Light "Kira, God of the New World" Yagami

Light Yagami

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The Art of Evil: What Makes a Good Anime Villain

The Art of Evil: What Makes a Good Anime Villain

A great protagonist and story can give shape to a terrific anime, but sometimes an exceptional villain is what steals the show.

by MAL_Articles

63,584 views

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Black, White, and Gray: What Makes an Antihero Work

Black, White, and Gray: What Makes an Antihero Work

Antiheroes are often some of the most beloved and most talked about characters in their stories. The appeal of these characters can be high and their character brilliant, but what actually makes an antihero work?

by MAL_Articles

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The Ultimate Death Note Characters List

The Ultimate Death Note Characters List

If a Death Note ever enters our human world, who'd you align yourself with? Just in case one (or more) appears, we put together a Death Note characters list divided into various "groups" to help you figure out whose side you'd choose.

by beruseruku27

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Ryuuga? Ryuzaki? What Is L’s Real Name?

Ryuuga? Ryuzaki? What Is L’s Real Name?

A summary of all the information we could find on L's real name provided by Takeshi Obata, Tsunami Ohba, and the Death Note novels.

by ChaosKei44

270,916 views

The Best Anime Fanart Ever

The Best Anime Fanart Ever

We love anime, but we love anime fanart even more! Join us as we round up some of our favorite anime fanart images ever.

by Littoface

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Everything You Need to Know About the NEW Live-Action Death Note Movie

Everything You Need to Know About the NEW Live-Action Death Note Movie

Information about the live-action Death Note movies so far and the new movie coming out in late October.

by ChaosKei44

30,570 views

One Bad Day: 15 Mental Breakdowns in Anime

One Bad Day: 15 Mental Breakdowns in Anime

The human mind can only take so much before it just snaps like a twig. When that happens people can have different reactions, from breaking down and crying to going on a killing spree. One bad day can be the tipping point that forever changes a person for better or for worse.

by NicWat10

63,857 views

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Top 15 Best Mystery Anime of All Time

Top 15 Best Mystery Anime of All Time

Do you love mysteries, puzzles and ‘whodunit’ anime? Check out our collection of the Top 15 Best Mystery anime below and see if your favorite mystery anime made it on the list!

by Ai_Sakura

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Pleasure from Pain: 15 Sadist Characters

Pleasure from Pain: 15 Sadist Characters

When people talk about a knife's edge between pleasure and pain, they are usually talking about their own pain. But these people like to get their kicks from the pain of others. These people will make you scream while they grin from ear to ear.

by NicWat10

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Eight Mostly Ill-Advised Upcoming & Current Anime Remakes

Eight Mostly Ill-Advised Upcoming & Current Anime Remakes

So your favorite anime is getting a remake or making a comeback, and you're not sure whether to rejoice or cry. Let's work through these complicated emotions together.
The 30 Best Waifu and Husbando in Anime: Waifu Meaning

The 30 Best Waifu and Husbando in Anime: Waifu Meaning

The waifu and husbando phenomenon has exploded in the world of anime. Every fan has their absolute favorite characters, which they just can't seem to let go of when the series ends. These dream boys and girls have made their place into the hearts of fans worldwide. Let's meet a few of the best!
Top 15 Best Anime Rivalries

Top 15 Best Anime Rivalries

There's nothing wrong with some friendly competition, but seeing our favorite anime characters embroiled in some decidedly unfriendly competition can be fun too!. Anime is chock-full of rivals who want nothing more than to outdo one another, and prove who is stronger, faster, or just plain better!

by NicWat10

67,647 views

Top 15 Best Detective Anime Series

Top 15 Best Detective Anime Series

Do you love detective stories? Ones that keep you guessing who the criminal is? Action filled clashes between good and evil? Or maybe it's a battle of the mind between detective and criminal that gets you going. Whatever your bias, read on for some great recommendations!

by Ai_Sakura

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20 Anime Boys With Brown Hair To Distract and Tantalize

20 Anime Boys With Brown Hair To Distract and Tantalize

Brown-haired anime guys may not stand out as much as those with hair of other colors, but don't underestimate their inherent hotness.

by JoWinterfeld

511,640 views

Why Talk About Anime and Religion: An Intellectual Argument

Why Talk About Anime and Religion: An Intellectual Argument

Many fans prefer to keep discussions about anime and religion separate. When they do, they miss out on a chance to understand both anime and various religions on a deeper level.
Top 15 Cute Anime Toys

Top 15 Cute Anime Toys

Have yourself some merry little cute and cuddly anime toys! Christmas may be over but it’s still the season to be jolly, so don’t hold back and treat yourself and your family and friends to some super cute toys to celebrate the New Year!
Top 15 Best Supernatural Anime of All Time

Top 15 Best Supernatural Anime of All Time

If you are a fan of supernatural anime series filled with suspense, mystery, or horror elements, then you should be familiar with these 15 picks that are among the best rated on MyAnimeList. If not, make sure to check them out!
Top 10 Smart Anime Characters

Top 10 Smart Anime Characters

From sleuthing detectives to the evil geniuses they pursue, from little boy prodigies to tactical masterminds, this is a list of 10 of the most intelligent guys in anime!
Top 15 Anime Anti-Hero Characters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Top 15 Anime Anti-Hero Characters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

In some anime series, we have come across protagonists who seem to act like the villains. Could they be considered heroes or anti-heroes? What exactly are anti-heroes? Let's check out some of the iconic anime anti-hero main characters!

by Ai_Sakura

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Top 10 Best English Dubbed Anime of All Time

Top 10 Best English Dubbed Anime of All Time

Some anime fans prefer not to read their TV shows. That's what dubs are for: translating Japanese shows to make them more accessible to English audiences. But what separates a good dub from a great dub? Let's count off some of the best and find out!
Top 15 Best Subbed Anime: Keeping it Real!

Top 15 Best Subbed Anime: Keeping it Real!

One of the never-ending discussions among anime fans is probably whether they like subbed anime or dubbed anime. Let's focus on some of the main reasons why having subtitles can be more enjoyable for certain series, while also taking a look at some of the best subbed anime available!
Top 20 Amazing Anime Weapons

Top 20 Amazing Anime Weapons

One of the most exciting things about anime are the amazing weapons used by the characters. They range from ordinary, yet iconic pistols, to legendary weapons used by the gods. Here are the best twenty weapons in anime. Weapons were chosen due to their iconic status as well as their power.

by Cato5

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The 2016 Presidential Candidates as Anime Characters

The 2016 Presidential Candidates as Anime Characters

You've seen them as Disney, Batman, and Game of Thrones characters, now the 2016 clickbait train for the election season that won't end continues: here are the US 2016 presidential candidates as anime characters! You might be surprise who we've picked.
Top 15 Hilarious Death Note Memes

Top 15 Hilarious Death Note Memes

Sometimes there's nothing that expresses a feeling or reaction better than a meme. It is the visual personification of sarcasm and irony. And what better inspiration for irony than a comedy series about death. So, without further ado, enjoy this list of 15 Death Note memes sure to entertain!
Top 15 Deadliest Anime Killers

Top 15 Deadliest Anime Killers

A villain's strength is often measured in death. How many people is one willing and able to kill to get what they want? And how do they get there? The characters on this list are killers: assassins, warmongers, serial killers, and would-be gods who paint the world red and give us the creeps.

by Jankenpopp

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Top 20 Favorite Anime Guys and Boys on MAL

Top 20 Favorite Anime Guys and Boys on MAL

Let's count down the top 10 male anime characters according to the users of MAL. From spiky-haired shounen protagonists to brooding anti-heroes, these anime guys all have a special something that we just can't get enough of!

by 5camp

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Five Figure Fridays: Death Note

Five Figure Fridays: Death Note

To many an introduction to the manga/anime world, Death Note remains still talked about even today, and in this week's Five Figure Fridays we show you some amazing figure's the show has inspired.
Top 10 Favorite Male Seiyu (Voice Actors) on MAL

Top 10 Favorite Male Seiyu (Voice Actors) on MAL

Voice actors make our favorite characters memorable. They give characters, well... character! Anime would be nothing without their hard work and dedication. But which voice actor is the best at his job? Let’s take a look at the top 10 male seiyu (voice actors) on MyAnimeList to find out!
Manga, Manhua, and Manhwa: What’s the difference?

Manga, Manhua, and Manhwa: What’s the difference?

What does manga, manhua, and manhwa have in common with formaggio, queso, and fromage? It’s mainly a matter of language, but there are other differences between the three. Why not learn the difference with these awesome titles?
20 Enlightening Facts About Death Note

20 Enlightening Facts About Death Note

Death Note is a huge franchise and a modern anime classic. You've probably watched the anime, seen the films, read the manga and light novels, and listened to the musical. But do you remember the details? Here are 20 Death Note facts you might have forgotten!