The strongest snipers in Anime

The strongest snipers in Anime

In battle shonen anime, the heroes always try their best to take down villains. To achieve this goal, the heroes must train a lot and become stronger. Many anime heroes often turn to mastering some sort of weapon to give them an edge over their opponents.


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Guns are one of the most used weapons and they give their users an advantage as they can take out the target from a long distance. A gun in the hand of a good shooter can be very potent. And these are some of them strongest anime snipers.

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7/7 Yasopp (One Piece)

Yasopp is a member of the Red Hair Pirates, which is one of the four strongest pirate crews in One Piece. Yasopp had gained a lot of fame before joining the crew. Shanks was so impressed by the rumors of Yasopp’s strength that he personally sought him out.

Currently, it is very difficult to gauge Yasopp’s strength, as the Red Hair Pirates have hardly been involved in any major battles. But if Luffy’s statement was to be believed, Yasopp has never missed a single shot in his life. In addition, Yasopp boasts that he can hit an ant’s antenna from 100 feet away without damaging the rest of its body. It goes without saying that it would be an incredible feat for any sharpshooter.

6/7 Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)

Spike is the protagonist of the exceptional Cowboy Bebop series. He was an extremely famous bounty hunter, traveling on Jet Black’s Bebop. Before becoming a bounty hunter, Spike used to be a member of the Red Dragon Crime Syndicate.

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It was during his time in the organization that he developed into a very effective fighter, who was good at fighting both with and without weapons. As a bounty hunter, Spike often ended up chasing his targets, and when he couldn’t get close to them, he had to rely on his marksmanship. Spike’s elite marksmanship is shown many times in the series.

5/7 Vash (Trigun)

Vash is one of the most famous anime snipers. He is the main character in Trigun. With a bounty of $60,000,000,000, Vash is the most wanted man in the world. He has been associated with disasters as he leaves much destruction in his wake.

Vash carries several weapons, but his most used weapon is a revolver that fires .45 Long Colt ammunition. Despite his reputation for being a fearsome man, Vash almost never shoots to kill. His marksmanship allows him to shoot his targets at points that would incapacitate them. Another example of his marksmanship is the fact that he was able to change the trajectory of a car with just three shots.

4/7 Guido Mista (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Guido Mista used to be part of Bruno Bucciarati’s gang. He was one of the few people who decided to follow Bruno to the end. Like the other members of Bucciarati’s gang, Mista is also a Stand user. Mista’s Stand is called Sex Pistols, which is a long distance stand.

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Unlike most stands, the Sex Pistols do not have a single humanoid body. Instead, the stand consists of six small units. The Sex Pistols improve Mista’s shooting abilities by quite a margin. They can control the direction of the bullets, so even if Mista misses by an inch, they can put the bullet back on track. They also have incredibly fast reaction speed, and on one occasion stopped three bullets from killing Mista.

3/7 Duke Togo (Golgo 13)

Duke Togo, better known as Golgo 13, is among the best assassins in the anime world. Whenever someone hires Duke Togo, they know they’re getting a cold-hearted and ruthless killer. As an assassin, he is skilled with various weapons, but his greatest asset is stealth.

He was able to shoot a man from over 500 yards through a 2-foot opening, which is unthinkable to even the best shooters. Such a feat cannot be overlooked, and this earns Duke Togo a place on the list.

2/7 Ryo Saeba (City Hunter)

Ryo Saeba was raised to be a killer. After undergoing rigorous training, Ryo became an incredible marksman with no obvious weakness. As brilliant as Ryo is in hand-to-hand combat, his skill with weapons far surpasses it.

Over time, Ryo mastered the art of shooting to the point that he could shoot the same spot on the target repeatedly. An example of Ryo’s sharpshooting is when he managed to hit a person across the subway platform and through a passing train.

1/7 Alucard (Hellsing)

When someone thinks of Alucard, they imagine him as a bloodthirsty demon who ravages everything in his path. However, there is a more human side to Alucard where he fights with firearms instead of his supernatural abilities.

Through Hellsing, Alucard was seen wielding two weapons to overcome his opponents; one was Casull and the other was called the Jackal. The Casul weighs 4kg and the Jackal 16kg, making it impossible for any normal human to use them, but then again, Alucard is the furthest thing from normal, so it was perfectly normal for him. Using these two weapons, Alucard can decimate a very large population of ghouls with no problem.

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