57 Best Fictional Characters that Start with “U”

Another new entry to our ever-growing library of fictional characters whose names begin with a certain letter, here is the list of 57 characters whose names start with the letter “U”.

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Ulquiorra Cifer (Bleach )

Ulquiorra is the 4th strongest Espada in Bleach and the only Espada whose Resurrection has a 2nd stage release form. He revealed this form during his fight with Ichigo to show him what true despair is like, and he referred to it as Segunda Etapa. As each Espada represents a single aspect of death, Ulquiorra is meant to represent emptiness. He does not believe in anything his eyes cannot see and finds the meaning of “heart” to be foolish. 

Urahara Kisuke (Bleach )

Urahara is an incredibly intelligent and mysterious man who was once a captain of Squad 12 in Gotei 13, and now owns a shop called “Urahara Shōten” in the human world. He is the founder of the Shinigami Research and Development Institute and was the one who gave Kurotsuchi Mayuri a chance to join the organization.

Umiko Ahagon (New Game! )

As the leader of the programming team at Eagle Jump, Umiko is passionate about her work and strict when it comes to the effectiveness of her fellow employees. In addition to being a great programmer, she is also a military enthusiast and a collector of airlift weaponry.

Undertaker (Kuroshitsuji )

A rather peculiar and mysterious figure in the Kuroshitsuji series, Undertaker is an informant to the house Phantomhive and a seceded Grim Reaper. In his attempts to restore the late members of the Phantommhive family to life, he only has the ability to create the so-called “Bizarre Dolls”, which are essentially dolls made of flesh that are soulless, empty shells.

Uo-chan (Fruits Basket )

Uo-chan’s full name is Arisa Uotani, and she is one of the recurring characters in the Fruits Basket series. Known for her height, she is a student at Kaibara Municipal High School and Tohru Honda’s best friend.

Uravity (Boku no Hero Academia )

Uravity is Uraraka Ochako’s chosen hero name. Her quirk grants her control over gravity, while she also practices martial arts in order to improve her close combat skills and her own physical strength.

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Usui Takumi (Kaichou Wa Maid-Sama! )

Usui is the main male protagonist of the Kaichou wa Maid-Sama franchise. The heartthrob debuts as a high school student who is incredibly talented at everything he does, and works part-time as a chef. His love interest is Misaki Ayuzawa, who later became his wife. 

Ubik (Berserk )

Ubik is a demon and a member of the God Hand in the Berserk series. His nature is that of a trickster, as he reveals past memories to those who are seen as would-be Apostles. Being one of the major antagonists in the series, he is responsible for many evildoings, some of which are mass murder, corruption, and psychological torture.

Ulti (One Piece )

Ulti is a short-tempered, bold Shinuchi, and a member of the Tobiroppo – a special group of the six strongest Shinuchi. She debuted in episode 982, while first appearing in the manga in chapter 977.

Ultron (Marvel Universe )

Ultron is a supervillain in the Marvel universe who debuted in the MCU as the main villain in the 2nd Avengers film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Originally designed to be a peacekeeping program, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner’s creation was affected by the Mind Stone, and Ultron soon deemed humanity to be the main threat to peace on Earth.

Ursula (The Little Mermaid )

The Sea Witch in Disney’s Little Mermaid, Ursula is an evil trickster who plotted to dethrone King Triton and become the ruler of the ocean. While she did steal Ariel’s voice, her dramatic performance of Poor Unfortunate Souls is one of the most memorable songs in the film’s original score.

Ur (Fairy Tail )

Ur, or Ul, was Gray Fullbuster and Lyon Vastia’s teacher and mentor. She was a powerful ice mage who sacrificed herself in order to defeat one of the most ominous Etherious – Deliora. Ur also had a daughter, Ultear, who made an entrance later in the series.

Ultear (Fairy Tail )

Ur’s daughter, Ultear, followed in her mother’s courageous footsteps, as she sacrificed herself in the Grand Magic Games arc in order to revert the world bad to the state it was in before the Eclipse. She survived the spell but was greatly aged.

Uraraka Ochako (Boku no Hero Academia )

Uraraka is a student in class A at U.A. High School. She is hard-working and resolute in becoming a professional hero someday. The greatest sources of her motivation are her desire to financially help her parents who support her unconditionally in her pursuit to become a hero, and Midoriya Izuku’s unwavering resolve to become the number one hero.

Uhura (Star Trek )

Nyota Uhura was a Star Fleet communication officer aboard the USS Enterprise and USS Enterprise-A until she was given command of the USS Leondegrance. Considered a prodigy by Captain Christopher Pike, Uhura was fluent in 37 languages.

Usopp (One Piece )

Debuting in episode 8 (chapter 23), Usopp was the 3rd crew mate who joined the Straw Hat Pirates as the sniper and is one of the Senior Officers of the Straw Hat Grand Fleet.

Ushio Okazaki (Clannad After Story )

Ushio only appears in the After Story arc of the anime, and in the movie in the Clannad franchise. Her mother passed away after giving birth to her, after which her father gave her up and succumbed to grief and depression. 

Ukemochi “Uke” (Ao no Exorcist )

Ukemochi, or Uke for short, is a Byakko in a shape of a white fox, acting as a familiar of Tamamo Kamiki. Use first appeared during the Magic Circles and Sealing class with Professor Neuhaus, when he was summoned alongside his brother, Miketsu.

Utaha Kasumigaoka (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata )

Utaha is a young novelist whose secret identity is that of a writer, while she attends class 3C as a regular student. She is one of the main characters of the series.

Uta (Tokyo Ghoul )

Uta is a ghoul closely connected to Anteiku. In the past, he was the leader of the 4th ward and one of the strongest ghouls there, but after meeting Renji Yomo, he started to live a far quieter life as a mask maker. He owns the HySy ArtMask Studio.

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Utahime Iori (Jujutsu Kaisen )

Utahime is a student supervisor at Kyoto Jujutsu High who debuted in the series in episode 14 (chapter 32 in the manga). She appears as a calm, but strict supervisor, and is a semi-grade 1 jujutsu sorcerer.

Underdog (Underdog )

The main protagonist of an American Saturday’s morning animated TV series of the same name, Underdog is a hero who comes to the rescue of Sweet Polly Purebred, his love interest. Later on, the character was adapted into other films and TV shows, in which Underdog acts as a superhero fighting to protect towns and cities.

Ulysses Klaue (Black Panther )

Portrayed by Andy Serkis, Ulysses appears in the MCU as an antagonist in Black Panther. He was a black-market weapons dealer who was obsessed with the advanced technology existing in Wakanda.

Umbreon (Pokemon )

Umbreon is a Dark type Pokemon in the 2nd Generation that appears as a mammal-looking, sleek, black Pokemon with crimson eyes and yellow patterns covering its body. It is also known as the Moonlight Pokemon, as the patterns on its body glow yellow on the full Moon.

Usagi Miyamoto (Usagi Yojimbo )

Usagi Yojimbo is a comic book series that had its first issue published in 1984, and the story is yet to get a finale. Usagi Miyamoto is the main protagonist, also called Long-eared ronin, and he is a wanderer who follows the path of musha shugyo.

Ugga (The Croods )

Grug’s wife and a mother of 3, Ugga is a vital member of the Croods family. She’s a caring mother and a fearless hunter, who takes upon her mother – a former member of the Thunder Sisters.

Uther Pendragon (Merlin )

Uther Pendragon is the King of Camelot and Arthur Pendragon’s father. In his past, he faced evil magic and the horrors it brings, and has henceforth dedicated his rule to ensuring no one suffers the same fate by banning all magic and immediately sentencing all sorcerers to death.

Ultimo (Marvel Universe )

Also known as The Doomsday Machine and The Devastator, Ultimo originally belonged to the race of giant humanoid robots that were created in an alien world centuries ago. He is grey-skinned and appears in reality known under the code Earth-616.

Ultimo (Ultimo )

Ultimo is one of the main protagonists in the series of the same name. The scarped-themed doji is the leader of The Good Doji Club and the incarnation of ultimate good.

Urgot (League of Legends )

Urgot was a powerful Noxian headsman who was betrayed by the very empire he murdered so many for. He was imprisoned in Dredge, a prison mine beneath Zaun. He now purges the unworthy and is a terror in the criminal underworld. 

Upgrade (Ben 10 )

One of the original 10 aliens in the Ben 10 series, Upgrade can merge with different kinds of technology and modify its performance, phase through metal as well as technology, create forms from plasma, fire an optic laser beam, and transform into a battle mode.

Uriah Heep (David Copperfield )

Uriah Heep is a fictional character in David Copperfield, a novel written by Charles Dickens in 1850. He is a rather unctuous, falsely humble, hypocritical man whose name later became synonymous with “feigned humbleness for personal benefit”, more profoundly referred to as sycophancy.

Ubba Ragnarsson (Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla )

Ubba was a Viking leader who remained in England after his father’s death. The son of the great leader, Ragnar Lothbrok, sought to take revenge on the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms together with his brothers Ivarr and Halfdan.

Uesugi Kenshin (Assassin’s Creed: Memories )

Uesugi Kenshin was born in Echigo Province in 1530. He later became a member of the Templar Oder and the leader of the Uesugi clan. The skilled warrior ruled his home province, while also growing its industry and trade.

Umibozu (Gintama )

Umibozu is an Alien Buster who was given the nickname “Umibozu” (the sea of galaxy monk) for his fighting skills. which made him the highest elite Yato. He officially debuted in the anime series in episode 40.

Umibozu (City Hunter )

Professionally called Falcon, Umibozu is a sweeper stationed in Tokyo. He is the owner of Cat’s Eye Cafe and a member of the City Hunter Team who, ironically, has a phobia of cats.

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Usagi (Juuni Taisen )

Usagi is one of the 12 zodiacs in Juuni Taisen who kills psychotically. His rabbit cosplay and killing impulse make him stand out the most, with his bloodthirsty nature reflecting his distorted mental state.

Usaki Tsukino (Sailor Moon )

Usaki Tsukino is the name that Sailor Moon – the Sailor Guardian of Love and Justice – goes by in everyday life. Her name written as Tsuki no Usage means Rabbit of the Moon, which is a reference to an old Asian folktale about a rabbit that allegedly resides on the Moon.

Undine (Claymore )

Number 11 of Clare’s generation, Undine is a great warrior who was the first to utilise the technique of using two swords, which got her the nickname Undine of the Twin Swords. She debuted in the series in episode 18 (manga chapter 51).

Ulysses (Odyssey )

Ulysses is a Latin variant of the name Odysseus that appeared in many translations of Homer’s epic. The son of Laertes, king of Ithaca, is a legendary hero in Homer’s The Odyssey. He followed in his father’s footsteps and is regarded as the legendary Greek king of Ithaca, who also plays a role in Homer’s Iliad.

Ukitake Jushiro (Bleach )

Ukitake Juushiro is the only Soul Reaper, alongside Shunsui Kyōraku, who wields a Zanpakuto comprised of 2 blades. He is the captain of Squad 13 whose Vice Captain was Kaien Shiba.

Utami (Noragami Aragato )

Utami is one of Ebisu’s shinki who debuted in episode 7 of Noragami Aragato. He appears as a young man wearing a black suit and a green tie – characteristic of Ebisu’s shinki.

Utashima (Blue Period )

Utashima appears as a minor side character in Blue Period. He is a carefree high school student and Yatora Yaguchi’s friend who debuted in the 1st episode of the anime.

Umbra (Yu-Gi-Oh! 2nd Series )

Also known as Mask of Darkness, Umbra is a member of the Rare Hunter organization. He dueled Seto Kaiba and Yugi Muto in a Tag-Team duel, alongside Lumis. The order came directly from Marik Ishtar.

Ukogi (Kimetsu no Yaiba )

Ukogi is the only sparrow that passed the Kasugai-Crow test, and later became Zenitsu Agatsuma’s Kasugai-Crow. These crows are used by the Demon Slayer Corps for the purpose of communication, primarily to deliver missions to the members they are assigned to.

Uther the Lightbringer (World of Warcraft )

Sire Uther Lightbringer, formerly known as Supreme Commander of the Paladin Order, and the First Paladin, was the first of five paladins of the Knights of the Silver Hand. He was the Leader of the Forsworn and Ascended Kyrian.

Unikitty (Unikitty )

Princess Unikitty is the main protagonist of CartoonNetwork’s Unikitty TV show. She is the ruler of a fantastical kingdom and ventures on many adventures with her brother, bodyguard, royal advisor, and scientist friend.

Uron (Dragon Ball )

Upon is a minor protagonist of the Dragon Ball series. After meeting Goku and Bulma, he moved to Capsule Corporation in West City.

Ursula (Majo no Takkyuubin )

Ursula is a side character in Majo no Takkyuubin. She is a lively, free-spirited, passionate young woman who lives in a log cabin in the forest and is immensely in love with painting. She plays the role of Kiki’s supportive friend.

Ursula (Breath of Fire )

Ursula is a Grassrunner soldier of the Fou Empire who was left as an orphan in a desolate town after a war that had broken out. She was later taken in and raised by General Rhun as his granddaughter.

Urien (Street Fighter )

Urien debuted in Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact as both a ruthless and malicious disciple of the Secret Society. He is also called The Treacherous Disciple, as his actions are guided by the anger and jealousy he holds for his older brother, Gill.

Uriko Nonomura (Bloody Roar )

Also known as Uriko the Cat, and formerly Werechimera, Uriko is a student whose beast form is the Half-beast. She appears in multiple instalments of the franchise, often switching her role in order to remain a recurring character.

Ultimecia (Final Fantasy )

Ultimecia is a sorceress who appears as the main antagonist in Final Fantasy VIII. Her ultimate goal is to become a living God, as she seeks to compress all time and space.

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Utsuho Reiuji (Touhou )

Utsuho is a Hell raven and the Regulator of the flames in the former Hell of Blazing Fires. She first appeared as the Final boss of Subterranean Animism.

Umah (Blood Omen 2 )

Umah is the member of the Cabal and appears as a supporting character in Blood Omen 2. She was likely turned by Vorador and is noted as a lieutenant of the Cabal.

Ukyo (Metal Max 4: Moonlight Daiva )

Ukyo is a former military hot seed who wields a katana with which he can even intercept bullets and shells. He is voiced by Kazuya Nakai.

Ultraman (Ultraman )

The iconic character that popularised the series of the same name, Ultraman is an alien from the Land of Light in Nebula M78 and the first Ultra to visit Earth. He defended the planet against Kaiju.

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