When you do see
- In the early stages of their writing career.
- Or they’re writing for a living in the
animethey feature in.
Regardless of which side of the fence you wanna talk about, I’ll mention both.
Some of these characters aspire to write, or have careers like JK Rowling. The Harry Potter author.
Anime Author Characters:
1. Sachiko Tanaka (Denpa Kyoushi)
Sachiko Tanaka is a
She’s easy going, laid back, and absolutely loves what she does for a living.
She’d rather sit home and create and write art than go to school and learn something she’s never gonna use. And this shows during her mini-arc in the
Sachiko sells out every time she publishes any work, usually under a pen name to hide her real identity.
Lucy Heartfilia ( Fairy Tail)
She never shares her novel much and wants to get it finished before sharing it with everyone. And the world of Magnolia.
3. Jiraiya (
Jiraiya is one of the biggest pervs in the
When he’s traveling he’s always claiming to be “doing research” to write a novel. When in reality he’s getting distracted by messing around with girls.
He is a genuine author though and actually is working on a novel. But
4. Kirino Kousaka (My Little Sister Can’t Be This
Kirino Kousaka is one half of the main characters in this…. wholesome (and later incest)
She’s secretly an Otaku and hides it even from family. Until her brother finds out the truth. And keeps her secret safe.
She’s not just an author behind closed doors, but she’s a fashion model as well and makes her own
5. Shigure Sohma (Fruits Basket)
Shigure Sohma from Fruits Basket is one of the many characters who shares a secret they hide at all costs.
As one of the zodiac characters he needs a way to make
He becomes an author and focuses more on serious topics. Romance being one of the genre’s he writes about.
6. Subaru Mikazuki (My Roommate Is A Cat)
Subaru Mikazuki from My Roommate Is A Cat is an awkward
He eventually owns a cat and starts taking care of it. And that’s the source of the
He’s a mystery writer still in the early stages of improving his writing and becoming a full time writer.
7. Eriri Spencer (How To Raise A Boring Girlfriend)
Eriri Spencer is a Tsundere, but not the typical, over the top and irritating Tsundere.
She has more than just a Tsundere personality and brings life to the Tsundere cliché.
As a Doujinshi author who publishes
8. Nagi Sanzenin (Hayate The Combat Butler)
Nagi Sanzenin from Hayate The Combat Butler is one of the main protagonists.
She’s wealthy and is in fact one of the richest
She’s not interested in the
Nagi also writes her own
9. Natsuno Kirihime (Dog & Scissors)
This girl is an absolute weirdo. And has one of the most deranged lifestyles of any
Dog & Scissors is about Natsuno’s fetish and strange attraction to a man that’s stuck in a dog’s body. Sexually attracted that is.
I’m more surprised by the fact this
She makes a killing with her work and lives an oddball life outside of work.
10. Tamako Arai (Barakamon)
Tamako Arai is one of the side characters in Barakamon. Who’s a closet Otaku with an immense passion for
She likes to spend time by herself and is an
Behind closed doors she’s a Mangaka in the early stages, with goals to become a successful Mangaka in the future.
She’s wrote and drawn her own horror
11. Utaha Kasumigaoka (How To Raise A Boring Girlfriend)
Utaha Kasumigaoka is a best selling author in the Saekano series.
She sells well over 500,000+ copies in the
It’s her life.
Waking up and working on her art is the #1 passion. Outside of that she has an introverted personality and tends to be laid back and sarcastic.
She’s not one to hold her tongue, always speaking her mind instead of beating around the bush or being indirect.
- Masamune Izumi (Eromanga Sensei).
- Sojiro Izumi (Lucky Star).
- Akito Takagi (Bakuman).