Need some Elfen Lied anime recommendations? Since it's such a beloved classic, let's rank the best anime like Elfen Lied, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Elfen Lied in terms of their horror elements, characters, plot, and more. Elfen Lied definitely an anime that you shouldn't judge by its cover, as the very cute protagonist Lucy quickly reveals herself to be something horrifying.
Akira is a good anime that's similar to Elfen Lied. Akira follows the leader of a local biker gang whose childhood friend, Tetsuo Shima, acquires incredible telekinetic abilities after a motorcycle accident. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Elfen Lied are Accel World, Freezing, and Shiki.
What should you watch after finishing Elfen Lied? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Elfen Lied fans.
- Future Diary (Asread, 2011), also known as The Future Diary or Mirai Nikki, is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the manga by Sakae Esuno. A young man competes with people around the world for a chance to become the successor of God, with a diary that is able to tell the future. ...moreAgree or disagree?
- Another (P.A. Works, 2012) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Yukito Ayatsuji. A young man named Koichi Sakakibara transfers to a new school where he finds himself drawn into a mystery involving a mysterious girl and a series of gruesome deaths. ...moreAgree or disagree?
- Deadman Wonderland (Manglobe, 2011) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou. After being falsely convicted for the murder of his entire class, a young man must learn to survive in a mysterious prison with a perverted take on incarceration while also looking to clear his name. ...moreAgree or disagree?
- Higurashi: When They Cry, known simply as When They Cry for the North American release of the anime adaptation, is a Japanese murder mystery dōjin soft sound novel series produced by 07th Expansion. Higurashi: When They Cry takes place during June 1983 in a fictional rural village called Hinamizawa which has a population of approximately 2,000. The main character, Keiichi Maebara, moves to Hinamizawa and befriends his new classmates Rena Ryugu, Mion Sonozaki, Rika Furude, and Satoko Hojo. ...moreAgree or disagree?