From rainbow colored hair to true cat ears and tails, anime character designs has never really cared for being realistic.
So that’south how we arrive at our crossroad: horns and cute girls.
In that location’s a running trend on what a horned graphic symbol is – they’re ordinarily supernatural, quite oftentimes powerful, and also quite often NSFW. Varies on the anime only you know the drill.
Devil girls, dragon girls and alien girls akin… I’ll be ranking the best anime girls with horns from across every fandom you can imagine. And hopefully there’southward a few new ones here for yous as well!
Aria the Red Bullet
Apologies: I know that those aren’t existent horns – they’re horn shaped hairclips.
But honestly she barely ever takes them off then who’southward counting? (#15 that’due south who’s counting)
The daughter of a Japanese female parent and a British begetter descended from the Sherlock Holmes, Aria follows in the footsteps of her ancestors as a Butei – an international qualification for armed police.
To top it all off, she’due south too a member of the British peerage with the title of Dame and holdings of her ancestor’s state in Baskerville estate.
Her cute figure is the result of stunted growth due to a bullet with mystical properties that elongates a person’s life, which is lodged in her dorsum.
Her curt stature and neat detective skills has earned her the nickname “Defective Holmes”.
Il is a fairy-god mother sort of figure.
One of many Guardian Characters (Shugo Chara) from which the series drives its name.
A tiny chibi demon figure, Il (who’s name comes from the English “devil”) loves chaos and conflict.
She hates peaceful situations, saying that she’ll become bored shortly plenty.
Alongside El (from angel), Il is one of two Guardians for Utau whichi s a loftier school idol and rival to the prove’s primary character, Amu. Her horns are just one of many brilliant designs.
Everyday With a Monster Girl (Monster Musume)
Lilith is a minor grapheme from Monster Musume, an anime where monsters of all sorts guild at the business firm of Kimihito Kurusu.
Lilith is a bottom demon who shows up a couple of times.
Lesser because her species does non fully mature, and instead looks like a child throughout their whole lives.
Sadistic, masochistic, and cunning, Lilith knows how to use this to her reward.
She pretends to be a cute kid to go what she wants – only to then backstab when nearly convenient.
Not bad to share a beer with only watch out for the puppy domestic dog eyes!
Aries is a shy, reserved, and well-mannered Celestial Spirit who is companion to Lucy Heartfilia.
Before condign ane of Lucy’south spirits, Aries was owned by the blackness hearted Karen Lilicia who would beat her and use her every bit a shield.
Though squeamish both in spirit and demeanor, she is nonetheless a deadly and adept fighter with the ability to conjure up massive amounts of pinkish wool as a weapon.
Those horns are just a nice added impact.
Welcome to Demon School Iruma-Kun!
Valac Clara is an incredibly energetic demon daughter at Barbirus High.
Though friendly and approachable, most students find Clara besides quirky and her energy too much to proceed up with.
The nicer students avoid her, and the meaner students use her by pretending to be her friends to use her magical pockets.
In a classic anime way, those magical pockets give unlimited snacks and drinks. Very anime if you ask me.
Childish, imaginative, and completely naïve to a error. She has an official erotic ranking (something they plain do at the schoolhouse) of two%. A newborn infant has a ranking of iii% and so make of that what you will.
The Globe But God Knows
The World But God Knows is set in a timeline in which Hell has been remade.
Erstwhile Hell, which thrived on chaos, was destroyed. And in its place spawned New Hell, an orderly society.
Equally with any political change, there will ever be stragglers who pine for the old system.
Nora’s job is to track down these stragglers, oftentimes part of an organization called Vintage, and seal them back in hell. Sounds fun!
Arrogant, crafty, brutal and intelligent best describes her.
Not to mention Nora’s tactics for finding spirits accept included torture, hypnotization, and even infiltrating into the higher ranks of Vintage to break it from within.
Sengoku Collection is certainly the height of weeb anime.
It is based on the Sengoku Jidai, a encarmine hundred twelvemonth period of endless civil war where shogunates and clans fought for power over the emperor in Tokyo.
Sengoku Collection turns all the generals into anime girls and sends them to the modern era.
In this weird anachronistic weeb dystopia we find Bokuden Tsukahara.
She is based after the famous swordsman who fought fiercely for the Kashima clan, a firm of the Japanese Royal Throne. And yes you are seeing her right: she’s a small regal haired girl with small white horns coming out of her head.
She’southward still an astounding swordsman and definitely a force to be reckoned with…but if Sengoku Collection shows anything, information technology’s that nothing in the wold is really sacred.
Notwithstanding gonna watch it though.
Lucy is a diclonius, an evolution of the human race that has horns protruding out of their head.
This too comes with psychokinetic abilities and invisible arms capable of massive destruction.
Orphaned as a child, Lucy was bullied and traumatized growing up. When angered, young Lucy would lose control of her vectors leading multiple massacres in her wake.
Unable to understand humanity’s fear and without always having felt beloved, she become a recluse and a casual killer.
That is, until she lost her memory and became Nyu, a sweet daughter who wants nada more than a peaceful life. She has quite a character history.
[C] (The Money of Soul and Possibility Command)
[C] is set in a reality where finances are literally fought over in an alternative realities known as Fiscal Districts.
Those lucky (or unlucky) enough to be privy to this earth are chosen ‘Entres’ (for Entrepreneur) and are given ‘assets’, special humanoid creatures that personify the entrepreneur’southward time to come.
Q is the nugget of Sōichirō Mikuni, a calm veteran Entre who has three avails.
At present Q is a immature girl figure with long horns, and she seems out of identify compared to Mikuni’southward much stronger other assets.
But there’south more than than meets the eye – Q is sentient unlike other assets and chooses to fight for Mikuni.
My Hero Academia
Mina Ashido is an outgoing and tomboyish hero in preparation.
Although looking very much similar a stereotypical alien, her physicality is the result of her Quirk.
Aside from her horns, this quirk besides gave her pink skin and xanthous-on-black eyes.
She has the ability to expel acid from her trunk which she can utilise as a weapon, a shield, and even every bit ship if she ejects information technology from her feet.
Still, when off-duty she’s like any other loftier schoolhouse daughter. She swoons over romance, can’t study for her life, and is a neat dancer.
Cheerful and easy-going, Mina is the life of the party. With horns.
Pantyhose and Stocking with Garterbelt
Scanty is i of the two demon sisters, dual-antagonists of the American looking anime Pantyhose and Stocking with Garterbelt.
Along with her younger sister Kneesocks, the demon sisters are ironically
with rules in dissimilarity to their archnemeses, the fallen angels Panty and Stockings who revel in freedom to the point of chaos.
Foil to the extroverted Panty, Scanty is designed similarly with long flowing hair, a killer body, and a thirst for excitement.
Along with Kneesocks, Scanty plots the downfall of the anarchy sisters and plans for an eventual subjugation of mankind under their strict authoritarian regime. Fun!
If simply she could stay that way.
Darling in the Franxx
In a future where humanity has developed immortality, adults have get chaste, lazy, anti-social, and corrupted.
Children, at present called Parasites(how pleasant) are created synthetically for the sole purpose of operating giant mecha chosen FRANXX as boy-girl pairs confronting the Klaxosaur.
Born of hybrid human and Klaxosaur blood, Aught Two has naturally pink horns and red rims around her eyes. Forth with a pretty nice outfit that actually matches the horns!
Bullied from a young age, she grew up to be sadistic merely a professional and invaluable asset for Earth’southward protection.
Kobayashi’due south Dragon Maid
Kanna Kamui is the youngest of the dragons who alive with Kobayashi.
Originally fearful towards humans, Kanna apace warmed up to living with Kobayashi and even requested to be enrolled in school.
Her daily escapades with her friends Saitama and Chloe (in the manga) have even developed into a spin-off manga series Kanna’s Daily Life.
Lum is the leading lady from Urusei Yatsura.
Her race of horned aliens came to take over Earth. Only in the spirit of sportsmanship, allowed a random earthling to battle them for command…in a game of tag.
If Lum’due south horns can be grabbed within 10 days, the aliens volition permit Earth alive. What a game.
The unlucky person chosen was Ataru Morobushi, a comically perverted 17-year-old.
Ataru succeeds by using a contraption to grab Lum’s bra. And in an attempt to protect her modesty she covers her chest only to have Ataru take hold of her horns.
“I’m getting married!” he cries for his girlfriend, Shinobu had promised to if he saved the Earth.
“Well if you insist” replies the beautiful conflicting invader.
And then begins i of the greatest slapstick anime of the 1980s.
Satania is best girl and no ane is taking that throne from her. No, no question.
I don’t intendance if the others were objectively better characters. And this may be personal bias here but if you’ve ever seen Gabriel Dropout I retrieve you’d empathise.
Coming in at #ane has to exist the lovely demon Satania. All-time. Girl.