Character Spotlight: Draken from Tokyo Revengers

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Tokyo Revengers is one of the most popular anime today, and for good reason! Not only does it have a great story, but the cast of characters is super interesting and attractive. In this post, we’re going to be focusing on one particular character: Draken, nicknamed the “Gypsy nanny”. Let’s take a closer look at what makes him so special.

Draken is a member of the Tokyo Revengers, and he’s known for being a bit of a mystery man. Not much is known about his past, except that he was raised by gypsies and has some unique skills because of it. He’s an expert knife thrower, and he’s also incredibly agile and flexible. He often uses these skills in battle, which comes in handy for the Tokyo Revengers.

About Anime Tokyo Revengers

Tokyo Revengers is a shounen manga series by Ken Wakui, serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shounen Magazine starting March 2017.
Plot Summary Takemichi is an unemployed youth living in a messy apartment; suddenly, he learns that the first and only girl he has dated since high school has died in an accident. Lost in thought, Takemichi had an accident and somehow transported him back to his middle school days. He vowed to change the future and save the girl, and in the process of carrying out his plan, he met his teammates, including Draken, one of the fascinating characters. And also who we will talk about in this article. Some Achievements As of July 2021, the manga has sold over 32 million copies in the Japanese market. In 2020, Tokyo Revengers received the 44th Kodansha Manga Award in the shounen category. We can partly understand why Tokyo Revengers and its characters are so prevalent through those achievements. Let’s learn more about it below!

Interesting Facts About Draken

Draken’s real name is Ken Ryuguji, where Ryu in his name means dragon. Draken combines the dragon, meaning dragon, and Ken in his real name. Nicknamed Draken (ドラケン Doraken?), Mikey, or Ken-chin (ケンチン?). Toman’s vice-president. Born on May 10, Taurus, 1990, 185 cm tall, 75 kg weight, blood type O, the favorite car is Zephyr400 Custom. Draken was born in a red light district in Shibuya; his mother worked in this neighborhood and accidentally became pregnant with him while hanging out with many customers. Draken was abandoned by his mother and was known when he was 2 years old; she died, so he grew up in a brothel in the red-light district and was raised by the girls who worked there. Even though he was born in such an environment, he has always been a man of integrity and faith and always stands his ground. From an early age, Draken had a bit of a reputation for being able to fight kids older than him. However, the beginning of his decision to do dishonesty was also for survival. He has always kept his cause, ready to fight for it, even confronting his best friend, Mikey. Draken always has a calm mind to lead Mikey and the whole of Toman on the right path. It can be said that he is a warm and cold person, shown by the fact that although he always loves and gives all his love to Ema, he is not good at expressing those feelings.

About Draken Appearance

Many female fans like Mikey, Mitsuya, and Chifuyu do not like Draken’s appearance,… He has a rather picky appearance; he has a rather strange hairstyle, shaved on both sides with only 1 braid. Her hair is braided in the back and a strand of bangs in the front, and on her left temple is a tattoo of a dragon which is Mitsuya’s drawing. Draken has a height of 1m85, a mature personality, and a warm voice.

Summary of Draken Character The above is the most general overview of Draken in Tokyo Revengers, a character with a highly admirable personality. Follow us to learn more about great characters and anime!

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