Anime Characters Who Are 5'3"

Over 500 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of Anime Characters Who Are 5'3"
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Vote up your favorite anime characters who are 5'3".

Curious to know which anime characters stand at 5'3" tall? Here's a list of popular anime characters who are 5'3" (160-162 cm). Famous 5'3" anime characters include Levi Ackerman (Attack on Titan), Yuu Nishinoya (Haikyu!!), and Nobara Kugisaki (Jujutsu Kaisen).

From short anime guys like Muichiro Tokito (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) to petite anime girls like Noelle Silva (Black Clover), there are more 5'3" anime characters than you might expect! Are you surprised that these characters are five feet three inches tall?

Vote up your favorite 5'3" anime characters, and downvote any you don't like as much.

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  • Levi Ackerman
    Attack on Titan
    406 votes

    Captain Levi's trademark undercut and piercing gaze match his blunt pragmatic leadership keeping unruly troops in line through sheer intimidation. His mastery wielding vertical maneuvering equipment translates into ruthless titan-slaying, making Levi humanity's strongest soldier. But beneath coarse discipline lies a weary soul who still fights to sate childhood cravings for freedom beyond the walls.

  • Chuya Nakahara
    Bungo Stray Dogs
    228 votes

    Fiery Port Mafia executive Chuya seems constantly ready to brawl with his fist raised, befitting association with wild partner Dazai. Though small, Chuya wields mighty gravity manipulation making collateral damage a frequent consequence of his skirmishes. Rough speech belies poetic soul, with mutual understanding between Chuya and Dazai persisting despite their shifting loyalties.

  • Muichiro Tokito
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
    321 votes

    Mist Pillar Tokito seems perpetually sleepy with half-lidded green eyes and tousled turquoise hair concealing lethal Mist Breathing sword skills honed since childhood. Despite youthful looks belying prodigious talent, Muichiro remains haunted by the massacre of his family sparing only him. This grim history imbues Muichiro's blade with conviction protecting others from Demon's cruel whims.

  • Yuu Nishinoya

    Yuu Nishinoya

    211 votes

    Energetic libero Nishinoya's spiked dark hair represents unbridled enthusiasm and reflexes receiving powerful spikes despite his short height. His boisterous attitude fires up the Karasuno volleyball team, backing up their offense through DIG-ging out any ball. Nishinoya’s spirit overcomes opponents and bolsters morale in this standout supportive character.

  • Violet Evergarden

    Violet Evergarden

    Violet Evergarden
    143 votes

    Adopted as a soldier without family ties, Violet lost arms in battle replaced by prosthetic limbs adorned with floral gloves. Just as the metal contradicts her name, Violet’s stoic elegance veils a childlike spirit now blossoming as she learns words’ emotional power while discovering her femininity as an Auto Memory Doll.

  • Nobara Kugisaki
    Jujutsu Kaisen
    198 votes

    Brash Nobara tries standing out in Jujutsu sorcerer training with an unconventional look pairing cargo pants with a crop top and jacket. She projects cocky swagger wielding hammer and nails against cursed spirits, while masking self-consciousness about her unsophisticated rural roots among urbane classmates.