tv 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
Death Note Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile Vincent Tong

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FLCL

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Howl's Moving Castle

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Akira

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My Neighbor Totoro

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

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

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Paprika

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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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Neon Genesis Evangelion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Neon Genesis Evangelion Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara Kotono Mitsuishi

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Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
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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Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Future Diary Tomokazu Seki, Akira Ishida Yuki Matsuoka

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Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Steins;Gate Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai Kana Hanazawa

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

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao Yūko Gotō

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Ninja Scroll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Ninja Scroll

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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Noragami is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu Bryce Papenbrook

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Aeon Flux is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Aeon Flux Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee Julia Fletcher

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K is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
K Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai Jun Fukuyama

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Excel Saga is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Excel Saga Takehito Koyasu, Kotono Mitsuishi Jason Douglas

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Dead Leaves

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Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Beelzebub is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Beelzebub Shizuka Ito

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Memories is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Memories

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Mind Game

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The Tatami Galaxy Maaya Sakamoto

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Blast of Tempest is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Mawaru Penguindrum Yui Horie, Akira Ishida Mamiko Noto

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Cuticle Detective Inaba is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Pupa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Kemonozume Daisuke Gōri, Hiroyuki Yoshino Kiyoyuki Yanada

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Kaiba Chiwa Saitō, Houko Kuwashima Mamiko Noto

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Trapeze

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Nangoku Shonen Papuwa-kun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Nangoku Shonen Papuwa-kun Kouta Nemoto, Hiroki Takahashi Sanae Kobayashi