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It's hard not to love anime characters with red hair. Just like in the real world, they tend to be a little more unique and special looking compared to brown and blonde haired people. Red haired anime characters have become strong fan favorites over the years, maybe because they stand out and are always full of life and energy. They've appeared in a variety of popular genres, including incest anime, ecchi harem animes, scary animes, and more. 

This list includes both male and female red hair anime characters that are powerful, sexy, funny, and everything in between. Who is the greatest red haired anime character of all time? Our poll below is a great starting point to answering that question, but we strongly encourage you to add your favorite red hair anime characters to this list if they're not already here. We've included obvious choices like Gaara, Rias, Shanks, and Renji, but there are bound to be plenty of others that we might not have thought of when making this list. If you add your favorite character with red hair, others can vote for them too!

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1
5,676 1,797
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ezra Scarlet Fairy Tale

2
5,361 1,787
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
3,508 1,469
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
shegold-mendoza added Kushina Uzumaki Naruto Shippūden

4
2,696 1,841
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Sasori Naruto Shippūden

5
3,930 1,361
Karma Akabane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mark Lester Barbarona added Karma Akabane

6
2,575 1,521
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shanks One Piece

7
2,191 1,527
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Nagato Naruto Shippuden

8
2,297 1,455
Renji Abarai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Renji Abarai Bleach

9
2,671 1,549
Grell Sutcliff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Grell Sutcliff Black Butler

10
1,744 1,045
Himura Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Himura Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin

11
3,296 1,415
Erza Knightwalker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
shaurya-kapoor added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tale

12
2,472 1,212
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rias Gremory High School DxD

13
1,763 1,101
Yona is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yona The Other Son

14
1,694 999
Hisoka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hisoka Hunter x Hunter

The Best Ecchi Anime of All Time

15
1,076 1,008
Mikoto Suoh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

16
1,231 1,523
Karin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Karin Naruto Shippūden

17
1,588 1,111
Klein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Klein Sword Art Online

18
1,357 1,050
Taiga Kagami is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Taiga Kagami Kuroko's Basketball, Kuroko's Basketball

19
1,591 948
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yoko Ritona Gurren Lagann

20
1,599 740
Yukihira Souma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Alviandrs added Yukihira Souma

21
1,521 857
Seijūrō Akashi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
kat tecna added Seijūrō Akashi

The Best Diet Sodas

22
794 944
Kallen Stadtfeld is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
TonyGu added Kallen Stadtfeld Code Geass

23
1,042 804
Lavi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Lavi D.Gray-man

24
745 280
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Amanda Bricio added Shirayuki Akagami no Shirayuki-hime

25
1,297 839
Cobra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Cobra Fairy Tale

26
1,151 236
Shouto Todoroki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
mopbsycho added Shouto Todoroki

27
470 743
Kyōko Sakura is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Melody Beats added Kyōko Sakura Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Puella Magi Madoka Magica

28
1,034 714
Kurisu Makise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Kurisu Makise

The Best Anime Characters With Orange Hair

29
1,275 475
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Percy added Gildarts Clive

30
1,238 479
707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
godseven added 707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung Mystic Messenger

31
930 522
Pyrrha Nikos is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
MaleryKW added Pyrrha Nikos RWBY

32
1,123 677
Ayato Sakamaki is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayato Sakamaki

33
889 647
Shuichi Minamino is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shuichi Minamino Yu Yu Hakushu

34
946 796
Ed is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ed Cowboy Bebop

35
846 398
Morgiana is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
AnotherAnimeFan added Morgiana Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

The Greatest Discontinued '90s Foods And Beverages

36
700 660
Flame Haze Shana is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Flame Haze Shana Burning Eyes Shana

37
798 729
Chouza Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

38
1,066 549
Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hinata14 added Shura Kirigakure

39
553 694
Rider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rider Fate Zero

40
777 564
Mikoto Mikoshiba is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mikoto Mikoshiba

41
744 411
Rin Matsuoka is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mik Borgs added Rin Matsuoka Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

42
857 641
Yuzuru Otonashi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yuzuru Otonashi Angel Beats!

The Greatest Anime Characters With Green Hair

43
628 660
Ayano Kannagi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayano Kannagi Kaze no Stigma

44
623 548
Nami is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Gian Lorenzo Capito added Nami One Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!, One Piece Film: Strong World

45
476 598
Miia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Horizon added Miia Chōdenji Robo Combattler V - Monster Musume

46
420 230
Yusa Emi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Katariina Juoperi added Yusa Emi

47
567 549
Otoya Ittoki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Otoya Ittoki

48
662 530
Masrur is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

49
589 499
Kouha Ren is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

50
900 643
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shirayuki