About Us

Imagine this: You’re knee-deep in a cleaning frenzy, unearthing memories as you declutter. Among the dust bunnies and faded receipts, you stumble upon childhood relics – the action figures of He-Man, G.I. Joe, and other toys that defined the ’80s and ’90s. This serendipitous find wasn’t just a trip down memory lane; it was the spark that ignited the idea for charactersdb.com.

Hi! I’m Matt, the brain and heart behind charactersdb.com or Characters Database.

While these beloved figures sent waves of nostalgia rushing over me, I found myself yearning for a space online that didn’t just jog those memories but celebrated them. A place where fans like myself could dive deep into the universes of cartoons, comics, video games, wrestling, and more – spanning decades and diverse genres. Yet, my online searches yielded nothing that struck the right balance of fun, informative, and nostalgic.

But that’s not all! I figured while people are here reminiscing why not explore some fantastic gift ideas related to these characters or get inspired for your next costume event? So I decided to include gift lists and costume ideas into the mix. It’s a big undertaking but I’m up for the mission.

In essence, charactersdb.com is more than just a database. It’s a tribute to the joy of nostalgia and a hub for fans across the spectrum. Dive in, relive those golden moments, and discover fun trivia or gifts along the way.

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Meet The Contributors

Matt K.

The mastermind behind charactersdb.com and our main author. Drenched in the vibrant hues of the ’80s and ’90s, he’s our go-to writer for anything and everything related to that era. His favorites? Those timeless G.I. figures, the animated antics of Looney Tunes, and the best sports game ever, NHL 94 by EA Sports. Matt spent his childhood sketching, a testament to his love for cartoony art and character drawings. Matt writes with a distinct voice, aiming to pull readers into a shared conversation, to rekindle the magic of yesteryears together.

Claire T.

Our costume and animated film expert. A fantasy and sci-fi enthusiast, Claire’s love for characters extends beyond the screen and into the real world. She’s the one you’ll find at cosplay events, dressed up as her favorite characters. She dives into what makes a character special, their impact on pop culture, and how they resonate with fans, especially young females.


While we joyfully dive into the realms of these characters, we stand independently from the companies that own them. Our mission is not just to appreciate these amazing creations in a playful manner, but also to delve into each character’s story with meticulous detail. Please note, that all images, trademarks, logos, videos, brands, and characters used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and owners.

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