Top 50 Most Popular Female Anime Characters Ever! [For a Reason]

popular female anime characters

35. Yoko Littner

Yoko Littner- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
  • Traits: Interesting, Unfortunate, and Scantily-clad

Yoko Littner is one of the best characters from Gurren Lagann’s anime, and she has an unfortunate fate of whoever kisses her, they die. It’s not what she deserves, and being one of the strongest characters in the show makes her pretty popular.

34. Revy

Revy- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Black Lagoon
  • Traits: Hot-Headed, Loves to Smoke, and Strong.

Revy is one of the most badass female anime characters out there, and if you haven’t watched the Black Lagoon anime yet, at least do it for her. To sum it up, she’s crazy but a likable character.

33. Mei Misaki

Mei Misaki- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Another
  • Traits: Sweet, Quiet, and Kuudere.

Some people might think she is an overrated character, but I can’t entirely agree with the statement. She literally carried the story, and she might have one or two flaws in character development, but she’s a compelling character.

32. Tohru Honda

Tohru Honda- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Fruits Basket
  • Traits: Caring, Lovable, and Air-Headed.

After watching Fruits Basket anime, every person feels they want a Tohru in their life. She’s one of the most lovable anime characters and deserves all the love she gets.

31. Saeko Busujima

Saeko Busujima- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: High School of the Dead
  • Traits: Calm, Strong, and Sexy.

Saeko Busujima is the kind of girl who gets like a thousand date invitations if she were a real person. She’s hot, sexy, strong, and a badass girl. These are all just a few reasons why she is one of the most popular female anime characters.

30. Raphtalia

Raphtalia- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: The Rising of the Shield Hero
  • Traits: Innocent, Caring, and Strong.

Raphtalia was the best girl among the anime in recent years (excluding Zero Two). She’s so caring, and the relationship between her and Noafumi feels so genuine. She’s the best character in the anime, along with Naofumi.

29. Rachel

Rachel- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Tower of God
  • Traits: Manipulative, Blonde-Haired, and Intriguing.

I guess there is no character in webtoons other than Rachel who gets this much hate. Fans hate her to the depths and actually never see her as an interesting character. She deserves all the hate, and that’s why she’s truly popular.

28. Makise Kurisu

Makise Kurisu- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Steins; Gate
  • Traits: Tsundere, Intelligent, and Caring.

Makise Kurisu is a definition of Tsundere, and that’s precisely why she’s popular. While she’s cute and deserves to be the main girl, she is always aware of what’s going on in the anime.

27. Nagisa Furukawa

Nagisa Furukawa- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Clannad
  • Traits: Crybaby, Optimistic, and Dandere.

Selfless Nagisa is the definition of a perfect girlfriend, and quite a lot of times, she’s cute and adorable. You either hate her or love her too much, and it was the latter in my case. Since Clannad is such a popular anime, she’s also quite famous.

26. Taiga Aisaka

Taiga Aisaka- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Toradora!
  • Traits: Hot-Headed, Tsundere, and Adorable.

Taiga Aisaka is the main female lead of Toradora anime and one of the best Tsundere characters. She might get annoying a few times, but you can’t possibly hate her.

25. Nakiri Erina

Nakiri Erina- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Food Wars!
  • Traits: Proud, Tsundere, and Idol.

Erina wields the best palate in the world, “God’s Tongue,” and even though she seems proud, her nature is quite pleasing. She loves Soma and admires her father more than anything. Also, she’s quite pretty, and that gives all the reasons why she’s famous.

24. Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Violet Evergarden
  • Traits: Adorable, Writer, and Beautiful.

Violet Evergarden is the most beautiful and innocent character ever. I mean, she doesn’t even know the meaning of “I Love You.” If such a girl exists in reality, she deserves a whole world of happiness, and the anime is just so charismatic and emotional roller coaster.

23. Rias Gremory

Rias Gremory- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: High School DxD
  • Traits: Caring, Strong, and Seductive.

If you ask a few people who their favorite waifu is, I’m pretty sure you’ll find most of them saying the name “Rias Gremory.” She’s most boys’ fantasy (including me), and she’s popular because every man wants her.

22. Kanna Kamui

Kanna Kamui- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
  • Traits: Innocent, Kuudere, and Adorable.

Who wouldn’t know Kanna Kamui? She’s like the best loli character ever (it’s just my opinion). Her innocent nature makes her more adorable, and her influence over anime fans worldwide is unimaginable.

21. Ochaco Uraraka

Ochaco Uraraka- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: My Hero Academia
  • Traits: Caring, Shy, and Hard-Working.

Ochaco Uraraka is the main female lead in MHA, and she often blushes when someone mentions Deku. Since she plays quite a role in this popular anime, she has emerged as one of the popular anime female characters.

Trust me, It gets even better!

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Hanumanth Reddy

Hanumanth is an enthusiastic author who enjoys writing about anime, movies, and TV shows and aims to share his optimistic views with his readers. His favorite franchise is Star Wars, and he aspires to be a Jedi in the future, but he vows not to fall on the dark side.