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32 Of The Best Anime Characters Who Are Aliens (Recommended)

There are a ton of fantastic science fiction anime shows to choose from. Each has an intriguing idea of what may or might occur in the future.

These shows examine strange ideas, from human potential to wacky technology. But in every series, we are only concerned about the possibility of alien life. In humorous or serious anime, aliens always try to make things better.

It’s amazing to see the variety of aliens that artists have created; some resemble humans only faintly, while others look like spectacular monsters with previously unknown skills.

Think about a show like Dragon Ball, where the hero acts as the Superman of the anime world, protecting the defenseless. We might encounter and even coexist with unusual and weird aliens in other, funnier programs like Space Dandy.

Regardless of the series, we appreciate every anime alien we see. There is something out there for everyone.

We’ve compiled a list of 32 of your favorite shows and their most famous aliens, ranked from least to strongest.

Find out if one of your favorites was chosen or not!


1.) Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)

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At 164 centimeters tall, Vegeta is a short but exceptionally well-built man with a stature below average.

Depending on the media, his hair is either dark reddish brown or black and spikes high.

Vegeta sports an eye-catching widow’s peak.

He has well-defined eyes with the characteristically grim expression of most Saiyans. He was born with a prehensile, brown-furred tail like other Universe 7 Saiyans, but Yajirobe amputated it for good.


2.) Piccolo (Dragon Ball Z)

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Piccolo is a tall, powerful Namekian.

He shares many similarities with his father/incarnation but is visibly shorter and slightly slimmer.

In addition, he has a stronger facial structure with a straighter nose, a chin that is more rounded, and less prominent cheekbones.

In the Dragon Ball manga, Piccolo only has four fingers with black nails. However, he has five fingers with white nails in the anime and Dragon Ball Super manga. He has multiple pink and yellow patches on his arms.


3.) Kagura (Gintama)

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Kagura was raised in a slum on a distant planet with her mother, father, and older brother.

Her older brother once sustained a right arm injury through unidentified means, but he didn’t tell Kagura’s mother or his mother about it.

Later in her childhood, when their father Umibouzu was still alive, her older brother Kamui tried to kill him but was unsuccessful and could only cut off his father’s arm.

Umibouzu went wild, and Kagura managed to stop him from killing Kamui.

Umibouzu abruptly departed the family following that. Umibouzu fled to prevent the further disintegration of his family out of concern that he could unintentionally damage her like Kamui.


4.) Migi (Parasyte-the maxim-)

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Because Migi is a parasite, he is devoid of human feelings.

He prioritizes his survival above everything to maintain his and his host’s survival (Shinichi).

He also has a history of making threats against Shinichi, including once threatening to rip out the latter’s ears and eyes.

Because he often engages in combat to defend others, Shinichi frequently comes across as a threat to Migi, who once threatened to harm him if he continued to put others at risk.


5.) Haruko Haruhara (FLCL)

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A young woman, Haruko Haruhara, is an energetic, impulsive person.

She works as an investigator for the Galactic Space Police Brotherhood and has light pink hair.

She claims to be 19, although it’s unclear whether this is accurate. She drives over Naota with her Vespa and strikes him in the head with her guitar in the first episode of season 1.

Soon after, Kamon, Naota’s father, hired her as a housekeeper.

Amarao and Jinyu refer to her as Haruha Raharu in this instance; however, based on Jinyu’s use of the name and the credits for Progressive, it may simply be a different moniker or perhaps her real name.

She also played the teacher in RE: Start under the moniker “Miss Shimazaki.”


6.) Lala Satalin Deviluke (To LOVE-Ru)

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Lala is a curvy, incredibly attractive teen with long, bubblegum pink hair, emerald eyes, and enormous breasts.

She is frequently described as the ideal girl. Her tail, which extends from the base of her back, makes her stand out from other animals.

Her long, thin tail has a heart-shaped tip at the end. She almost usually wears a hair clip with thick black swirls that circle once and point downward as another distinguishing trait.

Peke, her robot friend, created the clothing she is currently wearing.

She is nearly always depicted at the start of the series in what can only be described as a bigger version of Peke herself, her outfit robot Peke’s “Dress Form.”


7.) Yami (Motto To LOVE-Ru)

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Although she gives the impression of being emotionless, aloof, and stoic, she is rather compassionate. However, she will attack those who bring up topics that she finds objectionable.

She also despises perverts and frequently fights Rito, who accidentally bumps into her and gropes her due to his clumsiness, or the Principal, whose perversion causes him to rush over to her anytime he sees her with nearly no clothes.

Additionally, she has attacked Motemitsu Taiz, Kotegawa Y, and Saruyama Kenichi.

Additionally, she has a weakness towards anything slimy and tentacle-like. Her name is Mayadere.


8.) Birdy Cephon Altera (Birdy the Mighty)

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The primary female heroine of the 1985 manga series Birdy The Mighty and the 2008 anime series Birdy The Mighty Decode is Birdy Cephon Altera (also known as Birdy The Berserker Killer).

Birdy is from Altaria, which resembles Earth but has more developed technology.

Altans, the race from whom Birdy hails, is comparable to humans in many ways, yet Birdy stands out from other Altans in one way.

Ixioran Altan, a bioengineered super soldier raised for battle, is the name given to Birdy.


9.) Kamui (Gintama)

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When he was younger, Kamui resided in Rakuyou with his parents and younger sister.

When his mother Kouka became unwell as a youngster, he assumed Kouka’s duties as housekeeper and caregiver for the infant Kagura.

Other people frequently bullied him, but he would typically beat them up and get in trouble with his father, Umibozu, for it.

He also assumed responsibility for looking out for his mother and younger sister while his father, Umibouzu, was away exploring the cosmos in search of a treatment for Kouka’s ailment.


10.) Sadaharu (Gintama)

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The Priestess Sisters Ane and Mone kept vigil over Sadaharu when he was first an Inugami, or Dog God, of assault and destruction.

When the Amanto arrived, they built the Space Terminal over the Dragon’s Pulse, leaving Sadaharu and the sisters without a job.

Komako, Sadaharu’s counterpart in charge of protection and defense, was tasked with guarding the ryuumyaku, also known as the Dragon’s Pulse, at the ryuuketsu, also known as the Dragon’s Lair on Earth.

They had to send Sadaharu away due to rising costs, so they placed him in the care of the Yorozuya, where he has been ever since.


11.) Nyaruko (Haiyore! Nyaruko-san)

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The Space Defense Agency sent Nyaruko, a member of the Nyarlathotep race of extraterrestrials, to Earth to guard Mahiro Yasaka.

Nyaruko and Mahiro met for the first time, and she immediately fell in love with him. She pretends to be his cousin to live with him and fit in with society.

Nyaruko, who has already graduated from school, enrols in his class to get nearer to him. After graduating first in her class from a prestigious university on her home planet, Nyaruko joined the SDA.


12.) Boros (One Punch Man)

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Boros is the captain of a formidable alien warship with the firepower to destroy a city in one shot. Boros is far more formidable than any of his warriors, some of whom are as strong as Earth’s greatest heroes.

Without including Saitama, Boros is reputed to be the strongest being in the universe and is quite possibly the strongest One Punch Man character to date.


13.) Kyubey (Puella Magi)

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The cat-like monster Kyubey, also known as the Messenger of Magic, appears in Puella Magi.

A tiny feline-like creature, Kyubey. It has white fur and four ears, two of which resemble those of a cat and one of which resembles those of a rabbit. It has large ears, ruby eyes, and golden rings surrounding them.

Despite having a somewhat human appearance and voice, Kyubey is an Incubator and has no personal experience with human emotion. Kyubey and the other Incubators do not seem to have a unique sense of self, even though they appear to be individuals.

When a Kyubey is slain, another will often emerge and carry on their conversation as if nothing had happened.


14.) Yuma Kuga (World Trigger)

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Yuma Kuga is a member of the alien race known as the Neighbor species. He is one of Tamakoma Second’s top strikers.

Yuma exhibits a fairly relaxed demeanour throughout the entire series.

He has problems with dangerous people since he is unfamiliar with Japanese culture as a visitor from another planet.

Yuma had intended to help Osamu achieve his objective by reviving his father. Still, after meeting Osamu, he changes his mind.


15.) Aisha Clanclan (Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star)

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Ctarl-Ctarl and former officer of the Ctarl-Ctarl Empire, Aisha Clan-Clan. Aisha, tasked with finding the Galactic Leyline, first pursues potential outlaw Gene Starwind before joining his crew to look for solutions.

On her native planet of Ctarl-Ctarl, Aisha was brought up with the advantage of being surrounded by a proud and noble family. She had lots of friends growing up and was a content young woman.

When she was older, she received honours at graduation, regarded highly among the Ctarl-Ctarl.


16.) Lum (Urusei Yatsura)

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With the fate of Earth at risk, Lum, an alien, was picked to play tag with Atrau Moroboshi. If Ataru won the game of tag, Shinobu Miyake would marry him.

He shouts out that he can finally get married after tagging Lum in the game of tag, which Lum perceives as a marriage proposal.

Ataru has no choice but to wed Lum, who she intends to be with for the rest of her life, as engagements are significant in her world.


17.) Optimus Prime (Transformers)

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After leading the Autobots in their conflict with the Decepticons for countless generations, Optimus Prime is the sole remaining Prime and the holder of the Matrix of Leadership.

Optimus, formerly a lowly librarian, was chosen by fate to guide his side through the biggest war Cybertron has ever seen.


18.) Mikitaka Hazekura (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure)

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Mikitaka Hazekura is a shape-shifting alien with extraterrestrial descent. Mikitaka can change into any object as long as it isn’t too difficult because she is a shapeshifter.

He cannot change into a human because he cannot mimic a human face.

Mikitaka is of extraterrestrial descent. Hence he is not entirely familiar with conventions on Earth. Mikitaka once took a tissue that was provided to him and ate it.

Additionally, he struggles to grasp sarcasm. Mikitaka claimed to have come to Earth as a non-violent, gentle alien.


19.) Mizuho Kazami (Please Teacher!)

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Though instructing high school pupils can be difficult, it is even more difficult when your primary job is serving as a resident observer for the Galaxy Federation.

Things get even more challenging when a local human, a pupil in the class Mizuho teaches, quickly blows her secret. Fortunately, a little seduction can manage this problem just fine.


20.) Hyatt (Excel Saga)

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Depending on the source, Hyatt might be an alien. She was a regular girl who joined the ACROSS organization after spotting an advertisement in Koshi Rikdo’s original Excel Saga manga.

She is a Martian princess in Shinichi “Nabeshin ” Watanabe’s Excel Saga anime, which is set on the Puchuu mothership.

That is what Rikdo receives for allowing Watanabe to produce a science fiction show.

She nevertheless established herself as Excel’s stealthy sidekick.

Excel frequently acts as the calm voice of reason when others yell and scream, which is perhaps why Il Palazzo, the commander of ACROSS, favours her more frequently.

The main negative is that he frequently passes away from bloody coughing fits, often more than once in a single episode.


21.) Valkyrie (UFO Princess Valkyrie)

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Valkyrie, a princess from the planet Valhalla, left her home world after learning that she would be politically married off without having any say in the matter. She accidentally killed a poor man when she crashed and landed on Earth.

To preserve his life, she decided to forfeit a portion of herself. She was unintentionally transformed into a child due to this, yet she can change back momentarily when kissing.


22.) Ryoko (Tenchi Muyo)

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Ryoko was the original and is frequently regarded as the best of all the numerous alien girls in Tenchi Muyo.

Ryoko, a notorious space pirate, was created from the DNA of technological prodigy Washu Hakubi and an aquatic extraterrestrial species named Masu.

She was imprisoned in a cave on Earth but was unintentionally set loose by Tenchi 700 years later, destroying his school and exposing his own half-alien heritage.


23.) Queen Beryl (Sailor Moon)

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Evil must be supplied by someone for nighttime combat. Despite this, Queen Beryl wasn’t always bad.

She was overcome by resentment when Prince Endymion picked Queen Serenity over her.

Before being assassinated by Sailor Venus, she sided with Queen Metaria and the Dark Kingdom, killing the two.

She was revived in the 20th century, and she and her henchmen aim to destroy the Sailor Scouts while reviving Queen Metaria with the Silver Crystal.

Queen Beryl is THE antagonist of Sailor Moon, even though Metaria may be the main evil power at work. She has been the most prominent antagonist throughout the show’s versions.


24.) Yuki Nagato (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

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Yuki is officially a human, but she wasn’t born that way. She was manufactured and deposited on Earth with the specific intent of monitoring Haruhi.

Yuki, the group’s silent member, is notable as the only SOS Brigade member who did not join due to being “voluntarily arrested” by Haruhi.


25.) Captain Napolipolito and Agent D (Project: A-ko)

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Captain Napolipolita and her dependable assistant, Agent D, would kidnap you, but only if you’re the lost heir to their all-female interstellar empire.

This is in contrast to some selections on this list. Despite being tasked with “rescuing” their princess, neither is skilled at what they do.

Both Agent D, bless her heart, isn’t particularly smart, and Captain Napolipolita has a crippling alcohol addiction that hinders her ability to address issues in a civilized manner (when she’s drunk, she likes to shoot first and ask questions later).

It would be like giving a monkey a firearm to give these two access to ultra-advanced alien technology.


26.) Keroro (Sgt. Frog)

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Earth would be destroyed if Keroro, the commander of an invading platoon of frog-like aliens from the planet Keron, ever got his act together.

To the dismay of his subordinates, Keroro spends most of his time creating Mobile Suit Gundam model kits, watching anime, reading manga, and generally lazing around because he has lost all motivation since being sent to capture humanity’s home planet.

Can you imagine how much worse otaku-dom may be if your passion for Japanese pop culture is true “out of this world? Otaku-dom comes with its own set of social stigmas.”


27.) Tsukiumi (Sekirei)

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One of the story’s heroines, Tsukiumi, is Minato’s fourth Sekirei.

She first appears to Minato in a dream, threatening to murder him because she wants to be the strongest Sekirei without Ashikabi’s wings and because she doesn’t understand how a Sekirei emerges.

Tsukiumi can generate vast amounts of water from her body or the air around her. She also possesses the power to control and manipulate water.


28.) Kanaka Nanase (Narue no Sekai)

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A full-blooded alien and Narue’s older half-sister, Kanaka. Due to issues with the process of space travel, she really arrives looking younger than Narue (time-dilation).

When Kanaka learns what has transpired while she is away, she is shocked and perplexed.

At first, she reacts rashly and causes difficulties. Although Kanaka still has a bratty, mischievous disposition, she quickly adapts to her family on Earth.


29.) Eris (Cat Planet Cuties)

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The series’ primary female protagonist is Eris. She is an Earth-exploring Catian scout who is 16 years old.

She has made friends with many people and domestic cats she has encountered on Earth thanks to her height and good looks. Most people do not first think she is an alien, but she uses her technology, ears, and tail to demonstrate to Kio that she is.

She is a capable combatant who uses tactics and technology not found on Earth while she is still learning the ways of Earth.

Because she is 16 and preparing to compete in her first heat, her interactions with Kio are more intimate and intense.


30.) Urara (Tsuritama)

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From the same planet as Haru and Coco, Urara is an alien.

He is the major antagonist of the animated series Tsuritama, terrorizing and terrifying the residents of Enoshima and almost bringing the planet to an end.

Little is known about how or why Urara lived in the Earth’s ocean below. However, Haru and Coco noticed that he had been living there for a while and decided to travel to Earth to retrieve him.


31.) Ichika Takatsuki (Waiting in the Summer)

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The series’ lead female character is Ichika Takatsuki.

Ichika, a foreign student, abruptly changed schools and is now attending Kaito Kirishima’s high school.

She is an alien who has come to Earth searching for her ideal place to live. When her ship crashes, she intervenes to protect Kaito from harm.

She is a third-year student in Kaito’s high school, just like Remon Yamano, Ichika’s “best friend,” and she presently resides in Kaito’s home after he unwittingly offers for her to do so.


32.) Hamura Otsutsuki (Naruto)

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Prince Kaguya, the fraternal twin brother of Hagoromo and the first two humans to be born with the ability to use chakra, was the mother of Hamura Otsutsuki.

The Hyga clan and the Shinobi of the Moon were founded by Hamura, their ancestor.

After receiving orders from his brother to monitor humanity for a whole millennium, Hamura and the remaining clan travelled to the moon to protect his mother’s sealed remains.

He harnessed the Tenseigan’s strength to impose order and stability on the Moon’s surface.

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