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''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' is filled to the brim with villains who prey upon the innocent, from evil warlords to power-mad martial artists. When these bad guys and their minions inflict suffering upon others, it is little wonder that the arrival of Kenshiro is often considered the arrival of a savior -- and why it is so satisfying to see him deliver unto these villains what they very much deserve. But even among this bad lot, there are those who qualify as being the very [[CompleteMonster worst of the worst]].

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* [[SayMyName Jagi]], despite being a comparative wimp to [[WorldOfBadass most martial artists]], makes up for it with his heartlessness and [[{{sadist}} sadism]]. When he and his brother disciples were trained in the art of Hokuto Shinken, Jagi [[CombatPragmatist believed in winning however he could]] and [[CainAndAbel tried to kill Kenshiro]] when Kenshiro was announced as the successor. Escaping with hideous disfigurement, Jagi became the leader of a [[RapePillageAndBurn roving gang of brigands]] that murdered families while taking the women to rape and sell [[MadeASlave into slavery]]. Jagi manipulated Kenshiro's [[EvilFormerFriend good friend Shin]] into betraying Kenshiro, leaving him for dead and kidnapping Kenshiro's love Yuria as well. Among his many brutal murders, Jagi dedicated himself to ruining Kenshiro's good name by impersonating him, and thanks to a serious [[SiblingRivalry brother complex he had]], when a little boy defended his elder brother, Jagi took the younger brother into the desert, chained him to a cinder block and left him there, solely because "no younger brother should surpass the elder!" He also had a tendency to kill at random if someone's facial features reminded him of Kenshiro and showed a habit of [[BadBoss slaughtering his men at the drop of a hat.]]
* Amiba is a martial arts prodigy turned MadScientist who performed hideous experiments on innocent people. Having townspeople brought to him, Amiba would experiment by pushing their pressure points in ways that would inflict hideous agony or even bring lingering death, or just make their limbs or bodies explode; Amiba showed no hesitation [[WouldHurtAChild performing these experiments on children]] He impersonated Kenshiro's elder brother disciple Toki in these actions, in order to ruin Toki's name, knowing Toki was a kind man who dedicated his life and talents to helping others. His [[DisproportionateRetribution motivation]] was that he couldn't stand Toki receiving praise for his healing abilities and when Amiba carelessly injured an old man to show he was better, Toki accidentally struck Amiba out of the way to save his victim. Amiba is willing to kill countless people, inflicting emotional and physical trauma on everyone he encounters solely to satisfy [[ItsAllAboutMe his own ego as a “genius”]]
* The [[OriginalVideoAnimation OVA]] version of [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Emperor Souther/Thouzer]], the [[AGodAmI self-proclaimed]] [[LightIsNotGood Holy Emperor]], has all of the evil deeds of his manga counterpart, but none of the FreudianExcuse, {{graceful loser}}, or other redeeming qualities. Souther runs a brutal empire that enslaves thousands of innocent children and works them to death. He poisons supplies he knows the rebellion will steal (while knowing they'll [[WouldHurtAChild give the food to their children first]]) and throws himself huge banquets, eats a small plate, and destroys the rest, all for the [[ForTheEvulz sick glee]] of watching the starving slaves suffer; he has them beaten if they try to eat any of the excess. Souther forces his old friend Shu, the rebellion's leader, to make his way up (with cut tendons) an enormous pyramid holding the enormous stone cap piece meant to finish it. If he drops it, every single slave will die, while if anyone helps him Souther tells them their families will be executed. Once Shu finally does make it to the top of that pyramid Souther orders his archers to put arrows into Shu before finishing him off with a thrown spear.
* Jackal is a bandit lord that Kenshiro takes on after the business with Shin. Jackal and his men are harassing a village with an orphanage for its water. Jackal's men [[WouldHurtAChild murder seven-year-old Taki]] for trying to collect the water they claim as "theirs," even though without the water, the rest of the orphans and their caretaker Toyo will die of thirst. But even after the orphans and Toyo are subdued, Jackal feels the need to {{sadist}}ically kill them. Jackal purposefully gives Toyo a mortal stab wound, just so she could live long enough to watch one of the orphans hanged by his men. To make matters worse, Jackal then tries to kill the kids by strapping dynamite to their backs in order to keep Kenshiro from going after him. It's not only his enemies who fear Jackal, either. He's a ludicrously {{bad boss}}, killing his own men for the slightest provocation and sacrificing his trusted lieutenant just to slow the vengeful Kenshiro down, and is eventually forced to slaughter his whole gang when they rebel against his mistreatment. When Kenshiro tracks him down at Villainy Prison, Jackal manipulates a giant PsychopathicManchild convict by the name of the Devil's Rebirth to become his pawn to fight Kenshiro by pretending to be his long-lost brother. When the Devil's Rebirth fails, [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder he thanks Kenshiro for rescuing him from the ”evil monster” who had ”captured” him]], and [[WoundedGazelleGambit encourages him to kill him quickly]].
* [[WardensAreEvil Uighur]] is the {{sadist}}ic warden of the prison-city Cassandra, dumping ground for the warlord Raoh's few living enemies. Cassandra is nicknamed the “City of Wailing Demons” due to the unimaginable hardships its inmates endure, hardships that Uighur is so delighted by that [[LovesTheSoundOfScreaming he alters prisoner treatments to get just the right pitch and timbre of lamentation]]. He is extremely proud of his prison's reputation as TheAlcatraz, stating that "the legend of Cassandra is my legend as well," and maintains its zero-escape record by gruesomely killing any prisoners who try to escape, as well as anyone from outside who tries to break them out (along with a cell of randomly-selected prisoners, just to make a point). His [[BadBoss own staff fare little better]]. For example, his gate guards, Raiga and Fuuga, are kept in line by the threat that if they disobey him, their younger brother will be pecked to death by Uighur's pet eagle. The only people he tries to avoid killing are those willing to die, because that spoils half the fun, and he'd much prefer to instil the appropriate fear of death in them before [[CruelAndUnusualDeath murdering them ''really'' horribly]].
* [[BigBad Jakoh]], EvilChancellor of the Celestial Empire, was never a nice person, waxing gleefully enthusiastic about [[WouldHurtAChild infanticide]] when [[SuccessionCrisis the Empire turned out to have one heir too many]], but when Raoh came to their village, sensed his evil, and advised the man's adoptive brother Falco to kill him on the spot to avert future suffering, few knew how right he would be. After Raoh's death created an EvilPowerVacuum, Jakoh moved to fill it, using the young Celestial Emperor Rui as a PuppetKing and manipulating Falco, her oath-sworn bodyguard, into doing his dirty work by using her as a hostage, keeping her in such unpleasant conditions that she eventually went blind. The Celestial Empire was exceptionally repressive, rewarding the wealthy and brutalising the poor whilst punishing dissent with death so liberally that the concentration camps overflowed and malcontents were executed in the streets. Eventually, Jakoh's paranoia led him to endorse outright genocide, ordering the reluctant Falco to obliterate the nations formed under the Hokuto Shinken and Nanto Seiken martial art schools and beating him when he failed. His hatred of Hokuto was not the only legacy of his encounter with Raoh, which also left Jakoh with an intense fear of the dark. As a result of this, he would lapse into murderous tantrums when the lights dimmed too much, and worked thousands of slaves, old and young alike, to death in keeping the capital of the Celestial Empire brightly-lit. Throughout it all, he never showed any remorse or regret for his actions, instead taking {{sadist}}ic delight in Falco's disgust and horror at the latest atrocity he would force him to perform.

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