Well, since anime mostly deals with Japanese characters and cultures, it is very unlikely that one thinks of a black character when asked about anime. But anime has been including characters from all over the world to keep its character work dynamic and fresh. They have been able to portray some really nice black characters in their series and movies. Here, is the list of top African American anime characters ever. Who is your favorite?
12. Bushido Brown, The Boondocks (2005)
Grandmaster Bushido Brown is one of the coolest characters from the anime series ‘The Boondocks’. He is a skilled martial artist who used his talents for earning money by being the bodyguard of rich clients. Though being one of the best martial artists, Brown did not care about any code of honor or martial arts discipline. He just wanted to use his skills for money. He always wanted to feel superior and used to participate in tournaments just to dominate others. Bushido has an afro and a thick beard with no mustache.
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11. Bob Makihara, Tenjou Tenge (2004)
Bob Makihara is a black character from the anime series ‘Tenjou Tenge’. He was affiliated to Knuckle Bombs and Junken Club. Bob is one of the strongest guys in the series. He has a huge muscular built. Bob keeps his hair in long dreads and has blue colored eyes. He is highly skilled in martial arts and loves fighting. He is trained in the Brazilian martial arts known as Capoeira. It is a form of martial arts created by the slaves and they disguised it as dancing to not get caught. Bob has the ability to start feeling vibrations through the ground which enables him to predict the opponent’s movements.