Best Horror AnimeThe title says it all. Which horror anime freak you out the most?
The Top Ten
The concept is so cool! Mind you, the deaths will scare the hell out of you. Very gory and bloody, but it adds to the essence, no doubt. The characters are so riveting and the suspense is far too good for words! The music is also very creepy! Loved it!
My favorite anime. I read the book first and I love both. The art is great and the deaths are creepy. But don't watch it if you like umbrellas
This is a creepy horror anime with senseless deaths that are disturbing to certain people.
I don't consider this anime very scary, honestly, it didn't make me feel horrified at all and the deaths didn't get to me either. They were entertaining to watch and surprising since you don't know who's gonna live and who's gonna die, so I'll give the anime that. I mainly liked the last two episodes since everything went to chaos and it just felt... fun! Okay that may sound a bit messed up, but I like murder montages. I still enjoyed the whole anime altogether, the mysteries were good, and to sum this up, the anime isn't that scary except if you're frightened of gore, or if the tense situations got to you.
I loved this anime. It's very bloody and gorey, but it's also heartbreaking and sad. I feel bad for all the diclonii and I really hate that organization that they have. It's a very good anime, and if you say it's horrible and that all there is is blood and gore, you only watched 5 minutes of the anime. Finish watching the series
This is one of my favourite anime series of all time. Lucy is amazing my favourite character. The gore is perfectly balanced with the story line. I just wish there was more. The ending disappointed me a little. But is still my favourite...
This anime connected with my emotions. I have no words. This anime was perfectly executed and beautiful. I'm looking forward to watching the OVA today.
Best anime everV 7 Comments
As much as I love Elfen Lied, this show fits the horror genre perfectly. I have watched most of it and it is so creepy. It isn't entirely gore like Elfen Lied but has a really creepy atmosphere keeping the suspense and half way through you can almost predict what will happen. Best horror anime. Recommended by me. ( I haven't actually watched another though ) - Animeemmy
A murder mystery that may be confusing, but all is explained as you progress through the series. The torture may be disturbing and freak you out. Shion might freak you out too...
Season 1 scares and confuses the crap out of you, then Season 2 wraps everything up satisfyingly and beautifully, while still scaring the crap out of you. It's characters are all deep and realistic to some extent and the mystery and story is excellently laid out for us
TURN IT OFF! THAT MAKES ME CRY AND SCREAM! WAHH! T-TV 6 Comments
A survival game for those who are chosen to participate fight to the death and the last standing becomes god and prevents the apocalypse from taking over. Beware of Yuno.
Truly amazing! So many plot twists it left me wanting more!
Yuno is my spirit animal. She and I are of like mind.
Even though this anime scarred me for life, it's still my favourite anime, up there with Elfen Lied and PMMM.
I just loved the plot and the lack of fan service
Love it when kaneki fights jason in episode 12 then eats him
Tokyo ghoul is the best serie I ever watched
YAS! TOKYO GHOUL!V 4 Comments
It is dark and scary
Don't be fool be the park's appearance
It is hell
Can't wait to see second series of this totally awesome and gripping anime. Deadman wonderland is so bizzare and so brilliant. Love it.V 2 Comments
Not traditionally spooky, but certainly has the best story ever for a horror anime. Are you smart enough to predict what will happen before it does? Will you guess what happens at the end before you see it? Make sure Kira does not write your name on the notebook, for otherwise, your time is short.
I love Death Note but it's not a horror. It's suspenseful and mysterious but in no way is it meant to be scary.
Make sure your name is not written on the notebook.
The best anime in the worldV 5 Comments
Good grief... I made a mistake of watching SOME of this... Even the RPG is so scary. I get easily scared of paranormal stuff
The game is less spooky but this is just STRAIGHT DOWN GORE
OH MY GOD! My bff dared me to watch this at home in my room in the dark while my rents were asleep and again... OH MY GOD THIS ANIME SCARED THE CRAP OUT OF ME! I LITERALLY COULD NOT SLEEP WITHOUT THE LIGHT FOR 2 MONTHS AFTER WATCHING THIS SHOW. THIS ANIME SHOULD BE NUMBER ONE
Honesty it isn't so bad. In fact I saw all of the deaths on my phone and didn't bat a single eye.V 4 Comments
The first episode made me feel sick due to its use of gore, but I have to admit it remains one of my favorites. It's relatively disturbing and not for the faint of heart, but it's beautiful and has a nice payoff. It definitely deserves a higher position.
This is relatively disturbing. You honestly cannot tear your eyes away. Although you may get used to the gore, you are always excited for the next chomp out of a person. The art is great and really gets the you!
Literally the first episode scares anyone who watches it and it totally scarred me for life. Amazing action and horror, definitely deserves to be in the top ten.
I'm sorry but I hate Attack on Titan so muchV 2 Comments
This one should be higher on this list - AnimeFan2000
This one should be higher up on the list. It's
one of my most favorite horror anime - AnimeFan2000
WARNING: DO NOT WATCH THIS WHEN YOU ARE AT HOME ALONE, WITH HEADPHONES ON FULL BLAST. ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU'RE HOME ALONE AT MIDNIGHT.
This Anime has a ton of jump scenes and it's really spooky. Will send shivers down your spine. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ
This anime was entertaining and several times had me scared to go into any room alone.
The only anime that left me wanting more,but had the most perfect ending I don’t know how they could continue. Love this anime!
Love it. But it didn't freak me out a whole lot. The second episode was the main one that scared me cause I was watching it when an old man walked on to the front porch and attempted to open the door. I went and got a knife and stood there mentally dating him to open that door and see how long he lasted. Also my second fear is being stalked do it freaked me out anyway.
The animation was great. The music was incredible. The story line towards the end of the season was really good, horror wise. This has become one of my favorite anime of all time.
The first episode is scary as hell! The rest was meh. But the animation was great. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ
One of the first anime I've ever watched and it was amazing
Made me cry but good anime
Not scary just stupid
A frikin amazing anime! My 6th favorite of all time! This is a must watch horror anime!
Vampires and Zombies. Am I missing something?V 1 Comment
If you say that this is a anime version of the walking dead then you haven't seen this
It wasn't very scary to be honest but I think it was still pretty good
Anime version of The Walking Dead.V 1 Comment
I love devilman. Its probably my favorite anime (both crybaby and the 80s ovas)
This isn't even horror, why did this get mentioned? Sure there may be a few blood scene but it isn't really physiological or gruesome. Great anime in all comparisons but not scary
WHAT THE CRAP?!?! What the heck is this on here for?!?! This is not a horror it's just depressing
This anime was amazing!
Most beautiful anime I've ever seen.
A creepy and mysterious psychological horror anime that is (in one word) AWESOME!
It's awesome...! A must watch!
Best anime ever! psychological! horror! thriller! every thing you want.YOU SHOULD WATCH IT
(coming from a person who don't waste time on watching stupid anime..)
Way better than a lot of the horror animes on here, should be third to elfen lied and future diary.
Absolutely Wicked! Must Watch
Screw Tokyo Ghoul. This is obviously better.
It's just amazing, I watched it in 2 days.
It was really creepy, but the end was so beautiful! I was literally crying..
A must-see anime! - UndisputedLunatic
With all honesty I respect this anime as a form of artistic expression as it says at the beginning of every episode. I don't personally like it but you could show some respect by taking it off the list
I am scared forever. Nothing can terrify me more than this anime. I can't sleep at nights because of this. Its very traumatic. Watch at your own risk!
Why is this erotic anime on this list, respect the horror anime list and don't put on non horror's just because you think your funny - germshep24
This is the most terrifying anime out there. The other animes don't come close! I had to watch the opening as a dare...
I was SH00K - ThatEmoLoner
Bloody sacrifices for the resurrection of the Golden Witch Beatrice.
One of my favorite animes ever, good story, amazing music, and great art work. It's starts a bit boring but then it continues to become very bloody, ( don't LET MARIA TRICK YOU INTO WATCHING THIS IF YOUR SCARIED OP BLOOD AND GORE, THERE IS a lot. ) I cryied a bit at the end, laugh out loud.
Had a really creepy atmosphere at times :S
I cried for so many characters deaths but the main character is so boring and annoying
Not much of a horror (especially the pink blood,sooo scary ) but let's just admit it,the plot was amazing,the characters were amazing,and everything was amazing. - Mais-Chan
My favorite horror anime, and also the best anime I've ever seen.
Powerful storyline, good characters - except for Diva - splendid backstory, badass female lead, amazing fight scenes, lots of variation, awesome weapons, beautiful art style, epic battles, literally IN-CRE-DI-BLE.
My top 3 horror anime:
3. Elfen Lied
1. Blood+ (Also my favorite anime)
I heard it's bad, but I kinda want to watch it because it seems so absurd and I just want to see what it is.. - UndisputedLunatic
... This story is fairly interesting, but I would say that the scene at the end was very eventful and it escalated quickly...
Bloody anime. Watch if you dare. Or if you just have nothing to do.
Um...no - ThatEmoLonerV 1 Comment
Ergo proxy was kind of a mix between sci fi and horror. It reminded me of the Animatrix.
This anime will have you gripped from first episode.
It's a bit confusing at first but you will get the jist of it eventually.
The gore is perfectly balanced.
And also has a little sex if your into that.
But it is a very awesome anime in deed.
Art Styles and Stories. Always give me chills!
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