Top 10 Best Action Figures for Girls 2017


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2017 Best Action Figures for Girls

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Who’s to say girls can’t play with action figures? While Barbie is still alive and well, the lines between boys’ and girls’ toys are becoming ever more blurred. Young girls need strong role models just as much as boys, and there are plenty of options out there for them! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile our list of the ten best action figures for girls.

From traditional superheroes to exciting new heroines, we’ve got something for everyone.

What’s here: This list details our selections for ten of the best action figures for girls, with a mix of prices, sizes, and fictional universes from all the choices available.

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Updated: September 26th, 2017

 

What’s Here:

1. DC Comics DC Super Hero Girls Ultimate Collection 6 Action Figure 6-Pack
2. Marvel Titan Hero Series 3-Pack
3. DC Super Hero Girls Katana Action Doll, 12-inch
4. DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Action Figure with Motorcycle
5. DC Direct Batman: Arkham City Series 2: Catwoman Action Figure
6. Furyu 6.7-inch Girls Und Panzer: Yukari Akiyama Special Figure
7. World of Nintendo Inkling Girl with Blaster Action Figure, 4-inch
8. Star Wars Galactic Heroes Galactic Rivals Action Figure
9. Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8
10. Marvel Legends Series Black Widow 6 inch Exclusive Action Figure

Top 10 Back to School Supplies:

Product name Price
DC Collectibles DC Comics Designer Action Figures Series 2: Catwoman Figure by Greg Capullo DC Collectibles DC Comics Designer Action Figures Series 2: Catwoman Figure by Greg Capullo * $22.39
DC Comics DC Super Hero Girls Ultimate Collection 6 Action Figure 6-Pack DC Comics DC Super Hero Girls Ultimate Collection 6 Action Figure 6-Pack * $63.99
DC Super Hero Girls Katana Action Doll, 12" DC Super Hero Girls Katana Action Doll, 12" * $21.99
DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Action Figure with Motorcycle DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Action Figure with Motorcycle * $8.83
Furyu 6.7" Girls Und Panzer: Yukari Akiyama Special Figure Furyu 6.7" Girls Und Panzer: Yukari Akiyama Special Figure * $19.69
Marvel Legends Series Black Widow 6 inch Exclusive Action Figure Marvel Legends Series Black Widow 6 inch Exclusive Action Figure * $39.95
Marvel Titan Hero Series 3-Pack Marvel Titan Hero Series 3-Pack * $44.30
Star Wars Galactic Heroes Galactic Rivals Action Figure Star Wars Galactic Heroes Galactic Rivals Action Figure * $26.23
Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8 Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8 * $9.99
World of Nintendo Inkling Girl with Blaster Action Figure, 4" World of Nintendo Inkling Girl with Blaster Action Figure, 4" * $18.75
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1. DC Comics DC Super Hero Girls Ultimate Collection 6 Action Figure 6-Pack 

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Our first entry kicks things off with a bang: the DC Comics DC Super Hero Girls Ultimate Collection 6 Action Figure 6-Pack bring a bunch of your favorite superheroes all in one box!

This set depicts half a dozen well-known heroines and perhaps anti-heroines—Harley Quinn’s inclusion may be controversial, though her sense of style seems universally adored—as teens at ‘Superhero High’. Each six inch figure is detailed and well articulated, so there’s plenty of room for action!

  • Height – 6 inches
  • Points of articulation – 7 to 9 
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2. Marvel Titan Hero Series 3-Pack

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TheMarvel Titan Hero Series 3-Pack provides entry number two on our list: a trio of big-name superheroes!

Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Captain America all come as foot-high sturdy action figures, all loved by boys and girls alike after their recent movie franchises. They may lack the flexibility and posing potential of other figures, but they make up for it with great design and Captain America’s shield included as a nice touch.

  • Height – 12 inches
  • Points of articulation – 5
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3. DC Super Hero Girls Katana Action Doll, 12-inch

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Our third entry blurs the lines a bit here: the DC Super Hero Girls Katana Action Doll, 12-inch is a real fighter with a dozen points of articulation!

While she has flowing hair, changeable clothing, a host of accessories, and a teen sense of fashion like a traditional doll might, she’s also highly articulated and ready for action! Katana is a stylish swordswoman and a sturdy doll great for play indoors or out, and for girls of any age.

  • Height – 12 inches
  • Points of articulation – 12
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4. DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Action Figure with Motorcycle

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Speeding in at number four is this DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Action Figure with Motorcycle!

What could make a motorbike cooler? How about adding one of the best-loved superheroes to ride it? That’s exactly what this set does: the six inch Wonder Woman action figure is clad in her riding gear with a removable helmet, and the bike is a powerful and stable large-wheeled machine.  

  • Height – 6 inches
  • Points of articulation – 9
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5. DC Collectibles DC Comics Designer Action Figures Series 2: Catwoman Figure

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In at number 5 in the list is the DC Collectibles DC Comics Designer Action Figures Series 2: Catwoman Figure.

Up fifth with the DC Collectibles Action Figures Series 2 is the coolest gal in Arkham: Catwoman!

This detailed figure is based on work by a fan-loved artist and is superbly detailed and flexible. She carries her own removable whip and boasts an impressive range of movement, making her perfect for girls of any age.

  • Height – 6.5 inches
  • Points of articulation – 13
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6. Furyu 6.7-inch Girls Und Panzer: Yukari Akiyama Special Figure

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Our sixth action figure for girls is this Yukari Akiyama Special Figure from hit Japanese show Girls und Panzer.

The premise—high school girls practising tank warfare—is definitely a novel one, and fittingly, this isn’t a normal action figure. It’s more of a collectible figure—so great for a slightly older fan of the show—and has incredible detail in the likeness of Yukari, the main protagonist of the manga series, meaning it’s better to display than it is to play with.

  • Height – 6.7 inches
  • Highly detailed collectible figure
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7. World of Nintendo Inkling Girl with Blaster Action Figure, 4-inch

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Seventh on our list is this small but powerful Inkling Girl with Blaster Action Figure.

She hails from the kid-friendly ‘shooter’ video game Splatoon (don’t worry, all they shoot is ink!) and packs serious attitude into her small 4 inch frame. Alongside a good level of detail and decent movement, she comes with two accessories: a ‘splat tank’ on her back and a blaster she can hold.

  • Height – 4 inches
  • Points of articulation – 12
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8. Star Wars Galactic Heroes Galactic Rivals Action Figure

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Our eighth entry is a big pack of small figures: the Star Wars Galactic Heroes Galactic Rivals Action Figure set!

This pack of ten figures contains all the best-loved characters from the new and original films, so your daughter can act out almost any scene from the Star Wars universe. The little figures and sturdy and have basic articulation as well, plus, Darth Vader’s cape is cloth, which is a nice touch.

  • Height – 2.5 to 3 inches
  • Points of articulation – 4
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9. Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8

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Number 9 is this Star Wars Rey figure that comes with BB-8 at her side!

Rey is the undoubted star of the latest Star Wars films and a great role model for young boys and girls alike. This six inch action figure boasts both great articulation and a lightsaber, while the accompanying BB-8 figure, despite standing just 2.5 inches tall, has a good level of detail.

  • Height – 6 and 2.5 inches
  • Points of articulation – 9
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10. Marvel Legends Series Black Widow 6 inch Exclusive Action Figure

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Our last entry on the list of the best action figures for girls is this Marvel Legends Series Black Widow 6 inch Exclusive Action Figure.

On its own, this is a great figure with good articulation and a paintjob that really makes it look like Scarlett Johansson from the films. It also comes with part of a series of accessories that can be combined to form a ‘Hulk Buster’ figure, which is an excellent addition to a host of cool characters.

  • Height – 6 inches
  • Points of articulation – 13
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Update note: This Top 10 Best Action Figures for Girls page was modified to reflect current information on September 26th, 2017.