Two of the first, and most influential, anime series that I watched growing up were Trigun and Rurouni Kenshin. I loved watching Vash the Stampede and Kenshin using their finely honed, world-class skills to help and protect others–Kenshin being a master swordsman and Vash being a master gunsman. Whenever a bad guy would come on-scene…

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“Love and peace!” yells Vash as he holds up two fingers, signifying the peace sign. These are the two words that Vash the Stampede, the main character of Trigun, bases all of his actions on. You would think that being an advocate of life, while at the same time being an expert gunman who has…

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I believe we can find inspiration in anime, and use it to help push us forward in our own lives. If you have any questions, or thought of a different character that should be on this list, please share below. I only wanted to cover five so as not to be overwhelming. #5 – Himura Kenshin…

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