Top 10 Psychological Anime of 2017


1. Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya: Oath Under Snow

Action, Fantasy, Drama, Psychological

The only thing that can prevent catastrophe is a sacrifice worthy of the grail. The connection that lies between Miyu, Shirou, and Ainsworth will be told here.

(Source: ANN, edited)


2. Classroom of the Elite

Psychological, Slice of Life, Drama

Koudo Ikusei Senior High School, a leading school with state-of-the-art facilities. The students there have the freedom to wear any hairstyle and bring any personal effects they desire. Koudo Ikusei is like a utopia, but the truth is that only the most superior students receive favorable treatment.

(Source: ANN, edited)


3. YUKI YUNA IS A HERO: Yuusha no Shou

Mahou Shoujo, Action, Drama, Slice of Life, Fantasy, Psychological

The second season of Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru.



Action, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Drama

Ichiro Inuyashiki is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he's constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he's done to support them. On top of everything else, his doctor has revealed that he has cancer and it appears that he has little time left in this world. But just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, a blinding light in the night sky strikes the earth where Ichiro stands. He later wakes up to find himself unscathed, but he soon starts to notice that there's something…different about himself.

(Source: Crunchyroll)


5. Kakegurui

Psychological, Ecchi, Mystery, Drama

Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. It's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. It's reading your opponent. What better way to hone those skills than with a rigorous curriculum of gambling? Here, the winners live like kings, and the losers are put through the wringer.

(Source: Yen Press)


6. Scum's Wish

Drama, Ecchi, Psychological, Romance

Hanabi and Mugi are bathed in envious gazers from all around as a beautiful couple with excellent moral conduct. But these two apparently perfect people in an apparently perfect relationship share a secret they can't tell anyone.

(Source: Crunchyroll)


7. Blame! Movie

Action, Drama, Horror, Psychological, Sci-Fi

In the distant technological future, civilization has reached its ultimate Net-based form. An "infection" in the past caused the automated systems to spiral out of order, resulting in a multi-leveled city structure that replicates itself infinitely in all directions. Now humanity has lost access to the city's controls, and is hunted down and purged by the defense system known as the Safeguard. In a tiny corner of the city, a little enclave known as the Electro-Fishers is facing eventual extinction, trapped between the threat of the Safeguard and dwindling food supplies. A girl named Zuru goes on a journey to find food for her village, only to inadvertently cause doom when an observation tower senses her and summons a Safeguard pack to eliminate the threat. With her companions dead and all escape routes blocked, the only thing that can save her now is the sudden arrival of Killy the Wanderer, on his quest for the Net Terminal Genes, the key to restoring order to the world.

(Source: Official Website)


8. Super Danganronpa 2.5: Nagito Komaeda and the Destroyer of the World

Action, Mystery, Horror, Psychological

Nagito Komaeda wakes up after experiencing death in the Neo World Program. What kind of world is he seeing and why did he wake up?

Nagito appears to be in a strange world, including students who have been seen before as well as people who never existed. He is an ordinary boy with no Ultimate Luck, attending an ordinary school. Constrained by being the protagonist, he thinks that having a big talent would interrupt his happiness. He believes that living an ordinary life, being moderately happy, while watching his classmates have a normal youth is what's wonderful.

However, one day, a boy calling himself "The Destroyer of the World" appears, having the form of red-eyed Hajime Hinata. He begins the destruction of Nagito's world...

(Source: Danganronpa Wikia)


9. Genocidal Organ

Psychological, Sci-Fi

The war on terror exploded, literally, the day Sarajevo was destroyed by a homemade nuclear device. The leading democracies have transformed into total surveillance states, and the developing world has drowned under a wave of genocides. The mysterious American John Paul seems to be behind the collapse of the world system, and it’s up to intelligence agent Clavis Shepherd to track John Paul across the wreckage of civilizations and to find the true heart of darkness—a genocidal organ.

(Source: Viz)


10. As You Like It

Psychological, Romance

Music video for Eve's song "As You Like It".

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