Smartest Genius Anime: Our Top 35+

Smartest Genius Anime. the anime in its evolution, presents us with different characters with superhuman skills, a truly developed and unequaled intelligence. Here it is a question of making the classification of the best most intelligent characters of the most popular different animes.

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Top 35 Smartest Genius Anime Characters

List of best anime whose characters are geniuses.

35. Norman

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Norman, a New York operator, befriends a politician at a complicated time in his life, when he feels great loneliness, but things quickly take a dramatic turn when his new friend becomes an influential personality.

34. Shougo Makishima

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Smartest Genius Anime. He is a humanist on the dark side: someone enchanted by the worst aspects of human nature with no qualms about witnessing or causing others’ suffering. He has the ability to manipulate people to do his bidding, possessing both uncommon charisma and a true gift for persuasive speech. He has no compunction about dealing death to those who either stand in his way or those of whom he has grown tired, either with his own hands or through subordinates.

33. Izaya Orihara

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Izaya is a young man of average height with very dark brown hair and brown eyes. He always wears his must-have black coat with fur on the hood and sleeves with a black long-sleeved t-shirt with a V-neck and black pants too. Moreover, he wears rings on his fingers.He also has a great charm thanks to his very confident attitude. Some the delicious as a charming man with a beautiful face. Thanks to this charming side, he can also manipulate any woman.

32. Kurisu Makise

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Kurisu is generally a sensible, serious mature young woman, usually calm and collected even when someone is acting tense in front of her. However, she can also show a much more timid side at times. She is shown frequently to hate being nicknamed, as she dislikes all of the names that Okabe gives her, with ‘The Zombie’ bugging her most of all. Ironically, on the rare occasions Okabe uses her real name, she takes it as a sign that something is seriously wrong. Kurisu is also practical and a realist, almost to a fault; initially, she believes firmly that time machines are fiction and refuses to believe the Phonewave is one even after seeing it in action, claiming that Okabe had simply seen what he wanted to see. It takes the group’s looking up SERN’s research about time travel to finally convince Kurisu of the truth.

31. Nine and Twelve

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In an alternate present, Tokyo is hit by a terrorist attack that sends the entire city into shock. The only element of the investigation is a video that the culprits posted on the Internet. The terrorists are actually a duo calling themselves “Sphinx two teenagers named Nine and Twelve.” They survived an unknown incident, and decide to “wake up the world” with terrorist attacks.

30. Sora and Shiro

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Sora and Shiro are two hikikomori step-siblings who are known in the online gaming world as Blank, an undefeated group of gamers. One day, they are challenged to a game of chess by Tet, a god from another reality. The two are victorious and are offered to live in a world that centers around games. They accept, believing it to be a joke, and are summoned to a reality known as Disboard.There, a spell known as the Ten Pledges prevents the citizens of Disboard from inflicting harm on one another, forcing them to resolve their differences by gambling with games whose rules and rewards are magically enforced. In-game, rule enforcement only occurs when the method of cheating is acknowledged and outed by the opponent, allowing players to cheat through discreet methods. Sora and Shiro traverse to Elkia, the nation inhabited by humans, and befriend the duchess Stephanie Dola.

29. Koro Sensei

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Toka Yada, Hinano Kurahashi and Hinata Okano discuss with Irina about their new military uniforms from the government. Irina states that she originally wanted the girls’ military uniforms to be more revealing but compromised with Karasuma’s vision, to which the girls are grateful for. Irina then chastises Karasuma for not giving Irina a present as she walks away. The girls remember that October 10 (four days previously) had been Irina’s birthday.

In the staff room, Irina privately thinks to herself about not receiving anything from Karasuma, as she used to have plenty of suitors, but now he’s all she cares about. Also, she cannot contact Lovro since the summer holidays. Megu Kataoka and a few of the girls take Irina outside to ostensibly learn more French. Okajima and Maehara are eavesdropping from out of a window, who radios Nagisa’s group at the town to buy a present.

28. Meruem

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Meruem is prematurely born. When his mother feels him trying to come out, she screams it is too soon, only for him to tell her to shut up and forcibly rip himself out of his sack. In doing so, he causes severe internal injuries to the Queen Ant; however, he does not care about her and demands food from the assembled Squadron Leaders.

27. Senkuu

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Smartest Genius Anime. Senku is a slim and physically weak young man of average height with white (light green in the anime), brush-like hair that spikes up, two locks of hair that drape over his face, and sharp red eyes.Senku’s stone markings are two, symmetrical diagonal lines on top of his inner eyebrows.

Before petrification, Senku wore a typical school uniform with a lab coat over it. After waking up in the Stone World, he switched to wearing animal skin clothing in a rudimentary manner. After Yuzuriha’s depetrification, these clothes patched up and are generally more presentable. He has Albert Einstein’s mass energy equivalence formula written in his own blood across the breast of his shirt closer to his left shoulder.

26. Ranpo Edogawa

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Ranpo was the only child of a famed detective known as ‘The Clairvoyant’, and an unnamed housewife who were both exceptional geniuses in their own rights. Because of their genius, they could keep up with their son and raise him without trouble, however, the two of them died in an accident and Ranpo was left alone with no one to rely on.

Ranpo’s father once told him that if anything were to happen to him, then Ranpo should go to Yokohama and visit the police academy there, as the principle was a friend of his. Ranpo was enrolled in the academy, but due to finding the rules troublesome and the classes too easy, he was inevitably kicked out after getting into an argument with the dorm master and exposing all of his exploits with women.

25. Yoshino Takigawa

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Yoshino is first seen being asked by a teacher if Mahiro is doing fine. Later on, he went to the grave of Mahiro’s family. He was then attacked by Yamamoto, as she wants to have information about Mahiro. He desperately tried to defend himself, which is when Mahiro appeared and helped him.

After the fight with Yamamoto, the whole town that Yoshino was living in was effected by the black iron syndrome. He then joined Mahiro on his journey to find Aika’s killer. The two of them traveled to different towns in search of magus and for mapping the course of the seed of Zetsuen. They then visit a friend of Hakaze and was shocked when they heard that Hakaze is already dead.

24. Shikamaru Nara

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Shikamaru is naturally a lazy person and his inclination is to do as little work as possible. As an Academy student and even during his early career as a genin, Shikamaru is able to get away with this, spending his days sleeping, watching the clouds, or playing games of shōgi and Go. His goal is to live unremarkably, free of anything of noticeably good or bad, and then to die just as unremarkably as he lived. When he is faced with the potential for conflict or commitment, he responds first by saying, “how troublesome,” and then by trying to find some way out of it, either by pretending to be indisposed or even outright saying that he doesn’t want to do whatever it is.

23. Aru Akise

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Smartest Genius Anime. Aru Akise is one of Yukiteru Amano’s friends, and later becomes one of the main characters of the series. Akise is very intelligent and dreams to be a world famous detective when he gets older. Investigating the connections between Yuki and the diary owners, Akise becomes a close ally to Yuki, but an enemy and rival to Yuno Gasai. Akise quickly grows to love Yuki and wishes for him to become God. He is the main character of the spin-off manga Future Diary: Paradox, where he and Muru Muru replace Yuki and Yuno in the survival game after Muru Muru accidentally kills Yuno Gasai while Yukiteru is injured.

22. Sinbad

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Sinbad and his pirate crew attempt to steal the magical Book of Peace as a final ransom before retreating to Fiji. Boarding the boat, Sinbad is surprised to see the Book being taken to Syracuse, Sicily, by Prince Proteus, the thief’s former best friend. Sinbad still tries to steal the book but is stopped by the attack of Cetus, a sea monster. The two former friends assemble to fight the monster, bringing back memories, but when the beast appears defeated, Sinbad is taken underwater. Proteus tries to save him but is stopped by his crew.

21. Aguero Agnes Khun

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He is one of many “defected sons” of Khun Eduan. He was expelled from his family because his older sister failed to become one of Zahard’s Princesses. He teamed up with Baam and Rak and passed multiple tests with them. He was assigned the Light Bearer position and showed clear talent in the field. He is a highly cunning Regular, who manipulates rules of tests to suit his needs.

20. Yumeko Jabami

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Yumeko is shown to be a very upbeat and charismatic character who consistently attracts the affection or interest of people around her, usually making a big scene. Not only is she able to befriend those who previously disliked her, she is able to catch the attention of the entire student body. She does just that on her very first day of school and manages to continue doing so on nearly a daily basis. Every time she notices an opponent cheating in games, her button gets switched to a bloodthirsty side of her, usually seen when her eyes turn red and she frightens her opponents.

19. Rohan Kishibe

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The series follows the character Rohan Kishibe, a famous manga artist who wants to give his works more realism, and therefore travels around the world to draw inspiration from people’s lives. He does this by using his Stand ability a manifestation of his inner strength, named “Heaven’s Door”, which he uses to read and write in a person, allowing him to learn everything about them and alter their memories and behaviors.

18. Rein Kashiwagi

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Despite her age, Rein is very mature, is a voice of reason, and is highly insightful. She is usually the primary source of information for her clan and is reliable when coming up with strategies when the time comes as she is analytical. She is able to keep calm in tough situations, such as when she insulted Wang despite him holding her. She prefers to stay indoors and was shown with a displeased expression when Nayuta mentioned that the Out of Range Village had no internet.

17. Tanya Degurechaff

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In 2013 of modern-era Tokyo, an unnamed atheist Japanese salaryman, in the moment of being murdered by a disgruntled subordinate whom he had fired due to poor performance at work, is confronted by an entity that declares itself to be God who condemns the salaryman for not having ‘faith’. The salaryman disbelieves in its existence, criticises its various statements from his perspective as an atheist and mockingly terms it as ‘Being X’. The entity decides to reincarnate the salaryman into a world where he would face sufficiently difficult circumstances to turn to Being X for help.

The salaryman is reborn as Tanya Degurechaff, an orphaned girl in an alternate reality’s equivalent of Imperial Germany, known as the Empire, in which World War I has been delayed until the 1920s and where magic has been incorporated into the military.

16. Meme Oshino

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In his first appearance, he saves Koyomi Araragi from the three vampire hunters that were about to attack him. He leads him back to Eikou Cram School where he hides him and Kiss shot from the hunters. He explains his role as a “balancer” who stays neutral in these kinds of situations. He explains he’ll help a bit, but for the price of 2,000,000 yen. Koyomi agrees, and Oshino negotiates with the hunters to arrange 1 on 1 duels for the stolen body parts they took from Kiss shot.

During each battle, he watches from afar. He calmly intervenes during the second fight to keep Koyomi from choking Episode to death, explaining he’d lose his humanity if he went any further. After exploding at Oshino for not warning Hanekawa to avoid getting hurt when he could have.

15. Demiurge


Smartest Genius Anime. Since he is a demon, Demiurge is considered to be one of the cruelest members in Nazarick, taking great joy in the suffering of other races. Not just this, but he was also programmed to act that way in his character setting by Ulbert. For that reason, he enthusiastically performs magic experiments on the prisoners sent to him, viewing them as nothing less than toys for his own amusement. In other words, he passionately enjoys inciting hateful feelings and treacherous thoughts among the victims of his experiments to his own pleasure.

14.  Zora Ideale

Zora Ideale

Zora is shown to be extremely disrespectful to all sorts of people he stumbles upon. Nobles, the magic emperor and even his teammates in the crystal destruction battle tournament. He’s not above lying about who he is, or what punishment he might face, as long as he can punch those he claims are stuck.

13. Saiko Intelli

Saiko Intelli

When Momo, Kyoka, Mezo and Tsuyu enter a skyscraper, she sees them thanks to the Quirk of one of her friends and prepares for their arrival using hers. First, she broadcasts music using a radio to take out Kyoka’s Earphone Jack. Then she orders one of the students to break the windows around the group. She uses the next girl’s Quirk to diffuse cold into the room, which annihilates Tsuyu’s Frog Quirk, putting her into hibernation. When Momo eliminates all the girls, she pops up and tries to beat her, but the latter creates handcuffs and manages to trap her with the help of her comrades. Saiko is therefore disqualified from the event.

12. Nami (One Piece)

Nami (One Piece)

In the series, Nami is the Straw Hat Pirates’ navigator, who dreams of drawing a map of the entire world. Despite her initial distrust of pirates, Nami eventually changes her mind after being around Luffy and the rest of the crew. Nami is depicted as an intelligent girl who is obsessed with obtaining money. She is able to use her three-sectioned staff and her climate skills to create powerful attacks; the most prominent of these staff weapons is the Clima-Tact, in which she manipulates the climate to create weather-based attacks.

11.  Meteora (Re:Creators)

Meteora (Re:Creators)

Smartest Genius Anime. Sōta Mizushino is a young high school student and anime fan who dreams of writing his own light novel. While watching the anime adaptation of the mecha light novel Elemental Symphony of Vogelchevalier to look for inspiration, the tablet computer he is watching it on sputters and drags him into the anime’s world, where he witnesses a battle between the anime’s character Selesia and a mysterious girl wearing a military uniform. After returning with Selesia, Sōta discovers that other characters from different stories and forms of media were also brought to the real world, with some of them aligned with the military uniform princess, who promised them the ways to end the strife in their worlds and a way back home, unaware of her true intentions.

10. L (Death Note)

 L (Death Note)

In Tokyo, a disaffected high school student named Light Yagami finds the “Death Note”, a mysterious black notebook that can kill anyone as long as the user knows both the target’s name and face. Initially terrified of its god-like power, Light considers the possibilities of the Death Note’s abilities and kills high-profile Japanese criminals, then targets international criminals. Five days after discovering the notebook, Light is visited by Ryuk, a “shinigami” and the Death Note’s previous owner. Ryuk, invisible to anyone who has not touched the notebook, reveals that he dropped the notebook into the human world out of boredom and is amused by Light’s actions.

9. Armin Arlert (Attack on Titan)

Armin Arlert (Attack on Titan)

Smartest Genius Anime. Eren Yeager is a boy who lives in the town of Shiganshina, located on the outermost of three circular walls protecting their inhabitants from Titans. In the year 845, the first wall (Wall Maria) is breached by two new types of Titans, the Colossal Titan and the Armored Titan. During the incident, Eren’s mother is eaten by a Smiling Titan while Eren escapes. He swears revenge on all Titans and enlists in the military along with Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlert. Five years after Shiganshina’s fall, the Colossal Titan attacks the city of Trost, located on the second innermost wall (Wall Rose).

8. Bookman (D.Gray-Man)

Bookman (D.Gray-Man)

Towards the end of an imaginary and particularly Gothic nineteenth century, the young Allen Walker is an exorcist belonging to a special order called the Order of Shadow. The purpose of this order is to confront and eliminate living weapons called Akuma (weapon created with the soul of a dead man and the body of one of his relatives), as well as their creator, the Millennial Count, whose the goal is to destroy the world and the human species. To carry out this fight, the exorcists each have an Innocence, a kind of extremely rare fantastic personal weapon.

7. Shinichi Kudo (Case Closed)

Shinichi Kudo (Case Closed)

Shinichi Kudo is the high school detective, narrator and main protagonist of the manga and anime Detective Conan. While on a date with his childhood friend Ran Mouri, Shinichi encounters two men from a secret criminal organization who force feed him a strange poison that causes his body to shrink back to first grade age. Shinichi takes up the alias Conan Edogawa and plans to use his immense skill as a detective to make Ran’s bumbling private detective father famous in hopes that he will find a case involving the secret organization so he can expose its crimes and acquire an antidote that will turn him back into a teenager.

6. Ray (The Promised Neverland)

Ray (The Promised Neverland)

Smartest Genius Anime. Being the only biological child of their caretaker, Isabella, he did not experience childhood amnesia, confirming his suspicions about the existence of demons and true nature of the house later when he was 6 years old. Ray becomes Isabella’s spy in exchange for goods and the promise that he, Norman, and Emma will not get fed to demons until their 12th birthdays. He pledged to use the remaining years of his life to orchestrate an escape plan that would lead to his two best friends finding out the truth themselves. After a confrontation with Norman, he becomes the children’s trump card just as Isabella betrays him. Although initially unwilling to accept Emma’s unrealistic goal of escaping with every child, he vows to never give up on them after their escape succeeds.

5. Bulma (Dragon Ball)

Bulma (Dragon Ball)

Bulma is the daughter of Dr. Brief, the founder of the Capsule Corporation, a company that creates special small capsules that shrink and hold objects of various sizes for easy storage. Being the daughter of a brilliant scientist, Bulma is also a scientific genius, as well as an inventor and engineer. Along with creating the Dragon Radar, a device that detects the energy signal emitted by a Dragon Ball, Bulma’s role as an inventor becomes important at several points in the series; including the time machine that brings her future son Trunks to the past.

4. Shikaku Nara (Naruto)

Shikaku Nara (Naruto)

Smartest Genius Anime. In the anime, when he was first seen, he was portrayed as a bit of an alcoholic, and, at times, used some of Shikamaru’s catchphrases (“What a drag” in English and “How troublesome” in Japanese). Like his son, he thought that women should be tender and sweet, but, as his son says, his wife had him “whipped”, though he appeared to have a few things hidden away that he did not want her to see.Unlike his son, his resolve was much stronger, as even during the most depressing or dangerous of situations, he had been shown to maintain great determination and understanding, as shown from how he had repeatedly helped Shikamaru regain his sense of worth. In battle, Shikaku appeared merciless. During the Konoha Crush he had no qualms about choking the Suna shinobi to death, even when one of them was clearly cowering.

3. Kiyotaka Ayanokoji (Classroom Of The Elite)

Kiyotaka Ayanokoji (Classroom Of The Elite)

During the bus ride to school, he saw Kikyō Kushida begging Rokusuke Kōenji to give up his seat to an elderly woman, to no avail. Watching the scene, he commented on the situation having noticed another girl watching the altercation with a cold stare. Soon after, the students arrived at the High School where Kiyotaka discussed the girl who wanted to know why he was looking at her, he told her that he had noticed a similarity between them in the bus incident. She told him not to compare them since she had chosen not to get involved in such trivial situations. Kiyotaka internally noted that she was worse than him.

2. Light Yagami (Death Note)

Light Yagami (Death Note)

Smartest Genius Anime. In the year 2003 (2006 in the anime), Light Yagami discovers a mysterious notebook on the ground at his school. Written on the cover are the words “Death Note”. The Death Note’s instructions state that if a human’s name is written within it, that person shall die. Light is initially skeptical of the notebook’s authenticity, but after experimenting with it, Light realizes that the Death Note is real.

After putting much thought into whether or not he should continue using the notebook, he ascertains that no one else will be able to bear the burden of improving the world.

1. Lelouch Lamparouge

Lelouch Lamparouge

Smartest Genius Anime. Lelouch is a very calm and thoughtful by nature, and he tries to stay that way through every obstacle he encounters under both of his identities. He is also arrogant and sure of himself. When he is in high school, he is shown to be relatively nice and sociable with other high school students. His charisma and self-confidence make people follow him quite easily.

He is very intelligent and Shirley once said that if he wanted to he could get excellent grades. He has a pronounced taste for challenges and particularly likes to play chess against nobles whom he takes malicious pleasure in belittling.

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