The 20 Smartest Anime Characters of All-Time

Often in anime, it isn’t physical power that wins the day, but instead it’s brain power. Brawn isn’t always everything and it’s proven time and again as anime characters outsmart their nemesis. Some of these brainiacs are smarter than the others; they are geniuses of some kind of another and they’ve had a tremendous effect on the industry. These brainy characters can find a way around in situation, always having an enormous amount of knowledge on hand in their enormous brains as well as being able to adjust quickly to new situations and adapt to new surroundings quickly. Some may just be great at problem-solving, but for whatever reason, these smarty pants are either very appreciated or very hated by others, depending on rather they’re cast as a ”good” guy or a ”bad” guy. Either way, you have to admit, these are the 20 smartest anime characters of all-time.

1. Light Yagami

Light Yagami is the protagonist character of the manga series Death Note. Light is hardworking and talented and he’s good at solving problems and mapping out scenarios and he plans rather skillfully. He is popular among his peers and his family loves him. However, because of the constant praise given him by adults combined with his high intelligence lays the foundation for his arrogance once obtaining the notebook.

Light, who is a young and talented yet bored, finds a supernatural notebook. The notebook, which is called Death Note, allows its owner to kill anyone as long as the owner knows their name and face. Once Light becomes the notebook’s owner, which was previously dropped by Shinigami Ryuk, he becomes known as Kira, a serial killer who is attempting to create a utopia where he rules and there are no criminals left, just him, acting as God, and those who are worthy.

Leave a Reply

That Time Bojack Horseman Solved Gun Control
Martin Scorsese is Working on a Julius Caesar TV Series
Video Of An Ultra High Speed Industrial Bacon Slicer is Oddly Satisfying
The Sound of Violence: A Sound of Silence Batman Parody
Our Five Favorite Indian Chiefs in Movies
Five Things Movies Always Get Wrong about Lawyers
The Top Five Albert Brooks Movie Roles of His Career
The Coolest and Most Obscure Crossovers In Film
Twitch Man Plays Super Mario World Theme With His Nose
When Hedwig’s Theme From “Harry Potter” Meets Heavy Metal
The Top Uses of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” In Movies or TV
The Sound of Skating on Thin Ice is More Interesting Than You Think
Five Things We Learned From This Year’s Daytona 500
Jason Kelce’s Super Bowl Parade Speech is One for the Ages
The Top Five Plotlines For This Year’s Winter Olympics
Charles Oakley’s MSG Assault Charges Dismissed but He’s Still Banned
The Honest Game Trailer for Dragon Ball Fighter Z
Here are Some Video Game Characters in Real Life
Remember the Infamous Contra Infinite Lives Code? It Wasn’t Supposed to Be in the Game
You Can Be the Paddle in Life-Sized Interactive Pong Game
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Ekaterina Samsonov
What Ted Nugent Allegedly Did To Get Out of Going to Vietnam
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jedediah Bila
The Stones Exhibitionism Opens in Nashville in March; Tickets On Sale Now