Umezu Kazuo no Noroi

Alt titles: Curse of Kazuo Umezu

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Pet Shop of Horrors

Pet Shop of Horrors

At Count D's pet shop, you can acquire any form of animal, from an ordinary canary, to more.. "exotic" creatures. Made to sign a contract before purchase, Count D claims no "responsibility for actions incurred" if the purchaser does not follow its instructions completely, as results can be fatal. Patrons of this shop are able to get the rarest of creatures, but often, their purchases are coupled with demons from their past that won't go away easily.

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sothis sothis says...

Pet Shop of Horrors and Curse of Kazuo Umezu aren't identical, that's for sure - but they're both good and classic horror that will intrigue you. Both are introduced as cautionary tales, though Curse isn't quite as much as it seems to be at first glance.

ZetsubouKaiji ZetsubouKaiji says...

No one should mess with the supernatural lightly as it's a dangerous world that will bite you if you're not carefully. Both these anime have that theme, people getting involoved in supernatural sitations they are not prepared for and then paying the price.

Bride of Deimos

Bride of Deimos
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sothis sothis says...

It's tough to find horror anime that feel 'classic' - nothing outrageously crazy, genuinely thrilling and suspenseful to watch. Curse of Kazuo Umezu and Bride of Deimos are two such titles.

ZetsubouKaiji ZetsubouKaiji says...

These are both horror anime that evoke the style of the 80s. They have a very gothic feel to them and they use their blood and gore sparingly instead trying to build a creepy atmosphere for scares.

Umezu has a couple different stories in it's short run time, while Deimos chooses to focus on telling just one story. However both anime have the same atmosphere and use the same kind of horror tropes. If you are looking for horror but are tired of all the blood and guts then give these more subtle stories a try.

Mermaid Forest

Mermaid Forest

It is believed that to consume the flesh of a mermaid, means that you will never show signs of age, and live forever. However, many cannot handle its taste and become demons for eternity. Towa is a woman whose thirst for this flesh consumes her, as she was made only partially immortal by drinking the blood of a mermaid years ago. Unable to cast her demons aside, she destroys everything in her path on a search for this legend.

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sothis sothis says...

It was a tough decision to recommend Mermaid Forest (OVA) or its TV counterpart, but I think the OVA is more appropriate. Both OVAs are short, older and are perfect horror titles to pick up if that's what you're in the mood for. There's twists and turns in both and a good amount of violence - definitely fans of one would appreciate the other.