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

Updated February 17, 2021 24.6k votes 3.1k voters 20.7k 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
    1,414
    253

    Edward Elric

    FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • 2
    1,250
    247

    Itachi Uchiha

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • 3
    992
    220

    Kenshin Himura

    Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal, Director's Cut
  • 4
    1,015
    261

    Shikamaru Nara

    Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie
  • 5
    894
    245

    Renji Abarai

    Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion
  • 6
    544
    142

    Jae-Ha

    Akatsuki No Yona
  • 7
    748
    223

    Ling Yao

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • 8
    739
    223

    Uta

    Tokyo Ghoul
  • 9
    587
    173

    Sinbad

    Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
  • 10
    522
    147

    Yu Kanda

    D.Gray-man
  • 11
    507
    148
  • 12
    445
    124

    Nezumi

    No. 6
  • 13
    610
    219

    Koga

    Inu Yasha
  • 14
    558
    202

    Jin

    Samurai Champloo
  • 15
    489
    180

    Shunsui Kyōraku

    Bleach, Bleach: Memories of Nobody
  • 16
    267
    76
  • 17
    371
    128

    Judar

    Magi
  • 18
    570
    228

    Deidara

    Naruto Shippuden
  • 19
    357
    127

    Lancer

    Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works
  • 20
    404
    161

    Aladdin

    Magi
  • 21
    157
    49

    Yuliy

    Sirius the Jaeger
  • 22
    349
    172

    Kohaku

    Inu Yasha
  • 23
    94
    15

    Nagisa

    Last Words
  • 24
    395
    231

    Van Hohenheim

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • 25
    334
    196

    Shippo

    Inu Yasha, InuYasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time