From rainbow colored hair to 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.
There’south a running trend on what a horned character is – they’re normally supernatural, quite often powerful, and also quite often NSFW. Varies on the anime just y’all know the drill.
Devil girls, dragon girls and alien girls alike… I’ll be ranking the best anime girls with horns from beyond every fandom you lot can imagine. And hopefully at that place’s a few new ones here for you too!
Aria the Ruby-red Bullet
Apologies: I know that those aren’t real horns – they’re horn shaped hairclips.
But honestly she barely ever takes them off and so who’south counting? (#15 that’south who’southward counting)
The daughter of a Japanese female parent and a British father descended from the Sherlock Holmes, Aria follows in the footsteps of her ancestors as a Butei – an international qualification for armed police.
To summit it all off, she’s also a member of the British peerage with the title of Dame and holdings of her ancestor’s land 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 back.
Her short stature and great 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 serial drives its name.
A tiny chibi demon figure, Il (who’southward name comes from the English “devil”) loves anarchy and conflict.
She hates peaceful situations, saying that she’ll become bored soon plenty.
Alongside El (from angel), Il is one of ii Guardians for Utau whichi s a loftier school idol and rival to the evidence’s main grapheme, Amu. Her horns are but ane of many vivid designs.
Everyday With a Monster Girl (Monster Musume)
Lilith is a minor character from Monster Musume, an anime where monsters of all sorts gild at the house of Kimihito Kurusu.
Lilith is a bottom demon who shows upwards a couple of times.
Lesser because her species does not fully mature, and instead looks like a kid throughout their whole lives.
Sadistic, masochistic, and cunning, Lilith knows how to employ this to her reward.
She pretends to be a beautiful child to get what she wants – simply to and so backstab when most convenient.
Peachy to share a beer with but 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 becoming one of Lucy’s spirits, Aries was owned by the black hearted Karen Lilicia who would beat her and use her as a shield.
Though overnice both in spirit and demeanor, she is nonetheless a deadly and adept fighter with the ability to conjure up massive amounts of pink wool as a weapon.
Those horns are just a squeamish added touch on.
Welcome to Demon School Iruma-Kun!
Valac Clara is an incredibly energetic demon girl at Barbirus High.
Though friendly and outgoing, about students find Clara likewise quirky and her energy too much to keep upward with.
The nicer students avert her, and the meaner students utilize her by pretending to be her friends to apply her magical pockets.
In a classic anime style, those magical pockets give unlimited snacks and drinks. Very anime if you ask me.
Childish, imaginative, and completely naïve to a mistake. She has an official erotic ranking (something they apparently do at the school) of 2%. A newborn baby has a ranking of 3% so make of that what you will.
The World Only God Knows
The Earth Only God Knows is set in a timeline in which Hell has been remade.
Old Hell, which thrived on anarchy, was destroyed. And in its place spawned New Hell, an orderly society.
Every bit with any political change, at that place volition always be stragglers who pine for the old arrangement.
Nora’south chore is to track down these stragglers, oftentimes office of an organization called Vintage, and seal them back in hell. Sounds fun!
Big-headed, crafty, brutal and intelligent best describes her.
Non to mention Nora’s tactics for finding spirits take included torture, hypnotization, and even infiltrating into the higher ranks of Vintage to intermission it from inside.
Sengoku Collection is certainly the height of weeb anime.
It is based on the Sengoku Jidai, a encarmine hundred year flow of endless civil war where shogunates and clans fought for power over the emperor in Tokyo.
Sengoku Drove turns all the generals into anime girls and sends them to the modern era.
In this weird anachronistic weeb dystopia we discover Bokuden Tsukahara.
She is based after the famous swordsman who fought fiercely for the Kashima clan, a house of the Japanese Imperial Throne. And yes you are seeing her right: she’s a minor royal haired girl with small white horns coming out of her caput.
She’s still an phenomenal swordsman and definitely a force to exist reckoned with…but if Sengoku Collection shows anything, it’s that cipher in the wold is really sacred.
Nevertheless gonna picket it though.
Lucy is a diclonius, an evolution of the human race that has horns protruding out of their head.
This likewise comes with psychokinetic abilities and invisible arms capable of massive destruction.
Orphaned as a child, Lucy was bullied and traumatized growing upwardly. When angered, young Lucy would lose control of her vectors leading multiple massacres in her wake.
Unable to understand humanity’s fear and without ever having felt love, she become a recluse and a casual killer.
That is, until she lost her retentivity and became Nyu, a sweet girl who wants nothing more than a peaceful life. She has quite a character history.
[C] (The Money of Soul and Possibility Command)
[C] is prepare in a reality where finances are literally fought over in an alternative realities known as Financial Districts.
Those lucky (or unlucky) enough to be privy to this earth are called ‘Entres’ (for Entrepreneur) and are given ‘avails’, special humanoid creatures that personify the entrepreneur’south hereafter.
Q is the asset of Sōichirō Mikuni, a calm veteran Entre who has three assets.
At present Q is a young girl figure with long horns, and she seems out of identify compared to Mikuni’s much stronger other avails.
But there’due 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 grooming.
Although looking very much similar a stereotypical alien, her physicality is the consequence of her Quirk.
Aside from her horns, this quirk also gave her pink skin and yellow-on-blackness eyes.
She has the ability to expel acid from her body which she can use every bit a weapon, a shield, and even as transport if she ejects it from her feet.
Withal, when off-duty she’s like any other loftier schoolhouse girl. She swoons over romance, tin’t study for her life, and is a slap-up dancer.
Cheerful and easy-going, Mina is the life of the party. With horns.
Pantyhose and Stocking with Garterbelt
Scanty is ane 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 contrast to their archnemeses, the fallen angels Panty and Stockings who revel in liberty to the indicate of anarchy.
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 but she could stay that way.
Darling in the Franxx
In a future where humanity has developed immortality, adults have get celibate, lazy, anti-social, and corrupted.
Children, at present called Parasites(how pleasant) are created synthetically for the sole purpose of operating behemothic mecha called FRANXX every bit boy-daughter pairs confronting the Klaxosaur.
Born of hybrid human and Klaxosaur claret, Zero 2 has naturally pink horns and red rims effectually her eyes. Along with a pretty overnice outfit that actually matches the horns!
Bullied from a young age, she grew up to be sadistic but a professional and invaluable nugget for Globe’s protection.
Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
Kanna Kamui is the youngest of the dragons who live with Kobayashi.
Originally fearful towards humans, Kanna chop-chop 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 fifty-fifty adult into a spin-off manga series Kanna’southward Daily Life.
Lum is the leading lady from Urusei Yatsura.
Her race of horned aliens came to take over Earth. Just in the spirit of sportsmanship, allowed a random earthling to battle them for control…in a game of tag.
If Lum’s horns tin can be grabbed within ten days, the aliens will let Earth live. 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 accept Ataru grab her horns.
“I’m getting married!” he cries for his girlfriend, Shinobu had promised to if he saved the Globe.
“Well if you insist” replies the beautiful conflicting invader.
And and so begins 1 of the greatest slapstick anime of the 1980s.
Satania is best daughter and no one is taking that throne from her. No, no question.
I don’t care if the others were objectively meliorate characters. And this may be personal bias here just if you’ve always seen Gabriel Dropout I think y’all’d understand.
Coming in at #1 has to be the lovely demon Satania. Best. Girl.