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There are plenty of scary movies and horror films for film lovers to choose from, but what about anime fans? Don't worry, there's lots of dark anime and good horror anime for fans to enjoy! This list of horror anime has been ranked from best to worst by fans of the genre. When it comes to scary and zombie anime, if you want only the best, this list of top horror anime will help you find it! Don't forget about our list of the best horror manga too if you're a reader or the goriest anime if you like blood and guts.

This list contains the first episode of each dark animes series listed, so you can watch horror anime online right here at Ranker. If you're not a fan of anime, you might think it's all about school girls and giant robots. However, the top ten+ shows below can be downright terrifying, as they're some of the scariest anime of all time. Some are psychological horror like Paranoia Agent, while others involve zombies and creatures, like High School of The Dead.

Either way these animated shows are all guaranteed to creep you out, make you scared, and make you want to lock your door. We also have lists for things like the best vampire anime and the best gore anime, so check those out as well!

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7,879 1,567
Another is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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2
3,779 809
Corpse Party is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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3
4,434 1,356
The Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

4
4,363 1,043
Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

5
3,083 821
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

6
2,418 715
Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

7
4,175 652
Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
sadie-kim added Tokyo Ghoul

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4,775 1,565
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

9
2,607 510
Parasyte: The Maxim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
IlianaJimenez added Parasyte: The Maxim

10
2,370 629
Shiki is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

11
2,971 786
Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

12
1,229 431
Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

13
2,447 1,220
Highschool of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

14
1,906 506
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Death Note

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927 287
Blood+ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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1,194 362
Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl) - Se... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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999 261
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

18
1,036 397
Blood-C is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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660 287
Monster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

20
746 252
Danganronpa The Animation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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517 216
School-Live! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
sadie-kim added School-Live!

22
576 280
Paranoia Agent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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686 327
Gantz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

24
369 185
Yami Shibai - Japanese Ghost S... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
IlianaJimenez added Yami Shibai

25
438 188
Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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370 154
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

27
446 186
Mononoke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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316 193
Dance in the Vampire Bund is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
NeoNomad added Dance in the Vampire Bund

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190 114
Psychic Detective Yakumo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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355 166
Btooom! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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249 163
Kara no Kyōkai is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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228 122
From the New World is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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274 74
Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
omarcoX2L added Ajin

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190 51
Perfect Blue is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
abarton added Perfect Blue

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270 131
Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Fate/Zero

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310 146
Zankyō no Terror is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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152 87
Ghost Hound is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
tyler-haas added Ghost Hound

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183 120
Zombie-Loan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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314 181
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Code Geass

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167 63
Corpse Princess is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
Andrew Hoover added Corpse Princess

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181 188
Ninja Scroll: The Series is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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170 135
Blue Gender is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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122 76
Mnemosyne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
Chris Caldwell added Mnemosyne

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292 230
School Days is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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210 111
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
Ayaka Daisuke added Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

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258 84
Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
KaileyRoss added Black Butler

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107 50
Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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102 82
Ga-Rei-Zero is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
NeoNomad added Ga-Rei-Zero

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132 81
Vampire Princess Miyu is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
kyokorichi-_ added Vampire Princess Miyu

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98 72
Tokko is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
NeoNomad added Tokko