50 Anime Names for Boys and Girls and Their Meanings You Should Know

Of Japanese origin, anime has been around since the start of the 20th century and one of its best features is the oddly unique names of its characters. Where some can be a mouth full, others are quite fascinating and have really cool meanings. Here is a list of unique anime names with their meanings to look out for on your name hunt for your kid or just for fun:

Male anime names:

Daisuke: Great

Hikaru: Pioneer

Masashi: commander or general

Hideaki: excellent and shinning

Akira: Bright

Draven: One who emerges from the shadows; the modern name

Fumio: scholarly hero

Ranmaru: mysterious

Dai: great and large

Kage, Ozul or Kardama: Shadow

Blagdan: From the shadowy valley

Niratap: The one who is filled with shades and shadows.

Erembour: a character from mythology who rides shadows.

Araysh: An overshadower

Mohanjot: The person always covers by shadows, impossible to be seen

Erembourc: a French mythological character who rides shadows

Dunnere: Dark brown colored shadow

Chaiyn: Krishna’s color of the shadow

Melaina or Mohandas: Dusky, dim, dark, and shadowy

Druvish: The shadow of Lord Shiva

Devroop: Shadow of God; One who is like God

Nizhalgal: A shadow that is similar to someone else

Kohaku: amber

Female anime names:

Haruhi: a spring day

Maki: true hope

Akari: light or brightness

Yuuki: snow

Hikari: light

Haruka: spring, sunny weather, flower or fragrance

Shizuka: means calm, quiet, or flower

Mami: true beauty

Maiko: a child of dance

Manami: means loving and beautiful

Michiko: a beautiful and wise child

Mariko: a true village girl

Himari: the meaning of the sun

Momoe: one hundred blessings Chiaki: sparkling light

Asuka: perfume or fragrance of tomorrow

Mao: dance cherry blossom

Ayaka: colorful flowers

Ichigo: strawberry

Asami: morning beauty

Kanna: summer waves

Emika: a blessed beautiful child

Miyu: one with beautiful connection or kindness

Kyouko: respectful

Ayane: wonderful

Ichika: one thousand flowers

Kiaria: fortunate

Bashira: joyful and a predictor of good news

Saika: colorful flower

Rina: white jasmine

Misato: beautiful village girl

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