Top 15 Crazy Anime Characters [Male & Female]

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Top 10 anime characters with the craziest personality, yet, you can’t stop crushing over.

So far, you’ve swooned over characters who are either badass or striving to establish world tranquility for the sake of humanity. But isn’t that a bit generic? So, enough with this healthy simping, and make some room in your heart for the crazy and psychotic personalities who have lost their grip on sanity.

These characters can range from homicidal maniacs to sadistic loners. However, they also have the potential to daze your mind with their hot and hunky looks. Ergo, we have counted down a list of the ten most psychotic/crazy anime characters you can ever encounter in the history.

15. Midari Ikishima (Kakegurui)

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Midari Ikishima, a second-year high school student at Hyakkaou Academy, is a fortifying character in “Kakegurui” and the main character of the spin-off series “Kakegurai Midari.” 

Midari is a crazy masochist. With suicidal tendencies always hovering in her mind, she is a complete sadist. Midari finds delight in wagering on lives, while others bet on luxury and power. So much so that she didn’t even flinch while stabbing her eye to pay off the debt to the president.

The bizarre fetish of losing knowingly just to make her opponent a murderer makes her prodigiously brutal and a nightmare to the people around her.

14. Karma Akabane (Assassination Classroom)

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With pale skin, red hair, and deep golden eyes, Karma Akabane is one of the major characters of the series. Akabane, who comes from an affluent family, is blessed with all, be it looks, intelligence, or charm.

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Karma is a rebellious student with a negative outlook despite having everything at his disposal. He is presented as a vicious character who hates the institution’s administration to his very core. At first glance, he could seem like a sluggish young man, yet he is incredibly tricky and sneaky.

13. Himiko Toga (My Hero Academia)

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Himiko Toga is a member of the League of Villains and serves as the main antagonist of the anime series My Hero Academia. She can transform and adopt anyone’s appearance if she so chooses by simply drawing blood. 

Aside from her astonishing quirks, she doesn’t have the best personality. She may initially appear to be just another jubilant, typical child, but in reality, she is much more than that. She may slaughter you in a split second, and the next, see the ecstasy of carnage on her face. She has a morbid fascination with blood.

12. Franken Stein (Soul Eater)

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Franken Stein is an unforgettable character in the series Soul Eater. He is a Death Weapon Meister Academy professor and has even graduated as the strongest meister ever.

Stein is an oddball who is nevertheless a very skilled doctor. He is a man of science. To him, everything around him, including himself, appears to be an experimental subject. His sadistic demeanor makes him somewhat threatening, yet despite this, he is not an antagonist and cares about those he regards as friends.

11. Solf J Kimblee (Fullmetal Alchemist)

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Solf J Kimblee, the main antagonist of the Fullmetal Alchemist series, is a former state alchemist who serves as a special agent for Fuhrer King Bradley. Crimson Alchemist is another moniker for him. Alchemy is Solf’s obsession. It’s a piece of art for him.

He is a philosopher as well as a psychopath. Solf is an obsessive fanatic who enjoys ear-numbing explosions. He regards alchemic explosions as of the greatest artistic value and strives to make them as catastrophic as possible.

10. Juuzou Suzuya (Tokyo Ghoul)

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Tokyo Ghoul has never stopped surprising its viewers with a diverse cast of characters since its debut. Juuzou Suzuya, an A-Class Ghoul Investigator, is one such character. Juuzou is shown as a young man with an androgynous appearance.

He is frequently misidentified as a girl due to his light complexion and shoulder-length hair. Juuzo used to be a regular lad with a normal personality, but now he feels nothing, neither grief nor pain. He has an ill mental state and is a highly violent and troubled individual who kills without hesitation.

9. Johan Libert (Monster)

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An apparent “monster” and the major antagonist of the series, Johan Liebert is a crucial character in the anime. He is incredibly charismatic and keenly intellectual. “Living is an insignificant lie, and death is the eternal truth.” Johan Libert desires to be the only one standing when the world comes to an end.

Johan relishes the agony of others. He has even been likened to Adolf Hitler because he is a radical master manipulator adept at putting up facades. As a nihilist, he finds life to be purporse-less. But instead of dying himself, he avails his victim to feel what it’s like to be at one with death.

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8. Junko Enoshima (Danganronpa)

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The ultimate fashionista Junko Enoshima is a young woman with lavish tastes and a captivating personality. She is described as simply “not fake” and is always eager to try new things.

Junko’s character is moody and often bored with her personality, owing to her superior intellectual status. She is obsessed with the thought of being in despair and believes it is the only emotion worth living for. With this belief, her life centers around inflicting misery in the lives of others and her own.

7. Shu Tsukiyama (Tokyo Ghoul)

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Shuu Tsukiyama is a crucial supporting figure in the manga/anime series—the notorious ghoul of the 20th ward, who goes by the denomination Gourmet. Tsukiyama is a fourth-year student in Seinan Gakuin University’s social and welfare department (quite ironic).

No matter how endearing and eye-catching he may appear, the veracity that he is a psychotic ghoul cannot be ignored. Every smile he flashes is nothing more than a façade he uses to entice his victim before brutally devouring them. He believes he is the best predator and always aims to consume the finest meals he makes of his prey.

6. Lucy (Elfen Lied)

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The protagonist and anti-hero of the anime series Elfen Lied, “Lucy/Kaede,” is pale and petite with lustering pink hair. Lucy frequently experienced bullying and suffered from self-hatred because of her monster-like horns that set her apart from the other kids.

Lucy is a dissociative misanthrope with a twisted personality. Lucy possesses three distinct alter personas. Being abandoned and ridiculed has turned Lucy into a homicidal monster who enjoys killing and tormenting anyone who stands in her way. She hates people and views them as terrible beings unworthy of being on the planet.

5. Hisoka Morow (Hunter x Hunter)

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Hunter x Hunter never fails to astound the fanbase with its captivating plot and plethora of endearing characters. Hisoka Morow, widely known as “The Grim Reaper,” is one such remarkable figure. Hisoka is a brilliant magician who was once a member of the Phantom Troupe.

Hisoka’s character has generated the most controversy thus far. Hisoka is mysterious, calculating, and endowed with mysterious skills. He is egotistical and will do everything to satisfy his ambitions, even killing and harassing people. Except for the fact that he is breathing, everything about him is a sham. 

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4. Light Yagami (Death Note)

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Light Yagami, the lead character and antagonist, both at the same time in the popular anime series Death Note, is a third-year high school student at Daikoku Private Academy. Growing up in a typical Japanese household finds life to be uninteresting. Light is portrayed as a diligent, astute, brilliant student with inherent skill.

He finds the world dull and full of fools when he gets his hands on the death note. In addition to being a master manipulator and problem solver, Light is also insanely ambitious. He sees himself as “God.” He is portrayed as an idealist with an extreme sense of justice. 

3. Hibana Daida (Deadman Wonderland)

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In the anime series Deadman Wonderland, Hibana Daida, the third squad captain of the “Undertaker,” acts as a minor antagonist. 

Once a seemingly polite young lady, Hibana, owing to the torture she endured, became a homicidal maniac named “Punishment” because she believed every cowardly person deserves to die in the most gruesome way possible. Hibana can effortlessly give a massive and hefty sword despite her small stature and young age. 

2. Shion Sonozaki (Higurashi When They Cry)

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One of the central characters of “Higurashi – When They Cry,” Shion is Sonozaki Mion’s twin sister and the antagonist as well. Shion is characterized as being clever, feminine, and rebellious—the total antithesis of her twin, Mion. 

Shion is regarded as a delusional and manipulative serial murderer. Shion is remarkably wise and can go to any length if her purpose is being served. She even went so far as to use her male teacher as a manipulation tool by starting a love affair rumor. Shion is an exploiter who delights in torturing her victims.

1. Yuno Gasai (Future Diary)

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“Yuno Gasai,” a name that arguably is more prominent than the anime itself, is the face of the Yandere archetype. The protagonist of the anime series Future Diary is Yuno Gasai. 

Yuno looks like any other neighborhood girl but has a distorted personality. Yuno may appear to be calm, but she is undoubtedly a misanthropic psychopath who never shed a drop of a tear for the one she slaughtered. She is fundamentally a Yandere and experiences extreme jealousy. 

Final Thoughts

So, that was the list of the Top 10 anime characters with the craziest personality. I can assure you that the characters mentioned above will dive deep into your minds and stay there forever, considering their remarkable backstories and outstanding personalities.

Therefore, I would strongly advise our readers to give the anime mentioned above a try, and also, if you like our recommendations, kindly show your love in the comment box below.

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Bhumika Tiwari

Bhumika Tiwari is a freelance content writer pursuing a master's degree in English Literature. She is passionate about writing and loves to read. Along with expertise in drafting and proofreading, she is well-spoken and well-informed when speak of ideas and literary trends.