Here is everything you need to know about anime villains with the most fans.
Griffith is a highly skilled battlefield commander who shone in the Golden Age story arc of Berserk, where he led the Band of the Hawk to one victory after another. He had it all: fame, good looks, strong charisma, tactical smarts, and an ambitious goal to sustain him.
Griffith committed unspeakable acts in Berserk to reach his dream, and they’re unforgivable. Despite that, Griffith is still admired as a darkly fascinating villain boss who built his kingdom, Falconia, and protected the world from the Kushan Empire and fantasy monsters.
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Makima (Chainsaw Man)
Chainsaw Man’s characters are all gritty antiheroes with serious flaws, which makes them more compelling, not less. Denji is a sleazy but relatable teenage boy with chainsaw powers, while Power is a twisted Best Girl, and Makima is the best villain.
Makima is a lethal kuudere who has everyone fooled with her polite, professional exterior while being a monster on the inside. She is already one of the industry’s best villains waifus, who can kill without batting an eye, but fans still adore her as Chainsaw Man’s best character.
Dabi/Toya Todoroki (My Hero Academia)
In My Hero Academia, All For One is respected as an immensely powerful and brilliant symbol of evil. while Tomura Shigaraki is his mighty heir. Both are popular antagonists, but fans also love Dabi, who was later revealed to be Toya Todoroki.
Dabi was mysterious and cool for quite a while as a flame-wielding villain with a cool outfit. Then, he became a twisted version of his younger brother, Shoto, a boy pressured too harshly to surpass All Might. Dabi is a grim but fascinating example of what happens when hero parents like Endeavor take things too far.
The Six Paths Of Pain (Naruto)
Naruto features a variety of engaging and popular villains. The partially redeemed Zabuza Momochi to the future Kazekage Gaara of the Sand to the Six Paths of Pain. Pain is six people in one, hence the name, and has incredible jutsu and the fearsome Rinnegan eye.
He is also well-respected because he asks tough questions about the cycles of hatred and violence. He was a murderous villain who was vanquished in the end