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

popular female anime characters

10. Asuna Yuuki

Asuna Yuuki- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Sword Art Online
  • Traits: Loves games, Loving, and Waifu material

Asuna Yuuki is the main female lead in Sword Art Online anime and one of the cutest anime characters. She genuinely loves Kirito and cares a lot for him. Whether it be a little bit of hate or immense love, she’s quite popular among the female anime characters.

9. Nezuko Kamado

Nezuko- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • Traits: Strong, Caring, and Strong-Willed.

Nezuko-chaaan!! I guess you can hear this voice in your head. Nezuko is one of the cutest anime girls in recent times, and she influenced quite a number of anime fans. She’s excellent because she became popular without talking much and just by doing cute things.

8. Zero Two

Zero Two- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Darling in the Franxx
  • Traits: Waifu-Material, Caring, and Strong.

Zero Two might be the most loved female character because in the anime Darling in the Franxx, she has been a dream girl for us. Her way of calling the MC “Darling” has appealed to a lot of fans, and hence, she is one of the most popular anime girls out there.

7. Hinata Hyuga

Hinata Hyuga- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Naruto
  • Traits: Shy, Caring, Loving, and Dandere.

Hinata is the most lovable character in Naruto because she genuinely admired and loved Naruto ever since she was young. She’s also pretty, and many people consider her a waifu.

6. Sasha Braus

Sasha Braus- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Attack on Titan
  • Traits: Loves Food, Air-Headed, and Lovable.

Sasha Braus is our little Potato who loves food more than anything. She died a tragic death, and she deserved a whole lot better. She’s one of the most prominent characters of AoT.

5. Yuno Gasai

Yuno Gasai- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Future Diary
  • Traits: Ruthless, Psychotic, and Loves to Stalk.

Yuno from Future Diary anime is loved and hated equally by the fans because some people love her for being a well-written character, and some hate because she’s just so annoying. Regardless, she’s one of the most popular female anime characters out there.

4. C.C

C.C- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Code Geass
  • Traits: Lovable, Waifu material, and Loves to eat a lot.

C.C is one of the most popular female characters because she’s literally one of the reasons why Code Geass anime has become such an awesome one. We can’t ship her enough with Lelouch, and they both suit each other quite well.

3. Erza Scarlett

Erza Scarlett- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Fairy Tail
  • Traits: Bossy, Red-Haired, and Emotionally Complex

Erza Scarlett is one of the main female lead characters in Fairy Tail anime. She is a fine lady with perfect proportions who can slay any man in an instant. She’s popular because she’s sexy, hot, and literally the best girl in the anime.

2. Mikasa Ackerman

Mikasa Ackerman- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Attack on Titan
  • Traits: Caring, Strong, and Kuudere.

The main female character of Attack on Titan is a lot popular among AoT fans. She cares a lot about Eren and is probably the strongest Survey Corps officer after Levi. Who doesn’t love her?

1. Sakura Haruno

Sakura Haruno- popular female anime characters
  • Anime: Naruto
  • Traits: Intelligent, Kind, and Pink-Haired.

While most female anime characters have been famous for their attractive statistics, Sakura is renowned for being one of the most hated anime characters.

Fans often argue that she is useless and annoying, so I guess she qualifies as one of the most popular female anime characters.

Conclusive Thoughts!

Well, there you go; the list of popular female anime characters is here. I might’ve missed a few characters in the article, but I gave it my best.

If you happen to know any of the popular characters not on the list, feel free to let us know through the comment section below.

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Hanumanth Reddy

Hanumanth is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Anime Ukiyo. He's a seasonal anime watcher and shares his knowledge on anime through his writing. He loved anime for a long time and in the process of loving it more, he created this amazing website.

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