Anime Characters that Start with D: Iconic Names

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D for Donquixote Doflamingo, D for Doppo Orochi, D for Dio Brando. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with D.

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54. Dark Vader (Gintama)

Dark Vader

Dark Vader or Lord Beida (in the manga) is the leader of the Renho Tribe army and race, who intended to invade Earth and transform all the humans’ faces into Elizabeth (Renho) lookalikes. Despite his status as leader of the Renho, he is not a member of the race and is in fact a robotic entity created by the Renho mothership’s AI, Sagi, in order to manipulate the Renho.

53. Daniel J. D’Arby (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)


Daniel J. D’Arby is an expert and inveterate gambler and uses the soul-stealing Stand, Osiris. He is a member of the Egypt 9 Glory Gods and meets the Joestar Group in Cairo, tricking them into wagering their souls in various gambles. 

52. Daidara (Akame Ga Kill!)


Daidara was a member of Esdeath’s former bodyguards known as the Three Beasts. Daidara was a battle fanatic who would fight anyone who seemed strong, and constantly took every opportunity to improve himself when he could, referring to this process as “getting experience points”. 

51. Dr. Stylish (Akame Ga Kill!)

Dr Stylish

Dr. Stylish was a doctor and scientist in the service of the Empire as well as a member of the Jaegers. Dr. Stylish was obsessed with two things: his experiments and anything he considered “stylish”. 

50. Daichi Sawamura (Haikyuu!!)

Daichi Sawamura

Daichi Sawamura is a third-year student attending Karasuno High. He is the captain of the boy’s volleyball team and one of the starting wing spikers. 

49. Daruma (One Piece)


Daruma is a cookie-cutter shark fish-man‎ and an officer of the New Fish-Man‎ Pirates before their downfall and disbandment. Due to his actions and role, he is considered to be a major antagonist in the Fish-Man Island Arc.

48. Dosun (One Piece)


Dosun is a hammerhead shark Fish-Man and was one of the officers of the New Fish-Man Pirates. Due to his actions and role, he is considered to be a major antagonist in the Fish-Man Island Arc. 

47. Dr. Hogback (One Piece)

Dr Hogback

Dr. Hogback is a world-renowned surgeon who joined the Thriller Bark Pirates under the employment of Gecko Moria and assisted him in creating his undead army. He was one of the Mysterious Four and one of the major antagonists of the Thriller Bark Saga. 

46. Doc Q (One Piece)

Doc Q

Doc Q, known as “Death God”, is the Doctor of the Blackbeard Pirates and is currently one of the Ten Titanic Captains and the captain of the Ninth Ship of the Blackbeard Pirates. Ironically, he has a sick body and needs his horse, Stronger (who is just as sick as he is), to get around. 

45. Doma (One Piece)


“Bohemian Knight” Doma is an infamous New World pirate who worked for Whitebeard. Not much is known about Doma’s personality other than that he is very loyal to Whitebeard since he was willing to risk his own life to save Ace from execution.

44. Dalmatian (One Piece)


Vice Admiral Dalmatian is one of the many Marine vice admirals to have participated in the Summit War of Marineford. With his Devil Fruit powers active, Dalmatian takes the form of a muscular, bipedal dalmatian-human hybrid.

43. Dr. Kureha (One Piece)

Dr Kureha

Dr. Kureha is an extremely elderly doctor who works on Drum Island and is referred to as “witch” by some people. She is Tony Tony Chopper’s mentor and adoptive mother, taking him under her care after the death of Hiriluk. 

42. Dr. Hiriluk (One Piece)

Dr Hiriluk

Dr. Hiriluk was a quack doctor from Drum Island, as well as Tony Tony Chopper’s father figure, and he was also a former thief. He died eight years ago by drinking one of his own failed concoctions, doing so as he was unintentionally poisoned by Chopper and was about to be executed by King Wapol as part of the Doctor Hunt. 

41. Daz Bonez (One Piece)

Daz Bones

“The Killer” Daz Bonez is a former bounty hunter who joined Baroque Works and was the highest ranked male Officer Agent and the strongest under Crocodile himself. His codename was Mr. 1 and his partner was Miss Doublefinger.

40. Don Krieg (One Piece)

Don Krieg

Don Krieg is the admiral of the Krieg Pirates and an infamous pirate of East Blue. Because of his underhanded methods and domination over a fleet of 50 pirate ships, he is infamously known as Foul-Play Krieg and Pirate Fleet Admiral.

39. Dordoni Alessandro Del Socaccio (Bleach)

Dordoni Alessandro

Dordoni Alessandro Del Socaccio was Arrancar Cientecimo Tercero (103rd) in Sōsuke Aizen’s army prior to being killed by Rudbornn Chelute and later resurrected by Mayuri Kurotsuchi

38. Don Kanonji (Bleach)

Don Kanonji

Don Kanonji, real name Misaomaru Kanonji, is a popular spirit Mediumship who hosts a television show called Casual Soul Realm Assault Trip, often referred to simply as Cazh Soul. Kanonji is well-meaning and genuinely tries to be the hero. 

37. Dorothea Ernst (Code Geass)

Dorothea Ernst

Dorothea Ernst was a member of the Knights of the Round as the Knight of Four. She joins Bismarck and the other remaining Rounds members against Lelouch, but she was the first to be killed by Suzaku in the Lancelot Albion.

36. Dreyfus (The Seven Deadly Sins)


Dreyfus is a Holy Knight of Liones, the younger brother of the former Great Holy Knight Zaratras and the father of Griamore. Dreyfus is a dignified and diligent Holy Knight who is dedicated to his duties, being willing to even capture his king and enslave citizens to help in the military efforts, in order to prepare for the Holy War.

35. Donato Porpora (Tokyo Ghoul)


Donato Porpora was a Russian ghoul and a former prisoner who had special treatment in the 23rd ward’s ghoul detention center, Cochlea, before being freed during the Third Cochlea Raid. In the past, he ran a Catholic orphanage and preyed upon the children under his care, earning the nickname Priest.

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34. Dimo Reeves (Attack On Titan)

Dimo Reeves

Dimo Reeves was a merchant that led the Reeves Company, a merchant group named after him. He was based in Trost District for most of his dealings and had a brief alliance with the Military Police before allying himself with the Scout Regiment. 

33. Dita Ness (Attack On Titan)

Dita Ness

Dita Ness was a member of the Survey Corps and a team leader in the 57th expedition beyond the Walls. 

32. Daz (Attack On Titan)


Daz was a trainee of the 104th Training Corps who participated in the Battle of Trost District. He later joined the Yeagerists in the year 854. 

31. Djel Sannes (Attack On Titan)

Djel Sannes

Djel Sannes is a former member of the Military Police Brigade and was a part of the First Interior Squad. Sannes is an individual who holds a strong sense of loyalty to the king and keeping the security of the Walls, to the point of adhering to the murder and torture of others regardless of who they are to maintain peace.

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30. Death Arms (My Hero Academia)

Death Arms

Death Arms is a former Pro Hero who retired due to excessive criticism from the public. Death Arms’ Quirk grants him a superhuman level of strength in his arms.

29. Denki Kaminari (My Hero Academia)

Denki Kaminari

Denki Kaminari, also known as Stun Gun Hero: Chargebolt, is a student in Class 1-A at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero. Denki’s Quirk allows him to generate electricity and cover his body with it.

28. Dan Katō (Naruto)

Dan Katou

Dan Katō was a renowned jōnin from Konohagakure. After the death of his younger sister, he began advocating for medical ninja to be assigned to every squad. 

27. Dominic (The Promised Neverland)


Dominic is a 6-year-old orphan who formerly resided at Grace Field House Plant 3 as one of the many foster children of Isabella. Due to his age, Dominic is considered one of the house’s “average-quality goods”.

26. Don (The Promised Neverland)


Don is a 10-year-old orphan who formerly resided in the Grace Field House. Being one of the smartest children after Emma, Norman, and Ray, Don is considered one of Grace Field House’s “good quality goods”.

25. Death Gatling (One Punch Man)

Death Gattling

Death Gatling is the A-Class Rank 8 professional hero of the Hero Association. Death Gatling is a very strategic fighter as shown in his fight against Garou as he anticipated how Garou would fight and selected a team of fighters varying from close-range fighters to long-range marksmen in order to capture him. 

24. Dark Matter Gunner (One Punch Man)

Dark Matter Gunner

The Dark Matter Gunner was an alien and a member of the Dark Matter Thieves and was the gunner of the giant spaceship. He was killed by Sweet Mask.

23. Doctor Kuseno (One Punch Man)

Doctor Kuseno

Dr. Kuseno is a scientist of justice. He performed surgery on Genos and turned him into a cyborg. 

22. Deep Sea King (One Punch Man)

Deep Sea King

The Deep Sea King was the ruler of the Seafolk and the main antagonist of the Sea Monster Arc. He was killed by Saitama.

21. Doctor Genus (One Punch Man)

Doctor Genus

Dr. Genus is a world-renowned scientist and the founder and former head of the now-defunct House of Evolution.

20. Dorothy Unsworth (Black Clover)

Dorothy Unsworth

Dorothy Unsworth is a witch from the Witches’ Forest and the captain of the Clover Kingdom’s Coral Peacock squad of the Magic Knights. She is the human host for the elf Reve.

19. Daughter Spider Demon (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Daughter Spider Demon

Daughter Spider Demon was a member of the Spider Family. Daughter is shown to be the most cautious within her “family,” having instead opted to observe and stand back rather than jump right into the battle against Demon Slayers

18. Darui (Naruto)


Darui is a shinobi of Kumogakure and the right-hand-man of the Fourth Raikage, whom he later succeeds as the Fifth Raikage.

17. Danzō Shimura (Naruto)


Danzō Shimura was an elder of Konohagakure. As the founder and leader of Root, Danzō gained notoriety as The Darkness of the Shinobi because of his frequent unsanctioned actions and his often-suspected (but rarely proven) undermining of specific Konoha personnel. 

16. Deidara (Naruto)


Deidara was an S-rank missing-nin from Iwagakure. During his time in the village, he was a member of the Explosion Corps.

15. Douma (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)


Doma is a major supporting antagonist of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. He is a demon affiliated with the Twelve Kizuki, holding the second highest position, Upper-Rank Two.

14. Daki (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)


Daki was one of the primary antagonists in the Entertainment District Arc of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. She was a demon affiliated with the Twelve Kizuki, being the secondary holder of the position of Upper-Rank Six, a position she shared with the primary holder, her older brother, Gyutaro.

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13. Dororo (Dororo)


Dororo is the titular character and deuteragonist of the show. He is a young orphaned thief, who wanders around all on his own seeking opportunities to steal and cause trouble. 

12. Denjiro (One Piece)


Denjiro is a samurai from Wano Country and one of the Nine Red Scabbards who served as Kozuki Oden’s retainers. After becoming grief-stricken over Oden’s execution 20 years ago, Denjiro’s appearance changed, and he started going under the name Kyoshiro. 

11. Doppo Orochi (Baki)

Doppo Orochi

Doppo Orochi is a 10th dan karate grandmaster and head of the Shinshinkai Karate School, husband of Natsue Orochi, and adoptive father of Katsumi Orochi. Practicing martial arts for 50 years, he is one of the strongest characters in the series.

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10. Darius Zackly (Attack On Titan)

Darius Zackly

Darius Zackly was the general of the three military branches: the Survey Corps, the Garrison, and the Military Police Brigade. According to Armin, Zackly was among the people capable of abandoning their humanity to outdo the Titans as well as having the guts to also abandon things important to them in order to change something in the world, along with Erwin Smith, Ian Dietrich, and Dot Pixis.

9. Dot Pixis (Attack On Titan)


Dot Pixis was the Garrison’s former Chief Official of the Southern Territories, which includes the Trost District. Sometime after ingesting Zeke’s spinal fluid, Dot Pixis was transformed into a Pure Titan during the Marleyan surprise attack on Shiganshina District. 

8. Dabi (My Hero Academia)


Dabi, real name Toya Todoroki, is a major antagonist in the My Hero Academia manga and anime series. He is the eldest son of the Pro Hero Endeavor, driven insane due to his neglectful actions, and becomes a villain to enact revenge. 

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7. Daiki Aomine (Kuroko No Basuke)

Daiki Aomine

Daiki Aomine was the ace player of the renowned Generation of Miracles and was the former partner/light of Kuroko in Teikō. He currently plays as the ace and power forward of Tōō Academy. 

6. Donquixote Rosinante (One Piece)

Donquixote Rocinante

Donquixote Rosinante was formerly a World Noble of the Donquixote Family descent, as the second son of Donquixote Homing and the younger brother of Donquixote Doflamingo. After his family lost their status as Celestial Dragons and became pariahs, Rosinante became an Elite Officer of the Donquixote Pirates, serving Doflamingo under the codename Corazon.

5. Diane (The Seven Deadly Sins)


Diane is the Serpent’s Sin of Envy of the Seven Deadly Sins, and is a member of the Giant Clan and is thus much larger than ordinary people, including her fellow Deadly Sins. Her Sacred Treasure is the War Hammer Gideon, which she uses in conjunction with her inherent power, Creation. 

4. Death The Kid (Soul Eater)

Death the Kid

Death the Kid, commonly referred to as simply Kid, is the second son of Death himself and the Meister of the Demon Twin Guns, Liz Thompson and Patty Thompson. Created from a piece of Death himself, Death the Kid is known to be one of the top 3 EAT students in the DWMA.

3. Donquixote Doflamingo (One Piece)

Donquixote Doflamingo, nicknamed “Heavenly Yaksha”, is the captain of the Donquixote Pirates. Prior to his imprisonment, he was a member of the Seven Warlords of the Sea with a frozen bounty of Beli 340,000,000, as well as the most influential underworld broker under the codename “Joker”.

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2. Dracule Mihawk (One Piece)


Dracule “Hawk Eyes” Mihawk is a world-famous pirate who holds the title of “Strongest Swordsman in the World”. He was one of the Seven Warlords of the Sea, the first revealed and formally introduced, until the group’s dissolution.

1. Dio Brando (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Dio Brando

Dio Brando, known as DIO from Part 3 onwards, is the main antagonist in both Part 1 and Part 3. After becoming a vampire and later a Stand user, Dio has gathered around him many minions and is responsible for many major events of the series, from the death of Jonathan Joestar to the Joestar Family’s sudden acquisition of Stand power, and his legacy persists throughout the series, effectively making him the main antagonist of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series as a whole.