Anime is one of the most famous and rapidly growing genres in pop culture. In the last few years, the popularity of anime has skyrocketed. The demand for anime is increasing day by day because of this some big streaming services like Netflix are now investing their money and time in anime. Not only normal people but some big celebrities are also into anime. you won,t believe that there are so many big celebrities who love anime. some of the names in this list will definately shock you. so Let’s start this list of top 10 celebrities who love anime.
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Kanye West is a world-famous American rapper and Producer. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential musicians of all time. Kanye has expressed his love for anime many times. Not only is 1988 Akira one of his favorite movies, but It has also influenced his music video “Stronger”. He has talked about Akira hundreds of times and also how it inspired him.
Favorite Anime:- Akira
John Cena is an American wrestler and actor. He is one of the most famous and successful wrestlers in the world. Many of his fans may not know but he likes anime. In an interview, he revealed that his favorite anime movie is “Fist of the North Star” from 1986.
Favorite Anime:- Fist of the North Star(1986)
Samuel L Jackson
Samuel L Jackson is a widely known American actor. His love for anime came to the limelight In an interview, where he admitted that he likes anime and also enjoys its more adult-oriented counterparts too. some people might know that he has also voiced characters like, afro samurai and ninja ninja.
Michael B Jordan
Michael B Jordan is a famous American actor. In an episode of “actually me ” by GQ, Michael proudly declared himself “a true anime fan”. He even launched a naruto inspired collection in a collaboration with Coach. He said his favorite anime is Naruto: shippuden. Along with Naruto, Michael also said dragon ball z, attack on titan, and Gundam wing are some of his all-time favorite. In 2019, Highsnobiety asked him about his obsession in their cover story.
“Anime is something that was a big piece of my childhood, my adult life and my creativity” – he told Highsnobiety
Favorite Anime:- Naruto, Dragon ball Z, Attack On Titan, and Gundam
Pewdiepie also known as Felix is a Swedish YouTuber and content creator. He is one of the biggest youtuber on the planet with more than 110 million subscribers. Almost everyone who knows him is aware of his love for anime. He has made so many videos on anime and expressed his love for it. some of his favorite anime and manga include Naruto: Shippuden, Bleach, One punch man, Attack on Titan, Ergo Proxy, Ichigo 100%, Berserk, Mononoke blame, and Kiba.
Favorite Anime:- Naruto: Shippuden, Bleach, One punch man, Attack on Titan, Ergo Proxy, Ichigo 100%, Berserk, Mononoke blame, and Kiba
Magen Fox is a well-known American actress and model. she is a fan of graphic novels and anime. Transformers actress revealed that she truly became a fan of the genre after watching cowboy bebop and Inuyasha. she also expressed that she would love to work in a live-action adaptation of these series.
Favorite Anime:- Cowboy bebop and Inuyasha
Keanu Reeves has never been shy about his love for anime. It may not come as a surprise for many people considering the roles he has taken throughout his career. At san Diego comic-con, he revealed that when preparing the role of neo in the matrix he watched shows like Akira and Ghost in the shell which made him to fall in love with anime. he said he loves the type of stories anime tells. American writer Heather Anne Campbell tweeted in 2019,
” Keanu and i were often the only two customers at animate, when it existed on Melrose. that’s my Keanu story. He likes anime. “
Favorite Anime:- Akira and Ghost in the shell
The famous film director Quentin Tarantino is an otaku at heart. His favourite anime includes Ghost in the shell and blood: The last vampire. He is such a big fan of these shows that he wanted Production I.G. (the studio behind both of the aforementioned anime shows) to create animated sequences in his film Kill Bill. He even went and requested the studios personally.
Favorite Anime:- Ghost in the shell, and blood: The last vampire
Ariana Grande, one of the most famous singers in the world is also a big fan of anime. Her favorite anime is spirited away. she love this anime so much that she even got a tattoo of it. On August 20, 2018 Ariana revealed her new tattoo of the main character Chihiro from spirited away. She also explained to her follower about the character in her Snapchat story.
She got her second anime-related tattoo in january, 2019. The singer revealed a tattoo of the pokemon Eevee on her Instagram story with a caption, ” I’ve wanted this for so long thank u sm “. Ariana also told fans that she loves playing Pokemon: Let’s go Eevee! over her break. she also claimed to have played the game for 15 hours before getting back to work on her last day.
Favorite Anime:- Spirited Away and Pokemon
Elon musk, the richest and most successful person on the planet has pretty good taste in anime. His love for anime first came to the limelight in October 2018, when he tweeted “Love your name” and also attached the movie’s trailer. He has tweeted many times about his love for anime. The Centibillionaire also revealed his list of favorite anime on October 14, 2021, when he gave some of his anime recommendations to a user. Anime recommended by elon musk includes Death Note, Evangelion, Ghost in the shell, Spirited away, Princess Mononoke, Full Metal Alchemist, and Your Name.
Favorite Anime:- Death Note, Evangelion, Ghost in the shell, Spirited away, Princess Mononoke, Full Metal Alchemist, and Your Name
Other celebrities who love anime:-
Pharrell Williams, Tobey Maguire, Zac Efron, Ronda Rousey, Robin Williams, Bill Nighy, RZA, Chris Brown, BTS, Brennan Williams, Bill Burr, Rihanna, Christian bale, and Mr. beast
This was the list of top 10 celebrities who love anime. which celebrity in this list shocked you the most?