Top Ten Worst Fictional Canon Couples

Canon is when it is what the author actually wrote (as in not fan-made/what actually happened). So what is the worst couple you believe was made real?

The Top Ten

Sasuke & Sakura (Naruto)

He abandoned her and their daughter, rejects and refuse to kiss her, also tried to kill her a lot of times. He promised that would go back to marry her but never returned, so sakura chased him, got pregnant, and gave birth in the enemy hideout cause she didn't want to stay away from him.

This was always one sided and in a very awkward way. They never had anything in common. Even after Sasuke went rogue, Sakura was still irrationally infatuated with him. Sakura also never fully appreciated what a great guy Naruto was and all of the sacrifices he made on her behalf. (Not that I support NaruSaku, because I very much don't) I have so many problems with the fact that this became canon. It's almost like Sakura's weird stalking was finally rewarded.

Even trying to kill her somehow didn't make it obvious to stalker Sakura that her advances were unwanted. Somehow (mysteriously) they still got together (? ) if you can call a "couple" that never kissed each other and whose longest date was like two minutes long together. Shortly before the end of the series Sakura was about to die and Sasuke was all "meh" about it, forcing Naruto to save her instead, who wasn't even mad Sasuke hadn't lifted a finger lmao. People always see all the troubles from Sasuke's side but honestly I think Sakura is worse. Yes, he is completely uninterested in her but if she left him alone, he'd leave her alone. Sakura seriously needs to back off. It's creepy and pathetic how she "pursues" him and she doesn't care about his opinion at all. Well, congratulations to her, she finally wore him down, now they'll both be unhappy for the rest of their lives because she'll never get what she wanted and he'll never get away. Honestly I don't even know why I bothered ...more

I wouldn't even consider this canon after everything that happened. Yes they are married though he doesn't contact Sakura and is always away from his home. He would rather see her dead than return her feelings

Edward & Bella (Twilight series)

How the hell is this only #9? For crap's sake, "Still a better love story than Twilight" is a common phase now! The worst romance ever, which sets a terrible standard for all readers, glorifies abuse and provides absolutely no real connection between the inanimate twits that pass for characters. No one should be voting for anything from Harry Potter or Avatar as being worse than Bella and Edward unless they've never read Twilight.

Why is Harry x Ginny on the list? Sure the romance between Harry and Ginny isn't really as well-developed as Ron and Hermione but still done well. I quite enjoy Harry and Ginny's romance in the sixth book. Ginny herself isn't so bad, she is nit really as brilliant as Hermione bug her character is still done well. Although I would like Harry x Ginny pairing more if Mrs. Rowling could be more devoted to develop Ginny's character and her relationship with Harry gradually prior to the sixth book (and to some extend the fifth book) because just like most people, I feel their relationship development is a
little rushed. Still, Harry x Ginny is a well-done pairing, in the spite of the imperfection.

Edward x Bella on the hand, is not really a good pairing. I can see a lot people hate Edward x Bella pairing, their relationship doesn't make sense and irritating. Bella is too dependant on Edward and Edward is too possessive over Bella.

Robert Pattinson does not like anything about Twilight, primarily his character!

I can never take my friend seriously when she yacks about how "Bedward" is her One True Pairing. Twilight is a series about a love triangle between a girl, a hundred year old guy, and a dog.
Why...
(And, looking through the Wikipedia article, this shows many, many signs of abuse...
Perhaps this proves my theory that Twilight is just a series to show how blind girls are when they're in an abusive relationship! )

Remus Lupin & Nymphadora Tonks

Out of nowhere, no real point to it (no, there was no real reason for them to have a baby either since the offspring didn't DO anything and the "Harry's godson" factor wasn't played up that much), what had been an awesome strong female was reduced to a weepy schoolgirl with a sudden insatiable crush, and clearly the other half's heart wasn't in it.

Pointless. It contributed nothing to the actual story and it just added drama to a character that didn't need it.

I kind of hoped that with the new book/play that this relationship would now have some valid reason for happening, that the kid everyone loves and defends so much actually had a significant purpose besides Harry claiming he'd be so much a better godfather than his own. Nope, had just as much purpose in "Cursed Child" as in the series proper i.e. none whatsoever. Tell me again why I should love this pairing and that baby.

How did this go from 24th to 3rd?

Severus Snape & Lily Evans (Potter)

"He loved her his entire, sad, lonely life! " Which isn't cute, sweet, or romantic-- it's creepy! And no they did not "truly care about each other", he was willing to let both James AND Harry die so she'd be "available" again and only "died protecting her son" out of sudden years too late remorse. Not to mention he made a "sad, lonely life" out of obsessing over her instead of may be doing something else with that life. So no, those who don't think this is such a cute, great, wonderful couple aren't "MONSTERS".

Use to love this ship but after re-reading the books I found it creepy. I mean, Lily was married and had a kid but Snape was still going for her. Also if Snape truly loved Lily he would not abuse Harry and see he has parts of Lily not just James. And their fans would always talk about how Lily and James were unbelievably but they tend to forget how Snape literally joined a cult of people who hated people like her on his own accord. It is a cliche plot where the popular, smart girl ends up with the unpopular, nerdy kid but instead she ended up with James the bully who changed.

Everyone acts like Snape's love for Lily suddenly made him a good guy. Wrong! It only proved that he still had a creepy obsession over a dead chick.

Nobody's a monster for not seeing a guy so obsessed over a girl he was willing to let her husband and baby die so he could theoretically have her, not to mention destroying property not his (the ripped family photo) and hating the now-teenage son simply because the son resembled the husband. Oh yeah, also nobody's a monster for not seeing the guy wanting to see his dead crush's eyes (by way of that being the one trait the son inherited) as he died as sweet, touching, redeeming of everything.

Spencer & Maeve (Criminal Minds)

If this had been fanfiction, the very people defending "Reid's one true love" would've criticized her mercilessly for being such a Mary Sue. Also it would've ended with a lavish wedding and her having a perfect baby girl if not twins or quadruplets rather than her being killed off, but that's neither here nor there.

They were way too alike and that whole "can't see each other must talk on payphones" thing was worse than anything a hormonal teenage girl may have written.

What even was the purpose of this? Reid can ONLY find true love with a clone of himself? Can only find true love with someone he literally can't even see? What a waste of half a season, and I'd be saying that even if she survived!

That whole thing was the kind of stuff a pubescent fangirl would've slapped up on Fanfiction.net, except instead of being dead she'd have given birth to seven kids by now.

Craig & Tweek (South Park)

No, no and no. Tweek and Craig were out of characters in Tweek x Craig. Also, Put it Down has seriously exaggerated their relationship, which make them cliche. Stan and Wendy never acted like that when they were together, and honestly, that wasn't that bad, because that would also be a cliche couple if they were like that.

I just don't see any potential in this ship. It's just two boys forced to be together by these annoying draws. Plus, even if we have to collect them in the game, I even saw in a video Craig can be charmed by a raisin girl... So he is NOT gay!

Creek is hate, Creek is dead. Hate and dead also fit to the show really well, and not just due to Creek.

This couple ruined South Park for me.

Derek & Savannah (Criminal Minds)

Every one of their scenes together reeked of a Tyler Perry movie or show. Not appropriate for "Criminal Minds" which is supposed to be about catching serial killers.

"You don't have to worry since Derek left the show" Unfortunately this stupid pairing (which of course had to "conveniently" produce a BABY- am I seriously the only person who doesn't suddenly love and a support a pairing just because they produce "cute little" babies? ) is WHY Derek left show.

And no the baby didn't and will never make me love this pairing or that woman.

Just someone he could get pregnant so they could write him off in a non-tragic way

Ted & Robin (How I Met Your Mother)

It's so sad that they ended together after they tried to descontruct the cliche stereotypes in this series. This T.V. show could be great but the finale messed everything

Ted belongs to Tracy. Robin and Ted are just the back up to each other, also they dated and realized they aren't compatible, why the hell after years of being friends and not wanting each other they would marry? Just because Ted found her hot? For sure they will divorce soon

I'm still not over that series finale

Ted she never going to love you so get over her already

Ichigo & Orihime (Bleach)

I dunno, I just don't see the relationship properly developed at all. They have their moments, but it was always butchered by something else (mostly, by Ichigo who usually looks at something more important). Guess I'm not used to the Hero's significant other not being so significant after all.

This couple is just like NaruHina at this point. Although, they had more memories than their Naruto counterparts. But some people didn't want this couple as canon. IchiRiku would have been canon if it wasn't for the ending. Way to go, Kubo. You and Kishimoto might as well be best friends for messed up y'all respective mangas with terrible endings.

This ship is hated in Japan for a reason.

Ship of hoes

Aang & Katara (The Last Airbender)

I don't understand why this couple on the list, but I'm pretty sure this is more like Big sister loves her little brother thing than an actual romance. They got great chemistry, but the relationship was kinda rushed. Katara and Zuko makes more sense than this couple.

I understood the one sided crush on Aang's behalf, but Katara always treated him more like a little brother and her reciprocating his romantic feelings was always a little weird.

The last kiss, or should I say make out, was rushed. I mean she was confused last time they kissed and it was so obvious it kinda became annoying. I wished they added little moments here and there than it being an overload of a 12 year old and 14 year old in a WAR having a confusing romance. Damn, that was a long rant.

"This was a little awkward just because Katara was older and taller, but that's about it. Otherwise it was fine. After all, the little guy should win sometimes, right? Besides, there were other canon ships in Avatar that were truly awful! For example, why is this #6 and Korrasami didn't even make the list? But at least Zuko/Mai and Korra/Mako made it to the list"

It was more than a little awkward due to the fact that there was very little interaction between them throughout the show. Beginning of Season one, they did great with them sure (having fun penguin sledding, getting into trouble, and katara choosing to leave and help aang, when katara helped aang when he lost control at the temple). But as the show went on, she became more of a worried mother/older sister to him with aang crushing on her in the background with a couple things here and there to show a little interest from katara's side. And then they bring katara's 'I'm confused' thing at the end, but do jack with ...more

The Newcomers

? Marinette & Luka (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir)
? Robin & Starfire (Teen Titans)

Iā€™d agree if this was robin & starfire from ttg! Starfire shows 0 interest there, & Robin is an inconsiderate @$$ to her in go! In the original tt, Robin & starfire where cute (though I personally prefer starfire with other people).

The Contenders

Harry & Ginny (Harry Potter Series)

this is the worst couple in the entire story for many reasons. I think it would have been better if he had ended up with Luna or with someone he met in the future, or with no one at all.

Pretty much every major pairing in the Harry Potter franchise was done poorly. Ginny had a one sided crush on Harry for years and then somehow Harry just magically started liking her for seemingly no reason. If I was in the Harry Potter world, I'd accuse Ginny of using love potion to be honest.

Harry just randomly started liking her and fantasizing about her and they didn't really show how it would be a good relationship.

It is lust shoerned in book 5-6, not true love based on steady organic growth. They bring the worst in themselves.

Ash & Serena (Pokemon the Series x Y)

Ash and Serena is not canon. Stop considering only the female's feelings. She may have kissed him, he was clearly uncomfortable and didn't kiss back and only went "bye bye friend! ". This couple sucks indeed, but it has nothing to do in a "worst fictional CANON couples", since it's not canon.

Serena is so shallow, and annoying and Ash is oblivious all the time. They make no sense together and I'm happy that Ash dumped her

Well, as canon as Ash anime can go. Though Serena is incredibly annoying, shallow and selfish, she goes to her travel just because she likes a guy she met years ago. I don't know why this pairing was so popular, it seems people was just tired of Ash being a virgin but they could had written a better love interest

Kill Serena with fire!

Tony DiNozzo & Ziva David (NCIS)

I just don't like how it ended, especially how it was used to write Cote de Pablo and later Michael Weatherly out of the show.

I actually liked this one. She was snarky and mean to him at times. He was snarky and mean to her at times. They had definite chemistry and there was a feeling that they cared for each other as co-workers and as friends (and as more). At certain points there was a lot of sexual tension too. Strong ship, good ship, Gibbs built it

I love this one

Mako & Korra (Legend of Korra S1)

Since LoK was supposed to be 1 season I'm counting this, and it was canon at one point so...

Anyways, they started out consistently fighting, not saying much to each other. Than SUDDENLY Mako goes ape over Korra when she was kidnapped when he was PERFECTLY calm when HIS ONLY BROTHER gets kidnapped. Afterwords they're all lovey-dovey.

Mako is an idiot, he doesn't deserve either Korra or Asami

The show sucked anyway. Other than poor character development and bad-written romance for more than half of the series,it ruined already cool characters(example:Mako)he looked so promising in the first season but he was an as ass in season 2&3 and a matchmaker in season 4. The only redeeming element of the show for me was the ending. Korrasami was much better-handled than that abusive Makorra.

All they did was argue :/

Kazuma and Ayano (Kaze no Stigma)

Agh Ayano for the MAJORITY of the anime complains about him, whines, is useless, and just complains. Why would Kazuma want to be with her? Later on they just forced the idea that 'they r perfect 4 each other! 1! ' for no reason, when Kazuma showed little to no interest in her and Ayano was just a whinny brat around him.

Vegeta & Bulma (Dragon Ball Z)

There really was no development with them. After they heard from Goku trunks was their child, bam! Not too long later, they are a couple without any explanation... Well, DBZ was always about the action anyways.

As with Goku and Chi Chi, it's a wonder they ever managed to conceive one child (Trunks) let alone two (Bra).

I hate bulma

Inuyasha & Kikyo (Inuyasha)

Kikyo, the woman responsible for sealing InuYasha to a tree, still stalks and wants to be with him... what kind of logic is that?

It's just really twisted

They did not trust each other at all.
And Kikyo wants to drag Inuyasha to the hell.
Great couple indeed.

Like inuyasha is all innocent? He stole the sacred jewel that kikyo was responsible for for himself. Why would kikyo let him get away? Inuyasha still wanted to be with her to, even when she sealed him to a tree (and was dead). They felt betrayed since kikyo thought inuyasha attacked her (wounds in which caused her death) & told her that he was never interested in her & was just tricking her. There was no way both kikyo & inuyasha could've known they where tricked besides the bs 'powerz of love! 1! 1! 1! 11! ' and once both found out it was all naraku & origomo doing, they both instantly forgave each other.

She doesn't even stalk him. Most the time she is doing her own thing & collecting the jewel shards on her own when the group bumps into her.

And it's not really better than inukag, since kagome is supposed to be a replacement for kagome. & stringing along 3 guys at once, forcing inuyasha to have no other feelings for other girls while she plays around with other guys, ...more

Wave and Kurome (Akame Ga Kill)

Another ship that is truly the worst, also.

A couple of freaks.

Weak couple that shouldn't happened!

Ugly couple ever!

Starco (Star vs the Forces of Evil)

To be clear, they are not canon, Or if they are, I would hate it.

How is this even on here?

Star likes Oscar and Marco likes jacky

They will be canon. Get over it.

Oliver & Felicity (Arrow)

Honestly, I can't see how this pairing would've worked out in real life. Felicity and Barry? Maybe. But Felicity and Oliver? The two aren't anything alike except that both are hot as hell.

It sucks the shows creators went for fanservice over the iconic Green Arrow/Black Canary

Such a toxic ship. Really, what were the writers thinking!

Wait. Never mind, put this ship off of here!

Ana & Christian (Fifty Shades of Grey)

Why would anyone ship a sociopat like him with the protagonist? Because he is hot and rich? Ridiculous

Well, this story was once a fanfiction of Twilight just written in a way more amateur style. This explain how bad this pairing is. The only difference is that Christian is not a vampire to back up his creepy behavior, and Anna is not a high school student, she is just stupid.

I think this couple should be higher just because of the abuse! There is nothing sexy about this. The Dom on "Lost in Adaptation" perfectly stated why these two are horrible together and I agree %110. At least with Edward and Bella they were on common ground (sorta).

Christian is a sociopath, the story is really misoginistic portraying a toxic relationship. I wonder if Anna would like Christian if he were poor, or a bit uglier. 50 shades just portray feminine submission and the bdsm is also portrayed in a wrong light.

Chrom & Sumia (Fire Emblem Awakening)

No matter what some lunatics say, it's not canon. And it's a bad ship full of sexist tropes. Why should anyone care for this pairing? It makes otherwise nice characters like Sumia and Chrom look bad and not even the developers care for it.

They are not canon. Chrom and Sumia have other love interests that are equally canon. But yeah, they are bad. They have the worst conversations with each other revolving around pies and reducing Sumia into a helpless damsel in a dumb housewife archetype. She has best romance with any of the other guys, especially Robin and Frederick. Same from Chrom who is much better with Olivia, Sully or Robin.

Granted this is actually only one of five potential canon pairings involving Chrom since who he marries is determined by which of the bachelorettes fights alongside him most in the game as dictated by the player, but the intro only shows this possible outcome so it counts. As for why it's bad, during the game itself it comes off as very forced and Sumina's clumsiness is not endearing, in fact one of her other potential husbands if Chrom marries someone else ridicules her mercilessly for it.

Who put Chrom/Robin on here? THIS is the canon pairing for Chrom! No, not defending it; just pointing out that while the game does actually give you a choice for Chrom's wife/Lucina's mother, it's PAINFULLY obvious (the intro, the cutscene with them on the pegasus, that these specific characters are used for the paid-up tutorial) they want it to be Sumia.

Lily & James (Harry Potter)

Ugh. After I knew glimpses of Harry Potter parents background, I'm sure they were shallow, annoying people. Harry is lucky that he wasn't raised by them otherwise he would be like Dude.

I can't see a romance like this working realistically. A divorce would happen or they would be unhappy forever. James was a bully pampered rich guy and Lily was perfectionist and hypocrite popular girl. The pairing is better than Snape x Lily but it's still bad.

Lily Evans was a gold digger, generic popular girl that falls for the bully jock type, playing hard to get, faking she was not interested on James all this time. And probably they married because she was pregnant, considering that their wedding and Harry's birth happened when they were both..18, 19?

Not saying that it wasn't love or anything, but they aren't a so relatable couple. At least they werent evil people and fought on the right side.

Lily felt in love with a guy that bullied her best friend for years. I know Snape was creepy and the end of their friendship was deserved but it says a lot about Lily's character. There's nothing likeable about this couple. Harry just idolized his parents, but they weren't perfect

Tatsumi and Mine (Akame Ga Kill)

100 reasons why this couple shouldn't be canon at all in Akame Ga Kill.

The worst ship in Akame Ga Kill.

Worst couple that is both forced and ended in 2018!

Forced couples is the worst, ever! šŸ˜ šŸ˜ šŸ˜ 

Ace & Mira (Bakugan)

It's hard to see them as the other cutest couple ever all because of their constant fighting. This couple's worse than not only just Dan and Runo but Ash and Misty too.

Double date between Dan and Runo and Ace and Mira can be one of the most all time worst nightmares ever so far.

They not only just remind me a lot of Dan and Runo but they also remind me a lot of Ash and Misty too.

This other couple's also hard to like too all because they remind me a lot of Dan and Runo.

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