Anyone who’s watched anime in his life knows that there is a risk of encountering some very strange and bizarre characters in these shows. From regular humans to monsters, you have it all. Now, some are more common, some are less, and a less common group is going to be the topic of this article, as we are going to bring you a list of the best anime characters with wings.
In this article, we are going to bring a list of the 20 best anime characters with wings that we know of. We’ll be using different sources and rank them based on their popularity and the general level of awesomeness they represent. The list is going to be pretty diverse, including various characters from various franchises and genres.
Best Anime Characters with Wings
Franchise: High School DxD
She is a fallen angel and Issei’s first antagonist. Under the name Yuma Amano, she is Issei’s girlfriend at the beginning of the series, but she kills him by sticking a spear of light into his abdomen on her first date.
She returns to capture Asia to obtain her Sacred Gear, however Issei and her allies eventually attack her and at his request, she is destroyed by Rias. She was accompanied by the fallen angels Dohnaseek, Karawarner, and Mittelt, also killed by Rias.
Franchise: Heaven’s Lost Property
Astraea is a “close combat, Delta-type” Angeloid. It weighs 48 kg, measures 159 cm, and has a “non-variable” and “hyper-acceleration” wing type. She is the last of the first generation Angeloids to break free from the control of the Synapse thanks to the influence of Tomoki.
She is sent by the Synapse to kill Tomoki. With limited intelligence due to her low processing power, she is stupid. She also loves to eat and call Tomoki an idiot. This will become his new master. She has a sword (Chrysaor) and a shield (Aegis L) to fight.
Ophanimon is an Angel Digimon. As one of the “Celestial Digimon”, it is a holy, mother-like being that conveys the loving and merciful side of God. It is the last form of feminine Angel Digimon.
It was responsible for banishing the previous angel species Cho-Hakkaimon from Heaven for an unspecified crime. However, it is also believed that Laylamon, who fell from Heaven and became known as the “Goddess of Darkness”, was originally an Ophanimon herself.
Seraphimon first appears in Adventure 02 Digimon Hurricane Touchdown !! / Supreme Evolution !! The Golden Digimentals. In this film, Angemon battles the evil Digimon Kerpymon.
During the battle, Angemon and Angewomon Digivolve into their mega-level forms in order to release the Golden Digi-Eggs for Veemon and Terriermon, allowing them to armor-evolve Magnamon and Rapidmon, who immediately begin battling the evil Digimon, defeating him, while Seraphimon Patamon regresses, as does Gatomon.
In the main series, Patamon first reaches this form in the fourth Digimon Adventure tri. movie, intervening to aid Houhoumon (Phoenixmon) in the battle against Machinedramon, later regressing into Tokomon.
Franchise: One Piece
Monet was a scout and assistant to Caesar Clown and his subordinates at the research facility on Punk Hazard. Her original human arms and legs were replaced with bird limbs, giving her a harpy-like appearance. In truth, she was a member and officer of the Donquixote Pirates and was sent by Doflamingo as an undercover agent.
Due to her mission and actions, she could be considered the tertiary antagonist of the Punk Hazard Arc. She was also the older sister of Sugar.
Franchise: Seven Deadly Sins
Mael of the Sun is an elite warrior of the Clan of Goddesses, serving directly under the orders of the Supreme Deity, as a member of the Four Archangels. He is also the younger brother of Lightning Sky.
During the First Holy War, Gowther of Selflessness and his “son” reforged the memory of Mael and all his relatives, giving him a new identity as the Deputy Chief of the Ten Commandments and son of the Demon King, under the name of Estarossa of Charity.
Franchise: Fairy Tail
Carla, also typed Charles in the original version, is a white cat similar to Happy but is female. Her favorite drink is Darjeeling tea. She is with Wendy Marvel whom she met when she was born, her egg having landed in the Cait Shelter guild building.
Carla was part of Cait Shelter but now she is part of Fairy Tail like Wendy. She possesses a power of premonition, just like her mother, the queen of the Realm of the Exceeds, Chagot.
ShadowSeraphimon is a Seraph Digimon. It is another evil form of Seraphimon, whose hidden inner resentment has plunged it into darkness and engulfed it. Its ten gleaming golden wings have turned a dark, bat-like purple, and its silver armor has changed menacingly.
It is said that it will become a Daemon if this condition lasts long. A version of ShadowSeraphimon was formed from the seized data of Mercurymon and Seraphimon, and had Mercurymon’s tactics.
Angewomon is Ultimate level Digivolution of Gatomon. As its name explains (crossing of the English words “angel” and “woman”), it is the counterpart of Angemon, even if Angewomon surpasses it in level, as evidenced by its eight wings which, when folded, resemble a cloak.
Angewomon resembles a cross between an angel and a Valkyrie due to the winged helmet. He has blue eyes, as evidenced by Gatomon’s Digivolution sequence.
Franchise: Heaven’s Lost Property
Nymph is a β-type electronic warfare Angeloid. She appears for the first time in Tomoki’s house in a very mysterious way, watching TV and getting comfortable. She was sent to Earth to bring Ikaros back to the Synapse. Little by little, she will start to become attached to humans, not being able to bring back Ikaros who has too much power.
She wants Tomoki to become her master, she ends up living in his house alongside Ikaros, Astrea, and Chaos. She weighs 29 kg and measures 1.39 m. Unlike Ikaros, she is able to fully retract her wings, which are “Non-Variable” and “Stealth (Infiltration)” types.
Angemon is Patamon’s Champion level Digivolution Angemon, as his name also indicates, is a six-winged angel dressed in white and blue clothing. Like several other humanoid-shaped Digimon, such as Angewomon, Kazemon, and Silphymon, his eyes are covered, in this case by a helmet, and are never seen, giving him the appearance of a blind prophet.
Angemon first appears during the final battle against Devimon. The evil Digimon has already defeated the other six DigiDestined and their Digimon partners but, when he tries to grab TK, Patamon stands between Devimon and his human partner and finally Digivolves into his form at the Champion level.
Franchise: Rozen Maiden
The first of the Rozen Maiden. She still had her rosa mystica after the others, more exactly when she “died”, only her love for Rozen held her upright. It is an incomplete doll (a piece of debris as Shinku puts it). Rozen abandoned it to create other dolls. His stomach is missing.
Suigintou has unparalleled hatred for Shinku due to the treachery and hypocrisy Shinku displayed 68 years ago. Her determination to win Alice’s Game and her devastating feather-based attacks make her a formidable opponent.
Franchise: Cardcaptor Sakura
At first, Yue comes in the form of Yukito (Mathieu). But Yukito ignores the presence of Yue who is alive and well inside him. Yue will appear on the Day of Final Judgment (when Sakura collects all the misplaced cards) where he will qualify Sakura as worthy of being the rightful Mistress of Cards.
Yue is the other card keeper, but is very attached to his old master, he will have a hard time accepting his new mistress. It is associated with the Moon and uses oriental-type magic. The elementary cards which represent it are wind and water. Yue cannot eat or drink and yet Yukito can eat pounds of food.
Franchise: Heaven’s Lost Property
Presented as a “companion Angeloid, type α” from the start It will finally be revealed that Ikaros is a “strategy Angeloid, type α”, she is “linked” to Tomoki from the beginning of the story (notably by the invisible chain between her necklace and Tomoki’s hand). Ikaros shows a very submissive, melancholy personality, she is completely devoted to Tomoki’s wishes.
She apparently has the power to make any wish come true through some kind of magic card. Despite his passive appearance, Ikaros can turn aggressive when Tomoki’s life is in danger. She is the first person to kiss Tomoki.
6. Kanade Tachibana
Franchise: Angel Beats!
Kanade is the president of the student council. She is in charge of stopping the disruptive activities within the school, which will provoke fighting with the SSS (front of the beyond). Yuri will describe her as “the Angel” (Tenshi in Japanese), not knowing her real name.
It is difficult to understand what she is thinking because she does not show any emotion. Despite her sweet and puny appearance, she is nonetheless incredibly powerful, her powers coming from a program called “Angel Player”.
Devimon makes his debut appearance in the Digimon Adventure series and returns briefly in Digimon Adventure 02. Devimon is the first main antagonist of the DigiDestined. He is a Virus-type Champion-level Digimon, reigning supreme on File Island.
He lived in an Acropolis-like temple on top of Mount Infinity where he used black wheels to take control of the most powerful Digimon, such as Meramon, Andromon, Monzaemon, Unimon, Leomon, Frigimon, Mojyamon, Centarumon, Drimogemon, or Whamon.
Albedo is a succubus, the Regent of the Guardians of the Great Tomb of Nazarick. She is in charge of general management and oversees the activities of the seven Level Guardians.
Her personality was created by Tabula, a former member of the guild, and was slightly modified by Ainz thus making her deeply in love with the latter. She is genuinely obsessed with her master and wishes to give him offspring, but her attraction to her lord puts her in a rivalry with Shalltear.
Franchise: My Hero Academia
Better known as Hawks he is a friendly and carefree young man but very capable as Hero, so much so that at only twenty-two he climbed the Pro Hero rankings to become number two after the end of All Might, which earned him the nickname de “the precocious Hero”; his abilities stem from the fact that as a child he was the focus of a special training program for heroes.
He does not appreciate formalities, preferring to always maintain a spontaneous and somewhat impertinent attitude; however, he is determined to achieve his goals and tackles the job as a hero with a workaholic, fully understanding the need for guidance after the demise of All Might as a Hero and, above all else, a Symbol of Peace.
2. Ulquiorra Cifer
Ulquiorra Cifer is the Cuatro Espada, his number is tattooed on his left pectoral muscle, where the heart is. It does not have a known fraction to date. He is the Espada symbolizing nothingness. Ichigo was shocked to learn that he was the Cuatro Espada, mistaking him for the Primera, seeing that Ulquiorra was his goal.
The level difference with the Sexta Espada, Grimmjow Jaggerjack, whom Ichigo has defeated with difficulty, is abysmal. Ulquiorra seems to have complete trust in Aizen, and conversely, Aizen has never contradicted Ulquiorra’s decisions. He can release his zanpakutō and has the ability to regenerate limbs that he has lost except for his brain and internal organs.
Franchise: Death Note
Ryūk is a death god (Shinigami) who is deeply bored in the world of the death gods. Possessing two Death Note, he drops one in the human world in an attempt to be entertained. He follows Light everywhere (because he is the new owner of the Death Note and Ryūk must follow him until Light’s death) but remains neutral in relation to events.