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Top 7 Best Horror Anime That You Should Never Watch at Night !


Today , ‘we’ step forward to enlist the top 7 best Horror Anime movies and Series of all times. These are specifically mind numbing and may have after-effects . The viewers are specifically asked not to watch these horror anime alone or at night , if they have weak hearts.

The enlisted horror Anime may be Adult Rated ( R17+) due to violence and profanity . Please consider the concerns before watching any of these horror anime movies.

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Now , if the above precognition is clear , lets jump straight into the list . Here I present the best 7 Horror Anime and Horror Anime Movies that made me pi$$ my pants .

[7].Promised Neverland Season 1.

  • English : The Promised Neverland.
  • Japanese : 約束のネバーランド
  • Episodes :  12
  • Status :  Finished Airing
  • Aired :  Jan 10, 2019 to Mar 29, 2019
  • Premiered :  Winter 2019
  • Studios :  CloverWorks
  • Genres :  Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror, Psychological, Thriller, Shounen
  • Duration : 22 min per ep
  • Rating :  R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
  • English Dub : YES

SYNOPSIS :- A bunch of kids in an orphanage discovers a secret . A secret that wasn’t supposed to be known. They live in a monstrous environment , and the orphanage is a human cattle farm rather than an ordinary orphanage. Their sole purpose in life is survival now.

Not even a second of this horror anime goes without terrifying turn of events and developments that make my heart skip a beat . The anime is full of thrill and suspense and the horror effect amidst this chaos takes this anime to another level of madness.

The show at certain point exceeds what mere viewers can handle , so one must be ready for the consequences of watching this anime.

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[6].Corpse Party : Tortured Souls .

  • English : Corpse Party: Tortured Souls
  • Japanese : コープスパーティー Tortured Souls -暴虐された魂の呪叫-
  • Episodes : 4
  • Status : Finished Airing
  • Aired : Jul 24, 2013
  • Studios : Asread
  • Genres : Mystery, Horror, Supernatural
  • Duration : 29 min per ep
  • Rating : R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
  • English Dub : NO

SYNOPSIS :- Nine students gather in their high school at night to bid farewell to a friend. As is customary among many high school students, they perform a sort of ritual for them to remain friends forever. using small paper charms shaped like dolls.

However, the students do not realize that these charms are connected to Heavenly Host Academy— an elementary school that was destroyed years ago after a series of gruesome murders took place . a school that rests under the foundation of their very own Kisaragi Academy.

Here comes unprecedented turn of events that makes me shiver even today . This anime is in the list cause its at the epitome of horror anime.

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  • English : Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories
  • Japanese : 闇芝居
  • Episodes : 13
  • Status : Finished Airing
  • Aired : Jul 15, 2013 to Sep 30, 2013
  • Premiered : Summer 2013
  • Studios : ILCA
  • Genres : Dementia, Horror, Demons, Supernatural
  • Duration : 4 min per ep
  • Rating : PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
  • English Dub : NO

SYNOPSIS : Yamishibai is not an anime series , rather its a collection of horror Folk Tales. The Japanese Folk Tales are horrifying to begin with , but it to be animated ,means devastation . The anime is yet one of those horror anime that makes me shiver down my spine even today.

This 13 episode culmination of Folk Tales are horrifying yet magnetic . No normal person can resist the temptation to watch this again , once watched. I’m going to watch it now….

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[4].Junji Ito Collection .

  • English : The Junji Ito Collection
  • Japanese : 伊藤潤二「コレクション」
  • Episodes : 12
  • Status : Finished Airing
  • Aired : Jan 5, 2018 to Mar 23, 2018
  • Premiered : Winter 2018
  • Studios : Studio Deen
  • Genres : Mystery, Comedy, Horror, Demons, Psychological, Supernatural  Drama, Thriller, School
  • Duration : 24 min per ep
  • Rating : R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
  • English Dub : YES

SYNOPSIS : In the light of day and in the dead of night, mysterious horrors await in the darkest shadows of every corner . Sit back in terror as traumatizing tales of unparalleled terror unfold.

Tales, such as that of a cursed jade carving that opens holes all over its victims’ bodies. deep nightmares that span decades. an attractive spirit at a misty crossroad that grants cursed advice. and a slug that grows inside a girl’s mouth.

Tread carefully, for the horrifying supernatural tales of the Itou Junji: Collection are not for the faint of heart.

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  • English : Shiki
  • Japanese : 屍鬼
  • Episodes : 22
  • Status : Finished Airing
  • Aired : Jul 9, 2010 to Dec 31, 2010
  • Studios : Daume
  • Genres : Mystery, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller, Vampire
  • Duration : 22 min per ep
  • Rating : R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
  • English Dub : YES

SYNOPSIS : A young doctor named Toshio Ozaki begins to doubt the nature of the disease and comes to understand that to discover the truth, he must abandon his humanity. Meanwhile, Natsuno Yuuki, an antisocial youth from the city, is haunted by the sudden death of Megumi and must realize the pain of friendship in the face of his own tragedy.

Shiki, adapted from the horror novel written by Fuyumi Ono, goes beyond the average vampire story. It tells the tragic tale of survival in a world where one cannot easily distinguish between good and evil.

Abandoned by God, the Shiki, as the vampires call themselves, have only their will to live as they clash with the fear of the paranoid villagers.

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  • English : Another
  • Japanese : アナザー
  • Episodes : 12
  • Status : Finished Airing
  • Aired : Jan 10, 2012 to Mar 27, 2012
  • Studios : P.A. Works
  • Genres : Mystery, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller, School
  • Duration : 24 min per ep
  • Rating : R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
  • English Dub : YES

SYNOPSIS : Since long the town of Yomiyama has been shrouded by a fearful atmosphere and from the dark secrets hidden deep within. Twenty-six years later, 15-year old Kouichi discovers that a strange, gloomy mood seems to hang over all the students.

He also finds himself drawn to the mysterious, eyepatch wearing student Misaki . however, the rest of the class and the teachers seem to treat her like she doesn’t exist.

Kouichi begins to get closer not only to her, but also to the truth behind the gruesome phenomenon plaguing class of Yomiyama North.

Another follows a gruesome and horror-thrill filled story of two friends that are on a journey to challenge fate itslef. Although the plot is simple , but doesn’t fail to amaze me at every point of turn . the turn of events are so gruesome that it will make you question your own humanity !


  • Japanese : バビロン
  • Episodes : 12
  • Status : Finished Airing
  • Aired : Oct 7, 2019 to Jan 28, 2020
  • Premiered : Fall 2019
  • Studios : Revoroot
  • Genres : Mystery, Psychological, Thriller
  • Duration : 24 min per ep
  • Rating : R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
  • English Dub : YES

SYNOPSIS : Although horror is not the tag that this anime possess , but mark my words, this will mentally break down any adult. This anime is a psychological thriller with faint traces of horror .

The horror is not the main driving force , even then, the faint existence makes my skin crawl. The mere idea of a girl being cut down alive by a saw is gruesome and a real life traumatizing horror .

I am still not over with the fact that i survived this anime. Mark my words , it may not be horror tagged , but its the true horror anime that i will never watch again for any sum of money !!

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