Anime Underground The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time  

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In a medium that is dominated by light skin characters, we felt it appropriate to rank the best black anime characters of all time. If this list proves anything, it's that we need more black anime characters! Don't get me wrong, there are some really awesome anime characters that are black; we just simply don't see them enough, and especially not in lead roles. Before scrolling down to the list below, can you even name 10 black anime characters off the top of your head? Diehard fans might say yes, but for most of us it's pretty difficult. Obviously there is Afro Samurai and his imaginary sidekick Ninja Ninja, but you'd be hard pressed to name another black lead in an anime series. Sure there are some really significant characters, like Casca in Berserk and Yoruichi in Bleach, but that's just not enough!

Anyways, we want you to vote for your favorite black anime characters below. Don't forget, you can add your own characters to the list too, so throw some black anime characters on here if we left them off.
 
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1,428 308
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

2
1,215 253
Afro Samurai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

3
1,039 228
Killer B is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Killer B

4
1,107 263
Canary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Canary

5
802 181
A (Fourth Raikage) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
A (Fourth Raikage)

6
799 189
Darui is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Darui 21

7
963 259
Michiko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Michiko

8
567 171
Omoi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Omoi 23

9
612 193
Kaname Tōsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

10
498 156
Karui is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Karui 21

11
490 156
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Dutch

12
432 130
Sid Barrett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Sid Barrett

13
455 143
Agil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Agil 5

14
366 102
Aokiji is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Aura Alexandra added Aokiji 24

The Smartest Celebrities

15
484 159
Kilik Rung is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cedric L. Williams Jr. added Kilik Rung 2

16
346 104
Muhammad Avdol is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

17
409 141
Mila-Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

18
384 136
Simon Brezhnev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

19
410 155
Uub is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Nickerson Duarte added Uub 9

20
410 155
Mugen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
kinxworld93 added Mugen 7

21
343 130
Casca is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Casca 5

The 25+ Best Black And White Anime

22
259 115
Ninja Ninja is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

23
200 78
Ishizu Ishtar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Ishizu Ishtar

24
243 114
Miyuki Ayukawa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Miyuki Ayukawa

25
142 48
Allura is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Allura

26
164 68
Villetta Nu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Villetta Nu

27
115 36
Ororo Munroe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Ororo Munroe

28
202 100
Bob Makihara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

The Best African-American Characters in Film

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245 137
Iris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Iris 9

30
195 102
Atsuko Jackson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

31
163 86
Love Aikawa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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125 66
Marik Ishtar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Marik Ishtar

33
130 80
April is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
April

34
125 78
Abengane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abengane

35
106 62
King Bakura is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added King Bakura

Female Sports with the Hottest Athletes

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45 13
Sol Marron is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
PhillipChindia added Sol Marron

37
60 27
Alex Benedetto is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Alex Benedetto

38
95 65
Phil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Phil

39
84 55
Pyunma/Cyborg 008 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
kinxworld93 added Pyunma/Cyborg 008 0

40
52 31
Sandaime Muramasa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Sandaime Muramasa

41
66 45
Kirche Augusta Frederica von A... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

42
29 10
Sol Marron is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
PhillipChindia added Sol Marron Black Clover  

The DC Universe Has Been Taking Shots At Stan Lee In Their Comics For Decades

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81 60
James Ironside is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cedric L. Williams Jr. added James Ironside

44
80 60
Mana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Mana

45
75 56
Satoshi Batista is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
kinxworld93 added Satoshi Batista

46
83 66
Abdul Hakim is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abdul Hakim

47
66 50
Tom Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
1487897418326 added Tom Tanaka

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59 45
Bear Walken is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Bear Walken

49
79 65
Jackie Tristan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Jackie Tristan 11

50
16 3
Daz Bones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
LT added Daz Bones 5 - Slept on character in One Piece. His fight against Zoro in Alabasta was pure epience.