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The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time 

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Updated May 18, 2020 15.3k votes 3.1k voters 55.7k views 42 items

List Rules Vote up what you believe to be the best anime series with Goth themes and characters.

All Gothic anime is not necessarily a genre, it's a very common theme that runs throughout many anime series. For this list we rank the best "Gothic" anime of all time, with the help of your votes. What are some anime series with Gothic characters that you might recognize? xxxHOLiC, Black Butler, and Hellsing are all fairly well known titles that fit the criteria. Since it's not a well defined genre, not everyone will have the same opinion of what constitutes a good Gothic anime series but we hope you can add some good titles to this poll that you would recommend to other anime fans.

Vote up your favorite Goth anime titles below and downvote (but only if you've seen them) any shows that you don't think are very good.

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Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
Action, Mystery, Comedy
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
Brook Zdrojewski added
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Another is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
Josiah Joestar Doran added
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Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Gosick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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xxxHOLiC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Darker than Black is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Berserk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Ergo Proxy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Mirai Nikki - Another: W... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Shiki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
Jack O'tears added
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Dance in the Vampire Bun... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
Heather Purri de Youngblood added
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Trinity Blood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
Megan Jo McDaniel added
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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
douglasmccoag added
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Durarara!! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Sankarea: Undying Love ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time
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Dusk Maiden of Amnesia ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gothic Anime Series Of All Time