Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

N for Nobara Kugisaki, N for Naruto Uzumaki, N for Nico Robin. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with N.

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60. Nizou Okada (Gintama)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nizou Okada, also known as Nizou the Butcher or Manslayer Nizou, was a blind assassin and a member of the Kiheitai, an extremist Joui faction bent on causing world destruction, and would become fused with the biomechanical sword, Benizakura which eventually overtook his body and lead to his demise.

59. Nyau (Akame Ga Kill!)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nyau was a member of Esdeath’s elite bodyguards, the Three Beasts. Despite having the appearance of an innocent child, Nyau was the most sadistic member of the Three Beasts.

58. Nemu Kurotsuchi (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nemu Kurotsuchi, formerly known as Nanagō Nemuri, was the former lieutenant of the 12th Division of the Gotei 13, serving under Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi. 

57. Nozomi Kujo (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nozomi Kujo is a Mod-Soul who has escaped from Soul Society and is wanted by Kagerōza Inaba. 

56. Nnoitra Gilga (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nnoitra Gilga is an Arrancar and the fifth Espada in Sōsuke Aizen’s army. Nnoitra is extremely crude, sadistic, and lecherous, accented by his snake-like eyes and perverted attitude towards Orihime, rudely referring to her as “pet-sama”. 

55. Nobuko Izumo (Parasyte)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nobuko Izumo is the wife of Kazuyuki Izumi and the mother of Shinichi Izumi. 

54. Nefertari Cobra (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nefertari Cobra was the 12th king of the Alabasta Kingdom, the former patriarch of the Nefertari Family, husband of the late Nefertari Titi, and father of Nefertari Vivi. 

53. Nico Olivia (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nico Olvia was the mother of Nico Robin and an archaeologist from Ohara who studied the Poneglyphs two decades ago. She died alongside the other Ohara archaeologists due to the Buster Call.

52. Naomi Tanizaki (Bungou Stray Dogs)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Naomi Tanizaki is an office staff at the Armed Detective Agency and the younger sister of Jun’ichirō Tanizaki. 

51. N’Doul (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

N’Doul is a minor antagonist featured in Stardust Crusaders. He is a loyal assassin for DIO and the User of an agile long-distance Stand known as Geb. 

50. Noriaki Kakyoin (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Noriaki Kakyoin is a core ally in Stardust Crusaders and a Japanese student who was brainwashed by DIO during an earlier trip to Egypt and is sent to kill Jotaro Kujo. 

49. Nichiya (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nichiya is the Edolas counterpart of Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki. He was the captain of Extalia’s Imperial Guard.

48. Nadi (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nadi is an Exceed from the kingdom of Extalia, specifically the Minister of State under Queen Shagotte’s command.

47. Naoto Tachibana (Tokyo Revengers)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Naoto Tachibana is the younger brother of Hinata Tachibana. At present, he is a detective who works for the organized crime department of Tokyo. 

46. Nozel Silva (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nozel Silva is a nobleman and the first son of the Clover Kingdom’s House Silva, one of its royal families. 

45. Nunnally Vi Britannia (Code Geass)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nunnally vi Britannia is one of the main supporting characters of Code Geass, and the main character of Code Geass: Nightmare of Nunnally. 

44. Near (Death Note)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Near is the younger of L’s two successors, raised in Wammy’s House, Watari’s orphanage for gifted children in Winchester, England. 

43. Nashiro Yasuhisa (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nashiro Yasuhisa was an artificial one-eyed ghoul who impeded Ken Kaneki’s pursuit of Madam A alongside her twin sister Kurona, who knew her as Shiro. She was fatally wounded in battle and abandoned to die by Akihiro Kanou. 

42. Noro (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Noro was a direct subordinate of the One-Eyed King and one of Aogiri Tree’s leaders. In the past, he was a ghoul known as Noroi and was entrusted with raising Eto by Yoshimura.

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41. Naki (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Naki is a ghoul who was imprisoned in Cochlea until Aogiri Tree’s invasion of the prison. He was also liberated by Aogiri Tree due to being a direct underling and supposedly Yamori’s right-hand man. 

40. Nico (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nico is a member of the Clowns and a close friend of Itori. He used to act with Yamori and participated in Aogiri Tree.

39. Nishiki Nishio (Tokyo Ghoul)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nishiki Nishio is a ghoul whose original feeding ground was taken by Rize Kamishiro. He was a second-year student in the Pharmaceutical Department of Kamii University and the boyfriend of Kimi Nishino who was heavily wounded in a fight with Ken Kaneki, but he eventually became a waiter at Anteiku and ally to Kaneki. 

38. Nifa (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nifa was a soldier in the Survey Corps Fourth Squad, under the command of Hange Zoë. Nifa appeared to be a loyal person as she was allowed to record the details of Erwin Smith’s meeting with Dot Pixis, and was then entrusted to pass the information to others.

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37. Nick (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nick, often formally referred to as Minister Nick, was a high-standing, devoted member of the Church of the Walls, a religion that worships the Walls and considers them to be holy. 

36. Natsuo Todoroki (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Natsuo Todoroki is a college student. He is the second son of Enji and Rei Todoroki, the younger brother of Toya and Fuyumi Todoroki, and the older brother of Shoto Todoroki.

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35. Nagamasa Moura (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nagamasa Moura, also known as Chewyee, is a second-year student at Shiketsu High School training to become a Pro Hero and is the representative of his class. 

34. Neito Monoma (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Neito Monoma, also known as Phantom Thief, is a student in Class 1-B at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero. 

33. No. 13 (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Anan Kurose, also known as Space Hero: Thirteen, is a Pro Hero who specializes in search and rescue, and a faculty member of U.A. High School. 

32. Nomu (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

The Nomu, sometimes referred to as Artificial Humans, are deceased individuals whose bodies have been heavily modified by Doctor Kyudai Garaki in order to hold multiple Quirks and reanimated to act as mindless super-soldiers for the League of Villains, and later, the Paranormal Liberation Front. 

31. Nat (The Promised Neverland)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nat is a 9-year-old orphan who formerly resided at Grace Field House Plant 3 as one of the many foster children of Isabella. He is a fun-loving and slightly narcissistic boy who is brought into the escape plan alongside Anna, Thoma, and Lannion after the truth about the orphanage is revealed. 

30. Naori Uchiha (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Naori Uchiha was a kunoichi from Konohagakure’s famed Uchiha clan. She presumably died either before or during the Uchiha Clan Downfall along with the rest of her clansmen. 

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29. Nawaki (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nawaki was a genin from Konohagakure‘s Senju clan. He was the younger brother of Tsunade, the grandson of Hashirama and Mito, and the grandnephew of Tobirama.

28. Noah (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Noah is a quiet young Roma woman who is proud of her heritage and culture but is desperate for a way out of the troubles she faces in post-war Germany.

27. Nicolas (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nicolas is a young prodigy who excels in school and annual competitions and was examinee #187 in the 287th Hunter Exam. He carries a laptop with him at all times in case he needs to find information quickly.

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26. Nobunaga Hazama (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nobunaga Hazama is member #1 of the Phantom Troupe and his physical strength ranked ninth among the group. Nobunaga is typically a calm individual but can be brash and get into conflicts with the other Troupe members. 

25. Neige (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Neige is a rogue mage and the younger brother of Baro. He assists his brother in kidnapping children in order to extract their mana for the Eye of the Midnight Sun.

24. Nash (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nash is an orphan left under the care of a church in the village of Hage. Nash is a stoic and calm child, but possesses a rather bratty nature towards Asta, often being more critical of Asta due to his inability to use magic and his failure to have Sister Lily accept his marriage proposals. 

23. Naho Takada (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Naho Takada is a servant of the Butterfly Mansion. After her family had been killed by Demons, Naho was taken in by the Butterfly Mansion.

22. Nakime (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nakime is a supporting antagonist in the Infinity Castle Arc of Demon Slayer. Initially, she was a demon who served to summon other demons into the Infinity Castle on Muzan Kibutsuji’s command, but after Hantengu’s death, she got promoted to the position of Upper-Rank Four in the Twelve Kizuki.

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21. Nicolo (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nicolo is a former Marleyan soldier who served in Marley’s navy and was part of the first survey fleet to Paradis Island after the failed Paradis Island Operation. After being taken captive, he begins working on the island as a chef for the Eldian military.

20. Nanaba (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nanaba was a veteran member of the Survey Corps in Squad Mike. Nanaba was a calm soldier, often staying quiet and rarely speaking unless spoken to.

19. Nile Dok (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nile Dok was the commander of the Military Police Regiment. Zeke Jaeger transformed Nile into a Titan when the Marleyan military launched a counter-offensive on Shiganshina. 

18. Nana Shimura (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nana Shimura was the seventh user of the One For All Quirk, All Might’s former mentor, and a close friend of Gran Torino. She believed that a true hero should smile, no matter how grim the situation, since people who needed to be saved needed not only to have their lives protected but also their hearts; she showed great empathy and emotional resilience.

17. Nejire Hado (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nejire Hado, also known as Nejire Chan, is a student in Class 3-A at U.A. High School and is part of The Big 3. Nejire is naturally a very kind, talkative, and endlessly curious girl who shows great interest in people’s unique physical features and is easily distracted by them. 

16. Nina Tucker (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nina Tucker was the young daughter of Shou Tucker, the “Sewing-Life Alchemist”. Nina was generally a seemingly happy, playful, and excitable little girl and was usually seen playing with or embracing her large pet dog, Alexander.

15. Noelle Silva (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Noelle Silva is a noblewoman and the second daughter of the Clover Kingdom’s House Silva, one of its royal families. She is also a 3rd Class Junior Magic Knight of the Black Bull and Royal Knights squads.

14. Najenda (Akame Ga Kill!)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Najenda is the head of the assassin group Night Raid. She was a General of the Empire that defected, along with Lubbock, to the Revolutionary Army sometime after the end of an expedition led by her and Esdeath to eliminate the opposition of the Ban Tribe. 

13. Neliel Tu Oderschvank (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Neliel Tu Oderschvank is the former 3rd Espada. She was also known as Nel Tu when she was a small, good-natured, childlike Arrancar. 

12. Norman (The Promised Neverland)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Norman is one of the deuteragonists of The Promised Neverland alongside Ray. Norman is a math prodigy and a model student of Grace Field House, with intelligence that surpasses his peers and even adults. 

11. Nezuko Kamado (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nezuko Kamado is the deuteragonist of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. She is a demon and the younger sister of Tanjiro Kamado and one of the two remaining members of the Kamado family. 

10. Neferpitou (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Neferpitou, nicknamed Pitou, was a cat-humanoid Chimera Ant and the firstborn of the Chimera Ant King’s three Royal Guards. Of the three Royal Guards, Pitou was the most curious and would get distracted easily and loved to play, and according to Shaiapouf, would get carried away when having fun.

9. Nanao Ise (Bleach)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nanao Ise is the co-lieutenant of the First Division of the Gotei 13, under her uncle, Captain Shunsui Kyōraku, and Vice-President of the Shinigami Women’s Association. She has also formerly served as Lieutenant of the Eighth Division. 

8. Nine Tails (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Kurama, more commonly known as the Nine-Tails, was one of the nine tailed-beasts. Centuries of being regarded as a mindless monster and sought after as a tool for war caused Kurama to hate humans and after being sealed into Naruto Uzumaki, Kurama attempts to maintain its cynical perspective about the world, but with Naruto’s insistence on treating it with respect, the fox overturns its hatred and willingly strives to use its power for the world’s salvation. 

7. Nobara Kugisaki (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nobara Kugisaki is a first-year student and grade 3 jujutsu sorcerer at Tokyo Jujutsu High studying under Satoru Gojo alongside Yuji and Megumi. 

6. Nagato Uzumaki (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nagato was a shinobi of Amegakure and a descendant of the Uzumaki clan. Forming Akatsuki alongside his friends (and fellow war orphans) Yahiko and Konan, Nagato dreamed of bringing peace to the violent shinobi world but following Yahiko’s death, Nagato adopted the alias of Pain and, along with Konan, began leading a new Akatsuki, one that would force the world into peace using any means necessary. 

5. Neji Hyuuga (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Neji Hyūga was a shinobi of Konohagakure’s Hyūga clan. Though a prodigy even by the Hyūga’s standards, Neji was a member of the clan’s branch house; no matter how skilled he became, he would always be in service to the Hyūga’s main house, a fact that convinced him fate was predetermined.

4. Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Natsu Dragneel is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild, wherein he is a member of Team Natsu. He is the younger brother of Zeref Dragneel, having originally died 400 years ago, being subsequently revived as his brother’s most powerful Etherious: E.N.D. 

3. Nami (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

“Cat Burglar” Nami is the navigator of the Straw Hat Pirates and the adoptive sister of Nojiko after the two were orphaned and taken in by Bell-mère. She is the third member of the crew and the second to join, doing so during the Orange Town Arc.

2. Nico Robin (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Nico Robin, also known by her epithet “Devil Child” and the “Light of the Revolution”, is the archaeologist of the Straw Hat Pirates. She is the seventh member of the crew and the sixth to join, doing so at the end of the Alabasta Arc, and although she temporarily left the crew during the Water 7 Arc, she rejoined them during the Enies Lobby Arc. 

1. Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)

Anime Characters that Start with N: Iconic Names

Naruto Uzumaki is a shinobi of Konohagakure’s Uzumaki clan, the Seventh Hokage, the son of the Fourth Hokage, the jinchuriki of the Nine-Tails, and a former member of team 7. He became the jinchūriki of the Nine-Tails on the day of his birth, a fate that caused him to be shunned by most of Konoha throughout his childhood, and after joining Team Kakashi, he worked hard to gain the village’s acknowledgment all the while chasing his dream to become Hokage.

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