20 Anime Characters to draw

Do you want to draw interesting anime characters? Looking for a challenge? If yes, then proceed with this guide and explore our list of Anime Characters to Draw.

In general, anime characters play a major role to make the show or series interesting. Their physical appearance and structure will be more unique and grab the attention of the audience effectively.

Check out below to explore more about the appearance of the anime characters and choose the one or more you’ll be willing to try.

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1. Saitama

Anime: One Punch Man


Saitama is the main protagonist and most powerful character of the One Punch Man series. He is an easy to draw Male anime character with a unique appearance. Saitama is a normal-looking bald man with a badass nature.

He has a well-built physique. This character is designed with average weight and height. He lost his hair during a hero training program. This is most easy to draw characters when compared to others.

The highlight of this character is simple facial features and an elliptical head. You can give detailing while drawing through his chiseled musculature and sharp and fearsome eyes.

2. Koro-sensei

Anime: Assassination Classroom

Koro sensei
Koro sensei

Koro-sensei is the antihero and also the secondary protagonist of Assassination Classroom. He has a yellow octopus appearance. Koro-sensei is around 3m tall and has a bulbous, large head with a great smile that moves or breaks rarely.

This easy to draw anime character is well designed with beady and small eyes. So it is easy for you to draw without putting in more effort.

He will make use of 2 tentacles as arms. He also has a pair of hidden nostrils. Based on his emotions, his color can change. You can highlight it in your drawing.

3. Eren Jaeger

Anime: Attack on Titan

Eren Jaeger

Eren Jaeger is the main protagonist of Attack on Titan and a former member of Survey Corps. Those who are looking for a little tricky anime characters to draw can try this character. It is mainly because; Eren Jaeger has appeared in this show in four forms.

Those forms are human form, founding titan form, attack titan form and pure titan form. Each form is designed with specific details which can be helpful for you to draw this character.

He will be in a different appearance and look in each form. Therefore go through thoroughly and draw this character with major highlights.

4. Naruto Uzumaki

Anime: Naruto

Naruto Uzumaki

Naruto is a Ninja from Konoha. This character has spiky and blond hair with blue eyes. The trademark characteristics of Naruto are the three whiskers markings on cheeks. Don’t fail to highlight this trademark characteristic while drawing.

In the first part, Naruto wore a blue and orange jacket with a white collar along with the white swirl on the left side. Then he also wore orange pants with a shuriken holster on his right knee, a blue forehead protector and blue sandals.

Then in the second part, Naruto works more form-fitting outfits. The blue outfit has changed into black. This gets more prominence than the previous version.

5. Monkey D. Luffy

Anime: One Piece

Monkey D. Luffy
Monkey D. Luffy

Monkey D. Luffy (also known as Straw Hat or Straw Hat Luffy) is the main protagonist of One Piece. Luffy is having a slim muscular build, black shaggy hair, and round black eyes.

Those who are interested in drawing this anime character should highlight his trademark straw hat. He wears blue, short trousers with sandals, cuffs and a sleeveless red vest.

He has a scar on his face with 2 stitches below his left eye. He got this scar by stabbing a knife at that spot to show Shanks that he is not afraid of pain.

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6. Nezuko Kamado

Anime: Demon Slayer

Nezuko Kamado
Nezuko Kamado

Nezuko is the deuteragonist of Demon Slayer. She was attacked and changed into a demon by Muzan Kibutsuji.

Nezuko is a fair skin young girl with visibly large and prominent fangs. Stiletto and sharp nails are the major highlights of this character.

Her hair is black, wavy and long and reaches below her waist. She has pale and soft-looking eyes. Her long eyelashes are notable with slanted eyes. Her pupils are attractive and this makes this character look beautiful.

7. Shoto Todoroki

Anime: My Hero Academia

Shoto Todoroki

Shoto is the tritagonist of My Hero Academia. He is a muscular young man with reasonable height and has a well-built structure for his age. This anime character is effectively designed with long hair and wears bangs to not obscure his clear vision.

His hair is split into two colors. Crimson red on the left side and white on the right side. The iris of the right eye will be brownish dark gray and his left will be turquoise.

The shape of his eyes is reserved and quite thin. Therefore with little technique anyone can easily draw this anime character very effectively.

8. Shouko Komi

Anime: Komi Can’t Communicate

Shouko KOMI
Shouko Komi

Shouko Komi is the main female anime character of Komi Can’t Communicate. She is a very introverted character and not good at communication with people due to her communication disorder problem.

Those who are looking for a well-disciplined female anime character can try drawing this character without fail. Shouko is very pretty with glossy black or dark purple hair that flows around her lower back.

Her incredibly beautiful face and slender body is the major highlight of this character. Usually, she is shown as wearing a school uniform. This anime character is fairly easy to draw.

9. Shoyo Hinata

Anime: Haikyuu!!

Shoyo Hinata

Shoyo Hinata is the main protagonist of the series, Haikyuu!! Hinata is around 162.8cm while entering the high school first year and grew up to 164.2cm through the half of the school year.

This anime character is the 2nd shortest character on the Karasuno volleyball team. He has orange, unruly hair along with brown eyes. His short stature and thin build often make him mistaken as a junior high student.

He typically dresses in the uniform of Karasuno School with black pants and a black jacket. This character can be drawn by beginners too.

10. Satoru Gojo

Anime: Jujutsu Kaisen

Satoru GOJO
Satoru Gojo

Satoru Gojo, a stylish anime character. He is a tall man and many people like him due to his attractive nature.

He has spiked hair in white color. When he is in casual attire, he will let down his spikes. Gojo has bright blue eyes which will be covered using his dark sunglasses or black blindfold.

During work, he will wear all black high necked jackets with dark dress boots and matching pants. He will also wear long-sleeved shirts, slacks and more casual attires to look great.

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11. Izumi Miyamura

Anime: Horimiya

Izumi Miyamura

Izumi Miyamura is the main protagonist of the series, Horimiya. This anime character has a slim figure and average height with pale skin. He looks very attractive and handsome with long lashes.

Mostly others will point out his slightly feminine-looking face. Izumi has deep blue eyes with messy black hair. Thin eyebrows and nine piercings on the lip and ears are the highlights of this character.

Add this detailing while drawing this character. He also has dark colored tattoos on his upper left arm and left shoulder. He wears a blazer and school uniform.

12. Kyo Sohma

Anime: Fruit Basket

Kyo Sohma

Kyo Sohma is one of the leading deuteragonists of the series, Fruit Basket. Kyo is a teenage boy with a rather muscular build and tall. He looks handsome. He has nape-length orange hair with cowlicks and spikes.

His orange eyes are sharp with matching long bangs. He wore a standard uniform of Kaibara High School that consists of a blue sweater with a white collar around the edges and collar.

He hates clothes that fit tight around the neck. So he usually unbuttons without a necktie and wears V-shirts and loose clothes only.

13. Gon Freecss

Anime: Hunter X Hunter

Gon Freecss

Gon is the main protagonist of the Hunter X Hunter series. Gon has long spiky black green tipped hair with hazel brown and large eyes. This anime character wears a green jacket with reddish edges.

That covers with a white or black tank top below, laced boots and green short shorts. In Chimera Ant and Greed Island arcs, he will take off his jacket and only wear a tank top.

He usually wears the Paladin’s Necklace in the Greed Island arc and Chimera Ant arc. The Paladin’s Necklace is the Greed Island card to cleanse any external effects most effectively.

14. Wakana Gojo

Anime: My Dress-Up Darling

Wakana GOJO
Wakana Gojo

Wakana Gojo is the leading character of My Dress-Up Darling. He is a short-haired anime character 185 centimeters tall. Usually, this character will wear a samue.

This is a particular kind of general outfit to be useful during work. Those who are looking for an innocent and professional anime character to draw, then sure Wakana Gojo is the perfect choice for you.

His look will be very innocent and he wears only a simple dress. Don’t skip trying to draw this character. This character also plays a major role in this series.

15. Manjiro Sano

Anime: Tokyo Revengers

Manjiro SANO
Manjiro Sano

Manjiro Sano is the most popular character of Tokyo Revengers. He is the leader and the founding member of the Tokyo Manji Gang. He is a teenager with black piercing eyes of below-average height.

He has long blonde hair that is tied only at the top with his hair moving freely on sides. During his second appearance as an adult, he comes with short black hair. Along with that, this character is also designed with a tattoo on the neck.

Now he has short white hair and heavy eye bags. As this character has two appearances, you can try this character drawing.

16. Hikaru Hitachiin

Anime: Ouran High School Host Club

Hikaru Hitachiin

Hikaru is the most interesting character of Ouran High School Host Club. He usually wears ouran academy. He prefers to wear outlandish designer clothing when not in the Ouran academy uniform.

He is short and has messy hair that is depicted as auburn. He is having a twin brother. To different himself, he used to dye his hair dark brown.

He possesses a thin face, pale skin, and amber-colored eyes. His twin has only a minor difference from him. Hikaru always has a light blue rose with him. Everyone can try drawing this interesting anime character.

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17. Bojji

Anime: Ranking of Kings


Bojji is the protagonist of Ranking of Kings. This anime character is an abnormally petite young boy with complete black hair on his head.

He covers his forehead, rosy red cheeks and eyes by hanging down the forelock. Usually, he will wear a blue suit with black shoes, a white hose or tights and a tiny crown on his head.

During one particular episode, he will lose his original crown. After that, he will wear an identical fabric crown that looks similar to the original. This was made by Kage, one of the important characters of Ranking of Kings.

18. Natsu Dragneel

Anime: Fairy Tail

Natsu Dragneel

Natsu is the best action anime character of Fairy Tail. He is a muscular, lean young man of average height and weight.

He has black eyes, a slightly tan skin tone, abnormal sharp canines, spiky pink-colored hair and much more. He is having a scar on the right side of his neck that has been perfectly hidden by a scarf.

During the intense battle, he has got a cross-shaped scar on the left side of his abdomen. While drawing this anime character, you must highlight this scar to show how interested he is in his actions.

19. Kirito

Anime: Sword Art Online


Kirito (also known as Kirigaya Kazuto) is the leading protagonist of the series, Sword Art Online. This avatar is also most famous in games.

He has neat and long black hair with black eyes as the major highlight. He has a delicate face which shows there is no trace of masculinity with him. This allows most people to mistake this character for a girl.

Then this character wears black pants and a black belt along with a large silver buckle. The black V-necked shirt has been worn below the black trench coat. He uses black boots along with silver plates to protect the shining. 

20. Ray

Anime: The Promised Neverland


Ray is the most notable character of The Promised Neverland. He is a slim boy who comes with average height and weight. His highlight is his messy short black hair. He styles his hair with an upward spike based on the shape of his head.

His is also has triangular forest green eyes along with the small black irises very effectively. He will wear a standard orphanage uniform along with trousers and a white shirt with plain shoes.

His body will be tattooed with ‘81194’ across the left side of the neck. After some days, he stopped wearing such a uniform and started wearing casual clothes. Try drawing this character now.

Author’s Note:

From the above mentioned scenario, now you have got extraordinary ideas to draw anime characters. So why are you still waiting? Now you have got the right time to start your drawing. Choose your most interesting anime characters given in this list.

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