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I don't really enjoy most of the anime on crnchy role. I find it to be the genres that don't resonate with me at all. My favorite anime are Death Note, Ergo Proxy, Cowboy Bebop and Baccano to name a few. Since there is a large number of shows that i just don't know, i need some recommendations. I think my favourite genre is dark or psychological.
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serial experiments lain, Casshern sins, Akira, psycho pass

Tried any of these?
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Not really dark one, but if you liked Baccano you might like Durarara aswell.
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Seems like most people here have already named a lot of the good ones, but Captain Harlock hasn't been recommended yet, and that just isn't right.

If you want to watch anime there are other platforms than CR of course. Netflix has a pretty good selection. In fact they recently got the original Macross series (or Robotech, as it was called in it's american localisation) which I plan on marathoning the moment I finish my finals.
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must watch:
Hunter x Hunter
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Mushi-shi
Ghost in the Shell
Attack on Titan
Gurren Lagann

dark/psychological:
Kiznaiver
Madoka Magica
Aku no Hana
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Welcome to the N.H.K.
Jigoku Shoujo
Btooom!
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leobetru wrote:

I don't really enjoy most of the anime on crnchy role. I find it to be the genres that don't resonate with me at all. My favorite anime are Death Note, Ergo Proxy, Cowboy Bebop and Baccano to name a few. Since there is a large number of shows that i just don't know, i need some recommendations. I think my favourite genre is dark or psychological.


Dark and/or psychological? Here are some that are on CR. One thing to remember about anime. Not all dark shows look dark. Some are deceptively innocent looking.

Akagi
http://www.crunchyroll.com/akagi

PSYCHO-PASS
http://www.crunchyroll.com/psycho-pass

Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)
http://www.crunchyroll.com/shin-sekai-yori-from-the-new-world

Another
http://www.crunchyroll.com/another

Dusk Maiden of Amnesia - Mix of horror, mystery, comedy and romance. Gets extremely dark near the end of the series.
http://www.crunchyroll.com/dusk-maiden-of-amnesia

Berserk
http://www.crunchyroll.com/berserk

Puella Magi Madoka Magica - This is one of the extremely deceptively innocent looking shows. This really a dark fantasy show. Try the first three episodes and you will see.
http://www.crunchyroll.com/puella-magi-madoka-magica

SCHOOL-LIVE! - This is another extremely deceptively innocent looking show. Watch ALL of the first episode and you will see what I mean.
http://www.crunchyroll.com/school-live

Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation- - Mystery. This one gets into psychological thriller territory late in the series.
http://www.crunchyroll.com/beautiful-bones-sakurakos-investigation-

Parasyte -the maxim-
http://www.crunchyroll.com/parasyte-the-maxim-
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leobetru wrote:

I don't really enjoy most of the anime on crnchy role. I find it to be the genres that don't resonate with me at all. My favorite anime are Death Note, Ergo Proxy, Cowboy Bebop and Baccano to name a few. Since there is a large number of shows that i just don't know, i need some recommendations. I think my favourite genre is dark or psychological.


If you haven't yet, give /The-Perfect-Insider a try. A mystery story that could be described as both dark and psychological.
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Give the following anime series a chance even if they're a bit long:

Fullmetal Alchemist
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
Rurouni Kenshin
InuYasha
InuYasha The Final Act
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I second both Lain and Shin Sekai Yori.

Might also want to look at Wolfs Rain if you can find it.

Haibane Renmei may be a good option too. It's by the creator as Lain. Not action packed but heavy on the plot development, symbology, and it has a perfect degree of dark and depressing subject matter. The anime starts out seemingly harmless and almost upbeat but takes a dark turn a few episodes in.

Ef - a tale of two cities is also another really good dark anime. It is on Crunchyroll too so easy enough to find.

Gantz is more of an action packed one that might be more up your alley judging by the tile you named. It is pretty gory though.

Darker Than Black is also another good fit. In fact, I'd say start here.

Hope this helps!
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Posted 12/14/16

Vempy wrote:

Might also want to look at Wolfs Rain if you can find it.


FUNimation announced the license to Wolf's Rain. I wouldn't be too surprised if that was eventually added to CR as a catalog title.
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The Severing Crime Edge
Fantastic Detective Labyrinth
Yuki Yuna is a Hero
Asura Cryin'
Interlude
Terraformars
God Eater
Brynhildr in the Darkness
Black Bullet
Rewrite
Aldnoah Zero
The Lost Village
Akami Ga Kill

Also: have you tried the live-action Death Note on here? The live-action Perfect Insider, Angel Heart and Anohaha are good too.
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Greetings! I agree with the previous posts and wanted to let you know Aku no Hana is on Crunchyroll and goes by the name: Flowers of Evil . I've found Crunchyroll to have a decent amount of dark/psychological anime, thanks to the members. There is also Mononoke, Terror in Resonance, and Bokurano which are all on Crunchyroll. Other anime that I've been suggested that I don't see mentioned, and are not on Crunchyroll are, Texhnolyze, Monster, Ghost Hound, Perfect Blue, Mirai Nikki, Paranoia Agent, Steins;Gate, and Ghost in The Shell : Stand Alone Complex season 1 and 2. I hope you find some of these anime to your liking!
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Posted 12/22/16 , edited 12/22/16
Ga-Rei
Shinrei Tantei Yakumo
Steins Gate
Deadman Wonderland
Mirai Nikki
Berserk(manga has no censor)
Gantz
Sousei no Onmyouji
Kuroshitsuji
Gosick
Shingeki no Kyojin
Akame ga Kill( a lot censor in the anime I'd recommend the manga)
Claymore
Occultic;Nine(be aware they talk VERY fast if you don't understand Japanese you will have to pause a lot)
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