April 24, 2024
purple cartoon characters

We have described 20 green characters before, but have you ever noticed that in the world of cartoons, some characters are also the color purple? Purple cartoon characters can still be cute, funny, or even a little mysterious. Let’s going to meet some of these colorful characters and learn why they’re so interesting.

So, get ready to dive into the world of purple cartoon characters and discover the magic they bring to our favorite shows!

Thanos (Marvel Comics)

Purple Cartoon Characters - Thanos

The Thanos is a Marvel Comics villain. As one of Marvel’s most important purple cartoon characters, Thanos is an Eternal Anomaly from the fictional moon Titan. He has teamed up with a wide variety of superhero teams, including the Avengers, the Eternals, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and the X-Men.

However, unlike other villains, Thanos is not without redeeming qualities. He is the epitome of a despotic, self-righteous megalomaniac.

He has witnessed the deterioration and eventual destruction of his homeworld and many other civilizations. This was caused by greed, overpopulation, abuse of power, etc.

So Thanos decides to take matters into his own hands and wipe out half the universe to level the playing field.

Medusa (Marvel Comics)


In Marvel Purple cartoon characters, Medusa is a member of the Inhumans. Sometimes, she joins the Fantastic Four as a replacement for Sue Richards.

In various storylines, her costume includes various shades of purple. So, we decided to add her to our list of purple-costumed superheroes.

Medusa can elongate her super strong hair to lift heavy objects. Additionally, she can increase the length of her hair or use it as a dangerous whip.

Hawkeye (Marvel Comics)


Hawkeye’s early costume was also purple. But the designers added some blue details to the costume.

Even though Hawkeye doesn’t have superpowers, he’s still an important member of the Avengers. This is thanks to his impressive archery and shooting skills. Most importantly, he is one of the best acrobats on the team.

When Hawkeye is on a mission, he wears a purple costume. To make the appearance even cooler, the top part of the costume has a logo of the same color. Thus, Hawkeye appears in our list of purple cartoon characters.

Batgirl (DC Comics)

Purple Cartoon Characters - Batgirl

Betty Kane was the first Batgirl created by DC Comics. Later, Barbara Gordon evolved into the current Batgirl we are familiar with.

Barbara, the daughter of the Chief of the GCPD, has always been against crime, which led her to turn to Batman, who puts criminals on their heels.
Critics have hailed Batman as one of the most complex characters of all time, and the teenager immediately saw who her idol was.

While attending college, Barbara’s excellent martial arts skills caught Batman’s attention. After a long argument with Nightwing, Batman finally accepts her as a member of the Bat-family.

As for her relationship with members of the Bat-family, she has had quite a few interactions with Dick Grayson and Bruce Wayne.

Catwoman (DC Comics)

Purple Cartoon Characters - Catwoman

Catwoman’s comic book career is as long as her beloved Batman’s.

As you can see, her debut in DC Comics was the first issue of Cape Crusade.

She wears a black suit in modern comics but debuted in a purple suit. During the Golden Age, Catwoman wore a cape over her professional outfit. In terms of this feature, she has become one of the members of today’s purple cartoon characters.

Our dear “Cat” has had an on-again, off-again relationship with Bruce Wayne. Even though she is the anti-hero of Gotham, our deadly Catwoman always tries to help Batman unconditionally.

Tinky Winky (Teletubbies)

Tinky Winky

Tinky Winky is one of the main cute characters of the Teletubbies. He is the tallest, most important, oldest Teletubby and has triangular antennae. 

He lives in Teletubbyland. This character is also the easiest to giggle with because we always see him giggling.

Tinky Winky is also a kind and gentle creature who always hums a little tune. He always carries a big red magic bag with him.

Cheshire Cat (Alice In Wonderland)

Cheshire Cat

He is from the Disney animated movie Alice in Wonderland. One of the noticeable purple cartoon characters, Cheshire Cat, is depicted as a pink and purple striped cat with a mischievous grin. 

It is unclear for the background and origin of the Cheshire Cat. However, when Alice enters Wonderland, he is her guide.

The term “guide” is used loosely here, as the Cheshire Cat randomly appears to Alice and advises her on the path to take.

His advice is rarely helpful, and most of the time, it leads Alice into more chaos or confuses her even more.

Randall Boggs (Monsters, Inc.)

Randall Boggs

Randall Boggs is the main villain of Monsters, Inc. He is a purple lizard-like monster with squinting eyes and camouflage abilities.

He is a ruthless, aggressive, self-centered monster with an evil, vicious heart. He is very jealous of Sully and his reputation as the beloved Scarer of Monstropolis.

As a teenager at Monsters University, Randall was a timid and kind young man. He was Mike’s roommate and admired Mike’s confidence.

He wore glasses and hated his ability to disguise himself. Once Randall learned to use this ability to his advantage, he was invited to join the Roaring Omega Roar.

This brotherhood encourages his competitive spirit. When Randall loses to Sully in a horrible game, Randall develops a deep-seated jealousy and hatred for Sully.

Captain Ginyu (Dragon Ball Z)

purple characters cartoon Captain Ginyu

Captain Kinew is a very powerful and intimidating opponent of Goku in the Dragon Ball series. He commands the Kineu Force, an extraterrestrial army comprised of purple-skinned humanoids.

This character is loyal to the Frieza Force and constantly conflicts with Goku. Kinew is a ruthless warrior with powerful body-swapping abilities and extremely high combat prowess.

However, Kinew is a very honorable warrior who does not resort to dirty tactics and unethical means to win.

He is also a very wonderful leader who cares about the well-being of his teammates.

Ursula (The Little Mermaid)


Ursula is the evil sea witch in the Disney movie The Little Mermaid. When Hans Christian Andersen wrote this story, Ursula was a minor villain. 

She was huge, sexy, and wore a black hair band in her hair. Her skin was a deep purple color, and her hair was white. She wore a black strapless jumpsuit with a purple satin lining and a flowing black robe.

However, Disney and subsequent animated movies expanded her role and importance. King Triton beat Ursula and her sister, who were sea witches. He sent Ursula away and killed her sister. Then Ursula starts to get back at her.

Filfil (Sesame Street)


Filfil is also one of the cute purple cartoon characters who first appeared in the world of Alam SimSim and later transferred to the Sesame Street cast.

Filfil means pepper in Egyptian. He is an omniscient character who has the answer to all questions.

This character was trying to help his friends and others but ended up causing bigger problems because he didn’t stop to ask questions.

He just continued with his answers. When he moved to Sesame Street, his name was changed to Murray.

Yzma (The Emperor’s New Groove)


Yzma is the villainous character in the beloved animated film The Emperor’s New Song, known for her cunning, sly nature and love of purple.

Izma wears a beautiful purple outfit that makes her look sophisticated and elegant, which fits her role as a powerful assistant to the Emperor.

But don’t be fooled by her opulent appearance – Izma is a master of manipulation and deception, always plotting and conspiring to achieve her nefarious goals.

Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony)

Twilight Sparkle

Twilight is a unicorn pony with a lavender or purple coat, dark purple mane, and tail.

She has a uniquely shaped hexagram, often called the Cutie Mark, on her forehead. This mark represents her affinity for magic and destiny as the Princess of Friendship.

As one of the typical purple cartoon characters, she is known at first for being smart, intellectual, and loving books. As the series progresses, she becomes more sociable and learns the importance of friendship.

Throughout the series, she becomes the leader of what is known as the Mane Six, and together, they go on various adventures, solve problems, and learn valuable life lessons.



    KEMBERLY MCCELLAN is a passionate and dedicated anime enthusiast who has combined his love for technology and animation to create a thriving online community for anime aficionados. His journey into the world of anime began at an early age when he was introduced to classics like "Naruto" and "Dragon Ball." These early experiences sparked his lifelong fascination with the art of animation.

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