A very fun game for all TV and movie geeks is to try to think of as many as you can fictional characters that start with a certain letter. This article will be your ultimate guide for iconic characters that start with the letter K.
Kaidou (One Piece)
Kaidou is one of the most powerful characters in the anime and manga, One Piece, known as the world’s strongest creature. He can turn into a dragon and is the most powerful enemy Luffy has encountered so far.
Kakashi is the teacher of Team 7 in the manga and anime, Naruto. He is a skilled ninja known as Copycat Kakashi because he can copy most techniques with his Sharingan left eye. He is usually seen with a face mask, obscuring his face most of the time to the viewers. As a testament to his skill as a ninja, he eventually held the title of 6th Hokage.
Kakarot (Dragon Ball)
Kakarot is the Saiyan name of Goku, who is the main character in the popular anime and manga franchise, Dragon Ball. He became the earth’s greatest protector from powerful forces and is obsessed with being strong in the way of martial arts.
Kal-El is the true Kryptonian name of the superhero known as Superman. Superman was created in 1938 by Jewish creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. To this day Superman is the most iconic superhero.
Kano (Mortal Kombat)
Kano is a playable character in the fighting game, Mortal Kombat. He is recognized for his cybernetic eye, and is the arch enemy of the character Sonya Blade, for being responsible for the deaths of Sonya’s friends.
Kara Danvers (Supergirl)
Kara Danvers is the secret identity of Supergirl. Supergirl is the cousin of Superman who was older than Superman back on Krypton, but due to his spaceship being in suspended animation in its journey in space and arriving late on Earth, she discovered Superman is already an adult while she is still in her teens.
Karen Page (Daredevil)
Karen Page is a friend and love interest of Matt Murdock, also known as the superhero Daredevil. She is also the office manager in Matt and Foggy Nelson’s law firm, Nelson & Murdock.
Karen Smith (Mean Girls)
Karen Smith is one of the Plastics in the popular teen movie Mean Girls. The Plastics are three of the most popular women in North Shore High School. Karen Smith is a beautiful but slow-witted member of the group. She is also the only innocent one in the group.
Kirby is the round and pink child in the popular platform game, Kirby. He has the power to eat almost anything; from objects to creatures, and gain their powers and abilities.
Kat Hernandez (Euphoria)
Kat Hernandez is a character in the teen drama, Euphoria. She is played by Barbie Ferreira and has the controversial storyline of being a teenager who finds positivity by going into porn.
Katara (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Katara is the Southern Water Tribe waterbending master in Avatar: The Last Airbender. She is Aang’s closest friend and love interest and serves as the mature one in the group.
Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games)
Katniss Everdeen is a girl who volunteered to enter the death games called the Hunger Games. She is known for her charisma and love for her sister. She is played by Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games franchise.
Kelly Kapowsi (Saved By The Bell)
Kelly Kaposwki is played by Tiffani Amber Thiessen in the American sitcom, Saved By The Bell. She is the most popular girl in school known for her beauty. The main character, Zack Morris has a big crush on her, and throughout the seasons, they have an on-and-off again relationship.
Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by Mattel, Inc. and it launched in 1959. Ken is the male counterpart to Barbie that serves as her love interest.
Ken (Street Fighter)
Ken is one of the most popular characters in the fighting game, Street Fighter. He is a karate master who is Ryu’s best friend and has identical moves to him. He is known for his powerful close-range moves.
Kenny (South Park)
Kenny is a character in the adult animated series South Park. He wears an orange hood that obscures his face and speech. He is known to die in almost every episode.
Kermit The Frog (The Muppets)
Kermit is the most popular character in The Muppet Show. He is the most mature among The Muppets and is the love interest of Ms. Piggy.
Khal Drogo (Game of Thrones)
Khal Drogo was the leader or Khalasar of the tribal group called the Dothraki in the worldwide series phenomenon, Game of Thrones. He was the mightiest warrior in his tribe, only to die because he was too prideful to treat a simple flesh wound that became an infection. He was played by Jason Momoa, and was the role before he got launched into superstardom as Aquaman.
Khan (Star Trek)
Khan Noonien Singh is a popular villain in the Star Trek franchise. He became iconic after the critically acclaimed movie, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982), where he served as a revenging enemy of Kirk. He was played by the late Richardo Montalban, then later by Benedict Cumberbatch in Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013).
Killmonger (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
Killmonger is the villain in the MCU. He tried to take over the highly advanced African nation, Wakanda in an attempt to reclaim his royal birthright and give advanced weaponry to other Africans across the globe so they can kill westerners.
Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter)
Killua is the deuteragonist of the anime and manga, Hunter X Hunter. He is the best friend of Gon Freecss, and as the heir to the Zoldyck family, he will be the head of the best assassin family in the world. His journey is about trying to be a regular boy in contrast to his background.
Kiki (Kiki’s Delivery Service)
Kiki is the main character in Hayao Miyazaki’s Kiki’s Delivery Service. She is a little girl witch who has the job of delivering packages.
Kim Possible (Kim Possible)
Kim Possible is the main character in the Disney Channel animated series, Kim Possible. She is a teenager who goes to high school while doing espionage around the world.
Kim (Kim’s Convenience)
Mr. Kim is the main character in the Canadian television sitcom, Kim’s Convenience. He is the loveable patriarch of the Sang-il family, usually addressed as Appa by the family. He owns a convenience store called, Kim’s Convenience.
King is a playable character in the fighting game series, Tekken. He is a masked wrestler known to wear a leopard mask.
Kingpin (Marvel Comics)
Kingpin is a crime lord in the Marvel comics and in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He was originally an enemy of Spider-Man but is now more known as Daredevil’s arch nemesis. He looks like an obese man, but what looks like fat is actually 300 pounds of muscle.
King Kong (King Kong)
King Kong is one of the first most famous monsters in Hollywood that featured in the landmark movie, King Kong. He is a monster that lived as a god on Skull Island until he is transported to New York.
Kirk (Star Trek)
James Kirk, usually known as Kirk or Captain Kirk, is the first main character in the long history of the Star Trek franchise. He is the Captain of the USS Enterprise, boldly going where no man has gone before. He was originally played by William Shatner, then later by Chris Pine in the movie reboot, Star Trek (2009).
Klaus (Umbrella Academy)
Klaus is one of the members of the Umbrella Academy. Like his siblings, he has superpowers. His is the ability to summon ghosts and immortality.
Knuckles (Sonic The Hedgehog)
Knuckles is a character in the video games of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. He is a red echidna and is almost as fast as Sonic.
Korra (The Legend of Korra)
Korra is the protagonist of the Avatar: The Last Airbender spin-off, The Legend of Korra. She is the Avatar after Avatar Aang.
Kraken (Clash of the Titans)
The Kraken is the sea monster of Norwegian folklore that became an iconic Hollywood monster after the 1981 landmark movie, Clash of the Titans. It is also a monster in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.
Krampus is a demonic beast of Eurpean folklore. He is known to punish children at Christmas time. He is usually the star of multiple Christmas horror movies.
Kratos (God of War)
Kratos is the main character in the God of War video game franchise. He is defined by his thirst for vengeance which is later subsided in later games.
Kraven The Hunter (Spider-Man)
Kraven is a hunter who seeks out the most dangerous creatures in Marvel Comics until eventually, he comes face to face with Spider-Man. Since then he became one of Spider-Man’s greatest enemies. In 2023, the Sony film, Kraven the Hunter will be released, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
Krusty the Clown (The Simpsons)
Krusty the Clown is a TV clown in The Simpsons. He shares a similar character design to Homer Simpson and also shares the same voice actor Dan Castellaneta.
Kurama is the Nine-Tailed Beast that attacked the village of Konoha in the anime and manga, Naruto. He got sealed by the 4th Hokage inside Naruto. While he initially hates being trapped within Naruto, Naruto and Kurama eventually became friends, catapulting Naruto’s power to extraordinary levels.
Kurama (YuYu Hakusho)
Kurama used to be known as the demon thief, Youko Kurama. In the present, he is now in a human body identifying as a human after being weakened by a hunter. He is one of the protagonists of YuYu Hakusho, always helping Yusuke Urameshi in his Spirit Detective missions.
Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter)
Kurapika is the last survivor of the Kurta tribe in the anime and manga, Hunter X Hunter. He is obsessed with hunting down the Phantom Troupe: the group that assassinated the Kurta tribe for their red eyes. When he gets angry his eyes turn red like the people of his tribe.
Kylo Ren (Star Wars)
Kylo Ren is the main villain in the Disney era of Star Wars movies. He is the son of Han Solo and Leia, who was originally named Ben Solo. Is played by Adam Driver.