Otaku USA Magazine
Japanese Fans Rank Anime’s Greatest Antiheroes

The antihero: far cooler than your average goody two shoes, this is the archetypal badass who takes no prisoners, cares about no one, and doesn’t have time to chat. Think Clint Eastwood in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Mad Max or basically the entire cast of Fast and Furious.

But who are anime’s greatest antiheroes? Ranking site Goo has asked its readers to weigh in.

20. Hei
Darker Than Black

19. Yosuke Otoha

18. Toa Tokuchi
One Outs

17. Alucard

16. Yoshino Takigawa
Blast of Tempest

15. D
Vampire Hunter D

14. Akame
Akame ga Kill!

13. Yukiteru Amano
Future Diary

12. Shinn Asuka
Gundam SEED Destiny

11. Shinya Kogami

10. Rock
Black Lagoon

9. Akira Fudo

8. Sebastian Michaelis
Black Butler

7. Ken Kaneki
Tokyo Ghoul

6. Lelouch Lamperouge
Code Geass

5. Duke Togo
Golgo 13

4. Guts

3. Black Jack
Black Jack

2. Lupin III
Lupin III

1. Light Yagami
Death Note

There you have it, folks. Do you agree, or is this list missing any crucial antiheroes (and where are the girls, man?). Share your picks below!

Source: Goo

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.