Shiro or Shirou might refer to:

Japanese term

Pronounced "shiro"

When a Japanese term is pronounced shiro, it might refer to:

  • shiro (), the Japanese term for the colour white
  • shiro (), a Japanese term for a castle
  • shiroi (), a Japanese term for generation

Fictional characters

  • Shiro Amada, a character in the Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team original video animation.
  • Shiroi, a character in Crayon Shin-chan media
  • Shiro (Bleach) or Tōshirō Hitsugaya and Jushiro Ukitake, two characters in Bleach media
  • Shiroi, a character in the Suikoden universe
  • Shiro Tagachi, additionally Shiro the Betrayer, a character in the Guild Wars series, featuring in Guild Wars Factions and Guild Wars Nightfall
  • Shiro from Ginga Densetsu Riki and Ginga Nagareboshi Gin
  • Shiro, a main character from the manga Deadman Wonderland. Also known as "The Red Man", "The Wretched Egg" and "The Original Sin"
  • Shiro Yoshimo, a character from The Dresden Files. One of the three Knights of the Cross
  • Shiro Fujimoto, a main character from the anime and manga ("Ao no exorcist")
  • Miaowara Shiro, a character in Samurai Cat
  • Fujiwara Shiro a character in the manga and two episode anime 'Sex Pistol' (yaoi)
  • Shiro Kanzaki, a character in Kamen Rider Ryuki.
  • Shiro Takayama, a character from RE: Alistair++
  • Shiro, the main character from Jigoku (film)
  • Similar is Shiroe from the anime series Log Horizon, although the name is different
  • Shiro, one of the main characters from No Game No Life
  • Shiro (or Yashiro Isana), the main character of K (anime)

Pronounced "shirō"

When a Japanese term is pronounced shirō, it might refer to:


Fictional characters

Other uses

  • Apache Shiro, a security framework formerly known as JSecurity
  • Shiro, a special kind of mycelia
  • Shiro (food), a preparation of ground chick peas used in East African cuisine
  • Shiro, Texas (USA), an unincorporated community in Grimes County
  • Shirou, Iran, a village in Zanjan Province, Iran
  • Shiro alga carta, an ecological paper made from algae which would otherwise clog up the Venice lagoon
  • Shiro (restaurant), former Michelin starred restaurant in Ahakista, Ireland.
  • Shiro Project, a gnome-shell based tablet UI