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Futaba Sakura

Futaba Sakura is a main character from the Atlus JRPG Persona 5. She is different from the main crew of the Phantom Thieves because she is an agoraphobic who does not attend school and rarely, if ever, leaves her house. Instead of fighting in direct combat, she provides navigation and support aid to the team.

Motoko Kusanagi

In Ghost in the Shell, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is field commander of Public Security Section 9. She is highly intelligent, known for her deductive, military, and hacking skills, not to mention physically powerful due to her full-body prosthesis.

Hackerman

In Kung Fury, Hackerman (Leopold Nilsson) is a computer whiz who sends Kung Fury back in time to kill Hitler. He may be a genius but he’s not perfect, as a glitch in the system sends Kung Fury to the Viking age instead.

Alex Weiss

In Tomb Raider, Alex Weiss is a young hacker and electronics geek who is extremely smart albeit lazy. He uses his gifts to make a living through dodgy enterprises. Alex is shown to have a crush on Lara Croft, who in turn considers him to be strange but sweet.

Elliot Alderson

In Mr. Robot, Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) is cybersecurity engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night. He lives a low-key life, as evidenced by his low-key attire. His life changes though when he’s recruited by Mr. Robot to help fsociety plan a cyber attack against Evil Corp. As Elliot’s anxiety and paranoia grows, the more he hides underneath his hoodie. To complete his dark ensemble, go a few nights without sleep to get the dark under eye bags.

Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) is an anarchist whose goal is to eliminate all debt by taking down companies like Evil Corp. He recruits Elliot to join fsociety, a group of like-minded hackers. Not much is known about Mr. Robot but what we do know is that he has a penchant for scarves, sometimes even wearing two of them at a time.

Skye from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Skye (Chloe Bennet) is a young and eager hacker turned agent who’s always ready to kick some bad guy butt. An orphan, Skye recently met her father who’s been on a revenge seeking quest to avenge his murdered wife. She recently enabled her superhuman abilities via an ancient alien artifact, and will soon come to be known as Quake.

Alyx Vance

In Half-Life 2, Alyx Vance is a brilliant hacker and mechanic who is a close friend of Gordon Freeman. She helps Gordon by providing weapons and fighting alongside him. She owns a robot named “Dog”, which she built herself.

Neo

In The Matrix, Neo (Keanu Reeves) is a computer programmer by day and a hacker by night. After he encounters another hacker named Trinity, he soon goes down the rabbit hole, with Agent Smith in hot pursuit.

Aiden Pearce

In the video game Watch Dogs, Aiden Pearce hacks computer systems in order to bring justice to those responsible for his niece’s death. Don’t let the baseball cap fool you — Aiden is a gray hat hacker all the way.