The best characters from the 2020 Winter anime season!
As the Winter season comes to an end, we take a look at some of our favourite characters. You don’t need to be the central hero to make your mark – you can be a good friend, comic relief or even an enthralling antagonist. Read on as we take a look at some of the best characters from the Winter anime season.
BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense
Maple doesn’t want to get hurt in NewWorld Online, the VRMMORPG she’s new to, so what better to do than to put all of your skill points into defense? From episode one Maple won our hearts with her unorthodox approach to RPG playing, and watching her create a name for herself because of it has been hilarious. You can approach video games in many ways, and Maple is the perfect example of that. Keep on defending, Maple!
Stream BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. right now on Funimation!
The older brother of series protagonist Ray, Shu Starling forces himself to wear a bear costume. Why, you ask? Well, when creating his avatar for MMORPG game Infinite Dendrogram, he accidentally created a character in his own likeness. To hide his identity, he hides in a bear costume. Underneath that blunder is a man with the heart that could match any bear, and his comical spirit, elderly brother attitude, and strong determination makes Shu one to keep an eye on.
Stream Infinite Dendrogram right now on Funimation!
Hina is a sweet girl who, after the loss of her mother, embarks on a journey to find the Legendary Red Baron. She’s physically weak and is naïve due to her sheltered upbringing, but her pure heart and protective personality means that she despises seeing evil acts, and will do what she can to put good into the world. She’s a kind friend, and one who keeps morales high. We need more Hina’s in the world.
Stream Plunderer right now on Funimation!
My Hero Academia
Mirio was introduced in My Hero Academia Season 3, but didn’t have his chance to shine until Season 4. He’s quickly become a fan-favourite due to his shining personality, his backstory, and his Permeating Quirk. He can phase through slid objects, including people, and he’s the star of one of the most brutal, stunning fights that the superhero series has seen so far. We admire Mirio a lot. A fellow lovers of puns and wordplay, you could say we admirio him!
Stream My Hero Academia right now on Funimation or pick it up on DVD and Blu-ray today!
Toilet Bound Hanako-Kun
Hanako-kun is the star of his own anime. Yes, you can be toilet bound, and still make a strong impact! Hanako-kun is mischievous and a little childish, but has a bag of mixed emotions from his past. It’s sometimes hard to get a good read on Hanako-kun, but he’s wildly entertaining and will get laugh after laugh from you – just be aware that he doesn’t turn you into a fish!
Stream Toilet Bound Hanako-Kun right now on Funimation!
Everyone has a favourite character, and there’s no true “best” character, but these are a few we really enjoyed last season. Which characters were your favourite from the Winter season?
If you’re looking to get a quick run-down on the members of Black Clover’s Black Bull guild, then look no further! GuildsThere are nine main guilds in Black Clover making up the Clover Kingdom’s Magic Knights, and they all serve the Magic Emperor exclusively, on...
One of the big, new Shonen shows on the block, Black Clover reached popularity around the world as a manga, by author Yūki Tabata, which began serialisation in 2015, and it is currently at 25 volumes. It was adapted into an anime shortly after its debut, with its...
PLUS ULTRA!My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising comes home this Autumn! We're extremely excited to share that My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising will be coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and Steelbook this October! But that's not all, we're thrilled to be bringing Season 4 Part 1 to...
With over 300 episodes and 2 movies, Fairy Tail has become one of the most popular Shonen series to date. With this in mind fans have been craving a video game for years. Finally, the time has come to jump into the shoes of some of the most powerful spell casters the...
Manga UK are bringing you even more Fairy Tail this year! There will not only be more Fairy Tail Collection releases coming to Blu-ray in 2020 but Fairy Tail Zero and Fairy Tail The Final Season are coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and Download To Own as well! See below for...
From 22nd July to 19th August, head over to the PlayStation Store for THE SUMMER ANIME SALE! Download and keep classics such as Dragon Ball Super: Broly, My Hero Academia and The Rising of the Shield Hero. Here's the full list of titles you can find in the sale right...