Article: Top Ten Bromances In Japanese Anime

Anime friendships are beautiful, but there is something even better about Bromance that fans cannot overlook. When two males are close to each other and get mistaken for a couple, it is known as a Bromance.  With shonen Anime being a popular genre, it is easy to see why Bromances became a big thing for fans. We have compiled a list of the top ten Anime brotherly love for you.

1. Gon & Killua

Gon and Killua from the Anime Hunter x Hunter became best friends the moment they met, bonding immediately after passing the first stage of the Hunter exam. There is a well-defined dynamic between these two. Gon is empathetic and kind in battles, whereas Killua is aggressive.

2. Naruto & Sasuke

Sasuke's personality from Naruto's spirit of fighting for peace and friendship is quite different. Despite hating each other at first, they become teammates under Kakashi sensei. Sasuke may not have realized at first how important he is to Naruto, but he figures it out in the end. It is beautiful that their friendship even extended to their children in Boruto. By the end of the series, Naruto and Sasuke have proven to be the most powerful ninjas.

3. Goku & Vegeta

Goku and Vegeta from the series Dragon Ball Z show the two sides of the Saiyans. Vegeta is a proud and hot-tempered Saiyan prince, and Goku is a strong fighter who grew up on earth. They both are the last remaining Saiyans. In the beginning, Vegeta wanted to defeat Goku, but they eventually teamed up to beat Alien Frieza. Vegeta develops mutual respect for Goku and admits him to be stronger. They become partners and find ways to increase their power levels.

4. Meliodas & Bas

The Anime Seven Deadly Sins reach some interesting places in its storyline. One of the biggest obstacles to progress is the main character, Meliodas. Meliodas and Ban are friendship goals for many. After all, they spend many years together as comrades. From arm wrestling to arguing over things, it is never a dull moment with these troublemakers. Ban even gave up killing Meliodas due to his love for his friend. They became an inseparable team.

5. Joestar & Caesar

There are many characters in the Anime franchise Jojo's Bizzare Adventure. This Anime has become well-known for its stylish characters, heroes' muscles, and Bromance. Joseph Joestar and Caesar Zeppeli become the most unlikely duo friends. When Jojo met Caesar, they did not see eye to eye. They have very different personalities, but Caesar sees Jojo in a new light after Jojo saves Caesar. They become close friends while they train under Lisa.

6. Hinata & Kageyama

After being inspired by his idol, The Little Giant, Hinata Shouyou decides to pursue volleyball. During his junior high years, he challenges Kageyama and promises to defeat him. But after entering high school, he meets his sworn enemy Kageyama. Although they didn't get along, they became unbeatable on the court.   Hinata and Kageyama can be said to be frenemies. They strive to be the best and even develop trust in each other.

7. Edward & Alphonse

There is nothing better than Bromance between actual brothers. Fans are always impressed to see when it is brothers getting along. The Anime Fullmetal Alchemist shows that the two brothers, Edward and Alphonse, were close, but their relationship changed after their mother died. They learn Alchemy and try to bring back their mother, but Edward loses his limbs and Alphonse's entire body. Edward vows to get their body back and take on the journey on this mission.

8. Tanaka & Oota

When you are as ambitiously lazy and listless as Tanaka, you need a friend like Oota, who can carry you to every class and remember the things you forget. Good thing Oota is there to save his friend. Tanaka appraises Oota as his perfect wife. He always worries about Tanaka and that he eats well and stays out of danger.

9. Itadori & Todo

Some friendships are there because of going through hardships together, while others become friends because they have the same type of women. Todo and Itadori become friends during the Kyoto Goodwill Event. With Todo's mentorship, Itadori can surpass his limits and learns to use new moves. Perhaps what makes their Bromance memorable is that it starts with their same taste in women.

10. Kakashi & Guy

Fans wished Kakashi and Guy sensei had more screen time during the Anime Naruto.  Kakashi, a calm and talented ninja, interacts with goofball and energetic Guy. They are eternal rivals and friends with no grudges between them. Kakashi needed a friend like that, someone not afraid to ride on his back.