Anime is known for its interesting and unconventional character design. In this list, we’ll bring you through our personal 25 favorite blue haired anime characters. It was difficult to narrow down this list, but if we’ve missed some of your favorites, be sure to let us know!
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Female Blue Haired Anime Characters
Ami Mizuno / Sailor Mercury
Sailor Mercury’s power is her vast intelligence. With an IQ of over 200, her handheld computer and special glasses allow her to analyse the situation and develop the best logical attack strategy for the team.
Any classic anime fan will recognise this iconic blue-haired anime character. Bulma creates the dragon radar to locate the dragon balls, and convinced Goku to join her search. She later marries Vegeta and has two children, Trunks and BRa.
Aqua is one of the three main deuteragonists in the KonoSuba series. Before life in the Fantasy World, she was a goddess of water who guided humans to the afterlife; within, she is worshipped by the Axis Order.
Touka is the most badass anime character in the Tokyo Ghoul series. She has recently acquired a second wing, however. During her fights, she has incredible speed and endurance.
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Rei is very introverted and shy, but hugely intelligent. She sees herself as entirely disposable and as a result sees no real value in her life. This blue haired anime character has a sad and important character arc which touched every fan of this anime.
Sinon / Shino Asada
Sword Art Online / Gun Gale Online
During this cute character’s childhood she witnessed a post heist and killed the robber with his own pistol. This caused her to develop PTSD and because of this, she is a strong but very fragile main character.
Tokyo Mew Mew
Minto is a snobbish and rich girl who has a striking passion for ballet. Through the series, she learns to get along with her teammates and shows a surprising amount of empathy. When transforming into her magical girl persona, she takes on the animal of the Blue Lorikeet.
This list may get a little vintage now, but Akane can’t be forgotten! As the deuteragonist of the hugely popular classic anime Ranma 1/2, she had to match Saotome’s attitude and keep him in place. Not to mention she is a talented and accomplished martial artist. It’s only fair that this tomboy gets her spot on the list.
Despite being a princess, Nefertari doesn’t act arrogant. She cares deeply for her people and will happily put her life on the line to protect them. In combat, she focuses on charming her opponent and then using her weapons.
Rem tends to speak in a superficially polite manner and sometimes acts without thinking. After having awoken from an almost two-year-long slumber, Rem’s memories were completely erased. She’s very wary of everyone. This position makes her very vulnerable, making people want to protect her. Alongside her cute demeanour, it’s no wonder that she’s always topping the scales on cute factor.
Lecy is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild. She is the leader of Shado Gear. Levy has a cheerful and upbeat personality which allows her to get on well with her guildmates.
It should be no surprise anime fans that Hinata is on this list. One of the corner stones of cute anime characters, Hinata won over fans with her genuine shy personality and her cute crush on Naruto. She then proved herself with her skill and ended up marrying her crush!
This iconic blue haired character took the internet by storm in the show’s prime. With her lazy attitude and cute appearance, it’s no wonder that she drew in legions of fans.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Madoka’s best friend who helped her save Kyubey is given the opportunity to become a magical girl. Being selfless and compassionate, she uses her role to protect those she loves.
My Hero Academia
Nejire is a third year student and one of the strongest students in the school. As a hero alias she goes modestly by Nejire-chan. Her Quirk is called Wave and allows her to transform her vital energy into shock waves.
Male Blue Haired Anime Characters
Aladdin has a kind and cheerful personality, and as such he is easily able to make friends. He’s extremely naive but manages to remain level-headed in dangerous situations. Being only young (15), it’s easy to see why so many fans took a liking to him.
Nagisa is an intelligent student who uses this intelligence to plot how to murder the villain. He frequently documents his ideas and plots in a notebook.
Free! Iwatobi Swim Club
Rei is a quiet and slightly standoff-ish character whose speciality is the butterfly stroke. He was originally reluctant to join the club and turned his nose up at it but was goaded by classmate Nagisa’s petulance.
He is the Sexta Espada and has his tattoo on his back. His mask remains is a fragment of his jaw, which scarily opens when he laughs loudly. Rebel in nature, this blue haired anime character certainly has an interesting character design!
He was captured young by a dark guild. Through brainwashing, he believed he heard Zeleph. He enters one of the ten great holy mages under a false identity and used a weapon to strike the tower of heaven.
Aguero Agnes Khun
Tower of God
This blue haired anime character has an air of mystery and intrigue. The audience knows very little of his motivation, which only draws us in more! Despite lacking much physical strength, this character is still very powerful.
Yona of the Dead
Shin-Ah is the current possessor of the blue dragon deity. His social skills are lacking and as a result, he has very few lines in the show and generally keeps to himself, even around friends.
Black Star is the sole survivor of the Astral Clan. Unlike other characters, he is not a meister, but an assassin. However, a poor assassin as he can’t seem to be quiet about it. He’s bold and is severely lacking in modesty.
Cat boy lovers assemble! This bad-boy is one of the OG cat boys in anime. Acting as the love interest of the main character, Ikuto’s aloof and cold demeanour slowly thaws to show he actually does have some feelings.
Not very good at dribbling or shooting, this titular character perfected his passes and manages to succeed in the game by using his opponents underestimating him to his advantage.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the blue-haired girl in anime?
We have tons of blue-haired anime girl characters listed above, check them out!
A special mention, who might not be blue enough to make it into this list is Nia Teppelin from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann!
What does blue hair represent in anime?
Despite its bright color, blue hair usually signifies a quiet, soft-spoken introverted character. We see this with characters like Rei from Neon Genesis or Shin-ah from Yona of the Dead.
Who is the guy with blue hair in Naruto?
There are no main protagonists with blue hair. There is a minor antagonist who goes by the name Mizuki who has a slight blue tinge to his hair!
Otherwise, Sasuke’s hair has a blue-ish appearance, which is a popular way of highlighting black hair in animation, which may cause some fans to debate his hair color.
What anime is the blue-haired girl with yellow jacket from?
There’s no obvious character that comes to mind in anime, but if you’re looking for that vibe we can point you towards Coraline!