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600+ Anime Cat Names: Our Top Picks for Your Kawaii Cat

Ashley Bates

By Ashley Bates

cute Munchkin cat

If you just adopted a cat or brought home a kitten, you are probably so excited to give them a name. It can be a little complicated coming up with just the right fit. But if you’re an anime geek and proud of it, you might want to give them a name that matches your favorite character.

Allow us to introduce you to these super cool anime names. Some might be immediately familiar, while others are fresh picks. And who knows, in our list, you might even find a name of a character you never knew existed. Let’s dive right in.

How to Name Your Cat

If you’re looking up anime names, obviously, you have trimmed the fat enough to know the general direction you’re going here. So, now that you know that consider other factors, too.

Each anime character has their own personality. Some are people, others are animals, and some are made-up creatures never seen on earth.

Is your kitty soft and squishy like Jigglypuff? Are they sharp, agile, and serious like Mewtwo? You might want to give them a name that mimics their general actions.

Or maybe you just have a favorite anime character that you love—and the rest doesn’t really matter. No matter what you pick, we’re certain we’ve run through all the anime names you would ever want to consider.

Cute cat with one blue and one green eye
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Pokémon Names for Your Cat

Pokémon might arguably be one of the most iconic anime series of all time. We have all seen the extensive card decks and witnessed people in the street playing Pokémon Go! If you have ever been a person who wants to catch them all, maybe name your kitty after one of these fabulous characters.

Male Pokemon Cat Names

  • Ash
  • Pikachu
  • Charizard
  • Psyduck
  • Meowth
  • Snorlax
  • Venusaur
  • Diglett
  • Squirtle
  • Balstoise
  • Weedle
  • Metapod
  • Caterpie
  • Kakuna
  • Mewtwo
  • Wigglypuff
  • Venonat
  • Dugtrio
  • Growlithe
  • Poliwhirl
  • Persian
  • Weepinbell
  • Slowpoke
  • Machop
  • Bellsprout
  • Magnemite
  • Rapidash
  • Doduo
  • Grimer
  • Haunter
  • Shellder
  • Kingler
  • Voltorb
  • Marowak
  • Cubone
  • Flareon
  • Pidgey
  • Raichu
  • Vulpix
  • Beedrill

Female Pokemon Cat Names

  • Nidorina
  • Nidoqueen
  • Chansey
  • Combee
  • Ditto
  • Torchic
  • Rattata
  • Raichu
  • Sylveon
  • Clefairy
  • Wormadam
  • Cacturne
  • Bibarel
  • Garchomp
  • Heracross
  • Vileplume
  • Sudowoodo
  • Girafarig
  • Happiny
  • Jynx
  • Petilil
  • Totodile
  • Alcremia
  • Bounsweet
  • Cresselia
  • Froslass
  • Illumise
  • Lilligant
  • Milcery
  • Salazzle
  • Steenee
  • Smoochum
  • Latias
  • Kangaskhan
  • Hatenna
  • Floette
  • Cresselia
  • Florges
  • Blissey
  • Bounsweet
Cute cat sitting in donut cat bed
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Dragon Ball Z Character Names for Your Cat

So many people started out their love for anime by watching Dragon Ball Z. If you like thrillers about heroes defending the earth from outer evil, your cat might fit the bill for one of these cool names.

Male Dragon Ball Z Cat Names

  • Goku
  • Vegeta
  • Majin Buu
  • Frieza
  • Trunks
  • Gohan
  • Broly
  • Piccolo
  • Krillin
  • Goten
  • Shenron
  • Raditz
  • Master Roshi
  • Yamcha
  • Nappa
  • Satan
  • Popo
  • Tien Shinhan
  • Uub
  • King Kai
  • Captain Ginyu
  • Kami
  • Iwan
  • Marmad
  • Mardoo
  • Chiaotzu
  • Dende
  • Shallot
  • Dabura
  • Eyre
  • Mei
  • Zarbon
  • Mez
  • Recoome
  • Ikose
  • Moah
  • Sage
  • Salt
  • Spopovich
  • Jeice
  • Puar
  • Dodoria
  • Old Kai
  • Erito
  • Incha
  • Shinseki
  • Vewon
  • Mercenary Tao
  • Garlic Jr.
  • Oolong

Female Dragon Ball Z Cat Names

  • Bulma
  • Chi-Chi
  • Videl
  • Marron
  • Android 17
  • Kefla
  • Fasha
  • Gure
  • Cynthia
  • Cocotte
  • Chao
  • Granyu
  • Kalif
  • Pan
  • Grandma Paozu
  • Marilee
  • Leena
  • Jamila
  • Iwaza
  • Emi
  • Kikaza
  • Monna
  • Ena
  • Celipa
  • Old Woman Spring
  • Miss Buu
  • Kaede
  • Colonel Violet
  • Kakunsa
  • Akina
  • An Azuki
  • Amy
  • Banya
  • Melee
  • Cheelai
  • Coco
  • Launch
  • Éclair
  • Erasa
  • Panchy
  • Ogma
  • Nira
  • Agios
  • Bulla
  • East Kai
  • Oats
  • Mirinay
  • Pecolda
  • Petrona
  • Mizore
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Sonic Names for Cats

If you’re familiar with Sonic, you know that he’s an edgy little hedgehog with lightning speeds. It’s also an anime-inspired video game and movie. Sonic’s main goal is battling Doctor Eggman, the evil mad scientist. Here is a list of Sonic-inspired cat names!

Male Sonic Cat Names

  • Sonic
  • Shadow
  • Doctor Eggman
  • Catweazle
  • Silver
  • Charlemagne
  • Bearenger
  • Bimmy
  • Blazer
  • Cedric
  • Bean
  • Basil
  • Bartleby
  • Tails
  • Beauregard
  • Chameleon
  • Benjy
  • Captain Carl
  • Benny
  • Tantrum
  • Angus
  • Antoine
  • Chirps
  • Clifton
  • Clive
  • Nack
  • Cyrus
  • Harry Mole
  • Neddy
  • Hawking
  • Dithers
  • Whipple
  • Updike
  • Zavok
  • Teanchai
  • Hobson
  • Screech
  • Naugus
  • Warthog
  • Hothep
  • Jet
  • Canus
  • Gaz
  • Infinite
  • Mephiles
  • Agunus Rhino
  • Walrus
  • Zazz
  • Badger
  • Jeepers

Female Sonic Cat Names

  • Abyss
  • Tikai
  • Sticks
  • Maria
  • Whisper
  • Surge
  • Cream
  • Belinda
  • Cassia
  • Rouge
  • Amy Rose
  • Anastasia
  • Chloe
  • Foxxy
  • Sasha
  • Natalia
  • Nutmeg
  • Aurora
  • Opal
  • Roxy
  • Ara
  • Perci
  • Topaz
  • Ursule
  • Aquarius
  • Wendy
  • Francesca
  • Yasmine
  • Tatiana
  • Uma
  • Vera
  • Wave
  • Raniya
  • Fanny
  • Honey
  • Scarlet
  • Katella
  • Rudi
  • Nagi
  • Posey
  • Athena
  • Tarragon
  • Yaya
  • Zooey
  • Bernadette
  • Carrottia
  • Patty
  • Telra
  • Carruthers
  • Bunni
ragamuffin cat in the studio
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Haikyuu! Names for Your Cat

Haikyuu! is an anime series that focuses on the story of Shoyo Hinata, who is the boy aspiring to be a great volleyball player. If you’re into anime and sports, you might want to name your new friend after one of these cool characters.

Male Haikyuu! Cat Names

  • Shoyo
  • Tobio
  • Ren
  • Satori
  • Minoru
  • Koshi
  • Kei
  • Togo
  • Samson
  • Shun
  • Taishi
  • Toru
  • Kotaro
  • Wataru
  • Kiyoomi
  • Junji
  • Acchan
  • Chiharu
  • Wakatoshi
  • Dai
  • Kaito
  • Daiki
  • Eita
  • Kazuma
  • Lucio
  • Manabu
  • Motoya
  • Oriver
  • Gao
  • Izuru
  • Osamu
  • Reon
  • Shinji
  • Soma
  • Tadashi
  • Tatsuto
  • Wataru
  • Heisuke
  • Fuki
  • Atsuma

Female Haikyuu! Cat Names

  • Shimizu
  • Yachi
  • Michimiya
  • Tanaka
  • Hinata
  • Hakamada
  • Natsume
  • Momoi
  • Junepei
  • Alexandra
  • Masako
  • Nishinoya
  • Hitoka
black cat on the grass
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Beastars Names for Your Cat

Beaststars is a Japanese manga series that focuses on animal anime characters. Main protagonist Legoshi is a misunderstood wolf man who’s really mild and timid. This series isn’t necessarily for smaller children, as it has some adult content. However, if you’re a fan, here are the character names.

Male Beastars Cat Names

  • Haru
  • Legoshi
  • Louis
  • Dom
  • Free
  • Jack
  • Durham
  • Melon
  • Bill
  • Cosmo
  • Pina
  • Rokume
  • Saiga
  • Victor
  • Zeyka
  • Tao
  • Aoba
  • Kai
  • Leghom
  • Gouhin
  • Jinma
  • Miegel
  • Caiman
  • Mark
  • Mokichi
  • Collot
  • Fudge
  • Mizuchi
  • Gon
  • Ibuki

Female Beastars Cat Names

  • Juno
  • Agata
  • Els
  • Sally
  • Peach
  • Zoe
  • Voss
  • Sheila
  • Ellen
  • Lisa
a polydactyl mackerel tabby cat on cat tree
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Samurai Pizza Cats

The anime series Samurai Pizza Cats is exactly what it sounds like. It’s about a small group of cats who own a pizza parlor in Little Tokyo. These heroes band together to protect the city from villain Big Cheese and their minions.

Male Samurai Pizza Cat Names

  • Guido
  • Frogface
  • Howie
  • Atric
  • Beam
  • Officer Pooch
  • Pickaxe
  • Smiling Jack
  • Big Cheese
  • Ockto
  • Ruthless
  • Rubus
  • Mr Turtleman
  • Ambassador
  • Schwarzenegger Bot

Female Samurai Pizza Cat Names

  • Lucille
  • Sylvia
  • Geisha
  • Flo
  • Nanny
  • Oinky
  • Veronique
  • Yawara
  • Ruby
  • Polly Esther
  • Lucinda
  • Princess Vi
  • Francine
  • Abigail
  • Annette
a maine coon cat hunting a mouse outdoor
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Kakegurui—Compulsive Gambler Names for Your Cat

Kakegurui-Compulsive Gambler is a Japanese manga series about young students who attend a wealthy, privileged school. When a newcomer arrives at school, she mixes up the game a little with her gambling ways. Here are all the characters.

Male Kakegurui—Compulsive Gambler Cat Names

  • Ryota
  • Kaede
  • Rin
  • Ren
  • Aoi
  • Ibara
  • Jun
  • Nagi
  • Kanade
  • Horo
  • Kiwatari
  • Amane
  • Innu
  • Shinnouji
  • Nobuya
  • Kyuu

Female Kakegurui—Compulsive Gambler Cat Names

  • Yukemo
  • Mary
  • Midari
  • Rei
  • Runa
  • Erimi
  • Itsuki
  • JKurima
  • Kururudo
  • Naoko
  • Ruri
  • Shimizu
  • Tooame
  • Miroslava
  • Naoe
  • Ouri
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug

If you’re looking for an awesome name your kids will equally love, think about a new-age anime series, like Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug. It’s an adorable series about a girl who does big things, fighting crime across the city. Maybe your fierce little warrior could use a name like these.

Male Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug Cat Names

  • Luka
  • Gabriel
  • Felix
  • Nino
  • Marc
  • Nathaniel
  • Le Chien
  • Wang Fu
  • Adam
  • Jiao
  • Micazoyolin
  • Mercury
  • Thorn
  • Wu Shifu
  • Rolland
  • Banana
  • Jalil
  • Gilbert
  • Hot Dog Dan
  • Gavroche
  • Darkblade
  • August
  • Bastille
  • Bob Roth
  • Adrien
  • Fang
  • Andre
  • Cash
  • Delmar
  • Herakles

Female Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug Cat Names

  • Marinette
  • Zoe Lee
  • Chloe
  • Lila
  • Juleka
  • Alya
  • Kagami
  • Nathalie
  • Aeon
  • Aurore
  • Bo Rua
  • Gina
  • Fei Wu
  • Jeanne
  • Kenya
  • Manon
  • Rossi
  • Nadja
  • Rose
  • Tomoe
  • Penny
  • Mylene
  • Lindalee
  • Ignoblia
  • Hurricane
  • Marlena
  • Olympia
  • Sabine
  • Vivica
  • Ondine

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One Piece Character Names for Cats

The series One Piece focuses on Monkey D. Luffy trying to become the King of Pirates. It has some pretty interesting names you can think about—and maybe some you haven’t even paid attention to. These are some name-worthy fantasy adventure names.

Male One Piece Cat Names

  • King
  • Luffy
  • Kaidou
  • Roronoa
  • Trafalgar
  • Joy Boy
  • Shanks
  • Gol
  • Absalom
  • Basil
  • Chew
  • Dobon
  • Bobomba
  • Kappa
  • Dpgya
  • Franky
  • Lacuba
  • Fuga
  • Bunny Joe
  • Gatz
  • Orlumbua
  • Papaneel
  • Buggy
  • Rush
  • Seamors
  • Vegapunk
  • Gonbe
  • Pavlik
  • Zepo
  • Peachbeard
  • Shinosuke
  • Karasu
  • Smooge
  • Tansui
  • Unigaro
  • Wanze
  • Zabo
  • Lassoo
  • Potsun
  • Roddy
  • Nangi
  • Laffitte
  • Kyros
  • Nazu
  • Manjaro
  • Limejuice
  • Shimizu
  • Happygun
  • Jango
  • Jozu

Female One Piece Cat Names

  • Yamasta
  • Nico
  • Nami
  • Ulti
  • Black Maria
  • Kozuki
  • Bonney
  • Charlotte
  • Pudding
  • Adele
  • Effilee
  • Nutmeg
  • Praline
  • Prim
  • Smoothie
  • Wafers
  • Chicory
  • Giolla
  • Benten
  • Kozuki
  • Muret
  • Roxanne
  • Zala
  • Shinobu
  • Terracotta
  • Lola
  • Kasa
  • Yashigi
  • Mousse
  • Oide
  • Cindry
  • Wanda
  • Isa
  • Maidy
  • Noriko
  • Rint
  • Cornelia
  • Kanezenny
  • Lily
  • Didit
  • Esta
  • Yuki
  • Uholisia
  • Stussy
  • Cinnamon
  • Eikon
  • Ishilly
  • Sugar
  • Fillonce
  • Isuka
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B: The Beginning

The series B: The Beginning centralizes around main character investigator Keith Flick. He rejoins the police force to track a serial killer. This intense series leads to lots of interesting characters with fascinating names. Take a look at some of these that we found.

Male B: The Beginning Names

  • Dead Kyle
  • Meyer
  • Boris
  • Brian
  • Crouse
  • Henry
  • Julian
  • Kazama
  • Flick
  • Koku
  • Yellow
  • Yukio
  • Takeru
  • Mario
  • Gilbert

Female B: The Beginning Cat Names

  • Yuna
  • Izanami
  • Minatsuki
  • Lily
  • Erika
  • Kaela
  • Kai
  • Kukuri
  • Quinn
white cat lying on log
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Horimiya Names for Your Cat

Horimiya surrounds a popular girl, Kyuoko Hori. She is a teen girl pining for the attention of emotionally distant parents. You can follow her along as she tries to find her place. There are some pretty decent name choices in the show, too.

Male Horimiya Cat Names

  • Izumi
  • Kyousuke
  • Kakeru
  • Souta
  • Sya
  • Kouichi
  • Akane
  • Ichirou
  • Aoi
  • Kamioka
  • Akinori
  • Taiki
  • Tooru
  • Shin
  • Makio
  • Yoshirou
  • Mizouchi

Female Horimiya Cat Names

  • Kyouko
  • Yuki
  • Honoka
  • Sakura
  • Remi
  • Yuriko
  • Yuuna
  • Iori
  • Chika
  • Kayo
  • Miki
  • Reiko
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My Hero Academia Cat Names

My Hero Academia is a Japanese superhero serious about the main character Izuku. He is born totally normal, while everyone else has a superpower of some kind. It trails through him, wishing he had power, too. There are some exciting picks if you care to take a look.

Male My Hero Academia Cat Names

  • Izuku
  • Katsuki
  • Denki
  • Shoto
  • Yugs
  • All Might
  • Eri
  • Kota
  • Kai
  • Atshurio
  • Jin
  • Dabi
  • Toga
  • Himiko
  • Kurogiri
  • Koji
  • Rikido
  • Shota
  • Chiyo
  • Mirio
  • Tamaki
  • Hitoshi
  • Chizome

Female My Hero Academia Cat Names

  • Eri
  • HImiko
  • Nejire
  • Mei
  • Kyoka
  • Toru
  • Momo
  • Minoru
  • Tsuya
  • Tenya
  • Ochaco
  • Fumikage
brown patched tabby norwegian forest cat lying on grass
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Conclusion

There is definitely no shortage of name inspiration in the anime world. So many shows with huge character bases litter the web. If you’re an anime fan, you probably have lists of your favorites already. But maybe you saw a name you didn’t even realize existed.

Best of luck in naming your feline newcomer something sensationally anime-styled!


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