Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

V for Vinsmoke Sanji, V for Van Hohenheim, V for Violet Evergarden. In this article, you will find the most iconic anime characters whose names start with V.

43. Valtos (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Valtos is a rogue mage and a former member of the Eye of the Midnight Sun. Valtos is loyal to Patolli and will disobey Patolli’s orders to help him in battle. 

42. Vanica Zogratis (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vanica Zogratis is a member of the Spade Kingdom’s Dark Triad and the host of the devil Megicula. Vanica is an enthusiastic individual who enjoys doing flashy things for her own amusement, hates being bored, and is prone to jealousy.

41. Vergo (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vergo was one of the four elite officers and the first to occupy the Heart seat of the Donquixote Pirates under the codename Corazon. He was a Marine vice admiral, and head of G-5, who made his debut at Punk Hazard, and due to his duplicitous conduct and allegiances, he can be considered the secondary antagonist of the Punk Hazard Arc.

40. Vander Decken IX (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vander Decken IX is the captain of the Flying Pirates on their ship, the Flying Dutchman, and the eighth descendant of the original Vander Decken of legend in One Piece. He is a Japanese bullhead shark fish-man and the secondary antagonist of the Fish-Man Island Arc. 

39. Van Augur (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Van Augur, nicknamed “The Supersonic”, is the sniper of the Blackbeard Pirates, as well as one of the Ten Titanic Captains and captain of the Third Ship of the crew. After the time-skip, he has become one of the Ten Titanic Captains of the Blackbeard Pirates that personally guard the Emperor Blackbeard, and has gained great authority in the crew as captain of its third fleet. 

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38. Vigaro (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vigaro was the first mate of the Phoenix Pirates and died protecting his crew and captain in the New World. Because of what he did, most of the Phoenix Pirates decided to follow his example and fight vigorously for their captain.

37. Victoria Cindry (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Victoria Cindry was once a famous stage actress who died after falling off the stage twelve years ago. Having been infatuated with her, Dr. Hogback stole her corpse in order to make her his own personal zombie servant with the aid of Gecko Moria’s powers.

36. Vanilla Ice (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vanilla Ice is an antagonist featured in Stardust Crusaders. Vanilla Ice is the last Vampire created by DIO and one of the penultimate Stand Users the Joestar Group faces upon infiltrating DIO’s Mansion.

35. Velveno (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Velveno is an escaped convict with a 2,000,000 Jewel bounty on his head, which has been increased to 4,000,000 Jewel by the year X791. Velveno employs Transformation Magic, a Magic that allows him to change his appearance, and using this Magic, he is able to walk around undetected, making him able to easily copy the Magic of Mages around him with his Magical Drain.

34. Vanish Brothers (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vanish Brothers are two unnamed mercenaries from the Southern Wolves Guild, hired by Everlue to guard his mansion from intruders. Their epithet comes from the fact that while their target is focusing on one of the brothers, they take their eyes off the other, allowing the unseen brother to attack with brute force.

33. Vidaldus Taka (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vidaldus Taka is a Mage who is a member of Trinity Raven, an elite squad of highly revered assassins in Death’s Head Caucus, a prestigious dark group under the command of Jellal. Vidaldus is the first member of Trinity Raven to make his appearance, initially acting as Jellal’s attendant and intermediary with his guild in the Tower of Heaven.

32. Virgo (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Virgo is a Celestial Spirit that is one of the 12 Golden Zodiac Keys. Her key is currently owned by Lucy Heartfilia and formerly owned by Everlue. 

31. Vulcans (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vulcans are ferocious monsters that live in various areas of Earth Land and possess the ability to utilize Take Over Magic, which they employ by taking over human bodies in order to survive. Vulcans have also displayed the ability to understand human language and similarly speak it.

30. Vijeeter Ecor (Fairy Tail)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vijeeter Ecor is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild who has always loved dancing and is often seen in the guild dancing. His goal is to save up enough money to study abroad in the holy land of Dance, “Minstrel”.

29. Vikal (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vikal is a warrior from the Second Universe and a member of the Representatives of the Second Universe. Despite her villainous appearance, Vikal is actually a very nice person who is shown to be very loyal to her teammates, especially Sanka-Ku, who she appears to be in love with. 

28. Vados (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vados is the attendant and martial arts teacher of the God of Destruction of Universe 6, Champa, a daughter of the Grand Minister and the elder sister of Whis. It appears that Vados has a closer relationship with Whis than with her other siblings, as she chose to join Universe 7’s section of the audience after Universe 6 was erased.

27. Vinegar (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vinegar is a large, brawny member of the Spice Boys who is short-tempered, cocky, and impulsive. He is ordered to show restraint multiple times by Spice and even Garlic Jr., one prominent example being when Vinegar is about to kill an unconscious Piccolo after he was bitten by the infected.

26. Valese (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Valese is Goten’s girlfriend during Dragon Ball GT and is a rich girl who has a strict upbringing and her parents spend little time with her. Even though Valese is a naïve, nice, and a bit spacey girl at times, she is a good person who has true feelings for Goten.

25. Videl (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Videl is the daughter of Mr. Satan and Miguel, the wife of Gohan and the mother of Pan. Videl is quite perceptive as she had doubts about her father’s claims of defeating Cell and correctly deduced that Gohan was both the mysterious “Golden Fighter” and Great Saiyaman, as well as ultimately coming to suspect that Gohan was the boy who fought Cell Games.

24. Vincent (Code Geass)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

The ‘Vincent’ is a seventh-generation pre-production prototype model of Knightmare Frame. Based on feedback from the Lancelot and Lancelot Club, the RPI-212 Vincent is introduced a year after the Black Knights’ attempted invasion of Tokyo and although it was initially developed and used by the Britannian Military, it ultimately ends up in the hands of the Order of the Black Knights, and its primary pilot is Rolo Lamperouge. 

23. Viceroy Duke Calares (Code Geass)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Viceroy Duke Calares was a duke and the Viceroy of Area 11 after Cornelia’s disappearance and the Black Rebellion. Calares first appears as the Viceroy of Area 11 a year after the Black Rebellion and Cornellia’s disappearance. 

22. V. V. (Code Geass)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

V.V. was the older twin brother of Charles zi Britannia but looked much younger as a result of the power of immortality formed through a Geass contract. He could grant Geass contracts like C.C., having given both his brother and Rolo Lamperouge their Geass abilities, among others in the Geass Order such as Orpheus Zevon, Euliya, Toto Thompson, Clara Lamperouge, and Geass Order members.

21. Villetta Nu (Code Geass)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Villetta Nu is an elite Knightmare Frame pilot and subordinate of Jeremiah Gottwald. She becomes a baroness in the second season and is initially blackmailed into joining the Black Knights.

20. Veronica Liones (The Seven Deadly Sins)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Veronica Liones is the second princess of the Kingdom of Liones, the younger sister of the first princess, Margaret, and elder to her adoptive sister; the third princess, Elizabeth. She is described to be a tomboy, who, as a child, liked to often play with swords with the boys, and would be scolded by her father for doing so, and despite sharing the Holy Knights’ attitude about enslaving the citizens, she cares deeply about her younger adopted sister, Elizabeth.

19. Vivian (The Seven Deadly Sins)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vivian is an enigmatic Holy Knight once directly serving under Great Holy Knight Hendrickson and used to be an apprentice of Merlin, the Boar’s Sin Gluttony. Vivian is regarded as the kingdom of Liones’ greatest mage. 

18. Vaccine Man (One Punch Man)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vaccine Man was a Mysterious Being in One Punch Man, supposedly born from the release of excessive pollution and waste generated by the industries made by human beings. He claimed he was created as an incarnation of nature’s wrath and was tasked to wipe out humanity and thus effectively “vaccinate” the earth against future “infections.”

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17. Vetto (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vetto is an elf and one of the ten Apostles of Sephirah. He is reincarnated in a human body as a member of the Eye of the Midnight Sun’s Third Eye and after his defeat in the Seabed Temple, he is reincarnated again in an artificial body.

16. Vato Falman (FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vato Falman is an Amestrian soldier initially stationed at the East Area Headquarters in East City and one of Colonel Roy Mustang’s most trusted subordinates, handpicked by the Flame Alchemist for his outstanding abilities and qualities. Falman is an intelligence expert with a remarkable memory capable of recalling even the most minute details of any location, situation, or person.

15. Vulcan Joseph (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vulcan Joseph famously known as the God of Fire and Smithing is the former engineer for Special Fire Force Company 8. His goal in life is to build something like his family’s Amaterasu to supply enough energy to the world, in order to save the world’s endangered animals. 

14. Victor Licht (Fire Force)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Viktor Licht is the former head of incendiary research at Haijima Industries, and the scientist of Special Fire Force Company 8. As a scientist, Viktor is deeply interested in the near mythical Adolla Burst, going as far as crawling on the floor and grabbing Shinra Kusakabe’s feet to get a closer look upon meeting him in person.

13. Vinsmoke Niji (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vinsmoke Niji, also known as “Dengeki Blue”, is the second son and third child of the Vinsmoke Family. He is a prince of the Germa Kingdom and a commander in its military arm, Germa 66.

12. Vinsmoke Yonji (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vinsmoke Yonji, also known as “Winch Green”, is the fourth son and youngest child of the Vinsmoke Family. He is a prince of the Germa Kingdom and a commander in its military arm, Germa 66.

11. Vinsmoke Ichiji (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vinsmoke Ichiji, also known as “Sparking Red”, is the eldest son and second child of the Vinsmoke Family. He is a prince of the Germa Kingdom and a commander in its military arm, Germa 66.

10. Vinsmoke Judge (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vinsmoke Judge, also known as Garuda, is the king of the Germa Kingdom, the supreme commander of the Germa 66, and the patriarch of the Vinsmoke Family, being Sanji’s biological father. He is also a skilled scientist and former member of MADS, where he was a research partner to the leading World Government scientist Vegapunk.

9. Vanessa Enoteca (Black Clover)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vanessa Enoteca is a witch from the Witches’ Forest and a 3rd Class Junior Magic Knight of the Clover Kingdom’s Black Bull squad. Vanessa is a person with a very relaxed manner who does things at her own pace and has a high fondness for alcoholic drinks and handsome men.

8. Vash The Stampede (Trigun)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vash the Stampede is the main protagonist of the anime and manga series, Trigun. Vash is also known as The Humanoid Typhoon due to the destruction and chaos that often surrounds him and wielding a huge nickel revolver, he travels from town to town to learn more and protect what his adoptive mother, Rem, treasured most: love and peace. 

7. Vinsmoke Reiju (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vinsmoke Reiju, also known as “Poison Pink”, is the eldest child and only daughter of the Vinsmoke Family. She is the princess of the Germa Kingdom and a commander in its military army, Germa 66.

6. Vegito (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vegito is the resulting fusion between Goku and Vegeta by the use of the Potara Earrings and like his Fusion Dance counterpart, Gogeta, Vegito is regarded as one of the most powerful characters in the original Dragon Ball manga. Vegito first appeared at the end of Z episode “Union of Rivals” to start battling with Super Buu, with his second appearance in the next episode “Meet Vegito” as the main protagonist throughout the entire episode. 

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5. Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Violet Evergarden is the protagonist of the Violet Evergarden series and a former soldier who was enlisted in the Leidenschaftlich Army and fought in the war, where she was treated as nothing more than a weapon. Violet became an Auto Memories Doll at the CH Postal Company after the war, seeking to understand the meaning of the words “I love you,” which were said to her by her major Gilbert Bougainvillea, during the War’s final battle. 

4. Vivi Nefertari (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

The daughter of Nefertari Cobra and Titi, Nefertari Vivi is the princess of the Alabasta Kingdom. She debuted as one of the main antagonists of the Reverse Mountain Arc as a Bounty Hunter, under the Baroque Works codename Miss Wednesday, but after the events during the Whisky Peak Arc, she and her pet super spot-billed duck Karoo ended up joining the Straw Hat Pirates for most of the Alabasta Saga after revealing herself to be a spy plotting against Baroque Works. 

3. Van Hohenheim (FullMetal Alchemist)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Van Hohenheim, also known as Hohenheim of Light, is a deceptively ancient and extremely powerful Alchemist as well as the estranged father of Edward and Alphonse Elric. Despite disappearing suddenly during their infancy, Hohenheim returns during the course of the series in order to right the wrongs of his mysterious past. 

2. Vegeta (Dragon Ball)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

Vegeta, more specifically Vegeta IV, recognized as Prince Vegeta is the prince of the fallen Saiyan race and the husband of Bulma, the father of Trunks and Bulla, the eldest son of King Vegeta, as well as one of the main characters of the Dragon Ball series. Regal, egotistical, and full of pride, Vegeta was once a ruthless, cold-blooded warrior and outright killer, but later abandons his role in the Frieza Force, instead opting to remain and live on Earth. 

1. Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece)

Anime Characters that Start with V: Iconic Names

“Black Leg” Sanji, born as Vinsmoke Sanji, is the cook of the Straw Hat Pirates and the fifth member of the crew and the fourth to join, doing so at the end of the Baratie Arc. Born as the third son and fourth child of the Vinsmoke Family (thus making him a former prince of the Germa Kingdom), he disowned his family twice, once in his youth and again after reuniting with them as an adult.

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