Female Characters with Short Black Hair -Cosplay Ideas

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Looking for a badass cosplay idea? Check out this list of 24 fictional characters with short black hair (or perhaps really dark brown). They’re bold, fierce, and fun! Plus there are many options to choose from -from video games and TV shows, to movies, comics, and anime.

(The Matrix)
Trinity -The Matrix
Photo via: matrix.wikia
Astrid Farnsworth
Astrid Farnsworth (Fringe)
Photo via: tvnz.co.nz
Mako Mori
(Pacific Rim)
Mako Mori (Pacific Rim)
Photo via: pacificrim.wikia

(Blake’s 7)
Servalan (Blake’s 7)Photo via: jasonnahrung
(Galaxy Quest)
(The Hunger Games)
Rue (The Hunger Games)Photo via: pinterest

Nyota Uhura
(Star Trek: The Original Series)
Nyota Uhura (Star Trek- The Original Series)Photo via: mods.flatmatt
Æon Flux
(Æon Flux)
AeonFluxPhoto via: who2
Yuffie Kisaragi
(Final Fantasy)

(Tron: Legacy)
Quorra (Tron- Legacy)
Photo via: dinpattern
(Resident Evil)
Alice (Resident Evil)
Photo via: unknown
Selene (Underworld)
Photo via: celebsclothing

Lisbeth Salander
(Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)
Lisbeth Salander (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)Photo via: pcwallart
Maria Mercedes (‘FishMooney)
Fish Mooney from GothamPhoto via: dc.wikia
Spider-Girl (Ashley Barton)
(Marvel Comics)

CortanaPhoto via: en.wikipedia
Mikasa Ackerman
(Attack on Titan)
(DC Comics)

Joslin Reyes
(Tomb Raider)
JoslinPhoto via: laracroft.pl
Anna V the VisitorsPhoto via: diva.si
Negasonic Teenage Warhead
(Deadpool / X-men)
Negasonic Teenage Warhead from DeadpoolPhoto via: en.wikipedia

(Dragon Ball Z)
[Female] Hawke
(Dragon Age II)
Dragon Age II HawkePhoto via: giantbomb
Edna Mode
(Disney -The Incredibles)
Edna ModePhoto via: disney.wikia

Once again, this list isn’t fully comprehensive. In fact, there are a ton of anime characters with short black (or dark brown)  hair. Use the anime character database to look for more.

Did I miss a popular fictional female, or leave off any of your favorite girl characters with short black hair? Let me know in the comments below.
Looking for different character suggestions? Check out my ideas for:
Females with short, blonde hair
Female characters with short red hair
Female character with short brown hair





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  • Ashlee

    So many kickass ladies on this list! I’ve always wanted to cosplay as Alice from Resident Evil. I’ll have to give that a try soon!

    • Jessica (aka The Nfity Nerd)

      She would be a fun one! Any upcoming cons on your schedule?

  • Charlie

    So many kick ass women!! For me Uhura is queen! Grear list. x

    • Jessica (aka The Nifty Nerd)

      Thanks Charlie! I’m still learning about Star Trek, but Uhura is definitely great!

  • Desiree

    Great list! I always thought Trinity was such a bad ass, and would love to cosplay as Selene one day.

    • Jessica (aka The Nifty Nerd)

      Completely agree. I’m a still a fan of The Matrix and enjoy going back and rewatching it every now and again.

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