Top 10 Anime Villains Who Had Justifiable Motives

  • Published on Jan 14, 2019
  • Top 10 Anime Villains Who Had Justifiable Motives
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    Sometimes the bad guys are right. Sometimes they did nothing wrong. For this list we're counting down iconic villains from series like Psycho;Pass, My Hero Academia, Yu Yu Hakusho, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Rurouni Kenshin, Gurren Lagann, From the New World (Shin Sekai Yori), Death Note, Mobile Suit Gundam, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, and many more! Expect the likes of Light Yagami, Scar, and The Principality of Zeon to appear along the way.
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    10. Shogo Makishima
    9. Stain
    8. Shishio Makoto
    7. Kyuubey
    6. Shinobu Sensui
    5. Lordgenome
    4. Squealer
    3, 2, 1: ???

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Comments • 1 769

  • Xavier Burks
    Xavier Burks Day ago

    Where's pain from naruto

  • Christian Spencer
    Christian Spencer 2 days ago

    Who else heard Zabuza from Naruto at 4:46

  • Piano Music Junction

    8:07. Holy crap! Rinnegan in Gurren Lagann?

  • Szabi Szabolcs
    Szabi Szabolcs 3 days ago

    I see Stain I click

  • Bryon Youngblood
    Bryon Youngblood 4 days ago

    I got a quote fitting for Stain, regardless of his justifiable motives; "Cool motive, still murder!".

  • Aku
    Aku 4 days ago

    Funny Valentine also deserves a spot here too.

  • Pro Noob
    Pro Noob 5 days ago

    Stain should be top 3

  • MrLeobaskerville
    MrLeobaskerville 5 days ago

    The true response to this video is = holy shit dubs are painful. Why do you show dubbed clips?

  • Mei Wei
    Mei Wei 5 days ago

    I’m a simple being. I see Stain, I click

  • AnarchyX Gaming
    AnarchyX Gaming 7 days ago

    Where the naruto characters

  • KJMT
    KJMT 7 days ago

    The first thing that came to my mind is nagato/pain

  • Dio Brando
    Dio Brando 8 days ago

    Where is Kira and Kars

  • PlaymakerZZ
    PlaymakerZZ 8 days ago

    Came here to becuase of Stain on the thumbnail, personally he's the *most justifiable* villain in anime.

  • GallonTheGreat
    GallonTheGreat 8 days ago

    Before I even check the comments n watch this vid I BETTER SEE PAIN FROM NARUTO AS NUMBER 1 ON THIS !!!

    • Dio Brando
      Dio Brando 8 days ago

      I got some news to break to you bud

  • jacobcook7
    jacobcook7 9 days ago


  • Anusha Amir
    Anusha Amir 9 days ago

    Where is the fuck Madara Uchiha?

  • Anusha Amir
    Anusha Amir 9 days ago

    8:08 is it rinnegan?

  • Jam Raviolas
    Jam Raviolas 9 days ago

    As always prehistoric choices.

  • Emperor Louis The Retard

    When part 7 is Going to come out Funny Valentine will be number one.

  • PK Lo
    PK Lo 10 days ago

    None is justified unless they're fighting for a righteous cause from the bigger picture.
    Yall are lowkey bad influence for the audience, especially the younger generation.

  • Kurama
    Kurama 11 days ago

    Where's Nagato? 0/9 tails

  • SomeoneCommenting
    SomeoneCommenting 11 days ago +1

    Scar ended becoming one of the "good guys". I wouldn't consider him a villain, much less when he was actually seeking justice.

  • Kroko Entertainment
    Kroko Entertainment 12 days ago +5

    I don't understand why Stain isn't a little higher.

    He just hates the selfish heroes. He doesn't kill ACTUAL heroes. Like, GOOD ones. Smh.

  • Unicorn Smiley
    Unicorn Smiley 12 days ago +1

    I would've put Ciel Phantomhive...

  • frazxD IV
    frazxD IV 12 days ago +1

    Also Astro boy dad can be in here

  • Jaycob Simmons
    Jaycob Simmons 13 days ago

    Garou from onepunch deserves a mention here for sure.

  • marisol morales
    marisol morales 13 days ago

    wtf?? where is Lelouch vi Britannia? you guys suck

  • lol210
    lol210 14 days ago

    I can relate to Shogo (murdering the innocent aside)

  • Christopher Donald
    Christopher Donald 14 days ago

    No Pain???????

  • T-nesha 86
    T-nesha 86 15 days ago

    Shishio was a favourite! He was betrayed & left for death! Still his confidence level is sky high! After being defeated & dying, he goes on to take the throne of Hell! He even had a lady love & loyal sidekick! Shishio was just an amazing character!!

  • SlaterVJ
    SlaterVJ 15 days ago

    Hey look, another tard that knows nothing about Zeon or gundam. Gundam is not black and white, with the feds being good, and zeon being bad. In fact the federation did things just as, if not worse than what zeon had done. Do your fucking homework.

  • Dr. Animatronic
    Dr. Animatronic 15 days ago

    Stain had no justify actions, he is a serial killer
    At first Light Yagami is anti villain,but later he see himself a god and plans to kill everybody,light yagami is anti villain turned pure evil

  • ManiacalShowz
    ManiacalShowz 16 days ago

    The only thing that justifies killing is self-defense, and even then, it's wrong.
    A lot of these aren't even justifiable, you can understand why they did it, but they are not socially acceptable. Understandable but not justifiable. There is a line.
    Stain is also the *ONLY* one who even, if only just barely/briefly, crossed that line.

  • Tyler Hibler
    Tyler Hibler 16 days ago

    These are not villains, they are antiheroes

  • TytanGaming
    TytanGaming 16 days ago

    One of the guys had a rinnegan wth.

  • RantmasterBeta19
    RantmasterBeta19 16 days ago

    Dracula from Castlevania the anime. His wife was burnt at the stake and he gave the villagers one year to repent. They chose to hide behind the church

  • William Rosmer
    William Rosmer 18 days ago

    Re zeon, especially after unicorn proves they should have been independent if not in charge the whole time based on the charter

  • Ebin Delgado
    Ebin Delgado 18 days ago

    The road to hell is paved by good intentions

  • Professional Arsonist
    Professional Arsonist 18 days ago

    What about the Warriors from attack on titan?? I think if it was from their point of view then they would be the good guys and the main protagonist Eren Jaeger would be the bad guy

  • Daquan Grant
    Daquan Grant 18 days ago

    No Lelouch?? #codegeas

  • Leo Lim
    Leo Lim 19 days ago

    Alpha q transformers superlink

  • james harrison
    james harrison 19 days ago

    Silene from devilman crybaby
    her lovers soul/power (amon) is trapped inside a teenage boy and she's trying to free him

  • Bryce Jones
    Bryce Jones 19 days ago

    Makishima should be above light

  • Derrick Haggard
    Derrick Haggard 19 days ago

    Concerning Stain I see it as more of his actions aren't justifiable but I do understand why he does it. Now Scar I definitely see as justifiable with both actions and motive, also why isn't some Naruto Shippuden villains like Obito, Nagato, or Itachi on this list.

  • Phat Phuck
    Phat Phuck 20 days ago

    Satou from Ajin??

  • skyy rimm
    skyy rimm 20 days ago

    Pain should be number 1. I don't care if you wanted diversity, or people are tired of him always being at number 1 on videos like these, but it's just facts. You can't change facts just because it's overused

  • TCG Arsenal
    TCG Arsenal 21 day ago

    English dub is just the worst LOL

  • Brandon Maya
    Brandon Maya 21 day ago

    Where's the 23rd president of united States

  • King Aaayjay
    King Aaayjay 22 days ago

    I hoped shishio would be on this list

  • Ian Santos
    Ian Santos 22 days ago

    Light Yagami

  • Edward Elric
    Edward Elric 22 days ago

    Out of all the people not expecting Scar to be #1 why was i one of them?!?!?!?

  • matew sevenfold
    matew sevenfold 22 days ago

    Where is Hittler ? :v

  • Spaer A Count
    Spaer A Count 23 days ago

    #3, Villain? Yes, definitely! Antagonist? No. He's the main character of the goddamn series, that's not what antagonist means.

  • Hpro
    Hpro 23 days ago

    Where's pain u baka

  • Alexis Natividad
    Alexis Natividad 24 days ago

    Seriously? No DIO?

  • Nala King
    Nala King 24 days ago

    I love sensui I cannot ever hate him greatest anti hero of all time ♥️

  • Shoto Todoroki
    Shoto Todoroki 25 days ago


  • Erick Garcia
    Erick Garcia 27 days ago


  • jawad telleih
    jawad telleih 27 days ago


  • Sir Neptune
    Sir Neptune 27 days ago

    Funny Valentine is the definition of justifiable

  • diddy_dante
    diddy_dante 27 days ago

    Oh fuck why did they use the dubs for this video. My ears are dying

  • RandomAnimeFan M.K.
    RandomAnimeFan M.K. 27 days ago

    For all the people who's just like "where's [character name] and where's [character name]?!" I hope you realize that you can't fit all of the characters into a top 10 video. *I do agree with some points like the "their actions are understandable not justifiable" or that some people might not belong to this list* ...but take a chill pill y'all!

  • Sayf Way
    Sayf Way 27 days ago

    Shogo makashima is the best one🙌🏻

  • MackingXD
    MackingXD 28 days ago


  • Josh Pimentel
    Josh Pimentel 28 days ago

    This guy can't pronounce these characters names..

  • Papa Squash
    Papa Squash 28 days ago

    First sentence of this video makes me think of this channel.

  • A Ganondorf Main
    A Ganondorf Main 29 days ago +1

    *Team Magma has joined the chat*
    *Team Aqua has joined the chat*

  • tahsin olmaz
    tahsin olmaz 29 days ago

    what about pain he is right to the end

  • Nora Villanueva
    Nora Villanueva Month ago

    Relatable is not necessarily justifiable, I get your point tho, but why isn't Griffith and Yoshikage Kira included? Going by your concept of villains with "justifiable motives" their actions is are more justifiable than most of the characters in this video?

  • Adventure World
    Adventure World Month ago

    Only almight is worthy to kill me 😎

  • chipsneedsalsa
    chipsneedsalsa Month ago

    imagine dub

  • Nix
    Nix Month ago

    Isn't psycho pass just an anime version of judge dredd

  • Justin Bryan
    Justin Bryan Month ago

    Stain looks like an old cartoon character from the 1990's.

  • Paskal Noiseux
    Paskal Noiseux Month ago

    I was really expecting to see Lelouch (Code Geass) on this list.
    I cant disagree with Scar though.

  • Taurus Jones
    Taurus Jones Month ago +6

    Where the hell is Zamasu, his actions were justified and understandable. Man screw watchmojo.

    • Taurus Jones
      Taurus Jones 21 day ago +1

      RandomAnimeFan M.K. Well, I don’t care even if he made a honorable mentions, zamasu is better than all of this sorry ass villains, his purpose is ten times better

    • RandomAnimeFan M.K.
      RandomAnimeFan M.K. 27 days ago

      You can't fit all of the characters into a top 10 video. When will people realize that? If you want that character to a list make one yourself... Sorry this just annoys me a lot

  • Britt Waller
    Britt Waller Month ago

    Can I say I do not like the English dubbed anime! At all.

  • chad
    chad Month ago

    daddy stain

  • Dj Gaming2.0
    Dj Gaming2.0 Month ago

    Where is pain

  • A Stupid Filthy Suicidal Virgin Edgy Weeaboo

    If Jojo Part 7 gets animated Funny Valentine deserves to be in the list.

    • Iyel
      Iyel 27 days ago +1

      Johnny is a terrorist

    • RandomAnimeFan M.K.
      RandomAnimeFan M.K. 27 days ago


      although he killed many of the characters :(

  • Saitoki Myshkin
    Saitoki Myshkin Month ago

    I would've added Fitzgerald from Bungo Stray Dogs

  • Shawntell Alexander

    Know Pain

  • Thousand Dragon
    Thousand Dragon Month ago

    Diavolo from part5 had justifiable motives if you ask me

    • Thousand Dragon
      Thousand Dragon 10 days ago

      @Hypergod Zero hitler also had more or less justifiable motives

    • Hypergod Zero
      Hypergod Zero 10 days ago

      @Thousand Dragon that's not fair, there was no implication that it was a joke.

    • Thousand Dragon
      Thousand Dragon 10 days ago

      @Hypergod Zero woosh?

    • Hypergod Zero
      Hypergod Zero 10 days ago

      How is wanting to hide your identity and killing anyone who finds it out justifiable ? Oh, and he's also responsible for drug trafficking in Italy.

  • lawrence cansino
    lawrence cansino Month ago

    Where the f... is Danzo? Hanzo??

  • Abdulrahman Mahmoud

    do a top 10 heroic moments in anime

  • LunarSparklez
    LunarSparklez Month ago

    Zeref from fairy tail?, I don't know he has to be a favorite of mine not that is actions are justified but you understand why is he the way he is.

  • nora ashortia
    nora ashortia Month ago

    really? where is the pain, madara or itcahi? i think pain had the most arguable ideology which was based on real life experience. the cycrle of hatred this is the most relevant philosophy for me. al heill pain. al heil madara. al heil naruto

  • Fairy Tail
    Fairy Tail Month ago +28

    Am I the only one who feels like Stain looks like one of the ninja turtles

    • ballersac32
      ballersac32 4 hours ago

      It's intentional

    • Edward Elric
      Edward Elric 22 days ago


  • David Nebula
    David Nebula Month ago

    Um, no. Stain's motives were not justifiable. He's a psychotic serial killer who has a naive mindset of what being a hero means. Very similar to light yagami.

  • Dan DA little Man
    Dan DA little Man Month ago

    Stain may have good motives, but he’s still evil

  • Red Hawk
    Red Hawk Month ago

    Stain is an anti hero, he wanted to make a better society but went about it in a violent manner

  • Angelynn Almeda
    Angelynn Almeda Month ago +1

    Where da fck is hisoka?

  • Nick Winski
    Nick Winski Month ago

    stains right I mean he's more of a vigilante anti-hero more then a villain along with hatred of villains and pro heroes of society just make some of us wonder if they haven't realized some of actions their actions have consequences

  • Anes Bouzourene
    Anes Bouzourene Month ago

    Where's nagato from naruto

  • KV HD
    KV HD Month ago

    Stain does not belong on this list he’s just evil.

    • KV HD
      KV HD Month ago

      Why So Serious so kill those people who are just doing a job.

    • Why So Serious
      Why So Serious Month ago

      KV HD He’s really not, he just doesn’t like the new hero’s who want money and recognition

  • Levios_ AAA
    Levios_ AAA Month ago

    When Steel Ball Run gets animated, I can see Funny Valentine getting on a list like this in the future.

  • Saptarshi Deb
    Saptarshi Deb Month ago

    where on Earth is Pain?

  • Diptarka Deka
    Diptarka Deka Month ago +1

    So you're telling me, Light was the villain?

    EAZY HEROO Month ago

    Pain naruto

  • Asuma Sarutobi
    Asuma Sarutobi Month ago


  • Da Informer
    Da Informer Month ago

    If stain is #1 I'm committing ritual seppuku.