In Japan I think it is trending to naming your kids really unique names. If you understand Japanese and kanji, then this post will be funny/interesting. Here are some character names some parents actually named their kids.
Name: 頑堰 (がんだむ) Pronounced: Gundam
Name: 聞茶 (きてぃー) Pronounced: Kitty
Name: 舞音 (まいめろ) Pronounced: Maimelo (as in My Melody)
Name: 光宙(ぴかちゅう) Pronounced: Pikachu
Name: 心羽（しんば) Pronounced: Shinba (as in Simba from Lion King)
Other names I found interesting.
Name: 夢露音(めろん) Pronounced: Meron (as in the fruit melon)
Name: 宝冠（てぃあら） Pronounced: Tiara
Name: 在波（あるふぁ） Pronounced: Arufa (as in alpha- α)
Name: 紅多（べーた） Pronounced: Beeta (as in beta- β)
Name: 紅甘（がんま） Pronounced: Ganma (as in gamma- γ)
Name: 出誕（でるた） Pronounced: Deruta (as in delta- δ)
What would you name your kids? hehe