The top 10 Suspense-Thriller anime-Must watch

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

top 10 suspense-thriller anime

Well, who doesn’t love suspense and thrill which makes you keep watching the anime until the time you get to its end. There are much anime which has an unpredictable plot and twist that constantly keeps you in suspense. It is difficult to get the list of good thriller anime that makes your day. So here we are providing the list of top 10 thriller-suspense anime that we highly recommend for you folks. So pick any of the below and ENJOY! you will not regret.

If you want more suspense, excitement and thrill than the below list of anime are especially for you. So sit back and enjoy!.It is not easy to make top 10 list since there are many numbers of suspense and thriller anime out there but we tried to make the list. So that it’ll be easy for you folks to pick.

10.Ergo Proxy(2006)

EPISODES-23

It is our pick for number 10.What might happens when science clashes with peoples or we can say  AI(artificial intelligence)  philosophy. Here robots and humans live together after an apocalypse in near future. The story begins in a futuristic city(domed) called Romdeau, built to protect citizens after an ecological(global) disaster thousands of years prior. In this utopia, humans, and androids known as AutoReivs coexist peacefully. A series of murders committed by robots and AutoReivs infected with the Cogito virus (which causes them to become self-aware) begins to threaten the delicate balance of Rondeau’s order.

Because of its cryptic nature, most of the fan doesn’t like it but it is worth try.This anime although is little slow in dialogue and scenes but it makes you sit back tight with its perfectly clean story.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

9.Future Diary(2011)

Episodes-26

Number 9 iS Mirai Nikki (Future Diary).It’s all about get the diary from the God and enter the deathmatch.This anime shows a battle royale in which each one has a diary with entries from the future.The story is about Yukiteru Amano is a 14-year-old timid, daydreaming loner who observes life and jots down the events on his cell phone. His only friends are Deus Ex Machina, the God of Space and Time. He transforms Yukiteru’s phone into a Future Diary, capable of predicting the future up to ninety days. Later Yukiteru discovers that he and eleven others are part of a survival game by Deus. The main aim of this game is to eliminate the other diary holders, the winner will succeed Deus as God and can prevent the Apocalypse.

Series mainly focused on the psychological philosophy that makes you stun.This anime is one of the best suspense anime that you should watch.There is suspense till the very end of the anime and story is just fantastic.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

8.Terror in Resonance(2014)

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Number 8 of top 10 suspense-thriller anime is the terror in resonance.The story is all about the alternate iteration of the present, Tokyo has been hit by a terrorist attack that has devastated the city. The only evidence of the culprits is a cryptic video uploaded to the Internet, which sparks paranoia across Japan. Unbeknownst to the authorities is that the terrorist masterminds—who call themselves “Sphinx” are two teenaged boys who go by the names “Nine and Twelve”. Though they apparently should not exist, they have nonetheless decided to “wake up the world” with their heinous plans of destruction, with their fingers on the trigger.

This anime has a great quality of violence and scenes that make you sit behind and just watch.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

7.Death Parade(2015)

Episodes-12

One of the great story which is all about whenever someone dies, they are sent to one of many mysterious bars run by bartenders serving as arbiters. There, they must participate in Death Games with their lives on the line, the results of which reveal what secrets led them to their situation and what their fate will afterward, with the arbiters judging if their souls will either be sent for reincarnation or banished into the void.

Unlike much other anime, it basically discusses what human means and along with suspense and humor.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

6.Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion

Season-2 till now

Episodes-25 each season

Our number 6 of top 10 suspense-thriller anime is Code Geass.If you are sci-fi fan along with fantasy then this anime is especially for you. The story is about how Lelouch gets a power known as Geass.This power, also known as the “Power of Kings”, allows him to command anyone to do whatever he wants, whether bending their will to live, fight, or die on his behalf –though only once and only through direct eye contact. Lelouch decides to put his Geass to use and find the person who killed his mother, destroy the Britannian Empire.

This is one of the anime where you don’t know what might happen next.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

5.Gyakkyo Burai Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor(2007)

Episodes-26

If you love gambling then this anime si for you.Story is about Kaiji Itou is a good-for-nothing who spends his days drinking beer and stealing hubcaps—that is, until he ends up being tricked by his former co-worker. Unable to suddenly repay his friend’s huge debt all by himself, Kaiji is offered a shady deal to participate in an illegal underground gamble on a cruise ship. This turns out to be nothing more than the beginning of his new life of hell—thrown headlong into a life-threatening roller coaster of mind games, cheating, and deceit.

You will love the tension throughout the episodes.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

4.Psycho -Pass(2012)

Episodes-22

The story of this anime is all about  Shinya Kogami, an Enforcer under Akane’s watch during her first mission. Akane Tsunemori is a new police Inspector at Unit One of the Public Safety Bureau’s Criminal Investigation Division. Akane is ashamed of shooting Kogami under her watch during her first mission when she judges him a threat to an apprehended criminal’s life.

This anime shows the pressure and tensions in science fiction environment.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

3.Steins Gate(2011)

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Number 6 is steins gate.It has a story of sending messages in future and past time.The story is all about a mad scientist and his life about what happens when you send a message into the past which causes the disastrous result.

Initially, it looks simple and decent but underneath of it contains the suspense story and twist plot makes you sit back and enjoy till the very end. On of the series that deals with time paradox and alternate reality.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

 2.Monster(2004)

Episodes-74

Number 2 is none other than “Monster”.The story is aboutDr. Kenzo Tenma is a young brain surgeon, is dissatisfied with the political bias of the hospital in treating patients, and seizes the chance to change things after a massacre brings fraternal twins Johan and Anna Liebert into the hospital.He was forced to choose between saving the town mayor or the life of a young boy. His choice made the whole story of the anime as the plot and twist unfold.

A list of the mature story and hardcore suspense make you sit back.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

1.Death Note(2006)

Episodes-37

Here is our number 1.This anime has all the reason being at the top in this genre.Well, it is one of the most popular anime of any time.the story is about Light Yagami, a high school student who discovers a death notebook from a Shinigami named “Ryuk” that grants its user the ability to kill anyone whose name and face he knows.Series centers around Light’s attempts to create and rule a world “cleansed of evil” as “God” using the notebook, and the efforts of a detective known as L to stop him.

It is as full of thrill and suspense since the time it debut.The tension in the story makes you bite your nail. Most of the people should have seen this anime. If you haven’t watched it yet then you should watch it we highly recommend this anime.

top 10 suspense-thriller anime
top 10 suspense-thriller anime

Well, there are many suspense and thriller anime out there but cannot rank everyone, all of them are good. But if you want to know which one you should watch first please do refer this list.We are sure that majority of people are agreeing with this list.

If have any suggestion please do comment.

SO what do you think about this top 10 list?If you have a different list other than this please comment below.

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Deepanshu Titiyal is a computer science(Engineering), an undergraduate.He is a big fan of anime.He cannot think about a day without watching anime.He loves to share knowledge about Anime, movies, Android, apps and blogging many other. His passion is towards learning SEO techniques.
  • Hi Deepanshu,

    Interesting reviews of your favorite animated suspense thrillers. Curious to how your passion for anime relates to your love for all things SEO!
    Edward

    • Thank you
      Yes in future, I would definitely be going to provide the articles on SEO and all.
      Till now stay tune.

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  • Autumn Penguin

    I’ve seen most of these already and they are all so amazing! I’ve started to read the manga now 🙂