Series Listing

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (2020)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (2020) (Anime)

ひぐらしのなく頃に (2020) (Japanese)

New kid Keiichi Maebara is settling into his new home of peaceful Hinamizawa village. Making quick friends with the girls from his school, he’s arrived in time for the big festival of the year. But something about this isolated town seems "off," and his feelings of dread continue to grow. With a gnawing fear that he’s right, what dark secrets could this small community be hiding?

Genres: Horror Psychological Thriller

Munou na Nana

Munou na Nana (Anime)

Talentless Nana (English), 無能なナナ (Japanese)

It is the year 20XX. Earth was assaulted by monsters that would come to be known as "the Enemy of Humanity." In order to deal with this threat, special schools composed of teenagers with extraordinary abilities were formed. These people, who came to be known as "the Talented," had abilities that could defy the rules of reality. Among these people with supernatural powers was an outlier, an individual who was sent to one of these schools despite having no innate special abilities whatsoever. This is the story of our protagonist, who attempts to defeat the Enemies of Humanity through the use of intelligence and manipulation alone.

Genres: Supernatural Psychological Shounen Thriller

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 2nd Season

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 2nd Season (Anime)

Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活 (Japanese), Re: Life in a different world from zero 2nd Season (Synonyms), ReZero 2nd Season (Synonyms), Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World 2 (Synonyms)

Even after dying countless times, Subaru finally ended the threat of the White Whale and defeated the Witch Cult's Sin Archbishop representing sloth, Petelgeuse Romaneeconti. But only shortly after overcoming a tragic ending and reuniting with his beloved Emilia, Subaru learns that Rem has been erased from this world, having fallen victim to the White Whale's Fog of Elimination in the midst of Subaru's death loop. With the White Whale now gone, Subaru and Emilia are forced to confront a reality they never dreamed would happen.

Genres: Drama Fantasy Psychological Thriller

Categories: Determined Protagonist Resurrection Time Manipulation Transported to Another World


Babylon (Anime)

バビロン (Japanese)

In the newly formed Shiniki district of Tokyo, Zen Seizaki is a diligent public prosecutor at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office. Assigned to a case involving false advertisement, Zen—along with his assistant officer, Atsuhiko Fumio—investigate Japan Supiri, a pharmaceutical company that had provided fabricated clinical research on the company's new drug. While investigating the file of Shin Inaba, an anesthesiologist connected to the crime, the case takes a dark turn when Zen finds a page stained with a mixture of blood, hair and skin, along with the letter "F" scribbled all across the sheet.

Genres: Mystery Thriller

Categories: Conspiracy Investigation Police Politics Brainwashing Suicide Serious Lead Character Hypnotize Good And Evil Philosophy

Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Gaiden

Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Gaiden (Anime)

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record (TV) (English), マギアレコード 魔法少女まどか☆マギカ外伝 (TV) (Japanese)

The new heroine of Magia Record is Iroha, a magical girl on the hunt for her missing sister Ui in Kamihama. Also in Kamihama is Madoka, who's searching for the similarly-missing Homura. Crunchyroll)

Genres: Drama Psychological Magic Thriller

Categories: Alien/s Magical Girl/s Time Travel Witch/es Time Loop Angst Alien/s Magical Girl/s Time Travel Witch/es Time Loop Angst

Yakusoku no Neverland

Yakusoku no Neverland (Anime)

The Promised Neverland (English), 約束のネバーランド (Japanese)

Surrounded by a forest and a gated entrance, the Grace Field House is inhabited by orphans happily living together as one big family, looked after by their "Mama," Isabella. Although they are required to take tests daily, the children are free to spend their time as they see fit, usually playing outside, as long as they do not venture too far from the orphanage—a rule they are expected to follow no matter what. However, all good times must come to an end, as every few months, a child is adopted and sent to live with their new family.

Genres: Sci-Fi Horror Psychological Mystery Shounen Thriller

Categories: Child Protagonist Survival

Sweet Home

Sweet Home (Manhwa)

Sweet Home (English), 스위트 홈 (Japanese)

After an unexpected family tragedy, a reclusive high school student is forced to leave his home—only to face something much scarier: a reality where monsters are trying to wipe out humanity. Now he must fight alongside a handful of reluctant heroes to try and save the world before it's too late.

Genres: Action Drama Horror Thriller

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (Anime)

When They Cry (English), ひぐらしのなく頃に (Japanese), When the Cicadas Cry (Synonyms), The Moment the Cicadas Cry (Synonyms)

Keiichi Maebara has just moved to the quiet little village of Hinamizawa in the summer of 1983, and quickly becomes inseparable friends with schoolmates Rena Ryuuguu, Mion Sonozaki, Satoko Houjou, and Rika Furude. However, darkness lurks underneath the seemingly idyllic life they lead. As the village prepares for its annual festival, Keiichi learns about the local legends surrounding it.

Genres: Horror Supernatural Psychological Mystery Thriller Dementia


Paprika (Anime)

Paprika (English), パプリカ (Japanese)

The world of dreams can be an incredible window into the psyche, showing one's deepest desires, aspirations, and repressed memories. One hopeful tech lab has been developing the "DC Mini," a device with the power to delve into the dreams of others. Atsuko Chiba and Kosaku Tokita have been tirelessly working to develop this technology with the hopes of using it to deeply explore patients' minds and help cure them of their psychological disorders.

Genres: Sci-Fi Fantasy Horror Psychological Mystery Thriller Dementia


Sanctuary (Anime)

Sanctuary (English), サンクチュアリ (Japanese)

Two Japanese survivors of the Khmer Rouge massacres in Cambodia vow to find a sanctuary, even if they have to build it themselves. Returning to Japan, they take seemingly opposite paths: one becomes a politician, the other a gangster.

Genres: Action Drama Seinen Police Thriller

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei (Anime)

When They Cry: Rei (English), ひぐらしのなく頃に礼 (Japanese), Higurashi no Naku Koro ni 3rd Season (Synonyms), Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Dai San Ki (Synonyms)

The infamous series of unexplainable murders in Hinamizawa have been solved and the chains of fate have broken due to the efforts of Rika Furude and her friends. Rika believes she has finally obtained the normal and peaceful life she desired with her friends; however, she is proven wrong when the wheels of fate begin turning once again after an unfortunate accident.

Genres: Comedy Supernatural Psychological Mystery Thriller

Imawa no Kuni no Alice

Imawa no Kuni no Alice (Anime)

今際の国のアリス (Japanese), Alice in Borderland (Synonyms)

Ryouhei Arisu is a high school student with no ambitions and just wants to escape from what he feels is a meaningless reality. One night when he is with his two friends Daikichi Karube and Chouta Segawa, they see an abnormally large firework shoot into the sky, an event which signals a permanent change in their lives. Blinded by the incredibly bright explosion, the three find themselves transported to what is known as the Borderland.

Genres: Action Supernatural Psychological Shounen Thriller

Death Parade

Death Parade (Anime)

Death Parade (English), デス・パレード (Japanese)

After death, there is no heaven or hell, only a bar that stands between reincarnation and oblivion. There the attendant will, one after another, challenge pairs of the recently deceased to a random game in which their fate of either ascending into reincarnation or falling into the void will be wagered. Whether it's bowling, darts, air hockey, or anything in between, each person's true nature will be revealed in a ghastly parade of death and memories, dancing to the whims of the bar's master.

Genres: Drama Psychological Mystery Thriller Game


Kagewani (Anime)

Kagewani (English), 影鰐-KAGEWANI- (Japanese)

A video blogger attempts to fake cryptid sightings to boost his views, but gets more than he bargained for when his crew is slaughtered by a real monster. Elsewhere, students find themselves preyed upon by a sandworm-like beast, initiating a desperate struggle for survival on their own school grounds. With more of these attacks from mysterious creatures occurring, researcher Sousuke Banba tasks himself with delving into the mystery.

Genres: Horror Supernatural Mystery Thriller

Death Billiards

Death Billiards (Anime)

Death Billiards (English), デス・ビリヤード (Japanese), Wakate Animator Ikusei Project (Synonyms), 2012 Young Animator Training Project (Synonyms), Anime Mirai 2012 (Synonyms)

Two men have just arrived at a location known as Quindecim and are unable to remember how they got there. They are immediately greeted by a young woman who escorts them to a small bar, where a bartender awaits them. They are told that they will have to participate in a game, randomly chosen by roulette, and will be unable to leave until its completion;

Genres: Drama Psychological Mystery Thriller Game

Mouryou no Hako

Mouryou no Hako (Anime)

魍魎の匣 (Japanese), Moryo no Hako (Synonyms), Box of Goblins (Synonyms)

The story follows a series of bizarre murders of schoolgirls who have been dismembered and stuffed into boxes. The private investigator hired by a missing daughter's mother joins forces with an antique book seller and others to unravel the murder spree. ANN)

Genres: Supernatural Psychological Seinen Mystery Thriller

Aoi Bungaku Series

Aoi Bungaku Series (Anime)

青い文学シリーズ (Japanese), Blue Literature (Synonyms)

Ningen Shikkaku A high school student seeks solace in narcotics to escape the dispiritedness that has come over his life. As he goes through the different stages of his life, it culminates in the questioning of his existence in the world. Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita The adaptation of Ango Sakaguchi's literary work deals with the love story of a woman abducted by a mountain bandit.

Genres: Drama Psychological Seinen Historical Thriller

Shion no Ou

Shion no Ou (Anime)

しおんの王 - The Flowers of Hard Blood (Japanese), Shion no Oh (Synonyms), The Flowers of Hard Blood (Synonyms)

Shion no Ou follows the story of Yasuoka Shion, a 13-year-old Shougi player with a past of tragedy. Shion's parents were brutally murdered in front of her when she was 5 years old. The murderer sat down with her and challenged her to a game of Shougi, after telling her that if she wanted to stay alive she should forget how to speak, and forget what happened that night.

Genres: Drama Mystery Thriller Game

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai (Anime)

When They Cry: Kai (English), ひぐらしのなく頃に解 (Japanese), Higurashi no Naku Koro ni 2 (Synonyms), Higurashi no Naku Koro ni 2nd Series (Synonyms), Higurashi no Nakukoro ni 2nd Season (Synonyms), The Moment the Cicadas Cry 2 (Synonyms)

In the small village of Hinamizawa, Rika Furude and her friends live together in relative harmony. Beneath this mask of peace, however, lies a hidden darkness, one that Rika understands all too well. In this eternal summer, she has been witness to unspeakable horrors.

Genres: Supernatural Psychological Mystery Thriller

Mirai Nikki

Mirai Nikki (Anime)

The Future Diary (English), 未来日記 (Japanese), Mirai Nikki (Synonyms), Mirai Nikki (2011) (Synonyms)

Lonely high school student, Yukiteru Amano, spends his days writing a diary on his cellphone, while conversing with his two seemingly imaginary friends Deus Ex Machina, who is the god of time and space, and Murmur, the god's servant. Revealing himself to be an actual entity, Deus grants Yukiteru a "Random Diary," which shows highly descriptive entries based on the future and forces him into a bloody battle royale with 11 other holders of similarly powerful future diaries. With the last person standing designated as the new god of time and space, Yukiteru must find and kill the other 11 in order to survive.

Genres: Action Supernatural Psychological Mystery Shounen Thriller

Categories: Survival Betrayal Teamwork Weak Male Lead Strong Female Lead Play or Die Situation Cult Blood and Gore Game/s Crime/s Police Mind Game/s Obsessed Female Lead