Cutest Loli Anime Characters EVER!

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Want to dial up the cuteness factor in an anime? Just add a loli! Their designs are so unique and creative, you can only imagine that their writers and producers must have had a lot of fun designing these characters and adding cute traits and hair and eye colours. Although there is pretty much no way of ranking these loli anime characters fairly, we had a go and here are the results!


There are so many genres in anime, from shounen to mecha to ecchi and so many more. Lolis is one such cute genre loved by anime fans. Well, the literal meaning of Loli is, “little girl” and a lot of animes have lolis but there are these certain animes that are kinda based on lolis. Also, don’t worry if Google shows you a warning on searching loli since its literal meaning misleads Google.

What are Loli Anime Characters?

What is a Loli? Usually cute youthful girls in anime are called lolis, usually girls of up to 18 year olds, but occasionally beyond! It tends to be their appearance that counts. Furthermore, legal lolis are characters that look young but are over the age of 18 thus are legally adult. Lolis are generally characters that give comedic relief, “kawaii” moments, and of course meme templates in anime. They offer an insight in to a simpler world and bring out our inner child! Here is our best loli anime list, featuring legal loli anime characters in disguise, from the youngest loli to kitsune loli characters that might be hundreds of years old, to the cutest loli characters, to anime full of lolis!   

Best Loli Anime Characters


40. Mei Misaki From Another

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
A mysterious 15 year old girl in the anime who is shown to be an introvert and is distanced from others, wears an eyepatch and is portrayed as isolated and withdrawn. She is the main protagonist of Another, a thriller anime. She seeks refuge through her sketches and can often be found drawing, though she opens up to the main male protagonist in the anime, Kouichi. She has short, dark hair and is known as the one that "does not exist."

39. Rory Mercury From GATE

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Technically Rory is not actually a child herself, but is a 900-year-old demigoddess only with the appearance of a 13-year-old anime girl! She prefers to dress in gothic lolita style and this anime 'girl' can often be found showing absolutely no mercy to her enemies in battle, has crimson, burgundy colour eyes and is an anime character that looks straight out of Babymetal! Anime girls don't come fiercer and cuter! One of the main characters from GATE, she has a friendly nature but is also pretty ruthless when need be. Check out her red and black gothic outfit in the anime, it's everything we always wanted to wear!

38. Shiro From Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Another 900-year-old demigod character that appears as a cute 11 year old anime girl, Shiro is a Kitsune from Kitsune Heaven. She physically looks like an 11-year-old petite girl with a silver-haired tail and ears. She has radiant eyes and wears a long white kimono with a crescent moon on it. Shiro is a little mischievous and believes that Kuroto should be a servant in the beginning but she warms up to him later in the anime.

37. Victorique de Blois From Gosick

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
This blonde loli 15 year old anime girl looks just like a doll! With her iconic blonde fringe and emerald green eyes, this anime girl is Victorique de Blois. She is a mysterious character who can always be found in the library at school and is the girl with who the protagonist falls in love. She pretends to smoke a blue and white pipe in the anime and is a girl dressed in gothic lolita style, representing her sometimes stormy temperment and role as more of a mysterious and closed book character in the anime.

36. Kinue Hayase From Masamune Kun No Revenge

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Speaking of books, this anime girl is a reminder not to judge one by its cover, as Kinue Hayase is not actually a 12-year-old young anime girl but a 42 year old woman posing as one! Thus, she can be categorised as a legal loli. She still appears innocent and childlike, with her cute pale blue apron and kawaii twin tail hairstyle, even though she is Makabe’s mother! Even though technically not really a child, she is definitely one of the cutest human lolis on this list.

35. Last Order From Toaru Majutsu no Index

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Quirkily named Last Order is a 10-year-old loli girl Mikoto Clone and plays a supporting role in the anime Toaru Majutsu no Index. is the 20001st Sister, a clone of Misaka Mikoto, that was produced as part of the Sisters Project for the Level 6 Shift Project. She becomes an integral part of the Toaru Majutsu no Index storyline after meeting with Accelerator who later dedicates himself to protecting her. She has short brown hair and wears a cute blue top with white polka dots. She is very close to Accelerator, another important character in the anime.

34. Elucia de Lute Ima From The World God Only Knows

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Also called Elsie, Elucia is a 300 year old shinigami assigned to capture evil spirits, but presents as a cute 15 year old loli girl in appearance. One of the main characters from Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai (The World God Only Knows), she appears as a young brunette anime girl with long dark hair and bright purple eyes. Despite being an otherworldly age, she could easily be mistaken for a teenager as this anime girl looks and acts just like a young loli!

33. Chiyo Mihama From Azumanga Daioh

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
A loli anime girl that looks like a powerpuff girl, Chiyo-chan is one of the main characters on Azumanga Daioh. She is known to be a prodigy and such a genius that she skipped grades and ended up directly in the tenth grade in the anime. She is a cute 10-year-old schoolgirl with auburn hair styled in to bunches and a parted fringe. Azumanga is a really fun anime to watch, with good comedy and lots of drama!

32. Kobato Hasegawa From Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Kobato is the cute younger sister of Kodaka Hasegawa on Haganai, who happens to have a brother complex and becomes very protective of him. A cute 13-year-old loli with blonde hair and alternating eye colour, she wears a dress with a gothic vibe and a cute hairband. She has a keen interest in darkness, vampires and the macabre ever since she started watching an anime called Full Metal Necromancer.

31. Mei Sunohara From Clannad After Story

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Another younger sister anime character, Mei is such a cutie! She has black pigtails with radiant brown eyes and wears a cute blue top with a short white skirt. She is energetic, highly amusing and deeply curious and Mei's personality tends to be a direct opposite of that of her brother. She can be very nosy about things, like trying to further Tomoya's relationship with Nagisa Furukawa by becoming their cupid angel or learning about Youhei's current situation. Clannad is a great anime and is definitely worth a watch!

30. Ikazuchi & Inazuma Twins From Kantai Collection

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
These two have to be ranked equally and so appear here together! They are twin sisters and both have short brown hair which is usually disheveled. They wear cute sailor uniforms with a red neckerchief and a black short skirt. As like with many twins, they have differing personalities that contrast each other, enabling them to bounce off each other - as Ikazuchi is the outgoing twin whereas Inazuma is the shy and timid sister.

29. Miu Takanashi From Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father!

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
The second eldest of the three sisters that protagonist Sara cares for; she is 10 years old and a fifth grader in the anime. She has blonde hair as her biological mother has a Russian lineage. She normally refers to Yūta as "uncle (Oji-san)" which is quite funny to watch. Weirdly, although she is young she has a preference for guys who are older than her and manly. She wears a school uniform, a red tie with a short red and pink skirt with black high stockings.

28. Raiha Uesugi From Quintessential Quintuplets

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
No one could do puppy eyes quite as good as Raiha! She stars in this funny anime as the 12-year-old little sister of Uesugi-san, the male protagonist of anime. She is portrayed as wise beyond her years and, not only cooks for the family, but handles the finances as well! Adorable loli anime character aside, this ecchi comedy anime has many elements about it, plus a whole lot of family drama between the main character and the quintuplets.

27. Aria Holmes Kanzaki From Aria the Scarlet Ammo

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
A tsundere loli anime character, Aria is the main protagonist of the titular anime, Hidan no Aria. What I like about her is her long pink hair, it’s absolutely beautiful, plus mini red horns. She wears a schoolgirl uniform with a red tie and skirt with black thigh-length stockings. She is only 16-years old but she has got mad combat skill and thus is an S-rank as a Butei.

26. Mayuka Völker From RErideD: Derrida

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Mayuka is a supporting character in RErideD and is Vidaux's daughter. She adores reading and appears with curly red hair, a loli character wearing body armor and a top hat, which she looks super kawaii in! I love her short scarlet hair, reminds me a little of a young Erza Scarlett.

25. Popura Taneshima From Working!!

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Named Popura after the famous tree, in order to encourage her to grow tall, she is actually of quite short stature, a 17-year-old girl working at the Wagnaria from the anime Working!! She is very sensitive about her small appearance; many customers usually mistake her to be younger than she really is. She often fails to gain respect from Souta, who is one year younger than her, as he usually regards her as an elementary school student. She is also unable to properly call him by his surname, saying "Katanashi" rather than "Takanashi," even when corrected. She has big brown eyes and lush brown hair which she ties up in a high ponytail and wears a waitress uniform.

24. Syaro Kirima From Is the order a rabbit?

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Syaro is one of the mains on the anime, Is the order a Rabbit? She works at the Fleur de Lapin café, which just sounds adorable in itself, and is a cute blonde loli anime character who is shy and bashful as well as sensitive and also has a fear or phobia of rabbits! She has been friends with Chiya-san since they were little.

23. Akatsuki From Kantai Collection

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Next up on the list is Akatsuki, a Kanmasu representing the twenty-first Fubuki Class Destroyer not to be confused with the ominous dark organization from Naruto. LOL. Akatsuki looks like a 12-year-old young girl with dark blue hair and a cute sailor uniform. Despite her appearances, she acts like a mature lady and despises the famous, “head-pat”.

22. Shiro From No Game No Life

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
You don't get Sora without Shiro behind the scenes somewhere! The younger sister of our male protagonist, she appears as a genius in the anime. Not only fiercely intelligent and the brains behind the operation, she excells at chess and is one of the most intelligent loli characters in anime as well as being obviously cute! Her only struggle is to interpret others actions as she has a difficult time understanding and expressing emotions. She has long bluish-white hair with a purple tinge and wears a cute dark blue sailor uniform with a yellow necker.

21. Beatrice From Re:Zero

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
On first sight you might just pass Beatrice off as a normal 12 year old, but she is actually an artificial spirit and is over 400 years old! Despite her adorable appearance, with pretty ringlets and blue, dewy eyes, she is kinda mean to the main character, Subaru Natsuki. She wears pink ribbons in her hair and is well dressed, like a doll, in a beautiful matching pink outfit. She's the doll we always wanted to get at Christmas!

20. Nagi Sanzenin From Hayate the Combat Butler

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Nagi is one of the main characters in Hayate: The Combat Butler. She is a 14-year-old girl that belongs to a family that is filthy rich and by filthy rich, I mean “Richie Rich” rich. She has bright blonde hair and hazy emerald eyes. She is a kawaii loli but more she is definitely more spoiled than cute.

19. Haru Onodera From Nisekoi

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
The youngest daughter of Nanako Onodera and the younger sister of Kosaki Onodera, Haru is 15 years old and resembles her older sister in many ways. She has big brown eyes and very dark hair and has a knack for cooking and baking pastry dishes, where her sister excels in preparation and decorating the dishes. In contrast to her more timid sister, she is fiesty and headstrong in the anime and does not give in easily, though she is shown to be very sweet and supportive towards her family.

18. Yoshino From Date A Live

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
You would never guess Yoshino's real age as 40, but she is actually a 40 year old spirit hiding in the body of a petite 14 year old loli, with blue hair and matching blue eyes. She is far more passive than any of the other spirits in the anime and carries around her white puppet named Yoshino as her dearest friend.

17. Shichimiya Satone From Chuunibyou

Cutest Loli Anime Characters 
This kawaii loli from Chunibyou is Shichimiya Satone or alternatively, “Sophia Ring SP Saturn VII”, a pink-haired, petite loli schoolgirl from Yuuta’s middle school. She makes her first appearance in the first episode of the second season. She wears her red hair in bunches with a floppy fringe and green emerald eyes. Chunibyou is an amazing anime to watch, a fun slice of life anime with cute characters and lots of comedy and drama.

16. Yuuko “Alice” Shionji From Heaven’s Memo Pad

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
An otaku loli at heart, Yukko is one of the main protagonists from Heaven’s Memo Pad. She’s pretty much a 15 year old gamer girl loli, she drinks tons of Dr. Pepper and eats cup ramen by the bucket full and happens to live above the ramen shop, “Hanamaru”. Yuuko is fiercely intelligent, is pretty much a genius, which only adds to her mystery. She has extremely long beautiful black hair with a full fringe and cold blue eyes.

15. Neptune (Hyperdimension Neptunia)

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
On number 16, we have this cute short hair loli anime girl, Neptune also known as Purple Heart. She is the main protagonist of the anime. Neptune is actually a representation of the famous Sega console called, “Sega Neptune” which was never released. She has short purple hair and wears a cute purple and white hoodie with a short white skirt and striped thigh-high stockings.

14. Shinobu Oshino From Bakemonogatari

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Earning a mention already in our best vampire girls in anime list, Shinobu is a 600-year-old mysterious vampire that tags along with Meme Oshino for most of the anime. A cute mysterious vampire anime girl who lives with Meme Oshino in an abandoned school, she seems to love doughnuts and later in the series she is seen to reside in Koyomi Araragi’s shadow during the day. She has long golden hair and eyes with a full, slightly sideswept fringe.

13. Miho Nishizumi From Girls Und Panzer

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
The main protagonist of Girls und Panzer, as well as the tank commander of the Anglerfish Team and commander of the Oarai Girls Academy's Sensha-dō team, it's fair to say that Miho knows what she's doing! Carrying a lot of responsibility in her role as commander, Miho also has short brown hair and cute brown eyes and is always cool, calm and decisive in stressful situations pertaining to her role.

12. Illyasviel “Illya” von Einzbern From Fate/stay night

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Illya is one of the most popular characters in all anime. I don’t know but something about her appearance and her personality makes her very popular among the Fate/Stay fans. Illya is actually of German origin, she travels to Japan to participate in the Holy Grail Wars. Illya has long white hair, which gives her kind of an angelic vibe. I love her outfit, the colors of royalty, purple, and white used perfectly together.

11. Hina From Hinamatsuri

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
A protagonist of the Hinamatsuri series, she is from an advanced civilization with technology that allows people to travel through dimensions. She also has some incredible psychokinetic abilities and because of this was manipulated by adults in her homeworld. Arriving at Nitta’s house in a box, she couldn't have made a cooler entrance! She has blue eyes and chin length blue hair, indicative of her alien and interplanetary background, and is one of the most unique loli characters in anime, for sure.

10. Wendy Marvell From Fairy Tail

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Cutest Loli Anime Characters
We have to Marvell at this adorable loli with very long purple hair and smoky brown eyes, who is actually a Sky Dragon Slayer! Wendy is a well-written character, she is kind, grateful, sympathetic and always ready to help her friends in any sort of trouble. I also realised I need to add her to the cutest anime girls with horns list!

9. Hecate From Shakugan no Shana

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Hecate takes the form of a small, pale, young girl, with an absurdly cute outfit and appearance. She has short, straight blue hair that comes down to her neck, with a fringe that covers her forehead, plus matching blue eyes. Hecate wears an ethereal looking white long-coat over a white blouse with red borders. A supporting character on Shakugan no Shana, her real name is, “Master Throne” and many times she is referred to as, “Great Priestess”.

8. Kanna Kamui From Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Kanna Kamui is the youngest of the dragons who live with Kobayashi. Originally fearful towards humans, Kanna quickly warmed up to living with Kobayashi and even requested to be enrolled in school. Her daily escapades with her friends Saitama and Chloe (in the manga) have even developed into a spin-off manga series Kanna’s Daily Life. She has pale pastel hair with a fringe and lilac tips, big blue eyes and pale pastel horns that look born from a mythical creature.

7. Konata Izumi From Lucky Star

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Next up on lucky number 7, Kona-chan is the leader of the Lucky Star crew and one of the main characters in the anime. She is really cute with her long blue hair and emerald green eyes. She is almost always wearing her pink and white school uniform.

6. Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi From The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Tsukiko is an extremely shy person, who is very overly conscious of herself, not helped by the fact that she somehow loses her ability to make facial expressions because of the infamous, “Stony Cat”. It is often hinted that she has feelings for Yōto, but cannot express them since she has lost the ability due to the Stony Cat. She is a 15-year-old loli from “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat anime with huge blue eyes and short dark hair styled in a cute way with a bow clip. She is just iconic and so memorable. She is so cute she managed to make it to number 6 despite not being able to make any facial expressions!

5. Tatsumaki Tornado From One Punch Man

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Tatsumaki is actually a legal loli, in that she may look like a child but is actually a 28 year old kickass recognized S-rank hero in One Punch Man. Even though she’s 28-years old she is always mistaken for a young girl. She carries hardcore witch vibes thanks to her Medusa-like green hair and black coat that splits up near the end into several limbs. She has pale blue eyes and is definitely a unique 'loli' anime character that is pretty iconic in her own right!

4. Rika Furude From When They Cry

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Another technically adult 'loli' is Rika Farude, the main protagonist of Higurashi: When They Cry. She is a 13-year-old petite loli with long indigo blue locks and a full fringe. Despite her child-like appearance, she is actually over 100 years old and pretty much acts like a mature old woman, drinking wine and kimchi! You would never have guessed, what with her adorable appearance and kawaii outfit, a cute white shirt with a pink bow, plus adorable suspenders attached to her skirt.

3. Misty From Pokemon

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Iconic in her own right, Misty is a beloved character from the famous series Pokemon and is pretty much one of the most famous and well known loli characters in anime, as well as one of the cutest! The youngest of four sisters, she is an aspiring Water Pokémon Master and a former traveling partner of Ash, as well as the Gym Leader of the Cerulean Gym. She has short auburn red hair, which she ties in a side ponytail and wears her iconic outfit of a yellow top with blue jeans shorts and red suspenders. 

2. Azusa “Azu-nyan” Nakano From K-On!

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Azusa is the guitarist of the band and might just be one of the cutest anime characters ever! One of the five main protagonists from K-ON! Azusa might be considered to be a tsundere since she tries to hide her feelings for Yui with shyness and gets embarrassed and flustered easily. She has long black hair tied in twin tails and is a cute petite loli with brown eyes, who hates being on her own and can't stand being lonely, as shown in the anime when at the graduation of the original club members, she begged them under tears to not graduate before her since she didn't want to be lonely.

1. Yui From Sword Art Online

Cutest Loli Anime Characters
Yui was bound to come first on this list! Not only does she have a pixie form (adorable), she is ridiculously cute in her white dress and cute little brown boots. With long, dark hair and bright black eyes, she is a top-down Artificial Intelligence (AI) program that was originally developed by Argus to address player mental health concerns in Sword Art Online (SAO). However, when Kayaba Akihiko turned Sword Art Online into a death game, Yui was forbidden from interfering with players whatsoever by the Cardinal System. In the anime Yui is generally a cheerful girl with pale white skin and long black hair. Yui’s appearance comes as a mystery, thus Kirito and Asuna help her find her friends and family. Yui and her cute smile definitely deserve the second stop on this list. And for her pixie form, you can't get more petite and cute than ten centimetres tall!

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