If you like anime, then you would have a say about which are the best female anime characters. We give you our pick.
A type of animation that originated in Japan, today, anime is an extremely popular form of animation all over the world. The style of characterization that is synonymous with anime can actually be traced back to the work of Osamu Tezuka who made anime what it is. Anime television series, movies, video games are all very popular and every year there are many television series and movies that are released to cater to the growing popularity of both the shows and the featured characters. Anime has strong female and male characters, and these characters have a huge and strong fan base. This article focuses on anime characters of the female gender.
The Best Female Anime Characters
How do you pick one female anime character from so many? There are so many great female characters in anime shows to choose from, that it can never be agreed upon by people. Such a choice can only be an individualistic one and therefore, the list of characters given below is a subjective choice. These characters have stood out in the shows that they have been featured in and have been responsible for some of the best moments in anime shows. Let us take a look at the characters we like best.
|Best Female Anime Stars|
|Character’s Name||Show||Character Description|
|Celty Sturluson||Durarara!!||The female protagonist of the series, Celty is a Dullahan faerie from Ireland who has moved to Japan to look for her head that has been stolen. Also known as the Black Biker, or the Headless Rider, she has superhuman strength and has the ability to manipulate a substance (which resembles shadows) to create a number of objects.|
|Maria||Arakawa Under the Bridge||One of the most intriguing characters in the anime series, she often traverses the fine line between being very kind and extremely insulting. While breathtakingly beautiful, she is portrayed as a sadist. An interesting character with several layers, the residents of Arakawa depend on Maria for their dairy and produce needs.|
|Nino||Arakawa Under the Bridge||Another interesting and enigmatic character from the same series, Nino can be extremely unpredictable and difficult to understand. She is a very good swimmer and is often designated the job of fishing for the residents of Arakawa. She can be quite forgetful and often needs to be reminded of things.|
|Noël Kannagi||So Ra No Wo To||Noel is the designated pilot and mechanic of the 1121st Platoon. All of 15 years, she was initially portrayed as shy, smart but timid character but there has been immense character development. She is often shown as someone who is always sleepy and tired . She is often praised by officials for her sharp mind and brilliance.|
|Panty Anarchy||Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt||A fallen angel and the older of the Anarchy sisters, she is ghost hunter who is easily distracted by the many vices that surround her. She tends to be rude and tempestuous and has a liking to live her life like the celebrity that she is. Her ability lies in being able to change her undergarments into a semi-automatic pistol and her ability to form more advanced firearms.|
|Stocking Anarchy||Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt||Although the younger sister, she is the more levelheaded and intelligent of the two. She is extremely fond of sweets and has an insatiable appetite for them. It has been revealed that Stocking is actually a demon. Her ability is her talent to morph and transform her stockings to form katanas to fight evil powers.|
|Tsukimi Kurashita||Kuragehime||The protagonist of a series that revolves around an apartment building, Amamizukan, that allows no men, Tsukimi is the least vain of all the characters. She is a shy and timid girl who wants to become an illustrator and loves jellyfish. During the run of the series she is given a makeover that transforms her completely. She is also the only resident in the apartment complex who is aware that another resident is not a girl but a cross dresser.|
|Tsumugi||K-On!||She is the keyboardist of the light music club that the four protagonists of the show have formed in their school. She is wealthy girl who is considered to be a piano prodigy. She is described as having blonde hair, blue eyes, and a fair complexion. She is fascinated by what she considers to be normal activities like eating fast food. Sometimes she tends to be rebellious and stubborn.|
|Yui Hirasawa||K-On!||She is another main character of the series and is a guitarist and the vocalist. She is intelligent but is distracted easily and rarely concentrates on her studies. She is described as having brown hair which is cut shoulder length and brown eyes. She can be quite immature and is looked after a lot by her younger sister. She has a lot of energy and can give some brilliant performances which makes her a favorite with the audience.|
|Yuri Nakamura||Angel Beats!||One of the main characters of the series who leads the SSS that fights against God. She is an intelligent leader who knows what she wants, and is very good at making decisions. She is very good at using guns and generally carries a Beretta 92. While she may not show it, she is a caring leader and thinks of the members of SSS as her family.|
These is just a subjective pick of who we believe to be the best female anime characters. While these series may or may not feature amongst the best anime series, these characters have created a place in the hearts of their fans. These characters continue to entertain and create a massive fan base.