Post Reply Nightmares wanted: please scare me!
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Posted 1/22/16 , edited 1/25/16
I really love suspense and horror in my anime selections, generally bereft of comic relief but lots of doki doki. The only two that completely fit the bill are Ghost Hunt and Shiki. Claymore is another example. Basically, the others come close, but none hold a candle to Ghost Hunt or Shiki. I love xxxHolic, Gankutsuou, Blood+, but even these are missing the seriousness of the first three: flailing Watanuki, the fact I've already read the Dumas version (Gankutsuou is remarkably faithful to it, with the scifi adaptations), and the superfluous Kai/Saya family drama (aka "filler") is tiresome, respectively to the shows. So...please someone help me find a new one on par with these! I don't want to laugh. I want to watch Claire destroy Priscilla.
Posted 1/22/16 , edited 1/24/16
Scary anime and manga, huh?


Franken Fran might be up your alley.
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Posted 1/22/16 , edited 1/25/16
Hey brow, I really recommend 2 excellent animes!

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni - This is amazing! Just my favority anime of all!
Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World) - This is really good as well.

Both are complex and disturbing. You must try them.
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Posted 1/22/16 , edited 1/24/16
I've not seen the Corpse Party anime yet but the games are quite creepy, so give that one a go, you might like it.
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Posted 1/22/16 , edited 1/24/16

how bout sum higurashi m8?
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Posted 1/22/16
Have you tried these? They are both short, and have the same production, which at first seems oddly cheap, but after you watch an episode, you'll see how that actually helps the creepiness value. A few eps aren't so scary, especially the second season of Yamishibai, but the third is starting strong.

/yamishibai-japanese-ghost-stories
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Posted 1/22/16
Don't know if you've seen these but Corpse Party, Higurashi and Elfen Lied will fit the bill.
Also:
Another
Tokyo Ghoul
Parasyte
Yamishibai
Requeim From The Darkness
Tokko
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Posted 1/22/16

Ajin, Part 1: Shoudou movie
[The continuation of said movie won't be 'til spring, so if you're willing to see this and wait, your call.]

Another

Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories

Corpse Party: Tortured Souls

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series

Gantz

Kagewani



And as for manga, you may want to try "God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand"


Posted 1/22/16
^ Pretty much everything worth checking out has been mentioned up there, except for 3 things

1. Ajin (Yes, it is new and still airing, but it had a very strong start)

2. Deadman Wonderland (C' mon, it's Deadman Wonderland. Don't get much gorier than this.)

3. MIRAI NIKKI! How has nobody mentioned this yet?!
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This will shit scare you for life

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Posted 1/23/16 , edited 1/23/16
Box of Goblins
Umineko When They Cry
M3 : The Dark Metal
Psychic Detective Yakumo
Boogiepop Phantom
The Severing Crime Edge
School-Live
Kakurenbo: Hide and Seek (one-shot)
Ookami Kakushi
Wicked City
Demon City Shinjuku
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