Top 40 Best Anime Girls With Black Hair

Top 40 best anime girls with black hair? Do you have a favorite anime girl who has black hair? Even though black hair isn’t unusual in anime, these darn lovable anime girls prove that colorful 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 waifu or favorite character. Here are our picks of the top 40 best anime girls with black hair, with honorable mentions in no particular order.

Best Anime Girls With Black Hair

40. Anri Sonohara

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Starting our list of black-haired anime girls is glasses-wearing Anri Sonohara, a quiet and timid member of the Dollars gang. Who currently possesses 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.

AnimeDurarara!!
First AppearanceEpisode 2

39. Albedo

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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.

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AnimeOverlord
First AppearanceEpisode 1

38. Dororo

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Dororo is a young orphaned thief who wanders alone, 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 a soft spot for other young orphans and small animals.

AnimeDororo
First AppearanceEpisode 1

37. Yuuko Ichihara

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Yuuko Ichihara, also known as the ‘The Dimensional Witch,’ is a mentor of Kimihiro Watanuki, who loves eating and drinking his excellent food 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.

AnimexxxHOLiC
First AppearanceEpisode 1

36. Ruri Gokou

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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 knowledgeable and has an extensive 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.

AnimeOreimo
First AppearanceEpisode 1

35. Saya Otonashi

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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 harsh and indifferent about people, she’s very soft, caring about her loved ones, and not wanting to lose them.

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AnimeBlood+
First AppearanceEpisode 1

34. Suzune Horikita

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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 behavior and sometimes one-track-mindedness, she displays rare moments of affection now and again.

AnimeClassroom of the Elite
First AppearanceEpisode 1

33. Kaguya Shinomiya

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Kaguya Shinomiya is the daughter of one of the giant 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 several pieces of what might be considered common sense. Her main goal is to make Miyuki Shirogane fall in love and confess to her.

AnimeKaguya-sama: Love is War
First AppearanceEpisode 1

32. Eru Chitanda

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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 excited when new or exciting things happen, making her come across as childlike, though very intelligent despite being easily distracted and somewhat quirky.

AnimeHyouka
First AppearanceEpisode 1

31. Mei Misaki

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Mei Misaki was a Class 3-3 student at Yomiyama North Middle School in 1998. Labeled 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.

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AnimeAnother
First AppearanceEpisode 1

30. Yukino Yukinoshita

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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 intelligent, beautiful, and nicknamed the “Ice-cold Beauty” for her icy demeanor. And although she can be prideful, Yukino is very kind and selfless.

AnimeMy Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
First AppearanceEpisode 1

29. Maki Oze

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Maki Oze is a second-generation Special Fire Force Company 8 fire soldier. 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 easily defeat even her seniors. She is skilled at hand-to-hand combat and can fight multiple opponents at the same time.

AnimeFire Force
First AppearanceEpisode 1

28. Mai Sakurajima

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

AnimeRascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
First AppearanceEpisode 1

27. Hayase Nagatoro

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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 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.

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AnimeDon’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro
First AppearanceEpisode 1

26. Yumeko Jabami

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Yumeko Jabami is an attractive, eloquent, and natural-born gambler. She quickly 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.

AnimeKakegurui
First AppearanceEpisode 1

25. Ayame Kajou

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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 humor in a strict society.

AnimeSHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist
First AppearanceEpisode 1

24. Chizuru Hishiro

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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.

AnimeReLIFE
First AppearanceEpisode 1

23. Akame

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

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AnimeAkame ga Kill!
First AppearanceEpisode 1

22. Kurumi Tokisaki

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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 can manipulate time and shadows. She also has a split personality being gentle and calm occasionally or aggressive and psychopathic.

AnimeDate A Live
First AppearanceEpisode 5

21. Kagome Higurashi

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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.

AnimeInuYasha
First AppearanceEpisode 1

20. Himeko Inaba

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Himeko Inaba is vice president of the Cultural Research Club. She excels in gathering information and analysis, possessing private data on each club member. She’s calm and logical, but she’s a bit clumsy. She is excellent with computers, building them, and using macro programming.

AnimeKokoro Connect
First AppearanceEpisode 1
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19. Hestia

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

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AnimeIs It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
First AppearanceEpisode 1

18. Tomoko Kuroki

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One of my favorites on our list is Tomoko Kuroki, a 15-year-old high school student with a grim outlook on life and lacks a filter. She says what she thinks without considering the consequences. Though bad at talking with people, she still wants friends and even a boyfriend. She hilariously has the worst luck; I can’t help but root for her.

AnimeWataMote: No Matter How I Look At It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Unpopular!
First AppearanceEpisode 1

17. Rin Tohsaka

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Rin Toosaka is a model student, the idol of Shirou’s school, and the successor to her family’s magecraft. She is excellent 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 is a lot nicer than she seems, she always claims to be cold and rationally logical.

AnimeFate/stay night
First AppearanceEpisode 1

16. Homura Akemi

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Homura Akemi is brilliant, athletic, distant, and cold. However, she is cold because she has suffered so much during her tenure as a magical girl. Despite her unfriendly attitude towards the others, she still cares for them, especially Madoka, as it has been her sole aim to protect her since she wished to become a magical girl.

AnimePuella Magi Madoka Magica
First AppearanceEpisode 1

15. Mio Akiyama

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Mio Akiyama is a kind and warm girl, albeit 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, primary lyricist, and left-handed bassist of the band Ho-kago Tea Time.

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AnimeK-On!
First AppearanceEpisode 1

14. Momo Yaoyorozu

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Momo Yaoyorozu is the Vice President of Class 1-A at U.A. High School, 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.

AnimeMy Hero Academia
First AppearanceEpisode 5

13. Ryuko Matoi

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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 in achieving her goals but is usually calm and polite except annoyed. She searches for her father’s killer with her giant single-bladed scissors and Life Fiber.

AnimeKill la Kill
First AppearanceEpisode 1

12. Yomiko Readman

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

AnimeR.O.D: Read or Die
First AppearanceEpisode 1

11. Kaede Honjou/Maple

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

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AnimeBOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense.
First AppearanceEpisode 1

10. Sawako Kuronuma

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

AnimeKimi ni Todoke: From Me to You
First AppearanceEpisode 1

9. Nana Osaki

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Nana Osaki is the lead vocalist of the Black Stones punk band. 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, making 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.

AnimeNana
First AppearanceEpisode 1

8. Ai Enma

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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.

AnimeHell Girl
First AppearanceEpisode 2

7. Rukia Kuchiki

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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.

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AnimeBleach
First AppearanceEpisode 1

6. Tsubasa Hanekawa

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Tsubasa Hanekawa is Koyomi Araragi’s classmate, close friend, and Naoetsu Private High School class representative. 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 an upbeat personality. Also, she can transform into a naughty being that drains the energy of others, called Black Hanekawa.

AnimeBakemonogatari
First AppearanceEpisode 1

5. Casca

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Another personal favorite 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 development from a peasant girl to 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.

AnimeBerserk
First AppearanceEpisode 2

4. Shinobu Kochou

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The 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 to protect others from suffering the same fate as her. Shinobu is the current Insect Hashira. And although a facade in honor of her late sister, she has a friendly and cheerful demeanor, always having an easygoing smile on her face regardless of the situation.

AnimeDemon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
First AppearanceEpisode 15

3. Nico Robin

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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 true 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 complete duplicate of herself, fly, and much more.

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AnimeOne Piece
First AppearanceEpisode 67

2. Kaoru Kamiya

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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, aggressive, 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 awful qualities.

AnimeSamurai X
First AppearanceEpisode 1

1. Mikasa Ackerman

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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 powerful, extremely loyal to her friends, and level-headed unless it comes to Eren.

AnimeAttack on Titan
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Bonus Mentions

Parona

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AnimeTo Your Eternity
First AppearanceEpisode 2

Lisa Mishima

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AnimeTerror in Resonance
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Mayuri Shiina

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AnimeSteins;Gate
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Videl

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AnimeDragon Ball Z
First AppearanceEpisode 200

Yozora Mikazuki

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AnimeHaganai: I don’t have many friends
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Mako Reizei

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AnimeGirls & Panzer
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Hinata Hyuga

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AnimeNaruto: Shippuden
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Kuroyukihime

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AnimeAccel World
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Miko Yotsuya

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AnimeMieruko-chan
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Makoto Kowata

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AnimeFlying Witch
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Kiyoko Shimizu

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AnimeHaikyu!!
First AppearanceEpisode 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, and 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 favorites? 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.

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