25 Best Female Anime Characters of All Time

Cutest Female Anime Characters

Who do you think the cutest anime character is? Anime are colored by a variety of unique characters, especially heroines and cute supporting girl characters, which is one of the biggest reasons why many anime fans love anime.

The girl anime characters are depicted playing various roles such as cute maids, active high schoolers, powerful warriors, distinguished princesses and so on.

Each of the popular female anime characters has a distinct personality, and there are a large number of attractive girl characters in current anime series. Today, I’d like to introduce 25 best female anime characters from the popular anime of all time describing their ages, personalities, and relationships with main characters.

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1. Nezuko Kamado (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)

Nezuko Kamado (Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Nezuko Kamado (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)/©吾峠呼世晴/集英社・アニプレックス・ufotable

Nezuko Kamado (竈門禰豆子), a main female character in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, is the little sister of the protagonist Tanjiro. She is transformed into a demon due to the attack by demons.

2. Shinobu Kocho (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)

Shinobu Kocho (Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Shinobu Kocho (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)/©吾峠呼世晴/集英社・アニプレックス・ufotable

Shinobu Kocho (胡蝶しのぶ), one of the most popular girl characters in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, is a member of Hashira (Insect Hashira), which is the group of the most powerful demon slayers.

3. Kanao Tsuyuri (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)

Kanao Tsuyuri (Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba)
Kanao Tsuyuri (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)/©吾峠呼世晴/集英社・アニプレックス・ufotable

Kanao Tsuyuri (栗花落 カナヲ), a main supporting female character in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, is the adopted sister of Shinobu Kocho. She also plays a role of Shonobu’s Tsuguko, who is the apprentice and successor.

4. Rem (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)

Rem (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)
Rem (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)/©長月達平・株式会社KADOKAWA刊/Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活1製作委員会

Rem (レム) is one of the main female characters in Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-. The blue-haired girl is the twin sister of Ram, who maid to the lord Roswaaal L. Mathers. She also retains affection for the protagonist Subaru Natsuki.

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5. Ram (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)

Ram (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)
Ram (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)/©長月達平・株式会社KADOKAWA刊/Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活1製作委員会

Ram (ラム) is the twin sister of Rem in Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-, and she is especially focuses on the second season of the anime series. The cute girl maid with the pink-colored hair shows a strong attitude to the protagonist Subaru Natsuki while her sister Rem likes him.

6. Mayoi Hachikuji (Monogatari Series)

Mayoi Hachikuji (Monogatari Series)
Mayoi Hachikuji (Monogatari Series)/©西尾維新/講談社・アニプレックス・シャフト

Mayoi Hachikuji (八九寺真宵) is one of the heroines in Monogatari Series, who is featured first on Mayoi MaiMai in Bakemonogatari. She becomes a ghost since she dies in a car accident when she was the fifth-grade elementary school girl.

7. Shinobu Oshino (Monogatari Series)

Shinobu Oshino (Monogatari Series)
Shinobu Oshino (Monogatari Series)/©西尾維新/講談社・アニプレックス・シャフト

Shinobu Oshino (忍野忍), one of the main heroines in Monogatari Series including Bakemonogatari and its prequel Kizumonogatari, is a vampire girl living in the shadow of the protagonist Koyomi Araragi. She looks about 8 years old but actually is about 500 years old and used to be known as the queen of apparitions named Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade.

8. Tsukihi Araragi (Monogatari Series)

Tsukihi Araragi (Monogatari Series)
Tsukihi Araragi (Monogatari Series)/©西尾維新/講談社・アニプレックス・シャフト

Tsukihi Araragi (阿良々木月火) is a little sister of Koyomi Araragi in Monogatari Series, who is the twin sister of Karen at the same time. Tsukihi is the second-grade middle school girl and the twin sisters are known as Fire Sisters to coevals around the school.

9. Nefertari Vivi (One Piece)

Nefertari Vivi (One Piece)
Nefertari Vivi (One Piece)/©尾田栄一郎/集英社・フジテレビ・東映アニメーション

Nefertari Vivi (ネフェルタリ・ビビ), a famous supporting female character in One Piece, is the princess of Arabasta, who the Straw Hat Pirates meet at the beginning of the Grand Line. In defense of her country, she fights against the boss of Baroque Works Crocodile with Luffy and his crews.

10. Asuka Langley (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

Asuka Langley (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
Asuka Langley (Neon Genesis Evangelion)/©カラー

Asuka Langley (アスカ・ラングレー), one of the main heroines in Neon Genesis Evangelion and Rebuild of Evangelion, is a 14-year-old girl pilot of the Evangelion Unit-02.

11. Mari Illustrious (Rebuild of Evangelion)

Mari Illustrious (Rebuild of Evangelion)
Mari Illustrious (Rebuild of Evangelion)/©カラー

Mari Illustrious (マリ・イラストリアス) shows up at first on Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, the second title of Rebuild of Evangelion. She is depicted as a mysterious female character but is a pilot of Evangelions.

12. Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)

Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)
Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)/©諫山創・講談社/「進撃の巨人」製作委員会

Mikasa Ackerman (ミカサ・アッカーマン), the heroine in Attack on Titan, is the childhood friend of the protagonist Eren Yeager. Mikasa is one of the most potential and powerful soldiers in the Survey Corps.

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13. Yui Hirasawa (K-on!)

Yui Hirasawa (K-on!)
Yui Hirasawa (K-on!)/©かきふらい・芳文社/桜高軽音部

Yui Hirasawa (平沢唯), a main character in the slice-of-life anime series K-on!, plays a role of the vocalist and guitarist for the high school band named Hokago Tea Time, which consists of four other high school girl characters.

14. Yuki Nagato (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

Yuki Nagato (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
Yuki Nagato (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)/©2006 谷川 流・いとうのいぢ/SOS団 ©2007,2008,2009 谷川 流・いとうのいぢ/SOS団

Yuki Nagato (長門有希) is one of the main characters in Haruhi Suzumiya series. Yuki, a member of the SOS Brigade, looks the first-grade high school student but is created as the humanoid interface (a kind of aliens) to monitor the protagonist Haruhi Suzumiya.

15. Mikuru Asahina (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)

Mikuru Asahina (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
Mikuru Asahina (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)/©2009 Nagaru Tanigawa・Noizi Ito/SOS団

Mikuru Asahina (朝比奈みくる), a main character in Haruhi Suzumiya series, is forced to join the SOS Brigade by the protagonist Haruhi. She is a year older than other SOS Brigade members and is found out to be a time travel from the remote future.

16. Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden)

Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden)
Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden)/©暁佳奈・京都アニメーション/ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン製作委員会

Violet Evergarden (ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン) is the protagonist of the Violet Evergarden series. Violet, who loses her arms in the large war, works as an Auto Memory Doll writing letters on behalf of those who cannot write or express their feelings well.

17. Yuki Asuna (Sword Art Online)

Yuki Asuna (Sword Art Online)
Yuki Asuna (Sword Art Online)/©2017 川原 礫/KADOKAWA アスキー・メディアワークス/SAO-A Project

Yuki Asuna (結城明日奈) is the main heroine in Sword Art Online Series, who fights as a soldier to survive the virtual SAO world with her partner Kirito.

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18. Alice Zuberg (Sword Art Online: Alicization)

Sword Art Online: Alicization
Sword Art Online: Alicization/©2017 川原 礫/KADOKAWA アスキー・メディアワークス/SAO-A Project

Alice Zuberg (アリス・ツーベルク) is the heroine in Sword Art Online: Alicization. She is the childhood friend of the two other main characters Kirito and Eugeo and is finally forced to become the strongest Integrity Knight.

19. Erio Towa (Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl)

Erio Towa (Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl)
Erio Towa (Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl)/©入間人間/アスキー・メディアワークス/『電波女と青春男』製作委員会

Erio Towa (藤和エリオ), who is the heroine of Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl, is the cousin of the protagonist Makoto. She is a 16-year-old high school student but stops attending school after the six-month disappearance. The blue-haired girl is a self-proclaimed alien.

20. Kurisu Makise (Steins;Gate)

Kurisu Makise (Steins;Gate)
Kurisu Makise (Steins;Gate)/© 2013 5pb./Nitroplus STEINS;GATE MOVIE PROJECT

Kurisu Makise (牧瀬 紅莉栖), the herone of the Steins;Gate series, is a 18-year-old genius brain scientist. She shows a Tsundere attitude to the main character Rintaro belonging to Future Gadget Lab.

21. Menma/Meiko Honma (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day)

Menma/Meiko Honma (Anohana - The Flower We Saw That Day)
Menma/Meiko Honma (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day)/©ANOHANA PROJECT

Meiko Honma (本間芽衣子), the heroine of Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, is also called Menma by other main characters. The slice-of-life fantasy anime’s story begins when she shows up as a ghost in front of the protagonist Jintan although she dies as a child.

22. Megumi Kato (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend)

Megumi Kato (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend)
Megumi Kato (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend)/©2017丸戸史明・深崎暮人・KADOKAWA富士見書房/冴えない♭な製作委員会

Megumi Kato (加藤恵) is a main female character in the romantic comedy anime series Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend. She joins a game developing team Blessing Software and makes a visual novel computer game, which is called Galge in Japan, with her classmate Tomoya.

23. Takagi-san (Teasing Master Takagi-san)

Takagi-san (Teasing Master Takagi-san)
Takagi-san (Teasing Master Takagi-san)/©2019 山本崇一朗・小学館/からかい上手の高木さん2製作委員会

Takagi-san (高木さん) is the heroine of the slice-of-life, romance and comedy manga and anime series Teasing Master Takagi-san. The cute and intelligent middle school girl likes her classmate Nishikata and teases him in various ways.

24. Fio Piccolo (Porco Rosso)

Fio Piccolo (Porco Rosso)
Fio Piccolo (Porco Rosso)

Fio Piccolo (フィオ・ピッコロ), one of the most attractive supporting female characters in Studio Ghibli movies, is a 17-year-old girl character in Porco Rosso. She rebuilds the Porco’s aircraft as a young potential aircraft engineer. Porco finally allows her to travel with him to maintain the machine.

25. Umi Komatsuzaki (From Up on Poppy Hill)

Umi Komatsuzaki (From Up on Poppy Hill)
Umi Komatsuzaki (From Up on Poppy Hill)

Umi Komatsuzaki (小松崎海) is the female protagonist in the modern Studio Ghibli movie From Up on Poppy Hill, which is directed by Goro Miyazaki, the son of Hayao Miyazaki. Umi is also called Mer, which is named after the French word Mer since Umi and Mer mean “sea” in Japanese and French. The responsible high school girl also keeps up with the housework taking after her little sister and brother.


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