Random Anime Character Generator

random anime characters

Dive into a new anime series with my super power generator. Each click will give you a random anime character . You'll see characters from popular animes like Death Note and Dragon Ball Z, as well as some less-known titles.

To get started, click the generate button below. If you don't like the characters you get, click the button again to be given a fresh new set of 9 heroes...or villains.

Now that you've got some cool anime characters, keep on scrolling for some little-known anime facts.

Facts about Anime

  • Saiyans in the Dragon Ball franchise have a small chance of regrowing their tail once it's been cut off.

  • The Supreme Kai and Beerus share a life link in the Dragon Ball series; if one dies, the other will too.

  • In Attack on Titan lore, there is nothing explicitly preventing a male shifter from inheriting the Female Titan.

  • Rem in Death Note is the only Shinigami who was killed in the series, dying because she tried to save Misa.

  • The name "Naruto" is actually inspired by a city in Japan, Naruto City, which is known for its whirlpools.

  • One Piece's creator, Eiichiro Oda, revealed that the One Piece treasure is not something like "the journey itself was the real treasure" to avoid disappointing fans.

  • In Fullmetal Alchemist, Alphonse Elric's body is bonded to armor, a process that reflects the series' theme of equivalent exchange.

  • Spirited Away by Studio Ghibli is the first and only non-English language film to win an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

  • Pokémon's Ash Ketchum name in the Japanese version is Satoshi, named after Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri.

  • The Three Great Super Saiyans in Dragon Ball Z are Goku, Vegeta, and Broly, each known for their immense power and unique transformations.

  • In My Hero Academia, All Might's real name is Toshinori Yagi, and he was the eighth holder of the One For All quirk.

  • Cowboy Bebop's ship, the Bebop, is named after the bebop genre of jazz, which is reflected in the show's musical themes.

  • The concept of chakra in Naruto is inspired by the Hindu and Buddhist concept, which refers to the spiritual energy points in the human body.

  • In Tokyo Ghoul, ghouls can only consume coffee and human flesh due to a biological incompatibility with other foods.

  • The Sharingan, a special eye condition in the Naruto series, was inspired by the concept of the "evil eye" mythologies around the world.

  • Hunter x Hunter's Greed Island arc features a card game that has detailed rules and was fully playable by fans outside of the anime.

  • In Sword Art Online, players are trapped in a virtual reality MMORPG, and death in the game means death in real life.

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion's EVA units are not robots but are actually bio-engineered beings with mechanical components.

  • The Flamel symbol on Edward Elric's coat in Fullmetal Alchemist represents the mythical philosopher's stone and eternal life.

  • Luffy's iconic straw hat in One Piece originally belonged to Red-Haired Shanks, symbolizing his promise to become a great pirate.

  • In Steins;Gate, the concept of sending messages to the past explores the butterfly effect and its impact on the present.

  • Attack on Titan was inspired by Hajime Isayama's experience growing up in a rural town surrounded by mountains, feeling trapped like the characters within the walls.

  • Yu Yu Hakusho's Spirit Gun technique, used by Yusuke Urameshi, is similar to the Kamehameha from Dragon Ball but focuses spiritual energy through a single finger.

  • The Ghibli Museum in Tokyo features a life-sized Catbus from My Neighbor Totoro for children to play in.

  • In Death Note, the idea that the human whose name is written in the book shall die is based on the Japanese belief in "kotodama," the power of words to influence the physical world.

  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is known for naming characters and abilities after Western music references, such as bands and song titles.

  • The concept of Stand powers in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure represents the character's fighting spirit and unique abilities.

  • In One Punch Man, Saitama's workout regimen of 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats, and a 10km run every day is a humorous take on the trope of intense training regimens in anime.

  • The Seven Deadly Sins anime is loosely based on the Arthurian legends, with characters named after famous figures and concepts from the stories.

  • Fairy Tail's guild system and emphasis on friendship were inspired by the author's previous work, Rave Master.

  • In the anime Black Clover, Asta's lack of magic in a world where magic is everything is a central theme, highlighting the importance of determination and hard work.

  • Bleach's concept of Soul Reapers (Shinigami) who guide souls to the afterlife blends Japanese Shinto beliefs with Western concepts of grim reapers.

  • The title "Bleach" was chosen because of its association with the color white, which is often related to spirits and ghosts, fitting the series' themes.

  • In the world of Naruto, the hand signs used to perform jutsu are based on the twelve animal signs of the Chinese zodiac.

  • Madoka Magica's twist on the magical girl genre involves exploring darker themes such as fate, sacrifice, and the cost of wishes.

  • The food in Studio Ghibli films is meticulously animated to evoke a sense of warmth, comfort, and nostalgia, often becoming memorable scenes.

  • In Durarara!!, the headless rider Celty Sturluson is based on the Irish mythological figure, the Dullahan, a headless harbinger of death.

  • The iconic running scene in Naruto, with arms extended backward, is actually a common animation shortcut that became a characteristic trait of the series.

  • Kiki's Delivery Service explores themes of independence and self-discovery, with Kiki's flying ability serving as a metaphor for growing up.

  • In Code Geass, the power of Geass varies from person to person, reflecting the inner desires and personality of its wielder.

  • The Clow Cards in Cardcaptor Sakura are inspired by tarot cards and each possesses its own unique spirit and power.

  • Gintama's setting in an alternate Edo period where aliens have invaded Japan allows for a unique blend of historical and sci-fi elements.

  • In Psycho-Pass, the Sibyl System's method of determining criminal intent through psychological scanning raises ethical questions about privacy and free will.

  • The Philosopher's Stone in Fullmetal Alchemist, sought for its ability to bypass the law of equivalent exchange, is a mythological alchemical substance.

  • Haikyuu!! not only focuses on volleyball but also emphasizes the importance of teamwork, strategy, and personal growth.

  • The use of "Stand" abilities in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure allows for creative and strategic battles that go beyond physical strength.

  • No Game No Life's premise of a world where all conflicts are resolved through games is inspired by the ancient mythological concept of games of chance deciding fates.

  • The endless eight arc in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, which repeats the same summer vacation episode eight times with minor differences, is a controversial and unique narrative experiment.

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Matt Irving is the CEO of Super Easy Tech, LLC.
Matt is the founder of Make It Super Easy and and Super Easy CRM. He is a passionate software engineer, tech blogger, and gamer. Feel free to connect on any of the platforms listed below.

Posted by: Matt Irving on 02/18/2024


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