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

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4,533 1,460
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
2,843 1,190
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
2,230 1,438
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Sasori Naruto Shippūden

5
3,240 1,082
Karma Akabane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mark Lester Barbarona added Karma Akabane

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1,837 1,173
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Nagato Naruto Shippuden

7
2,281 1,219
Grell Sutcliff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Grell Sutcliff Black Butler

8
2,157 1,221
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shanks One Piece

9
1,884 1,263
Renji Abarai is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Renji Abarai Bleach

10
2,838 1,140
Erza Knightwalker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
shaurya-kapoor added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tale

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1,490 856
Yona is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yona The Other Son

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2,074 980
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rias Gremory High School DxD

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911 782
Mikoto Suoh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

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1,315 875
Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Klein Sword Art Online

15
996 1,224
Karin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Karin Naruto Shippūden

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1,149 847
Taiga Kagami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Taiga Kagami Kuroko's Basketball, Kuroko's Basketball

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1,433 893
Himura Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Himura Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin

18
1,412 795
Hisoka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hisoka Hunter x Hunter

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1,312 816
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yoko Ritona Gurren Lagann

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1,276 624
Yukihira Souma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Alviandrs added Yukihira Souma

21
1,280 732
Seijūrō Akashi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
kat tecna added Seijūrō Akashi

22
679 799
Kallen Stadtfeld is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
TonyGu added Kallen Stadtfeld Code Geass

23
910 687
Lavi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Lavi D.Gray-man

24
399 619
Kyōko Sakura is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Melody Beats added Kyōko Sakura Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Puella Magi Madoka Magica

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481 167
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Amanda Bricio added Shirayuki Akagami no Shirayuki-hime

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872 613
Kurisu Makise is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Kurisu Makise

27
703 164
Shouto Todoroki is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
mopbsycho added Shouto Todoroki

28
1,126 708
Cobra is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Cobra Fairy Tale

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999 389
707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
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953 571
Ayato Sakamaki is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayato Sakamaki

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486 585
Rider is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rider Fate Zero

32
617 571
Flame Haze Shana is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Flame Haze Shana Burning Eyes Shana

33
793 702
Ed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ed Cowboy Bebop

34
684 623
Chouza Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

35
1,029 377
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
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886 457
Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hinata14 added Shura Kirigakure

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795 430
Pyrrha Nikos is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
MaleryKW added Pyrrha Nikos RWBY

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658 487
Mikoto Mikoshiba is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mikoto Mikoshiba

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615 331
Rin Matsuoka is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mik Borgs added Rin Matsuoka Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

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752 564
Yuzuru Otonashi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yuzuru Otonashi Angel Beats!

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552 574
Ayano Kannagi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayano Kannagi Kaze no Stigma

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751 566
Shuichi Minamino is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shuichi Minamino Yu Yu Hakushu

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514 461
Nami is listed (or ranked) 43 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

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419 513
Miia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Horizon added Miia Chōdenji Robo Combattler V - Monster Musume

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718 328
Morgiana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
AnotherAnimeFan added Morgiana Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

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497 477
Otoya Ittoki is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Otoya Ittoki

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576 454
Masrur is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

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813 578
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shirayuki

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495 425
Kouha Ren is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

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388 484
Asuka Langley Soryu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
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