Article: Top 10 Japanese Anime Where Antagonist And Protagonist Attended The Same School As Youngsters

Imagine a scenario where the present-day hero and villain were schoolmates. They attended the same school had the same friends, environment, and teaching, yet ended in a different path. How hard would it become for both of them to put each other's life to end? The plot created from such emotional tension would be worth watching for the fans. Here, we will talk about the top 10 Japanese anime where the antagonist and protagonist attended the same school when they were young and kind.

1. Attack On Titan

Attack on Titan is a legendary piece where the entire survey corps batch got divided opinions. If we talk about the end season, Eren, who wants to wipe out humanity via Rumbling, is defeated by Mikasa and Armin; both were his childhood friends and attended the same training batch as theirs. In the prior season, when Reiner, Anne, and Bertholdt played the villains, they were defeated by the other members of the same batch.

2. Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen is one of the most popular series, and one of its most beloved characters is Gojo, who studied along with the villain Suguru Geto. They were together at high school and were tasked with protecting a young girl. Geto was brainwashed by the same spirit tormenting Toji, luring him into thinking that why should Sorcerers protect humans?

3. Death Note

Death Note is an incredible anime and the one that even made a lot of people fall for anime. The storytelling and the plot were both one-of-a-kind and impactful. The protagonist was L, and the antagonist was Light Yagami. L got into the same university as Light, the University of To-Oh. He did this to carry forward his investigation and catch the culprit using the name of Hideki Ryuga.

4. My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia is a popular anime that is a commercial success and has a unique place in people's hearts. Two of its major characters, Izuku Midoriya and Katsuki Bakugo, were in the same high school, UA High and wanted to be heroes. Initially, Bakugo is seen as the antagonist; however, as the story proceeds, it gives him opportunities to grow.

5. Blue Exorcist

Blue Exorcist is an interesting anime about Satan's sons born out of a human woman—the things beings when the main protagonist, Okumura, discovers the truth and the powers. Rin and Yukio are twin brothers who attend True Cross Academy, but things change because of their different choices as they discover their strengths. Rin is the protagonist, but Yukio joins an evil organization and shoots his brother.

6. D.Gray-Man

D.gray Man is a series about the battle against Allen Walker and the exorcist of the black order against the forces of Millennium Earl. One of the characters, Suman, also came out of the black order and betrayed the order because he was afraid to die.

7. Ninja Hatori

Ninja Hatori is an extremely famous animated series known to almost every child of early 2000. It's about a Ninja who helps his friend Kemichi against the vicious tricks of Amara. Kemichi and Amara both go to the same school. Harotri protects Kemichi with the assistance of his little Brother Sinjo and a ninja dog. It is fun to watch, with power-packed episodes and interesting themes for a child to watch.

8. Doraemon

Doraemon is an immensely popular series among kids. It is about a cat robot sent back in time to help Nobita with its work and is treated as a beloved family member by others. Nobita, Shizuka, Jian, and Sunio attend the same school, but in most episodes, Jian and Sunio are seen playing negative roles and teasing Nobita for its weakness.

9. Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho is a worth-watching anime about Yusuke Urameshi. It tells his story about being struck by a car while saving a child. Yusuke and Kuwabara attended the same school, but their involvement with the unseen world of spirit sets them apart, leading to various conflicts.

10. Strike The Blood

Strike the Blood is an amazing series about the magical world mixed with the modern world and supernatural beings such as vampires, witches, etc. The characters are high school students studying at the same premises. However, in one of the seasons, Asagi Aiba joins hands with the villain of the season as the priestess of Cain and stands against Kojou.