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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.

20 Huge Muscular Anime Characters

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 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 Sukehiro Muscular Anime Characters

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 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.

Bulat From Akame ga Kill!

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

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.

Lordgenome From Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

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 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.

Thorkell the Tall From Vinland Saga

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

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.

Guts From Berserk

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 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.

Rider From Fate/Zero

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!

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.

Semyon Brezhnev From Durarara!

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

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.

Escanor From The Seven Deadly Sins

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

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.

Ira Gamagori From Kill la Kill

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.

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