10 Best Female Anime Characters To Cosplay (or Halloween Costumes)

Anime can be fun to watch, but getting to dress up as your favorite anime characters is even better. With numerous amounts of characters, it can be difficult to choose.

To help you choose your cosplay character, the following are 10 of the best female anime characters to cosplay:

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1. Mikasa Ackerman- Attack on Titan

Mikasa Ackerman is an excellent choice. Not only is she an attractive character physically- everything about her is.

Mikasa Ackerman

She is intelligent, independent, and incredibly skilled. Mikasa is tough but also has a softhearted feminine side, as well.

This loyal character wears her practical butt-kicking outfit with Eren’s red scarf, and she looks absolutely awesome. What’s not to love about this fan favorite?

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

2. Erza Scarlet- Fairy Tail

Erza Scarlet, the girl with a beautiful figure and long, scarlet hair, is quite resilient. Though she lost one eye as a child, that does not stop her.

Erza Scarlet

She merely sports an artificial one. With her strong passion for justice and her no nonsense attitude, she is revered among her fellow guild members. She is strong, cool, and quite impatient.

Her magic specialty is Requip Magic, meaning that she can requip armors when need be. Even better, it gives her the ability to change her outfit at any time.

And boy, does she have a lot of them. Cosplaying this anime favorite opens up a wide variety of costumes to wear. You can get started with the wig below

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3. Rem- Re: Zero

Rem is a cute character full of complex emotions. She is loyal to a fault and suffers from an inferiority complex.

rem re:zero

Her Water Magic skills allow her to either heal, shield or attack- whatever is needed. Despite her emotional struggles, she sports an adorable chin length, sky blue hairstyle that covers her right eye, and her blue eyes are large and bright.

Her hair clips and ribbons give her a girlish charm while her maid’s uniform gives her a sexy look. The complexity of Rem’s personality and her contradictory look make her a fun character to cosplay.

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

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4. Touka Kirishima- Tokyo Ghoul

Wife, mother, waitress, and ghoul, Touka Kirishima works hard to fit in the human world. She goes from being a cute teenager and school girl to a knock out of a woman.

Touka Kirishima

As a teen, she was slender with a purple bob and bangs that swoop over the right eye down to her chin. At one point, she grows her hair to her shoulders but leaves her bangs the same.

She also has a wide range of outfits, depending on the role she is playing at the time. Most commonly, she is seen in her school girl uniform, her waitress uniform, her Rabbit hunting outfit, her trench coat and boots as her ghoul outfit, or cute tomboy outfits for casual clothing.

Part of the fun is picking which of her roles you want to portray. Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

5. Shiemi Moriyama- Blue Exorcist

Hopeful, bubbly, and completely naïve, Shiemi is a fun character and quite the good girl. As one who did not go to school for a long time, she still has the innocence of a child.

Shiemi Moriyama

She has fair skin, blond hair, and green eyes- a very cute combination. There are two great clothing styles to adopt from Shiemi.

In the beginning, she dressed traditionally in bright kimonos. She even went barefoot at times.

She later swaps to the school uniform, which consists of a white shirt, short pink skirt, black belt and shoes, and white thigh high tights.

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

6. Kana Kimishima- Parasite

If being a good girl isn’t your thing, perhaps Kana Kimishima is more your style. She is the typical, stubborn bad girl who falls for the wrong guy.

Kana Kimishima

Normally calm and carefree, she pursued her crush despite the danger she was warned of. Her dark black hair was a little more than shoulder-length with short bangs, and she wore pink earmuffs.

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She had brown eyes and wore a brown coat and black tights. Though subtle, her look suits her, and her personality more than makes up for the subtlety.

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

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7. Taiga Aisaka- Toradora

Taiga Aisaka is quite the little fireball. Though quite short in stature, and underdeveloped as a teen girl, she has pretty amber eyes and enviable golden orange hair that is wavy and long.

Taiga Aisaka

Her mood swings keep others on their toes, but she is fiercely loyal to those she loves. Coming from a wealthy family, she always looks fabulous no matter if she is wearing cute dresses or her school uniform.

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

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8. Zero Two- Darling in the Franxx

The once monstrous looking Zero Two bloomed into a much more attractive lady. She is very tall, slender, and athletically built.

Zero Two

Her pink hair falls to her waist, her green eyes stand out, and she has red horns on her head. She has multiple outfits, including a tight, red bodysuit, her pilot uniform, and her white hat and boots.

Her look is fun to emulate.

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

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9. Mikoto Urabe- Mysterious Girlfriend X

If you are looking for something a little racier, Mikoto Urabe is a good choice. The young, in love teen with some strange fetishes, has quite an interesting wardrobe.

Mikoto Urabe

From wearing nothing at all to a cute school uniform, you have a lot of looks to choose from. Her black, short, shaggy haircut suits her personality well.

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.

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10. Maka Albarn- Soul Eater

Maka may look young- because she is- and sweet with her little girl pigtails, but do not let that fool you.

Maka Albarn

She is attending the Death Weapon Meister Academy for the sake of kicking evil butt and taking names and defeating the father she despises.

Though she wears a typical school girl outfit, she wears an interesting trench coat and her black and white butt-kicking shoes. Young, fun, and determined to defeat evil- how much more fun can it get?

Some of the items below will help get you started on your cosplay outfit.


2 thoughts on “10 Best Female Anime Characters To Cosplay (or Halloween Costumes)”

  1. What about men anime characters, it is almost Halloween and I am pretty much cornered into coming up with my own costume ut, chances are, if you give me a list, I’ll get ideas. Also, you forgot Rachel Gardner and Hatsune Miku;)

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