WATCH Real Deaths Blamed On Anime  

Mick Jacobs

Anime, a genre known for pushing the boundaries, often tackles dark and unsettling subject matter, topics that unfortunately affected these viewers in a negative way.

From the child-friendly Naruto to the gruesomely bleak Neon Genesis Evangelion, all sorts of anime programs played into a variety of different crimes and, on occasion, deaths.

Whether or not anime deserves the blame for these incidents remains up to debate, but it definitely played a part in each of them.