If you watch a lot of anime, you know almost every anime character has some kind of backstory. That being said, what are the best anime backstories of all time? We want to know which characters you think have the most interesting pasts, so vote up the anime characters with the best backstory on this list. In long form Shonen Jump anime like One Piece and Naruto, exploring the past of a character takes place in almost every story arc. We've included plenty of those types of characters here, but also characters like Spike Spiegel and Edward Elric who aren't featured in such long shows.Which anime character has the most interesting past? Vote up your choices below, and add any characters to the list if you feel their backstory is compelling enough.
- 1Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
Powers & Abilities: Superhuman speed, Pyrokinesis, Illusion, Power Mimicry
- 2Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
Powers & Abilities: Healing factor, Shadow clone, Rasengan
- 3One Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!
Powers & Abilities: Agility, Superhuman strength
- 4One Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!
Powers & Abilities: Superhuman speed, Elasticity
BanTokusou Sentai Dekaranger
- 6Hunter x Hunter
- 7FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
- 9FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
- 10Hunter x Hunter
i am just wondering how the fuck does Yugi,Juvia, lucy,nami Franky even Zoro is above Kurapika?
- 11Naruto Shippūden
Powers & Abilities: Phasing, Teleportation
- 12Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
- 13Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
Powers & Abilities: Electrokinesis, Mind Control, Power Mimicry
- 14Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
Powers & Abilities: Pyrokinesis, Superhuman Breath, Rasengan
- 15Assassination Classroom
- 18Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Fullmetal Alchemist
- 19Naruto Shippūden
Tony Tony ChopperOne Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!
Powers & Abilities: Shapeshifting
- 21Berserk Golden Age Arc II: The Battle for Doldrey, Berserk Golden Age Arc I: The Egg of the King
Powers & Abilities: Cryokinetic
- 24Death Note, Death Note
Powers & Abilities: Natural deduction
- 25Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z