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Must watch Seinen/ Dark fantasy anime

If you like anime that has more mature themes, violence, action fuelled fights then recommend watching this. Not for the faint of heart. Other anime that do not match that are just action packed if you like watching great fights.
1 Berserk


The Granddaddy of dark fantasy anime

2 Berserk (2016)

Berserk (2016)

watch these only if you want to see how they massacred our boy :(, otherwise read the manga

3 Berserk (2017)

Berserk (2017)

4 Basilisk


Fights, cool abilities, plot

5 Baki



6 Afro Samurai

Afro Samurai


7 Afro Samurai Resurrection

Afro Samurai Resurrection

8 Akame ga Kill!

Akame ga Kill!

Cause unlike other anime people die here 

9 Akira


A classic

10 Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan

Big dumb monsters attacking small humanity settlements, politics

11 Attack on Titan 2nd Season

Attack on Titan 2nd Season

12 Attack on Titan 3rd Season

Attack on Titan 3rd Season

13 Bio Hunter

Bio Hunter

14 Black Bullet

Black Bullet

Action packed. Best anime opening imo

Love this <3

15 Black Lagoon

Black Lagoon

16 Blade of the Immortal

Blade of the Immortal

17 Blood Lad

Blood Lad

humour, references to other anime

18 Castlevania


It's gorry, medieval and great fights scenes

19 Castlevania Season 2

Castlevania Season 2

20 Charlotte


Cool abilities, plot

21 Claymore


A baby between berserk and attack on titans 

22 Darker than Black

Darker than Black

Really good fights

23 Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

24 Death Note

Death Note

Gateway anime, PLOT and opening and ending music

25 Devilman: Crybaby

Devilman: Crybaby

Mature themes, an anime that contains the best tracks, violence, drugs,demons

26 Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry

27 Deadman Wonderland

Deadman Wonderland

28 Deadman Wonderland: The Red Knife Wielder

Deadman Wonderland: The Red Knife Wielder

29 Dimension W

Dimension W

Futuristic setting, mediocre plot though

30 Dororo (2019)

Dororo (2019)

Demons, the concept is pretty neat, sword fighting

31 Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied

Fucked up, killing people that deserve that

32 Drifters


33 Ergo Proxy

Ergo Proxy

Mature themes, existentialism 

34 Future Diary

Future Diary

Hunger games with op phones, drug abuse at some point

35 Gangsta.




MC is probably the most relatable guy

37 Goblin Slayer

Goblin Slayer

Oh goblin slayer :) do i need to say anything more?

38 God Eater

God Eater

39 Hamatora


Cool abilities, characters

40 Ichi the Killer: Episode 0

Ichi the Killer: Episode 0

Its fucked up

41 Inuyashiki: Last Hero

Inuyashiki: Last Hero

Gantz creators work, good vs evil concept

42 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Love the whole anime,great concepts, fights, not a lot mature themes per say but definitely worth watching

43 Juni Taisen: Zodiac War

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War

Hunger games

44 K


Artstyle, fights

45 Kill La Kill

Kill La Kill

Humor, animation,fights

46 Kill La Kill Special

Kill La Kill Special

47 Made in Abyss

Made in Abyss

The start is slow but mid anime its ramps the shit up :)

48 Magical Girl Site

Magical Girl Site

children abuse, death

49 Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

Edgy killing plus boobs

50 Megalo Box

Megalo Box

Soundtrack, fights, cool setting


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uptop210 Jul 18, 2020

Absolutely incredible list. Most of my favorite anime are on here aside from Hunter X Hunter.

Zukuji Feb 9, 2020

 Amazing job on the list!