Total Nerd Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart  

Hannah Collins
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List Rules Vote up the emo boys perfect for My Chemical Romance listening sessions.

They wear their heart on their sleeve, their parents don't get them, and their very existence is pain. On the plus side - they've got great hair! What is it about fictional emo characters that make us swoon?

Emo - short for "Emotive Hardcore" - grew out of the punk scene in the '80s. Eventually, it developed into the aggressively angsty pop-punk and alternative rock bands of the early '00s, like Taking Back Sunday, Dashboard Confessional, Fallout Boy, and Panic! At The DiscoToday, emo is a subculture that encompasses more than just music. And emo characters - past and present - exist in the darkest corners of TV, film, animation, and video games.

Dreamy emo boys in fiction possess floppy hair you want to run your fingers through, an icy demeanor you think you can shatter, and Hot Topic clothes to accentuate their delicious darkness. But, despite their introversion, they're prone to emotional, teary outbursts - usually about someone they love who failed them. Not exactly ideal boyfriend material, but you can make it work, right? 

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Loki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Loki Marvel Universe

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Kylo Ren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Kylo Ren Star Wars Universe

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Eric Draven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Eric Draven The Crow

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Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Severus Snape Harry Potter Universe

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart

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Jack Skellington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Jack Skellington The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Lestat de Lioncourt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
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Anakin Skywalker Star Wars Universe

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Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Donnie Darko Donnie Darko

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Zuko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Zuko Avatar: The Last Airbender

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Robin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Robin Batman Universe

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Adam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Adam Only Lovers Left Alive

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Edward Cullen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Edward Cullen The Twilight Saga Universe

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Vincent Valentine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Vincent Valentine Final Fantasy VII

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Sam Monroe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Sam Monroe Life as a House

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Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto

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Zero Kiryu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Zero Kiryu Vampire Knight, Vampire Knight

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Ken Kaneki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart

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John Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
John Blaylock The Hunger

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Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Shadow the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Universe

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Jeff Matthews is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Jeff Matthews Pet Sematary Two

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Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart
Ulquiorra Bleach

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Vergil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fictional Emo Boys Who Will Melt Your Dark Heart