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Top 26 Best Red Hair Anime Girls [2024]

Top 26 Best Red Hair Anime Girls [2024]

Some of the best anime girls that are fiery, passionate, and fun are the redheads!

From warriors with long scarlet hair to demon girls with crimson locks, all of these anime girls are some of the Best Girls in anime as badass fighters or the love of the male protagonist’s eyes.

All of these girls give color to their series!

Best Red Hair Anime Girls

26. Akane Isshiki

Akane Isshiki

The main character of Vividred Operation, Akane, is a bright, energetic, and confident girl who is full of energy and never lets sadness get to her and makes her more determined to help others.

Akane becomes the unspoken leader of a group of girls gifted with “Palette Suits” to protect their island city from a mysterious enemy called the Alone.

They attempt to destroy the Manifestation Engine that is used to power the world! No matter what, Akane fight to protect her friends and family!

25. Izetta


The main and titled character of Izetta: The Last Witch, Izetta is a powerful witch armed with a custom-made rifle.

Although she is a shy and self-conscious girl, she is also equally kind, brave, and selfless and will do anything to protect the ones she loves.

In 1939, the country of Elystadt was expected to collapse at the hands of Germania. Trying to save the last of her people, Princess Finé hopes to form an alliance with the neighboring Britannia.

When Germania soldiers attack Princess Finé before she can make it to Britannia, she is saved by Izetta, the last witch everyone thought was dead!

With Izetta strength and power, Elystadt might be able to fight back against Germania and win the war!

24. Cure Rouge

Cure Rouge

One of the main characters from Yes! Pretty Cure 5, Cure Rouge is the magical girl alter ego of Rin Natsuki.

She is constantly conflicted with being a tomboy and feminine. She’s an athlete with hot-blooded and passionate tendencies yet can also be calm-tempered and down-to-earth.

Rin, along with her childhood best friend Nozomi Yumehara, is chosen to become legendary warriors known as Pretty Cure, making Rin become “Cure Rouge,” the Pretty Cure of Passion, and help find her other missing members in order to protect the world!

23. Sanae Ebato

Sanae Ebato

From A Scum’s Wish, Sanae is Hanabi Yasuraoka’s best friend and, although she’s a good and kind friend, she is secretly in love with Hanabi and is prone to be lustful, jealous, and possessive with her.

Sanae is a part of a complicated and forbidden love square when Hanabi and Mugi Awaya end up in a pretend relationship to realize their fantasies.

Hanabi is in love with their homeroom teacher and neighbor, Narumi Kanai, while Mugi is in love with Narumi’s girlfriend and tutor, Akane Minagawa. Eek.

22. Yuniko Kouzuki

Yuniko Kouzuki

From Accel World, despite only being 11-years-old, Yuniko is a Level 9 Burst Linker and known as the current Red King, Scarlet Rain, and leader of the Red Legion.

Behind the façade of a sweet and innocent girl, Yuniko is a rude, bratty, and hotheaded girl who loves to get on other people’s nerves.

Soon, Yuniko will cross paths with middle schooler Haruyuki Arita, an overweight and bullied kid who is secretly amazing at video games.

This talent doesn’t go unnoticed by Kuroyukihime, the most beautiful and most popular girl in school!

She introduces Haruyuki as “Brain Burst,” an advanced fighting video game that holds many secrets she wishes to discover with his help and skills!

21. Rias Gremory

Rias Gremory

The main female protagonist of High School DxD, Rias, is an Ultimate-Class Devil and Heiress to her family name.

With her long red hair and a big bust, Rias is also a compassionate, intelligent, and loyal girl who is quick to violence and rage if her friends and family are threatened.

Rias changes Iseei’s life forever after his first-ever girlfriend murders him. That’s rough, buddy. But, turns out, his girlfriend was a fallen angel, and Rias brings him back to life as a devil and one of her servants!

Thanks…I guess.

20. Chidori Takashiro

Chidori Takashiro

The tritagonist of Kiznaiver, Chidori, represents the sin of Envy in the Kizuna System and is best known for being a “Goody-Two-Shoes.”

She is a kind, thoughtful, and caring girl who is also very clumsy, overemotional, and easily embarrassed.

One day, Chidori, her childhood friend and crush Katsuhira Agata, and four teenagers are forced to take part in the Kizuna System.

They all become lab rats, connected through pain.

Now that their lives and emotions are all connected, all of them are forced to reveal everyone’s true selves and discover the evil intent of the Kizuna System.

19. Maki Nishikino

Maki Nishikino

One of the nine main characters of Love Live! School Idol Project, Maki is the classic tsundere of her group.

She has a hard time admitting her true feelings and ends up coming across as cold, proud, and rude when she is actually very childish and bashful.

She is a pianist and serves as the idol group’s songwriter.

Staring her first year at Otonokizaka High School, she couldn’t care less to hear that the school was going to be closing.

Quietly playing piano in the abandoned music room, Maki catches the eyes and ears of Honoka Kousaka, her senpai who plans to save the school—by creating an idol group!

18. Karnatia “Katia” Seri Anabald

Karnatia “katia” Seri Anabald

From So I’m A Spider, So What? Katia is a spirited and confident high-class girl who prides herself on her graceful and feminine manner but is prone to act masculine around her friends due to her reincarnation.

Katia was once Kanata Ooshima, a high schooler killed in an earthquake and his entire class.

The whole class gets reincarnated into a fantasy world, including Kumoko, who is reincarnated as a spider! Worst. Reincarnation. Ever.

17. Ichika Takatsuki

Ichika Takatsuki

The main female protagonist of Waiting in the Summer, Ichika, is a bespectacled beauty with a kind and polite heart.

She cares deeply for her friends and tries her best not to step on their toes and make them happy, but she has a secret that too takes her away from them forever…

With summer break just around the corner, Ichika ends up getting invited to be a part of a movie project with a group of schoolmates, including Kaito Kirishima, who takes an interest in her.

As the group becomes closer as the work on the film, many hidden secrets also come to the surface, and Ichika’s new feelings for Kaito is making her own secret come to light!

16. Amy


The main female protagonist of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Amy, is a free spirit with a curiosity streak, but best known for her courage compassion.

There’s nothing she cares about more than her friends and family.

Living on a planet surrounded by nothing but the ocean, Amy and her people live on a large fleet of ships called Gargantia.

They spend their days salvaging through the water for resources to continue to survive and fight pirates.

One day, the mind a mecha with a boy inside named Ledo.

Amy is the first to contact Ledo from outer space and that this planet isn’t supposed to exist!

15. Alexandra “Alec” Magritte

Alexandra “alec” Magritte

From Tada Never Falls in Love, Alex is Teresa Wagner’s best friend and self-appointed protector.

She is a calm, intelligent, and reserved friend who shows her dark and sadistic side to tease her closest friends.

A foreigner from Luxemburg, Alec follows Teresa to Japan, where she immediately loses her!

Great friend. Luckily, Teresa is found by Mitsuyoshi Tada, a high school photographer who invites her to his family’s coffee shop before being getting picked up by Alec.

Tada never thought he would see the weird blonde ever again—until both Teresa and Alec transferred to his high school!

14. Selesia Upitiria

Selesia Upitiria

From Re:Creators, Selesia was a princess knight before coming to life in the real world!

She is a brave warrior with a stronghold of her moral compass but is also known for being hot-tempered and acting without thinking.

One minute, light novelist Souta Mizushino was watching anime, and the next thing he knows, Selesia, the heroine of the anime, comes to life in his house!

One by one, more fictional characters start appearing in the real world without explanation.

Only one person knows the truth and has a dark connection to Souta’s past!

13. Red Blood Cell AE3803

Red Blood Cell Ae3803

The main character of Cells at Work! AE3803 is the moe character of her series. Although she is determined and hardworking to work hard, she is also equally airheaded, apologetic, and clumsy.

AE3803 is one of the trillions of red blood cells that transport oxygen daily throughout the human body.

While she is trying to do her part, the rest of the cells have to deal with wounds, allergies, as well as fighting off day-to-day bacteria to keep the body healthy!

12. Ezra Scarlet

Ezra Scarlet

From Fairy Tail, Ezra is an S-Class Mage and member of the Fairy Tail Guild. Best known for her scarlet hair, silver armor, and sword magic, Ezra is a character full of wrath.

She is a strict person as well as impatient but is extremely proud, loyal, and has a strong sense of justice.

Ezra will become a teammate alongside Lucy Heartfilia, a rookie mage who dreams of becoming a master wizard in a part of a legendary guild.

While searching for celestial gate keys, Lucy meets Natsu Dragneel, a member of the Fairy Tail Guild. So begins the many adventures of Lucy, the newest member.

11. Yuki Minagawa

Yuki Minagawa

One of the many characters from Tsuredure Children, Yuki, starts dating Jun Furuya and shows to be a character with many layers.

She is a popular and positive girl who seems happy-go-lucky and sweet but is known to be a very intelligent, strategic, and intuitive person, which she uses to her advantage.

Yuki is a part of the many couples that form in the wall of high school. From innocent to complicated, every character experiences young love.

From being unable to confess their love, starting the first relationship, and trying to take one to the next level, this series has many obstacles and experiences that come with being young and in love!

10. Itsuki Nakano

Itsuki Nakano

One of the main female protagonists from The Quintessential Quintuplets, Itsuki is the fifth and youngest sister and best known for being the mother-type among her sisters. Compared to her sister, Itsuki is the most serious, earnest, and straight-laced.

However, when it comes to Futaro Uesugi, she can hold a grudge for a long time and be extremely stubborn.

For Futaro, despite being a top student, his family is very poor and works hard in hopes of creating a better future for him and his family.

Futaro’s luck is looking up when a wealthy family hires him to tutor.

It turns out: he has to tutor quintuplets! Ichika, Nino, Miku, Yotsuba, and Itsuki—and all of them are academic idiots!

9. Shirayuki


The main and titled character of Snow White with Red Hair, Shirayuki, is a beauty, mainly for her long red hair.

Beyond her beauty, Shirayuki is a strong-willed, resourceful, and compassionate girl who is kind to those who treat her with the same kindness but can also stand up for herself and shows her cunning and intelligence when working independently.

However, all Prince Raji sees is her superficial beauty and long red hair who forced Shirayuki to be with him.

With that, Shirayuki cuts her hair, escapes the kingdom, and wanders into a neighboring one where she crosses paths with the second prince Zen Wistalia.

8. Rena Kariu

Rena Kariu

From ReLIFE, Rena is one of Arata Kaizaki’s new classmates when he takes part in ReLife.

She is a very stubborn, determined, and competitive girl who has trouble stating how she really feels and ends up making others feel as miserable as she is.

She meets Arata when he decides to work with the ReLife Research Institute who will allow him to relive what should have been the best years of his life: high school.

Taking an unknown pill, 27-year-old Arata wakes up back as he was when he was 17-years-old!

7. Kobayashi


The main and titled character of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Kobayashi is an everyday office worker who lives alone—until a dragon shows up on her front door! Kobayashi is a very level-headed, patient, and rational person with a kind heart.

When she gets drunk, Kobayashi’s obsession with maids is blatant and becomes much more loud and aggressive.

It was when Kobayashi was drunk that she found a wounded dragon up in the mountains.

Stabbed by a Holy sword, Kobayashi is able to pull it out and save the dragon’s life. As gratitude, the dragon named Tohru promises to repay Kobayashi—by becoming her maid!

6. Chise Hatori

Chise Hatori

The main character of The Ancient Magus’ Bride, Chise, is a meek and obedient girl who has a hard time socializing with others.

Others see her as an oddball, but those who show her kindness get her loyalty.

Through her new connections, Chise starts to show her more courageous and compassionate side.

At only age fifteen, Chise is in chains and sold at an auction, meant to spend the rest of her life as a slave.

Chise is bought by a masked figure and magically teleported away. She finds herself in a peaceful cottage somewhere in England surrounded by fairies and creatures.

It turns out her new owner is Elias Ainsworth, a magus, and he took Chise in as not only his apprentice but his bride!

5. Karin


From Naruto: Shippuden, Karin is one of the minor antagonists as she works together with Sasuke Uchiha road to vengeance as well as Orochimaru and his experiments.

Karin has a very erratic personality that goes from violent and mocking to extremely flirtatious and fondness.

Despite having the ability of powerful healing, Karin sides with the villains and crosses paths with Naruto Uzumaki.

With his dream to become the next Hokage, he will protect his people and village, starting with Karin and her comrades!

4. Shizuka Sakaki

Shizuka Sakaki

One of the main characters from Shirobako, Shizuka, is a voice actress in the animation club and dreams of becoming a professional.

She maintains a cool personality but is very hardworking and optimistic.

Shizuka is a part of a group of best friends in Kaminoyama High School that decide to form the animation club.

Two and a half years later, two friends managed to find jobs in the animation industry while the other three struggled to get their dream jobs.

Follow the five girls in the success, falls, and competitive sides of the animation industry while trying to chase their ambitions.

3. Eris Boreas Greyrat

Eris Boreas Greyrat

One of the main female protagonists in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, Eris is a noble and cousin of Rudeus.

She has a tsundere personality to her, often violent, ruthless, and tomboyish, but is also can be very kind, thoughtful, and even shy.

Although she started off on the wrong foot with Rudeus, they grew to care about one another and support each other.

Rudeus was once a 34-year-old perverted shut-in one is hit by a truck and killed. He is reincarnated into a fantasy world as Rudeus Greyrat, with his past life memories still intact!

He plans to use this to his advantage to master magic and romance at a young age—one masters one of those.

2. Kyoko Sakura

Kyoko Sakura

One of the main protagonists in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Kyoko, is a selfish magical girl who will even fight another if it means she can get the prize after killing a witch.

She is an arrogant, fiery, and tomboyish girl. However, she is capable of seeing reason and thinking rationally as a senior magical girl.

When best friends Madoka Kaname and Sayaka Miki discover the world of magical girls, both girls can make a wish to become one and fight witches.

However, Kyoko shows them the self-centered part of the job and that being a magical girl isn’t a pure-hearted responsibility for justice.

1. Yoko Littner

Yoko Littner

The main female protagonist of Gurren Lagann, Yoko, is the first human Simon and Kamina above ground. She is a skilled sniper and known for her confident and caring nature.

She can be irritable and aggressive at times but endure anything for her friends, and her hardships will make her a strong, mature, and headstrong person.

While digging, living underground all of their lives, Simon and Kamina find a mysterious key that unlocks the power of a mecha they use to blast through the ground and strike to the surface where they find Yoko.

With their freedom threatened by beastmen, Simon, Kamina, and Yoko work together to reclaim the surface!

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