35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Anime characters appear in all shapes and sizes. They also appear under a variety of names. Some anime characters have first and last names, some have nicknames, some have… well, they are always known as something. In that aspect, it is important to remember all of these names and that is why we have decided to bring you this list. This list is going to contain a list of anime characters that start with the letter D. They will be sorted alphabetically by the names they are known best, whether it is their first name, last name, or their nicknames.

D (Vampire Hunter D)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

D is a dhampir; son of a human and Dracula, the king and god of the vampires. It is only known that he is a hunter of vampires and creatures of the night; which has given him some recognition. He lives tormented because he does not want to be a vampire, but he is not accepted by humans either. He has a symbiote that inhabits his left hand.

Daemon (Digimon Adventure 02)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Daemon (or Demon) is a Mega-level Demon Lord Digimon that debuted in Digimon Adventure 02. Daemon is one of the Seven Great Demon Lords, representing Jupiter and the sin of Wrath. He leads the many Devil and Fallen Angel Digimon, and like Devimon, it was originally an Angel Digimon, and a particularly high-ranking one. It is said that before he fell to the Dark Area and became a Demon Lord Digimon, he was in fact a Seraphimon. 

Dagon (Jujutsu Kaisen)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Dagon is an unlisted S-Class Curse, just like Mahito, Jogo, and Hanami, born from humans’ hatred of the sea and its dangers. Although relatively weak at first, when compared to his companions, it was by losing his base form that Dagon was able to reveal his full potential. He was able, all by himself, to take care of three Jujutsu Sorcerers, including two from Class 1, and could have won against them if some people had not come to disturb their fight as well as his techniques.

Daidōji, Tomoyo (Cardcaptor Sakura)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Daughter of Sonomi Daidouji (cousin of Nadeshiko Kinomoto, Sakura’s mother), president of a large toy and technology company, she is a second cousin and Sakura’s best friend and goes in the same room as her. She is rich but very simple. She is 10 years old, her birthday is September 3, and she is Virgo. She has a wonderful voice, which she shows off when she sings in the choir.

Daki (Demon Slayer)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Daki is considered a powerful Demon, whom Muzan personally recognized as a “special Demon”. She was able to overwhelm and maintain an advantage over Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira – all of whom were talented fighters. She maintained her original claims as one of the Upper Moons of the Twelve Moon Demons. However, her rank and position among the Moons are only due to her brother’s powers and abilities, which enhance her own.

Dante (Devil May Cry)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

A hybrid demon whose father was the legendary dark knight Sparda, and his mother a human. Dante is a demon hunter, taking jobs that involve killing them. His office is called Devil May Cry (he later changes his name to Devil Never Cry) and very few know what he really does. His tastes in food are strawberry ice cream and pizza without olives. According to him, his personal record is to devour a medium pizza in 5 minutes.

Dante (Fullmetal Alchemist)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Dante’s personality and motivation are highly enigmatic. She is manipulative, with a devious and vengeful purpose. In his long years as a parasitic soul, moving from body to body, his personality seems to have changed a lot: when Hohenheim was dying after creating the Philosopher’s Stone he ran to save him, but now he cares little for the lives of others, believing that the that in order to preserve their lives to be martyrs is “necessary”.

Dante presents a misanthropic view of the world, believing that most human beings are “selfish, ignorant creatures, unworthy of the knowledge of alchemy and the philosopher’s stone”. As such, she has no qualms about starting wars or taking countless lives, as she is convinced that she ultimately protects humanity for herself.

Danzō Shimura (Naruto)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

In his youth, Danzō was a brash and enthusiastic ninja with a strong desire to prove himself. His greatest ambition was to surpass Hiruzen, a goal he never achieved in his lifetime. However, he still lacked self-confidence, and deep down inside he had a certain fear of facing danger.

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Daz Bonez (One Piece)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Daz Bonez was a hitman for West Blue before joining Baroque Works. He was the highest ranked and strongest male Agent Officer below Crocodile. His codename was Mr. 1 and he teamed up with Miss DoubleFinger. Following his arrest as an agent of Baroque Works, he was imprisoned in Impel Down, before escaping during the Great Escape from Impel Down. He participated alongside Crocodile during the Battle of Marineford, before accepting his invitation to go to the New World.

Dazai, Osamu (Bungo Stray Dogs)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

He is a member of the agency and also the one who took Atsushi under his care. Carefree and playful, he is suicidal and is almost always trying to kill himself, though he fails every time because he is always miraculously saved by someone or something. His ability is called No Longer Human, inspired by the novel of the same name by Osamu Dazai, which allows him to nullify any type of power.

Death the Kid (Soul Eater)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Son of the Master Shinigami (as evidenced by his name) Kid is therefore destined to become a shinigami and thus succeed his father. However Kid has a problem: he is a dangerous monomaniac of perfect symmetry, hence his choice to have two partners (which requires double the souls for the transformation into Death Scythe), he only supports symmetrical things otherwise they have no interest for him (several times in the series he will return home to check if a frame, a candle, a carpet, or anything else is not well placed, leaving his companions in full battle). Also, if an enemy is symmetrical, he is unable to attack it. He is somewhat arrogant with his powers.

Decim (Death Parade)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Bartender of the Quindecim, he supervises and referees the death games. He likes to make models that look like the guests he has judged in the past, in order to remember them, because his memory fades after a while. He seems to have and does not understand any human emotions. However, as he makes his judgments with Chiyuki, he will realize that the best way to perfect his work is to feel human emotions as well. His power is that he can bring out sorts of unbreakable strings.

Deidara (Naruto)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Deidara is a user of Bakuton, the chakra nature of the explosion. He can thus create clay sculptures that explode thanks to his chakra. The weak point of his achievements is that they are sensitive to reason. And so in the event of an electric shock, his sculptures do not explode. Deidara can no longer fight when he lacks the clay, necessary for his achievements.

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Delta (Boruto)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Delta was one of the “Inners” of the Kara organization. After her initial deactivation and Amado’s defection to Konohagakure, she would reprogram Delta to be a weapon that could defend Konoha.

Dende (Dragon Ball Z)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Dende is a Namekian. He is saved from Zarbon and Dodoria in the Freeza saga on the planet Namek by Son Gohan. Dende has extraordinary healing powers that cost him his life prematurely. He is suggested as God’s successor by the Chief Elder after the latter had to unite God with Piccolo to overcome the battle against Cell. Like almost all Namekians, he has the ability to create Dragon Balls.

Denji (Chainsaw Man)

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Denji is a young boy with disheveled blond hair, sharp yellowish-brown eyes with bags underneath, and sharp teeth. When he was a child, he inherited the debt that his father owed to the yakuza after his death. After meeting Pochita, the chainsaw demon, Denji becomes a demon hunter in an attempt to pay off his debt.

Devimon (Digimon)

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Devimon makes his debut appearance in the Digimon Adventure series and returns briefly in Digimon Adventure 02. Devimon is the first main antagonist of DigiDestined. He is a Virus-type Champion-level Digimon, reigning supreme on File Island.

Devlin, Duke (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

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The creator of the Dungeon Monster Dice Duel. In the beginning, he had a grudge against Yugi because he ruined the deal he had with Pegasus in the Dungeon Dice Monsters Dice Duel, and, believing that Pegasus was invincible, he came to the wrong conclusion that Yugi had cheated, which reinforced his rancor. In the manga, his father trained him for revenge, since years ago, Solomon had won the Millennium Puzzle, making him look ridiculous, and because of that, his face was disfigured. In the end, Devilin found out the truth and apologized, becoming a great friend and ally of Yugi and his friends.

Diaboromon (Digimon)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Diaboromon is an enigmatic Digimon with a terrifying shape and a sinister look. He is vicious and sadistic through and through, always trying to harm others. Even Mega Digimon, is quite strong and also incredibly fast. He also has the ability to gain energy from data carriers such as computers.

Dōji, Ibaraki (Onigiri)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Ibaraki is a half-Oni anime cat girl, similar to the main player character in this anime series. It makes her feel connected to the main character in some way. She has the unique career of running a traveling bar, similar to Miroku’s status as a traveling merchant. She is often mistaken for a cat that can transform due to her cat ears. Ibaraki is an alcohol seller and is very willing to sell it to the player.

Doma (Demon Slayer)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Doma’s main form of combat was to channel his moves through his two fans, both powerful destructive attacks and paralyzed attacks from opponents. According to Doma, Akaza, the Upper Moon 3, would have had no chance of defeating him in battle. With this in mind, it can be assumed that Doma is an extremely powerful demon, even if he hadn’t been seen in serious fights until he was severely weakened by Shinobu’s poison.

Don Kanonji (Bleach)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Don Kanonji is a very popular medium armed with a scepter. He hosts a television show called Bust-Esprit which, at the time of its introduction, is seen by 25% of the population of Japan. It consists of exorcisms to free ghosts called “half-hollows”. His real name is Misaomaru Kanonji and he uses English words in his sentences.

He then formed the Superheroes Karakura, which consists of Ichigo’s sisters, Kon, and the children at the Urahara Boutique. During the battle of Karakura he will try to face Aizen. However, his power being too weak, he would have disintegrated without being able to touch him if Rangiku Matsumoto had not intervened. He helped Kon kill Hollows in episode 213.

Don Krieg (One Piece)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Krieg is the very example of a villain: cruel and ruthless. He has great confidence in his abilities and is convinced that his armada and his arsenal of weapons can overcome any enemy. Despite the heavy defeat inflicted on him by Mihawk, he derives no experience from chess and refuses to accept his mistake. He is also impulsive as he attacks Mihawk despite Zoro’s crushing defeat.

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Donquixote Doflamingo (One Piece)

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Don Quixote Doflamingo is a former world aristocrat and the captain of his gang. He has eaten from the thread fruit, with which he can create threads. With these threads, he can control people, cut everything like a knife or link them to the clouds to swing through the air. In keeping with his surname Doflamingo, he dresses in a cloak of pink feathers. He refers to his crew members as “family”.

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Donquixote Homing (One Piece)

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As a World Noble, he could do whatever he wanted, without having to face the consequences. He had enormous political power and possessed the right to summon an Admiral should he be attacked or think of someone as a threat. He was extremely wealthy and wielded enormous political influence throughout the world. When he resigned his position as a World Noble, he lost all previous privileges, having only a relatively moderate amount of wealth with him.

Donquixote Mjosgard (One Piece)

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As a World Noble, Mjosgard can do as he pleases, with the ability to summon a Marine admiral to attack anyone he deems a threat, even having carte blanche to hit another noble without Rob Lucci intervening. Although he was pampered with the greater riches of his culture, like the rest of his people, he was at least strong enough to resist attack from underwater sea creatures, while the rest of the crew of his ship died.

Donquixote Rosinante (One Piece)

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For being born into the Donquixote Family, Corazon was a World Noble, thus granting him political rights and privileges, allowing him to do almost anything he pleased, as well as unlimited wealth and the ability to summon a Navy Admiral. When his family left Mary Geoise, then became a pirate family, he lost these privileges and became a criminal in the eyes of the whole world.

Doppo Kunikida (Bungo Stray Dogs)

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Doppo is Dazai’s coworker, whom he always scolds for his antics. He used to be a math teacher, and he tends to write and plan every second of his day in his notebook. He hates unplanned events and hates wasting time. His ability is called Lone Poet, inspired by the writing of the writer Doppo Kunikida, which allows him to create any object he writes in his notebook, as long as this object is not larger than the notebook itself.

Doraemon (Doraemon)

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Doraemon is the main character of the series, a cat-shaped robot assembled with 22nd-century technology and capable of feeling emotions like any human being. He traveled back in time to the present at the request of Sewashi Nobi to take care of his great-great-grandfather, Nobita Nobi, in order to change the living conditions of the latter and his descendants. Doraemon carries with him the Yon-jigen Poketto that has stored all kinds of gadgets from the 22nd century that are used to help Nobita and the rest of the characters.

Dr. Gero (Dragon Ball Z)

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Gero aka Android 20 is the developer of the cyborgs. He is also the one who, along with Dr. Myuu created Super Android 17. Despite everything, his cyborgs were completely destroyed by the Z-Fighters except for Android 18, who later marries Kuririn and has a daughter, Marron.

Dr. Hedo (Dragon Ball Super)

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Dr. Hedo is a gifted scientist who was hired by Red Pharmaceuticals to develop a new series of artificial humans, thanks to his advanced technology. He is one of the secondary antagonists in Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero.

Dragneel, Natsu (Fairy Tail)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Natsu Dragneel, also called “The Salamander” is a member of the Fairy Tail guild, he is a fire mage suffering from motion sickness. He uses forgotten magic that makes him a dragon slayer (or Dragon Slayer). As a teenager, it is an orphan in search of his adopted father, a then extinct dragon named Ignir, who taught Natsu the magic of the fire dragon hunter.

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Magic that allows him to fight against evil in the company of his friends and some of his former enemies who have become his allies such as Sting Youclif or Jellal Fernandez. Carefree and fiery in character, he is shown to be fiery and constantly ready to get into a fight with someone.

Dragomon (Digimon Adventure 02)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Dragomon (or Dagomon) is a Virus-type Ultimate-level Digimon that debuted as a silhouette in Digimon Adventure 02. Dragomon is an evil god Digimon called the Sinful Priest of the Ocean Floor (or Depraved Monk of the Deep). It is thought to have evolved from a computer virus that would infect the computers aboard ships and the like, then knock their direction and course out of order.

It is said that, with just a few exceptions, those who see this true form will have their lives erased from this world (which is also a Lovecraftian reference, as those who would see the visage of Cthulhu would lose their minds completely and permanently). For its defeated opponents, it wears prayer beads around its neck, chants sutras, and adopts a pose similar to mourning.

Monkey D. Dragon (One Piece)

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Monkey D. Dragon is Luffy’s father and Garp’s son. As the leader of the revolutionaries, he is considered the most wanted enemy of the world government and has thus become the target of attacks and assassinations by the world government. The left side of his face is decorated with a tattoo. Dragon seems to be able to control the weather. His goal is to overthrow the world government.

Dynasmon (Digimon Frontier)

35 Best Anime Characters That Start with a D [with Images]

Dynasmon, along with Crusadermon, is one of Frontier‘s main enemies. Following the defeat of Cherubimon, Dynasmon and Crusadermon begin to accumulate Digicodes in order to revive Lucemon, their lord, in exchange for the promise to give them the secret code to access the real world. During the two’s first clash against the Legendary Warriors, Dynasmon quite neatly defeats KaiserGreymon, who would have stood out as his main opponent in subsequent battles.

  • Arthur S. Poe has been fascinated by fiction ever since he saw Digimon and read Harry Potter as a child. Since then, he has seen several thousand movies and anime, read several hundred books and comics, and played several hundred games of all genres.