There are many different genres and stories to pick from when it comes to anime. But there are times when you just want something a little more edgy and interesting. This is when delinquent anime enters the picture.
These are stories about rebels and misfits who get themselves into all sorts of mischief. Check out this list of 7 outstanding anime with a bad guy or girl protagonist if you’re seeking for something different.
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7. Ikebukuro West Gate Park
Many different companies and gangs call Ikebukuro home. Makoto Majima, the infamous “troubleshooter” who mediates between opposing factions, is one of them. Makoto is well-versed in the ins and outs of Tokyo’s busy neighbourhood, and he works to keep the peace with the G-Boys, who support him in his troubleshooting efforts. The G-Boys are Ikebukuro’s most powerful gang, led by the charming and vicious Takashi Andou.
When the new faction “Red Angels” begins to expand on the G-Boys’ territory, tensions between them quickly flare. Makoto finds it more difficult to navigate the streets with so many enemies distributed around and within the G-Boys. While continuing to troubleshoot issues, he gradually uncovers a conspiracy that threatens the entire city of Ikebukuro and could lead to an all-out war.
6. Tokyo Revengers
Tokyo Revengers is recently become one of the most popular anime, and related to the title of this article, yes this anime has a Delinquent mc and different kind of Delinquent.
The second year of middle school was the peak of Takemichi Hanagaki’s life. He had respect, a solid group of friends, and even a girlfriend. But that was over a decade and a half ago. He’s now a nothing, a washed-up nonentity mocked by kids and forced to apologise to his younger boss on a regular basis.
An unexpected news report revealing the brutal death of his only lover and her brother by the Tokyo Manji Gang only adds salt to injury. Takemichi flashes back to the same day twelve years earlier, when he was still dating Hinata Tachibana, a fraction of a second before a train takes his pathetic life for good.
Takemichi encounters Hinata’s younger brother after being forced to relive the day that started his downward spiral. Before flashing back to the past, he admits to his seeming death without thinking. Before mysteriously returning to the future, Takemichi tells him to safeguard his sister. He is, miraculously, not dead. Even stranger, the future has shifted. Takemichi appears to have the ability to change the flow of time. Takemichi chooses to fly through time to change the course of history in order to avoid his ex-terrible girlfriend’s murder at the hands of the Tokyo Manji Gang.
5. Blue Period
Yatora Yaguchi, a second-year high school student, is a delinquent with good grades who is unmotivated to pursue his true calling in life. Yatora spends his days attempting to retain his academic position while socialising with his similarly unmotivated friends. Yatora, however, does not appreciate either activity and wishes he could find something more rewarding beneath his easygoing attitude.
Yatora finds himself staring at a lively Shibuya cityscape while thinking his situation. He picks up a paintbrush, unable to explain how he feels about the extraordinarily beautiful sight, in the hopes that his feelings may be conveyed on canvas. After obtaining positive feedback on his art, he embarks on a quest to gain entrance to Tokyo University of the Arts, which accepts only one out of every 200 candidates.
Yatora faces a lot of obstacles, including talented peers, a lack of understanding of the fine arts, and struggles to gain his parents’ acceptance. Yatora must demonstrate that his lack of experience does not define him in order to secure one of the five prestigious slots in his school of choice.
4. My Little Monster
Shizuku Mizutani is uninterested about her classmates, only concerned about her grades. When she meets Haru Yoshida, a violent delinquent who stopped attending class after getting into a fight early in the school year, her cold outlook on life begins to shift. He is, nevertheless, somewhat similar to her in that he, too, knows little about human nature and has no friends. Shizuku is taken aback when he declares that she will be his friend and expresses his emotions for her upon meeting her.
Shizuku struggles to grasp her relationship with Haru since she lacks friends and social interaction. But their friendship grows with time, and she realises that Haru is more than just a violent man. She starts to have feelings for him, but she’s not sure what kind of feelings she’s having. Shizuku and Haru work together to discover the true nature of their relationship and emotions.
3. Banana Fish
Aslan Jade Callenreese, also known as Ash Lynx, was a runaway who was rescued from the streets of New York City and raised by Dino Golzine, the mafia’s infamous godfather. Ash, now 17 and the leader of his own gang, starts looking into the mystery “Banana Fish”—the same two words his older brother, Griffin, has been muttering since his return from the Iraq War. His investigations are hindered, however, when Dino sends his men after Ash in an underground pub where he hides.
At the pub, Ash’s friend Skip introduces him to Japanese photographers Shunichi Ibe and his assistant, Eiji Okumura, who are covering American street gangs. Shorter Wong, one of Ash’s buddies, phones to warn him about Dino, interrupting their talk. Dino’s men raid the pub soon after, kidnapping Skip and Eiji in the ensuing mayhem. Now Ash must find a way to save them while continuing his investigation into Banana Fish, but will his background with the mafia stop him?
The Kazama Family, led by Kenji Kazama, is a gang of three would to be to be delinquents and close friends aiming to establish a name for themselves at Fujou Academy. The gang finds itself putting out a fire in the Game Development Club on the first day of the semester. Rather than praising them, the eccentric club members assault Kenji’s two friends, causing Kenji to fight for his life. When the gang boss fails to flee, he is forced to join the Game Development Club.
As he settles in, Kenji meets the four females who are responsible for his temporary membership: Chitose Karasuyama, the school’s infamous shadow leader, Sakura Mizukami, neglectful club advisor Minami Oosawa, and the school’s energetic tomboy Sakura Mizukami. Kenji begins to discover that despite the Game Development Club’s frequent antics and his desperate attempts to escape the club, he may be having fun.
Ishiyama High is a delinquent-dominated school where nonstop violence and disorder are the normal. There is, however, one unwritten rule: don’t cross first-year student Tatsumi Oga, Ishiyama’s most ruthless fighter.
Oga is walking along a riverside when he comes across a man floating down the river. The man splits down the middle after being rescued by Oga, revealing a baby who crawls onto Oga’s back and creates an instant bond with him. This baby is named Kaiser de Emperana Beelzebub IV, or “Baby Beel” for short—the Demon Lord’s son, though he doesn’t know it yet!
Oga is also faced by Hildegard, Beel’s demon maid, as if finding the future Lord of the Underworld wasn’t difficult enough. They try to raise Baby Beel together, despite the fact that they are surrounded by juvenile delinquents and demonic powers, and the two of them may be in for a bigger challenge than they can imagine.