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

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532 87
Michiko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Michiko

3
639 116
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

4
524 88
Canary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Canary

5
426 89
Killer B is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Killer B

6
319 71
Darui is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Darui

7
302 69
A (Fourth Raikage) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
A (Fourth Raikage)

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227 40
Kilik Rung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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268 68
Omoi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Omoi

10
242 65
Scar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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232 61
Kaname Tōsen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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214 54
Karui is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Karui

13
209 54
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Dutch

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178 43
Mila-Rose is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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178 44
Sid Barrett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Sid Barrett

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174 46
Agil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Agil 5

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154 38
Miyuki Ayukawa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Miyuki Ayukawa

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164 46
Simon Brezhnev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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168 50
Uub is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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135 36
Ninja Ninja is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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158 50
Casca is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Casca 5

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123 38
Muhammad Avdol is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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121 42
Atsuko Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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119 45
Bob Makihara is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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91 28
Aokiji is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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118 49
Mugen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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76 22
Villetta Nu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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123 59
Iris is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Iris 9

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70 29
Ishizu Ishtar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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74 35
April is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
April

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66 31
Abengane is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abengane

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70 37
Love Aikawa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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45 20
James Ironside is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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45 21
Satoshi Batista is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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34 14
Kirche Augusta Frederica von A... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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46 27
Jackie Tristan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Jackie Tristan

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42 24
Mana is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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46 28
Abdul Hakim is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abdul Hakim

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38 21
Pyunma/Cyborg 008 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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44 27
Marik Ishtar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Marik Ishtar

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40 26
King Bakura is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added King Bakura

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42 29
Phil is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Phil

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24 12
Usopp is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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22 11
Tom Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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42 34
Akagi Takenori is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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37 29
Claudia Grant is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Claudia Grant

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15 7
Nils Yajima is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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29 22
Davi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Davi

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35 31
Chocolove McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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