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.
- 1108 VOTESAnother (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. ...moreBuy on AmazonAgree or disagree?
- 2150 VOTESFuture 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. ...moreBuy on AmazonAgree or disagree?
- 373 VOTESHigurashi: 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. ...moreBuy on AmazonAgree or disagree?
- 442 VOTESWhen he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies while Murakami is left seriously wounded in the hospital. Years go by and Murakami obsesses on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko. ...moreBuy on AmazonAgree or disagree?