Megane is a Japanese term for “eyeglasses” or spectacles. In popular anime tropes, Megane means a person having four eyes or using spectacles. There are different beauty standards associated with the anime Megane characters.
Almost all the Megane male anime characters represent cuteness, intellect, book-worm, geek, smart or stylish. Throughout the history of anime, there are several Megane anime characters who have different charms and made their own screen presence.
The characters are lovable and the story would be a miss without them. Let’s explore some of the most renowned and best Megane male anime characters that have captivated you.
22. Kaname Tsukahara (Kimi to Boku)
Tsukahara Kaname’s friends may tease him a lot, but despite that, he truly cares about his friends. This Megane character from Kimi to Boku is a personal Megane character favorite. He’s the only sensible person in the group, serious and quite responsible. Kaname serves in the student council as well, and never hesitates to help others. He does have anger streaks but that makes the character even more appealing.
21. Yukito Tsukishiro (Cardcaptors Sakura)
Cardcaptor Sakura Yukito is one of the most pleasant, calm, and kindest characters ever in anime history. He is intelligent and extremely sweet to everyone. His alter ego Yue might be a bit cranky but when it comes to Yukito he is the exact opposite. Yukito is one of the Megane characters you cannot get enough of and someone who is pure, gentle, and naive. He loves to eat food and watching him binge eat is a stress reliever.
20. Rei Ryugazaki (Free)
Ryugazaki Rei is a butterfly swimmer in the anime series Free. This Megane character was formerly from the Track club, later gets recruited to the swim team. He is dedicated, intelligent, and quite comical. His theoretical knowledge helps him to work harder, but misses out on the fun.
19. Kei Tsukishima (Haikyuu)
If there's one character who you never want to mess with it's none other than Kei Tsukishima from Haikyuu. This Megane character bested almost everyone including Hinata, Tobiyama, and the Miyan twins. He can be extremely sarcastic but is a loyal friend and a team player for Karasuno high. Despite being a volleyball player, he is also good in studies and didn't flunk exams, unlike Hinata and Tobiyama.
18. Uryu Ishida (Bleach)
Ishida Uryu is one of the coolest Megane male anime characters who’s not only a Quincy with superpowers but also knows sewing. He often makes his own dress and bedazzles everyone with his charms and wit He did have a hate-love relationship with Ichigo, but he truly cares about his friends. His contribution in battles is praiseworthy, and Uryu is an irreplaceable part of Ichigo’s team.
17. Saiki Kusuo (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K)
The coffee Jelly-lover Kusuo Saiki is one of the most entertaining Megane male anime characters. Saiki wears special spectacles to protect his eyes or rather protect other people. All Saiki ever wants is a peaceful life and to be left alone. However, he is surrounded by his devoted and caring friends who would do anything to involve him.
16. Yukio Okumura (Ao No Exorcist)
The twin brother of Rin Okumura from Ao No Exorcist is one of the best Megane anime characters. Yukio Okumura is the youngest person to pass the Exorcist qualification exam. Yukio is calm, composed, series, and knows how to handle dangerous situations. Yukio does have certain mood swings and gets angry sometimes, but he can be one sweet angel (no pun intended).
15. Yuri Katsuki (Yuri on Ice)
The talented figure skater Katsuki Yuri is one of the cutest Megane characters from Yuri on Ice. He can be shy, but once he gains his confidence, his skating skills will leave you in awe. Katsuki Yuri is kind, soft-hearted, and can get easily depressed. He can be very stubborn and extremely competitive.
14. Arata Wataya (Chihayafuru)
Next on the Megane list is none other than the talented Karuta player Arata Wataya. Arata from Chihayafuru is a kind person who can be obstinate and equally determined. He’s intelligent and has amazing memory skills which give him an advantage when he plays Karuta.
13. Nobuchika Ginoza (Psycho Pass)
One of the skilled Megane characters is Nobuchika Ginoza from Psycho-Pass. He’s a senior inspector in the criminal investigation department. Ginoza is an excellent detective who relies more on data and observes his surroundings. He can be rigid and maintains his distance from other enforcers. Ginoza is not on cool but rivals equally to Shinya Kogami, his best friend and former colleague.
12. Maes Hughes (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Not mentioning Maes Hughes in this list would be a great sin and disservice to this Epic Megane character from Fullmetal Alchemist. Maes Hughes the definition of a cool, funny, and loyal character and someone we really love. His death was one of the most painful deaths in the series. He's kind, silly, and obsessed with his family, but extremely devoted to his work as well.
11. Kurata Takezou (Kono oto Tomare)
Takezou Kurata is a talented and hard-working Koto player. He is a third-year student and the president of the Koto club. He’s one of the first people who accepted Chika and moved beyond prejudice. He possesses strong morals and truly fitting to be the captain, with the necessary skills to protect the things he cares about.
10. Shizuo Heiwajima (Durarara)
Technically what Shizuo Heiwajima wears aren’t spectacles but shades, but that still qualifies as Megane. The shades are part of Shizuo from Durarara. Although depicted as a violent person, Shizuo Heiwajima doesn’t enjoy violence. However, he’s quite strong and short-tempered, he’s a quiet and no-nonsense person.
9. Kunikida Doppo (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Kunikida Doppo from Bungou Stray Dogs is an integral member of the Detective agency. He’s extremely professional and diligent, and often at the worst end of jokes from Dazai. Kunikida maintains a schedule for everything and can be extremely strict and harsh. Despite that, Doppo Kunikida is a force to reckon win and a tough opponent to beat on one-on-one combat.
8. Reishi Munakata (K Project Anime)
Reishi Munakata is the next Megane male anime character who leaves a strong impression on viewers. The character from the K Project series, Munakata is the Blue King. He’s a dangerous individual, and well-composed on the battlefield. Munakata Reishi poses natural leadership skills and is a great negotiator. He can be an extremely scary person to deal with when angered.
7. Natori Shuuichi(Natsume’s Book of Friends)
When Naori Shuuichi isn’t busy being a famous top star, the Megane character from Natsume’s Book of Friends is busy performing exorcism with his Shikis. Natori is one of the characters in the series who truly cares about Natsume Takashi. Initially, Natori did seem shady, but he would do anything to protect Natsume. He’s kind, charismatic, and cares about his yokai serving him.
6. Izumi Miyamura (Horimiya)
Don’t get fooled by the Megane character who might look gloomy at first. Miyamura Izumi from Horimiya maintains a low profile in school because of his piercings and tattoos which are quite cool.
Izumi breaks the stereotype of Megane male anime characters who must be smart or studious because clearly, he’s average. It’s good to see a Megane character defined out of this typical setting.
5. Sasugai Hayato (Skate Leading stars)
Megane check! Super brains and positive manipulation- double-check. Sasukgai Hayato from Skate Leading stars as one of the main protagonists and driving force behind motivating the prodigy Maeshima Kensei to start skate-leading to defeat their common rival.
What makes Sasugai an unparalleled brain is his ability to collect information and help not only Maeshima but the entire team. He is bold, gutsy, and can manipulate people to his advantage.
4. Shinpachi Shimura (Gintama)
The Megane nerd from the Yorozuya trio is hard to miss. He is loyal, fierce, and extremely devoted to Gintoki and would do anything to protect Yorozuya and her sister. Sinpachi adds comedic relief to Gintama and Gintoki and Kagura often tease him as Megane.
3. Kyouya Ootori (Ouran Highschool Host Club)
This Megane male anime character from Ouran Highschool Host Club can be very calculating and sly. He is a second-year high school student and the vice president of the host club. Kyouya is the showrunner and supports president Tamaki from the back.
He is the definition of a necessary evil and manages the finances of the club. One of the main qualities that make Kyouya impressive is his ability to understand the situations and prepare in advance. He does have an occasional selfless attitude and we love this character for that.
2. Sakamoto (Sakamoto Desu Ga?)
Is there anything Sakamoto Kun cannot do? If you haven't heard of Sakamoto from the Anime series Sakamoto Desu Ga, then prepare to discover this epic Megane character who will blow your mind. No matter the difficulties or challenges presented in front of Sakamoto, he always has a solution and no one can ever outsmart him. Do you agree?
1. Hirotaka Nifuji (Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku)
Is there any reason to not like Hirotaka from the Anime series love is hard for otaku? The Megane Anime character loves to play games and indulges with her girlfriend who also happens to be a big-time fujoshi.
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