Looking for some intense thriller anime on Netflix? Since you love living on the edge of your seat, let's take a look at what thriller anime is currently streaming on Netflix, and let's rank them while we're at it!
Death Note is obviously the most popular thriller anime on Netflix, and for good reason. Although the series is more than 10 years old at this point, it's still one of the greatest anime ever created. If you seek suspense, plot twists, and smart writing, you need to watch Death Note if you haven't already. Another great choice for Netflix thriller anime is Kakeguri, the gambling anime that took the anime world by storm last summer. This series is fairly short, so binge it this weekend if you're looking for a thrilling anime that's currently streaming on Netflix!
Use this list as a guide to find thriller anime that's on Netflix now, but also vote up the series you have watched and enjoyed so that other otakus can get some good anime recommendations.
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious otherworldly notebook ...more on Wikipedia
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Developed by Bones, the series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi Ōnogi. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television series based on Fullmetal Alchemist, the first being 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist, and unlike its predecessor it directly follows the events of the manga. It was first announced in the manga series' 20th tankōbon volume. In Japan, it is differentiated from the 2003 series by the inclusion of the English language title, and is sometimes abbreviated as Hagane no Renkinjutsushi FA. The series premiered on April 5, 2009 on MBS-TBS' Sunday ...more on Wikipedia
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Elen and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. ...more on Wikipedia
Durarara!!, often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted into a Japanese anime series. Durarara!! tells the story of a dullahan working as an underworld courier in Ikebukuro, an internet-based anonymous gang called The Dollars, and the chaos that unfolds around the most dangerous people in Ikebukuro. The series ran for thirteen volumes, published by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. As of March 2014, a sequel series titled Durarara!! SH has been confirmed and will be set 2 years after the events of the original series. A manga adaptation by Akiyo Satorigi started ...more on Wikipedia