Everyone is known by their names to the people they come by, and so do the characters in anime. But did one know that sometimes their nicknames are more known than their actual names? Like how Nico Robin from the One Piece series is also known as Devil Child. Another example is Hei from Darker than Black anime. He is also known as the Black Reaper.
Moreover, nicknames are more used to search up their respective names or the name of the series. So, how do these nicknames are determined?
Sometimes, fans come up with the names as an endearment or differentiate their favorite character from others. Other times, the names are given by friends or close acquaintances of the protagonist. The characters become well known in the series for their ruthlessness or action.
We talked about the importance of the nicknames of the characters because today, we will be discussing some of the coolest nicknames.
One must be wondering if their chosen character has made it on the list. So without any further delay, let’s know the Top 50+ Badass Anime Character Nicknames.
Top 50+ Badass Anime Character Nicknames –
- 56. The Demon of the Mist – Zabuza (Naruto)
- 55. One-Eyed Ghoul – Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)
- 54. The Yellow Flash of the Leaf – Minato (Naruto Shipudden)
- 53. King of The Court – Kageyama (Haikyuu)
- 52. One-Eyed Grim Reaper – Yū Otosaka (Charlotte)
- 51. Diesel-San – Midori Imai (SHIROBAKO)
- 50. The King of Stranglers – Cosmo Imai (Kengan Ashura)
- 49. Demonic Canon Girl – Nanoha Takamachi (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha)
- 48. The Man With Seven Scar – Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
- 47. Battosai the Manslayer – Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
- 46. The Black Swordsman – Guts (Berserk)
- 45. Little Rookie – Bell Cranel (DanMachi)
- 44. Devil of the Shield – Naofumi Iwatani (The Rising of the Shield Hero)
- 43. Rain Woman – Juvia Lockser (Fairy Tail)
- 42. The Worst – Ikki Kurogane (Chivalry of a Failed Knight)
- 41. The Wild Tiger – Wakatsuki Takeshi (Kengan Ashura)
- 40. Mr. Ethical – Tomoya Aki (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata)
- 39. Kira – Light Yagami (Death Note)
- 38. King of Games – Yugi Muto (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters)
- 37. Titania – Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)
- 36. Salamander – Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
- 35. The Undead King – Ainz Ooal Gown (Overlord)
- 34. Deku – Midoriya Izuku (My Hero Academia)
- 33. Black Steel – Gajeel Redfox (Fairy Tail)
- 32. The Humanoid Typhoon – Vash the Stampede (Trigun)
- 31. The Copy Ninja – Hatake Kakashi (Naruto)
- 30. The Flame Alchemist – Roy Mustang (Fullmetal Alchemist)
- 29. Monster of the Hidden Mist – Kisame Hoshigaki (Naruto Shipudden)
- 28. Two Hands – Revy (Black Lagoon)
- 27. Midnight – Nemuri Kayama (My Hero Academia)
- 26. All Might – Toshinori Yagi (My Hero Academia)
- 25. Metal Bat – Bad (One Punch Man)
- 24. Burnin – Moe Kamiji (My Hero Academia)
- 23. Atomic Samurai – Kamikaze (One Punch Man)
- 22. Ninja Hero: Edgeshot – Shinya Kamihara (My Hero Academia)
- 21. Eraser Head – Shota Aizawa (My Hero Academia)
- 20. Great Explosion Murder God Dynamight – Katsuki Bakugo (My Hero Academia)
- 19. Flame Hero: Endeavor – Enji Todoroki (My Hero Academia)
- 18. Wing Hero: Hawks – Keigo Takami (My Hero Academia)
- 17. The Lightning Count – Zechs Merquise (The Gundam)
- 16. Humanity’s Strongest Soldier– Levi Ackerman (Attack on Titan)
- 15. God’s Tongue – Erina Nakiri (Shokugeki no Soma)
- 14. White T Poison- Shigeo Kageyama (Mob Psycho)
- 13. Sasori of the Red Sand – Sasori (Naruto)
- 12. Pirate Hunter – Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
- 11. Whitebeard – Edward Newgate (One Piece)
- 10. Leaf’s Handsome Devil – Rock Lee (Naruto)
- 9. Sin of Pride – Escanor (Seven Deadly Sins)
- 8. Red Hair – Shanks (One Piece)
- 7. The Beautiful Beast – Kiryu Setsuna (Kengan Ashura)
- 6. Binge Eater – Rize Kamishiro (Tokyo Ghoul)
- 5. Eyepatch – Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)
- 4. The Thai God of War – Gaolang Wongsawat (Kengan Ashura)
- 3. Demon Cyborg – Genos (One Punch Man)
- 2. Tornado of Terror – Tatsumaki (One Punch Man)
- 1. The Ashura – Ohma Tokita (Kengan Ashura)
These were some of the coolest and badass nicknames of anime characters in our opinion. Without a doubt, some other cool nicknames didn’t make it into the limelight.
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