Smartest Anime Female Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Queen Bulma Queen Bulma Bulma is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

Maker of time machines and technology can enhanced power levels. She was flying alien spacecrafts and making laser guns at the age of 5! She knows how to manipulate situations to her favor and has connections with Gods. Bulma is truly brilliant.

On a level of her own

Queen Bulma Are Genius Because She Over Time Making Incredible Things

I can't think of anything more complicated and damn near impossible to build than a time machine and this lady actually made more than one, in TWO separate timelines! GENIUS.

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2 Nami Nami 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.

Smartest female character in one piece.

Having Nami so high is a travesty. For a start, Robin is smarter than she is. And Shiro and Bulma are completely out her reach.

The dumbest character in One Piece, what is she doing on #2? Unbelievable

Nami fans stop cheating you look pathetic!

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3 Shiro (No Game No Life) Shiro (No Game No Life)

She should be first. She is a genius! She is a chess master! Shiro is smartest..

Hey she needs to be much higher than 13th. The only female that has a chance of surpassing her in intelligence is Bulma. - Goku02

Shiro is basically a logical genius who calculates everything, and she's only 11.

Can dodge bullets with only calculations, make the bullets look like they missed unintentionally, the wielder is a beast with incredible physical prowess

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

The dumbest character in One Piece, what is she doing on #4? Unbelievable

What clever did she do? I don't remember anything.

She's so smart and always tries to learn new things. She's the most intelligent crew member

Smartest female character in one piece. I'm baffled Nami is higher than her. There's no doubt Robin has her beat.

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5 Mavis Vermillion Mavis Vermillion Mavis Vermilion is the first guild master of the infamous guild Fairy Tail. She started as a poor young girl with no parents and friends. She worked for the guild Red Salamander on Tenrou Island. Tenrou Island is also the island that belongs to the Fairy Tail guild where her grave is.

She lived in a Library on an island with nothing to do but read. She built the fairy tail guild and she knows how to stop a war. She's the smartest.

At a young age, she was a strategist and the first master of a guild. more importantly, she knew long division and high school math at the age of 5

Not that smart. Pretty smart, yes, but doesn't deserve #2. - Goku02

She should number 1

6 Retsu Unohana Retsu Unohana

With all the healing capabilities she has, as else as the surprised twist if being the former Kenpachi, she isn't anything to sneeze at. One of the few people that can catch the tricks of the Kyoka Suigetsu, which even Aizen, the man of trolling and intellectual deception, complimented her for- and the fact that he wasn't surprised at how quick she knew, as well as him avoiding a fight with her proves that Retsu is a gifted force in both the mind and brawls. - luminiouse

7 Misora Naomi Misora Naomi

If light didn't meet her she'll definitely be important to the case

Yeah she's very clever and smart. - Goku02

She figured out that Kira could kill not just by heart attack because of a bus jacking. If Kira/Light had not killed her, the story would have ended much sooner. Great FBI agent.

My girlll

8 Levy Mcgarden Levy Mcgarden

If I didn't wear glasses, had spiky blue hair, wore the same clothes, had the same eye color and voice, had the Fairy Tail emblem tattoo, and had magic, Levy and I would be the same person. Booksmart, but kind of a clutz.

She's nerdy, NOT intelligent. People like Bulma, not drowned in books all the time but still knows a lot and invent many, is intelligent.

She is smart, a bookworm, and amazing!

Dude she practically knows every language ever! Not to mention has read every book she’s laid her eyes on. She is very intelligent and awesome at cracking codes and figuring things out. If you tell me that she isn’t smart, to rewatch Fairy Tail and get back to me on that...
-Your Fairy Tail Friend and Levy Lover,
Nora

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9 Nanao Ise Nanao Ise Nanao Ise is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

I barely remember Bleach but the little that I haven't forgotten is that Nanao is incredibly smart. Maybe not Bulma-smart but still smart. I believe she's a clever fighter, too.

Nanao is the Co-lieutenat of the first division
-The vice president of the S.W.A
-head of the ise clan
-previous lieutenant of the 8th division
-Vice-President of the Shinigami Women's Association
The desk-work expert who takes care of the division's administrative matters on behalf of her captain, who hardly performs any normal tasks. She is a very serious and pragmatic person who often puts up with her captain's silly antics, Nanao is known to be an excellent calculator

10 Maka Albarn Maka Albarn 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.

Almost always scored 100s, and is always fighting as well...Thank God SOME shonen females don't just sit around being useless. - luminiouse

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? Misaka Mikoto Misaka Mikoto

Maybe not a good decision-maker, but her esper powers are based on her making electromagnetism-based calculations in real time and space and applying them to reality. This means she has to know everything she can about electromagnetism and be able to apply it to reality at any given moment.

The Contenders

11 C.C. C.C. 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.
12 Kurisu Makise

Hey! Kurisu is probably one of the smartest and mature female anime character! The thesis that she published at a tender age of 17 was critically acclaimed in the science community. Not only that, she also wrote about Time travel and time machines and made one in the future! What else can you expect? She’s my favorite!

13 Lucy Heartfilia Lucy Heartfilia 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 ...read more.

Lucy is not smart enough to be in the top ten. - Goku02

Mah slay queen

Lmao she's higher than Erza.

She's also number 4 on the dumbest female anime characters list... - Cwawissa

She is super intelligent. Have you all forgot how Lucy found Mavis grave? I love her a lot. 😍😍😍

14 Hange Zoë Hange Zoë Hange Zoë 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 deserved to be on top 5 fighting and cracking the mysteries in AOT.

15 Yoruichi Shihoin Yoruichi Shihoin Yoruichi Shihoin is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.
16 Satsuki Kiryuin Satsuki Kiryuin Satsuki Kiryuin is one of the antagonists from 'Kill La Kill', an anime series that ran from 2013-2014, created by Studio Trigger.

hi mom - HelloImDeadInside

17 Android 18 Android 18

Examples please? Not hating but I don't remember her doing anything intelligent.

She's extremely powerful, badass as well as beautiful, but her intelligence is just average. Her power isn't her intelligence, it's her strength that makes her so powerful. Bulma, on the other hand, is a genius-level inventor. Her brilliant mind is her power, which makes her one of the most important DBZ characters. - Goku02

She's not that smart. She's just there.

Don't ask awesome, genius, badass, pretty, loving, caring, good mother, excellent fighter. She is aewsome.

18 Kyoko Kirigiri Kyoko Kirigiri

Why is she not higher

Obvs she’s the smartest like what you think best waifs and smartest around lol

yes - HelloImDeadInside

The Ultimate Detective

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19 Erza Scarlet Erza Scarlet 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.

Huh? She's powerful, badass and all but she isn't THAT smart. Pretty smart, yes, but nowhere near the smartest anime girl standard. - Goku02

She isn't smart.

She is a badass and awesome. Girls can be awesome too.

She's not really smart, Maka still smarter - parisinslame

20 Konan (Naruto Shippuden) Konan (Naruto Shippuden)

I love Konan but her intelligence has never been really remarkable. - Goku02

Shes kinda smart right

21 Motoko Kusanagi Motoko Kusanagi 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.
22 Sakura Haruno Sakura Haruno Sakura Haruno is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Book smart. Her love interest is her downfall, always clouding her better judgement.

This obsessive wimp is one of the stupidest characters I've ever known.

She's just book smart. Other than that, Sakura is relatively stupid. - Goku02

Sakura? smart really?

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23 Ritsu (Assassination Classroom) Ritsu (Assassination Classroom)

Yay assassination classroom

Please tell me how tf Ritsu isn’t higher?

24 Akane Tsunemori (Psycho-Pass) Akane Tsunemori (Psycho-Pass)

If you're looking for smart characters, you've got to dig into "smarter" anime such as Psycho-Pass, Terror in Resonance, Code Geass, Death Note... Akane is such a deep thinker and one of the characters with the most impressive development.

25 Momo Yaoyorozu Momo Yaoyorozu
26 Jun the Swan Jun the Swan

I don't know if she is (was) that smart, still I liked her and she was above the average intelligence girl for the time

Who the hell is this.? Is she even smart? - ErzaScarlet

27 Asuna Yuuki Asuna Yuuki Asuna Yuuki is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.
28 Touka Kirishima Touka Kirishima Touka Kirishima is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Tokyo Ghoul created by Sui Ishida.

Shes Not That smart I'm just putting her
Beacause I want to LOL!

29 Lal Mirch Lal Mirch

She is an incomplete acrobellano and a former COMSUBIN boss and olso a CEFED member. In the future, comes off as a no-nonsense type of person.

30 Shirayuki Shirayuki

The girl is smart, beautiful and really cute

31 Kanata Izumi (Lucky Star) Kanata Izumi (Lucky Star)

Most smart anime character ever!

32 Saya Takagi Saya Takagi Saya Takagi is a Japanese actress most famous for playing the role of Kashiwagi Reiko in the Japanese drama "Okane ga Nai!".

Sure she's annoying, but she is smart.

33 Inaba Himeko (Kokoro Connect)
34 Kalluto Zoldyck Kalluto Zoldyck

For a ten years old kid, she has joined the phatom troupe(some powerful types of killer and thieves) and she is one of the family called the zoldyck family they are known to be an elite, strongest and popular assasins

35 Five (Terror in Resonance) Five (Terror in Resonance)

Created as a superior form of intelligence through the Athena experiments. Showed during the series an obstinate, arrogant and twisted kind of genius.

36 Kagome Kagome

I do not recall seeing Kagome do anything noticeably smart. She STRUGGLED to pass the high school entrance examination guys! - Goku02

She is beautiful,funny,smart,strong and really cute

37 Kyoko Morooka

She is from Eiken a prodige kid who creates machines and hacks goverment security agencies, in terms of being a genius she would be just below Bulma

38 Shuvi Dola (No Game, No Life Zero)
39 Sheska Sheska
40 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 ...read more.
41 Misaki Ayuzawa Misaki Ayuzawa

So smart

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