Who are the Badass Anime Male Characters in 2022?

Underrated Badass Anime Characters

If you are a fan of anime, you already know that these are some of the finest tv shows that you and everyone else should keep watching. There is nothing more you could desire from the drama, thrill, and suspense that excellent TV shows present. Like anything else, however, different characters play different roles in other shows, and they exhibit extraordinary heroism and badass characters who make the anime world worth watching and incredibly interesting.

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For anime fans, there are characters that you consider normal and those whose exploits, actions, and heroism was exceptional. Here I will explain some badass anime characters who continue to rock the anime world in 2022. These characters will intrigue you with their masterpiece prowess.


These are the most badass anime characters in 2022:


1.      Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)

Itachi Uchiha is one of the characters you love in the anime world. He is an absolute badass in the famous Japanese show Naruto Namanga, created by Masashi Kishimoto. What makes Itachi a complete badass in this show is how he responds to events and works towards his role. Itachi is Sasuke’s older brother who killed his entire clan and spared only his brother Sasuke. After doing this heinous act, he becomes Sasuke’s sworn enemy, and Sasuke does everything he can to hunt him to no avail. Itachi is a ruthless terrorist who works for the Akatsuki terrorist organisation, which involves the dirt work of the organisation. Despite having many enemies, he triumphs as one real badass antagonist involved in the ninjas’ attack until he finally meets his brother in a one-on-one battle.


What makes Itachi a real badass is not only his prowess in fighting, bravery, and excellent martial arts skills but his approach to situations and also the revelation of the reason why he kills everyone in his clan. Unfortunately, though, he dies in the final battle with his brother. Words can tell you to describe Itachi Uchiha, but you will see the real action when you watch Naruto Namanga. You will surely know the badass in Itachi Uchiha.


Itachi has been popular with readers in the real world, and critics have received his badass role well. The gradual progress and turn of events and revelations of the past have made Itachi Uchiha gain badass popularity among fans. Also, his fierce fights get described as the best in the series.



2.      Light Yagami (Death Note)

Light Yagami is the leading protagonist in the manga series Death Note, a series created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Light Yagami is a badass, but by the look of things, Light Yagami is a brilliant genius who is constantly bored. However, there is more in him than brilliance, which is the endeavour to provide justice, the vigilante way. Light Yagami finds a death note, an otherworld book that is supernatural and allows whoever uses it to find and kill anyone by getting to know their face and name. Having been frustrated by unfairness and the status quo, Light decides to use the book to his advantage and uses it to hunt and kill everyone he views as unworthy of being alive because of their injustices. Light Yagami takes on this role and rises against the worst of people and the evilest.


Light Yagami’s badass character effectively expels itself by how he manages to hunt, catch and destroy all those who are the executors of injustice and evil. The greatest challenge that this character faces in the effort to liberate the world of crime and corruption is when he gets pursued by a specially dedicated task force headed by Light (also known as L). L engages in a hot pursuit full of drama, suspense, and great genius as portrayed by the badass character of Light Yagami.


3.      Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)

Edward Elric is the protagonist in the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series, where he is the youngest the state’s youngest alchemist ever to have been. He had his left leg severed to rescue his mother, which had failed. Edward also suffered another devastating blow when he had to give his right arm in exchange for his brother’s soul. With the desire for vengeance, this badass hero has his lost limbs replaced with complex and incredibly high-performance prosthetics known as automatic.


Edward and his younger brother, who had lost his whole body and had his spirit put in a suit of protective armour, roam the world in a quest to get the philosophers stone that could restore their bodies. Through their adventures and escapades, Edward, with the support of his brother, goes through what proves Edward to be a real badass.


4.      Saitama (One-Punch Man)

Saitama is an absolute badass. He is the lead role. One-Punch Man effortlessly defeats enemies and claims he is a hero for its fun. He is so badass that he defeats his enemies only with a single punch. In One-Punch Man, Saitama lives in an apartment in City Z. The protagonist defeats a powerful supervillain who attempted to kill a child by pressing his buttons on the child’s chin. After defeating this supervillain, Saitama begins his heroic quest, using his physical strength to his advantage. Saitama has incredible stamina, speed and durability. He trains hard, maintains a healthy diet, and gains incomparable strength to any. He is so badass that no other enemy could be a match for him, primarily because of his heroic reputation of having destroyed a meteor-like the one that made dinosaurs extinct in one punch. Saitama is so badass. He is reputed to defeat the aliens’ leader, who was a threat to all words because of his conquering abilities. Saitama is real badass because no enemy was a match for him.


Animations are a fantastic way to experience fantasy and great action through fiction. Anime characters can be manipulated and made to suit certain features that human activities cannot achieve. Also, their extraordinary capabilities and characters make us love them and want to see more and more animations.

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Anime characters are known to be badass and to possess wonderful characters whose stories and adventures we love. However, there are some anime characters whose extraordinary heroic capabilities and general badass character contribute significantly to making their shows incredibly entertaining. Such are the characters listed above and whose anime series you should watch. Indeed, you will realise that words could only say little about them, and there is much to experience by managing their series.

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