Top Ten Female Anime Characters

The Top Ten

1 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 more.

She's the best and would kill all these women in a second. SHE'S THE QUEEN

She is so strong and her single minded obsession of Eren's well being is something that makes her my favourite character on the anime.

I love Mikasa. She's very pretty and she's one of the best with the titan killing equipment. She's my favorite character in the show. Yes, she's a bit overprotective of Eren, but it's only because he's the only family she's got left, so I can kinda understand.

Being of warrior genes I simply adore her cold behavior but despite that she never hides her desire of being with eren, she is calm and calculated and has unparralell love for eren.

2 Hinata Hyuga - Naruto Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

I really love her character, especially her development.

Her struggle throughout the series taught me a valuable lesson about how true strength really is. Maybe she is weaker than many other fellows, her trying deserves an acknowledgement from everyone (including Naruto for sure).

Sacrifice, trying hard without feedback, just to advance, to overcome her own hindrances, to catch up with her love also her source of inspiration, I totally don't understand what people mean to say she is a terrible character. Because for me, she's for sure an amazing female character I've ever seen in any types of anime I've read.

She's so kind and brave. She was the first one to understand and acknowledge a guy who everyone thought was a village monster. It shows how big her heart is. She is now a sweet caring mother to her kids and has come so far overcoming her difficult childhood and anxiety

No you don't understand. I can't even explain how much I love Hinata. She represents everything a good shinobi is. She is hardworking, has a strong resolve, doesn't think twice when it comes to protecting the ones she loves when they are in danger. She is extremely courageous and no matter how difficult the fight even when there is no hope she will never run.
To round it all up, she is the sweetest and nicest person after all the hatred she faced from her clan there was no hatred in her heart and she always persisted.
Hinata is the only one who acknowledged Naruto when he was called a monster by everyone. She deserves a lot of love.

I like Hinata because unlike most heroines who are just damsel in distress Hinata can actually protect and fight for her loved ones and refuses to back down and run away. She is the one who tries to protect and doesn't rely on anyone protecting her. That's why she stands out

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. more.

Erza was one of the youngest S Class mages at Fairy Tail. As for character development, Erza went from a little girl who was a slave to the people who destroyed her home, to being known as the queen of fairies,Titania. She even scares Natsu and Gray(2 of the most reckless people to ever exist). Erza was even able to use the Nakagami Armor which Levy said that since the Nakagami Armor uses so much magic nobody has been able to put it on in ten years. In Erza's fight with Kyouka she loses all her senses and yet she still wins. That's for people who think she's not strong. For people who think that Lucy is better, when has Erza screamed for Natsu or Gray to save her, oh that's right! Never! As for being useless, before being S Class, Natsu and Lucy couldn't even go on S Class missions without her since it's against the rules.For people who think she says the same blah every time, it's because she's lost people close to her before and she refuses to let that happen again! Yes, Lucy does ...more

She is the epitome of female characters and her strength, both mentally and physically, develops to make her a great person

Best character ever! Strong, caring, beautiful and totally not useless. Funny while being strict and helpful, a great leader and a true comrade, friend and family. Never underestimate the Titania!

Best female character ever!

4 Bulma - Dragon Ball/Z/GT/Super Bulma is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. Bulma is the most significant female character in the series.

Bulma ROCKS! She's so intelligent and loveable! Go Bulma! - Goku02

She deserves number one. - Goku02

How is Bulma not in the top 5's? She is super smart and pretty! She and Beerus were always my favorite characters. And without her, Gohan and Krillin wouldn't have made it to Namek. Think about it: If they went to Namek in the same ship that Goku did, Goku wouldn't have been able to train in 100x gravity, so he wouldn't have ever been able to defeat Frieza.

Slutty piece of useless trash

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

She's so cool and strong.

Most badass female ever

Beautiful, Badass, Independant, Strong = Riza Hawkeye

Psst. don't mess with her unless you want 100 bullets

6 Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach

Rukia rocks! She and yoruichi are the best girls on bleach. Plus she needs more credit after all she is the one who made ichigo who he is today. And she is not a crybaby or a weakling. She's actually awesome and brave and I just don't see how sakura is in higher on the list rukia should at least be in the top ten

An independent, protective, non fanservice oriented female anime lead. Sure she played damsel in distress in the ss arc, bit she never wished to be saved, in the end she was willing to die just to keep her friends safe

Beautiful, strong, independent and smart.

She might not have the curves like most bleach girls do...but she has her own beauty and strength that I like!

7 Android 18 - Dragonball Z
8 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 more.

Saber should be number 1

Hot and cool at the same time. Best anime female.

The most noble of all female character in anime.

She deserves #1 along with Revy

9 Kaori Miyazono - Your Lie in April

Sakura from Naruto is above her?!

Best female anime character

BEST! GIRL! EVER! I only hope that I can meet someone like her IRL one day.

She dies

10 Winry Rockbell - Fullmetal Alchemist Winry Rockbell is a main supporting character of the Fullmetal Alchemist series. A close childhood friend of Edward and Alphonse Elric since their young life in Resembool, she is almost like a sister to the two and essentially their only family. An amateur surgeon and mechanical repair specialist/enthusiast, more.

My gorgeous queen!

How many Girl mechanics do you know!? That can repair automail!

The Newcomers

? Fuu - Samurai Champloo

The Contenders

11 Asuna - Sword Art Online

She is extremely cute and beautiful. Although she is also really strong and can be a badass sometimes

So strong, I totally understand kirito

The only female anime character better than her is Silica but she isn't on the list so I voted 4 Asuna

Just has a little tsundere

12 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.

Nami is way too high for such a weak and manipulative character.

Without her OP probably won't make it to this point as the 2 strongest members had no sense of the direction and the rest don't have enough knowledge in weather and navigating ( maybe except robin and franky? ), they've probably sunk back at the red line

Urgh I can't stand her

Are you guys crazy? No!

13 Kagome Higurashi - Inyuasha Kagome Higurashi is the main female protagonist of the anime/manga series Inuyasha, equaled only in importance by Inuyasha himself.

I'm glad that the anime fangirls don't hate her. She deserve one of the top 10. She learn many skills, you know.

She has her badass moments

This bitch is boring and shouldn't be on this list.

Overrated hypocritical whiny b***hy useless bimbo

14 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 is one person that you don't want to make angry. She has a very short temper and when you piss her off, she'll kill you without remorse or any second thoughts. But at the same time she's one of the main protagonists. She's a badass!

She’s most certainly my favorite out of this list, solely because despite the testorne drive the anime and manga is. Revy’s more then this sexy and alcoholic gunslinger that swears like a sailor. With my initial thoughts towards this character being that of a walking and talking male fantasy. Boy was I ever delighted to find by far one of the most complex and three demensional women in anime and manga. She sets the bar for anti-heroines and fictional women with grey morals and emotionally thought provoking depth within manga and anime. She’s a despicable human being at the end of the day, so say what you want about her. But she’s sure as hell iconic as she is deadly.

15 C.C. - Code Geass C.C. is the pseudonym of a fictional character in the Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion anime series by Sunrise. C.C.'s real name is never shared with the audience, despite eventually being learned by protagonist Lelouch Lamperouge.

She's hilarious and her personality is so unique! But her character development is extremly gorgeous as well as her unique bond with Lelouch!

The coolest ever. - girlcool

I mean whoever - Yask

Wheeler put her here good job - Yask

16 Yuno Gasai - Future Diary

Yuno Gasai has proven to be the Yandere Queen everyone knows her as. She can stare death in the eyes, and even stab herself for the one she loves. A heroic act if you ask me. I was Yuno for Halloween.

She is Yuno Gasai.

She started a craze, whilst being badass at the same time


17 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 more.

She was genuinely fun to watch - Blueberrypie

Awesome girl

best boi

18 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 more.

Good looking, developed personality, and very good depth to backstory - Elilacky


hi sisters

19 Lucy Heartfilia - Fairy Tail Lucy Heartfilia is a wizard in the guild, Fairy Tail. Her magic is called celestial spirit magic which allows her to summon spirits from another world. She currently possesses fifteen celestial keys, which is an extraordinary number for a celestial mage. She gets along best with Team Natsu, containing more.

Lucy is an incredible wizard and has great relationships with all her celestial spirits.I personally think she should be higher on this list.

She is my favourite character ever in the whole anime. I don't know why she is not higher

How is sakura haruno above her?

She's gotta be in top 7

20 Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy (born as kaede), is a tragic, fictional Japanese Anti-Heroine, and Anti-Villianess, who is the main protagonist of her debut source, a manga officially known as Elfen Lied [alfen leed], written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto, which was best known for it's T.V. adaptation of the same name, Directed more.

Honestly to me she is just one of those characters that is just so hard to dislike especially when she is Nyu. Are you thirsty, need some water? Let me get you a shoe!

21 Hitagi Senjougahara - Monogatari Hitagi Senjougahara (戦場ヶ原 ひたぎ, Senjōgahara Hitagi) is a third-year student of Naoetsu Private High School. She is considered to be a frail-looking girl with an "incurable disease" and is distant from others.

Whoever put her on the list has great taste in waifus. - Absolite

22 Lan Fan - Fullmetal Alchemist Lan Fan is a fictional character from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.

She's a great character. A dedicated bodyguard who is willing to sacrifice anything in order to save her clan and people. I mean she cut off her arm for that. Awesome. - Llama434

Greatest anime bodyguard ever

23 Yoruichi - Bleach

Are you mad Yoruichi at 43 - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

24 Taiga Aisaka - Toradora

Taiga is awesome! Should be higher u, she is such a unique character!

My aesthetic!

25 Dawn - Pokemon Dawn is a character from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. In the games diamond, pearl, and platinum version she was one of the playable characters you can choose from. She will be an assistant for professor Rowan if you choose her male counterpart, Lucas. more.
26 Tsuyu Asui - My Hero Academia

Hot girl I faped one time

Best girl

27 Homura Akemi - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Homura Akemi is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

She repeated time over and over again to save Madoka. It's a shame that in Rebellion, she became the devil. But she's still a great character. She's an awesome gunshooter and Is also athletic(as shown In episode 1). - MLPFan

28 Aqua - Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!

She's NOT useless, in fact. Without her, Kazuma would be dead. She's so funny since she NEVER FAILS to put a smile on anyone's face. - RyanSmith123014

29 Misty - Pokemon Misty, known as Kasumi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri. She’s the gym leader in Cerulean city & specializes in water Pokemon. In the games, she’s known as ‘the tomboy mermaid.’ more.
30 Sakura Haruno - Naruto Sakura Haruno is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

She is just an ugly damsel in naruto.

I enjoy the idea that she is a normal person like the rest of us. I can imagine talking to her and being friends. I like that she is more open about her feelings and that she loves her friends. It's nice to see someone with a normal life in Team 7 because if everyone had to get all emotional with their backstory it would get pretty depressing. In shonen it's almost like, "Oh, that person has a sad past we have to make him our favorite" and with Sakura it's like "She doesn't have a sad past she's awful! " I'm not saying that this is the only reason people hate her. People also say her love for Sassuke is simply an obsession and a "Notice Me Senpai" thing and she should die or that she is a useless chick who can only punch and heal, well face the facts people! Had it not been for Sakura many characters would have died. Also there's the fact that she doesn't return Naruto's love, well if you watch The Last she says that the only reason he had a crush on her was to compete with Sasuke and ...more

Sakura is by far the most underrated character on Naruto. She's strong, smart, fast, and she can heal almost any wound. Without her, Naruto would be dead; that alone says a lot. She has saved thousands of lives and the war would not have been won if she hadn't taken out nearly half of the enemies BY HERSELF. If you think Hinata is better, keep this in mind. In the war, Sakura killed thousands of enemies while savings thousands of her comrades. The only thing Hinata did was attempt to kill one enemy (she failed by the way) and scream "Naruto-KUN! " before tripping on a rock.

Sakura is not useless. She may not be as strong as some of the other people but she overcame her obsession of sasuke and became more strong and independent. She is way too underrated because most people just look at her flaws.

31 Konata Izumi - Lucky Star Konata Izumi is one of the main characters of the Lucky Star series, and is the leader of the Lucky Star crew. She is the daughter of Sojiro Izumi and Kanata Izumi, and lives in her house in Saitama prefecture near Tokyo. Nicknamed "Kona-chan" by Tsukasa, she is an eccentric but friendly person.
32 Ryūko Matoi - Kill la Kill

Coolest mc ever sexy too



33 Yukiko Amagi - Persona
34 Rem - Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu

People need to realize that Rem is an absolutely amazing character. - holydonutchan

Why is rem 39? what

This must be the top 1,


35 Reina Kousaka - Hibike! Euphonium
36 Ibuki Mioda - Danganronpa
37 Nikki Ann-Marie - HuniePop

Nikki is just ADORABLE. Easily the best character in Huniepop. She hates people at first, but then she grows closer to the protagonist and grows to like people more. - RyanSmith123014

38 Kanna Kamui - Kobayashi - san Chi no Maid Dragon
39 Chiaki Hoshinomori - Gamers!


SHE IS NUMBER UNO AMIGO! - RyanSmith123014

She's cute

40 Chelsea - Akame Ga Kill

She's one of the best! - NaruHinaBlaze1

41 Sailor Moon Serena/Usagi - Sailor Moon

She cries too much, and honestly, Rei (Sailor Mars) is in my opinion, much better than her, despite her hot headed mannerisms, but I like her somewhat.

She cries a lot but she has character development and shes a classic

Well she’s not bad like she has to see her friends die

42 Lena Inverse - The Slayers
43 Misaki Ayuzawa - Kaichou Wa Maid-Sama!

She is strong, smart, pretty, and really cool. - Blaze147

One of my personal favorites - Stevenuniversefangirl

44 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.

My queen

45 Ino Yamanaka - Naruto Ino Yamanaka is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.
46 Stocking Anarchy - Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
47 Caeda - Fire Emblem
48 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.

What is she doing down here, no female anime character come close to her, she isn't one of those generic females who are obsessed with a male, she has an ambition, she's strong and isn't a fangirl..

49 Charlotte Pudding - One Piece Charlotte Pudding is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. She is the 35th daughter and the 76th child of the Charlotte Family, an executive of the Big Mom Pirates, and a hybrid between a human and a member of the Three-Eye Tribe.

She has just been introduced but she's already my favorite One Piece girl.

Ah, Pudding... Such a complex and interesting character. I don't think you can be indifferent to her (good or bad) and that's what makes her a great character.

50 Kanade Tachibana - Angel Beats Kanade Tachibana is one of the students of the Afterlife school and is said school's Student Council President. She is also referred to as Angel by the Afterlife War Front, which is a nickname coined by Hideki Hinata and later used by the group's leader Yuri Nakamura to refer to Kanade after discovering more.

She is so cute and adorable she is one of best anime lolis

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