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Best Female Anime Characters

List Criteria: Best girl anime characters on TV or in film

List of the best female anime characters. These are the most powerful females, the anime characters who are attractive, intelligent, or simply formidable. From ferocious females to lovely ladies, they’re all here in this list of the best female anime characters found on TV and in film.

 Did you know that anime is a relatively old medium? It has, in fact, been around since the early 1900s, although anime as viewers enjoy it today didn’t begin to hit the mainstream until around the 1980s. Some of the original anime programs, including “Dragon Ball” (which began airing in 1986), had more male leads than female, but they paved the way for the best anime heroines. One of the most well-known anime programs, “Sailor Moon,” began airing in 1995, and it featured female anime leads almost exclusively.

 Today’s great female anime characters are known as such for a variety of reasons. Some, including C.C. from “Code Geass,” are mysterious and humorous. Others, such as Motoko Kusanagi from “Ghost in the Shell,” are powerful yet sexual. Whatever characteristics these best female anime characters have, however, they’re always one thing -- memorable.

 This list includes the best female anime characters in history. From the strong to the sweet, these greatest women in anime have earned their places on the list thanks to their long-lasting popularity.
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