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The 17 Best Anime About Ghosts 

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Updated June 13, 2018 1.2k votes 569 voters 48k views 16 items

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List of the best ghost anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Ghouls and specters will haunt you as you watch the anime on this list. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about ghosts in one way or another.

Anime on this list includes Ghost Stories, Ghost Hunt and many more. What is the greatest ghost anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It follows the adventures of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center as they investigate mysterious occurrences all over Japan with a team of other spiritualists and clever assistants. Although the last novel was published in 1994, the story was left incomplete. The novels were adapted into a radio drama for Akuryō Series in 1997. A manga adaptation written and illustrated by Shiho Inada began serialization in Nakayoshi in the July 7, 1998 issue where it is still on-going. The individual chapters have been collected and published in eleven tankōbon volumes by Kodansha. It is licensed for English-language ...more on Wikipedia

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×××Holic is a manga written and illustrated by the group of manga artists known as Clamp. Kimihiro Watanuki is a high school student plagued by ayakashi spirits, both of which are invisible to everyone else but him. The series begins when Watanuki stumbles, seemingly by chance, into a shop that grants wishes. ...more on Wikipedia

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Ghost Stories is an American horror anthology television series that ran from 1997 to 1998 on the cable channel FOX Family. The show was narrated by Rip Torn and originally two episodes were presented back to back in an hour-long segment. However, towards the end of the series it was broken down into 30 minute episodes with just one story, most featuring a style similar to episodes of The Twilight Zone in which there would be a twist at the end. There have been five DVD releases and is currently being shown in the United Kingdom on the TV channel Zone Horror. ...more on Wikipedia

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