20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

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

Pan (Dragon Ball Z)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

As a child, she was as naive and cheerful as Son Goku was at her age. In addition, she liked to train with this one and would have even been delighted if she had been able to spend more time with him. From then on, she begins to become a bit whiny and angry. As a teenager, she really developed a strong character, after Goku, whom she still admires so much, became a child again. She keeps wanting to have the last word on him. Therefore, her dirty temper drives her to always blame it on him. She is very tomboyish and it shows in her outfit.

Her grandfather, Mr. Satan, still considers her a child and spends his time pampering her. As she is ¼ Saiyan, she cannot transform into a Giant Monkey or a Super Saiyan. On the other hand, she has great fighting skills. Contrary to Gohan, Goten and Trunks who didn’t like to train, Pan takes great pleasure in it and it also seems to please her grandfather, Goku, who is very proud of her.

Panda (Jujutsu Kaisen)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

A young exorcist in the first class at the Tokyo Curse School competed in the tournament against the Kyoto twin school. Although he has the appearance of a giant panda, he is in fact a unique type of incarnate created by Masamichi Yaga, Panda is gifted with great sensitivity, but in addition, he grows and matures as he gets old. It is also unique because it has three “cores” (the “heart” of an incarnate), which can change places in order to unlock various abilities.

Parnkgjas, Pernida (Bleach)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Presented as a taciturn individual, Pernida acts like a loyal soldier and lets Lille Barro translate what he says in a low tone. It was during his fight against Mayuri that he will develop his personality. Due to her evolving nature, Pernida will have acquired some of Kenpachi Zaraki’s personality traits after sifting her nerves into the latter’s body. He will even mimic Mayuri’s sadistic laugh when he assimilates his Banaki’s characteristics. When he dies, he will end up becoming arrogant and reckless, radically different from his original personality.

Pegasus, Maximillion (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

During his childhood, he lived in Las Vegas, America. His father owned a casino there. Despite his young age, he was directly immersed in the world of gambling. One evening, he met Cecilia, the daughter of one of his father’s investors, with whom he fell in love. They got along very well and shared the same dreams. She became his muse. Their happiness was short-lived because the girl fell seriously ill. She died at 17. Deeply affected, Pegasus set out on journeys in an effort to regain the inspiration he had lost.

Pendragon, Arturia (Fate)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Saber’s identity in life is the King of the Knights, King Arturia Pendragon, who became King of Great Britain upon obtaining the magical “Sword in the Stone”. Servants of the Saber class are often considered the strongest. She generally maintains a strong code of honor, seeing honor as more important than victory.

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Although she and Kiritsugu are Servant and Master seeking the same goal of peace, their different ideological perspectives result in a strained relationship where Kiritsugu does not directly recognize Saber.

PePe Waccabrada (Bleach)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

PePe Waccabrada is the Sternritter “L”, the letter which stands for “The Love”. He is a large, dark-skinned man with a long forked beard that wraps around his mouth. He is bald and wears a pair of dark sunglasses, a pair of pointy shoes, a white tank top, a long cloak with the Wandenreich emblem on the back and trousers, with black suspenders, of the same color. He usually gets carried away by a floating white basket.

PePe has great faith in the power and influence of love, believing that love is responsible for all conflicts and is also the one that allows you to overcome all obstacles to pursue your goals. He believes that his body is pure and it is thanks to it that everyone loves him. However, PePe fails to understand that someone is unable to accept his love for him and is easily infuriated when this happens.

Phoenix, Ravel (High School DxD)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

She is the little sister of Riser Phoenix. She was very confident that no one could defeat her brother until Issei defeated him in a fight at his engagement party to Rias. She started admiring Issei until she fell madly in love with him, initially not caring about being just a concubine as long as she could be around him.

She was made a “free runner” by her mother, no longer under her brother’s control, as she intended to become Issei’s runner once he became a high-class demon himself. In Volume 9, she then moves to Kuoh Academy, where she attends first grade along with Gasper and Koneko, and also becomes a member of the Occult Research Club. In the following volume, she moves into Issei’s house as the eighth.

Piccolo (Dragon Ball)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Piccolo is at one point forced to fight with his arch-rival, Goku, against an alien Saiyan, Raditz, who is trying to conquer the world. Together they manage to defeat this Saiyan, but Goku had to sacrifice his life for this. Just before Raditz dies, he announces that two even stronger Saiyans are coming and that they have heard from his scout about the Dragon Balls that Piccolo was talking about.

Piccolo then decides to train Goku’s son Son Gohan while waiting for the Saiyans. Slowly he becomes endeared to the education and training of Gohan and during the battle with the two Saiyans he sacrifices himself to save Gohan from death.

Piedmon (Digimon Adventure)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Piedmon (or Piemon) is a Mega-level Demon Man Digimon that debuted in Digimon Adventure as the leader of the Dark Masters. He is a strange, clown-looking and elusive Digimon that is completely shrouded in mystery. Demon Man Digimon generally have many mysterious qualities, and since Demon- and Undead-species are basically beings from another dimension, their true identities are completely misunderstood. It is unclear why Piedmon appeared and what the exact purpose of his existence is, and there is currently no plausible way to answer these questions. Yet, despite all of the mystery surrounding him, Piedmon is enormously strong and if you happen to cross paths with this “Clown from Hell”, you probably won’t have a very good time. He has four swords pierced through the “Magic Box” on its back and can use a variety of other tricks to defeat you.

Pierrot le Fou (Cowboy Bebop)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Mad Pierrot is the alias of the man formerly known as Tongpu who years before the series began he was selected by an organization known only as “Section 13” to become a genetically modified human weapon.

The experiments were, in fact, successful, making man a perfect assassin endowed with largely superhuman abilities such as increased strength and speed, flight, and a force field capable of repelling bullets; however, they also had numerous side effects such as reddening of the irises, premature graying of mustache, beard and hair, the change of the body into an almost spherical shape and evident and violent schizophrenia with infantile regression of the psyche.

Pikachu (Pokémon)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Pikachu is a small, rather shy Pokémon, which is native to many areas but is rarely observed. It is particularly common in the Kanto and Johto regions. It prefers dense forests as a habitat, but it is also attracted to places with a lot of electricity such as power stations.

Pilaf (Dragon Ball)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Self-proclaimed and known to his minions as Emperor Pilaf, Pilaf is the first main villain of the Dragon Ball anime and manga series, as well as a supporting character in Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball GT. He was once the proud prince of the Meshikiyan people, who once ruled over an entire region of Earth known as the Kingdom of Meshikiya. However, the reign of his ethnic group ended a long time ago and currently he is only the leader of a small gang that seeks to conquer the world and gain riches, he has hardly ever been seen with more than two collaborators: Shu, a ninja dog, and Mai, a dangerous woman.

Ponyo (Ponyo)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Ponyo, whose real name is Brunhilde, is the main character of the Studio Ghibli film Ponyo, directed by Hayao Miyazaki. She is the daughter of Guranmanmare and Fujimoto. She is very cheerful and curious. Her curiosity prompts her to leave her home. She is also helpful and uses her magic powers to help those around her.

Unlike her father Fujimoto, she makes friends with people. But she doesn’t like to listen to her father. If she doesn’t like something, she just sprays people or frowns. So she cums on her father when he wants to take her to her mother. Sousuke quickly becomes friends with Ponyo.

Lisa doesn’t find the goldfish with a human face strange either. She also enjoys the full trust of her siblings. Her favorite food is ham. So she eats the ham first and leaves the rest of the sandwich. She makes children laugh in unconventional ways, as evidenced by the baby’s smile.

Mr. Popo (Dragon Ball)


Mr. Popo is the servant of the person who finds himself in the role of God of the Earth. He is an overweight humanoid with black skin, round eyes and large red lips, and has no nose or hair. Mr. Popo is totally devoted to God and Dende, going so far as to protect them at the cost of his own life.

He is in charge of training Goku and his companions in anticipation of the clashes with Piccolo, Nappa and Vegeta and later retrieves the Earth Dragon Balls and asks Shenlong to resurrect Frieza’s victims.

Porco Rosso (Porco Rosso)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Marco Pagot, also known as Porco Rosso, was once a heroic World War I pilot in the Italian Air Force. He then retired and now earns his money as a bounty hunter. He also has the head of a pig. Marco’s looks showcase his political leanings rather than a curse. Marco loves to rest. So he listens to the radio in his deck chair while smoking a French Gitane cigar.

Although he often risks his life hunting down hijackers, he wants to discourage Fio from dangerous adventures. He seems confident, valuing men’s work over women’s when they’re tinkering with his plane. However, his mind changes when Fio demonstrates her skills. He reminds her to take more care of herself. So he asks Fio not to do night shifts. Marco is the opposite of Curtis, but they have one thing in common: they demonstrate their flying skills.

Portgas D. Ace (One Piece)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Portgas D. Ace is Luffy’s foster brother three years his senior and a former commander of Whitebeard’s pirate gang. He owes his nickname to his devil power, which he gained through the Fire Fruit. With this Logia power, Ace himself has become fire. Ace has a muscular physique and is also capable of fighting without his Devil Fruit. Like Luffy and Garp, Ace tends to fall asleep during meals and conversations.

Portor, Feitan (Hunter×Hunter)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Among the Gen’ei Ryodan, Feitan is the fifth strongest in arm wrestling, making him one of the strongest members physically. He also proves to be the fastest physically in the Ryodan, as shown during his fight with Zazan and during the massacre in Yorkshin City. His speed began to increase dramatically as he was able to create a wall of multiple afterimages and appear behind an enemy in a small amount of time.

Power (Chainsaw Man)

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Power is a Blood Demon and a Public Safety Demon Hunter in Makima’s squad. Power appears as a young woman with long hair; As a Demon, she has short red horns that stick out from her head. Power loves violence and is childish, greedy, almost entirely self-motivated, and willing to harm others for her own satisfaction. Power loves her cat, Meowy, and at one point is willing to sacrifice Denji’s life to save him.

Pride (Fullmetal Alchemist)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Embodying the sin of pride, he plays the role of Selim Bradley, the adopted son of King Bradley. Oldest of the homunculi, with 300 years of existence, he looks like a little boy of 7 to 10 years old, he manipulates the shadows. It is Riza Hawkeye who discovers its nature (volume 18) and she manages to inform Mustang about it with a coded language to escape the surveillance of Pride.

He is by far the most powerful of the homunculi, able to act throughout the enclosure of Amestris (but not beyond) via his abilities, he is also the only one who can use alchemy (although the price to pay is extremely heavy and greatly weakens him) and absorb the philosopher’s stones of living beings (he absorbs, among others, Kimbley the Scarlet Alchemist).

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His shadow form, closest to that of the original homunculus (Father), is a dark mass with eyes and toothy mouths. He is helpless in total darkness, the most dazzling light restricts his movements, and his power is quite close to that of his siblings.

Puppetmon (Digimon Adventure)

20 Best Anime Characters That Start with a P [with Images]

Puppetmon is the smallest Dark Master, and the one the DigiDestined have taken the longest to defeat (although this is mostly due to various setbacks, such as the return of Etemon: when the DigiDestined finally confront Puppetmon in face, they have very little trouble defeating him). It is an anthropomorphic puppet, which has an aspect inspired by the character of Pinocchio, but is much more sinister.

Puppetmon has a childish and temperamental personality, he doesn’t take anything seriously, treats everyone (friends and enemies) as his “playthings”, and enjoys having cruel fun with his victims. Its territory consists of a forest and a wooden house. He seriously underestimates the DigiDestined, which will be his downfall. Puppetmon is ultimately forced to flee when the combined efforts of Garudamon, WarGreymon, and MegaKabuterimon allow his weapon to be destroyed. He is then quickly destroyed by MetalGarurumon.

  • 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.