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20 Great Anime Characters Who Can Fly (Excluding DBZ)

Updated April 19, 2019 9k votes 2.1k voters 10.9k views20 items

Just about every character in Dragon Ball Z can take to the skies, but there are plenty of great anime characters who can fly outside of that series. Flying anime characters can crop up in everything from action-packed shonen series like One Piece and Naruto to quirky slice-of-life shows like Flying Witch.

Who are the best anime characters who can fly? That's up to you! If you love villainous characters who fly using innovative and bizarre methods, you may also be a fan of Donquixote Doflamingo. Love flying wizards who cry when they mess up their hair? You'll probably like Howl from the Studio Ghibli film, Howl's Moving Castle.

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    Tatsumaki - One Punch Man

    Photo: Madhouse

    Tatsumaki is a powerful esper who is proud of her skills and won't let anyone else forget them. One of those skills involves propelling herself into the air with the force of her own inner energy.

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    Deidara - Naruto

    As a member of the Akatsuki, Deidara naturally has some exceptional abilities. One of those involves creating statues out of clay. Most of them are explosive devices, but he can also turn them into flying birds whose backs he can ride on.

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  • Happy uses Aera, a type of magic that allows him to sprout wings and fly. The ability does have his limits - he can only carry one object or person while flying, and he can only fly for a short period of time.

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  • As a witch-in-training, Kiki travels from place to place on an enchanted broom. It takes a while for her to be able to drive her broom smoothly, and her first flights are often marked by crashes. 

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