Top 10 Horror Anime of 1996

68%

1. Jigoku Sensei Nube

Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Romance

Nube is a clumsy, easygoing, and very kind teacher, but he has a secret under his glove on the left hand. He has a monster hand, and he also has the ability to sense ghosts and evil spirits. So he protects his dear students from these evil spirits with his monster hand, proving to be very powerful.

(Source: ANN)

59%

2. X/1999

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

At the millennial edge, the concluding battle for humanity's future is staged. Kamui Shirou's destiny has been decided as he returns to Tokyo to face his ultimate challenge. The Dragon of Heaven, defenders of the Earth, stand ready to protect the world from the Dragon of Earth, the seven angels of legend, who embrace the devastation of the planet to bring about its purification. Now Kamui must decide which side to fight for although he finds the idea utterly unappealing. It isn't until realizing that his two childhood friends, Fuma and Kotori Monou, are in grievous peril that Kamui decides to step into his fated position in the climactic struggle of the Year of Destiny: 1999.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

55%

3. Blue Seed Beyond

Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural

A renegade scientist in San Francisco has found a way to create a new creature called a Neo-Aragami without the power of Susanoo. When these monsters start to terrorize California, the U.S. turns to the old members of the Terrestrial Administration Center (TAC) for help.

(Source: ANN)

54%

4. Hell Teacher Nube

Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Supernatural

Kumiko Ijima who is one of Nube's students recognizes that a man in a local park is really a criminal wanted for murder when she remembers drawing his face from the wanted photos posted by the police. Kumiko warns her classmate Kyoko while at the same time the man discovers the drawing with the name initials "K.I." written on Kumiko's drawing portfolio and briefly sees that Kumiko wears a red ribbon in her hair. The cops chase the criminal who crashes his car into a seal where a demon takes control over his soul. The demon is now on a killing rampage to find any girl that wears a red ribbon whose name initials are "K.I.".

(Source: ANN)

41%

5. Kimera

Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural

Strange "lifepods" have crashed in the western mountains, bringing with them supernatural beings previously found only in the realm of folk-lore and fantasy. Vampires walk the Earth, at war with Humanity an each other, driven by the most terrifying of genetic imperatives. Like wasps seeking a spider, they have come to this planet for only one purpose: to perpetuate their species.

(Source: ANN)

38%

6. Apocalypse Zero

Action, Ecchi, Horror, Mecha, Sci-Fi

A series of natural disasters has reduced the world to rubble, with the survivors doing whatever they must to survive in a world gone mad. But one young boy, Kakugo, gifted with amazing martial arts and a superpowerful suit of armor by his late father, has been charged with making the world (or at least his school) a safer place. But his sister has a matching set of skills and equipment, and she`s on a mission to bring peace to the world... by wiping out humanity!

(Source: AnimeNfo)

7. Jigokudou Reikai Tsuushin

Fantasy, Horror

Based on Kouzuki Hinowa's long running supernatural fantasy novel series, which has been also adapted as a live-action film.

8. Toilet no Hanako-san

Horror

A short movie based on Japanese urban legend.

9. Spooky Kitaro: Giant Sea Monster

Action, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural

Movie based on the 1996 TV anime with an original plot.

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