Top 5 Smartest Anime Characters List

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Top 5 Smartest Anime Characters List – Hey guys!. In this post, I’ll be discussing a list of Top 5 Smartest Anime Characters List. Same as in the real world, in the anime, there will be a character who have more intelligence than those around them. People with physical strength are not the only one who can rule and lead, most of them cannot fight but have extraordinary brains that carry out strategies that are impossible for normal humans to do. Today we’ll continue our discussion about the smartest character in anime history. So, let’s get started.

5. Kiyotaka Ayanokoji From Classroom of the Elite


Kiyotaka is a first year student at Advance Nurturing High School. In the beginning, almost everything about his life is unknown, until a flashback scene and he’s shown to be part of an unknown organization called the White Room which is run by his father. Despite having average grades, Kiyotaka has a broad insight to be able to study the emotions of those around him. Although proven intelligent, Kiyotaka sometimes acts temperamental and emotionless, making  him always discourage his friends. 

4. L Lawliet From Death Note

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L is an eccentric and also a genius, known as an international detective who handle dangerous cases in the world. L can also be said to be the enemy of Light and wants to reveal the mass murder that occurred and suspects Light as Kira. In this anime, the intelligence between L and Light is tested and proves who is smarter and faster will win. 

3. Senku Ishigami From Dr. Stone

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Senku is the main protagonist in this anime. He is described as a person who is very smart,  confident, and always thinks logically which sometimes makes him a bit arrogant. In the anime, Senku is a person who really believes in science. Despite having strong justice, he often manipulates people to get what he wants. Senku is an extremely genius with encyclopedic knowledge of all scientific matters. He is excellent in chemistry, physics, engineering, geology, biology and mathematics. In the world of stone, the knowledge that he has is very useful and helpful.

2. Lelouch Lamperouge From Code Geass 


In the story, Lelouch is a former prince from Britain and has a power called ‘Geass’. Being  genius and intelligence made him to be the leader and founder of The Black Knight with Zero’s  real identity. At school, Lelouch behaved as a friendly, fun, and often relaxed student, but all of that was just a mask that hid his true nature. In the battle, Lelouch is very cold, and also he’s willing to sacrifice civilians and soldiers if it is necessary in order to achieve his goal.

1. Light Yagami From Death Note  


Light is the main protagonist character of the Death Note series. It is said that after obtaining the Death Note from a Shinigami  named Ryuk, Light tries to change the world by cleaning up the dirty people in this world. As the main character, Light is hard-worker person who is talented and skilled at solving problems. But slowly, because of his greed, Light slaughtered all the people in the world and called himself “Kira”, considering himself a god to free the world from evil. The intelligence of Light is put to the test when the murder he  committed was discovered and investigated by L. Well, L is a pseudonym of a detective assigned to hunt down Kira.

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