Best Anime Villains

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81 Kirei Kotomine - Fate/Stay Night Kirei Kotomine - Fate/Stay Night Kirei Kotomine is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. He is the main antagonist of Fate/Zero and the general main antagonist of Fate/stay night. In Fate/stay night, he plays an important role in the unfolding events in all three routes, ...read more.

You don't get a badass Black Key-wielding martial arts expert priest anywhere else. And who is that badass Black Key-wielding martial arts expert priest? Why, it's none other than the overseer of the Fifth Holy Grail War, Kirei Kotomine. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

82 Takasugi Shinsuke - Gintama

"I'm fine with being a beast, I neither want nor need anything to protect. I just want to destroy everything, until the beast stops whining."
One of the best quote ever.. he's pure evil..

Wants to destroy the whole world and see it burn through his own eyes and even betray his former comrades by siding with the enemy

Appears only every 100 episodes yet still manages to leave a huge impact on the viewer. His psychopathic smile and calm nature makes him the perfect villain. A villain should never be defined on their strength but the effect they leave on the viewer/reader. This is why he will be my greatest Anime Antagonist of all time alongside Kamui (Also Gintama).

First comes off as a psychotic terrorist without any reason. He's always in the background during the serious arcs, pulling the strings to achieve his goals.
He somehow goes from being this senseless murderer to being one of the most well crafted characters in any anime. After seeing what happened to him and Gintoki his words during his first appearance just hits you so much harder.
"To get my friends enemies... To give them some of their own medicine. It echoes in my ears all the time: kill kill. Can't you hear it Gintoki? No. You couldn't possibly hear it."

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83 Maleficent - Kingdom of Hearts Maleficent - Kingdom of Hearts

Maleficent Is So Evil And Vicious That He Had All Things Planned Against SOra and His Friends. When You Play A Kingdom Hearts Maybe Except Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, You'll Know She Is So Vicious! Especially When She Transform Into A Dragon In Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep.

That's not an anime...

84 Acnologia - Fairy Tail

After chapter 470 he should definitely rise in this top. He just officially joined badass league where Aizen and Madara is.

He is the most powerful character in fairy tail, so powerful that he can destroy an island with using barely any of his power and is responsible for single handedly destroying an entire nation.

Acnologia has the ability to destroy a planet with his warm up strike

To me acnologia>>>>>>>zeref - Badassblackman

85 Satan - Blue Exorcist

I know Satan is usually portrayed as an insane power-hungry maniac in other international media, but Blue Exorcist happens to do something more differently. With a compelling backstory of how he met Rin's mother and how the Blue Night was actually his attempt to try to free his wife from execution was pretty moving.

Lol this is Satan..there isn't much else to say. he's highly top 10 material

86 Gendo Ikari - Neon Genesis: Evangelion Gendo Ikari - Neon Genesis: Evangelion Gendo Ikari is a fictional character in the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. He is the commander of NERV.

More complicated than any character on this list! The guy is a master manipulator who wants to become god for his own selfish reasons. He is cold and calculating but you can't help but understand his motives. A character like man in this series is more than he appears to be, more complex and realistic than any character in fiction.

He is interesting charterers and one of my favorite characters in the series

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87 Tyki Mikk - D Gray Man

I am surprised no one has even talked about this guy in the list yet, a great portrait of a bipolar character who has a human side with people he cares about, but also a sadistic, monstruous side known as "the pleasure of Earl" inside him, as he murders every opponent he meets with gruesome butterflies known as "tease" to eat their insides and create more "teases" for him to use. He has killed several characters through the story as well as torture the main protagonist.

He just blows me away. If you watch the show, you just love and hate him at the same time. Why isn't he higher, other than nobody scrolls far enough to vote on him

Amazing villain, first person in D. greyman to beat Allen into a depression.

This chatacter was so important to the show. He is very inderated, I believe more people should vote for him to be higher up

88 Shogo Makishima - Psycho-Pass

Shogo Makishima is the perfect antagonist, a sadistic man of unparalleled genius who sees life as a mere game. Even though his mind is his greatest weapon, he can still fight better than anybody in that universe, and traps the hero in an unwinnable game of his own. Even when presented with a chance to essentially become God he declines, continuing the game of life as a player rather than a referee. His twisted mentality allows for one of the greatest anime plots ever to unfold.

Shogo Makishima is without doubt one of the greatest anime villains of all time. He is everything a well-made villain should be: intelligent and good at strategy, stronger than most men, enjoys to kill and likes to quote famous plays and books. He is also an exeptional man whose mental state can't be judged by the sybil system (from the series).

He is cruel but very intelligent, good fighter, strategic... The references he gives from different famous books - awesome! His mind is stronger than all in the series... In total, he deserves better position than 73

How is he not in the top ten? He's a brilliant villain. This anime needs more love.

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89 Marshall D. Teach - One Piece

He is the villain version of Luffy. Both aspire to become the Pirate King, both have very small crews compared to other pirates, and both have the Will of D. Not to mention that Teach would do anything to accomplish his goals, eg: using the Marines and World Gov't by becoming a Shichibukai to go into Impel Down and set free some of the most vicious criminals in history.

Blackbeard is by far the perfect villian, he'll do whatever it takes to reach his goals, he betrayed and killed his fellow crewmate, he delivered Ace to the marines to become a shishibukai only to betray them as well later to fulfill his plans, not to mention he took advantage of almost every chance possible, killing Thatch immediately to get the devil fruit of his dreams right after Thatch found it, he wanted to catch luffy to be in good terms with the marines simply because he had the biggest nearest bounty on his head, he used the outbreak on Impel Down to release the sixth level's prisoners, and when he met luffy he gave him the most sinister smile ever to the fact that his brother'll be executed because of him, and he even killed whitebeard, and absorbed the gura gura no mi of his corpse, and now he's sailing the New World looking for devil fruit users to absorb their powers with his evil carefree personality, this guy is the definition of a villian - Luminous

Not only is Blackbeard cunning he also insanely strong. With such feats as defeating Fire Fist Ace, going blow for blow with former Fleet Admiral Sengoku, annihilating Marco the Phoenix and the remnants of Whitebeard's crew, and becoming a member of the four emporers. He is also the perfect villain for Luffy.

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90 Nagi Dai Artai - My-Otome

Anyone who saw My-HiME at all should have known that Nagi was going to be the villain for My-Otome. The main reason he is here is thatnot only did he foul the audience into thinking he was a good guy, but everyone also thought that Midori and the Aswad were the bad guys. Also, it's revealed that he has no problem with killing his own men to help him with his plan. And if all he does isn't enough, just is voice is enough to make you ask yourself whether or not to take this guy seriously. These are only a handful of reasons why Nagi Dai Artai is, in my opinion, one of the greatest villains in anime history. - MottScurry

This is one of the smartest villains I know. This guy has about ten back-up plans at his disposal. "The school was taken back? Ok, just shoot and blow up the school. Woops, the Valkyrie unit was destroyed? Well, let's destroy the city. What, The enemies are already comming? Ok, send out the slaves. Darnet, The slaves are all destroyed? Ok, let's use the Harmonium and destroy the city. , The Harmonium is going out of control? Ok, let's just all die together. Oops, Everyone's still alive? Time to run." Not many villains are that smart enough to think that far ahead. - MottScurry

91 Cain Knightlord - Trinity Blood
92 Yoshikage Kira - Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

He got a boner from the Mona Lisa - izayaorihara

What a beautiful Duwang

93 The Millennium Earl - D.Gray-man V 1 Comment
94 Chrollo Lucilfer - Hunter x Hunter V 2 Comments
95 Sasori of the Red Sand - Naruto Shippuden Sasori of the Red Sand - Naruto Shippuden

Sasori was so evil, that he tried to kill the woman who raised him, enough said

I love Sasori! He only turned evil because he lost his parents at a very young age. And despite having no heart, he still displays good qualities. He's also an excellent fighter and very clever. When Sasori is resurrected by Kabuto using the Edo Tensei, he is killed a second time by kankuro, who tells him that it was his soul he put into his puppets that immortalized him and he accepts this. Then his soul is set free and dies again.R.I.P. Sasori. You definitely made Naruto worth watching.

At least top 20!

96 Creed Diskenth - Black Cat

Creed was just insain obsesed with imortlity like many other and he earned his punishment

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97 Akainu - One Piece Akainu - One Piece

The only reason for me is because he killed Ace. And that is a grave offense!

Easily hated by everyone but that's what makes him a good villain.

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98 BlackWarGreymon - Digimon
99 Segai - Guilty Crown
100 Raoh - Fist of the North Star

This man is true power, no cheap tricks or additional support from anything or anyone. He goes as far as giving his opponents an advantage by allowing them to come at him anyway they while he stays on his horse. Talk about a boss, there's none greater!.

The man to conquer the world, known as the Ruler of the End century. He is referred as strongest by the entire character roster in the anime and also called the "Ken-oh: Fist King". He thought Kenshiro to fight. He doesn't even need to dismount off his horse to fight anyone.

Without a doubt one of the most badass and manly villains to grace the anime world

The Most manly and Rerspected and charismatic anime villains greatest villain ever

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