Post Reply Kaiji and Death Note....Need new recs?
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I was trying to find an anime that would be a good introduction to something darker and more psychological. I just powered through Kaiji 1 &2 and Death Note in the last week and thought both were great gateways. They got me thinking but also in a very easy to digest concept (more so Kaiji, I thought Death Note was a bit more complex). What I liked about Kaiji was there was a dark message that was at times hidden under the flashiness and fast-pased environment of gambling. I am looking for something else along those lines.

Thanks!

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Future Diary
Death Billiards/Death Parade
Psycho-pass
Chaos;Head
Another
Monster
Interlude
Paranoia Agent

All seem to be the type of show you're describing.
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Posted 8/9/15

zwell0890 wrote:
I was trying to find an anime that would be a good introduction to something darker and more psychological. I just powered through Kaiji 1 &2 and Death Note in the last week and thought both were great gateways. They got me thinking but also in a very easy to digest concept (more so Kaiji, I thought Death Note was a bit more complex). What I liked about Kaiji was there was a dark message that was at times hidden under the flashiness and fast-pased environment of gambling. I am looking for something else along those lines.
Thanks!

Sound like you're looking for top tier pycological anim.
Akagi (manga is made by the same guy who did Kaiji)
Mind Game
Paranoia Agent
Perfect Blue (movie)
Monster
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