There are countless types of anime characters. Some of them are arrogant, funny, lazy, heroic, or utterly evil and also many times they are the combination of most. Therefore even if they are not the protagonists, and play the role of side characters, their existence serves an integral part in the development of the plot.
As some of these characters are not just kind but show great responsibility, Japanese news site 'Anime! Anime!' reached out to their community asking fans to vote for their favorite male characters who would make the best dad-materials. From the 1171 votes, more than 60% of the contributors were female and same percentage from the teen age-group, while a third of the answers came from fans in their 20s.
So without further ado, read on for the list of the top 10 anime dads voted by fans.
10. Izumi Masamune from EroManga-Sensei
9. Ryuuji Takasu from Toradora!
8.1. Shota Kazehaya from Kimi ni Todoke
8.2. Archer from Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
7. Taihei Doma from Himouto! Umaru-chan
6. Piccolo from Dragon Ball
5. Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist
4. Oota-kun from Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
3. Kirito from Sword Art Online
2. Daichi from Sawamura Haikyu!!
1. Makoto Tachibana from Free! Iwatobi Swim Club
Do you think these results don't reflect the truth and there are other great anime dad-materials out there in the wild? Don't hesitate to share them in the comments below!