Top 10 Japanese Short Bob Hairstyles You Should Try

Take your hair game up a notch with these badass, chic, and stylish hairstyles from Japan.

By Jyotsana Rao

If you have ever seen Japanese anime, you know how big of a craze the bob cut. Remember those dreams of sporting a badass bob cut inspired by your favorite anime character? Make them a reality with these stunning 10 Japanese short bob hairstyles!

Let’s be honest, long hair may look amazing, but it is a pain to style, manage, and care for. You need a scheduled hair care routine to make sure your long tresses look on point. Also, if you get the wrong haircut, your long locks look terrible! The best option is to keep your hair short and flaunt your silky tresses in a classy bob cut. And the best part is whether you style your bob neatly or leave it messy, it is always show-stopping! So, scroll down and keep reading to check out our top picks.

1. Red Raven Hairstyle:

This lustrous haircut gives a sleek look and the bob falls softly, with the rounds and the layers tapering towards the edges. Since the bangs are missing, it gives a simple and subtle look.

2. Creamy Cut Hairstyle:

The rear portion of the hair falls just above the shoulders and the hair slides down gently towards the front. The subtle curves are highlighted through the big bangs and the layers are reduced to slope well.

3. Chocolate Delight Hairstyle:

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Now what do we say about the Chocolate Delight hairstyle? This Japanese bob haircut gives lustre to the hair with layers,from the back, blending beautifully with the long layers in the front. The layers in the front fall towards the jaws and a voluminous look is attained through the short layers.

4. Short Whispers Hairstyle:

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The hair remains parallel to the chin and the bangs fall like feather over the forehead. This hairstyle gives an airy feeling because all the layers are spaced so well and there is a proper blend.

5. Short Wavy Hairstyle:

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A lot of feathery layers make the haircut look subtle and the layers fall just above the chin, giving a wavy texture. This haircut is suitable for people who do not want to go for bangs.

[ Read: Ultimate Guide to Short Wavy Hairstyles ]

6. Sleek And Smooth Hairstyle:

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This Japanese bob hairstyle displays a strong character! A dense layer of hair fall till the eyes and the hair frames the face beautifully. A sleek look and an adventurous statement can be made by adding bold highlights.

7. Vampress Hairstyle:

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The layers are slightly tapered and the length is even all around. The layers are slightly longer towards the shoulders and the chin. The hairstyle can work on any face making it look strong yet feminine!

8. Berry Bob Hairstyle:

Adding color to the hair creates a great impact to a hairstyle. To attain an attractive and flattering look, the bangs can be highlighted with the color of choice. The unsharpened bangs can give a perfect shape to the hairstyle. This is apt for girls with thin hair.

[ Read: Popular Bob Hairstyles 2013 ]

9. Platinum Ice Hairstyle:

This hairstyle suits people with blonde hair and can make hair look straighter. This hairstyle is quite short at the back and is a little longer in the front. The length of the hair is an inch lower than the chin.

10. Asymmetrical Haircut:

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Asymmetrical haircut looks very smart and defines a charismatic personality. The length of the layers is long towards one side of the head, falling below the face and touching the neck. On the other side the length is very short and is till the ear lobes. A very adventurous and cute Japanese bob hairstyle indeed!

[ Read: Curly Bob Hairstyles To Inspire You ]

Are you thinking of getting a Japanese short bob hairstyle? A short bob is a highly finished hairstyle and looks sweet. It suits all face shapes, including circular, square, and oval face shapes, whether it has soft, bouncy curls or dazzling hues. Japanese bob styles emphasize natural sweetness, unlike Korean ones. So if you want to be a punk girl, make yourself look younger, or give your child a fresh look at school, don’t be scared to attempt a Japanese bob style today. I hope we have covered the list of top Japanese short bob hairstyles and may find one that you might like to try on your own.

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Jyotsana Rao is an engineering graduate from NIT, Nagpur, who discovered her love for writing during her undergraduate days. She... more