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Anime Underground The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time  

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You might be asking why we created a list of weird anime, since most anime series are already weird. Well to put it simply, some are weirder than others. Here's our ranked list of the weirdest anime of all time, including both older and new anime series that you can find on Netflix. Just because these shows are weird as hell doesn't mean they aren't watchable. Shows on this list include very good anime like Soul Eater, Kill la Kill, and Gurren Lagann. Some shows on this list are strange because of the odd character designs or humor, while others are more psychologically strange, like Satoshi Kon's Paranoia Agent. Others are just legitimately WTF anime, such as Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (even the name of the show is weird.) Vote for the shows below that you've seen based on how weird they are, not how good they are. You're voting for what you believe to be the strangest, most WTF anime on this list, not the one that you like the most.
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Gintama Kazuya Nakai, Rie Kugimiya, Tetsuharu Ohta

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FLCL is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
ruydemendoza added FLCL

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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
1489114162718 added Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Koyasu Taketo

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

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165 62
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Excel Saga Takehito Koyasu, Kotono Mitsuishi, Jason Douglas

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Paranoia Agent Shôzô Iizuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie

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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

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Cromartie High School Akitarô Daichi, Megumi Hayashibara, Unshô Ishizuka

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80 38
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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai Yui Horie, Satsuki Yukino, Mai Nakahara

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Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

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Dead Leaves

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Arakawa under the Bridge Maaya Sakamoto, Natsumi Abe, Koyasu Taketo

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Cat Soup is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Nobume Yato added Cat Soup I don't even know how to described it. It's like nothing you have seen before.

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Welcome to the N.H.K. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Danny Ochre added Welcome to the N.H.K. Yui Makino, Sanae Kobayashi, Yutaka Koizumi

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Nichijou

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Puni Puni Poemy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
laeiryn added Puni Puni Poemy

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Another is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
enderian-master added Another Atsushi Abe, Natsumi Takamori, Tomoaki Maeno

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49 Days Yo-won Lee, Gyu-ri Nam, Jo Hyun Jae

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Rebecca Mitchell added Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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38 27
Speed Grapher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
ruydemendoza added Speed Grapher Toshiyuki Morikawa, Hiro Yūki, Yūji Takada

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Date a Live is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Patrick Lane added Date a Live Jamie Marchi

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Himegoto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
LoliKilljoy added Himegoto

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AndrewWilkerson added Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi Kenichi Suzumura, Takeshi Aono, Akemi Okamura - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Yosuga no Sora is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
JasonZKam added Yosuga No Sora

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Boogiepop Phantom Crispin Freeman, Fumiko Orikasa, Mamiko Noto

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Sleeping With Hinako

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Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Guest_1df725e3-785f-4273-bb21-1d2bdbc0073c added Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan

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NyaNya chan added Plastic Nee-san very short anime that follows a third-year high school girl who likes building plastic models and the wacky conversations she has with her fellow club members.

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Punchline

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Yakitate!! Japan Chihiro Otsuka, Ruri Asano, Yumiko Kobayashi

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Gokicha!! Cockroach Girl is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
NyaNya chan added Gokicha!! Cockroach Girl A heartwarming story about a cockroach girl who tries to be liked by humans while dodging the insecticide.

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Beelzebub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Jinx Aeris Caldera added Beelzebub Shizuka Ito

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Sekushi Commando Gaiden: Sugoi... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
wolv500 added Sekushi Commando Gaiden: Sugoiyo! Masaru-san Kazuhiko Inoue, Yuri Amano, Omi Minami

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Akikan Mamiko Noto, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ryōtarō Okiayu

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Strange+ is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
hanasenhime added Strange+

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Ishida and Asakura is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
NyaNya chan added Ishida to Asakura Anime adaptation of the surreal gag manga about two high school boys, Ishida and Asakura

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Arcade Gamer Fubuki is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
NyaNya chan added Arcade Gamer Fubuki Tōru Furuya, Megumi Toyoguchi, Satsuki Yukino - Fubuki Sakuragasaki is a powerful gamer who, with the power of her Passion Panties, climbs up the ranks of the BAG (Best of Arcade Gamer) tournament to become the greatest Arcade Gamer in the world. However, the evil Gulasic ...

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NyaNya chan added Doujin Work Asano Masumi, Saitou Momoko, Yasumoto Hiroki - Doujin Work follows the life of a young girl named Najimi Osana and her exposure into the doujin world. She was first tempted into becoming a doujin artist after seeing how much one of her friends can make at a convention.

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Yodha Pratama added Tentai Senshi Sunred