Which of the HST anime / manga in your opinion have the best Black Representation?

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One Piece

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Bleach

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Naruto

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Here are some notable characters from each series.

One Piece

Blackbeard (Would be from Somalia according to Oda)

Aokiji (appearance is based on Japanese actor Yūsaku Matsuda but Kuzan is also very clearly black)

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Usopp

Brook (maybe? I know he'd be fom Australia but that doesn't mean he couldn't be black)

King

Yasopp

Daz Bones

Gedatsu

Shiryu the Rain

Diamond Jozu

Blueno

Miss Monday

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Bleach

Yoruichi (I've heard people say she's Indian but I have to give Bleach a heavy hitter)

Kaname Tosen

Lille Barro

Zommari

PePe Waccabrada

NaNaNa Najahkoop

Yammy

Love Aikawa

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Naruto

Killer Bee

Ay

Darui

Third Raikage

Karui

Omoi

Chocho

Tarui

Mabui

(pretty much anyone from Hidden Cloud Village)

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You forgot Oetsu Nimaiya for Bleach.

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@ovy7 said:

You forgot Oetsu Nimaiya for Bleach.

I dunno how I forgot about him.

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I'd give it to bleach or one piece do to the relevance of characters

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I'd give it to bleach or one piece do to the relevance of characters

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Naruto obviously, they have ninja wakanda

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Yammy is black??

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Bleach. And good art to boot.

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Shiryu of the Rain though?

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Other than Nanna and pepe. Bleach has the best Bleach characters and best designs

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@konohana said:

Shiryu of the Rain though?

yes. lol

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@wushu59:

I’m not really too invested to argue deeply about his race, but at best he’s tan.

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@konohana: Fair. But tbf, Oda gave him the same complexion as Usopp and Yasopp who he says is from Africa. And there is actually an ongoing joke with Zoro (not sure if you know about it) within the fanbase. 🤣

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@wushu59 said:

@konohana: Fair. But tbf, Oda gave him the same complexion as Usopp and Yasopp who he says is from Africa. And there is actually an ongoing joke with Zoro (not sure if you know about it) within the fanbase. 🤣

Yeah, I’m aware, 😭😂.

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Kubo really knows how to make good designs, ngl.