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* ''Manga/AkameGaKill'': General Esdeath of the Imperial Army is a beautiful young woman who wears a white uniform, has {{bright| is not good}} baby-blue hair, IcyBlueEyes, and porcelain skin. She is also a {{sadist}}ic, [[BloodKnight war-mongering]] [[AxCrazy psychopath]] who has actively encouraged her men to literally RapePillageAndBurn at times and sees no problem with what she does. No matter how many endearing moments she's given, we're always eventually reminded of how ruthless she is.


* All Living non-exiled members of the Holy Knights from ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' with the exception of the titular sins have shown themselves to be anything but holy. In one episode alone, one knight insulted and then shut down a town's livelihood for no other reason than a thought passing through his head. A later episode showed a group of knights having no trouble kidnapping a little girl for blackmail material against her father, [[spoiler: and killing said father when the poison he gave Meliodas failed to kill him]] and raining acid on the town to eliminate a target.

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* ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'':
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All Living non-exiled members of the Holy Knights from ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' with the exception of the titular sins have shown themselves to be anything but holy. In one episode alone, one knight insulted and then shut down a town's livelihood for no other reason than a thought passing through his head. A later episode showed a group of knights having no trouble kidnapping a little girl for blackmail material against her father, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and killing said father when the poison he gave Meliodas failed to kill him]] and raining acid on the town to eliminate a target.


** Later on, [[spoiler:the Supreme goddess assumes a villainous role and is known to posses brainwashing abilities ]]

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** Later on, [[spoiler:the Supreme goddess assumes a villainous role and is known to posses brainwashing abilities ]]abilities]].



* [[spoiler:Knight-Commander Martel]] from Anime/DawnOfTheSeeker [[spoiler:Is a Templar in Shining Armor and one of the conspirators who betrayed The Chantry.]]
* [[spoiler:Crane Bahnsteik]] from ''Anime/CyberTeamInAkihabara''.

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* [[spoiler:Knight-Commander Martel]] from Anime/DawnOfTheSeeker [[spoiler:Is [[spoiler:is a Templar in Shining Armor and one of the conspirators who betrayed The Chantry.]]
* [[spoiler:Crane Bahnsteik]] from ''Anime/CyberTeamInAkihabara''.''Anime/CyberTeamInAkihabara'' is [[spoiler:the White Prince, and also TheManBehindTheMan to [[DiscOneFinalBoss Principal Wasshu]]]].



** First, we have the priestess Kikyo, the {{antihero}}ine of the story. [[CameBackWrong Her resurrection is clearly ungodly.]] She comes back to life [[{{Yandere}} with a mind full of hatred and vengeance]] and does both good (helping people in need, feeding the hungry, taking care of kids) and not-so-good deeds (antagonizing Inuyasha and Kagome, stealing the souls of girls to keep herself alive). Yet obviously, she retains her old holy powers.

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** First, we have the priestess Priestess Kikyo, the {{antihero}}ine of the story. [[CameBackWrong Her resurrection is clearly ungodly.]] She comes back to life [[{{Yandere}} with a mind full of hatred and vengeance]] and does both good (helping people in need, feeding the hungry, taking care of kids) and not-so-good deeds (antagonizing Inuyasha and Kagome, stealing the souls of girls to keep herself alive). Yet obviously, she retains her old holy powers.



* Light Yagami from ''Manga/DeathNote''. All of his symbolism in the opening credits, his speeches, and his ideals (his given name is considered (an ironic) coincidence, for crying out loud) state that he is firmly Light-aligned. Yet his [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans method for purifying society]], and [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness the way he deals with those around him]], peg him clearly as the series' villain. His powers aren't directly Light-inspired -- though everything else about him is. For added melodrama, "Yagami" means "night god".
** {{Word of God}} states that the reason Light became so evil was because he '''was''' [[PureIsNotGood so pure to begin with.]] Light was such a good person he was ''incapable'' of comprehending evil, and so evil's very existence in the real world threw him all the way off his axis and off the deep end. He couldn't think of any other method of dealing with evil other than pure, unrestrained destruction... no matter the cost.
*** Also, [[TitleDrop Light very literally is not good]].
** Also Near who, while not as evil as Light himself [[spoiler: (though WordOfGod states that he is the more evil of him and Mello)]], dresses all in white, which is also his hair color.
* Johan Liebert of ''{{Anime/Monster}}'' is so bright and beautiful looking that he could almost be mistaken for an angel, and indeed, the aura he gives off is one of almost unmistakable lightness. He's also the title character and his deeds fit his name.

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* ''Manga/DeathNote'': VillainProtagonist Light Yagami from ''Manga/DeathNote''. is this [[MeaningfulName quite literally]]. All of his symbolism in the opening credits, his speeches, and his ideals (his given name is considered (an ironic) coincidence, for crying out loud) state that he is firmly Light-aligned. Yet his [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans method for purifying society]], society (kill all criminals), and [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness the way he deals with those around him]], peg him clearly as the series' villain. BigBad. His powers aren't directly Light-inspired -- Light-inspired, though everything else about him is. For added melodrama, "Yagami" means "night god".
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god". {{Word of God}} states that the reason Light became so evil was because he '''was''' [[PureIsNotGood so pure to begin with.]] Light was such a good person he was ''incapable'' of comprehending evil, and so evil's very existence in the real world threw him all the way off his axis and off the deep end. He couldn't think of any other method of dealing with evil other than pure, unrestrained destruction... no matter the cost.
*** Also, [[TitleDrop Light very literally is not good]].
** Also Near who, while not as evil as Light himself [[spoiler: (though WordOfGod states that he is the more evil of him and Mello)]], dresses all in white, which is also his hair color.
* Johan Liebert of ''{{Anime/Monster}}'' ''Anime/{{Monster}}'' is so bright and beautiful looking that he could almost be mistaken for an angel, and indeed, the aura he gives off is one of almost unmistakable lightness. He's also the title character and his deeds fit his name.name, as he goes around killing tons of people and manipulating others into villainy ForTheEvulz.



* Krad from ''Manga/DNAngel'' fits. He's the villain, but he's got all the light-related imagery, white wings and all that, while the good guy, Dark, has... well, you can probably guess.
* From ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' Knives, a {{Bishonen}} decked out in white, who created the "Angel Arms" -- super-guns of highly destructive light-beams. The manga takes this to an extreme, when Knives starts [[spoiler: absorbing the Plants]], he is the center of a writhing mass of angel wings and limbs.

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* Krad from ''Manga/DNAngel'' fits. He's the villain, but he's got all the light-related imagery, white wings and all that, while the good guy, Dark, has... well, you can probably guess.
guy is {{Dark|IsNotEvil}}.
* From ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'': Millions Knives, the BigBad, is a {{Bishonen}} decked out in white, who created the "Angel Arms" -- super-guns of highly destructive light-beams. The manga takes this to an extreme, when Knives starts [[spoiler: absorbing the Plants]], he is the center of a writhing mass of angel wings and limbs.



* You can't mention corrupt angels without pointing out ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokuroChan''.

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* %%* You can't mention corrupt angels without pointing out ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokuroChan''.''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokuroChan''. (Adminsitrivia/ZeroContextExample)



* BigBad Paptimus Scirocco of ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]'' wears an immaculate white uniform as a visual contrast to the black-and-red wearing jackbooted thugs he works beside. Say what you will about Scirocco, [[EvenEvilHasStandards the man had standards]].

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* BigBad Paptimus Scirocco of ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]'' wears an immaculate white uniform as a visual contrast to the black-and-red wearing jackbooted thugs he works beside. Say what you will about Scirocco, [[EvenEvilHasStandards the man had standards]].beside.



* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'': Ooh, look, pretty shiny gold [[ButterflyOfDeathAndRebirth butterflies]]! That lady in the portrait can't be all ba... [[CruelAndUnusualDeath Dear]] ''[[SerialKiller God]]''.
** [[spoiler:By the 5th arc, it's subverted, with Battler as the Golden Sorcerer. Which means DarkIsNotEvil gets subverted too...]]

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* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'': Ooh, look, pretty shiny gold [[ButterflyOfDeathAndRebirth butterflies]]! That lady in A few of the portrait can't be all ba... [[CruelAndUnusualDeath Dear]] ''[[SerialKiller God]]''.
witches qualify.
** [[spoiler:By the 5th arc, it's subverted, with Battler BigBad Beatrice is known as the Golden Sorcerer. Which means DarkIsNotEvil gets subverted too...Witch, and appears with pretty golden butterflies. She is also a WickedWitch who loves giving a CruelAndUnusualDeath to her victims. [[spoiler:She is actually a SuperpoweredEvilSide to Sayo Yasuda, who is more-or-less an [[LightIsGood aversion]] who wants Battler to defeat her.]]
** [[spoiler:Eva-Beatrice, her successor, is also decked out in light and has a golden staff. She is also every bit as cruel and sadistic as her predecessor.]]
** [[spoiler:Lambdadelta is a bright blonde with a pink outfit and candy-related powers, and one of the true villains, second only to Bernkastel in villainy.
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* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''
** The Hanged Man from is a light-based stand that can only manifest in reflections. It's also used by a grotesque SerialKiller, and resembles a sinister-looking mummy with a BladeBelowTheShoulder.
** Dio Brando, the BigBad, wears dark clothing in ''Phantom Blood'', but in ''Stardust Crusaders'', he wears orange-gold outfit with golden shoes. His stand also looks more like a masked demigod rather than a force of evil that he is.

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* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''
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** The Kars, the BigBad of ''Manga/BattleTendency'', uses what's known as the [[BladeBelowTheShoulder Light Mode]], [[spoiler:and after becoming the [[UltimateLifeForm Ultimate Being]], he gains use of the [[PowerOfTheSun Ripple]]]].
** J. Geil from ''Manga/StardustCrusaders'' has the [[FightingSpirit Stand]],
Hanged Man from is Man, a light-based stand ball of light that can only bounce off and manifest in reflections. It's also used by J. Geil, however, is a grotesque SerialKiller, and Hanged Man's humanoid form resembles a sinister-looking mummy with a BladeBelowTheShoulder.
** Dio Brando, In ''Manga/DiamondIsUnbreakable'', after [[spoiler:[[DeadPersonImpersonation murdering Kosaku and stealing his identity]]]], [[SerialKiller Yoshikage Kira]] starts wearing a white suit ([[AdaptationDyeJob This is only the case in the anime, however, whereas in the manga his suit is blue]]).
** Enrico Pucci from ''Manga/StoneOcean'' is a KnightTemplar SinisterMinister, [[spoiler:and his 3rd Stand, Made in Heaven, looks like a divine being]].
** Funny Valentine from ''Manga/SteelBallRun'' is a blonde in [[ManInWhite white]] and [[RealMenWearPink pink]] clothing, his Stand, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, is light blue in color, [[spoiler:and his [=D4C=]: Love Train manifest as a golden wall]]. Despite all this, he's still the Part's
BigBad, wears dark clothing in ''Phantom Blood'', but in ''Stardust Crusaders'', he wears orange-gold outfit with golden shoes. His stand also looks more like a masked demigod rather than a force of evil that he is.even if his goals are [[WellIntentionedExtremist well-intentioned]].

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* In ''Manga/TheDemonGirlNextDoor'', the "war" between the Light and Dark clans sounds more like a one-sided slaughter in the Light's favor, with the Light clan hunting down Dark Clan members--often cases of DarkIsNotEvil--just for points. The demons in town have only been kept safe by the barrier.


** Sigma has white hair and dresses in white. He's also Grande's EnigmaticMinion and a {{manipulative|Bastard}} EnfantTerrible with the philosophy of TheSocialDarwnist.

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** Sigma has white hair and dresses in white. He's also Grande's EnigmaticMinion and a {{manipulative|Bastard}} EnfantTerrible with the philosophy of TheSocialDarwnist.TheSocialDarwinist.


* ''Anime/TweenyWitches'': Wizard Kingdom is the {{shining|City}} capital city of the Warlock Realm, surrounded by EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture aesthetics. The populace wears bright colors, mainly white and sometimes gold, in contrast to the witches and wizards who wear dark/earthly colors. It's also home to the military dictatorship of the warlocks, which not only oppresses the wizards as the remnants of the old magical order but also plans to destroy the Human Realm with dark magic in hopes of making a new home for their species to escape the eventual destruction of the Magical Realm.

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* ''Anime/TweenyWitches'': ''Anime/TweenyWitches'':
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Wizard Kingdom is the {{shining|City}} capital city of the Warlock Realm, surrounded by EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture aesthetics. The populace wears bright colors, mainly white and sometimes gold, in contrast to the witches and wizards who wear dark/earthly colors. It's also home to the military dictatorship of the warlocks, which not only oppresses the wizards as the remnants of the old magical order but also plans to destroy the Human Realm with dark magic in hopes of making a new home for their species to escape the eventual destruction of the Magical Realm.Realm.
** Grande wears white and gold with a wing-like cape, giving him an angelic appearance. He's also the military dictator of the warlocks, ruthless enough not only to plan the destruction of the Human Realm but also to kill Sigma's father in front of the boy for disagreeing with his plans.
** Sigma has white hair and dresses in white. He's also Grande's EnigmaticMinion and a {{manipulative|Bastard}} EnfantTerrible with the philosophy of TheSocialDarwnist.
%%** Tiana wears white and has blonde eyebrows, IcyBlueEyes, and fair skin.


* The majority of Paladins from LightNovel/HowNotToSummonADemonLord are extreme zealots of the Church of Celestials, who consider their actions as holy and just, despite how twisted their actions are.

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* The majority of Paladins from LightNovel/HowNotToSummonADemonLord ''LightNovel/HowNotToSummonADemonLord'' are extreme zealots of the Church of Celestials, who consider their actions as holy and just, despite how twisted their actions are.are.
* ''Anime/TweenyWitches'': Wizard Kingdom is the {{shining|City}} capital city of the Warlock Realm, surrounded by EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture aesthetics. The populace wears bright colors, mainly white and sometimes gold, in contrast to the witches and wizards who wear dark/earthly colors. It's also home to the military dictatorship of the warlocks, which not only oppresses the wizards as the remnants of the old magical order but also plans to destroy the Human Realm with dark magic in hopes of making a new home for their species to escape the eventual destruction of the Magical Realm.


The majority of Paladins from LightNovel/HowNoToSummonADemonLord are extreme zealots of the Church of Celestials, who consider their actions as holy and just, despite how twisted their actions are.

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The *The majority of Paladins from LightNovel/HowNoToSummonADemonLord LightNovel/HowNotToSummonADemonLord are extreme zealots of the Church of Celestials, who consider their actions as holy and just, despite how twisted their actions are.


** Later In ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' [[spoiler:the Supreme goddess assumes a villainous role and is known to posses brainwashing abilities ]]

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** Later In ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' on, [[spoiler:the Supreme goddess assumes a villainous role and is known to posses brainwashing abilities ]]

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The majority of Paladins from LightNovel/HowNoToSummonADemonLord are extreme zealots of the Church of Celestials, who consider their actions as holy and just, despite how twisted their actions are.

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**Later In ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' [[spoiler:the Supreme goddess assumes a villainous role and is known to posses brainwashing abilities ]]


* All members of the Holy Knights from ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' with the exception of the titular sins have shown themselves to be anything but holy. In one episode alone, one knight insulted and then shut down a town's livelihood for no other reason than a thought passing through his head. A later episode showed a group of knights having no trouble kidnapping a little girl for blackmail material against her father, [[spoiler: and killing said father when the poison he gave Meliodas failed to kill him]] and raining acid on the town to eliminate a target.

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* All Living non-exiled members of the Holy Knights from ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'' with the exception of the titular sins have shown themselves to be anything but holy. In one episode alone, one knight insulted and then shut down a town's livelihood for no other reason than a thought passing through his head. A later episode showed a group of knights having no trouble kidnapping a little girl for blackmail material against her father, [[spoiler: and killing said father when the poison he gave Meliodas failed to kill him]] and raining acid on the town to eliminate a target.

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* Licht from ''Manga/BlackClover''. He is glittery and bright {{Bishonen}} who uses some kind of light magic, often brightens an area simply by being there, and is dressed in white. He's also a dangerous leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun, a group of would-be revolutionary terrorists.


** The Major; he wears [[ManInWhite White]] and has blond hair. This could be attributed to PhenotypeStereotype however. He ''is'' still [[GratuitousGerman ein Sturmbannführer des dritten Reiches]] [[note]]an SS major of the Third Reich[[/note]], despite having become one of the most solid examples of AlwaysChaoticEvil and BloodKnight existing in {{Anime}}.

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** The Major; he wears [[ManInWhite White]] and has blond hair. This could be attributed to PhenotypeStereotype however. He ''is'' still [[GratuitousGerman ein Sturmbannführer des dritten Dritten Reiches]] [[note]]an SS major of the Third Reich[[/note]], despite having become one of the most solid examples of AlwaysChaoticEvil and BloodKnight existing in {{Anime}}.

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