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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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4,286 1,280
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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2
4,030 1,312
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
2,464 1,054
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
1,971 1,264
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Sasori Naruto Shippūden

5
2,756 980
Karma Akabane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mark Lester Barbarona added Karma Akabane

6
1,619 1,011
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Nagato Naruto Shippuden

7
2,019 1,072
Grell Sutcliff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Grell Sutcliff Black Butler

8
1,926 1,083
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shanks One Piece

9
1,715 1,123
Renji Abarai is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Renji Abarai Bleach

10
2,528 1,016
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
1,263 750
Yona is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yona

12
1,822 860
Rias Gremory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rias Gremory High School DxD

13
784 684
Mikoto Suoh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

14
1,167 760
Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Klein Sword Art Online

15
2,071 625
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
852 1,056
Karin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Karin Naruto Shippūden

17
1,308 793
Himura Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Himura Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin

18
988 751
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
1,182 719
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yoko Ritona Gurren Lagann

20
1,210 703
Hisoka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hisoka Hunter x Hunter

21
1,077 549
Yukihira Souma is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Alviandrs added Yukihira Souma

22
1,100 659
Seijūrō Akashi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
kat tecna added Seijūrō Akashi

23
609 694
Kallen Stadtfeld is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
TonyGu added Kallen Stadtfeld Code Geass

24
803 623
Lavi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Lavi D.Gray-man

25
982 632
Cobra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Cobra Fairy Tale

26
707 618
Ed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ed Cowboy Bebop

27
341 533
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
764 540
Kurisu Makise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Kurisu Makise

29
719 509
Shirayuki is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shirayuki

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30
762 390
Shura Kirigakure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Hinata14 added Shura Kirigakure

31
831 496
Ayato Sakamaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Ayato Sakamaki

32
833 331
707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
godseven added 707/Seven/Luciel/Choi Saeyoung Mystic Messenger

33
563 505
Flame Haze Shana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Flame Haze Shana Burning Eyes Shana

34
426 518
Rider is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Rider Fate Zero

35
410 123
Shouto Todoroki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
mopbsycho added Shouto Todoroki

36
598 546
Chouza Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Chouza Akimichi Naruto

37
857 323
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Percy added Gildarts Clive

38
697 371
Pyrrha Nikos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
MaleryKW added Pyrrha Nikos RWBY

39
528 279
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
573 437
Mikoto Mikoshiba is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Mikoto Mikoshiba

41
637 270
Sora is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Percy added Sora No Game No Life

42
680 515
Yuzuru Otonashi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Yuzuru Otonashi Angel Beats!

43
505 520
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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454 403
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
675 516
Shuichi Minamino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Shuichi Minamino Yu Yu Hakushu

46
377 454
Miia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Horizon added Miia Monster Musume

47
614 290
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
439 428
Otoya Ittoki is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair
Otoya Ittoki

49
517 411
Masrur is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

50
442 379
Kouha Ren is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair