Best Female Anime Characters - Top 20
Here is a list of 20 female anime characters that have captured the hearts and attention of fan boys and fan girls across the globe.
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Choosing the Top 20
It may come to no surprise that anime and manga have become one of the most prevalent sources of entertainment for young adults. The younger generations have been drawn in to its unique style, colorful worlds, and intriguing stories. In anime and manga both, female characters are usually designed to be phenomenal beings that represent the ideal female. It is because of this that they are drawn to be more attractive than many girls in real life. Female anime characters also seem to be blessed with the wonderful personalities and eye-popping good looks.
I would like to present you with the top 20 female anime characters in Anime that everybody loves.
I can assure you that this was no easy selection because there are so many female anime characters to chose from. These female Anime characters where chosen from the most popular Anime series and shows to date. I'll list them all from 1 to 20.
1. Faye Valentine
Although she is not the lead character in Space/bountyhunter series of Cowboy Bebop she dose have a way of stealing everyone's attention. Faye is the type of girl that would like to do good but usually ends up getting herself in more trouble rather than helping.
2. Motoko Kusanagi
This kick ass technological masterpiece from Ghost in the Shell is a real looker! She is an android military GITS Major. With a strong sense of justice and an even stronger personality she will never let the bad guys win without a serious fight.
3. Rei Ayanami
In Neon Genesis Evangelion, a movie with lots of attractive female characters in tight suits, there appears to be no female character that is loved by fans more than Rei. Rei will suck you in with her red eyes, blue hair, and super tight white and black suit.
4. Usagi Tsukino
Usagi Tsukino is the iconic lead female anime character from the hit series Sailor Moon. That's right she is the star of Sailor Moon! What else do you need to be in the top 20 female anime characters?
5. Haruko Haruhara
Haruko is that crazy rock loving girl from the series FLCL. This female character is equip with a quick wit and a completely maniac personality. Careful she may feel the need to drive her scooter into you or smack you with her guitar.
If you don't recognize Etna than you should probably not be reading this. Etna probably the most memorable character from the Makai Senki Disgaea. You had better keep an eye on this cute little devil.
7. Hitomi Kanzaki
Hitomi is one of the lead female anime characters from Escaflowne. This female anime character is a tarot reader, dimension traveler, and a track star.
8. Haruhi Suzumiya
Haruhi is, the main character of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiyaand, the leader of the SOS Brigade. Haruhi is a strong willed, energetic and egotistic female anime character. Haruhi is not one to stand for boredom so you had better step to it and do what she says.
Nyu, Lucy's split personality, is not necessarily the most well rounded female anime character that can be found in the anime series Elfen Lied. However, Lucy herself, is one wicked woman with the ability to put down anything within seven feet of her.
10. Milly Thompson
Although Milly dose not take the lead role in the series Trigun she is a very memorable face. Milly is a very warm hearted and optimistic female anime character. Also she is one of the tallest anime characters on the list at just under six feet tall.
You can find Saber in the anime Fate/Stay Night. Saber is crazy agile and powerful warrior. She is so focused on her goals that she suppresses her emotions and comes across as cold hearted at times.
Shana take the lead female anime role in the series Shakugan no Shana. Shana is a melon bread loving woman with the wheels in her head constantly turning.
Belldandy is one of the three goddess who come to Earth to simply live and serve as love interests to Keiichi Morisato. Belldandy is extremely kind hearted and is very trusting and innocent. Belldandy is great at using her powers of teleportation, telekinesis, telepathy, and levitation in order to keep her true identity a secret.
14. Kaname Chidori
Kaname is a another quick witted female anime character that comes from the Full Metal Panic series. She can, at times, have a very abbrasive personality. However, it is commonly offset by her moments of kindness and weakness. Don't let Kaname's looks fool you she has a very short fuse and will snap on you in a blink of an eye.
15. Yakumo Tsukamoto
Yakumo is an interesting female anime character with the awkward ability to read the minds of those who like her. Although she plays a very insignificant role in School Rumble, she has become a fan favorite.
16. Eri Sawachika
Eri is yet another great female anime character from the series School Rumble. She is a princess at best. She is Miss Prim and Propper. The Queen Bee of School Rumble.
17. Sakura Kinomoto
From CardCaptor Sakura, Sakura is one of the most unforgettable female anime characters ever. Although she can sometimes be a little dense she is above all, innocent, cute, charming, and funny.
18. Tessa Testarossa
Tessa is yet another looker from the Full Metal Panic! Series. This iron willed female character is childish, ditsy, and clumsy. Even though she has her flaws she is very responsible and a determined young lady.
19. Lina Inverse,
Lina is the indomitable and highly destructive diva of Slayers. Lina is sets the standard for the comedic leading lady for all of anime. Conveniently she was given some of the best lines and voice acting in all of anime to date.
20. Natsuki Kuga
Natsuki is a gun wielding marksman for Mai-HiME. Natsukis dose play a very unforgettable sub-character that greatly changes the gravity of the story. After watching Mai-HiME, Natsuki, becomes an abrasive female anime character that you will never forget.
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