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Main Characters
Tomoya Okazaki (岡崎 朋也, Okazaki Tomoya)
Voiced by: Kentaro Ito (game), Kenji Nojima (movie), Yuichi Nakamura (anime)

Tomoya is the male protagonist of Clannad. Due to his habit of always arriving late to school, skipping classes during the day, and staying out all night, he has been labeled as a delinquent, or a young person who defies authority. Ever since his mother, Atsuko, died in a car accident when he was young, Tomoya has been living with his father, Naoyuki, with whom he argues constantly. Tomoya was injured during a fight with his father three years ago; since then, their relationship has been very distant. While walking to school, Tomoya met Nagisa Furukawa, since then, his life changed. Nagisa describes him as someone who is mean and bad-mouthed, but actually kind-hearted. This personality he portrays is almost similar to Yuichi Aizawa and Yukito Kunisaki, the protagonists from the previous Key titles Kanon and Air, Hiroyuki Fujita from ToHeart, and Akio Furukawa, Nagisa's father.

Nagisa Furukawa (古河 渚, Furukawa Nagisa)
Voiced by: Mai Nakahara

Nagisa is the main heroine of Clannad. Although she is in her third year in high school, as is Tomoya, Nagisa is actually one year older since she had to repeat her third year after an illness that lasted nine months. Tomoya, returning on the first day of school, met her on a long hill path in front of the school. She has a strange habit of muttering the names of food that she plans to eat as a way to motivate herself, such as anpan. She wants to reestablish the once-disbanded theatre club. She does not have much self-confidence so she often needs help in order to motivate herself through the day.
The major arc of the story revolves around Nagisa, who is returning to high school after an extended illness made her repeat her third, and last, year. During this arc, Tomoya befriends Nagisa and learns of her dream of joining the theatre club. They soon discover that the club was disbanded, and has no members anymore. While attempting to recreate the club, Nagisa and Tomoya discover that they cannot advertise for new members, having missed the deadline to do so. In order to create an officially recognized club, they find they need at least three members and a sponsor teacher for the club.
After Story is a continuation of Nagisa's story, where Tomoya works as an electrician, and Nagisa starts living together with Tomoya. Tomoya must face with a lot of hardship dealing with family, the tragedy Nagisa faces and the changes in the town he has to deal with.

Kyou Fujibayashi (藤林 杏, Fujibayashi Kyō)
Voiced by: Ryō Hirohashi

Kyou is a bad-mouthed and aggressive girl who is also well known as a good cook. She was in Tomoya's class in their second year, and has maintained a steady friendship with Tomoya even though they are put in different classes on their third year. She is currently the class representative of her class. She has a pet baby boar named Button (ボタン, Botan) after Japanese food botan-nabe, or wild boar nabe. She even has her own bike, which is known only to Tomoya and her sister, as Kyou doesn't want the news of her having a bike to be known, fearing about getting suspended from school because she is not allowed to drive a bike to school. Her favourite weapon is various type of dictionaries, which are thrown at anyone she gets furious with, typically Youhei. In the anime, Kyou uses her dictionary as a weapon more often, which Tomoya avoids them, but Youhei gets hit by her dictionary every time. Kyou's story starts when she tries to make Tomoya get close with Ryou intimately.

Kotomi Ichinose (一ノ瀬 ことみ, Ichinose Kotomi)
Voiced by: Mamiko Noto

Kotomi is another schoolmate of Tomoya's in the same year, but, like Kyou, in a separate class from Tomoya. She is the number one throughout the whole country in standardized exam results — she always goes to library to read extra materials, especially books in foreign languages. Kotomi is a very quiet girl and it is quite difficult to communicate with her. In her spare time, she plays the violin, although she is very poor at playing it.
Tomoya meets her for the first time when he skips class. He enters the library, and finds Kotomi sitting on the floor barefoot, reading books with scissors in her hand. Tomoya stops her from cutting the book with her scissors, then strangely, Kotomi offers her bento to him, and asks him to come again the next day. When they meet again, Tomoya asks her whether she likes to skip class, which Kotomi agrees. One day, Youhei meets up with Tomoya, and is told that there is a girl who offers free food. Youhei enters the library but he gets ignored. Youhei is surprised that Tomoya knows Kotomi as she is an academic student who got top ten in the nation-wide, and is exempted from lessons. Tomoya starts skipping the fourth period and spend his time with Kotomi in the library. Tomoya later decides to have Kotomi make friends to make her more sociable.

Tomoyo Sakagami (坂上 智代, Sakagami Tomoyo)
Voiced by: Houko Kuwashima

Tomoyo transferred to Tomoya's school as a second year student during spring. Although Tomoya is older than her, Tomoyo does not show him his due respect as a senior student. She has a younger brother named Takafumi (鷹文, Takafumi).
She is rumored to be violent and to have a misconduct record for fighting. These rumors are later confirmed, first when she beats up several students from her previous school one day at her new school during school hours. Unable to believe it, Youhei checks on her along with Tomoya, who tag along with him to kill time. The next day, Youhei provokes Tomoyo to a match, Tomoya recalls a legend in his town, an incredibly strong girl who wanders at night beating up bad people who bothers the ordinary. After recalling, Youhei is immediately defeated. Youhei refused to accept defeat, and upon meeting her the second time, even after Tomoyo warns him, he attacks her and is defeated again. Tomoya later learns from Tomoyo that she wants to be a student council president.

Fuko Ibuki (伊吹 風子, Ibuki Fūko)
Voiced by: Ai Nonaka

Fuko is a first year student at Tomoya's school. She is always alone by herself, making wood carvings of starfish with a small knife to give to others as presents. This hobby drains her concentration and awareness of her surroundings wholly.
Fuko's story has several connections with Nagisa's story, in the beginning, when Tomoya together with Nagisa is trying to form the theatre club. Tomoya finds Fuko in an empty classroom, carving a block of wood with a knife. Tomoya confiscates the knife after noticing she is hurting herself, but eventually returned the knife the next day, after Fuko nudging him. Some days later, Fuko and Tomoya meet again and get to know about Fuko wanting to carve 700 starfish carvings, same amount as the student in his school. One day, Fuko slams a starfish wooden carving into Tomoya's back as is given as a present.

Secondary Characters
Yukine Miyazawa (宮沢 有紀寧, Miyazawa Yukine)
Voiced by: Atsuko Enomoto

Yukine is a second year student who hangs around in the library's reference room during lunchtime. Tomoya first met her in the library's reference room while trying to find a place to sleep. Yukine immediately greets him, and does what Tomoya asked, much to his surprise. Tomoya thinks Youhei might know something, asks him about Yukine, but later insists Tomoya to bring him to the library's reference room. Upon entering, Youhei is treated the same way as Tomoya. Tomoya and Youhei start to enter the library reference room routinely. She later avails Tomoya and Youhei an instruction book for magical spells for them to try. Most of them are in the favor of Tomoya and not Youhei, involving girls they met.

Ryou Fujibayashi (藤林 椋, Fujibayashi Ryō)
Voiced by: Akemi Kanda

Ryou is Tomoya's classmate and class representative. She is the younger of the Fujibayashi twins. Unlike her older sister, she is timid and doesn’t cook well. Ryou is very keen about fortune telling, but her predictions, while incredibly specific, always manage to be either somewhat skewed or extremely wrong. Ryou plays major roles in both Kyou's path and Kappei's path. In Kyou's path, Kyou sets up Ryou with Tomoya, which is a plan to be on Tomoya's side. However, after much conflict, Kyou manages to become Tomoya's girlfriend, as Tomoya breaks up with Ryou.

Misae Sagara (相楽 美佐枝, Sagara Misae)
Voiced by: Satsuki Yukino

Misae Sagara is the resident manager at Youhei's dorm. She was a student council president when she was in high school. Misae is friendly with the dorm students but strict when it comes to the dorm rules.

Kouko Ibuki (伊吹 公子, Ibuki Kōko)
Voiced by: Yūko Minaguchi

Kouko is Fuko's older sister. She used to be an art teacher at Tomoya's school, and she treats everyone kindly. Kouko is one of the familiar faces in the Furukawa Bakery, and Nagisa admires her very much. Currently she is engaged with Yusuke Yoshino, and is the major reason why Fuko exist in the school, despite still sleeping in the hospital.

Youhei Sunohara (春原 陽平, Sunohara Yōhei)
Voiced by: Daisuke Sakaguchi

Youhei is Tomoya's friend and also a delinquent. He entered the school on an athletic recommendation in soccer, but was kicked out of the soccer club after being involved in a fight. After this incident, he became lazy, becoming the only student with a higher absence rate than Tomoya. He and Tomoya are known as the "Dirty Pair" in school. He has a sister named Mei. Youhei is basically a comic relief character. Most of the time he is bullied by Tomoya, Kyou, Tomoyo and Rugby Team members, however, Youhei plays major role in some characters path.

Mei Sunohara (春原 芽衣, Sunohara Mei)
Voiced by: Yukari Tamura

Mei is Youhei's younger sister who loves Youhei as a brother and lives in the countryside. Mei is a smart girl and likes to see new things. She is a fan of Yusuke Yoshino, an older male graduate from Tomoyo's school, who is a member of a band. Worried about her brother's situation, she calls Youhei, but instead of her brother, Tomoya disguises as Youhei tells her to come.

Akio Furukawa (古河 秋生, Furukawa Akio)
Voiced by: Ryotaro Okiayu

Akio is Nagisa's father. Although he often talks and plays rough, he is kind and sympathetic. His childish side makes it easy for people to befriend him. He runs the Furukawa Bakery with his wife Sanae. In his spare time, Akio plays baseball with children in the small park next to the bakery, and indulges in the Gundam fandom.

Sanae Furukawa (古河 早苗, Furukawa Sanae)
Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue

Sanae is Nagisa's mother. Normally she's very childish and a cry-baby, but when needed she can be very strong-willed and dependable. She runs the Furukawa Bakery with her husband Akio. She often tries out strange concepts to make breads that are anything but edible and never get sold. Outside of the bakery, she tutors children. She's quite proud of the way people often mistaken her as Nagisa's older sister because of her youthful appearance. When Akio accidentally makes Sanae cry because of his accidental bad remarks on her bread, he will have to chase after her with her bread stuff into his mouth, to calm her down, or else she will run around the town crying.

Toshio Koumura (幸村 俊夫, Kōmura Toshio)
Voiced by: Takeshi Aono

Toshio Koumura is a language teacher at Tomoya's school and Tomoya's home room teacher during his first year. His age conceals his once vigorous past marked by his enthusiasm in teaching. He taught Kouko Ibuki many years ago. He is the one who made Tomoya and Youhei meet together when they are at verge of giving up in their lives. He retired one year later, prior to the school life time.

Yusuke Yoshino (芳野 祐介, Yoshino Yūsuke)
Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa

Yusuke is an electrician who once attended Tomoya's high school and lived as a rock musician. He is admired by Mei for his infrequent rock play. Tomoya first meet Yusuke during a street light accident involving a person's car, but was actually a cat that cause the dent on the car. Tomoya assists Yusuke in his work, and after working Tomoya is tired, realizes the pain of working in society.

Kappei Hiiragi (柊 勝平, Hiiragi Kappei)
Voiced by: Ryoko Shiraishi

Kappei is a mysterious nineteen-year-old young man who is traveling around. His goal in life is "to live like a man". Tomoya will meet Kappei if he chooses to avoid Kyou's scooter on the left side. Kyou intends to hit Tomoya as a revenge for Button running back home wet, but hits Kappei instead.

Naoyuki Okazaki (岡崎 直幸, Okazaki Naoyuki)
Voiced by: Hiroshi Naka

Naoyuki is Tomoya's father. Tomoya's mother Atsuko Okazaki died when Tomoya is young, thus leaving only himself to raise Tomoya. After the accident, Naoyuki turns to alcohol and smoking, and held frequent fights with his son. One day while arguing with his son, he slammed Tomoya against the wall, dislocating Tomoya's shoulder. Ever since then, his father has treated Tomoya like a stranger than a family. This hurts Tomoya so much, he becomes a delinquent, as he is unable to participate in basketball activities anymore, and he feels awkward returning to his home. Tomoya has intention of running away from his home, as reveal from Kotomi's path.

Shino Okazaki (岡崎 史乃, Okazaki Shino)
Voiced by: Miyoko Asō

Shino is Tomoya's grandmother on his father's side. She only appears in the After Story portion of the plot. During Ushio's arc, when Ushio is finding her Gundam toy she lost in the countryside flower field, Tomoya finds Shino, who introduces herself to him. This is the part where Tomoya's father's name is revealed. Shino tells the story about Naoyuki's past, which is similar to what Tomoya is facing after Nagisa's death. After listening to Shino's story, Tomoya feels guilty on how he abandons Ushio, and how he treats his father.

Ushio Okazaki (岡崎 汐, Okazaki Ushio)
Voiced by: Satomi Koorogi

Ushio is Tomoya and Nagisa's daughter. She only appears in the After Story portion of the game. After Nagisa succeeded giving birth to Ushio, Nagisa dies. This deeply saddens Tomoya, because he intend to raise Ushio together with Nagisa. Eventually he gave up raising Ushio and leave her to the care of Akio and Sanae. Tomoya resorted to cigarettes and alcohol.

Girl from the Illusionary World
Voiced by: Tomoko Kawakami

The only human in the illusionary world, a world Tomoya dreams of. She creates a body out of garbage for an unnamed entity only referred to as, "Me," so that she will not be alone in the illusionary world.

Garbage Doll
Voiced by: Akiko Yajima

He has no name and but narrates the situation in the illusionary world seen through Tomoya's dream while referring to himself only as, "Me." He has his body created by the girl out of garbage so that he can be with her. The body is about half the girl's height. He can't talk as he is created without a mouth, so relies on body language to communicate with the girl.
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31 / M / Hidden Leaf Villa...
Posted 11/23/07 , edited 11/24/07
another good anime series and i can't wait to see the last episode i wonder what's going to happen
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26 / F / thats my secret
Posted 11/27/07 , edited 11/27/07
whhaa thanx for the information
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31 / M / Chicago, IL
Posted 11/30/07 , edited 12/1/07
ya -.- why?
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Posted 12/9/07 , edited 12/10/07
fuko story almost made me cry
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Posted 12/23/07 , edited 12/23/07

wrath_child wrote:

fuko story almost made me cry

It made me Cry
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28 / M / Anime Kingdom
Posted 12/27/07 , edited 12/27/07
As expected................. If that illusionary girl is nagisa's daugher, then MY FUTURE DAUGHER IS SURE BEAUTIFUL. I cant blame her, her mother is kawaii and his father is handsome.... <<cough>>
Ushio im sorry, i will not leave you anymore.Just be a nice girl ok??? Your father will take good care of you from now on...
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24 / F / Lurking. :D
Posted 12/31/07 , edited 12/31/07

AnimeCr4zed wrote:

wrath_child wrote:

fuko story almost made me cry

It made me Cry

me too T^T
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24 / F / In the anime and...
Posted 3/3/08 , edited 3/4/08
Kotomi made ME cry
Posted 7/16/08 , edited 7/16/08
my favorite chara
will always be

kyou, tomoyo and okazaki ^_^
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