Anime has seen a lot of male heroes in the past, but nowadays, strong female characters are more popular. Whether being martial artists, police officers, or fighters, girls are no less than boys in the anime kingdom. The girls might look innocent and gentle when judged by their looks, but they are great magicians with immense power who own the most potent weapons in their world. Female characters are made strong enough that they are often compared to the characters of Naruto and Dragon Ball.
This list ranks the most influential female characters in the anime world. They are rated based solely on their strength, including their magical, physical, or technological power.
30. Mereoleona Vermillion
Mereoleona belongs to the anime Black Clover. She is a noblewoman and the first daughter of House Vermillion. She is a fierce warrior who is very serious while training. She trains inside a volcano and often kidnaps others to train with her. She can increase her physical abilities using magic and prevent herself from burning. She is a fighter skilled in hand-to-hand combat and has excellent physical strength. She is also highly experienced in sensing mana. She can even control all the mana in her area and can use it to strengthen her magic.
29. Kiss-shot Acerola-Orion Heart-under-blade
Kiss-shot is a mysterious vampire girl from the anime series Monogatari. She was born a human named Shinobu Oshino, who became a vampire because of a curse. She had the power to make anyone near her commit suicide. Her presence is enough to disrupt the world. Maintaining good relations with her was the only way to avoid harm from Kiss-shot.
Eri is a significant character in the anime My Hero Academia. She is a little girl who has the power to reverse the biological clock of any being. She can even rewind a person out of existence. Her powers can also change injuries. Her power can be a blessing and curse as Eri can’t control her quirk, which can be harmful.
27. Anri Sonohara
Anri is from Durarara!! She is a teen girl who attends Raira academy. She is intelligent and clever and has a shy personality. She is known as Saika online, who has a demonic blade that can take complete control of the body it cuts. Anri can even form an army with a single cut, as the person infected by the sword can contaminate others.
26. Shalltear Bloodfallen
Shalltear is a vampire in the anime Overlord. She is the floor guardian of the first three floors in the Great Tomb Of Nazarick. Peroroncino created Shalltear. Shalltear has a flirtatious personality and can be shameless at times. She is impatient and bursts out her anger at any unfavorable situation. She doesn’t hesitate to kill and likes to play torturous games with the opposition.
25. Mikasa Ackerman
Mikasa is a deuteragonist of Attack Of Titan. She is the last descendant of the Shogun clan. She is working as a Corpse officer. She is a military genius who can use blades to strike the Titans quickly. She has extreme strength and can apply lethal force against Titans. She has the thunder spears and carries eight spears at once.
24. Yoko Littner
Yoko is the main tritagonist of the anime series Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. She is a fourteen-year-old teen who can wield several firearms. Despite her young age, she is very mature and intelligent. She can deal with dangerous situations maintaining a level head while others panic.
Revy, or Rebecca is the female protagonist of the anime series Black Lagoon. She fights for the Lagoon Company. She loves to drink, smoke, and kill. She is a badass gunslinger who can kill an army by herself. Revy is a mercenary who is highly skilled with firearms and is an expert in dodging bullets. She is excellent in hand-to-hand combat and can easily handle weapons.
22. Milim Nava
Milim is from the anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. She is the second-seat demon lord of the Octagram. Milim is one of the oldest and strongest demon lords and is also known as Destroyer. Milim is nonchalant and does a thing to keep off her boredom. She is short-tempered and childish and gets furious when anyone treats her like a weakling. She even declared war on a country and won it by herself.
21. Tanya Degurechaff
Tanya is the main protagonist of the anime The Saga of Tanya the Evil. She was initially a salaryman who was murdered and reborn as a girl living in an alternate dimension of Europe. Initially, she didn’t have much physical strength but could enhance her basic skills by using magic spells. Her magic enhancement spells enabled her to engage in close-quarter combat and wield a rifle.
20. Erza Scarlet
Erza is from the anime Fairy Tail. She is an S-class mage of the guild and a member of Team Natsu. She is the master of Requip, a type of spatial magic that is also Erza’s signature style. Using this magic, she can swap weapons, arms, and clothes at her will. She is also highly skilled in sword magic. She can use her swords to perform different magical attacks. Her only weakness is alcohol which is hard for her to give up.
Bishamon is one of the seven gods of fortune in the anime Noragami. She is known as the god of war and warriors. In Noragami, the gods acquire powers from the lost souls they contracted with, also known as ‘shinki.’ To provide their gods with some battle presence, the shinki converts into various weapons, armor, or accessories. She carries around eight shinkies and has hundreds at home.
Tatsumaki is from the anime series One Punch Man. She is also known as the Tornado Of Terror and is an S-class Rank 2 professional hero of the Hero association. Tatsumaki is known as the most powerful hero of the Hero Association. She is mighty and can even make comets fall from the sky. She can even stop a powerful bombardment attack from a spaceship and send it back.
Tsunade belongs to Naruto. She was a student of the third Hokage and highly talented in Shinobi. She became the world’s strongest kunoichi, and the fifth Hokage Tsunade is also a medical-nin. She has immense strength and can easily split the ground with her fingers. She has excellent control over her chakra and can perform it with precision. She has the ‘strength of a hundred seals’ that can store chakra; when the seal is broken, she can use the collected chakra accordingly.
Merlin is one of the main protagonists of The Seven Deadly Sins. She is the best mage Britannia has ever seen, as she deceived two gods on her own as a kid. She is intelligent and has vast magical powers. Merlin can stop the time of her spells, making them last for eternity, and even erase one from existence. She is also able to cancel a magic spell cast on anyone. Merlin is mighty magically and can locate anyone’s location.
15. Yuuki Asuna
Yuuki is Sword Art Online’s main protagonist, using the Stacia account temporarily. Asuna is a kind, helpful girl who cannot leave others in trouble. She plays the seriously until Kirito tells her to play easy with the game. She spends three to four days clearing the game until she stops out of exhaustion. She partnered with Kirito and leveled up quickly, clearing the game.
Kagura is the main female protagonist of the anime Gintama. She is one of the highest elite of Yato, equal to Kamui. Her abilities surpass that of an average Yato. She can also lose control over her powers and ‘awaken’ in difficult situations. In Yato mode, Kagura becomes uncontrollable and monstrously scary. She doesn’t remember anything after returning to her usual self except anger.
13. Sakura Kinomoto
Sakura is the main protagonist of the anime series Cardcaptor Sakura. She is a ten-year-old girl who is a Cardcaptor for Clow Reed. If Sakura obtains a card, she ultimately wields its powers. She can sense the magical presence and have dreams that can predict the future. Sakura can create new cards based on her thoughts and feelings. She is also very athletic and a sportsperson.
12. Ochaku Uraraka
Ochaku Uraraka is one of the main protagonists of the anime series My Hero Academia. She is also known as Uravity and studies at U. A. High School. She is a highly skilled combatant who grew her skills over time. She uses her quirk of zero gravity to affect the opponent directly. Using her quirk, she can make people float up, inhibiting their fighting abilities. Ochaku can cancel the effect by touching it with her fingers. She is also an excellent martial artist.
11. Aoi Kuneida
Aoi Kuneida is from the anime Beelzebub. She is a skilled swordswoman who uses a wooden sword. She has great speed and stamina. She can use anything possible as her weapon to kill and can break rocks bareheaded. She leads the Red Tail gang and is the strongest in the neighborhood. She can also transform her body into cherry blossom petals.
10. Sailor Moon
Sailor Moon, or Usagi Tsukino, is the anime’s main protagonist with the same name. She can transform herself into a sailor Guardian while wearing a brooch and shouting a command that activates the device. She draws her strength from sound, healing, and love. She has the most destructive power of the Senshi, which she can use only once. Sailor is the only person who can use the Silver Crystal- a power source to revive the whole world.
9. Homura Akemi
Homura is one of the five central Magical girls of the anime Madoka. She owns a shield, a sand clock that can turn back time up to one month. She has her shield as her weapon where she can store her other weapons. She can stop time and can prevent a person from getting affected by her magic by just touching him. She can even teleport.
8. Major Motoko Kusanagi
Motoko Kusanagi is the main protagonist of the anime ghost in the shell. She is a cyborg with advanced capabilities. Motoko is confident, friendly, kind and calculating. she has access to the most advanced technology in Japan. She has excellent judgment and self-control. Being a cyborg, she is an expert in hacking systems and can gain access to the world’s highly confidential information.
7. Nana Hiiragi
Nana is from Talentless Nana. She is a friendly and kind girl. She is also quite talkative and curious. Her social skills are excellent as she managed to befriend her class and earn their trust. She is the weakest and strongest character of the series as she doesn’t possess any superpowers, unlike her classmates. Nana may not have magical powers, but she is an expert in killing. She can even defeat powerful enemies by using her techniques and wit.
6. Big Mom
Big Mom belongs to the One Piece family. She is also known as Charlotte Linlin, the Big Mom Pirates captain. She manipulates any living being or inanimate thing by transferring a human soul into it. The human loses all of his mortal life and control. Big Mom wants to make Totto Land a utopia where everyone can live without any kind of discrimination.
5. Raygo Kiruin
Raygo Kiruin is a CEO in the anime Kill La Kill. She is the main antagonist of the series. She has been enhanced with Life Fibers, because of which she possesses superhuman strength, speed, and durability. Using her Life Fibers, she can regenerate any wound inflicted on her. She can also fly quickly and sew Life Fibers into others’ bodies.
4. Shihouin Yoruichi
Yoruichi is from the anime Bleach. She is a shinigami who has been living as a cat in the human world for a century. Yoruichi can use the Shonpu very well and is also known as Flash Goddess. She is a master of speed and can close huge distance gaps in the blink of an eye. She is one of the highly skilled hand-to-hand combatants in Soul Society. She can move fast, leaving her afterimage behind and defeating her enemies.
3. Boa Hancock
Boa Hancock is a supporting character in the One Piece franchise. She is the captain of the Kuja tribe and the strongest in the tribe. She is also known as the Snake Princess of Amazon Lily and uses love as her strength. She uses people’s feelings of desire to turn them into stone. She has high pain tolerance, moral strength, and powerful willpower because of the challenging circumstances she faced in her childhood.
Neferpitou is the major antagonist of the anime Hunter x Hunter. The character’s gender is ambiguous. She loves to play with her opponent in the way a cat plays with her prey. She may look like an innocent cat girl, but her claws can tear apart your whole body. She can detect any person from miles away and can reach them in a blink. Neferpitou can heal her own wounds and others as well, making it difficult to harm her.
1. Kaguyu Otsusuki
Kaguya Otsusaki is the main antagonist of Naruto. She is the mightiest character and biggest threat. She possesses numerous superpowers. As an alien, she can survive in the vacuum of space and can travel between worlds.
She is an expert in hypnosis and can put people to sleep whenever she wishes. She is immortal and is capable of recovering from any wounds. One can only defeat her by sealing her.