Yandere Anime characters may seem sweet to the object of their obsessive affection, but on the inside, they would go to any extent to be with the one they love, even killing all their friends, pets, parents, also person they are obsessed with.
Yandere girls, are as lovable as they are terrifying.
20 Best Yandere Anime Girls in 2020
Ayase Aragaki from Oreimo
First on the list of 20 Best Yandere Anime is Ayase Aragaki from Oreimo. In the series Oreimo, Ayase is portrayed as the best friend of Kirino who loves her older brother. Even though Ayase is not technically the best Yandere anime character, the series has projected as Yandere anime character that can have all the characters such as obsession and even violence.
Medusa from Soul Eater
Medusa from Soul Eater is a character that shows a sweet face while she is actually crazy and wierd. While most Yandere anime girls are crazy for love Medusa is a real hater and she is on a mission to destroy the Death City and will do horrible things for anyone in her path–even her son.
Kaede Fuyou from Shuffle
Hardcore Yandere Anime fans might say that Kaede is one of the first Yandere girls ever. Sure, she is one of the older Yandere Anime girls but there were many similar characters too. Kaede Fuyou from Shuffle has deadly eyes and there is an aura about her that speaks of danger.
Anna Nishikinomiya from Shimoneta
Anna Nishikinomiya from Shimoneta is not just another insane Yandere Anime girl but she loves doing freaky experiments too. Anna gets jealous, threatening and even tries to stick Tanukichi in a vaccum cleaner and also feeds him her special cookies from time to time.
Mika Harima from Durarara
Mika Harima from Durarara can be characterized as a Yandere Anime Girl of the purest form. Mika would not let anyone come in between her love and she allows a psycho doctor to cut off her head in an attempt to get her the love she so desperately wants.
Nadeko Sengoku from Bakemonogatari
Nadeko Sengoku from Bakemonogatari was a normal girl till she fell in love. In Bakemonogatari, she falls in love with Koyomi and stars feeling jealous. When Shinobu starts provoking her, Nadeko becomes a Yandere Anime Girl.
Shion / Mion Sonozaki from Higurashi: When They Cry
In Higurashi Shion / Mion Sonozaki seems like normal characters but when things turn violent, one of the twins always turn Yandere with capability to do just about anything. These are fearsome Yandere characters that you should watch in action to know why they are on the list.
Katsura Kotonoha from School Days
School Days is a very popular anime series and if you have seen the ending of School Days, you will know why Katsura became a Yandere Anime Girl. Her face and big eyes does not reveal her true potential as a Yandere Anime Girl that is why we have put her on our list.
Lucy from Elfen Lied
Lucy is probably the first yandere we were ever introduced to. However, her love sickness is not really love sickness at all, due to discrimination and the military experiments during her upbringing. She acts on her instinct, which is enough to put her in the category of yandere anime.
Ryoko Asakura from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Ryoko is good at academics and physical activities, she also observes Haruhi to know how to react to some situations.
While Ryoko does well academically and physically, she seeks to observe Haruhi and learn how she reacts to particular situations. Ryoko Asakura is a major antagonist and has a humanoid interface. She was sent by Data Overmind to watch over Haruhi Suzumiya. She has traits of the perfect Yandere Anime Girl and thus we have her on the list.
Sekai Saionji from School Days
Next on our list of Yandere Anime Girls is Sekai Saionji from School Days. Sekai is generally a happy love struck school girl but you can often see her transformed into a Yandere Anime Girl with no mercy.
Sekai Saionji’s radical transformation from an innocent school girl to a Yandere Anime Girl is somewhat shocking and that is why she is one of the best Yandere anime girls.
Misa Amane from Death Note
What makes Misa Amane from Death Note one of the best Yandere anime girls is that she never looks crazy like some of the other characters on this list. She is calm, collective yet murderous.
Misa Amane from Death Note will go to any extend to get what she wants and does it even if her life reduces to half in the process.
Hotogi Shirayuki from Aria the Scarlet Ammo
Hotogi Shirayuki from Aria the Scarlet Ammo looks innocent and some fans even call her beautiful. She is madly in love with Kinji and can get insanely jealous at times. In the series you can see that when another girl comes near Kinji, Hotogi goes mental and she has psychotic kill instincts that comes alive.
Revy from Black Lagoon
Revy from Black Lagoon is an intersting character. Revy is not your average school girl, but she has an aura of coolness around her. Revy from Black Lagoon has many fans but she is also a wicked killer and that’s what makes her special.
Nina Einstein from Code Geass
The average Yandere anime girls are normal girls with a hint of craziness that makes them use any weapons they find around them, Nina Einstein from Code Geass uses nukes to get revenge after she goes violent.
Rena Ryuuguu from Higurashi: When They Cry
Rena Ryuuguu from Higurashi looks cute on the outside but like other Yandere girls she has a crazy side. Rena Ryuuguu from Higurashi has supernatural powers which makes her even more dangerous when she gets violent.
Megumi Shimizu from Shiki
Megumi Shimizu from Shiki is one of those girls who get crazy when they fall in love.
Megumi was the first girl to be killed by the Kirishiki family, namely by Chizuru Kirishiki. She was also the first person to die that wasn’t in Yamairi.
Even though Megumi dies, she doesn’t stay dead and returns as an obsessive vampire stalker.
Takami Minatsuki from Deadman Wonderland
Takami Minatsuki from Deadman Wonderland is a clever Yandere anime girl and is also crazy. She acts sweet and innocent until she goes crazy. When she does go violent, she can murder just about anyone but the interesting bit is Takami does not love anyone.
Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan
Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan is one of the favorite characters on the series. After Eren and his family saves Mikasa, she becomes obsessive and she will even put her life in danger to protect Eren. She can be considered as a Yandere anime girl.
Yuno Gasai from Future Diary
Last on our list is Yuno Gasai from Future Diary. Yuno is infamous for trying to kill Yukiteru’s family, friends and enemies and she even tries to keep Yukiteru as a prisoner by drugging him. She is crazy and deserves to be on our list of best Yandere anime girls.
If we missed any of your favorite yandere anime on this list? Tell us all about those killer beauties in the comments section below.