Anime Underground 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime  

Crystal Brackett
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List Rules Vote up the horror anime that are too good to be scaring anyone away.

While many horror anime actually rank high in popularity among anime fans, there are some horror anime shows your nerd friends still don't know exist. Those of you in search of some fresh demonic and bloody plot lines need not look further than this list of horror anime no one knows about. Everyone's rightfully heard of Tokyo Ghoul and Hellsing, but many underrated horror anime can go toe-to-toe against these terrifying classics in terms of scare factor and originality.

If anything, these horror anime you should be watching possibly get even creepier given their status as less well-known series, giving them the opportunity to break the mold a bit. Zombies, witches, ghosts, and a wealth of other supernatural entities all appear in these horror anime that only otaku know about, so get caught up on what's happening and horrific with the titles below. 

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511 107
Shiki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
2
370 69
Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
3
386 78
Pet Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
4
298 68
Paranoia Agent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
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249 54
School-Live! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
6
189 50
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
7
159 52
Ghost Hound is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
8
147 45
Yami Shibai - Japanese Ghost S... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
9
162 55
Boogiepop Phantom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
10
130 42
Requiem from the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
Requiem From The Darkness
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147 54
Mnemosyne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
12
106 39
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
13
98 40
Mermaid Forest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
Mermaid Forest
14
91 36
Tokko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
15
101 55
Gyo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
Gyo
16
72 49
Genocyber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
17
57 39
The Severing Crime Edge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
The Severing Crime Edge
18
54 37
Denpa Teki Na Kanojo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 18 Criminally Underrated Horror Anime
Denpa Teki Na Kanojo