List of the best occult 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. Dive into the dark worlds of these anime and view the world of shadows and the dark magic that lies within them. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about occult in one way or another. Examples include Ghost Hunt and Occult Academy. What is the greatest occult anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
- 158 VOTESMushishi is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara. It was serialized in Afternoon Seasons Zōkan from 1999 to 2002, and in Monthly Afternoon from December 2002 to August 2008. The individual chapters were collected and released into ten tankōbon volumes by Kodansha. Those volumes were localized to North America by Del Rey between January 2007 and August 2010. The series follows Ginko, a man who dedicates himself to keeping people protected from supernatural creatures called Mushi. Mushishi has been adapted into an anime television series by Artland which aired in Fuji Television between October 2005 and June 2006. It has been licensed by Funimation to its release in North ...moreIs this the best?
- 2128 VOTES
xxxHOLiCA high-school boy haunted by ghostly visions seeks a mystical woman's help.Is this the best?
- 375 VOTESA man investigates paranormal activity at a supposedly haunted school. ...moreIs this the best?
- 435 VOTES
GosickGosick is a Japanese light novel series by Kazuki Sakuraba, with illustrations by Hinata Takeda. The series includes 13 novels published by Fujimi Shobo between December 2003 and July 2011. Set in a fictional European country in 1924, a Japanese exchange student meets a mysterious, brilliant girl who only leaves the library to sleep. Her brother, a detective, relies on her exceptional mind to solve difficult mysteries. Tokyopop released the first two novels in English in North America. A manga adaptation drawn by Sakuya Amano was serialized in Fujimi Shobo's Monthly Dragon Age magazine. A 24-episode anime adaptation by Bones aired between January and July 2011. A sequel novel titled Gosick ...moreIs this the best?