Anime Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

L for Levi Ackerman, L for Light Yagami, L for Lucy Heartfilia. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with L.

40. Liver (Akame Ga Kill!)

Liver was the leader of Esdeath’s personal bodyguards and the strongest group in her army known as the Three Beasts, and was a refined and battle-hardened man who was deeply loyal to Esdeath. Liver used to be a good general who fought and achieved much for his country and was upright, as he didn’t give in to the bribes of Prime Minister Honest. 

39. Lilynette Gingerback (Bleach)

Lilynette Gingerback is an Arrancar and Coyote Starrk’s sole Fracción, as well as a part of the same Hollow entity: when he uses his Resurrección, the two become one. Lilynette can be both cheerful and mischievous at the same time and she enjoys waking Coyote Starrk up in unusual ways, such as shoving her fist down his throat. 

38. Lisa Isaribi (Fire Force)

Lisa Isaribi, formerly known as Feeler during her service in the Knights of the Ashen Flame, is a former Third Generation Pyrokinetic and a member of Special Fire Force Company 8. Lisa was initially shown to be kind and honest and cared deeply for Vulcan and Yū as if they were her family.

37. Lafitte (One Piece)

Laffitte, nicknamed “Demon Sheriff”, is the navigator, chief of staff, one of the Ten Titanic Captains, and captain of the Fifth Ship of the Blackbeard Pirates. Despite being a malevolent pirate, Laffitte has an extremely refined and sophisticated personality, always speaking in a polite and courteous manner even when threatening people such as Avalo Pizarro for wanting to replace Teach as captain.

36. Little Oars Jr. (One Piece)

Little Oars Jr. (also referred to as Oars III on his flag) is the captain of the Little Pirates, a descendant of Oars, and a subordinate of the Whitebeard Pirates. He is among the several New World pirates aiding the Whitebeard Pirates in saving Ace from execution by the World Government. 

35. Lucky Roux (One Piece)

Lucky Roux is an officer, combatant, and cook of the Red Hair Pirates and also the one who found the Gomu Gomu no Mi which was eaten by Monkey D. Luffy. He has a very large appetite and in the manga, he is seen drinking a whole barrel of sake by himself in the background while the crew was at the bar Makino worked in.

34. Lector (Fairy Tail)

Lector is an Exceed and a Mage of the former strongest Mage Guild in Fiore: Sabertooth. Lector is a highly arrogant cat and has a habit of belittling others, considering everyone to be beneath Sting, and, in general, beneath the Sabertooth guild as a whole.

33. Leo (Fairy Tail)

Eclipse Leo, “The Lion”, is the Eclipse form of the Celestial Spirit Leo that is one of the 12 Golden Zodiac Keys. His key is currently owned by Lucy Heartfilia, but the contract was severed causing Leo, along with the rest of the Zodiac, to rebel.

32. Lucky (Fairy Tail)

Lucky is the husband of Marl and the father of Happy. Lucky is a very loud, aggressive, strict, and naturally angry Exceed who upon meeting his son, Happy, and Carla, he immediately started shouting at and attacking them, declaring for them to get off of his land.

31. Lisanna Strauss (Fairy Tail)

Lisanna Strauss is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild, the younger sister of Elfman and Mirajane, and a childhood friend of Natsu Dragneel. Like Elfman and Mirajane, Lisanna uses ‘Take Over Magic’ and her transformation is based on transforming her body into animal and hybrid-animal forms which is called Animal Soul.

30. Levy McGarden (Fairy Tail)

Levy McGarden is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild. She is the leader of Shadow Gear and was a member of the Magic Council’s Custody Enforcement Unit, but after the defeat of Avatar, left to rejoin Fairy Tail.

29. Loki (Fairy Tail)

Nikolai Czerny, almost exclusively known as Loki, is an exceptionally gifted Dark Mage. Additionally known as the Too-Clever Fox for his high intelligence and masterful usage of Memory-Make, Loki is a well-coveted asset, which has led him to become the key to a neutrality agreement between Faule Blute and Abyss Fang. 

28. Layla Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)

Layla Heartfilia was the wife of Jude Heartfilia, the mother of Lucy Heartfilia, and a Celestial Spirit Mage. Layla was a kind, caring, and compassionate woman who loved her daughter and husband immensely and treated her Celestial Spirits kindly.

27. Leif Ericson (Vinland Saga)

Leif Ericson is a famous traveler, a close friend to Thors Snorresson, and later with his son and one of the few to have made it to Vinland. Back in the past when Thorfinn was a young kid, Leif kept boasting that he’s a great warrior, however, people’s opinions of him say that he’s just a child with a beard and is useless in battle. 

26. Love Helm (The Seven Deadly Sins)

As Love Helm, Helbram took the disguise of a very tiny man, with a helm covering his face, a cloth that draped from the helm that covered his body, and very thin limbs, which were the only parts of his body not covered. 

25. Lannion (The Promised Neverland)

Lannion is a 7-year-old orphan who formerly resided at Grace Field House Plant 3 as one of the many foster children of Isabella and due to his age, Lannion is considered as one of the house’s “average-quality goods”. After his success in escaping Grace Field alongside 14 other orphans, Lannion now seeks to find William Minerva, whom he and his team believe can grant them the liberty to live a safe and peaceful life away from the demons.

24. Lan Fan (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Lan Fan is a retainer of the Xing Empire’s Yao Clan, a personal bodyguard of Prince Ling Yao, and the grandchild of Ling’s senior bodyguard, Fu. She is fiercely loyal to her prince; insults to his name cause her to fly into a rage (overwhelming her better judgment and dulling her usually sharp combat abilities) and she becomes flustered when unmasked in his presence. 

23. Ling Yao (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Ling Yao, also spelled as Lin Yao, is the twelfth crown prince of the eastern nation of Xing and the liege of the Yao clan. Seeking a way to ensure his path to the throne amidst deadly inter-house competition, Ling has ventured from Xing to Amestris in order to divine the secret of immortality – the Philosopher’s Stone. 

22. Lust (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Lust is the embodiment of Father’s lust who is mildly flirtatious, but she serves mostly as an object of lust for others, feeding their desires so that she could fulfill her duties to Father. She was usually partnered with Gluttony to whom she appears to have a particular (almost motherly) closeness. 

21. Lord Boros (One Punch Man)

Boros, also called Lord Boros by his subordinates, was the leader of the Dark Matter Thieves, a group of alien invaders responsible for the destruction of A-City. Like Saitama, Boros faced a self-imposed existential crisis, having become so powerful that no battle thrilled him. 

20. Lightning Max (One Punch Man)

Max, also known by his hero alias Lightning Max, is the A-Class Rank 19 professional hero of the Hero Association and a martial artist. Max is shown to think ahead and spy on his target to know how to defeat them but it is shown that he has some doubt in his abilities and after his defeat at the hands of the Deep Sea King he attempts to make himself stronger.

19. List (HunterxHunter)

List is one of the Game Masters and creators of Greed Island who lives in the castle of Greed Island along with Dwun, in the game’s capital city, Limeiro. List has accommodating, cordial manners and is often seen wearing a polite smile on his face; he did, however, lose his composure when Ging seemed unwilling to talk to Gon again. 

18. Liz Thompson (Soul Eater)

Elizabeth Thompson is a demon weapon and the older sister of Patricia Thompson. Formerly a thuggish ruffian alongside her sister raised in the streets of New York, both her own and sister’s life turn for the better when they encountered their future meister, Death the Kid.

17. Leopold Vermillion (Black Clover)

Leopold Vermillion is a nobleman and the second son of the Clover Kingdom’s House Vermillion, one of its royal families. He is a 2nd Class Intermediate Magic Knight of the Crimson Lion squad.

16. Langris Vaude (Black Clover)

Langris Vaude is a nobleman of House Vaude, a 1st Class Senior Magic Knight, and the former vice-captain of Clover Kingdom’s Golden Dawn squad. He is from Tota, a village within the Clover Kingdom and also the human vessel for the elf Ratri.

15. Luck Voltia (Black Clover)

Luck Voltia is a member of the Black Bull Squad that is inducted to the squad before Asta, a 5th Class Junior Magic Knight of the Clover Kingdom’s Black Bull and Royal Knights squads and also the human vessel for the elf Lufulu. 

14. Lucy (Elfen Lied)

Lucy is the main character, main protagonist, and Anti-hero/anti-villainess of the Elfen Lied series. The so-called ‘Queen’ Diclonius, Lucy, was an individual difficult to pin down by any standard of “good” or “evil” societal mores.

13. Love Aikawa (Bleach)

Love Aikawa, more commonly referred to as Love, is a Visored and the former captain of the 7th Division and his lieutenant was Jinemon Kotsubaki. Love is a laid-back and easy-going man, usually reading Shōnen Jump or some of Lisa’s erotic manga in his spare time, more often than not, spoiling a piece of the story by quoting lines and explaining what the character meant by it in a dramatic, tough-guy demeanor, almost as if he was an actor rehearsing movie lines.

12. Lisa Yadōmaru (Bleach)

Lisa Yadōmaru is a Visored and the current captain of the 8th Division and her Lieutenant is Yuyu Yayahara. She is the former lieutenant of the 8th Division under Captain Shunsui Kyōraku, and in comparison to her comrades, she is one of the calmer, more sensible members of the Visored, showing a quite stern, detached, and secretive demeanor at most points, although she is somewhat temperamental and easily irritable.

11. Laxus Dreyar (Fairy Tail)

Laxus Dreyar is an S-Class Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild, the grandson of Fairy Tail’s Guild Master, Makarov Dreyar, and the son of Raven Tail’s Master, Ivan Dreyar. After Fairy Tail’s disbandment, he joined the Blue Pegasus Guild along with the members of the Thunder God Tribe.

10. Leorio Paladinight (HunterxHunter)

Leorio Paladinight is a Rookie Hunter and a member of the Zodiacs with the codename “Boar” and currently a medical student, studying to become a doctor. Leorio is initially introduced as a very selfish narcissist who places great emphasis on material wealth but despite his assertions that he is only after money, he eventually reveals to Kurapika that his dream is to one day become a doctor in order to help the poor.

9. Lubbock (Akame Ga Kill!)

Lubbock was a member of the Revolutionary Army’s assassination group, Night Raid who used the cover of an owner of a bookstore in the Empire’s Capital. Lubbock was an easy-going individual who tended to be a pervert from time to time, including trying to peep on Leone while she was bathing but despite this, he was careful not to let this get in the way of battle when fighting females.

8. Leone (Akame Ga Kill!)

Leone was one of the older members of the assassination group, Night Raid that excels at gathering information and exercising calm judgment when necessary. Leone is often the one who’s seen confirming the validity of the targets which Night Raid is assigned to assassinate. 

7. Lord Death (Soul Eater)

Lord Death, originally known as simply God, was the reaper and Great Old One of order who founded and served as headmaster of Death Weapon Meister Academy, acted as the third meister of Spirit Albarn, and fathered both Death the Kid and Asura. Around eight hundred years ago, Death maintained order throughout the world himself by leading an elite guard squadron known as the Eight Reaper Legions until one of his elite guards and first son, Asura, betrayed him and managed to become a kishin.

6. Leonard Burns (Fire Force)

Leonard Burns is a former Third Generation pyrokinetic, as well as the former captain of Special Fire Force Company 1. As a citizen and a priest, it was a sense of duty that had Leonard work for the church, but ever since encountering the Evangelist, his faith in The Holy Sol Temple started to waver.

5. Lucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)

Lucy Heartfilia is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild, wherein she is a member of Team Natsu. Lucy takes exceptional pride in her appearance and is very confident in her sex appeal, often exuding a certain amount of vanity but despite this superficial attitude, she is a clever, kind, and genuinely caring person. 

4. L Lawliet (Death Note)

L Lawliet is a world-renowned detective who takes on the challenge of catching the mass murderer known as Kira, and in his investigation, L becomes suspicious of Light Yagami and makes it his goal to prove that Light is Kira. L is quite secretive, and only communicates with the world through his assistant, Watari, and never shows his face to the world in person, instead representing himself with a capital letter L drawn in “Old English MT” or “Cloister Black” typeface.

3. Light Yagami (Death Note)

Light Yagami is the main protagonist of the Death Note series who, after discovering the Death Note, decides to use it to rid the world of criminals. Through use of the Death Note, Light quickly begins to develop a cold and ruthless nature and as a utilitarian, he will take any means necessary in order to achieve his goals.

2. Lelouch Li Britannia (Code Geass)

Lelouch vi Britannia is the main protagonist of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion and Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2. He was the Eleventh Prince of the Holy Britannian Empire and the son of the 98th Emperor of Britannia, Charles zi Britannia, and after he was exiled, he used the alias Lelouch Lamperouge.

1. Levi Ackerman (Attack On Titan)

Levi Ackerman, often formally referred to as Captain Levi, is the squad captain of the Special Operations Squad within the Survey Corps and is widely known as humanity’s strongest soldier. As a result of his early childhood years, Levi is described as a “clean freak” by those who know him personally as he prefers his environment and himself to be spotlessly clean, is averse to having either himself or his equipment soiled, and has been known to wipe down his blood-smeared blades while still on the battlefield.

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