Anime Underground The Best Life After Death Anime  

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List of the best life after death 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. For those unfamiliar with the genre, these are anime that explore what happens after death, and how the living reacts to it, all with an amazing spin that only anime can deliver. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about life after death in one way or another.

List features anime like Angel Beats! and Corpse Princess. What is the greatest life after death anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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Angel Beats!


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Angel Beats! is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi. The story was originally conceived by Jun Maeda, who also wrote the screenplay and composed the music with the group Anant-Garde Eyes, with original character design by Na-Ga; ...more

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Gantz


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Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and Masaru Kato, both whom died in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other recently deceased people are forced to hunt down and kill aliens ...more

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Shigofumi - Letters from the Departed


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Pita Ten


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Pita-Ten is a Japanese manga by Koge-Donbo. It was serialized in Dengeki Comic Gao! between the October 1999 and August 2003 issues and was later collected into eight volumes. The eight volumes were localized for North America by Tokyopop; Madman Entertainment used Tokyopop's translations for ...more

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