As anime get more and more popular in other parts of the world, creators diversify the anime characters in anime world to gain more traction.
So Today we are going to celebrate this diversify with this list of Latino and Latina anime characters.
17 Fabulous Latino Anime Characters
Lets dive in to the list of 19 fabulous Latino anime characters.
17. Lala Gonzalez From School Rumble
Lala is an exchange student from Mexico, and a skilled practitioner of “Lucha Libre” fighting.
She belongs to the same amateur wrestling club as Ichijou, who she sees her as a rival, often shouting “Ichijou!” when she meets her.
16. Carlos Rivera From Ashita No Joe
A Venezuelan bantamweight Latino anime boxer who was ranked #6 in the world.
Called a ‘king without a crown’ because the world champion was said to be too scared to face him in a match.
He was invited to Japan by Shiraki Yoko to help Joe recover from his yips.
15. Greiger From Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s’
An honorable duelist, Latino anime, Bommer is prideful, yet stoic. He comes from a destitute village and duels to provide it financial aid.
An honorable Duelist, Greiger was prideful, yet stoic. Likely of South American origin, he came from a destitute village and Dueled to provide financial aid to it.
14. Pepe Iglesias From Megalo Box
Pepe Iglesias is a Latino anime boxer who goes up against Yuri in Megalo Box.
He mostly communicates in Spanish and is known for using the language to taunt his opponents.
He uses Mexican sugar skulls to represent himself thematically. He’s a self-assured, talented boxer who knows how to hype up a crowd.
13. Ricardo Martinez From Hajime No Ippo
Ricardo Martinez is a semi-recurring character in Hajime no Ippo and the current WBA Featherweight Champion in the series. He is the main antagonist of the series.
Ricardo seems to be quiet and taciturn, choosing not to speak unless directly spoken to. In media, he speaks with his trainer (Bill Stewart) before speaking to the press and is shown to be a confident, but at the same time analytical man.
Famous for being a super champion (undefeated with many title defenses), it is said that even Mexicans who don’t recognize their political leaders know Ricardo’s name. He is also a Latino anime boxer who gave Date Eiji his iconic scar.
12. Quetzalcoatl From Luck & Logic
Quetzalcoatl, as you may or may not know, is a feathered serpent with wings who is an Aztec god and basically a Mesoamerican dragon. Yes, we have dragons too!
In Luck & Logic, Quetzalcoatl attacks the human world and sweet little Yukari Nanahoshi is forced to distract him while Yoshichika attacks him.
However, as gentle and pure as she is, she wins over the giant (and super cool-looking!) Quetzalcoatl. Once defeated, Quetzalcoatl decides to become Nanahoshi’s partner since she showed him humans aren’t as bad as he thought.
11. Nadie From El Cazador de la Bruja
A maverick female bounty hunter and a top marksman, she carries an old Colt Government Model .45 pistol as her weapon of choice.
She holds an optimistic attitude but in actuality, Nadie was the sole survivor of an attack on her hometown.
Working for Hayward, Nadie accompanies Ellis on her journey. Before killing her opponents, Nadie has a habit of saying, “If you have any last words, say them now.”
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