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Another: The Other - Inga

  1. Horror
  2. Mystery
  3. Thriller
Another: The Other - Inga
3.9
May 26, 2012 JST

Set before the beginning of the story, called the "0th episode" and also "The Other". The OVA shows the stories between Mei Misaki and her twin, Misaki Fujioka, sometime prior to the start of the anime.

[Source: Another Wiki]

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Hyouka: Motsubeki Mono wa

  1. Mystery
  2. Slice of Life
Hyouka: Motsubeki Mono wa
4.0
July 8, 2012 JST

Episode 11.5, an OVA bundled with the third volume of the manga. Oreki Houtarou gets a job at a swimming pool.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha - Sakura no Hana no Mankai no Shita

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Super Power
Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha - Sakura no Hana no Mankai no Shita
3.9
March 26, 2008 JST

A new breed of covert agents known as Contractors prowl the underworld. These assassins and spies wield bizarre supernatural powers, spilling blood on both sides of the law. One of these operatives is deadlier than the rest—the masked killer BK201, the Black Reaper. His identity and intentions are unknown, but it’s clear the rules of engagement have changed.

[Source: Funimation]

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Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha Gaiden

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Super Power
Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha Gaiden
4.2
January 27, 2010 JST

After the incidents in Tokyo, Hei and Yin try to bury their past and start a new life, but everywhere they go someone seems to be following them. Unaware to Hei, Yin's current odd behavior appears to be related to a prophecy that might lead to the end of the world.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Baccano! Specials

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Mystery
  5. Supernatural
Baccano! Specials
4.3
February 27, 2008 JST

Three DVD-only episodes made from the light novels, which flesh out characters and plot events from the original series and establish closure to the story as Carol and the Vice President return to New York.

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Death Note: Rewrite

  1. Mystery
  2. Police
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Death Note: Rewrite
4.1
August 31, 2007 JST

1. Genshisuru Kami (Visions of a God)
A two hour episode of Death Note, mainly a compilation of the confrontations between Light and L, re-edited from Ryuk's perspective with new dialogue and soundtrack along with additional animation that could not be included in the original series. An Unnamed Shinigami comes to Ryuk to question him about his new story in the human world.

2. L o Tsugu Mono (L's Successors)
This story continues where the previous left off, continuing the story of Light. As the previous special told Light and L's battles, this story does the same with the conflicts between Light, Mello, and Near.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Koyomimonogatari

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Supernatural
Koyomimonogatari
Short-form
4.1
Jan 9, 2016 at 12:00am JST

Koyomimonogatari includes twelve short stories about Koyomi from that destined Spring Break to the end of university exams.

[Source: Bakemonogatari wiki]

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei
3.9
February 25, 2009 JST

At the start it would appear that this story will only be about fun and good moments for the "club" members, but after a brief fun during the first ova, the story turns out to be more deep and tense. Rika now feels strange and distant. And even feels that the same tragedies of the "past times" will occur, feeling that destiny is something that can't be changed in the end. She thinks about getting involved and try to solve those mistakes or just giving up to that tragic destiny.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Inu x Boku SS Special

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Shounen
  4. Supernatural
Inu x Boku SS Special
4.0
September 26, 2012 JST

Unaired episode released with the seventh volume of the Blu-ray & DVD. It consists of three short episodes newly written by the manga author Fujiwara Cocoa. Fujiwara also designed a new character called Hana-chan for the episode.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Denpa-teki na Kanojo

  1. Mystery
  2. School
  3. Thriller
Denpa-teki na Kanojo
3.8
February 4, 2009 JST

Juu Juuzawa is a delinquent high school boy who just wants to be left alone. One day, he is approached by Ame Ochibana, who claims that she knew him in a previous life, and now wants to serve him as his "knight". At first Juu wants nothing to do with Ame, but after a classmate is murdered, he accepts her help as he looks for the killer.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Hidan no Aria Special

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
Hidan no Aria Special
December 21, 2011 JST

The story takes place in Tokyo Butei High School, a special school where armed detectives—"Butei"—are trained to use weapons. Kinji Tooyama is a second-year-student who has a special ability, but he keeps it a secret to maintain an ordinary, peaceful life; however, when he gets caught in a bombing on the way to school, he encounters H. Aria Kanzaki, the most powerful S-Rank Butei student in Assault Studies.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Shiki Specials

  1. Horror
  2. Mystery
  3. Supernatural
  4. Vampire
Shiki Specials
July 9, 2010 JST

The official website of the Shiki television anime series confirmed on Saturday that the anime's eighth and ninth Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes will each include an unaired episode. The eighth volume will ship with Episode 21 and the unaired episode "Dai Futatō to Han wa" (a wordplay for "Episode 20.5") on May 25, 2011, while the ninth volume will ship with Episode 22 and the unaired episode "Dai Futatō-ichi to Han wa" ("Episode 21.5") on June 22.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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B: The Beginning

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
B: The Beginning
4.0
Mar 2, 2018 at 5:00pm JST

The story is set in the future where scientists have tried to create the "perfect human" in hopes of keeping peace in the universe. After nearly achieving their goal through several children, the scientists send their "new humans" for further training where they are kidnapped by an evil organization set on using their powers to implement their own concept of a new world order.

[Source: Netflix]

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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society

  1. Mecha
  2. Military
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Seinen
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society
September 1, 2006 JST

A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new Section 9 confronts a rash of complicated incidents, and investigations reveal that an ultra-wizard hacker named the Puppeteer is behind the entire series of events.

In the midst of all, Batou, who was stalking the case on a separate track, encounters Motoko. She goes away after saying, "Stay away from the Solid State Society." Batou is left with a doubt in his mind. Could Motoko be the Puppeteer?

The series of intriguing incidents that Section 9 faces gradually link together almost artistically. Who is the Puppeteer? What will happen to Batou's relationship with Motoko? What is the full truth behind this carefully planned perfect crime? And what will the outcome be? Mysteries surround the Solid State Society...

[Source: Production I.G.]

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Durarara!!×2 Ten: Onoroke Chakapoko

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Supernatural
Durarara!!×2 Ten: Onoroke Chakapoko
November 14, 2015 JST

"Episode 13.5" is set between episodes 13 and 14, and depicts the shocking incident that occurs during Celty and Shinra's romantic trip together. It adapts a popular story segment from the seventh volume of Ryohgo Narita's original novel series.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kira

  1. Mystery
  2. Parody
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kira
July 21, 2011 JST

With things such as story out of the way, Higurashi cranks up the fanservice with Kira, a new OVA series to commemorate the series' 10th anniversary, featuring nail-biting situations such as Rika and Satoko becoming magical girls to battle evil magic crime syndicates with the help of their trusty squad of cheerleaders, among other things.

The excitement may be too much to handle. Do you dare step inside the... "different" world of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kira?

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Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi: Kioku

  1. Fantasy
  2. Mystery
Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi: Kioku
February 5, 2014 JST

Episode 13 of Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi, included in the final Blu-ray/DVD volume of the series.

This bonus episode is separated into three parts.

In the first part, taking place before the characters reach Ostia, Ai and the others visit a hot spring.

In the second part, Alice remembers the times he killed his classmates and encounters Hampnie Hambart. A battle ensues.

In the third and final part, Hampnie dreams of when he first met Hana and is then woken up by Ai.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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B: The Beginning Season 2

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
B: The Beginning Season 2
Airdate TBA

The story is set in the future where scientists have tried to create the "perfect human" in hopes of keeping peace in the universe. After nearly achieving their goal through several children, the scientists send their "new humans" for further training where they are kidnapped by an evil organization set on using their powers to implement their own concept of a new world order.

[Source: Netflix]

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xxxHOLiC Rou

  1. Mystery
  2. Supernatural
xxxHOLiC Rou
April 23, 2010 JST

Yuuko's time flow finally starts moving again, after being alive for an unknown amount of years she must depart now since she can't be hold by the world of the living any longer. During her final moments she faces Watanuki, her loyal servant and friend and makes her final wish, "stay alive". So Watanuki made the promise to remain in the store of the wishes until they meet again. Many years later he still keeps that promise giving hope but also taking important belongings from those who ever come to him to make a wish.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Luger Code 1951

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Historical
  5. Mystery
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Supernatural
Luger Code 1951
Oct 15, 2016 at 12:00am JST

Grand Prize winner of the Shonen Jump + × Animax Anime Scenario Award.

The story centers around the young linguistic genius and university professor Testa. He is introduced by his senior, Sergeant Rossa, to the Allied Cryptanalysis Department. There, he is tasked to break the enemy werewolves' code, which the werewolves are using to encrypt their radio transmissions. Testa is astounded, as the only sound the encrypted code produces is the howling of a wolf. His research yields no results, and he resolves to capture a live werewolf for better cryptanalysis. After exhausting all possible means, he finally finds a female werewolf, Yonaga.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregototsukai

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
  4. Supernatural
Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregototsukai
4.2
October 26, 2016 JST

It's the vacation of a lifetime, a trip to a remote island filled with geniuses–and murder.

On Wet Crow's Feather Island, a tiny speck in the Sea of Japan, lives Akagami Iria, the exiled daughter of a powerful family. Born into great wealth, she was a princess of the highest pedigree–until she was cut off by the leader of the Akagami Foundation. For the last five years, she's lived on Feather Island with her maids. But she hasn't been alone. She has invited the best minds Japan has to offer to come and stay with her.

[Source: Del Rey]

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Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers

  1. Adventure
  2. Mystery
  3. School
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Supernatural
  6. Super Power
Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers
Sep 3, 2016 at 7:00pm JST

The story focuses on the 16-year-old Protagonist after he is transferred to Shujin High School in Tokyo. Staying with friends of his parents, he meets up with two fellow students, problem child Ryuuji Sakamoto and withdrawn An Takamaki, and a talking, shape-shifting cat-like creature known as Morgana. During his time there, feeling suppressed by their environment, the four form a group known as the "Phantom Thieves," working together to carry out heists and encountering mysterious phenomena along the way.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Mo Dao Zu Shi

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Historical
  5. Mystery
  6. Shounen Ai
  7. Supernatural
Mo Dao Zu Shi
July 9, 2018 JST

As the grandmaster who founded the Demonic Sect, Wei Wuxian roamed the world in his wanton ways, hated by millions for the chaos he created. In the end, he was backstabbed by his dearest shidi and killed by powerful clans that combined to overpower him. He incarnates into the body of a lunatic who was abandoned by his clan and is later, unwillingly, taken away by a famous cultivator among the clans—Lan Wangji, his archenemy. This marks the start of a thrilling yet hilarious journey of attacking monsters, solving mysteries, and raising children. From the mutual flirtation along the way, Wei Wuxian slowly realizes that Lan Wangji, a seemingly haughty and indifferent poker-face, holds more feelings for Wei Wuxian than he is letting on.

[Source: Exiled Rebels Scanlations]

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7 Seeds

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Horror
  5. Mystery
  6. Psychological
  7. Romance
  8. Sci-Fi
  9. Shoujo
7 Seeds
June 2019

In the immediate future, a giant meteorite has collided with earth. All living organisms, including mankind, have been wiped off the face of the planet. The government, who had foreseen this outcome, took measures to counter the worst-case scenario. In particular was Project "7 SEEDS", in which five sets of seven gifted young men and women were carefully selected and placed into teams (Spring, Summer A, Summer B, Autumn and Winter). Each participant was then put under cryogenic sleep in hopes of preserving the continued existence of mankind.

When those men and women awoke, they found themselves suddenly thrust into a cruel world. While bereft and grieved over forever losing their loved ones, they sought to find ways to survive.

[Source: M-U]

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Vassalord.

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mystery
  5. Shounen Ai
  6. Supernatural
  7. Vampire
Vassalord.
March 15, 2013 JST

Charley, a cyborg vampire who does the Vatican's dirty work, is the thrall of the local vampire playboy Johnny Rayflo. As the two fight crime—and each other—hilarity, violence and sacrilege ensue! But can Charley resist his own desperate cravings for blood? Find out as the devilish duo go up aginst a childlike vampire princess, a mysterious branch of the Unitarian Church...and one another.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Detective Conan OVA 11: A Secret Order from London

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Shounen
Detective Conan OVA 11: A Secret Order from London
May 30, 2011 JST

Diana invites Kogorou and Ran to London, but since Conan cannot travel with his invented name, Ai gives him a temporary antidote, letting him travel as Kudou Shin'ichi. Together with Professor Agasa they are on a plane to London.

Back in Japan, Ai now lives with Ayumi. Near their apartment, a suspicious man clothed in black named Kurokawa Youji has been trying to track down and now has found Ai. Shortly after Mitsuhiko notices a picture in a magazine of a foreign actress named Grace Aihara, who looks exactly like Ai, Conan calls, ominously instructing Mitsuhiko to keep Ai away from the Professor's house. And so, Mitsuhiko and Genta go about trying to protect Ai...

[Source: MAL]

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Hero Mask

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Sci-Fi
Hero Mask
December 3, 2018 JST

Now there's a mysterious Mask before James Blood, and the man behind it is one that shouldn't exist.

What is the mystery surrounding this mask...?

So begins an action-packed crime story set in a beautiful city!

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Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai: Fugou Mura

  1. Mystery
  2. Shounen
  3. Supernatural
Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai: Fugou Mura
September 20, 2017 JST

Rohan Kishibe accompanies Kyouka Izumi, a manga magazine editor, to a buy house at a village far off from civilization. They soon discover the village is home to a group of millionaires who had all mysteriously become rich at the age of 25. Rohan and Izumi enter one of the houses, only to realize they they are trapped by a mysterious power that won't let them progress unless they follow specific rules lest they suffer the consequences.

[Source: JoJo Wikia via MAL]