It’s October and that only means one thing:
Pumpkin Spice Blood and guts!
With Halloween just around the corner, what better way to prepare than to grab some snacks and binge watch some of the goriest anime to ever bloody up our screens. Here’s a list of grisly and brutal anime perfect for the Spoopy Season.
Quick Pitch: In the spring of 1998, Koichi transfers into Class 3-3 at Yomiyama North Middle School. There is a strange atmosphere in the class and he slowly learns the strange rules that he must follow. Even more distressing is his classmate Mei, who seems to be ignored by everyone. As he tries to get closer to her, Koichi slowly learns about the dark secret of Class 3-3.
Parasyte -The Maxim-
Quick Pitch: Parasitic aliens invade Earth and are able to blend into society by burrowing into the brains of human hosts. Once they gain full control, they are able to feed on unsuspecting humans. However, a parasite fails to invade teenager Shinichi’s brain and instead controls his right hand. The two are forced into an uneasy partnership as they fend off hostile parasites and avoid the gaze of society.
Highschool of the Dead
Quick Pitch: The dead begin to rise and throws Japan into chaos. Takashi was expecting a normal school day when his high school is invaded by the living dead and is forced to survive with a makeshift group fellow classmates.
Quick Pitch: Ganta was enjoying a normal day at school with his friends when the blood-soaked “Red Man” massacres his entire class. Even though Ganta is innocent, he is convicted and sentenced to life in Deadman Wonderland. This private prison is disguised as a theme park and hosts “Carnival Corpse” battles for the entertainment of wealthy donors.
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Quick Pitch: Keiichi discovers that the village he moved to has a history of murders and disappearances that occur in connection with an annual festival. When he tries to ask his friends about the events, he is met with silence. Bizarre and threatening events start to happen, which casts mistrust within Keiichi’s heart.
Quick Pitch: Hellsing is an organization dedicated to destroying supernatural forces that threaten humanity’s existence. While they have a vast army, their greatest weapon is Alucard – a vampire who exterminates his own kind.
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls
Quick Pitch: Nine students and one teacher gather in their high school one night to bid farewell to a transferring classmate. They perform a paper ritual to represent their unyielding bond but are teleported to a deadly elementary school. They must work together to find an escape, but the deadly ghosts have gorier plans in mind.
Share with us in the comments what anime you enjoy rewatching around Halloween!