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10 Most Badass Female Characters From Animated Shows

From training Avatars to toppling magical empires, these girls have never let evil stand a chance.

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Animated shows light up our TV screens unlike anything else. From childhood favorites to stories that transcend age and generation, these shows have given us some of the most heartfelt, relatable viewing experiences ever.

And one area where animated shows have created much of their magic is the portrayal of female protagonists. Most would agree live action products have taken far longer than excusable to finally give proper representation to their women. But the animated realm often beat them to the punch.

For decades the animated universes have given us a plethora of strong, interesting women who have not only provided some awesome hours of television - and a little bit of inspiration for many of us too.

Without any more beating around the bush, these are the ten most badass female characters from animated shows.

A slight disclaimer before starting: this list is limited to western animated shows only and doesn't include animes, which of course deserve a list of their own.

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After battling Galactus and pinning Hulk Hogan in the main event of Wrestlemania, I've taken a break from living in fantasy worlds, to focus on writing about them. I'm a comic book geek, a wrestling mark, a break dancer, and a scientist. One of those things may not be true.