Anime Tomboys characters typically fall in-line with Japan’s social gender roles. Basically, males are masculine and females are feminine, with little deviation from expectations.

However, a series will challenge some notions by including anime tomboys, which are girls that exhibit boyish behaviors. Most of them maintain short hard, speak super casually and enjoy rough activities.

15 Anime Tomboys Girls that exhibit boyish behaviors

Here are the best anime tomboys according to Japanese fans.

T-14. Miwa Yamamura (Barakamon) – 41 votes

Miwa Yamamura (Barakamon) – 41 votes

Miwa Yamamura is a supporting character of Barakamon. She is a middle school student with a bit of a boyish personality and a friend of Tamako Arai.

T-14. Hajime Shinoda (New Game!) – 41 votes

Hajime Shinoda (New Game!) – 41 votes

Hajime Shinoda is a member of the motion team of the company Eagle Jump. Although she is a member of the motion team, her desk is with the character team due to being short a desk.

13. Kinuhata Saiai (A Certain Scientific Railgun S) – 46 votes

Kinuhata Saiai (A Certain Scientific Railgun S) – 46 votes

Kinuhata Saiai is a character introduced in the Toaru Majutsu no Index series and a recurring character in Toaru Kagaku no Railgun.

She is a Level 4 esper and is an operative of ITEM, an organization in the Dark Side of Academy City led by Mugino Shizuri, and is a capable combatant in the team.

12. Hotaru Tachibana (Aoharu x Machinegun) – 56 votes

Hotaru Tachibana (Aoharu x Machinegun) – 56 votes

Hotaru Tachibana is the main protagonist of the series. She is the Student Council President of her current High School, in addition to being affiliated to her survival game team called Toy ☆ Gun Gun.

11. Mahiru Inami (Working!!) – 63 votes

Mahiru Inami (Working!!) – 63 votes

Mahiru Inami is an androphobic, 17 year-old high school student who works at Wagnaria as a waitress. She is one of the main female characters in the story, Working!!

10. Kanna Kirishima (Sakura Taisen) – 76 votes

Kanna Kirishima (Sakura Taisen) – 76 votes

Kanna is a fit young woman with visible biceps and tanned skin. She usually wears a red, sleeveless shirt, slacks, and a tan jacket. Her hair is born and reaches her chin, and is usually held in place with a white headband.

9. Naoto Shirogane (Persona 4 the Animation) – 78 votes

Naoto Shirogane (Persona 4 the Animation) – 78 votes

Naoto Shirogane is a playable character in Persona 4. Arriving in Inaba to help investigate the murders, this fifth generation of the famed Shirogane detectives enrolls as a first-year student at Yasogami High School.

8. Makoto Kikuchi (The [email protected]) – 117 votes

Makoto Kikuchi (The iDOLM@STER) – 117 votes

Makoto Kikuchi is one of the original idols from 765 Production, initially appearing in the arcade version of the game THE [email protected].

She is available in all the 765PRO console games, and THE [email protected] Million Live!: Theater Days. She is voiced by Hiromi Hirata.

7. Kenjou Akira (KiraKira Pretty Cure A La Mode) – 138 votes

Kenjou Akira (KiraKira Pretty Cure A La Mode) – 138 votes

Kenjou Akira is one of the six main Cures in the series KiraKira☆Pretty Cure A La Mode who is a second year high school student.

She is gentle and has a strong sense of justice like a “dog”. Akira’s alter ego is Cure Chocolat, the Pretty Cure of strength and love, and she is based off chocolates and dogs.

6. Suruga Kanbaru (Monogatari Series) – 162 votes

Suruga Kanbaru (Monogatari Series) – 162 votes

Suruga Kanbaru is Koyomi Araragi’s underclassman, star player of the school’s basketball team and one of Hitagi Senjougahara’s acquaintances from junior high school. She is often seen having her left arm covered with bandages.

5. Yuu Kashima (Monthly Girls’+ Nozaki-kun) – 209 votes

Yuu Kashima (Monthly Girls’+ Nozaki-kun) – 209 votes

Yuu Kashima is a friend and classmate of Mikoto Mikoshiba. She is in the drama club, she is in class 2-G and she also acts like one of the heroes of the series. Kashima is quite tall and has a prince-like personality that makes the girls fawn over her.

4. Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran High School Host Club) – 220 votes

Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran High School Host Club) – 220 votes

Haruhi Fujioka is a fictional character and the main protagonist from the manga series Ouran High School Host Club, which was created by Bisco Hatori.

3. Seishirou Tsugumi (Nisekoi) – 227 votes

Seishirou Tsugumi (Nisekoi) – 227 votes

Seishirou Tsugumi is anime tomboy one of the main characters from the Nisekoi anime and manga. Chitoge’s childhood friend, Claude’s protégée and a deadly hitman.

She has a very obvious crush on Raku but lies by saying that she absolutely hates Raku and doesn’t want him to be anywhere near her.

2. Kino (Kino’s Journey -the Beautiful World-) – 325 votes

Kino (Kino’s Journey -the Beautiful World-) – 325 votes

Kino is the main protagonist in the series and travels to different countries with her talking motorcycle Hermes, discovering their cultures and people.

In the anime, Kino’s gender is ambiguous in the beginning, but was confirmed to be female in the fourth episode, when she first meets Hermes and borrows the name “Kino” from another traveler.

1. Masumi Sera (Detective Conan) – 655 votes

 Masumi Sera anime tomboys

Masumi Sera is a high school detective in the manga and anime franchise Detective Conan. She is the younger sister of FBI agent Shuichi Akai and shogi player Shukichi Haneda. Also a practitioner of the martial art Jeet Kune Do.

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