Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

P for Pikachu, P for Portgas D. Ace, P for Pieck Finger. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with P.

43. Prince Hata (Gintama)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Prince Hata or as most of the characters like to call him, Prince Baka, is an Amanto prince of the planet Oukoku and a mildly recurring character in Gintama. He is the biological younger brother of Barkas (better known as Shijaku) and Elizabeth. 

42. Pan Ko Paat (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pan Ko Paat is a former captain of Special Fire Force Company 4, as well as a former instructor at the Special Fire Force Training Academy. Pan is a Third Generation who can increase an individual’s heat resistance to reduce the amount of damage they take from other flames, which he activates by blowing his whistle; this ability is called Buff Stacking.

41. Pappag (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pappag is a starfish who is Camie’s pet and teacher, the creator of the Criminal fashion line, and is mentoring Camie to be a fashion designer. Although he is a Starfish, he can speak in human language quite well due to the fact that when he was young, he thought he was human and by the time he realized he wasn’t, he had already learned to speak like a human.

40. Pagaya (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pagaya is Conis’ father and a native to Skypiea who fixed the waver that Nami rides. He has a habit of apologizing excessively, including in situations where there is nothing wrong or he is not at fault and he seems to hold no grudges against anyone and is very humble towards just about everyone.

39. Perona (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

“Ghost Princess” Perona is the former commander of the Wild Zombies and Surprise Zombies of Thriller Bark prior to its collapse. After the defeat of Gecko Moria’s army and during the time skip, she begrudgingly helped and cooperated with Roronoa Zoro while in Dracule Mihawk’s home on Kuraigana Island.

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38. Prosciutto (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Prosciutto is a minor antagonist featured in Vento Aureo. Prosciutto is an assassin from La Squadra Esecuzioni, and alongside Pesci, battles Team Bucciarati inside a high-speed train to Florence.

37. Pannacotta Fugo (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pannacotta Fugo is a side character and former ally featured in Vento Aureo, and the protagonist in Purple Haze Feedback. A young and quick-tempered strategist, Fugo is a member of Bucciarati’s team and, by extension, Passione, and thus follows Giorno and Bucciarati in their mission to protect Trish Una. 

36. Poco (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Poco is a minor character appearing in Phantom Blood. Originally mind-controlled and used as bait by Dio Brando, he joins the Joestar Group on their quest, in order to save his sister. 

35. Pyxis (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pyxis is one of the Silver Key Celestial Spirits that is owned by Lucy Heartfilia. A key to Pyxis’ gate eventually came into the possession of Celestial Spirit Mage, Lucy Heartfilia who formed a contract with it, the details of which are unknown.

34. Porlyusica (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Porlyusica is an elderly woman who lives in a treehouse located in the East Forest outside Magnolia Town. She is also the Edolas counterpart to the Sky Dragon Grandeeney, and, as such, shares the same name; she is a semi-active member of the Fairy Tail Guild and also serves as their Medicinal Advisor. 

33. Panther Lily (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Panther Lily is an Exceed that originally worked for the kingdom of Edolas as the Magic Militia’s First Division Commander of the Royal Army, and is now a member of the Fairy Tail Guild and Gajeel Redfox’s companion. During the time Fairy Tail was disbanded he was a member of the Magic Council, however, he rejoined Fairy Tail after the guild returned.

32. Plue (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Plue is a Silver Key Celestial Spirit, a Nikora with no actual combat abilities, kept as a pet by Lucy Heartfilia. Because he is not made for combat, Plue serves as a cute companion instead and is very obedient and ready to help Lucy whenever she needs his help.

31. Pikkon (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pikkon, known as Paikuhan in the original Japanese version, is a fighter of the Other World who first appears as the main fighting antagonist of the Other World Saga. He does not appear in the original Dragon Ball manga, and acting as a substitute for Piccolo in terms of appearance, role, and personality, he is introduced in the filler episodes of Dragon Ball Z, and later appears in Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn. 

30. Peaure (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Peaure is a journalist who works for the Stohess Berg Newspapers and often associates himself with veteran journalist Roy. He wishes to change the current state of the news agency, which only spreads the monarchy’s propaganda within the Walls. 

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29. Peer (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Peer was a member of the Scout Regiment and Erwin Smith’s assistant. Peer appeared to be a very serious and dutiful individual and seemed to be a trusted member of the Scout Regiment, being given commanding positions during operations when Erwin Smith could not be present. 

28. Pony Tsunotori (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pony Tsunotori also known as Rocketti, is a student in Class 1-B at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero. As a foreigner, she does not have much knowledge of the language in Japan and is shown to be rather naïve and innocent in personality, learning nasty phrases from Neito Monoma without realizing what those words mean, as shown when Neito tells Pony unkind phrases to tell Class 1-A

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27. Present Mic (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Hizashi Yamada, also known as Voice Hero: Present Mic is a Pro Hero who‘s an English teacher at U.A. High School. Though he tends to be a jovial individual, Present Mic is capable of great rage as demonstrated by his reaction to discovering that Kurogiri is a Nomu created from the corpse of his late friend, Oboro Shirakumo, and his confrontation with the man responsible, Kyudai Garaki.

26. Principal Nezu (My Hero Academia)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Nezu, also known as Mr. Principal is a Pro Hero and the principal of U.A. High School and is an extremely rare case of an animal who manifested a Quirk. As befitting of his role as principal of an academy for heroes, Nezu is an eccentric, polite, and persistent educator, and is quite self-aware of his odd appearance and introduces himself by pointing it out. 

25. Phil (The Promised Neverland)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Phil is a 4-year-old orphan who formerly resided at Grace Field House Plant 3 and is close friends with Sherry, with whom he is often seen around, and Emma, who he greatly looks up to. Along with Sherry, Carol, Eugene, Milly, and Charlie, Phil now resides at a different plantation at Grace Field under the care of Yukko after Grace Field House Plant 3 was burnt down.

24. Pakura (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pakura was a famed Sunagakure kunoichi during her lifetime. Pakura was a renowned kunoichi whose skills earned her enough fame during her life that Kabuto chose to reincarnate her to fight for Akatsuki, and in the anime, she was shown to be a highly perceptive fighter, able to see through most deceptions and react quickly. 

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23. Pinako Rockbell (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pinako Rockbell is the paternal grandmother of Winry Rockbell, the mother of Yuriy Rockbell, the mother-in-law of Sarah Rockbell, the grandmother-in-law of Edward Elric, the maternal great-grandmother of Edward and Winry’s unnamed children, and also a surgeon and weaponsmith living and working in the town of Resembool in the eastern region of Amestris. Mixing her two specialties, Pinako is also a prominent automail engineer and presumably the founder of Rockbell Automail, a family-run automail atelier within the town.

22. Paninya (FullMetal Alchemist)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Paninya is, when first introduced, a petty thief from Rush Valley whose parents died in a train crash when she was a child. She lost both of her legs in the accident (and, in the first anime, also lost one arm).

21. Puri Puri Prisoner (One Punch Man)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Puri-Puri Prisoner is the S-Class Rank 17 professional hero of the Hero Association and the boss of the prisoners held in Smelly Lid Prison. Puri-Puri Prisoner is a flamboyant, openly homosexual superhero who takes an interest in other good-looking male heroes and criminals; an interest which led to his titular jail sentence, as he kept sexually assaulting them.

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20. Pig God (One Punch Man)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pig God is the S-Class Rank 10 professional hero of the Hero Association. As an S-Class hero, Pig God is very powerful and like other heroes of that class, he is able to defeat a Disaster Level Demon Mysterious Being on his own, as he proved with his swift and effortless victory against Eyesight and The Great Food Tub.

19. Pariston Hill (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pariston Hill is a Triple-Star Hunter and both the former 13th Chairman and 12th Vice Chairman of the Hunter Association. He is also a former member of the Zodiacs with the codename “Rat” and can be considered one of the main antagonists of the 13th Hunter Chairman Election arc. 

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18. Palm Siberia (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Palm Siberia is a Hunter and Knov’s apprentice and after being captured by the Royal Guards, she is reborn into a Chimera Ant soldier. Initially, Palm is shown to have an erratic personality that often intimidates her peers, and has a tendency to talk too much and veer off-topic in conversation.

17. Ponzu (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Ponzu was one of the 24 examinees that managed to enter the Fourth Phase of the 287th Hunter Exam and was examinee #246 in the 287th Hunter Exam and #233 in the 288th Hunter Exam. Ponzu was a serious, generally collected individual, and despite indirectly causing Bourbon’s death, she showed no sign of feeling guilt, since the attack had been accidental.

16. Pike (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pike was a spider-like Chimera Ant Officer in Zazan’s Squad. Pike was shown to be simple-minded and poor in tactics and loved being complimented by Zazan and was extremely loyal to her.

15. Peggy (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Peggy was a Chimera Ant Squadron Leader. He was likely the most knowledgeable among the Squadron Leaders, having spent his time reading and deducing the weapons the humans used were guns, among other things. 

14. Pyon (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pyon is a Paleograph Hunter, a member of the Zodiacs with the codename “Rabbit” and part of the Intelligence Team, created in preparation for the voyage to the Dark Continent. Pyon has a laid-back attitude that may even appear frivolous, matched by an informal way of speaking, and seems to be the most tech-savvy of the Zodiacs, as she is mostly seen texting on her cell phone or using her laptop even during important meetings. 

13. Patty Thompson (Soul Eater)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Patty Thompson is a Demon Weapon and the younger sister of Elizabeth Thompson. Known as one of the “Demon Twin Guns”, both her and her sister were known as the “Brooklyn Devils” and were petty thugs until being found by their now current Meister and Shinigami, Death the Kid. 

12. Panda (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Panda is a major supporting character in Jujutsu Kaisen and one of the main protagonists of its prequel, Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Jujutsu High. Panda is not actually a panda, he’s an Abrupt Mutated Cursed Corpse created by Masamichi Yaga and attends Jujutsu High as a second-year student along with Maki, Toge, and Yuta. 

11. Piccolo (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Piccolo Jr., usually just called Piccolo or Kamiccolo and also known as Ma Junior, is a Namekian and also the final child and reincarnation of King Piccolo, later becoming the reunification of the Nameless Namekian after fusing with Kami. According to Grand Elder Guru, Piccolo, along with Kami and King Piccolo, are part of the Dragon Clan, who were the original creators of the Dragon Balls. 

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10. Pakunoda (HunterxHunter)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pakunoda was member #9 or #6* of the Phantom Troupe and her physical strength ranked eleventh among the group. Pakunoda exuded an air of self-confidence that could be intimidating to others and was completely loyal to Chrollo and even went against the Troupe and Chrollo’s own saying that the survival of the group comes before the survival of the individual (including the leader) in order to rescue him.

9. Pride (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pride was the first and strongest Homunculus Father created. He was placed in the role of Selim Bradley, the adopted son of Führer King Bradley. 

8. Princess Hibana (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Hibana, better known as Princess Hibana, is a former Third Generation pyrokinetic and captain of the Special Fire Force Company 5. Hibana is initially portrayed as a deceptive and somewhat sadistic person, having a twisted personality, and she enjoys inflicting pain upon Infernals she captures for research.

7. Portgas D. Rouge (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Portgas D. Rouge was the mother of Portgas D. Ace and the lover of Gol D. Roger. She held her pregnancy for twenty months through sheer willpower in order to deceive the world of Ace’s connection to the Pirate King and when the child was finally born, Rouge held him in her arms and named him “Gol D. Ace”. 

6. Petra Ral (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Petra Ral was an Eldian who served as a hand-picked soldier of the Survey Corps by Levi Ackerman placed in the Special Operations Squad. Petra looked up to Levi Ackerman as a captain and cared deeply for her team, but was notably at odds with Oluo, due to his tendency to imitate Levi. 

5. Pieck Finger (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pieck Finger is an Eldian who serves as one of Marley’s Warriors and is the current inheritor of the Cart Titan. Pieck is shown to be somewhat sweet and kind, consistently shown to care about her fellow Warriors and the Warrior candidates.

4. Porco Galliard (Attack On Titan)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Porco Galliard was an Eldian and the younger brother of Marcel Galliard. He was one of Marley’s Warriors and possessed the ability to transform into the Jaw Titan. 

3. Pein (Naruto: Shippuden)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pein was the head of the Akatsuki, a criminal organization that sought the power of the tailed beasts. He was responsible for a lot of things, including the murder of his own and Naruto’s mentor, Jiraiya, the destruction of Konoha, and murdering members of Konoha in exchange for information about Naruto’s whereabouts.

2. Pikachu (Pokémon)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Pikachu is an Electric-type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation I and is renowned for being the most well-known and recognizable Pokémon. It is also well known from the anime, where Ash Ketchum, the protagonist, owns a Pikachu. 

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1. Portgas D. Ace (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with P: Iconic Names

Portgas D. Ace, born as Gol D. Ace and nicknamed “Fire Fist Ace”, was the adoptive older brother of the Strawhat Pirates’ Captain, Monkey D. Luffy, and Sabo, and the son of the late Pirate King Gol D. Roger and his late lover Portgas D Rouge. Ace was the 2nd division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates and one-time captain of the Spade Pirates.

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