What are the best anime villains?

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  1. #1

    Light Yagami

    Light Yagami is a fictional character and the protagonist of the series Death Note. He is portrayed as a popular young man and model student with a very charming personality. Light's facial features include light brown hair and brown eyes.

    • Echo DuWritten on March 5, 2019
      "Really cool of Death Note that the main character is the villain. He is smart, psychotic, intimidating and knows what he's doing."
    • Pamela ScottWritten on March 18, 2019
      "Death Note has been my favorite anime and I have followed it for a long long time. Light Yagami is the best villain that's not quite a villain so it's weird but He's still my favorite"
  2. #2

    Madara Uchiha

    Madara Uchiha is a character in the Naruto anime series. He was the legendary leader of the Uchiha clan. Madara was born during the Warring States Period. and was the eldest of Tajima Uchiha's five sons. 

    • Jacqueline JacobsWritten on March 5, 2019
      "One of the strongest shinobi, really cold, calm and calculated. He also always got his emotions on check, which is really cool of him."
  3. #3


    Frieza is a fictional character of the series Dragon Ball. He was the main antagonist of the Namek saga. In Dragon Ball FighterZ, Frieza is a character with many long-range attacks, you can throw large rocks with the heavy attack, and use de Death Ball to destroy the opponent.

    • Eugene HallWritten on March 5, 2019
      "Probably the most wicked villain in the DBZ franchise. Really badass as well."
    • Johnny FloresWritten on March 18, 2019
      "I would agree with Frieza being one of the strongest anime villains and one of the most iconic too. His fights with the Saiyans are all so epic!"
  1. #4


    Nagato is a character in the Naruto anime and manga series also known as Pain. He was one of the founding members of the shinobi group Akatsuki and possesses a Rinnegan, which was transplanted to him by Uchiha Madara.

    • Zhang FangWritten on March 5, 2019
      "He is really powerful. kills everyone and destroys the whole village, if that's not a villain, I don't know what is."
    • m.a. abdus salamWritten on March 18, 2019
      "because It is Paiiiiiiiiin............"
  2. #5

    Sosuke Aizen

    Sosuke Aizen is the main antagonist of the first half of the manga series Bleach. He is the captain of the Fifth Division but later betrays the Soul Society.

    • Chen YaoWritten on March 5, 2019
      "I like that he doesn't need to shoot others in the face to prove that he is a villain, he is deeper than that."
  3. #6


    Orochimaru is a character from the anime and manga series, Naruto. Once a ninja of the village of Konoha, Orochimaru built his own village named Otogakure, with the sole purpose of human experimentation in order to obtain immortality.

    • Pablo CortésWritten on March 5, 2019
      "Orochimaru is one of the most powerful characters in the Naruto series. He was persistent and really powerful."
    • Betty RomeroWritten on March 18, 2019
      "Seeing Orochimaru just freaks me out. Learning about his story really made me think of how evil he really is. Wish he had stayed in Konoha though. One of the more evil villains in anime"
  4. #7


    Ulquiorra is a fictional character for the series Bleach. He is a very cold and callous figure. He refers to anyone he does not find interesting as "trash" and treats them as expendable.

    • Zachary FergusonWritten on March 5, 2019
      "He is my favorite character in Bleach, the most evil in the series as well."
  5. #8

    Itachi Uchiha

    Itachi Uchiha is a fictional character in Naruto manga and anime series. He killed all the members of his clan and is treated as an antagonist for much of the series, but is later revealed his real purpose.

    • Yu XieWritten on March 5, 2019
      "But he should not be included here :( he was a hero who chose to be a villain."
    • Verónica MontielWritten on March 18, 2019
      "One of the legit villains in an anime that is one of the strongest villains in all of anime too. I just love that my favorite Sasuke came from his clan"

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