10 Most Popular Anime Girls (of 2020)

Anime girls are a really popular topic. Not just when it comes to volume of Google Searches, but also as a recurring question – Who is the best girl/ waifu? 

Someone has to be the most popular, right?

I created this list thanks to MAL’s Most Favorited Characters, so this should be somewhat close to reality!

Read also: Top 10 Most Popular Anime Boys of 2019

These are the 10 most popular anime girls (of 2020).


10. Shinobu Oshino

  • Member Favorites: 23,457
  • Anime: Monogatari series
  • Age: 598
  • Race: Vampire
  • Occupation: Meme Oshino’s companion

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is a cute loli.

⭐ Shinobu is an immortal vampire with mischievous eyes and fangs.

⭐ Not afraid of gaining weight – eats tons of donuts. 😀 

9. Holo

  • Member Favorites: 23,760
  • Anime: Spice & Wolf
  • Age: Unknown
  • Race: Deity
  • Occupation: Wolf harvest deity

What makes her so popular?

⭐  Holo is one of the most nuanced, complex female leads. 

⭐ She is (probably) immortal wolf deity (with all cute physical features).

⭐ She has a great personality and is playful.

8. Megumin

  • Member Favorites: 25,361
  • Anime: Konosuba
  • Age: 13-14
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Arch Wizard

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is a chuuni loli. 

⭐ Her excitement for explosions is simply infectious.

⭐ Megumin = guaranteed fun, cuteness, and eccentricity.


7. Saber

  • Member Favorites: 25,270
  • Anime: Fate series
  • Age: 17-18
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Saber-class Servant

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is the waifu of Takeuchi. 

⭐ Saber is beautifully noble, courageous and smart.

⭐ Her traits are very likable. 

6. Taiga Aisaka

  • Member Favorites: 27,467
  • Anime: Toradora
  • Age: 17-18
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Student

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is a cute loli. 

⭐ Taiga is the type of tsundere that can attack you physically. 

⭐ Taiga is just Taiga. And she’s completely selfless when it comes to people she cares about. 

5. Hitagi Senjougahara

  • Member Favorites: 28,211
  • Anime: Monogatari series
  • Age: 17-18
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Student

What makes her so popular?

⭐ Senjougahara doesn’t create unnecessary drama and actively supports and tries to protect Araragi (the MC).

⭐ She is the Queen of banter. 

⭐ She is brutally honest with everything, including her feelings. 

4. Yuno Gasai

  • Member Favorites: 28,737
  • Anime: Mirai Nikki
  • Age: 14
  • Race: Human/Goddess
  • Occupation: Owner of the Yukiteru Diary

What makes her so popular?

⭐ Yuno is an absolute definition of yandere

⭐ She is willing to do literally everything in order to protect her man. 

⭐ She is very skilled with all sorts of guns, swords, and even bombs, plus she has a high IQ (her analysis is on point).

3. Mikasa Ackerman

  • Member Favorites: 31,318
  • Anime: Attack on Titan
  • Age: 15 in the beginning, later 19
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Soldier

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is a loyal companion.

⭐ She is an extremely skilled and powerful soldier.

⭐ Looks very realistically beautiful. 

2. Rem

  • Member Favorites: 35,638
  • Anime: Re:Zero
  • Age: 17
  • Race: Oni
  • Occupation: One of the twin maids working for Roswaal L Mather

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is immensely loyal and reliable.

⭐ Rem is a cute and delicate demon maid but can also kick ass. 

⭐ She is unconditionally in love with useless NEET main character. 😀


1. Kurisu Makise

  • Member Favorites: 41,714
  • Anime: Steins;Gate
  • Age: 18
  • Race: Human
  • Occupation: Member of the neuroscience laboratory

What makes her so popular?

⭐ She is a snarky, confident, nerdy girl.

⭐ She is also a girl genius with hot looks.

⭐ Has a tsundere personality. 


Hi, my name is Mia and I'm the founder of 9 Tailed Kitsune. I love anime, games, and esports (I am also a bit weird). My passion for anime sparked when I was about 7 (Phantom Thief Jeanne, hello!) and has never stopped.

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