Anime Characters that Start with R: Iconic Names

R for Rock Lee, R for Roronoa Zoro, R for Rukia Kuchiki. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with R.

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70. Ragnarok (Soul Eater)

Ragnarok is the weapon partner of Crona. Born a normal demon weapon, he was melted by Medusa in a vat of Black Blood while in his weapon form and mixed into Crona’s blood.

69. Reo Mibuchi (Kuroko No Basuke)

Reo Mibuchi is the vice-captain and shooting guard of Rakuzan High. Because he is one of the Uncrowned Kings, he is nicknamed the Yaksha, referring to a kind of night spirit. 

68. Rinnosuke Mitobe (Kuroko No Basuke)

Rinnosuke Mitobe is Seirin High’s second-year center and a regular until Teppei Kiyoshi’s return. 

67. Riko Aida (Kuroko No Basuke)

Riko Aida is Seirin High’s boys’ basketball club’s coach and the daughter of Kagetora Aida who has the ability to scan someone and bring out every detail about that person. 

66. Run (Akame Ga Kill!)

Run was a member of the Jaegers and Esdeath’s right-hand man. After his death, Run served as one of Kurome’s puppets, up until Wave shattered Kurome’s Teigu, releasing him from Yatsufusa’s binds. 

65. Reborn (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!)

Reborn is the eponymous character of the Katekyo Hitman Reborn! series. He was sent by Vongola Nono to train Tsunayoshi Sawada to be the next boss of the Vongola Famiglia. 

64. Riruka Dokugamine (Bleach)

Riruka Dokugamine is a Fullbringer and former member No. 003 of the organization known as Xcution. Confident and somewhat playful, Riruka is an impatient, hot-tempered young girl that unleashes her rage even towards her comrades if they disagree with her. 

63. Ryouko Tamiya (Parasyte)

Ryouko Tamiya is a parasite and one of Shinichi Izumi’s high school teachers. Although she is usually emotionless like other parasites, after giving birth she became increasingly maternal to the point that she gave her life to save her son. 

62. Rekka Hoshimiya (Fire Force)

Rekka Hoshimiya was a former Third Generation, a Lieutenant of Special Fire Force Company 1, and a priest of the Holy Sol Temple.

61. Randolph (One Piece)

“Crane Rider” Randolph is a rabbit homie and a member of the Big Mom Pirates. Randolph is very loyal to the Big Mom Pirates, executing his missions and guarding the Seducing Woods.

60. Raizo (One Piece)

Raizo of the Mist is a ninja and retainer of the Kozuki Family, being one of the Nine Red Scabbards that served the legendary samurai Kozuki Oden during the Legendary Hour 20 years ago.

59. Risotto Nero (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Risotto Nero is the leader of La Squadra Esecuzioni and sends his squad-mates to battle Team Bucciarati; all in order to kidnap the Boss’ daughter, Trish Una, as part of their plans to discover her father’s true identity.

58. Ryohei Higashikata (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Ryohei Higashikata is the grandfather of Josuke and the father of Tomoko Higashikata. 

57. Rohan Kishibe (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Rohan Kishibe is a major ally introduced in Diamond is Unbreakable. First featured as an antagonist, he cooperates in the search for Yoshikage Kira. 

56. Reiko Yanagi (My Hero Academia)

Reiko Yanagi, also known as Emily, is a student in Class 1-B at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero.

55. Rocker (Fairy Tail)

Rocker is a Mage of the Quatro Cerberus Guild. Rocker, much like the rest of his guildmates, is very exuberant and loud, always taking part in his guild’s “rituals” of encouragement.

54. Risley Law (Fairy Tail)

Risley Law is a Mage of the Mermaid Heel Guild. Risley employs Gravity Change as her type of Magic. 

53. Rufus Lore (Fairy Tail)

Rufus Lore is a Mage of Sabertooth: the former strongest guild in Fiore. He is also known as The Minstrel Who Sings to the Red Moon.

52. Rogue Cheney (Fairy Tail)

Rogue Cheney is a Mage of Sabertooth, formerly the strongest Guild in Fiore, and a member of its team: the Twin Dragons of Sabertooth.

51. Rustyrose (Fairy Tail)

Rustyrose was a member of the now-disbanded Dark Guild, Grimoire Heart, and was one of the Seven Kin of Purgatory.

50. Ren Akatsuki (Fairy Tail)

Ren Akatsuki, known as Silent Night Ren, is a member of the Blue Pegasus guild and its team, The Trimens. He is currently married to Sherry Blendy. 

49. Roubaul (Fairy Tail)

Roubaul was a member of the Nirvit, a neutral tribe from the past, and the creator of the Nirvana Magic. He was the Guild Master of Cait Shelter Guild. 

48. Racer (Fairy Tail)

Racer is a former member of the now-disbanded Dark Guild, Oración Seis. He also led another Dark Guild, Harpuia, his so-called “personal Guild”.

47. Reedus Jonah (Fairy Tail)

Reedus Jonah is one of the Mages of the Fairy Tail Guild. Reedus isn’t shown to be as brave as the other guild members, as seen when he stated he was “afraid” of Laxus Dreyar when Makarov noticed him hiding in the building.

46. Ranfan (Dragon Ball)

Ranfan is a competitor in the 21st World Martial Arts Tournament. Ranfan has a very flirtatious personality as she winks and sweet talks when she needs to.

45. Raditz (Dragon Ball)

Raditz, also known as “Raditz the Runt”, is a mid-class Saiyan warrior, the biological brother of Goku and the eldest son of Bardock and Gine. He is one of the few remaining full-blooded Saiyans left alive after his homeworld was destroyed. 

44. Rem (Death Note)

Rem is the Shinigami who gives Misa Amane one of the Death Notes she had. Like Ryuk, Rem possesses two Death Notes; however, Rem did not get hers through trickery.

43. Roma Hoito (Tokyo Ghoul)

Roma Hoito was a ghoul who once infiltrated the Anteiku for the Clowns, among whom she was nicknamed Gypsy. Roma was the founder of the Clowns, information that she kept secret from others as part of her “game”. 

42. Ryouko Fueguchi (Tokyo Ghoul)

Ryouko Fueguchi was the wife of Asaki Fueguchi and the mother of Hinami Fueguchi who was known as suspect Number 73 in CCG’s files. She was killed by First Class Ghoul Investigator Kureo Mado. 

41. Renji Yomo (Tokyo Ghoul)

Renji Yomo is Yoshimura’s right hand and an old friend of Uta and Itori. Due to his feeding habits and his avian-shaped mask, he has earned the nickname Raven.

40. Rod Reiss (Attack On Titan)

Rod Reiss was the true king of the Walls from 845 to 850. He sought to return the stolen Founding Titan to the Reiss family, by having his daughter Historia eat Eren Yeager. 

39. Rico Brzenska (Attack On Titan)

Rico Brzenska is the team leader of Squad Rico and a member of the Garrison’s 1st Division Elite Forces. She is the only surviving leader of the Alpha Squad assigned to protect Eren Yeager during the liberation of Trost District. 

38. Ryuuko Tsuchikawa (My Hero Academia)

Ryuuko Tsuchikawa, also known as Pixie-Bob, is a Pro Hero and a member of the Wild, Wild Pussycats. Ryuko is a very hyperactive and loud person with little regard for how she may come off to other people. 

37. Ryuko Tatsuma (My Hero Academia)

Ryuko Tatsuma, also known as Dragoon Hero: Ryukyu, is the former No. 9, and the current No. 10 Pro Hero. She employed Nejire Chan, Uravity, and Froppy during the Shie Hassaikai Arc and Endeavor Agency Arc. 

36. Rumi Usagiyama (My Hero Academia)

Rumi Usagiyama, also known as Rabbit Hero: Mirko is the No. 5 Pro Hero. Rumi is tough and speaks her mind, even if it causes confrontation, and she respects those who do the same.

35. Rock Lock (My Hero Academia)

Ken Takagi, also known by his hero name the Lock Hero: Rock Lock, is a Pro Hero. Rock Lock is a very pragmatic and blunt man who is quick to judge whether or not someone is an asset. 

34. Rei Todoroki (My Hero Academia)

Rei Todoroki is the wife of Enji Todoroki and the mother of Toya, Fuyumi, Natsuo, and Shoto Todoroki. Rei was once kind, caring, and loving towards Shoto and in return, he loved her deeply.

33. Romero Fujimi (My Hero Academia)

Romero Fujimi is a student of Isamu Academy High School. Romero has a condescending demeanor and shows to look down on Class 1-A, as he tells his Isamu Academy peers not to be friendly with them. 

32. Rikido Sato (My Hero Academia)

Rikido Sato, also known as the Sweets Hero: Sugarman, is a student in Class 1-A at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero. Rikido has an interest in sweets and baking, the latter being a useful skill to have due to his Quirk. 

31. Recovery Girl (My Hero Academia)

Chiyo Shuzenji, also known as Youthful Heroine: Recovery Girl, is a nurse at U.A. High School. She has two offices; one located in U.A. and one in the Sports Festival Stadium. 

30. Ryūsui (Naruto: Shippuden)

Ryūsui is a genin from Amegakure. Ryūsui is highly loyal towards Pain and Amegakure, looking up to Pain with admiration due to him protecting the village and will swiftly admonish anyone insulting or even complaining about him.

29. Rai Uchiha (Naruto: Shippuden)

Rai Uchiha was a shinobi of the Uchiha clan. Rai was able to awaken the Sharingan in his youth, as well as his own Mangekyō Sharingan. 

28. Rintarou Okabe (Steins;Gate)

Nicknamed Okarin, Rintarou Okabe is a university student, self-proclaimed mad scientist, and central protagonist of Steins; Gate. He is a theatrical, bizarre scientist who seems to have little social courtesy. 

27. Rōshi (Naruto: Shippuden)

Rōshi was a shinobi of Iwagakure and the jinchūriki of the Four-Tails, Son Gokū.

26. Raven (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Raven was a Lieutenant General in the Amestrian Military and one of the elite members of Central High Command in the capital.

25. Robert E. O. Speedwagon (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Robert E. O. Speedwagon is a core ally featured in Phantom Blood and is a minor ally in Battle Tendency. Robert E. O. Speedwagon is a hot-blooded and honorable street thug and later businessman. 

24. Ruka Rengoku (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Ruka Rengoku was the wife of Shinjuro Rengoku, and the mother of Kyojuro Rengoku and Senjuro Rengoku.

23. Rias Gremory (High School DxD)

Rias Gremory is the main female protagonist of High School DxD and the heiress of the Gremory clan, a famous and high-ranking family of pure-blooded Devils.

22. Rui (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba)

Rui is the primary antagonist in Mount Natagumo Arc. He is a demon affiliated with the Twelve Kizuki, holding the position of Lower Rank Five.

21. Ram (Re: Zero – Starting Life In Another World)

Ram is Rem’s sister and one of the twin maids working for margrave Roswaal L Mathers. She is seemingly self-centered and does things at her own pace, however, in reality, she maintains a distance from people to authenticate them.

20. Rem (Re: Zero – Starting Life In Another World)

Rem is a supporting character in Re: Zero. She works as a maid with her sister Ram in the service of Roswaal Mathers. Rem often speaks in an outwardly courteous way and occasionally acts without thinking.

19. Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

Rei Ayanami is the First Child (First Children in the Japanese version) and pilot of the Evangelion Unit 00.

18. Ryōta Kise (Kuroko No Basuke)

Ryōta Kise was the Generation of Miracles’ small forward who now plays at Kaijō High. He is well known for his copying abilities, as he can copy any technique he sees, often with more power than the original.

17. Rōjūrō Ōtoribashi (Bleach)

Rōjūrō Ōtoribashi, more commonly referred to as Rose, is the captain of the 3rd Division in the Gotei 13 and a Visored. His lieutenant is Izuru Kira.

16. Rob Lucci (One Piece)

Rob Lucci is a current member of CP0. Originally, he was introduced as part of CP9, as the assassin unit’s strongest member in history.

15. Ryuk (Death Note)

Ryuk is a Shinigami who indirectly gives Light Yagami a Death Note after becoming bored with the Shinigami Realm. 

14. Rize Kamishiro (Tokyo Ghoul)

Rize Kamishiro was a ghoul and born into the Washuu Clan, Rize was the illegitimate daughter of former CCG chairman Tsuneyoshi Washuu, where, as a child, she escaped from the clan and organization V.

13. Ray (The Promised Neverland)

Ray is one of the deuteragonists of The Promised Neverland alongside Norman. Ray is a model student of Grace Field House, who consistently gets perfect scores during the daily exams. 

12. Rin Okumura (Blue Exorcist)

Rin is the son of Satan and the elder, fraternal twin brother of Yukio Okumura. Studying as an Exwire at True Cross Academy, Rin desires to become a Knight Meister and defeat his biological father. 

11. Ryuken Ishida (Bleach)

Ryuken Ishida is a recurring supporting character in Bleach and the father of Uryu Ishida, an ally of Kurosaki Ichigo. He is also the director of Karakura Hospital and a Quincy.

10. Rangiku Matsumoto (Bleach)

Rangiku Matsumoto is the lieutenant of the 10th Division of the Gotei 13, serving under Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya.

9. Rin Nohara (Naruto: Shippuden)

Rin Nohara was a chūnin of Konohagakure and a member of Team Minato. She was forcibly made into the jinchūriki of the Three-Tails Isobu, as an elaborate scheme by Kirigakure to destroy her village. 

8. Ryomen Sukuna (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Known as the undisputed King of Curses, Ryoumen Sukuna is a mighty Cursed Spirit and one of the chief antagonists of Jujutsu Kaisen.

7. Riza Hawkeye (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Lieutenant Riza Hawkeye is an officer in the Amestrian State Military as well as the personal adjutant and bodyguard of Colonel Roy Mustang. 

6. Rock Lee (Naruto)

Rock Lee is a ninja from the Konoha village and a member of Team Guy

5. Renji Abarai (Bleach)

Renji Abarai is the lieutenant of the 6th division under Captain Kuchiki Byakuya and the husband of Rukia Kuchiki.

4. Roy Mustang (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Roy Mustang is the Flame Alchemist and tritagonist of the series. He is a State Alchemist and the superior officer of the Elric brothers, and second only to Führer-President King Bradley.

3. Reiner Braun (Attack On Titan)

Reiner Braun is the deputy chief of the Warrior Unit of Liberio and the main protagonist of Attack on Titan from the Marleyan perspective. He was selected as a child to become one of Marley’s Warriors and at the age of ten, he inherited the power of the Armored Titan.

2. Rukia Kuchiki (Bleach)

Rukia Kuchiki is the current Captain of the 13th Division and formerly served as lieutenant of the 13th Division. Rukia is the adoptive sister of Byakuya Kuchiki and is married to Renji Abarai. 

1. Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)

Roronoa Zoro, also known as “Pirate Hunter” Zoro, is the first mate of the Straw Hat Pirates, and one of their two swordsmen. Formerly a bounty hunter, he is the second member of Luffy’s crew and the first to join it.

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