Anime Characters Who Have Had Bad Luck since the Early Half of the Story


The fate of the main character in an anime is not always pleasant. Some anime often provide a tragic background for the characters. However, there are also those who have to experience various terrible things to start a conflict in the story.

This time the author will review five anime characters who had bad luck in the early half of the story. They experience accusations, traumatic events, to other terrible things that make their lives change drastically. Curious? Come on, let’s review one by one!

Ganta Igarashi (Deadman Wonderland) : It doesn’t take long for the main character’s life to collapse in the blink of an eye. In the Deadman Wonderland anime , Ganta who was originally an ordinary high school student had to experience a terrible incident that killed all his friends in the class. Since only Ganta survived, he was later accused of murdering all of his friends and branded a serial killer.

Ganta knows very well that he is only a witness. Ganta also hopes that all the accusations he faces can be resolved together with the lawyer. Unfortunately, his lawyers also manipulated the evidence so that the supposedly innocent Ganta had to be executed and sent to Deadman Wonderland prison.

Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul) : In the Tokyo Ghoul anime , Kaneki should have been able to live a quiet life if he hadn’t met Rize. In the first half of the story, Kaneki is told that he is really interested in Rize’s charms without knowing what secrets he has. As a result, Kaneki was almost eaten alive by Rize who turned out to be a Ghoul, a man-eating creature.

Kaneki was rescued after Rize was crushed by a building pipe to death. However, this is the beginning of the real suffering that Kaneki will receive. Rize’s organs were transferred to Kaneki’s body to save him from a critical condition. This makes Kaneki a half-ghoul human. Due to this, Kaneki has to live a new life because he cannot eat normal food and must suppress his desire to prey on humans.

Eren Yeager (Attack on Titan) : Anime Attack on Titan does not let the main character, Eren Yeager, fall asleep with peace. Immediately after the first episode started, the wall that was protecting the Titan’s attack was torn down by the Colossal Titan. This attack makes the massacre happen very gruesomely, especially in the Shiganshina District where Eren lives. Thanks to this incident, Eren also lost his mother and made him hate the Titans very much.

In the following years, Eren and his friends join a very strict and torturous reconnaissance squad with the aim of defeating the Titans. In fact, after successfully joining the army, Eren must always be faced with life and death situations in every mission.

Subaru Natsuki (Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World) : Who would have thought that Subaru, who happened to be shopping, would suddenly be taken to a land of nowhere with no clear purpose. In the anime Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World , it doesn’t take long for the main character to suffer. Subaru was killed by a mysterious figure as soon as he arrived in the land.

Although this death was too soon, Subaru had the power to turn back time if he died. Curious and filled with frustration, Subaru is forced to die time and time again in order to uncover the identity of the killer. When he had managed to unravel the mystery of the person who had killed him, Subaru was still involved with various problems that put his life in danger time and time again.