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The 20 Best Cancer Anime Characters Born June 22 - July 22  

Anna Lindwasser
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In addition to stats like gender, location, and magical powers, anime characters often have canon birthdays. Not only does this give dedicated fans a chance to celebrate their favorite characters once a year, but it also reveals their astrological sign. Sometimes, it seems like the creators were choosing their characters' signs with their personalities in mind because they exhibit most, if not all of the signs' signature traits. At other times, it seems like their sign wasn't considered.

With that in mind, let's take a look at Cancer sign anime characters - characters who were born between June 22nd and July 22nd. The fourth sign in the zodiac cycle is a water sign that's represented by the crab. Cancers are deeply empathetic, social people who are known for their powerful caretaking abilities - but they can easily slide into codependency and even self-harm when life is going badly. Izuku Midoriya of My Hero Academia is a great example of this phenomenon - he desperately wants to be a hero and help those in need, but he's so serious about it that he accidentally hurts himself in the process. Other characters, like Ichigo Kurosaki of Bleachexhibit few if any Cancer traits. 

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Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20 Best Cancer Anime Characters Born June 22 - July 22
Photo:  Studio Pierrot

Birthday: July 15th

With his hot-headed and stubborn personality, Ichigo Kurosaki isn't really the type of person who comes to mind when one thinks of Cancers. However, his extreme protectiveness over his loved ones could be caused by his sign's influence. 

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Nagisa Shiota - 'Assassination Classroom'
Nagisa Shiota - 'Assassination... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20 Best Cancer Anime Characters Born June 22 - July 22
Photo:  Lerche

Birthday: July 20th

Nagisa Shiota is a serious and introspective young man who keeps his insecurities to himself. He has little in common with the effusive water sign - except when he gets older and becomes a teacher, displaying a talent for working with kids that Cancers tend to possess.

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Izuku Midoriya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20 Best Cancer Anime Characters Born June 22 - July 22
Photo:  Studio Bones

Birthday: July 15th

More than anything in the world, Izuku Midoriya wants to be a hero and save other people from danger. That's why he's a shining example of his sign.  Cancers are helpful, compassionate people who delight in helping others.

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Spike Spiegel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20 Best Cancer Anime Characters Born June 22 - July 22
Photo:  Sunrise

Birthday: June 26th

Spike Spiegel is a sarcastic person who keeps his true feelings under wraps. Cancers are typically far more effusive and nurturing than this space cowboy. 

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