Top Ten Yandere Characters in Anime

The Top Ten
1 Yuno Gasai - Mirai Nikki Yuno Gasai is the main female protagonist from the anime series "Mirai Nikki" or "Future Diary" published in October 10, 2011. Yuno Gasai is the second dairy owner and is a yandere who kills for Yukki, she owns the Diary of Future Love. She has pink hair tied into two low hanging pigtails with red ribbons... read more

I personally prefer Yuno as a yandere queen than anybody else, Yuno was the one who made the Yandere trend after all, she made the brand basically. Not only that she became a Goddess/God, she can basically do whatever she wants in the end.

There's a reason why when we talk about yandere, Yuno is always on top of the list. She is literally the symbol of all yandere character and even up to now, no one has demonstrated the definition of a yandere as far as Yuno did so she's QUEEN.

I think I know why she's at the top of every yandere list: she always knows what Yuki is up to, breaks into his house in one episode, and even chops off a girl's hand when she kissed Yuki in front of her! That girl is crazy

2 Shion Sonozaki - Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni

All the characters in this anime is messed up, like seriously not even the main character is normal.. This girl she wins the price through. She hunged two men one with a CHAIN, She stabbed Satoko a couple times (tortured her basically) who was the sister of her lover, killed her own grandma.. the lighter part was just messed up ehh, she locked her sister up..who lost 3 nails because she felt bad over Shion's punishment. She did fell and die but then come back as a ghost and killed Keiichi...and If that's not enough she wanted to torture Rika too, but Rika killed herself in front of her and all she did was laughing. She is even had weird hallucinations of her lover satoshi and he is dead.. She is far more of a yandere than Yuno, to be honest I do believe Yuno is a little overrated.

3 Ayano Aishi - Yandere Simulator

Yandere-Chan is not from an Anime and neither a fully Yandere, but because of that, she's a great example of a fully psychopathic and obsessive personality. Ayano is fully emotionless and she doesn't love Taro, she's just using him for her benefit, for her to feel alive. She also has a sociopathic behavior towards everyone at school when it comes for her own benefits, but apart from that, Ayano is a fully psychopath with no remorse, no love, no feelings, no other emotions to drive her crazy because she's already crazy herself, and of course no love to stop her from snapping. Obsession over Taro or not, her snapping can move to killing Taro, so that would make her a Yangire. But if we think that from the start, she was never normal, then that doesn't make her a Yangire who just snaps, it makes her a fully psychopath and deadlier than Yanderes, since Yanderes are not psychopaths, just insane over their lovers, exactly why they aren't psychopaths since psychopaths don't feel love/sadness/control over anyone. So, Ayano is just a completely psychopath, I personally prefer her out of this Yandere list.

4 Katsura Kotonoha - School Days Kotonoha Katsura (桂 言葉 Katsura Kotonoha) is one of the two main heroines of the visual novel and anime series, School Days and a secondary character in Summer/Shiny Days and Cross Days.

Kotonoha is the oldest daughter of Manami and Mr. Katsura, as well as the older sister of Kokoro Katsura... read more

She is not the most skilled, But she has been through so much and so desperately tried to win over makoto, went through PLENTY of heartbreaks and other awful stuff that I do not wish to name. I feel like she deserves a better man...

What I don't understand about Kotonoha and Sekai is: How come they don't become yanderes until the very final episode? I never would have expected Kotonoha of all people to be one, considering how shy and weak she seemed in every other episode.

She has been through so much..being with her boyfriend and later finding out that he had been cheating on her. She may not be the most skilled Yandere, But she is the kindest Yandere I'd ever seen.

5 Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy (born as kaede), is a tragic, fictional Japanese Anti-Heroine, and Anti-Villianess, who is the main protagonist of her debut source, a manga officially known as Elfen Lied [alfen leed], written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto, which was best known for it's T.V. adaptation of the same name, Directed... read more

Oh, god, where do I start? She has a cruel backstory, awesome story, and she's cute, wow...

She's definitely a very...unique yandere

I wish I had the power to kill people with invisible arms like Lucy does

6 Sukone Tei - UTAU Sukone Tei also known as Scottei (Sukottei) is a female Japanese voicebank for the UTAU program. She is created by ミナツキトーカ and voiced by Futaba Kako.

You are mine all mine len...I don't care if not...a proper vocaloid your ALL MINE!

7 Sekai Saionji - School Days Sekai Saionji (Saionji Sekai) is one of the two main heroines of School Days along with Kotonoha and appear as a secondary character in Summer/Shiny Days and Cross Days

Am I the only person who always confuses Sekai with Kotonoha?

I'm so glad she killed Makoto. He should have died even sooner, though

How is Sekai higher than Shion?!

8 Kaede Fuyou - Shuffle

Spoilers ahead: What sets Kaede apart from others is the fact she's very sympathetic when it comes to the part where she goes thundering off the rails. After the accident that killed her mom and Rin's parents, she lost all will to live. Her dad refused to face the music and talk to her, and she was not given a psychiatrist to guide her through the troubled time. Rin made up a lie to give her a reason to live. By saying he was at fault for the accident by asking them to come home earlier than planned. Kaede then hated Rin and abused him. Even dropping a blade that sideswiped his eye. Years later from a hidden postcard she learns that they were coming back early since she was sick. This makes her blame herself for the accident and try to atone for actions by being Rin's slave. This becomes her new reason to live. Out of this she develops real romantic feelings and dotes on him out of love and her not being able to forgive her own past actions. When Rin started dating Asa it took Kaede's reason to live away and she snapped. And everything goes into a major tailspin until she and Asa have a long talk as well as one with Rin. If we rewound the clock though and Kaede was told the truth as well as how one could blame any number of X Factors for not stopping the accident. From traffic lights to the cops pulling over the drunk driver that killed her mom and Rin's parents. Had she been give proper medical help back then, Kaede wouldn't be on this list. She would be much more like her game counterpart.

9 Shuu Tsukiyama - Tokyo Ghoul Shuu Tsukiyama, also known as the "Gourmet," is a ghoul character in Tokyo Ghoul. He hails from a wealthy and influential family, possessing an aristocratic demeanor. Tsukiyama has a fascination with literature and fine arts, but he is also obsessed with consuming high-quality human flesh. Despite his... read more

There's not enough male yanderes on the list! Everyone loves the female yanderes, but everyone forgets about the males. Let's try and get Shuu and the other males higher on the list!

I have to admit, Shuu is really hot, especially when he wears that blue suit! That hair of his is awesome, too

I love Shuu! I even have an anime body pillow of him!

10 Kurumi Tokisaki - Date A Live

Umm... I don't know much about Kurumi but she looks sly and cute and looks like she not afraid to do whatever it takes.

Ok 1st of all she is not high in the list because she is not that bad but good either. I love her.

The Contenders
11 Ryoko Asakura - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
12 Anna Nishikinomiya - Shimoneta
13 Rika Furude - Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni

Is she obsessed with a person to the point where she would kill or threaten other people to have that person all to herself? If not, then Rika isn't a yandere. She's a messed up character, but doesn't have any obsession over anyone, so she really shouldn't be on this list.

Look, if you don't think Rika is a yandere, vote for other characters. If you guys keep complaining and commenting about her not being one, that's just gonna give her more votes. Vote for someone else.

I thought yanderes were people who were so obsessed with another person that they would kill to have them to themselves?

14 Shiro - Deadman Wonderland Shiro is a mysterious and enigmatic character in the anime and manga series Deadman Wonderland. Recognizable by her all-white attire and childlike demeanor, she harbors dark secrets and has a deep connection to the protagonist, Ganta Igarashi. Her dual nature of innocent appearance and violent tendencies... read more

Trust me. You don't want to be stuck in a room by yourself with Shiro when she becomes the Wretched Egg. She is hot, though.

One of the best yandere characters ever. Very unexpected too. Read the manga for Deadman Wonderland.

Shiro has white eyelashes! I have not seen Deadman Wonderland yet, but is she albino?

15 Mayu - Vocaloid

She may be from an anime but she is a yandere. She is also the first yandere vocaloid.

There's a yandere vocaloid? Cool!

16 Toga Himiko - My Hero Academia
17 Belarus - Hetalia

I just realized something: Russia is her brother, yet she tries to force him to marry her! What the heck?!

I've only seen Axis Powers, but I hear that Prussia is a yandere, too. Is that true?

That one episode where she tries to force Russia to marry her. Creepy!

18 Juvia Lockser - Fariy Tail Juvia Lockser is a Fairy Tail Mage . When Juvia was young she was abandoned by her parents because she was followed by the rain . Juvia lived in a orphanage but she never felt at home there she was mistreated by the children there because she was different from them,she was a Mage she had blue hair... read more

If she were a yandere, she would have killed Lucy a long time ago. She's just a wannabe.

Juvia not a Yandere. She is obsessed with Gray but she's not killing anybody.

She hasn't really tried to kill anyone, though.

19 Misa Amane - Death Note Misa Amane is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.

She may not be your typical yandere, but she WILL do whatever Light tells her to...Even if it means killing people.

20 Monika - Doki Doki Literature Club

Ofc, Monika will always be the second best yandere. She actually deletes other character files so you'll love her. If you don't know who Monika is; or what game she's off, go play doki doki literature club. Just a disclaimer though, that game has really messed up scenes, such as: suicidal stuff, a really bright and cute girl named sayori commits suicide, and a shy and timid girl, Yuri stabbed herself. And Monika made them do all that. But I won't tell you what to do to get the true ending...but you do have to do what Monika did to the other girls. And Natauki dies from Monika deleting her, bc Monika realises that she doesn't have to manipulate them anymore; she can just delete her right off the spot.

21 Giffany - Gravity Falls
22 Ayase Aragaki - Ore no Imouto Ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake Ga Nai
23 Yuri - Doki Doki Literature Club

For all of you saying that she's not a yandere, remember, as Monika said herself, Yuri always had obsessive tendencies. She claims that all she did was "untie the knot". And even though Yuri didn't kill anyone (other than herself... of course), you can still be a yandere if you have obsessive tendencies and are very much willing to kill someone. Self-sacrificing yanderes are just a subtrope of yandere, which is just a way less popular and less used one. Plus, she can be dandere and yandere at the same time. You know that, right?

24 Yoosung Kim - Mystic Messenger
25 Yukako Yamagishi - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
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