Who are the best yandere characters in anime that we won’t mind if they kill us?

Karoline Ece

Dangerously in love. For those who are wondering what yandere's meaning is, that's the best way to describe it. In its most general sense, the anime term refers to people who appear very docile and gentle at first. Yet, when you find out what's beyond the surface level, yandere characters are freakishly insane. They become violent and abrasive when they get obsessed with infatuation. For many of these anime characters, their obsession is aimed at their love interest. For others, they are crazy in love about an idea or a notion.

Okay, one might say that their actions are driven by their love or passion. Sometimes, they are driven by past memories and experiences. Still, you cannot deny that these anime boys and girls are creepy. Imagine the lengths they go to prove their love. They can go as far as killing their friends, their family, or even worse, the person they are in love with. Well, maybe that what makes any series all the more exciting. After all, they are a complex archetype.

On this page, we listed down the best yandere characters who will love you no matter what it costs. Take a look and feel free to let us know among them is the scariest for you!

  1. 1Mikasa Ackerman


    The prime example of a female yandere character is Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan. This skilled but silent fighter is so hopelessly in love with Eren, the main protagonist of the story and her childhood best friend. Though unable to convey her feelings, Mikasa does her best to protect Eren from the Titans and from other girls who’s interested in him.

Keep Binging

Keep Binging

  1. 2Lucy


    From the extremely gore and violent anime Elfen Lied comes the first yandere character to grace the small screen. Lucy, also known as Kaede, was broken as a person due to the violent tests the government put her through. Later on, she developed a second personality, Nyu, who is very innocent and childlike. The switch between Lucy and Nyu happens quickly, often in front of her beloved Kouta making her a yandere.

  2. 3Alois Trancy


    He may be cute as a button but this teenage kid from Butler 2 is a yandere to his Butler Claude. A very moody person, Alois Trancy can go from extremely cheerful to overly sadistic. This kid also has a short attention span, quickly losing interest in things. However, his attachment to Claude is very consistent and he’s always seeking his attention and approval. This may be an unusual type of yandere but Alois is still undeniably a yandere.

  1. 4Katsura Kotonoha


    From a highly disturbing anime School Days comes a highly disturbing yandere, Katsura Kotonoha. On the outside, Katsura seems innocent and shy. She’s also very beautiful and delicate looking, making her female classmates shy away from her. However, don’t be deceived by this beauty, she is a yandere through and through. Once somebody threatens to take away Makoto from her, this sweet girl turns murderous in a snap.

  2. 5Yuno Gasai


    Yuno Gasai is the main female character of Future Diary anime series. She has a complicated personality: sweet and feminine the most of the time, but cold and calculating psychopath due to her obsession with Yukiteru.

  3. 6Shuu Tsukiyama


    This gentle young master from the rich and influential Tsukiyama family is fouler than you think. Shuu Tsukiyama is actually the infamous Gourmet Ghoul in Tokyo Ghoul. At one point, Shuu Tsukiyama was obsessed with Ken Kaneki’s scent and taste but eventually cared for him genuinely. His poor mental health didn’t help as he often had anger management issues making him a yandere. 

  4. 7Rolo Lamperouge


    A perfect embodiment of a male yandere character comes from Code Geass R2, Rolo Lamperouge. When this guy was introduced in the series, he was sweet and docile. However, through time, his real nature started to show and his obsessive tendencies towards Lelouch became overbearing. Cold and heartless, this yandere guy was very proud to have killed Shirley, Lelouch’s love interest.

  5. 8Hitagi Senjougahara


    Hitagi Senjougahara is a female character of Monogatari anime series. She is a third-year student at Naoetsu Private High School. Affected by an incurable disease, she had a close brush with death a few years ago.


  • #1
    April 15, 2018
    "Hands down my favorite character. She kind of has a bio polar personality but that's what I love about her. You never know what you are going to get with her."
    Refering to:
    Yuno Gasai
  • #2
    April 20, 2018
    "This character is not even yandere!"
    Refering to:
    Hitagi Senjougahara
  • #3
    April 17, 2018
    "It was about the family issue"
    Refering to:
    Mikasa Ackerman
This list is about Who are the best yandere characters in anime that we won’t mind if they kill us
1Mikasa AckermanCharacters 33 Paid
2LucyCharacters 26 Paid
3Alois TrancyCharacters 20 Paid
4Katsura KotonohaCharacters 19 Paid
5Yuno GasaiCharacters 17 Paid
6Shuu TsukiyamaCharacters 16 Paid
7Rolo LamperougeCharacters 15 Paid
8Hitagi SenjougaharaCharacters 14 Paid

This action requires you to be logged in

Ooops, you can't comment at this time. We can't wait to hear your voice again soon!


Join These Inquisitive Minds

Engage, learn and share with a friendly community versed in a massive range of trending topics.