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30+ Male Anime Characters Who Aren't Afraid to Rock a Ponytail

Updated February 17, 2021 24.8k votes 3.2k voters 22.0k views49 items

As a guy, pulling off a ponytail can be tough. However, these male anime characters with ponytails know exactly what they're doing. Many of them are amazing anime swordfighters, which isn't surprising considering that many samurai had ponytails. Which man has the most majestic ponytail in anime? Who wears it best? Many would point to Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist, but what about Jin from Samurai Champloo, Itachi from Naruto Shippuden, or Kenshin Himura from Rurouni Kenshin

This list is a collection of male anime characters who rock ponytails, regardless of their occupation. Fom ninjas to scientists to sorcerers, these guys proudly wear their hair tied. Vote up your favorite male characters who look the best with a ponytail. 

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  • 1
    1,425
    256

    Edward Elric

    FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • 2
    1,272
    252

    Itachi Uchiha

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • 3
    975
    230

    Kenshin Himura

    Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal, Director's Cut
  • 4
    1,028
    268

    Shikamaru Nara

    Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie
  • 5
    884
    251

    Renji Abarai

    Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion
  • 6
    755
    222

    Ling Yao

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • 7
    752
    223

    Uta

    Tokyo Ghoul
  • 8
    547
    148

    Jae-Ha

    Akatsuki No Yona
  • 9
    532
    150

    Yu Kanda

    D.Gray-man
  • 10
    593
    178

    Sinbad

    Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
  • 11
    510
    151
  • 12
    451
    128

    Nezumi

    No. 6
  • 13
    600
    223

    Koga

    Inu Yasha
  • 14
    553
    202

    Jin

    Samurai Champloo
  • 15
    577
    227

    Deidara

    Naruto Shippuden
  • 16
    278
    80
  • 17
    481
    182

    Shunsui Kyōraku

    Bleach, Bleach: Memories of Nobody
  • 18
    374
    131

    Judar

    Magi
  • 19
    355
    132

    Lancer

    Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works
  • 20
    406
    163

    Aladdin

    Magi
  • 21
    122
    17

    Nagisa

    Last Words
  • 22
    162
    52

    Yuliy

    Sirius the Jaeger
  • 23
    342
    172

    Kohaku

    Inu Yasha
  • 24
    394
    234

    Van Hohenheim

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • 25
    326
    196

    Shippo

    Inu Yasha, InuYasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time