Anime Characters that Start with Q: Iconic Names

Q for Queen Otohime, Q for Quillish Wammy Watari, Q for Qrow Branwen. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with Q.

26. Q-Chan (Pet Shop Of Horrors)

Q-chan is a little bat/rabbit-like creature, D’s constant companion, and his name is perhaps derived from the sound he makes – “kyū”. He is the only creature in the shop that looks like an animal to everyone (almost all of the other animals look like strange humans to Chris and the Count).

After being hinted at throughout the series, Q-chan’s true identity is revealed in Volume 10 as Count D’s Grandfather, and the proper holder of the title “Count” and name “D”.

25. Queen Aleena The Hedgehog (Sonic Underground)

Queen Aleena Hedgehog is a character in the Sonic Underground television series, an anthropomorphic hedgehog and the mother of Sonic, Manic, and Sonia, and also the original leader of the Freedom Fighters. Queen Aleena is caring and does her best to help her children, she once openly fired on a group of Swatbots and a Roboticizer to save Manic, and unlike Robotnik, she also cared about the people of Mobius since before Robotnik ruled, everyone lived peacefully.

In fact, if she was not risking the fate of her children, she would have joined them and become a Freedom Fighter but she believes that if she reunites with her children before the time is right, the prophecy will not come true and something horrible will befall upon them. 

24. Queen Diva (El-Hazard)

Queen Diva is the ruler of what appears to be a race of giant bugs, the Bugrom, in the El-Hazard series and while she appears to be human and is quite beautiful, one can’t really tell whether her “wings” and “antennae” are part of her or part of her costume.

However, in the second movie of El Hazard, Jinai suggested (after almost being crushed) “We are low on soldiers, why don’t you lay some eggs”. This statement would seem to indicate that she is indeed a bugrom.

23. Queen Metallia (Sailor Moon)

Queen Metalia is a malignant, amorphous energy being, and is the true mastermind and leader of the Dark Kingdom, having been the one who gave Queen Beryl her power. In the manga, Metalia was born from abnormal activity in the sun and landed on Earth, and corrupted a young woman, a sorceress named Beryl.

Queen Metalia was a demon from the Sun that could absorb all energy and use it to expand her body and power. The more energy she gains, the further she can spread her dark body to wrap around the whole planet.

22. Queen Emeraldas (Queen Emeraldas)

Emeraldas is the captain of the Queen Emeraldas with which she shares her title and is a space pirate with great infamy throughout the known galaxy. Emeraldas is a wanderer looking for something to make her feel alive again after losing her purpose in life at several points in her journey across the cosmos.

She is the older daughter of Queen Promethium of the Machine Empire, sister of Maetel, wife of Tochiro Oyama, and mother of Mayu. Queen Emeraldas is independent and strives to be in charge of her own life without being tied down to anyone or anything.

21. Queen Nehelenia (Sailor Moon)

Queen Nehelenia is the main villain of the 4th season of the anime series, and the leader of the Dead Moon Circus, and later, she is the main villain for the first 6 episodes of the 5th season. Queen Nehelenia can shoot energy waves of shadows and darkness, and also spider-like threads.

She is also impervious to even the strongest of most attacks; except those of Super Sailor Saturn. The Golden Crystal increases and multiplies her own abilities tremendously and she could also emit bursts of pure dark energy that cause intense pain and agony to her opponents, which she can strengthen and intensify if need to. 

20. Quent Yaiden (Wolf’s Rain)

Quent Yaiden, sometimes referred to as “Pops”, was the ex-sheriff of the town of Kyrios, which was destroyed, seemingly by wolves, and his wife and son, Ruus, died in the subsequent blaze. This tragedy drove his intense hatred for wolves to the point of obsessively hunting and killing any he could find with his ever-present rifle.

Aside from his dog, Blue, who helped him track wolves, the only solace he found was in a bottle of booze. However, this left him in a near-constant state of inebriation which left him in trouble more often than not. 

19. Queen Serenity (Sailor Moon)

One thousand years ago, Queen Serenity was the ruler of the Moon Kingdom and the Silver Millennium. Her main duties were to look after the Silver Crystal and to raise her daughter, Princess Serenity, into a suitable heir.

At that time there was a war between the Earth and the Moon as the people of Earth grew jealous of the long, rich lives that were lived by those on the Moon Kingdom. Despite this conflict, the Earth’s Prince Endymion decided to fight for the Moon (partly because he was in love with Princess Serenity, and partly because he didn’t approve of what his people were doing).

18. Queen Beryl (Sailor Moon)

Queen Beryl is the main enemy in the first series of Sailor Moon, sending out the generals to help her succeed in conquering Earth after a failed attempt 1000 years ago. The first two generals are sent to gather energy to empower the Negaforce.

Later Zoisite was sent to retrieve the seven Rainbow Crystals, and Malachite was sent to get back the Imperium Silver Crystal from Sailor Moon. Upon their failings, the evil queen is forced to take matters into her own hands, but she is ultimately defeated by Princess Serena and never seen again.

17. Quatre Raberba Winner (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing)

Surrounded by love since a child, Quatre had grown up to be a loving and caring boy who is often reluctant to kill, and when he does, he will apologize for his action. He is the only heir to the Winner family assets, and being the only male heir and the youngest in the family of a father and 29 sisters, Quatre has many loyal servants and troops protecting him. With such a rich background, he always appeared in the series with a high elegant dress sense and high-class manners.

16. Quagsire (Pokémon)

Quagsire is a Water/Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II. In the anime, wild Quagsire are shown to have an annual celebration at Blue Moon Falls when the moon is full where they attempt to shoot round objects they have collected to the top of a waterfall with their attacks to see who can launch their objects the highest, with the apparent target being the moon. 

15. Qwilfish (Pokémon)

Qwilfish resembles a pufferfish and is a Water/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II, and has a Dark/Poison-type Hisuian form introduced in Generation VIII. While inflated, Qwilfish experience much trouble swimming; though they are already not very good swimmers when deflated, they often will fail to move at all when fully inflated, simply floating along in the ocean currents until they expel all of their water. 

14. Quilava (Pokémon)

Quilava is a more slender version of its pre-evolution, while also resembling a weasel, and is the Fire-type First partner Pokémon of the Johto region, evolved from Cyndaquil. It has triangular red eyes and five red spots (two arranged vertically on its forehead and the other three arranged horizontally on its rear), which are used to emit flames. 

13. Queen Diamond (Kaitou Joker)

Queen Diamond, real name Emerald Queen, is Joker and Spade’s childhood rival and friend, and also the third main character to be introduced in the series. In the manga sequel Kaitou Boy Jokers, 20 years after the events of Kaitou Joker, Queen is the mother of Kaitou J, but disappeared prior to the series.

Queen is a strong-willed young girl that won’t let anyone get in her way to steal something, although she sometimes shows her sensibility. She doesn’t know how to do housework, so the chores are often left to Roko.

12. Quele Sellier (Dakara Boku Wa, Ecchi Ga Dekinai)

Quele Sellier is Lisara Restall’s distant cousin and a Grim Reaper too, and calls Lisara “Onee-sama” despite not being her sister. She made a contract with Mina Okura as her energy source to both Ryosuke Kaga and Lisara’s dismay, and wields a gladius called “Carnun Solace”, which she employs to further her manipulation of ice.

Quele is a treacherous, soft-spoken, cunning, cheerful, smarmy, opportunistic, somewhat sadistic, and very manipulative and deceptive trickster who hides behind a seemingly innocent front and undermines Lisara at every opportunity. 

11. Quiche (Tokyo Mew Mew)

Quiche is a character who appears in both the anime and manga series and is one of the alien antagonists who come to Earth, wishing to “reclaim it.” Quiche is a carefree, playful, clever, optimistic, and rather open-minded person, although this is somewhat hidden by his blood-lustful intentions for humans.

He enjoys torturing Ichigo Momomiya, his main enemy, whom he likes seeing in pain. He harasses her regularly and gives her nicknames like “honey”, “kitty-cat”, and “sweetie-pie”. 

10. Qrow Branwen (RWBY)

The uncle of Ruby and Yang, Qrow Branwen is a master hunter on Remnant, as well as an instructor at Signal Academy. It was Qrow that had instructed Ruby in the use of scythe weapons, and it was her skill at it that allowed her to be fast-tracked by Professor Ozpin from Signal to Beacon Academy. He was also the one who had rescued a young Yang and Ruby from three beowolves when Yang had decided to find her missing mother Raven and brought Ruby with her in a red wagon.

9. Quon Kisaragi (RahXephon)

Quon is the younger sister of Itsuki Kisaragi, head of TERRA’S Scientific Analysis Department. She is a mysterious girl, who wears a life module around her chest and murmurs words that sound like poetry every so often.

Quon Kisaragi is a mysterious young girl who speaks the first words of the TV series and is shown meeting Ayato in episode 4. Her standard expression of surprise or agreement is “Ra-ra” (or “La-la”) and most of her dialogue is cryptic and musically themed. 

8. Queen Of Midland (Berserk)

The Queen of Midland was Charlotte’s stepmother. She disapproved of Charlotte’s interest in Griffith and became angry at the mercenary leader for plotting the death of her secret lover Julius.

The Queen of Midland was a manipulative, caustic woman who cheated on her husband with his own brother, feeling unloved by the former. She valued the purity of her social standing and conspired to kill Griffith after he rose to nobility despite his origins as a “lowly commoner”.

7. Quitela (Dragon Ball)

Quitela is the God of Destruction of Universe 4 and is accompanied by his attendant and martial arts teacher Cognac. Like Beerus, Quitela is rather lazy, however, whereas Beerus does perform his duties (albeit in a reckless haphazard way), Quitela seems to instead prefer playing video games and eating junk food. He is a vain and manipulative god who’s willing to use questionable methods to come on top of the competition, as well as having statues with his likeness all around his room. 

6. Queen Mama Chanter (One Piece)

Queen Mama Chanter is a ship homie belonging to the Big Mom Pirates, the apparent flagship of their fleet, and as a homie, the ship is alive and has a personality of its own. Queen Mama Chanter is an enormous ship, many times the size of the Thousand Sunny.

The figurehead continuously sings about itself being a ship, showing a somewhat joyful attitude. However, when the ship’s starboard was damaged, it took a frightened expression.  

5. Quetzalcoatl (Fate Grand Order)

Quetzalcoatl, Class Name Rider, is a Rider-class Servant summoned by Ritsuka Fujimaru in the Grand Orders of Fate/Grand Order. One of the supreme existences in North and Central America as well as in Aztec Mythology, he is a gentle god who loves peace, and it is said that he bestowed many blessings to humans. The meaning of his name is “Winged Serpent” or “Feathered Serpent” and it is said that he is called the god of wind, spirit of rain, the god of culture, and the god of harvest and life. 

4. Quin (Death Parade)

Quin is a worker in the information processing bureau and is in charge of sending the memories of the dead to arbiters, as well as testing their abilities. She used to be an arbiter in Quindecim until Decim replaced her.

A chatterbox who loves drinking sake and gets along very well with Nona, she is very enthusiastic about all alcohol in general, but especially more so if it comes from the world of the living. She seems to regret taking a position in the information processing bureau, as she states that the work done in that department is endless and fast-paced. 

3. Quillish Wammy Watari (Death Note)

Watari is the only man who knows L’s face or where he is and appears to be a well-mannered gentleman who’s highly intelligent and has a close connection to L. Watari started the orphanage now known as Wammy’s house, to care for genius orphans.

When Mello, Matt, Near, and L were young, Watari passed on cases to them, and being the geniuses that they are, they would solve the cases and pass them back to Watari. When L grew up he became an investor with the help of Watari

2. Queen Otohime (One Piece)

Queen Otohime was a goldfish mermaid, the queen of the Ryugu Kingdom, the wife of king Neptune, and the mother of Fukaboshi, Ryuboshi, Manboshi, and Shirahoshi. Otohime was a political activist who worked hard for union and peace between Fish-Men plus Merfolk and Humans, dreaming of having her people emigrate from the Sea Floor to the surface. Eight years before the start of the series, she was assassinated by Hody Jones, who had framed a human pirate as the instigator of the deed.

1. Queen (One Piece)

Queen the Plague is an All-Star of the Beasts Pirates as one of Kaidou’s three closest confidants and he formerly served as the de-facto ruler of Udon, a region in Wano Country. He is also a highly skilled scientist that was previously a member of the research team known as MADS and due to his actions and role, he is a major antagonist in the Wano Country Arc.

As a scientist, Queen is extremely proud of his scientific talents, as he flaunts his personal cybernetic modifications, which he claims to be superior to Vegapunk’s, in battle. He also enjoys proving his scientific superiority, as he demanded that Sanji use his Raid Suit against him to allow him to compare his own technology against Germa’s.

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