Demon Slayer, also known as Kimetsu no Yaiba, is full of compelling and powerful female characters. Get to know the most popular and impressive female characters from the series, including Nezuko Kamado, Shinobu Kocho, Tamayo and other fan-favorites.
This list includes both the heroine and vilainess characters, ranked based on their strength according to manga.
Top 10+ Strongest Demon Slayer Female Characters, Ranked:
- Mitsuri Kanroji
- Nezuko Kamado
- Nakime Otokawa
- Kanao Tsuyuri
- Kanae Kocho
- Shinobu Kocho
- Spider Demon Mother
1. Mitsuri Kanroji
Mitsuri Kanroji is the immense love pillar of the Demon Slayer Corps, admired by both Tanjiro and Kyojuro Rengoku.
She has deep respect for the demon slayer organization and considers herself indebted to them.
With an incredible power of Love, her special breath technique, she can combat any enemy which proves useful in some dire moments.
Her undying passion makes her a powerful character both physically and emotionally.
As time progresses, we discover that she’s most likely been hiding her true potential from everyone else as she instantly dispatches two dangerous demon foes with little effort.
2. Nezuko Kamado
One of the most extraordinary female characters on Demon Slayer is Nezuko Kamado.
At first Nezuko was turned into a demon, yet she managed to control her transformation and cling onto her human nature.
Her emotional strength and spirit became fundamental for the survival of Tanjiro and his team during the fight against evil Muzan Kibutsuji.
Along the way, she gains abilities that allow her to join Tanjiro in battle as a formidable opponent.
In her awakned form, she is easily the strongest female demon in all of Demon Slayer.
3. Nakime Otokawa
Nakime is a demon that was the infinity castle arc’s supporting villain. She was introduced in the season 1 of the anime but she did not play any major role than summoning other demons for Muzan.
However, after the death of one of the twelve moon demons, she was promoted as one.
After this, she uses her ability to manipulate the infinity castle to fight the demon slayers. Her ability enables her to move parts of the castle like her limbs. This makes her one of Demon Slayer’s deadliest female characters and earns her a spot on our ranking!
4. Kanao Tsuyuri
Kanao Tsuyuri is not only an incredibly loyal character but she is also one of the strongest users of the Breath of Flower.
She was welcomed into the Demon Slayer Corps as the youngest member, and her skill with the Breath of Flower allows her to create powerful sword attacks and incredible defensive abilities – something even more experienced members can hardly pull off.
As the series progressed, Kanao became more confident in her powers, eventually gaining extra abilities like “Equinoctial Vermilion Eye” which allowed her to become an unrivaled fighter.
5. Kanae Kocho
Kanae Kocho is one of Demon Slayers most powerful female characters. She is the sister of Shinobu, the Insect Hashira and uses a special type of sword called nichirin to take on her enemies.
Kanae’s specialty attacks include her flower breathing style. She completely mastered 5 of the 7 forms.
She also was the one to bring Kanao to the Demon Slayer corps.
Her skills and power make her an extremely formidable opponent and earns her a spot in our ranking of the most popular female characters in Demon Slayer.
6. Shinobu Kocho
Shinobu Kocho is one of the most powerful female characters in Demon Slayer. She is a respected Insect Hashira. She is physically weak, but makes up for it with her speed and poisoned blade.
Even though she may seem quiet and unassuming, her skills as a kimono-clad demon slayer are unparalleled.
She wields her signature insect breathing style to take down her foes and can dodge even the strongest attacks with ease.
With amazing agility and speed, Shinobu Kocho is able to use her finesse to defeat all enemies quickly and efficiently, making her a powerful ally for Tanjiro and Nezuko when fighting Muzan Kibutsuji’s followers.
Daki is a powerful demon and was the Entertainment District Arc’s antagonist. She is also one of Kibutsuji’s 12 moons. Her and her brother make two of the Upper Moon Six.
Daki is self-centered, egotistical, and frustrated. She didn’t regret killing innocents. As a matter of fact, s he enjoys taunting her victims before killing them.
Daki is a formidable demon who killed seven Hashira.
She can manifest her hair and muscles well. She heals quickly. It even lets her regenerate limbs while battling.
“Obi Sash Manipulation” is Daki’s blood demon art. It lets her control her muscle sashes. She uses sashes offensively and defensively against Hashira. These sashes help her store and eat people. Her “Eight-Layered Obi Slash” lets her to kill from a distance.
Susamaru is one of the most popular female characters in Demon Slayer, a powerful fighter with ferocious strength and fighting capabilities.
Boasting incredible agility and raw physical powers, Susamaru uses kemari balls with lethal grace, overwhelming her enemies with powerful combo attacks and finishing off each battle with ease.
She’s a loyal demon to Muzan and she was hoping to become one of the twelve kizuki.
9. Spider Demon Mother
The Spider demon family is easily one of the most memorable elements from the season 1 of the anime.
The family had a mother, father and a son. However, it was all fake and the son Rui had forced the others to act as his family.
Because the mother was powerless, she had to do whatever her son and father wanted. This is one of the reasons she was able to come to terms with her life during her last moments.
Tamayo is a powerful old witch with knowledge on how to create an antidote to stop demon transformation of a human.
After being hired by Tanjiro and his companions to create the antidote, which saves the life of the demon slayers, Tamayo joins their mission and provides them with crucial information.
She has vast knowledge of all things demon related, and her intelligence makes her a valuable asset in their fight against Muzan Kibutsuji and his minions.
Adding to her incredible skillset is her ability to use blood demon arts, giving her even more advantage in ever-changing battlefields.
Even though she’s a mysterious character that keeps most of what she knows hidden from everyone else, Tamayo’s contribution during such extraordinary times will never be forgotten.
Last but not the least, Mukago is one of the top female characters in Demon Slayer.
She is a skilled demon who was a part of the Twelve Demon Moons.
The only reason she is last on this list is because she is one of the lower four among the twelve demons. This means she is pretty strong. However, we never got to see her capabilities as she is a cowardly girl.
Because of her cowardly personality she was thinking of betraying Muzan and escaping all by herself. However, this thought caught Muzan’s attention and he ended up killing her.
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