Top 10 Supernatural Anime of 2012

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1. Natsume's Book of Friends 4

Drama, Fantasy, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Takashi Natsume continues to return the names of the spirits that have been written in the "Book of Friends" he inherited from his grandmother, Reiko Natsume. While Natsume is still aided by the chubby Nyanko-sensei, he's now helped by some of the friends he had made in his journey; be it human beings or spirits. As he becomes closer to both, Natsume faces the inevitable question of the sides he has to take especially when there is a conflict between the two.

(Source: ANN)

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2. Fate/Zero Season 2

Action, Fantasy, Thriller, Supernatural

The battle for the Holy Grail continues, with more lives lost and more secrets revealed. When the curtain falls, who will emerge victorious is anyone's guess... And what "victorious" truly means, is even more questionable.

(Source: ANN)

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3. From the New World

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Psychological

A millennium from now, in Japan, exists a utopia. The Protagonist, Saki Watanabe, lives in an idyllic village barred from the outside world. Her world is ruled by the people who possess the "gods' power" of psychokinesis. After finally obtaining her own powers, Saki enters the Zenjin Academy to train along with five other children: Satoru Asahina, Maria Akizuki, Mamoru Itou, Shun Aonuma, and Reiko Amano.

Not all is as it seems, however. In this utopian village, strange rumors about a monstrous cat that abducts children circulate, and students are said to disappear from the academy. The world and its history are much darker than they appear and humanity is on the verge of collapse.

(Source: TV Tropes)

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4. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Action, Adventure, Supernatural

Beginning its tale in 19th century England, young aristocrat Jonathan Joestar finds himself locked in bitter rivalry with Dio Brando, a low-born boy who Jonathan's father took under his wing after the death of Dio's father. Discontent with his station in life, Dio's fathomless lust to reign over all eventually leads him to seek the supernatural powers of an ancient Aztec stone mask in the Joestar's possession—an artifact that will forever change the destiny of Dio and Jonathan for generations to come.

Fifty years later, in 1938 New York City, Jonathan's grandson Joseph Joestar must take up his grandfather's mission and master the abilities necessary to destroy the stone mask and its immensely powerful creators who threaten humanity's very existence, the Pillar Men.

(Source: ANN)

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5. Nisemonogatari

Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Supernatural, Ecchi

First season of the Monogatari Series, part 5/6. Contains the arcs Karen Bee and Tsukihi Phoenix from the Nisemonogatari light novels.

After his encounters with the vampire, the cat, the crab, the snail, the monkey, and the snake, Koyomi Araragi is ready for anything. Anything, that is, except being kidnapped by his girlfriend Hitagi Senjougahara, who reveals that a dangerous con man named Deishuu Kaiki has arrived in town. When Araragi's sister Karen becomes the latest victim of Kaiki's schemes, Araragi is left with no choice but to confront this threat.

Later, Araragi's other sister Tsukihi is faced with a threat of her own. Two mysterious women whose knowledge and strength match that of Meme Oshino have set their sights on the young girl. The truth behind their sudden appearance may change Araragi's life forever.

(Written by Edo)

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6. Nekomonogatari Black

Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural

First season of the Monogatari Series, part 6/6. Contains the arc Tsubasa Family from the Nekomonogatari: Kuro light novel.

Spring break is over, but Golden Week is here. When Koyomi Araragi runs into his friend and savior Tsubasa Hanekawa, he notices something is off. Even though Hanekawa is clearly wearing a bandage on her face, she insists that it is no cause for concern. Later, when the two encounter a dead white cat and bury the body, they unknowingly trigger another supernatural event. Hanekawa becomes possessed by the demonic spirit of the cat, and goes on a violent rampage across town. It's now up to Araragi to save the girl who saved him, all the while figuring out if his passionate feelings toward her may be love after all.

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7. Kokoro Connect: Michi Random

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Supernatural

The final four episodes of Kokoro Connect.

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8. Kokoro Connect

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Supernatural

The five members of the Cultural Research Club - Taichi Yaegashi, Iori Nagase, Himeko Inaba, Yui Kiriyama, and Yoshifumi Aoki - encounter a bizarre phenomenon one day when Aoki and Yui switch bodies without warning. The same begins to happen to the other club members, throwing their daily lives into disarray.

At first the five students find some amusement amidst the confusion, but this unwarranted connection also exposes the painful scars hidden within their hearts. As their calm lives are shattered, the relationships between the five students also begin to change...

(Source: Crunchyroll, edited)

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9. Kamisama Kiss

Comedy, Fantasy, Supernatural, Romance

Nanami Momozono is alone and homeless after her dad skips town to evade his gambling debts and the debt collectors kick her out of her apartment. So when a man she's just saved from a dog offers her his home, she jumps at the opportunity. But it turns out that his place is a shrine, and Nanami has unwittingly taken over his job as a local deity!

Nanami has all kinda of new responsibilities she doesn't understand, dangers she's unaware of, and a cranky ex-familiar who's... actually pretty hot. What's a new-fledged godling to do?

(Source: Viz Media)

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10. Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror, Drama

This second Berserk film will cover the part of the series dealing with the taking of the important Band of the Hawk stronghold.

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