In the realm of anime, there is usually at least one character whose extremely unusual hair color will make them stick out in a crowd. Unfortunately, such people also frequently have deeply moving backstories and distinctive personalities, making them very intriguing.
Most anime fans share an exciting illusion that pink-haired characters are “kawaii” and can knock anyone out with a sunny smile. But the characters below are not like that; they possess abilities that can terrify anyone in the anime or represent a powerful villain. It’s simple to find yourself staring at a gorgeous psychopath with pale pink hair or to run upon a figure who embodies virtue.
This article will present a ranking of the top 50 pink-haired anime characters we know. We also want to learn as much as we can about pink-haired characters because there are so many adorable, insane, and great ones in anime.
Table of Contents
- 1. Yuno Gasai – Mirai Nikki
- 2. Lucy – Elfen Lied
- 3. Inori Yuzuriha – Guilty Crown
- 4. Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière – Zero no Tsukaima
- 5. Hisoka Morow – Hunter x Hunter
- 6. Szayelaporro Granz – Bleach
- 7. Anemone – Eureka Seven
- 8. Yachiru Kusajishi – Bleach
- 9. Momo Belia Deviluke – To Love-Ru
- 10. Madoka Kaname – Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica
- 11. Sakura Haruno – Naruto
- 12. Natsu Dragneel – Fairy Tail
- 13. Euphemia Li Britannia – Code Geass: Hangyaku No Lelouch
- 14. Morgiana – Magi: Labyrinth of Magic
- 15. Ichigo Momomiya – Tokyo Mew Mew
- 16. Neko – K Project
- 17. Chibiusa – Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
- 18. Hinagiku Katsura – Hayate No Gotoku
- 19. Moka Akashiya – Rosario + Vampire
- 20. Miwako Sakurada – Paradise Kiss
- 21. Kanon Nakagawa – Kami Nomi Zo Shiru Sekai
- 22. Simca – Air Gear
- 24. Akira Kogami – Lucky Star
- 25. Ikaros – Sora No Otoshimono
- 26. Yui – Angel Beats
- 27. Watashi – Jinrui Wa Suitai Shimashita
- 28. Jibril – No Game No Life
- 29. Kofuku “Ebisu” – Noragami
- 30. Rika Shinozaki – Sword Art Online
- 31. Krul Tepes – Owari No Seraph
- 32. Lala Satalin Deviluke – To Love-Ru
- 33. Crona – Soul Eater
- 34. Amu Hinamori – Shugo Chara
- 35. Akari Mizunashi – Aria The Animation
- 36. Mizuki Himeji – Baka To Test To Shoukanjuu
- 37. Miyuki Takara – Lucky Star
- 38. Megumi Shimizu – Shiki
- 39. Momoka Sonokawa – Sabagebu
- 40. Melascula – Nanatsu No Taizai
- 41. Gilthunder – Nanatsu No Taizai
- 42. Mei Hatsume – My Hero Academia
- 43. Ram – Re: Zero
- 44. Nonon Jakuzure – Kill La Kill
- 45. Anya Forger – Spy x Family
- 46. Lacus Clyne – Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
- 47. Mine – Akame Ga Kill
- 48. Saiki Kusuo – The Disastrous Life Of Saiki K
- 49. Perona – One Piece
- 50. Rumiho Akiha – Steins Gate
1. Yuno Gasai – Mirai Nikki
Yuuno Gasai is a beautiful yandere with flowing light pink hair. Behind that pretty, cute exterior and constantly smiling face is a skilled swordsman who quickly takes the life of anyone who dares to threaten the safety of his boyfriend, Yukitero Amano. With the super ability of an assassin who is always in the mood to protect the most important person, she has become the leading character in the list of 50 anime characters with many fans.
2. Lucy – Elfen Lied
Lucy is the failed product of a superpower experiment. She can use her invisible vectors to attack or kill anyone who intends to harm or stand in her way, be it enemies or innocent people. Although her adorable appearance and shoulder-length pink hair make her look harmless, there’s emotionless cruelty behind her. The only emotion left in her is her love for a character named Kouta.
3. Inori Yuzuriha – Guilty Crown
The shy-looking Inori Yuzuriha is not only the heroine of the anime Guilty Crown but also the leader of the guerrilla resistance faction. Her hair is two-tone, light pink from the base to 2/3 of the hair; the rest is a darker pink.
4. Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière – Zero no Tsukaima
The protagonist of the anime series Zero no Tsukaima is Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière, the third daughter of a noble family in the kingdom of Tristain. She is a second-year student at Tristain Magic School, which instructs witches and nobles in magic. She is the poorest student in the class since she can never do anything correctly, earning her the nickname “Zero.” Later, Louise learned she was a unique witch with the power to manipulate the long-lost fifth element, Void.
5. Hisoka Morow – Hunter x Hunter
One of the heroes’ enemies, particularly Killua and Gon, is Hisoka Morow, a recurring figure in Hunter X Hunter. Enigmatic, a liar, crafty, and provocative. He considers himself a “hunter” and is skilled in trickery and combat. He is persistent and courageous to the point of putting his life in peril in pursuit of his interests and pleasures. Killua and Gon are continually observed by Hisoka, who threatens to kill the Hunters’ chief, Netero.
6. Szayelaporro Granz – Bleach
The scientist for the Espada people is Szayelaporro Granz. He has the same attitude as the captain of the 12th division, including a strong disdain for his Fracciónes, sadism, unfair combat tactics, a certain amount of hubris, and all of his goals being rationalized by a scientific end. Additionally, he believes that his purpose as a scientist is to achieve perfection, which conflicts with Mayuri’s position that perfection is bad for research.
7. Anemone – Eureka Seven
Anemone is a genetically engineered artificial Coralian. She was born an ordinary person with a peaceful life and a happy family until she experienced the breakup of her first love with the death of her parents in the government’s rapid population war. After experiencing successive tragedies, Anemone became a desperate child and was found by the military. They forced her to participate in military experiments on the human body to create artificial Coralians.
8. Yachiru Kusajishi – Bleach
Yachiru Kusajishi is the respectable and likable vice-captain of Division 11 – a death squad known for its physical prowess, led by Captain Kenpachi Zaraki. In her appearance as an innocent, weak child but carrying a terrifying power, Yachiru represents the next person with multiple personalities; one side is always cute, and the other side represents fearsome destruction.
9. Momo Belia Deviluke – To Love-Ru
Momo Belia Deviluke – Lala’s adorable, lovely, but not innocent twin. Nana, Momo, and Lala are the princesses of the Deviluke kingdom. Different from her two sisters, hiding behind her sweet, kind exterior, Momo is a person who is considered a mean person. With the extraordinary ability to communicate with plants, Momo is considered a potential candidate for this ranking.
10. Madoka Kaname – Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica
Madoka Kaname is an elementary school girl living a reasonably peaceful life with her family until she meets the cat Kyubey. This meeting quickly changes the girl’s life, Kyubey – an alien cat with the ability to grant wishes to anyone with a deal to become Puella Magi to protect the planet from creatures called “witches”. Kyubey saw a huge magical potential in Madoka and asked her to become a Puella Magi.
11. Sakura Haruno – Naruto
Haruno Sakura is among the most popular female ninjas in the Naruto anime series and Team 7. Sakura is famous for her fearsome physical strength and superior healing abilities. The journey through many ups and downs in friendship, love, loss, and pain with friends in Team 7 has helped Sakura grow. The decision to sacrifice her long, flowing pink hair for a shorter one was a turning point for Sakura’s assertiveness and strength.
12. Natsu Dragneel – Fairy Tail
Natsu Dragneel, commonly known as “The Salamander,” is a fire wizard who suffers from motion sickness and is a member of the Fairy Tail guild. He employs lost magic that enables him to destroy dragons (or Dragon Slayer). Natsu learned the art of the fire dragon hunter from his adopted father, an extinct dragon by the name of Ignir, when he was a teenager. He uses magic to battle evil alongside his companions and some of his old adversaries who have turned into allies, such as Sting Youclif or Jellal Fernandez.
13. Euphemia Li Britannia – Code Geass: Hangyaku No Lelouch
Euphemia li Britannia is known as a female character with long, wavy pink hair, the third princess of the Britannian Imperial family. She always cherished especially great feelings for her brother Lelouch, despite all the laws and powers of the royal family.
14. Morgiana – Magi: Labyrinth of Magic
Morgianna is a girl from the Finalist tribe. After being rescued by Alibaba and Aladdin from slavery, she becomes their companion. Morgianna has always been loyal to Alibaba and has a special affection for him that she cannot explain. Morgianna possesses superior physical strength, strength, and powerful foot kicks as proof of her status as a member of the Finalist tribe – a mighty warrior tribe specializing in conquering continents.
15. Ichigo Momomiya – Tokyo Mew Mew
After being injected with the DNA of Iriomote Wildcat – one of the creatures threatened with extinction, Ichigo Momomiya can transform into the superman “Mew Mew” and become the leader of a team of magic girls with the mission to protect the Earth from before alien invasions.
16. Neko – K Project
Neko is a girl with light pink hair possessing two-colored eyes, one green and the other blue. She can transform into a small cat with the same light pink fur as Neko’s hair. Neko’s unique ability is to change the memories of those around her and recreate new memories similar to the plot from the books she has read.
17. Chibiusa – Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
Chibiusa is a character in the Sailor Moon series by Naoko Takeuchi. Sailor Chibi Moon is the 9th Senshi introduced in the anime and 7th in the manga. Her real name is Usagi, but to avoid confusion with Usagi – Sailor Moon, people call her “Chibiusa”. Before gaining her powers as Sailor Chibi Moon, Chibiusa also had the power to create an energy column from the crescent moon symbol that appeared on her forehead.
18. Hinagiku Katsura – Hayate No Gotoku
Hakuo High’s student council president is a talented, responsible girl who knows how to dress and is a perfectionist. But because she likes Hayate very much, Hinagiku is the Kendo club captain. In particular, she is very aggressive, always trying her best in everything. -She is a perfect girl, but she has a sad past. Her parents abandoned her and her sister on her 6th birthday with a debt of 80 million yen. After paying off the debt, the Katsura family adopted the two sisters.
19. Moka Akashiya – Rosario + Vampire
Moka Akashiya, the main heroine of the series, is a pure-blooded vampire. She represents the type of character with multiple personalities, innocent appearance, white skin, beautiful face, long pink hair, plus sometimes childish expressions that make many students of the school she transferred notice and covet her. But no one expected that behind that “kawaii” appearance is a mighty vampire every time he takes down the cross on his neck.
20. Miwako Sakurada – Paradise Kiss
Miwako Sakurada is an alumnus of the Yazawa School of Fine Arts. She currently works for her older sister Miakako Kouda at Happy Berry. Arashi’s boyfriend gave her the nickname Miwa-chan. Miwako has long pink hair. She often ties her hair in many different styles, mainly on the sides of her head. She has big brown eyes and characteristic plump lips. Her figure is relatively short and petite. Her outfits do not follow a particular style but are often inspired by Japanese street fashion lines such as Lolita or Fairy Kei.
21. Kanon Nakagawa – Kami Nomi Zo Shiru Sekai
Kanon Nakagawa is a teenage idol known for her beauty and singing talent and is also the third conquest target in the series. She is also the host of Apollo, the second appearance Goddess of the series. Kanon hopes that her song will “sound in people’s hearts.”
22. Simca – Air Gear
Simca is depicted as a girl with very long pink hair; she wears a Toul hat and glasses and a dress as long as a shirt. Simca always appears cheerful, energetic, friendly, polite, comfortable, and kind to everyone. She especially cares for her friends and always tries to help as much as she can whenever her friends need her.
24. Akira Kogami – Lucky Star
Akira Kogami is a middle school student who is also the team leader of a Lucky ☆ Star advertising project called “Lucky Channel” in Comptiq magazine. Akira is usually a little girl with short salmon-pink hair and golden-yellow eyes. The school uniform is too big for Akira, so sometimes, her arms become too short for the uniform’s sleeves. Akira has the personality of an energetic girl, and her primary way of greeting is “Oha-Lucky~!”.
25. Ikaros – Sora No Otoshimono
Alpha generation recreational robot, created to satisfy all the owner’s requirements, or that’s all Ikaros can remember. After being saved by Tomoki from the black hole explosion, Ikaros accepted him as his master and followed him home. Ikaros’ expression is somewhat limited, so she almost always wears one expression. As time goes on, Ikaros grows increasingly in love with Tomoki.
26. Yui – Angel Beats
Yui joined the group Girls Dead Monster founded by Iwakasa and Hisako; after a period of active activities, she became the lead singer after Iwakasa disappeared. Her pink hair is also a symbol of her shining personality.
27. Watashi – Jinrui Wa Suitai Shimashita
The fairies choose Watashi as a bridge to people; she always tries to make both parties satisfied. And when the fairies are satisfied, they will “help” her with their modern technologies. She is always with the fairies and makes the best cakes. The fairies call her “Okashi-chan” (Sweet Girl).
28. Jibril – No Game No Life
This character leaves quite an impression on fans of the anime No Game No Life. Jibril was the last and most potent Flugel created by Old Deus Artos and served under him until his death. Jibril was rendered incapable of using magic for five years as a result of her use of the “Heaven’s Strike” spell to decimate Elven Garde’s capital during the War of the Gods. She appears with purple-pink hair that reaches down to her knees and two white wings sticking out from her hips.
29. Kofuku “Ebisu” – Noragami
Kofuku is the main character in the anime/manga series Noragami. She is the goddess of poverty and Yato’s “girlfriend”. Mysterious and kind, with a personality well-suited to her role as the Goddess of Poverty, she can bring misfortune to anyone unlucky enough to spend too much time with her. The name “Kofuku” is not her real name, but Daikoku himself gave it to her.
30. Rika Shinozaki – Sword Art Online
Rika Shinozaki is Asuna’s close friend and the one who introduced Kirito to Asuna. Kirito asked Rika to make a sword of a quality comparable to his first sword – The Elucidator. Later, Kirito escorted her on a quest to find the materials needed to make swords. During the trip, Rika gradually developed feelings for Kirito but was heartbroken when she learned that Asuna liked Kirito.
31. Krul Tepes – Owari No Seraph
Kururu Tsepeshi is the Third Progenitor among vampires and the former vampire queen of Japan. Krul is the main character who turns Mikaela Hyakuya and Mahiru Hiragi into vampires. She is also Asuramura’s younger sister and the highest-ranked member of the Progenitor Council.
32. Lala Satalin Deviluke – To Love-Ru
Lala Satalin Deviluke is the first princess of the Deviluke kingdom. Due to being forced to marry someone she doesn’t love to be eligible to inherit the kingdom’s throne, Lala escaped the castle and came to Earth. Coincidentally, her “landing point” is the bathtub of the schoolboy Rito Yuuki’s house. She can create a lot of advanced equipment (but not many are usable).
33. Crona – Soul Eater
If only looking at the face, no one would dare to confirm that Crona is male or female. Despite always wearing skirts, Crona is one of the few anime characters whose gender has not been officially revealed. What makes Crona so popular with everyone must come from this character’s pretty “kawaii” pink hair.
34. Amu Hinamori – Shugo Chara
The heroine of the story. As one of the three personality protectors, Amu Hinamori joins the Seiyo Elementary School Guardians, although she initially refuses. Amu’s position in the Guardians is the Joker. Her mission, as a Joker, is to find and recover the X eggs. Characters X. Ran, Miki, and Suu help Amu in her work with “Character Transformation”, which is activated by “Humpty Lock” and gives Amu special abilities depending on the personality guardians.
35. Akari Mizunashi – Aria The Animation
Akari Mizunashi is a Japanese in Manhome who immigrated to Aqua when she was 15. Akari made an expedition to Aqua in hopes of becoming Undine. She practiced the basics of sailing on Manhome but in the wrong direction. Like her mentor Alicia, Akari appreciated and enjoyed everything in life. Even mundane experiences can be an inspiration for Akari. This makes her seem distracted as Akari often goes into a state with a dreamy and easily distracted expression.
36. Mizuki Himeji – Baka To Test To Shoukanjuu
One of the key protagonists in the Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu is Mizuki Himeji. She is a 5th-year student at Fumizuki Academy and is in the same class as Akihisa (Class 2-F); even though she is only a 2nd year, she is already 2nd in terms of skills, and her grades are even higher than most of the students in class A.
37. Miyuki Takara – Lucky Star
Miyuki Takara is known as a bookworm in the Lucky☆Star anime series. Her interest in acquiring knowledge led the Japanese community to give her the nickname Miwiki (a combination of Miyuki and Wikipedia – she means an encyclopedia). Miyuki often appears with a cute appearance along with a personality that always values her friends.
38. Megumi Shimizu – Shiki
Megumi Shimizu is a young girl born and raised in Sotoba. She was the first person killed by the Kirishiki family. The one who killed her was Chizuru Kirishiki. A few days after her passing, she was the first to take the Shiki stance. She is one of the Shiki series characters who appears the most frequently. With the personality of a girl who loves the city, she dreams of one day leaving the village to live in a more crowded, bustling place.
39. Momoka Sonokawa – Sabagebu
Momoka Sonakawa is a 15-year-old high school transfer student. She is forced to join Miou’s Aogiri High School Survival Game Club. At first, she always kept a feminine, elegant look, but behind that politeness was an extremely sharp, ruthless, and hot-tempered person. Momoka tends to take revenge on those who make her angry and often makes them pay more than they did to her.
40. Melascula – Nanatsu No Taizai
Faith’s commandment, the clan’s founding member before it was sealed, and Meliodas’ treachery. Melascula specializes in casting several types of evil spells. Still, her most distinctive talent is her ability to use the deceased’s remorse as her inspiration to bring back the souls of everyone who has died away. She resembles a young girl and is surrounded by a peculiar, black aura, but in reality, she is more like a viper who decreases in size as magical miasma is lost.
41. Gilthunder – Nanatsu No Taizai
A Holy Knight with such strength that he can control lightning and thunder. He is the offspring of Zaratras, a former Holy High Knight allegedly assassinated by the Seven Deadly Sins. Gilthunder was Elizabeth and Meliodas’ childhood pal and has always been in love with Princess Margaret, whom he does all in his power to safeguard. When he was younger, he loved the Seven Deadly Sins and aspired to be like them, but after concluding that they were to blame for his father’s passing, he decided to get retribution.
42. Mei Hatsume – My Hero Academia
Mei Hatsume is not the most influential person in this universe. I don’t think Deku could match her ambition, though. She will work nonstop for days on end with no breaks, without ever losing her grin, since all she wants is for the world to see her “kids.” She is ideally suited to manufacture the heroes’ support equipment because of her peculiar ability to perceive even the most minor components of any machine.
43. Ram – Re: Zero
Ram is Rem’s older twin sister and an oni woman with pink eyes and hair who serves as a housekeeper at Roswaal Mansion. However, she does her tasks and cooks less well than her sister, who is more capable and obedient at work. She is also less warm and approachable than the latter. Even though Rem may be the crowd’s favorite, Ram is exceptional in and of herself. She frequently takes the lead because she is more extroverted than her dander sister.
44. Nonon Jakuzure – Kill La Kill
One of the primary figures in the Kill la Kill anime and one of the Four Heavenly Kings of the Student Council. Nonon Jakuzure‘s pretty face and cute pink hair have helped Nonon hide a rugged and robust self that can defeat anyone who wants to be her opponent.
45. Anya Forger – Spy x Family
Anya Forger is one of the three major characters in the manga/anime Spy X Family. Before being adopted by a Twilight/Loid Forger agent, Anya was a “test subject 007” and could read people’s minds. According to the information revealed, Anya has a rather dark past. We don’t know who Anya’s biological parents are. She has always been a “hero” who silently supports her parents in their secret missions. Despite knowing her family is “fake”, Anya still tries her best to maintain it – in her way.
46. Lacus Clyne – Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
After the previous war, Lacus Clyne remained in Orb with Kira, Athrun, and Cagalli. This girl’s influence over the people of the PLANT was so significant that Gilbert Durandal used all means to defeat her. An idol of the people of PLANT, with her attractive voice and alluring light pink hair, Lacus always hoped to bring peace to the Naturals and Coordinators; she has always followed in her father’s footsteps to achieve her goal.
47. Mine – Akame Ga Kill
Mine is known as a “Genius Sniper”, with keen eyesight, stubborn temperament, and the shortest build of the Night Raid team. Mine is a notable highlight with her pink hair and sometimes childish expressions.
48. Saiki Kusuo – The Disastrous Life Of Saiki K
Saiki Kusuo is a memorable figure thanks to his odd appearance and sense of style. But his gentle nature and the societal struggles he endures daily make him such a lovely and realistic figure. Even though the majority of his social issues are caused by the fact that he must hide his psychic powers in order to lead as a normal life as possible, it is rather easy to relate to this person and empathize with him.
49. Perona – One Piece
Perona is the leading member of Thriller Bark, has round deer eyes with pink hair tied on both sides, is charming in One Piece, and learns the mystery of the ghost princess Perona. She possesses the power of the Paramecia-type Horo Horo no Mi Devil Fruit. With this ability, she can create ghosts to manipulate. There are different types of ghosts, especially: Negative Ghosts (anyone they touch has a mental breakdown), Exploding Ghosts (cause small explosions but do not do much damage because Usopp himself can still withstand them).
50. Rumiho Akiha – Steins Gate
Rumiho Akiha, commonly known as Faris NyanNyan in the Steins anime, is a part-time employee and owner of the May Queen Nyannyan cafe maid shop. She is a second-year student at Kanaria Personal Academy and the daughter of Yukitaka Akiha. Rumiho is depicted as a rather petite girl with pink hair and eyes. She often likes to tie her hair into two side curls. She can see into people’s hearts by looking them in the eye, calling her ability “Cheshire Break”.