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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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26,381 14,130
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
caspert97 added Rias Gremory Highschool DxD
2
34,091 24,685
Asuna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online
Asuna is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.
3
28,110 14,327
Mirajane Strauss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
caspert97 added
fairy tail
4
23,947 10,418
Akame is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Akame Akame Ga Kill
5
25,718 14,180
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
23,524 16,532
Sinon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Kina-Sama added Sword Art Online 2
Sinon is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.
7
23,560 13,083
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
18,933 12,240
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
20,522 9,972
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
24,970 8,674
Erza Knightwalker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tail
11
18,498 9,313
Shiro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Shiro No Game No Life
12
15,221 10,653
Jubia Lokser is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Jubia Lokser Fairy Tail
13
15,841 13,384
Nami is listed (or ranked) 13 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
14
12,500 9,457
Chitoge Kirisaki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
keoasuno added Chitoge Kirisaki Nisekoi
15
14,228 7,321
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.
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16,209 9,575
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 16 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.
17
11,107 6,916
Shiina Mashiro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Swagyolo360 added Shiina Mashiro
Sakurasou
18
14,669 9,223
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Bleach
Yoruishi Shihouin is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach.
19
13,117 7,254
Taiga Aisaka is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Toradora!
20
13,183 6,327
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 20 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.
21
12,959 7,459
Riza Hawkeye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
HeroicRebellion added Riza Hawkeye
Fullmetal Alchemist
22
10,321 2,049
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Rick Fridge Steenhuisen added Fairy Tale
23
12,104 8,567
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
10,972 6,775
Ayuzawa Misaki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Sweetie added Ayuzawa Misaki Maid Sama
25
11,772 6,290
Levy Mcgarden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Anime Characters
Levy Mcgarden Fairy Tail