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Zion Williamson shares his favorite Anime series and characters

Ever since he was a kid Zion was a big Anime fan so he shared his favorite series and characters he watched growing up
Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson

Apart from being one of the best young basketball prospects in the world and a tremendous athlete Zion Williamson is still a kid in heart. Growing up, he was obviously a big fan of everything that was related to basketball, but Zion is an avid Anime fan that uses his free time to watch his favorite Anime series anytime he can. On top of that, they were a source of knowledge and inspiration for him during the toughest times of his life.

Favorite Anime

Zion said his favorite Anime of all time is Naruto, which isn't so much of a surprise when you consider the popularity of this show since it came out back in 1999. Naruto is regarded by many as one of the greatest Anime of all time, and rightfully when you consider the massive audience that actively watched every episode, with Zion being one of them. Other Anime Zion is a big fan of are One Punch Man, Death Note, One Piece, and one of the most established and oldest Anime Dragon Ball Z.

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My interest in Anime started when I was six with Naruto. I was one of those people there in episode one. I was always intrigued by this kid that had nobody in his life, yet he never let people not stop him from achieving the goal he wanted to achieve."

Favorite characters

The characters in Anime are a source of inspiration for their fans, and it's the same for Zion, whose favorite character is obviously Naruto. He drew inspiration from Naruto and learned some valuable life lessons that he tries to apply to his life every day.

"He had all the power in the world, but he never allowed hate to turn him away from love, and instead of keeping his power to himself, he taught it to everybody. How to work together, all chakras as one. If I'm in a tough situation I think back to the show sometimes. Whenever Naruto thought he reached his limit he kept going."

The other Anime characters Zion loves are also from Naruto, and they are Sasuke, and Jiraiya, while other Anime main characters that Zion loves are Goku from Dragon Ball and Light Yagami from Death Note. 

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