Anime Underground The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair  

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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
5,660 1,785
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ezra Scarlet Fairy Tale

2
5,344 1,782
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
3,500 1,460
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
2,689 1,831
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Sasori Naruto Shippūden

5
3,912 1,354
Karma Akabane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mark Lester Barbarona added Karma Akabane

6
2,568 1,515
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shanks One Piece

7
2,184 1,523
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Nagato Naruto Shippuden

8
2,287 1,451
Renji Abarai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Renji Abarai Bleach

9
2,662 1,544
Grell Sutcliff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Grell Sutcliff Black Butler

10
1,738 1,040
Himura Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Himura Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin

11
3,287 1,411
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
1,760 1,095
Yona is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yona The Other Son

13
2,459 1,207
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rias Gremory High School DxD

14
1,690 996
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 1,003
Mikoto Suoh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

16
1,229 1,516
Karin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Karin Naruto Shippūden

17
1,579 1,108
Klein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Klein Sword Art Online

18
1,351 1,047
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
1,585 944
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yoko Ritona Gurren Lagann

20
1,594 737
Yukihira Souma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Alviandrs added Yukihira Souma

21
1,512 855
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
791 938
Kallen Stadtfeld is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
TonyGu added Kallen Stadtfeld Code Geass

23
1,038 800
Lavi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Lavi D.Gray-man

24
740 275
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
1,294 833
Cobra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Cobra Fairy Tale

26
1,141 235
Shouto Todoroki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
mopbsycho added Shouto Todoroki

27
468 740
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
1,030 711
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
1,270 470
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Percy added Gildarts Clive

30
1,234 476
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
926 517
Pyrrha Nikos is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
MaleryKW added Pyrrha Nikos RWBY

32
1,116 675
Ayato Sakamaki is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayato Sakamaki

33
883 645
Shuichi Minamino is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shuichi Minamino Yu Yu Hakushu

34
939 792
Ed is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ed Cowboy Bebop

35
841 396
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
698 658
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
1,059 547
Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hinata14 added Shura Kirigakure

38
792 727
Chouza Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

39
549 692
Rider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rider Fate Zero

40
774 561
Mikoto Mikoshiba is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mikoto Mikoshiba

41
740 410
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
855 639
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
626 658
Ayano Kannagi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayano Kannagi Kaze no Stigma

44
620 547
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
475 596
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
418 228
Yusa Emi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Katariina Juoperi added Yusa Emi

47
564 548
Otoya Ittoki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Otoya Ittoki

48
660 528
Masrur is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

49
587 497
Kouha Ren is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

50
899 641
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shirayuki