Are you dying to watch some of the best gory anime without using any mind like some of the insane batshit and characters are going on murder sprees and have blood everywhere.

Well then your search ends here today we are going to explore 37 best gory anime of the anime universe so brace yourself these anime will be decently hard to stomach, I assure you.

36 Best Gory Anime of All Time

Lets begin the list of best gory anime without wasting any more time.

36. Terra Formars

This gory anime starts with the space program attempting to travel to Mars, 21st century scientists were tasked with warming up the planet so that humans could survive on its surface.

They came up with an efficient and cost effective plan of sending cockroaches and mold to the surface so that the mold would absorb the sunlight and the insect corpses would serve as a food source for the mold. It is now the year 2577 and the first manned ship to Mars has landed on the planet and the six crew members are ready for their mission.

Terra Formars gory anime

But what they find are giant mutated humanoid cockroaches with incredible physical strength. The crew members are easily wiped out, but not before sending a transmission back to Earth. Now, humanity will send elite warriors to exterminate the mutated bugs and claim back Mars.

35. Parasyte -The Maxim-

This gory anime start when all of a sudden, they arrived: parasitic aliens that descended upon Earth and quickly infiltrated humanity by burrowing into the brains of vulnerable targets.

These insatiable beings acquire full control of their host and are able to morph into a variety of forms in order to feed on unsuspecting prey.

Sixteen-year-old high school student Shinichi Izumi falls victim to one of these parasites, but it fails to take over his brain, ending up in his right hand instead.

Parasyte -The Maxim-

Unable to relocate, the parasite, now named Migi, has no choice but to rely on Shinichi in order to stay alive. Thus, the pair is forced into an uneasy coexistence and must defend themselves from hostile parasites that hope to eradicate this new threat to their species.

34. Murder Princess

This gory anime starts in the land of Foreland a coup d’état has occurred and the princess, after witnessing the death of the King, is on the run.

She meets with battle-hungry bounty hunter Falis, and with a twist of fate they both switch souls, making Alita the maid of the now princess Falis.

Murder Princess

Named for her bravery in confronting the enemy as ‘Murder Princess’, Falis must continue to be the princess as well as confronting any new opponent that comes to her way.

33. Shoujo Tsubaki

The gory anime series is about an orphan girl named Midori, whom is taken in (enslaved) by a traveling freak show. The freak show includes such unsavory characters as a mummyman, a snake woman, and a drooling man with no limbs.

The owner of the freak show, the eponymous Mr. Arashi, is a strict man who allows his freaks very little freedom or joy in life.

Shoujo Tsubaki

He is especially cruel to Midori. Midori works, not as a freak since she is normal, but as a sort of caretaker of the freaks.

32. Mnemosyne

Immortality is something many people would wish for. But would it be such a coveted ability if people knew they would be subject to countless attacks because of it? Such is the case for Rin Asougi, an immortal private investigator, because there is no shortage of people who want her dead.

Over the centuries, she has met many grisly ends, but each time, she returns to life as if nothing had happened. In 1990, while looking for a lost cat, Rin runs into Kouki Maeno, a man who feels that his memories are wrong.


Agreeing to help him, Rin discovers that Kouki is not what he seems, all the while drawing closer to her true enemy. This adversary knows Rin and her kind all too well, and if she dies by his hand, she may stay dead permanently.

31. Fist of The North Star

Few years after earth became wasteland from nuclear war, the violence ruled and there were no room for love neither for the ones who were not strong enough to defend themselves.

A skilled successor of an ancient deadly martial art is tested by destiny to perform the greatest task of his life: leave behind all his dreams in the pursue of mankind welfare.

Fist of The North Star

By means of enduring sorrow, suffering and fighting, the kind hearted man will have to raise his spirit in order to overcome the ones who want to subdue the world at their feet. The path of greatness is that of loneliness.

30. Urotsukidoji: Legend of The Overfiend

Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race).

Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as the “Choujin” (Overfiend) will emerge and bring balance to all three realms on Earth. In present-day Japan, after 300 years of endless searching, a Jujinkai named Amano Jyaku has discovered the presence of the Choujin inside high school slacker Tatsuo Nagumo.

Urotsukidoji: Legend of The Overfiend

But now, Amano, along with his sister Megumi and their sidekick Kuroko, must protect Nagumo and his new girlfriend Akemi Ito from the Makai, who believe that Nagumo is not the Choujin, but an evil entity bent on destroying all living beings on Earth.

29. Psycho-Pass

The setting of this gory anime is a futuristic one in modern Japan, where people who have a high and cloudy Psycho Pass are either adjudged criminals or potent criminals.

The ones who have a Psycho Pass of above a certain rating are criminals who’re judged dangerous and have no hope but the potent criminals can work as Enforcers with the police in order to catch the other criminals.


But the story of this gory anime starts getting good around the 8 episode in the show and continues to be a good one till the 16 episode or so. Around that time, we have a confrontation between the protagonist and the antagonist.

28. Perfect Blue

Mima leaves the idol group CHAM, in order to pursue her dream as an actress.

Mima climbs up the rocky road to success by performing as rape victims and posing nude for magazines, but is haunted by her reflections of the past.

Perfect Blue

An amazing, if not perfectly animated, psychological thriller anime that will have you wondering just what’s real here and clinging to your nearest cuddly.

27. Danganronpa: The Animation

This gory anime is about a group of 15 elite high school students are gathered at a very special, high class high school. To graduate from this high school essentially means you’ll succeed in life, but graduating is very difficult.

The school is presided over by a bear called Monokuma, and he explains to them that their graduation hinges around committing a murder. The only way to graduate is to kill one of your classmates and get away with it.

danganronpa the animation

If the other classmates discover the identity of the killer, the killer is the only one executed. However, if they fail to catch the killer, only the killer graduates and the others are annihilated. Which of the 15 will survive the bloodbath to come?

26. Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied boasts one of the most intense and intriguing plot lines that I have ever experienced in anime. 

It must be known that the central themes to Elfen Lied are hate, anger, and inhumanity. Every darkness of the human soul is represented in this 13 episode series.

Elfen Lied

Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she’s actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality.

25. Goblin Slayer

Goblin Slayer is a dark fantasy based gory anime. The series sticks to its source material and doesn’t remove any of its ultra-violence and s*xual content.

It should be noted that this series is not a isekai, where the main character is transported to another world and does whatever shit the main character needs to do. There are no fun adventures in this series, just death and destruction.

Goblin Slayer

Mainly the death of many goblins and other creatures, and occasionally some adventurers. But, that’s just the general setting of this world, i.e., it’s dark, cruel, and merciless.

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