13 most disliked Demon Slayer characters, ranked

Demon Slayer is an emotional rollercoaster ride that keeps us hooked by throwing a variety of characters at us. Let's look at 13 characters that we just don't particularly like.

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Arc | Photo Courtesy: Funimation
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Arc | Photo Courtesy: Funimation /
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6. Akaza (Upper Moon Three)

Akaza, or Upper Moon Three, lands smack dab in the middle of our most disliked characters list, and it's not hard to see why. This guy is like the onion of the demon world - not because he makes you cry (well, he does that too), but because the boy has layers.

Lots of layers. On the surface, Akaza is your typical bad-to-the-bone demon, picking fights with our beloved Demon Slayers and showing off his terrifyingly powerful martial arts skills. But then, peel back a few layers, and you're hit with his tragic backstory, which is like a punch to the gut. He was once human, folks, and his life was no walk in the park. This complexity makes him a character fans love to hate but also hate to love.

Akaza lands at number 6 because he's not just a villain - he's a villain with a heart, hidden deep under that tough, demonic exterior. Akaza's past, filled with love, loss, and a dash of heartbreak, does a number on you. It's this blend of brute strength and emotional depth that sets him apart. Some fans argue that his tragic backstory makes him somewhat redeemable, sparking debates and dividing opinions. In a sea of demons and slayers, Akaza stands out because he makes you question the fine line between good and evil as a complex character who battles not just the heroes but his own inner demons, making him a fascinatingly frustrating figure in the Demon Slayer universe.