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.

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

Servalan
(Blake’s 7)
Servalan (Blake’s 7)Photo via: jasonnahrung
Laliari
(Galaxy Quest)
Rue
(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)

Quorra
(Tron: Legacy)
Quorra (Tron- Legacy)
Photo via: dinpattern
Alice
(Resident Evil)
Alice (Resident Evil)
Photo via: unknown
Selene
(Underworld)
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)
(Gotham)
Fish Mooney from GothamPhoto via: dc.wikia
Spider-Girl (Ashley Barton)
(Marvel Comics)

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

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

Fasha
(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

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  • Ashlee
    Reply

    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)
      Reply

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

  • Charlie
    Reply

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

    • Jessica (aka The Nifty Nerd)
      Reply

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

  • Desiree
    Reply

    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)
      Reply

      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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