Chances are high that you have at least heard of Elfen Lied on a search for must-watch anime. That’s not surprising at all, considering what a hell of nudity, gore and blood it shows already within the first few seconds. Calling it a unique anime would be a huge understatement. The story around Lucy, the product of failed experiments, will make you reflect on the meaning of humanity and what it means to lose one’s free will.
Yet, it surely isn’t an anime for everyone: Its high content of blood and mutilation might be too much for some of you out there. For those that enjoyed Elfen Lied nonetheless and want to find similar stories we have come up with a list of six recommendations.
But let yourself be warned: the following anime are sure to give you sleepless nights.
♣1. Mirai Nikki (The Future Diary)
♣2. Angel Beats!