20 Best Capricorn Anime Characters Ranked by Popularity
As with most fictional characters, anime characters have birthdays that their creators gave them. Since they have a birthday, they also have an astrological sign. People (or characters) born between December 21st and January 21st have the astrological sign Capricorn.
Capricorn is the tenth sign in the zodiac, and it is an earth sign. The Capricorn sign is pretty dominant in pop culture.
Capricorns are known for being determined, hard-working, and ambitious. Their ambition can even be ruthless at times. They are also brilliant, and they analyze all of their options carefully.
Capricorns are also reliable and level-headed. They have excellent organization and planning skills and are good at managing others.
The negative characteristic traits of Capricorns include their love of worldly things and their tendency to be stubborn or condescending towards people they disagree with. They are also known for their emotional outbursts when angry or upset.
We will look at what we consider the top 20 Capricorns from anime, ranked by their popularity. Some have apparent Capricorn traits, while others are subtle. Nonetheless, they all have the earth astrological sign.
1. Utena Tenjou
Utena Tenjou is the protagonist of the series Revolutionary Girl Utena. Her birthday is December 29th. Utena is admired by most of her peers and is passionate and intelligent.
Utena has a typical Capricorn personality. She has a solid sense of right and wrong and would do almost anything to protect her stance on both. She is also introverted despite the fact she is well-liked by her peers.
She is also goal-oriented and determined when pursuing her goals, no matter what hardships she may face along the way. When it comes to negative Capricorn traits, Utena is impulsive and can be easily affected by other people’s feelings and intentions.
2. Allen Walker
Allen Walker is the main hero of the anime and manga series D.Gray-man. Allen was abandoned by his biological parents but was later found and adopted by Mana Walker. December 25th is actually the day Allen was adopted, but he considers it his birthday, and he displays many Capricorn traits.
Allen is kind and generous and will not accept gifts from others that he feels he has not earned. He is very determined. In fact, he is so determined that he frequently puts himself in harm’s way to help others.
He is also determined to rise above the stigma that an exorcist is simply a destroyer. He strives to be a destroyer who also saves. He is also intelligent but doesn’t always use his brain for the best reasons. He often uses his intelligence to cheat and win by playing poker.
3. Tsukushi Makino
Tsukushi Makino is a leading character in the Hana Yori Dango/Boys Over Flowers manga, anime, and live-action series. She was born on December 28th. Tsukushi is strong-willed and arduous, both Capricorn characteristics.
Her hardships, including her poor upbringing, only made her stronger and work harder. She did not have a lot of friends at her high school due to not having a lot in common with the primarily wealthy kids, but she kept the friends she did have close and protected them boldly.
Like most Capricorns, Tsukushi’s stubbornness often gets her in trouble, but she eventually finds balance.
Gaara is an antagonist turned protagonist in the anime and manga series Naruto. His birthday is January 19th.
As a child, Gaara did not display characteristics typical of a Capricorn. He was chaotic, driven by emotion, and violent. As he got older and met Naruto, he gained control of his behavior and became wiser, more practical, and level-headed.
Gaara is not as ambitious as most Capricorns, but he overcame his flaws of shyness and stubbornness. This took great determination, which is characteristic of Capricorns.
5. Levi Ackerman
Levi Ackerman, or Captain Levi, is the leader of the Special Operations Squad in the Survey Corps in the anime series Attack on Titan. His birthday is December 25th.
Levi is described by others as a clean freak and is often unapproachable by others because of his cold demeanor. He is earnest and rarely shows any emotion. He is also blunt and straight to the point.
True to his Capricorn nature, Levi admires discipline and structure. He is also goal-oriented, a skilled soldier, and a great leader.
Although he seems unapproachable, he is well-liked by his fellow soldiers and cares very deeply for them.
6. Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivrusky IV
Born on January 1st, Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivrusky IV is a central (and the final) protagonist in the Cowboy Bebop anime series. She is also known as Radical Edward.
Edward is curious, eccentric, and resourceful. She is also brilliant- she is a computer whiz, genius hacker, and chess master.
Edward does not have a typical Capricorn personality for the most part. She is very free-spirited, often refers to herself in the third person, speaks in nonsensical phrases, is barefoot most of the time, and sometimes walks on all fours like an animal.
However, when it comes to computers and hacking, her inner Capricorn shines through. Edward is serious and determined when it comes to hacking and computers because this is where she excels and is most comfortable.
7. Masato Hijirikawa
Masato Hijirikawa is a character in the anime, manga, and video game series Uta No Prince Sama/ Shining Live. December 29th is his birthday. He is also called Masa.
Capricorns are known for being serious and, at times, too serious. Masato is known for his stern, serious expression and is often calm, relaxed, and collected. However, he does hide some emotions that leave him on the edge of exploding at times.
Due to his strict upbringing and astrological sign, Masato has a serious and old-fashioned personality. Masato does everything earnestly and sincerely. He is exceptionally dedicated and skilled at housework and playing the piano.
8. Shoto Todoroki
Shoto Todoroki is the main character in the anime and manga series My Hero Academia. His birthday is January 11th.
In the beginning, Shoto is primarily cold, shy, and keeps to himself. However, he eventually opens up and becomes more pleasant and friendly. He can be arrogant at times, which is a trait of his astrological sign.
However, Shoto does tend to display more of the positive Capricorn traits than the negative because he experienced the negative traits firsthand from his abusive father.
Shoto will also do anything to help a friend, no matter how much trouble it might cause him or get him into.
9. Portgas D. Ace
Ace was born on January 1st and is a central supporting character in the One Piece anime series. Ace was the biological son of the late Pirate King and the adopted son of Monkey D. Garp. He is the older adopted brother of Luffy and Sabo and commanded both the Spade and Whitebeard pirates.
Like a true Capricorn, Ace has good leadership skills, evidenced by his leadership over two different pirate groups. He is also highly intelligent and sometimes impulsive.
Another Capricorn trait Ace displays is his quick temper. Ace can get violent and is easily provoked, especially when someone else hurts or insults someone close to him.
10. Viktor Nikiforov
Viktor Nikiforov is a main character in the series Yuri!!! On Ice. His birthday is December 25th. He is a talented figure skater, choreographer, and coach.
Viktor is cheerful and has a carefree attitude about most things but can be serious when he needs to be. He has excellent self-control, especially over his emotions. However, when others are in emotional distress, he has trouble managing them and is blunt and awkward.
Viktor is very passionate and displays his Capricorn determination when it comes to ice skating, whether he is performing or coaching. He is confident and pushes himself to be better. He also has high standards for other people’s skating and people in general.
Viktor also shows superiority over younger skaters, which is another Capricorn trait.
11. Tobio Kageyama
Born December 22nd, Tobio Kageyama is one of the main characters of the Haikyu!! Series. Tobio is a volleyball star and is called “King of the Court” by his teammates.
Tobio has a pretty typical Capricorn personality: he is serious, often arrogant, and sometimes has emotional outbursts.
However, Tobio is dedicated, driven, and passionate when it comes to volleyball.
12. Karma Akabane
Karma Akabane is one of the main characters in the anime and manga series Assassination Classroom. His birthday is December 25th.
Capricorns are known for their leadership abilities, and Karma is a prime example of a self-centered leader. He also proves that while most Capricorns are serious, not all of them are quiet. Although he is a good leader, his self-centeredness does cause him to act superior to others.
He can be manipulating at times and is known for being violent and having a troublesome attitude. He is a hard-working student, although he tries to act like he isn’t. He is also ambitious, independent, and intelligent. He excels at coming up with assassination plans.
13. Mei Tachibana
Mei Tachibana is the main female character and protagonist of the Sukitte Ii Na Yo/ Say I Love You series. Her birthdate is December 25th. She is the love interest of Yamato Kurosawa.
Since she was frequently done wrong when she was younger, Mei believed that people were meant to betray each other, so she distanced herself from others so she wouldn’t get hurt. However, Yamato helped her find acceptance and trust and make friends.
Like most Capricorns, Mei is very serious, sometimes almost to a fault. Another Capricorn characteristic that Mei boldly displays is all the energy she puts into her relationship with Yamato.
14. Misa Amane
Misa Amane is a protagonist in the Death Note franchise. She was born on December 25th. She often refers to herself in the third person, calling herself Misa-Misa.
While Misa displays many Capricorn characteristics, she is also a unique character. She is a talented actress, model, and singer. Misa is also highly dedicated and devoted to Light.
Misa is empathetic mainly and friendly to those she meets, except when it comes to Light. If she feels any other girls are giving him more attention than she is, she can be downright cruel.
Misa is intelligent, knowledgeable, and outgoing but can also be impulsive and uncontrollable, all characteristics of a Capricorn.
15. Kaolla Su
Kaolla Su is a foreign exchange student in the Love Hina anime and manga series. Her birthday is January 11th. Kaolla is very energetic and funny, not typical of Capricorn’s personality traits.
However, true to her Capricorn nature, Kaolla is ambitious and determined to open a computing school in her home country that will make her homeland more powerful than Japan. She is also a technological genius.
16. Marik Ishtar
Marik Ishtar is the main antagonist of the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise. He is the leader of the criminal group the Rare Hunters. His birthday is December 23rd. Marik is included on this list because he exemplifies what happens when a character negatively embraces their Capricorn traits.
While he was kinder and more loving toward his sister and adopted brother when he was younger, Marik has always displayed the determination of a Capricorn, even as a child.
However, most Capricorns are selfless and will usually put themselves in harm’s way for others. Marik will do anything to manipulate others into getting what he wants. And most Capricorns are driven by their determination, but Marik is fueled by rage.
17. Kaguya Shinomiya
Kaguya Shinomiya is the protagonist of the anime series Kaguya-sama: Love Is War. Her birthday is January 1st.
Kaguya’sKaguya’s Capricorn leadership skills are evident, as she is the vice president of the school student council. Another Capricorn trait that Kaguya displays is her tendency to look down on others and finds ways to use them for her own benefit.
She is also a multi-talented genius and is confident in her intelligence and skills. She does consider the other members of the council her friends and cares for them deeply.
18. Senku Ishigami
Senku Ishigami is the main protagonist of the anime and manga series Dr. Stone. His date of birth is January 4th.
He is confident, straightforward, and intelligent. He often comes across as arrogant to others, which is the case for most Capricorns. Unlike other Capricorns, Senku doesn’t put down those who know less than him but instead encourages them to do better.
He is determined and persistent, even staying awake the whole time he was petrified so he wouldn’t miss anything. And like most other Capricorns, he is caring and compassionate when it comes to his close friends.
19. Rukia Kuchiki
Rukia Kuchiki is the former lieutenant and current captain of the 13th division in the anime and manga series Bleach. Her birthday is January 14th.
Rukia is modest, whereas most other Capricorns display some degree of arrogance. This is primarily because she was born to lower-class parents, although she was later adopted into an upper-class family.
She does display a calm demeanor that is typical of Capricorns. She is also fearless.
20. Sailor Saturn
Sailor Saturn was born Hotaru Tomoe on January 6th. She is best known as Sailor Saturn in the anime series Sailor Moon.
She displays the seriousness and responsibility of a Capricorn. She is stoic and serious and, at times, a little sarcastic. Above all, Sailor Saturn will do anything to protect the world from evil, including sacrificing herself.