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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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750 127
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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630 104
Canary is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Canary

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680 118
Afro Samurai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

4
624 106
Michiko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Michiko

5
488 102
Killer B is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Killer B

6
373 81
Darui is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Darui 21

7
284 50
Kilik Rung is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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8
352 79
A (Fourth Raikage) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
A (Fourth Raikage)

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304 77
Omoi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Omoi 23

10
286 73
Scar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
WilliamTeohW added Scar

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253 61
Karui is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Karui 21

12
265 69
Kaname Tōsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

13
236 60
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Dutch

14
208 50
Sid Barrett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Sid Barrett

15
206 50
Mila-Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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196 52
Agil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Agil 5

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200 57
Uub is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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176 46
Miyuki Ayukawa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Miyuki Ayukawa

19
185 56
Casca is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Casca 5

20
180 54
Simon Brezhnev is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

21
156 43
Ninja Ninja is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

22
150 43
Muhammad Avdol is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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16 0
Sandaime Muramasa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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118 34
Aokiji is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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136 48
Atsuko Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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146 55
Mugen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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93 23
Villetta Nu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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130 51
Bob Makihara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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144 63
Iris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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87 30
Ishizu Ishtar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Ishizu Ishtar

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

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11 0
Alex Benedetto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Cattochan added Alex Benedetto

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76 32
Abengane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abengane

35
84 40
April is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
April

36
80 41
Love Aikawa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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50 18
Usopp is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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55 27
Marik Ishtar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Marik Ishtar

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50 24
James Ironside is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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51 26
Mana is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added Mana

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49 25
Satoshi Batista is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
kinxworld93 added Satoshi Batista

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38 16
Kirche Augusta Frederica von A... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time

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18 2
Ororo Munroe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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53 30
Jackie Tristan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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48 27
King Bakura is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
sicmyde added King Bakura

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55 34
Phil is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Phil

47
49 30
Abdul Hakim is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
Abdul Hakim

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42 24
Pyunma/Cyborg 008 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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29 14
Tom Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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19 7
Nils Yajima is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Black Anime Characters of All Time
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