This is a list of characters from the visual novel, manga, and anime series Clannad. The main character is Tomoya Okazaki, a male student who became a delinquent after a fight with his father that dislocated his arm. There are five heroines in this story, starting from Nagisa, who wants to re-establish the long disbanded theatre club. The next is Kyou Fujibayashi, a girl from another class who has bad attitude. The third heroine is Kotomi Ichinose, a quiet, but strange girl who is found almost everyday in the library alone during school hours. The fourth heroine is Fuko Ibuki, a childish but antisocial girl who carves wooden starfish to distribute to others as a present, inviting them to her sister's wedding. The last heroine is Tomoyo Sakagami, a former delinquent who wants to be the student council president.
Secondary characters have their own path too, and act as supporting characters who further the story. One of the secondary characters is Yukine Miyazawa, a second year student who hangs around in the library's reference room during lunchtime. Ryou Fujibayashi, a class representative of Tomoya's class, twin-sister of Kyou, and a keen fortune-teller. Misae Sagara, who is the landlady of Youhei's dormitory. Kouko Ibuki who is Fuko's older sister, and she is kind with people. Youhei Sunohara, who is Tomoya's friend, and fellow delinquent; he becomes a delinquent after getting kicked out of the soccer club. Mei Sunohara, who is Youhei's younger sister, and worries about Youhei's condition. Akio Furukawa, Nagisa's father, is bad-mouthed and rough, but is actually kind and sympathetic. He operates the Furukawa bakery along with Sanae Furukawa, Nagisa's mother, who is childish and a crybaby, but is dependable and strong-willed when needed; she creates breads that are anything but edible. Toshio Koumura, a former homeroom teacher of Tomoya and Youhei. Yusuke Yoshino, an electrician who works for the sake of love of the city. Kappei Hiiragi, a mysterious nineteen-year-old young man who is traveling around. Naoyuki Okazaki, Tomoya's father, who Tomoya had distance with after a quarrel that injures his arm. There are also secondary characters that appears only in the After Story. Ushio Okazaki, Tomoya and Nagisa's daughter, and Shino Okazaki, Tomoya's grandmother on his father's side.