Let’s discuss the strongest female anime characters that have turned iconic now. Till now, we only talked about the most powerful anime characters, and mostly all the positions are secured by male characters. Now it’s time to bring our girls into the light. Some of the most-watched anime comes under the shonen genre. This genre mostly targets male audiences but is successfully able to attract all the ages and genders of society. Considering the majority audience, the protagonist of these animes are powerful males and not any powerful females.
Representing male characters superior doesn’t mean that our girls are not able to compete or are less powerful in any way. Some of them are more superior and powerful and can equally compete as worthy opponents. So, without any further talks, let’s jump to the list of the Top 10 strongest female anime characters. However, this list can be satisfactory for some but unsatisfactory for others. These female characters are strongest in my opinion and can not meet the expectations of some readers. The articles contain spoilers about the appearance, personality, and abilities of the respective characters. So, if you haven’t watched a certain anime yet, kindly skip that part.
The characters we are going to see below belong to some of the most popular anime and manga series. These characters are judged on the basis of their abilities and skills. The characters who are ranked at the top are those who have shown an ample amount of their abilities in their respective anime. However, all the characters are different from one another and have different abilities. Some of them have a powerful magical aura and others are skilled in hand-to-hand combat and lack magical powers. Although being belonged from different worlds and have different specialties they are equally important and unique. Many other female anime characters also deserve to be here but it’s nearly impossible to add them all. Now let’s jump to the ranking of the strongest female characters.
10. Orihime Inoue
Anime Appearance – Bleach
Orihime Inoue is the least powerful on the list. Unlike other characters of Bleach, she is a human living in Karakura Town. She is a high school student and a classmate of Ichigo. She is a very beautiful teenager of average height. She has brown eyes, long burnt orange hair, and a slender, curvaceous figure for a teenager. She is a very humorous, gentle, kind, and carefree girl who loves to eat and bake bread. She is just like a normal girl living her high school life to the fullest.
About her abilities, she wears a flower-shaped hairpin which is known as Shun Shun Rikka. The hairpins consist of six spirits that have different abilities. Orihime commands the six spirits according to the situation and her acts upon it. They are the manifestation of Orihime’s spiritual powers.
Nobara Kugasaki is a side character of Jujutsu Kaisen but one of the most constant characters. She is a first-year student and a grade 3 jujutsu sorcerer. Nobara is a short girl with a slim figure. She has bob-cut orange hair along with bangs that cover the left side of her forehead. She is a confident, proud, and brash young woman who has a great fashion sense. She takes pride to look both beautiful and being a good fighter.
As for her powers and skills, she is a skilled user of cursed energy tagged along with the cursed objects. The objects mainly include nails, a straw doll, and a rubber mallet. Her resonance activates the powers within the hammer and nails and helps her to take her blow in close range.
8. Nezuko Kamado
Anime Appearance – Demon Slayer
Nezuko is a deuteragonist and a demon from Kimetsu no yaiba. She was originally a human but was converted to a demon by Muzan Kibutsuji. Nezuko and Tanjiro are the last two remaining members of the Kamado family. Nezuko is a pretty and petite young girl who has long black hair and pink eyes. After turning into a demon, she got prominent fangs and long and sharp nails. After becoming a demon, Nezuko has forgotten a large portion of her memory however, emotions for her brother remained intact.
Nezuko herself is one of the most powerful demons. She is often referred to as the “chosen demon” because of the unique demonic traits that set her apart from other demons. She is capable of restoring her powers without consuming any human. Her combat skills combined with her demon powers are very lethal.
7. Milim Nava
Anime Appearance – The Time I got reincarnated as a Slime
Milim Nava is known as the second seat Demon Lord of the Octagram. She is known as a destroyer as she is one of the strongest and experienced among the demon lords. In her normal form, she is a Dragonoid and looks like any other human girl. She is a teenager with glossy pink hair and fair skin. In her battle mode, she turns into a complete Dragonoid with red-colored horns and sprouts wings. From her first appearance, she appears to be a very childish and short tempted person. But once she is serious and agitated, she turns into one of the most fierce people alive.
Being called a kid and getting treated like a kid are the things that get on her nerves. If someone does this, they are most probably to be welcomed with violence. Her poker face expression is one of the things that no one wants to witness, take this as a sign of her being angry.
6. Mikasa Akerman
Anime Appearance – Attack on Titan
Mikasa Ackerman is one of the two deuteragonists of the anime series Attack on Titan. She is the childhood friend of Eren Yeager. Before the wall maria was destroyed, she used to live with Eren and his family. Later, she became a soldier in the Survey Corps and is was the son of the best among the 104th Training Corps. Mikasa is an average heightened, well-toned woman. She has pale skin and short black hair. Mikasa is a very caring and gentle person but doesn’t like to talk much. She is especially concerned about the love of her life Eren Yeager. Although, she doesn’t have magical techniques like any other character on the list. She is very capable of defeating an opponent in hand-to-hand combat.
She was one of the best soldiers who survived against those humongous man-eating titans. She was responsible for Eren’s rescue from the female titan. Mikasa alone rushed and beat the female titan and extracted Eren from her titan’s mouth.
Anime Appearance- Naruto
Does she deserve to be here? of course, she does, after all, she was a worthy person to become the Hokage. Tsunade is the descendant of the Senju and Uzumaki Clan. She is known for being the world’s strongest kunoichi and the greatest medical-nin ever existed. After she returned back to live her shinobi life, she took the mantle of the 5th Hokage of Konoha. She is a very beautiful, slender yet curvaceous young lady. She was long blonde hair and brown eye. She is a laid-back person for a Hokage and is very ambitious and strong-willed.
She was trained under the 3rd Hokage and is an exceptionally talented shinobi. Her skills become prominent during the second shinobi world war. She was very well capable of keeping up for almost half a day against Madara Uchiha with the least exhaustion.
4. Retsu Unohana
Anime Appearance – Bleach
Retsu Unohana is the most underrated character of Bleach until it’s the TYBW Arc. Retsu Unohana formerly known as Yachiru Unohona is the former captain of the 4th Division of the Gotei 13. She is the best healer of Seireitei and one of the oldest and most experienced captains. Before she was cast into hell, she also served as the captain of the 11th Division. Unohana is a slender and very youthful-looking woman with blue eyes and long black hair tied as a front braid. Her first impression is of a very calm and gentle person until her past is revealed. At the time when she was the captain of the 11th Division, she used to be very truthful and cruel. Her cruelty gained the title of being a ruthless criminal as she was the first Kenpachi.
Other than healing, she is a master of kido, hado, and many other abilities. She is the master of immense spiritual powers, enough to stand at the same level as Kenpachi Zaraki. She was strongest, as she was named alongside Genryusai being one of the first shinigami from the strongest generation.
3. Mirajane Strauss
Anime Appearance – Fairy Tale
If you are one of those who are going to judge this girl by her first impression then you are screwed. You will not like to mess with her once you get to know her. Mirajane is an S-class mage and stands on the same level as Erza Scarlet. She is a model for Sorcerer Magazine but better known as Fairy Tale’s Trump card against the opponent. Mirajane is a slim young woman with average height and long white hair. Generally, she acts as a very cheerful humorous, and fun-loving young girl but you better know to make her angry. At her younger age, she used to be short-tempered. But after her sister Lisanna died, her personality changed completely.
Her Magic abilities, known as ‘Take Over’, let her take over the powers and appearance of the creature she resembles of knows very well. The creature she resembles is none other than Satan. When the Satan Soul takes over her, she turns into a different person and becomes capable of performing dark magic.
2. Erza Scarlet
Anime Appearance – Fairy Tale
The strongest female character of Fairy Tale and one of the top-rated wizards in the world of Fairy Tale. Erza Scarlet has got it all with her being the number two on our list. To be honest, she is my favorite female anime character. Erza is an S- Class Mage and a member of the most powerful team of the Fairy Tale guild. She also served as the 7th guild master in the absence of Master Makarov. Her duality is very well known. She is strict, scary and a critic of bad behavior but at the same time she can throw her cute, beautiful, and girly attitude. Her childhood was full of unfortunate events, resulting in Erza growing as a superpowerful person in order to protect herself from further misery.
Her abilities known as Kanso Za Naito (Requip: The Knight) which enables her to change more than 100 armors according to the opponent and situation. The armors are the direct manifestation of her powers that comes out as very powerful armor.
The strongest female characters should be from the most epic and classic anime. Boa Hancock is one of the most loved and admired female characters. Not only for her unmatched beauty but also her status in the anime. Boa is popularly referred to as “Pirate Empress” and is the captain of Kuja Pirates and is currently the only female warlord of the sea. She is also referred to as ‘Snake Princess’ of Amazon Lily and is the ruler of the Kuja Tribe. Quite noble isn’t she? Our number one deserves to be this special.
From her appearance, she is extremely gorgeous and is considered the most beautiful woman of the One One-piece World. She has a well-proportioned figure, a tall and slender body with long black hair and a well-defined face. She might give a selfish, arrogant, and cruel as her first impression but is admired by many. Her kind heart and her dedication towards her people make her the best ruler. Her powers are great enough that Fleet Admiral have all acknowledged them. Her kicks are extremely powerful, lethal enough to break a huge stone with a single blow. She is a master of hand-to-hand combat along with her devil fruit power.
All the characters mentioned above are very well capable and strong in their own world. However, their strengths and abilities vary when compared to one another. All the respective anime are available to stream on legit platforms like Funimation. Whereas their manga is available to read on Viz Media.