Denji is the protagonist of the Chainsaw Man series. His father’s debt filled his childhood with trouble and violence. As a result, he never received the proper education and has some childish traits. After he is betrayed and killed, he fuses with Pochita, his pet devil. He is brash, loud, impulsive, and aggressive. But he also possesses genuine empathy and cares for those around him. Here are 10 other anime characters who are like Denji.
Top 10 Characters Like Denji
Yuuji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen)
The main character of the Jujutsu Kaisen series is Yuuji Itadori. He has a bubbly personality and is optimistic, kind, and caring. He is not afraid to take risks to help others, even if they are strangers to him. Yuuji is willing to sacrifice his own life to protect others. He is fiercely protective of his loved ones and has no trouble making new friends. After accidentally becoming the vessel of the strongest curse, he seeks to live a good life before getting executed.
Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)
Ken Kaneki is the protagonist of the Tokyo Ghoul series. Originally, he was an ordinary college student. But after a ghoul tricks and tries to kill him, Ken is severely injured and gets the ghoul’s organ transplanted in his body, making him a half-ghoul. He only wanted a normal life, thus he struggles to accept himself severely and after facing many traumatic incidents, he finally finds closure in life.
Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
Naruto Uzumaki is the main character in the Naruto series. He was an orphaned outcast, and everyone in the village despised him. Naruto soon discovers that this is due to his status as the host of the Nine-Tailed Beast. Naruto is a person who is energetic, optimistic, hot-headed, stubborn, and dedicated. He is not afraid to test his limits and works tirelessly to realize his ambition of becoming Hokage.
Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
The main character in the Bleach series is Ichigo Kurosaki. He began as a delinquent with a bad attitude who frequently got into fights. But he was also a very nice person who was always willing to help others, especially the spirits of the dead he saw around him. Ichigo will go to any length for his loved ones, despite being rude, obnoxious, and rather simple-minded.
Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
Natsu Dragneel is the male protagonist of the Fairy Tail series. He is one of the Fairy Tail guild’s most powerful members, known for his fiery temper, love for his family and friends, and habit of hitting first and talking later. He is the series’ only known Fire Dragon Slayer and goes by the name Salamander. Natsu adores his guildmates and considers them to be his family. Unbeknownst to him, he had died as a child and was revived as a demon.
Inosuke Hashibara (Demon Slayer)
Inosuke Hashibara is one of the main characters of the Demon Slayer series. Brash, rude, loud, and hot-headed, Inosuke only does what he wants to. He claimed to be raised on mountains by boars, indicating that he had no one to look after him as a child. Thus, he also has a childish disposition. Despite his attitude, Inosuke cares deeply for his friends and will do anything for them.
Manjiro Sano (Tokyo Revengers)
Manjiro Sano or Mikey is the deuteragonist of the Tokyo Revengers series. He is the leader of the Kanto Manji Gang. Mikey is usually cheerful and fun, playing pranks on others and making them laugh. He also cares deeply for his gang members. But as a leader, he is imposing, intimidating, and scary, even to his own gang members. He is also one of the strongest characters in the series.
Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter)
Killua Zoldyck is one of the main characters of the Hunter X Hunter series. He is a carefree, fun-loving, and energetic individual who wishes to live a good life. Killua comes from a family of assassins but refuses to be the same as them. He takes up his own path in life and despite facing opposition from his family, continues to move forward on his chosen path.
Yusuke Uremeshi (Yu Yu Hakusho)
Yusuke Uremeshi is the protagonist of the Yu Yu Hakusho manga series. He began as a delinquent who constantly fought with the other gangs in his neighborhood. However, it is later revealed that Yusuke is a very kindhearted person who risked his life to save a young boy. After dying and being given a second chance as a spirit detective, he learns to be more than a delinquent while retaining his original characteristics.
Asta (Black Clover)
Asta is the protagonist of the Black Clover series. He is the only known exception in a world where everyone is born with the ability to use magic. Nonetheless, he wishes to become the Wizard King by learning and employing anti-magics. He is an energetic, hot-headed, fun-loving, and straightforward individual. He also makes a deal with the devil to gain his powers.