If there’s one thing anime does rights, it’s creating beautiful demon waifus! Take your pick of your favourite demon girl: sweet and innocent, sexy and busty, or straight up S&M girls obsessed with their MC. A hefty handful of them are right here in all their adorable and evil glory.
From horror to slice-of-life comedies, you can find the horns, the devil tails, the swords, and the magic of a demon girl in high school, fantasy world, and future dystopia.
This ranking will show you the best of the best demons girl. I’m sure there are ones you already know and love and maybe some new ones that will become your new “Best Girl.”
- Best Demon Girl Anime
- 25. Sunako Kirishiki
- 24. Celty Surluson
- 23. Nozomi Gokuraku
- 22. Himari Noihara
- 21. Jashin-chan
- 20. Mao/Demon Lord
- 19. Youko Shiragami
- 18. Latina
- 17. Lala Satalin Deviluke
- 16. Rachnera Archnera
- 15. Moroha
- 14. Ririchiyo Shirakiin
- 13. Wiene
- 12. Kyoko Machi
- 11. Yuko Yoshida/Shamiko
- 10. Rem
- 9. Touka Kirishima
- 8. Clara Valac
- 7. Albedo
- 6. Tohru
- 5. AI Enma
- 4. Nezuko Kamado
- 3. Zero Two
- 2. Rias Gremory
- 1. Ram
Best Demon Girl Anime
25. Sunako Kirishiki
Sunako is a 13-year-old girl who is quite playful and enjoys reading. However, she is really over 100 years old and the leader of the Shiki, which are undead vampire-like demons.
After being turned and then buried, since her family believed her to be dead, Sunako dug her way out of her coffin and became the first Shiki in her village. She was kept like an animal in a shed, away from humans, and felt incredibly lonely.
This young demon girl only wanted to live with her family in peace and is one of the best demon girls because of her innocent intentions.
24. Celty Surluson
A beloved lady from the anime, Durarara!, Celty, is a headless Dullahan who is almost always seen wearing her motorcycle helmet to make this secret. Known as The Black Rider around the city, Celty is mostly cool-headed and distant from the other characters.
However, as events progress, Celty not only falls in love with a human but develops many friendships with other characters. Celty is often concerned with how others’ reactions to her being nonhuman but has been greeted with open arms and minds.
Throughout the show, she’s always helped when and where she could while looking badass on her horse-turned-motorcycle.
23. Nozomi Gokuraku
From A Centaur’s Life, where mythological creatures take humanity’s place in evolution, Nozomi is an imp girl who is a little rough around the edges and is often mistaken for a boy.
Friends with the calm and collected satyr, Kyouko Naraku, and the sweet-hearted centaur herself, Himeno Kimihara, this light-hearted anime follows their friends and families through their day-to-day lives as students, daughters, and best friends.
22. Himari Noihara
Himari “The Crimson Blade of Noihara” is the title character of Omamori Himari, also OmaHima for short.
She is a bakeneko, a cat demon who is kind of almost everyone she meets and is incredible loyal to her ancestor’s sworn oath to protect the Amakawa Family, one of the twelve Demon Slayer families who once showed them mercy.
However, this also results in serving 16-year-old Yuto Amakawa, who has forgotten his lineage to fight demon being known as ayakashi who know want to kill him, but he is also allergic to cats, including his new cat demon protector.
What an unfortunate pair they make.
Jashin-chan from Dropkick on My Devil! is a serpent girl that was forcibly summoned from Hell to Earth by human Yurine Hanazono for no good reason at all (thanks Yurine-san).
With the power of regeneration, her signature dropkick, and the ability to throw dice down on whatever number she wants, Jashin-chan spends every day trying to kill Yurine, hoping it will return her to Hell.
Yurine decides to take it upon herself to punish Jashin-chan for her hellish sins in a fun, callous, and bloody manner.
Judging quittances from both Heaven and Hell, what could possibly go wrong?
20. Mao/Demon Lord
Mao’s from Endro~! starts in the future, being defeated by the hero Yulia “Yusha” Chardiet and her friends and sealed away with Yusha’s magic spell.
But, when the spell goes wrong, the Demon Lord ends up in the past as a petite demon girl named Mao and Yusha’s magic teacher.
It’s there that Mao plans to sabotage Yusha’s school life, so she never becomes the hero in the future that defeats her.
19. Youko Shiragami
Youko Shiragami from Actually, I am… (My Monster Secret in America) is an adorable yet airheaded second-year high school student and secretly half-vampire, but has to keep this a secret, or she can’t go to normal school.
So, it’s just her luck that the MC, Asahi Kuromine, discovers her true identity and is notoriously known for not being about to keep secrets. Poor Youko.
It also doesn’t help that Asahi keeps uncovering other classmates’ secrets and overcomplicated Youko’s situation. Poor, poor Youko.
Latina from (heads up from title mouthful) If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord is the titled 8-year-old demon that is left abandoned in a forest with a broken horn and criminal markings.
On the border of death, Latina is found by the MC, Dale, a skilled and kind-hearted adventurer.
Dale takes her back to his home and adopts her, and the two of them go on a journey through parenthood, becoming a family, and Latina’s mysterious past and criminal lineage that could threaten their new lives together.
17. Lala Satalin Deviluke
Lala from To Love-Ru is the First Princess of Planet Deviluke. Her family rules the galaxy and runs away to Earth to escape her suitors and responsibility to the throne.
She and her cute devil tail end up naked in the bathtub of high school student Rito Yuki, who quickly engages herself with him, much to his dismay, so she doesn’t have to go home.
Planet Deviluke and Rito Yuki aren’t too happy about that and will go to great lengths to get their princess back.
16. Rachnera Archnera
Rachnera “Rachnee” Arachnera from Monster Musume is an Arachne: top half human, bottom half spider.
She hates and fears humans for selling her off, abusing her, and using her webbing her money.
Kimihito Kurusu, a normal student who lives in his parents’ house, accidentally becomes a volunteer for a non-human exchange program and these two’s paths cross when she is the sixth girl to move in and, hopefully, with Kimihito’s kindness and modesty, her hatred for humans can change.
Moroha the “Monster Killer” from Yasahime: Princess Half-Demon, the sequel spin-off series of Inuyasha.
Moroha is the only daughter of the titled character and a quarter-yokai.
She is a bunter hunter who kills other yokai and sells their parts to other yokai.
Moroha is a supportive role for the twin sisters, Towa and Setsuna, the titled half-demon princesses who were separated as children and reunited 10-years-later and go on an adventure to uncover why they were separated and lost memories while Moroha, their cousin, joins them to find her missing parents.
14. Ririchiyo Shirakiin
Ririchiyo Shirakiin is the main character of Inu x Boku SS.
She is an Atavist, a human with yokai ancestors, and can transform into her yokai form to access her bloodline powers to fight dangerous yokai that are after Atavist.
Due to her isolated and cruel childhood, Ririchiyo escapes to the high-end, high-security Maison de Ayakashi, also known as Ayakashikan, that protect fellow Atavists and ends up with Soshi Miketsukami, a Secret Service bodyguard.
Wiene from Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, also known as DanMachi, a show very inspired by role-playing games that takes place in a world where gods come down for entertainment with adventurers who explore and fight monsters in Dungeons.
14-year-old Bell Cranel is a solo adventurer who becomes a member of the goddess Hestia’s Familia and would go on to find Wiene, a dragon vouvire girl born within a Dungeon, and fights to protect her despite her being a monster he is meant to fight.
12. Kyoko Machi
Kyoko Machi is a supporting character in Interviews with Monster Girls, where demi-humans or demis have been accepted into modern human society.
Kyoko is a dullahan, a being like the Headless Horseman. Her head is detached from her body, and her neck is a green flame.
Kyoko, along with a vampire, an ice woman, and a mathematics teacher succubus, get help from the MC human biology teacher, Tetsuo Takahashi, who has private studies with them, hoping to understand more about demis.
11. Yuko Yoshida/Shamiko
Yuko “Shadow Mistress Yuko/Shamiko” Yoshida is the main character of The Demon Girl Next Door.
She is an ordinary 15-year-old high school girl who wakes up one morning with horns and a tail and learns that she is a demon girl, a descendant of the cursed Dark Clan, and has to defeat a magical girl named Momo Chiyoda and use her blood to break the curse.
Rem from Death Note is a Shinigami, a death god who gives Misa Amane a Death Note and acts as a sort of guide to her in helping the main character, the perfect boy and student prodigy, Light Yagami.
He is the new user of the Death Note, which has the power to kill whoever’s name he writes in it. With the Death Note in his hands, Light decides to use it to rid the world of criminals.
9. Touka Kirishima
Touka “Rabbit” Kirishima from Tokyo Ghoul and, as the title would state, is a ghoul and earns her alias name from the bunny masks she wears when hunting.
She is equally as kind as she is, full of rage from being raised like a bird trapped in a cage.
Touka is a supporting character to Ken Kaneki, the main character who went on a date with the beautiful Rize Kamishiro only to discover that she is a ghoul and tries to eat him.
He managed to survive, but Rize’s organs were transferred to him. Ken becomes a half-ghoul and begins his struggle in the new world of ghouls and making to eat human flesh to live.
8. Clara Valac
Clara Valace from Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun is an energetic oddball demon student with bright, lime green hair and one of Iruma Suzuki’s best friends.
When Iruma Suzuki is sold by his parents and adopted by Demon Lord Sullivan, he enrolls at Babyls Demon School. It’s there that Iruma tries to hide the fact that he’s a human.
It’s also there that he meets the silly and fun-loving Clara and begins the climb up the popularity ladder.
Albedo from Overlord is a succubus and the Overseer of the Floor Guardians. The story takes place in 2126 and follows Satoru Suzuki an ordinary man playing a DMMORPG
before he was transported to the New World and trapped inside this new game, unable to log out.
Satoru becomes Ainz Ooal Gown and explores the world to solve what happened to him and how he can return home and realizes he has the unique ability to change in-game mechanics.
When he meets Albedo, Ainz Ooal Gown jokingly rewrites her character to in love with him, unaware that this makes Albedo become utterly obsessed with him.
Tohru from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is the said dragon maid. She is a hard-working and outgoing dragon who can transform into a human girl.
When Tohru is attacked and ends up in the mountains of the Human World, the last thing she expects is to fall in love. A drunken computer programmer named Kobayashi saves Tohru’s life and offers her a place to stay.
With the ability to transform into a human, Tohru shows up the next morning to repay her debt as Kobayashi’s housemaid.
5. AI Enma
Ai Enma from Hell Girl is titled character. She is a yokai and acts the anti-heroine with hime-cute black hair, pale skin, blood-red eyes, and black school uniform.
Ai is the vessel of revenge. The series will follow a variety of people with completely different lifestyles, friends, and family that all struggle situations where they want to take revenge on a person that is causing them pain or harm.
They will ask “Hell Girl” for help is delivering revenge, and she will present them a straw doll with a red thread around its neck.
If they pull the red thread, Ai will send the person of revenge straight to Hell. However, when the person themselves reach the end of their life, they too will be sent to Hell for all eternity.
4. Nezuko Kamado
Nezuko Kamado from Demon Slayer was formerly a human until her, and her family were attacked and killed by a demon named Muzan Kibutsuji and turned her into a demon herself.
But, she never lost her humanity and wears a bamboo mouthpiece to stop herself from devouring humans and fights to protect them from other demons alongside her surviving brother, Tanjiro, who becomes a Demon Slayer in search for a cure to turn his little sister back into a human.
3. Zero Two
Darling in the Franxx is a future, post-apocalyptic dystopia where children are raised as “parasite” to partner together to fight Klaxosaurs by piloting mechas called Franxx that threaten to destroy the last of humanity.
Zero Two is a wild card. She has horns and Klaxosaur blood and is feared as the “Partner Killer.” She doesn’t bat an eye at the end of human life but hates Klaxosaur even more.
She finds herself taking an interest in fellow pilot Hiro and becomes his new partner and “darling.”
2. Rias Gremory
Rias Gremory from High School DxD is a pure-blooded devil, heiress of the Gremory Clan after her older brother, and feared by other devils as the “Crimson-Haired Ruin Princess.”
Even disguised as a normal human, Rias is place on a pedestal. At school, she is President of the Occult Research Club, the school’s number one beauty, and one of Kuoh Academy’s Two Great Ladies.
Rias is also the one that saves the main character, Issei Hyoudou, and brings him back to life as a devil when his new girlfriend reveals herself as a fallen angel and kills him. Now, Issei joins Rias peerage as her servant and “Pawn.”
Ram from Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World tends to get overshadowed by her sister, Rem, the Queen of “Best Girls,” but fans know not to sleep on Ram’s character unless they want to get their eardrums destroyed by an all-out Al Fura.
She is a single-horned Oni, a magic prodigy, and one of the twin maids of Roswaal L Mathers. Unlike her sweet-natured sister, Ram is very blunt, opinionative, and hard to please, but gives tough love to those she cares about and extremely loyal and kind when you’ve earned it.
Re:Zero follows a NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) named Subaru Natsuki who is suddenly transported into a fantasy world of Lugnica and is killed shortly after befriending and helping out a young elf named Emilia and discovered after dying that Subaru can return “Return by Death.”
He can come back to an unspecified point in time and is able to meet Emilia again and desires to help her become the new Queen of Lugnica.
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