These are the top 10 characters who suffer from personality disorder, an unstable personality, a condition that often appears in anime villains.
Do you want to change the wind with anime where the main and supporting characters often make weird choices because of their unstable personalities? If so, here are the top 10 unsettled but fan-favorite anime characters you might want to check out. Some of these are even mentally abnormal.
What makes crazy anime characters great is their ability to predict or instantly adapt to many situations. The characters suffer from antisocial personality disorder, a condition that frequently occurs in anime villains. That’s what keeps them from reacting to situations the way viewers expect, creating the suspense of guessing what will happen next.
1. Gaku Yashiro – ERASED
Being a killer doesn’t mean mental instability or illness, but in Gaku Yashiro’s case, it certainly is. The main antagonist of ERASED appears to be suffering from antisocial personality disorder, the term for psychopathy.
Yashiro is an elementary school teacher who has dedicated his life to killing children. His motives are not related to personal gain of any kind – they stem from a childhood experience where he killed a pack of hamsters and admired the poor animal’s attempt to win favor. living.
2. Johan Liebert – Monster
Monster’s main antagonist, Johan Liebert, is a morally bad guy who kills people out of boredom. He doesn’t like murder, but he doesn’t hate it either. Little is known about his motives. A traumatic childhood may be to blame, but then the viewer has to wonder why his sister, who went through the same pain, became such a useful member of society.
Whatever the reason, Liebert wanted to be the last man standing at the end of the world and he was completely incapable of feeling empathy or remorse.
3. Yuki Takeya – School-Live!
Life in the School-Live world! nothing but nightmares. The main characters are the last people left after the attack and zombies are flooding inside the school. While most other children can accept the harsh reality, Yuki Takeya cannot.
To protect herself, Yuki forces herself to exist within the illusion of normal school life. Her mental instability forces her friends to pretend to be normal for her sake and also to protect her from dangers she may not be aware of.
4. Himiko Toga – My Hero Academia
Himiko Toga currently only makes a brief appearance in the My Hero Academia anime, but it doesn’t take long for viewers to deduce that she’s super unusual. When first introduced, Himiko states that she wants to kill Stain, that she wants to be Stain and that she loves Stain.
Why? Because according to Himiko, this life is too “hard to live” and she wants to make it “easier to live”. These are not the words of a mentally stable person.
5. Teru Mikami – Death Note
Death Note has a lot of characters that can be interpreted as mentally ill, but Teru Mikami is perhaps the most obvious example. Mikami lives a life haunted by rigidity and isolation. While this serves his career well as a lawyer, it makes him very vulnerable as Light Yagami’s right-hand man.
When Mikami gets his hands on the death notebook, he goes crazy and begins to not only kill criminals, but literally orgasm in the process. When he realizes that Light is not God and is in fact a human being with flaws, he reacts by committing suicide.
6. Shion Sonozaki – Higurashi: When They Cry
Higurashi: When They Cry is an anime series about a town besieged by an infectious mental illness that causes its inhabitants to commit unspeakable acts of violence. With such a premise, it’s hard to pick just one character for this list – but Shion Sonozaki’s madness really sets her apart.
Shion is in love with a guy named Satoshi. When Satoshi disappeared, Shion blamed the powerful families that controlled their town. Her rage combined with an unstable personality she developed herself to deal with her pain, resulted in a mental breakdown as she plunged into a killing spree.
7. Seryu Ubiquitous – Akame Ga Kill!
Akame ga Kill! features the appearance of Seryu Ubiquitous, a completely unusual person who works for a crime prevention team on behalf of the emperor. Being interested in crime isn’t necessarily a pathology – but in Seryu’s case, it absolutely is.
Seryu’s unshakable sense of black-and-white morality leads her to believe that the corrupt Empire she serves is perfect and that its enemy is pure evil. And in Seryu’s mind, pure evil deserves to die and she should enjoy destroying it herself. Her worldview is also devoid of compassion or even detachment from reality.
8. Midari Ikishima – Kagegurui
Midari Ikishima is a third year student at Hyakkaou Private Academy, Kakegurui’s gambling school. There, her mental problems are on full display. She is a gambler and certainly doesn’t keep track of her earnings.
Plunging himself into financial ruin was bad enough, but Midari wasn’t content with that. Midari needs her own life in peril, even if she can’t get out of it. For example, her desire to “feel alive” leads to masturbation while holding a gun to her head.
9. Hisoka Morow – Hunter x Hunter
Hunter x Hunter’s Hisoka Morow is a character who may have an antisocial personality disorder. He sees others as food for his sadistic pleasures. He will help and protect you as long as you are useful to him, but once that usefulness stops, he will slaughter you with glee.
Hisoka also lies constantly and enjoys playing violent jokes. This guy is basically a pleasure addict who finds joy in the suffering of others.
10. Yuno Gasai – Future Diary
Future Diary’s Yuno Gasai is one of the most notorious crazed yanderes in all of anime. On the surface, she seems sweet and likable, although a bit clingy. The main character Yukiteru quickly realizes that her clinginess is actually causing a lot of anxiety and that her love looks more like violence. Why is Yuno in the top 10 of this unstable character? Most people attribute it to her childhood, which involved being severely abused by her parents.
And that’s the top 10 crazy characters with completely unstable personalities in anime. Have you read all the names above? Who is your favorite character? Let Game4V know in the comments section below!
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