Endō Mamoru (円堂 守) (Mark Evans) (Captain, Goal Keeper, Libero) - Often seen wearing his trademark headband, Mamoru Endou is as a soccer loving, cheerful goalkeeper and captain of the Raimon Junior High Soccer club, the "Raimon Eleven". He never gives up and always thinks of others before himself. Since he was young, he's held great admiration toward his grandfather, Daisuke Endou, and studies the technique-filled notebooks that his grandfather wrote years ago. Because of his positive personality, he manages to bring out the best in other Soccer players, whether they're an ally or foe. His teammates benefit from his mental strength and encouragement and respect him despite his carefree attitude. Endou constantly trains himself in order to face new opponents and increases his stamina by catching a gigantic car tire tied to a tree. Many girls like Aki and Natsumi show some romantic interest with him but he is too naive to understand their feelings. His special techniques include God Hand, Nekketsu Punch (Fireball Knuckle ), Bakuretsu Punch (Blazing Knuckle), Inazuma Ichi-Go Otoshi (Lightning No.1 Drop), Inazuma Break, Tri-Pegasus, The Phoenix, Majin the Hand, Seigi no Tekken (Fist of Justice), Megaton Head G3, Death Zone 2, The Earth, Ikari no Tetsui V2 (Hammer of Wrath V2), ljigen the Hand (Outer Dimension The Hand which evolves into ljigen the Hand Kai (Remastered) which later evolves into True ljigen The Hand) . He is voiced by Junko Takeuchi.
Gōenji Shūya (豪炎寺 修也) (Axel Blaze) (Forward) - Gouenji is the quiet, collected ace striker of the team with spikey hair and a cool disposition. At his previous Junior High, Gouenji was the top Soccer player of his club and took place in the Football Frontier. His little sister, Yūka, was unfortunately in a car accident while on the way to his big match and was hospitalized soon after. Feeling responsible, he keeps an amulet made by his sister and makes a promise to stop playing soccer until she wakes up. However, when he realizes that his passion for the game still beats in his heart, he changes that promise to becoming the champion of the Soccer Frontier and joins the Raimon Eleven thanks to some persistence by Endou. He becomes close friends with Endou and the team as the story progresses. His special techniques are the Fire Tornado, Bakunetsu Storm (Fireball Storm), and then Bakunetsu Screw (Exploding Heat Screw). He also forms a combo technique with Kabeyama called Inazuma Otoshi (lightning Drop), one with Endou called Inazuma Ichigo (Lightning NO.1) and a combination of the two called the Inazuma Ichigo Otoshi (Lightning NO.1 Drop). Additionally, he performs a combination technique with Toramaru called Tiger Storm, another technique with Fubuki Shirou called Cross Fire, and and has a 3-man technique with Toramaru and Hiroto called Grand Fire G2.He also does a combination technique with Someoka called Dragon Screw He is voiced by Hirofumi Nojima.
Kidō Yūto (鬼道 有人) (Jude Sharp) (Midfielder) - A genius Soccer strategist who wears goggles and a red cape, originally from Teikoku (Royal) Academy Junior High School. As the protege of Reiji Kageyama, he was forced to win 3 consecutive soccer championships in order to be with his sister again and until then, cuts off all contact with her for 6 years. After a match with the Raimon Eleven to see who will compete in the Footbal Frontier and seeing Kageyama's wrongdoings, he and the rest of the Teikoku Soccer Team quit. Kidou later joins Endou's team, switching to a new blue cape and becomes the team's valuable strategist. His special technique is the Illusion Ball (later evolved into True Illusion Ball). His Combination techniques are the Inazuma Bureiku(Lightning Break) with Endou and Gouenji, Koutei Penquin Nee-Go (Emperor Penguin No.2), Death Zone (with Endou and Domon, which later evolved to Death Zone 2), Killer Fields with Fudou and Koutei Penguin San-Go (Emperor Penguin No.3) with Sakuma and Fudou. He is voiced by Hiroyuki Yoshino.
Fubuki Shirō (吹雪 士郎) (Shawn Frost) (Defender, Forward) - Fubuki Shirou is the captain of Hakuren Junior High School's Soccer club in Hokkaido. He is both an excellent defender as well as the team's ace striker. He joins the Raimon Eleven during their visit to Hokkaido in order to defeat Aliea Academy. Due to a terrible accident with an avalanche as a child, Fubuki is morbidly afraid of the sound of falling snow. His parents and little brother Atsuya (Aidan) were unfortunately killed in the avalanche, but saved Fubuki at the last moment by pushing him out of the car. Since the accident, Fubuki developed a split personality of his brother whenever he plays offense during Soccer matches. He wanted to become a perfect Soccer player and believed that he could only do so if he "became" his brother (his father's comments right before the avalanche accident led him to believe this). With Gouenji and the others' help, he realized that what his father meant was that he could be perfect only if he played alongside his teammates. Soon, he broke free from both his trauma and his twin brother's personality, merging himself and his brother's spirit as one thus growing stronger as well. His special techniques include the Eternal Blizzard, Wolf Legend, Ice Ground, and Snow Angel. He can also do combination techniques such as Crossfire with Gouenji, Thunder Beast with Hijikata and The Hurricane with Kazemaru. Later Fubuki becomes a member of Inazuma Japan for the FFI. However his leg is badly injured in a match with Korea's Fire Dragon during the Asia finals. Due to this injury, he is taken off the team. He eventually returns after his injuries are healed to replace the then injured Kurimatsu. He does a new combination technique with Hiroto called The Birth against Brazil's team the Kingdom. He is voiced by Mamoru Miyano.
Ichirōta Kazemaru (風丸 一郎太) (Nathan Swift) (Defender, Midfielder) - Kazemaru is the fastest player on the Raimon Eleven soccer team and has brown eyes and blue hair held back by a ponytail. He also acts as the team's side captain outside the game. Originally a member of the track club team, Kazemaru is convinced by Endou to play on the soccer team for their match against Teikoku. Kazemaru is finally convinced by the promise of fighting a lot of stronger players, as well as Endou's fighting spirit when he bares witness to the goalkeeper's intense training. From their on, Kazemaru becomes a close friend to Endou and a key player for the Raimon soccer team. Later on, during the constant battles against Aliea Academy, Kazemaru begins to doubt himself and gains a thirst for power to defeat Raimon's strongest opponents. For a brief while, he leaves the team but later resurfaces in a way Endou and the others never would have expected. His special techniques are the Shippu Dash (Hurricane Dash), Bushin Defense (Clone Defense), Dark Phoenix, Banana Shoot, Fuujin no Mai (Dance of the Wind God), Honoo no Kazamidori(Fire Anemoscope) in combination with Goenji, Tatsumaki Otoshi (Tornado drop) with Kabeyama and The Hurricane with Fubuki. He is voiced by Yuka Nishigaki.
Heigorō Kabeyama (壁山 塀吾郎) (Jack Wallside) (Defender) - The large, sheepish Defender of the Raimon Eleven and one of the original members of the Soccer club. Despite his shy nature and constantly having to go to the bathroom at crucial moments, Kabeyama cares very much about the Raimon team and strives to become a powerful defender. In tough times, Endou helps Kabeyama overcome his fears, causing him to hold great respect for his captain. In the match against Nosei (Wild) Junior High he and Gouenji perform a move called the Inazuma Otoshi(Lightning Drop) and later he masters a defensive technique on his own, The Wall. Later on, during a match with Fire Dragon from Korea he creates an upgraded defensive technique called The Mountain. He is voiced by Megumi Tano.
Ryūgo Someoka (染岡 竜吾) (Kevin Dragonfly) (Forward) - Someoka is the grumpy self-proclaimed "original" ace striker of the team Raimon Soccer club. Because of this pride he holds, Someoka has trouble getting along with the likes of Gouenji and Fubuki, who later both join the Raimon Eleven as his fellow ace strikers. Thanks to Endou's words of support, Someoka eventually learns to accept the other newcomers to the team and even develops some combination techniques with him. His special techniques are the Dragon Crash, Wyvern Crash and the Dragon Slayer, and his combination techniques are Dragon Tornado with Gouenji and Wyvern Blizzard with Fubuki, which he suffers an injury from while developing and is forced to leave the team behind for a short while. He is voiced by Yasuyuki Kase.
Asuka Domon (土門 飛鳥) (Bobby Shearer) (Defender) - A tall, lanky Defensive player who grew up in America as a child with his friends Aki and Ichinose. He stopped playing Soccer early on due to a car accident with Ichinose, but picked up the game again after moving to Japan as a teenager. Originally, Domon works as a spy for Teikoku Academy under orders from Kageyama to keep tabs on the up and coming Raimon Eleven soccer team. After an incident with the team's first coach being revealed as a spy, Domon comes clean and is quick to leave, but Endou defends him and keeps Domon on the Raimon Eleven from there on out. Eventually, Domon takes his leave and comes home to America where he joins the national soccer team "The Unicorn" alongside Ichinose. His special techniques are the Killer Slide and Volcano Cut, while his combination techniques are Death Zone 2 with Endou and Kidou, The Phoenix with Endou and Ichinose andThe Icarus with Dylan in the FFI arc. He is voiced by Jun Konno.
Kazuya Ichinose (一之瀬 一哉) (Erick Eagle) (Midfielder) - Ichinose a Japanese-American who grew up in the US with his childhood friends Domon and Aki. As an Elementary schooler Ichinose was already a well-known soccer player until the day of a horrible car accident that hospitalized him for several years. Aki and Domon later moved to Japan under the impression that Ichinose had died, but through rehabilitation treatment, he was healed and went to Japan to visit his old friends. On his first day there, he plays against the Raimon Eleven and is soon invited by Endou to join their team for the Football Frontier matches. Later on, after the defeat of Aliea Academy, Ichinose moves back to America and joins the national team "The Unicorn" alongside Domon. He enters the Football Frontier International and finally gets to play his desired match against Endou and his team. However, during the match, Endou, Domon, and Aki learn that Ichinose must soon receive another surgery procedure because of his injuries from the car accident years ago still affecting his body. Afterward, Ichinose is forced to fly back to America and get treatment. His special techniques include the Spinning Shoot, Spiral Shot and Flame Dance. His combination techniques are the Tri-Pegasus with Endou and Domon which later evolves into The Phoenix Pegasus Shot and later shares the move Gran Fenrir with Dylan and Mark. He is voiced by Yūki Kaji.
Jin Kageno (影野 仁) (Jim Wraith) (Defender) - Kageno is a tall, dark and soft-spoken boy who joins the Raimon Eleven when Endou is out looking for new players. His reasons for joining were to "prove his existence" to people through joining an after-school activity. He has a strange aura surrounding him and a deep, echoing voice that disturbs even his teammates. Kageno turns out to be a valuable asset to the team, especially when developing special techniques, including his help lent to Kazemaru and Gouenji while mastering the Honoo no Kazamidori (Fire Anemoscope). His individual techniques include Coil Turn and he does a technique with Sugimori from Brainwashing Academy called Dual Smash. He is voiced by Yuichi Nakamura.
Ayumu "Shōrin" Shōrinji (少林寺 歩) (Timmy Sanders) (Defender) - One of Endou's teammates from the original Raimon Eleven and one of the shortest out of the team. He practices Shaolin Kung-Fu and incorporates his martial arts and agility into his soccer moves. His special technique is Kung Fu Head. He is voiced by Masako Jō.
Shin'ichi Handa (半田 真一) (Steve Grim) (Midfielder) - Another of Endou's teammates from the members of the soccer club, acting as both a Defender and a Midfielder depending on what the situation calls for. He is the most "plain" of the group, usually having the least to say during the story, but is always ready for a match. His special technique is Rolling Kick. He is voiced by Hiro Shimono.
Sakichi Shishido (宍戸 佐吉) (Sam Kincaid) (Midfielder) - Shishido is another one of Endou's teammates from the original Raimon soccer club. He has a large, red afro and lots of spirit. Shishido is versatile when it comes to playing soccer and often does little of everything. His special technique is called Grenade Shot. He is voiced by Tōru Nara.
Kūsuke "Max" Matsuno (松野 空介) (Maxwell "Max" Carson) (Midfielder) - Max is a boy who attends Raimon Junior High and meets Endou while looking for new members to join the soccer club. He claims to join the team at first merely as a way to "cure his boredom" but turns out to enjoy the sport and stays with the team all the way to the Football Frontier. He's never seen without his trademark striped plush hat with cat ears. He is voiced by Yūki Kodaira.
Teppei Kurimatsu (栗松 鉄平) (Tod Ironside) (Defender) - Kurimatsu is another one of the original members of the Raimon soccer club, a short, buck-toothed boy with a speech quirk, often saying "deyansu" ("actually") in every sentence. Though often one with a negative attitude and a shaky disposition, Kurimatsu is a skilled soccer player and has remained with the Raimon Eleven for quite a while. His special techniques are Dash Accel and Maboroshi Dribble (Phantom Dribble). He is voiced by Miho Hino.
Kakeru Megane (目金 欠流) (William "Willy" Glass) (Forward, Manager) - Megane is a bespectacled pretentious boy who attends Raimon Junior High, who offers to join the soccer club by Endou's request, but only in the event of them needing one last member, so he feels he can be the "hero" that saves the day at the last second. During the match against Teikoku Academy, he shows his true colors and runs off in the middle of the game and abandons his uniform, but allows for Gouenji to take his place and pull Raimon out of the fire. With Gouenji officially on board, Megane joins the team permanently and plays alongside Raimon for quite a while. His running joke throughout the series becomes the self-appointed name-giver of the Raimon Eleven, giving cool titles to all of the player's special techniques. Later, during the Football Frontier International, he becomes a manager alongside Aki, Haruna and Fuyuka. Funnily enough, he also has a younger, sportier twin brother named Kazuto who, while better at sports than him, is very emotional. He is voiced by Nanae Katō.
Tōko Zaizen (財前 塔子) (Victoria 'Tori' Vanguard) (Defender, Midfielder) - Touko is a peppy, pink-haired girl and the daughter of Japan's Prime Minister, Sousuke Zaizen. She's a huge fan of all things including soccer and is captain of the "Eleven In Black" secret agent team. During the threat of Aliea Academy, her team is called into investigate the cause. Touko and the Eleven In Black run into the Inazuma Caravan and suspect Endou and his crew of being with the Aliea teams. An incredible match takes place and Touko, attracted to Endou's spirit and love of the game, joins the Inazuma Caravan in their efforts to stop Aliea Academy's destructive crusade. Her special technique is The Tower and later develops a combination technique with Kogure and Tsunami called the Perfect Tower. She is voiced by Ayahi Takagaki.
Yūya Kogure (木暮 夕弥) ("Sneaky Scotty" Vanian) (Defender) - Kogure is a short, cheeky troublemaker from Manyuuji (Cloister Divinity) Junior High in Kyoto. He's a talented soccer player, but was often kicked out of the team due to his prankster habits and lack of trust towards his teammates. The Inazuma Caravan visits his school during their travels and the Aliea Academy team "Epsilon" threatens to destroy Manyuuji if they can't defeat them. After some interaction with Haruna and rethinking his attitude, Kogure wishes to join the Raimon team and help them defeat Aliea Academy. He stows away on the caravan and becomes a longtime member of the team, using his impressive agility and capoeira skills during the game. Kogure's most noted technique isSenpuujin (Whirlwind Encampment), later does a technique with Touko and Tsunami called The Perfect Tower. He is voiced by Nami Miyahara.
Rika Urabe (浦部 リカ) (Suzette "Sue" Heartland) (Forward) - Rika is dark-skinned, blue-haired sassy girl and the captain of an all girl's Soccer team in Osaka. She works at an Okonomiyaki restaurant with her mother and first appears when the Raimon Caravan comes to Osaka believing that Aliea Academy had a hidden base somewhere in a local amusement park. Rika, visiting the park at the time, comes across Ichinose and immediately falls head-over-heels for him, claiming him to be her "Darling" husband after he eats her "Lovey-Dovey-Dish" which was just a simple Okonomiyaki that she made. After defeating her team and reclaiming Ichinose, she joined the Inazuma Caravan to help them against their second match with the Aliea Academy team, Epsilon. After their match with Epsilon, Rika decides to stay on the team hoping to be with Ichinose. Her techniques include Rose Splash and Tsutenkaku Shoot and later does a combination technique with Touko called Butterfly Dream (Butterfly Trance). She joins Touko on cheering for the Raimon team during the FFI Asia Preliminaries and eventually comes to visit Soccer Island to see the main tournament. She is voiced by Fujiko Takimoto.
Yūki Tachimukai (立向居 勇気) (Darren Charles) (Midfielder, Goalkeeper) - Tachimukai is a young boy from Yokato Junior High in Fukuoka. Originally a midfielder for his school's soccer team, he eventually switches to being a Goalkeeper due to his admiration and deep respect for Endou. While visiting his school, Tachimukai asks to join the Inazuma Caravan and help them defeat Aliea Academy. Like Endou, Tachimukai is a talented goalkeeper and learns many of the same special techniques as his idols, including God Hand and Majin the Hand (Devilgod the Hand). He later learns an ultimate technique from Endou's notebook called Mugen the Hand (Infinity The Hand) and later develops his own technique, Ma-Oh the Hand (Demon King The Hand). He is voiced by Shinnosuke Tachibana.
Jōsuke Tsunami (綱海 条介) (Harley Kane) (Defender) - Tsunami is a cool, sun-tanned teenager from Okinawa who loves surfing more than anything. While visiting Okinawa, Endou and the team meet Tsunami while he's surfing and saves Megane from drowning after he accidentally went overboard on the boat they were on. They come across Tsunami again while practicing and he decides to join in on the game just for fun. He proves to be an excellent player and shocks the crew when he reveals that he's never played soccer before. While practicing with Endou's team, he creates a special technique and felt a sudden devotion to the sport. He immediately joins the Omihara Junior High Soccer club to develop his skills even more. Tsunami's team plays a practice match with the Inazuma Caravan team only to be interrupted by Team Epsilon of Aliea Academy. He joined the team to help with their match against Team Epsilon and from then on stays with the team to help them defeat Aliea Academy. Tsunami's special techniques are Tsunami Boost, The Typhoon and The Tube. He also learns a combination technique with Kogure and Touko calledThe Perfect Tower. He is voiced by Shūhei Sakaguchi.
Toramaru Utsunomiya (宇都宮 虎丸) (Austin Hooks) (Midfielder, Forward) - Toramaru is an Elementary School student and the best soccer player in his district. Because of his young age, he is exempt from joining the Football Frontier and playing professionally, but later is brought in by Coach Hibiki to join Japan's national team, "Inazuma Japan". During the day, Toramaru helps part time at his sickly mother's restaurant, making deliveries all day long that cut into his Soccer practice. When he's chosen to represent Japan for the Football Frontier International, he becomes a valuable player for Endou and his friends. He especially looks up to Gouenji, and eventually Tobitaka as role models. His special techniques are Gladius Arch, Tiger Drive and RC Shoot. He does a combination technique with Gouenji called Tiger Storm and another combination technique with both Gouenji and Hiroto called Grand Fire G2. He is voiced by Rie Kugimiya.
Raiden Hijikata (土方 雷電) (Thor Stawberg) (Defender) - A Junior High school student from Okinawa who is also a part of the local soccer club. He takes care of five younger siblings, and because of this, declines Endou's invitation to join Inazuma Caravan. He and Gouenji, who at the time has left the Raimon team, meet at Okinawa and become good friends. Hijikata convinces Gouenji to return to his teammates and eventually joins up with Raimon himself to help them defeat Aliea Academy. Later, he is brought into the Inazuma Japan national team, so his siblings are left in the care of his neighbors. Hijikata is a talented defense player, his main technique being the Super Shikofumi (Super Four-Legged Stamp) ,Blade Attack and Thunder Beast in combination with Fubuki. He is voiced by Yakkun Sakurazuka.
Hiroto Kiyama (基山 ヒロト) (Xavier Blitz) (Midfielder, Forward) - Hiroto is the captain of Aliea Academy's strongest team, Gaia (receiving the title "The Genesis") and reveals himself in secret to Endou. Going under the alien name "Gran (グラン)", he becomes dead-set on crushing the Raimon soccer team. Though he wasn't inherently evil, Hiroto's devotion to his stepfather led him to become corrupt and carry out the orders of destruction under the guise of Aliea Academy. After a climactic battle between the Raimon Eleven and The Genesis, Hiroto is freed from his stepfather's influence and returns to a normal life for a brief while. He is invited to join the national team, "Inazuma Japan" and from there on works alongside his former rivals for the Footal Frontier Internationals. His signature technique is the Ryuusei Blade V2 (Meteor Blade) and he also performs a combination technique with Goenji and Toramaru called Grand Fire G2. He is voiced byTakahiro Mizushima.