Top 10 Male Anime Characters in 2024

top 10 male anime characters

It’s just the start of 2024, and we’ve already seen a bunch of male anime characters who are doing really well. They’ve not only grabbed fans’ attention with their attractive looks but also played significant roles in their respective anime series. Some of them made their debut in 2024, while others debuted at the end of 2023. So, let’s get straight to the list and meet the most popular male anime characters of 2024.

Also Read: 50 Best Male Anime Characters Of All Time

Top 10 Male Anime Characters In 2024

10. Itsuomi Nagi (A Sign of Affection)

Itsuomi Nagi
Source: A Sign of Affection anime

Itsuomi Nagi is a handsome boy with white hair who plays a main role in a newly released romance anime series from 2024. Despite having good facial features, he rarely shows any emotion on his face, making him a complex character. He loves to meet new people and learn about their different cultures.

As a result, Nagi always travels abroad and learns several languages to communicate with others, such as English, Spanish, Thai, and German. Moreover, he also learned Japanese sign language, which he uses excellently to communicate with his crush, Yuki Itose, who is deaf. His gentlemanly personality and hobby of traveling grab everyone’s attention and earn him their love.

9. Andy (Undead Unluck)

Source: Undead Unluck anime

Andy, also known as Undead, is the most reckless and titular character in the series. He has a tall, muscular body covered with tattoos, which gives him a badass look. Unlike other negators, his ability is quite different and allows him to regenerate from any severe injuries.

As a result, he is nearly immortal and always tries different ways to severely damage himself which make him an overpowered character. Moreover, he also has a very unusual range of attacking moves, which we rarely see in any powerful character.

So, we can say Andy is the most unique male anime character, whose everything is unusual, whether it’s his fighting style or goals.

8. Usato Ken (The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic)

Usato Ken
Source: The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic anime

Being the main character in an action-comedy anime series filled with beautiful anime girls, Usato Ken makes his place on our list. He is an ordinary high school guy who is not happy with his previous life. After being summoned to the magical world, he fortunately got a very rare ability called healing.

Later, he also developed a very strong body through intense training called Spartan training. During the training, he did many mischievous and naughty things with his supervisor, Rose. As a result, this training session went viral among fans, and Usato Ken became a popular male anime character.

7. Rakuro Hizutome (Shangri-La Frontier)

Rakuro Hizutome
Source: Shangri-La Frontier anime

Rakuro Hizutome is the main character in a newly released gaming anime series, known to fans by his nickname, Sunraku. In his gaming avatar, he has an attractive athletic body and wears blue bird headgear. As a result, fans mostly know him through his gaming avatar rather than his real human look, which is very ordinary.

Being an avid gamer, he has cleared countless games and has immense knowledge about them, especially “shit games.” In terms of fighting, he is a powerful swordsman and is capable of wielding two swords simultaneously. His captivating fighting style and cool look are the major reasons behind his popularity among fans.

6. Ragna (Ragna and Crimson)

Ragna male anime characters
Source: Ragna and Crimson anime

Ragna is another white-haired character on our list who is receiving much love and attention from anime fans. Just like many popular anime characters, he was extremely weak at the start but later became the strongest one.

After gathering clues, he mysteriously unlocked the memories of his future self, who is an invincible, powerful dragon hunter. Even though he is just 15 years old, he has more than 30 years of experience in dragon hunting thanks to his training with his future self.

His exceptional dragon hunting skills and great character development bring him high on our list of top male anime characters.

5. Jinshi (Apothecary Diaries)

JInshi male anime characters
Source: Apothecary Diaries anime

Female audiences love to meet sexy anime boys, just like male audiences love to meet anime waifus. Jinshi is the best new anime husband (Husbando) in the anime world who grabs everyone’s attention, especially females. He has feminine-like facial features along with long purple hair, which he styles in a beautiful way.

He acts differently according to the place he attends, such as carrying an angelic persona in public places and acting lazily when alone. Moreover, he also has great influence and authority over the people of the kingdom due to being the brother of the Emperor.

4. Ichikawa Kyoutarou (The Danger in My Heart)

Ichikawa Kyoutarou male anime characters
Source: The Danger in My Heart anime

Ichikawa Kyoutarou is continually winning the top position in several recent popularity polls organized by anime fans. He is a socially outcast boy and has immense hatred for Yamada, the most famous girl in school. However, his immense hatred fortunately turned into love, and he eventually found himself attracted to her.

Even though he has an ordinary look, he still became a beloved character just because of his beautiful interaction with Yamada. Moreover, he is also an otaku and is usually seen reading manga and playing anime video games. As a result, fans feel more connected to his character and begin giving him much love.

3. Stark (Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End)

Source: Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End anime

As we all know, the Frieren series has been extremely successful, outperforming all other major anime series currently airing. So, it is no surprise to see Stark playing a major role in the series. He has an attractive look, wearing warrior outfits and carrying a big axe with him.

His charismatic persona helped him quickly get involved with everyone he met. Through his intense warrior training, he overpowered his cowardly nature and became fearless, protecting others by risking his own life. Moreover, he also developed incredible speed, strength, and quick reflexes, along with the strongest technique called lightning strikes.

2. Mash Burnhead (Mashle: Magic and Muscles)

Mash Burnhead
Source: Mashle: Magic and Muscles anime

Mash Burnhead is one of the few new characters who is challenging the popularity of fan-favorite male anime characters. He rapidly increases his fan following through his captivating look and superhuman strength. Despite being born in a world where everyone uses magic, he is the rare one who doesn’t have any magic.

However, he still had no problem enrolling in elite school, and gradually becoming the strongest student of the magic school. This is because he has superhuman strength, which he named himself muscle magic. His Harry Potter-like dressing sense, stoic expression, and inhuman strength are the major reasons behind his immense popularity.

1. Sung Jin-Woo (Solo Leveling)

sung jinwoo
Source: Solo Leveling anime

Sung Jin-Woo is the most anticipated powerful anime character of all time, whom fans have been eager to see for a long time. Even though it’s just the start of Solo Leveling, he has already created a huge fan base around the world.

As its anime adaptation is going on, it is no surprise to see him achieving the same popularity as modern iconic characters like Gojo Satoru and Eren Yeager. He is blessed with an attractive look, a captivating personality, exceptionally powerful abilities, and excellent character development.

No matter what category you want to compare him to, such as hottest male, strongest, popular, or best, he wins first place without a doubt in every category.

Now we conclude our list of the top 10 male anime characters in 2024. Each of them gets enormous love and attention from fans around the world. Some of them even succeed in establishing a strong fan base and are ready to challenge the popularity of the best male anime characters of all time. Stay tuned with us for more character lists in every possible category and upcoming anime & manga releases.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Who will be the strongest anime character in 2024?

Sung Jin-Woo is the most overpowered protagonist of 2024 and is blessed with superhuman strength, speed, and durability. He also has a wide range of powerful abilities, such as telekinesis, magical powers, weapon mastery, regeneration, memory manipulation, hypnosis, and many more.

2. Who is the Number 1 anime character?

Goku is considered the number one and most legendary anime character who made anime famous around the world. He is the main character of the Dragon Ball franchise, known for his exceptional fighting skills and inspiring journey.

3. What are the Top 3 anime right now in 2024?

According to My Anime List, Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End (9.13), The Apothecary Diaries (8.81), and The Danger in My Heart (8.75) are the top 3 ongoing anime right now.

Source: My Anime List

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