Anime Underground The Trippiest Anime of All Time  

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If you ended up on this page, you're one of two people. If you're a nerd like me, then you're looking for some good trippy anime because you love unique art styles and want to watch some different. Then there are those of you who are about to eat some mushrooms, and want to know what anime they should watch while tripping. Either way, we've thrown together a great selection that includes trippy anime movies, as well as god anime. These shows are all very visually stimulating, playing off a wide selection of colors and shapes that are guaranteed to blow your mind at least a little bit. We've included classics like FLCL and Akira, but if you've been out of the game for a while then you'll be delighted to discover some newer trippy anime titles, especially Space Dandy.

There are a few titles on here that are more psychologically trippy, so if you want lots of colors and don't want to think too much you should definitely stay away from Satoshi Kon's Paranoia Agent. Vote up your favorite anime that is visually or mentally trippy, or simply use this as a guide for anime to enjoy during your next trip (or not, shout out to us sober people!)

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Spirited Away

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
flex capacitor added Death Note Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong

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519 113
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FLCL

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540 139
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Howl's Moving Castle

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439 110
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Akira

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420 135
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My Neighbor Totoro

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380 116
Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Carl Anderson added Elfen Lied Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto

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324 89
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Paprika

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245 63
Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Oscar Lee added Future Diary Tomokazu Seki, Akira Ishida, Yuki Matsuoka

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201 41
Neon Genesis Evangelion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Franco Ferrer added Neon Genesis Evangelion Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi

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363 129
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Kill la Kill Nobuyuki Hiyama, Shin-ichiro Miki, Toshihiko Seki

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334 118
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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka - Check out episodes #9 (Beatbox Bandits) and #22 (Cosmic Collisions)

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190 49
Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Oscar Lee added Steins;Gate Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa

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Space Dandy Jun'ichi Suwabe, Uki Satake, Hiroyuki Yoshino

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202 59
Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
flex capacitor added Serial Experiments Lain Ayako Kawasumi, Shigeru Shiba, Ryūsuke Ōbayashi

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Paranoia Agent Shôzô Iizuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie

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182 69
Mushishi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
andrewjuel27 added Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Tatyonna added Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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61 8
Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Guest_ead48ef8-18d0-4b66-9506-0e2e5d50e192 added Tokyo Ghoul Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya

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175 91
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Noragami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Gracie Martin added Noragami

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66 13
K is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Lynn Black added K Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Jun Fukuyama

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165 91
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107 46
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Millard Goss added Akame ga KILL!

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116 64
Ninja Scroll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
flex capacitor added Ninja Scroll

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51 17
Aeon Flux is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Ron Kokopelli Le Mat Heyoka added Aeon Flux Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee, Julia Fletcher

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184 136
Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
1471293214307 added Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Simca Wood added Charlotte

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83 65
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Beelzebub is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Lynn Black added Beelzebub Shizuka Ito

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85 69
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Dead Leaves

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Excel Saga is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Angela Crocker added Excel Saga Takehito Koyasu, Kotono Mitsuishi, Jason Douglas

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28 17
One Piece is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
jaivster added One Piece

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12 3
Monster is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
ShamHussain added Monster Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern

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12 3
Shinsekai Yori is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
ShamHussain added Shinsekai Yori Yūki Kaji

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75 68
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Mind Game

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10 2
Shiki is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
ShamHussain added Shiki Gackt, Nozomi Sasaki, Wataru Takagi

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9 3
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
ShamHussain added Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai Yui Horie, Satsuki Yukino, Mai Nakahara

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Memories is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Robert Shea added Memories

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The Tatami Galaxy Maaya Sakamoto

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Boogiepop Phantom is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Guest_a7161a6e-3494-41b2-9c0b-db902f14ddc8 added Boogiepop Phantom Crispin Freeman, Fumiko Orikasa, Mamiko Noto

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Blast of Tempest is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Oscar Lee added Blast of Tempest

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3 3
Mayoiga is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
ShamHussain added Mayoiga

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RIN - Daughters of Mnemosyne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
ShamHussain added RIN - Daughters of Mnemosyne

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Deneme is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Hakkı Konu added Deneme

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Mawaru Penguindrum Yui Horie, Akira Ishida, Mamiko Noto

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4 14
Cuticle Detective Inaba is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Lynn Black added Cuticle Detective Inaba

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29 56
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Kaiba Chiwa Saitō, Houko Kuwashima, Mamiko Noto

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31 60
Pupa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Pupa

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21 54
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Kemonozume Daisuke Gōri, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kiyoyuki Yanada