Top 40 Best Anime Girls With Black Hair

Top 40 best anime girls with black hair? Do you have a favourite anime girl who has black hair? Even though black hair isn’t unusual in anime, these darn lovable anime girls prove that colourful hair isn’t always needed, and black is still beautiful.

From students to deadly assassin elves, and much more however you like your black-haired waifus or just your favourite character. Here are our picks of the top 40 best anime girls with black hair, with honourable mentions in no particular order.

Best Anime Girls With Black Hair

Anri Sonohara

  • Anime: Durarara!!
  • First Appearance: Episode 2

Starting our list of black-haired anime girls is glasses-wearing Anri Sonohara, a quiet and timid member of the Dollars gang. Who is currently in possession of the demon sword Saika, which gives her control over whoever it cuts and people wielding its ‘daughter’ swords. Though she can be emotionally distant, she is caring and compassionate toward those close to her.


  • Anime: Overlord
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Albedo is a succubus who manages and supervises the activities done by the seven-floor guardians of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. She is the middle sister of her three sisters. Though she is usually levelheaded and calm all these qualities fly out the window when it involves Ainz Ooal Gown who she is extremely loyal and in love with, vying for his attention anyhow possible.


  • Anime: Dororo
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Dororo is a young orphaned thief, who wandered around all on her own seeking opportunities to steal and cause trouble. But after a chance encounter with Hyakkimaru, the two begin an adventure together. Though small, our tomboy Dororo is always ready to fight for what is right. She also has an extremely soft spot for other young orphans and small animals.

Yuuko Ichihara

  • Anime: xxxHOLiC
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Yuuko Ichihara is also known as the ‘The Dimensional Witch’ is a mentor of Kimihiro Watanuki, who loves eating and drinking his wonderful food all the while dragging him on crazy outings at the drop of a hat. Though she can be immature and free-spirited most of the time, she can also be very sage-like and serious when the time calls for it, showing why she’s highly respected within the spirit realm.

Ruri Gokou

  • Anime: Oreimo
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Ruri Gokou is a member of the All Together, Otaku Girls online community that Saori manages. She writes doujinshi and novels, but none of her works is popular, because she is very intelligent and has a large vocabulary, making her works too sophisticated for the average reader. And despite her unfriendly attitude to people, she cares deeply for her friends. She also loves teenage fantasy anime but hates cute anime.

Saya Otonashi

  • Anime: Blood+
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Saya Otonashi is the firstborn of the daughters of the Chiropteran Mummy (old vampire). After waking up from a coma, and recovering her memory she works with the U.S. military faction Red Shield as their ‘secret weapon’ to take down Chiropterans. Though she acts tough and indifferent about people, she’s very soft, caring about her loved ones, and not wanting to lose them.

Suzune Horikita

  • Anime: Classroom of the Elite
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Suzune Horikita the younger sister of Manabu Horikita, the Student Council president of Advanced Nurturing High School. When it comes to friendship; she disregards it and thinks making friends is unnecessary, thus she does not communicate much with her classmates and is terrible at teamwork. Despite her antisocial behaviour and sometimes one-track mindedness, she displays rare moments of affection now and again.

Kaguya Shinomiya

  • Anime: Kaguya-sama: Love is War
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Kaguya Shinomiya is the daughter of one of the biggest conglomerates in her city, the Shinomiya group. She is the vice president of the student council of Shuchiin Academy and a multi-talented genius who can do anything if she sets her mind to it. She is an incredibly sheltered girl, resulting in her lacking in several pieces of what might be considered common sense. Her main goal is to make Miyuki Shirogane fall in love and confess to her.

Eru Chitanda

  • Anime: Hyouka
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

A calm and happy person, Eru Chitanda is the single daughter of the Chitanda Family, one of the four remaining wealthy farming families. She likes mysteries and has a great curiosity, which often gets her very excited when new or interesting things happen, making her come across as childlike, though very intelligent despite being easily distracted and rather quirky.

Mei Misaki

  • Anime: Another
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Mei Misaki was a student of Class 3-3 at Yomiyama North Middle School in 1998. Labelled as “the one that does not exist”. She is a shy girl who loves to draw and is a member of the school’s art club. Even though she seems to show no interest in things and people around her, she’s very selfless, preferring to be mistreated instead of others.

Yukino Yukinoshita

  • Anime: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

At number thirty on our list of the best anime girls with black hair is Yukino Yukinoshita, also known as Yukinon. She is the leader of the Service Club, of which she is the sole member until Hachiman joins her. She is smart, beautiful, and is nicknamed the “Ice-cold Beauty” for her icy demeanour. And although she can be prideful, Yukino is very kind and selfless.

Maki Oze

  • Anime: Fire Force
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Maki Oze is a second-generation fire soldier belonging to the Special Fire Force Company 8. She is calm and collected on the outside but a romantic at heart. She is polite, courteous, and respectful. She is a capable and driven fighter who can defeat even her seniors very easily. She is skilled at hand-to-hand combat and can fight multiple opponents at the same time.

Mai Sakurajima

  • Anime: Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Mai Sakurajima is a notable actress/model and a third-year at Minegahara High School. She is very sensitive, polite, level headed, helpful, and kind. She isn’t harsh by default, but she can be easily annoyed and come across as somewhat snappy or violent, especially to Sakuta. Due to several events, her existence became unnoticed by other people for a while.

Hayase Nagatoro

  • Anime: Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Hayase Nagatoro is a first-year high school girl who enjoys teasing Senpai. Although it appears that she just wants to torture him, she may actually like him. Though she likes to torture her senpai, she becomes very hostile toward anyone else who tries to bully him. She enjoys performing mixed martial arts moves, swimming and helping other school sports clubs on request.

Yumeko Jabami

  • Anime: Kakegurui
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Yumeko Jabami is an attractive, silver-tongued, and natural-born gambler. She easily catches the attention of her peers and the entire student council of Hyakkaou Private Academy, as a “Kakegurui,” someone who finds pleasure in taking risks. No matter the odds in a gambling match, she always manages to turn the tables.

Ayame Kajou

  • Anime: SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Ayame Kajou is the vice president of the student council and daughter of a disgraced former Diet member who unsuccessfully fought against the public morality laws. She can appear very conservative, but with her alter ego “The Blue in the Snow Field,” she’s a rebel spreading mature jokes and toilet humour in a strict society.

Chizuru Hishiro

  • Anime: ReLIFE
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Chizuru Hishiro is a third-year student in class 3 with Arata Kaizaki at Aoba High School during his ReLIFE experiment. She is smart, always getting the highest scores in her grade, but socially awkward. She wants to understand people more and make friends eventually, learning that no one is an island.


  • Anime: Akame ga Kill!
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Akame is a member of the Assassin’s group Night Raid. Although she appears very serious and cold-hearted, she is actually very caring, worrying about the safety of her comrades. She is also one of the stronger members of the group, usually taking out the strongest of enemies with minimal effort.

Kurumi Tokisaki

  • Anime: Date A Live
  • First Appearance: Episode 5

Kurumi Tokisaki also codenamed Nightmare is a brutal and dangerous Spirit, responsible for the death of over 10,000 people. She is heavily obsessed with Shidou and has the ability to manipulate time and shadows. She also has a split personality being gentle and calm on occasions or aggressive and psychopathic.

Kagome Higurashi

  • Anime: InuYasha
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Kagome Higurashi is a third-year middle school student and reincarnation of a priestess 50 years ago, named Kikyo, the previous protector of a powerful marble-sized sphere that grants immense power to whoever possesses it. She is bold and determined to help others regardless of the cost. Her kind-hearted personality and determination usually win a lot of characters over.

Himeko Inaba

  • Anime: Kokoro Connect
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Himeko Inaba is vice president of the Cultural Research Club. She excels in gathering information and analysis, possessing private data on each of the club members. She’s calm and logical, but she’s actually a bit clumsy. She is great with computers being able to build them and use macro programming.

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  • Anime: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Hestia is an energetic, and kind goddess. She can be a hard worker, and dependable when the situation really calls for it. But usually, she is a lazy goddess in love with her familia bell making her drive off potential new members of her familia. She is usually barefoot but does occasionally wear a pair of white flip-flops.

Tomoko Kuroki

  • Anime: WataMote: No Matter How I Look At It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Unpopular!
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

One of my personal favourites on our list is Tomoko Kuroki, a 15-year-old high school student with a grim outlook on life, and lacking a filter she says what she thinks without considering the consequences. Though she’s bad at talking with people, she still wants to have friends and even a boyfriend. She’s hilarious as the worst luck that I just can’t help but root for her.

Rin Tohsaka

  • Anime: Fate/stay night
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Rin Toosaka is a model student, the idol of Shirou’s school and the successor to her family’s magecraft. She is great at karate and a very competitive person, earning her the admiration of her peers, even though she is secretly stingy, tomboyish, and a slacker. Though she really is a lot nicer than she seems, she claims to always be cold, and rationally logical.

Homura Akemi

  • Anime: Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Homura Akemi is very intelligent, athletic, distant, and cold. Though she is cold because she had seen so much suffering during her tenure as a magical girl. Despite her unfriendly attitude towards the others, she still very much cares for them, especially Madoka, as it is her sole aim to protect her ever since she made her wish to become a magical girl.

Mio Akiyama

  • Anime: K-On!
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Mio Akiyama is a kind and warm girl, albeit very shy and sensitive. She is smart, always coming in the top positions in her grade. Despite her timid streak she often finds herself as the voice of reason amongst her bandmates in the light music club, who often rely on her sensibility when in trouble. She is a writer, second vocalist, main lyricist and left-handed bassist of the band Ho-kago Tea Time.

Momo Yaoyorozu

  • Anime: My Hero Academia
  • First Appearance: Episode 5

Momo Yaoyorozu is the Vice President of Class 1-A at U.A. High School, where she is training there to become a Pro Hero. She is a girl with strong analytical skills. She may be a little blunt with her explanations, but she cares about her classmates wanting them to become great heroes too.

Ryuko Matoi

  • Anime: Kill la Kill
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Ryuko Matoi is the second daughter of Ragyou Kiryuuin and Satsuki’s sister. She is a second-year student at Honnouji Academy. She is fierce and stubborn with achieving her goals but is usually calm and polite except annoyed. With her huge single-bladed scissor and Life Fiber, she searches for her father’s killer.

Yomiko Readman

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  • Anime: R.O.D: Read or Die
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Yomiko Readman is a substitute teacher, introvert and secret field agent for the British Library. She is a Papermaster, a person with the ability to bend papers into bulletproof or sharp swords and much more. When she’s not fighting an evil organisation with her partner, she prefers to bury herself in books, spending almost all of her income on books. Yomiko’s apartment is stacked floor to ceiling with books.

Kaede Honjou/Maple

  • Anime: BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense.
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Kaede Honjou is the guild master of Maple Tree. She is a simple girl, with her defining traits being her air-headedness, making her focus solely on her defence stats and causing increased work and headache for the Administrators. She loves fun but isn’t that much of a competitive person, and views nearly everyone as a potential friend. Making her become friends with almost everyone she meets in NewWorld Online.

Sawako Kuronuma

  • Anime: Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Another black haired beauty on our list is Sawako Kuronuma, she is a shy and honest girl who is in search of friendship, but her resemblance to horror film character Sadako Yamamura makes it difficult to make friends. She is a pure, positive, and caring person who works hard at everything she does.

Nana Osaki

  • Anime: Nana
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Nana Osaki is the lead vocalist of the popular punk band the Black Stones. She may look tough, but she has a kind heart, though a bit of a sadist, Nana is a devoted friend. She has faced many hardships, which have made her very independent and determined to be a successful lead vocalist. Her favorite designer is Vivienne Westwood, her favorite flower is the ren, and her favorite band is the Sex Pistols.

Ai Enma

  • Anime: Hell Girl
  • First Appearance: Episode 2

Ai Enma is a spiritual entity with a sad past, she lives in a world of eternal twilight fulfilling other people’s vengeance, and ferrying people to Hell is her punishment, a task which she has performed for the better part of 400 years. Although she acts distant, she can get emotional for innocent clients or victims of her vengeance.

Rukia Kuchiki

  • Anime: Bleach
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Rukia Kuchiki is the current captain of the 13th Division. She likes everything rabbit-themed and becomes quite sensitive when someone insults her obsession with them. Rukia’s favorite foods are cucumber, eggs, and rice dumplings. She is very caring and loyal to her friends, feeling comfortable enough to search her thoughts and feelings with close friends.

Tsubasa Hanekawa

  • Anime: Bakemonogatari
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Tsubasa Hanekawa is Koyomi Araragi’s classmate, close friend, and class representative in Naoetsu Private High School. She is known at school as an overachiever and model student who is admired by many. She is a soft-spoken girl with a kind heart and a positive personality. Also, she can transform into a mischievous being that drains the energy of others, called Black Hanekawa.


  • Anime: Berserk
  • First Appearance: Episode 2

Another personal favourite of mine is Casca from Berserk 1997. She was the only female soldier in the original Band of the Hawk and second only to Guts and Griffith in swordsmanship. Her determination and her development from a peasant girl to into a well-attuned warrior got her the respect of her comrades in arms. Though a strong, usually moody woman, she has a gentle and caring side.

Shinobu Kochou

  • Anime: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • First Appearance: Episode 15

Best anime girl with black hair number four is Shinobu Kochou. After the death of her parents at the hands of a demon, she joined the Demon Slayer Corps along with her sister in order to protect others from suffering the same fate as her. Shinobu is the current Insect Hashira. And although a facade in honour of her late sister, she has a friendly and cheerful demeanour, always having an easygoing smile on her face regardless of the situation.

Nico Robin

  • Anime: One Piece
  • First Appearance: Episode 67

Nico Robin is the seventh member of the crew and the sixth to join the Straw Hat Pirates, acting as their archaeologist. She is the sole survivor of the destroyed West Blue island Ohara, her dream is to find the Rio Poneglyph which tells the genuine history of the world, specifically the Void Century. She is wise and patient in everything, and with her devil fruit powers she can create a full-bodied duplicate of herself, fly and much more.

Kaoru Kamiya

  • Anime: Samurai X
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Kaoru Kamiya is the primary instructor of the Kamiya Kasshinryuu fighting style developed by her late father, Kamiya Koshijirou. She inherited a small dojo from her father after his death. She is independent, possessive, compassionate, courageous, feisty, strong-willed, a great fighter and always sees the good in others, with only the occasional mood swing and her terrible cooking being her only terrible qualities.

Mikasa Ackerman

  • Anime: Attack on Titan
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Last but not least on our list of the best black hair anime girls is Mikasa Ackerman, she is a member of the Survey Corps and the top ranked member of the 104th Training Corps. Though she wishes to live a peaceful life with Eren, She joins Eren when he enlists. She is remarkably strong, extremely loyal to her friends and level-headed unless it comes to Eren.

Honorable Mentions


  • Anime: To Your Eternity
  • First Appearance: Episode 2

Lisa Mishima

  • Anime: Terror in Resonance
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Mayuri Shiina

  • Anime: Steins;Gate
  • First Appearance: Episode 1


  • Anime: Dragon Ball Z
  • First Appearance: Episode 200

Yozora Mikazuki

  • Anime: Haganai: I don’t have many friends
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Mako Reizei

  • Anime: Girls & Panzer
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Hinata Hyuga

  • Anime: Naruto: Shippuden
  • First Appearance: Episode 1


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  • Anime: Accel World
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Miko Yotsuya

  • Anime: Mieruko-chan
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Makoto Kowata

  • Anime: Flying Witch
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

Kiyoko Shimizu

  • Anime: Haikyu!!
  • First Appearance: Episode 1

And with that I am done with our list of the top 40 best anime girls with black hair. It was supposed to be 25, then it became 30 and 35 to the list you have before you today. So what do you think? Are there any girls you think I missed? What are your favourites? I love to read your comments so don’t be afraid to give me a piece of your mind.

Till next time… Remember it’s never too late to be what you might have been.

Thanks for reading!


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