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

love I Future diary, and I always will. Yuno is my favorite character, and always will be. I love how none of the really good animes have a character with pink hair, because it sounds really weird, but in my opinion, it suits yuno.

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.

Simply put, Shion is one sadistic Yandere. You can tell she is a Yandere when she still cares for the person she loves has been missing for a year. She will gladly torture and kill anyone who might be associated with his disappearance; hoping that one day, she finds him and returns to his side. And of course, she has the best laugh in all of anime.

The arc where she went insane was brutal. She was going to torture Rika to death, but Rika stabbed herself with a knife as Shion laughed and watched. She killed her grandma and whipped her corpse, she stabbed Satoko over 30 times and stabbed her head, she tazed her twin sister Mion at the top of the well and let her fall to her death, she hung the old village leader with a chain, and when she died herself, she came back as a ghost and kileld Keiichi! She was ruthless! better than Yuno

I'm so glad that Rika is not on this list. I've heard so many people say that she's a yandere, and I also heard people say that she's a better yandere than Shion. Last time I checked, Rika is not overly obsessed with someone to the point where she would kill for that person.

3 Ayano Aishi - Yandere Simulator

Honestly, I mean she could have been better. "No feelings or emotions" doesn't really match up to the Yandere agenda. A yandere defines as someone who is happy and cute on the outside, and deadly and violent on the inside. Although, I do enjoy all the blood in the game, so I gotta say... -v-

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 ...more

I'm sorry, but I have to agree with whoever said she's bland. Yanderedev could have made her an interesting protagonist, but decided to just make her an emotionless, antisocial character with no personality or known interests or hobbies. She's the main character, therefore she should at least have an interesting appearance and personality.

Ayano doesn't necessarily need a personality to be a yandere. As long as she has the thirst and ability to kill anyone she deems as a potential rival to her for Senpai's love, she is in fact a yandere. It's in the title.

4 Katsura Kotonoha - School Days

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.

I feel so bad for poor Kotonoha. She has to put up with cheating, betrayal, and bullies throughout the whole anime. No wonder she becomes so messed up in the later episodes

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

She actually scares me

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!

I love Sukone's hair

Sukone is so kawaii!

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 ...more

Spoiler! :She flips the hell out when that girl comes over (forgot her name)

What's she doing all the way down here?

Her name is Asa, and Kaede is... Crazy! ''

9 Shuu Tsukiyama - Tokyo Ghoul

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!

A male yandere anime character. Ooh la la...

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.

I love Kurumi's eyes

I like kurumi

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?

I'm so tired of everyone insisting that Rika is a yandere. She's not! Shion is a true yandere, not Rika.

14 Shiro - Deadman Wonderland

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?

She's pretty hot!

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!

I love Mayu's songs

16 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!

Isn't she only in like one Hetalia episode though?

17 Toga Himiko - My Hero Academia
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.

Juvia is not a yandere.

19 Ayase Aragaki - Ore no Imouto Ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake Ga Nai

What a long title!

20 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.

Hahaha, I love her.

21 Yoosung Kim - Mystic Messenger
22 Giffany - Gravity Falls
23 Yukako Yamagishi - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Should be number one

24 Mizuki Himeji - Baka and Test

She just cute too, but deadly.

25 Yuri - Doki Doki Literature Club

Eh, she kinda sucks, but not as a Yandere. She doesn't kill anyone, really, but she does something better. The actually definition of a Yandere is someone who goes through a lot of insanity to get their love to notice them, and she did! Most people think Yandere means you have to kill someone, but Yuri proved us wrong. Besides that I kinda rly hate her.

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, and I quote "untie the knot"

and even though yuri didn't kill anyone (other than herself...of course) you can still be yandere if you have the obsessive tendencies and are very much willing to kill someone. self sacrificing yanderes are just a subtrope of yandere, it's just a way less popular and less used one. plus, she can be dandere and yandere at the same time, you know that right

No, Yuri's not a Yandere, she's a Dandere, Monika's the Yandere here, she's the one that messed up her mind as well with the rest of the girls to kill themselves to have you be with her, If you see a corrupted text, that's Monika talking instead, Yuri (Act 2) is not the real Yuri due to Monika, the Shy and Mysterious Yuri - (Act 1) is the real one.

Yuri Isn't a yandere. Monika made her insane nothing else..

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