What is an anime waifu? A waifu refers to a female fictional character in an anime that is loved by fans. Those who watch anime choose their waifu based on the character’s voice, design, and personality. Each preference differs per anime fan but as long as this character gives them butterfly in their stomachs, she can be a waifu.
We cannot deny that there are a lot of waifu material in anime especially nowadays so we narrowed down our list to the 12 best waifus, and we explained why they are considered the best. Check it out.
Hinata Hyuga from Naruto
Although a lot of Naruto fans wanted her to be their waifu, we all know that the Byakugan Princess is already the wife of Naruto. Since the beginning of the series, it was kind of evident that she will end up with him considering that she has a huge crush on Naruto. Her shy personality caught the attention of fans.
She shouldn’t be underestimated as she has two nature types which are fire and lightning. Her strongest jutsu is The Gentle Step Twin Lion Fists. In the ongoing Boruto series, her wife and mother side were seen. She takes good care of her family, truly wife material.
Rukia Kuchiki from Bleach
Rukia is loved by fans because of her personality. She is respective and never forgets where she came from. Even if she hides her true emotions, she is someone fans admire. Rukia is also a great swordswoman, an expert in Shunpo and Kido, and a talented Hakuda Combatant.
Despite being born in a lower class, she retained her modesty. She never changed even when she became a member of the nobility. In terms of skills, her strength is her knowledge of Kido.
Sasha Blouse from Attack on Titan
Popularly known as Potato Girl, Sasha Blouse is one of the popular characters of the series. She got the attention of anime fans with her love for food and courteous personality. She is the type of girl who always has food in her mouth or bag. What’s amazing is that despite her love for food, she never gets fat!
Sasha was raised to be an animal hunter which explains why she is an expert in tracking, horseback riding, and archery. She is even part of the top 10 trainees in her squad. She also has this amazing hearing sense that she can detect Titans from far away. Eventually, she learned how to use bolt action rifles and can snipe various Marleyan soldiers.
Kallen Kozuki from Code Geass
Fans who are into bold and rebellious women would definitely fall for Kallen. She is feisty and has a determined goal. Despite having a rough childhood, she decided to fix herself to become better. She is half Japanese and half Britannian and her skills became an essential part of Japan’s liberation.
Her skills in creating tactics give her an advantage during battle. There is so much to like about her from her strong-willed personality to her loyal heart. She also has a caring and affectionate side which makes her a complete package.
Rias Gremory from High School DXD
Rias is the heiress of the Gremory Clan. With her status, she does everything she can to at least have a normal life. She didn’t want people to like her just because she is an heiress. Rias showcased her competitive side in the series and loves joining Rating Games.
She focused her abilities on Demon Power which helped her become a High-Class Devil. She has skills in Castling and Power of Destruction as well. Overall, Rias is a warm cheerful girl. She cares about everyone which makes her a loveable character.
Ochaco Uraraka from My Hero Academia
What is remarkable about Ochaco is the fact that she will do everything for her family. She considers them as her support system, and she will do anything in her power to be there for them. She would also work hard to earn money to provide for her family.
She has the ability to manipulate gravity which is an amazing quirk. The twist is that she cannot use her ability for too long as she would get nauseous but if she can control it, she can be a powerful hero. A girl with a cool quirk plus very family-oriented? If that’s not an ideal waifu, we don’t know what is.
Rem from Re: ZERO
Rem has all the qualities one should look for in a waifu: she is sweet, polite, and supports the person she loves. Even if she acts without thinking, she is a strong Water magic user. She can heal people and create a barrier with her abilities.
Once she enters the Oni stage, her abilities are improved to the point that she can kill Demon Beasts. She is Subaru’s most loyal follower who will stick by his side no matter what happens. Her devotion to him makes any viewer watch they have someone like that.
Mai Sakurajima from Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yuwe Minai
Her iconic bunny outfit is enough reason to put her on the list. Aside from her beauty, Mai is a rational girl who is polite to everyone, except whenever she bullies Sakuta. She is an actress and model who can turn invisible.
She is also matured and knows what to do in tough situations. She helps those who are in need even if it sometimes put her in an uncomfortable situation. Her best quality is that she is selfless to the point that she can sacrifice herself to save Sakuta. It would be just wrong not to consider her a waifu material with these qualities.
Violet Evergarden from Violet Evergarden
Unlike the other characters on the list, Violet was trained as a weapon. This prohibited her from understanding human feelings and be expressionless most of the time. Her training made her follow orders without fail. But once she was outside the military, everything changed.
Violet became expressive and showed her other admirable personalities like being dedicated and dignified. She is also selfless and would not leave anyone behind. She did everything she can to understand what Gilbert said so she became an Auto Memories Doll to transcribe people’s feelings and thoughts on paper.
Chizuru Mizuhara from Rent A Girlfriend
There are two sides of Chizuru: the considerate and kind one and the calculative and brash personality. She shows the former to her clients while the latter is what she really is in real life, especially to people she doesn’t like. How can she be a waifu material aside from her good looks? Chizuru is true to herself.
She has a kind side that she shows whenever she wants to help others and is polite to older people. She has this deep connection with her grandfather and wished she could see him again before he died.
Shinobu Kocho from Demon Slayer
At first glance, Shinobu seemed like a cheerful and friendly woman. She likes to keep a happy face to give other characters a warm feeling no matter what the situation is. She also likes to tease others especially Giyu Tomioka.
Underneath that personality, she experienced a traumatic past because of demons. She holds a deep grudge against them and would everything to eliminate them all, particularly the demon that killed her sister and parents. Shinobu worked hard to achieve her goal (and vengeance) turned her into one of the strongest demon slayers.
Nobara Kugisaki from Jujutsu Kaisen
What is appealing about Nobara is that she is confident. Who doesn’t love a confident woman? She has an unshakable character who is true to herself. She prides herself as someone pretty and strong. Some people might think that she is arrogant but nowadays strong and confident women are the new black.
She can be the leader of the team and keeps herself level-headed in tight situations. At times, she trash talks her enemies and tease her friends. With her abilities, she can be a strong sorcerer.