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

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3,995 868
Corpse Party is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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4,660 1,431
The Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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4,588 1,104
Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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3,233 852
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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2,515 746
Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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4,435 721
Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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4,996 1,650
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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2,500 646
Shiki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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2,728 538
Parasyte: The Maxim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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3,075 818
Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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1,278 447
Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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2,552 1,259
Highschool of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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2,095 553
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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1,262 374
Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl) - Se... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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979 303
Blood+ is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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1,055 279
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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1,081 410
Blood-C is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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696 300
Monster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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561 227
School-Live! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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806 268
Danganronpa The Animation is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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607 286
Paranoia Agent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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723 334
Gantz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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391 190
Yami Shibai - Japanese Ghost S... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
IlianaJimenez added Yami Shibai

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469 199
Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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384 161
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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335 201
Dance in the Vampire Bund is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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457 191
Mononoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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197 118
Psychic Detective Yakumo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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381 178
Btooom! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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308 81
Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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245 129
From the New World is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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256 170
Kara no Kyōkai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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215 58
Perfect Blue is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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334 156
Zankyō no Terror is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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292 147
Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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159 91
Ghost Hound is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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187 126
Zombie-Loan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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334 197
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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171 70
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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188 194
Ninja Scroll: The Series is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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307 100
Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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173 141
Blue Gender is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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241 125
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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129 80
Mnemosyne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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309 245
School Days is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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107 88
Ga-Rei-Zero is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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138 88
Vampire Princess Miyu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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115 60
Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time

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172 47
Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
KaileyRoss added Psycho-Pass