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17 Anime You Shouldn't Watch Before Going To Sleep

These are seriously nightmare-inducing.

1. Attack on Titan


Similar to: The Walking Dead, but the zombies are like 50 feet tall.

2. Death Note

Nippon TV

Similar to: Breaking Bad in the way that you root for the main character, but then their morals become ambiguous.

3. Future Diary


Similar to: Twin Peaks, but with way more blood...believe it or not.

4. Parasyte: The Maxim

Nippon TV

Similar to: An episode of The X-Files, but with waaaay more back story.

5. Devilman Crybaby


Similar to: Constantine, but with ecstacy and crazy demon transformations.

6. Paranoia Agent


Similar to: Se7en with less blood.

7. Vampire Hunter D


Similar to: A little bit of Blade meets Underworld, but Vampire Hunter D is uniquely its own in the vampire film genre.

8. Corpse Party: Tortured Souls


Similar to: The Saw series, but in an alternate dimension with ghosts.

9. Hell Girl


Similar to: Mr. Happy concept-wise, but has a lot of supernatural elements which make it so damn scary.

10. Perfect Blue


Similar to: Black Swan LITERALLY.

11. Serial Experiments Lain

TV Tokyo

Similar to: A Tarantino movie because the story is told nonlinearly, but it's also really trippy.

12. Claymore


Similar to: It's like Game of Thrones, but with half-human and half-demon warriors.

13. When They Cry

Chiba TV

Similar to: A lot of soap operas, but filled with paranoia and blood.

14. Shinsekai Yori

Anime Network

Similar to: M. Night Shyamalan's TV show Wayword Pines.

15. Tokyo Ghoul


Similar to: 28 Days Later...except the zombies are actually ghouls and a little misunderstood.

16. Psycho-Pass

Fiji TV

Similar to: Minority Report, but the machines are adorable which only add to the eeriness.

17. Hellsing

Fuji TV

Similar to: V for Vendetta, but with less politics and more ghouls and vampires.

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