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The Best Anime Like Darker Than Black

Updated February 7, 2019 1.7k votes 290 voters 15.2k 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 Note

    Mystery, Police
    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the...  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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    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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    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 Stigma is a Japanese light novel series by Takahiro Yamato(writer) and by Hanamaru...  more
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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-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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    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (JNN, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the...  more
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    Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which...  more
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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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    Baccano! is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Katsumi...  more
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    Dimension W is a 2016 anime series based on the manga series written by Yūji Iwahara. In...  more
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    Wolf's Rain is an anime series created by writer and story editor Keiko Nobumoto and produced...  more
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    In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko...  more
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    Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA...  more
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    Attack on Titan

    Action, Military
    Attack on Titan (MBS, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from the...  more
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    Witch Hunter Robin is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise. It follows the STN-J, the...  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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    A 12-episode anime adaptation titled Mekakucity Actors—"Mekakucity" being a portmanteau of...  more
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    Fullmetal Alchemist is a 2017 Japanese dark fantasy science fiction adventure film directed by...  more