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Another: The Other - Inga

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  3. Thriller
Another: The Other - Inga
7.25
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
7.54
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 Gaiden

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Super Power
Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha Gaiden
7.87
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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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
7.36
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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Death Note: Rewrite

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  3. Psychological
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  5. Thriller
Death Note: Rewrite
7.64
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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Baccano! Specials

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  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Mystery
  5. Supernatural
Baccano! Specials
8.01
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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Koyomimonogatari

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Supernatural
Koyomimonogatari
Short-form
7.79
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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Hidan no Aria Special

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
Hidan no Aria Special
7.05
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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Inu x Boku SS Special

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Shounen
  4. Supernatural
Inu x Boku SS Special
7.54
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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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei
7.42
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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Shiki Specials

  1. Horror
  2. Mystery
  3. Supernatural
  4. Vampire
Shiki Specials
7.56
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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Denpa-teki na Kanojo

  1. Mystery
  2. School
  3. Thriller
Denpa-teki na Kanojo
7.39
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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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Special: Nekogoroshi-hen

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Special: Nekogoroshi-hen
August 2, 2007 JST

After losing a bet, Keichi, Mion, Rena, Satoko and Rika parade around the town in costumes. When they come to a fork in the road, they decide to go to Yagouchi, a nearby abandoned village. Once there Keichii and Rena learn the mystery of a strange haunted quarry as they debate whether or not to check it out.

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B: The Beginning

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  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
B: The Beginning
7.59
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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Detective Conan Movie 08: Time Travel of the Silver Sky

  1. Adventure
  2. Mystery
Detective Conan Movie 08: Time Travel of the Silver Sky
April 30, 2004 JST

Professor Agasa has created a computer program that can give you the identity of anyone in the world. He decides to use it on figuring out who Kaitou Kid is. Before he does, the program gives him a history of the Kid, as well as preview clips of the eighth movie. When he is about to finally figure out who the Kid is, Kid appears on the computer screen, announcing he has hacked the program.

[Source: detectiveconanworld]

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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
7.98
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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Lupin III vs. Detective Conan

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  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Shounen
Lupin III vs. Detective Conan
  • Studio TBD
March 27, 2009 JST

In a country called Vesparand, a new mineral with super stealth properties has been discovered which attracts Lupin's attention. At the same time the untimely deaths of Queen Sakura and her son, Prince Gill, leave Princess Mira next in succession to the throne. During a trip to Japan, Princess Mira finds her double in Ran and takes the opportunity to trade places, which ends with Ran being spirited away to Vesparand with Conan, Zenigata, Kogoro Mouri, Lupin and Fujiko in tow. There they meet a waiting Jigen and solve the mystery of the deaths of the Queen and Prince.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Detective Conan OVA 01: Conan vs. Kid vs. Yaiba

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Shounen
Detective Conan OVA 01: Conan vs. Kid vs. Yaiba
2000

Conan borrows a large amount of manga from Mitsuhiko and crazy things begin to happen around Beika City. Things aren't always the way they appear to be. A family asks Kogoro to help them protect a special sword in their dojo since Kaitou KID has sent word he's going to steal it. However Kaitou KID will have to steal the sword while Conan and Yaiba are after him.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Durarara!!×2 Ten: Onoroke Chakapoko

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Supernatural
Durarara!!×2 Ten: Onoroke Chakapoko
7.62
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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Detective Conan OVA 04: Conan and Kid and Crystal Mother

  1. Adventure
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Shounen
Detective Conan OVA 04: Conan and Kid and Crystal Mother
2004

Kaito and Aoko are traveling on a train along with Aoko`s father, Inspector Nakamori, in attempts to help stop Kaitou KID from stealing a precious gem known as Crystal Mother. Little do Aoko and Inspector Nakamori know that Kaito is Kaitou KID and he will do whatever it takes to retrieve the gem. Unfortunately for Kaito, he is also being followed by Conan and a little boy named Philip who will do anything to stop him.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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xxxHOLiC Shunmuki

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
xxxHOLiC Shunmuki
February 17, 2009 JST

While following strange dreams, Watanuki meets some old friends & solves a riddle. These dreams eventually tie into another mystery involving Li Syaoran and Watanuki's importance in the world of xxxHOLiC and Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Detective Conan OVA 06: Follow the Vanished Diamond! Conan & Heiji vs. Kid!

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Shounen
Detective Conan OVA 06: Follow the Vanished Diamond! Conan & Heiji vs. Kid!
March 15, 2006 JST

One day Mori Kogoro's private detective agency receives a blackmail call. It turns out that the caller has dialed the wrong number. Conan is able to identify the voice on the phone, it's similar to that of his old friend Heiji, who's also a high school detective but in Osaka. They join once again forces to solve the case and find the jewel which was stolen.

But they are not the only ones who are after the jewel. The notorious master thief Kaitou Kid has taken an interest in this piece, which is worth 100,000,000 Yen, as well and now it's up to Heiji and Conan to be the first to find the culprit and acquire the jewel.

[Source: AniDB]

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R.O.D OVA

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Historical
  4. Magic
  5. Mystery
  6. Sci-Fi
R.O.D OVA
May 23, 2001 JST

Yomiko Readman is a lovable, near-sighted bibliomaniac working as a substitute teacher at a Japanese high school. Her real identity, however, is that of a secret agent for the British Library Special Operations Division. Her codename: "The Paper." The moniker denotes her supernatural ability to freely manipulate paper into any object she can imagine, including tools and weapons in her fight against the powerful and self-serving IJIN (Great Historical Figure) Army! Along with her partner, the enigmatic "Ms. Deep," Yomiko travels across the world in attempt to solve the mystery behind the reincarnation of historical figures and their attempt to control the world.

[Source: RightStuf]

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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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Mo Dao Zu Shi

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Historical
  5. Mystery
  6. Shounen Ai
  7. Supernatural
Mo Dao Zu Shi
8.30
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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B: The Beginning Season 2

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  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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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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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man

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  2. Mecha
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Psychological
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Seinen
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man
September 23, 2005 JST

In 2024, the terrorist incident known as "The Laughing Man Incident" occurred in which Ernest Serano, president of the groundbreaking micromachine company, Sereno Genomics, was kidnapped and ransomed. One day, the case having remained unsolved for six years, Detective Yamaguchi, who has been investigating "The Laughing Man Incident," sends word that he wants to meet with Togusa from Public Safety Section 9. However, soon after sending this message, Yamaguchi, crucial to the success of the case, dies in an accident. Many days pass and in the midst of a police interview relay concerning suspicions behind interceptors, a forewarning is received from "The Laughing Man" of his next crime. The incorporeal hacker begins to move once again.

[Source: Anime News Network]