Graveyard Shift The Top Horror Anime of All Time  

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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, creepy, 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!

If you enjoy horror anime check out the best Blood+ quotes and the best Serial Experiments Lain quotes.

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15,424 3,112
Another is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
2
7,680 1,827
Corpse Party is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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3
8,303 2,579
Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
4
6,695 1,587
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
5
8,956 2,232
Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
6
4,581 1,513
Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
7
9,213 1,877
Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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8
5,314 1,461
Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
9
4,976 1,180
Shiki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
10
8,207 2,991
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
11
5,566 1,324
Parasyte: The Maxim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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12
4,390 2,195
Highschool of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
13
2,322 902
Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
14
2,540 735
Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl) - Se... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
15
1,929 646
Blood+ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
16
1,458 618
Monster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
17
2,071 790
Blood-C is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
18
1,363 582
Paranoia Agent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
19
2,059 666
Danganronpa The Animation is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
20
1,424 560
School-Live! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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21
849 395
Yami Shibai - Japanese Ghost S... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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22
1,270 603
Gantz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
23
674 124
Angels of Death is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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24
1,062 434
Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
25
1,025 339
Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Horror Anime of All Time
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