What are the strangest anime ever made?

We are all used to binge-watching our favorite action or comedy anime series for long hours. Even romantic anime is often a choice to unwind. Their stories and easy to digest plots offer relief to our stressful days and watching them comfort us as no other show can. However, if we dig deeper into the holes of anime insanity, there are some crazy stories that find refuge inside some of the weirdest anime series you may find. These strange anime series give us a break from the norm of TV-friendly titles that we are used to seeing on the mainstream. At first glance on this shows or by looking at their trailers alone, you may not feel strangeness or spot weird anime characters as it could take some episodes for you to get lost into such anime's weird nature. Remember, some of the weirdest anime ever can be disguised inside cute characters and seemingly-friendly dialogues.

Even on your favorite streaming services, you can find some titles that will confuse you. There are some of the weirdest anime on Netflix that would help you escape from the conventions that we know anime for. So if you are tired of those teeny-bopper and ultra-funny anime series that you have been on for the past couple months or so, why not dive into this list to find the strangest anime ever made. You'll never know what kind of stories these titles have which may leave you craving for more!

asked by Riro - Binge.co Contributor
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    FLCL is a short 6-episode anime series. A 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.

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    Howard Miller
    Written on December 13, 2019
    "I enjoyed this anime despite it being too short. However, I cant fathom why the bump on his head got so big LOL. I love this but this is like the strangest anime ever"
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    #2Serial Experiments Lain

    Serial Experiments Lain
    An adolescent girl develops a unique connection to a virtual reality network known as The Wired. Serial Experiments Lain It has been subject to commentary in the literary and academic worlds such as the Asian Horror Encyclopedia and The Problem of Existence in Japanese Animation by the American Philosophical Society.
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    Xu Yang
    Written on December 13, 2019
    "If you are into dark stories about the dead then this weird anime is for you!"
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    #3Paranoia Agent

    Paranoia Agent

    Paranoia Agent is a 13-episode anime TV series released in 2004. Tokyo citizens are being targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. Detectives discover that after the assaults, the lives of the victims have somehow become better.

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    #4JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken

    JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken

    JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken or JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is an anime based on Hirohiko Araki's manga of the same title. The action anime began airing on 2012 and revolves around a protagonist who fights against evil.

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    #5Kill la Kill

    Kill la Kill

    Kill la Kill is an action-comedy anime series that tells the story of Ryuko Matoi who wields the scissor blades as she enrolls in a school of superhumans, all while searching for the truth behind her father's murder.

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Best What are the strangest anime ever made
1FLCLTV Shows 20 Paid
2Serial Experiments LainTV Shows 17 Paid
3Paranoia AgentTV Shows 8 Paid
4JoJo no Kimyou na BoukenTV Shows 3 Paid
5Kill la KillTV Shows 2 Paid

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