I made this list because I'm tired of seeing some people saying things like "Ugh,Anime girls are no good!" I disagree with that. There are a lot of great anime with great female characters.
The Top Ten
1Ghost in the Shell
The main character is a girl and in my opinion,she's one of the greatest character ever created. - Tia-Harribel
2Fullmetal Alchemist: BrotherhoodFullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime series adapted from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa.
Every single female character in this anime is fleshed out and well-written. - Tia-Harribel
Revy is in this show,enough said! - Tia-Harribel
4Fullmetal AlchemistFullmetal Alchemist is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hiromu Arakawa. It is about two brothers, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, trying to restore their bodies after failing at bringing their mother back to life. It aired in 2003 and was remade as Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood ...read more.
5HeartCatch PreCureHeartcatch Precure is a Japanese anime series and the seventh series of the Pretty Cure anime franchise by Izumi Todo that premiered on February 7, 2010, replacing Fresh Pretty Cure! on its initial timeslot. The series theme is flowers, which leads to their true definitions of Hanakotoba as of the season's ...read more.
HeartCatch PreCure! (2010) Kelly Sheridan: Cure Blossom Anna Cummer: Cure Marine Chiara Zanni: Cure Moonlight Tabitha St. Germain: Cure Sunshine
6ClaymoreClaymore is a dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Norihiro Yagi. The series initially premiered in the now defunct Monthly Shōnen Jump in the May 2001 issue, but was moved to one of their sister magazines as the content was deemed too adult for Shōnen Jump’s target demographic.
Majority of the cast consist of female characters,yet this show is far from 'girly'. It's extremely bloody with a lot of badass girls. - Tia-Harribel
7Gatchaman CrowdsGatchaman Crowds is a 2013 anime television series produced by Tatsunoko Production and directed by Kenji Nakamura.
8Magical Girl Lyrical NanohaMagical Girl Lyrical Nanoha is a Japanese anime television series directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, with screenplay written by Masaki Tsuzuki, and produced by Seven Arcs.
9Attack on TitanAttack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama, is one of the most popular Japanese anime series to be released. It was first watched in Japan during 2013 and was dubbed in English to be watched in America in 2014. It is best known for its emotional moments, ...read more.
One of the very few anime that the females are truly the male’s equals in terms of strength, intelligence, capability as well as character development, personality and backgrounds. - Goku02
10Tokyo GhoulTokyo Ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida. It was serialized in Shueisha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump between September 2011 and September 2014, and it has been collected in fourteen tankōbon volumes as of August 2014.
11Touhou: Memories of Phantasm
12BleachBleach is a Japanese anime series based on Tite Kubo's manga of the same name. Bleach adapts the first 54 volumes of Tite Kubo's manga series of the same name. In addition, 4 anime-original arcs were broadcast in-between and during the adaptations of original arcs of the manga. ...read more.
Kick Butt never stop watching.
13Fate/Stay NightFate/stay night is a Japanese visual novel and anime series by Type-Moon. There are three story lines in the visual novel: Fate, Unlimited Blade Works, and Heaven's Feel. A 24-episode anime series based on the Fate route and a film based on the Unlimited Blade Works route were made by Studio Deen. A ...read more.
Saber, Rin Tohsaka, and Sakura Matou are all awesome. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
14Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DestinyMobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is an anime television series, a direct sequel to Mobile Suit Gundam SEED by Sunrise and the overall tenth installment in the Gundam franchise.
Lacus, Cagaili, and Lunamaria anyone? - PerfectImpulseX
15Sailor MoonSailor Moon is a Japanese shōjo manga series by Naoko Takeuchi. It was originally serialized in Nakayoshi from 1991 to 1997; the 52 individual chapters were published in 18 tankōbon volumes. ...read more.
16Elfen LiedElfen Lied is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. It was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump from June 2002 to August 2005, with the 107 chapters collected into twelve tankōbon volumes.
17Fate/ZeroFate/Zero is a series of light novels written by Gen Urobuchi, illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi, and is a prequel to Type-Moon's visual novel, Fate/stay night. An anime adaptation of Fate/Zero was jointly produced by Aniplex, nitroplus, Type-Moon, Seikaisha, and Ufotable that ran from 2011-2012.
Saber. That's all there is to it. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
18Kill la KillKill la Kill is an anime television series produced by Trigger. In Kill la Kill, Ryuko Matoi transfers to a new high school in order to find her father's murderer.
19Neon Genesis EvangelionNeon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production, and directed by Hideaki Anno.
20Code GeassCode Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise, directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi, with original character designs by manga authors Clamp.
22Fairy TailFairy Tail is a manga franchise created by Hiro Mashima. The manga has been adapted into an anime series produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight, which began broadcasting in Japan on October 12, 2009. Additionally, A-1 Pictures and Satelight have developed seven original video animations and an animated ...read more.
23Puella Magi Madoka MagicaPuella Magi Madoka Magica is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Shaft and Aniplex, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, written by Gen Urobuchi, music by Yuki Kajiura, opening sang by ClariS, ending by Kalafina (sometimes by the seiyuus) and original characters by Ume Aoki. It also has 3 movies, ...read more.
24Jūsō Kikō Dancouga Nova
25Love Live! School Idol Project
26Soul EaterSoul Eater is an anime series directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo, which adapts the Soul Eater manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo.
27Akame ga KillAkame ga Kill! (アカメが斬る!, Akame ga Kiru! is a manga published in Gangan Joker authored by Takahiro and Tashiro Tetsuya. It received an anime adaptation that premiered on July 6, 2014 and ended on December 14, 2014.
28Future DiaryFuture Diary is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Sakae Esuno. The plot surrounds a battle royale in which each combatant has a diary with entries from the future. The manga was serialized in the Kadokawa Shoten's Shōnen Ace between January 2006 and December 2010.
30Digimon“Digimon” is a term commonly used to describe a variety of Japanese anime series based on the Bandai virtual pet brand “Digimon” (Dejimon). As of 2017, there are 7 series: “Digimon Adventure” (1999), “Digimon 02” (a.k.a. “Digimon Adventure 02”) (2000), “Digimon Tamers” (2001), ...read more.
31Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade WorksFate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works is a 2014–2015 action, thriller, fantasy anime based on the visual novel Fate/stay night produced by Type-Moon. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works adapts the Unlimited Blade Works route from the Fate/stay night visual novel.
The guys don't do much at all in this anime, all of the girls (who are undead Shikabane Hime), kill everything. - Nonpointed
33Date a LiveAn anime that deals with powerful beings that mysteriously appear on Earth, sometimes creating an explosion that kills many with each visit . The protagonist joins a group to help find another method to help control their powers peacefully, opposed to the organizations keen on destroying them . (Makes ...read more.
34Bungou Stray Dogs
35HellsingHellsing is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano. It premiered in Young King OURs in 1997 and ended in September 2008.
36Love Live! Sunshine!!Love Live! Sunshine!! is a Japanese multimedia project co-developed by ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine, music label Lantis, and animation studio Sunrise.