25 Popular Short Anime Series Of All Time

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If you are looking to watch a short anime series not more then 13 episode then here are 25 popular short anime series of all time.

So you got bored while watching a long anime or need some thing to fresh up your mind of just want a short series of no strings attached and minimum feeling hurt.

Today, we have created a list of popular short anime of all time for you to watch with 13 episode or less with only one seasons as of now and no movies in this list.

25 Popular Short Anime Series Of All Time

Lets begin the list of 25 popular short anime series of all time

25. Prison School

This short anime starts located on the outskirts of Tokyo, Hachimitsu Private Academy is a prestigious all-girls boarding school, famous for its high-quality education and disciplined students.

However, this is all about to change due to the revision of the school’s most iconic policy, as boys are now able to enroll as well. At the start of the first semester under this new decree, a mere five boys have been accepted, effectively splitting the student body into a ratio of two hundred girls to one boy.

Kiyoshi, Gakuto, Shingo, Andre, and Jo are quickly cast away without having a chance to make any kind of a first impression. Unable to communicate with their fellow female students, the eager boys set their sights on a far more dangerous task: peeping into the girls’ bath!

It’s only after their plan is thoroughly decimated by the infamous Underground Student Council that the motley crew find their freedom abruptly taken from them, as they are thrown into the school’s prison with the sentence of an entire month as punishment.

Prison School short anime

Thus begins the tale of the boys’ harsh lives in Prison School, a righteous struggle that will ultimately test the bonds of friendship and perverted brotherhood.

24. Charlotte

This short anime story is as follow. While on the surface Yuu Otosaka appears to be just another charming and intelligent teenager, he has a secret—he has the ability to slip into people’s minds and fully control their body for five seconds at a time.

Yuu has been using this skill for years to gain the highest grades, which allowed him to enter a prestigious high school. When the enigmatic Nao Tomori catches Yuu using his power, she coerces him and his sister Ayumi into transferring to Hoshinoumi Academy, a school for students with supernatural abilities.

The student council of the school, led by Nao, is tasked with secretly tracking down adolescents who abuse their powers. Yuu is forced to join the student council and together, they face formidable challenges that bring him closer to the shocking truth that his own, seemingly incomplete ability, might be more powerful than he could have ever imagined.

Charlotte

An original story from Jun Maeda, creator of Angel Beats and Clannad, Charlotte explores the supernatural lives of these teenagers and the price they must pay for being special.

23. Darwin’s Game

This short anime story is as follow. An unknowing Sudou Kaname is invited to try out a new mysterious mobile app game called Darwin’s Game.

Darwin’s Game

But later realizes that he’s in for more than he’s bargained for when he finds out that there’s no way to quit the game.

22. Death Parade

This short anime starts 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.

Welcome to Quindecim, where Decim, arbiter of the afterlife, awaits! Death Parade expands upon the original one-shot intended to train young animators.

Death Parade

It follows yet more people receiving judgment—until a strange, black-haired guest causes Decim to begin questioning his own rulings.

21. Elfen Lied

This short anime story is as follow. Lucy is a special breed of human referred to as “Diclonius,” born with a short pair of horns and invisible telekinetic hands that lands her as a victim of inhumane scientific experimentation by the government.

However, once circumstances present her an opportunity to escape, Lucy, corrupted by the confinement and torture, unleashes a torrent of bloodshed as she escapes her captors.

During her breakout, she receives a crippling head injury that leaves her with a split personality: someone with the mentality of a harmless child possessing limited speech capacity.

Elfen Lied

In this state of instability, she stumbles upon two college students, Kouta and his cousin Yuka, who unknowingly take an injured fugitive into their care, unaware of her murderous tendencies.

This act of kindness will change their lives, as they soon find themselves dragged into the shadowy world of government secrecy and conspiracy. 

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