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?
1 29,734 21,209 Asuna Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online - Asuna is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.
2 24,674 12,376 caspert97 added Mirajane Strauss fairy tail
3 22,623 12,367 caspert97 added Rias Gremory Highschool DxD -
4 20,401 14,647 Kina-Sama added Sinon Sword Art Online 2 - Sinon is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.
5 22,046 12,527 Hinata Hyuga Naruto - Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.
6 20,949 9,212 keoasuno added Akame Akame Ga Kill -
7 20,541 11,461 Lucy Heartfilia Fairy Tail - Lucy Heartfilia is a fictional character from a Japanese manga series Fairy Tail.
8 16,588 10,647
9 18,113 8,880
10 21,653 7,325 Sweetie added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tail -
11 10,919 8,080 keoasuno added Chitoge Kirisaki Nisekoi -
12 14,201 11,274
13 15,900 8,103 keoasuno added Shiro No Game No Life -
14 13,254 9,337 Sweetie added Jubia Lokser Fairy Tail -
15 11,730 6,345 Akeno Himejima High School DxD, High School DxD - Akeno Himejima is a fictional character in the High School DxD series.
16 9,756 5,739 Swagyolo360 added Shiina Mashiro Sakurasou
17 12,666 8,232 Yoruichi Shihouin Bleach - Yoruishi Shihouin is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach.
18 13,736 8,559 EliGinjewJones added Tsunade 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 11,134 6,309 HeroicRebellion added Riza Hawkeye Fullmetal Alchemist
20 11,469 6,105 Sweetie added Taiga Aisaka Toradora! -
21 11,019 5,552 kyoranmyaku added Kushina Uzumaki Naruto Shippūden - Kushina Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.
22 7,346 1,432 Rick Fridge Steenhuisen added Erza Scarlet Fairy Tale -
23 10,577 7,782 EliGinjewJones added Rukia Kuchiki 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 8,729 6,450 Lucy / Nyuu Elfen Lied -
25 10,396 5,529 Levy Mcgarden Fairy Tail -
26 9,844 6,096 Sweetie added Ayuzawa Misaki Maid Sama -
27 8,894 5,916
28 5,678 1,756 Touka Kirishima Tokyo Ghoul -
29 7,310 3,628 duelblades327 added Rin Tosaka Fate/Stay Night
30 8,270 5,982 Nico Robin One Piece -
31 7,740 6,717 EliGinjewJones added Ino Yamanaka 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 5,661 4,693 Shana Shakugan no Shana -
33 8,418 4,866 EliGinjewJones added Maka Whale Rider -