Along with various abilities, anime characters also have different temperaments. While some characters like Soma Yukihira from Food Wars can remain calm in the face of adversity, others like My Hero Academias Bakugo are always fuming and ready to fight whoever agrees to their challenge. Such characters are very hot-headed.
These characters have a short fuse and rarely think before they act. They are utterly enthusiastic but often create more problems than they solve. From getting into unnecessary fights to reacting quickly, these anime hot-heads let their rage run free more often than not.
10 Inuyasha’s Emotions Took Him Beyond His Limits (Inuyasha)
Inuyasha is the titular main character of the anime Inuyasha. He’s a half-demon who was born to the great demon father and a human mother, and he wishes to be a fully fledged demon. Inuyasha sets off across feudal Japan to collect the shards of a jewel that will help him achieve his goal.
On his journey, Inuyasha fights various foes. He defeats enemies in fights that fans didn’t think he was capable of winning. Inuyasha’s anger is his driving force. While his temper tantrums may come across as irritating sometimes, his anger allows him to surpass his limits and protect his peers, which is always useful.
9 Chuya Is A Mafioso To The Bone (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Chuya Nakamura is a member of the Port Mafia in Bungou Stray Dogs and Port Mafia’s most vehement martial artist. Chuya was the person in charge of coordinating with the Armed Detective Agency and his former partner, Osamu Dazai, when they had to face the heinous Guild.
Chuya appears arrogant and exceedingly hot-headed more often than not. He is infamous for trash talking and ridiculing his opponents, frequently riling them up in the middle of a fight. While his anger knows no bounds, his martial arts skills make up for his short temper.
8 Shizuo Loses Control Of His Actions When Enraged (Durarara!!)
Renowned as the most powerful man in Ikebukuro, Shizuo Heiwajima is Tom Tanaka’s bodyguard in Durarara!! When enraged, Shizuo loses control of his body, which acts on its own and goes on a violent rampage. The only thing keeping him calm and collected is Shizuo’s blue rectangular sunglasses.
While Shizuo is a no-nuisance guy with a quiet disposition, he has a very short temper. His hot-headedness is no joke, especially when he goes up against those who insult him or his boss. His true strength manifests itself in its entirety when he loses his temper.
7 Taiga Is Called The Palmtop Tiger (Toradora)
Taiga Aisaka is Toradora‘s main female character. As a romance anime with funny moments and some of the most wholesome scenes, Toradora follows the story of two high schoolers, Ryuji and Taiga. Taiga is a tsundere to boot with a short stature and a nasty temper, earning her the epithet Palmtop Tiger.
Along with her clumsiness and lack of life skills, Taiga gets worked up over the most inconsequential things. She snaps at anyone who angers her, especially those who comment on her physical features. When angry, Taiga often resorts to violence.
6 Black Star Loves Attention (Soul Eater)
Soul Eater remains one of the more outstanding anime in the dark fantasy genre, despite its criticism for excessive fan service. Black Star, the last surviving member of the Star Clan, is an assassin with extravagant dreams of being in the spotlight and hogging all the attention for himself.
Black Star’s upbeat and arrogant personality makes him appear like a self-centered brat who doesn’t take grave situations seriously. He gets angry at anyone who tries to divert attention away from him, something that riles him up like nothing else. As such, he’s incredibly hot-headed.
5 Josuke Is Violent With Slight Restraint (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)
Josuke is the eighth JoJo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. Despite living with amnesia, Josuke is determined to live fully and discover his true identity. Of his many abilities, Josuke is an excellent healer and skilled combatant. However, he gets worked up easily.
Josuke is a violent fighter and quick to anger. While he knows how to restrain himself and keep a lid on his strength and frustration, he only does so when necessary. However, he’d do anything to protect himself and his close ones.
4 Jean Has A Sharp Tongue (Attack On Titan)
In Attack on Titan, Jean Kirstein is a member of the Survey Corps alongside the main characters, Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackerman, and Armin Arlert. It doesn’t take a lot to rile Jean up, and he resorts to violence at even the slightest provocation.
Throughout the series, Jean is a cynic and hothead, and his fists are always ready for a fight. He doesn’t believe in Eren’s optimistic vision of defeating the titans and gaining freedom. As a trainee, Jean didn’t have a handle on his temper, and his sharp tongue often accompanied his swinging fists.
3 Karuizawa Expresses Her Dissatisfaction Unprovoked (Classroom Of The Elite)
fans of Classroom of the Elite are excited to watch the highly-anticipated second season. The anime features Kei Karuizawa, a student in Class-D along with the poker-faced Kiyotaka Ayanokoji. Karuizawa is insecure and has a tragic backstory as she was bullied relentlessly, but she masks this by putting up an arrogant facade.
Karuizawa is quick to express her opinion, which she does so angrily, whether it be her own thoughts or something the mastermind Ayanokoji has instructed her to do. She uses anger and highhandedness to pretend she’s not scared of being bullied again.
Edward Elric is the main protagonist of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood along with his brother, Alphonse Elric. On his journey to find the Philosopher’s Stone, Edward meets various friends and foes, including Colonel Roy Mustang and the Homunculi. However, he doesn’t tailor his behavior to the people he interacts with.
Edward is quick to anger, often settling disputes with his fists. He is a firm believer in “an eye for an eye.” Edward is infamous for being a foul-mouthed and sarcastic cynic, and is one of the most hot-headed characters in brotherhood.
1 Bakugo Is Condescending And Aggressive (My Hero Academia)
Katsuki Bakugo is one of the main characters in My Hero Academia, which has a new season airing this October. Bakugo is a powerhouse but has his fair share of problematic behavior. Quick-tempered, condescending, and aggressive, Bakugo is an arrogant bully who does what he pleases.
Along with being extremely loud, Bakugo is almost always angry, leading him to do more damage than good. Bakugo grows tremendously throughout My Hero Academiabut his anger, which is a prominent part of him, becomes as apparent as his competitiveness.
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