April 24, 2024
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These are the 20+ most popular green characters. Everyone must be no stranger to these characters! Click in and find your favorite one!

Green is a color often associated with life, nature, and growth. There are times when this color makes you feel calm and energized, and you see it a lot in cartoons. People all over the world are thinking about these green characters, which look like superheroes or well-known childhood characters.

A previous blog post provided a list of 25 cute Fat Cartoon Characters. Today let’s take a look at 20 green characters in anime!

1. The Hulk — The Incredible Hulk

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After one of Dr. Bruce Banner’s gamma ray experiments went wrong, he transformed into the extraordinary Hulk.

However, only in anger does he have the ability to transform into the lanky superhero. He debuted in the inaugural issue of The Incredible Hulk in the late ’60s, making him the youngest green figure at the time.

Since then, he’s appeared in several animated films, live-action TV shows, and various Marvel feature films. That said, it’s important to note that the Hulk’s power level is proportional to his rage level.

2. Sheldon J. Plankton —  SpongeBob SquarePants

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One of SpongeBob SquarePants’ 10 primary characters is Sheldon J. Plankton, better known simply as Plankton. It is a business rival of the Krusty Krab owner, Mr. Krabs.

As one of the green characters, he runs the Chum Bucket restaurant alongside a waterproof computer which is his assistant and wife. It’s also the one who advises him on his evil plans.

Even though his restaurant is not yet a success, Plankton is an ambitious man who continues to conspire to expand his business.

3. Perry the Platypus —  Phineas and Ferb

Perry the Platypus leads an exciting double life as a secret agent for the OWCA (Organization Without Cool Acronyms), a spy organization that employs animals as super spies.

Also known as Perry, he was adopted by the Flynn-Fletcher family.

Through his covert operations and unexpected experiences, Perry shows us that even the most unassuming creatures can possess extraordinary talents.

green characters/ Perry the Platypus

4. Michael Wazowski — Monsters Inc

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Michael Wazowski, affectionately known as Mike, is the protagonist of Monsters Inc and Monsters University

One of the most popular green characters, he seems particularly unique. He’s a short, lemon-green, spherical monster with one big green eye.

On top of that, he has two small horns on his head and spindly arms and legs attached to the sides of his torso. Wherever you saw it, you were sure to recognize it instantly.

Michael proves that even the most unlikely characters can have a huge impact with his quick wit and unwavering loyalty to his best friend, Sully.

5. Krusty The Clown —  The Simpsons

green characters/ Krusty The Clown

Krusty the Clown is a pessimistic, drug-addicted clown. He happens to be the host of Bart, Lisa, and Marge’s favorite TV show, The Krusty the Clown Show.

He is a character on the popular animated sitcom The Simpsons and has a supporting role in The Simpsons Movie.

Krusty’s desire to grow up to be a performer while still in school soured his relationship with his father.

Later, the stress of the demanding job of pleasing audiences turned him into a full-blown charlatan.

6. Rex — Toy Story Series

Rex is one of the main green characters in the Disney-Pixar Toy Story series of feature films. Despite his timid nature, Rex proves time and time again that bravery can come in all states, forms, and colors.

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Like most people in the real world, Rex doesn’t pretend to be categorized. He is aware of his endless worries and insecurities, and the audience is always aware of his problems.

Despite his fear of being a small voice, he always strives to make a stand for the people he truly admires.

Moreover, he subtly teaches us never to judge someone based on anger or appearance. So, no matter how complicated it sounds, we all must be as honest and caring as Rex.

7. Sleepy — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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Sleepy is one of the seven dwarves in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

It’s not hard to understand how he got his name. This green character’s perpetual lethargy and lack of concern for what’s happening around him played a huge role.

Since sleepyheads love to sleep, one would find it difficult to keep them awake when a very interesting event occurs.

However, despite his sleepiness, it is clear that he is arguably the most logical of all dwarves.

With his laid-back attitude and perpetual need for naps, Sleepyhead adds a dash of humor to the enchanting world of fairy tales.

8. Leonardo — Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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The beloved “leader” of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is known for his dual katanas.

Leonardo is one of the only green characters on the show whose sketches give a nuanced impression. This is mainly because he can sometimes be seen worrying about his leadership position.

While he aspires to be brave and decisive, he can’t help being a relatively inexperienced teenager.

As a result, the gap between his aspirations and the status quo sometimes frustrates him.

This stoic tortoise becomes a symbol of honor and bravery through his disciplined nature and exceptional swordsmanship.

9. Shrek — Shrek

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Shrek is an ogre who has not only won the heart of a beautiful princess but the hearts of millions of viewers around the world.

Some might say Shrek lives in a swamp. But Shrek is also an inspiring character.

The fact that he will do everything in his power to fight for his love makes him more attractive, lovable, and loyal than most.

Shrek has also been recognized as one of the “100 Greatest Characters of the Last 20 Years” by Entertainment Weekly.

10. Princess Fiona — Shrek

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Princess Fiona was born far away, the only daughter of Queen Lillian and King Harold. When she was a little girl, a witch cursed her.

The curse caused her to become an ogre between sunset and sunrise and was only broken when the princess was kissed by her true love.

However, her parents did their best to ensure no one else knew about the curse. As the sensational Shrek series continues, we see Princess Fiona fall in love with and marry Shrek.

Known for her unconventional beauty and fierce personality, Princess Fiona captivates audiences with her emerald-green appearance and strong character. As Shrek’s love interest, Fiona proves that true love transcends appearances and reminds us that beauty comes in many forms.

11. Peter Pan — Peter Pan

green characters/ Peter Pan

Peter Pan was a naughty boy who never grew up, mesmerizing audiences with his emerald green costumes and adventurous spirit. He was one of the main green characters in Disney’s 1953 animated movie of the same name. Peter Pan is both whimsical and adventurous.

Peter Pan can fly and lead others to Neverland. He embodies the eternal desire for eternal youth and endless adventure.

While Peter Pan may appear arrogant to his opponents, they are well aware that he is a very capable individual.

He doesn’t let time define his life. It makes no difference to him because he strives to enjoy today as if there were no tomorrow.

12. Yoda — Star Wars 

Yoda is a green humanoid alien from the Star Wars universe. He first appeared in the 1980 feature film The Empire Strikes Back. 

Although this fictional character looks small and cute, he is known to have great powers in the Force.

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Intelligent and powerful, this green character is a legendary Jedi Master in the Star Wars universe. His distinctive green skin reflects his deep connection to the Force, and his mysterious and profound words of wisdom have inspired generations of fans.

With his lightsaber skills and unparalleled knowledge, Yoda became a symbol of hope and guidance in a galaxy far, far away.

13. Whiny Oscar — Sesame Street

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Whiny Oscar lives in a garbage can on Sesame Street and is a grumpy, lovable green character who wears a green fur coat. 

He often indulges in arguments with other Muppets and human characters. Like most whiners, his sole mission seems to be to cause despair and frustration in everyone he meets.

With his sarcastic remarks and love of all things trash-related, Oscar reminds us that even the most unconventional people have unique charms.

14. Kermit The Frog — Sesame Street

green characters/ Kermit The Frog

Kermit the Frog first appeared in 1955. He is one of the most important green characters in Sesame Street.

Since his debut, he has probably had more television and movie credits than most members of the Screen Actors Guild.

He has been a household name and prolific hero since the 1960s, and the character was resurrected again in 2011 with the release of The Muppets.

Over the years, Kermit has played regular lead roles in numerous Muppet productions and television specials.
His appearance and voice have also been recognized in pop culture nationwide and beyond.

15. Mad Hatter — DC Comics

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Mad Hatter, whose real name is Jervis Tetch, is a Batman villain who usually wears a green suit and oversized hat.

He was a patient at Arkham Asylum and overly obsessed with the feature film Alice in Wonderland, which may explain his love of big hats.

This green character is a neuroscientist and skilled inventor. He uses his mind control hat to wreak havoc in Arkham Asylum and Gotham City.

16. Gamora — Marvel Comics

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Gamora is surprising. Not only because she is the beautiful green-skinned member of the Guardians of the Galaxy but also because she is much smarter than people initially thought.

She’s a character in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and has worked on several Marvel animated television series.

It is important to realize that Gamora was discovered as a baby by the Exterminator, who raised her as a brutal killer.

Her resilience and determination make her powerful in any fight, proving that true strength comes from within.

17. Poison Ivy — DC Comics

Poison Ivy Woman is a fictional supervillain in DC Comics and an enemy of Batman. Robert Karnier and Sheldon Moldoff created her, and she first appeared in Batman #181. Poison Ivy Girl is depicted as one of the world’s most famous eco-terrorists.

green characters/ Poison Ivy

She is a seductress who will stop at nothing to protect Gotham City’s plant life. However, we often see Batman caught up in her schemes.

Her greatest weapons are her botanical knowledge and poisonous kisses. She uses both to try and take over Gotham City.

So, one must beware of this biochemist’s lethal touch, enhanced physical abilities, and supernatural control over plant life.

18. Luigi — Mario Bros

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Luigi is a green character in video games and related media published by Nintendo. Famed game designer Shigeru Miyamoto created Luigi. He is depicted as Mario’s twin brother, slightly younger but taller.

Luigi first appeared as a second player-controlled character in the 1983 arcade game Mario Bros. He has been featured in many games in the Mario series, usually as an assistant.

19. Loki — Loki (TV series)

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Loki is one of the green characters who frequently appears in Marvel Comics. He first appeared in Journey into Mystery. He is a wizard and possesses godlike powers.

Loki is not only Thor’s adopted brother but also the ruling prince of Asgard and the undisputed god of mischief.

He has no other purpose in the world than to destroy those who stand between him and the king’s crown.

His desire for power makes him blind and forgetful of many things.

20. The Riddler — DC Comics

green characters/ The Riddler

The Riddler, or Nygma, is a supervillain appearing in DC comics. Bill Finger and Dick Sprang created this green character.

He first appeared in Detective Comics #140 (October 1948). The character is often depicted as a criminal mastermind in Gotham City.

He usually leaves clues for Batman and the police. Thus making things more interesting.
Even though the Riddler is not as physically capable as other villains, he can be seen as one of Batman’s smartest foes.

The Conclusion

These are the 20+ most popular green characters. Everyone must be no stranger to these characters! Whether they are heroes or villains, something about these special men fascinates them.

Do you agree with this list? Who are your favorite green characters? Let us know in the comments below!

We look forward to your views and interactions.



    KEMBERLY MCCELLAN is a passionate and dedicated anime enthusiast who has combined his love for technology and animation to create a thriving online community for anime aficionados. His journey into the world of anime began at an early age when he was introduced to classics like "Naruto" and "Dragon Ball." These early experiences sparked his lifelong fascination with the art of animation.

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