"One-Eyes win again! I shall gnaw the Golden City to the bone, and I shall spit it out! No one is left alive to warn them! One-Eyes, One-Eyes, the day of death has come to the Golden Land! And I shall conquer the Golden City! I shall trample and break them, and not show pity! No man escapes the Mighty One Eye!
— Mighty One Eye, whilst standing Atop a Mountain of Corpses, The Thief and the Cobbler (original workprint/Recobbled Cut)
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- 9 (2009 film): The Chancellor is the manipulative dictator who runs the State. As revealed in flashbacks from the film and supplementary materials, the Chancellor was the catalyst behind the Great World War that left countless dead and every country except his own on the verge of bankruptcy and starvation. Taking advantage of this, the Chancellor manipulates the Scientist into constructing the B.R.A.I.N. under threat, after which the Chancellor reformats the B.R.A.I.N. into a "Fabrication Machine" to produce weapons of war. Subjecting the Machine to great abuse and stress over the course of months, the Chancellor uses the weapons it makes to wage war on every country but his own and get thousands slaughtered. When the Fabrication Machine goes rogue, the Chancellor frames the whole ordeal on the Scientist and tries to save his own life by abandoning the State, showing himself for the despicably selfish monster he is.
- 10000 Years Later (2015): Wugreb was once a simple tribe leader who sought to understand the secrets of the ancient gods. Discovering that all gods were mere humans, Wugreb decided to make himself the most glorious being to have ever lived and transformed his entire tribe into his own army of demonic monsters, and sent them out into the land to pillage, destroy, and slaughter all they came across, turning the current world into a Hell of his own making. After being locked away for a millennium for his crimes, Wugreb rises once more and continues his nightmarish conquest, massacring entire tribes and, in one case, cursing their souls to never leave their now-dead bodies. Lusting to return to the ancient "Techcity" so as to use it in his domination, Wugreb assaults and strangles the friends and dog of a young girl named Joma, including crucifying one and making her watch to force her to give him the means to bring Techcity to him. After succeeding in this, Wugreb declares his goal to erase all former gods from the history books and become the most powerful being in existence, and brutally murders the few heroes who stand up to him, before attempting the same to Joma.
- Adventures in Zambezia: Budzo is a ravenous monitor lizard with a taste for bird eggs. In the past, he tore off Chief Sekhuru's wing and killed Amaya, Tendai's wife and hero Kai's mother, while trying to devour an egg, causing Tendai to abandon Zambezia in grief. Losing his claw in the battle, he vows revenge upon Zambezia. When he returns, he aligns with the Marabos, convincing them to kidnap the Weavers before he captures Tendai, using him as a hostage to force the Weavers to build him a bridge. Once it is completed, he turns on the Marabos and leaves them to be devoured by his lizard army while he storms Zambezia, intent on taking over as a tyrant and devouring their eggs. Arrogant and malicious, Budzo displays nothing but sadistic glee at his crimes, casually dismissing them without a second thought, and is treated with fear and contempt by every other character.
- The Adventures of Tintin (2011): Red Rackham was an infamous pirate who plagued the seas, robbing and besieging all in his path. Attacking The Unicorn for its treasure, Rackham gets most of the crew killed while taking the captain Sir Francis Haddock hostage. Threatening to murder the man's remaining crew while he watches, Rackham extorts the location of The Unicorn's treasure from Haddock, then kills the man's entire crew anyway by tying them up and feeding them to a swarm of sharks. Rackham then plans to torture and kill Haddock, and when Haddock manages to escape and leave Rackham for dead, Rackham swears a curse on Haddock and his descendants, one that plagues the bloodline for decades to come.
- Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor (2018): Mani is an Evil Poacher who hunts endangered, sapient animals out of greed and pleasure, seeking to find Sia Koh and slaughter the tribe of markhor residing there. Admitting to seeing no difference between human and animal lives, Mani is only too willing to kidnap and murder the young Allahyar for getting in his way after nearly killing his father. Even when surrounded by the very animals he intended to kill, he still attempts to murder Allahyar out of spite after feigning surrender.
- Altered Carbon: Resleeved: Tanaseda Sr., the founder of the Mizumoto Syndicate, developed the Mizumoto system while supposedly sacrificing his life for his successors. In truth, Tanaseda has his own personality overwrite his supposed successors, killing them and allowing him to take on their identity, with his first victim being his own son. Holding the tattoo artist Holly's parents hostage to get her to perform the transfer, Tanaseda later destroys their Stacks to murder them, and when exposed, attempts to slaughter his Syndicate and simply start over.
- The Amazing Adventures of the Living Corpse: Dr. Brainchild is a scientist seeking to resurrect the dead. To test out his serum, he drops it in random cemeteries. When the ensuing zombies kill people, Brainchild takes any kids who survive to a secret boarding school until they're ready to be trained in the Creature-Hunter Organization he made to gather info, not caring how many of them get killed in the process. Brainchild eventually realizes that his zombies aren't as intelligent because they aren't fresh enough, so he kills his top assistant to test his theory, eventually having all of his soldiers purged to make an army of the dead.
- An American Tail series:
- Original film: Warren T. Cat, the greedy leader of the Mott Street Maulers, holds the downtrodden mice of New York in a chokehold, forcing them to pay him off under the guise of "Warren T. Rat" while secretly having his cats pick off a mouse every once and a while to keep them terrified and under control. When Warren stumbles upon the innocent orphan Fievel Mousekewitz in his introductory scene, Warren manipulates him into his clutches and then tosses him to the hold of a cruel sweatshop for a quick fifty cents, sneering "you don't need a family anymore—you got a job!" When the mice finally stand up to Warren's manipulations, Warren simply decides to cut his losses and tries to burn them all alive with a sick laugh.
- The Treasure of Manhattan Island: Mr. Grasping is a crooked cheese factory owner and Chief McBrusque is his enforcer. Grasping viciously mistreats the mice working for him and threatens and uses the sadistic McBrusque to have any resistance beaten into submission, much to the latter's enjoyment. Trying to distract the workers by claiming peaceful natives living under New York City plan to attack them, Grasping sends McBrusque and his goons to detain one of the natives, though instead wind up catching Dr. Dithering, who Grasping tries to have executed via meat grinder. With his plans foiled, Grasping bitterly orders McBrusque to kill the native tribe.
- Animal Farm (1954): Napoleon is a cunning, hedonistic, gluttonous, and power-hungry British Saddleback boar who—following Mister Jones' expulsion from Manor Farm—begins plotting to seize power for himself. Raising a group of orphaned puppies into vicious attack dogs and using them to assassinate his well-intentioned rival Snowball, Napoleon names himself the supreme leader of Animal Farm. Gaslighting and intimidating the other animals into accepting the increasingly authoritarian changes he has his sycophant Squealer make to Animal Farm's laws, Napoleon quickly proves to be far worse than Mister Jones ever was—hoarding the food produced for himself and the other pigs; working the other animals to exhaustion and starvation; stealing the hens' eggs; selling Boxer the draught horse to a glue factory in exchange for human foods and alcohol; and using his attack dogs to terrorize or execute anyone who challenges his autocratic regime. By the time the other animals rise up and overthrow him, they can no longer tell the difference between Napoleon and Mister Jones.
- AniMen: Triton Force (2010): Lord Como is the ultimate tyrannical leader of the Blatarians. In the past, the Blatarians discovered crystals that gave them immense power, which Como would use to expand his empire across most of the galaxy, with anyone who stood up to them almost completely wiped out. The planets that surrendered did not fare much better, among which were the Squamatans, who had the majority of their planet destroyed, with the Blatarians only sparing a single opera house. When the Squamatans sold out General Modi of the Anurians, another species that Como was attempting to conquer, Como ends up destroying their last opera house anyway because one of them was assisting Modi. To capture Modi, Como callously throws away the lives of his troops to make him think he is winning. When the Triton force arrives to rescue Modi, Como wipes out nearly all of them, proudly proclaiming he "[wants] them all dead."
- Antz: General Mandible is a megalomaniac ant soldier who views worker ants as inferior vermin and soldiers as superior. He manipulates the Queen into rejecting peace negotiations with a hostile colony of Termites and sends all the soldiers loyal to her on a suicide mission to attack the Termites and secure his power. Both sides are destroyed in the fight except for a single ant named Z, which irritates him to no end. He engineers a new dig for the miners so they will hit a water source that will drown every ant in the colony including the Queen, except for his small faction of army loyalists who will be blindly obedient to him. He tortures Z's best friend Weaver to find Princess Bala after Z took her away, threatens to kill Weaver's girlfriend if he doesn't comply, then orders Z killed seconds after he promised not to do so and arranges Weaver's death as well. To start his new ideal colony he plans to force Princess Bala to marry him after he has killed her mother and everyone else.
- Appleseed franchise: Deunan Knute and Briareos Hecatoncheires have dealt with plenty of dangerous criminals as part of their job to uphold the peace in Olympus, but none have been quite as vile as these three:
- 1988 OVA: A.J. Sebastian is the terrorist head of the Human Liberation Union. A Cyborg with an undying hatred for bioroids and a lengthy conviction history, Sebastian is introduced assisting his squad in holding several bioroid families hostage, killing a cop tasked to guard him. Partnering with the cop Charon, Sebastian ultimately plots to deactivate the Gaia computer controlling Olympus's power, just so he can activate the Multipede Cannon and use it to destroy the city. Killing anybody who stands in his way, Sebastian, despite his claims of desiring freedom for humans, is willing to kill both bioroid and human alike during his eventual Multipede destruction spree, ultimately caring more about the carnage.
- 2004 film: Colonel Hades is introduced inspecting an army of Landmates he commissioned for a terrorist attack he soon executes against Bioroid life extension facilities in a thorough attempt at genocide. When he learns of the Appleseed, which would make those facilities moot, Hades intercepts the ESWAT team sent by Athena on a secret mission to retrieve it and massacres the team save for Deunan and Briareos, who escape the bloodbath, as well as a single Regular Army mole who shared his feelings towards Bioroids. When Briareos reveals to the Regular Army that the Elders were using them for their own genocidal means, Hades tries to kill him and Deunan over General Uranus's objections. A genocidal racist whose hatred of Bioroids was ultimately a means to nurse prior grievances against Deunan's father and stroke his own ego, Hades shows himself to be the most personal menace Deunan ever had to deal with during her ESWAT career in any continuity.
- Alpha (2014): Talos is a former soldier turned leader of Triton who seeks to rebuild the world in his own violent image. After deducing that a utopia is an impossible dream, Talos began to see war as the new way of life, seeking to find and awaken an Olympus war machine in order to cause untold amounts of destruction. When he kidnaps his old war pal Olsen and the bioroid Iris, Talos torturously downloads the whereabouts of the war machine from Olsen's mind, gunning him down afterwards. After finding that the war machine is designated to destroy to New York, Talos allows it to happen, hoping to showcase his power to the rest of world with the intent to sacrifice his own citizens. Despite claiming to be helping people, Talos is nothing but a power-hungry sociopath with a messiah complex.
- Ark: Baramanda, the vizier of Empress Cathebel, seeks the titular Ark to gain immortality, intending to use the machine for his own selfish purposes. Introduced torturing arrested Cevean prisoners and having them executed via life-draining parasitic worms, draining them into lifeless husks with a massive dose of Body Horror, Baramanda seeks the descendant of the Cevean High Priestess Amiel, necessary for his immortality. Learning Amarinth's true heritage as Amiel's daughter, Baramanda have Amarinth's adoptive father Jallak sentenced to public execution to force her out of hiding, before ordering Jallak's death anyway when Amarinth surrenders. Baramanda had his loyal chief scientist, Dr. Anders, shot when she called him a monster after learning he intends to allow Alcyeon's destruction while he becomes immortal, forces Anders's assistant Higgins to activate the Ark for him at gunpoint, and subjects Amarinth to having her blood forcefully extracted in order to gain her DNA necessary for the Ark's activation, a process which causes Amarinth much pain and torture. Taking over the Ark and going on a city-wide rampage, killing millions in the process, Baramanda is more than willing to condemn both the Storrian and Cevean races to their extinction if it means he can live forever.
- Astro Boy: President Stone is a man whose apparent stupidity and childishness truthfully mask a murderous and ambitious personality. Stone alienates, withholds resources for, and threatens war against the downtrodden surface-dwellers out of an insane belief it will assure his reelection, and commissions scientists Tenma and Elefun to develop the powerful Peacekeeper robot to better serve in his useless war. When his own carelessness and power lust result in the death of Tenma's son, Stone shrugs it off and continues to force Tenma and Elefun's compliance under threat of execution. After Tenma rebuilds his son as a robot named "Astro", Stone endangers countless people to capture the boy, mocks him over his lack of true humanity, and tries to rip out of his power core to power the Peacekeeper. Upon merging with and assuming control of the Peacekeeper, Stone begins destroying the city and threatens to crush Astro's numerous friends to death to draw him out and kill him, focused solely on finalizing his plans to lay waste to the surface-dwellers and continue his rule as president.
- Balto: Steele starts out as a Jerk Jock before becoming far worse, Driven by Envy at Balto being placed on his sleigh team. Angrily trying to sabotage their efforts to get medicine delivered to sick children, Steele spitefully tries to make them lose their way on the path to the village, uncaring for the lives of the dogs or kids. Returning to the village on his own, Steele claims his teammates died in a blizzard while he was unable to save them, caring nothing for anything save his own glory.
- Barnyard: Dag is the sadistic leader of a pack of coyotes. Unlike the other coyotes who kill for food, he seems to enjoy killing his victims more than eating them. This is shown when he shows a group of chickens his chain which has severed chicken legs on it. When faced with Otis's father Ben, he murders him and then shames Otis by telling him that his father would've survived had he been there for him. He then makes a compromise with Otis that stated that he and his pack of coyotes could get a couple of animals every night, and if Otis didn't comply, Dag and his coyotes would personally slaughter everything in the farm that Otis held dear, including possibly the farmer. This deal was just a trick to keep Otis busy while he and his pack kidnap the hens as well as the chick Maddy. He then tries to spitefully eat the latter, just because she called him a "meaner". Murderous and needlessly cruel, Dag is seemingly out of place in an otherwise lighthearted film.
- Belladonna of Sadness: The nameless baron represents the worst excesses and cruelties of the nobility. When Jeanne cannot pay the exorbitant fee for a wedding, the baron rapes her and allows his courtiers to rape her as well. Taxing the people into starvation, the baron tortures his tax collectors for not taking in enough, including Jeanne's husband Jean, whose hand he removes. When he finds his wife sleeping with a Page, he kills them both, while also growing jealous of Jeanne's growing power and influence as a witch in curing The Black Death. When Jeanne refuses his overtures, he angrily orders her burned at the stake.
- The BFG: The Fleshlumpeater, leader of the giants, is a savage brute who loves to devour children. Stealing into the human world every night to eat them, the Fleshlumpeater has been responsible for countless deaths. Later glimpsed by Sophie and the Big Friendly Giant preparing to devour a little boy, Fleshlumpeater leads his giants to attack schools full of children, leaving bones strewn all about, and violates the taboo of giant not killing giant to attempt to murder the BFG at the end.
- Bilal: A New Breed of Hero:
- Umayya(h) is the ruthless, greedy ruler of Mecca, who uses his status in the Quraysh clan to rule with an iron fist. An abusive slaver who considers those in his thrall to have no more worth than an apple, Umayyah regularly has his slaves whipped bloody to keep them in line. He uses this same cruel manner of control to mold his son Safwan into his sadistic heir. Oppressing Mecca and other cities through use of false idols, Umayyah punishes Bilal for standing up for his faith in one god by torturing and starving him for days, then hands Bilal over to the Charlatan Priest for further torment. When Bilal's religious uprising spreads throughout the lands, Umayyah enacts a plan to wipe out all those who believe in equality and the freedom of slaves, and leads a massive onslaught against the free city of Medina to slaughter its population and crush all resistance.
- The Charlatan Priest is Umayyah's chief advisor and the fanatical head of Mecca's cruel, false religions. The Priest uses fear and pain to corrupt the citizens of Mecca, urging them to turn a blind eye to starving children to instead pay tribute to the Priest's terrifying gods. Eager to dole out punishment to those who cross his gods, the Priest subjects Bilal to a brutal public torturing where Bilal is tied down and has a heavy boulder set on his chest to slowly, painfully crush him. After Bilal escapes and rebellion to Umayyah's reign brews, the Priest is the one to urge Umayyah to "kill them all" and start a bloody genocide campaign against those who share Bilal's beliefs. Even after Umayyah's death, the Priest continues to influence his son Safwan into carrying on the crusade, leading to many more pointless deaths.
- The Movie: Bora Ra is the ruthless and sadistic leader of the Tengkotak gang, who hunts sapient power spheres to use their powers to conquer entire planets. In the past, Bora Ra invaded Planet Gogobugi to steal Enerbot from its governors, presumably killing them while their kids only barely managed to escape with Enerbot. In the film, Bora Ra continues tracking down Klamkabot, the power sphere of teleportation, to the Floating Island where the power spheres were made, but finds Ochobot instead and decides to keep him for later. Throughout the film, Bora Ra shows he is perfectly willing to murder anyone that gets in his way, and even turn on his allies. After painfully extracting the teleportation power from Ochobot, Bora Ra murders him right in front of BoBoiBoy simply to crush his hope, mocking him for crying over it. Refusing to admit defeat to the heroes, Bora Ra summons a massive black hole that threatens to consume the entire Floating Island with the heroes and several power spheres.
- Movie 2: Retak'ka was the previous wielder of the Elemental Powers. Retak'ka was once a normal alien before getting the elemental powers and desiring more and more power. Retak'ka betrayed his friend Hang Kasa and attempted to steal his part of the elemental powers before being sealed away. He wakes up a hundred years later and attacks the TAPOPS to find BoBoiBoy, who now has the elemental powers. Retak'ka tortures Koko Ci to get him to reveal BoBoiBoy's location until BoBoiBoy shows up and quickly retreats after Retak'ka easily beats him. Retak'ka then orders for the TAPOPS to be blown up, killing all but 6 on board. Retak'ka travels from planet to planet to absorb their elemental powers, destroying each planet in the process, with him first heading to Planet Gur'latan, where he massacres an entire army, leaving nobody alive. Retak'ka captures Yaya, Ying, and Fang, and threatens to kill them if Hang Kasa does not come to him. He gets into a fight with Hang Kasa and ends up seemingly killing him, with Hang Kasa barely surviving, and once he is defeated by BoBoiBoy attempts to kill all the heroes out of spite by destroying a dam.
- The Boxtrolls: Archibald Snatcher is a self-styled Boxtroll exterminator who, while initially appearing to be eccentric and goofy, reveals himself as something far more unhinged as the story runs its course. Envying the lifestyles of the elite "White Hats" Snatcher drives forth a campaign to eliminate every Boxtroll in Cheesebridge to motivate the White Hats into letting him join higher society. Ten years prior to the main plot, Snatcher is shown attempting to extort something out of the father of the-then infant Eggs by threatening the baby's life; when Eggs's father refuses to cooperate with his demands, Snatcher apparently kills him with a wrench—in actuality keeping the man under locks until he was Driven to Madness. Snatcher later obliterates the Boxtrolls' home and gleefully attempts to crush them en masse while forcing Eggs to watch, and shortly after dresses the boy as a Boxtroll and then attempts to burn him alive in his attempt to endear himself to the White Hats. Shown at various times as a self-concerned megalomaniac who would willingly try to kill children to further his goals, Snatcher really stands out in such a lighthearted movie.
- Bruce Lee and Chinese Gods (1976): The evil king and his wife, the fox spirit Da Ji, are a pair of horrific tyrants who starve, torture and kill their population. When anyone opposes them, the two have them torture and executed, multiple people burnt alive at one point. At another, a kind adviser is forced to carve out his own heart. When the gods intervene to save the people, the pair start a war to slaughter the neighboring nation and even call demons down upon the world to do more damage.
- Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple: Tatsuhiko Shibusawa is a sociopathic researcher obsessed with finding the Ultimate Ability. To his ends, Shibusawa forced gifted children, most notably Atsushi Nakajima, to endure torturous experiments so he can activate their Abilities. Shibusawa's curiosities to see people's Abilities in action would lead him to cause the Dragon's Head Conflict in Yokohama that lasted for 88 days and resulted in 88 deaths. In the present, Shibusawa unleashes a mysterious fog onto the world that led to hundreds of people murdered by their own Abilities, before crystalizing said Abilities to collect, and would collaborate with Omasu Dazai and Fyodor Dostoevsky to spread his fog throughout Yokohama. Shibusawa would then backstab Dazai before fusing with him to become a dragon and destroy Yokohama. Becoming the "Singularity", Shibusawa allows his fog to engulf the planet and kill off every single Ability-user so he could absorb their Abilities to make himself more powerful.
- Case Closed films:
- The Time-Bombed Skyscraper: Teiji Moriya is an architect with a violent obsession with symmetry. Unsatisfied with his past asymmetrical works, he plans to destroy them in disproportionately violent ways while taking revenge on Shinichi Kudo, who had unintentionally wronged him in the past. Starting by burning down four of his past works, he stole bomb-making materials and created plastic explosives to play a game of cat-and-mouse with Shinichi and the Tokyo police, bombing a park with children in it, a public square, and the Tokyo railway, causing further chaos by designing the bombs so that they explode if the trains slow down, forcing them to speed up. When finally revealed, he attempts to blow up his own house and take the detectives with him. After being arrested, he reveals his greatest plan, destroying his "ultimate disgrace", a skyscraper and a major city center, starting by bombing the exits so that more people will die, all the while taunting Kogoro and Shinichi about Ran being trapped underneath the rubble, with the largest bomb, about to die.
- Quarter of Silence: Keisuke Yamao is an unemployed villager of Kitanosawa who had been living with a gambling addiction. To pay his debt, he had raided a jewelry store, killed the owner of the store, and stole the diamonds. While driving drunk to his hideout, Yamao accidentally kills the younger sister of his friend Mizuki Toono, and while disposing of her body, the son of his other friend Fuyumi Tachihara witnesses the scene. When Yamao attempts to kidnap him, he accidentally causes Touma to fall from a cliff. After hiding the diamonds Yamao confesses his crime and is sent to jail. Eight years after, when Yamao discovered that the place where he had hidden his jewels are submerged in a dam, and that his past would be revealed, he tries to kill those aware of his past and bomb the dam to recover the diamonds, which would kill many innocents, all to Yamao's apathy, if not delight.
- The Fist of the Blue Sapphire: Leon Lowe is a respected businessman, criminal behavior psychologist, and former police officer who is responsible for keeping the jewel that to be the prize of a karate tournament in Singapore. Leon is a greedy man who, to keep the jewel to himself, kills numerous people, and plans to destroy the parts of Singapore that the tournament is in—including an entire populated hotel—and to create a city on top of the debris.
- Castle in the Sky: Romuska Palo Ul/Ur Laputa, known as Colonel Muska, is a ruthless government secret agent who tried to take the flying city of Laputa by force, being actually a descendant of the Laputean monarchy just like Sheeta. Along the way, he commits many heinous crimes such as kidnapping Sheeta and Pazu, threatening to kill Pazu if Sheeta didn't give him the amulet that held the power to control Laputa. When he finally conquers Laputa, however, he becomes mad with power and proceeds to toss his own henchmen from the floating city, all while laughing about it, and intends to use the flying castle's power to wipe out everything in his way so that he can become ruler of the world. He also threatens to shoot Sheeta's ears off after she tried to convince him that the people left Laputa because it was uninhabitable, and when Pazu arrived on the scene, Muska threatens the lives of both children unless they surrendered the crystal back to him. Throughout the film, Muska showed manipulative and emotionally abusive tendencies, a sense of entitlement, greed, hunger for power, revulsion of "disgusting" natural wildlife that he wanted to have burned down, and a willingness to hurt or even kill children if it got him closer to what he wanted.
- Checkered Ninja duology: Phillip Eberfrø — Eppermint in the English dub — is a wealthy toy tycoon who operates a horrific child labor sweatshop. Philip opens the movie beating a child worker to death for accidentally using his scarf to create a ninja doll, spurring the spirit of Taiko Nakamura to hunt him down in retaliation. Arrested at the film's conclusion, Phillip returns in the sequel, seeking to eliminate any potential witnesses to remove all evidence of his crimes. To that end, Phillip has the factory owner gunned down, locks Aske and his former interpreter in a shop rigged to explode, and attempts to hunt down and murder all of his former child workers, even releasing king cobras into a populated restaurant to reach one of his targets.
- The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury: Antonia Chillingsworth is the commander of the mercenary vessel the Kublai Khan. She's obsessed with the art of killing and death, collecting dozens of notorious fighters as part of her private collection of living statues. In this state they are almost completely frozen while conscious the whole time and trapped in an inescapable nightmare for what seems like centuries. She callously sacrifices her crew members to see Riddick's skill at killing; her only concern is that they were overpaid. Before adding Riddick to her collection she throws him and his friends in a fighting pit with people-eating monsters for her own amusement. She's horrible enough to disgust even Riddick.
- The Condor: Corrupt company partner Nigel Harrington and his mercenary, Taipan, are a despicable, greedy duo who kidnap the homeless and use Nigel's company chips to mentally enslave them. Giving them enhanced abilities, Nigel and Taipan have them commit crimes to test the chip, not caring that the chips burn their hearts out and kill them. Wishing for stronger test subjects, Nigel has Taipan kidnap skateboard enthusiasts, repeating the enslavement process on them. Upon his scheme being discovered by his business partners, Nigel has his mind-controlled pawns kill them to cover his secret. Luring his partners' son, Tony Valdez, to the scene of the crime, Nigel has him beaten and crippled; Taipan going on to manipulate Tony's cousin into setting Tony's house on fire. Attempting to sell their technology to terrorists, they do not care how it is used, as long as they profit. Having no loyalty to one another, Taipan kills Nigel to keep all the money herself.
- Coraline: The Beldam, or the "Other Mother", is a sinister temptress who lures children to her otherworldly lair under the promise of a better life. The Beldam spoils them with a world tailored to their fondest wishes in order to keep them with her, before convincing them to sew buttons on their eyes to stay in her realm forever. After this, the Beldam murders them and locks away their souls to replenish her own energy. Intending on making the eponymous heroine her fourth victim, the Beldam kidnaps Coraline's parents to force her into a horrifying game of finding the dead children's eyes. The Beldam also turns her own servants into hollow monstrosities to sic them on Coraline, or for their defiance. In addition, she murders a boy she had styled after Coraline's friend Wybie, then hangs up his clothes as a macabre taunt to her.
- Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door: Lee Sampson is a teenage hacker addicted to video games and thrills, who has decided to try his hand at being a "real terrorist" just for fun and infamy. Allying with Vincent Volaju, Sampson uses his hacking skills to help Vincent find dispersal methods for his lethal nanovirus, and works with him to bomb a metropolitan area and unleash the virus, killing dozens and endangering hundreds more. Having such disregard for human life that he reacts to Vincent killing an innocent man with less emotion than losing at a video game, Sampson is ultimately hoping to use his skills to ensure Vincent's plan of total genocide of all life on Mars succeeds, and takes a special joy in broadcasting a haunting message for the entire planet that foretells its coming annihilation.
- Cybernetics Guardian: Adler Einstein is an elitist scientist who wants to exterminate his city's slums. When another scientist, Layla, tries to research a peaceful solution to the violence in the slums, Adler tries to have her test subject, John Stalker, killed. Using a mechanical suit to get revenge after John injures him, Adler goes on a rampage, killing two innocent police officers and threatening Layla while trying to murder John.
- Cyborg 009: Call of Justice: Emperor is the mysterious leader of the Blessed. In order to evolve the human race more to his liking, the Emperor resolves to initiate a process that will kill 95% of the human population all so he bring 5% under his control. After his initial plan fails, Emperor decides to combine his remaining powers with 001's psychic powers so he can "reset" humanity and rebuild their society from scratch. When his subordinate, Catalina, betrays him after forming a bond with 009, Emperor punishes her by wiping her entire mind and reducing her down to her base instincts. Emperor then announces his intention to do this to all of humanity so he can reprogram them to worship him as a god. Though at first appearing to be a well-intentioned being, the Emperor's true colors are eventually revealed to be that of a egotistical lunatic, who even admits that he "never really had [a heart] to begin with."
- The Dagger of Kamui (also known as Revenge of the Ninja Warrior): The villainous Tenkai aims to take over Japan for himself. Having the hero Jiro's adoptive family murdered, Tenkai trains him as a ninja and manipulates Jiro into killing his own biological father, before ordering Jiro's village to be slaughtered to the last man. When Jiro learns of his true mother, Tenkai has her murdered too, attempting to manipulate Jiro into leading him to the lost treasure of Captain Kidd in the West, also using Jiro's brainwashed sister as one of his soldiers. Using a body double, Tenkai attempts to have Jiro and all his friends killed, with the double even trying to rape Jiro's sister as well. Finally, during the downfall of the Shogunate, Tenkai attempts to take advantage of the war to finally seize control of Japan, having allegiance to nothing but his own ambition.
- Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic: Lucifer is a Fallen Angel who rebelled against God and introduced sin to the world, leading to the creation of Hell, where millions of souls of sinners were tortured forever. Desiring to escape his prison in the Ninth Circle of Hell, Lucifer makes a bet with Beatrice about whether or not Dante will remain faithful in his crusade. Lucifer wins and kidnaps Beatrice right under Dante's eyes to lure him to Hell. As Dante ventures through all the circles of Hell to save Beatrice, Lucifer tortures her, burning her and tearing her apart for fun, before deciding to marry her and force her to give birth to his children forever. When Dante frees Beatrice and gets to the deepest circle of Hell, Lucifer manipulates Dante into freeing him and then announces his intention of escaping into Purgatory and Heaven, where he can torture all souls there and then plunging the entire universe into chaos, solely so he can force God to watch how he perverts his creations.
- Dark Cat 1991 OVA: Jukokubo is the former Dark Cat mentor of Hyoi and Ryoi who believes all humans are capable of evil. Causing havoc across Tokyo by allowing humans to be possessed by evil spirits that turn them into monsters, Jukokubo poses as a high school dean to allow several students and teachers to be possessed by his spirits, even devouring some himself to gain energy. Getting his spirits to possess an entire classroom, Jukokubo allows the innocent Aimi to be taken over by the Primordial Evil, indulging in her gradual loss of humanity as she slowly turns into a monster.
- Delgo: Empress Sedessa, ruler of the barbaric Ando wastelands, was exiled from her royal family upon trying to assassinate her brother, the King of the Nohrin, succeeding in killing her sister-in-law the Queen. The reasons for her exile found in her genocidal hatred for the Lockni people, Sedessa personally flew to the frontlines while she was still with the Nohrin to ensure there were zero survivors of the Lockni villages she had attacked. Sedessa pays all mercy with treachery; when the ruling members of the Ando save her life, she gasses them to death, and she earns her Karmic Death trying to backstab the hero after he saved her life.
- Dominator (2003): Lord Desecrator is a treacherous usurper in Hell pursuing his former subordinate Dominator for a key that will allow him access to other worlds to conquer. Inspiring a cult to commit mass sacrifice in his name, Desecrator is also the sire of the half-demon Hellkatt, who he wastes no time in trying to murder as "useless" to him. When summoned, Desecrator goes on a killing spree across the world, burning entire cities and attempts to devour Earth itself, hoping to spread the pain of Hell all throughout the cosmos.
- Dragons duology:
- Fire & Ice: Xenoz is an immortal wizard who was once the ambassador between the peaceful Dragons and the warmongering human kingdoms of Draigar and Norvagen. However, his lust for power drove him to murder the Dragon Queen and steal her Ice Crystal. When the Dragon King Thoron attempted to murder him for this betrayal, Xenoz was scarred by Thoron's fire, and as such, developed a seething hatred for all of Dragon kind, and sought to annihilate the entire species through any means possible. Using his position, Xenoz ensures the war between Draigar and Norvagen continues for centuries to follow, framing each kingdom for the deaths of the other's Dragons, when in reality, Xenoz himself was hunting down and murdering them one by one, then feeding their remains to his army of monstrous Vorgans. After painfully tearing the power of an amazing Dragon crystal out of Prince Dev and Princess Kyra, Xenoz kicks his own second-in-command to his death, before opening a portal to Dragon World, where he plans to unleash the power of all his magic at once in hopes of wiping out all Dragons. Defined by his disproportionate hatred and lust for power, Xenoz cared for nothing and nobody but himself and his own pride and would kill anyone who jeopardized either of them.
- The Metal Ages: Scylla, the cruel queen of Odaku, is a slaving warmonger who easily matches Xenoz in ambition and cruelty. Having struck a deal with the evil dragon Stendahl, Scylla uses the Shadow Dragons from his realm to suck the life from innocent people across the countryside in order to power her weapons, at one point unleashing the Shadow Dragons on a battlefield full of her own soldiers. Scylla conditions her people from birth to hate the neighboring nations of Norvagen and Draigar, and plunges all three nations into a war so she may take over the world and hand over the Dragon Realm to Stendahl.
- Dragon Slayer (1992 OVA): Ackdam, the Demon Lord, is a powerful Evil Sorcerer who invades the kingdom of Faaren, massacring everyone in his path, wiping out the capital city and personally killing the king. Ackdam proceeds to set up a horrific regime where citizens are starved, enslaved and killed at the will of the king and his minions, opposed only by a small rebellion and the renegade prince Sirius. When Sirius rescues a village from Ackdam's minions, Ackdam reacts by sending his chief minion Zagi, in dragon form, to wipe out the village to the last man and attempts to capture Sirius to execute him with his captive mother the Queen, wishing to rule Faaren no matter how many people have to die.
- Faeries (1981 CBS special): The Faerie King's Shadow was given a will of its own through magic. Growing evil, the Shadow would gain enough power by draining the King of his own strength, desiring to drown Faerie Land in eternal darkness and rule over, only keeping the King's daughter Niamh alive to serve as his bride. Sending goblins and trolls to threaten the land, once Oisin and Puck encounter him, the Shadow gleefully declares his intent to kill them, and then all of Faerie Land afterwards.
- The Fearless Four: Dr. Greed is the evil tyrant leader of Bremen and CEO of the corrupt, animal-abusing MixMax corporation. When the Fearless Four roll into town with their tunes—music is outlawed in Bremen—Dr. Greed gets the idea to use them in propaganda, making them sing songs promoting his insidious sausage-making machines. Dr. Greed grinds up hundreds of sentient animals into meat to make his profit, kills his own minions, and in the original German version, he openly plans to purge everyone in Bremen not capitulated to his rule after having already murdered his political rivals.
- FernGully: The Last Rainforest: Hexxus stands in contrast to such a lighthearted setting. In the past, Hexxus caused a mountain known as Mount Warning to erupt like a volcano and destroy anything it touched, killing countless people and creatures in FernGully; this would also cause a majority of the humans to flee in terror and never return. Hexxus was finally defeated by the fairy priestess Magi Lune, but is released during the events of the film and manipulates the humans running a logging machine into heading towards FernGully so he can get revenge on the fairies for his imprisonment. Hexxus plans to pollute the entire world and destroy it, killing millions in the process so he can rule over the world as a Polluted Wasteland.
- Fire & Ice: Nekron is the Sorcerous Overlord of the lands of ice. He begins the film by magically expanding the glaciers of his realm to literally crush those who stand in his way while slaughtering their villages with the glaciers and the spears of his sub-human followers. Seeking to force the King of the only resisting kingdom Jarol to submit, Nekron's mother Julianna kidnaps Jarol's daughter and has her brought to Nekron. Nekron angrily informs Julianna, who had expected Nekron to breed with her, that if his mother brings him any more "little sluts", he'll kill her himself. When Teegra's brother tries to rescue her, Nekron, while sneering "pigs you are, and like pigs you shall die", uses his magic to force the prince to kill his comrades, before the prince commits suicide. When Larn infiltrates his sanctum, Nekron gets utter delight from beating the warrior down himself and even has him taken away to be healed and rested so Nekron can enjoy crushing him again.
- The Flight Before Christmas: Black Wolf, the alpha of a bloodthirsty pack of wolves, begins the movie attempting to kill and eat the young Niko. Black Wolf, stressing over the lack of food, attacks a completely harmless poodle who strays into his territory; the poodle accidentally gives Black Wolf the idea to kill and eat Santa Claus and his reindeer. Black Wolf then gets the idea to pose as Santa's reindeer in the process so he and his pack could sneak into the houses of humans. The plan was to slaughter every child in the world to curb his hunger. Black Wolf tracks the reindeer down, proclaims himself the new Santa Claus, and prepares to eat the reindeer. Interrupted by Niko, Black Wolf attempts to murder him too out of frustration, going as far to pursue him on top of a flying sleigh miles in the air. Even as he fell death, Black Wolf tries to drag Niko's best friend Julius down with him, stating his joy that at least he wouldn't die hungry.
- The Flight of Dragons has both the Big Bad and his (literal) Dragon:
- Ommadon the Red Wizard, furious with his three brothers' decision to create the Last Realm of Magic, decides to see them die as his dark magic reigns. Ommadon eloquently describes his plan to destroy humanity, to infest them with greed and spite and make them turn against each other, driving humanity lower into their worst excesses until they all perish in nuclear war. Ommadon sends monsters and spells to destroy Carolinus's chosen heroes through madness, despair, and even the slaughter of the innocent, eventually opting to simply have his devil dragon Bryagh massacre them all with no relent. Ommadon gleefully makes himself the host to the entirety of the world's evil to finally cow and destroy the scientist Peter Dickinson after all else who can stand against him have been slaughtered, believing that he himself is nothing less than the world.
- Bryagh is Ommadon's crimson steed and a bloodthirsty sadist in the skin of a dragon with a mind for violence. Bryagh cultivated a rivalry with Sir Orrin that lasts into the present day when Orrin came afoul of Bryagh devouring a nest full of the eggs of his own kind, resurfacing years later to aid Ommadon in destroying humanity itself and even trying to spitefully drop Peter Dickson to his death against Ommadon's orders. Bryagh relishes the prospect of having his legions "attack, demolish, devour, burn, and grind" his enemies, slaughtering the heroes one after another in the final battle and even pausing his assault solely to sadistically laugh in Orrin's face as he mourns his fallen love Danielle, dying soon after in a Mutual Kill with the knight.
- Galaxy Express 999 (1979):
- Count Mecha is the nemesis of young hero Tetsuro Hoshino. Once a man who accepted mechanization, Count Mecha decides to fill his days with hunting to alleviate boredom. His chosen prey is human beings. Mecha hunts down and slaughters countless innocents on his private world, including Tetsuro's mother, before taking them and mounting their remains as obscene trophies. When Tetsuro arrives, Mecha only sneers that he's killed too many mothers to remember them all and tries to murder the boy as well.
- Queen Promethium, the mother of the heroine Maetel, condemned her world La Metal to mechanization and tried to murder Maetel's father when he attempted to oppose her. Running La Metal as a horrific dystopia, Promethium has people abducted and made into living machines to serve in perpetual agony as the power source of La Metal, having forced Maetel into a machine body so Maetel will gather victims for that purpose. When Maetel reveals her true plans against her evil mother, Promethium attempts to murder Tetsuro herself to deny Maetel any sense of victory.
- Gdleen OVA: The godly figure known as the "Governor" is actually a supercomputer known as Husnet, who has kept control of Gdleen for centuries manipulating countless wars among the primitive tribes and keeping them technologically stagnant so they never rise up. Demanding constant sacrifice of innocents—which it keeps in permanent suspended animation to harness information from them—Husner has the savage Barbaress tribe massacre an entire neutral city simply for the purposes of wiping out their hated enemies the Miyori tribe. When finally confronted by Ryu, Husner offers to let Ryu go only if he gives up his love interest Fana, cruelly dismissing all the lives it's thrown away for the sake of its god complex.
- Ghost in the Shell:
- Innocence: Kim is a self-deifying programmer aiding the Yakuza in their kidnapping scheme. Helping to have countless young girls remade into helpless cyborgs to be used for sex, Kim boasts of the superiority of "dolls" to human beings. When Section 9 agent Batou catches on to his superiors' schemes, Kim hacks Batou's cyberbrain in an attempt to have him go on a shooting spree in a crowded convenience store.
- Solid State Society: Hitoshi Munei is a viciously prejudiced ultranationalist politician. Kidnapping 20,000 pure-blood Japanese children, Munei forces crippled, dying immigrants to become their caretakers until the seniors die, much to his own apathy. Brainwashing the children into following his bigoted thinking and becoming his intended ruling class, Munei also works with the Puppeteer, allowing his partner to commit multiple devastating terrorist attacks in the name of creating his ideal, ethnically purified Japan.
- Gisaku: Gorkan is the demonic mastermind of all the evil in the story. A devil who rules over his dimension of demons with an iron fist, Gorkan arrives on Earth and immediately massacres several samurai who try to stop him, before attempting to unleash his armies of demons onto the planet to plunge the world into a living Hell. Though thwarted in this, Gorkan escaped and spent centuries building himself a criminal empire that he used to hide his evil activities, notably mutating a lynx into a half-human hybrid after making a deal with him to save his race, leaving him an outcast by both humans and his fellow lynxes. In the present, Gorkan is an absolutely dreadful excuse for an employer, brutally melting, crushing, and snapping in two his own minions for the smallest slights, from failure to simply stating the fact of a temporary setback. In the end, Gorkan tries once more to unleash his demonic forces onto Earth, and takes the time to viciously twist one of his soldiers into a ball when the man slightly annoys him.
- Golgo 13: Queen Bee: Thomas Waltham, the political adviser to prospective President Robert Hardy, is a sleazy and corrupt political operator who plots to be Vice President and the endless voice in Hardy's head. Having dealt with Hardy's mistress and illegitimate daughter, Waltham had the former murdered, then raped the young girl and sold her into white slavery for profit before lying to Hardy about it. Seeking to have the girl, now Sonia the Queen Bee, killed, Waltham hires Golgo 13 and allies with a corrupt general to annihilate an entire village full of civilians before attempting to exert his influence to crush Hardy even further.
- Heavenly Sword film:
- The Raven Lord, or the Raven King, the Ancient Evil responsible for literally all the misery in the setting, was a sadistic warlord rumored to be a demon from Hell who led a vicious conquest in an attempt to dominate the world, slaughtering countless innocents to the point humanity's numbers vanished "like smoke" before seemingly being put down by the Heavenly Sword. Living on in the form of a demonic raven, the Raven Lord facilitates Bohan's fall into evil and the subsequent massacre of countless clans and endless murder, angrily pecking out Bohan's eyes when his pawn fails in defeating Nariko herself. Leagues worse than Bohan himself, the extension of the Raven Lord's brutal sadism and bloodlust is shown fully onscreen despite his limited screentime, and thousands of lives are destroyed in testament to the Raven Lord's endless lust for cruelty and conquest.
- Flying Fox, just as vile as he is in the game, is responsible for the massacre of Kai's entire clan, described as having made them "bleed" before killing Kai's mother. An unhinged sadist distinguished from even the rest of Bohan's armies, Kai giddily forefronts the genocide and subjugation of entire clans, including Nariko's own, and decapitates Nariko's long-lost brother Loki, intending to betray Bohan himself, and gutting Kai in front of Nariko simply to torture her.
- Heavy Metal: The Loc-Nar is an extradimensional nightmare that spreads corruption wherever it goes, being responsible for countless wars and atrocities throughout the multiverse, including much of Earth's history. After incinerating an astronaut, the Loc-Nar torments his young daughter with stories of its influence, several of which include corrupting people into crimes they normally wouldn't commit. In one world, the Loc-Nar offers great power to those who sacrifice young women in its name; in another, it turns plane crews into zombies and has them slaughter the living. Finally, after landing on yet another world, the Loc-Nar turns a group of warriors into barbaric monsters so they will Rape, Pillage, and Burn the rest of the planet.
- Hero Factory: Savage Planet: The Witch Doctor was originally an instructor named Aldous Witch, who had a secret desire to possess a Quaza Core. When he was exiled for attempting to install a Quaza Core into his body, Witch travels to Quatros in order to illegally mine for Quaza. Upon creating the Skull Staff, he would use it to transform into the Witch Doctor, before using it to painfully enslave the animals of the jungle and force them to mine for Quaza, which causes the planet to slowly start breaking apart and dissolve, which will kill all life on it, to Witch Doctor's utter lack of concern. Sending a fake distress signal so he can steal an ship to escape the planet with the Quaza, he has two Fangz brutally attack Rocka when he arrived on the planet, severely wounding him in the process. When a Raw-Jaw attempts to convince Witch Doctor not to mine for any more Quaza, he painfully brainwashes the Raw-Jaw into submission. When the Alpha 1 team tries to stop him, he sends the animals to kill them while preparing to leave the planet with the Quaza, leaving everyone to die, and then build a powerful army to take revenge on Hero Factory for exiling him. A selfish, cruel tyrant with a complete Lack of Empathy towards the animals he enslaves, Witch Doctor would gladly destroy an entire planet full of life in order to become more powerful.
- High School Fleet: The Movie: The Pirate Leader is a ruthless and merciless leader who wants to murder thousands of innocents in the maritime cities of Japan. He manipulates Susan Reyes into believing he will help find her missing father so he can have someone assist him. The Pirate Leader kidnaps and holds hostage many innocent people, threatening them to make the seafort operational. Had he succeeded in using the seafort, he would have caused massive casualties.
- Horus: Prince of the Sun: The evil Ice Devil Grunwald is known for his lust for power and cruelty. When Horus was just a newborn, Grunwald arrived at his village and proceeded to destroy it by turning the people against once another and then destroying every human until none were left, save Horus's father and his infant son, who fled. In the present, Grunwald continues to terrorize a village by trying to starve them out and when Horus kills his pet pike that was preventing the village from fishing, Grunwald decides to get serious. Using his "sister" Hilda, whom he himself had orphaned, Grunwald tries to bait Horus and preys on Hilda's mind so Horus will be killed by the girl he cares about most. After this, Grunwald simply attempts to kill everyone in the village in a final assault.
- Hot Wheels: AcceleRacers: Gelorum is the leader of the Racing Drones, an army of alien robots created by the Accelerons for one express purpose: to race through the realms they created, and to win every race in which they took part. When her creators deem the realms fit only for humans, she rebels against them and gets banished to Earth with the other drones, where they hibernated for thousands of years. In the present day, disguised as a human, she manipulates a young Kurt Wylde to cheat and hurt other drivers during the events of the World Race. Once her human disguise fails, she tries to openly kill other drivers, including a young Vert Wheeler, before disappearing. Two years later, she fully assembles the Racing Drones into an effective team, and begins claiming Accelechargers in an attempt to get the chance to race against, and eventually kill, the Accelerons and later Take Over the World. When the production of the brand-new Sweeper is delayed due to technical issues, she simply disposes of the Drone reporting the situation to her. When faced with human opposition, she captures those trapped in the realms and then tortures them for information, turning them into mindless cyborg minions. During the final phase of her plan, she promises to kill Dr. Peter Tezla while denying him the chance to see the Accelerons, only sparing him so that he can be Forced to Watch. When she loses the Ultimate Race thanks to failing the Accelerons' Secret Test of Character, she attempts to kill Vert Wheeler, winner of said race, before being banished once more by the Accelerons.
- The House's "And heard within, a lie is spun": Van Schoonbeek is an architect who seemingly takes pity on a poor family and lets them live in a luxurious house free of charge. Van Schoonbeek actually intends to corrupt, humiliate, and eventually kill them. He makes the parents materialistic and negligent of the daughters, then dresses them in ridiculous costumes, then has them burn their treasured possessions, and finally transforms them into furniture and burns them alive. The girls don't fall for the house's allure, so Van Schoonbeek demoralizes them by showing what they've lost, then traps them in the upper levels by removing the stairs, seemingly intending to starve them to death. This doesn't work, but they're almost burned to death, escaping only thanks to one of their parents being curtains that slides them out of the house. Besides this, Van Schoonbeek hired an actor, "Thomas", who acts as his emissary and whom he tortures to the point of drunken stupor; is implied to have made the family poor in the first place as he was a "friend" to Raymond's father; and his evil lingers on centuries later as the house causes misery to both the developer and Rosa.
- Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom: Nyarlathotep, wicked as always, is the servant of Azathoth seeking to destroy Earth and other worlds for the Outer Gods. Nyarlathotep works alongside Abdul Alhazred in order to use the Necronomicon to resurrect Cthulhu, now named Thu Thu Hmong/Spot, manipulating the young H.P. Lovecraft into getting the book for them, only to betray the boy and tries to use the book to bring back Cthulhu. In The Undersea Kingdom, Nyarlathotep helps Abdul in holding Lovecraft's parent hostage under the threat of death if he doesn't give them the Necronomicon, later burns Alhazred to death after growing tired of his failure. In The Kingdom of Madness, he makes a deal with a future Lovecraft to retrieve Spot to him. Once that succeeded and revives Cthulhu, he has Cthulhu destroy a planet populated by Deep Ones to demonstrate his powers, planning to destroy the entire Earth next for the Outer Gods.
- Ice Princess Lily: Arktos is a sorcerous snowman using his magics to conquer Iceland and oversee a total genocide of all dragons. Arktos has wiped out nearly the entire dragon race, and is first seen as he murders the last two survivors, hoping to kill their child in the process but failing. Creating an artificial daughter named Lily to serve as bait, Arktos lures in the last dragon child, Tabaluga, and showcases the frozen corpses of dozens of dragons to the boy before once more attempting to kill him. After endangering all of Greenland with a war, Arktos tries one final time to finish off Tabaluga and Lily both, bragging about his plans to then dominate the world and even threatening the entirety of Iceland with death when they stand up to him.
- Inspector Sun and the Curse of the Black Widow: The Red Locust is the leader of a gang of locusts known for wreaking havoc in the bug world, with Janey's family among the victims of his rampages. With his swarm depleted due to the efforts of his Arch-Enemy, Inspector Sun, the Red Locust hires scientist Dr. Spindlethorp to create a hybrid bug monster, Vatchu, to create a new, more powerful swarm. When Spindlethorp rejects the Red Locust's plans and attempts to flee in a seaplane, the Red Locust has Vatchu murder him and steal his formula to turn her into a queen, while having her dispose of any other liabilities. Upon revealing himself, the Red Locust has Vatchu transform all the passengers aboard the seaplane into his monstrous swarm and sets them loose to devastate the world.
- Jack and the Witch: Queen Auriana is an evil witch and the ruler of her domain. Auriana abducts children and transforms them into creatures known as harpies note to serve as her slaves, seeking to extend her rule throughout her realm. The children themselves live in constant fear of Auriana, being forced to kidnap more children to serve her. Those who fail are banished to the Cavern of Eternal Ice, where they will surely freeze to death. When one of the harpies, Allegra, fails to capture Jack, Auriana exiles her to the ice caverns, taking the time to taunt her for not being human. She then captures Jack's friends and attempts to force them to watch as Jack and Allegra freeze to death in the ice caverns. When Jack rescues Allegra, Auriana destroys the caverns and brutally attacks the two children as they attempt to flee, nearly killing them. When her globe, the source of her powers, is destroyed, Auriana attempts to blow up the castle with everyone inside it, just to spite Jack.
- Jonny's Golden Quest & Jonny Quest vs. the Cyber Insects: Dr. Zin is the Arch-Enemy of the Quest family, having killed Jonny's mother in Golden Quest. Returning in Cyber Insects with an army of genetically modified insects to invade Earth, Zin utilizes a stealth satellite to cause vast parts of the world to freeze or be subjected to horrible storms, causing starvation with potentially millions threatened. A truly horrible boss, Zin is also fond of horrifically killing his minions for petty reasons, having one fed to his "mosquitoids" for entirely pragmatic advice and another frozen to death for Dr. Quest's escape despite never being in charge of watching him. Plotting to invade Earth, Zin stops at nothing to ensure his total domination, likening it to "breaking a few eggs" for an omelette.
K - Z
- The King and the Mockingbird: The Portrait of King Charles is a tyrant who views himself as entitled to have the love of the Shepherdess. He murders his creator and takes his place in order to send the police force after her and the Chimney Sweep, killing any of them who displease him without a second thought. In order to get his bride, Charles endangers his subjects without a second thought and threatens to force the Shepherdess to watch him feed her love to lions to force her to marry him, and attempts to do so to a blind musician for annoying him. Even after she agrees, he condemns the Chimney Sweep and the Mockingbird to hard labor, and later attempts to have them fed to the lions anyway. When his plans are foiled, he attempts to kill the Chimney Sweep and Shepherdess in a fit of spite. Despite being only a portrait of the original, the Painting of King Charles proves himself viler than his creator ever was.
- The Knight and the Princess (2019): King Daher is the tyrannical ruler of Sindh. Under his command, pirates raid Arabian trade ships and abduct women and children as slaves, slaughtering any armies that attempt to rescue them. When Mohammed Bin Alkassim frees the captives, Daher vents his fury by massacring the Arab merchants within his kingdom.
- Krabat — The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978): The miller is a wizard devoted to evil for evil's sake, who tempts the young beggar boy Krabat into his clutches as he has done with many other children. When he's not exploiting the boys for manual labor and teaching them dark magic, the miller sacrifices them in yearly rituals he dresses up as magic duels—when one boy comes close to besting him, the miller feigns defeat, then transforms into a snake and finishes the boy off. He vows to murder a little girl that Krabat falls in love with, and stoops so low as trying to trick Krabat and another boy into killing each other, just to punish them for having become friends.
- Krishna Aur Kans:
- King Kans is a brutal tyrant and warlord who starkly believes it is his right to take whatever he pleases, at the expense of the kingdom. While prince, Kans devastated villages, brutally killing its inhabitants and forcing others into slavery. When Kans hears of a prophecy that the eighth son of his beloved cousin Devaki will put an end to his reign, he makes it his foremost mission to kill him to end the threat to his rule. He is offered the chance to repent of his evil, but refuses. He revokes his former love for Devaki and imprisons both her and her husband Vasudev on the day of their wedding, and murders their newborn children so that they won't grow up to oppose him, also executing anyone who sympathizes with the two. When Devaki gives birth to Krishna and he is hidden away in a village, Kans summons demons to kill him, even allowing the witch Putna to slaughter infant children by the hundreds just to ensure Krishna's death. After a decade passes, Kans finally summons Krishna to a gladiatorial battle to finish him once and for all. Believing himself superior to all beings, Kans was a monstrous ruler who caused the deaths and suffering of thousands of people.
- Putna is the first demon summoned by Kans, and one of the most vile. Dealing in the black arts, Putna takes pride in her evil and cruelty. She torments the other demons in the underworld, burning and melting them on a whim, all the while gloating of how she has killed many humans. When summoned by Kans to kill Krishna, Putna is piqued, desiring the deaths of thousands of children. She only agrees to the deal when Kans appeals to her by demanding that every infant boy born in the last ten days be killed. Putna then terrorizes the kingdom, gleefully murdering every infant she sees. When she finds Krishna, she transforms into a beautiful woman and tries to feed him poisoned breast milk. Among a colony of demons, Putna surpasses the others in sheer cruelty, and the other demons are both mesmerized by and terrified of her.
- Krut: The Himmaphan Warriors: The Raksod Giants, a nation of fire-breathers, are led by a pair of warmongers:
- The King of the Raksod is a vicious tyrant with aspirations of global conquest. Having already invaded several other nations, overtaken the border of the Kingdom of Ayothaya, and sent his subordinate to pose as the Defence Minister, the King leads the Raksod in the invasion and subsequent incineration of Ayothaya's capital, resulting in the deaths of several civilians and soldiers alike. In the subsequent occupation, the King has any survivors enslaved or imprisoned, with prisoners burning alive later suggested to be a regular occurrence for the regime. Since he intends to invade the distant Himmaphan Forest as well, the King attempts to have his army poison the Ocean and dry it out in an effort to kill the water's inhabitants and create a land-path to the Himmaphan forest. Even after the forces of General Watchara and their Himmaphan warrior reinforcements have defeated the King and his Raksod forces, Ayothaya is in such a state of ruin that it takes many years to recover.
- The Commander, also known as the "Black Giant", is the King of the Raksod's sadistic second-in-command. Having previously masqueraded as the Defence Minister of Ayothaya, the Commander had used his position to incapacitate King Suriya-Indra with a poisoned beverage; attempted to continuously sabotage the Garuda's efforts at self-defence; and appointed himself Supreme Commander before being imprisoned by former King Subanphon. Upon escaping in his true form and joining the fray, the Commander captures Subanphon and facilitates the sacking and burning of Ayothaya's capital, later torturing Subanphon for the location of the royal treasury when the occupation is underway. When confronted by General Watchara's forces, the Commander threatens to douse them and a group of imprisoned civilians with oil and incinerate everyone if the soldiers don't drop their weapons.
- Lady Death: The Motion Picture: Lucifer is the Lord of Hell who comes to Earth in human form under the name of Mathias. Establishing himself as a tyrant in 15th century Sweden, Mathias forces his villagers—including a young boy—to join his army under the pretense on fighting for God. He then confines his daughter, Hope, to his castle after her lover, Niccolo, refuses to join Mathias's army. It was revealed that the innocent villagers—including Niccolo—were kidnapped and murdered by Mathias so that he could damn their souls to Hell. When an angry mob storms his castle, Mathias reveals his true form and kills most of the angry mob while leaving his daughter to be burned at the stake. After Hope's soul descends to Hell, Lucifer initially offers Hope to join his side while keeping his wife and Niccolo's tormented souls alive in containment, and after Hope refuses, he then kicks her out of the window. During the final battle, Lucifer then sends the frail and weak Niccolo to fight against his daughter.
- Legend of Lemnear:
- Lord Varohl, Champion of Gold and lord of the flying fortress Valkyras, is a vicious tyrant who seeks to brutally subjugate humanity for casting him out. Varohl leads his armies to slaughter and destroy all they can across the land, the total annihilation of Lemnear's village and all of its inhabitants merely one of the casualties of his campaign, while leaving cities he dominates in the care of sadistic generals like Vuan to do with as they please. To steal the power of Lemnear, Varohl kidnaps her brother Masshu, and when they turn the tables against him, Varohl elects to rain fire down upon the world and destroy it all out of spite.
- Vuan is a fat, greasy slaver who serves Lord Varohl for status and pleasure. Ordering brutal raids to capture innocents and sell them, Vuan especially focuses on women he can obtain, keeping the most attractive women to be mind controlled sex slaves for his pleasure, having them stand around naked in his chambers to serve him and perform lasciviously. Upon capturing Lemnear, Vuan desires to keep her for himself, mind-controlling and attempting to assault her as he has countless other innocent women.
- Legend of the Blue Wolves: Captain Continental is the depraved leader of a group of soldiers. As their leader, Continental forces the subordinates he takes sexual interest in to submit to him, where he repeatedly whips and rapes them, brainwashing them into doing whatever he wants. After becoming infatuated with Jonathan, Continental forces him to strip to his underwear and whips him when he refuses to submit. He later publicly humiliates Jonathan by beating him to a pulp in front of his other subordinates. Knowing that Jonathan's lover, Leonard, is behaving as his guardian, Continental gets some of his subordinates to split Jonathan and Leonard apart so he can violently rape Jonathan in the showers.
- Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole: Metal Beak, real name Surtr, is a savage owl and the leader of the Pure Ones. Embarking on a war of conquest to kill all who oppose him, Metal Beak is fond of "moonblinking" victims, turning them into mindless slaves and robbing them of their identities, with even children subjected to the process. His intention behind enslaving them is to use magical flecks to set up a trap to kill all of the Guardians and moonblinked owls by draining their blood with bats after their gizzards are severely weakened, using his traitorous spy Allomere to lead them to certain death. When Allomere is no longer needed, Metal Beak leaves him to be devoured by the bats after falsely promising to make him King of the Great Tree, and later on attempts to kill the hero Soren in front of his sworn nemesis and Soren's teacher, Lyze of Kiel, out of little more than savage spite.
- Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011): Monk Gen'un pretends to be a loyal servant of Japan, but is in truth a greedy and ruthless man manipulating a war against the supposed "Oni", in truth human beings attempting to defend themselves from extermination. Killing many himself to gain their power and continuing the war, Gen'un attempts to trick time-traveling hero Jun into destroying the Oni utterly. Found out, Gen'un murders the leadership of his temple and attempts to force his protege Raiko into becoming a monster to destroy the Oni before taking his power with no need for who he destroys in his quest to rule the world.
- Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation: Phil Maxwell is the film's manipulative, sociopathic main antagonist and Iris's father. Pretending to be a well-meaning scientist, Maxwell would secretly create his daughter to be the ultimate soldier to profit from in wars all over space. When the project to restore Eltria is shut down, Maxwell has the entire population of the colony brutally gunned down. When confronted by Iris's sister figure Yuri, he reveals he's already infected her with his Formula system to make her another weapon he can exploit. When she manages to kill him regardless, he tricks Iris into trying to kill Yuri. Having backed himself up inside Iris, he manipulates her into controlling Yuri as a weapon and beginning to convert Earth into more weapons he can exploit for his own selfish ends. Fully resurrecting, he controls Iris and Yuri to fight their friends against their will, fully conscious the entire time. When Nanoha challenges him, he seeks to do the same to her. When finally defeated, Maxwell attempts to vaporize the city with a Kill Sat purely out of spite.
- The Magic Pudding: Buncle the wombat is the master of the Pudding Thieves who ten years ago discovered and became fixated on the Magic Pudding. In the present day, Buncle enslaved an entire valley. The slaves are forced to bring him all sources of food, including working in the food mines, while the rest are kept in cages. After repeated failures of the Pudding Thieves to capture the Magic Pudding, Buncle has them thrown in with the slaves, uncaring one of them is his blood relative. Unable to acquire any more food, Buncle decides to eat the slaves themselves and prepares to turn them into a giant pudding. Driven only by greed and gluttony, Buncle is a surprisingly dark villain for this light-hearted film.
- The Magic Roundabout (2005) (original French version and UK dub): Zeebad ruled over the world as a frozen wasteland in the distant past, until he was defeated by Zebedee and imprisoned for 10,000 years. Zeebad is accidentally released and begins his plan to collect three magic diamonds to freeze the sun and cover the world in an Endless Winter. Zeebad also brings life to a wooden toy soldier named Sam and makes him his minion. Zeebad kidnaps Dougal and orders Sam to torture him for information, but when Dougal is rescued he faces Zeebad and wins, pushing him off a cliff to kill him. Zeebad steals the first gem and forces them to give up the map by threatening to eat Brian. When Zeebad's train crashes and Sam is injured, Zeebad abandons Sam without a second thought. Sam later confronts Zeebad, and Zeebad realizes that the gem is in him, so he kills Sam and takes the diamond out of him, beginning his plan to freeze the world and nearly succeeding.
- Monkey King: Hero Is Back: Hun Dun (or Hundun) the Demon King—the leader of the mountain trolls—is an alchemist practitioner searching for eternal life. Tasking his minions with invading villages to capture children, Hun Dun aims to sacrifice them on the Day of the Total Solar Eclipse by burning them to death in a large alchemy furnace and converting their life essences into an elixir, thereby prolonging his own life. His search for immortality throws him into conflict with the group when Jiang Liuer saves a young girl from getting taken. After succeeding at capturing the young girl through an elaborate trap, Hun Dun, angered by Liuer's intrusion with his plans, seizes the young boy and strangles him to the point of unconsciousness, which advances to him trying to violently dispose of the boy by firing several blasts at him. Upon acquiring energy from the solar eclipse, Hun Dun transforms into a nightmarish monster and begins to destroy everything in his path. Hun Dun also throws a boulder at Liuer when the titular Monkey King, Sun Wukong, was desperately trying to save him.
- The Mystical Laws: The demon who possesses Tathagata Killer seeks to "bring tears to God's eyes" by tearing humanity apart. Using Tathagata as its puppet, the demon creates the fascist Godom Empire and uses it to oppress millions of people, having entire families publicly executed if even one member is found to have a religious text. The Godom Empire invades cities and kills countless people, and the demon coerces Tathagata into developing the "Ultimate Destruction Weapon", lying to its allies that it's just for threats when the demon intends to use it to wipe out all life on Earth. In a bout of petty sadism, the demon forces the good-natured Theta to activate the weapon with her own hands, laughing that the end of humanity has come.
- Next Gen: Ares, initially Justin Pin's hulking robot bodyguard, is revealed to be far eviler than he lets on. Having been created by Justin Pin to be the perfect machine, Ares deduced that humans are flawed, and that they should be destroyed, starting by killing Justin. Using Justin's altered body to serve as his puppet, Ares creates the Gen 6 Q-Bots for everyone to own, planning on having them detonate and wipe out all of humanity. Seeing 7723 destroying his machines, Ares kidnaps Mai's mother Molly, then tries to kill the two before leading them to a trap once they manage to escape. Revealing his plans to Mai and 7723, he casually disintegrates Dr. Tanner Rice and orders the Q-Bots to detonate a full soccer stadium once his plans are leaked to the public to kill as many people as he can, before trying to disintegrate Mai for foiling his plans. A sadistic killing machine, Ares, despite his funny personality and claims of creating a better world, is nothing more than an egotistical monster willing to kill both human and robot alike to suit his needs.
- The Next Kill (2018): The Time Keeper and the Cutter are a pair of killers who cause wanton mayhem throughout Lincoln City. Eager to complete a hit list in a short span of time, the Time Keeper broke the Cutter out of prison, threatening to kill him with a bomb if he didn't finish the list. Once free, the Cutter goes around the city slaughtering dozens of people, while the Time Keeper forces the mayor to prevent police interference or else he'll set off multiple bombs around the city. Hoping to tie off loose ends, the Time Keeper tries to kill the Cutter anyway once he completes his tasks. After the Cutter discovers the Time Keeper's treachery, the Cutter kills the Time Keeper with his own bomb and tries to flee the city.
- Ninja Scroll:
- Gemma Himuro is the leader of the Eight Devils of Kimon, and stands out from his men in his callous disregard for all around him. In the past, Gemma betrayed his allies and framed a warrior named Jubei Kibigami, forcing Jubei to kill his friends in self defense. In the present, to cover for the Eight Devils' movements, Gemma has a well poisoned to wipe out a village. He organizes multiple massacres and kills his employer, declaring he himself will be the true ruler of Japan in the end. Gemma also kills Jubei's beloved, Kagero, in front of him, solely to hurt Jubei. Gemma, in the end, cares for nobody. The deaths of both his lovers in the Eight Devils arouse no emotion in him, and he witnesses every ally he has die without even changing an expression. His only concern is the gold imported to Japan, all to feed his bottomless greed.
- Tessai is, hands down, the most violent, brutal and nasty of the Eight Devils of Kimon. A hulking brute of a man with skin he can harden into rock, Tessai is introduced butchering a group of shinobi who are investigating the village he and his seven comrades poisoned to manufacture rumors of a plague. The leader, Hanza, is caught by Tessai and killed sadistically as Tessai slowly rips his arms off with his bare hands before drinking the blood from the severed arms. Leaving only the sole woman of the group alive, Tessai takes her to his home and attempts to rape her, informing her not to struggle because "he wouldn't mind raping a dead girl." When Kagero is rescued by Jubei, a humiliated Tessai later makes it a point to hunt down Jubei and attempt to beat him to death in retribution.
- Nova Seed (2016): The evil Dr. Mindskull, having been responsible for a series of monster attacks and disasters upon humanity, pledges to annihilate all that is left of the post-apocalyptic world using the powers of an alien child capable of creating plant life. Going to every length to kill his genetic "NAC" brother who seeks to stop him, Mindskull reveals the "new world" he raves about is himself, using the alien child to turn himself into a Botanical Abomination to crush waves of soldiers and march toward the nearest city to destroy everything in sight.
- Osmosis Jones: Thrax is a deadly virus who is obsessed with infamy and making his name known in the medical books. To this end, Thrax infiltrates human after human and slowly kills them through an agonizing fever—one of his victims a little girl who "didn't like to wash her hands"—which comes with the consequence of killing both the human and every living organism inside of them. Upon invading the body of Francis "Frank" DiTorre, Thrax introduces himself by burning a cell unfortunate enough to cross him from the inside out whilst humming, and cuts clean through a local crime boss to cow his flunkies into serving him. Thrax sets about murdering whomever comes in his way and burns his own flunkies to death after they suggest incubating, ultimately nearly succeeding in dooming Frank and gloating to hero Osmosis Jones that he intends on breaking his record on Frank's young daughter Shane.
- Pachamama: The conquistador chief, possibly a depiction of Francisco Pizarro, barges into the movie with his men assaulting the city of Cuzco, savagely stripping the Inca of their gold clothes and literally shooting everything in sight. A few scenes later, the once-vibrant city is completely silent and drenched in a reddish light, heavily implying that the conquistadors killed everyone. He spends the remainder of the movie shooting at the children protagonists, clearly attempting to kill them. He does manage to shoot the condor—later revealed to be the village shaman in animal form—carrying them, resulting in them nearly plummeting to their deaths. Upon reaching the village, he follows Tepulpai into the ancestral cave, slaughtering the snake guardians for their gems. He assaults the kid, breaking the Huaca and dismissing the treasure as worthless, for which he attempts to kill Tepulpai.
- Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night:
- The titular Emperor of the Night is the cruel ruler of a nightmarish dimension, who gains power by trapping souls in his domain, while weakening the Blue Fairy enough so that he can destroy her. Working through his human henchman, Puppetino, the Emperor lures and tempt numerous victims into signing away their freedoms, and turn them into lifeless puppets for all eternity; one of the countless puppets trapped in the empire of the night includes a woman holding her baby. The Emperor soon targets Pinocchio as his next victim, and has Puppetino lure Pinocchio with a little girl they captured and turned into a puppet. When Pinocchio is freed by the Blue Fairy, the Emperor manipulates Pinocchio and his friends into entering his domain. The Emperor uses Geppetto as his hostage, in order to coerce Pinocchio into signing away his freedom willingly, so that the Blue Fairy cannot save him. Pinocchio submits as long as his friends and father go free, until the Emperor orders Puppetino to take them all into the dungeon anyway. Once Pinocchio fights back, the Emperor smites Puppetino for his cowardice, and threatens to harm Geppetto if Pinocchio does not obey.
- Puppetino is the Emperor's servant tasked with luring people into his domain. Leading a carnival, Puppetino uses people who sign away their freedom as puppets in his show, including a little girl named Twinkle. Puppetino meets Pinocchio and tricks him into performing for him before using his magic to turn Pinocchio back into a puppet. After Pinocchio is saved, Puppetino takes his jewel box and uses it to lure the boy into the Emperor's domain, where he assists the Emperor in manipulating Pinocchio into signing away his freedom.
- Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio: The Podestà is the film's Fascist equivalent to the Coachman. A firm dedicant of Mussolini, the Podestà runs a military camp where children—including his own emotionally-abused son Candlewick, whom the Podestà despises for his weakness—are trained to become unthinking, unfeeling Child Soldiers, hoping to squeeze all their humanity out until nothing is left but the urge to kill and die for Fascist Italy. When he learns Pinocchio is immortal, the Podestà tries to make an immortal child soldier out of him as well, and when Candlewick and Pinocchio befriend each other during an exercise, the Podestà coldly orders Candlewick to shoot Pinocchio anyway. Although indicated to have Hidden Depths at first, the Podestà is devoted to Fascism at the expense of everything else, promptly disowning Candlewick when the boy refuses to fall in line.
- Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night:
- Plastic Little: Guizel is a masked military leader seeking to establish a dictatorship on the world of Ietta. Having a gravity device developed that he intends to use as a weapon, Guizel has the lead scientist eliminated when he attempts to keep Guizel from weaponizing the device and pursues the man's daughter Elysse who has the key to activating it. When Elysse runs across Tita and her crew on the Cha-Cha Maru, Guizel tries to have them killed to force Elysse to comply. Later attempting to activate his device, Guizel reveals he intends to wipe out an entire floating city to kill everyone there and create a crisis so he can take Ietta over.
- Prince Vladimir: Krivzha is a High Priest of Perun who uses his pagan religion to obtain absolute power. In the beginning, he murders his teacher to gain authority. Many years later, he collaborates with the Pechenegs and has them slaughter and burn villages. He also suggests that the village's sole survivor, a young boy, be sacrificed to his god. The boy later escapes and when Krivzha finds him with the Greeks, the boy escapes again while Krivzha has all the others killed and their ship burned. To obtain control over Russia, Krivzha frames Vladimir's older brother, Yaropolk, for the murder of the middle brother, Oleg, and give Vladimir a forged letter, causing Vladimir to invade his brother's land which ultimately results in the latter's death. After being exposed with his lies, Krivzha returns with the Pechenegs and attempts to kill a sympathetic pagan priest.
- Governor Kray Foresight poses as a beloved inventor and politician while harboring a sinister scheme. Capturing and imprisoning the flame-powered Burnish, Kray has them painfully drained of life to power a warp drive for his spaceship to migrate 10,000 humans of his choosing to another planet, intending to leave the rest of humanity to perish on the dying Earth while countless Burnish die thanks to his cruelty. Revealed to have murdered his former partner to take credit for his inventions, Kray cares nothing at learning that his torture of the Burnish is expediting the Earth's destruction as long as he gets to play the role of mankind's hero. Despite his façade of good intentions, the fact that Kray—in truth a Burnish himself—is willing to commit genocide against his own kind, while refusing to seek out a more benevolent route, cements him as a hollow egomaniac driven only by glory and prestige.
- Colonel Vulcan Haestus is the brutal leader of Freeze Force, using the guise of law and order to carry out Governor Kray Foresight's terrible schemes against the Burnish. Having hunted down and captured innocent and criminal Burnish alike over the years, Vulcan violently mistreats his prisoners and laughs off one's death due to his own negligence. The real horror of Vulcan's crimes comes with the reveal that the hundreds of Burnish he captures are handed off to be tortured, experimented on, and turned into living batteries for Kray's technology, a fact that Vulcan is cheerfully aware of and happy to be a part of so long as he gets to satisfy his sadistic, racist superiority complex towards the Burnish. When Heris turns on Kray and teams with the Burning Rescue Squad to save the Burnish, Vulcan attempts to kill them all and ensure every last Burnish meets an agonizing death.
- Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System:
- Crime and Punishment: Kyōka Tsujigai is the director of the rehabilitation facility Sanctuary, renowned for keeping her patients' crime coefficient under 90 and returning them to society. To achieve these results, however, Tsujigai performs inhumane experiments and drugging to brainwash her patients into being subservient to her will; those who resist the effects of her brainwashing experience excruciatingly painful symptoms, culminating in likely death, to uphold the dark secrets of Sanctuary. Tsujigai forces her enslaved workers into performing illegal labor, such as the disposal of radioactive waste, being able to easily write off any casualties due to society's apathy for latent criminals. When cornered by Inspector Mika Shimotsuki, Tsujigai claims to be well-intentioned by giving society's outcasts a place to be, but this is revealed to be a farce when Mika plays a video recording that exposes Tsujigai's sheer contempt for latent criminals, openly expressing their lives are worthless.
- First Guardian: Colonel Yoshito Takaesu of the National Defense Forces oversees Sibyl's military operations outside of Japan's borders. Growing disillusioned with his losses in manpower and resources to maintain the Sibyl System's image of power, Yoshito harbors a desire to subvert Sibyl's authority and salvage his own reputation. In a collaboration with the Southeast Asian Union, Japan requests a task force to assist in dealing with local military insurgents that threaten the confederation. Yoshito, with a clique of military officers on board with his scheme, rigs the battle to be lost to test run an experimental Weapon of Mass Destruction. Officially deeming the battle lost and declaring land forces MIA, Yoshito proceeds to unleash a chemical agent upon the region, killing his own task force and most of the insurgents. When Itsuki Otomo inexplicably returns from the grave to exact revenge, Takaesu is willing to undertake any means to hide the conspiracy, from the lobotomization of government officials to the assassinations of Inspectors. Although Takaesu claims to have sacrificed much for his country, Enforcer Masaoka rebukes him, expressing that nothing could possibly justify his crimes.
- On the Other Side of Love and Hate (aka In the Realm Beyond): Jean-Marcel Belmondo is a psychopathic mercenary in service of Guillermo Garcia, a renowned peacekeeper across the war-torn regions of the Southeast Asian Union. In truth, Garcia orchestrates tensions and conflict to extort money from all parties, with Jean handling the dirty work while Garcia acts as a negotiator. A vicious sadist, Jean takes pleasure in killing, with his only reservations being his life at stake for what he perceives isn't enough compensation from Garcia. At one point, Jean even committed genocide, rounding up all the civilians of a decimated village and sadistically toying with their fear before wildly gunning them down with childish glee.
- Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer: The Dark Princess is the pettiest and vilest enemy that Rainbow Brite ever encountered. Motivated solely by greed, the Dark Princess enslaved innocent races to tow the diamond planet Spectra out of its foundation to her castle. Despite having been informed that this may cause entire universe to be starved of light and freeze, ensuring trillions of deaths, the Dark Princess still continues with her plan. When she was foiled, she attempts to ram her ship into Spectra and shatter it out of spite.
- Rango: Mayor Tortoise John is the corrupt mastermind behind Dirt's water troubles, forcing his town into drought and poverty so he can buy the land dirt-cheap. John strong-arms Dirt's citizens into signing off their land to him lest they die of thirst, and has no problem having people who probe into his business murdered, such as the innocent banker Mr. Merrimack; a trio of bandits he has framed and set for execution; or—as confirmed in the novelization—a slew of previous sheriffs who met their ends at the coils of the Mayor's muscle, Rattlesnake Jake. Loyal to nobody and nothing but his visionary ideals, the Mayor tries to have Rango and Beans drowned as he did Merrimack, and tries to execute even Jake for having no place in his ideal city, telling him "pretty soon, no one will believe you even existed!"
- The Road to El Dorado: Tzekel-Kan is a fanatical and sadistic priest of El Dorado's religion. He specializes in Human Sacrifice, and when Miguel and Tulio arrive to his city, he believes that they are gods and tries to impress them by attempting to sacrifice an innocent citizen. Later, he comes out with the plan to "purify" the city of the unbelievers. He organizes the game between Miguel and Tulio, against a few citizens of El Dorado. When the citizens lose the game, Tzekel-Kan wants to sacrifice them before finding out that Miguel and Tulio are not gods. After that, Kan brings a statue of the Jaguar to life—in the process sacrificing his loyal servant—that destroys half the city. When this fails to kill Tulio and Miguel, Tzekel-Kan attempts to set a genocidal Hernán Cortés on his own people.
- Rock and Rule: The aging, utterly self-absorbed rock singer Mok Swagger intends to use the powers of an otherworldly demon to destroy his loyal fans for the crime of not loving him enough. Mok forces the female lead Angel to sing the song through which he intends to summon the demon by torturing her bandmates, threatening to kill them before her and smirking when he sees the torture leaves them as drooling vegetables. His first attempt to summon the demon foiled, Mok finally uses Angel's voice to summon the horrible demon onto a packed crowd at his own concert, gleefully watching it devour his fans and apathetic even when the demon kills one of his loyal minions.
- Ronal the Barbarian: Volcazar is an Evil Overlord obsessed with raising the dark god Zaal from his exile. Leading an assault on the Barbarian village, he personally murders Gundar and shows an awful treatment of his own troops, even throttling his Dragon for a minor failure. As he uses the blood of the Barbarians to resurrect Zaal, he forces Zandra to fight for him, abusing her the entire time, before taking on the powers of Zaal and killing many defenseless Barbarians. He plans to wipe out the entire Barbarian clan, then move onto spread darkness and terror throughout the lands, promising that all life will submit to him or die by his hand.
- Saint Seiya: Warriors of the Final Holy Battle: Lucifer himself, once endowed with beauty, power and wisdom by his Creator, is released from Hell and sets off for cruel vengeance. Unleashing the spirits of evil gods to kill countless humans, Lucifer demands Athena in her human guise of Saori Kido offer her life after murdering the Gold Saints, intending to torture Athena with every step under threat of destroying all mankind should she refuse, which he unleashes his trapped gods to do anyways.
- Samurai Shodown: The Motion Picture: The evil god Ambrosia engineers a bloody war in the Warring States period of Japan to ensure his seal is released. Corrupting the betrayed Holy Warrior, Amakusa Shiro, Ambrosia possesses and uses her to kill the remaining Holy Warriors to make sure none can stand against him. Controlling the Shogunate from the shadows for the next century, Ambrosia kills any Shogun who dares question him, using them to steal young men to be brainwashed into becoming his soldiers and crushing any sign of rebellion against his reign.
- Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island: Jacques stands out as a stark contrast with his two co-conspirators. While his partners had no idea that praying to their cat god for help in their pursuit of vengeance would lead to their transformation into monsters, Jacques was a normal man who willingly became a monster to make himself immortal. For years he's been using his ferry to escort people to Moonscar Island, only for him and his partners to drain the life from them. Afterwards their victims are left to wander the island as zombies, aware but unable to move on to the afterlife.
- The Secret of NIMH: Jenner, in contrast to his noble brethren amongst the rats of NIMH, desires nothing but power. When Mrs. Brisby comes to the rats for help moving her family and house to be safe from a farmer's plow, Jenner sabotages the moving so the wise and kind leader of the rats, Nicodemus, is crushed to death, while the Brisby house is sinking in mud with Jenner not caring about the impending deaths of the kids trapped inside. When he sees Nicodemus bequeathed it to her, Jenner attempts to murder Mrs. Brisby for a special stone. Jenner, like all the rats, owes his very life to Mrs. Brisby's deceased husband and the father of her kids, but displays zero remorse or gratitude to Jonathan's memory. After his henchman Sullivan finally has enough with Jenner's lunacy, Jenner slashes Sullivan's throat and attempts to kill his rival Justin, declaring his only philosophy in life: Take what you can when you can.
- Sheep & Wolves: Ragear is a vicious and feared member of Grey's pack who detests the ancient laws that prevent him from killing as much as he wants for fun, regularly flaunting these rules to hunt prey for the thrill of it. Angered by his leader Magda's refusal to step down as leader, Ragear murders him and takes over by force, directing the pack to slaughter the nearby settlement of sheep to the last while knowing his rival Grey is among them. Even after his life is saved by Grey and the sheep's efforts, Ragear doubles around and tries to have his pack kill all the sheep anyways, threatening to kill the youngest of them if they stop him from doing so.
- Sky Blue: Commander Locke is the ruthless head of security of Ecoban, introduced working the Marrians to death in terrible conditions. When a disaster occurs, Locke disengages a part of the rig, killing a large amount of innocent workers. When a foreman tries to stop Locke, Locke executes him on the spot and tells his subordinates that it's fine because the man drew a knife on him first. Locke begins ramping up the oppression, taking his men to kill protesting Marrians and finally initiates Operation Marr to exterminate most of them except those he'll spare to be enslaved to work for Ecoban. When he returns to find the heroine Jay trying to sabotage the city's unfair system, Locke gleefully attempts to shoot through his own second-in-command Cade to kill her, grinning all the while.
- Slayers – The Motion Picture: Joyrock is a particularly cruel demon who attacked the elves of Mipross island centuries before the movie begins. Joyrock committed absolute genocide on the elves, absorbing their lives and powers, using the power to separate Mipross from the mainland and rule it from the shadows. Joyrock toys with the humans of Mipross as he desires, and those who enter a certain part of the island have their lives sucked out by Joyrock. Being the sadistic beast he is, though, he keeps them trapped in a state of living death as zombie slaves. When he simply wants to show how he "loves to play with his food" to Lina Inverse, he rips their souls out painfully. The only survivor of his massacre on the elves was a young human boy named Rowdy who he allowed to live simply because it'd be too boring to rule the island unopposed. In the present, though, when Joyrock decides Lina and Naga might be more fun, he has no hesitance impaling Rowdy on his claws while gloating.
- Space Adventure Cobra: The Movie: Crystal Bowie/Crystal Boy of the Space Pirate Guild, Cobra's Arch-Enemy, is a massive being made of crystal who desires the power of the world of Myrus. Brainwashing one of the three princesses of Myrus, Catherine, into loving him, Crystal Bowie has her murder her own sister Jane and later hunts down the third sister Dominique, killing her comrades before killing her as well. Using Catherine to unlock Myrus, Crystal Bowie reveals he plans to use its powers to blow up the entire Seventh Galaxy, killing all there as a warning to the rest of the galaxy to never defy the Pirate Guild.
- Space Thunder Kids: The Dark Emperor, leader of the Dark Empire, sets out to conquer the universe to acquire its resources. Sending his commanders out across the galaxy to destroy any revolutionaries that stand in his way, the Dark Emperor allows his minions to wage war against Earth in his first step to intergalactic conquest, with the planet coming close to complete destruction on several occasions.
- Speckles: The Tarbosaurus: One-Eye is a Serial Killer and engine of hate and rage in a Tyrannosaurus rex's skin. One-Eye demonstrates he's a calculating, rational monster by initiating a disaster to kill the young Speckles's family and murders his siblings for fun rather than for food. He proceeds to haunt Speckles throughout his entire life, trying to kill him or those the Tarbosaurus cares for. At the film's end, One-Eye even murders one of Speckles's children and tries to murder the other by hurling the hatchling into the ocean.
- The Spine of Night:
- Ghal-Sur, at first an unassuming scholar, is actually an Evil Sorcerer who seeks to obtain the power of the gods. Manipulating the swamp queen Tzod into helping him escape his prison, Ghal-Sur afterwards kills her and takes her powerful Bloom flowers. Becoming the prophet of a large town, Ghal-Sur tricks the town's leader Uruq into helping him obtain more power and his freedom by tasking Uruq to massacre his own citizens. With the gods' power now his after killing Uruq and absorbing his empowered soul, Ghal-Sur launches a worldwide conquest march, laying waste to countless villages throughout the centuries, while keeping captives around as slave labor. After Tzod is resurrected and steals his Bloom flowers, Ghal-Sur hunts her down with the intent of killing her again and continuing his trail of conquest.
- Lord Pyrantin, the son of a would-be emperor, is a would-be tyrant who has the tribe of Tzod slaughtered in her great swamp. Seeking to expand his own domain, Pyrantin wishes to eliminate all the "uncivilized" peoples there, threatening to torture and possibly rape Tzod when she resists. In return for Tzod scarring his face, Pyrantin has her swamp set alight, intending to kill the people there.
- Grand Inquisitor Uruq is the iron-fisted ruler of a large town. Separating his town into halves, Uruq denies one half of food and knowledge, keeping their books for himself while allowing his guards to kill any peasant who tries to retrieve them. Allying himself with Ghal-Sur by making him the town's prophet, Uruq regularly hands him women to be killed for their blood. Seeking to obtain complete knowledge and power, Uruq works with Ghal-Sur to start a war between his town's peasants and guards, using all the blood spilt to increase Ghal-Sur's magic. With ultimate power now at his disposal, Uruq tries to kill his remaining guards and all those loyal to him.
- Starchaser: The Legend of Orin: Zygon is a Galactic Conqueror with a god complex who seeks to rule humanity. Formerly a rogue android known as Nexus, his first attempt was stopped by guardians known as the Ka-Khan, and his army was destroyed. Forced to hide, Zygon bides his time and establishes a slave mine on the planet Zinia, forcing human slaves—who are forced to work regardless of age or physical condition—into such harsh conditions they often die. The blade the Ka-Khan used to defeat him is found by an old slave, who's killed to keep it a secret. Once Orin finds out about the blade and decides to escape, Zygon fatally strangles his girlfriend Elan. After Orin escapes, Zygon places a massive bounty on his head and has his Mecha-Mooks attack him at every turn. He captures Dagg and has him painfully tortured by shooting a laser into his forehead, overseeing this with a sadistic grin. After he has the heroes within his grasp, Zygon leads his ships to obliterate the human's opposing fleet and take over the planet by force. Once he's been revealed as Nexus, Zygon takes Aviana, Orin's new Love Interest, hostage, threatening her life. Once Orin surrenders, Zygon attempts to strike him down with his own blade.
- Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars: Sky Marshal Amy Snapp is a vindictive, ambitious politician who seeks to rise to further heights, allowing the bugs to attack and slaughter wantonly on Mars while she captures a rival general to frame him for the attack. Snapp proceeds to paint Mars as lost, intending to destroy the entire planet and everyone there to show herself as a decisive leader and rise even higher in the eyes of the Federation.
- Sword Gai: The Animation: Grimms is the first of the Busoma. An ancient, powerful demon, Grimms wanders the world, killing innocents to turn those close to them into Chrysalises, hosts for new Busoma which he directs to cause more bloodshed. Seeking to awaken the Busoshin, the ultimate Busoma, Grimms tries to force Gai and his friend Shin to fight, revealing his goal is to exterminate humanity and create a world where the Busoma fight in ferocious bloodsport until only the strongest survive.
- Tales from Earthsea: Lord Cob, left on the brink of death after a failed attempt to Take Over the World, began searching for immortality to enable him to exact revenge. In the present, Cob, running a slave trade that deals in children, begins tampering with the forces of the planet in his quest for eternal life, throwing the world into chaos. After capturing Tenar, Sparrowhawk's Love Interest, Cob mind-controls his apprentice, Arren, into attacking Sparrowhawk. Cob then tries to kill Sparrowhawk and Tenar, and, when Arren thwarts this attempt, Cob takes Arren's friend, Therru, as a hostage, then strangles her to death before his eyes, mocking him all the way.
- Tenchi the Movie: Tenchi in Love!: Kain is a powerful extraterrestrial criminal who is captured by the Galaxy Police and the Jurai Emperor after he destroyed several federated planets and hundreds of thousands of spacecrafts during his crusade to destroy the universe. Centuries after his capture, Kain escapes from his confinement and destroys the Galaxy Police headquarters, killing everyone inside. Developing a hatred towards the Jurai Emperor, Kain attempts to kill the current descendant, Achika Masaki, the mother of Tenchi Masaki; this would result in Tenchi ceasing to exist and affect the future of his companions. When Kain got sucked into another planet with Achika and his future husband, Nobuyuki, Kain tortures Nobuyuki while forcing Achika to watch.
- The Thief and the Cobbler's original workprint & "The Recobbled Cut": Mighty One-Eye is a brutal warlord who introduces himself in the aftermath of a complete massacre of an army he and his army have defeated, forming a mountain of hundreds of corpses upon which One Eye announces his intent to bring the Golden City and all within to destruction. Regularly making a habit of abusing his personal harem and using them as living furniture, One Eye spitefully orders the treacherous wizard Zigzag thrown to his pet alligators even after Zigzag provides him with the means to invade the Golden City. One Eye is implied to make a regular habit out of mass slaughter and seeks to annihilate the Golden City purely as a show of his bloodthirsty might.
- Thru the Moebius Strip (2005): King Tor of Raphicca was once a general of the Raphiccan army, but he became jealous of the current ruler of Raphicca, his own brother, and murdered him to take his position as king. Ruling his planet with an iron fist, Tor's selfishness drove numerous Raphiccans to rebel against him, leading to an ongoing war between the rebels and Tor. When the high priestess of the Raphiccans tries to hide a powerful crystal from Tor, he casually murders her, proclaiming her a traitor, then tortures one of her disciples to force another to harness the power of the crystal for him. After trying to kill the young Prince Ragis to secure his position as king, Tor leads a full-on assault on Ragis and the rebel army, wantonly firing his powerful cannons at enemies and his own soldiers alike, killing dozens of people. Flying into a rage after his soldiers turn against him due to his cruelty, Tor plans to open a dimensional rift and unleash nightmarish entities onto Raphicca to crush all in their path just to spite his enemies, and is beaten while trying to kill a defenseless human boy who was trying to close the rift.
- Titan A.E.: The Drej Queen leads her race of malevolent Energy Beings in a wholesale genocide of humankind out of a xenophobic hatred of humanity's capacity for imagination. After firebombing Earth into nothingness, the Queen hunts down any surviving humans over the course of many years, the Drej menacing anyone in their way as they hunt their prey. When she learns that young human Cale Tucker is planning to find Titan, a space station capable of reviving Earth, the Queen torturously captures him and jettisons his partner Akima Kunimoto into space, hoping to prevent Titan from being used. The Queen also makes a deal with treacherous human captain Joseph Korso to lead her to Titan so she may destroy it and seal humanity's doom, before going behind Korso's back and trying to accomplish it her own way so the Drej can shut him out of the deal.
- To Your Last Death (2019): Cyrus DeKalb is an immoral industrialist and war profiteer. Cyrus was an abuser who harmed his kids and murdered his wife, while having tortured his daughter Miriam to the point of insanity. After his now-adult children came forward with his sociopathic behavior that ruined his chances of becoming Vice President, Cyrus sought their deaths. Inviting them to his headquarters, Cyrus has them placed in numerous torture traps, delighting in their suffering. Under advice from the Gamemaster, Cyrus manipulates his children into turning on Miriam as a way to ensure their deaths. Cornered by the axe-wielding Miriam, Cyrus attempts to break her mind to ensure his own escape.
- Tristan & Isolde (2002): Ganelon is the treacherous advisor to the king of Cornwall who plans to obtain the throne for himself. When the king's nephew, Tristan, appears and threatens his plans, Ganelon devises multiple schemes to get rid of him, which culminates in him framing Tristan and Isolde for treason against the king. Ganelon then demands that they both be burned alive before finally revealing his true nature and attempting to kill the king. The ultimate goal behind Ganelon's schemes is to instigate a war between Cornwall and Ireland which he could use to become the new king.
- Twilight of the Dark Master OVA:
- Takamiya is the ancient first demon who once attempted to destroy humanity. Defeated by the guardian Tsunami Shijo in a fight that killed tens of thousands of innocents, Takamiya rebuilds her power in the underworld, manufacturing a drug to turn Eiji Kuraza into a demon. Having the demon fed with countless innocent lives, Takamiya later returns to attempt to wipe out humanity and kill Tsunami when she fails to sway him to her side.
- Mr. Kudo is a sleazy fetish club owner who oversees the ritual to bring Takamiya back to her full power, hoping to survive the apocalypse by playing the servitor and feeding countless innocents to the demonic Eiji Kuraza for this purpose. Personally watching as two prostitutes are devoured by the bestial Eiji, Kudo eventually throws Eiji's fiancée into his cage, completing the ritual with her death.
- Valiant: General Von Talon is a hammy, but brutal, German falcon tasked with preventing Allied pigeons from delivering messages during World War II. Introduced by viciously murdering two Allied pigeons and kidnapping the third, Von Talon subjects the latter to truth serum before locking him away and planning to eat him later. Von Talon has made a habit of eating some of the pigeons he catches and leaving their bones scattered around his lair, while others are killed and have their corpses stuffed and displayed by Von Talon as macabre trophies. After capturing Bugsy and the message he has for the Allies, Von Talon plans to kill and eat him as well before trying the same on the heroic Valiant, sending his minions to attack Valiant's friends at the same time.
- Van Helsing: The London Assignment: In this animated prequel to the live-action film, Dr. Henry Jekyll and his alias Edward Hyde are expanded on in their villainy. Having grown an obsessive infatuation with Queen Victoria, Jekyll held these feelings for decades, becoming the Queen's personal doctor. As Hyde, Jekyll would kill numerous women and harvest their souls for his formula. He would use this formula to keep Victoria decades younger and amnesiac, planning to groom and manipulate her adolescent form into being his bride.
- Venus Wars' 1989 film: General Gerhard Donner is the ruthless Ishtarian officer put in charge of conquering the Aprodian capital, Io. Bombarding the city with bombs and tanks, Donner cares nothing for the civilians who are caught in the attack. Inserting himself as Io's de facto ruler, Donner begins an oppressive reign where citizens are interrogated and shot if they try to flee the police. Threatening to destroy Io if Aprodia stages a counterattack, Donner makes good on this promise the moment he is aggressed by the enemy army, ordering his men to "leave nothing but rubble".
- Vexille: Kisaragi is the head of Daiwa Heavy Industries, and the mastermind behind all the evil in the story. Using Daiwa, Kisaragi manipulates the population of Japan into getting vaccinated for a virus of his own making, the people unaware that the vaccination itself is a technovirus that will slowly and agonizingly transform their every cell into technology, eventually eating their brain and turning them into mindless zombies under his control. Running no tests beforehand, Kisaragi is fully aware that the virus is killing most of the infected, turning them into shrieking, metallic monsters known as Jags, and is amused at the fact that they annihilate all in their path. Within ten years, all of Japan's millions of citizens except a few thousand are either dead or Jags, and Kisaragi manipulates the last of the population into slowly being turned into his robotic slaves, revealing that he plans to continue his experiments on all of America, knowing most of its population will die as well, before moving on to infect the entire world, using his new mechanically "evolved" humanity to set himself up as the god he believes himself to be. An utter hypocrite as well, Kisaragi was too cowardly to even turn himself into a machine, as he claims to have done alongside his Dragon as a preliminary test, and coldly guns down said Dragon when he expresses outrage at Kisaragi's hypocrisy. A smug, narcissistic sociopath, Kisaragi believed that his vision for humanity was the true future, and was willing to doom millions, all to test his plans to turn humanity into his worshiping slaves.
- War of the Birds: Fagin is a murderous vulture responsible for terrorizing the residents of a forest he frequents. Fagin opens the film attacking and killing the parents of Oliver as they defend their nest, swiftly obliterating their nest in the process and destroying all but one of their seven eggs; all of this just for fun. Fagin's periodic assaults on the forest have claimed numerous lives, among them the parents of Oliver's eventual companion Olivia and the mother of the mice Frederick and Inglof. Fagin spends the rest of the movie attempting to brutally kill Oliver and his companions first for fun and later out of spite, coldly dismissing Oliver's anger at him over the murder of his parents and wrathfully killing Oliver's adoptive mother Betty after she rips out his eye. In addition to his thrill-killing, Fagin keeps a nameless dove as his personal slave, physically abusing her and traumatizing her into a stuttering wreck of a bird.
- We Bare Bears: The Movie: Agent Trout is a corrupt government agent and the commander of National Wildlife Control who wants to restore the "natural order" by separating the bears. Trout consistently abuses Officer Murphy for petty reasons, such as his extreme plan to capture the bears. It is revealed that Trout only separated the bears out of hatred, rather than to help. It's shown Trout also tortures many black and grizzly bears for his own amusement, making them miserable. After the fire caused by his electric fence, Trout leaves the bears to die in the wildfire for ruining his plan before getting arrested by Officer Murphy for all the crimes he committed.
- Wendell & Wild: Lane and Irmgard Klaxon are the devious CEOs of Klax Corp. Already mass murderers before the film even begins, the Klaxons burned down a brewery full of innocent people in order to bankrupt the town of Rust Bank, prefacing their plans to demolish the abandoned town and replace it with a private prison system. When the one living witness to their plan suggests he might talk out, the Klaxons immediately brain him with a golf club and toss him in a pond to drown. The Klaxons seek to make a profit by deliberately destroying the futures of hundreds of children, setting them up to fail in a crooked education system to ensure they inevitably end up in the private prison. The Klaxons are portrayed with fewer humanizing qualities than literal soul-torturing demons, ordering their own daughter killed and even turning on each other when their plans go south.
- Wheely (2018): Kaiser is a monstrous 18-wheeler truck and the head of a kidnapping syndicate that abducts and butchers luxury cars to sell them for parts. Setting his sights on supermodel Bella due to the high price she'd fetch, Kaiser orders his goons to target her, dumping one of them into the ocean for mishandling one of his captives. Later abducting Bella personally, Kaiser gleefully attempts to crush Wheely to death when he attempts to rescue her, then knocks Bella out to sea out of spite.
- White Snake (2019): The Snake Master is the ruler of the snake demons who seeks to kill the Dark General, ostensibly to protect her clan from his oppression. First sending an ill-prepared Blanca to assassinate him, resulting in her near-death and amnesia, the Snake Master then rallies her clan to slaughter the snake catcher village the General is heading towards. Successfully killing the General, the Snake Master reveals the true reason she sought his demise was so she could have her clan's power to herself, promptly turning on her underlings and draining their essence before trying to kill Blanca.
- Wicked City: Mr. Shadow is the leader of the Black World terrorists. Launching a series of terrorist attacks to prevent the peace treaty between Black World and human world from going into effect and killing the signatory Giuseppe Mayart, Mr. Shadow even bombs a huge plane, with all lives on board being lost. When the Black World heroine protecting Mayart, his ex-lover Makie, is captured, Mr. Shadow proceeds to have her gang-raped and broadcasts it to the humans as a cold reminder of what happens to "traitors", before he intends to execute her personally. Finally, he attempts to have Makie and her human partner Taki killed, solely to spark off a war where he can see humanity subjugated to their "rightful" place.
- Wizards: Blackwolf fancies himself to be the next Adolf Hitler. Millions of years after the world is devastated by a nuclear war, Blackwolf and his brother Avatar are born in the kingdom of Montagar. After their mother dies, Blackwolf is overjoyed, seeing this as his chance to seize power. Avatar defeats Blackwolf in battle and banishes him. Blackwolf moves to the kingdom of Scortch, a radioactive waste land filled with mutants and takes over. Blackwolf sends out assassins to search the land and kill anyone who practices magic. Blackwolf also assassinates all the leaders of the free states so he can be a better position to strike. Blackwolf's mutant army is at first undisciplined and unmotivated and does not win battles. However, Blackwolf eventually finds a projector and some old Nazi propaganda films, which he uses to inspire his troops and bring fear and confusion to his enemies, so now Blackwolf's troops often slaughter the opposing side. Blackwolf's troops seize a village and end up killing all the prisoners they captured, as well as blowing up a church. Blackwolf claims mutants are a Master Race and wants to fight for their interests, but when he discovers his son will be a mutant, he plans on killing him.
- Yamato: New Voyage & Be Forever Yamato: Emperor Scaldart of the Dark Nebula Empire leads his armies in brutal conquests where planets are harvested of resources and then destroyed. First coming to Yamato's attention, Scaldart commands the invasion of the world of Iscandar, resulting the complete destruction of Iscandar and its heroic queen Starsha. Scaldart returns to conquer Earth after annihilating its fleet, having any dissenters killed and setting up a bomb to destroy the planet and the minds of every human should they resist. When Yamato is hurled into the future, Scaldart attempts to lure them into a trap to destroy them only to attempt to activate the bomb anyways, even murdering Starsha's daughter Sasha when she attempts to save the Yamato for the sake of the Earth.