Anime villains are of two types – Pure evil or complex and misunderstood ones. The Anime genre has become very popular recently and covers various genres and styles. A complex anime villain always does terrible things and always has a goal in mind. The plans are based on their backstory, and it is these backstories that make us realise that some anime villains are seriously misunderstood.
Big Mom: One Piece
Big Mom is one of the Emperors, and so is one of the strongest characters. She is a vicious anime villain. Big Mom wanted to kill Sanji and his family. She became a villain after her parents abandoned her because she was different. She just wanted a world without discrimination.
Light Yagami: Death Note
He turned into the most wanted anime villain after finding the Death Note. It gave him the power to kill anyone as long as he knew their name and face. At first, Light killed the people who escaped justice, but he later started using it without discretion. This gave him a god complex but at the end of the day, he just wanted a world devoid of injustice.
Tsukasa Shishio: Dr. Stone
He was the main anime villain in the Dr. Stone series. He thought that adults corrupted everything in the world, so he destroyed all the adult statues. He was also committed to stopping the Sengku’s Kingdom Of Science. Tsukasa wanted a kind world where pure-hearted youths could live without being ill-treated.
Hanami: Jujutsu Kaisen
The anime villains in Jujutsu Kaisen are mostly good. Hanami wants the cursed spirits to be in charge of the world, and he wants to kill everyone. He feels humanity is abusing the Earth, so he wants to obliterate the human race for the greater good of the world.
Eren: Attack On Titan
In the beginning, Eren wanted to kill every Titan. Eren made a lot of mistakes. He used the power of the founding Titans to wake all the Titans in the walls. He also triggered the Rumbling. After this, the Wall Titans stomped out most of humanity. But, in the end, he just wanted freedom for his friends.
Hero Killer Stain: My Hero Academia
Hero Killer stain kills Pro-Heroes, people who get paid to help civilians. He feels Pro-Heroes become heroes only for the money and fame. So he aims to rid the world of Pro-Heroes so that actual heroes like All Might can protect the earth.
Lelouch: Code Geass
Lelouch is an anime villain who can command people’s minds. He became a tyrant and took on the title of Emperor. It seems he chose to make the world hate him so that a new age of peace would dawn.
Muzan Kibutsuji: Demon Slayer
He was the first Demon globally and the main antagonist. In Demon Slayer. He turned people into demons. These demons then killed people. Muzan was ill and dying, but he also feared death. So he created Demons. He hoped to gain immortality by overcoming his weakness to sunlight.
Madara Uchiha: Naruto
Madara is one of the most powerful Ninjas. When Madara was younger, many children were forced to fight in wars and were killed in them. This included his brothers. So he wanted to revive the Ten-Tails as his host to entrap the world in Infinite Tsukuyomi (an infinite dream-like world), where people can live without any problems.
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