The Top 21 Best Scariest Horror Anime Series to Watch!


Here is a List of The Top 21 Best Scariest Horror Anime Series to Watch!


Today we are digging within the dark side of anime sub-genres, It’s time for showing you some Horror anime tv shows that you can’t watch alone!

We know that There are various Anime Series genres that we love, where we find what we like to see, be it superpower, action scenes, heart-warming romance, comedy, and so on…

However, In this Anime List we wanted to make Bloody! hence, you will only stumble upon anime series where the main story falls under the Horror Category.

But also keep in mind that these tv shows consists, gore, tragedy, death, monsters, Psychos, zombies, assassins, and so on…

So With no Further ado, Let’s Starts our Countdown!


21. Brynhildr in the Darkness


  • Episodes: 13
  • Studio: Arms
  • Anime Genres: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Seinen



Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko.

She insists on knowing about aliens and meeting them, but no one believes her, even young Murakami is skeptical.

One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies.

after a Year  Murakami is obsessed on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko.

Then, one day, a new transfer student comes to his class, who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko…


20. Danganronpa


  • Episodes:  36 / Three Seasons
  • Studio: Lerche
  • Anime Genres: Mystery, Psychological, School



The Story of This Horror School Anime Follows Makoto Naegi was accepted into Hope’s Peak Academy, a school only accepted the most talented students.

Once accepted, each student is given a title to match their main skill or ability, which in Makoto’s case would be Ultimate Luck.

Hence, Makoto and his classmates are overjoyed at first to be accepted into this school, as it guarantee a job after graduation.

However, that feeling of happiness didn’t last long.

Their principle Monokuma appeared, stating that they were to live the rest of their lives inside school, with no exceptions besides the loop hole.

Therefore, If a student murdered a classmate, and successfully got away with it, then they would be able to graduate.


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19. Ghost Hunt


  • Episodes: 25
  • Studio: J.C.Staff
  • Anime Genres: Mystery, Comedy, Horror, Supernatural, Shoujo



At School, Taniyama Mai and her friends like to exchange ghost stories.

Hence, An old abandoned school is the main place for so many ghost stories.

So, During the story, they are interrupted by a mysterious male figure. The person turns out to be the president of the  Psychic Research Company.

Now His Mission is to investigate the stories surrounding the abandoned school building.

The next day, on the way to school, Mai passes the school building in question. While stumbling upon a camera Unknowingly interfering with the investigation, Mai breaks the camera and Kazuya’s assistant gets injured.

Kazuya forcefully hires Mai in order to pay for the camera and replace his injured assistant. From that point on, Mai begins to learn about the paranormal world and the profession of ghost hunting.


18. Highschool of the Dead 


  • Episodes:  13
  • Studio:  Madhouse
  • Anime Genres:  Action, Horror, Supernatural, Ecchi, Shounen



It happened suddenly: The dead began to rise and Japan was thrown into total chaos.

As these monsters begin terrorizing a high school!

Takashi Kimuro is forced to kill his best friend when he gets bitten and joins the ranks of the walking dead.

Vowing to protect Rei Miyamoto, the girlfriend of the man he just executed.

they narrowly escape their death trap of a school, only to be greeted with a society that has already fallen.

Soon, Takashi and Rei band together with other students on a journey to find their family members and uncover what caused this overwhelming pandemic.

Joining them is Saeko Busujima, the beautiful president of the Kendo Club, Kouta Hirano, an otaku with a fetish for firearms; Saya Takagi, the daughter of an influential politician; and Shizuka Marikawa, their hot school nurse.

But will the combined strength of these individuals be enough to conquer this undead apocalypse?


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17. School Live!


  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Lerche
  • Anime Genres: Slice of Life, Psychological, School, Horror, Mystery


Yuki Takeya is a high school student who just so happens to love it so much. Her, along with a group of friends,

started the School Living Club, where they live at school rather than returning home.

The club is all an illusion, as the girls have actually barricaded themselves in school to protect themselves from the zombie apocalypse.

Gakkou gurashi! is a psychologycal anime that follows a group of girls who are obligated to adapt to a post-apocalyptic life all by themselves.

They have no means of contact with the outside world and are surrounded by hostile undead waiting to devour them.

The girls must not only contend with the challenge of survival; they must also strive to maintain a false appearance of normality in Yuki’s presence.

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