Best Anime Where Characters Lose Control of their Power
Genres: Drama, School, SuperPower
Studios: P.A. Works
While on the surface Yuu Otosaka appears to be just another charming and intelligent teenager, he has a secret—he has the ability to slip into people’s minds and fully control their body for five seconds at a time.
Yuu has been using this skill for years to gain the highest grades, which allowed him to enter a prestigious high school.
When the enigmatic Nao Tomori catches Yuu using his power, she coerces him and his sister Ayumi into transferring to Hoshinoumi Academy, a school for students with supernatural abilities.
The student council of the school, is tasked with secretly tracking down adolescents who abuse their powers.
While, Yuu is forced to join the student council and together, they face formidable challenges that bring him closer to the shocking truth that his own.
An original story from Jun Maeda, creator of Angel Beats and Clannad, Charlotte explores the supernatural lives of these teenagers and the price they must pay for being special.
6. Black Lagoon
Genres: Action, Seinen
Within Thailand is Roanapur, a depraved, crime-ridden city where not even the authorities or churches are untouched by the claws of corruption.
A haven for convicts and degenerates alike, the city is notorious for being the center of illegal activities and operations, often fueled by local crime syndicates.
Enter Rokurou Okajima, an average Japanese businessman who has been living a dull and monotonous life, when he finally gets his chance for a change of pace with a delivery trip to Southeast Asia.
His business trip swiftly goes downhill as Rokurou is captured by a mercenary group operating in Roanapur, called Black Lagoon.
The group plans to use him as a bargaining chip in negotiations which ultimately failed.
Now abandoned and betrayed by his former employer, Rokurou decides to join Black Lagoon.
In order to survive, he must quickly adapt to his new environment and prepare himself for the bloodshed and tribulation to come.
A non-stop, high-octane thriller, Black Lagoon delves into the depths of human morality and virtue.
Witness Rokurou struggling to keep his values and philosophies intact as he slowly transforms from businessman to ruthless mercenary.
5. Owari No Seraph
Genres: Action, Military, Supernatural, Drama, Vampire
Studios: Wit Studio
Episodes: 24 / Two Seasons
One day, a mysterious virus appeared on Earth which killed every infected human over the age of 13.
Meanwhile, vampires emerged from the world’s dark recesses and enslaved mankind.
Enter Hyakuya Yuuichirou, a young boy, who along with the rest of the children from his orphanage, are treated as livestock by the vampires.
Even in captivity, Yuuichirou dreams big.
He dreams of killing vampires.
He dreams of killing them all.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Supernatural
Studios: Studio Animal
For 820 years he had slumbered with no knowledge of mankind’s advancement and scientific progress.
The land which he once knew has become an unfamiliar place with new technology, attitudes, and lifestyles.
Upon awakening, Cadis Etrama Di Raizel (aka Rai), seeks to familiarize himself with this era.
So,He locates a loyal servant of his, Frankenstein, who is currently the principal of a South Korean High School.
Rai decides that this school is the perfect place to help him learn about the modern world, enrolls, and begins associating with a group of good-natured students in order to ‘blend in.’
But this new world is no safer than the old; and the dignified, bewildered, technologically inept Rai finds himself embroiled in adventures both ridiculous and dangerous.