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Anime Dog Names (The Best Ideas)

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Anime from Japan is an amazing art and entertainment form, and anime characters have lovely names. There are countless films and TV shows that you can draw inspiration from for your new dog’s name. Whether you want a cute or strong name, there are plenty of amazing inspirations in Anime. Read on to see some of the coolest anime dog names. 

Female Anime Dog Names

Whether your dog is a lady or you like the sound of these names, there are plenty of amazing names for your dog from anime. 

  • Azula (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Chihiro (Spirited Away)
  • Fujimoto (Ghibli)
  • Hinata (Naruto)
  • Historia (Attack on Titan)
  • Howl (Howl’s Moving Castle)
  • Katsumi (Baki the Grappler)
  • Katara (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Keiko (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Kira (Death Note)
  • Korra (The Legend of Korra)
  • Mana (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Mercury (Gate: Jieitai Kano Chi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri)
  • Misty (Pokemon)
  • Mikasa (Attack on Titan)
  • Nami (One Piece)
  • Nina (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion)
  • Okita (Imperial Capital Holy Grail)
  • Rik (Di Gi Charat)
  • Rin (Fate/stay night)
  • Riza (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Sakura (Naruto)
  • Sayuri (Another)
  • Sinon (Sword Art Online)
  • Suki (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Toph (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Tsuyu (My Hero Academia)
  • Yubaba (Spirited Away)
  • Yuho (Wanna Be the Strongest in the World)
  • Yuuki (Sword Art Online)

Male Anime Dog Names

If your pup is a little boy or you simply like masculine names, the world of anime is packed full of inspiration. 

  • Aizen (Bleach)
  • Appa (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Alphonse (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Bolin (The Legend of Korra)
  • Bonta (Full Metal Panic!)
  • Bulma (Dragon Ball)
  • King Bumi (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Chuck (Pokemon)
  • Edward (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Eugeo (Sword Art Online)
  • Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Hawks (My Hero Academia)
  • Hisoka (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Izuku (My Hero Academia)
  • Jobim (Cowboy Bebop)
  • Kaede (Shuffle!)
  • Kazuma (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Katsuki (My Hero Academia)
  • Killua (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Kirito (Sword Art Online)
  • Lancer (Fate/stay night)
  • Levi (Attack on Titan)
  • Lucario (Pokemon)
  • Mako (The Legend of Korra)
  • Michio (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Naruto (Naturo)
  • Oboro (My Hero Academia)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball)
  • Shachi (Gintama)
  • Sokka (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Smoker (One Piece)
  • Taromaru (Gakkou Gurashi!)
  • Tenzin (The Legend of Korra)
  • Tetsuro (No Guns Life)
  • Tetsuya (Kuroko no Basuke)
  • Yunyun (KonoSuba)
  • Yusuke (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Zepile (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Zuko (Avatar the Last Airbender)

Unisex Dog Names

While you can choose one of the more gendered names above, unisex names are also an amazing choice for your pup.

  • Aibo (Kino’s Journey)
  • Beta (Dream Hunter Rem)
  • Chiro (Magimoji Rurumo)
  • Gill (Ruin Explorers)
  • Gogo (Out of Sight)
  • Hibiki (Vandread)
  • Ichi (Ichi the Killer)
  • Katsu (Two Souls)
  • Kuromaru (Nuarihyon no Mago)
  • Masumi (K-ON!)
  • Sora (Digimon Adventure)
  • Takara (Lucky Star)
  • Toto (Deadman Wonderland)
  • Wakame (Sazae san)

Cute Anime Dog Names

An adorable pup deserves an equally adorable name!

  • Asami (Legend of Korra)
  • Eri (My Hero Academia)
  • Haku (Spirited Away)
  • Iro (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Lu (Elsword)
  • Luffy (One Piece)
  • Luna (Sailor Moon)
  • Nui (Kill La Kill)
  • Rem (Re: Zero)
  • Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro)
  • Umi (Magic Knight Rayearth)

Anime Series Names

While using the name of an anime film or series character can be fun, you can also use the name of an anime itself. 

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

Final Thoughts

Anime dog names are both fun and beautiful. So whether you’re a fan of a particular anime or see traits in your furry friend that match a popular character, there are bound to be some anime names tailor-made for your dog.

If you’re looking for great dog name ideas, check out our other lists of dog names:

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