The 11 smartest anime protagonists

Hello how are you? I don't know about you but I always watch an anime and I have the hope that the protagonist will fix everything, of course it doesn't always happen but it's great when it happens, however when it's not the protagonist there's always someone to solve it. But the solution varies, so here's a list of the smartest anime protagonists.

Yes, those guys with super developed brains, or rather, they are the same brains as the others however they use it in a much more rational and logical way than everyone else, and they get to the point of understanding things that are impossible for us mere mortals . Of course, not all are god level, but this type always stands out from the crowd.

Remembering that here will not only appear those with skills in all areas of science, but also some who also use their brain more focused on a specialty. But I will explain this information along the list, but for now let's start our investigation, why is it "elementary my dear Watson"

We also recommend the anime on this list, since they are the characters that are the smartest protagonists, so for sure these anime are great psychological thrillers. The list below is in no order, I don't want to label rankings.

Índice de Conteúdo

Inaho Kaizuka - Aldnoah Zero Liebert Johan - Monster Ayanokoji Kiyotaka - Youkuso Jitsuriuki A computer genius addicted to mecha who for some reason died and had the chance to be reincarnated in another fantasy world. This is the premise of Knight's and Magic, and in terms of intelligent protagonists, this anime has the best in terms of robotics engineering and planning, not to mention its surprising creativity. Fortnite Ikta Solork - Aldemiran on the Sky Tatsuya Shiba - Mahouka Koukou Lelouch Lamperouge - Code Geass Edogawa Conan - Detective Conan Meitantei Conan - Detective Conan L [Death Note] Lelouch Lamperouge [Code Geass] Shikamaru Nara [Naruto] Haruhi Fujioka [Ouran School] Killua Zoldyck [Hunter x Hunter] Okabe Rintarou [Steins;Gate] Izuku Midoriya [Boku no Hero] Kougami Shinya [PsychoPass] Akane Tsunemori [Psycho-Pass] Re-I Mayer [Ergo Proxy] Hattori Heiji [Detective Conan] Magic Kaito [Detective Conan] Sebastian Michaelis [Black Butler] Ye Xiu [Quan Zhi Gao Shou] Sai [Hikaru no Go] Oreki Houtarou [Hyouka] Horikita Suzune [Classroom of the Elite] Trafalgar Law [One Piece] Hachiman Hikigaya [SNAFU] Senkuu [Dr.Stone] Chrome [Dr.Stone] Franken Stein [Soul Eater] Izumi Curtis [Fullmetal Alchemist] Koro-Sensei [Assassination Classroom] Shizuka Hiratsuka [SNAFU] Hashida Itaru [Steins;Gate] Chihiro Fujisaki [Dangaronpa] Ryuunosuke Akasaka [Sakurasou]

Protagonist of the anime Aldnoah. Zero where Mars was colonized and a technology many times more advanced than that of Earth was discovered there and with that the colonizers of Mars decided to become independent and declared war against their home planet, and with the help of this new technology Mars won the war and now... No spoilers here.

The important thing is that this guy, with only a training robot, I forgot to say that the mecha genre is included in the anime, manages to defeat the Mars robots, which are the technologies found on Mars. To give you an idea, the guy became so well known that he was forced to take a bullet to finish the first season, but survives and returns in the second.

The smartest anime protagonists
Inaho Kaizuka - Aldnoah Zero Liebert Johan - Monster Ayanokoji Kiyotaka - Youkuso Jitsuriuki A computer genius addicted to mecha who for some reason died and had the chance to be reincarnated in another fantasy world. This is the premise of Knight's and Magic, and in terms of intelligent protagonists, this anime has the best in terms of robotics engineering and planning, not to mention its surprising creativity. Fortnite Ikta Solork - Aldemiran on the Sky Tatsuya Shiba - Mahouka Koukou Lelouch Lamperouge - Code Geass Edogawa Conan - Detective Conan Meitantei Conan - Detective Conan L [Death Note] Lelouch Lamperouge [Code Geass] Shikamaru Nara [Naruto] Haruhi Fujioka [Ouran School] Killua Zoldyck [Hunter x Hunter] Okabe Rintarou [Steins;Gate] Izuku Midoriya [Boku no Hero] Kougami Shinya [PsychoPass] Akane Tsunemori [Psycho-Pass] Re-I Mayer [Ergo Proxy] Hattori Heiji [Detective Conan] Magic Kaito [Detective Conan] Sebastian Michaelis [Black Butler] Ye Xiu [Quan Zhi Gao Shou] Sai [Hikaru no Go] Oreki Houtarou [Hyouka] Horikita Suzune [Classroom of the Elite] Trafalgar Law [One Piece] Hachiman Hikigaya [SNAFU] Senkuu [Dr.Stone] Chrome [Dr.Stone] Franken Stein [Soul Eater] Izumi Curtis [Fullmetal Alchemist] Koro-Sensei [Assassination Classroom] Shizuka Hiratsuka [SNAFU] Hashida Itaru [Steins;Gate] Chihiro Fujisaki [Dangaronpa] Ryuunosuke Akasaka [Sakurasou]

Liebert Johan - Monster

The protagonist of Monster, an anime a little old but which is a success without a doubt, so much so that it occupies the 50th place in the MAL ranking in terms of note. Where a doctor considered a genius among all is placed in a very complicated situation, however it is soon discovered that not everything is as simple as you think and everything can change.

I don't have much to say about this guy, even because this guy's mentality level is enough for him to persuade you to kill yourself in just a few minutes, and that wasn't acquired with life experience or a lot of effort, as he got this feat when he was still a child. It honestly scares me that anyone could reach this level of persuasion.

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Liebert Johan - Monster

Twelve and Nine - Zankyou in Terror

The two main ones of zankyou in terror, where two survivors of a government research, where they only survived because they fled the place where the research was carried out. There they were selected in relation to intelligence, and these two years later intend to take revenge on the government years later and for this they resort to terrorism.

Twelve and nine are two different ones, one has motor skills and a special gift, and the other has his intelligence focused on attack and defense strategies, and they both plan various terrorist acts and it takes an entire investigation department to try to find these two. and yet they don't even come close to catching them.

The smartest anime protagonists
Twelve and Nine - Zankyou in Terror

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Ayanokoji Kiyotaka - Welcome to Realism

Straight from the school where your future is guaranteed if you manage to get in, comes the protagonist of Youkuso jitsuriuki... I certainly won't remember the whole name, but the important thing is to know that in this anime no one is what they seem and everyone is connected and divided For some reason, the protagonist is a neutral guy who wants nothing more than to study at school.

Well, this is half true, after all, the protagonist does want to study and he doesn't take sides unless it affects his journey, the problem is that if it reaches him in any way, he is obliged to solve the problem in any way necessary, of course most people don't know this and sometimes he solves the problem so intelligently that no one knows how it went.

The smartest anime protagonists
Ayanokoji Kiyotaka - Welcome to Realism

Ernesti Echevalier - Knight's & Magic

A computer genius addicted to mecha who for some reason died and had the chance to reincarnate in another fantasy world. This is the premise of knight's and magic, and in terms of intelligent protagonists, this anime has the best in terms of robotic engineering and planning, not to mention the surprising creativity.

But that's not all, I have to remember the detail that he went to the other world, but he still inherited the talent and genius he had in the other world and in this he helped in the development of technological innovations in robots magic that would take centuries to develop. This is one of the most charismatic protagonist as well.

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Ernesti Echevalier - Knight's & Magic

Sora and Shiro - No game no Life

Yes, another pair occupying the same position. Who doesn't know the brothers who aren't super smart brothers that after a game of chess they were somehow transported to another world, a world that is dominated by those who have the most talents for the games. And in the case of the protagonists of No game no Life, this is no problem.

In the anime they are already presented after humiliating in an online game inside an open field, who plays Fortnite have an idea of what I'm talking about, thousands of players, and all this alone. They don't stop there as they are knowledgeable in various sciences ranging from philosophy to astronomy, and this gives them superintelligence.

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Sora and Shiro - No game no Life

Ikta Solork - Aldemiran no Céu

The laziest and smartest protagonist you will find in anime. Straight from the anime Aldemiran on the Sky, our protagonist lives in a world of wars where he is unintentionally led to join the army of a country that is currently at war with other countries, but he doesn't care about it.

For him the world ended and he would be watching and drinking tea. But unfortunately he was forced by various circumstances and now he has to show his potential to be able to survive the wars, however later he starts to get even more involved and soon he will be so immersed and it will get to the point that he becomes emotionally attached to some things .

The smartest anime protagonists
Ikta Solork - Aldemiran no Céu

Lawliet and Light Yagami - Death Note

Classic character duo caderno da morte. Well, I couldn't just leave the protagonist because the one who most looks like the hero in this anime is the character who plays the villain or so it was meant to be, but I don't know if it's right because the protagonist looks more like the villain. Anyway watch and try to understand what I'm saying.

The important thing is that both are masters of strategy and manipulation. They are so good that they are on equal footing yet one is the chased and the other is the detective, so smart that they plan strategies that predict more than twenty steps ahead. So good they can persuade even the gods of death.

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Lawliet and Light Yagami - Death Note

Tatsuya Shiba - The Irregular at Magic High School

A world where magic is not a supernatural thing, but just an achievement of science that proposed technology that dominated supernatural events and through them it is possible to reproduce the phenomena at the user's pleasure, but it has several details of exact sciences that are necessary for this process. This is the world of Mahouka kouko.

Here the protagonist is so smart that he can calculate thousands of calculations in a few seconds and is even faster than a computer, and it may be that he himself is a super computer. Genius in engineering, physics, mathematics, martial arts and several other specialties that have yet to be revealed in the anime.

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Tatsuya Shiba - The Irregular at Magic High School

Lelouch Lamperouge - Code Geass

A world where war is taking over and killing humans everywhere. However, someone does not accept this reality and wants at all costs to try to change it with his own hands and for this he will spare no efforts and sacrifices for this, and with a chance he receives from an entity the power to control people.

With this power our protagonist has the opportunity to change what he doesn't like in this world. But none of this would be possible if he didn't have a great intelligence to know what to do and not waste his efforts without an apparent plan, but intelligence is not the impediment of this protagonist and for this reason he manages to progress with his plan.

The most intelligent protagonists of anime - lelouch lamparouge - code geass
Lelouch Lamperouge - Code Geass

Edogawa Conan - Detective Conan

One of Japan's classic and most popular anime with over 800 investigation-themed episodes that put CSI to shame. Although the protagonist looks like a teenager who turns into a child, his investigative intellect and the plots that take place in the anime are responsible for make the japanese so smart.

The entire anime is full of smart characters, lots of comedy, action, secrets. The anime takes place in several places in Japan and teaches a lot about the culture and tradition of the country, in addition to having a main plot with a lot of suspense and exciting. This is a mandatory anime that is not in the TOP 5 weekly for nothing.

The most intelligent protagonists of anime - edogawa conan - detective conan
Edogawa Conan - Detective Conan

List of intelligent characters in anime

There are a lot of smart characters in anime, some are just analytical, others are really skulls, which ones are you looking for? Some are not the protagonists of the work. Perhaps the list below will help you expand your mind:

  • L[Death Note];
  • Kira or Light Yagami [Death Note];
  • Lelouch Lamperouge [Code Geass];
  • Shikamaru Nara [Naruto];
  • Haruhi Fujioka [Ouran School];
  • Killua Zoldyck [Hunter x Hunter];
  • Shiro and Sora [No Game no Life];
  • Okabe Rintarou [Steins;Gate];
  • Izuku Midoriya [My Hero Academia];
  • Kougami Shinya [PsychoPass];
  • Akane Tsunemori [Psycho-Pass];
  • Re-I Mayer [Ergo Proxy];
  • Hattori Heiji [Detective Conan];
  • Magic Kaito [Detective Conan];
  • Sebastian Michaelis [Black Butler];
  • Ye Xiu [Quan Zhi Gao Shou];
  • Sai [Hikaru no Go];
  • Oreki Houtarou [Hyouka];
  • Horikita Suzune [Classroom of the Elite];
  • Beige Capone [One Piece];
  • Trafalgar Law [One Piece];
  • Hachiman Hikigaya [SNAFU];
  • Senkuu [Dr.Stone];
  • Chrome [Dr. Stone];
  • Ray, Norman, and Emma [The Promised Neverland];
  • Franken Stein [Soul Eater];
  • Izumi Curtis [Fullmetal Alchemist];
  • Koro-Sensei [Assassination Classroom];
  • Shizuka Hiratsuka [SNAFU];
  • Hashida Itaru [Steins;Gate];
  • Chihiro Fujisaki [Danganronpa];
  • Ryuunosuke Akasaka [Sakurasou];

That's it, these are all the ones I've seen in the anime, of course they're not all on this list because I haven't watched all the anime that exist, so if you know of a character that could be on this list but isn't, comment below .

And that's the end of this article, since I've already made other recommendation lists that included the aforementioned anime, I advise you to take a look at the other lists as well. But if you have any questions, criticisms, suggestions or anything like that, leave your comment. In the most thanks to you, my dear reader, for reading this article until here and until the next one.

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