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This is a list of horror anime television series, films, and OVAs. While not all inclusive, this list contains numerous works that are representative of the genre. For accuracy of the list, the most common English usage is followed by Japanese name and romaji version. The column for year represents the first premiere of the work, in the case of series the year of the first release.

English name Japanese name Type Year Studio Regions
Amon: The Darkside of The Devilman AMON デビルマン黙示録 - AMON debiruman mokushiroku OVA 2000 Studio Live
Another アナザー - Anazā TV 2012 P.A. Works JA/EN
Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales Ayakashi TV 2006 Toei Animation JA
Blue Literature Series 青い文学シリーズ - Aoi Bungaku Series TV 2009 Madhouse JA
Dark Myth 暗黒神話 - Ankoku Shinwa OVA 1990 Ajia-do JA
Betterman ベターマン TV 1999 Sunrise JA/EN
Bio Hunter バイオ・ハンター OVA 1995 Madhouse JA
Blood-C TV 2011 Production I.G JA/EN
Blood: The Last Vampire Movie 2000 Production I.G JA/EN
Blue Gender ブルージェンダー - Burū Jendā TV 1999 AIC JA/EN
Blue Gender: The Warrior Movie 2002 AIC JA/EN
Boogiepop Phantom ブギーポップは笑わない Boogiepop Phantom TV 2000 Madhouse JA/EN
Bride of Deimos 悪魔の花嫁 - Deimosu no Hanayome OVA 1988 Madhouse JA
Curse of Kazuo Umezu Umezu Kazuo no Noroi OVA JA/EN
Corpse Party: Missing Footage OVA 2012
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls Bougyakusareta Tamashii no Jukyou OVA 2013
Danganronpa: The Animation ダンガンロンパ: The Animation TV 2013 Lerche JA/EN
Dark Cat OVA 1991 JA/EN
Demon City Shinjuku 魔界都市 (新宿) - Makai Toshi: Shinjuku Movie 1988 Madhouse JA/EN
Demon Lord Dante TV 2002 Magic Bus JA/EN
Demon Prince Enma OVA 2006 Bandai Visual, Brain's Base JA/EN
Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei OVA JA/EN
Doomed Megalopolis 帝都物語 - Teitō Monogatari OVA 1991 Madhouse JA/EN
Elfen Lied エルフェンリート - Erufen Rīto TV 2004 Arms Corporation JA
Future Diary 未来日記 - Mirai Nikki TV 2011 Asread JA/EN
Gantz ガンツ - Gantsu TV 2004 Gonzo JA
Goblin Slayer ゴブリンスレイヤー, Hepburn: Goburin Sureiyā TV 2020 Square Enix JA/EN
Gregory Horror Show TV 1999 TV Asahi
Galerians: Rion Movie 2002 Enterbrain, Polygon Magic JA/EN
Genocyber OVA 1994 Artmic JA/EN
Ghost Hunt TV 2006 J.C. Staff JA/EN
Hakaba Kitaro (GeGeGe no Kitaro) TV 1968 Toei Animation JA
Happy Sugar Life ハッピーシュガーライフ - Happī Shugā Raifu TV 2018 Ezo'la JA
Hellsing TV 2001 Gonzo JA/EN
Hellsing Ultimate OVA 2006 Satelight, Madhouse, Graphnica, Kelmadick JA/EN
Hell Target Movie 1987 JA
Highschool of the Dead 学園黙示録 - Gakuen Mokushiroku Haisukūru obu za Deddo TV 2010 Madhouse JA/EN
Higurashi When They Cry ひぐらしのなく頃に - Higurashi no Naku Koro ni TV 2006 Studio Deen JA
Interlude OVA 2003 Toei Animation JA/EN
Jigokudou Reikai Tsuushin OVA 1996 JA
Judge OVA 1991 J.C. Staff JA/EN
Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek OVA 2005 Shuhei Morita JA/EN
The Laughing Salesman 笑ゥせぇるすまん - Warau Seerusuman TV 1989 Shin-Ei Animation JA
Laughing Target OVA 1987 Studio Pierrot, Shogakukan Production JA/EN
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette コゼットの肖像 (Kozetto no Shōzō) OVA 2004 Daume JA
Lily C.A.T. OVA 1987 Studio Pierrot JA
Malice@Doll OVA 2001 GAGA Communications JA
Mermaid's Forest OVA 1991 Studio Pierrot, Victor Entertainment JA
Mermaid's Scar OVA 1993 Madhouse JA
Mermaid's Forest TV 2003 TMS Entertainment JA
Mononoke TV 2007 Toei Animation JA/EN
Monster モンスタ - Monsutā TV 2004 Madhouse JA/EN
Monster of Frankenstein Kyoufu Densetsu Kaiki! Frankenstein TV Movie 1981 Toei Animation JA
Mōryō no Hako TV 2008 Madhouse JA
Night Head Genesis TV 2006 Foursome Co., Ltd. JA/EN
Ogre Slayer 鬼切丸 - Onikirimaru OVA 1994 OB Planning JA
Ookami Kakushi TV 2010 AIC JA
Ousama Game TV 2011 BS-TBS CBS JA
Parasyte: The Maxim 寄生獣 セイの格率 - Kiseijū Sei No Kakuritsu TV 2014 Madhouse JA
Pet Shop of Horrors OVA 1999 Madhouse JA/EN
Pupa TV 2014 Studio Deen JA
Puppet Princess OVA 2000 JA/EN
Requiem from the Darkness TV 2003 Tokyo Movie Shinsha JA/EN
Roots Search OVA 1986 JA
Shadow Star Narutaru なるたる (骸なる星2003 珠たる子) - Narutaru (Mukuro Naru Hoshi Tama Taru Ko) TV 2003 Planet JA
Shiki TV 2010 Daume JA/EN
Shin Megami Tensei: Tokyo Mokushiroku Movie 1995 JA/EN
SoulTaker TV 2001 Tatsunoko Production JA/EN
Terra Formars TV 2014 Linden Films JA
Terra Formars: Revenge TV 2016 Linden Films, TYO Animations JA
Thriller Restaurant TV 2009 Toei Animation JA
Tokko TV 2006 AIC Spirits, Group TAC JA
Tokyo Ghoul 東京喰種 トーキョーグール - Tokyo Guuru TV 2014 Studio Pierrot JA/EN
Tokyo Majin 東京魔人學園剣風帖 龖 - Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpuchō: Tō TV 2007 Animax JA/EN
Tokyo Majin: 2nd Act TV 2007 Animax JA/EN
Twilight of the Dark Master Movie 1998 Madhouse JA/EN
Violence Jack: Harem Bomber OVA 1986 Soei Shinsha, Ashi Production JA/EN
Violence Jack: Evil Town OVA 1988 Soei Shinsha, Japan Home Video, Studio88, D.A.S.T.
Violence Jack: Hell's Wind Hen OVA 1990 Soei Shinsha, Japan Home Video, Studio88
Wasurenagumo TV Special 2011 JA
Wicked City Movie 1987 JA/EN
Uzumaki Mini-series 2022 Production I.G. JA/EN