Light Yagami from Death Note is, in my opinion, the best anime villain. He’s an honor student of a police chief who is himself going to school in law, and the last person someone would suspect to be murdering hundreds of people, innocent or not. He also doesn’t look the part. I know in most anime, this doesn’t mean much, but, given his good looks and charm, it’s hard to imagine him being “Kira”.
Aside from all of that, Light is also the best villain because how cunning, clever, methodical, manipulative, and down right brutal he can be. It’s crazy how well thought out and detailed some of the murders in his Death Note are, and how he uses all the people around him to further himself towards his obscene sense of justice and world domination. Light Yagami as “Kira” was truly a force to be reckoned with, and is the best anime villain.
I thought about this long and hard. Okay not really, but I did put some thought into it. What is the ultimate weapon? What can cause the most damage imaginable? What is the most feared object in the anime universe. Then it hit me…. The Death Note. No other weapon can kill in the numbers that the Death Note can in the animosity that it does. No other weapon can kill in the variety that the Death Note does. With the help of Shinigami, it allows the user to see when people are suppose to die and their real name. The Death Note is, in my opinion, the ultimate weapon allowing its user to be the ultimate “Kira” without ever having to leave the comfort of their home.
I thought and thought and thought some more, but I just can’t pick one. Could it be when L dies and finally realizes the Kira is Light Yagami in Death Note ? Could it be when Kagome kisses Inuyasha for the first and only time in the series to bring him to his senses in Inuyasha The Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass ? Or perhaps it’s from Cowboy Bebop when Julia dies and, just after the credits you see the shot of Spike followed by the words, “You’re gonna carry that weight” then, immediately after, they play “Carry That Weight” by The Beatles. I just can’t decide. I can’t pick one. This time the challenge is just too much, and I leave it between the before mentioned scenes to be the winners.
The last episode when Julia dies and, just after the credits you see the shot of Spike followed by the words, “You’re gonna carry that weight” then, immediately after, they play “Carry That Weight” by The Beatles.
Kagome kisses Inuyasha for the first and only time in the entire series to break him from his demonic state.
L dies, but finally learns the true identity of Kira is Light Yagami.