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Fiery Redhead: Anime & Manga
  • Heavy weapons specialist and bazooka aficionado Koume Sawaguchi from Blue Seed. She even had an In-Series Nickname - "The Hurricane" - from her time in the Japanese Self-Defense Force, where she worked before she was discharged due to insubordination and transferred to the TAC.
  • Sara Yuki of Dancougar has literal red hair and matches Fujiwara Shinobu in spirit.
  • Lirin of Saiyuki definitely qualifies. While most of her behavior is more like "annoying", she has a hair-trigger temper and will scream at or drop boulders on people who annoy her.
  • Princess Rubina from UFO Robo Grendizer -one of the Mazinger Z sequels could be quite the spitfire when she was angry. She was the only dared to call the Big Bad out.
  • Leccee from Heavy Metal L Gaim was a quite temperamental redhead, especially when Kyao or someone else -coughAmucough- got her annoyed.
  • Ayano Kannagi from Kaze no Stigma is a red-haired fire magic user.
  • Shana, the Flame-Haired, Fire-Eyed demon huntress from Shakugan no Shana.
  • Seira Morimura from Princess Nine. Fits since she is hot-tempered.
  • Another literal example is Rin from Yes! Precure 5. Her hair even turns into a flame-esque style after her transformation.
  • Shayla-Shayla from El-Hazard: The Magnificent World.
  • Lina Inverse from Slayers. Bonus points because she has a tendency to make everything go into flames when she's really pissed off.
    • It doesn't take much to piss her off either. She once let off a fireball in restaraunt because a fight broke out and her food got spilled.She had to be physically stopped from using one of the most powerful spells out there, called the Dragon Slave, on one of her friends because she wouldn't go back to her employer pretending Lina beat her.
  • Inaho Hitomebore from Master of Mosquiton 99.
  • Tasuki from Fushigi Yuugi.
  • Ayako Matsuzaki from Ghost Hunt.
  • Rika Nonaka from Digimon Tamers started as an Arrogant Kung Fu Girl, and through all the series she remained as a Tomboy Action Girl always willing to fight.
  • Asuka Langley Soryu in Neon Genesis Evangelion was a Hot-Blooded, hot-tempered redhead.
  • Mai Tokiha of Mai-HiME is a subversion: she's a redhead with fire-based powers and presented as an example of this trope in the first episode with her violent outbursts at Yuuichi, but after that, she's shown to be compassionate and caring and remains that way until things go really bad for her and everyone else.
    • The manga plays it a bit straighter, giving Mai more of a loose temper that her anime counterpart, kept under better control. Both versions were played as "gutsy" and "passionate", which could fall under the redhead stereotype.
  • Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha has Vita, Teana, Agito, and Nove, who are all redheads with short fuses. For an extra kick, Agito is a literal fire elemental.
    • Nove's sister, Wendi, also has red hair. Unlike the other examples, she's quite cheerful.
  • Ahiru from Princess Tutu isn't very strong in terms of combat, but she otherwise fits the description perfectly. (And she does catch the local Jerkass off guard once).
  • Himeno from Prétear, another Junichi Sato Magical Girl anime, is a firey Red-Headed Hero as well.
  • Satella from Chrono Crusade, a tsundere and "jewel witch".
  • Kurisu from Steins;Gate.
  • Kallen Stadtfeld from Code Geass. In fact, everything about her is red, from her rebel headband to her mecha - even the outfits she wears are associated with the color red.
  • Mai Shiranui is one of these in the second Fatal Fury OVA and The Movie. She is passionate, outgoing, and outspoken, and has fire based attacks to top it off — although her physical strength is sadly underplayed. However, in most of the games, she is usually represented with brown or black (with purple highlights) hair, but her cheerful, combative personality is the same and she gets to keep her Action Girl credentials.
  • Misty in her early appearances in the Pokémon anime. Ironically, she specializes in Water-type Pokémon.
    • Flannery, on the other hand, does use Fire-types. Both typecasting and hotheadedness worked to her detriment in the manga back at Mt. Chimney, but she puts up a fight while stalling Kyogre later on.
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    • Jessie, the most Badass member of the Team Rocket trio.
    • Zoey qualifies delightfully.
  • Matilda Ajan, from Mobile Suit Gundam.
  • Kei of Dirty Pair.
  • Madame Red from Black Butler
  • Asuna of Mahou Sensei Negima!. The series also has Anya, who's both a fire-user and very feisty.
  • Lucy from Elfen Lied is a homicidally Fiery Redhead (or more specifically, hot pink head). She could also be counted as an Evil Redhead.
  • Naruto's mother, Kushina, was one of these, though she mellowed (slightly) with age. She was nicknamed "the Bloody Habanero/the Red Hot-blooded Habanero" because her face resembled a tomato...and because she beat the pulp out of every person that called her "Tomatohead". And sometimes, her hair is floating and has the form of fire.
    • Tayuya of the Sound Five. It's hard for her to go a scene without insulting someone.
    • Karin is a more current example. Sometimes.
    • Sakura, even though, technically, she has hot pink hair. Then again, she does always dress in red.
    • Karui seemed kind of hotheaded when she was beating the crap out of the titular character.
  • Brain Powerd's Hime Utsumiya is not quite as fiery as other examples listed above, but she still has an outgoing personality (and won't hesitate to call out Yuu when necessary) and is an excellent fighter despite her preference for diplomacy.
  • Chocolat from Sugar Sugar Rune
  • Kyouko Mogami from Skip Beat!, even if, in reality, her hair is black. After her Important Haircut, she turns out to be extremely fiery.
  • Nami from One Piece. Even her punches are emotionally charged.
  • Angel Omachi from Galaxy Cyclone Bryger.
  • Kiddy Phenil of Silent Möbius, but only in the TV series. Her hair is green in every other version.
  • Admiral Bittenfeld from Legend of the Galactic Heroes and Alliance soldier Katerose von Kreutzer. Averted with Admiral Kircheis, a fellow redhead.
  • Bleach: Renji and Jinta are both as Hot-Blooded as they come and have the scarlet hair to match.
  • Ranma ˝ sort of has the titular character. As a teenager who was raised his entire life to fight and win in martial arts duels, Ranma Saotome has the general hot-headed, impulsive, passionate personality to fit into this trope. However, in his normal form, he's a black-haired boy. Thanks to Jusenkyo and an Adaptation Dye-Job, he can gain the right sex and hair color and loses none of the attitude that lets him qualify.
  • The titular character from Project A-Ko.
  • Jet Link—AKA Cyborg 002—from Cyborg 009.
  • Angel Salvia from Wedding Peach, although green-haired Angel Daisy is also pretty fiery as well.
  • Kyo Sohma from Fruits Basket. He may be male, but he practically is this trope.
  • Anne Shirley in the anime version of Anne of Green Gables, who, in turn, is based on Anne Shirley in the novel series Anne of Green Gables, mentioned in the literature section below.
  • Nami from Full Metal Panic!, who encompasses most of the cliches that go with it. Hot tempered, passionate about what she does, outgoing, and fiery...the only thing is that, she's not nearly as violent as Tsundere Kaname and, more often than not, actually tries to be gentle and nice around Sousuke, the guy she likes.
    • That might have something to do with the fact that, in the original novels, she doesn't have red hair — her hair is described as "brown and unkempt". The red version was strictly the illustrator's fault. Then again, in the novels, Kaname doesn't have blue hair, either...
  • The titular character from Cutey Honey. No matter what hair colour she has, she's still very fiery.
  • Mana the tomboy in Onegai My Melody: a martial arts expert who is not adverse to using her kicks.
  • Subverted in Solty Rei with Accela, who is very shy and timid (at least, until she goes Laughing Mad in the last few episodes).
  • Averted with Mikuru from Haruhi Suzumiya, who is probably the meekest, most timid member of the main cast and definitely a contrast to the fiery brunette main character.
  • Hanaukyō Maid Tai. Ryuuka in La Verite. In the first season, she had brown hair.
  • Nakiami from Xam'd: Lost Memories is a subversion. She has red hair, but is taciturn and shows little to no interest in romance. She is an undeniable Badass, though...
  • Tiara, the heroine of Shamanic Princess, is a very powerful Full-Contact Magic user with a penchant for slasher smiles and taunting her opponents. It's a good thing she's up against Anti-Magic users and nigh-incomprehensible gods, or the story would be over really quick.
  • Fairy Tail
    • Natsu, a male version, though his hair is more pink.
    • Erza Scarlet also, to a certain extent.
    • Knightwalker, on the other hand, is this very much so.
  • Bossy, Hot-Blooded Princess Flora of Honey Honey No Suteki Na Bouken.
  • Trinity Blood: Astaroth Aslan used to be a redhead when she was young (a traumatic event turned it gray/white, all but a streak). Esther Blanchett also fits, especially in the manga. She has more a grounded personality in the novels.
  • Kyouko from Puella Magi Madoka Magica. While an Expy of the trope image Asuka in terms of personality and color scheme, her hair is more of a deep maroon than Asuka's more coppery tone.
  • Nobunaga of Sengoku Otome was told to squeeze a pipe to calm her down whenever she became frustrated. She does this, but it doesn't stop her from threatening ghosts who aren't scared of her stories.
  • Sonic X's incarnation of Knuckles.
  • Terrence, the hero of Dreamland, subverts this: he is a redhead and has fiery powers, but is nonchalant and not really eager to fight. Eve, however, plays the trope straight.
  • Also subverted by pacifist Kenshin from Rurouni Kenshin.
  • Both of the Grant brothers in Marmalade Boy, but specially Brian. Michael is more of a Keet.
  • In Saint Beast, Maya has a tendency to throw tantrums when things don't go his way.
  • Shonen Onmyouji has this in the shikigami Guren/Toada as well as Takeshi.
  • Rias Gremory of High School D×D: She's actually a very passionate and friendly girl. It's when she's get mad (and it normally concerns Issei) that you have to watch out for her.
  • The main character Koizumi Risa from Lovely Complex
  • Kotori from Date A Live fits, being both highly energetic and passionate as Shidou's sister, and having a temper as the Commmander. We find out she has fire powers later also.
  • The Strike Witches canon has at least one in Charlotte Yeager, the 501st Joint Fighter Wing's resident large ham and lightning bruiser.
  • Vixen from The Voynich Hotel tries not to be this. She fails miserably and hilariously.
  • Although Hikaru Shidou of Magic Knight Rayearth is normally a friendly Genki Girl, she is also very Hot-Blooded and gets mad when someone or something hurts her friends. Fittingly, her Elemental Powers are all about fire.
  • Masane Amaha from Witchblade is this post-Transformation Sequence.

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