21+ Of The Tallest Anime Characters You’ll Ever Come Across

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Written by Khrista Cendana

Looking for some of the tallest anime characters you may have never heard of?

It’s rather fun to think about the height of the anime characters and wondering if they would be the same height as either you or me.

Some of these characters are:

  • Dual protagonists.
  • Main characters.
  • Side characters.

Or they can play a lesser role with little airtime. And can be seen in all kinds of genres including Shonen and school.

Here’s a list below of the tallest characters worth mentioning!

 

1. Sebastian Michaelis (Black Butler)

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The powerful demon butler who works for Ciel, the head of the Phantomhive household. There’s some women in the anime that would swoon over Sebastian because of how handsome he is.

There is somewhat an attraction between Ciel and Sebastian as there would be sometimes flirting and teasing within the series.

Sebastian’s height is 6’1 and due to his height, Sebastian is one of the tallest characters in the anime.

He stays with Ciel because of a contract that they both have and so Sebastian must stay with Ciel and serve him.

 

2. Osamu Dazai (Bungo Stray Dogs)

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Osamu used to work for the port mafia before joining the detective agency. He tries to commit suicide but gives up on it soon afterwards.

Osamu is a mystery man.

He has a height of 5’11 and cares for his teammates even though he doesn’t show it that often.

Osamu has many skills but only has one ability called “no longer human.” It was thanks to his friend, Oda, that Osamu had decided to save people and to leave the mafia behind.

Dazai’s somewhat a good detective but he has some lacking skills and seems unapproachable by others.

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3. Shizuo Heiwajima (Durarara)

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Shizuo is a bartender in the anime Durarara. He has a height of 6’1 and even though he is tall, not everyone can beat him in a fight.

He doesn’t like violence and tries not to fight, he is actually kind and friendly. Shizuo just wants to be with someone but because of his power, he might hurt whoever he is with.

Shizuo is one of those anime characters where he is the tough guy but deep down, he really isn’t until he can control the powers. He has a difficult life from a child to adulthood, but he has accepted what he is.

 

4. Leorio Paradinight (Hunter x Hunter)

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Leorio is tall and masculine, he has a height of 6’3. For his occupation, he wants to become a doctor someday and not a hunter.

Because of how Leorio dresses, the characters within the anime have thought that he was an old man, but Leorio is actually young.

He decided to join the Hunter Exams because of the money he’ll earn and that the money would pay for his medical expenses.

Besides being in the medical field, Leorio has many abilities and powers that help him throughout the series.

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5. Sinbad (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad)

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There are a total of 4 seasons of Sinbad. Depending on what season you watch, Sinbad’s height changes from 5’3 – 6’0.

Sinbad used to be an innocent young kid until he became an adult and then starts to flirt with women. He may be flirtatious but he can be serious at times where anyone respects him.

He may not look it, but Sinbad is actually a powerful character with the abilities that he has. Sinbad has many aliases that he goes by and many allies that he meets throughout the series.

 

6. Jiraiya (Naruto)

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Watching the Naruto series, you wouldn’t know that Jiraiya was tall unlike the other characters. He is actually a bit taller than Kakashi or Minato.

Jiraiya has a height of 6’3 and he doesn’t look like it but he is a powerful ninja. Jiraiya is the mentor of Naruto but if you’ve watched the series, you could see that Jiraiya is like a father figure to Naruto rather than a mentor.

He’s a classic pervert who would peek at naked women but thanks to his height, Jiraiya is caught by those scolding women.

 

7. Escanor (Seven Deadly Sins)

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The former second prince and the strongest holy knight, his weapon is the divine axe.

He has a power called “sunshine” where the time of day affects it. He was the tallest character in the anime as he could become either 5’5 or even 10’8 with his power. E

scanor had fallen in love with Merlin who had a lot of faith in his skills but Escanor was too shy of his feelings for Merlin.

Besides Merlin, there was Meliodas who knew about Escanor’s feelings for Merlin. Escanor did a lot during his time and it was thanks to his brother, Daymond that he had been exiled.

 

8. Joseph Joestar (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

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Joseph doesn’t like to work and would rather procrastinate and have fun. He is very similar to his grandfather but his height is at 6’5.

Besides wanting to have fun, he is a “Ripple” user as they use energy for power. Within the anime, Joseph is considered handsome and masculine at a young age of 18.

He was able to use the “Ripple” because his own grandfather was able to use it at one time. Joseph doesn’t show up in the first episode of the anime but rather a few episodes later.

 

9. Kohiruimaki Karen (Gun Gale Online)

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Karen didn’t like her height very much as her height is 6’0. She started playing an RPG online game where her own avatar is shorter than her height.

She is the youngest out of 5 siblings and doesn’t have any fashion sense at all. In the virtual game, Karen is brutal to everyone and her nickname in the game was LLENN.

Karen is an introvert and doesn’t have many friends. While playing the virtual game, she started to make new friends but it took her a while as she was the one who was approached.

 

10. Isane Kotetsu (Bleach)

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Isane is a tall woman at the height of 6’1 but she can also be quiet and impatient. Within the anime of Bleach, she’s Lt. and then Captain of the 4th Division.

You don’t want to mess with this woman! Isane is more like a tomboy but she has powers and abilities besides having rank in the 4th division.

Isane doesn’t show up in the first episode of Bleach and you’ll see her later in season 1. She tried to defeat Ichigo but she couldn’t and so Unohana tries to apologize for Isane who didn’t want to.

She has a sister and her other relatives are unknown.

 

11. Ozen (Made In Abyss)

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Ozen doesn’t look like it but she is female and has debuted in the anime in episode five. She’s somewhat a mystery and her height at 6’5 made her the tallest character in the anime.

Ozen has a lack of feelings and she lives within the Seeker Camp of the 2nd layer. She has superhuman strength for her ability to be able to fight in battle. She lives a long life and has cared for someone named Lyza.

Lyza became a White Whistle Delver just like Ozen has been and that says that the two are close to one another.

 

12. Mount Lady (My Hero Academia)

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Mount Lady is a supporting character for the anime: My Hero Academia. She loves attention and even tries to show her sex appeal whenever she can.

She has a height at 5’4 and while not in costume, she is a beautiful lady. She has a few abilities and moves that she uses throughout the anime as she isn’t careless while fighting someone.

Her fighting style is a close combat range and she first appeared in the anime in episode 1.

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13. Nagisa Aragaki (Hane Bado!)

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Aragaki plays badminton and is a former member of the badminton club for Kitakomachi. She is a 2nd year student for Kanagawa Sports University.

She plays offensive and uses her jumping smash like a weapon as her height is at 5’9.

Aragaki almost won all of her matches and is a very good player for badminton. However her attitude isn’t the best whenever she’s around Kentarou and almost loses the match.

She apologizes to both her team and Kentarou afterwards.

 

14. Haruka Teno (Sailor Moon)

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Haruka is a student from Mugen Academy and is Sailor Uranus. Out of all the Sailor Guardians, Haruka is the tallest as her height is 5’11. Haruka is known as being called either a man or a woman because of how she dresses.

Her weapon is a space sword as sailor Uranus and she uses a lot of attacks. However, Haruka wasn’t introduced right away within the Sailor Moon series but she was able to transform into Super Sailor moon.

She helps the other Sailor Guardians whenever she can in helping to save Earth.

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15. Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)

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Alphonse had an accident where he lost his body in a failed transmutation. Al is the tallest character within the anime at a height of 7’2.

Al is somewhat different from his brother, Edward but they do have some similarities. Al likes women and cats, however there is darkness within his own heart.

Al usually pairs up with female comrades but he and his brother have a close bond that no one can break.

 

16. Anna Heart (Kaleido Star)

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Anna’s specialties are juggling and comedy, she is part of the Kaleido Star. She’s friends with Sora and has a height of 5’7.

Anna cares about her friend Sora and even worries about her after leaving the Circus Festival in dismay. Anna never got along with her father but during one of her father’s performances, their bond was able to be together again.

She may be friends with Sora, but she has known Mia longer than Sora. Anna is also one of the three founders of Freedom Lights.

 

17. Diane (Seven Deadly Sins)

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Diane’s height varies within the anime because she has the ability to change to whatever height that she wanted it to be.

She goes by several names like: Lady Diane, Giant Queen, etc. She’s not human and is actually a fair maiden, her features are somewhat like a child.

Even though she may be brave and strong, she can be sensitive due to being alone. Diane can be the tallest character in the anime if she wanted to be but there are times where she wants to be like a human being.

 

18. Kazuya Hara (kuroko no Basuke)

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Kazuya plays basketball in the anime Kuroko no Basuke and is on the team called Kirisaki Daiichi. He has a height of 6’2 and there are times that Kazuya doesn’t play by the rules while playing basketball.

He isn’t the only one who does that as there are some members on his team that do it as well.

Kirisaki Daiichi did well until the preliminaries where they were defeated by the other team. The team is well known for their dirty tricks and Kazuya isn’t a good teammate outside of basketball as he likes to taunt his teammates.

 

19. Tetsu Ishida (Prince of Tennis)

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Tetsu is a middle school student and goes to Fudomine. He is the tallest character in his school with a height of 6’2 and he usually plays doubles with Masaya Sakurai.

Tetsu is a baseliner and power player, he has other styles and techniques that he uses while playing tennis. He doesn’t win all the matches but he is a hard working student and player.

He will go to great lengths on winning the match and not caring at all about his arm. Tetsu respects their team leader Tachibana as well as the other team members of Fudomine.

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20. Akatsuki Kain (Vampire Knight)

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Akatsuki is masculine, tall and handsome for a student at Cross Academy. However not many people know but Akatsuki is a vampire and has a height of 6’2.

He follows their leader: Kaname and he stays with the other vampires at Cross Academy in the Moon Dormitory. Akatsuki is kind and friendly to others, he has the ability to bring fire within the battlefield.

In most of the anime, Akatsuki is seen to be with Ruka and it was shown in the manga that the two were now together.

He has a noble family and his height is the tallest out of the vampires.

 

21. Takatora Fujimoto (Aoharu x Machinegun)

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A student doctor and has the nickname of “assault destroyer.”

Fujimoto has a crush on Midori and tries to go with him whenever he can. He has a height of 6’2 and carries a gun in the battle field that is a M134 Minigun.

Besides the gun, he has abilities of good hearing and strength. Besides having a weapon and abilities, Fujimoto is with the Hoshishiro team and works at the same hospital with his teammates.

He doesn’t debut in the first episode, but viewers will see Fujimoto in the second episode.

 

Similar characters:

  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z).
  • Ira Gamagori (Kill La Kill).
  • Super Buu (Dragon Ball Z).
  • All Might (My Hero Academia).
  • Yuji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen).
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach).

There is sometimes an advantage of being the tallest character if you’re in a battle or even playing a sport.

Being the tallest character in the anime can also mean someone will notice you right away.

There might be disadvantages of being the tallest person, but tall anime characters can have abilities or even skills that the other person doesn’t know about.

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Jango
Jango

You forgot the titans from Shingeki no Kyojin. Eren Jager, Rod Reis etc. All taller than the ones on this list. 🙂