Anime guys with glasses are usually referred to as smart, the brains of the group, nerds, or timid, shy guys. They either play a genius or serve as comedic relief. But somehow, anime guys with glasses have a different charm about them apart from the fact that they literally need glasses to see. So here is the list of anime guys with glasses.
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30 Anime Characters With Glasses
1. Zeke Yeager (Attack on Titan)
On the list of anime guys with glasses, we have Zeke Yeager, who is a former war chief of Marley’s Warriors. He was considered the strongest soldier and held the power of the Beast Titan. He was tasked with assuming control of the Founding Titan from the Eldina’s of Paradis Island.
To further his own purpose, he misled and exploited both Marley and Eldina, nearly causing the death of his own people, which he regarded as redemption.
He is tall and broad in his human form, and his eyes are blue. He can be seen wearing circular spectacles and has a blond beard that matches his blond, messy hair.
2. Maes Hughes (FullMetal Alchemist)
Maes Hughes was a Lieutenant Colonel and was Roy Mustang’s best friend. He is a family-oriented man who adores his wife and daughter and is fiercely protective of his family, particularly his daughter.
He has a habit of talking about his daughter and going on and on about how cute she is to everyone he meets. He is a fun-loving guy who everyone enjoys being around.
He has a medium build, green eyes, and wears glasses. He has black hair, which is spikey in the front, and has a slight beard. He was shown wearing the state military uniform at all times.
3. Leorio Paradinight (Hunter x Hunter)
Leorio Paradinight is a rookie hunter and is one of the main characters in the series who goes by the codename “Boar.” At the beginning of the series, when Leorio is introduced, he is shown to be a very selfish and narcissistic person who loves money.
It is later revealed that he wants to become a doctor and help poor people, and he needs money for his medical education.
Leorio is tall, has a dark spikey crew cut, and has brown eyes. He usually wears a dark blue business suit and glasses. Most people think he’s an old guy when he’s just a teenager.
4. Klaus V Reinherz (Blood Blockade Battlefront)
Klaus V. Reinherz is the head of the secret organization Libra. He is a gentleman with calm composure, a sincere nature, and an unwavering will. He usually conducts himself in a kind and polite manner unless he is provoked, at which point he flies into a fury.
His personality prompts him to always care about other people’s safety, which causes him to become stressed.
Klaus is an enormous man with red hair, a prominent green eye, and sideburns. He wears a white shirt with a red tie underneath, a black waistcoat, and black slacks. He also has glasses on, and a little silver cross is embroidered on the back of his vest.
5. Kohta Hirano (Highschool of the Dead)
Kohta Hirano is one of the main characters in the anime series. He is an amazing sharpshooter and uses many kinds of guns. He is a 16-year-old high school student who was bullied, so he engaged himself in learning about guns. Kohta is a vital part of the group with his fighting skills.
Without him, his group won’t be able to defend or survive. He is usually timid and easygoing and doesn’t get involved much during group discussions.
Hirano is short and overweight. He has shoulder-length hair with bangs in front and wears glasses. He can be seen wearing his high school uniform all the time.
6. Kousei Arima (Your Lie in April)
Kousei Arima is the main protagonist of the series Your Lie in April. He is a piano prodigy and was the youngest winner of the Maihou Piano Competition. Kousei was a quiet and obedient child while growing up.
He spends the majority of his time alone in his thoughts when he is not with his friends. Kousei is an extremely compassionate person who values his friendships despite his pessimism. He is usually unaware of what is happening around him due to his obtuse personality.
Kousei is a high school boy of average height who has black hair and blue eyes. He can be seen wearing glasses and his school uniform, which is a blue shirt, grey pants, and coat, along with a white and red tie.
7. Shinra Kishitani (Durarara!!)
At number 7 on the list of anime guys with glasses comes Shinra Kishitani, who is a young underground doctor and scientist who lives with Celty Sturluson, his lover. He spends much of his time at home and always wears a white coat.
Shinra is fascinated with unusual phenomena and finds them interesting. Many people, including his father, feel Shinra is strange and weird. He displays a fixation on the supernatural and makes an effort to analyze and interpret them.
Shinra has brown hair that reaches his neck and brown eyes. He consistently appears with a lab coat over a dress shirt and ties, along with glasses.
8. Lloyd Asplund (Code Geass)
Lloyd Asplund is an Earl of the Britannian nobility and the creator of Knightmare Frame, Lancelot. He keeps on working on Lancelot in the hope of turning it into its strongest form.
He loves science and technology and dedicates himself to it. He doesn’t really care about his status. When it comes to his loved ones, Lloyd is more caring than he lets on.
However, Lloyd seems to believe that humanity’s biggest weakness is having tender emotions and attachments. Even though he presents a calm exterior, Lloyd can become anxious in certain situations.
Lloyd is a tall, slender man. He has grayish-blue eyes and light purple hair. He normally wears a green turtleneck under a lab coat and big glasses.
9. Sakamoto (Haven’t you heard? I’m Sakamoto)
Sakamoto is the protagonist of the series. Haven’t you heard? I’m Sakamoto. Sakamoto is known for always remaining composed and cool. He displays qualities of compassion.
He radiates a model of humbleness because he never chases the spotlight but still gets all the attention because of the way he does things and looks cool while doing it. He is also quite intelligent and excels in school.
Everyone who sees Sakamoto thinks he’s the best-looking guy they’ve ever seen because of his tall, muscular, lean build and his charming aura. He wears eyeglasses and has sleek black hair that is parted on the right side, grey eyes, and a mole beneath his left eye.
10. Tenya Iida (My Hero Academia)
At number 10 on the list of anime guys with glasses comes Tenya Iida, also known by his hero name Ingenium, who is a class representative or class 1A. He is undergoing pro-hero training at U.A. High School.
In the beginning, Tenya looked serious, unfriendly, and kind of intimidating, but slowly we get to know that he is sincere, helpful, responsible, intelligent, disciplined, and at times clueless.
Tenya is a tall boy with a broad build. He has square-shaped eyes and short, dark blue hair. He has rectangular-lens glasses, and his eyebrows always appear to be drawn inward. Due to his quirk, he has unusually thick calves that are shaped like car engines.
11. Kusuo Saiki (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.)
Kusuo Saiki is the main character of the series. He has psychic powers and tries to stay out of troublesome situations because he wants to avoid using his superpowers. He doesn’t like being in the spotlight and is very reserved and serious.
He uses his powers to avoid people he might encounter and prefers to be alone. He is helpful and selfless even though he doesn’t like to show it, and because of this, he doesn’t burden people with his problems.
Saiki wears an antenna-like device that he uses to control his powers. He is of average height and build and wears green-colored glasses.
12. Joujirou Takajou (Charlotte)
Joujirou Takajou is a student council member at Hoshinoumi Academy. He is an ability user who can teleport from one place to another at a very high speed but can’t control his power completely.
Hence, he wears protective gear so that he doesn’t get hurt whenever he uses his powers. He is fascinated by giraffes and stores a lot of information about them.
Joujirou has blue-colored eyes and grey hair. He wears a pair of glasses that are in constant need of repair because he keeps on getting hurt and can always be seen wearing his high school uniform.
13. Itaru Hashida (Steins;Gate)
Itaru Hashida, also known as Daru, is a Future Gadget Lab member, a skilled hacker, and a die-hard otaku. Daru is an expert programmer who has a strong obsession with technology. He is capable of breaking into top-secret organizations and deciphering challenging computer codes.
Daru is a short, chubby man who needs glasses to see. He consistently dresses in an olive t-shirt, blue pants, and his trademark yellow cap.
14. Shinpachi Shimura (Gintama)
Shinpachi Shimura is one of the main characters of the series Gintama and a member of Odd Jobs Gin (Yorozuya). He takes care of all the house chores.
He doesn’t have much physical strength and is often bullied by Kagura and is also teased by Gintama for having a sister complex because he has a lot of affection towards his elder sister. Shinpachi is also a die-hard fan of pop idol Terakado Tsuu. He also leads a fan club dedicated to her.
Shinpachi has brown eyes and short black hair. He wears glasses because of his poor eyesight, which is believed to be caused by his sister’s cooked eggs. He also wears traditional Japanese clothes.
15. Silvers Rayleigh (One Piece)
Silvers Rayleigh was the vice-captain of the legendary pirate crew, The Gol D Rogers. Rayleigh retired, moved to the Sabaody Archipelago, and started working as a coating mechanic after the crew disbanded and Roger was executed.
Rayleigh is a laid-back, playful guy and helps Luffy and his crew escape the Sabaody Archipelago from the Marines.
Rayleigh is an old man of tall stature with a muscular frame and tanned skin. He usually wears plain clothes and has spherical glasses. He has white shoulder-length hair and a beard. In addition, he has a scar above his right eye.
16. Kyoya Ootori (Ouran High School Host Club)
Kyoya Ootori is a 2nd-year high school student and vice president of the Ouran Host Club. Even though he isn’t the captain, he is mostly the brains behind the scenes and hence earned the nickname “The Shadow King.”
He also manages the financial aspects of the club. He is smart and calm, and distant. He works hard to surpass his two older brothers in hopes of pleasing his father.
He has short, dark hair, which is parted sideways, and brownish eyes. He is tall and wears glasses.
17. Shizuo Heiwajima (Durarara!!)
Shizuo Heiwajima is known as the strongest person in the Ikebukuro district. At the beginning of the show, he is shown as a violent and ruthless character who is super strong and a good fighter.
But as the show progresses, we get to know that he is mostly quiet and does not really like to fight unless it’s a necessity.
Previously, he was a part of the group known as Dollars, which he quit and became a bodyguard for Tom Tanaka, who is also his friend.
He is tall and is often seen wearing a bartender’s suit along with blue glasses. He has blond hair, which he dyed after entering middle school.
18. Izumi Miyamura (Horimiya)
Izumi Miyamura is the main character of the series. He goes to Katagiri Senior High School. He is shy, antisocial, and usually keeps to himself.
When he was in junior high, he was bullied by his classmates, so he struggled with interaction with people around him, and it made him pessimistic.
He is of average height, has blue eyes, and messy black hair that reaches his neck. He has several piercings and tattoos, which he covers up at school by wearing glasses and the school winter uniform, which includes a blazer.
But out of school, he can be seen with his piercings and tattoos and removing his glasses, and tying up his hair.
19. Fushimi Saruhiko (K: Missing Kings)
Fushimi Saruhiko is a member of Scepter 4 and was previously a member of one of seven clans in the series named HOMRA.
He is calm and distant and has a very discouraging point of view about the world around him. He shows little to no interest in many activities and is kind of lazy. He is smart and is often able to solve questions that require analytic thinking.
He is tall and lean, has blue eyes, and scruffy black hair. He wears a Scepter 4 blue uniform and rectangular glasses.
20. Rei Ryugazaki (Free!)
Rei Ryugazaki is a high school student at Iwatobi High School. He was a member of the track club before joining the swimming team at his school.
He later becomes the captain of his swimming club. He is a smart and insightful person. He is committed and works hard for the things he sets his mind to.
Rei has an athletic build, purple eyes, and dark blue hair. He wears red-rimmed glasses and is in a school uniform whenever he is not in practice.
21. Ranpo Edogawa (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Ranpo Edogawa is a member of the Armed Detective Agency. Despite being an agency full of ability users, Ranpo is the only person with the best detective skills in the agency without being an ability user.
He takes pride in his detective skills, as he is able to solve any case in a couple of seconds. He is called the greatest detective in the world by people around him, and he is rather boastful of that part.
He has short black hair and brown eyes, which stay closed most of the time. He wears glasses whenever he solves a case, as he thinks it activates his “ability.” His outfits consist of brown pants, a cap and coat, a white button-up shirt, a dark vest, and a greyish tie.
22. Doppo Kunikida (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Doppo Kunikida is also a member of the Armed Detective Agency. He is an ability user who can create anything as long as it fits in his notepad, hence having the name “The Matchless Poet.”
He is very responsible, logical, and a hard worker. He values the reputation of the agency and will do anything to improve it.
He often plans and feels the need to organize things. He is a very competent worker. He tries his best to live by the rules in his notebook, which he believes are an ideal guide to life.
He is a lean and tall man with long dark blond hair, which he ties up in a low ponytail. He has greenish-gray eyes and wears glasses. His daily outfit consists of an off-white shirt, pants, a black shirt, and a tie.
23. Kei Tsukishima (Haikyuu!!)
Kei Tsukishima is a student at Karasuno High and is one of the hot anime guys with glasses. He is part of the volleyball team and plays as a middle blocker for the team.
He doesn’t sugarcoat his words and is very direct about them. This can make him unlikeable among his competitors and friends. Despite being egoistical, he has low self-confidence.
He is super tall and the tallest member of his team. He is slim, has short blond hair, and thick-rimmed glasses.
24. Kamina (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
Kamina is the creator and leader of Team Gurren. He is very loud, impulsive, and highly persistent. He craves attention and yearns for fame. He also has the habit of calling himself “The Great Kamina.”
He fights fiercely to keep his friends and family safe, and he is committed to standing up for and supporting them.
Kamina is tall and muscular, and he takes pride in his masculinity and toughness. He has spiky blue hair and is frequently spotted with his signature red sunglasses on, which hide his red eyes. He also has tattoos that are blue in color.
25. Soutarou Kanou (Kaichou wa Maid sama)
Soutarou Kanou is the student council president of Seika High School. At the beginning of the series, Sotaro is shown to be a loner, with a phobia of girls that his father ingrained in him as a child, telling him that he must avoid girls.
Later, as a punishment, he is forced to work with girls, and he realizes that girls aren’t as horrible as his father claims. He is shown to be very kind, gentle, and quiet.
He is tall and well-built, with deep blue spiky hair, and purple eyes, and is always seen wearing a black-rimmed glass. He always wears a hoodie along with its cap over his school uniform.
26. Castor (07 Ghost)
Castor is one of the main characters of the anime series 07 Ghost. He works as a Bishop in a church in District 7. His role is to protect the citizens of that area from Kor (a follower of the God of death).
Castor is a very friendly person who smiles constantly. He strives to create positive first impressions by being kind and hospitable to everyone he meets. Castor is deeply concerned about the well-being of those around him. He is very patient and does not get frustrated easily.
He is tall with a slender build. He has light brown hair that reaches his neck, round glasses and has a prosthetic left eye and hand.
27. Shintaro Midorima (Kuroko No Basket)
Shintaro Midorima is the former vice-captain of the Generation of Miracles basketball club and currently plays for Shutoku High. Midorima tends to be very reticent.
When he learns that the day will be favorable for his zodiac sign, he feels at peace because he really believes in astrology. He also views blood type compatibility as being true. Midorima is observant and has an easy time assessing the skills of others.
Midorima is the second-tallest player on this basketball team. He has short dark green hair and light green eyes and wears black-rimmed glasses.
28. Toru Kirishima (The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting)
Toru Kirishima is the protagonist of the series. He is the Lieutenant for the Sakuragi Yakuza and has earned the moniker “Demon” due to his cruelty and ruthlessness in fights.
It is shown that he has a gentle, patient, and kind side and is more of a goofy and fun-loving person. All of these sides of him are revealed after he is given the responsibility of taking care of his boss’s 7-year-old daughter.
Kirishima is tall, has blue-neck length hair, which is a bit messy, has black eyes, and wears silver-framed glasses.
29. Soubi Agatsuma (Loveless)
Soubi Agatsuma is a blank fighter and one of the main characters in Loveless. Later, he was assigned to be the Fighter of Loveless.
He is labeled as a masochist, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. He sees punishment as a way to correct his mistakes. He also has an inferiority complex along with abandonment issues. He is also very good at hiding his feelings.
Soubi has long shoulder-length blond hair, and purple eyes, wears thin-framed round glasses, and has bandages covering his neck.
30. Kishou Arima (Tokyo Ghoul)
Kishou Arima, also known as the CCG’s Reaper, worked as a Special Class Ghoul Investigator. He was considered a genius within the organization and was one of the hot anime guys with glasses. He is very cool and collected, but he is a stringent teacher, taking up his duty very seriously.
Arima is tall and well-built. He had dark blue hair when he was younger, then changed it to white later on. He has grey eyes and wears thin-rimmed glasses. He is usually dressed in an S3 squad uniform.
Anime guys who wear glasses are not just geniuses; sometimes, they wear glasses to either hide their nature by being sweet and shy guys, to enhance their looks, or just to see.
Whatever the case may be, these anime guys undeniably look hot wearing those glasses. With this, we conclude the list of anime guys with glasses. Hope you enjoyed reading through it!
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