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10 Anime Characters Who Would Rather Be Loved Than Feared

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  • Posted on 04th Oct, 2022 15:31 PM
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Whether they are heroes or villains, some anime characters realize it is much better to be loved than feared.

A common saying is that "it is better to be loved than feared." In other words, someone with a significant amount of power would be more successful and have a more fulfilling life by attempting to earn the admiration of others instead of intimidating them.

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Many characters throughout different anime have ascribed to such a mantra, and they have made it their mission to be adored by everyone. Whether hero or villain, it's interesting to see if they were actually successful in being perceived as charismatic figures worthy of adoration and respect.

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Despite gleefully deeming himself as the "Symbol Of Evil," My Hero Academia's All For One is surprisingly humane to his underlings. He stepped out of hiding in order to save Shigaraki from All Might, exchanging the League's freedom at the cost of his own.

Additionally, All For One does not make deals with potential henchmen with coercion in mind. Instead, he simply asks those he's given or taken quirks from to remember his favor and pay it back when requested. In the end, All For One would prefer to be viewed as a benevolent god to his henchmen rather than a vicious tyrant.

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