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!
- 18,7983,707Another (P.A. Works, 2012) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the 2009... more
- 8,8011,846Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is a TV Program based on the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni video... more
- 10,4952,608Elfen Lied (Arms, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga... more
- 9,3412,416Corpse Party is a survival horror adventure dōjin soft video game series originally created by... more
- 6,3401,393Shiki is a horror novel by Japanese novelist Fuyumi Ono.An anime adaptation of the manga by... more
- 7,0031,811Parasyte: The Maxim (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese sci-fi horror anime series based on the... more
- 2,954320The Promised Neverland (CloverWorks, 2019) is a Japanese mystery anime series based on the... more
- 11,3272,984Tokyo Ghoul (Tokyo MX, 2014) is a Japanese dark fantasy anime series based on the manga by Sui... more
- 9,7153,150Future Diary (Asread, 2011), also known as The Future Diary or Mirai Nikki, is a Japanese... more
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- 6,0521,778Deadman Wonderland (Manglobe, 2011) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by... more
- 5,0991,747Hellsing (Gonzo, 2001) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga by... more
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- 9,1913,711Attack on Titan (MBS, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from the... more
- 2,337811Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex... more
- 3,024969Danganronpa: The Animation is a 2013 anime television series based on Spike Chunsoft's mystery... more
- 1,740530Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based... more
- 2,575885Blood-C is a 2011 anime/manga series that is produced in collaboration by Studio Production... more
- 2,108762School-Live! (Gakkougurashi!) is a Japanese manga series written by Norimitsu Kaihō and... more
- 2,6301,045Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It... more
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