Blue is the color of the sea, the dusk, and the skies. It represents responsibility, power, relaxation, and wisdom, so small wonder why many characters choose to rock blue hair. In this ultimate blue-haired character extravaganza we list characters from cartoons, animated movies and tv-series, comics, and anime to determine who is the best character with blue hair that makes us all feel like heaven.
While exploring the subject we found out there are a lot more female characters with blue hair than males. So we choose only the best representatives for this list, so check out all the top characters with blue hair that count.
Best Characters with Blue Hair
26/26. Hades (Hercules, Animated Film)
The main character Hades is a fast-talking god of Tartarus. He has abducted his nephew Hercules from Mount Olympus and turned him into a mortal. In this Disney version of the tale. Hades evil figure, though comedic.
It really worked for the franchise and Hades is one of the most popular characters and a primary member of the Disney Villains line-up. We mostly love is flaming blue hair. However, when angered, his hair and face become red!
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25/26. Nagisa Shiota (Assassination Classroom, Anime)
Despite the long blue hair and the way the famous character from Assassination Classroom, wears it up like a girl, Nagisa is actually a boy. The story is that Nagisa’s abusive mother desperately wanted a baby girl and not a son, and thus made him wear long hair so she could fuel her fantasy.
She also dressed him up like he was her daughter. Nagisa is known for his androgynous appearance and he sometimes gets poked fun at by people for that in the show. He has a natural talent for assassination, so I wouldn’t joke too much about it.
24/26. Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog, Video Game)
Sonic is an anthropomorphic alien hedgehog from the plant Mobius, with the power of super speed. Actually, Sonic is so fast that in the game Sonic Colors, he once outran a black hole! In Sonic Generations, he was even able to restore time and space itself just by running.
The reason for Sonic being blue is because he used to be best friends with Dr. Ovi Kintober – who later becomes Dr. Ivo Robotnik – and Kintober designed the equivalent of a hybrid treadmill and hamster wheel to measure Sonic’s speed and encourage him to go faster. Along with the power sneakers – which were also developed by Kintober to be friction-free – Sonic attempted to run the speedster character as fast as he can.
Sonic one day ran faster than the speed of sound, which caused a sonic boom, blew up the hamster wheel-treadmill hybrid device and due to the forces of the boom, turned blue and his spikes were molded into the shape that Sonic is famous for.
23/26. Bug (The Matrix Resurrections, Film)
Commander of a rag-tag group of Resistance members, Bugs is a true believer in the legend of Neo. She trusts Neo to be still alive somewhere and never gives up on him.
She has the enthusiasm of Mouse, the leadership of Morpheus, and the strength of Trinity which made her one of the most popular characters in the Matrix franchise.
Bug named herself that after the cartoon character Bugs Bunny and even quoted the famous “What’s up, Doc?” line. That alone entitles her to a high place on our list.
22/26. Anti-Wanda (Fairly Odd Parents, Animated Series)
Anti-Wanda is the Anti-Fairy version of Wanda Fairywinkle-Cosma She is one of the main villains of the show. As an Anti-fairy, she is the exact opposite of Wanda, which means that she is dimwitted and carefree, like Cosmo.
She also speaks in a southern hillbilly accent and eats with her feet! Anti-Wanda looks like Wanda, but her hair and her color pattern are dark blues.
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21/26. Nefertari Vivi (One Piece, Anime)
Nefertari Vivi is the princess of Alabasta, and the daughter of King Nefertari Cobra, one of the most benevolent Monarchs depicted in One Piece to date. She, along with Nefertari Family, are unofficial allies of the Straw Hat crew. She even had the chance to become part of the Straw Hat crew. Eventually, she left the Strawhats because she had responsibilities to her Kingdom.
As much as she wanted to go have adventures with her friends, her people needed her. That means that she really loves her country! She has long wavy light blue hair, which she most often wears pulled back into a ponytail.
20/26. Blue Ghost (Pac-Man, Animated Series)
One of the four main ghost characters in the Pac-Man game series, the Blue Ghost, aka Inky, is often portrayed as a slow-headed ghost, not pursuing Pac-Man unless other ghosts are near.
However, he is still smarter than Clyde, the yellow ghost! Inky first appeared in 1980 as one of the main antagonists in the first Pac-Man arcade game. However, in recent iterations, his role has changed to being just a secondary antagonist or even an ally.
19/26. Jenny (My Life as a Teenage Robot, Cartoon)
Jenny Wakeman is a robot child. She was created by Dr. Noreen Wakeman to be Earth’s mightiest protector. Accordingly, Jenny is armed to the teeth with a wide range of weapons and devices.
Just how strong she is, you ask? Well, according to the theme song of the show she has the strength of one million and seventy men! She is also very fast as she could fly to Saturn in seconds. Despite her character design, Jenny desires to live the life of a normal teenager and enjoy high school. She has blue hair and big black eyes.
18/26. Joi (Blade Runner 2049, Film)
Joi is a holographic projection A. I was designed by ‘Wallace Corporation’ to be the customer’s domestic companion. As such, her role was to communicate with the client in a manner representing his or her mate or companion.
One of these Joi products was in the service of Blade Runner K and even escorted him on his adventures. Although the specifics of Joi’s features, such as eye color, hair color, and wardrobe could change, her most memorable hair color was blue.
17/26. Lucina (Fire Emblem Awakening, Video Game)
Since the release of Awakening, Lucina has become one of the faces of the Fire Emblem series. Her popularity extends beyond the reach of the franchise.
Luciana appears in a ton of games, like Heroes, Warriors, Project X, and more. Lucina is the heart and soul character of Awakening. She is a tough and kind woman, who is determined to defy fate to alter the dark future she came from. Lucina’s hair color is blue.
16/26. Clair (Pokemon, Anime)
The 8th Gym Leader of Blackthorn City’s Gym, Clair specializes in Dragon-type Pokémon. Clair is a descendant of a long line of Dragon-Type trainers and is a member of the Blackthorn Dragon Tamer clan.
Her cousin is Lance, who went on to be an Elite Four member and finally the champion of the Indigo League.
Clair has had the same training as Lance and has held her own against the Elite Four and her only recorded loss was to Lance himself. That’s pretty amazing! Clair’s hair is light blue, and she also has blue eyes.
15/26. Emily (Corpse Bride, Animated Film)
In her lifetime, Emily was a talented musician, and a beautiful girl. She was a rich, almost aristocratic lady in her lifetime. Even as a zombie corpse, she is still graceful, kind, and takes care of her loved ones. Unfortunately, Emily died young as she was just nineteen years old.
After her death, her long wavy dark hair and her once pale skin turned blue. When she committed the supremely unselfish act of letting Victor go so that he could marry Victoria, she was finally ready for Heaven! Loved it!
14/26. Bulma (Dragon Ball Franchise)
Bulma is a genius, billionaire, playgirl, and philanthropist even before it was cool, now settled down with the prince of all Saiyans, Vegeta. She is also one of the anime/manga’s lead protagonists, Goku’s long-time friend, the former love interest of Yamcha, daughter of Dr. Brief and Mrs. Panchy Brief, sister of Tights, mother of Trunks and Bra, sister-in-law of Tarble.
Bulma is a thicc character who has appeared in more episodes/chapters than any other characters next only to Goku and has continued to be still relevant in a show which is all about power and Ki through her intelligence and resourcefulness.
Among other things, she is the inventor of the Dragon Radar, a device that is used to locate dragon balls. Oh, and she has lovely shoulder-length blue hair!
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13/26. The Witch (Into the Woods, Movie)
In a small village near the forest in the land of fairy tales lives a blue-haired witch. The witch imposes a task on the famous Grimm Brothers characters. Within three days they must obtain a white cow, a golden gate like corn, a red robe, and a gold sandal.
She needs the object to make a portion to regain her youth and beauty. And so all the inhabitants of the legends run back and forth along the forest and try to get from each other the required objects.
12/26. Splash Woman (Mega Man 9, Video Game)
Splash Woman is a Robot Master that Dr. Light created to rescue swimmers from sinking ships. The female character was designed as a mermaid and therefore an expert swimmer, but has very poor land mobility. Unfortunately, she was tricked by Dr. Wily to work for him.
Splash Woman attacks by singing to call fish robots, which will fly off the other side of the screen unless destroyed. She also can tackle with her trident, and use her personal weapon, the Laser Trident, which can emit a laser strong enough to penetrate tough surfaces such as shields and the hulls of ships.
11/26. 2-D (Gorillaz)
Stuart “2D” Pot is one of the four core characters of the famous virtual band Gorillaz. Actually, he is the lead vocalist, keyboardist, pianist, and frontman of Gorillaz. Along with the other guys, 2D often gets into some crazy, surreal, and awkward situations.
Originally, he used to have brown hair, but ever since he was eleven after he fell out of a tree which caused all his hair to fall out and grow back deep azure blue.
10/26. Nomi Blume (X-Men, Earth-1610, Marvel Comics)
Mach Two aka Nomi Blume, is the founding member of the Guardians of the Galaxy. The marvel female superhero was originally introduced as a supporting cast member.
Nomi is a loose canon child mutant, with long blue hair. Her role in Ultimate X-Men was to push Kitty to show to constantly justify her use of force to herself and those around her. Nomi’s mutant powers include electromagnetism which gave her control over magnetic fields.
9/26. Angela Childs (Kimi, Film)
Angela is a voice interpolation expert of the Amygdala tech company that developed Kimi – a smart speaker which is supposedly the competitor of Siri and Alexa. She suffers from anxiety and agoraphobia due to a previous assault, which has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When she identifies a recording that captures a sexual assault, Angela’s life changes rapidly and she must find inner strengths to face her destiny. Angela has her hair dyed bright blue at first which symbolizes her blue doomed character.
8/26. Ramona Flowers (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, movie)
Ramona Flowers left the States and moved to Ontario after a breakup so bad she felt that she needed lots of distance to fully recover. However, before she can move on with her life, she has to help her current boy she’s dating, Scott, defeat her seven evil exes, who formed a league to sabotage her future relationships.
This proves to be quite a challenge. In the movie, Ramona, changes her hair color from pink, to blue, to green. Obviously, we like her blue hair the most.
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7/26. Coraline Jones (Coraline, Animated Film)
The main protagonist of the animated movie, Coraline is an eleven-year-old girl with an energetic and curious personality. She is a brave little girl who facing off against vicious villains with no magical powers or special training, but with her gifted intelligence. She uses her brains to find the ghost children’s souls and her parents.
She’s a rebellious and idealistic girl who’s dyed her naturally brunette hair blue in a setting where everyone else has normally-colored hair, symbolizing her special heroine nature. Caroline stops at nothing to find her parents, she never gives up no matter what intimidating situations she finds herself in.
6/26. Amy Mizuno / Sailor Mercuri (Sailor Moon, Anime)
Mizuno Ami aka Sailor Mercury is one of the four inner Sailor Soldiers, guardians to the Moon Princess. The magical girl’s powers revolve around ice and water, which relates to her dark blue hair that reaches her neck and her blue eyes, a part of her blu-theme character design. She’s known for being the kindest hardworking, and most intelligent girl in the group.
Her sharp analytical abilities make her the top strategist of Sailor Moon’s inner soldiers. Like many geniuses, she is an asocial person who shies away from large groups of people, keeping to herself whenever she can.
That caused her to be misunderstood by her friends who assume she is a snob who looks down on them. Mizumo is such a popular character in Japan that she got her own OVA episode. No other Sailor Scout had that honor!
5/26. Joy (Inside Out, Animated Film)
Joy is the glue that keeps the five emotional characters together. She lives inside the mind of Riley Andersen, a pre-teen girl. Joy wants what’s best for Riley. Being the personification of happiness, she believes that it is best for Riley to always be happy. She is actually pushing the other Emotions aside on a regular basis.
It is implied in certain scenes that Joy literally wants to BE Riley – to have Riley’s family, and her experiences. This is impossible and she knows it… so she pretends, which is immature of her. But also charming! Joy has sky-blue hair in a pixie cut.
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4/26. Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta and Goku (Dragon Ball Franchise)
When a Saiyan obtains godly ki, it turns into the blue aura and hair of Super Saiyan blue. This is because it is being filtered through a mortal body. Goku and Vegeta obtained godly power level ki. While Super Saiyan, Goku, and Vegeta’s hair turn blue. It attributes to the ultimate Saiyan that surpassed everything else.
Power, speed, strength, and every other attribute increase in this state which makes it so special. Vegeta achieved this state in the Tournament of Power. During his battle with Jiren, he used a special Super Saiyan Blue in short bursts against Goku Black and Zamasu, he proved to be extremely effective against them.
3/26. Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
Rick Sanchez, aka Rick C-137, is the smartest man in the multiverse! He is the classic enhanced mad scientist, Morty is his unfortunate grandson. Together they set out in each episode on an adventure that will probably destroy a world or two, exterminate an alien race, or at least kill their doubles in a parallel universe. I mean, the man can turn himself into a pickle! He is also a sociopath, a drunk, and a nihilist.
The animated series Rick and Morty was born following a tribute video to Back to the Future. Doc and Marty became Rick and Morty. Sanchez is quite likable because of his surprising honesty and the fact that he secretly cares for Morty. I know most people think otherwise, but he does!
Rick has grey-blue hair with a bald spot on the back of his head. Looks like there’s no cure to baldness in the distant future as even Rick never found a cure in parallel worlds!
2/26. Wonder Woman (DC Super Hero Girls, Animated Series)
The animated series follows the adventures of Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl who are students at Metropolis High School. She was born on the island of Themyscira and trained to be a warrior.
Her appearance is based on Wonder Girl from the Super Best Friends Forever shorts. She has a muscular build with long hip-length dark-blue hair. Wonder Woman’s destiny is to protect the innocent and fight evil. She excels at almost everything she does with much enthusiasm.
1/26. Marge Simpson (The Simpsons)
What a wonderful character to top our list of characters with blue hair! With her iconic blue hair styled into a tall curly beehive hairstyle, Marge Simpson Bouvier has been raising her kids on television for over thirty years now. She always does her best when it comes to taking care of her children Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.
Marge stays married to Homer despite his often selfish and stupid behavior, because ultimately he really cares about her and his family, and will do everything he can to win Marge back every time. Our blue-haired woman still sees Homer as that “sweet, caring man” she fell in love with, which at least we still get a glimpse of, mostly through flashbacks but occasionally via more recent actions.
Mrs. Simpson is iconic because of her high blue hair, raspy voice, and her infinite patience for tricks of Homer.