The Greatest Fat Anime Characters of All Time

Over 4.9K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Greatest Fat Anime Characters of All Time

If you think overweight people can't be badass, these fat anime characters are here to prove you wrong. For this poll we're ranking the best overweight characters in anime, with the help of your votes. Do you have a favorite chubby anime character? This list includes good guys like Choji from Naruto and Tom from One Piece, to villains like Gluttony in Fullmetal Alchemist. Some of these characters are fatter than others, ranging from the giagantic to the slightly overweight. For example, DBZ's Yagirobi is clearly a very fat man, while Kohta Hirano is only a little bit overweight.

Let us know who your top fat anime character is by voting up your favorites on this list. If a character you really love is missing, you can also add them to the list so that others can vote for them too. The list has been updated in 2023 to include newer fan favorite fat anime characters like Fatgum from My Hero Academia and Pig God from One Punch Man.

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  • Snorlax


    1,351 votes

    This lovable and sleepy Pokémon from the iconic series steals the show with its massive size and insatiable appetite. Snorlax is truly an iconic character who reminds us sometimes we all need a good rest and some comfort food…now anyone have a Poke-flute to wake him up?

  • Totoro
    My Neighbor Totoro
    1,288 votes

    Totoro, Studio Ghibli's enchanting forest spirit, captivates audiences with his gentle nature and rotund figure. His endearing appearance showcases how being overweight can be synonymous with warmth and friendliness.

  • Pig God
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    Pig God

    One Punch Man
    16 votes

    If you watch One Punch Man, you know that despite his silly name that Pig God is meant to be taken seriously. The dude swallows monsters whole…has there ever been a scarier chubby anime character?

  • Choji Akimichi

    Choji Akimichi

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds
    1,569 votes

    Shikamaru's best friend from Naruto utilizes his weight as an asset in battle by expanding his body to immense proportions. His size demonstrates strength while also highlighting self-acceptance of one's physical attributes. Keep your chips away from him though…the dude goes through multiple bags at a time.

  • Kirby
    Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, Nintendo Universe
    855 votes

    Kirby, the adorable pink puffball hero from Dream Land, is one of Nintendo (and anime's) most iconic chubby characters.

  • Cho-Cho Akimichi
    Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
    1,498 votes

    Cho-Cho follows her father's footsteps in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations as she learns to harness her body expansion technique during battles effectively while embracing her curves off-field—a lesson in empowerment!

  • Lucky Roux
    One Piece
    783 votes

    Lucky Roux of One Piece fame embraces his larger physique as part of his pirate persona—his hearty laugh and love for food make him an unforgettable Red Hair pirate crew member who adds depth to the story through camaraderie.