Hey, guys hope you are having an amazing day. Here are my favorite picks for Top 15 Emo Anime Girl. This list is made by my personal opinion and If there’s a particular anime that you feel deserves to be on this list, leave us a comment and we’ll add it to the list. Enjoy!
15. Yuasa Hiromi – True Tears
After her father died, she came to live with Shin’ichirō’s family and has already been living with them for a year when the story begins. She has been in the same class as Shin’ichirō since elementary school, though despite being cheerful back then, she now acts a bit cold when living at his home. In contrast, she normally smiles and is popular at school. She often helps out with Shin’ichirō’s father’s work as they are low on manpower. She is a very good player on her school’s girls’ basketball team and is number six. It is clear that Hiromi has feelings for Shin’ichirō, but she decided to lock these feelings inside when she began living with Shin’ichirō. It is suggested that she hides these feelings because Shin’ichirō’s mother told her, prior to the start of the story, that Shin’ichirō is her brother, which is later proven false.
14. Lucy/Nyu – Elfen Lied
Lucy/Nyu is the main character, protagonist and anti-heroine/anti-villainess of the Elfen Lied series. The so-called ‘Queen’ Diclonius, Lucy, was an individual difficult to pin down by any standard of “good” or “evil” societal mores. She was both ruthlessly tormented and was also a sadistic tormentor to others, driven to a mental breakdown at an early age by the cruelty that surrounded her. Though she never expected to receive any form of love and acceptance from others, occasionally she got the chance to see that such things were, indeed, possible for someone like her. Her great love was Kouta, a boy she met when they were both children and again when they were young adults.
13. Rei Ayanami – Neon Genesis Evangelion
No specific information is given about Rei’s origin or heritage. Ritsuko Akagi states that Rei was born in a certain room deep in the lower levels of NERV headquarters, but this is all that is explicitly revealed in the series about her creation.
At the start of the series, Rei is socially withdrawn, seemingly emotionless, and rarely interacts with anyone, except for Gendo, to whom she initially displays loyalty but with whom she has a generally distant relationship. She lives by herself in a dull sparsely-furnished apartment in Tokyo. As the series progresses, she begins to develop relationships with others and to show moments of genuine emotion, to even become sad and cry.
12. Mikasa Ackerman – Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin)
Mikasa is a fairly tall, physically fit, and very muscular teenage girl with chin-length black hair. She is of Asian heritage, with pale skin and calm, black eyes. Her body has been depicted as extremely well-toned, with little, if any, in the way of body fat along with muscles lined throughout her arms, legs, and abs. Mikasa also has a small scar below her right eye, which she received after Eren unknowingly attempted to kill her in his Titan form.
A few years before joining the Yeager family, Mikasa appeared to be a cheerful, outgoing, yet unusually perceptive child. From an early age, Mikasa was aware of the harshness of nature, witnessing the manner in which predators would hunt and kill weaker prey. However, her innocence allowed her to push these thoughts to the back of her mind, and she continued to live happily with her parents. This peace was shattered when a band of criminals brutally murdered her parents before her eyes in a failed kidnapping attempt on herself and her mother. After the murder of her parents, Mikasa has become noticeably emotionally withdrawn and serious, but she still loves and cares deeply for her friends, especially Eren and Armin, seeing them as the last remnants of a family she cannot afford to lose.
11. Ai Enma – Hell Girl (Jigoku Shoujo)
Ai has long, straight black hair in a “hime” cut that she keeps untied. Her skin is significantly pale(fair), and she has red eyes, although they were originally brown before she was buried alive. Ai also has light pink lips. She maintains a thirteen-year old girl’s physical appearance, which was how old she was at the time of her death, and has remained as such for well over four-hundred years.
Although not originally this way, Ai has a cold personality. Even in emotion-evoking situations, she doesn’t appear moved in the least. Additionally, Ai is oddly silent and serious. She seems to only talk when the need arises, rarely speaking simply for the sake of it. In the event that Ai does talk out of ordinary circumstances, it is about something which she believes is necessary for someone to know, or to correct somebody where needed. The main reason for her introverted personality is due to her emotions being locked up when she was made into the Hell Girl.
10. Crona – Soul Eater
Crona (クロナ, Kurona), infamously known as the Demon Sword Master, is a Sword Master who is known to be the biological child of Medusa Gorgon, initially aims to become a Kishin, and is the partner of the Demon Sword, Ragnarok. Crona is known as one of the reoccurring antagonists in Soul Eater.
Not much is known about Crona’s past. Having the Black Blood implanted into their body as a young child that included the melted Demon Sword Ragnarok, Crona was then forced to learn to kill and collect souls under the instruction of their mother, Medusa Gorgon. They suffered abuse from both the likes of their mother and weapon partner.
Described by Franken Stein and his Soul Perception to have an “introverted” personality, Crona is pessimistic and doesn’t hold a high opinion of themselves. Due to being raised by Medusa Gorgon, they are extremely negative as well as nervous and submissive most of the time, playing a part of their bullying from Ragnarok. Possessing a great amount of shyness, Crona cites they’re unable to “deal” with many things, whether it pertains to a situation, an action, or a specific individual
9. Masami Iwasawa – Angel Beats
Iwasawa has chin-length pink-red hair with two locks of hair longer than the rest, extending to her back. Her eyes are red. She also wears the uniform of the SSS with her sleeves rolled up to her elbow. She wears flat calf high black boots instead of normal school shoes as well as black sweatbands on her wrists.
Iwasawa has a calming demeanor, having been described by Yuri as the “cool beauty”. While usually she is rather quiet, she is able to fascinate listeners by striving to create music that speaks her thoughts and feelings. It is revealed that her parents often fought during her childhood. While staying away from home during one such fight, she listened to music from a band called Sad Machine that struck a chord within her. Inspired, she started to play saxophone then sing and after some time she began her music career. Unfortunately, just as she seemed to be getting into the business (and away from her dysfunctional family) she collapsed while working at her part time job as the result of a severe cerebral stroke that left her unable to move or speak. The cause of the stroke was head trauma she suffered as a child while trying to stop a fight between her parents, during which her father hit her with a beer bottle. She spent the rest of her life in a hospital bed paralyzed and silently cursing her fate.
8. Yuno Gasai – Mirai Nikki (The Future Diary)
Yuno Gasai is a young girl with pink eyes and long pink hair styled in pigtails, two hanging as frontal locks featuring a pair of red bows, and the back pigtails left bare. Her most common attire consists of a blue shirt with a ribbon on her chest accompanied by a blue skirt with high socks, but her wardrobe changes occasionally throughout the series. When in “Psycho Mode” (what Yukiteru calls it), in the anime, her eyes will change from a normal state to where her pupils enlarge with rings on the inside.
Yuno’s personality is ambiguous. For the most part she is a sweet, feminine, and sometimes shy girl when around Yukiteru. But, this masks her dark and sanguinary side—a ruthless, cold and calculating psychopath who has little, if any, problem in using others for her ends: her and Yukiteru’s survival. However, she wasn’t always insane. Her brutal personality mostly results from abuse inflicted by her mother and the absence of her father, which finally ended with their deaths two years prior to the Survival Game. This was the beginning of her changes, as she later became quite lonely and sorrowful. This is shown in her somewhat morbid habits of talking to her parents’ dead bodies, telling them about her day, and claiming she will bring by Yukiteru.
7. Touka Kirishima – Tokyo Ghoul
Touka is a slender teenage girl noted for being very attractive. She has black (purple in the anime) hair cut into a bob and long bangs that reach her chin, covering the right side of her face. She appears to be a cute, normal girl that one would not suspect to be a ghoul. Her facial features and hairstyle bear a strong resemblance to her mother and her brother. She wears her waitress or high school uniform for work and school respectively, whereas her casual clothes are tomboyish streetwear.
Her rash attitude comes from having to live a hard-working double-life of a ghoul with a human identity. As a human, she presents herself as a normal girl attending school with friends and a café waitress. As a ghoul, she reveals a more reckless and ruthless personality full of hatred for ghoul investigators, stemming from the fact that her family was torn apart by the CCG and she had to live life as a fugitive. After being separated from her brother Ayato, she grows to appreciate her human life and starts to desperately hold onto it. As Shuu Tsukiyama notes, she had previously looked more dangerous and cold but has somewhat softened up because of her friends and possibly Ken Kaneki’s influence. When Touka was fourteen years old, she expressed a much colder demeanor and a harsh glare, but these traits subsided over the years. Touka suffered from ornithophobia. This may have stemmed from caring for a bird when she was a child only to be pecked near her right eye that she then covers with a hair bang.
6. Clare – Claymore
When first introduced, Clare was a very cold warrior who prioritized her duties over everything else; this is shown when after saving Raki from a Yoma, she told him that she had to get it into a position in which she could kill it easily, implying that she cared more about killing the Yoma than saving his life. Despite this, she was still willing to take Raki with her until they found a new village for him to settle in, largely because he reminded her of herself when she was a child. She insisted to Raki that she was not a kind person and that, if he tried to find kindness in her, he would only find disappointment. However, he refused to believe that due to what she had done for him and, in time, she defrosted due to his influence- ironically, she had previously done the same thing to her mother figure, Teresa.
Although she may look composed on the surface, her emotions can break out very easily, such as when she immediately rushed to Rigardo in anger when her companions were killed. Her burning passion is one of the reasons why she wasn’t able to master the Quick Sword in her condition and repeatedly risks her life to save others. Because she often lets her emotions get the better of her, Clare will tend to ignore all warnings, rushing into any situation, regardless of danger.
5. Nico Robin – One Piece
Through her heritage on the island of scholars, Robin is an archaeologist and historian who seeks the comfort and freedom to study the mysteries of the world. She is the quieter, more reserved crew member, rarely having outbursts of emotions (occasional exceptions being sweat drops, and when she cried out to Luffy and the Straw Hats from the Tower of Justice during the Enies Lobby Arc). She even appears calm while speaking ominously around her crewmates. She has an “adult charm” about her, as stated by Sanji. Being described as the “mother” by Oda she in kind has shown maternal care for others like Chopper and Momonosuke.
4. Homura Akemi – Puella Magi Madoka Magica
In the original timeline where her journey began, however, Homura is portrayed as meek, shy, timid, and is known around the school for her lack of confidence. She was also known for her physical incapability of performing in P.E. class; she would get dizzy upon doing even the simplest of warm-up exercises. This had the unfortunate result of her being a target of bullying, as heard on Drama CD 1. Overwhelmed by her perceived uselessness, she begins questioning her existence and until she begins her fated friendship with Madoka, her feelings do not change. Madoka, alongside Mami Tomoe, shows her the ropes and dangers of becoming a magical girl and notes that Madoka’s own attitude became much healthier with every witch battle. In an ironic twist, in the anime timeline, we see how frail and meek Madoka is, compared to the current Homura whose personality had performed a complete 180-degree turn due to her experiences in multiple timelines.
3. Mei Misaki – Another
Initially, Mei is a very withdrawn, solitary and antisocial girl who doesn’t see value in having a bond with someone. She is fascinated by a pair of conjoined dolls in her grandmother’s shop, wondering how they can be so calm even though they are attached.
Mei’s withdrawn nature is later revealed to be the result of the death of her cousin, Misaki Fujioka, who, as she discovered in the 5th grade, was actually her twin sister. When Misaki was alive, Mei was much happier, even wearing brighter clothes, though she was still notably shy compared to her sister. Mei and Misaki quickly became inseparable, and the two would often meet up in secret, as her adopted mother/aunt Yukiyo Misaki didn’t like them meeting up with fear that Mei would return to her biological family. As a result, Mei was completely devastated by Misaki’s death by leukemia (brought upon by the Curse), to the point that she initially didn’t want to accept she was gone and even fulfilled her promise to give her a doll she wanted for her birthday.
2. Kotomi Ichinose – Clannad
Kotomi Ichinose is a quiet, timid, and antisocial girl who has trouble speaking with others. She relies on Tomoya to help her with her social skills. She knows how to play the violin, but she usually ends up sounding horribly. This is a gag used for comedic relief. Kotomi prefers to be called “Kotomi-chan”.
Kotomi is always one of the top ten people in all of the subjects at school. She is very intelligent, and she likes to read books, even books in foreign languages. Kotomi can frequently be seen in the library reading books, or cutting up pages of printed media that mention her parents.
1. Mima Kirigoe – Perfect Blue
Mima was a pop idol, worshipped by the masses until fashion dictated otherwise. In order to salvage her career, she is advised to drop music and pursue acting. A soap opera role is offered but Mima’s character is less clean cut than desired. Regardless, she agrees and events take a turn for the worse.
She begins to feel reality slip, that her life is not her own. She discovers (imagines) her identical twin, a mirror image that hasn’t given up singing. Internet sites appear describing every intimate detail of her life and a figure stalks her from the shadows.
Her friends and associates are threatened (and killed) as Mima descends into a dangerous world of paranoid delusion. She fears for her life and must unravel fact from illusion in order to stay alive.
Credits – Wikia