following his own goals and defending people he cares about.

6. Hei From Darker than Black

As the Black Reaper or BK-201, a human by the name of Hei has been endowed with supernatural abilities by the Contractor. He’s worked for a variety of organizations, including the Syndicate and the CIA.

5. Roy Mustang From Fullmetal Alchemist

Hiromu Arakawa, the guy behind the Fullmetal Alchemist comics and television adaptations, developed the character Roy Mustang.

State Alchemist of Amestris’ State Military and superior of the protagonist, Edward Elric, Mustang is a character in the series.

4. Ken Kaneki From Tokyo Ghoul

Ken Kaneki — Tokyo Ghoul

The protagonist of the Tokyo Ghoul series is Ken Kaneki. He is currently married to Touka Kirishima and the father of Ichika Kaneki, who was born to them both.

In his previous life, he was a student at Kamii University, where he studied Japanese literature, leading a fairly typical life.

3. Ichigo Kurosaki From Bleach

Tite Kubo, the manga artist behind the Bleach series, created the fictitious character Ichigo Kurosaki.

Rukia Kuchiki, the Soul Reaper assigned to police the fictional city of Karakura Town, bestows upon him the powers of the Soul Reaper once he befriends her.

2. Levi Ackerman From Attack on Titan

Besides his clipped short black hair, Levi has narrow gray eyes with dark rings behind them and a deceptively youthful face.

Because of the amount of time he spends using vertical maneuvering equipment, his muscles are well-developed, despite his diminutive stature.

1. Itachi Uchiha From Naruto

Itachi Uchiha — Naruto

Masashi Kishimoto created the Naruto manga and anime series, which features Itachi Uchiha as a central character.

He is Sasuke Uchiha’s older brother, and he is held solely responsible for the deaths of every member of the Uchiha family save for his younger brother.

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