“The enemy? His sense of duty was no less than yours, I deem. You wonder what his name is, where he came from. And if he was really evil at heart. What lies or threats led him on this long march from home. If he would not rather have stayed there in peace. War will make corpses of us all.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
Do you think Darth Calanil can work as an anime character?
Cool hair, overly huge sword, plus he can use fatal types of "magic". I'd say it would work :P