India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world and has too many cultures. Japanese culture is also quite influenced by the Indian culture as they follow Buddhism, which has its roots in India. As a result, Japan which is home to anime, introduced a lot of Indian anime characters as well. So, below is the list of the Top 13 Indian Anime Characters who impressed everyone.
1: Indra & Asura (Naruto)
Indra and Asura are two charcaters in Naruto who are the son of Hagoromo. They’re inspired by the Indian scriptures. Indra and Asura are rivals in the series as well as in reality.
2: Silat (Berserk)
Silat is one of the characters in Berserk who is inspired by the Rajputs in India. Rajputs are known for their bravery and skills as a warrior. Silat is also a trained warrior and is an expert in ancient Indian Martial art.
3: Yemma (Dragon Ball Z)
Yemma, a character in Dragon Ball Z, is inspired by the Hindu god of death and justice, Yamraj. He is the one who decides whether the person goes to heaven or hell. Yemma also has the same duty in DBZ. Not only that, but his appearance also matches with Yamraj as described in the scriptures.
4: Rakshata Chawla (Code Geass)
Rakshata Chawla is a scientist of Indian origin who also serves as the head of the research and development team of the Black Knights in Code Geass. She is quite intelligent and helped Zero a lot in achieving his goal. Even the Military District of India honored Rakshata’s intelligence.
5: Rakshas (Berserk)
Berserk has several Indian mythological references as well. In it, there is a character named Rakshas who likes to kill. In Hindu mythology Rakshas are demons. The series also Kushan clan, which is inspired by the Kushan Empire of the northwest regions of India.
6: Gadevi (Arslan Senki)
Arslan Senki is another anime series that has multiple Indian characters. The name of one such character is Gadevi. He is one of the heirs to the sovereignty of the Sindhura Kingdom. Gadevi can do anything in order to receive the power and claim the throne for himself.
7: Aishwarya Rai (Digimon)
Aishwarya Rai is the name of the character in a popular anime series titled Digimon. She was named after one of the most beautiful Indian actresses who also won the crown of Miss World in 1994. In the series, she is a part of the Monster Makers, who are the ones responsible for creating artificial life forms.
8: Mahendra (Arslan Senki)
Mahendra is another Indian character of Arslan Senki, who is also the Prime Minister of the Sindhura Kingdom. He is pretty loyal to the king. However, he still has to support Gadevi because of his oath. Despite knowing that he is not the right person because of his oath.
9: Amitabh Kapoor (Darker Than Black)
It seems like anime is quite inspired by Bollywood as well. Amitabh is the name of a legendary Indian actor. Whereas Kapoors are one of the families who contributed a lot to Bollywood. A character named Amitabh Kapoor in Darker Than Black also gets inspiration from them. In the series, he is one of the characters who managed to get superhuman abilities.
10: Rajendra (Arslan Senki)
Rajendra is the other heir to the throne of the Sindhura Kingdom. He is a brother of Gadevi, but unlike him, he is a man of ideals. By the end, he managed to get the thrown and became the King of Sindhura. The people of the kingdom supported him throughout his journey.
11: Janet (Black Lagoon)
Janet Bai is a character from Black Lagoon who is an exceptional money launderer from India. Janet is a perfectionist and believes in doing her work with perfection despite the situation. She does not even care about the money and the deadlines when it comes to her work.
12: Agni (Black Butler)
Black Butler is another anime series that is highly inspired by Indian culture and heritage. There is a character named Agni, who is one of the servants of Prince Soma. The translation of Agni is Fire. This word also depicts the God of Fire in Hinduism. She can also manifest herself into different forms, including sun and lightning.
13: Jerry (D. Gray-man)
Jerry is one of the supporting characters of an anime titled D Gray-Man. His parents are trained in martial arts, known as Muay Thai. However, Jerry is keenly interested in cooking and also managed to become a chef in the series. He went on a journey to enhance his cooking skills before becoming a part of the Black Order.
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