Anime is one of the best forms of entertainment that's loved by millions of fans across the world today. It has so many shows across a wide variety of genres from the usual shounen and shoujo anime. Then, there are more unique and niched shows, targeted at more mature audiences. Shows like seinen and dark anime that have a very specific type of fan base. These shows usually tackle more serious themes and topics. They're thought-provoking and encourage the viewer to ponder more about what they're watching.
You might be thinking to yourself that you're limited to the type of dark anime show that you can watch. You'd be wrong about that as even dark anime show has plenty of sub-genres to choose from. You have dark psychological and action anime, which is to be expected, but you have others as well. You have dark fantasy anime shows, and even more unusual, dark romance anime that you can watch and enjoy. You wouldn't think that last one would work but much to your surprise, it does and it does so well.
If you've never watched any kind of dark anime before, you're in for a nice surprise. It's going to be a very different viewing experience from what you're used to. Some of it will be disturbing to watch at first. As you progress along though, you'll realize, there is meaning and method to the chaos and madness. You might not ever become a fan of this particular genre. You'll have a new-found appreciation for this kind of storytelling in the end though. So with our further ado, join us as we take a look at what are the best dark anime that is worth your time in our list below. Pick one that best suits you and let us know what you thought in the comments.
The concept of time travel is nothing new in the world of science fiction. In the case of the anime Steins;Gate though, it somehow gets applied in such a weird way that you can't help but think if it's actually possible. If the idea of a mad scientist using a microwave to send a banana back in time isn't weird, we don't know what is. Get past that though, and you'll realize the show is trying to tell a much deeper story. At its core, it's truly about a group of flawed by likable characters and how they are affected by the often-difficult decisions they make in their lives. It's funny, intense, and an occasionally dark anime show and it's everything you'd hope this kind of show would be.
Enter a post-apocalyptic Tokyo where ghouls populate the land to terrorize human beings. This is the premise you need to be prepared for if you're planning to binge-watch Tokyo Ghoul. This 2015 dark fantasy anime series is based on the hit manga of the same name by Sui Ishida. Explore the ghoul-eat-man world through the eyes of Ken Kaneki, a college student who barely survives an encounter with a ghoul disguised as a pretty lady.
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