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Top 15 Male Anime Heroes

The Richest have looked at and compiled a list of the Top 15 Strongest Male Anime Heroes! We're sure that number one won't surprise you, but 15 - 2 might!

15. Vegeta – Dragon Ball Z


I’ll make those who didn’t vote for me pay!

This hot-headed warrior may not be happy to have only just scraped into the top 15, but it takes strength to make it this far! Cheer up, Vegeta!

14. Kenshin Himura – Rurouni Kenshin


The lens flare tells you he means business.

While his assassin days are past him, this wandering swordsman still has plenty of chances to show off his strength. Though he’d rather sort things out peacefully, his sword skills are second to none.

13. Guts – Berserk


He’ll have my GUTS for all these puns.

Well, what can I say? It takes… GUTS to take on the enemies this man has dealt with. And when the blood lust rises, you’ll need strong GUTS to stop yourself from vomiting at the carnage he causes.

12. Kenshiro – Fist of the North Star


These bullet marks? Freak NERF gun accident.

A serious but kind man who isn’t afraid to cry. He’s the successor of the Hokuto Shinken fighting style and his catch phrase, “you’re already dead!” has become a cult icon.

11. Levi – Attack on Titan


You may be known as “Humanity’s Strongest Soldier” but you didn’t make it in the top 10, buddy…

Very cold and antisocial, Levi may look like a kid but he’s a few decades old and has killed many Titans. He’s known as “Humanity’s Strongest Soldier”, but another title could be “Humanity’s Cleanest Soldier”. He’s a force to be reckoned with and is taking down Titans (and dust) one at a time.

10. Edward Elric – Fullmetal Alchemist


Even the 10th most powerful anime hero has to sleep sometimes.

Not only a prodigy at Alchemy, Ed is also a talented fighter. After a failed transmutation when he was a child, he loses an arm and leg (and his brother loses his body, but hey, we’re talking about Ed here). Not letting such a simple thing as lost limbs stop him, he soon gets prosthetic (“automail”) limbs and trains himself, showing not just physical strength but mental strength as well.

9. Jotaro Kujo – Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure



8. Yusuke Urameshi – Yu Yu Hakusho


Bam! I shot you!

Yusuke used to be a run-of-the-mill delinquent, with a bad attitude and a short temper. With a love of fighting and an intimidating glare it’s hard to believe this rebellious teen would sacrifice himself to rescue a kid who wandered into the path of traffic. Killed on impact, Yusuke goes to the after life where he is given the chance to return to life. The catch is he needs to show he’s a good person and help people. After his revival, he goes on to help the afterlife more… by fighting demons. Lucky!

7. Saitama – One-Punch Man


One Hit KO Man, the enemy of all fighting games.

Saitama has the unique ability destroy opponents with one punch. This has made life very boring for him, as fights rarely last longer than five minutes. It also made him lose all his hair. Just don’t call him baldy!

6. Natsu Dragneel – Fairy Tail


“I didn’t make it into the top 5…”

Overly confident Natsu is a bit of a free spirit, but his friends can always rely on him. With his myriad of fire magic and his immense strength, he alone is a tough opponent to beat. But when he and his friends work as a team, they’re unstoppable!

5. Monkey D. Luffy – One Piece


So it was you! You’re the one who killed my parents and burnt down my hometown!

Another carefree spirit with good friends, Luffy doesn’t like to think before he acts. With his Gum-Gum fruit powered body, he’s able to stretch his body at will and maneuver his body in ways that heighten his strength. Which is lucky for him, as the path to becoming King of the Pirates isn’t going to be an easy walk!

4. Ichigo Kurosaki – Bleach


Snakes! Why is it always snakes!?


When it comes to power, Ichigo is certainly full of it. Since he was young Ichigo could see ghosts. This leads to him becoming a Soul Reaper, to fight the rogue spirits that have turned evil. Throughout the course of the series he gains more and more powers. By the end of the manga he’d probably become a God or something, at the rate he’s going. Maybe then he’ll get the number 1 spot.

3. Alucard – Hellsing


It’d be polite to shake hands before I slaughter you.

His name isn’t Dracula backwards for no reason; the vampire servant of the Hellsing organisation is a badass dude. Sporting a cool red overcoat and hat, Alucard hunts down vampires and defeats them either with his oversized guns, super strength or his shapeshifting powers. He’s seen as one of the most powerful Vampires, and we’re more than willing to believe that.

2. Naruto Uzumaki – Naruto


That ferret should take the number one spot.

Believe it! The ninja of our hearts is in second place. Naruto may have started off as a reckless, immature but misunderstood brat, but we’ve watched him grow and mature into the fine figure he is now: A father, a powerful ninja and the seventh Hokage. He never gives up on his friends and tries to be the best he can be. What an inspiration for us all.

1. Goku – Dragon Ball Z


I took the number one spot? Aw, what a surprise! Didn’t see that one coming!

Is anyone surprised? The world’s strongest warrior is of course Goku! He’s saved the world so many times, and sacrificed himself at least half as many times. With his alien strength and abilities, and the support of his friends, Goku always manages to save the day.

Goku and most of the others in this list have something in common; their strength comes from kindness and their friendship just as much as it does from physical power. Maybe this is a lesson to us all!

Who would make your strongest list? What about the strongest females? Tell us in the comments!


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