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

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

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

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1,208 281
Canary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Canary

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

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1,038 271
Michiko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Michiko

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Darui is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Darui 21

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

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

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Dutch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Dutch

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527 167
Karui is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Karui 21

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461 143
Sid Barrett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Sid Barrett

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Kilik Rung is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cedric L. Williams Jr. added Kilik Rung 2

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

The Best Anime Characters With Black Eyes

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Agil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Agil 5

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

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

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Uub is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Nickerson Duarte added Uub 9

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Simon Brezhnev is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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

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

The Top Animated Sex Symbols

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Allura is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Allura

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

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Ninja Ninja is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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Miyuki Ayukawa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Miyuki Ayukawa

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Ororo Munroe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Ororo Munroe

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Villetta Nu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Villetta Nu

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Atsuko Jackson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

The Best Anime Characters With Black Hair

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Bob Makihara is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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Iris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Iris 9

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

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

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

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King Bakura is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added King Bakura

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Sol Marron is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
PhillipChindia added Sol Marron

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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Abengane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abengane

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

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

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94 65
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

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61 36
Sandaime Muramasa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Sandaime Muramasa

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Mana is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Mana

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James Ironside is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cedric L. Williams Jr. added James Ironside

The Best Spider-Man Villains

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Kirche Augusta Frederica von A... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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Satoshi Batista is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
kinxworld93 added Satoshi Batista

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Abdul Hakim is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abdul Hakim

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74 57
Kaz Kaan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
AshleyOverton added Kaz Kaan Kaz Kaan is the lead character in Neo Yokio. Neo Yokio tells his story as magistocrat, one of the top bachelors, the official Caprese Boy, and an occasional demon slayer.

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Sol Marron is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
PhillipChindia added Sol Marron Black Clover  

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Halibel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tier Halibel

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Daz Bones is listed (or ranked) 49 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.

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Karako Koshio is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
CholeMin added Karako Koshio 4