These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

Commemorating “International Lefty Day” celebrated on August 13 since 1976, the popular Japanese website Anime! Anime! conducted a survey for fans to choose their favorite left-handed anime characters. The survey was conducted between July 29 and August 5 and got 134 responses in total, it should be noted that there were a lot of multiple ties.

One estimate indicates that only 10% of the world's population is left-handed and many characters in anime have been portrayed as such. Typically, these characters are shown with superior abilities (especially in sports anime), surprising right-handers with different techniques.

List

10. Kunimitsu Tezuka (Tennis no Ouji-sama)

A third year student and captain of the Seigaku tennis team. He is considered a national level player and has been singled out multiple times as one of the most powerful opponents of his era.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

5. Gin (Detective Conan)

A high-ranking officer and third-in-command of the Black Organization, as well as one of the main antagonists of the series.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

5. Hajime Saito (Hakuoki)

One of the main characters in the series and captain of the Third Division in the Shinsengumi.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

5. Graham Aker (Mobile Suit Gundam 00)

One of the main antagonists of the series and the direct rival of Setsuna F. Seiei. Graham is a pilot ace for the Solar Energy Union and Free Nations and throughout the series he achieved various prestigious positions.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

5. Ryoma Echizen (Tennis no Ouji-sama)

The main protagonist of the popular sports franchise. He is the son of Nanjiro Echizen, a professional tennis player nicknamed "Samurai Nanjiro", hence Ryoma is known as "Samurai".

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

5. Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)

The deuteragonist of the popular franchise and one of the last survivors of the Uchiha Clan. At the beginning of the series, Sasuke lives and trains to, in the future, exact revenge against the people who murdered his older brother, Itachi.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

3. Shintarou Midorima (Kuroko no Basket)

A member of the Teiko Academy basketball team and vice-captain of the “Generation of Miracles”, a team of five players with unique and exceptional talents.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

3. Mio Akiyama (K-ON!)

One of the five protagonists of the series, and the mature but easily scary second vocalist of the band "Houkago Tea Time".

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

2. Wakatoshi Ushijima (Haikyuu!!)

At the beginning of the series, he was a third-year student at Shiratorizawa Academy and captain and ace of the Shiratorizawa Academy's volleyball team.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

1. Shuichi Akai (Detective Conan)

An FBI agent who is also known as "Dai Moroboshi", "Subaru Okiya" and by his code name "Rye". He is a minor character in the franchise.

These are the ten most popular left-handed anime characters

Source: Anime! Anime!

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