Best thriller anime of all time
We hope your life always sails smoothly, full of love, peace and no unexpected chaos. But if that’s what you choose in anime too, then for God’s sake subscribe for a change. We’ve seen plenty of romance, comedy, drama and adventure anime, but forgot the real gem. Yes, the thriller genre is like the blood in the veins of the anime world, and the very reason why we say that anime is not a cartoon.
With the complex story, unexpected twists, a small pinch of bloodshed and brutality, some bouncy scary scenes, and we have a perfect thriller series ready to watch. If you’ve been missing all these things for a long time, here’s the DaulShockers recommendation for the best thriller anime ever.
7. The Promised Neverland
With over 32 million copies in circulation, The Promised Neverland is one of the best-selling manga of all time. Just like its manga, anime of The Promised Neverland was also well received by the fans. There are a total of 23 episodes in the series, but once you have completed the show, you will request more episodes. It is about the lives of three orphaned students who live in an orphanage called Grace Field House. From the outside, the orphanage seems to be completely normal, with all the children living a happy life. But soon the three eldest siblings discover the harsh reality of Grace Field House and their caretaker “Mama”.
6. Steins; Gate
An impressive rating of 8.8 on IMDB and 9.08 on My Anime List speaks for the greatness of Steins; Gate. It is based on the visual novel of the same name, developed by 5pb and Nitroplus. It would come as a surprise to you that John Titor, one of the characters from the show, is based on a real online personality. The unique story of the show is about time travel and the researcher named Rintarou Okabe. Due to his desire to do something big in the scientific field, Okabe creates a unique machine that confuses even big minds.
The more this anime looks soothing and quiet at first, the more chaotic and disturbing it becomes at the end. There is nothing better than that Another when it comes to a mini-thriller series. With only 12 episodes to the show, it’s the perfect anime to watch this weekend. Class 3-3 of Yomiyama North Junior High goes through an old curse that must be kept under control. But against everyone’s will, the curse is activated, and now Koichi Sakakibara, along with his classmates, must stop this curse from creating chaos.
4. The diary of the future
Also known as Mirai Nikki, Future Diary is a series of 26 episodes to quench your hunger after a great thriller show. There is a pinch of romance in the story, but it will also make your blood clot. What would you react if you woke up one day and found that your cell phone tells the future? Yukiteru Amano finds himself in the same situation and becomes quite fascinated after gaining a new strength. But soon he realizes that he is not the only one who sees the future; there are several others as well. It turns out that it is a life-and-death game for the choice of the next god.
This series is a whole package, and not just because of the thriller essence, but every single thing about Pattern is worth appreciating. What does Pattern even more special is that it does not give a clear indication of whether the evil is in fact evil. The creators clearly leave it to the audience to judge what is right and wrong. Dr. Kenzo Tenma is the best neurosurgeon in all of Germany and the fiancé of the hospital director’s daughter. His whole life seems to turn upside down when one of his former patients turns out to be a psychopathic killer. Tenma goes on a journey to find the patient and kill him once and for all.
2. Code Geass
Award for best anime TV series, best screenplay, most popular anime award, most popular character, most popular song, best animation, best voice actress, most popular female character, and do not know how many awards this single series has won. Lelouch, a British student, is trapped in a crossfire between the two forces. But he is rescued by a mysterious girl named CC, who blesses him with the power to control others. Now with his newfound strengths, Lelouch embarks on a journey to take revenge on Britain.
1. Death note
Take a genius lamp and try to find a thriller anime that is better than Obituaryand you still will not find anything. Obituary set a bar in the thriller-anime environment in 2006, which has not yet been raised further. There is only one thing that is not good with Obituaryand that it ends with the 37th episode. Obituary is a story about Light Yagami, a teenager who encounters a mysterious book that can kill people by writing their names while remembering their faces. Light embarks on a journey to purge the world of criminals and wicked while the world-famous detective named L chases him.