Are you ready to dive into the weird world of yandere waifu?
Brace yourself for a wild ride filled with kawaii moments, insane love obsessions, and a whole lot of “sugoi” excitement. From the depths of anime fandom, we’ve curated a list of the 21 best yandere waifu
We all know that yandere characters can be a little… intense.
But hey, it’s not all about the insanity and psycho antics. Some of these yandere waifus have a hidden vulnerable side, making you question their actions and wonder what drives them to such extremes.
And, let’s not forget about the occasional fan service, ecchi moments, and that classic anime trope of “accidental” situations that will make you go, “Baka, nandatte?!” We all know that a little dose of naughtiness spices things up in the anime world.
The 21 Best Yandere Waifu in Anime
- Himiko Toga (My Hero Academia)
- Hinata Hyuga from Road to Ninja
- Satou Matsuzaka (Happy Sugar Life)
- Kaede Fuyou (Shuffle!)
- Minatsuki Takami (Deadman Wonderland)
- Kofuku (Noragami)
- Yuno Gasai (Future Diary)
- Shion Sonozaki (Higurashi: When They Cry)
- Yukako Yamagishi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable)
- Ringo Oginome
- Misa Amane (Death Note)
- Kale from Dragon Ball Super
- Kurumi Tokisaki From Date A Live
- Akane Hiyama (Love Tyrant)
- Lucy (Elfen Lied)
- Nadeko Sengoku – Bakemonogatari
- Megumi Shimizu (Shiki)
- Akito Sohma (Fruits Basket)
- Anna Nishikinomiya (Shimoneta: A Boring World Where The Concept Of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist)
- Kotonoha Katsura (School Days)
- Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan
Himiko Toga (My Hero Academia)
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Himiko Toga is an excellent yandere waifu because she has a unique perspective on love and relationships. Toga’s quirk allows her to take on the appearance of someone she loves and takes their blood.
Check these Himiko Waifu stickers [Lewd Warning]
Which gives her an almost obsessive attachment to that person. She often gets obsessive about taking their blood, fantasizing about the person going crazy.
And we have seen how she can use the quirk of the person she loves. She took the quirk of double to a new level.
It also saddens my how things took turn for her – but yeah she has weird ideas and actions when it comes to love.
Her sadistic tendencies and overall demeanor make her a perfect yandere, as she is willing to hurt anyone who gets in her way or threatens the one she loves.
She also loves her fellow League of Villains member, Ochako Uraraka, and strives to become like her.
Himiko Toga is a compelling villain who often appears sympathetic despite her villainous actions, making her a great yandere waifu for anyone looking for an interesting and complex character.
Hinata Hyuga from Road to Ninja
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Hinata Hyuga from Road to Ninja is one of the most driven and intense yandere anime girls on Netflix due to her sharp-tongued, domineering, aggressive and very confident personality.
Which is a lot worse than her real world counterpart’s.
She also wears a very provocative dress, similar to Anko’s, and is driven by her love for Naruto, threatening any girl that comes between them with death threats.
Satou Matsuzaka (Happy Sugar Life)
Satou Matsuzaka from Happy Sugar Life is an excellent example of a yandere waifu.
Satou will do anything to protect and keep the happiness of her and Shio’s “Happy Sugar Life.”
She’ll blackmail and murder, to ensure that no one interferes with her plans, and she does so without hesitation.
This level of commitment is something you don’t often find in other yanderes, which makes Satou stand out from the crowd.
Satou also has a unique backstory that explains her yandere behavior, which makes her a more complex character than just a one-note maniac.
Satou is a great yandere waifu who has pink hair and fair skin. But beware of her yandere eyes. Eyes are the window to the mind, you know.
Kaede Fuyou (Shuffle!)
Kaede Fuyou is an excellent yandere waifu in Shuffle!
Her tragic backstory of her parents dying in a car accident and her subsequent blame towards Rin gives her a strong motive to be as protective and devoted to him as possible.
She is polite and modest, and very soft-spoken, but she has a hidden, intense side that is willing to do anything to keep her beloved Rin safe, including violence and murder.
Kaede is also extremely loyal and caring towards Rin, cooking for him and doing his housework.
She is a great example of a yandere waifu with a drastic change of soulless eyes and a hard face.
Kaede can be harsh and menacing at times but her soft-spoken nature and loyalty are ultimately what make her a great yandere waifu in Shuffle!
Minatsuki Takami (Deadman Wonderland)
Minatsuki Takami makes a great yandere waifu because she is not only incredibly twisted and sadistic, but she is also deeply complex and multifaceted.
On the surface, she appears to be a shy and reserved little girl, but underneath she is a cruel and manipulative liar who takes pleasure in watching others suffer.
And she is only 17 years old.
She is a master manipulator, and will act through the situation to play the victim card.
But she will show love to you if she is your waifu.
She even gets sexually aroused by watching others suffer, she will act shy but might torture you. If that is okay, then she is your waifu.
In the end, Minatsuki’s unpredictable and complex personality makes her an exciting and interesting yandere waifu for any anime fan to embrace.
Kofuku from Noragami is a great yandere waifu because of her unique blend of cute and creepy.
She might look like a kawaii, bubbly lady with an aloof personality but she is a goddess and have yandere tendencies.
But there’s a deep and dark side to her that even the goddess of war, Bishomon, is afraid of.
Kofuku can be mischievous and airheaded, but she’s capable of some terrifying acts that can cause a lot of trouble.
Daikoku, her present partner is there to keep an eye on her, but even he can’t stop her from wreaking havoc if she wants to.
She will bring bad luck and despair to you. She will make you poor!
Kofuku is able to pull off the yandere creepy-cute aesthetic pretty well, and her ability to threaten even powerful gods makes her a force to be reckoned with.
She’s not as widely worshipped as other gods, she’s still seen as a powerful and dangerous deity that must be respected.
Kofuku is a great yandere waifu for those who think they can tame a goddess of poverty.
Her blend of cute and creepy makes her a unique addition to the yandere trope. If you have enough money to spend, then she is your waifu.
Yuno Gasai (Future Diary)
Yuno Gasai is a truly captivating yandere waifu. On the surface, she appears sweet and kind, with long pink hair and big pink eyes.
Beneath her mask of gentleness lies a dark, calculating character that will do anything to get what she wants.
She is willing to resort to violence and cruelty if it means protecting Yuki, the one she loves. This, in turn, has led to death and destruction.
Her dedication to Yuki and her ability to do whatever is necessary to protect him make her an incredibly formidable force, making her an ideal waifu.
By the way her face has become synonymous with the term yandere, and her iconic look is enough to strike fear into the hearts of those who oppose her.
With all of these qualities combined, Yuno Gasai makes for an excellent yandere waifu.
Shion Sonozaki (Higurashi: When They Cry)
Shion Sonozaki is an excellent yandere waifu because of her intense devotion to her loved ones.
She is fiercely protective of Satoshi Houjoi, her childhood crush, and will stop at nothing to ensure his well-being.
She even goes so far as to torture Satoko, Satoshi’s sister, believing that she is responsible for his stress.
Shion’s willingness to do whatever it takes for the ones she loves, no matter how extreme her actions may be, make her a truly committed yandere waifu.
Despite having a dark side, Shion also displays moments of warmth and compassion, showing her capable of having a caring relationship when it comes to those she loves.
She calls her school a Factor for manufacturing ladies – and she does seem to hate it.
If you like these qualities then you will love her!
Yukako Yamagishi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable)
Yukako Yamagishi has an obsession with Koichi Hirose.
And Yukako is willing to do whatever it takes to win his heart.
She is very beautiful with wavy black hair and a body to match, she might have your heart already.
But she has a dark side.
Still, despite her maniacal behavior, she’s still sweet and demure when it comes to Koichi, which draws out her more endearing side. Secondly, Yukako stands out from other yandere characters in that she is not a typical schoolgirl archetype.
Her personality was designed to be the antithesis of the “moe” character archetype that many female characters had, making her a refreshing and unique yandere character.
Her story arc shows that there can be hope for even the most obsessed and dangerous yandere, as she eventually learns to temper her feelings and act with a bit more restraint.
Ringo is a pale-skinned yandere character with chin-length dark brown hair and light brown eyes.
She appears to like the everyday normal school-going girl.
However, a closer inspection reveals that she is withdrawn and secretive.
The source of Ringo’s Yandere traits can be traced back to her sister’s death in a terrorist attack, which caused her family to fall apart.
As a result, Ringo desperately tries to take her sister’s place to fix her family.
This leads her to become an obsessive stalker of her sister’s crush, Keiju Tabuki. When he gets engaged, Ringo drugs both Keiju and her friend Shoma Takakura, and attempts to harass Keiju in her sister’s place.
Ringo’s Yandere nature is further highlighted by her willingness to do anything to ensure that the fate of her family goes in her favor.
She will drug and harass people, to make her wishes come true.
This makes her a dangerous character that viewers should keep an eye on when watching Mawaru Penguindrum.
Misa Amane (Death Note)
Misa Amane is willing to do anything for her love, Kira, even killing people in his name.
She even cut her own life span in half twice to assist Light in his mission to create a new world.
Misa is also willing to go to extraordinary lengths to be close to her beloved Kira, even before they had met.
Her loyalty and love for him are undeniable, even when Light only uses her as a tool.
Misa’s passion for Kira is evident in her dedication to supporting his dream and her willingness to risk her life to keep it alive.
Her wild and unhinged nature, coupled with her intense devotion, and her looks make her an excellent yandere waifu.
Kale from Dragon Ball Super
Despite her initially weak Saiyan nature, her jealousy of seeing someone else getting closer to Caulifa pushes her to reach the Super Saiyan level.
She also has a violent personality, which makes her more attractive as a yandere waifu.
Furthermore, her explosive jealousy when she sees Caulifa enjoying a fight with Goku proves her possessive and dangerous nature.
Kurumi Tokisaki From Date A Live
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Kurumi Tokisaki from Date A Live is a great yandere waifu due to her strong-willed personality and her mysterious aura.
She is labeled as the worst spirit, responsible for the death of over 10,000 people, but her reasons for the killings usually involve self-interest or justice.
Kurumi is also a skilled actress, as she is able to put on a polite, innocent demeanor, making her difficult to read.
She has a strong dislike of humanity which, coupled with her penchant for killing, makes her a great fit for the yandere category.
On top of that, she has the looks and self-presentation that make her a desirable waifu.
Akane Hiyama (Love Tyrant)
Akane Hiyama from Love Tyrant is the classic, quintessential yandere waifu.
If Makima is turned younger and in high school, she will look like Akane. What do you think?
Despite her seemingly angelic exterior, Akane is a ruthless and devoted lover who will stop at nothing to protect her beloved Seiji Aino.
Her fierce loyalty and willingness to go to extreme lengths to protect her beloved makes her a perfect yandere waifu.
She’s willing to sacrifice her own life, stab strangers, and even stab Seiji himself if it means keeping him safe and ensuring their love.
Her willingness to go to such lengths and her passion for Seiji make her an ideal yandere waifu. Her extreme dedication and her capacity for violence are what make her so attractive to fans of the yandere genre.
Akane’s yandere personality is one that is sure to captivate and draw in viewers who will appreciate her unique qualities and her unyielding love for Seiji.
Lucy (Elfen Lied)
Lucy from Elfen Lied is an iconic yandere waifu due to her powerful and tragic backstory and her unique abilities as a Diclonius.
She can make invisible arms-don’t get naughty ideas – pervert!
She is a damaged individual, having suffered from bullying and having witnessed the brutal beating of her puppy, which help explain why she is so dangerous and unpredictable.
Her power as a Diclonius gives her the ability to kill with ease, making her a fearsome opponent.
Lucy loves Kouta, and has a strong desire to protect him, making her a loyal and devoted companion.
But her love is like a cage – where she will keep Kouta.
On top of all this, she is a complex character, with a split personality between murderous Lucy and innocent Nyu, which adds to her depth and mystique.
All of these elements make her a great yandere waifu, and a favorite among fans of the series.
Nadeko Sengoku – Bakemonogatari
Bakemonogatari’s Nadeko Sengoku is one of the most beloved yanderesu characters in anime due to her combination of soft, dandere-like qualities, combined with the intensity of her obsession with Koyomi.
Initially, she barely had the courage to talk to her crush, but when her mind was manipulated by the snake curse, she reached a point of desperation and was willing to even kill Koyomi if she couldn’t have him.
This mix of soft and hard, shy and intense, is what makes her such a captivating character.
But on the surface, she is cute and relatable.
Ultimately, Nadeko’s multifaceted characterization is what makes her a great yandere, and a character that many can appreciate.
Megumi Shimizu (Shiki)
She is a young woman who appears harmless but scary that she will go to extreme lengths to protect her beloved.
She has a major crush on Natsuno Yuuki, and is even seen lurking outside his house, symbolized by a loud heartbeat sound effect.
Upon being turned into a Shiki, Megumi gets even more possessive, killing anyone who appears to be getting too close to Natsuno.
She even killed her childhood friend Kaori and Tohru Mutou, all out of her obsession with Natsuno.
Megumi’s transformation into a vampire makes her even more dangerous and lacking in any sympathy, as she was more than happy to kill the villagers who had previously ridiculed her.
Her transformation also meant that she wore awesome clothes that made her look beautiful.
Megumi Shimizus obsession with Natsuno, coupled with her willingness to kill, illustrates the true terror and danger of a yandere.
Akito Sohma (Fruits Basket)
Akito Sohma from Fruits Basket is a great example of a yandere waifu.
Her behavior is realistic, which makes her all the more terrifying yet sympathetic.
She is desperate for attention and love and takes drastic measures to get it, such as abusing the other zodiac members.
She appears to be frail but she is manipulative, selfish and arrogant.
And she is jealous of every woman she meets. Suspecting that this woman will steal the attention of other male zodiacs.
She does seem cruel to me at times, but who can blame her? She can be a very sadistic waifu.
Anna Nishikinomiya (Shimoneta: A Boring World Where The Concept Of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist)
Anna Nishikinomiya from Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist is an excellent yandere waifu due to her blend of innocence and obsession with her love interest.
On the surface, she is a diligent student council president dedicated to upholding the law, but she is also secretly obsessed with Tanukichi Okuma, the main character.
Her naivety often leads her to taking extreme measures to protect her beloved, such as breaking into his room to collect his “love nectar” and attacking other girls who speak to him with scissors and knives.
Anna also challenges traditional yandere tropes by making us question the definition of it, word by word.
She is a looker as well, she has blue eyes, silver hair and a pair of large breasts.
Is she your waifu?
Kotonoha Katsura (School Days)
Kotonoha Katsura is one of the most notable yandere waifu in anime for her extreme possessiveness about her love.
She is a character from the popular anime, School Days, and is one of the two main heroines.
At first, Kotonoha appears to be a sweet, innocent girl who is being taken advantage of by a lying jerk.
However, her true nature soon comes to light as she begins to take her love to the extreme. She rivals Sekai Saionji for Makoto Itou’s love, and tries to make sure he is only with her.
As their relationship progresses, Kotonoha’s yandere nature becomes more obvious. She becomes increasingly possessive and will go to great lengths to make sure Makoto is with her.
This includes using her body to keep him with her, taking it to the extreme when she stabs Sekai and cuts off Makoto’s head.
Kotonoha Katsura’s extreme possessiveness makes her a notable yandere waifu in anime.
Her character arc is one of the reasons why School Days is considered to be one of the best yandere anime.
There are some pretty hot images of her circling the web if you can find them.
Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan
Mikasa Ackerman is one of the best yandere waifus in anime. She has all the qualities of a good waifu: she is strong, independent, and fiercely loyal to the people she loves.
Her loyalty to Eren is unparalleled; she will go to any lengths to keep him safe.
She is an Ackerman. Physically stronger than any human. She is fast, merciless, and heals quickly, making her a powerful ally in any situation.
Also, her kind and gentle nature make her easy to love and care for.
Her love for Eren is strong but she has a cool head on her head.
Not like other Yanderes who will kill the entire world to save their love.
Other than her loyalty to Eren and her yandere tendencies, Mikasa also stands out from other yandere waifus due to her strength, her intelligence, and her ability to switch between her kind and gentle side and her badass warrior side.
Mikasa Ackerman is an amazing waifu and a great yandere. Her loyalty and devotion to Eren make her a perfect yandere waifu, and her strength, intelligence, and kind nature make her a great waifu overall.
Are there any male yandere characters?
Yes, there are male yandere characters in anime. Examples include Kanato from Diabolik Lovers and Mika from Durarara. Kanato is driven insane by issues with his mother, while Mika is so in love with Seiji that she goes to the extent of getting plastic surgery to make her face look like the severed head of a Dullahan.
They both exhibit obsessive and violent behavior towards those they love, making them yandere characters.