Top 10 Yaoi Anime Characters, Ranked

Many people, especially women, love Yaoi all over the world.

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Top 10 Yaoi Anime Characters, Ranked
Top 10 Yaoi Anime Characters

Yaoi anime may appear unusual to those unfamiliar with the genre at first, yet it has become one of the most popular anime genres in recent years. Yaoi or BL anime characters in sexual, platonic, or charming relationships have gotten a lot of attention and fan culture. Many people, especially women, love them all over the world. The characters in the yaoi anime series are intriguing and create sexual tension between the viewer and the anime's other characters. The entire concept of yaoi has been adopted since it provides viewers with a diverse range of personalities. If you enjoy bi anime or gay anime television series, you'll enjoy the anime on this list. Many of the anime listed below cross over into different sub-genres, but they're all part of the yaoi genre in some way.

10. Ritsu Onodera (Sekaiichi Hatsukoi)

Ritsu Onodera is the main character of the series Sekaiichi Hatsukoi. Ritsu is passionately in love with Takano but is too terrified to accept it or do anything about it because their first try at a relationship 10 years ago ended so disastrously. However, he does all he could to be there for Takano without him realizing it and we see how he tries to hide the fact that he is gay and is not ready to admit it.

9. Akihiko Usami (Junjou Romantica)

Akihiko Usami aka Usagi-san is considered to be one of the best BL anime characters. Akihiko is the main character in the anime series Junjou Romantica. In the series, Akihiko is shown as a prevented individual as well as a reckless person. He develops feelings for Misaki when he started having aggressive sex with him. He is a 28-year-old man who is a successful writer, has a nice body, an amazingly deep voice and someone who has a rude aura around him. Despite his rude behaviour, he is also someone who just needs to be in his arms and get a warm hug.

8. Ash Lynx (Banana Fish)

Ash Lynx, is the protagonist of the anime series Banana Fish. Ash has a tall and slender physique with beautiful green eyes and pale skin admired by other characters as well. Ash has the personality, charisma, and ability to bring together big groups of people under his control. He is not only an exceptional combatant and marksman, but he is also extremely clever, having an IQ of 200. Along with his exceptional intelligence, Ash's attractive looks and charisma enable him to sway the will of others in terrible situations, and he is fully aware of this.

7. Yashiro (Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai: The Clouds Gather)

Yashiro is the protagonist of the anime series Saezuru Tori Wa Habatakanai: The Clouds Gather. He is considered to be the most beautiful and handsome man by most of the characters in the anime series. He has pale skin with perfect average height with flashy greyish blonde hair and sneaky dark golden eyes. Due to his traumatic past in which he was brutally treated by men that he now has become a sex addict. Willing to have sex with any man who wants him, and that too in the most brutal of ways, the handsome Yashiro uses sex to pound away the emotional sorrow he has endured every day since he was a small boy.  

6. Kousuke Ooshiba (Hitorijime My Hero)

Kousuke Ooshiba is the main character in the anime series Hitorijime My Hero. Kousuke is the gorgeous, edgy instructor who becomes Masahiro Setagawa's 'hero' when he confronts a bunch of delinquents. Kousuke has a cheery disposition most of the time, but he is a rather serious person, and when he is angry, he appears frigid. He is usually in a pleasant mood. He can be perverted and lewd at times. Kousuke is also known a lot in BL anime characters’ as one of the most considerate not only because he loves Masahiro unconditionally but he is also able to provide him with the best relationship ever.

5. Masamune Takano (Sekaiichi Hatsukoi)

Masamune is one of the main characters in the anime series Sekaiichi Hatsukoi. Back in high school, Masamune was a very quiet person who only talked when he was spoken to. He is now a 28-year-old who works at Marukawa Publishing shoujo manga department as Editor-in-chief. Takano experienced numerous heartbreaks by Takano when they were still in high school. However, he is also a strong man who can chase Takano again and again despite the fact that his confession was almost rebuffed because he loves Takano so much that it is difficult for him to live without him.

4. Misaki Takahashi (Junjou Romantica)

Misaki Takahashi is the main character of the anime series Junjou Romantica and is loved by Akihiko Usami their relationship is named the same as the anime title. Misaki is a uke who is quickly pleased and ashamed since he does not want to bother others. He is acutely aware of how others are feeling. Despite his refusal to reveal his feelings for Akihiko Usami, Misaki is deeply in love with the novelist and is continuously concerned about him.

3. Ritsuka Uenoyama (Given)

Ritsuka Uenoyama is one of the main characters of the anime Given and a 16-year-old guitarist. Also, an official boyfriend of Mafuyu Satou. Ritsuka stands out with his buff physique and short black hair. Uenoyama, who is an extraordinarily gifted guitarist, occasionally puts his own abilities, interests, and needs on hold in order to assist Mafuyu to uncover his. Uenoyama, especially Mafuyu, can be extremely sensitive to the feelings of others.

2. Akihiko Kaji (Given)

Akihiko Kaji plays an important role in the anime series as well as in the band ‘given’. Akihiko is in love with his fellow violinist Ugetsu and also they both lived together. He knew that Ugetsu would never be able to love him as much as he did. Despite being described as scary-looking on multiple occasions, Akihiko is also described as a pleasant guy who is quite insightful. Most of the time, Akihiko says exactly what he believes. He struggled a lot when he used to play the violin and wanted to be better than Ugetsu. Akihiko is also loved by his bandmate Haruki Nakayama and later they both get together.

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1. Shuumei Sasaki (Sasaki and Miyano)

Sasaki is one of the two main characters of the anime series Sasaki and Miyano. Yes, he is one of those characters that is being loved by every BL fan. Sasaki is introduced as a bright and happy, albeit overly enthusiastic, upperclassman; nevertheless, this is not always the case. He has a tendency to be reckless and impetuous, acting or speaking without regard for the repercussions or the people around him. Despite his reputation as a bad student, he is quite adoring of Miyano Yoshikazu and enjoys spending time with him. They both are very adorable couples from the recent yaoi anime series.