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The Best Anime Like D Gray Man 

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Updated February 7, 2019 858 votes 152 voters 6.4k views 24 items

Need some D Gray Man anime recommendations? Since it's such an influential series, let's rank the best anime like D Gray Man, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to D Gray Man​​​​​​​ in terms of tone, genre, characters, and more.

Trinity Blood is a good anime that's similar to D Gray Man​​​​​​​Trinity Blood is about the ongoing conflict between two groups - the vampire Methuselahs, and the human Terrans. Other good anime recommendations for fans of D Gray Man​​​​​​​ are Pandora HeartsPlease Teacher!, and Shaman King.

What should you watch after finishing D Gray Man​​​​​​​? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other D Gray Man​​​​​​​ fans.

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Bro... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Developed by Bones, the series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi ...more
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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more
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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Soul Eater is a manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo. The series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid.
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Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Action, Mystery, Comedy
Black Butler (A-1 Pictures, 2008) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga by Yana Toboso. Aided by Sebastian Michaelis, his loyal butler with seemingly inhuman abilities, Young Ciel ...more
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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach follows the adventures of the hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki after he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper from ...more
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Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Pandora Hearts is a shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Jun Mochizuki. Individual chapters have been serialized in Monthly GFantasy since June 2006, with bound volumes published by ...more
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Twin Star Exorcists is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Twin Star Exorcists (TXN, 2016) is a Japanese anime series based on the shōnen fantasy manga series of the same title, written and illustrated by Yoshiaki Sukeno. A pair of young and talented ...more
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Action, Military, Mystery
Attack on Titan (MBS, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hajime Isayama. It is set in a world where humanity lives inside cities ...more
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Trinity Blood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Trinity Blood is a series of Japanese light novels written by Sunao Yoshida with illustrations by Thores Shibamoto and originally serialized in The Sneaker. Set 900 years after an apocalyptic ...more
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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Fairy Tail is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It has been published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2, 2006, and has been published by Kodansha in 48 ...more
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Darker than Black is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Darker than Black, known in Japan as Darker than Black: The Black Contractor, is an anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones. It premiered ...more
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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more
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07-Ghost is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
07-Ghost is a fantasy manga written and illustrated by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara. It is set in a fantasy world with different laws, kingdoms, gods and magic. It is currently serialized in ...more
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Blood+ is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite ...more
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Karneval is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Karneval is a Japanese manga series by Tōya Mikanagi. A 13-episode anime adaptation by Manglobe aired between April and June 2013. Nai searches for someone important to him, with only an ...more
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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who searches for recognition from his peers and the ...more
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Shakugan no Shana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Shakugan no Shana, also known simply as Shana, is a Japanese light novel series written by Yashichiro Takahashi with illustrations by Noizi Ito. ASCII Media Works published 26 novels from ...more
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Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Shaman King is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei. This manga follows the adventures of Yoh Asakura as he attempts to hone his shaman skills to become the Shaman ...more
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Reborn! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Reborn!, known in Japan as Katekyō Hitman Reborn!, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Akira Amano. The manga is about a young boy, Tsunayoshi Sawada, who discovers that he is next in ...more
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Devil May Cry: The Anima... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Devil May Cry is an anime series based on the video game series by Capcom. It is set sometime between Devil May Cry and Devil May Cry 4. It debuted on the WOWOW TV network in Japan on June 14, ...more
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Buso Renkin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Buso Renkin is a manga series written and drawn by Nobuhiro Watsuki. It follows Kazuki Muto, who becomes an alchemical warrior in the battle against alchemical monsters known as homunculi. ...more
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Chrono Crusade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Chrono Crusade, originally released as Chrno Crusade due to a typo in the original logo, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Moriyama. It was originally published by ...more
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Tegami Bachi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Tegami Bachi is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Asada. The manga is set in "AmberGround", a fictional land illuminated by an artificial sun. The story follows Lag ...more
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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like D Gray Man
Claymore is a dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Norihiro Yagi. The series initially premiered in the now defunct Monthly Shōnen Jump in the May 2001 issue. When the magazine ...more