10 Great Anime Dad Character Types According to Japanese Fans

#6 will take you by surprise for sure, but actually makes sense!

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.

Read on for the list of the top 10 anime dad characters voted by fans!

10. Izumi Masamune (EroManga-Sensei)

9. Ryuuji Takasu (Toradora!)

8. Shota Kazehaya (Kimi ni Todoke) – Tie

8. Archer (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works) – Tie

7. Taihei Doma (Himouto! Umaru-chan)

6. Piccolo (Dragon Ball)