Top 10 Scariest Anime Characters

The Top Ten

1 Hisoka - Hunter x Hunter

YUP! ! YUP! ! This dude made me want to hug Gon, because he always freaks out when it comes to... Hisoka. That dude, is just... Oh, god...

This guy gives me chills when he's on screen. I feel really bad for Gon, he freaks out whenever he sees Hisoka

When The Joker and Pennywise the Clown had sex, the result of that was creating Hisoka.

Love this character. I always get excited when he enters. Kudos to the voice actor, HAHAHAHA.

2 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.

I love lucy she is so cute and scary

Lucy isn't very scary, but shes still awesome

Lucy had an extremely messed up childhood. She's not scary, just damaged. Damaged people (Diclonii, in her case) can do scary things, and yeah she did some bad stuff, but that doesn't necessarily make her scary.
(Kyubey from Puella Magi Madoka Magica would be at the top of this list, if I had it my way. )

She is sooo COOOL AND DARK it's epic

3 Yuno Gasai - Future Dairy 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.

She is by far the cutest psycho that I have ever seen. The author really outdid himself. By far the scariest character you could possibly think of.

She is so scary. Cute and insane. The way she talks about killing is too scary. As if it is an everyday task. For her, it is. She kills without any care.

Nothing is more scary than a girl who seems sweet and innocent at first but is actually sadistic psychopath.

Yuno is crazy,a yandere that has mentality issues and has to constantly alter her memories to keep her insanity.Furthermore she doesn't care about anyone else besides Yukiteru and wants to kill his friends and even captured him.She keeps her parent's corpses.

4 Ai Enma - Hell Girl Ai Enma is the main protagonist of the series, and is the one known as the "Jigoku Shoujo"--地獄少女--literally translated into English version as "Hell Girl." As such, she makes a regular appearance in the series, although her appearance is smaller and less frequent in "Hell Girl Three Vessels". ...read more.

This girl is scary because of her near emotionless personality. The way she creeps behind people is so shocking. Don't even get me started on her assistants. Hone Onna, Ren and Wan Yudo are just as scary as her with all the weird stuff they do.

Ai is SO Scary and cool at the same time. Like the way she just appears behind people, the way she is just emotionless makes her scary, But her "Ippen... Shinde miru? " is just so spooky and awesome.

If a robot would look like a teenage girl, then this the result.
She's emotionless.

...Are you certain she doesn't display normal behavior? ...She resembles me...

5 Sachiko Shinozaki - Corpse Party

How is a guy from Digimon scary? Sachiko is a young child who tortures others for FUN. She enjoys stabbing out eyeballs, ripping out intestines, dissecting live people, and stabs people with her SCISSORS! Oh ps, she also cut off a head of a elementary student! Dragon Ball people aren't scary and Digimon? What?!?

This is truly the scariest anime character in the world. But she also has an interesting backstory, and has two seperate souls, who are basically opposite personalities! Sachiko is so horrifying though! She enjoys cutting children's tounges off, and once gouged out some-one's eye in a flashback! I can't believe she isn't number 1 on this list!

I've had a fear of ghost girls during my childhood, and this is making me relive that nightmare...This deserves to be Number 1.

I think Sachiko should definitely be number 1, she is the most psychotic and horrifying by far!

6 Lucemon - Digimon Fusion

Its kind of funny that a digimon character is on here...

He's not scary

HOW THE CRAP IS LUCEMON NOT TOP 5? THIS GUY IS SCARY! He may look innocent but behind his innocent mask HE IS PURE EVIL! He fooled so many people! He basically represents Satan!

7 Johan Liebert - Monster

I mostly imagine what will I do when a scary villain comes in front of me. It's only in the case of Johan that I think I will cower in fear.
I had never expected for the 'monster' to have such an angelic face but even that angelic face didn't help me with my fears. The way his mind worked was super scary. Truly evil. Smart. Manipulative. The most scariest thing- a realistic villain.

Ironically he looks angelic but inside oozes nastiness.. Describe as a manipulative serial-killer. Of all the characters listed here. He is the only one I don't want to stumble with! This Guy may exist in real life, that's what's makes him so scary.

Johan is literally one of a kind. Throughout the entire series of Monster I got to see this psycho at work and man it was scary. Obviously he didn't look scary but seriously, when you see his actions, they will give you nightmares.

Why is he number 1? Because he is a manipulative phsycopath who has no real name. Through out the entire show, he is known as the Devil or the Nameless Monster. Do I even need to explain, why he's so scary? Watch Monster if you want to know what I mean.

8 Russia - Hetalia

He's not creepy just misunderstood... And I love him so much like seriously he's so cute!

Don't hug him, okay?

Scary but also cute in a way ya'know?

My god ^_^ that had me laughing for hours :D yeaah do not become one with mother Russia, because I will!

9 Light Yagami - Death Note Light Yagami is a fictional character and the protagonist of the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.

Light is an evil genius who is capable of killing anyone with a flick of a pen. Do I really need to explain why he's so scary?!

I agree on this one, but some of these aren't even scary. they're just really ruthless, like Cell.

As long as this guy doesn't know your name, he can never kill you.

Light Yagami died a cold heartless bastard

10 Shiro - Deadman Wonderland

Shiro has always been my most favorite character out of all the animes I've watched just because of how bubbly and cheerful she is. And how deadly she can be when her split personality (Wretched Egg) takes over.

I agree. Shiro always creeped me out, even at the beginning. Mockingbird did too. She was too happy and childish in a place like Deadman Wonderland. Her split personality was like whiplash. But overtime I came to actually like Shiro.

Out of all the characters of Deadman Wonderland, why did I put Shiro. The reason I put her on this list is because of her split personality and how it comes out so unexpectedly.

The Contenders

11 Glutonny - Fullmetal Alchemist

Do I really need to explain this one? Getting eaten alive by this guy is such a horryfing way to die. Having a thought that a near unstoppable tub of lard that is pretty much immortal hunting you down so he can eat you alive will bring fear to anyone.

If you think Glutonny is creepy, wait til' you see Pride. He's the one of the biggest examples you can get to a character that's a true monster on the inside and outside.

Wrath vs. Gluttony. Wrath is like a pebble being flicked and crunched in someone's mouth.

He is both one of the cutest and one of the most terrifying characters in all of anime.

12 Smiling Titan - Attack on Titan

Creepy. Need I say more?

Holy mother of CRAP these are TERRIFYING! These creatures KILL FOR FUN! Need I say more?

13 Ash Landers - Black Butler

This is the most evil portrayal of an angel ever. He/She is a crazy phsycopath that wants to purify the world of it's filth. Do I really need to say why he/she is so scary. Ash left the queen to die and Angela made a scary mix of both Ciel's mom and dad.

More than scary he/she is the creepiest character ever. You don't get to be the hottest looking angel and then change your gender to a guy for whatever creepy purposes you have.

Ash is freaky as crap. He is all bout "purifying" and stuff but... No laugh out loud

14 Shion Sonozaki - Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni

She is a psychopath, way more crazier than Yuno in my opinion. She doesn't kill you right away, she slowly and painful tortures you. She's also cold and manipulative doing what it takes to get what she wants. Not to mention she's a sadist because she enjoys watching your pain and suffering. In my opinion, this is the creepiest character in anime. Higurashi scarred me so much.

So Higurashi has a very, very weird story that's actually composed of several stories. Shion is the creepiest character in all of them. It's not so much the murdering; anybody can do that. No, the real reason she's scary is twofold.

1: She's so incredibly manipulative of everybody around her.

And 2: How damn CALM she is when she's killing everyone. At least near the start. Then she becomes completely INSANE. The main hallmark? That laugh. The laugh that haunts my nightmares.

Yuno: Instantly stabs or shoots you. Done. "Yukkii! "
Shion: Slowly tortures you to death "Ahahaaha! "
Yet Yuno is No. 4 and Shion is No. 21? These Yuno guys have no idea what Hinamizawa Syndrome does to you. Hell, forget Shion, ANY character from Higurashi that contracts the late stages of Hinamizawa Syndrome is scarier anything Mirai Nikki throws at you. Well, except maybe Satoko, but she still killed her parents in extreme paranoia.
And by the way, she is NOT Mion. Watch the anime first

Why is Yuno Gasai higher than this. Just stay away from Yukki and you're fine. Nobody escapes shion. She's by far the scariest. There are ways to avoid everyone in front of her. She's never going to be avoided. I love Higurashi so much.

15 Creed - Black Cat

He is scary because he is the only anime character that is close to representing a serial killer. He murders Saya and was all like"I freed you from a curse of an evil witch" and expects Train to just stay calm what man. Do I really need to explain as to why he's so scary. Also people in my anime club ask me,"Is Creed gay? " My answer to that is maybe, since he's so obssesed with Train I'm gonna Maybe. So all I need to say is that Creed is a phsycopath who is just power hungry.

16 Cell - Dragon Ball Z Cell is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball series by Akira Toriyama. He is the main antagonist of the Android Saga, being an android/artificial life form from the future, whose goal is to become "perfect" via absorbing Androids 17 and 18 and becoming the strongest fighter in the universe.

Majin Buu was scarier than this guy.

Sure cell takes your insides from you slowly, but Majin Buu takes over your whole entire in seconds and he can turn you into food and/or clay.

Oh come on, the thought that this thing and absorb you with his tail just to get stronger will scare anyone.

His tail looks like a penis but besides that he isn't scary.

The way he melts that man though... 0_0

17 Kid Buu - Dragon Ball Z Kid Buu is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
18 Mei Misaki - Another Mei Misaki is the female protagonist of Another and a student of Class 3-3 in 1998. She was labeled by her classmates as "the one that does not exist."

I think Mei is more cute than scary. The really scary ones are the rest of the class at the end of the series.

She's silent and adorbs. I love her.

You´re kidding right? She is the cutest, most adorable character ever made.

19 Belarus - Hetalia

She's a crazy stalker who even manages to scare Russia! She leaves claw marks on his door for god's sake!

A creepy brother-stalker who is obsessed with incest shipping herself with Russia (her brother)

She is pretty scary... Poor Russia

She scares me a ton

20 Sanka Ku - Dragon Ball Super
21 Kyubey - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyubey is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

Don't let his looks deceive you. While he may look like your typical cutesy magical girl sidekick on the outside, on the inside...well, *spoiler alert* he turns girls into magical girls so they can fight monsters known as witches who were magical girls that were corrupted by the witch essence left on their transformation devices, thus the magical girls are slowly getting corrupted into the monsters themselves, and when they get destroyed by the magical girls, they get turned into corrupted and destroyed transformation devices where they are then somehow eaten by Kyubey just to keep his race alive. Wash, rinse, repeat.

Yeaaah, it was probably right that Homura tried to kill this creepily adorable manipulator from turning Madoka into the ultimate magical girl to destroy the world...

I could not sleep last night because of s stupid cat/bunny emotionless creep who is dooming innocent girls!

I had nightmares for days, I was so scared.

22 Shou Tucker - Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Shou Tucker is a fictional character from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.

This is literally the only anime character I can think of that has ever made me fearful of an anime show. He is not the most powerful villain in the world, he is not a serial killer or a representation of death. He is simple a alchemical scientist and a dad. The thing that makes him so un-comparably scary is the lengths he has gone for the sake of his research. In the series it was noted that he murdered his wife through alchemy to further his research of chimeras and years after lying to everyone about her death he conducts an experiment with the family dog and his daughter essentially fusing the two to create an inexplicably eerie chimera with his daughters emotions and thoughts still attached. In probably the darkest scene I have ever witnessed, this man deserves to be at the top. Chills have never failed to follow the thoughts of this scene even after so many years of this anime's release.

This man turned his one and only daughter into a talking chimera by combining her with her dog. Why did he do this? To save his State Alchemist Certification.
Shou Tucker = The Worst Father Ever.

The most hated anime charecter ever (spoopy)

23 Tatarigami - Princess Mononoke

Like this is really the only anime character that still scares me
and I have wached toyko ghoul

Luckaly only 2!

Did you know for some resion the pictures on Google images are more scary than the animation
look it up if you don't beleve me

24 Nina - Code Geass

How dare she knock up the table. The table is nothing wrong... Despite being a tab,e

She hump a table!

I feel so bad for Table-Kun... she raped him...

25 Nui Harime - Kill La Kill

Satan incarnate in a dress. The combo between innocent appearance and calm sadism is just petrifying. If I woke up and saw her staring at me I would die before I had time to scream. Needs to be Top 5 for sure

This girl should be higer. she's and actual creep. Could be besties with Yuno

Her theme... Oh GOD, her theme!

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