How to find the most popular anime characters in Japan

If you’re a fan of anime characters, you’re probably familiar with a few popular ones.

From Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved Studio Ghibli films to the likes of Shigeru Miyamoto and Hayao Matsumoto, we’ve collected all the characters who were popular with their respective fans.

If you want to get a deeper look at the anime industry, we recommend checking out this handy chart.

If we missed any of your favorite characters, we’re sure they’ll be listed in the list below.