Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Short-Haired Ladies of Anime

Whether they’re smart, assertive or adult, there’s a lot to like about anime’s short haired ladies. Charapedia brought up the subject in their latest 10,000 readers poll. 77 characters were suggested by a pool of respondents  that was 59.9% male and 68.2 in their teens and 20’s.

 

Aggregate results included

 

20. The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior’s Ritsu Kawai – 113 votes

19. Snow White with the Red Hair’s Shirayuki – 118 votes

18. Pokemon’s Serena – 119 votes

17. Psycho-Pass’ Akane Tsunemori – 120 votes

16. Sword Art Online‘s Sinon – 136 votes

15. Durarara!!’ Anri Sonohara – 138 votes

14. K-On!’s Yui Hirasawa – 140 votes

13. One Piece’s Nami – 149 votes

12. Sailor Moon’s Ami Mizuno – 152 votes

11. Tokyo Ghoul’s Touka Kirishima – 155 votes

10. Love Live!’s Hanayo Koizumi – 157 votes

9. Kuroko’s Basketball’s Riko Aida – 175 votes

8. K-On!’s Ritsu Tainaka – 178 votes

7. Cardcaptor Sakura’s Sakura Kinomoto – 189 votes

6. Monogatari’s Tsubasa Hanekawa – 218 votes

5. Attack on Titan’s Mikasa Ackerman – 220 votes

4. Haruhi Suzumiya’s Yuki Nagato – 251 votes

Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Short-Haired Ladies of Anime

3. Neon Genesis Evangelion’s Rei Ayanami – 350 votes

Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Short-Haired Ladies of Anime

2. A Certain Scientific Railgun’s Mikoto Misaka – 406

Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Short-Haired Ladies of Anime

1. Love Live!’s Rin Hoshizora – 471 votes

Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Short-Haired Ladies of Anime

 

Male Voters

10. Love Live!’s Hanayo Koizumi – 114 voters

9. Pokemon’s Serena – 121 voters

8. K-on!’s Yui – 130 votes

7. SAO’s Sinon – 131 votes

6. Haruhi’s Yuki Nagato – 140 votes

5. K-on!’s Ritsu – 144 votes

4. Eva’s Rei – 147 votes

3. Monogatari’s Tsubasa Hanekawa – 185 votes

2. Love Live!’s Rin Hoshizora – 289 votes

1. Raildex’s Mikoto Misaka – 349 votes

 

Female Voters

10. Durarara!!’ Anri Sonohara – 96 votes

8. (tie)Sailor Moon’s Ami Mizuno – 98 votes

8. (tie)One Piece’s Nami – 98 votes

7. Snow White with the Red Hair’s Shirayuki – 103 votes

6. Haruhi’s Yuki Nagato – 111 votes

5. Attack on Titan’s Mikasa Ackerman – 123 votes

4. Card Captor Sakura’s Sakura Kinomoto – 145 votes

3. Eva’s Rei – 153 votes

2. Kuroko’s Basketball’s Riko Aida  – 173 votes

1. Love Live!’s Rin Hoshizora – 182 votes

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.