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How to say Villain In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
悪役あくやく
Pronunciation: akuyaku
How to Say It Outloud: ah-ku-yah-ku
Usage: Can be used to describe a villain or antagonist in stories, plays, movies, etc.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼がこの映画の悪役です。
Example Sentence English:He is the villain in this movie.
Hiragana
わるもの
Pronunciation: warumono
How to Say It Outloud: wah-roo-moh-noh
Usage: A more general term for a bad person or villain.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はいつも悪者役を演じます。
Example Sentence English:He always plays the role of a villain.
KanjiHiragana
悪党あくとう
Pronunciation: akutō
How to Say It Outloud: ah-koo-toh
Usage: Often used to describe a more nefarious or gang-like villain.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼らは街の悪党です。
Example Sentence English:They are the villains of the town.

Dictionary

悪役あくやくCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • villain; baddie; the villain's part
Wikipedia definition
  • Villain
悪者わるものCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • bad guy; villain; evildoer; scoundrel
悪人あくにんCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • bad person; villain; scoundrel; wrongdoer; wicked person
兇漢きょうかん
Noun
  • villain; outlaw; assassin
悪あくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • evil; wickedness
Noun
  • (role of) the villain (in theatre, etc.); the bad guy
Wikipedia definition
  • Evil
悪党あくとう
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • scoundrel; rascal; villain
悪漢あっかん
Noun
  • rascal; villain; scoundrel; ruffian; crook
奸賊かんぞく
Noun
  • villain
姦人かんじん
Noun
  • villain; scoundrel
兇賊きょうぞく
Noun
  • villain
悪玉あくだま
Noun
  • bad character; bad person; villain; baddie
不届き者ふとどきもの
Noun
  • rude person; villain; blackguard; scoundrel; rogue; libertine
曲者くせもの
Noun
  • ruffian; villain; knave; thief; suspicious fellow
Noun
  • peculiar person; idiosyncratic person; stubborn fellow
Noun
  • tricky thing; something that is more than it seems
Noun
  • expert; master; highly skilled person
Noun
  • goblin; apparition; monster; ghost; phantom; spectre; specter
無頼漢ぶらいかん
Noun
  • ruffian; villain; scoundrel
極道ごくどう
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • wicked; evil; profligate; immoral
Noun
  • wastrel; scoundrel; villain
Noun
  • organized crime; yakuza; underworld
Wikipedia definition
  • Gokudō
凶人きょうじん
Noun
  • scoundrel; ruffian; villain
無頼ぶらい
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • villainous; rascally; knavish
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • independent; self-reliant
不埒者ふらちもの
Noun
  • miscreant; scoundrel; villain
悪徒あくと
Noun
  • rascal; scoundrel; villain
乱波らっぱ
Noun
  • thug; hooligan; ruffian; villain; scoundrel
Noun
  • spy

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