Anime Underground The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children  

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Forget siblings, because these characters don't need a brother or sister to be awesome. Below we rank our favorite only child characters in anime, with the help of your votes. Sure there are plenty of great brotherly and sisterly bonds in anime, but have you ever wondered which anime characters are only children? We've rounded up some of the most notable examples for this poll, including characters from every demographic and genre of anime. Have you ever realized that Ash from Pokemon is an only child? What about Ed from Cowboy Bebop? It's not something you think about often, especially since sibling relationships in anime is such a major theme that runs throughout almost every show.

Who is your character in anime that doesn't have siblings? Let us know by voting up your favorites on the poll below. You can also add characters to the list, so feel free to do that as long as you know for certain that the chracter doesn't have any brothers or sisters.
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1
561 131
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

2
612 184
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

3
599 187
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Son Goku added Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Blood Prison

4
551 208
Ciel Phantomhive is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Ciel Phantomhive Black Butler

5
536 209
Wendy Marvell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Wendy Marvell Fairy Tail

6
377 126
Chihiro Ogino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Chihiro Ogino Spirited Away

7
503 205
Ash Ketchum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Ash Ketchum Pokémon The Series: XY, Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life, Pokémon 4Ever

8
292 83
Alladin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Alladin Magi: Labyrinth of Magic

9
363 144
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Meliodas The Seven Deadly Sins

10
321 122
Fuu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Fuu Samurai Champloo

11
290 109
Yami Yugi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
michael-koebnick added Yami Yugi

12
243 79
Edward is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Edward Cowboy Bebop

13
290 136
Mitsukuni Haninozuka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Mitsukuni Haninozuka Ouran High School Host Club, Ouran High School Host Club

14
203 97
Asuka Connell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
shea-mcgraw added Asuka Connell

The Saddest Television Deaths Ever

15
219 110
Shippo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Shippo Inu Yasha, InuYasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time

16
250 138
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Sharingan_no_Kakashi added Kakashi Hatake Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom

17
201 111
Digimon Cast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Digimon Cast Digimon series

18
181 95
Lucy (Elfen Lied) is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Lucy (Elfen Lied) Elfen Lied

19
148 77
Simon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Simon Gurren Lagann

20
148 94
Pride is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Pride Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

21
124 71
Ushio Okazaki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Ushio Okazaki Clannad

The Top Animated Sex Symbols

22
118 67
Jaden Yuki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
michael-koebnick added Jaden Yuki Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX, Yu-Gi-Oh!: Bonds Beyond Time

23
127 82
Sakura Kinomoto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Sakura Kinomoto Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie

24
131 88
Jimmy Kudo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Jimmy Kudo/Shinichi Kudo/Conan Edogawa Case Closed, Case Closed: The Last Wizard of the Century, Case Closed: Countdown to Heaven

25
122 82
Wolf Children is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Wolf Children Wolf Children

26
114 74
Hiro Sohma is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Hiro Sohma Fruits Basket

27
114 78
Kaiser de Emperana Beelzebub I... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children

28
97 70
Illyasviel von Einzbern is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Illyasviel von Einzbern Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works

The 15 Lamest Superhero Origin Stories

29
100 76
Koenma is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Koenma Yu Yu Hakusho

30
48 33
Wrath is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Apocalypse added Wrath Doctor Faustus

31
13 1
Erin Yaeger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
PhotonTheorist added Erin Yaeger Attack on Titan

32
75 75
Shinnosuke Nohara is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
malawiedzma added Shinnosuke Nohara Crayon Shin-chan: The Legend Called: Dance! Amigo!, Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: Operation Golden Spy

33
64 67
Alexis Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
michael-koebnick added Alexis Rhodes Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX

34
75 82
Chibiusa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Chibiusa Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon R the Movie: Promise of the Rose, Sailor Moon S the Movie

35
63 69
Tsunayoshi Sawada is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

36
67 75
Astro Boy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Astro Boy Astro Boy, Astro Boy, Astro Boy vs. The Junkyard Pirates

37
13 10
Keiichi Maebara is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Keiichi Maebara Higurashi When They Cry

38
11 9
Rika Furude is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Rika Furude Higurashi When They Cry

39
14 15
class 1A is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
SophiaThompson added class 1A

40
45 63
Henrietta is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Henrietta Gunslinger Girl

41
8 10
Rena Ryuugu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Rena Ryuugu Higurashi When They Cry

42
6 8
Hanako Ikezawa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Hanako Ikezawa Katawa Shoujo

22 TV Couples Who Got Together in Real Life

43
44 66
Arale Norimaki is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
malawiedzma added Arale Norimaki Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure

44
44 67
Squid Girl is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Squid Girl Squid Girl

45
5 9
Emi Ibarazaki is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Emi Ibarazaki Katawa Shoujo

46
6 11
Kyousuke Irie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Kyousuke Irie Higurashi When They Cry

47
4 9
Usami Haru is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Usami Haru G-senjou no Maou

48
4 10
Ryou Haruna is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
mwahahahaha added Ryou Haruna eden*

49
37 61
Mikan Sakura is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Mikan Sakura Gakuen Alice

50
34 58
Mina Tepeş is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Anime Characters Who Are Only Children
Mina Tepeş Dance in the Vampire Bund