Top Ten Worst Anime Fanbases

I'm a fan of most of these shows myself, but I have to admit their fanbases are unbearable at times. And just to clarify, not all fans are like this. Just a few of them.
The Top Ten
1 Fairy Tail Fanbase Fairy Tail is a manga franchise created by Hiro Mashima. The manga has been adapted into an anime series produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight, which began broadcasting in Japan on October 12, 2009. Additionally, A-1 Pictures and Satelight have developed seven original video animations and an animated... read more

NaLu, Natsu, and Erza fans can be pretty rude. Shipping wars occur frequently in this fandom, and most characters are fairly overrated, especially Natsu and Erza. Natsu has no chance of beating Naruto, and Erza is very far from being the strongest anime female. It's a fact.

Not gonna lie, we can get pretty rabid and annoying real fast. And don't even get me started on the shipping wars.

2 Sword Art Online Fanbase Sword Art Online is a series of Japanese light novels written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. In 2012, it received an anime adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures and the SAO Project, and is directed by Tomohiko Ito . The first season is divided into two arcs known as "Aincrad" and "Fairy Dance"... read more

So apparently, I met a couple of people who decided that Sword Art Online was the best sports anime because apparently Sword Art Online is an EA sport. They then started to argue that SAO is better than every single other series because Kirito is a great character. When I said that I think certain anime were better, they started using every single insult and just went on a rant about how SAO is the best anime ever while insulting me.

I don't like the show, and I can tell you the haters are worse. But that does not excuse how bad the fans are.

3 One Punch Man Fanbase One-Punch Man is an ongoing, online, web comic, which was later adapted into a Manga and Anime series . Created by ONE in 2009, It gained popularity, and soon after, went viral in 2012, surpassing 7 . 9 million views . One-Punch Man (OPM for short) focuses on the protagonist Saitama (Who is named after... read more

Saitama can defeat whoever is pitted against him with ONE PUNCH! ... I'm tired of this argument.

4 Naruto Fanbase Naruto is an anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was later adapted into a television anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo and other TX Network stations on October 3, 2002. The first series... read more

Why isn't this no. 1? I mean, these guys are the most immature and childish guys I have ever seen. Maybe even worse than the DBZ fanbase.

These guys hate some characters too much. They constantly keep praising others like Itachi, Naruto, and Kakashi while downplaying characters like Sakura, Sasuke, Obito, and all. But seriously, Kakashi was a great character compared to the other two (Naruto and Itachi). On the other hand, there's Naruto, who can't win a single fight without plot armor or an ass pull.

And seriously, no other fandom had the word "retard" suit them as well as Naruto. "Narutards"

5 Dragon Ball Z Fanbase Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable... read more

Well, I like Dragon Ball, but the fans of this generation are so toxic that they would literally act like they are the best among the best. I am not talking about all of them. And I added "of this generation" because early fans of DB were the true heroes, as without them Toriyama would have made Gohan the protagonist and removed Goku from being the protagonist. But this generation is not so worth it. I think they would kill or try to kill or give harmful threats to the author if he ever tries to change the protagonist again.

6 One Piece Fanbase One Piece is a manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series produced by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in Japan in 1999 and has aired 851 episodes to date.

Just how is it fun to talk about the same anime for decades and try to put every other anime down just because they like OP? Probably most of the fanbase are depressed kids whose parents don't love them, so they attack other fanbases and at least get some attention. This makes them feel like they exist. Truly the most pathetic fanbase to ever exist.

If you ever encounter an OP fan in the wild, just ignore them if you don't want to lose brain cells.

I'm in this fanbase, and it's worse than any other. They act like Oda is a god and refuse to hear criticism. They still cry about Ace. They act like this show has so many sad and emotional moments. I can name many sad moments, but they overhype them. Some say that Luffy can beat Naruto. They also say it's the best anime and give no argument.

7 Attack on Titan Fanbase Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama, is one of the most popular Japanese anime series to be released. It was first watched in Japan during 2013 and was dubbed in English to be watched in America in 2014. It is best known for its emotional moments,... read more

This fanbase will either defend that ending till their dying breath or tell you Attack on Titan was Nazi propaganda the entire time. No winning here, just enjoy it if you can (except maybe the ending).

The fanbase used to be okay, but then it got worse and worse over the years. Now that Season 4 has come out, Eren fans have shown their true colors by being really arrogant and obnoxious. They have ruined the once-good reputation this fandom had.

Got some news. They sent death threats to an animator in a Season 4 episode because they didn't like it. Amazing series, but the fanbase not only is toxic, they are the whole swamp. Put this in the Top 3.

8 Black Butler Fanbase Black Butler is a Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures. It premiered in October, 2008. It was based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Yana Toboso. The series follows Ciel Phantomhive, the twelve-year-old Earl of Phantomhive serving as the Queen's Watchdog... read more

I couldn't agree more with the people who also commented. I am a huge Black Butler fan, and I find it so disgusting how they ship a 12-year-old with a man who has the appearance of a 28-year-old. I rarely see people who do not ship these two, and it's terrifying.

I myself watch a lot of BL, but I would never dare to ship these two together. I also feel bad for the creators of the manga, knowing full well people make false accusations that they were meant to be together but it changed. This anime wasn't made for you toxic BL fans to ship an adult with a minor.

Ciel might have the attitude of a grown-up, but it doesn't change the fact that he is a child who even has temper tantrums! Learn to appreciate it for the story, you weirdos!

9 My Hero Academia

I never thought there would be anything worse than communists. Boy, was I wrong. Now don't get me wrong, I might watch this anime later in the future because currently, I watch about three anime. All of them are about Kaiju. But holy smokes, is this fandom bad.

I've read that they tried to make the protagonist gay! They also sent death threats, and holy crap, do they ship. They put together 16-year-old teens and, like, 30-year-olds! Why? This show is about superheroes, and it's supposed to be a comedy. But what do these people do? They try to make it as bad as possible. When will these a-holes learn that you don't need to ship every bloody person! They need to get under control and see what other fandoms like the Godzilla, Kong, and Pacific Rim fandoms do. Those fandoms keep the shippers under control and actually collaborate with other fandoms to make incredible websites like Gojipedia. These people don't.

10 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Fanbase

Don't even get me started on the manga elitists and those who intentionally spoil it for those who just prefer to watch the anime. Don't get me wrong, it's one of my all-time favorite animes, but like anything else, the fans are highly questionable. The memes are not funny, and some of them are very offensive. I get they're passionate, but they need to stop shoving it down other people's throats. The series is very complex and long, so pressuring people to read the manga is not cool.

I have loved Jojo for years, but the people that ruin the experience of cosplaying it are the fujoshis. I just want to pose and be bros, but I swear it's always about over-sexualizing at group photoshoots. It gets uncomfortable really fast, and the shipping with Giorno and Dio is out of control. Like, "WRRRY I want to plow my son" kind of fans. They will argue about the legal age in Italy kind of fans. Basically, the Vento fans are the worst.

It sadly brings in the most toxic people too, and it made me slowly get out of Jojo.

The Contenders
11 Boku no Pico Fanbase

Are there people existing in this world that actually like Boku No Pico?

This shouldn't even have a fanbase. No explanation needed.

12 Hetalia Fanbase

This show is often stereotyped with a fanbase that wants to be impregnated by the male characters. Besides that, the fans will actually not leave you alone if you breathe at it the wrong way.

Just a bunch of stereotypes of people of different races. I guess the author is just a racist dude.

The only actually racist thing Tumblr won't call racist.

13 Death Note Fanbase Death Note is a Japanese television drama anime series based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The show is centered around Light Yagami - a promising highschooler and aspiring detective with a strong sense of "justice".

These guys think that they are intellectuals and geniuses. They are always fighting about who is smarter, L or Light. They will not take constructive criticism and make fun of people who haven't watched it. The anime is great, but the fanbase is toxic.

While the anime is beautiful, the fanbase is absolutely atrocious. All around, you'll get "Light VS. L" battles, or "Is Light really a bad guy?" or "Is L a criminal?", etc. If you disagree with anyone, you'll instantly get attacked, called unspeakable names, and told to "kill yourself" or the like. That's not even bringing up the Yaoi fangirls who insist on shipping Light X L, and if you happen to even dislike the ship, you'll be attacked for it.

Not to mention the self-righteous people who insist their theories/headcanons are 100% correct and refuse to take any opinions other than their own. This is easily one of the worst fanbases I've ever been in, though I won't allow that to ruin the anime for me.

14 Hunter X Hunter Hunter × Hunter is a manga franchise created by Yoshihiro Togashi. In 1999, Hunter × Hunter was adapted into a 62-episode anime television series produced by Nippon Animation and directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi. The show premiered on Japan's Fuji TV and ran until 2001. Three separate original video... read more

In my experience, the fanbase of Hunter x Hunter is not that bad. However, I sometimes stumble upon some unpleasant things, such as people behaving inappropriately with *children*. Seriously, pedophilia is not okay, and if you are one, you should seek help.

Another issue is the fangirls of Killua and Hisoka. Don't get me wrong, Hisoka is one of my favorite characters (other than Illumi), but there are people who will attack others online because they believe that their character is the best anime character ever written and no one else's opinion is valid.

Regardless, it is a great anime and don't let the toxic corners of the fanbase keep you from watching it!

15 Darling in the Franxx Fanbase
16 Pokemon Fanbase

It's a good show. I really hate all the hate this show is getting. Pokemon is pretty much my childhood.

I mean they're just a bunch of 8-year-olds. What do you expect?

17 Neon Genesis Evangelion Neon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production, and directed by Hideaki Anno.

Up until the Rebuild movies, this fanbase treated this franchise like the end-all, be-all for anime, that nothing will ever get close to its genius. While I think the series is great, the fans act like the manchildren otaku that its creator himself probably has hinted at not liking. Giving him a stable living though.

They love to not understand an anime and search for clues to create theories.

They overanalyze the show way too much. Even the creator admitted it wasn't that deep.

18 Love Live! Fanbase

If you're not a lesbian or really into being politically correct (not even saying you can't be, you just have to really want to be that), this fanbase is not for you. Great music, okay first two generations of anime, not so great fans.

19 Danganronpa Danganronpa: The Animation is a 2013 anime television series based on Spike Chunsoft's murder mystery video game, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.

Yes. This fandom is one I'm both ashamed of and proud to be in. I'm not proud of how people hate people who like Teruteru or Hifumi (I'm not a big fan of either). I remember getting yelled at for liking an AU where Mukuro and Junko were good siblings. They said I shipped incest. No, I was just liking a sibling dynamic and the fact that Junko, in an AU, would be nice to Mukuro and support her. And oh god, the Komahina stans. I used to not ship Komahina and wasn't afraid to say it. I got attacked by people a lot.

There's a lot more I could say, but I don't want to waste your time.

20 Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu Fanbase
21 Diabolik Lovers Fanbase

My friend makes these utterly terrible and cringeworthy x reader fanfictions about Diabolik Lovers on Wattpad. Come on, this fandom is full of fangirls!

22 Bleach Fanbase Bleach is a Japanese anime series based on Tite Kubo's manga of the same name. Bleach adapts the first 54 volumes of Tite Kubo's manga series of the same name. In addition, 4 anime-original arcs were broadcast in-between and during the adaptations of original arcs of the manga... read more

They're not all that bad. On the defensive side, yes, but who can blame them after being ridiculed for liking a great and awesome series?

23 Nisekoi Fanbase

While it was still ongoing, Nisekoi's fans would have full-blown online wars over who was best girl. This happens for a lot of harem anime/manga, but it was a lot more present with Nisekoi.

24 Dragon Ball Fanbase Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable... read more
25 Dragon Ball Super Dragon Ball Super is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation that began airing on July 5, 2015. It is a sequel show to the Dragon Ball manga and the first Dragon Ball television series featuring a new storyline in 18 years.
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