Fictional characters that start with the letter “Z” is next and we bring you this list after we published a few before. The letter “Z” is a cool letter since most of these characters are called just Z, instead of their names. So if you are interested, and curious about how many popular fictional characters’ names start with the letter “Z”, stay with us until the end.
Zack Addy (Bones)
Zack Addy was one of the most important characters in the first few seasons of Bones. He was a prodigy, a scientist that sometimes outsmarted even the best in the business, Dr. Temperance Brennan. He was a beloved character until the huge twist happened – Zack was actually working for a serial killer The Gormogon, who led a secret society of ritualized cannibalistic serial killers.
Zack Foster (Angels of Death)
Zack is the deuteragonist of the game, manga, and anime called Angels of Death. As the previous character on this list, Zack is a serial killer who is currently on the run due to his connections to the recent murder case.
Zack Fair (Final Fantasy VII)
Zack Fair is a non-playable character in Final Fantasy VII, probably the best RPG game of all time. In the main game, Zack is only appearing in flashbacks that portray him as almost the same as Cloud Strife, the protagonist of the game. He wields the iconic Buster Sword, which he passes on to Cloud Strife.
Zack (Dead or Alive)
A character from the Dead or Alive franchise of fighting games, Zack is a DJ who first appeared in the original game and stayed as a playable character until the last installment. He was always in the top three in the tournaments and the winner of the fourth one after contestant Helena Douglas decided to withdraw from the tournament.
Zeus Panhellenios (Marvel)
Zeus is a member of the Olympians, a group of humanoid beings whose origins are from the pocket dimension of Olympus. He was worshipped by Romans and Ancient Greeks and is a supreme monarch of the Olympians as God of heavens, sky, and weather.
DC’s version of Zeus is a ruler of Mount Olympus and the father of most Gods of Olympus, including the superheroine Wonder Woman. During the Rebirth Zeus was killed by Darkseid after he came out of hiding to save his daughter Diana. Through the emotional bond, Diana managed to save him from Darkseid’s hold.
Zac (League of Legends)
Zac is the product of a toxic spill that ran through the chemtech seam and pooled into an isolated cavern in Zaun. Zac has grown into a thinking being that dwells in the city’s pipes and occasionally comes out to help the ones in need. In the game, Zac is a versatile jungler who can gank you with his unstoppable leap that has a huge range. No one wants to be on his way.
Zed (League of Legends)
The Master of Shadows is ruthless and without any regard for others’ lives. He is a leader of the Order of Shadow which was created with the intent to weaponize Ionian magical and martial tradition for easier driving enemies of Noxus from Ionian sacred lands. In the game, he is ruthless as well – with his ultimate dealing the final blow to the opposing champions.
Zeri (League of Legends)
The Spark of Zaun is fairly a recent champion in League of Legends and her headstrong, spirited personality brings murky Zaun a different type of spark. She is from a working-class family that wields a custom-crafted gun with electric magic. In the game, she is an agile ADC who can peel away your health for days.
Ziggs (League of Legends)
A Yordle and the Hexplosives Expert in one? That is a result of a disaster. After being an assistant to a “boring” scientist in Piltover (Heimerdinger), he befriends a blue-haired menace Jinx and with her starts terrorizing the chem-barons of Zaun and citizens as well. This menace in the midlane or botlane brings anyone headaches with his high-damage bombs.
Zilean (League of Legends)
Zilean is a powerful Icathian mage who became obsessed with the passage of time after Void destroyed his homeland. The Chronokeeper now strolls through the time, past, present, and future, to uncover the possibility that he can undo the destruction of his home, Icathia. In the game, he turns back time as well – his Chronoshift revives his teammates.
Zoe (League of Legends)
The Aspect of the Twilight is an embodiment of mischief, imagination, and change, and her ability to reshape the worlds, space and warp realities make her one of the most powerful beings in the LoL lore. In the game, she is a menace as well, especially when she was released – her one-shooting every champion on site was really annoying, to say the least.
Zyra (League of Legends)
Zyra is the ancient wrath of nature that was born in the ancient sorcerous catastrophe. She hunts mortals of the Valoran with her plants and seeded progeny and wanders through the land to harass every living being. In the game, she is the same. Her poison combined with the power of Liandry’s Anguish is most devastating for squishy targets of the botlane.
Zoey (Zoey 101)
Zoey Brooks is the main protagonist of the Nickelodeon TV show for teens, Zoey 101. She is the older sister of Dustin Brooks and the roommate and best friend of Dana Cruz, Nicole Bristow, Lola Martinez, and Quinn Pensky. She is also the best friend of Chase Matthews. The show focuses on the lives of Zoey and her friends in the fictional boarding school in California.
Zack Martin (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody)
Zack Martin is one of the main protagonists of popular Disney shows The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck. The story surrounds him and his twin brother Cody, on how they live their lives in a hotel called SS Tipton. Zack was a more laid-back kid than his brother but always got in trouble with him regardless.
Zack Morris (Saved by the Bell)
One of the most iconic characters of 1990s sitcoms in the United States, Zack Morris was the main protagonist of the Saved by the Bell show. The show follows the story of Zack and his life from Junior High to College years and his adventures during it.
Zenon Kar (Zenon)
Zenon is the main protagonist and a titular character in Disney’s movie trilogy Zenon, and the story of the movie follows a teenage girl who lives with her family on a space station orbiting Earth. She comes from the future and was born in 2036.
Baron Zemo (Marvel)
Zemo is the 13th Baron of the German nobility. His family pledged loyalty to the German Empire and like every Baron disfigured his face with Adhesive X, a chemical created by Nazis. Because of that, he wears a mask, and his allegiance is with Hydra and Masters of Evil, where he became one of the leaders of both groups.
Zatanna is a powerful half Homo Magi and a daughter of John Zatara. She is a powerful mage that casts spells by saying what she wants backward. She is affiliated with various superhero groups in the DC universe including Justice League, Seven Soldiers of Victory, and Sentinels of Magic.
Zoom is a fictional supervillain from the DC universe, and officially a second Reverse-Flash in the comics. He is a supervillain of the Flash but this time, of Wally West. After Rebirth, besides Wally West, his enemy is Barry Allen as well.
Zoro (One Piece)
Pirate Hunter Roronoa Zoro, is the combatant of the Straw Hat Pirates, and one of their two swordsmen. He was formerly a bounty hunter who first joined Luffy’s crew. Zoro is a swordsmanship master of Three Sword Style and dreams to become the best swordsman in the world. Zoro is one of the most iconic anime characters in the last two decades.
Zuko (Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra)
Zuko is a Fire Nation royal and firebending master, a son of evil Fire Lord Ozai and soft-spoken but determined and protective mother Ursa, and a brother of Azula. Zuko is one of the most iconic characters in any animated show in the last 15 years and his episode in the second season of Avatar “Zuko Alone”, is one of the best-animated episodes of western animation.
Zhao (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Zhao was the leader of the Fire Nation Navy and one of the allies of evil-driven Fire Lord Ozai. He was a major enemy to Team Avatar and was on a constant hunt for them throughout the series. During the fight in the Northern Water Tribe, Zhao killed the Moon Spirit at the Spirit Oasis, which resulted in him being captured by the Ocean Spirit and condemned him to spend eternity in the Fog of Lost Souls in the Spirit World.
Zaheer (The Legend of Korra)
Zaheer is the leader of Red Lotus an organization that strongly opposes White Lotus. Zaheer and Red Lotus strongly believe in the new world without rulers like White Lotus, The Four Nations, and Avatar. Because of that, his team and he are the main antagonists in the Book Three of Legend of Korra. One of the best villains ever written and portrayed in western animation ever.
Zazu (The Lion King)
Zazu is a major character in Disney’s 1994 animated feature film The Lion King. He acts as a royal advisor to King Mufasa and later to Simba, as he helps to lead the kingdom. Zazu is strict, uptight, and diplomatic and sometimes carries himself in a pompous manner. However, he sometimes throws in a joke or two.
Zira (The Lion King 2)
Zira is the main antagonist of The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride. She is the mother of Kovu, Nuka, and Vitani. She does not show much affection to her children because of her pure hatred toward Simba and everything it stands for. In the end, that is her downfall.
Zed, with his pal Ned, is a secondary antagonist of the 2013 Disneytoon Studios animated film Planes. They are Ripslinger’s planes who help him disqualify Dusty from the Wings Around the Globe competition.
Zorro (The Mask of Zorro)
This Spanish fictional character was created all the way back in 1919 by American writer Johnston McCulley. This version of Zorro starred in the commercially successful 1998 movie The Mask of Zorro, where he was portrayed by famous Spanish actor Antonio Banderas. The movie is still iconic to this day.
Zero (Mega Man X Series)
Zero is a character from the Mega Man X series, the protagonist of the Mega Man Zero series, and also an important supporting character in the Mega Man ZX. He is a high-ranking Maverick Hunter in the X series and a legendary freedom fighter in the Zero series. All in all, a die-hard character who does not hesitate to go into action.
Zer0 (Borderlands 2, 3)
This cool character is a playable assassin class character in Borderlands 2. Zer0’s design is something really cool, and his faceplate display’s his mood and “facial” expressions when he dispatches a target. He is an assassin for hire, and no one knows of his true identity.
Zasalamel is a playable character in the Soulcalibur fitting games created by Namco. He debuted ins SoulCalibur III and was one of the main characters of that installment. He becomes the antagonist and boss character Abyss. He can reincarnate whenever he dies.
Z.W.E.I. is one of the playable characters from the fifth installment of the game SoulCalibur V. He’s background is unknown, and interestingly enough, uses the same abilities as Miguel from Tekken. Moreover, he can summon a lupin in a battle.
She first appeared in the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and was brought back as a part of a Season 3 pass in Tekken 7. She was born in the Middle East and uses unconventional fighting moves that are not based on a real martial arts style. She is trying to stop Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima in Tekken 6.
Zangief (Street Fighter)
Zangief is a playable character from the Street Fighter franchise. He first appeared in the second installment of the game and continued to appear in almost all later Street Fighter games. He is from Russia and uses moves from professional wrestling shows.
Zarya is one of the playable characters in the online fps game Overwatch. She is one of the original 21 characters in the game and her signature weapon includes a big Particle Cannon and is classified as a Tank character. She is a war veteran, as the bio of the character suggests.
Zane (Borderlands 3)
Zane Flynt is a playable Operative class character in Borderlands 3. He is a brother of the bandits Baron Flynt and Captain Flynt, who grew up surrounded by violence. When he got older, Zane joined the black ops mercenary unit and since then became one of the most capable operatives in the galaxy.
Zeno Zoldyck (Hunter x Hunter)
Zeno is a professional assassin and an extremely skilled Nen practitioner. He is a witty old man, which does not stop him from being as agile and skilled in combat as he was when he was younger. He is quite violent and his assassin ways give him the reputation of the one who kills without hesitation.
Zephyrmon (Digimon Frontier)
Digimon Frontier introduced a fusion of Digimon with its human partners. Zephyrmon is a result of Zoe’s spirit digivolving with the Beast Spirit of Wind. She is agile, swift, powerful, and really protective of her friends. She is considered the fiercest and most beautiful of all the spirits.
Zoe Orimoto (Digimon Frontier)
One of the DigiDestined kids from the Digimon Frontier series. She is the only female member of the team and was chosen to wield the power of the Beast of the Wind, which holds the power of AncientKazemon. She moved back to Japan from Italy and struggled to make friends because of that.
Zirconia (Sailor Moon SuperS)
Zirconia is a ringmaster of the Dead Moon Circus in Sailor Moon SuperS anime. She plans to find Pegasus so the Dead Moon Circus can rule the world. She was created from Nehelenia’s fears of becoming old and ugly. She has a pet eyeball named Zircon, who essentially scouts targets for her.
Zoisite (Sailor Moon)
Zoisite was the third of the Four Heavenly Kings which were the four loyal and faithfully devoted to the king of the Moon, Endymion. However, they were possessed by the Dark Kingdom and started serving Queen Beryl, who is the main antagonist of the first season of Sailor Moon. Zoisite was in a relationship with Kunzite, another King, which was heavily censored back in the day, especially in the American version of the series.
Zetsu (Naruto series)
Zetsu is half Black and half White and was an Akatsuki member during the Naruto series. He is one of the main antagonists of the anime, constantly working behind the scenes, and manipulating everything around him. Black Zetsu is a physical manifestation of Kaguya’s will and White Zetsu served as a support to its allies and master.
Zabuza Momochi (Naruto series)
Demon of the Hidden Mist, Zabuza was a missing-nin from Kirigakure’s Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist. We meet him during the first missions of Team 7, and a huge test for Naruto and his teammates. Zabuza is a ruthless, cruel individual who raised his apprentice Haku to act as his tool. After Haku sacrifices himself for Zabuza, Naruto tells him to snap out of it and realizes that he cares for Haku. Zabuza, realizing his mistake and true feelings, starts crying and sacrifices himself to kill a drug mobster Gato. In the end, he wishes to be reunited with Haku in the afterlife.
Zorin Blitz (Hellsing)
Zorin Blitz is a character in the Hellsing series and a member of the Millenium forces. She is a female vampire, who is bloodthirsty, sadistic, and often seen messing with her victims before killing them. She does not respect anyone, especially her opponents.
Zodd is a legendary swordsman and a powerful apostle that killed thousands of his enemies on the battlefield. He disappears for some years and comes back to continue his killing spree on the battlefield. He is really battle-thirsty as seen by his actions.
General Zod (DC)
One of the biggest supervillains in the DC universe, particularly Superman, General Zod is ruthless in every sense of the word. He is also a Kryptonian, which grants him powers the same as Superman’s. He is a disgraced Kryptonian leader who threatened insurrection, and for that got banished to Phantom Zone.
Zuri was a former member of the War Dogs and a Wakandan Shaman. He was also a trusted loyal adviser of King T’Chaka, to whom he was loyal until his death. He was one of the witnesses of King T’Chaka killing his younger brother, N’Jobu, who was later revealed to be Eric Killmonger’s father.