Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

The Top Ten

1 Shanks - One Piece ''Red-Haired" Shanks is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. He is the captain of Red Hair Pirates and member of Yonko. He is also a former member of the legendary Roger Pirates, the only group to successfully conquer the Grand Line.

You may become so badass you have everything, but you will never be "Shanks challenging everyone and having no one step forward" badass.

The most badass character in One Piece. I really wanna see his real power - smill

2 Karma Akabane - Assassination Classroom

This guy is a literal savage, & not just words. He's skilled in combat, & is calm while fighting. He's a main character as well, plus his hair color is red, a loved color. - Qryzx

I'm slightly biased because I'm in LOVE with him, but he's totally awesome. Though I question if his hair is red or hot pink...

I feel like any other hair color would ruin his look, am I right mates?

He's my favourite red haired character!

3 Erza Scarlet - Fairy Tail Erza Scarlet is an S-Class Mage from the infamous magic guild Fairy Tail. Erza starts off as a lone wolf and stays loyal to following the rules. As the story develops Erza changes into loving mage strong and independent. As her terrible past haunts her she ignores her Nakama's calls that they want help. ...read more.

Erza is the best no matter what hair color - Fandom_Lover

Hey how is Sasori at the top.I know he's good but still nagato and erza are much better than him.

Obviously! However I am triggered that you spelt Fairy Tail wrong :X

4 Sasori - Naruto Shippuden Sasori is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Sasori...Don't get me started. Amazing backstory, epic, and an amazing villain

He's downright gorgeous! And his backstory is so sad. It always makes me want to cry. It's sad he dies.

5 Shirou Emiya - Fate/Stay Night Shirou Emiya is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon.
6 Gaara - Naruto Gaara is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto. He is the jinchuuriki of the one-tailed shukaku and can control sand that is stored in his gourd.
7 Klein - Sword Art Online Ryoutarou Tsuboi is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.
8 Himura Kenshin - Rurouni Kenshin Himura Kenshin, known as Kenshin Himura in the English-language anime dubs, is a fictional character and protagonist of the Rurouni Kenshin manga created by Nobuhiro Watsuki.

Kenshin is one of my favorite anime main characters of all time! He is one of the most heroic, battling his inner demons and struggles every day as he does his best to do what’s right! Plus the life action incarnation is the best live action anime adeptation ever! Rurouni Kenshin will always be a top anime for me!

9 Rias Gremory - Highschool DxD

She should be first she is very strong

One sexy red head.

She is my waifu

No Brainer

10 Yoko Littner - Gurren Lagann Yoko Littner is a fictional character in the anime series Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.

The Contenders

11 Makise Kurisu - Steins;Gate Kurisu Makise (牧瀬 紅莉栖 Makise Kurisu) is a genius girl who graduated from university at the age of seventeen. Her research on the brain's memory retention system has earned critical acclaim in the scientific community. She later joins the Future Gadget Lab as Member 004 after a series of encounters ...read more.

Christina! - WholeGrainNeko

12 Nagato - Naruto Shippuden Nagato (Also known by his alias "Pain") is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

HE WAS TEN TIMES BETTER THAN SHANKS

13 Kallen Stadtfeld - Code Geass Kallen Stadtfeld is a fictional character in the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.
14 Kyōko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyoko Sakura is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

As beautiful as she is,blah,blah,blah.NOW,REASONS WHY SHE IS SUPPOSE TO BE TOP 1:She looks beautiful,and she even died to save her friend,Sayaka!

15 Renji Abarai - Bleach Renji Abarai is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.
16 Souma Yukihira - Food Wars!

Hell Yeah! Top Reasons to love Soma:
-He is friendly
-He is cool under pressure
-He is hawt
-He is a badass

17 Yona - Yona of the Dawn Yona (ヨナ, Yona) is the titular protagonist of the manga and anime series, Akatsuki no Yona. She is the princess of the Kouka Kingdom, the only heir of Emperor Il, and the reincarnation of the Red Dragon King Hiryuu. On her 16th birthday, she was forced to flee Hiryuu Castle after her father was ...read more.

She deserved to be higher on this list. She was a princess, who lived in a kingdom but she adapted quite quickly after the death of her father. She learned how to fight, gathered all her peers with Hak and is amazing! She is so underrated and so is the anime. Deserves more respect!

18 Hisoka - Hunter x Hunter
19 Kagura - Gintama
20 Shouto Todoroki - My Hero Academia

I love Shoto Todoroki

21 Cobra - Fairy Tail

He doesn’t have red hair

22 Kushina Uzumaki - Naruto Kushina Uzumaki is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Because she has the power an like shanks

23 Seijuurou Akashi - Kuroko’s Basketball
24 Nishikino Maki - Love Live! School Idol Project
25 Shirayuki - Snow White with the Red Hair
26 Ed - Cowboy Bepop
27 Grell Sutcliff - Black Butler

Best anime character ever to be honest, in my opinion

28 Ranma Saotome - Ranma 1/2

I want a brother like ranma...😘

29 Spirit Albarn - Soul Eater

He’s funny

30 Taiga Kagami - Kuroko’s Basketball
31 Lavi - D.Gray-Man
32 Karin - Naruto

She. Is. A. Idiot.

33 Morgiana - Magi
34 Miia - Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou
35 Lisara Restall - So, I Can't Play H
36 Lilith Asami - Trinity Seven
37 Daisuke Niwa - D.N.Angel
38 Kannagi Ayano - Kaze no Stigma
39 Hanamichi Sakuragi - Slam Dunk
40 Negi Springfield - Negima! Magister Magi Negi
41 Atsushi Ootani - Lovely Complex
42 Rider - Fate/Zero Rider is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. Rider can refer to two different Rider-class servants: Iskandar from Fate/Zero and Medusa from Fate/stay night.

Excuse me, Undistinguished. What this item is supposed to mean is that it's the Rider from Fate/Zero that is Iskandar, who has red hair. The one you're thinking of is the Rider from Fate/stay night that is Medusa, who has purple hair. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Undistinguished, please reply to this comment if you have read and understood that this item was supposed to refer to the red-haired Rider-class Servant Iskandar and not the purple-haired Rider-class Servant Medusa. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

43 Choza Akimichi - Naruto
44 Gene Starwind - Outlaw Star
45 Shana - Shakugan no Shana
46 Hikaru Shidou - Magic Knight Rayearth
47 Chiyo Sakura - Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
48 Stephanie Dora - No Game No Life
49 Akane Sakurada - Castle Town Dandelion
50 Cthuko - Haiyore! Nyaruko-san
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