2014 Anime Villains Tournament Round 1, Match 69
In this battle, we have Szilard Quates from Baccano! vs. Claire Forlani from Heat Guy J.
Oooh… Tough call.
As much as I love a crazy Johnny Yong Bosch-voiced teenaged mafia boss throwing grenades everywhere (including at his own dad's funeral), I gotta go with Szilard. Among all of the Baccano! villains, he's constantly over-shadowed by the "hip, cool" ones like Ladd, Claire, and Graham, despite the fact that he's easily the most dangerous out of all of them.
He's an immortal mobster in the body of an 80-year-old with the acrobatic skill of a 20-year-old.
Szilard Quates - Baccano!
I vote for Szilard Quates.
This match destroys my soul. I really like both of these guys as villains, but I'll give a vote to Claire because I'm probably the only one who will.
Who else can rant all about tomatoes in an evil fashion.
Even though Heat Guy J is the anime that started the demise of Geneon Entertainment, I'll give Claire Forlani the vote here.
Gotta go with Quates on this one. He may not get to shine as much as one would hope, but he is the main villain of the series, and a damned good one at that.
voted Szilard Quates