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 30,076 21,546 Asuna Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online - Asuna is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.
2 25,021 12,542 caspert97 added Mirajane Strauss fairy tail
3 22,968 12,492 caspert97 added Rias Gremory Highschool DxD -
4 20,650 14,861 Kina-Sama added Sinon Sword Art Online 2 - Sinon is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.
5 22,383 12,684 Hinata Hyuga Naruto - Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.
6 21,203 9,328 keoasuno added Akame Akame Ga Kill -
7 20,830 11,605 Lucy Heartfilia Fairy Tail - Lucy Heartfilia is a fictional character from a Japanese manga series Fairy Tail.
8 16,974 10,743
9 18,346 8,991
10 22,038 7,430 Sweetie added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tail -
11 11,029 8,210 keoasuno added Chitoge Kirisaki Nisekoi -
12 14,377 11,405
13 16,055 8,210 keoasuno added Shiro No Game No Life -
14 13,439 9,445 Sweetie added Jubia Lokser Fairy Tail -
15 11,955 6,425 Akeno Himejima High School DxD, High School DxD - Akeno Himejima is a fictional character in the High School DxD series.
16 9,845 5,826 Swagyolo360 added Shiina Mashiro Sakurasou
17 12,905 8,312 Yoruichi Shihouin Bleach - Yoruishi Shihouin is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach.
18 13,957 8,655 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 11,429 6,377 HeroicRebellion added Riza Hawkeye Fullmetal Alchemist
20 11,594 6,185 Sweetie added Taiga Aisaka Toradora! -
21 11,184 5,632 kyoranmyaku added Kushina Uzumaki Naruto Shippūden - Kushina Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.
22 7,670 1,489 Rick Fridge Steenhuisen added Erza Scarlet Fairy Tale -
23 10,736 7,853 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 8,835 6,530 Lucy / Nyuu Elfen Lied -
25 10,556 5,600 Levy Mcgarden Fairy Tail -
26 9,944 6,158 Sweetie added Ayuzawa Misaki Maid Sama -
27 8,974 5,987
28 5,847 1,813 Touka Kirishima Tokyo Ghoul -
29 7,432 3,681 duelblades327 added Rin Tosaka Fate/Stay Night
30 8,366 6,046 Nico Robin One Piece -
31 7,826 6,790 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 5,696 4,748 Shana Shakugan no Shana -
33 8,534 4,915 EliGinjewJones added Maka Whale Rider -