24 Super Cute Anime Girl Drawings

Get inspired with these cool anime girl drawings for you to reference. If you love the manga art style, below, you’ll find a variety of drawings that feature different art styles and techniques.

Why Use Anime Girl Reference Photos?

If you want to improve your drawing skills, it’s important to have a good understanding of how to draw the human form. This can be accomplished in a number of ways, but one of the most effective is by studying and analyzing reference photos.

Drawing from anime girl reference photos is a great way to learn how to draw realistically and in different styles. By studying reference photos, you can learn about things like body proportions, bone structure, and more.

1. Marin Kitagawa from My Dress-Up Darling

Marin Kitagawa from My Dress-Up Darling
Artist Credit: 111satoshi_art

Marin Kitagawa is from the anime My Dress-Up Darling. At school, she wears a white shirt, a navy blue tie, a blue plaid skirt, black socks, and brown shoes.

2. Yui Hirasawa from K-ON

Yui Hirasawa from K-ON
Artist Credit: pinterest

I’m not sure if it is, but this drawing looks like Yui Hirasawa from an anime called K-ON. Yui is a vocalist and guitarist in the band Ho-kago Tea Time.

3. Nezuko Kamado from Demon Slayer

Nezuko Kamado from Demon Slayer
Artist Credit: shin2000

If you love the character Nezuko from Demon Slayer, you’ll enjoy recreating this drawing for fun. She is the sister of Tanjiro and one of the last members of his family line.

4. Manga Female Head

Manga Female Head Drawing
Credit: Naschi

These step-by-step instructions will teach you how to draw a female manga character’s head. I find this advice to be super helpful.

5. Manga Female Hair Styles

Manga Female Hair Styles Drawing
Credit: Naschi

Explore various manga female hairstyles with this reference sheet. The artist behind this sketch teaches others how to draw amazing manga art. Be sure to check out more of their work.

6. Shugo Chara

Shugo Chara drawing
Artist Credit: Pinterest

Shugo Chara, also known as My Guardian Characters, is a manga series about a girl named Amu Hinamori. Amu is a shy girl who has a hard time making friends because of rumors about her “cool and spicy” personality.

7. Ryougi Shiki from The Garden of Sinners

Ryougi Shiki from The Garden of Sinners
Artist Credit: Pinterest

Shiki Ryougi is a girl with the mystic eyes of death perception, which allows her to see lines that represent mortality in everything around her.

8. Cool Anime Girl Sketch

cool anime girl sketch
Artist Credit: adem_seddiki

If you’re looking for a cool sketch idea, this cool anime girl sketch makes a great reference. I love the facial expression she’s making.

9. Girl Winking

anime girl winking
Artist Credit: aoi.artzz02

Winking is a common expression you see artists drawing with their girl characters. This drawing is creative and so neatly drawn; I really love it.

10. Girl with Big Eyes

Girl with big eyes
Artist Credit: weheartit

If you want to learn how to draw big and expressive eyes, you can use this drawing for reference. This drawing is also great for practicing drawing cute outfits.

11. Yui Hirasawa with Overalls

Yui Hirasawa
Artist Credit: byori_15

Here’s another cool drawing of Yui Hirasawa. This drawing makes a wonderful reference for beginner and advanced artists.

12. Anime Girl with Pink Eyes

Anime Girl with Pink Eyes
Artist Credit: msx_anime

Here’s a unique drawing of Marin with pink eyes. If you check out the artist, you’ll see that they’re really good at adding color to their anime characters’ eyes.

13. Sajuna Inui from My Dress-Up Darling

Sajuna Inui from My Dress-Up Darling
Artist Credit: studio.haoto

Sajuna Inui is a character from My Dress-Up Darling. She is an otaku who loves to cosplay and dress up in various outfits.

14. Anya Forger from Spy x Family

Anya Forger from Spy x Family
Artist Credit: chamailo_uwu

The Spy x Family manga is about a spy who goes undercover as a regular family man in order to complete his missions. Anya Forger is a young girl who can read the thoughts of other people.

15. Cute Anime Girl Drawing

Cute Anime Girl
Artist Credit: yukketarou

This girl character is absolutely adorable. The artist did a fantastic job with this drawing. It would also look great with color added.

16. Girl with Peace Sign

Girl with Peace Sign
Artist Credit: gux3

Marin Kitagawa is a super fun and popular manga character to draw. In this drawing, she is holding up the peace sign. The artist did such a good job with the way the drew the hands.

17. Menou from The Executioner and Her Way of Life

Menou from The Executioner and Her Way of Life
Artist Credit: studio.haoto

Menou from The Executioner and Her Way of Life has the undesirable duty to eliminate all Otherworlders that enter her world, or they may face more damage.

18. Raiden Mei from Honkai Impact 3rd

Raiden Mei from Honkai Impact 3rd
Artist Credit: muhmmd._khidir

Raiden Mei is from the game Honkai Impact 3rd. She is the natural 3rd Herrscher of the Current Era and a member of the St. Freya team.

19. Anime Girl Hair Drawing

Anime Girl Hair
Artist Credit: leilockheart

If you love drawing anime characters, you know that one of the most fun and challenging elements to master is their hair. This reference will help you draw beautiful girl hair in no time.

20. Shiina Mashiro Drawing

Shiina Mashiro Drawing
Artist Credit: khai90

Shiina Mashiro is the main character from the manga The Pet Girl of Sakurasou. The artist has created a drawing that shows how easy it can be to draw anime characters.

21. Girl with Cat Ears

Girl with Animal Ears
Artist Credit: Pinterest

Here’s a fantastic sketch of a girl character that has cute cat ears. I think that we can all admit that this sketch is just too cute for words.

22. How to Draw Anime “Neko”

How to Draw Anime "Neko"
Artist Credit: My Brilliant Art

The artist has done a brilliant job creating a tutorial showing us How to Draw Neko. In case you didn’t know, “Neko” is the Japanese word for cat.

23. Anime Girl With Long Black Hair

Anime Girl With Long Black Hair
Artist Credit: cherririi

If you want a more somber drawing reference, this is a great choice. The character has long black hair with beautiful flower adornments. She’s also wearing an all-black outfit.

24. Detailed Anime Character Sketch

Detailed Anime Character Sketch
Artist Credit: Pinterest

This sketch is more advanced than others, requiring you to step outside your comfort zone when creating art.

Manga-style drawings are a great way to show your creative side and can be used as inspiration for your own artwork. I hope you enjoyed these cool anime girl drawings and that they gave you some ideas for your next project.

If you’re looking for more inspiration, be sure to check out my other posts showcasing amazing artists and their work.

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