Girl power in Anime and other media

Rise of female leads in anime has always been appreciated by anime viewers. Animes like Fairy tail,Attack on titan,A certain magical index,Psycho pass,ghost in the shell ,a certain scientific railgun,Akame ga kill ,Black lagoon etc have featured powerful female characters like Erza,Mikoto Misaka,Mikasa,Akame,Akane Tsunamori,Revy ,Asuna etc every single one of these characters have a huge fan following for instance Mikoto Misaka who is one of the main characters of index has her own anime series based on her story called A certain scientific railgun and is extremely popular