Anime

Tombo Kopoli

In Kiki’s Delivery Service, Tombo is obsessed with aviation and even made his own propeller bike. It’s no big surprise that he develops a crush on Kiki especially after he finds out she can fly.

ME!ME!ME!

Me!Me!Me! is a trippy music video produced by Japanese DJ Teddyloid that takes a jab at okaku culture. It stars an anime character who bears a striking resemblance to Hatsune Miku and shares Panty Anarchy’s exhibitionism, but that’s purely coincidental.

Izaya Orihara

In DuRaRaRa!!, Izaya Orihara is a powerful information broker who deals information for his own enjoyment. He claims to love all of humanity with one exception — Shizuo Heiwajima.

Hestia

In Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (or DanMachi for short), Hestia is a goddess who’s charged with watching over the young adventurer Bell Crannell. When he develops feelings for other girls, she can’t help but feel jealous, though she never lets that get in the way of her duty.

Winry Rockbell

In Fullmetal Alchemist, Winry Rockbell is a teenage mechanic who specializes in prostheses called automail, ensuring that Ed Elric’s replacement arm and leg are always in good working condition.

Space Dandy

In Space Dandy, Dandy is the dandy captain of the Aloha Oe, who hunts aliens with the help of his robot assistant QT and cat-like mate Meow. Unbeknownst to him, he’s also being hunted by Dr. Gel of the Gogol Empire.

Roman Torchwick

In RWBY, Roman Torchwick may be a fugitive criminal, but that doesn’t stop him from being a formal gentleman. His cane is indispensable, used as a melee weapon, firearm, and grappling hook all at once. His bowler hat and cane are a nod to A Clockwork Orange

Shizuo Heiwajima

In Durarara!!, Shizuo Heiwajima is an ex-member of the Dollars gang who now works as a bodyguard for a debt collector after being fired as a bartender. He’s usually quiet, but goes into an uncontrollable rage and and gains incredible strength when angered, which is sure to happen in his new line of work.

Yusuke Urameshi

In YuYu Hakusho, Yusuke Urameshi is a Spirit Detective tasked with protecting Human World from supernatural threats. He’s short-tempered and likes to intimidate those around him, but is kind-hearted underneath this tough facade.

Panty Anarchy

In Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, Panty Anarchy is the older of the Anarchy sisters. Unlike Stocking, she doesn’t take her ghost-hunting seriously, and would rather spend her time meeting men.