Anime Underground 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show  

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Which anime characters deserve their own show where they're the sole protagonist? Since there are so many worthy characters, we've decided to list them all and let you vote on the ones you'd want to see the most. Can you imagine an Initial D season that is all about Bunta's backstory as the fastest racer on the Akina Pass? What about Shikamaru from Naruto, using his logic to solve puzzles and defeat villains? There are so many great anime spinoffs that seriously need to happen, but we want to know what you'd like to see the most. Vote up the anime characters you feel deserve their own show, and add any characters to the list if they're not already here.

The characters we've included for this poll are mostly good, but if there are any villains you'd want to see in their own show then please add them to the list. Who knows? Maybe a show about Orochimaru and his backstory would actually be pretty cool.

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L is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
L

2
2,841 1,024
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

3
2,555 822
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Owen_Paul_Sloane added Kakashi Hatake 80

4
1,702 765
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Shanks 30

5
1,881 710
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Utkan Aktaş added Minato Namikaze

6
2,037 848
Levi Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

7
1,327 621
Gol D. Roger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

8
1,519 715
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Utkan Aktaş added Jiraiya 47

9
2,100 921
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

10
1,320 773
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Sean Gerald Lim (ChillingiceZ) added Yoruichi Shihouin 77

11
1,341 804
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Kristoffer Law added Trunks 6

12
1,884 844
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
impy added Erza Scarlet 145

13
1,793 627
Roy Mustang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

14
1,221 699
Tōshirō Hitsugaya is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

14 Anime Villains That Deserve Their Own Series

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800 343
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
evy2526 added Sanji 47

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1,109 630
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
shaurya-kapoor added Madara Uchiha 44

17
1,158 581
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
impy added Kenpachi Zaraki 61

18
1,236 1,095
Portgas D. Ace is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

19
1,277 1,233
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

20
1,069 516
Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Clint Wright added Kisuke Urahara 63

21
1,124 570
Sesshomaru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

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1,106 752
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

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793 448
Jellal Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
ptnn added Jellal Fernandes 65

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868 480
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Son Goku added Killua Zoldyck

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820 507
Shisui Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Ramon James Cossey added Shisui Uchiha 7

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700 605
Edward Newgate is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

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497 700
Trafalgar Law is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

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459 214
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Destiny Akabane added Zeref 41

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Hiei is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Clint Wright added Hiei

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709 689
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

31
621 381
Hisoka is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Thomas Veldman added Hisoka

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485 868
Sabo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
JessDaBest added Sabo 21

33
616 661
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
shaurya-kapoor added Obito Uchiha 25

34
576 396
Juuzou Suzuya is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Gracie Martin added Juuzou Suzuya 3

35
525 515
Kurapika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Son Goku added Kurapika

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Gohan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

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459 160
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
JuanRodrigo added Gaara 89

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344 280
Pain is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Destiny Akabane added Pain

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511 436
Tamaki Suou is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Olivia Massey added Tamaki Suou 36

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377 376
Esdeath is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Dachi Nho added Esdeath 21 - Akame ga Kill!

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438 419
Sting Eucliffe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
MarieVanBuggenhout added Sting Eucliffe 32

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Bulma is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
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Grell Sutcliff is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Charlotte de R added Grell Sutcliff 76

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372 546
Konohamaru Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Keiko Asuna added Konohamaru Sarutobi 28

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271 306
Bishamon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Dachi Nho added Bishamon Noragami

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314 454
Kamina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
impy added Kamina 24

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291 120
Gray Fullbuster is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
lennagallega added Gray Fullbuster 88

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655 491
Scar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show

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426 286
Saber is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
ShrishVashishth added Saber 47

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354 202
Mystogan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 50+ Anime Characters Who Deserve Their Own Show
Destiny Akabane added Mystogan 47