21 Best Thriller Anime Recommendations

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Hey Otaku’s today we are going to discuss about 21 Best Thriller Anime Recommendations list and i promise you some of them will really messed up your mind.

Thriller anime genre of fiction, having numerous, often overlapping sub-genres. Thrillers anime are characterized and defined by the moods they elicit, giving viewers heightened feelings of suspense, excitement, surprise, anticipation and anxiety.

Top 21 Thriller Anime Recommendation List

For Thriller anime fans that are looking for a little more excitement in their lives, these 21 thriller anime Recommendations are for you! lets dive into the list.

21. King of Thorn

King of Thorn

A mysterious virus, nicknamed Medusa, is spreading around the world, turning its victims into stone.

Given the impossibility of finding an immediate cure, a corporation offers to cryo-preserve a select group of patients until they come up with a solution. 

Kasumi, one of the chosen ones, wakes up after being asleep for an unknown period of time and her awakening, not a bed of roses, is a bed of thorns, and happens in the midst of total chaos where monstrous creatures lie in wait all around.

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

20. Another


I have mention this anime in my other list’s also if you haven’t watched it yet them please do your self a favor man stop reading this list just go and watch it here is the plot summery for you read it and decide if its for you or not. 

In 1972, a popular student in Yomiyama North Middle School’s class 3-3 named Misaki passed away during the school year.

Since then, the town of Yomiyama has been shrouded by a fearful atmosphere, from the dark secrets hidden deep within.

Twenty-six years later, 15-year-old Kouichi Sakakibara transfers into class 3-3 of Yomiyama North and soon after discovers that a strange, gloomy mood seems to hang over all the students.

He also finds himself drawn to the mysterious, eyepatch-wearing student Mei Misaki; however, the rest of the class and the teachers seem to treat her like she doesn’t exist.

Paying no heed to warnings from everyone including Mei herself, Kouichi begins to get closer not only to her, but also to the truth behind the gruesome phenomenon plaguing class 3-3 of Yomiyama North.

Another follows Kouichi, Mei, and their classmates as they are pulled into the enigma surrounding a series of inevitable, tragic events—but unraveling the horror of Yomiyama may just cost them the ultimate price.

Genre: Horror, Mystery, School, Supernatural, Thriller anime

19. MIRAI NIKKI (The Future Dairy)


What an anime this was i clearly remember this one when i first watch it and if you into time travel themes you will gonna love it.

This anime its totally not about time travel but with twist and turns and a Crazy lover this anime is a gem if you haven’t watched this one yet this will surely messed up your mind.

Yukiteru always rejects offers to go out with friends, preferring to spend the time writing a diary on his cell phone.

He has what he believes is an imaginary friend called Deus Ex Machina. However, one day Deus asks him to play a survival game along with eleven others.

The winner becomes the next Deus Ex Machina. In order to win, the contestants must use their diaries of the future to eliminate one another.

For Yukiteru to survive, he must team up with another diary holder, a girl named Yuno.

Genre: Action, Shounen, Supernatural



An elementary school kid dubbed with the title “shounen bat” or “lil slugger” has been going around attacking people with his bent, golden bat.

Now, two detectives are investigating so they can stop this kid from making any more attacks, but they will find out soon enough… that this case is much more than they expected.

I think i am gonna watch this anime next i am surely interested in it by the plot summery.

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Police, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller

17. Shigofumi (Shigofumi: Letters from the Departed)


Fumika and Kanaka are mail carriers- but not the typical kind. For one, Kanaka is a talking staff and for two, Fumika delivers shigofumi: letters from the dead addressed to the living.

These letters are a final, true, communication derived from hate, hope, and love.

The story unfolds following this pair and their uncommon job as well as Fumika’s unique ‘situation’.

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Thriller Anime

16. IMAWA NO KUNI NO ALICE ( Alice in Borderland )


The story follows a high school boy named Arisu and other youths who are transported to a devastated alternate world. Trapped, they are forced to play a deadly game of survival.

Alice in Borderland is a psychological thriller that explores the ways people transform, from how humans act in normal situations compared to when the unexpected pushes them to their limit.

The anime shows how frightening and unsettling situations can bring out the selfish and dark side of people.

Genre: Action, Horror, Psychological, Shounen, Supernatural

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