Anime Characters Who Are 5'9"

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Vote up your favorite anime characters who are 5'9".

Curious to know which anime characters stand at 5'9" tall? Here's a list of popular anime characters who are 5'9" (175-177 cm). Famous 5'9" anime characters include Goku (Dragon Ball Z), Saitama (One-Punch Man), and Shoto Todoroki (My Hero Academia). 

From demon slayers like Giyu Tomioka (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) to tall anime girls like Midnight (My Hero Academia), there are more 5'9" anime characters than you might expect! Are you surprised that these characters are five feet nine inches tall?

Vote up your favorite 5'9" anime characters, and downvote any you don't like as much.

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  • Giyu Tomioka
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
    204 votes

    Serious Water Hashira Giyu buries trauma behind a stoic facade conveyed through sharp dark features complementing the fluid precision of his combat style. Though often curt with humans, steadfast loyalty toward Kind Tanjiro emerges from Giyu’s painful understanding of Tanjiro's struggle with family transformed into demons.

  • Goku
    Dragon Ball
    180 votes

    Pure-hearted Goku displays innocent joy and compassion despite his prodigious Saiyan strength constantly required protecting Earth. Fighting only to test himself and others, his messy black hair represents a carefree yet benevolent spirit aiding allies like Vegeta or Frieza find redemption. Goku upholds justice through power wielded selflessly.

  • Saitama
    One-Punch Man
    201 votes

    Unparalleled power leaves Saitama bored with easy victories gained through years of strict training, represented by his simple unimposing appearance. Saitama longs for meaningful competition, finding purpose instead through humility gained defeating arrogant foes then helping reconstruct the damage.

  • Shoto Todoroki
    My Hero Academia
    185 votes

    Burdened by an abusive upbringing, conflicted prodigy Shoto aims to become a worthy hero relying solely on his ice powers rather than Endeavor's fiery Quirk. Learning to embrace both aspects of his lineage from Midoriya helps Shoto mend familial bonds on the path toward finding inner peace.

  • Midnight
    My Hero Academia
    105 votes

    Racy hero Midnight utilizes sensuality and deception in combat, conveyed through her provocative costume. But underneath scandalous appearances, Midnight nurtures students' development with wisdom that commands immense respect from admiring proteges like Yaoyorozu.

  • Sora
    No Game No Life
    57 votes

    Cheerful Sora builds friendships between worlds as the upbeat hero of Kingdom Hearts wielding a legendary Keyblade. His spiky brown hair represents relentless optimism uplifting allies like Donald and Goofy when confronting gathering Heartless darkness.