Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Cool Ojisan Characters

It was a 57.8% male audience naming the best mentors, fathers, surrogate fathers and "uncles"

Charapedia was feeling its age in its 70th 10,000 reader poll. In the latest poll, they asked fans to named their favorite cool, older guy, ojisan characters. It was a 57.8% male audience naming the best mentors, fathers, surrogate fathers and "uncles."  74.3% of the responses were from fans in their teens and 20s.  

 

From 145 suggestions, the top picks included:

 

General

20. G Gundam's The Undefeated of the East Master Asia - 103 votes

19. Ghost in the Shell's Batou - 104 votes

18. Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's Joseph Joestar - 108 votes

17. Fate/'s Emiya Kiritsugu - 121 votes

16. Fairy Tail's Gildarts Clive - 126 votes

15. Initial D's Bunta Fujiwara - 135 votes

14. Kuroko's Basketball'Kagetora Aida - 140 votes

13. Gintama's Taizo "MADAO" Hasegawa - 143 votes

12. One Piece's Shanks - 168 votes

11. Nausicaa's Yupa Miralda  - 185 votes

10.  Lupin III's Koichi Zenigata - 206 votes

9. Crayon Shinchan's Hiroshi Nohara  - 242 votes

8. Patlabor's Kiichi Goto - 251 votes

7. Gintama's Katakuriko Matsudaira - 252 votes

6. One Piece's Silver Rayleigh - 308 votes

5. Gugure! Kokkuri-san's Shigaraki  - 320 votes

 

4. Psycho-Pass'Tomomi Masaoka - 355 votes

 

3. Tiger & Bunny's Kotetsu T. Kaburagi - 378 votes


2. Gundam's Ramba Ral - 405 votes


1. Lupin III's Daisuke Jigen - 628 votes


Men

10. Emiya Kiritsugu - 101 votes

9. Master Asia - 103 votes

8. Tiger - 144 votes

7. Zenigata -  150 votes

6. Silver Rayleigh   - 168 votes

5.  Hiroshi Nohara  - 185 votes

4. Tomomi Masaoka - 198 votes

3. Goto - 201 votes

2. Ral-san - 357 votes

1. Jigen - 472 votes

 

Women

10. Naruto's Jiraiya - 93 characters

9. Yupa - 105 votes

8. Shanks - 114 votes

7.  Kagetora Aida - 125 votes

6. Silver Rayleigh - 140 votes

5. Jigen - 156 votes

4. Tomomi Masaoka - 157 votes

3,  Matsudaira - 167 votes

2. Tiger - 234 votes

1. Shigaraki - 247 votes

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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