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Top Anime Characters That Look Weak But Are Very Strong

In animes, appearances can be deceiving, many characters look weak but you will be fooled by their appearance as they are very strong. And today in this list we will meet some of those top anime characters who look weak but are strong.

  • Meliodas
  • Gon
  • Izuku Midoriyo
  • Shigeo Kageyama
  • Escannor
  • koro sensei
  • Bojji
  • Rimuru tempest
  • Saitama
  • Nezuko Kamado
  • Selim Bradley
  • Zeno
  • Hinata
  • Luffy
  • Chopper


meliodas seven deadly sins

At first glance, Meliodas appears to be nothing more than a cheerful and mischievous teenage boy who has been in a bunk with his friends from school in a rugged dress he has no worries and is very jolly but don’t be fooled by his this appearance.

Meliodas is the elder son of the demon lord and the captain of the seven deadly sins who are the strongest knight of the kingdom. Meliodas has defeated the demon king along with Ban so he is just a kid by look but a devil by power.

Meliodas possesses immense strength, capable of overpowering even the most fearsome opponents.

His ability to return the attack of others tenfold and his unbeatable and indestructible body allow him to make even the strongest people in the world fear him.


gon hunter x hunter

Gon freecs is a kid in his 14 who was in search of his father who had promised to meet him once he became a hunter

His journey starts to became a hunter in his quest he meets people who are much more skilled than him who had honed there bodies from birth.

Gon is full of courage and kindness he never fears any condition. And after becoming a hunter and learning and mastering nen his talents exploded.

Gon by personality is a very kind and loving child As a hunter, he learns to harness the power of nen, but it is during the Ant King Arc that he reveals his true strength, tapping into a burst of immense power driven by pure rage, transforming him into a fearsome and unstoppable force.

This was the turning point in Gon’s life which made this kid into a monster.

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Izuku Midoriya

izuku midoriya my hero academia

Izuku from my hero academia was a quirkless child who was pure of heart just like our captain America who will jump on the grenade for others.

But because of his quirkless life he was seen as a useless person but seeing his pure heart all might the strongest hero decided to make him his successor as the new owner of one for all.

He is pure of heart but still, his body is not prepared to take all that power in so first he trained to make his body physically strong then now his real training to control his new ability one for all starts.

He is a kid therefore he looks weak but this quirk makes him as strong as the combined strength of all his predecessors who owned this ability.

Shigeo Kageyama

Shigeo Kageyama from mob psycho 100 is a psychic with immense strength.

Shigeo Kageyama, also known as Mob, may appear as an introverted and shy psychic in Mob Psycho 100, but once his emotions reach their limit, his hidden powers surge forth, making him the strongest individual in his universe.

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Mob’s psychic abilities are a force to be reckoned with, and he becomes a true force of nature when pushed to the edge.

In his mob 100 form state mob can destroy cities, monsters and can even bring natural calamities.


escannor seven deadly sins

The sin of pride Escannor is the strongest member of the holy knights’ seven deadly sins. Despite his frail appearance during the night, he becomes an overwhelmingly powerful individual during the day.

His strength is not permanent it keeps rising with the rising sun and is at its peak at noon but after that, it keeps decreasing making him turn into a frail-looking mal-nutrition man at the peak of the night.

This power is both a boon and a Bane but at nearly the end of the season, Escannor learned to use his power with the help of his sunshine Merlin even at night because for him his love was like the sun providing him power.

He is the only character whose looking weak is not by choice but by his power or curse but he definitely is weak looking but very strong.

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Selim Bradley

selim bradley fullmetal alchemist

In the anime “Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood,” Selim Bradley is introduced as the young, innocent, and charismatic son of King Bradley, the ruler of Amestris and secretly the homunculus Wrath.

With his cherubic appearance and polite demeanor, Selim easily wins the trust and affection of those around him. However, behind this façade lies a cunning and merciless homunculus.

Selim Bradley is a homunculus created by the mysterious Father to act as a spy and assassin. His true identity as Wrath becomes evident when he is revealed to be one of the seven deadly sins personified.

As Wrath, he possesses incredible combat skills, superhuman speed, and agility, making him an exceptionally deadly opponent.

His abilities extend to utilizing the Ultimate Eye, which grants him unparalleled perception and reflexes, making him nearly unbeatable in battle.

Rimuru Tempest


Rimuru Tempest from that time I got reincarnated as a slime in actual is slime and if you have played any RPG games then you surely know that slimes are the very first monster and also the weakest monster you face in a game.

And from the actual outer appearance of Rimuru, he is the cutest gooey thing I have seen and no one can imagine that he can defeat even an ant and will be squashed by anyone but in actuality, he has the power of Tempest dragon who is a high demon lord level threat.

And by the end of the anime, Rimuru becomes a very formidable opponent who had founded his own kingdom which shows his power and by the end of the light novel if you like to read he had got the power to even change and create infinite number of realities.

Or in simple turns he becomes a god.

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saitama one punch man protagonist of one punch man

The parody anime character who works as the complete opposite of the dc hero Superman. He is a hero for fun, helping others is not a necessity for him and there is no fun in his life as he doesn’t feel challenged in front of any enemy.

His immense training ( laughing in my mind) has made him into a hero but in turn, made him lose his hair, his face doesn’t look like a hero’s when he is not serious and because of it on many occasions, many heroes have regarded him as a nobody in the anime.

But behind his unattractive face, there is a monster who can defeat many monsters with a single punch and he is not somebody to mess with.

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Nezuko Kamado

nezuko kamado from demon slayer

In the anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba,” Nezuko Kamado is the younger sister of Tanjiro Kamado, the protagonist.

Nezuko’s appearance is striking, with her bamboo muzzle and bright pink eyes.

However, unlike the typical bloodthirsty demon, Nezuko resists the urge to harm humans and even defends them from other demons. Her demon abilities are extraordinary, granting her incredible strength, agility, and the power to heal quickly from injuries.

Despite the challenges she faces, Nezuko remains an immensely compassionate character, showcasing her caring nature by protecting those she loves.

Her journey to regain her humanity and seek a cure for her condition exemplifies her unwavering determination and resilience.

Nezuko’s transformation from a vulnerable victim to a fierce protector solidifies her as one of the most compelling and beloved characters in “Demon Slayer.”



In the anime “Ousama Ranking,” or Ranking of the Kings, Bojji is introduced as the weak and deaf prince of the kingdom. Born with physical disabilities and unable to wield a sword, Bojji faces constant ridicule and underestimation from those around him, including his own father, the king who knows the reason for Bojji’s weakness is he himself.

Despite this, Bojji’s indomitable spirit and kind heart make him stand out as a character of great depth and inner strength.

Bojji’s physical limitations do not define him, as he possesses an innate talent for reading people and situations. His disability serves as a catalyst for his growth and development as he strives to prove his worth and prove that he can be a capable ruler.

Throughout the series, Bojji’s character evolves from a timid and vulnerable prince to a confident and inspiring leader who masters the way of the sword and with his agility becomes able to beat the strongest opponent.


grand zeno dragon ball super

The supreme king of the multiverse under whom all lord of destruction works and also the person who on his whimsical thought can destroy the whole multiverse in the blink of an eye.

Zeno is a very scary, very innocent-looking alien child being.

But this child had already destroyed half of the 14 universes in the DBZ therefore Zeno is the most deserving kid on this list of Top Anime Characters That Look Weak But Are Very Strong.


hinata naruto shippuden anime

Hinata is the wife of the Hokage Naruto but by her nature, she is very shy and only keeps things to herself when first she was introduced in the series many people including me thought that she was not good at using jutsu and fighting.

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But in the Pain Arc, we saw her risking her life for Naruto which showed her courage and we also saw her use the byakugan which showed us that she was not a useless girl but really strong support.


luffy straw hat luffy one piece anime

The captain of the straw hat Luffy when first introduced in the series was a character who from the looks of him looked very weak had no muscles, by nature was a carefree person, and had no worries about anything.

The only good thing he was good at was to take on bullet on his body and be unaffected by them but if the fight came to a direct confrontaion other then a few punch he was of no help.

And even though he had the gomu-gomu no mi devil fruit ability he was not strong nor skilled at using it but he became strong with his training and after losing his brother Ace, gaining all the experience after the time skip.

Eventhough Luffy still looks seems weak from the look but is now very strong.

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koro sensei assassination classroom anime

In the anime “Assassination Classroom,” Koro Sensei, also known as the Unkillable Teacher, is an enigmatic creature with a smiley face and a unique tentacled appearance.

As the homeroom teacher of Class 3-E, Koro Sensei is assigned to train and mentor a group of students tasked with assassinating him before he destroys Earth.

Koro Sensei is, in fact, a powerful octopus-like creature with unmatched speed, strength, and regenerative abilities. He is also highly intelligent, capable of solving complex problems and imparting valuable life lessons to his students.

He is able to move at mach 20 speed, catch nuclear bombs like he is playing catch with it and can even kill half of earth population within minutes.

Despite his seemingly villainous role as Earth’s potential destroyer, he forms a strong bond with the students under his care and becomes a beloved and trusted mentor.


chopper one piece anime

Another crewmate of Luffy from one piece is a deer who had eaten the human fruit giving him the brain and mind of a human he appearance is like a cute stuffed teddy bear and no one can think that he could fight.

But Chopper being a doctor had developed a drug for himself which when he consumes turn him into a monster who can destroy nearly anything which comes in his path.

Most of the time when he is not in his beast form he is always running away from action sequences but when conditions arises where he has to help someone only then we see him in action. There are many times when his power had been a great help to his crewmates.

No one can assume that a monster lives inside the body of that cute little teddy deer.

vivek jain

Im a lover of anime and manga and love to talk about them. My favourite anime are MNaruto, Dragon Ball Z and ONe piece and out of these my favourite is One Piece.

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