Anime Underground The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time  

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You might be asking why we created a list of weird anime, since most anime series are already weird. Well to put it simply, some are weirder than others. Here's our ranked list of the weirdest anime of all time, including both older and new anime series that you can find on Netflix. Just because these shows are weird as hell doesn't mean they aren't watchable. Shows on this list include very good anime like Soul Eater, Kill la Kill, and Gurren Lagann. Some shows on this list are strange because of the odd character designs or humor, while others are more psychologically strange, like Satoshi Kon's Paranoia Agent. Others are just legitimately WTF anime, such as Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (even the name of the show is weird.) Vote for the shows below that you've seen based on how weird they are, not how good they are. You're voting for what you believe to be the strangest, most WTF anime on this list, not the one that you like the most.
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FLCL is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
ruydemendoza added FLCL

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Kazuya Nakai, Rie Kugimiya, Tetsuharu Ohta

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413 96
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
1489114162718 added Koyasu Taketo

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Nobuyuki Hiyama, Shin-ichiro Miki, Toshihiko Seki

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286 101
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Shôzô Iizuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie

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Takehito Koyasu, Kotono Mitsuishi, Jason Douglas

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Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

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26 1
Pop Team Epic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Shannibal23 added Pop Team Epic

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133 51
Welcome to the N.H.K. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Danny Ochre added Yui Makino, Sanae Kobayashi, Yutaka Koizumi

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136 55
Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
AliD.Ozcan added Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Minami Takahashi, Maaya Uchida

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135 55
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Nichijou

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111 39
Cat Soup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Nobume Yato added

I don't even know how to described it. It's like nothing you have seen before.

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147 71
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Akitarô Daichi, Megumi Hayashibara, Unshô Ishizuka

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Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

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92 32
Boku no Pico is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
1526837550804 added Pico, Chico, Coco.

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84 27
Beelzebub is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Jinx Aeris Caldera added Shizuka Ito

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Dead Leaves

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128 61
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Maaya Sakamoto, Natsumi Abe, Koyasu Taketo

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83 27
Puni Puni Poemy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
laeiryn added

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Yui Horie, Satsuki Yukino, Mai Nakahara

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68 22
Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
utaelu added Ayako Kawasumi, Shigeru Shiba, Ryūsuke Ōbayashi

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72 31
Hetalia - Axis Powers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Aaron1 added Daisuke Namikawa, Hiroki Takahashi, Katsuyuki Konishi

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28 3
Mr. Osomatsu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
brow4975 added Takahiro Sakurai, Aya Endo, Jun Fukuyama

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79 42
Speed Grapher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
ruydemendoza added Toshiyuki Morikawa, Hiro Yūki, Yūji Takada

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NyaNya chan added very short anime that follows a third-year high school girl who likes building plastic models and the wacky conversations she has with her fellow club members.

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AndrewWilkerson added Kenichi Suzumura, Takeshi Aono, Akemi Okamura - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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83 49
Himegoto is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
LoliKilljoy added Himegoto

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80 49
Date a Live is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Patrick Lane added Jamie Marchi

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Rebecca Mitchell added Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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43 18
Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time

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56 34
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Punchline

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143 117
Another is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
enderian-master added Atsushi Abe, Natsumi Takamori, Tomoaki Maeno

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Crispin Freeman, Fumiko Orikasa, Mamiko Noto

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38 20
Gokicha!! Cockroach Girl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
NyaNya chan added Gokicha!! Cockroach Girl A heartwarming story about a cockroach girl who tries to be liked by humans while dodging the insecticide.

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66 47
Yosuga no Sora is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
JasonZKam added

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32 17
Ergo Proxy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
utaelu added Ai Kobayashi, Rie Saitou

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53 39
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Sleeping With Hinako

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64 51
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Yo-won Lee, Gyu-ri Nam, Jo Hyun Jae

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45 34
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Chihiro Otsuka, Ruri Asano, Yumiko Kobayashi

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16 14
The Tatami Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Motaz.saleh added Maaya Sakamoto

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Midori Days is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Rie Kugimiya, Chiwa Saitō, Yukari Tamura

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Punch Line is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
Punch Line

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10 10
Sekushi Commando Gaiden: Sugoi... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
wolv500 added Kazuhiko Inoue, Yuri Amano, Omi Minami

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36 39
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Mamiko Noto, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ryōtarō Okiayu

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24 33
Strange+ is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
hanasenhime added Strange+

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14 22
Ishida and Asakura is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
NyaNya chan added Ishida to Asakura Anime adaptation of the surreal gag manga about two high school boys, Ishida and Asakura

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1+2=Paradise

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11 23
Arcade Gamer Fubuki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Weirdest Anime Shows of All Time
NyaNya chan added Arcade Gamer Fubuki Tōru Furuya, Megumi Toyoguchi, Satsuki Yukino - Fubuki Sakuragasaki is a powerful gamer who, with the power of her Passion Panties, climbs up the ranks of the BAG (Best of Arcade Gamer) tournament to become the greatest Arcade Gamer in the world. However, the evil Gulasic Group is out to conquer the world through said tournament, and their gaming skills will prove to be a challenge. Fubuki must team up with the legendary Mr. Mystery to combat the four Gods of Gaming and make the world of arcade gaming safe for all.