Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

J for Jotaro Kujo, J for Jean Kirstein, J for Julius Novachrono. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with J.

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50. Jafar (Magi: Labyrinth Of Magic)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jafar is the right-hand man of Sinbad and was one of the Eight Generals of Sindria Kingdom. Currently, he is serving as the chief of Sindria Trading Company.

49. Jason Ozuma (Hajime No Ippo)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jason Ozuma is a non-recurring character in Hajime no Ippo. Ozuma is a retired boxer who was affiliated with the Hachinohe Boxing Club and was known for his immensely powerful right hooks, intimidating appearance, but surprisingly kind and compassionate personality. 

48. Jimmy Sisphar (Hajime No Ippo)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jimmy Sisphar is a retired featherweight professional boxer and a former Thai featherweight champion. He fought Miyata Ichirō in Thailand, and later became the national featherweight champion in Thailand; he then faced Makunouchi Ippo as “Scratch J” as the first Asian champion in Ippo’s the Survival Match of Asian Champions Saga conquest. 

47. Justin Law (Soul Eater)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Justin Law, known as the Executioner, is a magic weapon and one of the DWMA’s Death Scythes. Known to be one of the few magic weapons capable of acting without a meister partner, he is also the youngest person to ascend to Death Scythe in history.

46. Junpei Hyūga (Kuroko No Basuke)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Junpei Hyuuga is Seirin’s captain and shooting guard who is a clutch player and mainly excels at shooting. Although pressured into the captain position initially, he has evolved over time into a calm, mature captain, caring for his team and being dependable and responsible. 

45. Jackie Tristan (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jackie Tristan is a Human who formerly possessed Fullbring powers and is a former member of the organization known as Xcution. At first, she seemed to be quiet, saying nothing and not standing out with the exception of separating Yukio Hans Vorarlberna and Riruka Dokugamine when they fought against each other.

44. Jidanbō Ikkanzaka (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jidanbō Ikkanzaka is the gatekeeper of the White Road Gate to Seireitei, a position he has held for at least 300 years. He is the elder brother of the former 7th Division 4th seat, Jirōbō Ikkanzaka. 

43. Jin Kariya (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jin Kariya is the leader of the remaining Bount, who was originally named Eugene Currier but adopted a Japanese-style name later in his life. Kariya is a calm and self-assured man whose confident demeanor rarely ever falters, even when facing powerful opposition, dealing with unexpected or unwanted developments, or knowing that he is about to die.

42. Jack (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jack the Drought is an All-Star of the Beasts Pirates as one of Kaidou’s three closest confidants, and the captain of the Mammoth. He was formerly considered to be the ruler of the region of Kuri in Wano Country.

41. Jean Bart (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jean Bart is a pirate who was originally introduced as Saint Rosward’s slave, being part of his Pirate Captain Collection. He currently serves under Trafalgar Law as a member of the Heart Pirates after being freed from the World Noble.

40. Jesus Burgess (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jesus Burgess, nicknamed “Champion”, is the helmsman and one of the Ten Titanic Captains of the Blackbeard Pirates, being captain of the First Ship. Due to his actions, he is a minor antagonist in the Jaya, Post-Enies Lobby, and Marineford Arcs, and a supporting antagonist during the Dressrosa Arc. 

39. Jewelry Bonney (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jewelry Bonney, also known as the “Big Eater”, is a pirate and the captain of the Bonney Pirates. She and her crew originated from South Blue and is one of twelve pirates who are referred to as the Worst Generation.

38. Jaguar D. Saul (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jaguar D. Saul was a giant and a former Vice Admiral who first appeared as a castaway on the island of Ohara and was introduced in Nico Robin’s flashback during the Enies Lobby Arc, and by then he had already defected from the Marines. He died while protecting a young Robin from the Buster Call that destroyed Ohara, being frozen to death by fellow Vice Admiral Kuzan 20 years ago. 

37. Jozu (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

“Diamond” Jozu is the former 3rd division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates, serving as one of the crew’s most prominent members. Jozu ate the Kira Kira no Mi, a Paramecia-type Devil Fruit that allows him to transform any part of his body into diamond, earning him the nickname “Diamond Jozu”.

36. Jean Pierre Polnareff (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jean Pierre Polnareff is a primary ally featured in the third part of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series, Stardust Crusaders. He reappears in the fifth part, Vento Aureo, as a secondary ally. 

35. Jiemma Orland (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jiemma Orland was the former Guild Master of the former strongest Mage Guild in Fiore, Sabertooth, and the father of Minerva Orland. He ended up leaving Sabertooth and was turned into a demon by the Dark Guild, Tartaros.

34. Jura Neekis (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jura Neekis is a former Mage of the Lamia Scale Guild and one of the Ten Wizard Saints. Jura is known for his accomplished use of Earth Magic, which earned him the nickname Iron Rock Jura 

33. Jude Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jude Heartfilia was the husband of Layla Heartfilia, the father of Lucy Heartfilia, and the former owner of the Heartfilia Konzern. Originally a cold-hearted man, Jude neglected his daughter and put all his time and effort into his company, which resulted in Lucy running away from home.

32. Jet (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jet, whose real name is Sarusuke, is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild and a member of its team Shadow Gear.

31. Juvia Lockser (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Juvia Lockser is a Mage of Fairy Tail and is a former S-Class Mage of the now-disbanded Phantom Lord guild where she was a member of its elite team, the Element 4, with her corresponding element being water. 

30. Jiren (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jiren, also known as Jiren The Gray, is the most powerful member of the Pride Troopers. He served as the main fighting antagonist in the Universe Survival Saga and as a major contestant in the Tournament of Power

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29. Jeremiah Gottwald (Code Geass)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jeremiah Gottwald is a major character in Code Geass, and is an elite Knightmare Frame pilot deeply concerned with the maintenance of Purist supremacy within Britannian society. He was formerly a part of Empress Marianne’s guard, and he is deeply affected after failing to stop her assassination.

28. Jillian (The Seven Deadly Sins)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jillian is a member of the group of Holy Knights, Dawn Roar. Despite the Holy Knights’ coup, Jillian retains loyalty to the king as she and her teammates obey Bartra’s orders to restrain Slader from hurting himself and arrest former Great Holy Knight Dreyfus after the latter admitted his crime. 

27. Jericho (The Seven Deadly Sins)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jericho is one of the Holy Knights of the Kingdom of Liones and later a follower of Ban of The Seven Deadly Sins. In her days as an apprentice Holy Knight, she was stationed at Baste Dungeon where Ban was held, and later a part of the New Generation after she drank the Red Demon’s blood and survived.

26. Juzo Honenuki (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Juzo Honenuki, also known as Mudman, is a student in Class 1-B at U.A. High School, where he got in through official recommendations, and is currently training there to become a Pro Hero. Juzo hates losing; however, like the rest of his class, he does not feel bad about letting others receive what they deserve as shown when he let his classmates continue at the Sports Festival.

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25. Jin Bubaigawara (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jin Bubaigawara, also known as Twice, was a major antagonist of the My Hero Academia manga and anime series. He was a villain affiliated with the League of Villains, part of its Vanguard Action Squad, and later became one of the nine lieutenants of the Paranormal Liberation Front

24. Jinpachi Munashi (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jinpachi Munashi was a jōnin from Kirigakure and a member of the previous generation of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. In the anime, Jinpachi was shown to revel in killing like his other swordsmen teammates, taking pleasure in blasting countless shinobi. 

23. Jūgo (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jūgo is a shinobi from an unnamed clan, who was being held at Orochimaru’s Northern Hideout. He was said to have gone to Orochimaru of his own free will, hoping that Orochimaru would cure him of his rages.

22. Jirōbō (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jirōbō was a shinobi of Otogakure and a member of the Sound Four. Out of the Sound Four members, Jirōbō was usually the most calm, sensible, and silent member, as shown by his rigid demeanor.

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21. Jerso (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jerso is a military operative who was under the command of Solf J. Kimblee. He was used as a test subject in military experiments and is now a human chimera capable of transforming into a strange, toad-like creature resembling a bipedal Frogfish. 

20. Jean Havoc (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Second Lieutenant Jean Havoc is one of Colonel Roy Mustang’s most trustworthy subordinates at the Eastern Headquarters and one of the few privies to the Colonel’s goal of becoming Führer. A self-proclaimed ‘country boy’, Havoc is usually rather laid-back and almost never seen without a cigarette in his mouth, but is an honest, loyal and hard-working soldier who leads his own subordinates by example.

19. Jigoro Kuwajima (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jigoro Kuwajima is the man who trained Zenitsu Agatsuma and Kaigaku. He was formerly the Thunder Hashira in the Demon Slayer Corps.

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18. Juzo Kumiya (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Juzo Kumiya is a minor antagonist in the Jujutsu Kaisen series. He is a brash curse user who helped Pseudo-Geto’s group during their invasion of the Goodwill Event. 

17. Junpei Yoshino (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Junpei Yoshino is a supporting character in the Vs. Mahito Arc of the Jujutsu Kaisen series. He was a highschool student in Satozakura High School who befriended Yuji Itadori, but turned into a curse user after meeting Mahito. 

16. Jogo (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jogo is a major antagonist in the Jujutsu Kaisen series. He was an unregistered special grade cursed spirit aligned with Mahito, Hanami, and Dagon and believed curses were the true humans and desired a world where his kind dominated the earth. 

15. Jaw Titan (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jaw Titan was one of the Nine Titans with a ferociously powerful set of jaws and claws that were able to tear through almost anything. Due to its small size, it was also known to be the fastest out of the Nine Titans. 

14. Jin (Samurai Champloo)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jin is one of the main male protagonists of Samurai Champloo. He is one of Fuu’s two bodyguards, along with Mugen and a former student of kenjutsu who, after killing his own master in self-defense, fled and eventually became involved with Fuu and Mugen. 

13. Josuke Higashikata (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Josuke Higashikata is the protagonist of Diamond is Unbreakable and the fourth JoJo of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series. Josuke is a high school first-year residing in the town of Morioh who soon meets Jotaro Kujo, who informs him that he is Joseph Joestar’s illegitimate son. 

12. Jonathan Joestar (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jonathan Joestar is the protagonist of part 1 and the first JoJo of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series. The son of George Joestar I, Jonathan is an honest, kind and positive man whose life is fraught with tragedy after meeting his adopted older brother, Dio Brando.

11. Joseph Joestar (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Joseph Joestar is the main protagonist of Part 2 and an ally in Part 3 and 4. Joseph is a natural-born Ripple user and eventual Stand user, wielding the psychic photographic Stand, Hermit Purple.

10. Jolyne Cujoh (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jolyne Cujoh is the protagonist of Part 6 and the sixth JoJo of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series. Jolyne is the only female “JoJo” to date, and the daughter of Jotaro Kujo and initially an ordinary girl, she quickly awakens her string-based Stand, Stone Free, during her time in jail.‎

9. Jinbe (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

“Knight of the Sea” Jinbe is the helmsman of the Straw Hat Pirates. He is the tenth member of the crew and the ninth to join, doing so during the Wano Country Arc.

8. Julius Novachrono (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Julius Novachrono is the 28th Magic Emperor of the Clover Kingdom’s Magic Knights and also a former captain of the Grey Deer squad. Julius is known to have an obsession with magic, as he loves to explore the kingdom in search of magic that he has never seen before. 

7. Jellal Fernandes (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jellal Fernandes is a childhood friend of Erza Scarlet. Before he lost his own memory, he was a Dark Mage who desperately sought to revive Zeref via the R-System and now, he currently serves as a member and co-founder of Crime Sorcière.

6. Juuzou Suzuya (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Juuzou Suzuya is a Special Class Ghoul Investigator who in the past went by the name Rei Suzuya. He was first assigned to the 20th ward and was responsible for the investigation of the Binge Eater, then later, he was assigned to the 13th ward and was investigating the ghoul, Nutcracker, along with his squad. 

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5. Joker (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Joker is a former pyrokinetic and a self-proclaimed anti-hero that serves as the Fourth Pillar’s guardian. Being abandoned as a child, he was raised and excelled in the assassin group Holy Sol’s Shadow, under the moniker of Five-Two. 

4. Jūshirō Ukitake (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jūshirō Ukitake was the captain of the 13th Division in the Gotei 13 and at one point in time, his lieutenant was Kaien Shiba, and later was Rukia Kuchiki. For most of his life, he hosted Mimihagi, the Right Arm of the Soul King, in his body and after being cast into Hell, Ukitake gained the epithet of “Kamikake”

3. Jean Kirstein (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jean Kirstein is a graduate of the 104th Training Corps, among whom he ranked 6th best. Jean hails from Wall Rose’s Trost District, and joined the military with hopes of obtaining a peaceful life as part of the Military Police Brigade, but would later find himself joining the Survey Corps.

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2. Jotaro Kujo (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jotaro Kujo is the protagonist of Part 3 and also appears in Parts 4-6. Jotaro is a delinquent who lives an ordinary life until the Joestar Family’s old enemy, DIO, returns and he travels to Egypt in order to save his mother and stop the Vampire once and for all. 

1. Jiraiya (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with J: Iconic Names

Jiraiya was one of Konohagakure’s Sannin. Famed as a hermit and pervert of stupendous ninja skill, Jiraiya traveled the world in search of knowledge that would help his friends, the various novels he wrote, and, posthumously, the world in its entirety, knowledge that would be passed on to his godson and final student, Naruto Uzumaki.

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