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What are the creepiest anime to watch for a good scare?

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Johannes Gelilang - Binge.co Contributor

Japan is a country not only rich in anime but also in scary horror stories that are passed on from one generation to another. But, do you ever wonder what anime won't let you sleep for nights nor turn off the lights? Let's all find out on the list of creepy anime below! Are you ready to test your courage?

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  1. 1Mononoke

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    Mononoke is a Japanese anime set in feudal Japan where a merchant is faced with supernatural entities called Mononoke that only he can defeat. It is a spin-off of Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales and was released on July 2007.

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  1. 2Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

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    Also known as Higurashi When They Cry in the American release, this Japanese murder mystery anime released in Japan in April 2006. It follows the story of a young group of friends and the strange occurrences in the rural village of Hinamizawa.

  2. 3Shiki

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    Shiki is the anime adaptation of the manga by Daume. It is about 15-year-old Megumi Shimizu's unexpected death in Sotoba. This marks the beginning of what appears to be an epidemic that turns the hot summer into a season of blood and terror.

  1. 4Ghost Hunt

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    Ghost Hunt is the animated adaptation of Ghost Hunt manga written by Shiho Inada. It was produced by TV Tokyo and was aired from October 4, 2006, to March 28, 2007. It runs for 25 minutes per episode and has 25 episodes.

  2. 5Hell Girl

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    Hell Girl is a supernatural horror anime series that came out in 2005. When someone wants revenge, they post about it on a special website at midnight. Then Hell Girl appears to do their bidding.

  3. 6Another

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    Another is an animated adaptation of a Japanese mystery horror novel by Yukito Ayatsuji. It was aired in Japan from December 26, 2011 to March 27, 2012 with 12 episodes. The voice actors were Atsushi Abe and Natsume  Takamori.

  4. 7Tokyo Ghoul

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    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.

  5. 8Hellsing

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    Hellsing is a 2001 Japanese anime based on the manga series of the same name by Kouta Hirano. It follows the Hellsing Organization, a mysterious secret group that protects England from the threats of supernatural creatures.

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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "I know this anime by its title When They Cry because I am from Los Angeles. Back when I was in fifth grade, I find this anime scary. But growing up, I realized that this is actually a great horror anime. I will watch it again especially now that Halloween is coming up! 🎃"
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    Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "i believe that the mononoke is one of the creepiest anime creatures ever created in anime history! I also like the old school graphics of this one, it conveyed the mood and the story right. :)"
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    Mononoke
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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "I give a rundown on everything on this list of the creepiest anime to watch for a good scare. I'll get back to this page to give my thoughts on every anime after Halloween. :)"
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    Hell Girl
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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "This is always going to be the creepiest anime that I have ever watched. It is so great that I watched its entire 25-episode run!"
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    Ghost Hunt
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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "I read the manga version of Shiki so I know for a fact that its anime adaptation isn't scary enough. Nice try though. 👍"
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    Shiki
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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "Hey, I thought that Tokyo Ghoul is also available on Netflix? How come I am only seeing Hulu and Funimation?"
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    Tokyo Ghoul
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    Anonymous
    October 24, 2019
    "Is this the same with the Van Hellsing american horror show? Nice homepage layout though. 🙂"
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    Hellsing
This list is about What are the creepiest anime to watch for a good scare
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1MononokeTV Shows 19 Paid
2Higurashi no Naku Koro niTV Shows 12 Paid
3ShikiTV Shows 6 Paid
4Ghost HuntTV Shows 4 Paid
5Hell GirlTV Shows 3 Paid
6AnotherTV Shows 2 Paid
7Tokyo GhoulTV Shows 1 Paid
8HellsingTV Shows 1 Paid
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