When Anime Goes Dark: 10 Horror Halloween Anime Too Mature For Kids
It’s the end of October and Halloween is upon us, so, what better way to get into the eerie spirit than watching some scary anime shows?
These bone-chilling and psychological anime series will surely give you goosebumps and keep you hooked.
So, get ready to be scared and excited with my list of anime that are perfect for Halloween.
Featuring from the ‘Halloween Havoc’ Saga, When Anime Goes Dark: 10 Horror Halloween Anime for Adults to binge
I welcome you to the world of spooky and thrilling anime!
1. Another, a Standout choice for anime lovers seeking a Spine-tingling and Heart-pounding Experience
‘One Piece’ and ‘Naruto’ are great for other times of the year but when it comes to Halloween, you want something that sends shivers down your spine.
‘Another’ excels at creating a haunting atmosphere that keeps you on edge throughout the entire series.
The story revolves around a mysterious curse that befalls on a class of students causing gruesome and inexplicable deaths.
As the protagonist, Kouichi Sakakibara, investigates these bazare occurances, viewers are taken on a journey to uncover the truth behind the curse.
2. Mieruko-chan, How about a Horror-Comedy Halloween anime?
Mieruko-chan is a strong candidate for Halloween anime binge.
It follows the story of a girl who can see horrifying and hostile spirits that others can’t.
Mieruko-chan excels at creating a sense of dread and suspense as the protagonist navigates her daily life while trying to avoid the terrifying spirits she encounters.
Her ability to see these supernatural entities leads to tense and scary situations, often mixed with dark humour.
Mieruko-chan will surely provide a spine-tingling and entertaining Halloween experience. However just be prepared for some creepy and unsettling moments.
3. Dark Gathering, Wanna go Ghostbusting instead of Trick or Treating?
Dark Gathering is your go-to Halloween worthy anime, if you’re looking for a spooky night experience.
The protagonist, Keitarou Gentouga, has a knack for attracting spirits, in other words his a human ghost magnet.
Yoyoi Houzuki, Keitarou’s first pupil isn’t able to attract spirits but has a knack for exercising them.
Don’t miss the thrilling ghostbusting duo of Keitarou and Yoyoi in action this Halloween.
4. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, the one where Akira is having the Time of his Life amidst a Zombie Apocalypse
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is a must-see for anime enthusiasts looking for a refreshing and heart-pounding experience.
Zom 100 turns a new leaf on this whole genre of Dystopian, Zombie Apocalypse.
Its like a breath of fresh air midst all the other generic zombie anime.
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is definitely going to be the most popular new-anime of summer 2023. So you might wanna give it a watch.
5. Tokyo Ghoul, the one with a unique blend of Horror and Action for a perfect Halloween viewing experience
Tokyo Ghoul is a great choice for Halloween binge due it’s dark and eerie depiction of the storyline.
It’s set in a Tokyo where flesh-eating ghouls exist among humans, creating a chilling atmosphere of fear and paranoia.
The main character, Ken Kanaki, undergoes a transformations turning him into a half-ghoul leading to a struggle between his human and ghoul sides.
The series features gruesome battles and explores complex moral dilemmas making it an intense and thrilling watch for those who enjoy horror and supernatural elements.
6. My Home Hero, the one with a Suspenseful and Dark Murder Mystery to decode this Halloween
While it’s not a traditional horror anime, it features a unique blend of crime, drama and psychological elements that create a tense and eerie atmosphere.
The story revolves around a father who becomes involved in the criminal underworld to protect his daughter, which adds a sense of danger and mystery.
7. 7 Seeds, Survive if you can
If you’re looking for an anime that’s considered a hidden gem which deserve more recognition then ‘7 Seeds’ has to be on your radar.
7 Seeds could be a good pick for Halloween binge list as it’s a combination of survival, mystery and supernatural.
The story follows a group of characters who wake up in a post-apocalyptic world, which can create a suspensful and eerie atmosphere.
Thr series also has moments of horror and tension that can be fitting for Halloween season.
8. Orange, How about a Thought-provoking anime instead?
While ‘Orange’ is not your traditional horror anime, it does deal with themes of regret, second chances and the supernatural.
It has a heartfelt and emotional story where characters receive letters from their futureselves, warning them about events they need to change to prevent a tragedy.
The anticipation and tension created by these messages can add a sense of mystery and suspense to the series.
So, while it’s not a scary Halloween anime, it can resonate with viewers who appreciate reflective and thought-provoking storytelling during the holidays.
9. Spice up your Halloween with ‘Kiss x Sis’- An Unconventional Treat
‘Kiss x Sis’ is known for its intriguing mix of genres, including romantic comedy and ecchi elements.
This unconventional blend can be a refreshing change of pace from typical horror fare.
Halloween is all about embracing the unexpected and this anime certainly delivers in that prospect.
So, if you’re ready to watch something different this Halloween, an unconventional anime like ‘Kiss x Sis’ can suprisingly be a good choice for Halloween.
Happy Halloween viewing!