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Top 13 Anime to Watch Before Halloween.

Halloween is just around the corner and so I've devised a list of Anime Titles that you can enjoy before you go out cosplaying as your favorite Ghoul or Titan. Some contain classics and some more recent. In all cases, it's anime that you need to check out! These aren't in any specific order.

Soul Eater

What a shocker right?! But why not. definitely gives a Halloween vibe.

Shiki

Creepy and stunningly beautiful art work! The story is compelling and suffices for a great mystery. There's something a foot in the small town of Sobata. When a strange family movies in, people start dying left and right.

Princess Resurrection

If you like murderous female leads and chainsaws, look no further.

Attack on Titan

Don't hate! For those new to anime, this is not only an amazing series to get into, it's also one of the most popular one for this generation. Just look at that epic cover! It's kind of a unique take on David vs. Goliath.

Blood+

Definitely one of my top favorite anime. Such beautiful imagery and catchy OST. The story is deep and of course a ton of Chiropteran/vampire slaying.

Tokyo Majin

An underestimated anime. A group of kids gain powers to help bring down demons and the undead. Highschool of the Dead didn't do it for you? Try this anime. Definitely a good watch.

Dusk Maiden of Amnesia

For the romcom lovers in the room, this anime has its mysterious ghost story, with a mix of romance and comedy between a boy and a ghost.

Hell Girl

Sick series. Be sure to not wish Hell upon others or you'll find yourself dealing with this shedevil before she's sending you off to Hell too.

Parasyte

Sci-fi horror action? Look no further. Parasyte will take you on one twisted, sick, and action packed ride. A young student gets infected by an alien life-form and basically goes superhero.

Dance in the Vampire Bund

Just watch it. You won't be disappointed. At first I was like, this ain't right, due to the pedophilia. But she's a freaking vampire! Plus stunning fight scenes.

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni

In a small town of Hinamizawa, some 2,000 residents conduct a ritual festival yearly through a sacred offering. The new resident and main character, Keiichi, befriends a few new classmates but quickly notices that somethings not right in his new town.

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo

Okay, so I don't care much for harem. And when I do, I like it due to originality. This one's interesting. A hard headed boy which resembles a lot like Ichigo from Bleach (exnay on the orange hair) has a special gift. By kissing other people (witches), he gets to obtain their powers. I actually like the story to this anime. Just thank me that I didn't put Rosario + Vampire on this list.

High School of the Dead

Zombies and BEEEWWWBS. Need I say more? It's on the list because looking past the fan service, it's a pretty darn grotesque zombie anime.

Tokyo Ghoul

OMG! Take a moment away from Sword Art Online, and watch this amazing anime. A lot of anime is either a hit or miss, but this definitely is hard to miss. The art, story, character development, macbre, etc. is all but phenomenal. Basically a young boy who fears ghouls, becomes one. He tries his best to stay human, but realizes the prejudice that surrounds decent ghouls and people. He's torn from being human or a monster. The third season is rumored for 2016! Can't wait!
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this is awesome! right in line with @hikaymm's challenge!
Tokyo Ghoul and Soul Eater are amazing animes!
Thanks guys! I'm glad you enjoy it. I'm new to Vingle so I'm still figuring things out. But if you like this list, I'll be sure to do more anime posts. BTW what's hikayamm's challenge? Sounds interesting.
love this list!!! there's a few here I haven't watched so now I have stuff to watch for this spooooky month hahahaha
Definitely one of my favorite themes I think.
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