Nagato, often better known as Pain, is often considered the best-written villain in the franchise, despite his strong competition.
Due to its long-running nature and multiple series to date, the Naruto franchise produced plenty of great anime villains.
The villain of Death Note, Light is one of the most interesting characters in not just anime but television.
Aizen's charisma and intelligence are what make him stand out as one of anime's greatest villains.
Dio may not be the best-written villain in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure but he is certainly the most well known and the most iconic.
Always considered a villain, Hisoka was nevertheless voted by anime fans as one of the most popular villains of all time.
The second Dragon Ball villain to appear, Frieza was ultimately the show's and Goku's biggest threat.
Don't get fooled by his flashy and flamboyant appearance as this One Piece villain is one of the most wicked.
King Bradley, also known as Wrath, is a major villain in the Fullmetal Alchemist series.
Created for the purpose of being the perfect warrior, this Dragon Ball Z villain stands in 10th place among Ranker fans.