Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names
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75. Kyuubei Yagyu (Gintama)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kyuubei Yagyu is the successor to the Yagyuu family name, the daughter of Yagyuu Koshinori, and the granddaughter of Yagyuu Binbokusai.

74. Katakuriko Matsudaira (Gintama)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Katakuriko Matsudaira is the director of the police department and he is also in charge of the Shinsengumi and the immediate superior of Commander Kondo Isao. 

73. Katen Kyōkotsu (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Katen Kyōkotsu is the manifested spirit of Shunsui Kyōraku’s Zanpakutō, and takes the form of two separate individuals. 

72. Kūgo Ginjō (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kūgo Ginjō is a Fullbringer and was the leader and member No. 001 of the organization known as Xcution. He is also a former Substitute Shinigami

71. Kon (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kon is an Underpod Modified Soul created during Project Spearhead. His name is short for Kaizō Konpaku.

70. Kensei Muguruma (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kensei Muguruma is the captain of the 9th Division in the Gotei 13. He was also a captain over 100 years ago prior to his exile, and was reinstated to his old post some time after the battle against Sōsuke Aizen. 

69. Kira Izuru (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kira Izuru is the lieutenant of the 3rd Division in the Gotei 13, formerly under Captain Gin Ichimaru and currently under Captain Rōjūrō Ōtoribashi. 

68. Karin Kurosaki (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Karin Kurosaki is the fraternal twin sister of Yuzu, daughter of Isshin and Masaki Kurosaki, and younger sister of Ichigo. 

67. Konro Sagamiya (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Konro Sagamiya is a former Third Generation pyrokinetic and the lieutenant of Special Fire Force Company 7. 

66. Karim Flam (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Karim Flam is a former priest, and a Second Generation Lieutenant of Special Fire Force Company 1. 

65. Killer (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

“Massacre Soldier” Killer is a pirate from the South Blue and a combatant of the Kid Pirates. He is one of twelve pirates who are referred to as the “Worst Generation“.

64. Kaku (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kaku is a member of CP0. Prior to being instated into CP0, he was a member of CP9, operating undercover in order to obtain the Pluton blueprints from Iceburg.

63. Karoo (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Karoo is Nefertari Vivi’s pet super spot-billed duck, a fleet riding bird (one of the fastest modes of transportation available in Alabasta). 

62. Koushirou (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Koushirou is a master swordsman and was the teacher of Roronoa Zoro. He is also the father of the late Kuina and son of Shimotsuki Kozaburo.

61. Koushi Sugawara (Haikyuu!!)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kōshi Sugawara is a third year student at Karasuno High. He is vice-captain of the boys volleyball team and plays as a substitute setter and pinch server. 

60. Keisuke Baji (Tokyo Revengers)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Keisuke Baji was a member of Valhalla. He was also a founding member and the First Division Captain of the Tokyo Manji Gang. 

59. Kaya Irimi (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kaya Irimi was a ghoul and the former leader of the Black Dobers known by the alias Black Dog. She was a waitress working at Anteiku before its destruction. 

58. Kotaro Satō (Kotaro Lives Alone)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kotaro Satо̄ is a 4-year old boy living on his own who moves into the apartment next door to Shin Karino, a manga artist. 

57. Koma Enji (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Koma Enji was a ghoul and a former waiter at Anteiku before its destruction. He was also an expert coffee brewer.

56. Kureo Mado (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kureo Mado was a First Class Ghoul Investigator and Koutarou Amon’s former partner and mentor. He was a quinque fanatic and among others, he killed the ghouls Applehead and Ryouko Fueguchi. 

55. Krista Lenz (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Historia Reiss is the current Queen of the Walls, the illegitimate child of the nobleman Rod Reiss and the last remaining member of the Reiss royal family. After her mother was murdered in front of her, she was coerced into renouncing her name and claim to the Reiss heritage, taking on the new identity of Krista Lenz. 

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54. Kurogiri (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kurogiri is a major antagonist in the series. He is a B-rank villain and a Nomu created by Doctor Kyudai from the corpse of Oboro Shirakumo to serve and protect Tomura Shigaraki under All For One‘s command. 

53. Kamui Woods (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kamui Woods is the No. 7 Pro Hero and member of The Lurkers. His Quirk allows him to enlarge and control his wooden body parts into strong tree branches. 

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52. Krone (The Promised Neverland)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Krone, also known as Sister Krone, is a supporting character of The Promised Neverland series. She was a sister who helped run the Grace Field House orphanage with Isabella.

51. Kinshiki Ōtsutsuki (Boruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kinshiki Ōtsutsuki was a member of the Ōtsutsuki clan’s main family, who served as a guardian for his foster son Momoshiki. 

50. Kagami Uchiha (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kagami Uchiha was a jōnin from Konohagakure’s Uchiha clan. Having become friends with Danzō Shimura and Hiruzen Sarutobi, he saved the former many times with his dōjutsu.

49. Kurotsuchi (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kurotsuchi is a kunoichi of Iwagakure, the granddaughter of the Third Tsuchikage, and a descendant of the First Tsuchikage. 

48. Karui (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Karui is a kunoichi from Kumogakure, and a member of Team Samui. She would later marry Chōji Akimichi and emigrate to Konohagakure, thus becoming a member of the Akimichi clan. 

47. Karin Uzumaki (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Karin is a subordinate of Orochimaru, a former kunoichi of Kusagakure, and a member of the Uzumaki clan. 

46. Kakuzu (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kakuzu was an S-rank missing-nin from Takigakure and a member of Akatsuki who was partnered with Hidan.

45. Kurenai Sarutobi (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kurenai Sarutobi is a member of Konohagakure’s Sarutobi clan. During her time as an active duty kunoichi, she served as the jōnin-leader of Team 8. 

44. Kankuro (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kankuro is a shinobi of Sunagakure and the second eldest of the Three Sand Siblings. 

43. Kiba Inuzuka (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kiba Inuzuka is a member of Konohagakure’s Inuzuka clan and a member of Team Kurenai.

42. Kain Fuery (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Master Sergeant Kain Fuery is an Amestrian soldier originally stationed at the East Area Headquarters in East City and one of Colonel Roy Mustang’s most trusted subordinates. 

41. Knov (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Knov is a Hunter who participated in the Chimera Ant Extermination Mission. He is also the master of Palm Siberia.

40. Knuckle Bine (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Knuckle Bine is a Beast Hunter and Morel’s apprentice. Despite appearing aggressive, Knuckle is very compassionate and easily moved to tears.

39. Komugi (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Komugi was the World Gungi Champion. Komugi was rather childish, clumsy and simple-minded, with a tendency to speak too much.

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38. Kortopi (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kortopi was a member #12 of the Phantom Troupe and physically the weakest among the group. Kortopi did not appear to be very talkative and was often seen agreeing with what other Spiders said. 

37. Kanata Ubuyashiki (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kanata Ubuyashiki is the youngest daughter of Kagaya Ubuyashiki. She currently serves her older brother, the current head of the Ubuyashiki Household, Kiriya Ubuyashiki.

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36. Kiriya Ubuyashiki (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kiriya Ubuyashiki is the only son and middle child of Kagaya Ubuyashiki and the head of the Ubuyashiki Household. After his father’s passing, he led the Demon Slayer Corps as the 98th and final leader. 

35. Kanao Tsuyuri (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kanao Tsuyuri is a Demon Slayer of the Demon Slayer Corps, Shinobu Kocho’s Tsuguko and the adopted sister of Shinobu and Kanae Kocho. 

34. Kanae Kocho (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kanae Kocho was a Demon Slayer and the late Flower Hashira. She is the biological older sister of Shinobu Kocho and the adoptive older sister of Kanao Tsuyuri. 

33. Kasumi Miwa (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kasumi Miwa is a character in the Jujutsu Kaisen series. She is a second-year at Kyoto Jujutsu High. 

32. Kaname Tosen (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kaname Tosen was the captain of the 9th Division of the Gotei 13 until he betrayed Soul Society, alongside Sōsuke Aizen and Gin Ichimaru. 

31. King (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

King the Conflagration is one of the three All-Stars of the Beasts Pirates and Kaidou’s right-hand man. Born as Alber, he is a member of the near-extinct lunarian race from the Red Line, noted for their ability to create fire.

30. Kurome (Akame Ga Kill!)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kurome is a former member of the Jaegers, and the younger sister of Akame. Sold by her parents to the Empire along with Akame, the sisters were trained as assassins.

29. King (The Seven Deadly Sins)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Fairy King Harlequin, better known as just King, is one of the main characters of the manga Nanatsu no Taizai, also known as The Seven Deadly Sins.

28. Kai Chisaki (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kai Chisaki, also known as Overhaul, was the Yakuza leader of the Shie Hassaikai. He served as the primary antagonist of the Shie Hassaikai Arc. 

27. Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kabuto Yakushi spent most of his life as a spy working for many different individuals, organizations, and countries. His natural talents in intelligence-gathering and medicine attracted the attention of Orochimaru when he was younger.

26. Kisame Hoshigaki (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kisame Hoshigaki was a shinobi of Kirigakure’s Hoshigaki Clan. After joining the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist, he became an S-rank missing-nin and was partnered with Itachi Uchiha when the latter joined Akatsuki. 

25. Konohamaru Sarutobi (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Konohamaru Sarutobi is a shinobi of Konohagakure’s Sarutobi clan. After later becoming a jōnin, he becomes the leader of his own genin team. 

24. Kite (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kite was a Hunter and Ging Freecss’ student. After his death, he was reborn as a Chimera Ant.

23. Kagaya Ubuyashiki (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kagaya Ubuyashiki is the 97th leader of the Demon Slayer Corps known mainly as Oyakata-sama by his subordinates and peers and is also the head of the Ubuyashiki Family.

22. Kento Nanami (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kento Nanami is a supporting character in Jujutsu Kaisen. He was a former student of Tokyo Jujutsu High where he was an underclassman of Satoru Gojo and Suguru Geto. 

21. King Bradley (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

King Bradley is one of the only two human based Homunculi, being born human, but assimilating the Philosopher’s Stone into his body later on, as opposed to the other Homunculi who were created through human transmutation with a Philosopher’s Stone as the substitution for a soul.

20. King (One Punch Man)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

King is the S-Class Rank 7 professional hero of the Hero Association

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19. Kuzan (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kuzan, better known by his former epithet Aokiji, is a former Marine admiral and the first one to be revealed. He was nominated by Sengoku for the position of fleet admiral. 

18. Kotarou Amon (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kotarou Amon is a former First Class Ghoul Investigator. He was Kureo Mado ‘s last partner and his last partner was Akira Mado. 

17. Keith Shadis (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Keith Shadis is the head instructor of the 104th Training Corps. He is in charge of their training and evaluation to become soldiers.

16. Killer Bee (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Killer Bee is a shinobi from Kumogakure. He is the most recent jinchūriki of the Eight-Tails, Gyūki, though, unlike his predecessors, he was able to befriend it and hone its power for Kumo’s benefit. 

15. Kushina Uzumaki (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kushina Uzumaki was a Konohagakure kunoichi who originated from Uzushiogakure’s Uzumaki clan. She was the second jinchūriki of the Nine-Tails, the wife of the Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze, and the mother to the seventh Hokage, Naruto Uzumaki.

14. Kenny Ackerman (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kenny Ackerman was a member of the Military Police Brigade’s First Interior Squad and the captain of the Anti-Personnel Control Squad. Kenny was a vicious killer who would slit his victim’s throat. 

13. Konan (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Konan was a kunoichi from Amegakure and a founding member of the original Akatsuki. After Yahiko’s death, she was partnered with Nagato, who had since taken control of Akatsuki, and was the only member to call him by his name.

12. Katsuki Bakugou (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Katsuki Bakugou also known as Kacchan by his childhood friends, and his hero name Great Explosion Murder God Dynamight, is a student in Class 1-A at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero. 

11. Kyojuro Rengoku (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kyojuro Rengoku was a Demon Slayer of the Demon Slayer Corps and the late Flame Hashira.

10. Kagura (Gintama)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kagura is a member of the Yorozuya and the main female protagonist of Gintama. She is a member of the Yato Tribe, the daughter of Umibouzu and Kouka, and the younger sister of Kamui, one of the main antagonists of the series. 

9. Kotarou Katsura (Gintama)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Katsura Kotarou is the leader of a moderate Joui faction and a fugitive wanted by the authorities.

8. Kaido (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kaidou of the Beasts, renowned as the world’s “Strongest Creature”, is the Governor-General of the Beasts Pirates and was formerly one of the Four Emperors ruling over the New World. He is also the father of Yamato.

7. Kenzo Tenma (Monster)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kenzo Tenma is the primary protagonist of the Monster series. Formerly, he was a genius neurosurgeon and a rising star at the Eisler Memorial Hospital, considered to be one of the best in the field, until he disobeyed the Hospital Director’s orders to perform brain surgery on Mayor Roedecker.

6. Kishou Arima (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kishou Arima was a Special Class Ghoul Investigator famously known as the CCG’s Reaper. He was a prominent figure within the organization and was widely regarded as a genius.

5. Kurapika (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kurapika is the last survivor of the Kurta Clan. He is a Blacklist Hunter and current leader of the organization founded by Light Nostrade and his goal is to avenge his clan and recover the remaining Scarlet Eyes.

4. Kaneki Ken (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kaneki Ken is the main protagonist of the Tokyo Ghoul series and is currently Touka Kirishima’s husband and the father of Ichika Kaneki. Previously, he was a student who studied Japanese literature at Kamii University, living a relatively normal life until this quickly changed after Rize Kamishiro’s kakuhou was transplanted into him and transformed him into a one-eyed ghoul.

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3. Kyōraku Shunsui (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kyōraku Shunsui is the former captain of the 8th Division, captain of the 1st Division, and Captain-Commander of the Gotei 13. His lieutenants are his niece, Nanao Ise, and Genshirō Okikiba.  

2. Killua Zoldyck (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Killua Zoldyck is the third child of Silva and Kikyo Zoldyck and the heir of the Zoldyck Family until he runs away from home and becomes a Rookie Hunter. He is the best friend of Gon Freecss and is currently traveling with Alluka Zoldyck. 

1. Kakashi Hatake (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with K: Iconic Names

Kakashi Hatake is a shinobi of Konohagakure’s Hatake clan and the former Sixth Hokage. Famed as Kakashi of the Sharingan, he is one of Konoha’s most talented ninjas, regularly looked to for advice and leadership despite his personal dislike of responsibility.

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