75 Best Anime Characters That Start with a K [with Images]

75 Best Anime Characters That Start with a K [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 K. They will be sorted alphabetically by the names they are known best, whether it is their first name, last name, or their nicknames.

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Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)

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Kabuto’s loyalty and personality are difficult to define, indeed he can be honest and courteous as he can be very sadistic, he knows how to be helpful and show humor. He likes to play with the minds of his enemies, pushing them over the edge, revealing their deep weaknesses to use them later. He does not tolerate the disrespect Sasuke Uchiha shows for Orochimaru.

Kagari, Shūsei (Psycho-Pass)

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Playful and playful by nature, he loves to tease Akane and the other members of the team. Beneath his rather superficial appearance, he harbors a deep hatred of the Sibyl system, having been detected as a potential criminal from birth. During Makishima’s assault on the Ministry of Social Welfare, he takes it upon himself to search the basements, in which the Sybil System is hidden. After following one of Makishima’s accomplices, he in turn discovers Sybil’s secret, and is shot dead by the director of the BSP to avoid any revelation to the general public. His death is hidden from everyone except Tsunemori, to whom Sybil later confirms it.

Kai (Akira)

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Mainly a funny character, and who also serves to give Kaneda some information on several occasions. He doesn’t play a major role at first, but becomes more prominent later in the story.

Kaidou (One Piece)

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Kaidō is the captain of the Beasts pirate gang, a former member of the Rocks gang, and one of the Four Emperors. Regarded as the strongest being in the world, he has eaten from a devil fruit that allows him to transform into either a dragon or a dracomen. Kaido suffers from mood swings, which are significantly influenced by alcohol.

Kaigaku (Demon Slayer)

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Due to his conversion into a Demon, Kaigaku’s Breathing techniques suffered a sharp increase in power, being enough to fill the vacant position of Upper Moon Six. However, Kaigaku was just beginning to adapt to the changes that his transformation into a Demon entails, so his exact power was just growing.

Kaiba, Mokuba (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

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Mokuba Kaiba is Seto Kaiba’s brother. He often helps his brother through new technologies developed by the Kaiba Corp (such as when he scanned the Winged Dragon of Ra’s card inscriptions).

Kaiba, Noah (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

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Noah Kaiba is the biological son of Gozaburo Kaiba. He was a spoiled child, getting whatever he wanted. But one day, the young boy dies of an accident whose circumstances are unknown. To bring him back to life, Gozaburo downloads his mind into a supercomputer, while creating a virtual world in which his son is now doomed to live. However, Gozaburo will become more and more distant with his son, even ending up ignoring him permanently in order to devote himself to Seto and Mokuba, which fuels a need for revenge in Noah.

Kaiba, Seto (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

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Seto Kaiba is the main rival of Yûgi Muto in the manga and the cartoon Yu-Gi-Oh!, by Kazuki Takahashi. In the first version of the manga, he played the role of major antagonist during the first part of the series, but the second version presents him as a more complex character, admittedly self-centered and arrogant, but not fundamentally bad, who only serves as an antagonist in the first episode and plays a more ambiguous role the rest of the series.

In all versions, Kaiba is the CEO of the Kaiba Corporation.

Kai’oh, Michiru / Sailor Neptune (Sailor Moon)

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Like other Sailor warriors in the Outer Solar System, Sailor Neptune did not spend her previous life with Princess Serenity at the Silver Millennium, but at Triton Castle, her castle that floats in orbit around the planet Neptune. Sailor Neptune is the warrior of the abyss and draws her powers from the ocean. From her position, she ensures the protection of the solar system against its external enemies.

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Alone, on her planet where a sea of sand stretches as far as the eye can see, she contemplates the Silver Millennium and the Serenity family. During Queen Beryl and Metallia’s attack on the Silver Millennium, Sailor Neptune, like the other Sailor warriors of the Outer Solar System, Sailor Pluto and Sailor Uranus, is ordered not to intervene. From afar, all three hear the agonizing cries of the Selenites.

Kaitō Kid (Detective Conan)

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His real name is Kaitō Kuroba and he is the son of Toichi Kuroba, the master of disguises who trained Yukiko, Shinichi’s mother, and her best friend, Vermouth. Physically, he is very close to Shinichi which caused Ran to confuse them on several occasions.

Kakashi Hatake (Naruto)

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Kakashi Hatake is a Jōnin, ex-ANBU and the leader of Team 7 and the teacher of Sasuke Uchiha, Naruto Uzumaki, and Sakura Haruno and became the Sixth Hokage. Kishimoto originally wanted Kakashi to appear in the second chapter of the Naruto manga, just before the other members of “Team 7”, and created him as a carefree person who would be able to keep team members in check.

Kamado, Nezuko (Demon Slayer)

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Nezuko was a very kind, caring older sister who thought of others first when she was still a human being. However, like the Demon, Nezuko seems to have forgotten much of her memories of man, other than those related to her family. She is still very caring and protective of the people she considers her family members. However, this is mainly due to Sakonji Urokodaki’s influence on her when she slept for two years.

Kamado, Tanjiro (Demon Slayer)

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Tanjiro is very kind by nature and has been described by others as a man with good eyes. He is also very determined and will not give up if he has a goal to be achieved; The best example is to find a cure for Nezuko. Although Tanjiro himself is relatively strong, he is not afraid to ask others for help when he needs it. He always protects other people, especially his younger sister.

Kami-sama (Dragon Ball)

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The Kami of the Earth, or Supreme in the Mediaset version of the anime, is the Guardian of the Earth, the one who is in charge of watching over the world and its inhabitants and preventing the emergence of threats and evil. Despite being the protector of the Earthlings, God is a Namek, one of the last survivors of his lineage.

Kaminari, Denki (My Hero Academia)

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A student in class 1-A whose Quirk Electrify allows him to absorb and emit electricity, without being able to control its direction. Excessive use of this power (its current limit is 2 million volts) causes a short circuit in his brain, causing him to lose his intellectual abilities for about an hour: to remedy the lack of control of his power, he then equips his costume with a device that, after being launched, allows him to create an electrical bridge with it and direct electricity precisely.

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Kamui, Kirito (Psycho-Pass)

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Kirito Kamui is the main villain during the second season of the anime. Like Makishima, Kamui was a big enigma for a long time after his debut. At first he left messages with the acronym “WC?” at crime scenes, but only later was it revealed what his real plan was and what his backstory was. It turns out that Kamui is actually an artificially assembled human, composed of the organs of those who died in an earlier plane crash. As such, he was initially registered by the sensors, but later it turned out that whatever he was doing, the sensors were not registering him at all.

Kanazaki, Aoi (Demon Slayer)

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After being trained by Shinobu Kocho, Aoi is able to come up with most of simple remedies. Aoi uses Water Breathing as her primary style. Although she has not shown her fighting abilities, she is strong enough to defeat ordinary demons. She holds the rank of “Mizunoto” in the Demon Slayers Corps.

Kanbara, Takuya (Digimon Frontier)

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Takuya is the classic goggle boy who appears in almost every series of the Digimon anime. Always spontaneous and cheerful, Takuya does not hesitate to throw himself headlong into danger in order to follow his instinct. He is intelligent and insightful and this trait of him will often get the group of Digipelts out of trouble in the most difficult situations.

Kaneda, Shōtarō (Akira)

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The protagonist of the story. Kaneda is the carefree leader of a bōsōzoku gang. He and Tetsuo have been friends since childhood. He is somewhat reckless and teases Tetsuo even though he sees him as a younger brother. Since rescuing Kei, Kaneda becomes involved in his anti-government group in hopes of locating Tetsuo.

Kaneki, Ken (Tokyo Ghoul)

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Ken Kaneki is the main character of Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re. At the opening of the series, he is a human who studies Japanese literature in the 1st year at Kamii University, living a relatively normal life. However, his situation changes drastically after Rize Kamishiro’s organs and RC pouch have been transplanted to him: he immediately becomes an artificial one-eyed half-ghoul.

Kanroji, Mitsuri (Demon Slayer)

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Mitsuri, the Love Hashira, has a special muscle mass, the density of which is eight times that of an ordinary person. At the same time, her limbs are quite thin, but they have unsurpassed strength. She is hardy, so she is able to withstand the attacks of the demons of the Higher Moons. To keep fit, Mitsuri eats the same food as the three sumo wrestlers.

Kanzaki, Hitomi (The Vision of Escaflowne)

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Hitomi Kanzaki is the protagonist of the series, a Japanese student, an excellent sprinter with a passion for tarot cards. A dimensional rift opens before her during a speed test, and she finds herself caught up in a young man’s struggle with a dragon. The young man is Van Fanel, and by mistake, Hitomi is transported with him to the world of Gaia. During her time in Gaia, Hitomi’s latent psychic abilities manifest themselves in all their power. In fact, Hitomi has the gift of predicting the future with extreme clarity, both through tarot cards and through uncontrollable visions.

Karanomori, Shion (Psycho-Pass)

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A latent criminal, Sibyl entrusted her with the role of Public Security Analyst, she also takes care of the health and surveillance of the BSP. She colloquially calls Inspector Tsunemori “Akane-chan”. She and Executor Kunizuka have an intimate relationship.

Katou, Jeri (Digimon Tamers)

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Jeri Kato is a classmate of Takato that he has a crush on. Her family is located in a small tavern in Shibuya, where she works as a waitress to help her father. She carries an old sock to her half-brother turned into a puppet, which she uses for entertainment. At first glance, she looks like a happy, smiling little girl. However, her mother’s death left emotional scars that her father was unable to heal and that having a stepmother didn’t help matters.

Kayano, Kaede (Assassination Classroom)

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She is a friend of Nagisa, one of the first he knew when entering the E class. are close to her heart (as in episode 2 of season 2 where she makes a huge trapped blank to try to assassinate Koro) She is very open and caring towards others but she hates women with big breasts and has a complex with hers.

Kei (Akira)

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An activist in the Revolutionary Army, he holds Ryu in high regard. He meets Kaneda at the police station. She later meets him again when he was running from the police, and Kaneda helps her. Kiyoko is able to put Kai into a trance, thus allowing the two to escape. She then, overpowered by Kiyoko, fights Tetsuo when she wishes to wake Akira up. She is rescued by Kai.

Kenjaku (Jujutsu Kaisen)

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Kenjaku is an ancient sorcerer who had taken over the bodies of various shamans over many ages, including Noritoshi Kamo, whose body he used to make the death paintings and has currently possessed Geto’s body.

Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)

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Kenpachi Zaraki is a tall shinigami with disproportionate and demonic power. Kenpachi Zaraki is the only shinigami to become captain of his division without knowing the name of his Zanpakutō or passing the shinigami school exams. He arrived at this post by killing the former captain of the Kenpachi Kiganjō division in front of 200 witnesses.

Maki Ichinose (see Bounts arc) was then a shinigami of the Eleventh Division. Unable to recognize Kenpachi as a captain, he went into exile. Kenpachi is affectionately nicknamed “Keni” by his Vice-Captain Yachiru, the only one who can speak “normally” to him.

Ketchum, Ash (Pokémon)

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Ash is a ten-year-old boy living in Pallet Town with his mother. He only wants one thing: to become a Pokémon Master, “the best Pokémon trainer in the world.” Professor Oak offers the children of Pallet Town who are old enough to go on an adventure a starter Pokémon. The choice is limited between Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle.

Kibutsuji, Muzan (Demon Slayer)

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It is revealed later in the series that Muzan was getting slower and slower, due to the effects of the aging medicine provided by Tamayo, which sped up his age massively. Despite everything, he was able to subdue the Hashira that faced him, as well as Tanjiro who was just learning to use the Sun Breathing style. His strength, speed, endurance, and regeneration capacity are superior to any conventional demon.

Kido, Jō (Digimon Adventure)

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He has a very nervous temper and lacks self-confidence. He takes his studies very seriously and often complains about the poor living conditions of the digital world. But he also shows his courage in certain episodes. He is very responsible when he wants and he will even receive the symbol of responsibilities, thus showing his best quality.

Kiki (Kiki’s Delivery Service)

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The witch Kiki is the protagonist of the film Kiki’s Delivery Service by Hayao Miyazaki from Studio Ghibli. She is a bright girl who is excited to leave her childhood home in Karikiya to become a full-fledged witch according to tradition. She’s so excited about it that she’s even leaving a month ahead of schedule.

Kikyo (InuYasha)

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Priestess, keeper of the Sphere of the Four Spirits, in love with Inuyasha. Naraku makes her believe that she has been fatally wounded by Inuyasha, who, before dying, seals a tree with a sacred arrow. The witch Urasue brings her back to life as “undead” via a fragment of Kagome’s soul, but to stay alive she must make use of the souls of the dead, which the Shinidamachu procure for her.

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Kimblee, Solf J. (Fullmetal Alchemist)

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Unlike the anime where he plays a simple psychopathic and cruel war criminal, Kimblee is a deeper character in the manga. A fanatical alchemist, he describes himself as an outsider. He allies himself with the homunculi because they let him make the best use of his alchemist abilities, in addition to providing him with “help” (the philosopher’s stone). Despite everything, he is a man who retains certain moral principles, in the name of which he will save the life of Edward Elric.

Kimura, Kōichi (Digimon Frontier)

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He is Kōji’s twin brother. After his parents separated, he stayed with his mother and his grandmother. His grandmother confessed that he had a brother while he was in the hospital. Chasing Kōji, who is going in an elevator, he runs up the stairs but trips and falls, thus being killed in the human world. Koichi’s behavior is very similar to Kouji’s, in his lonely and reserved nature.

Kino, Makoto / Sailor Jupiter (Sailor Moon)

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Sailor Jupiter is with Sailor Uranus one of the warriors with the greatest physical strength. Her costume is green with pink bows. In most adaptations, it has a belt at the waist, where a plastic ball containing a potpourri is attached. Sailor Jupiter masters electricity and is the warrior of lightning and courage. She also masters the forces of nature.

Kira, Izuru (Bleach)

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Izuru Kira is the 3rd Division lieutenant. He was first under the orders of Ichimaru Gin, then, after the latter’s betrayal, under the orders of Amagaī Shūsuke (in the anime). Izuru Kira will find himself without a captain again after Amagaī’s suicide. Izuru was born into a family of lesser nobility, his parents died when he was young.

Kirinji, Tenjirō (Bleach)

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Tenjirō Kirinji is one of the five Shinigami of the Royal Guard. He is a thin and very tall man with black hair styled in a bizarre pompadour. Known to be an incredibly skilled healer, he is the one who taught the medical art to Retsu Unohana during his time as captain of Gotei 13, although he claims to know techniques that the captain of the Fourth Division is unable to perform.

Kirishima, Ayato (Tokyo Ghoul)

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Ayato is Toka Kirishima’s little brother and an executive in Aogiri. Nicknamed the “Black Rabbit”, he tends to be confused with his sister who also wears a bunny mask. He has a totally opposite personality to that of his sister, coming across as arrogant, aggressive and cynical.

Believing that “the reason of the strongest is always the best”, he believes that the weak are destined to die and have no place on this earth. He has a fierce hatred towards humans, and in particular against the CCG which destroyed his family. Like her sister’s, her kagune is a winged type.

Kirishima, Eijiro (My Hero Academia)

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A student of class 1-A. A lively, noisy, and impetuous boy, with his own concept of virility and a sort of moral code that leads him to respect determined and courageous people. His Hardening Quirk allows him to sharpen and harden his skin by varying its hardness, giving him an advantage on both the offensive and the defensive level.

Kirishima, Tōka (Tokyo Ghoul)

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Tōka Kirishima is a ghoul and a former waitress of the Antiquity. In combat, she wears a mask resembling the head of a white rabbit with pink hair, hence her nickname Rabbit. At the start of the series, she is a 3rd-year student at Kiyomi High School. With the help of Hinami Fueguchi, she kills Inspector Kureo Mado. After the battle of the 11th arrondissement and the departure of Ken Kaneki from Antiquity, she took refuge in her studies, gradually realizing her love for the young boy who had become a one-eyed ghoul.

Kirschtein, Jean (Attack on Titan)

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Jean Kirschtein is a recruit of the 104th Training Corps and ranks sixth at the end of his training as a soldier. Tall in stature, with light brown hair and an elongated face, similar to Eren, he is impulsive and aggressive in character and possesses strong tendencies in command, as demonstrated by Marco during the battle of Trost.

Kiryū, Moeka (Steins;Gate)

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A mysterious and lonely young woman, she must find the IBM 5100, an old model of computer, which turns out to be a key part of the anime, in order to be able to travel through time. She is not very talkative and communicates almost exclusively with the help of a laptop.

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She is very interested in the time machine, being a secret agent of the SERN tasked with eliminating the members of the group. She’s obsessed with someone nicknamed FB, which has made her demented.

Kochō, Kanae (Demon Slayer)

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Kanae’s powers are completely unknown, however, she was able to become a Hashira by overcoming one of the two necessary conditions, eliminating fifty Demons or eliminating one of the Twelve Demon Moons. The condition that she fulfilled is unknown, but it is implied that she was very skilled with the sword since, unlike her sister, she could cut the heads of the Demons since she had the necessary strength and stature for it.

Kochō, Shinobu (Demon Slayer)

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She is the current mainstay of the “Insect”, following on from her deceased older sister. She’s got a cool head and always has a smile on her face, no matter what situation she finds herself in. She enjoys teasing others and claims that she wants demons and humans to get along. Despite this assertion, she does not hesitate to kill demons in cold blood, without showing remorse for her gesture. She initially took pity on Nezuko for being turned into a demon; she then offers to kill her painlessly with poison.

Kōgami, Shinya (Psycho-Pass)

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A 28-year-old Enforcer, he was previously an inspector until his crime rate increased during an investigation. When Sasayama, the executor acting under his orders and investigating the brain of the investigation was killed, he devoted too much to finding the culprit so the Sibyl system demoted him as Enforcerof Division 1.

During the series, he discovers that the indirect responsibility for the death of Sasayama lies with Shōgo Makishima; he then does everything in his power to capture, then kill him.

Kokushibo (Demon Slayer)

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Kokushibo was an extremely powerful swordsman, considered the strongest of the Twelve Moon Demons and the second strongest Demon in the series, after Muzan Kibutsuji. As one of the oldest demons in the series, he has fought numerous demon hunters and gained immense experience and knowledge in combat.

Komamura, Sajin (Bleach)

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He is the commander of Division 7. His appearance resembles that of a humanoid, gigantic fox. To hide his true appearance, he wore a mask until the fight against Kenpachi Zaraki. He was a good friend of Kaname Tōsen until the day the latter betrayed him and Soul Society. He became a shinigami to honor Yamamoto, since he was one of the first people (along with Tōsen, who couldn’t see him) not to disown him for his looks. His Zanpakutō is called Tenken, but he almost always fights with the Bankai.

Komatsu, Nana (Nana)

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She is one of the two protagonists. She has a quiet past filled with unrequited loves with older men, the last of whom, Asano, was married. Thanks to her best friend Junko, Nana meets a guy named Shoji, whom she begins dating. Shoji, after graduation, leaves for Tokyo to try admission to the Academy of Fine Arts: Hachi has agreed with him to reach him when she too will graduate. Once she moves to Tokyo, however, things don’t go as she hoped.

Kon (Bleach)

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Kon is the manga’s mascot. This is an artificial soul, or mod soul, made at Soul Society. They were programmed in combat to help the shinigami by developing one of their physical abilities, but failures, as well as ethical problems, led them to stop manufacturing them and destroy existing specimens. Kon managed to survive, hidden among simple souls (“soul candies”) only intended to occupy the inert bodies of the Shinigami.

Kon is actually an under pod, an artificial soul whose leg capacities have been increased. Thus, he is able to jump several meters high or kick very powerfully. He is also called Bostaf by Yuzu (one of Ichigo’s sisters).

Konan (Naruto)

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She lost her parents during her childhood, was killed in a war in the land of the Rain, and lived in the company of two other orphans named Yahiko and Nagato: she was the first to meet Yahiko and, later, it was she who invited Nagato and her dog, Chibi, to join them, her and Yahiko, in their den.

Later, the three of them met Jiraiya (who came to fight Soul ninjas with Tsunade and Orochimaru), who agreed to live with them for a while to teach them ninjutsu so they could fend for themselves. She is very good at the folding paper (origami) and offers a paper rose to Jiraiya as a thank you. She made her “passion” a fighting style.

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Korin (Dragon Ball)

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Korin is a hermit who lives atop a very high tower that bears his name. He is the keeper of the Almighty’s palace, which sits just above, at the heavenly sanctuary. Korin has the appearance of a large, white, bipedal cat who always carries a walking stick. To see it, you have to climb on your own to the top of the tower, which is guarded by an Indian giant and rises above the clouds (Son Goku takes more than a whole day to reach the top, the first time).

Korosensei (Assassination Classroom)

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Koro-sensei is the Head Teacher of Class 3-E at Kunugigaoka Middle School. His past is unclear, but we later learn that he was once a great assassin who had been given the title of Shinigami, which indicated his function as a powerful and formidable hitman in the whole world.

Kotaro Satо̄ (Kotaro Lives Alone)

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A four-year-old boy who lives alone in room 203 of the Shimizu apartment for a reason. He is able to clean, wash and cook by himself. He speaks like a young lordling in imitation of his favorite anime, Tonosaman.

Kotetsu, Isane (Bleach)

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Isane Kotetsu is the vice-captain of the 4th Division, a young woman who greatly respects and admires her captain. His little sister Kiyone is the third officer of the 13th division. His zanpakutō transforms into a three-bladed saber (his abilities are unclear). The name of the blade and its release formula suggests that it would be of the ice or water type, and that it would be used to blur the senses. Ten years later after the conflicts with the Quincy she becomes the captain of the 4th division.

Krillin (Dragon Ball)

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Krilin is human and first appeared in Dragonball. Along with Goku, he trained with Master Roshi. He is Goku’s best friend. Krilin is one of the strongest human fighters compared to the other Z warriors, he took part in the fight against Vegeta and Nappa and then destroyed a few Saibai men.

Together with Goku’s son Son Gohan, he went to the planet Namek and fought alongside Gohan against Frieza’s henchmen, the Ginue Command, and Frieza himself. Krilin was killed by Frieza which led to Goku’s transformation into Super Saiyan. Later he was wanted back.

Krueger, Biscuit (Hunter×Hunter)

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As a Two Star Treasure Hunter, her contributions in her field of expertise have been crucial. She seems to know a lot about gems. She seems to be highly regarded within the Hunter Association, as she made it as far as the fifth round of the election. Although she hasn’t shown her full power, she has managed to defeat Binolt and Bara without much trouble.

Kuchiki, Byakuya (Bleach)

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Byakuya Kuchiki is Rukia’s adopted older brother and the captain of the 6th Gotei 13 Division. He was the husband of Hisana, Rukia’s sister, and he granted her last wish by adopting her to his noble family. However, he never showed her any real sign of affection. He is always calm, haughty, and sure of himself.

Although he shows no emotion upon learning that Rukia is about to be executed, he is deeply upset and does not know what to do. As he is also the head of the Kuchiki family, one of the most important in Soul Society, he is the best known of the Gotei 13 captains. His mastery of bakudo and hado is such that he does not need to quote the formulas.

Kuchiki, Rukia (Bleach)

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Rukia Kuchiki is a shinigami, whose fate will change when she meets Ichigo as well as the lieutenant of the Thirteenth Division. She’s a bit of a tomboy who adores rabbits and drawing pictures (which Ichigo says are really awful), but according to Renji, she always has an aura of sweetness around her.

She is nonetheless the trigger character of the manga and she is a really endearing character. She was adopted a little less than 50 years ago by the noble Kuchiki family, a very important shinigami family, and thanks to this she did not need to take an exam to enter Gotei 13. She is part of the 13th Division and is under the command of Jūshiro Ukitake.

Kudō, Shin’ichi (Detective Conan)

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The protagonist of the story, was a high school detective who helped the police in criminal cases. At the beginning of the story, he discreetly overhears a private conversation between two individuals belonging to a criminal organization called “The Organization of Men in Black”, but he gets knocked out, and swallows a poison that is supposed to kill him, but which actually shrinks him to the size of an elementary school child.

He will then go to live with Kogoro Mouri and his daughter, Ran Mouri, under the pseudonym of Conan Edogawa.

Kugisagi, Nobara (Jujutsu Kaisen)

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A first-year witch studying at the Tokyo Institute of Occult Arts under the tutelage of Gojo. She moved to university to be able to live in Tokyo free of charge. She meets Itadori and Megumi during her first official mission as a sorcerer. Nobara is a lively woman with great confidence in herself and in her ability to overcome any situation. Although she is not nearly on the same level as Yuji, Nobara proves she can be ignorant or misinformed on several occasions. She uses a hammer and nails infused with her magical power as a weapon to exorcise curses.

Kunizuka, Yayoi (Psycho-Pass)

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Former musician authorized to practice her art by Sibyl, her passion darkens her Psycho-Pass, which results in her being placed in detention. Despite everything, she still hopes to get out of prison by clearing up her Psycho-Pass and, at first, refuses Ginoza’s offer to become an Enforcer. However, she decides to help Division 1 when a group of resistance fighters is located in her old resort area.

Kurama (Naruto)

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Considered the most powerful bijū that has appeared in the series, capable of knocking down mountains and causing tsunamis with a single blow from one of his tails, he 1 is a beast of pure evil, intelligent, sadistic and aggressive. When he attacked the Leaf Village, the fourth Hokage sealed him inside Naruto Uzumaki, his son, using two quadrangular seals. The union between the two means that they can live in symbiosis and that the manga’s protagonist has numerous powers through of the fox chakra.

Kuriyama Mirai (Beyond the Boundary)

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She is a very shy girl who is educated in the same establishment as Akihito, she wants to end her life for some obscure reason. It turns out that, like Akihito, she also possesses a strange spiritual power.

Indeed, Mirai has the surprising ability to manipulate blood as he pleases, such as creating a blood sword, for example, a power that has been deemed particularly dangerous and harmful by the high authorities of the spirit world. Despite her ill will, she will gradually reject her decision for her feelings towards her friends and mainly Akihito.

Kuroko, Tetsuo (Kuroko’s Basketball)

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He was the sixth player of the Generation of Miracles when he played at Teiko College. He’s in the first year. Not very good at dribbling and shooting, he filled his gaps by perfecting his passes and managing to draw attention to other people than himself during games. Thanks to this aptitude, he manages to be forgotten in order to better reappear at the crucial moments of the game.

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Kurosaki, Ichigo (Bleach)

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Ichigo Kurosaki is the main character of Bleach. He is a Fullbring who becomes a substitute Shinigami who later turns into Zangetsu’s guard (in the form of his Bankai) via his Zanpakuto The spiritual energy from which this guard is formed is the same color as his Getsugatensho when in the form of the Bankai.

Kurosaki, Isshin (Bleach)

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Isshin is Ichigo’s father. An attentive husband, the death of his wife cut him off from his work as a doctor (he runs a private clinic). He would like to be close to his children, regularly clowning around, but they find him rather ridiculous.

Kurosaki, Karin (Bleach)

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Karin is Ichigo’s little sister, she is 11 years old at the start of the series. She has black hair and dark eyes, sometimes they appear dark blue. She is very similar to Ichigo in character. After Ichigo, she has the most spiritual power as she can see ghosts, Hollows and Shinigami as well as him.

Kurosaki, Yuzu (Bleach)

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Yuzu is 11 at the start of the series, she is Ichigo’s other sister. Yuzu has caramel hair, according to her, and brown eyes and wears a kind of strawberry-shaped hairpin on the left. We see her a lot as the mistress of the house, she prepares the meals and takes care of the housework.

Kurotsuchi, Mayuri (Bleach)

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He is the captain of the 12th division, responsible for the research and development of new technologies. It was Kisuke Urahara who held this position before escaping from Soul Society. Mayuri is extremely cold and inhuman. He does not hesitate to sacrifice his subordinates. His lieutenant is his daughter Nemu, an artificial being whom he made and whom he does not consider to be a human being.

Kurotsuchi, Nemu (Bleach)

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Nemu Kurotsuchi is an artificial being composed of gigai created by Mayuri, whom he calls his “daughter”. Regularly, it serves as a diversion during the fights of Mayuri, and acts as a pain reliever.

Nemu’s artificial nature allows Mayuri to use her as a woman-object, such as having her perform low physical works or inserting different potions into her body (Szayelapporo Grantz will pay the price). She will save Ishida’s life by giving him the cure for the poison with which Mayuri had infected him.

Kusajishi, Yachiru (Bleach)

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Yachiru Kusajishi is a child with pink hair. She was taken in by Zaraki during one of his massacres. Like Kenpachi, she doesn’t seem to have had to take an exam to become a lieutenant. She does not carry her sword at the waist but on the shoulder so as not to be embarrassed when she runs.

Despite her age, Yachiru is very strong (she manages to lift Kenpachi) and runs fast, which does not prevent her from hanging onto Kenpachi’s shoulder very often. Kompeito, little star-shaped candies, are his favorite dish.

Kusanagi, Motoko (Ghost in the Shell)

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Motoko Kusanagi is a female cyborg, also referred to as Major in the series. His adventures are recounted in two films, two television series and a manga. He is the operational chief of section 9, she commands and coordinates section 9 in the field. She is accountable only to Aramaki, responsible for section 9 to the prime minister. Although her body looks old, she is a formidable fighter.

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Kusanagi has a fully cybernetic body, and only his brain remains human. As part of Section 9, her robotic body is made up of the very latest in technology: thermo-optical camouflage, increased strength, skill, relaxation. Because she knew her implants very young, the major masters her body perfectly and is a formidable fighter. She had her implants in order to heal her wounds received in the crash of an airliner.

Kuwajima, Jigorō (Demon Slayer)

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An aging former Thunder Hashira, but with an explosive character that has become a trainer, he is the spiritual “grandfather” and master of Zenitsu Agatsuma, whom he took in after having saved him from debt problems in which he had found because of a girl.

Kyōraku, Shunsui (Bleach)

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Shunsui Kyōraku of his full name Shunsui Jirō Sōzōsa Kyōraku, is the captain of the 8th division and also a member of one of the four great noble families of Soul Society. He always seems in a good mood with a sake bottle in his hand, he has a thing for women, and he wears a cherry blossom kimono over his uniform.

Jushiro Ukitake, the captain of the 13th division, is his best friend. They both studied at Captain Yamamoto’s Academy, from which they will be the first graduates to become captains. He seems very attached to his lieutenant, Nanao, whom he teases all the time.

  • 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.