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The Best Anime Like Darker Than Black

Updated February 7, 2019 1.6k votes 274 voters 14.3k views31 items

Need some Darker Than Black anime recommendations? There aren't a lot of action anime like it, so let's rank the best anime like Darker Than Black, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Darker Than Black in terms of its noir themes, as well as action, plot, and more.

Code: Breaker is a good anime that's similar to Darker Than BlackCode: Breaker follows Sakura Sakurakōji, a teenage girl who gets mixed up with an assassin in her class known as the sixth "Code: Breaker". Other good anime recommendations for fans of Darker Than Black are Witch Hunter RobinEden of the East, and Fate/Zero

What should you watch after finishing Darker Than Black? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Maken Ki fans.

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    Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese...  more
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    Psycho-Pass

    Action, Sci-Fi
    Psycho-Pass (Production I.G, 2012) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series. Policewoman Akane...  more
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  • Death Note4
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    Death Note

    Mystery, Police
    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the...  more
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  • Cowboy Bebop5
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    Cowboy Bebop

    Action, Adventure
    Cowboy Bebop (Sunrise, 1998) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series. Set in the year 2071, it...  more
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    Bungo Stray Dogs is a 2016 anime series adapted from the manga series written by Kafka Asagiri...  more
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    Durarara!!

    Action, Mystery
    Durarara!! (Brain's Base, 2010), often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese supernatural anime...  more
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    Code:Breaker is a manga written and illustrated by Akimine Kamijyo running in Weekly...  more
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  • Kaze no Stigma9
    Kaze no Stigma is a Japanese light novel series by Takahiro Yamato(writer) and by Hanamaru...  more
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  • Fate/Zero10
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    Fate/Zero

    Action, Supernatural
    Fate/Zero (ufotable, 2011) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel by Gen...  more
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  • D.Gray-man11
    D.Gray-man is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Katsura Hoshino. The series...  more
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    Blast of Tempest is a Japanese manga series written by Kyō Shirodaira and illustrated by...  more
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    Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which...  more
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    Baccano! is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Katsumi...  more
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  • Elfen Lied16
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    Elfen Lied

    Action, Horror
    Elfen Lied (Arms, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga...  more
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  • Witch Hunter Robin17
    Witch Hunter Robin is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise. It follows the STN-J, the...  more
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  • Dimension W18
    Dimension W is a 2016 anime series based on the manga series written by Yūji Iwahara. In...  more
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  • Eden of the East19
    Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA...  more
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    A 12-episode anime adaptation titled Mekakucity Actors—"Mekakucity" being a portmanteau of...  more
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    Black Cat is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki. It was...  more
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  • Attack on Titan22
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    Attack on Titan

    Action, Military
    Attack on Titan (Wit Studio, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from...  more
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  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex23
    In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko...  more
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  • Fullmetal Alchemist24
    Fullmetal Alchemist is a 2017 Japanese dark fantasy science fiction adventure film directed by...  more
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  • Canaan25
    Canaan is a 13-episode anime television series, conceptualized by Type-Moon co-founders Kinoko...  more
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