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Top 25 Anime Characters: #1 - Kenshin Himura - Comic Book Revolution
#1. Kenshin HimuraCreated by: Nobuhiro Watsuki First Appearance: Ruroni Kenshin Episode 1 – Handsome Swordsman of Legend: A Man Who Fights For LoveVoice by: Japanese – Mayo Suzukaze; English – Richard Cansino Yep! That’s right the number one anime character on my list is none other that Kenshin Himura. I am a sucker for stories about samurais. In my book you will not find another character that is able to balance dark and light moments as well as Kenshin Himura. Though Kenshin has a basic samurai character look, what makes him a great character is that we are able to get moments and episodes where Kenshin plays the straight man, or the comedic foil, but when push came to shove he can pull of the dark moments like no other character. When we get to see Kenshin’s eyes go from their usual color to the yellow/gold you know that you should not be anywhere nearby. With his Hiten Mitsurugi-style Kenshin is basically unstoppable as he is able to move at god-like speed with no other character being more dangerous with a sword than him. I will admit that I am not a fan of how Kenshin’s story ended in the [...]