Convictions can take all shapes and forms. Often, someone’s strongly held worldview, opinion, or belief is based on judging others positively or negatively, fighting for a subjective cause, or perhaps the character’s own sense of justice and righteousness. Here is everything you need to know about anime heroes with the strongest convictions.
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Eren Yeager Believes In The Eldian Cause: Attack On Titan
The antihero Eren Yeager once fought for the sake of his walled city, determined to slay the man-eating Titans. Then Eren learned the truth of this world and its politics. He radically shifted his position and started using Titan’s power to fight for the Eldian restoration movement.
Eren now strongly believes in the Eldian cause, ready to fight anyone, including former friends. Eren is certain that the world will not have true peace or justice until the Eldians are freed and given a safe, secure place to live in the face of Marley’s aggression.
Senku Ishigami Believes Science Can Save Society: Dr. Stone
The teen scientist Senku Ishigami isn’t nearly as sentimental or charismatic as Izuku Midoriya or Aang. He does have unshakable convictions, and that makes him an empowering hero to watch in Dr. Stone.
Senku knows the odds are against him in this new Stone Age, especially with Tsukasa Shishio running around. Yet he won’t compromise his science-based convictions to save his own skin. He was ready to die for science.
Rimuru Tempest Has Faith In Unity & Tolerance: That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
Some Isekai heroes fight only for their own glory and gratification. And others, such as Yuji in My Isekai Life, don’t have any obvious convictions or motivations at all. But the OP slime hero Rimuru Tempest is a different story.
He’s a more benign Eren Yeager, fighting to give others a place to live in this dangerous world. Rimuru’s methods are more constructive than Eren’s, even if they have similar convictions.