20 Huge Muscular Anime Characters

If you are looking some hot muscular anime characters then you have come to the right place.

You have seen how anime usually shows female characters but what about the dudes ?

Well to be more specific how many muscular anime characters can we spot in an anime although they are pretty rare in any Japanese based anime series.

Lets begin the list of 20 huge muscular anime characters who are ready to flex those biceps so lets get started with the list.

20. Yami Sukehiro From Black Clover

Yami Sukehiro Muscular Anime Characters

Yami is uncouth, reckless, slightly hypocritical, and prone to delivering death threats at the slightest provocation and a muscular anime character.

Yami is a tall man with a very muscular build. He has grey eyes and black hair of medium length that is messily combed backward, making it stick outwards. Additionally, he sports a stubble mustache and beard.

Yami’s attire is very simple and consists only of a white A-shirt and black trousers. The trousers have an extra layer of tan leather that covers his outer thighs and down to his knees. The trousers are only supported by a belt around his waist.

19. Menthuthuyoupi From Hunter x Hunter


Menthuthuyoupi was the most straightforward muscular anime character of all the Royal Guards and possesses a strength that comes from his lack of an ego.

Menthuthuyoupi was the least humanoid of the King’s Royal Guards, yet his physical appearance was loosely human.

He had a bulk musculature and manly frame, but with irregularly shaped ears, animal-like legs with feet initially depicted to be claws of three digits which were later revised to two digits and of round toes and razor-sharp teeth. He had dark red skin and short black hair slicked back on his head.

18. Bulat From Akame ga Kill!

Bulat From Akame ga Kill!

Bulat had a calm, kind personality; although he referred to himself as passionate and hot-blooded, he never actually lost his cool in battle.

Bulat was a tall, muscular anime character with blue eyes and black hair that he usually wore in a combed up, heart-shaped pompadour. Before joining Night Raid, he had his hair down.

When not wearing Incursio, he often donned a black shirt with green shoulders, chest armor and white pants with black boots. He also wore a black leather jacket on top of his usual outfit a few times.

17. Lordgenome From Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Lordgenome From Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

At the start of the series this muscular anime character, Lordgenome is shown as a highly intelligent, callous, and tyrannical ruler who ruthlessly oppresses humans.

Lordgenome is a large, bearded and muscle-bound man towering at over seven feet tall. His bearish figure is further emphasized by robust patches of hair, which take the shape of a spiral galaxy on his chest.

He has tanned skin and dark-brown or black hair which is in heavy contrast with the light-colored hair and pale skin that he possessed in his youth. It is implied his usage of Spiral Power had drastically altered his appearance over time. 

16. Thorkell the Tall From Vinland Saga

Thorkell the Tall From Vinland Saga

Thorkell is a jolly, fun loving muscular anime character, in and out of combat. He’s almost always laughing and smiling.

Thorkell is an overly tall man as his epithet indicates, also being extremely muscular anime character, with spiky blond hair held up by a bandana and a small beard.

He lost the tips of his right ring and pinky fingers in his first duel with Thorfinn and later lost his left eye in the second duel, necessitating the use of an eyepatch.

15. Guts From Berserk

Guts From Berserk

Known for his air of austerity, Guts is a gruff, cynical man holding an overall bleak outlook on life.

This is a consequence of having endured waves of suffering and numerous betrayals since his youth, with nearly all highlights of his life having, in time, become lows.

In spite of his guarded, brooding exterior, he shows a more easygoing, compassionate side around the people he trusts, appearing markedly less unsociable and distant, though still retaining his dry candidness.

14. Rider From Fate/Zero

Rider From Fate/Zero

Rider is noble and physically overbearing. He is not pragmatic, but is a person who lets history run its course and acts according to his impulses.

Rider is a tall, muscular anime character with tan skin, red hair, and red irises. He has short hair with a chinstrap beard. He wears Romanian-style leather armor with a large, red cape.

When he not in battle he wears a white shirt with a picture of the state that reads “conquest” with a red wristband, dark jeans, and brown shoes.

13. Semyon Brezhnev From Durarara!

Semyon Brezhnev From Durarara!

Simon is a large muscular anime character born and raised in Russia to American parents.

His most notable features are his size, towering over all the people who pass him in the street, and his bizarre accent, which seems to be exaggerated.

He is most often seen standing outside Russia Sushi handing out pamphlets and trying to attract customers, although his appearance and manner of speaking usually scares people away.

12. Escanor From The Seven Deadly Sins

Escanor From The Seven Deadly Sins

This muscular anime character is escanor and his personality changes drastically along with his strength between day and night. At night, he is skiddish, submissive and unfailingly polite.

Escanor has a mustache and a pair of glasses. Escanor’s attire is a suit commonly worn by bartenders and although slightly baggy, does appear to fit his non-sunshine form far better than his previous attire.

He temporarily wore spectacles during his first formal appearance in the plot. His lion symbol is on his back.

11. Ira Gamagori From Kill la Kill

Ira Gamagori From Kill la Kill

Gamagōri is a large, muscular young man who has a darker-toned complexion and short blonde hair. His eyebrows are noticeably thick and he wears a pair of small gold earrings in his enlarged earlobes, and is often dressed in his Three-Star Goku Uniform.

For artistic and comedic effect, he is sometimes portrayed as a giant, towering over the rest of the cast. Gamagōri’s varying size changes according to the size of his emotions.

This muscular anime character is typically berates his much more casual colleagues and keeps the students in line for Satsuki, and is considered to be her right-hand man.

10. Joseph Joestar From Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Joseph Joestar From Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

In Battle Tendency, Joseph is a hotheaded, impetuous, and confrontational young muscular anime character.

18 years old, Joseph is tall (195 cm/6’5″), handsome, and powerfully built, with light eyes. 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 retains most of his health and muscularity, though his face displays his age. His hair is short and gray, and he sports a thick, well-trimmed beard.

9. Alex Louis Armstrong From Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Alex Louis Armstrong From Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Alex Armstrong is a remarkably muscular anime character at a whopping 212 cm, who absolutely towers over most of the other characters in the series.

Making him very easy to spot in a crowd or at a distance, and has an exceptionally-sculpted and well-defined musculature honed from years of enthusiastic physical training.

While his physique is usually barely hidden beneath his uniform, it seems he need only flex all his muscles at once to tear his garments to threads and leave him shirtless and bulging – a carriage he seems to generally prefer.

8. Toriko From Toriko


Toriko has a personality of rugged manliness, eating heavily, drinking, showing off, and displaying a wild sense of enthusiasm only towards what interests him and rarely towards what interests others.

Toriko is an extremely muscular anime character and exceptionally tall 25-year-old man with somewhat messy blue neck-length hair. He has three scars running from his left ear to just under his left eye which he was born with.

He has strong, angular facial features and somewhat catlike eyes.Toriko’s Expressions When meeting the national treasure Setsuno, she made Toriko use Knocking Master Jiro’s hairstyle if he wanted to eat the Century Soup.

7. Raoh From Fist of the North Star

Raoh From Fist of the North Star

Raoh has seen several incarnations of himself in the various Hokuto no Ken media. In the original manga color illustrations, Raoh is depicted with white skin and blonde hair.

However, like much of the cast, his palette was altered for Toei Animation’s TV series, which opted for a swarthier complexion and jet-black hair.

Depending on the animators, Raoh also appears older and more rugged than his manga counterpart in some episodes. Modern installments, such as the True Savior Legend series and Ten no Haoh are closer to the manga, depicting Raoh with silver and blonde hair respectively and lighter skin tones.

6. Broly From Dragon Ball Super

Broly From Dragon Ball Super

While still tall, he is noticeably shorter and is more muscular while having noticeably darker skin next to his counterpart. Broly’s hairstyle is also different.

While spiky and reaching his upper back the same, his counterpart had hair split down in the middle while Broly’s hair is more overgrown.

He has a scar across his left cheek, left bicep, and an “X”-shaped scar on his left pectoral reaching over his left shoulder and two smaller ones on the upper-left of his abdomen, which is his most notable feature.

His standard facial expression also appears sterner than in the counterpart (who appeared melancholic when not unhinged). As a child, he lets his tail hang out but as an adult, it was removed by Paragus.

5. Younger Toguro From Yu Yu Hakusho

Younger Toguro From Yu Yu Hakusho

Toguro is a very tall man, standing easily over six feet, being so large that his brother can sit on his shoulders and look vastly smaller in comparison.

His appearance is remarkably similar to that of a Southern-European man – unlike his older brother’s Northern-European appearance – bearing a noticeable, light brownish skin color. Toguro sports a stereotypical military crewcut hairstyle, and has a long, pointed chin.

He is often seen wearing sharp black sunglasses, an olive green trench coat with a green tank top underneath, dark gray pants with a black belt on his waist and black shoes that help to conceal his Olympic-level muscular physique.

4. Muscular From Boku no Hero Academia

Muscular From Boku no Hero Academia 1 1

Muscular is a villain NPC user of the quirk Muscle Augmentation. You can find him near the NPC Twice.

He has 35,000 HP and a 50% damage reduction. Since he is a villain, he will give the user 3,000 cash, 300,000 EXP and 30 Fame when defeated.

3. Machio Naruzo From Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?

Machio Naruzo From Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru

Machio is by nature a very kind and helpful muscular anime character who is dedicated to helping the members of the Silverman Gym better themselves.

Machio is a tall man of fair complexion. He has messy short black hair, blue eyes, and a very handsome profile. He is most commonly seen wearing a blue and white tracksuit.

Although he normally appears to be slender or average frame, he is in fact very muscular. Once flexing, he reveals such a deceptively large, bulky and well-defined physique, which is a complete contrast to his babyface, that he literally rips apart his clothing as he bulges out until all he is left wearing are his Speedos.

2. Yujiro Hanma From Baki the Grappler

Yujiro Hanma From Baki the Grappler

Yujiro is a very cruel and arrogant muscular anime character. He shows no mercy towards anybody, as he views mercy as a “weak” trait.

Yujiro is a built man standing 6’3″ and weighing 300 pounds. His neck is extremely thick even compared to the rest of the fighters and his legs are extensionally long. Yujiro has red wavy hair, thick black eyebrows, and red eyes. 

Although Yujiro isn’t as tall and so over muscular as some other characters and has a more athletic frame, his body is trained to the utmost limit and his abnormal muscles take the shape of a demon when he gets serious in a fight. 

1. Superalloy Darkshine From One Punch Man

Superalloy Darkshine From One Punch Man

Superalloy Darkshine is a tall and very muscular anime character. His skin has a dark complexion and gives off a lustrous shine. His head is bald, and he has full lips, dark eyes, and thick eyebrows. His only attire is a black speedo.

As a child, Darkshine was thin and frail. He had medium-length black hair and light skin.