Yandere: Western Animation

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  • Adventure Time: The Ice King to nearly every princess on the show, usually capturing her with the intent to marry her.
  • Aladdin: The Series:
    • Sadira is a "street rat" like Aladdin was, and falls for Aladdin the way he did for Jasmine, but, since he's in love with Jasmine he refuses her. Then she stumbles onto an ancient library of forgotten magic, and the end result is increasingly dangerous plots to get rid of Jasmine and take Aladdin for herself, including rewriting reality at one point and altering his mind. Eventually she gets over her crush and befriends the gang, but almost has a brief relapse when she believes they don't trust her.
    • Jasmine, due to Criminal Amnesiac, becomes this in "Forget Me Lots". She only returns to normalitynote  when Aladdin remembers their anniversary.
  • American Dad!:
    • Francine Smith has shown these tendencies towards her entire family, but most of the time it is directed toward her son Steve. The whole thing gets taken to an especially creepy length in the episode "Iced Iced Babies".
      Francine: You can stay right here. With mommy. Forever.
    • When Hayley Smith gets dumped, she burns down forests.
    • Stan gets this way when someone starts dating his mother.
      Stan: Francine, I can explain. SHE'S MY MOMMY.
  • Azula from Avatar: The Last Airbender fits this when you think about. Her entire Villainous Breakdown is caused by Mai and Ty Lee turning on her for Zuko, who she is thereafter ready to kill on sight. One can also say she is a yandere for the position of Fire Lord in general. For when she is put into a fire nation mental asylum and is presented with the chance to aid Zuko in finding their mother, she states that he need not reward her, for serving the Fire Lord is reward enough. And all things considered...
  • The Legend of Korra: Korra's cousin Eska is extremely possessive of her boyfriend/slave Bolin. When he breaks up with her, she gives chase - over the open sea, using waterbending - wearing the most terrifying Nightmare Face ever seen on the show.
  • Amora the Enchantress in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes is this to Thor. She takes out her anger from being rejected by him in battle with Thor and his allies frequently. This follows along with her comic book character.
  • Batman: The Animated Series:
    • Harley Quinn from Batman. She made her first appearance as The Joker's girlfriend.
    • Firefly in "Torch Song." He had a shrine to the singer Cassidy in his apartment.
    • The Mad Hatter, for Alice. He put her boyfriend under mind control and made him break up with her.
  • "Cynthia", the Robot Girl from the Batman Beyond episode "Terry's Friend Dates a Robot". She tries to push over lockers on a 'rival', and the 'just be friends' talk makes her rather volatile.
  • Somewhat Elena Validus turned into this to Ben in Ben 10: Ultimate Alien episode "Revenge of the Swarm".
  • In Ben 10: Omniverse, Princess Looma comes off as one of these thanks to being raised in a Proud Warrior Race Guy society. Her attempts to make Kevin honor their engagement are extremely violent and destructive. This quote says it all:
    "I will fight for your love, even if I have to break every bone in your body!"
  • Magpie of Beware the Batman became this due to being Wrong Genre Savvy from Batman showing her kindness and visiting her in prison. She thought it was an example of Dating Catwoman.
  • Panini on Chowder is obsessed with the title character, to the point where it's scary at times.
    "I just wanted to pass laws to make you my property!"
  • Lizzie from Codename: Kids Next Door is Nigel's clingy jealous girlfriend, who can go from sweet and cutesy into an Unstoppable Rage in seconds when things don't go her way. Oddly enough, she's the one who breaks up with Nigel.
  • Dexter's Laboratory Mandark seems to be this for Dee Dee shown by his obsessive love for her and the fact that he never gives up even though she has no feelings towards him and even hates him. Mandark is definitely an evil stalker for Dee Dee, even though he would never intentionally harm her.
  • The Fairly Oddparents:
    • Leading off, Princess Mandie (pronounced Man-DIE...which is very fitting). "Nobody leaves me at the altar! NOBODY!"
    • And there's "Just The Two Of Us", where Trixie goes batshit insane on Timmy because he wished that they were the only two people on Earth, and being the Attention Whore she is, can't handle not being worshiped by a huge number of boys, Timmy not being able to keep up with her demands.
    • Or Super Bike, an animated bike, towards Timmy.
  • Family Guy:
    • Quagmire marries one (Joan) in the episode "I Take Thee Quagmire" and Peter convinces him to get a divorce using champagne and Lois's breasts, and when he tries to broach the subject she threatens to cut herself with a kitchen knife and then cut him.
      "I love you, Glen..." (Slasher Smile)
      "And I love you too, Crazy Woman I'm Having Second Thoughts About!"
    • Meg shows instances of this. An example? She became this for Brian in "Barely Legal".
    • Stewie has also shown to be quite the Yandere towards whoever he may express an attraction to or fall in love with, male or female.
  • Yo towards Chum Chum in Fanboy and Chum Chum. She's obsessed with taking him home, dressing him up in a sailor outfit, and putting him on her toy shelf. She even trapped him in a giant virtual pet case at one point. Also a Genki Girl.
  • Berry from Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends acts sweet and kind, but is homicidally jealous of anyone who she sees as a threat to her relationship with Bloo, which is even more imaginary than she is.
  • Futurama:
    • The Planet Express Ship. She tries to kill herself and the rest of the crew after Bender breaks up with her.
    • Bender himself towards Fry, albeit platonically. When Fry discovers his old dog Seymour's corpse fossilized in a museum, Bender becomes increasingly jealous until, when Fry announces he's going to clone Seymour, Bender grabs the fossil and throws it into a live volcano (in a near-literal Kick the Dog), screaming that he's never, ever going to let himself be replaced as Fry's best friend if he can help it.
  • Generator Rex:
    • Breach towards the titular Generator Rex...sort of. While she does have an unhealthy obsession with him (kidnapping him to make him her boytoy, and refusing to let him go even when her life was in danger because of him) it's never been confirmed that she likes him romantically. (If we take her literally, she just thought Rex would be a great action figure.) There's enough evidence for fans to run with, though.
    • For a definite example, there's that Creepy Child minion of Breach's. She's never named, but she's absolutely obsessed with making Breach happy and tries to kill Rex when she realizes Breach likes Rex more.
  • Gravity Falls:
  • Grossology : Kid Rot or "Chester" is this for Abby, at first his feelings for her seem innocent and good natured but that's before the parasite that gives him his "rotting touch" corrupted his mind. After that point his love for Abby turned into a psychotic infatuation for her (who ultimately hates him, at least his prevalent Kid Rot persona), and will stop at nothing to win her heart, even going as far as to rot the entire world.
  • In an episode of Disney's Hercules cartoon, Hercules gets an idea when he learns about Pygmalion and tries to make his own dream girl out of clay. Unfortunately, being a hormonal teenager, all the personality he can think to give her is "in love with me". Aphrodite, who Hercules has called to assist in this endeavor, snarks on the poorly-thought-out idea, but brings her to life anyway. Naturally, after Hercules gets tired of her Clingy Jealous Girl tendencies, she shows off her Yandere tendencies. By the end of the episode, Aphrodite gives her a real personality... one that just doesn't care much for Hercules at all.
  • Hey Arnold!
    • At the end of Arnold's Nightmare Sequence we see Arnie go stark raving mad when he thinks Arnold was trying to steal his girl, Lulu.
    • Helga is a mixture of this and Tsundere. She varies between hating and loving Arnold and is obsessed with him to the point of stealing his favorite hat for her Stalker Shrine made of his bubblegum. She also tends to write poetry about him and swoon over a picture of him in private and has made other shrines of him which she would dance around as if she were worshiping him like he was a God. She shows a slightly unstable side with the lengths she was willing to go to as a way to prevent her parrot (who had heard her say a love poem for Arnold revealing her feelings for him) from repeating the poem to Arnold who had taken it as his pet. She also shows jealousy towards girls Arnold is interested in, like Ruth and Lila, and would occasionally try to sabotage Arnold's relationship/dates with them. She even threatened to strangle Lila if she ever told anyone that Helga liked Arnold because she wasn't ready to tell him yet. She also disguised herself as Arnold's foreign pen-pal in order to go on a date with him.
    • Lila becomes this in an episode depicting the future towards Arnold when she is shown pining over him to a desperate degree after he and Helga are married.
  • Whitney Stane from Iron Man: Armored Adventures. Her feelings for Tony appear to be yandere, becoming violent if there is a possible threat to Tony's life, even going so far as to try to kill her own father as she believed he was trying to harm Tony.
  • Heloise on Jimmy Two-Shoes. Among the things she's done when Jimmy hasn't noticed her is doing a "Freaky Friday" Flip on Beezy and Cerbee and fusing Jimmy and Beezy together. There's also "Best Bud Battle", where Heloise chains Jimmy up to keep him from leaving her and locks him in a tiny cage.
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot has a character Sheldon Lee who was first introduced in (Attack of The 5 1/2 foot Geek). He has an unhealthy obsession with Jenny, although he hasn't become homicidal in the show due to it being a kids show. He is shown to stalk her regularly (and thinks it's normal, which could show he's a little sick in the head), has a shrine to her and is willing to go to extreme lengths to have her, and NEVER gives up. Even though he isn't a skilled fighter physically, he is extremely intelligent and is perfectly able to create a weapon that could deal great damage to anyone who gets in his way of his affections for Jenny.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic has one episode (The Best Night Ever) where Fluttershy of all ponies turns into a Yandere for a bunch of animals. She at first tried being nice and encouraging them to come out and see her, but then she snaps and sets up a few traps to capture them. Her frustration leads to her screaming a pretty yanderific line.
    "You're going to LOVE ME!"
  • Gerald in Perfect Hair Forever. He starts as a relatively "normal" character, but come the April Fool's final episode, he's revealed to have a crush on Brenda (despite her cutting off his ear at the beginning of the series — it's that kind of show) and starts going crazy over the fact that Young Man is going to marry her. He attempts to use some hamburger necklace thing to mind-control Brenda to love him, and when that fails, he tries sniping Young Man at the altar outright. The show cuts to black before the results are shown, it's not completely revealed if he killed him or not.
  • Wendy, Stan's love interest/girlfriend in early seasons of South Park. She went so far as to have a substitute teacher (later revealed to be lesbian) arrested on false charges and locked inside a rocket launched directly at the sun, for the crime of having been the object of a brief crush from Stan.
    Simple rule to follow: "Don't. Fuck. With. Wendy. Testaburger"
  • Spongebob Squarepants: The episodes Valentine's Day and Nature Pants depict Patrick as having these tendencies towards Spongebob.
    "You're gonna look good on my mantle!"
  • On Squidbillies Early Cuyler for his ex-wife Krystal
    "I love you (waves knife around) Imma kill you bitch."
  • During one episode of Teen Titans, Starfire shows a few Yandere tendencies when Kitten blackmails Robin into going to her high school prom with her. At one point, she crushes the front end of a car with a single punch. She stops once the forced date plotline is resolved. Of course, there's the part where she rises out of the punch bowl like an alien Jaws abomination. (2:01)
  • In one episode of The Boondocks Granddad meets an incredibly hot woman over the internet. We later learn that she's also a martial arts master Raised by Wolves, has a very bad history with previous boyfriends (whom she killed) and has a friend who gives her terrible advice. The episode ends with the Freemans managing to calm her down after which, her friend drives her to kill herself, to the relief of the other characters.
  • The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Nergal Jr desperately wants friends but if someone refuses to be his friend, he freezes them and takes their form.
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Frollo is a strange one. It's certainly not love, for obvious reasons. It's also not just the desire for sex, because then any woman would suffice. It's more like an unhealthy obsession. Which, of course, fits the definition of Yandere to a tee. Now throw in a ridiculously rigid version of catholic sexual moral, and you get one of the greatest Disney villains of all time.
    "Destroy Esmeralda, and let her taste the fires of Hell! Or else let her be mine and mine alone..."
  • Cookie BaBoom, Mayor Tilton's ex-girlfriend on The Mask episode "Flight as a Feather." Uses a variant of the Stock Phrase, "If I can't have you, then no one can" (on the episode, it was, "If I can't have Mortimer, then no one can!" Standard. Is still bitter over being dumped by Mayor Tilton? Okay. Uses two strategically placed explosive belts strapped around her body to kill herself, the mayor, and everyone else around her because of the deep-seated resentment she has over being dumped. Bingo! Fortunately the Mask defeated Cookie by subjecting her to a hilarious Shameful Strip.
  • One episode of The Oblongs had Helga Phugly become one towards Milo because she wants him to take care of her due to her parents being absent.
  • The Penguins of Madagascar: In a semi-Ho Yay semi-Fetish-specific variation, Mort behaves like this towards King Julien's feet. It's never actually put into words why, but ...
  • The Problem Solverz: Katrina Rad is obsessed with Roba and stalks him in "Magic Clock". She then steals a time-freezing clock so the two of them can be together for eternity and tries to marry him against his will. When Roba refuses to kiss her at their wedding, she threatens to rip a hole in the fabric of the space-time continuum.
  • The Simpsons: One-shot character Julia was one of these towards Homer in the episode "Homer Of Seville". She tries to seduce Homer, but he refuses. Not accepting refusal, she tries to kill Homer.
  • Total Drama:
    • World Tour introduces Sierra, an in-universe ascended fan who has an enormous crush on Cody and spends the entire season invading his personal space, going through his belongings, and violently fending off anyone she views as a threat. Cody is repulsed by her behavior but is also touched that she cares so much about him. In "Planes, Trains, and Hot Air Mobiles", he offers to be her friend on the condition that she start treating him like a person instead of a toy, and she happily accepts.
    • The Ridonculous Race has Emma, who seems perfectly levelheaded but has a bad case of Love Makes You Crazy (which is why her previous boyfriend left her). She begins planning a wedding immediately after getting together with Noah and later attempts to take a lock of his hair as a keepsake. Oddly enough, Noah isn't the least bit creeped out and is fine with the idea of being a stay-at-home husband while Emma pursues a career in law.
  • Cyclops was this to Jean Grey on Wolverine and the X-Men due to the unhealthy nature of their relationship. And Jean is this in turn to him somewhat in the finale.