Top Ten Best Female Anime and Manga Characters


The Top Ten

1 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 friends' calls that they want more.

Erza deserve to be the top 1 best anime character because she is brave, strong, pretty, and she is also powerful because she can change her outfit and become more powerful and strong. Erza is the best for me because she is good and helpful.

She used to be one of my favourite female characters at the beginning of the series, but after her fight against Azuma her character has gone downhill really fast. I think now I'm neutral leaning towards disliking her. - Goku02

T-T juvia isn't here

Zeref, Mirajane and Acnologia are like 100,0000 times better

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2 Pan - Dragon Ball Z Pan - Dragon Ball Z Pan (パン, Pan) is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. She is the granddaughter of Earth's savior, Goku and the world champion, Mr. Satan. Pan's heritage is primarily Earthling, being the offspring of the Saiyan-Earthling hybrid Gohan and the Earthling more.

She is the best

She's powerful even as a baby.

Show some respect. - Pan1234

This is a girl/

3 Mikasa Ackerman Mikasa Ackerman 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.

Mikasa is a badass. - Goku02

She is cute, strong,skilled, and beautiful got that

4 Bulma - Dragon Ball Z Bulma - Dragon Ball Z 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! - Goku02

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

She is kind, cute, with great character development. She's also caring and brave, risking her life for the ones she loves. - Goku02

The best and most important female character in naruto manga

She has a lovable and pure personality.She is kind,gentle,yet a fighter when it comes to protecting the persons and the land she cares for.


6 Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach

Rukia is my spirit animal! I love her sassy personality and how independent and strong she is!

There's a lot of anime female characters but I chose Rukia. She's simply the best, she's strong, beautiful and is a badass. - cana_alberona

Rukia is one of the best females ever in anime. She's funny, kind, has good character development and a badass ice-type Bankai. Just the best. - Goku02

7 Lucy Heartfilia - Fairy Tail 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.

She loves her celestial spirits and will fight with her life for her friends

... I really can't take her seriously with this picture, who chose that? - TopiTaupe

She is sexy and powerful wizard.she has a generous heart

Being weak doesn't matter. But in manga she isn't weak, she is strong. But people still say she is weak. But still, character is important when compared to strenth in my opinion. In that case lucy has a kind character. She is so bubbly and happy always. I love such type of character😄.

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

Riza Hawkeye is just more than awesome.She Is a Strong Woman!

She's a baddass

9 Charlotte Pudding - One Piece Charlotte Pudding - One Piece

Best One Piece girl

I want her as Sanji's future waifu - Debbie9

Wow I didn't expect Pudding to be so popular! That makes me very happy! ^^

10 C.C. - Code Geass 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.

The Newcomers

? Nico Robin - One Piece Nico Robin - One Piece "Devil Child" Nico Robin is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

The Contenders

11 Reiju Vinsmoke - One Piece Reiju Vinsmoke - One Piece

Reiju is so awesome oh my god!

12 Vados - Dragon Ball Super Vados - Dragon Ball Super
13 Kurokami no Onna - Death Parade Kurokami no Onna - Death Parade

I loved her so much. She has every possible good quality I think an anime character can have

I'm glad that at least she's still in the first character. JUST DON'T EVER LET HER QUIT IT. This woman is amazing. - TopiTaupe

Kind hearted, passionate, fire blooded with a huge back story she's very strong in her way to overcome her situation and learn to accept Decim as who he is. - TopiTaupe

14 Yona - Akatsuki no Yona Yona - Akatsuki no Yona 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 more.

Go to young princess to have to run from her castle she quickly come to care about those who want to help her and think about how she can return it to them. People called her crybaby because her father have been killed but she doesn't even cry that much and try to focus on the other despite her broken heart. She's just 16 but try to act stronger than it's even asked to her and grown to be strong. She's admirable. - TopiTaupe

Yona's character development is one of the best that I've seen so far. A spoiled, naive princess who was chased out of her safe sanctuary soon learned the real deal of her world.

She learned how to be physically, emotionally and mentally strong. Yona didn't became some Mary Sue like some other Shoujo MC. She still has her flaws that made her more of an interesting character.

15 Kallen Stadtfeld (Code Geass) Kallen Stadtfeld (Code Geass)
16 Alex Benedetto - Gangsta. Alex Benedetto - Gangsta.

Despite having been exploited, raped and still suffer from PTSD she manage to keep her kindness and remain strong. It's not because she can't fight like Nic and Worick that she's useless like people like to call her. - TopiTaupe

17 Saber Saber 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.
18 Yuki - Vampire Knight

She is caring, but I think she is annoying.

19 Akane Tsunemori - Psycho Pass Akane Tsunemori - Psycho Pass

Start as a newbie and grow really talentuous. I loved her since the beginning because she saved someone even if it meant broking the rules. She show her smartness at the end of the first season and I dislike that she's shown only as strong because the second season. She's strong since the beginning and follow her belief. - TopiTaupe

20 Chelsea - Akame Ga Kill Chelsea - Akame Ga Kill

I know she's way better. That's one of the reasons why she's in the top 3, in the manga poll list. But she's second place in the anime poll list.

Best female character, ever!

21 Erin - Kemono no Souja Erin

A really smart and curious girl who will have to learn to live without her mother. We see her to childhood from adulthood, and will break the rules to make step forwards the event of the story. - TopiTaupe

22 Naho Takamiya - Orange

You can call her cliche but the situation she's put in make her precious. Her and her friends will make everything to save Kakeru from his depression. - TopiTaupe

23 Balsa - Seirei no Moribito

A warrior who will soft her heart because the young prince at her side that she will have to protect. Once again a hard childhood where she learned to fight. She's seen as a second mother by the young prince at her side. - TopiTaupe

24 Nanami Momozono - Kamisama Hajimemashita Nanami Momozono - Kamisama Hajimemashita Nanami Momozono (桃園 奈奈生) is the main protagonist of the manga series Kamisama Hajimemashita, the human land god of Mikage Shrine. She is one of descendant of Yukiji and Hiiragi.

Very natural girl and funny, honest and want the best to everyone. Manage to want to save her loved one herself even if it put her in danger. - TopiTaupe

25 Mouri Ran - Detective Conan
26 Dawn - Pokémon Diamond & Pearl Dawn - Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
27 Holo - Spice & Wolf Holo - Spice & Wolf
28 Kurisu Makise - Steins;Gate
29 Tomoko Kuroki - Watamote Tomoko Kuroki - Watamote

One of the best and most relatable anime characters in existence. She's the true God of the new world

30 Sakura Chiyo - Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki Kun

Extremely funny and adorable character who love her Nozaki even though he's totally oblivious. She will never cease to make me laugh. - TopiTaupe

31 Sakura Haruno (Naruto) Sakura Haruno (Naruto) Sakura Haruno is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Why is she on this list?

32 Jun the Swan - Gatchaman Jun the Swan - Gatchaman
33 Ukyo - Ranma 1/2

She hid as a boy most of her life, she wields a giant spatula, and was able to nearly defeat Ryoga with ease. What more could you want in a girl?

34 Haruka Nanami - Uta No Prince Sama
35 Kohana Aigasaki - Magic Kyun
36 Runa - Kakegurui

That hoodie is absolutely incredible.

She is so awesome!

37 Ribrianne - Dragon Ball Super
38 Sana Kurata - Kodomo no Omocha Sana Kurata - Kodomo no Omocha

Very mature for her old you would think it's a pleasure to follow her adventures and see the struggle of children through her eyes. - TopiTaupe

39 Mewtwo - Pokemon

I was in a manga once. - Mewtwo_

40 Renamon - Digimon Renamon - Digimon
41 Videl - Dragon Ball Z Videl - Dragon Ball Z

She's hardworking.

She's tough, determined, strong-willed, hard-working, cute yet kind and caring. Very lovable character. - Goku02

42 Android 18 - Dragon Ball Z Android 18 - Dragon Ball Z

Who doesn't love 18? She is a total badass, who used to be a major antagonist "Deadly Beauty" who kicks Super Saiyan Vegeta's ass with ease and now has switched sides, becoming a Z fighter who fights against evil. She's sassy and incredibly funny with her sarcastic comments. - Goku02

43 Suzuna Ayuzawa - Kaichou Wa Maid-Sama!

She is such a strong person! I love her so much, I hate people being sterotypical saying girls can't be violent.

44 Lisbeth (Rika Shinozaki) - Sword Art Online Lisbeth (Rika Shinozaki) - Sword Art Online Rika Shinozaki is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.

Lisbeth was by far the best part of SAO, alongside the openings/endings! She sadly wasn't very well developed, even though she was much better than Asuna, and could have made an AMAZING main character! Here's hoping she'll play a big part in an upcoming SAO story!

45 Shirayuki - Snow White with the Red Hair Shirayuki - Snow White with the Red Hair
46 Shibuya Tomochika - Uta No Prince Sama
47 Ritsuka Tachibana - Dance with Devils
48 Ultear Milkovich - Fairy Tail Ultear Milkovich - Fairy Tail
49 Brianne de Chateau - Dragon Ball Super Brianne de Chateau - Dragon Ball Super
50 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.

Best One Piece girl.

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Top Remixes (7)

1. Pan - Dragon Ball Z
2. Bulma - Dragon Ball Z
3. Android 18 - Dragon Ball Z
1. Kurokami no Onna - Death Parade
2. Alex Benedetto - Gangsta.
3. Yona - Akatsuki no Yona
1. Riza Hawkeye - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
2. Chelsea - Akame Ga Kill
3. Dawn - Pokémon Diamond & Pearl

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