15 best Psychological Horror anime series

Top 15 Best Psychological Horror Anime Series


Most of the Horror Anime thats focuses on Bloodshed & that can be fun to watch.But i like the Horror animes which are more Psychological and have lots of Mystery.Psychological Horrro animes makes you think.Psychological Horror animes are also most of time Bloody But it Mainly focuses on make viewer think & that’s what makes this genre more thriling.so if you want to know some Psychological Horror anime,Lets start the list.

15/
Gakkougurashi

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:12

If you enjoy Psychological Horror anime, this is one of the most underrated series to look into.
Yuki Takeya adores her school and wishes she could never leave! Yuki enjoys her carefree life as a third-year high school student and member of the School Living Club at Megurigaoka High School, which is unique and lively. The president, Yuuri Wakasa, the athletic Kurumi Ebisuzawa, the mature junior Miki Naoki, the supervising teacher Megumi Sakura, and the club dog Taroumaru take pride in making the most of school life.

This illusion of endless bliss, however, is just a bubble waiting to burst because Yuki is unable to perceive what is truly going on around her. In reality, all is not as it appears—the true purpose of the School Living Club is to escape the shocking and disturbing truth: the girls are in the midst of a zombie apocalypse and have barricaded themselves inside the school as the only survivors.

14/
Monster

  • Episodes:74

Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, had it all: a wealthy and beautiful fiancee, and a promising career at his hospital. However, after becoming disillusioned with hospital politics, he chose to save the life of a young boy who had been shot in the head over the mayor’s life. As a result, he lost the hospital director’s support, as well as his position in the hospital and his fiance.

Shortly after, the hospital director and the doctors who replaced him were assassinated, and he was catapulted back to the top. Tenma, on the other hand, did not have an easy life as the main suspect in the murders. In fact, it appears that the boy he saved was much more than he appeared to be… Tenma must now get to the bottom of these and other murders, as well as investigate the Monster who is behind all of this, in order to clear his name and correct his past mistake.

13/
Dangaronpa

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:13

Hope’s Peak Academy is a prestigious high school that only accepts the most gifted students. Individuals who successfully enrol are given their own unique titles that reflect their skills and characteristics. Makoto Naegi, one of the fifteen candidates admitted to the strange school that year, is a completely ordinary person who has been accepted by pure chance, with the title of “Super High School-Level Luck.”

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Naegi and his classmates are initially overjoyed to have been chosen to study at this prestigious institution, but their joy is fleeting. Monokuma, the principal and resident bear, soon confronts them and traps them inside the school. The students’ chances of escaping and graduating are dependent on one of them successfully murdering one of their classmates without being discovered. If the killer is apprehended, he or she will be executed, and the survivors will be left to continue the deathmatch until only one victor remains.

12/
Angels of Death

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:16

Rachel Gardner’s eyes are lifeless and dead, and she wishes to die. She wakes up in a building’s basement with no idea how or why she got there. She comes across a bandaged murderer named Zack who is attempting to flee. Rachel and Zack set out to ascend through the building floor by floor until they escape, with Zack promising to kill her as soon as he is free.

However, as they progress upward, they meet more twisted people, all of whom appear to be acquainted with Rachel. What is her relationship to the building, and why was she assigned to it? With a new boss on each floor, will Rachel and Zack be able to fulfil their wishes?

11/
Elfen Lied

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:13

The “diclonii,” also known as a two-horned human, are human species mutants that may be the next step in human evolution. The diclonii have horns and powerful telekinetic abilities represented by arms. They could, however, easily destroy the human race if they possessed such great power. Humans quarantined the diclonii into secret research facilities to study them because they were afraid of their power.

However, due to a freak accident, an enraged female diclonius escaped, killing many guards. Surprisingly, the female escapee appears to have suffered amnesia after her escape and floated to Kamakura’s Yuigahama. There, she meets Kouta and Yuka, who name the female diclonius “Nyuu” and decide that they should all live together.

10/
King’s Game the Animation

  • Episodes:12

A message is sent to the cellphones of an entire high school class of 32 students by a person only known as the “King.” The messages contain orders that the students must follow or face the death penalty. With their lives on the line, the students quickly discover that the orders are becoming increasingly severe as time passes. Nobuaki Kanazawa, a student, is determined to put an end to the murderous King’s Game once and for all.

9/
Hellsing

  • Episodes:13

Hellsing follows the antiheroic vampire Alucard and a police girl-turned-vampire Seras Victoria, two vampires employed by the Hellsing Organization, an English vampire-extermination group. Slowly but steadily, they discover a new breed of vampires emerging as a result of their active duty.

Count Dracula, one of the world’s deadliest vampires, was defeated by the legendary Dr. Abraham Van Helsing and his companions decades ago. Following his success, his name was used in the formation of the Hellsing Organization, a British task force tasked with eradicating supernatural threats. Hellsing is a character who follows the exploits of that very organisation.

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The Hellsing Organization, led by Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, finds its trump card not in the power of man, but in the strength of a monster it has tamed. Alucard, one of the world’s oldest and most powerful vampires, now hunts his fellow monsters at Hellsing’s command. Alucard, along with new recruit Seras Victoria, will discover that a new threat has emerged, one greater than anything the Hellsing Organization has ever faced.

8/
Shiki

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:22

During a scorching summer in Sotoba, a peaceful and quiet village with a population of 1300 people, a strange series of deaths begins. Simultaneously, a strange family moves into a long-abandoned mansion in the area. Toshio Ozaki, dean of the hospital, is unable to determine the cause of death in the deceased, initially suspecting an epidemic. As the hospital staff and residents continue to investigate, it is discovered that the village is being attacked by vampires.

7/
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

  • Episodes:26

Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school after moving to the quiet town of Hinamizawa, frequently playing games with his local friends. Appearances, however, can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi comes across information about a murder in Hinamizawa. From this point forward, horrific events unfold in front of Keiichi, as he soon discovers that his close friends may not be who they appear to be. The storey is told in a series of different scenarios based on the amateur mystery game by 7th Expansion.

6/
Happy Sugar Life

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:12

This is a spine-chilling pure love psycho horror storey about a girl named Satou Matsuzaka who has a crush on someone. When she sleeps with her, she gets a sweet feeling and assumes it’s love. Everything will be forgiven as long as she guards this feeling, she reasoned, even if she tricks, commits crimes, steals, or even kills.

5/
Parasyte:The Maxim

  • Episodes:24

They appeared out of nowhere: parasitic aliens who descended on Earth and quickly infiltrated humanity by burrowing into vulnerable targets’ brains. In order to feed on unsuspecting prey, these insatiable beings gain complete control of their host and can morph into a variety of forms.

Shinichi Izumi, a sixteen-year-old high school student, becomes infected with one of these parasites, but it does not take over his brain, instead landing in his right hand. Because it is unable to relocate, the parasite, now known as Migi, must rely on Shinichi to survive. As a result, the pair is forced to coexist in an uneasy manner and must defend themselves from hostile parasites hoping to eradicate this new threat to their species.

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4/
Another

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:12

Misaki, a popular student in Yomiyama North Middle School’s class 3-3, died during the school year in 1972. Since then, the town of Yomiyama has been shrouded in fear as a result of the dark secrets hidden deep within. Twenty-six years later, 15-year-old Kouichi Sakakibara transfers into Yomiyama North’s class 3-3 and soon discovers that a strange, gloomy mood seems to hang over all the students.

He is also drawn to the mysterious, eyepatch-wearing student Mei Misaki, but the rest of the class and the teachers treat her as if she doesn’t exist. Paying no attention to everyone’s warnings, including Mei’s, Kouichi begins to get closer not only to her, but also to the truth behind the gruesome phenomenon plaguing Yomiyama North’s class 3-3. Another follows Kouichi, Mei, and their classmates as they become entangled in the mystery surrounding a series of unavoidable, tragic events—but uncovering the horror of Yomiyama may cost them their lives.

3/
Promised Neverland

  • Episodes:12

Life couldn’t be better for the orphans at Grace Field House! Despite the fact that they have no parents, they form one big, happy family with the other kids and a kind “Mama” who looks after them. No child is ever overlooked, especially since all of them are adopted by the age of twelve.

Their daily lives are filled with rigorous tests, but they are then allowed to play outside. There is only one rule that they must follow: they must not leave the orphanage. But one day, Emma and Norman, two top-scoring orphans, venture past the gate and discover the horrifying truth behind their entire existence: they are all livestock, and their orphanage is a farm to cultivate food for a mysterious race of demons. With only a few months to plan an escape, the children must change their ways.

2/
Future Diary

  • Episodes:26

Yukiteru always declines invitations to go out with friends, preferring to spend his time on his cell phone writing a diary. He believes he has an imaginary friend named Deus Ex Machina. However, one day Deus asks him to participate in a survival game with eleven other people. The victor is the next Deus Ex Machina. To win, the contestants must use their future diaries to eliminate one another. Yukiteru must collaborate with another diary holder, a girl named Yuno, in order to survive.

1/
Death Note

psychological horror anime
  • Episodes:37

Yagami Light is a brilliant student with many talents who is bored out of his mind. He discovers the Death Note, a notebook held by a shinigami, one day (Death God). Light decides to create a perfect world with the Death Note in hand. A world free of crime and criminals. When criminals start dying one by one, the authorities dispatch the legendary detective L to find the killer.


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