The Japanese anime world features an impressive variety of heroes and heroes of all kinds, ranging from classic shonen heroes to dark dark heroes, honest josei and shojo pimps, and much more. These various personalities can also be categorized according to their personalities, such as reckless tundras or meek piles.
Some of these anime heroes are also very proactive, being the type to accept a mission or embark on a mission of their own volition to get the plot moving. By contrast, other anime threads are passive or even indecisive, and they don’t take any action until after things have actually happened. In other words, these negative characters are waiting for the plot to come to them.
10 Saitama Doesn’t Often Go After Monsters (One Punch Man)
Occasionally, Saitama will really become proactive and take the lead, such as when he sought out criminals to fight so he wouldn’t withdraw from the Hero Association entirely. Aside from those exceptions, Saitama is remarkably passive, given his immense power and ever-increasing reputation.
Saitama is bored with his own strength, so he gets distracted by daily activities such as shopping and watching TV. Usually, monsters come to him, such as the members of the House of Evolution. Although Genos, Saitama’s proactive ally, often invites him to participate in quests.
9 Iruma Suzuki Go with The Flow (Welcome to Devil’s School, Iruma-Kun!)
Given the choice, Isekai hero Iruma Suzuki would rather be a humble background character in someone else’s animated series, but that’s how things turned out now. Iruma is the protagonist of his series, whether you like it or not, and it often leads to trouble.
Iruma is still a rather passive character, happy to keep his head down and stay out of trouble at the Babylon school. It’s usually his friends and foes who preemptively unleash the different arcs of the story, and Iruma finds himself immersed in it all.
8 Naoto Hachioji doesn’t want any trouble (don’t play with me, Mrs. Nagatoro!)
The meek Slice of Life hero Naoto Hachioji has a similar attitude to Iruma Suzuki. Both boys are kind-hearted but negative fellows who prefer to blend into the background and let someone else take charge of the story, but Naoto has no choice but to be the protagonist in this anime.
Naoto is proactive in his drawing practice, but otherwise, he tends to be concerned about his own affairs. So, it is up to Sadodere Hayase Nagatoro to lead the plot and annoy Naoto to show her love for him. She even defended him when the art club president dropped the hammer.
7 Hirotaka Nefuji thinks of his own business (Wotakoi)
Stylishly dressed kuudere Hirotaka Nifuji is a single player who loves to complete missions on his own, although he might spare and allow his girlfriend, Narumi Momose, and their mutual friends, to join him in an MMORPG adventure every now and then. However, it is rare for Hirotaka to be proactive in so many matters.
Hirotaka is a good employee and an elite player, but he is rarely the one to organize parties or suggest ideas for a date. Instead, he tends to follow everyone’s lead, if he follows the crowd at all. He is happy alone at home with his Switch.
6 Darkness only follows the party (Konosuba)
Dark is the armored crusader of isekai Kazuma Sato’s heroine party, but she’s not the type to declare war on all evil enemies and run away to fight them. The perfect Crusader will do this, but instead, the devious Darkness prefers its enemies to trample on it during battle, just for fun.
Darkness has few goals or ambitions KonosubaInstead, they follow Kazuma and Aqua as they try in vain to earn some cash and save money from their misadventures. The dark doesn’t mind – she just wants to have a good time with her party. stomped on him.
5 Yumiko Jabami is waiting for people to challenge her (Kakigurui)
Yumeko Jabami is a cunning and aggressive player once the game starts, but among the gamblers, she is a surprisingly passive hero, with no particular goal other than to find essential pleasure in the thrill of high stakes gambling. Without a more specific goal, Yumiko could not be a race.
This does not spoil KakiguruiNarration by any means. Yumiko may be passive, but many of her opponents and enemies are quick to challenge her to gamble, and she will always accept Yumiko so she can have some fun. One way or another, the games will start.
4 Thorfinn Karlsefni Does As He Said (Finland Saga)
Unlike Yumiko Jabami, fierce Viking adventurer Thorfinn Karlsefni started the story as a somewhat passive character who only gets things done because the other characters lead the way. Thorfinn joins his father’s Thors expedition to the Faroe Islands, only to see Askeladd kill Thors in cold blood.
Since then, Thorfinn has yearned for revenge, but he hasn’t accomplished much about it. Instead, he became Escalade’s agent and apprentice, generally doing what he was told until Esquilad died at the hands of Canute. Later in the manga, Thorfinn was passive on Ketil’s farm until he eventually became proactive when he decided to build a colony in North America.
3 Izumi Miyamura simply lets things happen (Horime)
The stealthy Izumi Miyamura is even cuter and sweeter than his scary tattoos and piercings suggest. He may sound like a punk, but he’s actually a generous and kind-hearted boy who can get along with absolutely anyone, including his girlfriend’s little brother Kyoko, who is in love with him.
Izumi works hard to maintain his relationship with Kyoko Hori, but apart from that, he tends to follow the flow in school and doesn’t do much to move the plot. But that’s good for a cute and cute story like Horimiya.
2 Chiyo Sakura gets caught cheating on other people (Monthly Nozaki-Kun for Girls)
Chiyo Sakura was deeply disappointed when her crush, Umetaro Nozaki, kindly refused her confession of love, but all was not lost. Nozaki has accepted Chiyo as his new assistant in the manga, and Chiyo is happy to help him make art as much as he can.
Chiyo is not a terribly proactive character though, and tends to watch what her fellow jerks do, which is a really passive role. Then again, Chiyo and Nozaki need inspiration for new manga chapters, and watching their fellow clowns at work is the perfect strategy for that.
1 Mirai Kakahashi Rarely Does Anything (Platinum Ending)
Mirai Kakihashi is the protagonist Platinum Enda series from the same creators of death note And the Bakuman. Mirai, however, is not Light Yagami. While Light actively seeks to punish criminals and create his own kingdom, Mirai practically seeks to do absolutely nothing.
Mirai’s mission statement is to live a normal, happy life and not harm others, which is definitely among the most negative goals of anime ever. It’s a good thing Mirai has teammates and allies like Nanato Mukaido to actually battle with villains like Metropoliman and Girl A.
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