Every seasoned anime fan is familiar with kemonomimi girls, humanoid characters with animal characteristics, such as animal ears or a tail. Though cat girls are undoubtedly the most popular of the trend, there’s no denying the irresistible charm of bunny-themed characters. Bunny girls come in a variety of types and styles, from shy and innocent to daring and devious, but they’re always the most lovable of the cast.
Some bunny girls are merely dressed in a costume, while others are a cute human-rabbit hybrid, making them a bona fide bunny girl. No matter their style, personality, or role in the series, bunny girls are some of the most adorable characters and always steal fans’ hearts.
10/10 Yoshino Himekawa Is A Cute, Bunny-Themed Spirit
Date A Live
Though she’s not a natural-born bunny girl, Date A Live‘s Yoshino Himekawa is an instant favorite. No matter where she goes, she’s never seen without her iconic green bunny hood, along with her faithful companion, her bunny puppet named Yoshinon.
Just like any classic ventriloquist duo, Yoshino and Yoshinon are complete opposites, with her being the shier and more soft-spoken of the two. Despite her meek and timid appearance, Yoshino is a powerful spirit, and after she’s saved by the series’ protagonist, Shido Itsuka, she becomes a valuable ally.
9/10 Kuku Is An Adorable Traveling Minstrel
I’ve Been Killing Slimes For 300 Years & Maxed Out My Level
The wholesome isekai series I’ve Been Killing Slimes is filled with many adorable characters, including one resident bunny girl named Kuku. A supporting member of the cast and a temporary resident of the Cottage in the Highlands, she’s one of the many friends Azusa makes after maxing her level.
Kuku is a typical bunny girl through and through, with cute looks and a warm and friendly personality. She’s a member of the almiraj beast race and works as a minstrel, charming everyone she meets with her music and song.
8/10 Meroko Yui Takes The Form Of A Rabbit In The Afterlife
Full Moon Wo Sagashite
In Full Moon wo Sagashite, shinigami take on an animal form, becoming part-human and part-animal. When Meroko Yui joins the afterlife as a shinigami spirit, she becomes half rabbit, complete with bunny ears and tail, as well as an alternate form that transforms her entirely into a small bunny.
Meroko is one of the most dramatic characters in the series, and she’s utterly in love with the idea of being in love. Though she’s a major cutie, she’s definitely not to be underestimated. Despite being a seemingly helpless rabbit, Meroko is very tough and can handle herself even in the worst situations.
7/10 Hikaru Usada Dreams Of Becoming An Adorable Rabbit-Themed Idol
Di Gi Charat
Di Gi Charat is famous for its two adorable cat girl protagonists, but it would be a crime not to mention the series’ adorable bunny girl character, Hikaru Usada. Like her cat companions, Hikaru dreams of leaving behind her boring everyday life and becoming an idol. She works hard to attain this goal, seeing Dejiko and Puchiko as her rivals on the road to stardom.
Though she normally looks like any other girl, Hikaru can transform into her alter ego, a cute rabbit-themed idol named Rabi~en~Rose. In this form, she attempts to wow audiences and gain notoriety as an up-and-coming star.
6/10 Chuchu Rocks The Stage As Plasmagica’s Leader
Show By Rock!!
Show By Rock!! joins together isekai, rhythm games, and cute girls for a showstopping anime fans of the genre can’t resist. Though the series has many adorable girls, few are as endearing as Chuchu, a purple-haired bunny girl, as well as the lead guitarist and singer for the band Plasmagica.
Out of all the members, Chuchu is easily the most ambitious of the group. She’s the driving force that keeps the band going, and though she can be selfish at times, she takes her music and the band very seriously. Elegant and classy, Chuchu is the very picture of a diva. She’s one of the best bunny girls around, with the looks and talents to show for it.
5/10 Carrot Is Not The Typical Bunny Girl
Just from looking at her, it’s clear that Carrot isn’t any ordinary anime bunny girl and looks more like an anthropomorphic rabbit than most. She’s a member of the Mink Tribe and meets Luffy and the rest of the crew during the Whole Cake Island arc of One Piece.
While she’s normally sweet and cheerful, when the moon is full, Carrot becomes much more beastly, displaying a frightful amount of power. That said, she’s not a girl to be trifled with, and she can easily hold her own in a fight.
4/10 Kurousagi Packs A Powerful Punch Despite Her Cute Looks
Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Aren’t They?
Kurousagi is the epitome of a cute bunny girl character, sporting the traditional ears and tail associated with the trope. She’s one of the main characters of this isekai series, as well as one of the cutest. Though she’s normally got a blue motif, Kurousagi has the ability to change colors with her emotions, causing her hair to turn pink when she has strong feelings or is prepared to fight.
Her adorable appearance may make her look harmless, but Kurousagi is actually one of the strongest in the group. Coming from the Moon Rabbit tribe, she is gifted with many abilities that give her an edge in battle, making her hard to beat.
3/10 Rumi’s Muscular Physique & Tough Attitude Make Her An Unconventional Bunny Girl
My Hero Academia
When fans think of bunny girls, they hardly look to My Hero Academia. However, the series is home to one of the toughest bunnies around. Rumi Usagiyama, known in her hero form as Mirko, is far from the traditional bunny girl. She’s tall, muscular, and isn’t afraid to speak her mind — even if it starts a fight.
Despite Mirko’s cool, tough exterior, she’s got a clear rabbit theme in her hero suit, making her one of the fiercest bunny girls out there. She may not be the typical cute girl fans expect, but she’s a welcome addition that turns the entire trope on its head.
2/10 Haru Refuses To Let Society Label Her
Beastars‘ Haru is yet another unique addition to the bunny girl trend, once again taking on a much more anthropomorphic form than most. She’s a rabbit trying to make it in a harsh world where species determines status.
Because she’s a rabbit, Haru is viewed by society as weak, fragile, and helpless. She does everything she can to rebel against these labels, even at the risk of her reputation. She’s one of the most complex and compelling bunny girls in anime history, and her inclusion has changed a lot about how fans view the trend over the years.
1/10 Mai Is One Of The Most Famous Bunny Girls Of All Time
Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai
While she’s just a normal girl wearing a bunny suit, the tsundere Mai Sakurajima is probably one of the most famous and beloved anime bunny girls today. After her childhood is ruined by fame, Mai wants nothing more than to disappear and be forgotten by everyone. She gets her wish after a strange affliction leaves her invisible to those around her.
To test this strange ability, Mai begins to dress up in a bunny suit, waiting to see if anyone notices her. The series follows her journey as she deals with the pain of her past, as well as the fear for her future now that her life has changed so dramatically.
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