31 Anime Names That Can Replace Popular Nigerian Names

October 17, 2021

You don’t have to be a fan of the medium to admit that some anime names are just crazy, stupid cool. I mean, can you imagine having a child named Naruto and screaming their name like an anime villain whenever you come to pick them up from school or whenever you just feel particularly dramatic? There’s no better feeling tbh.  If you’re a Nigerian who is interested in giving your kids Japanese names that kinda sound like Nigerian names, here are 31 of the coolest there are.

Note: Most of the names on this list are from popular animes (Naruto, Bleach, Sword Art Online, Dragon Ball, Mob Psycho, etc) that are watched worldwide. If you haven’t seen some of them (or you’re just a newbie looking to get into anime), check out our list of the top 7 animes on Netflix you should absolutely watch. You’re welcome.

1. Names from Dragon Ball 

Yamacha- Abacha

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Chi-Chi- Chinyere, Chibundo

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Goku- Goke

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Dende- Sodeinde

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Dabura- Laburu

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2. Names from Death note

Soichiro- Sochi

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Takuo- Takuro

Yagami- Yahya

Sayu- Sayo

3. Anime names from  Naruto

Itachi- Oluchi, Tochi

Madara- Maduka

Neji- Nengi

Ino- Eno (Enobong), Nonso

Obito- Obinna, OBi

Tsunade- Tunde

Temari- Teni

Tobirama- Tobiloba

Shino- Shina

4. Anime names from Mob Psycho

Tsubomi- Subomi

Ekubo- Ekubor

Keiji- Morenikeji, 

Tenga- Tega

5. Names from My Hero Academia 

Eijiro- Ejiro

Izuku- Izunna

Eri- Erinoluwa

Fumikage- Funmi

6. Anime names from Kakegurui

Yumeko- Yome

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Ryota- Ramota

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7. Names Demon slayer

Zenitsu- Ozedikus 

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Giyu- Ganiyu

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Ruka- Rukayat

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