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Russian Animes

Animes containing Russian main characters (includes culturally Russian people, Russian nationals, ethnic Russians, mixed Russians, and more) or includes Russian culture/people within the story.
1 Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

Russian-Japanese main character: Suou Pavlichenko. Russian father, Japanese mother. 

2 Durarara!!


Black-Russian secondary character: Simon Brezhnev

3 First Squad: The Moment Of Truth

First Squad: The Moment Of Truth

Features a cast of Russian characters and takes place during WWII, when Nazi Germany & Communist Russia were pitted against one another.

4 Golden Kamuy

Golden Kamuy

Plot centers on Ainu culture, some Japanese culture, and includes Russian culture. Takes place after the Russo-Japanese war. One of the main characters, Sugimoto, is a veteran of the Russo-Japanese War, while Asirpa, another main character, is of Ainu and Polish descent - her father is Karafuto Ainu & Polish from Russia, while her mother is Hokkaido Ainu from Japan. Also includes a Tatar-Ainu character from Russia, Kiroranke. 

5 Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut

Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut

Russian & Soviet-inspired anime, from the theme of cosmonauts, to the entirety of the cast of characters with Russian-sounding names: Irina... Lev... Anya... Lyudmila... Fyodor... Roza... Mikhail... Slava... etc. 



Russian main character: "Kei" Mikhail Igantov

7 Saga of Tanya the Evil

Saga of Tanya the Evil

Russian secondary character: Viktoriya "Visha" Serebryakova. The main character, Tanya, is German as opposed to Russian, however, her name is also Russian in origin. 

8 Sirius the Jaeger

Sirius the Jaeger

Russian-Asian main character: Yuliy Jirov. His father is Russian and his mother is either Ainu, Tibetan, part of a similar group, or seems to be from a tribe inspired by these cultures.

9 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel - Northern War

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel - Northern War

Certain aspects of this anime inspired by Russian culture

10 Yuri!!! on Ice

Yuri!!! on Ice

Russian main characters: Viktor Nikiforov and Yuri Plisetsky


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