Are you a fan of cartoons? Do you love watching animated shows and movies with colorful characters? Well, here’s a list of 80 cartoon characters that start with the letter H. From classic to modern, these characters have captured our hearts and entertained us throughout the years.
1. Homer Simpson ( The Simpsons )
First on our list is the lovable and bumbling patriarch of the Simpson family, Homer. Created by Matt Groening, this iconic character has been a mainstay in pop culture since the debut of “The Simpsons” in 1989. With his catchphrases and antics, Homer has become one of the most recognizable cartoon characters of all time.
2. Hello Kitty ( Sanrio )
Next up is a character that needs no introduction – Hello Kitty. Created by Japanese company Sanrio, this cute and cuddly white cat with a red bow has captured the hearts of people worldwide since her debut in 1974. With her innocence and charm, Hello Kitty has become a global phenomenon, appearing on various merchandise and even having her own theme park.
3. He-Man ( Masters of the Universe )
From cute to tough, our next character is none other than He-Man from “Masters of the Universe”. Created by Mattel in 1982, this muscle-bound hero has been defending the realm of Eternia from the evil Skeletor for decades. With his iconic sword and catchy intro, He-Man has become a beloved figure in the world of animation.
4. Harley Quinn ( DC Comics )
Another classic character that starts with H is none other than Harley Quinn, known as the Joker’s sidekick and love interest. Originally created for the 1992 “Batman: The Animated Series”, Harley Quinn has become a fan-favorite character in DC Comics, appearing in various media such as movies, TV shows, and video games.
5. Hank Hill ( King of the Hill )
Up next is a straightforward and relatable cartoon character – Hank Hill from “King of the Hill”. Created by Mike Judge, Hank is a propane salesman living in Texas with his family. With his conservative views and dry humor, Hank Hill has become a beloved character among fans of the long-running adult cartoon.
6. Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III ( How to Train Your Dragon )
Moving on to another famous animated movie character, we have Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III from DreamWorks’ “How to Train Your Dragon”. Voiced by Jay Baruchel, this young Viking goes on a journey of self-discovery as he befriends and trains dragons. With its heartwarming story and stunning animation, Hiccup has become one of the most beloved protagonists in recent years.
7. Hazel ( Watership Down )
Although not as well-known as other characters on this list, Hazel from “Watership Down” is a noteworthy addition. Based on the beloved novel by Richard Adams, Hazel is the leader of a group of rabbits trying to find a new home. Along with its beautiful animation and compelling story, Hazel’s character development has made her a fan-favorite among those who have read the book or watched the animated adaptation.
8. Hank Venture ( The Venture Bros )
Back to comedy, we have Hank Venture from “The Venture Bros”. Created by Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, this adventurous and naive teenager goes on wild adventures with his brother Dean and their father Dr. Thaddeus “Rusty” Venture. With its satirical take on superheroes and pop culture, Hank Venture has become a cult favorite among adult cartoon fans.
9. Hercules ( Disney’s Hercules )
We can’t have a list of cartoon characters starting with H without mentioning the mighty Hercules from Disney’s animated movie. Loosely based on Greek mythology, this character goes on an epic journey to prove himself as a true hero. With its catchy songs and charming characters, “Hercules” has become a beloved classic among Disney fans.
10. Harley ( Pokémon )
From the world of anime, we have Harley from the popular franchise “Pokémon”. Known for his confident attitude and flamboyant fashion sense, this character serves as a rival to main protagonist Ash in the Hoenn region. With his unique personality and entertaining battles, Harley has become a fan-favorite among “Pokémon” enthusiasts.
11. Hector ( Coco )
Moving on to Pixar’s animated movie “Coco”, we have Hector – an unlikely ally to the main character Miguel in the Land of the Dead. With his witty and charming personality, this guitar-playing skeleton has won the hearts of viewers and added depth to the already heartwarming story.
12. Horton ( Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! )
From one heartwarming character to another, we have Horton from the beloved Dr. Seuss book “Horton Hears a Who!”. This gentle elephant serves as the protector of Whoville, a tiny town located on a speck of dust. With its message of kindness and acceptance, Horton has become an iconic character in children’s literature.
13. Hermes Conrad ( Futurama )
Next up is another animated show by Matt Groening, “Futurama”, and one of its main characters – Hermes Conrad. As the bureaucrat for Planet Express, Hermes is responsible for keeping the company in order while also indulging in his love for calypso music. With its clever humor and sci-fi elements, “Futurama” fans have come to love this character over the years.
14. Helga G. Pataki ( Hey Arnold! )
From one Nickelodeon classic to another, we have Helga G. Pataki from “Hey Arnold!”. As the antagonist turned love interest to main character Arnold, Helga is known for her tough exterior and hidden soft side. With its relatable themes and diverse characters, “Hey Arnold!” has become a beloved show among both kids and adults.
15. Hades ( Disney’s Hercules )
Returning to the world of Disney, we have the god of the underworld himself – Hades from “Hercules”. Known for his sarcastic wit and villainous schemes, this character has become a fan-favorite among Disney villains. With its iconic design and memorable voice performance by James Woods, Hades has secured his spot as one of the most beloved animated antagonists.
16. Inspector Gadget ( Inspector Gadget )
Who can forget the clumsy and gadget-filled detective, Inspector Gadget? Created by Andy Heyward, this character has been solving crimes with his niece Penny and dog Brain since 1983. With its catchy theme song and entertaining gadgets, “Inspector Gadget” has become a beloved cartoon among kids and adults.
17. Homer Simpson ( The Simpsons )
Arguably one of the most iconic cartoon characters of all time, Homer Simpson from “The Simpsons” has become a household name. Created by Matt Groening, this lovable but bumbling father has been entertaining audiences since 1989 with his adventures in Springfield. With its clever writing and relatable humor, “The Simpsons” is considered a classic in the world of adult animation.
18. He-Man ( He-Man and the Masters of the Universe )
From one classic to another, we have He-Man from “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”. First debuting as an action figure by Mattel in 1982, this character has since become a beloved cartoon hero. With his superhuman strength and iconic catchphrase “By the power of Grayskull!”, He-Man continues to be a nostalgic favorite among fans.
19. Hattori ( Ninja Hattori )
Another character from the world of anime, we have Hattori from the long-running series “Ninja Hattori”. Originally created by Fujiko F. Fujio, this ninja boy has been entertaining audiences since the 1980s with his adventures and ninja skills. With its lighthearted humor and heartwarming themes, “Ninja Hattori” remains a popular show among children in Japan.
20. Horrid Henry ( Horrid Henry )
Last but certainly not least, we have Horrid Henry from the British animated series “Horrid Henry”. Based on the book series by Francesca Simon, this mischievous and rebellious boy has been causing trouble since 2006. With its relatable themes and humorous take on childhood antics, Horrid Henry has become a fan-favorite among children in the UK and beyond.
More Cartoon Characters Starting with Letter H:
|Anime Series/Movie Name
|He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
|Huey, Dewey, and Louie
|King of the Hill
|Hong Kong Phooey
|Hong Kong Phooey
|Huckleberry Hound Show
|How to Train Your Dragon
|Batman: The Animated Series
|Horton Hears a Who!
|Rocko’s Modern Life
|Big Hero 6
|Calvin and Hobbes
|Happy (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)
|Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
|Hop Pop Plantar
|Sabrina the Animated Series
|Hal Jordan/Green Lantern
|Howard the Duck
|Attack on Titan
|Attack on Titan
|Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
|The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
|Baka and Test
|Magic Knight Rayearth
|Honey Kisaragi/Cutey Honey
|Howl’s Moving Castle
|Hoppy the Marvel Bunny
|Hector Con Carne
|Evil Con Carne
|The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
|Hi Five Ghost
|Mother Goose and Grimm
|Richard Scarry’s Busytown