Article: Top 10 Japanese Anime Characters That Turned Into Antagonists In The Rage Of Revenge

Revenge and rage are deadly combinations that could burn anyone from the inside out. Many characters in anime take the wrong path to quench their thirst for revenge against the ones they blame for their fate. Here, we will list the top 10 anime characters that turned into antagonists in the rage of revenge.

1. Stain (My Hero Academia)

Stain is the main antagonist of Vs. Hero Killer Arc from My Hero Academia. He was like any other student in training. However, things took a turn when he got exposed to the duplicitous nature of some of the heroes and how they were mean to innocent people.

2. Gyutaro (Demon Slayer)

Gyutaro became a demon when the entertainment district tormented him and his sisters. Gyutaro and Daki were left to die on the streets, Gyutaro's sister was burned to death, and he was stabbed to meet his end. At this point, when humanity had left them to die, Gyutaro and his sister were saved by Doma and turned into demons.

3. Mew Two (Pokémon)

Mew Two was a synthetic version of Mew, a psychic legendary Pokémon. He wanted to avenge its creators and humans because he believed they were using Pokémon for selfish intentions.

4. Griffith (Berserk)

Griffith was a heroic figure unless he was tormented to a level during his imprisonment in Berserk, that turned him into something worse. This figure did something worst in the series ahead after being exposed to such torture, though he was experiencing replications of his acts.

5. Gaara (Naturo)

Gaara was among the ones housing the spirit of nine tail; however, everyone hated him; even his father tried to take his life; he was used as a weapon and never nurtured or understood. The pain he endured made him do horrible things.

6. Edmon Dantes (Gangkutsuo)

Edmond Dante was seeking revenge against false accusations and imprisonment. He had to shake hands with the demon to escape, and he allied with the same to quench his rage.

7. Zeref Dragneel (Fairy Tail)

Zeref was not a dark mage from the start. He was a family man destroyed when a dragon attack wiped away his family. He tried taboo magic to get the dead ones back but ultimately was cursed by society.

8. Tomura Shigaraki (My Hero Academia)

Tomura was the first villain face of the series but comprised an abusive father. He accidentally wiped his entire family due to the sudden unlock of the Decay quirk. It made him go incredibly insane, so he started wearing their hands.

9. Scar (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

The scar sought revenge against his dead brother, who lost his life during the Amestris war. He wanted to wipe out every State Alchemist he encountered to reach the killer named Solf J. Kimblee ultimately.

10. Dio Brando (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)

Dio Brando did hideous things out of jealousy against the Joestars family; he took the life of Jonathan and used his body for his selfish acts. He acted out of revenge and tried to destroy Joestars's fortune.