Most of the time, pink is considered the girl’s color. Mainly because it gives off a cute and sweet vibe. That’s why most anime characters with pink are girls. While rare, there are anime boys with that hair color. But don’t expect them to be all sweet and warm.
Some of them can be a feast for the eyes while some of them could kill while laughing. Keep reading to find out the top 14 anime boys with pink hair.
1. Gowther (The Seven Deadly Sins)
The first on this list is one of the Seven Deadly Sins, the goat’s sin of lust, Gowther. He is a magic doll with an androgynous appearance. The original Gowther, one of the ten commandments created him in the form of his deceased lover. But gave him a male body to not feel any attraction toward the child he created.
Gowther doesn’t understand human emotions which is why he has great curiosity about them. He has no qualms about experimenting with innocent people’s minds to quench his thirst for knowledge. In one instance, he brainwashed Guila, just because he wanted to know about love.
Despite his feminine looks, Gowther is very strong and his ability is one of the most dangerous power in the series. He uses the sacred treasure Herritt in conjunction with his inherent ability Invasion to manipulate his opponents’ memory and soul.
Gowther initially comes off as a person with no emotions and lacks compassion towards humans. And sometimes cause trouble for his comrades in his quest to understand people. But as the series goes on, he regains his memory and emotions becoming more and more of an interesting character.
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2. Szayel Aporro Grantz (Bleach)
The color pink doesn’t always mean the character will be good-natured. And Szaeyl is the proof of that. He is an Arrancar from Aizen’s army and gives off a scholarly vibe. But despite his looks, he is sadistic in nature and likes to see his opponent suffer. He once crushed Renji and Ishida’s internal organs slowly to inflict more pain on them.
Szaeyl is an intellectual scientist and claims to have low combat ability. Despite that, he had no issue defeating Renji and Ishida effortlessly. His ability to possess another person after his flesh is injured beyond repair makes him a force to be reckoned with. But again, this also makes him more arrogant than other Arrancras.
Fortunately, he met his match against another sadistic and twisted scientist, Mayuri Kurotsuchi. When Szayel tried to possess Nemu using Gabriel gets outsmarted by his counterpart who included a mechanism inside Nemu if she ever gets possessed. After dying, Szaeyl is dragged to hell and gets forced to work as a Jailer.
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3. Hisoka (Hunter x Hunter)
Hisoka has the appearance of a jester. But don’t let his looks deceive you. He is a selfish and self-serving person who will do whatever he wants as long as it pleases him. Fighting strong opponents is what he lives for. And for that, he wouldn’t mind sparing young characters with potential like Gon and Killua.
Much of his past is unknown only that he joined the infamous Phantom Troupe. But he left the group after killing two of its members. Thereafter, he became their enemy. The interesting fact is, Hisoka himself isn’t interested in the past but only looks forward to the future. Mainly the fights he will have with strong opponents.
Hisoka doesn’t kill indiscriminately but only when it serves his purpose in some way. His dangerous nature and interesting interaction with the main characters make him a fan favorite.
4. Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
Natsu is a member of one of the greatest magician guilds, Fairy Tail. He has a fiery personality and temper that goes well with his trait of fire magic. Usually, seen as a foolish and rowdy guy, Natsu is the most reliable in dangerous situations. His dream is to win against the S-Classes mages of his guild: Erza, Laxus, and Gildarts.
In battle, Natsu uses the secret art of Dragon Slayer Magic. A type of Lost Magic that was devised to slay the mighty creatures. It was taught to him by a fire dragon and who is also his foster father, Igneel. Trying to find the missing dragon, Natsu comes across Fairy Tail and ends up joining it.
Natsu is a boisterous character who gets into a fight very easily. But when someone hurts his comrades or does something evil against Fairy Tail, he is the first one to turn to the battle to pay them back for their misdeeds.
5. Shiho Kimizuki (Seraph of the End)
Being a pink hair anime character doesn’t make it easy to make friends with Shiho. He always has a grumpy look and is nitpicky about everything. Being at the top of the class doesn’t improve things, either. But he has a reason for all this.
The need to get into the Japanese Imperial Demon Army’s Demon Moon Squad. So, he can treat his sister Mirai who has been afflicted with the apocalypse virus.
Shiho is a diligent and smart character who can do most things he wants to. But his serious nature makes him and Yuichiro argue all the time as the latter is the exact opposite of him. Throughout the story, they grow close enough to leave their back to each other in combat.
Shiho uses the Cursed Gear Kiseki-o or King of the Demon Box as his main weapon. His exceptional physical abilities and the special abilities of Kiseki-o make him a formidable opponent in a battle.
6. Yuji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Yuji is one of the most popular pink-haired male characters out there. He was a normal boy until he ate the Curse King Sukuna’s finger and had to become a sorcerer.
Yuji has a selfless nature and will not hesitate to sacrifice himself to save others. He is fearless in front of adversity and will not shrink in fright even if his opponent is overwhelmingly stronger than him. He once challenged Sukuna, arguably the strongest known Cursed Spirit in the story. Although he was taken down effortlessly. Sometimes he gets taken advantage of due to his righteous personality.
Yuji is inherently stronger than your average people. His physical abilities improved further after becoming a sorcerer. He manipulates curse energy along with his superhuman strength to subdue evil spirits.
7. Saiki Kusuo (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.)
Imagine having enough power to conquer or destroy the whole world only to call yourself a misfortunate person. Just because eating curry with a spoon would be difficult with psychic powers. Saiki Kusuo is a character like that. He is powerful, overwhelmingly so.
Among all his powers the most dangerous one is mind control. This power lets him change people to a genetic level. In one instance, he changes human DNA so that no one finds his pink hair suspicious. He is basically the god of his world.
Despite his desire of laying low and hiding his powers from the mass, he keeps attracting the eccentric characters of the story. Most of all, he ends up using his power in one way or another to put a stop to their troubles.
8. Astolfo (Fate Apocrypha)
Despite the feminine looks and pink hair, Astolfo is a male character. In fact, he is one of the legendary heroes summoned in the Rider class to aid the black faction in winning the Holy Grail.
Astolfo has a peculiar and whimsical personality. Every servant has some kind of wish for the Holy Grail but he has none. He is happy to receive a second life and wants to enjoy it to the fullest. A big example of his whimsical nature shows when he saves Sieg because of no reason. Another time, he again helped Sieg because he wanted to despite knowing that the black faction wouldn’t like it.
Even with this personality, Astolfo is heroic when necessary. He never falters in fights and is eternally optimistic to win for his master.
9. Shigino Kisumi (Free Eternal Summer)
Shigino is a character who doesn’t leave as much impression as others in this list. He is one of the supporting cast of Free and doesn’t have show time because of him not being a swimmer. But he is well-liked by the anime fans.
Shigino has a confident and extroverted personality. He likes to joke around with his peers and is the mood-maker of the group. Haruka was jealous of him back in middle school because his best friend Makoto was always hanging around with him. But Shigino doesn’t hate Haruka for that, instead supporting him and others with their swimming competitions.
10. Ringo Tsukimiya (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000%)
Anyone will mistake Ringo for a cute girl at first. It’s not surprising. His long eyelashes, blue eyes, and occupation as a crossdressing idol make him look more beautiful than most girls in the series. When he is not doing idol work, he teaches the Class-A of Saotome Academy.
Most of the time, Ringo has a cheerful and optimistic personality. He helps with his students’ troubles and tries to show them the right path. When Nanase’s classmates were bullying her, it was Ringo who told her that she was worthy of attending the academy. He wants to be close to his students and so asks them to call him using Ringo-chan.
Ringo can get pretty scary if someone questions his gender or doesn’t know of his identity as a famous idol.
11. Tetora (Log Horizon)
Tetora is a questionable addition to this list. The self-proclaimed Galaxy Idol has the appearance of a cute girl with a slender frame. But despite their appearance, she is a man in real life who got stuck in Elder Tale when he was playing the game with his female avatar. Still, the pink hair and real gender make them barely qualified as a pink-haired boy.
Tetora has a playful personality and likes to tease people. Especially with Naotsugu who is oblivious to his true gender. Even though Tetora likes to fool around, they are strong and a veteran in Elder Tale.
12. Gilthunder (The Seven Deadly Sins)
The second male character from The Seven Deadly Sins with pink hair. Gilthunder is a powerful holy knight with a cold and cruel personality. He has the desire to kill the Seven Deadly to avenge his father. Or at least, that’s how it looks on the surface.
Gilthunder deep down has a compassionate and righteous personality. He had to act coldly and mercilessly on purpose because his lover Margaret was held hostage by the enemy. Once the bad guys were defeated he returned to his past kind self.
Later, he aids The Seven Deadly Sins in their battle against the Demon Clan.
13. Haruichi Kominato (Ace of Diamond)
Haruichi was first introduced as a shy pink-haired boy with low self-esteem. Always getting compared to an older brother who was always better in baseball played a part. Throughout the story, his character receives improvement.
After Seido loses and the third years retire, Harucihi reconciles with his brother Ryo. It was then, he decided to change. His long bangs that used to hide his eyes were gone and he started to converse with his teammates.
By the time of reaching the second year, Haruichi is obviously more confident and outspoken than before. Haruichi is a talented contact hitter and plays as the second baseman.
14. Lir Orla (The Legend of the Legendary Heroes)
Lir Orla is arguably the most hated character on this list with the other candidate being Szayel. He serves the king of Gastark who dreams of a world of bloodshed. Ironically, they are responsible for most killings in the series.
Lir has a calm and calculating disposition and will not hesitate to kill if it serves his purpose. In one instance, he kills Lafra for the sake of acquiring a crystalized cursed eye. Then, tried to make Ryner go berserk with the hope of acquiring more of them. Lir’s purpose is to fulfill missions given by the Gastark empire and will not choose his methods while completing them.
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