Five Anime Heroes That Teach Us to Stand Tall Amid Adversity

Five Anime Heroes That Teach Us to Stand Tall Amid Adversity

Anime shows are popular with children as well as youngsters.


Mumbai: The Japanese Anime industry has taken over the world by a storm. With interesting storylines, innovative concepts and a generous dose of humor, action, these anime shows are popular with children as well as youngsters. They have amazing layered messages that can be used as life lessons. And from these shows an array of Heroes has emerged who have shown us how to fight against all odds, be the perfect leader to ensure the happiness and safety of their own tribe. Paying a tribute to such heroes, here are some of the best ones who taught us to stand tall in the face of any adversity.

Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)

Naruto has a nine-tail fox entrapped in him that was a demon. Over the years Naruto learnt to awaken and access the power of this demon and became a powerful and skilled shinobi who can fight even the toughest villain. His journey of starting as a class clown to a respected martial artist is loved by the viewers. He develops his chakra that helps him to create jutsu attack moves. In his endeavour to become the Hokage or the leader of the village, Naruto will not stop at giving his best. KC Global Media has brought this anime to India on Animax through JioTV for Indian viewers in original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Sit back and watch Naruto overcoming the biggest villains.

Saitama (One Punch Man)

This is another classic show brought by KC Global Media on Animax. Saitama is that hero who can defeat any enemy with just a single punch. When there is no challenge left in defeating his enemies with a single punch, Saitama seeks bigger challenges in life, and shows his funny side too. As he goes on to find a better meaning to his own life, he ends up fighting ghosts and monsters and coming out victorious, making him a better hero than he already is. The show available in original Japanese audio is music to the ears to true Shonen anime fans.

Goku (Dragon Ball)

Everybody has possibly heard of Goku, the power boy who is always fighting stronger by breaking his own limits and coming out victorious. His grit and strength is infectious and viewers idolise him for just that. Through his consistent efforts, Goku has been able to fight not just villains from his own universe but from others too, as well as fighting Gods and surpassing their power too. Rising up to every challenge he truly deserves a spot in the wall of fame of heroes in the anime world. Watch the series on Amazon Prime.

Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)

Edward Elric is a prodigy Alchemist in Amestris. His leg is severed when he tries to resurrect his dead mother and loses his right arm to save his brother’s soul. He ends up replacing his limbs with sophisticated prosthetics that are called an automail. His brother’s spirit is trapped in an armor and the two need to find the Philosopher’s Stone to restore their bodies. This long fight of brothers to reach the coveted stone while hanging on to each other is what makes this hero truly special. Always putting his family first, Edward is adored for his ingenious plans, quick thinking and keeping calm in times of difficulty.

Izuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)

Also known as Deku, this protagonist has dark undertones as he wants to become all powerful at any cost. It is the story of Academies across the globe that are training the students to fight crime and hone their own powers. Deku is born without any power but he is committed towards becoming a superhero. Despite being bullied for his unrealistic dreams, he finds a way to become powerful. When he ends up giving his powers to save the world, he emerges as the true hero. Currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar, it is an interesting watch.