Characters who are good at tricking or tricking still exist in the anime world. Even though from the outside they have an innocent face, but it turns out to be sly.
The actions they take also tend to influence most of the storyline. As a result, the manipulator character was always trying to be able to do anything. Who are the cheater characters? Here are five of them.
- Johan Liebert (Monster)
Johan Liebert has shown his talent as a puppeteer or manipulator since he was young. Wherever he moved, destruction followed him. In addition, he has a way of infiltrating the minds of targets, then making them do the dirty work.
During his life, Johan has had many pseudonyms to make it easier for him to act, even using a surgeon. He is known to have caused many deaths everywhere in different ways. Not only that, he holds the “rule” over protagonist Kenzo Tenma.
- Light Yagami (Death Note)
Although Light Yagami is the protagonist of the Death Note series, he is an anti-hero. Helped by his death note, Light Yagami is able to slaughter criminals by writing their names in the book. He also embarks on a journey to become the god of a new world glorified by good people.
It doesn’t stop there, Light also has other advantages. He was a very intelligent young man and was able to make good use of every advantage he had. With his genius brain, Light pretends to help the detectives who are investigating him.
Light plays the role of a good person who respects his father who is a chief detective. He also takes advantage of everyone who believes in him. In fact, he can manipulate Rem, a shinigami creature who loves Misa Amane, to kill his greatest enemy, L.
- Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
Sosuke Aizen has big ambitions. He wants to fill the void on the throne of the world by overthrowing the ruling king. He has also been planning for more than 100 years. To carry out the plan, he acted as a reserve member of the Gotei 13, even being its chairman.
Sosuke is always careful in every move he makes. He even conspired with the other two captains secretly to make his dream come true. While carrying out a well-arranged plan, Gambaru constantly manipulates those who believe that he is on their side.
- Eren Yeager (Shingeki no Kyojin)
Initially, Eren Yeager was a hot-tempered child who wanted to explore the outside world. He is also set as the protagonist in the Shingeki no Kyojin series. However, as the story progresses, he turns into a figure filled with ambition with far more devastating implications.
After the truth of the world is revealed, Eren takes on a more antagonistic role. He was forced to commit an unpleasant act. Eren was also part of his father’s plan to eat Frieda Reiss, which made him inherit the Founding Titan. He also manipulates the young Falco Grice to take the Warhammer Titan.
- Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass)
The abandoned British prince is considered a hero by some. However, Lelouch Lamperouge only showed concern for his sister. Regardless, he had always thought of seeking revenge as long as he lived. Who would have thought, Lelouch Lamperouge was an unrivaled mastermind.
If Lelouch didn’t have strong geass, he wouldn’t have changed. He must still be capable of being a great mastermind. One of the exploits he had ever done when he was helpless was tricking the geass-powered Rolo. He incited many people to get involved in the rebellion in the Chinese Federation.
While the presence of crafty characters in anime, such as the five above, is annoying, they are what have made the story even more interesting. They also never fail to make fans cheer.