Most Badass Female Anime Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Saeko Busujima - Highschool of the Dead Saeko Busujima - Highschool of the Dead

She's way better than Rei

2 Revy - Black Lagoon Revy - Black Lagoon Rebecca Lee, mainly referred to as Revy, and sometimes Two Hands, is the main female protagonist of the Black Lagoon series.

She's so badass I love her!

Look at her! Just look at her! Her design just screams BADASS!

Yeah. Revy is a total badass! - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

Sorry, but I think Roberta deserves this spot more.

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3 Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy - Elfen Lied

She could dismembe everyone other one on this list easily. Sorry Erza

I'm pretty sure that she can slice up ever other girl on this list (no offense).

Don't even think about voting until you at least Google "lucy gun". Then tell me what a badass chick looks like.

Lucy is my girl. She is a badass.

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4 Motoko Kusanagi - Ghost in the Shell Motoko Kusanagi - Ghost in the Shell Major Motoko Kusanagi is the main protagonist in Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell anime and manga series. She is a "full-body prosthesis" augmented-cybernetic human employed as the field commander of Public Security Section 9, a fictional law-enforcement division of the Japanese National Public ...read more.

Finally an anime list on this site in which the top item totally deserves the spot!

Motoko,Y U SO AWESOME?!

5 Erza Scarlet - Fairy Tail 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.

Ezra definitely deserves number 1 she would DIE for her friends

Erza is so badass that she won a fight without any of her senses and she unlocked that Nakagami armor which was said to take so much magical energy that nobody could uinlock it for 10 years and you're telling me she's at #5?

Erza is an incredible wizard, capable of many great things! I think she deserves to be at least top 3

Her badassery is too much - vegeta_erza_shisui

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6 Mikasa Ackerman - Attack on Titan Mikasa Ackerman - Attack on Titan Mikasa Ackerman is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama. She accompanies the main protagonist Eren Jaeger. Her most notable feature is the red scarf that she wears. She is one of the most strongest ...read more.

There's a difference between being a badass and being an overpowered Mary su. Mikasa is the latter.

She Need to be higher!

Definitely Mikasa

She is the definition of badass...!

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7 Saber - Fate Stay Night Saber - Fate Stay Night Saber is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon and its prequel, Fate/Zero, by Type-Moon and nitroplus. She is the the Saber-class Servant of Kiritsugu Emiya during the Fourth Holy Grail War in Fate/Zero and the Saber-class Servant of Shirou ...read more.

To be honest, I think Saber is more badass and more strong than Asuna. I still love Asuna, but I think Saber would beat her by a mile in a fight. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

How is she below Android 18?

8 Android 18 - Dragon Ball Android 18 - Dragon Ball

To be honest she's the most badass and perfect anime girl...she started as a killing machine, kicked ass of everyone in the future trunks timeline and killed them and in present timeline she wrecked ssj Vegeta easily but later she became so kind and a caring mom and wife she quitted martial arts so that she can look after her family but in the Tournament Of Power her performance was amazing if she trained hard she would've on God level now DBS didn't gave her enough screentime that's why she's less popular compared to some female anime characters. She is also beautiful and sexy and she don't have to expose her body to show how sexy she is and most importantly her attitude is the best she isn't annoying like other anime girls

Damn she is awesome

Most badass and strongest anime girl ever. Android #18 rocks. - Goku02

She's the strongest female among the popular anime series. I mean - Goku02

9 Riza Hawkeye - Fullmetal Alchemist Riza Hawkeye - Fullmetal Alchemist Riza Hawkeye is a fictional character from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.

This woman has about twenty pistols and is will not hesitate to pull the trigger. She has even held her superior officer (and love interest) at gunpoint because he was losing sight of his goal and turning dark.

Her attitude, her intelligence, her badass aim, her sexy hair and calmness, and overall, her back tattoo-- what taught Roy flame alchemy-- makes her amazing.

Those guns and cool attitude makes her hella BADASS!

Her attitude, loyalty, skill, and bravery are unmatched

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10 Yoruichi Shihōin - Bleach Yoruichi Shihōin - Bleach Yoruichi Shihoin is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Best Bleach girl!

The Flash Goddess! enough said. - Goku02

The Newcomers

? Misaki Ayuzawa - Kaichou wa Maid Sama Misaki Ayuzawa - Kaichou wa Maid Sama
? Kei - Dirty Pair

The Contenders

11 Kyoko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyoko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyoko Sakura is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

She saved her friend Sayaka! She is so beautiful,and I would rather call her princess of flowers,leader of the Magical Girl!

Favorite madoka magica character

IF YOU WASTE FOOD AGSIN ILL KILL YOU
need I say more? Yes? Fine...
PRESCH girl PREACH

12 Faye Valentine - Cowboy Bebop Faye Valentine - Cowboy Bebop Faye Valentine is a fictional character from Cowboy Bebop who first appeared in the third episode Honky Tonk Woman who was a wanted bounty head who later joined the bounty hunter group along with Spike and Jet, she's arrogant, opportunistic, grumpy and lazy and despite her appearance she's actually ...read more.
13 Seras Victoria - Hellsing Seras Victoria - Hellsing Seras Victoria is a fictional character in the Hellsing manga and anime series created by Kouta Hirano.

One of my favorite female anime characters she is so badass when it comes to killing zombies and vampires

She should be at least top ten. She's strong, determined, and caring. She's a badass! And I love her guns!

Goddes. better than all females.

14 Casca - Berserk Casca - Berserk

I wish she would recover so that she can be a badass,again...

15 Kallen Stadtfeld - Code Geass Kallen Stadtfeld - Code Geass Kallen Stadtfeld is a fictional character in the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.

Without her, Black Knights would've been annihilated.

Guren mk II is awesome

16 Videl - Dragon Ball Z Videl - Dragon Ball Z Videl is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
17 Minene Uryu - Future Diary Minene Uryu - Future Diary

I totally agree with you! - MiraiNikkiYunoGasai

18 Annie Leonhart - Attack on Titan Annie Leonhart - Attack on Titan Annie Leonhart is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama.

Strong and independant

This woman got good because she worked at it everyday, put under intense pressure to fight her own family, and to serve her purpose, she lived out her duty, and honestly really deserved a higher spot

Badass, hot, cold and beautiful
just perfect

She did a good job in kicking Eren's a$$.

19 Zangya - Dragon Ball Z Zangya - Dragon Ball Z Zangya is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
20 Nanoha Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Nanoha Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha

The Puella Magis have nothing on her. - PerfectImpulseX

Why isn't she #1? - PerfectImpulseX

21 Signum Yagami - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Signum Yagami - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha

Absolutely sexy and absolutely manly at the same time - PerfectImpulseX

22 Esdeath - Akame Ga Kill! Esdeath - Akame Ga Kill! General Esdeath (simply known as Esdeath) is the secondary antagonist of the manga, Akame Ga Kill!, and the 2014 anime adaptation of the same name.

The owner of the strongest Imperial Arms, she can manipulate ice and even froze time. She's dominant, she's the best and the reason why I watch Akame Ga Kill

She is the best Akame ga Kill character by far.

Ice Queen is your DEATH!

Absolutely greatest chracter of Akame ga Kill and one of the best and most badass female anime chracters ever! All hail the ice queen!

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23 Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach

Why is she so low? Rukia is the best anime female character and a total badass! Love you Rukia. - GoldenApples_05

The only reason why I read Bleach 'till the end. Long live Queen Rukia

Rukia is my bae

24 Fate Testarossa - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Fate Testarossa - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
25 Asuka Langley - Evangelion Asuka Langley - Evangelion

So badass in End of Evangelist.

26 Rinne Berlinetta - ViViD Strike! Rinne Berlinetta - ViViD Strike!

Yes my queen she is hot and has a hard life *cri* but still strong

Rinne's an awesome martial artist.
She used to be very shy and weak until her adoptive grandfather died and a bunch of school bullies broke her phone & her pendant (Scuderia, which later became her device). Rinne got really shocked by that so she became angry and BEAT THE EVER-LIVING DAYLIGHTS OUT OF THEM! After that, Rinne became Gar (the family-friendly word for bad***) and started practicing martial arts.
Why isn't she on the list? I honestly don't know. - PerfectImpulseX

27 Hibiki Tachibana - Senki Zesshou Symphogear
28 Shana - Shakugan no Shana Shana - Shakugan no Shana
29 Ryuko Matoi - Kill la Kill Ryuko Matoi - Kill la Kill Ryuko Matoi is the main protagonist of Japanese anime series 'Kill La Kill' produced by Studio Trigger. Ryuko Matoi is a highschool student who attends Honnouji Academy to find her father's murderer.

She's a real beast

Just watch KLK, you'll see Why she should be higher

30 Michiko Malandro - Michiko & Hatchin Michiko Malandro - Michiko & Hatchin

She is such a badass needs to be higher on list like immediately

31 Utena Tenjou - Revolutionary Girl Utena
32 Jo Carpenter - Burst Angel

She is someone who cares when she has to and doesn't when she doesn't have to she is somewhat lawful and somewhat caring

She's beautiful and a great fighter. I love how she uses two Desert Eagles as her main weapons(s). Desert Eagle is my favorite gun. That's what I'd use if I was a fighter.

33 Konan - Naruto Konan - Naruto Konan is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

Konan's fight against Tobi was just so awesome

34 Izumi Shimomura - Ajin Izumi Shimomura - Ajin
35 Medaka Kurokami - Medaka Box Medaka Kurokami - Medaka Box

She real strong, she get red hares when mad, when mad she badass, she no red hair when fine or tired, she make box for student problem. She real cool, should watch. You may like it.

36 Cure Moonlight / Yuri Tsukikage - HeartCatch Precure Cure Moonlight / Yuri Tsukikage - HeartCatch Precure
37 Black Rock Shooter - Black Rock Shooter

Just watch the fight scenes. and her outfit is better than the one in Kill La Kill

38 Akame - Akame ga Kill

She is quick, deadly, intelligent, and one small cut like the size of a papecut is all she needs to kill you

39 Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Sayaka Miki is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.
40 Maka Albarn - Soul Eater Maka Albarn - Soul Eater Maka Albarn (マカ・アルバーン, Maka Arubān) is a Scythe-Meister and the daughter of Spirit Albarn and his ex-wife. After witnessing her father cheating, she was inspired by her mother and she became determined to follow in her footsteps and became a Meister. Maka partnered up with the "Demon ...read more.

She's a badass-chan along with BRS. - MilkTae

41 Akira Mado - Tokyo Ghoul Akira Mado - Tokyo Ghoul

Badass and hot!

42 Lust - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Lust - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
43 Lan Fan - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Lan Fan - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Lan Fan is a fictional character from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.
44 Einhart Stratos - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Einhart Stratos - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
45 Yukiko Hirohara - 11Eyes
46 Vivio Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Vivio Takamachi - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
47 Nami - One Piece Nami - One Piece Nami is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. She is based on Ann and Silk, two characters from Oda's previous manga Romance Dawn.
48 Nova - Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
49 Chikane Himemiya - Kannazuki No Miko
50 Homura Akiemi - Puella Magi Madoka Magica

That is true she is a bit badass

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List StatsCreated 20 Jul 2014
Updated 11 Nov 2019

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Top Remixes (15)

1. Android 18 - Dragon Ball
2. Yoruichi Shihōin - Bleach
3. Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach
Goku02
1. Revy - Black Lagoon
2. Android 18 - Dragon Ball
3. Motoko Kusanagi - Ghost in the Shell
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1. Motoko Kusanagi - Ghost in the Shell
2. Riza Hawkeye - Fullmetal Alchemist
3. Revy - Black Lagoon
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