Animazement 2019- Let’s Get Spooky: Horror Anime

Finally, after some rest I’m here to share with you what I talked about in my horror anime panel! Thanks for coming out this year and making it so fun!

Another
The story focuses on a boy named Kōichi Sakakibara who, upon transferring into Yomiyama Middle School and meeting the curious Mei Misaki, finds himself in a mystery revolving around students and people related to his class falling victim to gruesome, senseless deaths.
Watch it on Crunchyroll

Paranoia Agent
A social phenomenon in Musashino, Tokyo caused by a juvenile serial assailant named Lil’ Slugger. The plot relays between a large cast of people affected in some way by the phenomenon; usually Lil’ Slugger’s victims or the detectives assigned to apprehend him.
Currently no legal stream, however check your favorite place to buy anime second-hand. 

Yamishibai
Every week at 5 p.m. an old man in a yellow mask (the kamishibaiya or kamishibai narrator) shows up at a children’s playground and tells them ghost stories based on myths and urban legends of Japanese origin
Watch it on Crunchyroll

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni
Higurashi tells the story of a group of friends living in Hinamizawa, a rural village held captive by a cruel, bloody legacy. For the past four years, on the night of Watanagashi, the Cotton Drifting festival, a series of mysterious deaths has occurred.
Watch it on Hidive or VRV

Mononoke
Mononoke follows a wandering, nameless character known only as the “Medicine Seller”. The series is made up of individual chapters in which the medicine seller encounters, combats and subsequently destroys mononoke. The mononoke are a type of ayakashi unnatural spirits that linger in the human world by binding themselves to negative human emotions
Watch it on Crunchyroll, VRV, or TubiTV

Shiki
The story takes place in a particularly hot summer in the 1990s, in a small quiet Japanese village called Sotoba. A series of mysterious deaths begin to spread in the village, at the same time when a strange family moves into the long-abandoned Kanemasa mansion. Doctor Toshio Ozaki, director of Sotoba’s only hospital, initially suspects an epidemic; however, as investigations continue and the deaths begin to pile up, he learns—and becomes convinced—that they are the work of the “shiki”, vampire-like creatures, plaguing the village. A young man named Natsuno Yuuki, who hates living in the village, begins to be pursued and becomes surrounded by death.
Watch it on Hulu

Junji Ito Collection
Enter the twisted world of Junji Ito’s works of horror! Witness the most hair-raising stories from Junji Ito Masterpiece Collection and Fragments of Horror like you’ve never seen them before. For any fans who seek the thrill of shocking imagery and ill-fated characters, this whole show is made for you.
Watch it on Crunchyroll, VRV, or Funimation

Serial Experiments Lain
Follow along as fourteen year old Lain—driven by the abrupt suicide of a classmate—logs on to the Wired and promptly looses herself in a twisted mass of hallucinations, memories, and interconnected-psyches.
Watch it on Funimation

Zombie Land Saga
In the year 2008, high school girl Sakura Minamoto is abruptly killed in a traffic accident while heading to school. 10 years later, Sakura, along with six “legendary” girls from various eras of Japan’s history, are brought back as zombies by a man named Kotaro Tatsumi, who seeks to save Saga Prefecture by putting together an all-zombie idol group known as Franchouchou.
Watch it on Crunchyroll or VRV

 

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