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List of the best female anime characters. These are some of the most powerful anime characters who are attractive, intelligent, or simply formidable. Feminists will love these strong anime characters. From ferocious females to lovely vampire anime ladies, they’re all here in this list of the best female anime characters found on TV and in film. Along with all of the anime girl names, you'll see which TV show or film they appeared in, their powers and abilities and the illustrator who created them. You'll find plenty of anime girls with red hair, blonde anime girls, raven-haired, and even blue-haired anime girls.

Did you know that anime is a relatively old medium? It has, cool anime characters have 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 women that you know and love today. One of the most popular 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. In fact, many of the sexiest anime characters are so hot because they are powerful. 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 cool and the sweet, these anime female characters have earned their places on the list thanks to their long-lasting popularity. Which one of these popular anime characters are your favorite? 

 

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1
29,643 21,116
Asuna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online - Asuna is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.

2
24,581 12,331
Mirajane Strauss is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
caspert97 added fairy tail

3
22,525 12,313
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
caspert97 added Rias Gremory Highschool DxD -

4
20,324 14,586
Sinon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Kina-Sama added Sword Art Online 2 - Sinon is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.

5
21,952 12,475
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Naruto - Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.

6
20,873 9,173
Akame is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Akame Akame Ga Kill -

7
20,466 11,416
Lucy Heartfilia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Fairy Tail - Lucy Heartfilia is a fictional character from a Japanese manga series Fairy Tail.

8
16,536 10,594
Winry Rockbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Fullmetal Alchemist - Winry Rockbell is a fictional character from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa. Winry is a 15-16 year old mechanic who often spends time with the ...more

9
18,061 8,846
Saber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Fate/Stay Night - Saber is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon and its prequel, Fate/Zero, by Type-Moon and nitroplus. In Fate/stay night, she is ...more

10
21,569 7,286
Erza Knightwalker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tail -

11
10,880 8,034
Chitoge Kirisaki is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Chitoge Kirisaki Nisekoi -

12
14,151 11,227
Nami is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
One Piece - Nami is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. She is based on Ann and Silk, two characters from Oda's previous manga Romance Dawn. She is introduced as a ...more

13
15,835 8,068
Shiro is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Shiro No Game No Life -

14
13,206 9,301
Jubia Lokser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Jubia Lokser Fairy Tail -

15
11,677 6,301
Akeno Himejima is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
High School DxD, High School DxD - Akeno Himejima is a fictional character in the High School DxD series.

16
9,727 5,698
Shiina Mashiro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Swagyolo360 added Shiina Mashiro Sakurasou

17
12,620 8,204
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Bleach - Yoruishi Shihouin is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach.

18
13,678 8,537
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
EliGinjewJones added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds - Tsunade is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.

19
11,095 6,282
Riza Hawkeye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
HeroicRebellion added Riza Hawkeye Fullmetal Alchemist

20
11,427 6,076
Taiga Aisaka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Toradora! -

21
10,974 5,532
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
kyoranmyaku added Naruto Shippūden - Kushina Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.

22
7,268 1,418
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Rick Fridge Steenhuisen added Fairy Tale -

23
10,538 7,762
Rukia Kuchiki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
EliGinjewJones added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Fade to Black - Rukia Kuchiki is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach created by Tite Kubo. In the series, Kuchiki is a Soul Reaper in charge of slaying evil spirits known as Hollows. At ...more

24
8,697 6,428
Lucy / Nyuu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Elfen Lied -

25
10,363 5,504
Levy Mcgarden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Levy Mcgarden Fairy Tail -

26
9,823 6,075
Ayuzawa Misaki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Ayuzawa Misaki Maid Sama -

27
8,862 5,892
C.C. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Code Geass - C.C. is the pseudonym of a fictional character in the Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion anime series by Sunrise. C.C.'s real name is never shared with the audience, despite eventually being ...more

28
5,629 1,741
Touka Kirishima is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Tokyo Ghoul -

29
7,280 3,613
Rin Tosaka is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
duelblades327 added Rin Tosaka Fate/Stay Night

30
8,238 5,968
Nico Robin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
One Piece -

31
7,702 6,695
Ino Yamanaka is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
EliGinjewJones added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire - Ino Yamanaka is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.

32
5,647 4,680
Shana is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Shakugan no Shana -

33
8,392 4,851
Maka is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
EliGinjewJones added Whale Rider -

Soul Eater

34
6,138 4,061
Xenovia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
caspert97 added Xenovia Highschool DxD -

35
7,044 4,060
Fujioka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Ouran High School Host Club -

36
9,615 6,531
Yuno Gasai is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Yuno Gasai Future Diary -

37
6,574 3,818
Temari is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie - Temari is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.

38
9,674 11,131
Sakura Haruno is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom - Sakura Haruno is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto. In the anime and manga, Sakura is a kunoichi affiliated with the village of ...more

39
6,001 5,297
Kuroyukihime is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Kuroyukihime Accel World -

40
5,751 4,292
Yui is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Yui Angel Beats -

41
7,082 6,388
Korra is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
graser20 added Avatar: Legend of Korra, Avatar: Legend of Korra - Avatar Korra is Aang's immediate successor as the Avatar. She is a teenage girl native to the Southern Water Tribe. Having already mastered Waterbending, Earthbending and Firebending, Korra only ...more

42
6,232 4,306
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
EliGinjewJones added Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly, Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks - Out of respect for her, I translated jinzouningen as such. I love #18; she is my absolute favorite female DBZ character. She is just so…badass. And yet so beautiful and sexy. She breaks ...more

43
5,666 4,288
Kagome Higurashi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Inu Yasha, InuYasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time - Kagome Higurashi is a fictional character from 2000 TV anime series Inu Yasha.

44
5,724 4,355
Ultear Milkovich is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Ultear Milkovich Fairy Tail -

45
6,422 3,231
Kurumi Tokisaki is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
caotrikiet added Kurumi Tokisaki Date a live -

46
5,746 3,750
Mine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Mine Akame Ga Kill -

47
3,190 1,439
Esdeath is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
bigdik101 added Akame ga Kill -

48
5,472 2,617
Wendy Marvell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Fairy Tail -

49
5,478 4,156
Rangiku Matsumoto is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
EliGinjewJones added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Memories of Nobody - Rangiku Matsumoto is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach.

50
3,454 1,569
Saeko Busujima is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Highschool of the Dead - Saeko Busujima is a fictional character from the anime series Highschool of the Dead.