Purple-haired can be seen as the most mysterious, complicated, and respected character in their series. Whether their hair is dark purple or pale lavender, they stand out in a crowd and are some of the best characters! Here are some of the best anime girls with beautiful purple hair!
- Best Anime Girls with Purple Hair
- 40. Mizore Shirayuki
- 39. Zakuro Fujiwara
- 38. Kae Serinuma
- 37. Arashiko Yuno
- 36. Saeko Busujima
- 35. Tohka Yatogami
- 34. Masamune Usami
- 33. Nozomi Tojo
- 32. Ririchiyo Shirakiin
- 31. Minene Uryuu
- 30. Shinoa Hiiragi
- 29. Akira Toudou
- 28. Izumo Kamiki
- 27. Ayano Sugiura
- 26. Aoba Suzukaze
- 25. Moriko Morioka
- 24. Kurmi Ebisuzawa
- 23. Aoi Yamada
- 22. Kagami Hiiragi
- 21. Yuri Tsukikage
- 20. Rize Kamishiro
- 19. Yoruichi Shihon
- 18. Yuuko Kanoe
- 17. Rika Fukude
- 16. Renge Miyauchi
- 15. Akatsuki
- 14. Kyoka Jiro
- 13. Sucy Manbavaran
- 12. Yuki Nagato
- 11. Blair
- 10. Chihiro Shidou
- 9. Chisaki Hiradaira
- 8. Mirellia Q Melromarc
- 7. Revy
- 6. Kyou Fujibayashi
- 5. Numano Himehiko
- 4. Yuri “Yurippe” Nakamura
- 3. Shion
- 2. Hitagi Senjougahara
- 1. Faye Valentine
Best Anime Girls with Purple Hair
40. Mizore Shirayuki
One of the main female protagonists in Rosario + Vampire, Mizore, is Yuki-Onna: a youkai that controls ice and snow. She is first known as a shy, lonely, and depressed person until she becomes obsessed with Tsukune Aono and becomes his stalker!
Tsukune Aono accidentally enrolls at Youkai Academy and finds himself as the only human full of monsters! Tsukune tries to get through high school without becoming a target of his monster classmates—such as a certain pink-haired vampire!
39. Zakuro Fujiwara
One of the main five protagonists of Tokyo Mew Mew, Zakuro, is a professional model and fashionista who possesses the DNA of the grey wolf. Zakuro is the oldest member of the team and is seen as the most serious, blunt, and mature, and acts as her teammates’ big sister.
When aliens threaten the world, Zakuro and four other girls are fused with animal DNA and given magical powers! They transform into magical girls and fight monsters to defend the Earth!
38. Kae Serinuma
The main character of Kiss Him, Not Me! Kae is a high school girl known for being an overweight otaku and fujoshi. Besides that, Kae is a kind-hearted yet dense girl passionate about her BL!
When one of her favorite characters dies in their show, Kae becomes depressed and stops eating. Kae ends up losing a tone of weight! When she comes back to school knows of the male students recognize her and fall in love with her!
37. Arashiko Yuno
One of the main female characters in MM! Arashiko is a shy and quiet high schooler and a member of the Second Voluntary Club. After being almost assaulted by her old boyfriend, Arashiko develops androphobia: fear of men and quick to violence if a boy touches her.
She is classmates with Taro Sado, who comes to Arashiko and club president Mio Isurugi with the secret that he is a masochist! Arashiko and Mio invited him into the club and promised to “fix” him.
36. Saeko Busujima
One of the female protagonists in High School of the Dead, Saeko, is a third-year high schooler and captain of the Kendo Club. Her comrades admire her beauty, level-headedness, and nobility and will never hesitate to help save a friend.
When the zombie apocalypse breaks out, Saeko finds herself trapped in the school and uses all her wits and skill to escape with four other classmates and the school nurse. Together, they hope to find a safe haven from the undead.
35. Tohka Yatogami
One of the main girls in Date A Live, Tohka, is a Spirit: an alien that has been trapped in the Earth. Because she’s never interacted with humans, Tohka is cold and emotionless before becoming more cheerful, childish, and gullible.
When Tohka meets Shidou Itsuka, they both become caught up in a war. One side wants to destroy Tohka, and the other wants to save her! Shidou is alright, his sister trying to save Spirits—by making them fall in love with him!?
34. Masamune Usami
A character in Mayo Chiki! Usami is known as a tsundere—being sharp-tongued and rude to the people around her to hide her venerable side and desire to have friends.
She is classmates with Kinjiro Sakamachi, who has gynophobia: fear of women. Just touching a girl will give him a nosebleed followed by fainting. When he finds out that the most popular student in school, Subaru Konoe, is actually a girl, she makes a deal with him: she will cure him of his phobia if he keeps her secret!
33. Nozomi Tojo
One of the main nine characters in Love Live! School Idol Project Nozomi is a third-year high school student and is the vice president of the student council.
Nozomi is a mysterious girl who prefers to stand in the shadows and pull strings behind the scenes. Despite her maturity, Nozomi is also known to tease her friends and loves making them flustered.
When Nozomi and the other girls find out that their school is closing, they form an idol group to try to save the school!
32. Ririchiyo Shirakiin
The main character of Inu X Boku Secret Service, Ririchiyo, was born into the wealthy Shirakiin Family. However, she was isolated and bullied by others who mistook her for being spoiled. To protect herself, Ririchiyo puts on a sharp tongue and rude persona but is extremely lonely and doesn’t know how to socialize.
Ririchiyo is also half-human, half-youkai! For protection, Ririchiyo moves into Maison de Ayakashi and comes surrounded by other supernatural beings like her. She also gets her own Secret Service agent—the clingy and weird Soushi Miketsukami.
Wanting to be a part of a community, can Miketsukami help Ririchiyo come out of her shell and leave her old self behind?
31. Minene Uryuu
A character in Future Diary, Minene has always been a survivor, growing up without a family and never relying on anyone. Because of this, she is an intimidating, cunning, and strong-willed girl, which reflects in her “Escape Diary.”
Minene is one of the chosen to participate in a killing game and is armed with “future diaries.” The survivor will get a miraculous reward: the winner with becoming the new god of space and time!
30. Shinoa Hiiragi
The main female protagonist of Seraph of the End, Shinoa, is a very petite girl but the Japanese Imperial Demon Army sergeant and acts as Yuichiro Hyakuya’s supervisor. She is best known for her sarcastic, teasing, and dry humor. However, although she is proud, Shinoa is also equally cheerful.
Shinoa fights in the army to combat against vampires that have taken over the world! Yuichiro was an orphanage that was captured and used for his blood.
When the rest of his adopted family and best friend Mikaela are slain, Yuichiro vows to kill every vampire. But what if one of those vampires is Mika, who he thought was long dead?
29. Akira Toudou
A character in Special A, Akira is a member of Special A: the top-ranked students in the whole school! She is childhood friends with Kei Takishima and Yahiro Saiga.
Akira is best known to her friends and classmates for her elegant and calm character, but is also quick to violence and is very overprotective of her friend Hikari Hanazono.
Together, Akira and Hikari go through their school lives, the competition of being the best, and the complications of romance!
28. Izumo Kamiki
A character in Blue Exorcist, Izumo is training to become an exorcist and is the top student at True Cross Academy. Coming from a long line of maidens, Izumo is arrogant, cold, and is rarely seen smiling, but has a secret kind and considerate side.
Izumo becomes classmates with Rin Okumura, an average guy who discovered that he is the son of Satan! While his father wants Rin at his side to conquer Assiah together, Rin wants to become an exorcist to stop him and fight all the demon servants that come after him!
27. Ayano Sugiura
A character in Yuru Yuri, Ayano, is vice president of the student council. She takes her work and school studies very seriously and has a strong rivalry with Kyouko Toshino. Ayano is best known for her tsundere personality and love for puns and making people laugh.
Akari, Kyouko, Yui, and Chinatsu take the empty Tea Club and turn it into the Amusement Club! They continue to have fun in this club that has no purpose other than to entertain them—don’t tell Ayano!
26. Aoba Suzukaze
The main character of New Game, Aoba, is a petite high school graduate who is ready to start her career working for Eagle Jump, her favorite video game company!
Aoba has a very cheerful and earnest personality and is very polite and hardworking around her new coworkers. She also starts to learn about the childish and sadistic sides of herself.
Aoba becomes a dream come true when she gets a job as a character designer for the new videogame Fairies Story 3!
25. Moriko Morioka
The main protagonist of Recover of an MMO Junkie, Moriko, is a 30-year-old girl who quits her stressful office job to become an elite NEET. Moriko has low self-esteem and is very pessimistic when it comes to herself, but she is a very kind, caring, and thoughtful person.
When she starts a new MMO called Fruits de Mer, she makes her avatar a boy named Hayashi. Playing the game, she makes friends with a pink-haired girl named Lily. It turns out Lily is lying about her identity too: she’s a 28-year-old corporate worker named Yuuta Sakurai who has met Moriko before!
24. Kurmi Ebisuzawa
One of the main characters of School-Live! Kurumi is the “zombie killer” of the School Living Club.
She is very physically athletic, known as the strongest member of the Club, and has killed several zombies. That doesn’t mean she’s heartless, Kurumi is empathetic to every zombie she is forced to kill. At heart, Kurumi is a feisty, passionate, and energetic girl.
Together with her friends, the School Living Club spends their time on the school grounds where they sleep, eat, and have their own adventures!
23. Aoi Yamada
One of the characters in Working!! Aoi is a waitress at Wagnaria Restaurant. She spends her days dreaming of having a “perfect family.” Despite being a cute and sweet-hearted girl, Aoi also has a secret tricky and somewhat evil side!
Aoi becomes one of Souta Takanashi’s coworkers when he agrees to work at Wagnaria, a family restaurant in Hokkaido, at the request of the cute girl Popura Taneshima. Getting his new job, Souta becomes surrounded by eccentric and quirky coworkers and all the antics and shenanigans that come with the job!
22. Kagami Hiiragi
One of the main characters of Lucky☆Star, Kagami, is the older twin sister of Tsukasa and is best known for her cute ribbon twintails and tsundere personality.
Kagami is the opposite of her twin sister: if Tsukasa was sugar, then Kagami was spice. She is egotistical and snobby but hides her shy and lonely side.
Along with her sister, Kagami, Konata, and Miyuki go through school together along with the world of academics, tradition, and the otaku community!
21. Yuri Tsukikage
One of the main four protagonists of Heartcatch Precure! Yuri was the first magical girl called Precure chosen to protect the world. But after her defeat, “Cure Moonlight” disappears.
As Yuri, she is an intelligent, standoffish, and cold girl whose heart has been damaged by tragedy. When she was Cure Moonlight, she was known for her strong heart, determination, and selflessness.
When Tsubomi Hanasaki and Erika Kurumi are chosen to become Precure, they have to carry on what Yuri started by finding their missing teammate and saving the world from being turned into a lifeless desert!
20. Rize Kamishiro
A supporting character that sets off the whole events of Tokyo Ghoul, Rize was a powerful ghoul infamous in their world. To humans, Rize is a gorgeous and independent femme fatale who seduces men before she devours them!
Ken Kaneki was supposed to be no different. But when Rize tries to kill Ken, she is the one that ends up dead, and her organs are used to save Kaneki’s life—turning him into a half-human, half-ghoul!
Now, Kaneki is struggling between his old human world and the new ghoul while trying now to eat the people around him!
19. Yoruichi Shihon
A character in Bleach, Yoruichi was once captain of the Gotei 13, commander of Onmitsukudo, and trained Orihime Inoue and Ichigo Kurosaki before making it into Soul Society. Now, she works in the Human World. She is greatly admired for her confidence, intelligence, and wit and holds the most knowledge when it comes to Soul Society.
Yoruichi will be important for Ichigo when he becomes a Soul Reaper. Ichigo was a normal high schooler before his family was attacked by a corrupt spirit that ate human souls.
They are saved by a Soul Reaper named Rukia Kuchiki. But when she is injured, Ichigo takes her powers and becomes a Soul Reaper! Now, Ichigo is stuck as a Soul Reaper, and Rukia has lost her powers, and she intends for him to continue her work!
18. Yuuko Kanoe
The main character of Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, Yuuko, is a ghost that has haunted Seikyou Private Academy for 60 years. Although she has amnesia, she knows the story of how she was murdered in the school’s basement.
However, Yuuko isn’t a terrifying ghost—she is a joyful and happy-go-lucky girl. Maybe because of her amnesia, but Yuuko is a light-hearted person and loves to tease others.
When she meets freshman Teiichi Niiya, she realizes that he can see her and asks for his help! Creating the Paranormal Investigations Club, Yuuko hopes that she can discover her missing memories and learn the truth behind her death!
17. Rika Fukude
A character in Higurashi – When They Cry, Rika is the sole survivor of the Fukude Clan, making her the head of her family. She is also the heir to Hinamizawa’s shrine and is the miko for the annual festival.
Known for her signature hime-cute hairstyle, Rika is a cute yet mysterious girl with an old soul and wisdom beyond her years.
She becomes quick friends with Keiichi Maebara when he first moves to Hinamizawa. However, when he learns about the disappearance and murders that haunt this small town, Rika plays a pivotal part in all of the tragedy…
16. Renge Miyauchi
The main character in Non Non Biyori, Renge, is an elementary school girl with cute twintails and duo ahoge. Renge is a very bright and gifted young girl with a curious streak and is best known as a school for her amazing grades and art skills.
She lives in Asahigaoka, a pretty boring and grey town, but soon Renge and her friends will fill the town with color! The fun-loving Koshigaya Sisters, the gentle Komari, the mischievous Natsumi, and the city girl Hotaru will have their now fun and enjoy their day-to-day lives that are anything by normal!
One of the main protagonists in Log Horizon, Shizuka Hanekura, is a university student and gamer! In the MMORPG, Elder Tale, she is a human assassin-tracker named Akatsuki.
Despite her “pipsqueak” stature and young appearance, Akatsuki is a hard worker who is very antisocial and just wants friends and others’ respect.
One day, while playing Elder Tale, Akatsuki and the other players suddenly find themselves trapped and unable to log out! Alongside veteran Shiroe and Naotsugu but level zero socialist, she and the rest of the players try to learn how to live in this world until the day they can be free.
14. Kyoka Jiro
A character in My Hero Academia, Kyoka is a student at U.A. High School to become a Pro Hero. With her Quirk (superpower) being Earphone Jack, Jiro can use her abilities to hear sounds through walls and admit powerful sound waves.
Jiro is known for being down-to-earth, apathetic and loves making fun of the classmates that annoy her. She is also known to be kind-natured when it comes to her friends.
Jiro becomes classmates with Izuku Midoriya, who dreams of becoming the No. 1 Pro Hero! But, being born with a Quirk, Midoriya has to learn by trial-and-error when he inherits One for All from All Might—the greatest Pro Hero in the world!
13. Sucy Manbavaran
The main character in Little Witch Academia, Sucy, is a girl from Southeast Asia who enrolls at Luna Nova Magical Academy to become a full-fledged witch!
She is a sarcastic, sadistic, and aloof witch who loves messing around with magic potions. Sucy can be very apathetic with her friends and often remains indifferent in crazy situations.
She becomes friends and roommates with Atsuko “Akko” Kagari, who dreams of becoming a witch like Shiny Chariot despite having zero magic potential. But when the three of them get lost in the woods surrounding the school, Akko discovers the Shiny Rod, the magic wand of the Shiny Chariot that disappeared years ago!
12. Yuki Nagato
In The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Yuki, one of the main female characters is the third person to join the SOS Brigade with Haruhi and Kyon. She always appears to be a blank-faced and introverted girl. She’s actually, in fact, an alien with psychic and sensory abilities!
Created by Data Overmind, Yuki is tasked with watching Haruhi. The unpredictable Haruhi believes in all things supernatural and creates the SOS Brigade to find them! Little does she know that supernatural beings are right under her nose!
A supporting character in Soul Eater, Blair is a cat witch: a black cat that can take on the form of a woman with a big bust and long purple hair.
Despite not being human, Blair has a strong sense of understanding people and shows kindness to troubled souls. She is also very flirtatious and loves having harmless fun.
When DWMA students Maka Albarn and Soul Eater meet Blair, they mistake her for a real witch. Now they have to collect 99 evil souls and 1 witch’s soul all over again when they attack the cat witch! Thanks, Blair!
10. Chihiro Shidou
One of the main characters in elf – a tale of memories., Chihiro is the twin sister of Kei. Before the start of the series, Chihiro was in a car accident that took her left eye and brain damage that caused amnesia!
Chihiro goes from being a cheerful and energetic girl to shyness and withdrawal. She spends most of her time reading alone at an abandoned train station.
One day, she meets Renji Asou, who has always wanted to be someone’s knight in shining armor. When they meet, they become fast friends and promise to write a novel together. When Renji learns Chihiro’s secret, can he be the knight he always dreamed of becoming and save Chihiro?
9. Chisaki Hiradaira
In A Lull in the Sea, Chisaki, one of the main characters is childhood best friends with Hikari, Manaka, and Kaname and always acts as their big sister.
Despite being a kind, gentle, and mature girl, Chisaki fears change and tries to keep her friendships from becoming different. Unfortunately, her fears can cause her to lose her calm façade and lash out.
Chisaki and her friends have always lived underwater and now must come to the surface to attend school. A storm is coming their way, and Chisaki and the rest of her friends will have to make a choice: stay trapped in the past of the sea or move forward to the surface?
8. Mirellia Q Melromarc
A supporting character in The Rising of the Shield Hero, Mirellia, is the Queen and ruler of Melromarc.
She is highly respected for being a protective, strategic, and benevolent queen and caring mother and wife. However, she is also very blunt towards her husband and eldest daughter and won’t let herself be used or manipulated by either of them.
When the Waves of Catastrophe threaten her kingdom, the sword, spear, arrow, and shield heroes are called to save them. Naofumi Iwatani from modern Japan is caught off guard when he is suddenly teleported to Mirellia’s world to become the Shield Hero!
The main female protagonist of Black Lagoon, Rebecca “Revy” Lee, is the deadliest fighting and best gunfighter in Black Lagoon. She is a wild, loud, and sarcastic girl with a short-temper and competitive spirit.
She turns businessman Rokuro Okajima’s life upside-down when he traveled to Southeast Asia and was kidnapped by her and the rest of Black Lagoon.
Using him as a pawn, Rokuro finds himself betrayed by his employer and finds himself joining Black Lagoon. Rokuro will have to change himself and his self to survive the new violent and ruthless life he’s wandered into.
6. Kyou Fujibayashi
One of the main female protagonists in Clannad, Kyou, is the older twin sister of Ryou. Despite being twins, Kyou is nothing like her sister, she is a tsundere personality known for being bold, aggressive, and foul-mouthed but can also be kind, reliable, and acts as everyone’s big sister.
She is classmates with delinquent Tomoya Okazaki, who couldn’t care less about a school—until he meets the gentle but joyful Nagisa Furukawa.
Wanting to make the most of her last year, Tomoya helps Nagisa form a drama club, and maybe she’ll be good enough of a reason to stay in school.
5. Numano Himehiko
A supporting character in Kamisama Kiss, Numano is a catfish goddess and princess of Tatara Swamp. She is a respected princess for her aggressive yet cunning nature and her friendly and caring nature and ability to accept things easily.
When Numano wants to reunite with a human boy she has long been in love with, she seeks out help from Nanami Momozono, the new Land God of the Mikage Shrine.
That position was an accident for Nanami. When her father abandons her and leaves her homeless, she saves a man from a dog. As gratitude, he gives her a place to stay—an old shrine, but when Nanami shows up, spirits are there to greet their master—Nanami?!
4. Yuri “Yurippe” Nakamura
The main female protagonist of Angel Beats! Yurippe is the found and leader of Afterlife Battlefront, a group of highschooler stuck in limbo rebelling against God!
She is a confident and charismatic girl who is a strategic and cunning fight—and pretty skilled with a rifle too!
When Yuzuru Otonashi wakes up in the afterlife, the first person she meets is Yurippe. She explains that the afterlife is a high school, and they are fighting to defeat an evil white-haired girl named Angel!
A character in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Shion is one of Rimuru Tempest’s strongest fighters and serves as her secretary and bodyguard as well as the leader of the Yomigaeri. Shion is very passionate yet clumsy and dense Oni, but faithful belief in Rimuru!
Shion doesn’t know that Rimuru was once a 37-year-old human named Satoru Mikami. Satoru is reincarnated into her fantasy world as a giant blue slime!
2. Hitagi Senjougahara
The main female protagonist of Bakemonogatari, Senjougahara, is a third-year student at Naoetsu Private High School who is known for having an “incurable disease,” and classmates describe her as frail. She is a self-proclaimed tsundere, a girl with a sharp tongue and blunt but sincere personality.
After being attacked by a vampire, Koyomi Araragi discovers the world of demons, gods, and the supernatural. Koyomi wants to help those who were victimized like him—one of them being Senjougahara, who is completely weightless.
1. Faye Valentine
The main female protagonist of Cowboy Bebop, with the appearance of a 23-year-old Faye, was cryogenically frozen in a space accident and is actually 77-years-old! She is an arrogant, abrasive, and flirtatious girl who loves smoking, alcohol, and gambling.
Faye goes in to join Spike Spigel and his crew. Now, Faye has to be a “Cowboy,” an outlaw bounty hunter who must help the Inter System Police keep the peace in the galaxy.