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The Best Thriller Anime on Netflix

Updated March 2, 2018 589 votes 213 voters 7.4k views8 items

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.

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  • Death Note
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    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a teen genius who stumbles across a mysterious otherworldly notebook: the "Death Note", which belonged to the Shinigami Ryuk and grants the user the supernatural ability to kill anyone whose name is written in its pages....  more
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  • Attack on Titan
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    Attack on Titan (Wit Studio, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hajime Isayama. It is set in a world where humanity lives inside cities surrounded by enormous walls due to the Titans, gigantic humanoid beings who devour humans seemingly without reason....  more
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      Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Bones, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television series based on Fullmetal Alchemist, the first being 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist. The series follows the story of two alchemist brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who want to restore their bodies after a disastrous failed attempt to bring their mother back to life through alchemy....  more
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