- Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
Maybe one of the best anime characters you can find. Previously an assassin who came to be feared and baptized as Battosai during the Meiji Era, made a radical change in his life when he decided to stop killing… and for this he had a katana forged with an inverted edge, to remind himself of his promise. He defends people with problems using the Hiten Mitsurugi Ryu technique, and although after killing so many people he may seem like a cold-blooded man, the truth is that he is one of the funniest you can find.
Many times he lives in his world and makes his friends angry, but when the time comes to get serious his look changes completely. When he fights he tries to stay true to his new ethics, but the few times you see what the past Battosai’s look is like, you shudder.
He does whatever he has to, to protect his loved ones, especially Kaoru, and when he is able to live a peaceful life he is very humble and kind. It is difficult for him to maintain a relationship with someone, because he prefers to go from village to village trying to pass unnoticed.
This character was one of the most named during the 90’s and not in vain. Kenshin represents how people can change despite their reprehensible past, how you can build yourself a new world by fighting for it, and his internal debate about not killing anyone else touched the hearts of fans.
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