50+ Anime Hi Gifs. The Perfect Wave To Say Hello

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Here’s the thing. You log into discord and you want to address your arrival. But you want something a bit more classy than the standard hello. So you go for the classic anime hi gif.

The problem? You’ve used all of those before. What you need are some new gifs to add to your reaction folder. We got you covered.

Here’s a list of over 50 of the best anime gifs to wave hello with. 

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Anime Girl Wave

Yui Yuigahama from My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU

Yui is always a cheerful member of the Service Club. Give a cute wave with best girl!

Rise Matsumoto from YuruYuri

Even a soft-spoken council president needs a way to say hello.

Akane “Schwein” Segawa from And you thought there is never a girl online?

Akane completely despises otakus, even though she is secretly one too. It’s the perfect ration gif to send when you are bored but feel like you have to say hello. 

Chitanda from Hyouka

Chitanda is energetic and always happy to see you. You know someone really likes you when they wave with both hands!

Sawako Kuronuma from Kimi ni Todoke

Be like Sawako and do One good deed per day. Cheer someone up with this super cute chibi hello.

Chie Satonaka Persona 4

Chie always has an upbeat personality and keeps the group happy. Now it’s your chance to do the same with a friendly wave. If you are a big fan of Chie, why not check out The Top Anime Tomboy Characters?

Yui Hirasawa from K-On

Next up is the musically talented Yui with absolute pitch. This anime girl wave gif is perfect for a quick and simple greeting. 

Tohka Yatogami from Date A Live

Another simple wave, courtesy of Tohka from Date A live. If she can go from being cold and emotionless to becoming cheerful, you can too!

Camie Utsushimi from My Hero Academia

Love her or hate her, Camie is carefree and flirtatious. Here is an anime gif for a quick hi.

Chihiro from Spirited Away

If you haven’t seen Spirited Away yet, go see it now. This is one of the most famous anime of all time. So everyone will love seeing the cute Chihiro sending a wave hello there way.

Yuudachi from Kantai Collection

Give a carefree hello with Yuudachi. ppoi ppoi!

Dorothy “Daisy” from Princess Principal

Nothing is funnier than getting waved over by someone who is drunk out of their mind. Just look at this gif of Dorothy waving after a couple of drinks. 

Rei “Sailor Mars” from Sailor Moon

Sailor Mars is elegant as she is beautiful. This is one of my favorite gifs to send to say hi, because of the art style in this scene.

Nami from One Piece

Nami is one of the most recognizable characters of the Straw Hat Pirates. Cheer up a fellow One Piece fan with this anime hi gif.

Tohru from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Tohru is a hard worker and she is happy to greet you every day!

Lucoa from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Lucao, another personal favorite from Miss Kobayashi’s dragon harem. A cute smile with a cute wave.

Sakura from Naruto

This aesthetic anime gif of Sakura really takes me back. I still remember where I was when Naruto debuted on TV. Send a friend a hello while you’re on the run.

Anime Boy Hello

Hinata from Haikyuu

I must admit, I was one of the few people that were sleeping on Haikyuu for a while- until I started watching it. Now I always recommend it as a must-see show. Be sure to use this gif of Hinata for an energetic hello!

Izuku Midoriya from My Hero Academia

Izuku is just a loveable character. You can’t see a gif of him and not be cheered up. Why not cheer someone up by sending it their way?

L “Ryuzaki” from Death Note

Death Note fan that needs to introduce yourself to a new group of friends? Why not try this one? 

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Tanjirou from Demon Slayer

Tanjirou is very kind and gentle. You can’t go wrong with this gif to say hi.

Zenitsu Agatsuma from Demon Slayer

Zenitsu is a bit of a coward, so it’s nice to not see him run away for once. That being said, this is a very charming way to say hello.

Gintoki from Gintama

Gintama is one of the wildest anime out there. Greet your friends with one of the coolest anime characters out there. While you are at it, check out these Facts You Didn’t Know About Gintoki.

Goku from Dragon Ball Z

Everyone loves Goku, how can you not? Dragon Ball is one of the most well-known franchises for anime fans. So this one is an easy and safe choice.

Kakashi Hatake from Naruto

Hooking y’all up with the double this time. Kakashi is beloved by all fans of Naruto. Besides, why stop at sending one hello gif, when you can send two?

Nagisa Hazuki from Free!

Get straight to the point with a hello gif of the blonde Nagisa from Free!

Thierry Laurent from The Great Pretender

Another blondie boi. Be silly and look good at the same time with this anime gif.

Kazuto “Kirito” from Sword Art Online

Look, you don’t want to be a solo player forever. Get out there and make some new friends with this gif of Kazuto. 

Manjirou “Mikey” from Tokyo Revengers

Sometimes you just need to look cool. Copy Mikeys look to grab the attention of the room.

Saitama from One Punch Man

Ever get @everyone ‘d on discord? Yeah, this is the perfect way to say Hello back to them.

Takumi Usui from Maid Sama!

Got a friend you haven’t seen in awhile? Why not send them a wave with a grinful Takumi in it?

Kazuya Souma from How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom

This type of gesture from kazuya is going to get everyone’s attention. He is just such a cool guy.

Yato from Noragami

This gif is the perfect greeting for long time friends, or anyone who wants to see Yato slip into their DMs.

Yamato Kurosaw from Say I love You

Got a special someone you like? Well I got a special gif to say “hello”. 

Sebastian Michaelis from Black Butler

Now if you really want to steal someone’s heart. You can pull out Sebastian from Black Butler.

Victor from Yuri on Ice

What is it about dogs that just makes everything better? Send a friend a waving gif of Victor and Makkachin to make them feel better.

Rimuru from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

This is the perfect anime gif to say hello with, when you check in before you gotta run. Also functions as a way to say bye.

Anime Cute Hi

Tamako Kitashirakawa from Tamako Market

Tamako is always cute in whatever she does. The only thing that could be cuter is if she used two hands to say hello with. 

Karuka Oozora from Harukana Receive

Few people are as charming as Karuka. When some people walk in, they seem to brighten the entire room. With this cute gif, you can do the same the next time you need to say hello!

Karen Kujou from Kiniro Mosaic

AYAYA! ‘Nuff said. But if you are already looking for a way to say hi on discord, why not add the anime emoji to your server as well?  

Yutaka from Lucky Star

Lucky Star is just a cute anime about cute girls doing cute things. Yutaka with the little sleeve over her hand is going to send someone into cuteness overload. 

Kon from Tokyo Ravens

We all need more fox-girls in our life. Spread with word with this gif!

Lain from Serial Experiments Lain

This one might just be the best on the list. Lain doesn’t get enough love. You can’t beat this one as she pops in past the door to say hello.

Shiegeo Kageyama from Mob Psycho 100

Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about the guys- they can be cute too. 

Anime Group / Couple Wave

Mugi, Ricchan,Yui, and Mio From K-On

Any gif with K-On gets a gold star. So if you ever get a chance to say hi as a group, here you go!

Sanji, Luffy, Usopp, and Zoro from One Piece

This is such a bro moment. Most people think of “ciao” as a way to say goodbye, but it is actually also used as a greeting. Now you have a gif in your arsenal for both occasions!

Chitanda and Houtarou from Hyouka

Trust me, you’ll get a lot of use out of this one. It’s the perfect combination of “Saying Hi, because I have to” and “cute anime girl” to distract them long enough for you to get away.

Pikachu and Eevee from Pokemon

Sometimes we have to go back to basics. Everyone loves Pokemon, especially Pikachu and Eevee. You can’t go wrong with the classics.

Gintoki, Kagura, Shimura from Gintama

Ok, ok. If I’m sliding in your DMs, this is the anime gif I’m using to say Hello with. If this doesn’t start conversations, nothing will. 

Taki and Mitsuha from Your Name

Got that special someone in your life? Ever wish you both had matching anime gifs to say hi with? Got you covered. 

There you have it. Over 50 of the best anime gifs to say hi with. I hope you found some to use in your next discord conversation. 

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