IGN tells us who the top 25 most popular anime characters are


IGN has decided to throw up a list of what they consider to be the top 25 anime characters of all time. As you can imagine, with any such list comes a wave of reaction from the denizens of the internet and cries of "WRONG!" According to IGN, the choices were based on, as they put it, "each character's lasting fame, the impact they had on the medium and their particular genre at the time, the depth and quality of their realization on screen, and of course, a little bit of personal taste". Anyway, hit the jump if you want to check out the full list.

I would say there are some pretty good ones in there, but obviously there are some missing from my personal favorites. Anime Vice finds the list pretty insulting, but  my take is that anyone that takes lists like this as anything other that opinion is bound to be pissed off by them in general.

Who's missing from this list that should be there, in your opinion?

1. Goku (DragonBall Z)
2. Astro Boy (Astro Boy)
3. Speed Racer (Speed Racer)
4. Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)
5. Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
6. Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
7. Edward Elric (FullMetal Alchemist)
8. Pikachu (Pokemon)
9. Sailor Moon (Sailor Moon)
10. Rei Ayanami (Evangelion)
11. Shotaro Kaneda (Akira)
12. L (Death Note)
13. Motoko Kusanagi (Ghost in the Shell)
14. D (Vampire Hunter D)
15. Arsene Lupin III (Lupin III)
16. Jubei Kibagami (Ninja Scroll)
17. Vash the Stampede (Trigun)
18. Light Yagami (Death Note)
19. Haruhi Suzumiya (Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
20. Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
21. Vegeta (DragonBall Z)
22. Monkey D Luffy (One Piece)
23. Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass)
24. Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro)
25. Shinji Ikari (Evangelion)

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