Asshole Victim / Fan Works

Ace Attorney
  • Dirty Sympathy has Kristoph Gavin and Daryan Cresend. The former physically, emotionally and sexually abuses his employee and traps him by being the only person that would hire him and controls where he lives, has emotionally abused his younger brother when he was Promoted To Parent had an fellow lawyer disbarred and would have poisoned a young girl. The latter is a Domestic Abuser who uses his connections as a Dirty Cop to prevent his lover from getting help or running away. So you don't feel too sorry for them when they are successfully framed for crimes they didn't commit.
    • Also Shadi Enigmar who sexually harassed a waitress and tries to beat her to death for failing to see Phoenix cheat at cards.

Babylon 5
  • In The Dilgar War has warmaster Len'char, whose actions and political meddling make Jha'dur (whose body count of innocent is so high she's called Deathwalker) look sympathetic, especially as Jha'dur did what she did to save her people and just couldn't see a pacifistic solution while Len'char put such survival at serious risk. When Jha'dur finally crossed the Moral Event Horizon, her promise to not kill him no matter how much he begged for it is quite satisfying.

  • In Game Of Touhou, during the sack of Muenzuka, Seiga tries to escape from there, picking one of Tewi's ships. The crew considers her too treacherous to take on board and let her to drown.
  • In Origin Story, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Power Girl crossover''. no one is mourning Bullseye too much after he's killed, even taking into account his brutal death at the hands of Alex Harris. In fact, at least one law enforcement authority expresses relief that the assassin is no longer going to be killing people, and another authority says that if there was anyone who deserved a good killing, it was Bullseye.
  • Turnabout Storm has Ace Swift, the murder victim. He was an athlete that had rumors about him saying that he reached his victories by less-than-honest methods, which turn out to be true. He blackmailed every opponent that had a chance of beating him into dropping out of the race or hand victory to him so he could keep his victory streak untouched, and was willing to go as far as threatening the families of his competition to this end.
    • In the end he's even more an asshole victim than anyone thought, as his attempt to kill his partner in crime when she, overwhelmed by guilt, decided to quit, is the direct cause of his (accidental) death.

Dangan Ronpa
  • In System Restore, the plot diverges from canon when Togami trips while rushing to prevent the first murder, resulting in Hanamura killing Komaeda instead of accidentally killing Togami. Once it turns out that the victim was plotting a murder and hoping to kick-start the mutual killing, the survivors consider the victim as such.
  • Despair's Last Resort has the victims of the third chapter, Shigeru Kitagawa and Naomi Williams. The former wasn't well liked among most of the students, while the latter showed their true colors as a jerk in the same chapter. It doesn't help their case that the reason they died was when they tried to kill Shizuka, who overheard their plans to commit a double murder and wanted to talk them out of it, Shigeru ended up killing Naomi while he was killed by Shizuka. The only person who bothers to act sympathetic about their deaths is the one they tried to kill in the first place, as she didn't intend to do so in the first place.

Death Note

  • In Murder Most 'Orrible, every murder victim is a complete asshole. Investigator Joan Sanderson-Reeves thoroughly sympathises, having as an Assassin terminated the assholery of eighteen wastes of oxygen. But she still has to bring an unlicenced assassin in before the Watch do, so that the Guild can make her an offer....

Final Fantasy VII
  • In The Fifth Act Hojo is shot to death by Vincent, mourned by no one. It was extremely easy to cover up his death.
  • In Off The Line, Cloud/Rainstorm's massacre victims tend to be perverts who sexually harassed him or others or Bounty Hunters trying to kill him.

Harry Potter

  • Hivefled has Lereal and Dualscar. Both undeniably douchebags (Lereal was a fundie whackjob whose over-optimistic faith was responsible for the deaths of two hundred children and Dualscar was a slave-taking privateer who tried to get his ex murdered), but it's still pretty hard to argue that they deserved what happened to them (both effectively got raped to death).
  • In WarboundWidow Vriska is captured by the Church and subsequently imprisoned and tortured, including being victim to an eye scream. However Vriska had previously spent her time desperately mimicking Mindfang via slavery and rampant mind control, so it's very hard to work up any sympathy for her.

Jackie Chan Adventures
  • Queen of All Oni: The first human character to die in the story is Lung — since he was a Smug Snake and spent his chapter torturing Jade in an attempt to break her to his will, no one was complaining when Right chased him through his own fortress and brutally killed him mere inches from his escape boat. One reviewer applauded it and called it justice.
    • Nor was anyone complaining when Jade killed Kaito, or later, Ikazuki — both being Oni who loyally served Tarakudo, and who betrayed Jade and treated her like crap (respectively).

Kamen Rider
  • In Wheel of Fortune, one of the fanfics in the Horseshoes and Hand Grenades world, Mei Shirakawa's parents get eaten by and maimed by Renenutet for being evil parents to Mei. Ros and Guil also get similar treatment for only thinking about lining their pockets and pretending to be Mei's friends.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
  • ALL of Equestria in The Conversion Bureau: Conquer the Stars
  • Vinyl and Octavia in 'Dial D for Detectives' has a downplayed example - the murder victim is mentioned to be a small time gangster, but nothing else about him is mentioned.
  • In the "currently now deleted" work Pattycakes because of the subject matter, it is revealed that Rainbow Dash is one having not only participated in the bullying of Fluttershy as a filly only standing up for her to look good, but also emotionally and physically abuses Scootaloo. After all that, it's very hard to feel sympathy for Dash in this fic. (Note: This was written during S1 before RD had all those Pet the Dog moments with Scootaloo and Fluttershy as well as Character Development.)
  • Gilda, Trixie, Diamond Tiara and Angel Bunny from Cupcakes. Also to some, Rainbow Dash.

  • A Growing Affection: Danzo doesn't play a huge role, but when he does, he tries to subvert Tsunade or otherwise acts like a jerk. He gets framed as Gouki's mole and ends up dying saving Tsunade from the real mole.
  • Most of Naruto's victims in Demon's Dirty Dreams are either people who regularly put him down, stole from him, or tried to get him arrested. Thus, when he thinks back on having had sex with an unconscious Hinata, he feels like crap and decides to do something nice for her.

  • A New Chance Series has Rico. He not only did he successfully and brutally rob Jessie and James in this story he also sold Larvitar's mother to Team Magma, and after his defeat he bragged about it and then tried to kill Ash out of spite. Latios murders him behind Ash's back and sleeps like a baby afterward. It's deconstructed since Officer Jenny witnessed it, and regardless of how evil the victim was, the act is something a police officer can't ignore, which could have gotten Ash and Latios both in serious trouble...had his old friend Skailyn not used one of her servants to alter Jenny's mind.
  • Symbiosis has Damian and his friends. Damian was bragging that he abandoned his Charmander to die. When Ash catches him and Misty and Brock nearly gets Damian arrested, Damian planned to kill Ash to teach them a lesson. Fortunately, Pikachu overheard and decided to test his new move on him...

Rosario + Vampire

Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Prison Island Break: Silver was sent to prison for killing someone who will later rape and kill a bus full of children.

Young Justice
  • There's several examples in With This Ring.
    • Theodore Adam gets his soul eaten when he loses his trial by Teth Adom's gods.
    • According to Teth Adom, his father was so awful that even the Wizard thought he deserved Adom killing him.
    • Wotan, Felix Faust and Wizard are executed by the Chinese government in the Renegade timeline for their part in causing a global genocide of children.
    • Sportsmaster and Bane become Grayven's constructs.
    • After he takes the pregnant Queen Mera hostage, Prince Orm loses his hands when the Team were trying to rescue her.