Red is the color of fire and blood. Which also associates the color with strength, power, danger as well as desire, passion, and love. The color red also indicates courage. Anime characters with red hair always stand out in the anime series not just because of the color but the features the red hair represents. As red also serves love, so it is natural for red-haired anime girl to have a cute and soft side.
This list is all about the redhead characters who reflect the features associated with the color red. Whether it be the love, power or passion, here are the Top 10 Anime Girls With Red Hair.
Best Redhead Anime Girls:
10. Rias Gremory (High School DxD)
Rias is the next heiress of the Gremory Clan after her older brother Lucifer (Sirzechs). She is also very optimist and kind towards her servants. But making her angry can get you on her wrong side.
She is also in love with Issie, but never expresses it and sometimes gets jealous seeing Issie with other girls. The crimson hair is the perfect crown to highlight Rias’ personality.
09. Yoko Littner (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
Don’t mistake Yoko for an average girl for having long red hair, amber eyes, and a curvy body. Because she also carries a rifle and sports a red flame-designed bikini top with black shorts. And she is always ready to fight head-on with enemies.
Along with having excellent fighting skills from a young age. Yoko is very mature and keeps rational thinking. She also hates Kamina’s aggressive battle style but also is in love with him.
08. Shirayuki (Akagami no Shirayukihime)
In the case of Shirayuki, her red hair has caught a lot of unwanted attention. Which resulted in Shirayuki cutting her long apple red-hair short. Knowledgeable in herbology and medicine got Shirayuki the title of Pharmacist of the Royal Court.
Shirayuki is very strong-willed and likes to be independent which caused her more problem than gaining. She also puts others life above her own.
07. Maki Nishikino (Love Live!)
Hailing from a wealthy doctor family, Maki was pressured to become a doctor, like her parents. Which made her make a big decision while joining the idol group µ’s.
She also has a tsundere personality which made quite tricky for her friends to know her true feelings. With skills at playing the piano, Maki is the composer and vocal coach of µ’s.
06. Kurisu Makise (Steins;Gate)
Graduating from the university at the age of seventeen and research on the brain’s memory retention system earned Kurisu a name in the scientific community.
With a mature attitude, Kurisu has always held a practical and a realist view of the world. For her practical approach to everything, Okabe and Hashida call her a Tsundere.
05. Edward (Cowboy Bebop)
Her tomboyish appearance and childish behavior have earned her the name Radical Edward. She is a child prodigy in the world of hacking.
There is nothing to know more about her than her eccentric behavior which I guess she got from her father. Speaking about her father, he was a cartographer and always forgets about everything except his work. One day he forgets to pick up Ed from a daycare center and there we have Ed’s tragic origin story for being an orphan.
04. Chise Hatori (The Ancient Magus’ Bride)
Chise Hatori is a typical teenage girl who faces discrimination for being an oddball and for lack of her social skills. Making Chise fall in depression and eventually selling her self in slavery.
But the destiny has written something else for Chise. After being bought by Elias Ainsworth. Elias marries her and shows her the world of magic. Chise discovers her existence has a Sleigh Beggy (A rare type of magical caster). During her time with Elias, Chise learns magic and decide to be optimistic about herself and enjoys the new found joy in her life.
03. Yona (Yona of the Dawn)
Being a princess of the Kouka Kingdom and the reincarnation of the Red Dragon King Hiryuu might be the reason for Yona’s long, wavy, crimson hair. After Yona’s father got murdered, she was forced to flee and learn some hard lessons and truths during her journey.
Despite being a princess, Yona is very adaptable and is always willing to learn new stuff with an optimistic approach.
02. Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)
Being an S-Class mage in the Fairy Tail guild with a strong sense of justice and long red hair perfectly suits her with the name Erza Scarlet. She is also very strict when it comes to discipline and manners. Her anger even scares Natsu and Gray, the strongest wizards in the guild.
She unconditionally loves cake. She also has a considerable wardrobe which includes a wide variety of armors, dresses and bathing suits. Her magic allows her to keep some of her Armors in a dimensional pocket so that she can always be ready for a fight.
01. Kagura (Gintama)
Despite looking like a normal teenage girl, Kagura has extreme physical strength. Her power originates from her bloodline of Yato Clan. She is also the daughter of Umibouzu, a renowned alien-hunter in the universe.
But with great power comes a big stomach. Kagura eats a lot whether it be something cooked or anything raw. At first interaction, Kagura may sound mean and selfish. But she is very kind and never shows it. The Yorozuya trio consisting of Kagura, Shinpachi and Gintoki are like a family.
Anime girls with red do have a common thing though is that they are adorable because of their unique looks and personality. Also, some of them are strong and do kick some ass. These redhead anime girls are also the pure definition of girl power.
So did we miss your favorite anime girl with red hair? If yes, then let us know in the comments. Also, do you think anime and manga creators assign red hair color to characters to showcase their personality, or is it just arbitrary?