20 Best Bearded Anime Characters

Ahh … Cool Bearded Anime Characters. If there’s any more straightforward measure of a man other than weighing one’s balls, then it would be rating the majesty of one’s beard.

So today we have decided to share with you some of the best and coolest breaded anime characters these bad-ass characters are they symbols of status and manhood.

Let’s get on with the list of best breaded anime characters so we have to follow some rules while we choose them. and rules are pretty straightforward, really:

  • One character per series
  • Should at least sport a fully grown chin curtain, or more
  • Must be a bona fide badass

Lets get in to the list of best bearded anime characters.

20. Flit Asuno From Gundam Age series

Flit Asuno From Gundam Age series bearded anime characters

Flit’s personality is a dichotomy. He is generally a very friendly bearded anime characters who is easy to get along with. He could also be considered hopeful from his constant belief that the Gundam will turn the tide of the war.

When it comes to the Gundam, Flit takes everything very seriously, getting very angry even with friends if they mess with the mobile suit without his permission. After Yurin’s death, his personality takes a dark turn, vowing to exterminate the Vagan despite them being human beings.

In fact, Flit’s obsession with the Vagan would shape his way of life, with their destruction coming before anything else, including being an active part of his son Asemu’s life.

His legacy and his skills prove to be a lofty shadow under which Asemu tries to emulate. In one of Asemu’s first missions Flit points out his weaknesses in regards to his fighting skills.

19. Danjuurou Tobita / Gentle Villain From Boku no Hero Academia

Gentle Villain From Boku no Hero Academia

Danjuro is a bearded anime characters with a refined appearance. He has a slicked-back hairdo with a curl at the front and sports a handlebar mustache along with a well-kept, medium-sized beard.

Similar to La Brava, he has thick black lines around his eyes resembling eyeliner which was applied by a marker.

Danjuro’s clothes are also quite extravagant, featuring a dark purple jacket with enlarged collars and coattails, a pair of loose, pinstriped pants, and two belts. He also wears a pair of cuffs and a woolly scarf. He is seen using a cane to walk.

18. Yupa Miralda From Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Yupa Miralda From Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Master Yupa a bearded anime characters, also known as Yupa Miralda, is a master swordsman, considered the best in the Periphery, and teacher of Nausicaa.

He is a longtime friend of King Jihl and often visits the Valley of the Wind with his two horseclaws, Kai and Kui.

He first appears in the manga and the movie when he is being chased by an enraged Ohmu. He is unidentified at first because he’s wearing a Shohki Mask to protect him from the miasma of the Sea of Corruption.

Yupa uses his gun in the jungle because he thought an insect had a human baby, but it was only a fox-squirrel, and that is why he is chased by the rage-filled Ohmu.

17. Zouroku Kashimura From Alice & Zouroku

Zouroku Kashimura From Alice & Zouroku

A rather grumpy old man with a mysterious past and bearded anime characters.

He works as a florist and is Sanae’s grandfather. He eventually takes Sana into his home as well.

16. Takeda Shingen From Sengoku Basara series

Takeda Shingen From Sengoku Basara series

Leader of the Takeda clan a bearded anime characters and famous for its cavalry. Has a large, imposing frame and a brilliant mind as well. Wields a giant axe. Often starts large and unnecessary brawls with Yukimura, sometimes for no reason, usually by wrestling or exchanging names while punching each other at the face.

He was critically ill in Sengoku BASARA 3. But in Sengoku BASARA 3 Utage, he recovered immediately, becoming a playable character.

He was a combat npc for Sengoku BASARA 4, but became a playable character once again in Sengoku BASARA 4 Sumeragi.

15. Yuugo Tennouji From Steins;Gate

Yuugo Tennouji From Steins;Gate

Yuugo is a tall, muscular bearded anime characters in his early thirties with a bald head and a short-boxed beard. He wears a yellow shirt with a blue apron that reads “I Love CRT” over it.

He has a great passion for CRT Television and refuses to upgrade to any other type. This coupled with the fact he owns a CRT store has resulted in Rintarou nicknaming him “Mr. Braun” after the inventor of CRTs, German physicist Ferdinand Braun and the common Japanese name for CRTs, “Braun Tubes”.

14. Precht Gaebold / Hades From Fairy Tail

Hades From Fairy Tail

Hades is a tall, elderly bearded anime characters with long, slicked back, silvery white hair, revealing his forehead. He also has a mustache, and a similarly long yet mildly thin and curly beard, reaching down to his lower chest.

He has some wrinkles on his face, as evident of his extremely advanced age; nonetheless, despite this age, his figure is muscular and well defined.

His right eye is usually seen covered by a simple eye-patch, hiding away his Demon’s Eye.

13. Charles Britannia From Code Geass

Charles Britannia From Code Geass

Charles is a very large bearded anime characters, towering over nearly all other characters in the series, and appears to be muscular and well-built. He has long white hair styled into Renaissance-style curls. He has violet eyes and angular features.

Charles is a cold and intelligent man who strongly holds views such as social Darwinism, believing that only the strongest are worthy of rising in society. His philosophy is not reserved solely for his adversaries.

However, as he treated Lelouch harshly after the death of Marianne, offering no sympathy to his then-adolescent son. He is also deeply cynical, having no confidence in the good of people and believing that humanity’s natural course is struggle and conflict.

12. Gendou Ikari From Neon Genesis Evangelion

Gendou Ikari From Neon Genesis Evangelion

Gendo abandoned his son, Shinji, when he was a toddler and throughout the series, he was uninterested, distant, and harsh towards Shinji a bearded anime characters. In the movie, The End of Evangelion, Gendo and Rei are in Central Dogma in front of Lilith.

He asks Rei to lower the A.T. Field so he can see Yui, his deceased wife again. Rei is supposedly made from some parts of Yui and when her AT field is lowered she and Gendo will dissolve into the “soup of life” (or “primordial goo”) uniting Gendo with the pieces of Yui.

She denies him saying, “I will not be your puppet” and cuts off part of his hand into her body. Despite his want to be reunited with his wife, he has affairs with Naoko Akagi, the developer of the Magi, and her daughter Ritsuko Akagi, head scientist of NERV.

There is no love in these relationships and Gendo only does it to gain their favor or have them keep secrets.

11. Asuma Sarutobi From Naruto

Asuma Sarutobi From Naruto

Asuma was typically a laid-back individual bearded anime characters, and did not get himself involved in things unless absolutely necessary, as seen when he decided not to help save Hinata Hyūga during her fight in the Chūnin Exams.

He was a heavy smoker, but, despite this, he would abruptly break the habit under certain circumstances, such as when his father died or learned that Kurenai was pregnant. 

Not always seeing eye to eye with his father, Asuma later came to respect his father’s role as Hokage: referring to him as a great father, and was proud to have been born into the Sarutobi clan.

10. Master Roshi From Dragon Ball series

Master Roshi From Dragon Ball series

Master Roshi is bald, with a thick white fu manchu mustache and bearded anime characters. He is almost always seen wearing his trademark sunglasses; some time later Master Roshi left his old sunglasses and began to wear more futuristic ones.

He wears beach clothes or a martial arts suit and a Turtle Shell on his back. He usually wields a walking stick. His bust, waist and hip measurement are all 73cm.

9. Jet Black From Cowboy Bebop

Jet Black From Cowboy Bebop 1 20 Best Bearded Anime Characters

Jet a bearded anime characters and was born on December 3, 2035 on Ganymede. He developed a love of blues through his mother and would often get advice from his grandmother as well as life lessons from his father.

Growing up with strong morals, Jet enlisted in the Inter-Solar System Police (ISSP) and soon became an investigator.

Due to his stubbornness, while chasing criminals, he earned the nickname “Black Dog,” the dog that bites its prey and never lets go. He met Bob and Donnelly.

8. Marshal D. Teach / Blackbeard From One Piece

Blackbeard From One Piece

Blackbeard is an extremely tall bearded anime characters, being exactly twice Luffy’s (pre-timeskip) height. He has a massive build as his body is round with relatively thin limbs.

He has a big mouth with several broken or missing teeth (though sometimes he does have a full set, which is an inconsistency error made by Oda), a pronounced crooked nose and a very large and hairy chest and torso.

Long, thick, woolly black hair falls down the back of his neck, underneath a black bandana, and a small scruffy black beard (hence his epithet) grows around his jawline. As the series progresses, his beard becomes longer and scruffier.

7. Van Hohenheim From Fullmetal Alchemist

Van Hohenheim From Fullmetal Alchemist

Hohenheim is a fairly tall, broad-shouldered bearded anime characters with the appearance of a man of relatively healthy middle-age. He wears his long, golden-blond hair in a loose, shoulder-length ponytail with two or three loose strands of hair falling over his brow and sports a full Donegal-style beard on his square jaw.

He also wears spectacles over his golden eyes, though whether or not he needs them is unknown. He has been described as “very handsome” by several women over the course of the series. In the manga, Hohenheim frequently wears a white dress shirt and tie under a black vest with matching slacks and a brown overcoat.

In his youth, Hohenheim looked much like his son Edward, save for slightly increased height and a slightly more pronounced jaw.

6. Juuzou Okita From Space Battleship Yamato

Juuzou Okita From Space Battleship Yamato

Admiral Juzo Okita the stern commanding officer of the Yamato, utterly devoted to his mission to save Earth from the Gamilus threat, even at the cost of his own life.

He is bearded anime characters in fact dying, and becomes increasingly ill during the course of the first season, but remains convinced that he will live to see his home world again.

He regards Susumu Kodai almost as a replacement for the son he lost in battle, and sorely regrets his son’s death in battle at Pluto, along with the apparent death of Kodai’s older brother, Mamoru.

Even when his illness leaves him bedridden, he remains a source of advice to the crew, and to Kodai in particular.

5. Genryuusai Shigekuni Yamamoto From Bleach

Genryuusai Shigekuni Yamamoto From Bleach 1 1 20 Best Bearded Anime Characters

Yamamoto’s appearance is that of a strong and powerful warrior with a face that has seen countless battles as a bearded anime characters. Even though only standing at a meager 5’6″ tall, his body has been hardened by war and can be clearly seen by the lines on his face.

Generally, Yamamoto appears as an old samurai with black hair wrapping around the sides of his head and balding at the top. His hair is longer on the back and tied into a topknot to further enhance his eastern influenced traditions.

To go along with his aged appearance is a pair of thick black eyebrows and a thick, long black mustache that drops below his chin. His face appears aged with numerous lines that run under his eyes, shallow cheekbones and squared chin.

4. Jigen Daisuke From Lupin III

 Jigen Daisuke From Lupin III

While Lupin and Goemon both have unique sartorial tastes, Jigen is rather minimalist bearded anime characters. His typical wardrobe is a grey or black suit, white or light-colored dress shirt, black tie and his ever-present grey (or black) broad-brimmed black-banded fedora; the hat ranks as his most prized possession outside of his weaponry.

Even when he changes the rest of his attire he keeps his hat on and only removes it when mourning a death or during very formal occasions.

During the third season of the anime, Jigen’s outfit is more light-colored and his hatband has a herringbone design (similar to the original manga interpretation of the character); however, the Black look is most applied for OVA productions and TV specials.

3. Joseph Joestar From Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Joseph Joestar From Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

18 years old, Joseph is tall (195 cm/6’5″), handsome, and powerfully built, with light eyes bearded anime characters. He has short, dark and unkempt hair, parts of his bangs shooting outwards in spikes, apart from which he closely resembles his grandfather Jonathan Joestar.

Joseph is a hotheaded, impetuous, and confrontational young man. Quick to violently respond to the slightest provocation, Joseph would often get into brawls growing up; prior to events of the story, he had been imprisoned seven times and expelled once from school for fighting.

2. Iskandar From Fate/Zero

Iskandar From Fate/Zero

Rider is noble and physically overbearing. He is not pragmatic, but is a bearded anime characters who lets history run its course and acts according to his impulses. While he is wild and somewhat inconsiderate to others, his greed inspired his subjects and ultimately resulted in their happiness.

He is always jovial, values friendship highly, and he regards the bond with all of his followers in Ionioi Hetairoi as his greatest treasure. They all, being inspired by such a magnificent king, in turn gives him their undivided loyalty and adoration.

He also admires people who treat friendship with sincerity, such when he meets Taiga Fujimura. He is compassionate to those with whom he bonds, such as telling Waver that it is natural to be sickened by Caster’s atrocities and that he would strike anyone who would feel nothing from the sight.

1. Isaac Netero From Hunter x Hunter

Isaac Netero From Hunter x Hunter

Isaac Netero appeared to be a helpless old bearded anime characters, but was surprisingly fit and muscular for his age. He had a ponytail, a thick beard, and stretched earlobes with two piercings in both ears. Netero was commonly seen wearing a traditional man’s kimono and pair of geta with one ha (tooth).

During the Chimera Ant arc, he changed his appearance for his upcoming fight with Meruem by trimming his beard, mustache, and ponytail. When in combat, Netero preferred to wear a t-shirt with the Japanese kanji character for the word “heart/mind”, 「心」(kokoro), printed on the front and track shorts.

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Anukul Saini

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