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7 of the scariest horror anime that will scare you to death!

Like something spooky? This time Jaka will give you recommendations for the 7 best horror anime that will scare you to death!

Are you the type of person who likes to watch horror movies? Watching this genre does provide a sensation of its own, especially if you do it together.

If you run out of stock of suspenseful horror films, try watching anime with the horror genre. Guaranteed not to lose spooky!

Confused which anime to watch? Don't worry, this time Jaka will give you a recommendation spooky horror anime what you must watch!

Scariest Horror Anime

We understand horror as a movie that has a lot of scary ghosts or demons. In fact, the notion of horror is broader than that. Abandoned by an ex-marriage is also a horror, really!

But on this list, Jaka will focus on anime that has elements of death, zombies, ghosts, tragedies, paranormal, to gore scenes.

Without further ado, let's just take a look at the list of the scariest horror anime!

1. Another

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The first horror anime that ApkVenue will recommend for you is Another. With a total of 12 episodes, you will watch anime similar to movies Final Destination.

Yomijama High School has a bad reputation thanks to the death of a student there in 1972. He left a curse that put everyone in the school at risk of death.

A transfer student named Kouichi Sakakibara attracted to a girl named Mei Misaki who wears an eye patch.

Surprisingly, everyone in the class claimed that there was no student named Mei Misaki in their class. This makes Kouichi confused, until finally an astonishing mystery is revealed.

Are you curious, gang? Just watch the movie, gang! Oh yes, this film is full of sadistic scenes, you know!

Rating7.70 (543.963)
Number of Episodes12
Release DateJanuary 10, 2012
GenreMystery, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller, School

2. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (When They Cry)

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Adapted from the game of the same name, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (When They Cry) is the next horror anime that ApkVenue will recommend for you.

Set in 1983 in a village called Hinamizawa, there is a man named Keiichi Maebara who lives his life in peace.

As it turns out, the village of Hinamizawa hides a dark secret behind its serenity. One day, shocking news emerged about a murder.

Things in the village slowly change, including his friends. Don't be fooled by the beautiful appearance of the other characters because they could be bloodthirsty psychopaths!

This anime is full of scenes gore, so if you can't stand it, don't watch it, okay!

RatingS1: 8.06 (244.453)

S2: 8.31 (162,036)

Number of EpisodesS1: 26

S2: 24

Release DateS1: April 5, 2006

Masters: 6 July 2007

StudioStudio Deen
GenreMystery, Dementia, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller

3. Corpse Party: Tortured Souls

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If you are looking for an anime with a small number of episodes, you can watch it Corpse Party: Tortured Souls this one because it only has 4 episodes.

The story takes place in an elementary school named Heavenly Host which was destroyed because of the many murder cases that occurred to students and staff.

Finally, the school was demolished and a new building was built, namely Kisaragi Academy. One night, some students decided to tell each other a scary ghost.

While doing so, suddenly there was an earthquake and the disciples were thrown into the dimension where the Heavenly Hosts still existed, along with the ghosts of the slain students!

Rating6.88 (126.267)
Number of Episodes4
Release Date24 July 2013
GenreMystery, Horror, Supernatural

Other Horror Anime . . .

4. Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl)

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Revenge is the key to anime Jigoku Shoujo or better known by the name Hell Girl. In this anime, you can take revenge just by visiting one website.

The site is Hotline to Hell, where the site is just a black background with the sentence I will avenge you.

You only need to type the name of the person who made you grudge into the available dialog box. After that, you will get a kind of voodoo doll with a red thread.

Revenge will come if you pull the strings. If so, let Enma Ai do their job and take the victim to hell!

Of course nothing is free. The person who entered the name would immediately follow him to hell when he died! If you like classic horror, this anime is for you.

RatingS1: 7.72 (91,404)

S4: 6.61 (10,652)

Number of EpisodesS1-S3: 26

S4: 6

Release DateS1: October 5, 2005

S4: 15 July 2017

StudioStudio Deen
GenreMystery, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural

5. Ghost Hunt

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If you're looking for a slightly lighter horror anime, maybe you can try watching it Ghost Hunt. At least, this anime still contains elements of comedy.

This anime is centered on a character named Mai Tanimaya and Kazuya who is the leader of Shibuya Psychic Research Center.

The two of them investigate many paranormal-related incidents across Japan. Then, they realize that they have psychic abilities.

There are many interesting events during this ghost hunt. If you like movies Ghostbusters, definitely like this anime.

Rating7.89 (74.607)
Number of Episodes25
Release DateOctober 4, 2006
GenreMystery, Comedy, Horror, Supernatural, Shoujo

6. Gakkou no Kaidan (Ghost Stories)

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Also known as Ghosts at School and has been broadcast on Indonesian television, Gakkou no Kaidan (Ghost Stories) is a horror anime that doesn't stress you too much.

This anime is about Satsuki Miyanoshita who moved to his deceased mother's hometown.

It wasn't until his first day of school that his sister and several others tried to get into the abandoned school located next to Satsuki's school.

Turns out, the building is haunted, gang! Satsuki then realized that no one other than his mother could seal all these ghosts.

Fortunately, his mother left a book about exorcism filled with spells. Satsuki also took on the task of sealing the ghosts.

Rating7.73 (32.111)
Number of Episodes19
Release DateOctober 22, 2000
StudioStudio Pierrot
GenreMystery, Horror, Supernatural

7. Yami Shibai

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The last horror anime that ApkVenue will recommend for you is Yami Shibai. Each episode, this anime only airs for 4 minutes, gang.

Yami Shibai raised back urban legend famous in Japan. Although the duration is short, this anime is guaranteed to scare you.

You will feel like you are watching a traditional theatrical performance because this anime uses puppets and paper cut-off.

If you are interested in learning Japanese culture, especially about its folklore, this anime can be a reference.

RatingS1: 7.15 (26,984)

S7: 6.31 (551)

Number of EpisodesS1-S7: 13
Release DateS1: 15 July 2-13

S7: 8 July 2019

GenreDementia, Horror, Demons, Supernatural

When you watch the anime above, ApkVenue advises you to watch it in a dark place to better appreciate the atmosphere. If it's bright, the impression of horror will be reduced.

Moreover, because of its animated form, anime can display horror scenes to be more dramatic and scary!

Do you have any other horror anime recommendations that ApkVenue hasn't mentioned? Write in the comments column, yes!

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