20 Immortal Anime Characters of All Time

We all get fascinated by the concept of immortality and since the dawn of storytelling immortal anime characters are the part of many anime stories.

Immortality has many different rules in many stories and that depends on writers and many modern anime stills features characters who can live forever.

The bitter truth of this world is everyone dies but not these guys and even if they do then it is just like a break and they can come back whenever they feel like it.

So, Now lets begin the list of immortal anime characters of all time without wasting any more time.

20. Zeref From Fairy Tail

Zeref From Fairy Tail

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

In the history of magic world, Zeref is said to have been the darkest and most evil Mage. From creating demons wreaking havoc even in the present to mastering Black Arts, he has it all.

But in the modern era, he tries to cut himself off and stay calm and sincere. For all the sins he has committed or which he may commit in future, he wishes to die atone.

Showing concern for others, he warns them to stay away from him as they would die if they come any closer. His emotional fragility becomes evident when he breaks into tears realising that Natsu is not ready to kill him yet.

19. Father From Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

Father From Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

Though a father and husband, he was estranged from his sons. Considering himself a monster, he preferred that they did not follow his tracks. His wife was the only woman he loved.

His commitment to his duty is also great, evident from the fact that he continued to work to prevent Father from achieving his goals.

18. Tet From No Game No Life

Tet From No Game No Life

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

From the beginning Tet, has been shown to be bright and playful like any other boy of his age.

He is somewhat peaceful as he is disgusted by violence and fighting and that is probably after seeing what the world suffered from ancient war.

He also mentions that rather than interfering he usually spectates. He dislikes the other Old Deus (possibly not all) and was shown to have a negative opinion of them.

17. Orochimaru From Naruto

Orochimaru From Naruto

Type of Immortality: Near-True Immortal

Talking about Orochimaru, we can say that he has a complex personality. Including Tsunade, he was called “twisted” by many people.

Orochimaru grew to disdain the fragility of human life and how it affected those still living, which led him to desire immortality because Jiraiya speculated that the death of his parents while he was young, along with his horror for Tsunade losing Nawaki and later shedding tears when she lost Dan.

At the end, the primary purpose of Orochimaru’s human experimentation is to test what modifications the human body can endure and harness a subject’s unique abilities for himself.

16. C.C. From Code Geass

C.C. From: Code Geass

Type of Immortality: Near-True Immortal

C.C. is emotionally void and apathetic to most, only expressing some emotions later. She regresses how fearful and open she was hundreds of years ago, when she locks her memories away.

C.C. never made Lelouch take her immortality per their contract and worries she altered his fate.

15. Kars From Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Kars From Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

Kars is a tall , well built man, with much lighter complexion than the other Pillar Men. With long, dark and wavy hair, he is minimally dressed.

He produces shimmering long blades from his forearms while attacking.

While travelling to Italy, Kars dons a fedora and a longcoat in order to appear less conspicuous.

14. Kaguya Otsutsuki From Naruto Shippuden

Kaguya Otsutsuki From Naruto Shippuden

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

Kaguya, apparently cares very much about the Earth and views it as a nursery that she does not want to be damaged by humanity.

In the anime, her affection for her lover, Tenji, was not strong enough to stop her from trapping him in the Infinite Tsukuyomi when he betrayed her for his own pursuit of peace.

She openly wept when looking at Naruto, although she openly stated that she hated her own sons for using their inherited chakra against her and created the Ten-Tails to take it back by force Uzumaki and Sasuke Uchiha.

13. Sousuke Aizen From Bleach

Sousuke Aizen From Bleach

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

Aizen is an intellectual, with polite and soft tone, showing no signs of panic in various situations as he has entire situations planned out well in advance.

Aizen is casual and uncaring whenever confronted, attempting to draw out a conversation and make small talk, which often infuriates those he is talking to.

12. Ladylee Tangleroad From A Certain Magical Index the Movie: The Miracle of Endymion

Ladylee Tangleroad From A Certain Magical Index the Movie: The Miracle of Endymion

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

A manipulative girl, she is able to force Arisa to sing for her by threatening the audience.

Her management abilities enables her to bring out a company that is nearly bankrupt back into prominence, silence the inquiries and investigations regarding the 89th passenger of the Spaceplane Orion, and led it for three years to construct Endymion.

She has patient and dedicated, possibly stemming from the fact that she is immortal, and has been made numb.

11. Hiro Hiyorimi From Princess Resurrection

Hiro Hiyorimi From Princess Resurrection

Type of Immortality: Elixir of Life/Resurrection

Hiro always does whatever the school gang orders and is considered weakest of all characters. When Hiro and Reiri first meet, he follows her instructions unquestionably, resulting in his vampire transformation.

He is borderline clumsy and usually fumbles, though when Hime is in danger, he often displays sharp responses, mainly because the blood contract does its job-making him Hime’s meat-shield regardless of his situation, but also because he genuinely cares about his master’s safety. He is very kind and caring.

10. Zombieman From One Punch Man

Zombieman From One Punch Man

Type of Immortality: Regeneration/Resurrection

Zombieman appears to be bothered by the peculiarities of the Hero Association meeting, noting that the heroes do not look very cooperative and hiding his annoyance at Pig God’s continued consumption.

He is unusually sensitive to the death of a human. Zombieman is stated to be nihilistic, possibly due to the fact that he has “died” several times, therefore he is always calm.

He prefers to work as a lone wolf and dislikes gathering, but still respects common courtesy.

9. Ryuk From Death Note

Ryuk From Death Note

Type of Immortality: Immortality with a rule book

Ryuk regards Light as “interesting,” specifically due to his experiments and the loopholes he discovers regarding the Death Note’s rules and instructions, occasionally discovering abilities of the notebook even Ryuk did not know existed.

Though he finds Light interesting, he does not care whether Light lives or dies and does not actively assist him.

8. Elder Toguro From Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho

Elder Toguro From Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho

Type of Immortality: Semi-Immoral, later True Immortal

Elder Toguro can change his body shape to form weapons or to move his organs to escape harm, and also has powerful regenerative abilities, almost to the point of immortality.

Elder Toguro is trapped in a regenerative state on the island where the Dark Tournament took place, after being nearly destroyed by his brother.

7. Every Digimon From Digimon

Every Digimon From Digimon

Type of Immortality: Reincarnation

It hatches from types of eggs which are called Digi-Eggs. In the English iterations of the franchise there is another type of Digi-Egg that can be used to digi evolve, or transform, Digimon.

Digivolution’s effect is however, not permanent in the partner Digimon of the main characters in the anime, and Digimon who have digivolved will most of the time revert to their previous form after a battle or if they are too weak to continue. Some Digimon act feral.

6. Kurou From Kurozuka

Kurou From Kurozuka

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

Kurou is muscular in both the anime and manga, however the manga features him a little bulkier at times and more muscular.

In the anime, he is lean and agile. He looks to be over 6 feet. In the beginning of the manga, his clothes resembled a mountain priest.

As the story moves forward, through each era, he was portrayed wearing Samurai armor, combat armor, and regular Western clothes. He currently wears a skin tight body suit to fit his agile movements.

5. Millennium Earl From D. Gray Man

Millennium Earl From D. Gray Man

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

The Earl is perfectly aware that for humans he is the villain. Despite this, he is never stated to be evil, and claims that he creates akumas for the sake of humans.

He is ready to make any sacrifice to do so–which relates to the audience just how ambitious of an individual he can be.

Much about his personal life and true motivations are still unclear, but some of his past has been revealed in the more recent chapters.

4. Celty From Durarara!!

Celty From Durarara!!

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

His persona is one of the most normal and simple compared to most of the other cast. As she spent more time with humans, she developed a much more defined personality.

A confident and positive person, she has her insecurities, chief among them is how people will take her monstrous nature.

3. Alucard From Hellsing

Alucard From Hellsing

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

Alucard fights with ferocity, and often extreme cruelty, rarely shooting to kill until his target has been completely disabled and humiliated, he does have some humanity left in him.

As he is still capable of shedding tears and showing affection for those who are dear to him, taken by Alexander Anderson to mean that he is not completely lost.

Alucard is very egotistical and freely taunts and belittles his opponents, often allowing them to inflict seemingly fatal wounds before healing himself and counterattacking.

2. Ban From Seven Deadly Sins

Ban From Seven Deadly Sins

Type of Immortality: Regeneration/Resurrection

Ban is portrayed as a passionate man who takes action based on whatever catches his interest, such as escaping from prison after hearing his captain was alive, and trying to steal Meliodas’ sword.

He has also shown some aspects of greed, as well as selfish desire.

He has a habit of making singing tones while talking which he developed at a young age after he was adopted by Zhivago.

1. Kei Nagai From Ajin

Kei Nagai From Ajin

Type of Immortality: True Immortal

First shown with an academic, serious personality, Kei often get lost in his thoughts.

Later, it is revealed that Kei is a complete pragmatist and emotionally detached from others, though he is very intelligent and hardworking with ambitions to be a doctor who cures illnesses that don’t yet have a cure, specially for his sister.

However, he relies that he is not thinking about her at all and is only pursuing this goal for his self-interest.

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Garima Singh

Moshi Moshi everyone! I'm Garima, an anime enthusiast with a passion for sharing my love of anime with others. I've watched over 1000 anime, and I'm always on the lookout for new and exciting shows to watch.

I love everything about anime, from the stories and characters to the animation and music. I'm also a big fan of anime culture, and I love to learn about Japanese culture and history through anime.

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