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Characters: Japanese names and surnames

Japan, with its rich cultural heritage, timeless traditions, and modern innovations, offers a unique array of names that reflect its historical depth and contemporary dynamism. Below is a compilation of 50 Japanese female names, 50 Japanese male names, and 50 Japanese surnames. These names are carefully selected to capture the essence of Japanese culture, suitable for characters in novels of any genre.


 

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50 Japanese Female Names:

  1. Aiko

  2. Akari

  3. Ayaka

  4. Chiyo

  5. Emiko

  6. Hana

  7. Haruka

  8. Hikari

  9. Hitomi

  10. Kaori

  11. Keiko

  12. Kiko

  13. Kyoko

  14. Mai

  15. Maki

  16. Mami

  17. Mari

  18. Mariko

  19. Megumi

  20. Mika

  21. Miku

  22. Minako

  23. Mio

  24. Misaki

  25. Mitsuki

  26. Miyako

  27. Natsuki

  28. Noriko

  29. Reiko

  30. Rina

  31. Rumi

  32. Sachiko

  33. Saki

  34. Sakura

  35. Satomi

  36. Sayaka

  37. Shizuka

  38. Suzume

  39. Takara

  40. Tomoko

  41. Tsukiko

  42. Umeko

  43. Yoko

  44. Yua

  45. Yui

  46. Yuka

  47. Yumi

  48. Yumiko

  49. Yuri

  50. Yuuka



50 Japanese Male Names:

  1. Akira

  2. Daichi

  3. Daisuke

  4. Eiji

  5. Haruto

  6. Hayato

  7. Hibiki

  8. Hiroshi

  9. Itsuki

  10. Jiro

  11. Jun

  12. Kaito

  13. Kazuki

  14. Kenji

  15. Kenta

  16. Koji

  17. Kota

  18. Makoto

  19. Mamoru

  20. Masaru

  21. Masato

  22. Michio

  23. Nao

  24. Naoki

  25. Noboru

  26. Osamu

  27. Ren

  28. Riku

  29. Ryo

  30. Ryota

  31. Satoshi

  32. Shigeru

  33. Shinji

  34. Shiro

  35. Sho

  36. Shun

  37. Sora

  38. Taro

  39. Tatsuya

  40. Tomoya

  41. Toru

  42. Toshiro

  43. Tsutomu

  44. Yasu

  45. Yoshi

  46. Yoshio

  47. Yuki

  48. Yuta

  49. Yuya

  50. Zen



50 Japanese Surnames:

  1. Abe

  2. Aoki

  3. Fujii

  4. Fujimoto

  5. Fujita

  6. Fukushima

  7. Hasegawa

  8. Hashimoto

  9. Hayashi

  10. Hirano

  11. Ichikawa

  12. Imai

  13. Inoue

  14. Ishida

  15. Ishikawa

  16. Ito

  17. Kaneko

  18. Kato

  19. Kobayashi

  20. Kojima

  21. Kondo

  22. Matsuda

  23. Matsui

  24. Matsumoto

  25. Miyamoto

  26. Mori

  27. Nakamura

  28. Nakano

  29. Nakata

  30. Nishimura

  31. Okada

  32. Ono

  33. Ota

  34. Saito

  35. Sakai

  36. Sakamoto

  37. Sasaki

  38. Shimizu

  39. Sugiyama

  40. Suzuki

  41. Takahashi

  42. Tanaka

  43. Watanabe

  44. Yamamoto

  45. Yamada

  46. Yamaguchi

  47. Yamashita

  48. Yano

  49. Yokoyama

  50. Yoshida

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