The perfect anime girl could have any hair colors: pink hair or brown hair, or white, but chances are she has purple hair. Variety makes life better in this crazy world. Purple hair is a colour that can be anywhere along the spectrum from close to white to darker than black. It’s often reserved for anime characters who have had dark histories but whose hearts are not entirely darkened, yet sometimes it just looks good!
Are you looking for that one anime girl with purple hair you once saw in an anime series? But with the amount of anime you watched, you probably forgot which anime series. Don’t worry, fam, I got you. Here are 10 of the most interesting female anime characters with purple hair:
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- 1. Ritsu – Assassination Classroom
- 2. Konno Yuuki – Sword Art Online
- 3. Izumi Kyouka – Bungou Stray Dogs
- 4. Touka Kirishima – Tokyo Ghoul
- 5. Kae Serinuma – Kiss Him, Not Me!
- 6. Dorothy Unsworth – Black Clover
- 7. Nana/ Lucy – Elfen Lied
- 8. Sheele – Akame ga Kill
- 9. Yuuko Kanoe – Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (Tasogare Otome x Amnesia)
- 10. Haqua du Lot Herminium – The World God Only Knows
- 11. Road Kamelot – D.Gray-man
- 12. Yoruichi Shihōin – Bleach
- 13. Ryou Fujibayashi – Clannad
- 14. Reiko Tamura – Parasyte-The Maxim
- 15. Kirie Motoba – Himouto! Umaru-chan
- 16. Mizore Shirayuki – Rosario + Vampire
- 17. Saeko Busujima – Highschool of the Dead
- 18. Ultear Milkovich – Fairy Tail
- 19. Sumire Kakei – Boruto
- 20. Nepgear – Hyperdimension Neptunia
- 21. Blair – Soul Eater
- 22. Seilah – Fairy Tail
- 23. Cornelia li Britannia – Code Geass
- 24. Frederica Berkanstel – Umineko: When They Cry
- 25. Maya Natsume – Tenjou Tenge
- 26. Jirou Kyouka – My Hero Academia
- 27. Tohka Yatogami – Date A Live
- 28. Kagami Hiiragi – Lucky Star
- 29. Akatsuki – Log Horizon
- 30. Medusa “Bewitching Black Serpent” – Fate/ Stay Night
- 31. Revy – Black Lagoon
- 32. Kotomi Ichinose – Clannad
- 33. Hifumi Takimoto – New Game!
- 34. Yuki Nagato – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu)
- 35. Chihiro Shindou – EF a Tale of Memories
- 36. Kyou Goshouin – And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online?
- 37. Neptune – Hyperdimension Neptunia
- 38. Rika Furude – When They Cry
- 39. Rize Tedeza – Is the Order a Rabbit?
- 40. Shinoa Hiiragi – Seraph of the End
- 41. Hotaru Shidare – Dagashi Kashi
- 42. Motoko Kusanagi – Ghost in the Shell
- 43. Kyou Fujibayashi – Clannad
- 44. Tsukasa Hiiragi – Lucky Star
- 45. Toko Fukawa – Danganronpa
- 46. Misato Katsuragi – Evangelion
- 47. Faye Valentine – Cowboy Bebop
- 48. Akane Shinjo – SSSS.Gridman
- 49. Dokuro Mitsukai – Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan
- 50. Aoi Yamada – Working!!
- 51. Chisaki Hiradaira – Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
- 52. Shampoo – Ranma ½
- 53. Laki Olietta – Fairy Tail
- 54. Tatsuki Arisawa – Bleach
- 55. Toshii Maeda – The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
- 56. Hanyuu – When They Cry 2
- 57. Renge Miyouchi – Non Non Biyori
- 58. Kagura Mikazuchi – Fairy Tail
- 59. Izuna Hatsuse – No Game No Life
- 60. Moriko Morioka – Netoju (Recovery of an MMO Junkie)
- 61. Kirin Toudou – The Asterisk War
- 62. Nozomi Tojo – Love Live School Idol
- 63. Anko Mitarashi – Naruto
- 64. Mitsuhide Akechi – The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
- 65. Azusa Hamaoka – Grand Blue
- 66. Minene Uryuu – Future Diary (Mirai Nikki)
- 67. Yuri Nakamura – Angel Beats!
- 68. Rosarita Cisneros – Black Lagoon
- 69. Hitagi Senjougahara – Bakemonogatari
- 70. Scar – Sunday Without God
- 71. Kurumi Ebisuzawa – Gakkou Gurashi!
1. Ritsu – Assassination Classroom
As a sci-fi anime series enthusiast, I’m not surprised that robots are better at killing than humans. Robots like Ritsu; who starts off as a big hunk of metal with an adorable lilac haired screen saver and eventually evolves into a more compact form while also getting severely nerfed, so she can’t really fight anymore, but her role in class is to support the other classmates by being their E-Girl mascot!
2. Konno Yuuki – Sword Art Online
The “legends never die” character, Yuuki, even though she had a terminal illness, refused to bow down. She won countless duels against Kirito in the virtual world and made a name for herself as an excellent duelist. But what’s most impressive about Yuuki? Her mental strength-at only 13 years old, but with so few days left on this earth, she lived life like there was no tomorrow, helping out many people who were also suffering from their own difficult circumstances.
3. Izumi Kyouka – Bungou Stray Dogs
For most of her life, Izumi was an assassin with a grim future. She did whatever she could to survive and protect those that matter the most in her world. What’s more, is how well she plays these parts – it seems as though this will be all too easy for such a little girl! It also helps that she has such lovable personality traits; watching someone give care and attention to Izumi after doing so much on behalf of others makes even the grumpiest person feel warm inside.
4. Touka Kirishima – Tokyo Ghoul
What’s better than a cute little ghoul girl who follows around our protagonist, cackling and cracking jokes? A merciless one that sends shivers down your spine just by hearing her name.
5. Kae Serinuma – Kiss Him, Not Me!
Kae was always a chubby girl, but these days she’s the babe of school. Her transformation came from grieving an anime character, and her heart still pumps otaku blood through her veins. The best part: she’s a fujoshi. Mention something about any anime-related thing, and it gives her a super Saiyan powerup!
6. Dorothy Unsworth – Black Clover
Dorothy is the captain of Clover Kingdom’s Coral Peacock squad and a member of The Magic Knights. She’s mostly asleep, but she has an outgoing personality with Dream Magic that can trap her foes in “Glamour World”, where anything Dorothy thinks about becomes a reality–a dream come true for any girl!
7. Nana/ Lucy – Elfen Lied
Nana struggles with a life of violence, but in another world, she would be free to enjoy her youth. The little horns that are the mark of an unavoidable destiny peek out from Nana’s purple hair and make for a cute look until you realize it’s inevitable they’ll bring about more bloodshed.
8. Sheele – Akame ga Kill
Night Raid member Sheele has two sides to her personality as a compassionate and caring person or a ruthless murderer. Her kindness can be seen through giving other people, especially those in need of emotional support when they are down on their luck, but don’t let this fool you because she can turn into a murderous psychopath. She is also very clumsy, but it’s weird that with giant scissors in the hands of this clumsy girl, her fingers are still attached, but yours may not.
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9. Yuuko Kanoe – Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (Tasogare Otome x Amnesia)
She has the most billowy purple-black hair, the kind that sways in a breeze – the nonexistent breeze. The girl with serious eyes and an intimidating aura might look like she isn’t all too friendly but rest assured, Yuuko is just as cheerful and amiable as they come – for a ghost.
10. Haqua du Lot Herminium – The World God Only Knows
There’s more to Haqua than her long purple hair. That cloud-like cloth that she wears around the neck is as much of an eye-catcher, especially since it can turn into anything. She’s proud and would rather lose everything before asking someone for help.
That’s top 10 purple haired girls, but this wouldn’t be a guide if it ends here. Check out the rest of the list of popular anime characters with purple coloured hair. Let us know in the comments if we missed your favorite anime character.
11. Road Kamelot – D.Gray-man
Road loves every type of candy and blood, not to mention the way it’s so excited for any kind of birthday-related themes.
12. Yoruichi Shihōin – Bleach
She can transform into a cat form and human form at will and on several occasions, directly in front of Ichigo, just to see his reaction to seeing her naked.
13. Ryou Fujibayashi – Clannad
She is timid and doesn’t cook well, though she is good with other household chores. Ryou’s predictions are always incredibly specific but skewed or wrong more often than not.
14. Reiko Tamura – Parasyte-The Maxim
Shinichi’s substitute math teacher infected with a parasite.
15. Kirie Motoba – Himouto! Umaru-chan
She encounters Umaru in her “indoor” form and wants to serve her and call her Master, thinking it was Umarus cute sister.
16. Mizore Shirayuki – Rosario + Vampire
The icy beauty with a sweet tooth: the yuki-onna, who is in the same homeroom class as Tsukune and Moka, frequently seen in striped everything clutching her lollipop.
17. Saeko Busujima – Highschool of the Dead
She was the president of her school’s kendo club, and she had close combat skills and deadly with a bokken that sent anime fans hearts’ a flutter.
18. Ultear Milkovich – Fairy Tail
A member of the Magic Council who apparently works for Siegrain.
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19. Sumire Kakei – Boruto
Sumire was trained by her father, Tanuki, from a young age to avenge Danzou Shimura.
20. Nepgear – Hyperdimension Neptunia
The human form of Purple Sister is a very shy girl who will over-apologize for even the tiniest of things.
21. Blair – Soul Eater
A cat with strong magical powers often flirts with Soul to see how Maka reacts.
22. Seilah – Fairy Tail
An Etherious of the Dark Guild Tartarus and the Nine Demon Gates.
23. Cornelia li Britannia – Code Geass
Lelouch’s half-sister and the second princess of the Britannian Imperial Family.
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24. Frederica Berkanstel – Umineko: When They Cry
“When they’re alive, you can enjoy watching them struggle. When they’re dead, you can enjoy tearing out their guts. Tales are things you get to enjoy twice.“
25. Maya Natsume – Tenjou Tenge
A skilled martial artist that does not possess the Dragon’s Eye like her siblings, she wields the cursed sword: Reiki.
26. Jirou Kyouka – My Hero Academia
I’m not sure what’s more impressive, the fact that this girl can plug her earlobes into objects or the explosive power of her heartbeat.
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27. Tohka Yatogami – Date A Live
“You were there for me; you saved me, much like what today; you asked me out on a date and showed me how nice this world is.”
28. Kagami Hiiragi – Lucky Star
Kagami is the stereotypical tsukkomi character, but she sometimes gets shy. In other words, this girl’s a real “tsundere” type personality!
29. Akatsuki – Log Horizon
Shiroe’s self-proclaimed servant assassin.
30. Medusa “Bewitching Black Serpent” – Fate/ Stay Night
The Servant of Shinji: silent and sultry with a hint of vigilance to keep her Master from harm.
31. Revy – Black Lagoon
Easily bored, competitive, and extremely ill-tempered; she believes brute force and coercion is the best path to get her way. Yet this aggressive character is also very ticklish.
32. Kotomi Ichinose – Clannad
In the top ten for all subject in standardized exam results throughout the whole country; plays the violin, but she’s terrible at it.
33. Hifumi Takimoto – New Game!
She is so shy she avoids talking to people or looking at them directly; communicates to the team by way of instant messaging.
34. Yuki Nagato – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu)
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35. Chihiro Shindou – EF a Tale of Memories
She has anterograde amnesia: she cannot remember anything past thirteen hours previous.
36. Kyou Goshouin – And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online?
The Alley Cat’s guild leader and also the Student Council president
37. Neptune – Hyperdimension Neptunia
The CPU goddess protecting Planeptune; Turns into Purple Heart when matured.
38. Rika Furude – When They Cry
The time loop is a unique period of existence, and she’s the only one who has lived through it for hundreds of years.
39. Rize Tedeza – Is the Order a Rabbit?
The tough and headstrong part-time worker at the Rabbit House Cafe
40. Shinoa Hiiragi – Seraph of the End
Guren’s sergeant and a squad leader of the Moon Demon Company
41. Hotaru Shidare – Dagashi Kashi
The daughter of a world-famous sweets company
42. Motoko Kusanagi – Ghost in the Shell
Officially registered as a Super Wizard Class Hacker, cyborg Major Kusanagi prefers to use the body of a beautiful girl in her twenties despite being at least sixty years old.
43. Kyou Fujibayashi – Clannad
An aggressive girl with a bad-mouthed known as a good cook
44. Tsukasa Hiiragi – Lucky Star
She isn’t good at studying or sports but excels in cooking.
45. Toko Fukawa – Danganronpa
The Literary Girl Touko Fukawa and the famous killer Genocider Syo
46. Misato Katsuragi – Evangelion
An officer who is committed to the job, but not so much when she’s off-duty. She has a soft spot for the teenage mecha pilots under her care.
47. Faye Valentine – Cowboy Bebop
A well-rounded member of the bounty hunting crew, brash, egotistical, and quite lazy, despite taking her time to pamper and care for her own appearance.
48. Akane Shinjo – SSSS.Gridman
Kaiju fan; the most popular girl in the school;
49. Dokuro Mitsukai – Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan
The cute angelic assassin from the future who aims to kill Sakura Kusakabe
50. Aoi Yamada – Working!!
Self-proclaimed mysterious girl; unhelpful troublemaker who gets yelled at by others
51. Chisaki Hiradaira – Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
A mature and independent girl from the Land of Sea
52. Shampoo – Ranma ½
Cursed to transform into a cat through cold water; with skills like ventriloquism/voice imitation; shiatsu-induced unconsciousness; mind-control; sleep-fighting; defence against enchanted herbs; cooking; and incredible tracking skills.
53. Laki Olietta – Fairy Tail
A mage who uses wood-based magic and can instantly reshape wood into a form of her choice
54. Tatsuki Arisawa – Bleach
Black belt in karate; Ichigo’s childhood friend; brutishly strong
55. Toshii Maeda – The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
Oda’s soldier, who is very proficient in using a traditional Japanese spear, uses tiger skin as a hat.
56. Hanyuu – When They Cry 2
She is responsible for the eternally repeating June 1983, a time loop to save Rika from being murdered.
57. Renge Miyouchi – Non Non Biyori
Often seen expressionless, mysterious, and incomprehensible, always carrying a recorder, yet she is friendly and affectionate.
58. Kagura Mikazuchi – Fairy Tail
A Mage competing in the Grand Magic Games from the Mermaid Heel Guild team
59. Izuna Hatsuse – No Game No Life
the ambassador of the Werebeast race in Disboard
60. Moriko Morioka – Netoju (Recovery of an MMO Junkie)
A 30-year-old single NEET; the NEET life didn’t choose her; SHE chose the NEET life.
61. Kirin Toudou – The Asterisk War
An only child with the sole aim of releasing her father from prison
62. Nozomi Tojo – Love Live School Idol
She is often seen as a perv when she punishes her peers by squeezing their breasts.
63. Anko Mitarashi – Naruto
The proctor for the second exam of the Chuunin Selection Exams and leader of the Infiltration and Reconnaissance Party
64. Mitsuhide Akechi – The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
Dousan’s tactician who is famous for her literary and military talent
65. Azusa Hamaoka – Grand Blue
With a very outgoing and exhibitionist personality, she once offered to have sex with Iori to get him over his anxiety of sleeping next to Nanaka during the Okinawa trip.
66. Minene Uryuu – Future Diary (Mirai Nikki)
An infamous atheistic terrorist; a young woman who loathes organized religion
67. Yuri Nakamura – Angel Beats!
The leader of the Shinda Sekai Sensen faction against the god who gave her a terrible life
68. Rosarita Cisneros – Black Lagoon
A maid with a suitcase machine gun and her Latin American background
69. Hitagi Senjougahara – Bakemonogatari
a weak-looking girl with an “incurable disease” and a self-proclaimed tsundere who consciously developed her bad habits
70. Scar – Sunday Without God
“Murderer”, “Grim Reaper”; a grave keeper that acts cold and emotionless despite being very caring with a bright personality
71. Kurumi Ebisuzawa – Gakkou Gurashi!
The shovel wielding tomboy member of the School Life Club, calm and caring of the other girls she often acts as Yuuri’s confidante.