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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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4,183 1,362
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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2
4,446 1,330
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ezra Scarlet Fairy Tale

3
2,580 1,100
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
2,060 1,318
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Sasori Naruto Shippūden

5
2,909 1,014
Karma Akabane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mark Lester Barbarona added Karma Akabane

6
1,692 1,055
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Nagato Naruto Shippuden

7
2,085 1,119
Grell Sutcliff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Grell Sutcliff Black Butler

8
2,000 1,136
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shanks One Piece

9
1,760 1,175
Renji Abarai is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Renji Abarai Bleach

10
2,611 1,057
Erza Knightwalker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
shaurya-kapoor added Erza Knightwalker Fairy Tale

11
1,334 780
Yona is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yona

12
1,876 907
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rias Gremory High School DxD

13
822 717
Mikoto Suoh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

14
1,211 802
Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Klein Sword Art Online

15
2,174 659
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Dyl Pickle added Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

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16
900 1,106
Karin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Karin Naruto Shippūden

17
1,042 784
Taiga Kagami is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Taiga Kagami Kuroko's Basketball, Kuroko's Basketball

18
1,345 828
Himura Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Himura Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin

19
1,216 759
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yoko Ritona Gurren Lagann

20
1,268 738
Hisoka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hisoka Hunter x Hunter

21
1,140 575
Yukihira Souma is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Alviandrs added Yukihira Souma

22
1,168 682
Seijūrō Akashi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
kat tecna added Seijūrō Akashi

23
633 731
Kallen Stadtfeld is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
TonyGu added Kallen Stadtfeld Code Geass

24
838 643
Lavi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Lavi D.Gray-man

25
1,020 656
Cobra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Cobra Fairy Tale

26
730 649
Ed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ed Cowboy Bebop

27
360 562
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
791 566
Kurisu Makise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Kurisu Makise

29
751 536
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shirayuki

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30
798 418
Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hinata14 added Shura Kirigakure

31
884 348
707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
godseven added 707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung Mystic Messenger

32
862 526
Ayato Sakamaki is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayato Sakamaki

33
499 135
Shouto Todoroki is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
mopbsycho added Shouto Todoroki

34
574 527
Flame Haze Shana is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Flame Haze Shana Burning Eyes Shana

35
626 570
Chouza Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Chouza Akimichi Naruto

36
440 546
Rider is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rider Fate Zero

37
896 345
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Percy added Gildarts Clive

38
732 391
Pyrrha Nikos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
MaleryKW added Pyrrha Nikos RWBY

39
558 295
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

40
600 452
Mikoto Mikoshiba is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mikoto Mikoshiba

41
677 286
Sora is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Percy added Sora No Game No Life

42
707 530
Yuzuru Otonashi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yuzuru Otonashi Angel Beats!

43
516 538
Ayano Kannagi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayano Kannagi Kaze no Stigma

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700 536
Shuichi Minamino is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shuichi Minamino Yu Yu Hakushu

45
473 425
Nami is listed (or ranked) 45 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

46
388 475
Miia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Horizon added Miia Monster Musume

47
647 300
Morgiana is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
AnotherAnimeFan added Morgiana Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

48
453 441
Otoya Ittoki is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Otoya Ittoki

49
538 423
Masrur is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

50
461 390
Kouha Ren is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair