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Anne Frank (アンネ・フランク)This is the anime representation of the Jewish person of the same name, who is famous for the recording of her life in hiding during the Holocaust in a diary, to which she affectionally named 'Kitty'.
Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary has become one of the world's most widely read books, and has been the basis for several plays and films.
The Jewish population in Japan may be tiny (IT'S UNDER 9000!), but there's a long history of exchange between Jewish and Japanese culture. Here's some historical background and a list of stand-out Jewish characters in anime, manga, and light novels.