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Which Old-School Anime Protagonist Are You Based On Your Zodiac Sign?

Updated June 14, 2019 42.2k views12 items

There are plenty of amazing new anime, but sometimes the mood calls for an old-school anime binge. Anime with the best rewatch value might get you thinking about the characters with whom you share the most similarities. If you find that you identify with a host of anime characters, it may be time to turn to the stars to help determine your anime personality. Just like your zodiac sign can help settle which anime villain you are, your sign can also assess your old-school anime protagonist. 

Are you a reckless, adventure-loving bundle of happiness born under Sagittarius? Then you might relate to Miaka Yuki of Fushigi Yugi. Are you a Cancer who cares deeply for others and advocates total pacificism? Then you have something in common with Rurouni Kenshin's title character Kenshin Himura.

For every sign, there's a fabulous old-school anime protagonist to match.

  • Yusuke Urameshi begins Yu Yu Hakusho as a hot-headed, juvenile delinquent who is constantly getting into fights - channeling his sign's tendency to be quick-to-anger, reckless, and self-centered.

    But Aries energy gives Yusuke more than simply a bad attitude - it also gives him the bravery, heroism, and unstoppable energy that allows him to excel as a Spirit Detective. 

  • Taureans have two gears: one that's high-energy, hard-working, and ready to take on the world; and another that seems lazy, careless, and indulgent. Sailor Moon, also known as Usagi Tsukino, exudes both kinds of Taurus energy. When she's kicking butt as a Sailor Scout, she'll invest all of her energy into defeating her opponent. When it comes to things like doing her homework, keeping her room clean, or eating healthy food, however, she's a bit less dedicated.

    Like most people born under this Earth sign, Usagi can do whatever she puts her mind to doing - it's the "putting her mind to it" part that can sometimes present a challenge. 

  • Vash has two remarkably different personalities. Sometimes, he's a happy-go-lucky, cheerful guy who constantly cracks jokes - but beneath all of that sunshine and good cheer lies a lonely and depressed individual who is tormented by a traumatic past.

    Represented by the Twins, Gemini is a sign of duality - both Vash's joyful personality and his more morose side are influenced by this versatile Air sign.

  • Kenshin Himura used to be the Battousai, a skilled assassin who fought on behalf of a political revolution. Though he initially believes in his cause, he ultimately comes to realize that rather than accomplishing anything meaningful, he was merely killing people. He decides to turn his back on his old ways and dedicates his life to promoting pacificism.

    But Kenshin still has old enemies who don't want to let him exist in peace, which means he must constantly choose between protecting either himself or others. His deep empathy for people, his inability to move on from the past, and his willingness to let himself get hurt if it means protecting others are all key Cancer traits.