Studios: P.A. Works
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller, School
There is a mystery hidden within the town of Yomiyama. After the death of Misaki, a student in of class 3-3 in 1972 at Yomiyama North Middle School, the class she was in has been cursed by a benevolent force. Kouichi Sakakibara must discover how to stop this curse while encountering many tragic events.
Both anime features unexplained deaths and gore.
Both anime have mystery the main character must unravel.
Both anime contain elements of horror.
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller, Vampire
Megumi Shimizu dreams of living the city life, but little does she know, she is soon going to die. This is not before a mysterious family have come to reside in the town which sparks the beginning of the many unexplained deaths in the town of Sotoba
Both anime are set in a small town with mysterious forces causing unexplained deaths.
Both anime have extreme gore.
3. Future Diary
Title: Mirai Nikki
Adaptation: Mirai Nikki
Genre: Action, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller, Shounen
Yukiteru Amano discovers the power to see the future through the diary on his phone. Unwillingly, he must participate in a death battle with 11 other people with similar abilities where the winner will become God.
Both anime have maniacal and psychotic characters.
Both anime contains tragedy and deaths.
4. Elfen Lied
Title: Elfen Lied
Adaptation: Elfen Lied
Genre: Action, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural, Drama, Romance, Seinen
Lucy has telekinetic abilities and murderous tendencies however during her escape from her captivity, she receives a head injury which gives her a split personality. Her second personality is childlike and harmless but the is not so innocent.
Both anime consists of many bloodshed and horror.
Both anime contains similar-ish cute art style.
5. Corpse Party: Tortured Souls
Title: Corpse Party: Tortured Souls – Bougyakusareta Tamashii no Jukyou
Adaptation: Corpse Party: Blood Covered
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Supernatural
When a small group of students perform a ritual to bound them as friends forever, they are thrust into another dimension where there are evil spirits and death waiting for them at every corner. They must work together and plan an escape while enduring the many horror lurking within the school.
Both series contain extreme horror and gore with many innocent deaths.