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Anime Dog Names

Published: Last updated: by Kyle J. Larson

If you’re a fan of Japanese animation, you’ll love these anime dog names. We’ve gathered some ideas from dog characters and a bunch of other popular anime characters that are perfect for naming your puppy.

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Anime Dogs

If you’re an anime fan, these Anime dog names might make a great name for your pup. Here are some of our favorite anime dogs.

  • Akamaru – Kiba’s dog from Naruto
  • Alexander – from Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Apo – Hibito’s pug from Uchuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers)
  • Arcanine – A Pokemon that looks like a mix of a dog, a lion, and a tiger
  • Armageddon – from Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties
  • Bee – from Dragon Ball Z
  • Black Hayate – Riza’s dog from Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Blue – from Wolf’s Rain
  • Cinnamoroll – White puppy from Hello Kitty
  • Eevee – A dog-like creature from Pokemon
  • Ein – Data dog from Cowboy Bebop
  • Entei – Another dog-like Pokemon
  • Espresso – Hello Kitty
  • Den Rockbell – from Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Gin – Akita Inu from Ginga Nagareboshi Gin
  • Guts – pug from Kill la Kill
  • Heen – Errand dog of Madam Sulliman from Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Holy – A large yellow dog from One Piece
  • Iggy – Boston Terrier from JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)
  • Kazuhito Harumi – Dachshund from Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou (Dog & Scissors)
  • Koromaru – Albino Shiba Inu from Persona 3 the Movie 1: Spring of Birth
  • Maru – Stray dog, Pedro Martinez, from Kimi ni Todoke
  • Menchi – Excel’s dog from Heppoko Jikken Animation Excel Saga
  • Pakkun – Ninja dog from Naruto
  • Pluto – from Black Butler
  • Pochacco – A white dog from Hello Kitty
  • Potato – Fluffy stray puppy from Air
  • Ruth – A character who transforms between a black dog and a human from Ancient Magus Bride
  • Sadaharu – Yorozuya’s dog from Gintama
  • Shiro – Momotaru’s dog from Hoozuki no Reitetsu
  • Tadakichi-san – White Great Pyrenees from Azumanga Daioh
  • Tetsuya #2 – Tetsuya’s pet dog & mascot of the Seirin Team from Kuroko no Basket
  • Tobimaru – Shiba Inu from Stranger: Mukou Hada (Sword of the Stranger)
  • Wanta – from Effen Lied
  • Zeke – Highschool of the Dead
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Other Anime Characters

Next up are some other characters from the world of anime. These anime names come from a vast range of different sources. You can also browse through your favorite anime characters to come up with your own ideas and suggest them in the comments below.

Female Anime Dog Names

  • Akeno – High School DxD
  • Aqua – Konosuba
  • Artemis – Sailor Moon
  • Asami – The Legend of Korra
  • Asuna – Sword Art Online
  • Azula – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Bulma – Dragon Ball Z
  • Catherine – Catherine
  • Chi-Chi – Dragon Ball
  • Chihiro – Spirited Away
  • Diva – Blood+
  • Eri – My Hero Academia
  • Fujimoto – Ghibli
  • Heartfilia – Fairy Tail
  • Hinata – Naruto
  • Historia – Attack on Titan
  • Hitagi – Bakemonogatari
  • Inori – Guilty Crown
  • Io – Acchi Kocchi
  • Isaki – Nagi no Asukara
  • Izumi – Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Katara – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Katsumi – Baki the Grappler
  • Keiko – YuYu Hakusho
  • Kiko – Darker than Black: The Black Contractor
  • Kira – Death Note
  • Kirishima – Tokyo Ghoul
  • Korra – The Legend of Korra
  • Kotori – Love Live? School Idol Project
  • Lu – Elsword
  • Luna – Sailor Moon
  • Mana – Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Mei – Another
  • Mercury – Sailor Moon
  • Mikasa – Attack on Titan
  • Miki – Gakkou Gurashi!
  • Misa – Death Note
  • Misty – Pokemon
  • Musubi – Sekirei
  • Nami – One Piece
  • Nanami – Kamisama Kiss
  • Nao – Inu Neko Jump!
  • Nina – Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Nui – Kill La Kill
  • Okita – Imperial Capital Holy Grail
  • Rei – Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Retsu – Bleach
  • Rik – Di Gi Charat
  • Rin – Fate/stay night
  • Riza – Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Saber – Fate/Stay Night
  • Sakura – Naruto
  • Sayuri – Another
  • Shura – Ao No Exorcist
  • Sinon – Sword Art
  • Sora – No Game No Life
  • Suki – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Suzu – Nagasarete Airantou
  • Taiga – Toradora
  • Temari – Naruto
  • Tenten – Naruto
  • Toph – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Tsuyu – My Hero Academia
  • Wakana – Okusama ga Seitokaichou
  • Yamanaka – Naruto
  • Yoko – Gurren Lagann
  • Yoruichi – Bleach
  • Yubaba – Spirited Away
  • Yuho – Wanna Be the Strongest in the World
  • Yuuki – Sword Art Online

Male Anime Dog Names

  • Aizen – Bleach
  • Akira – Akira
  • Alphonse – Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Alucard – Hellsing
  • Appa – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Ash – Pokemon
  • Bolin – The Legend of Korra
  • Bonta – Full Metal Panic!
  • Bulma – Dragon Ball
  • Chuck – Pokemon
  • Daniel – Hello Kitty
  • Edward – Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Elric – Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Eugeo – Sword Art Online
  • Gohan – Dragon Ball Z
  • Goku – Dragon Ball Z
  • Haku – Spirited Away
  • Hawks – My Hero Academia
  • Hirako – Bleach
  • Hisoka – Hunter x Hunter
  • Houju – Monogatari
  • Iro – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Izuku – My Hero Academia
  • Jin – Samurai Champloo
  • Jobim – Cowboy Bebop
  • Kaede – Shuffle!
  • Kai – Yu Yu Hakusho
  • Katsuki – My Hero Academia
  • Kazuma – YuYu Hakusho
  • Kei – Haikyuu
  • Kenpachi – Bleach
  • Ketchum – Pokemon
  • Killua – Hunter x Hunter
  • King – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Kirito – Sword Art Online
  • Koshi – Haikyuu
  • Kotaro – Haikyuu
  • Lancer – Fate/stay night
  • Levi – Attack on Titan
  • Lucario – Pokemon
  • Mako – The Legend of Korra
  • Megumin – Konosuba
  • Michio – Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Nagato – Naruto
  • Naruto – Naturo
  • Oboro – My Hero Academia
  • Piccolo – Dragon Ball
  • Rem – Re:Zero
  • Sanji – One Piece
  • Seiran – Monogatari
  • Shachi – Gintama
  • Shanks – One Piece
  • Shouka – Monogatari
  • Smoker – One Piece
  • Sokka – Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Soul – Soul Eater
  • Taromaru – Gakkou Gurashi!
  • Tetsuro – Haikyuu
  • Tetsuya – Kuroko no Basuke
  • Totoro – My Neighbor Totoro
  • Trafalgar – One Piece
  • Tuxedo – Sailor Moon
  • Umi – Magic Knight Rayearth
  • Utachi – Naruto
  • Wiz – Konosuba
  • Yagami – Death Note
  • Yunyun – KonoSuba
  • Yusuke – YuYu Hakusho
  • Zepile – Hunter x Hunter
  • Zuko – Avatar the Last Airbender
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Anime Series Names

These options come from some popular anime series titles and can make for some unique ideas.

  • Academia
  • Akame
  • Alchemist
  • Angel
  • Anime
  • Anohana
  • Bebop
  • Bleach
  • Boku
  • Champloo
  • D-Note
  • Dragon
  • Fairy
  • Fate
  • Game
  • Ghoul
  • Gurren
  • Hunter
  • InuYasha
  • Kiki
  • Kimi
  • Konosuba
  • Mirai
  • Monogatari
  • Mushi-Shi
  • Naruto
  • Neon
  • Nikki
  • Noragami
  • Pokemon
  • Punch
  • Sailor
  • Sekirei
  • Shingeki
  • Sword
  • Tokyo
  • Tora
  • Toradora
  • Yu-Gi-Oh
  • Zero

Other Animated Dogs

If you want to step outside of strictly Japanese animation, you can also find some cartoon dog ideas that you might enjoy. For example:

  • Astro
  • Balto
  • Bluey
  • Charkie
  • Jock
  • Nana
  • Oliver
  • Odie
  • Pluto
  • Ren

You can find even more cartoon dog names in our complete list.

More Name Ideas

Hopefully, you found some excellent anime dog names in our list above, but if you’re looking for even more name ideas, you might enjoy these lists:

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