Genres: adventure, mystery, horror
Plot Summary: The unnamed main character has been having strange dreams, seeing strange things, and meeting strange people. He investigates these events and finds a strange girl named Aya. With her help, he discovers that his world may not in fact be real and many of the people he thinks he knows may not exist anymore.
Watch Hellboy Blood and Iron
Genres: action, fantasy, horror, science fiction
Plot Summary: In 1939, young Professor Bruttenholm destroyed Erzsebet Ondrushko, a female vampire who bathed in the blood of innocents to stay young. Now someone in upstate New York is trying to bring her back, and the elderly Professor Broom has decided to investigate it himself. He takes the top BPRD agents, Hellboy, Liz Sherman and Abe Sapien, who are more worried about his welfare than the return of any vampire. Their tune changes when they face a horde of ghosts, a phantom wolf pack, witches, harpies, a giant werewolf and Erzsebet herself. Hellboy ends up battling the Queen of Witches, the goddess Hecate, who wants him to embrace his true destiny, a destiny that includes the destruction of mankind.
Watch Psycho Diver Soul Siren
Genres: horror, science fiction, psychological
Plot Summary: Yuki Kano has it all: fame, wealth, the world at her feet. There’s also something very wrong with her… from time to time, she’s totally unable to sing (which, for a pop star, is not good). Enter Bosujima, a “psycho diver” with the capability to enter people’s heads and straighten out what’s wrong with them. Well, most of the time, anyway.
Watch Imawa no Kuni no Alice
Genres: action, horror, supernatural, psychological
Plot Summary: The story follows a high school boy named Arisu and other youths who are transported to a devastated alternate world. Trapped, they are forced to play a deadly game of survival.
Genres: action, fantasy, horror, supernatural, science fiction, yaoi
Plot Summary: Strange “lifepods” have crashed in the western mountains, bringing with them supernatural beings previously found only in the realm of folk-lore and fantasy. Vampires walk the Earth, at war with Humanity an each other, driven by the most terrifying of genetic imperatives. Like wasps seeking a spider, they have come to this planet for only one purpose: to perpetuate their species.
Watch Neo Tokyo
Genres: adventure, fantasy, horror, science fiction, supernatural
Plot Summary: This movie is divided into three separate segments, each under a different screenwriter and film director. 1. Labyrinth Labyrinthos: A girl and her cat fall through a looking-glass into a dark labyrinth full of strange people. 2. Running Man: In the distant future, a tough racer uses his psychokinetic powers against his opponents during his final race. 3. The Order to Stop Construction: A snooty salaryman is sent by his bosses to the jungle to stop a completely automated construction job, and spends several days there arguing with the robots.
Watch Lenore the Cute Little Dead Girl
Plot Summary: The series tells of the unlife and adventures of the titular character and her similarly odd (if not odder) friends. The story takes place in a small town called Nevermore (taking its name from the same poem as Lenore’s namesake “The Raven”) and the surrounding wilderness where Lenore’s mansion and a nearby graveyard is situated. The primary focus of the series is dark humor, with many of the stories having twist endings. Common themes are the reinvention of children’s songs, games, and nursery rhymes to something more macabre, and subverting all sorts of pop culture icons and cultural figures in to topics of dark comedy.
Watch Spirit Warrior
Genres: action, horror
Plot Summary: A young mystic without a past, Kujaku was born under a dark omen possessed of incredible supernatural powers. Raised by priests, he has learned to use these powers for good. But the evil Siegfried von Mittgard seeks to steal his birthright, and rule the world as the Regent of Darkness. He has dispatched bloodthirsty minions to destroy Kujaku before he can awaken to his destiny. Now, Kujaku must unravel the riddle of his past, before the power within consumes him!
Watch Dark Cat
Genres: action, horror, supernatural
Plot Summary: Hyoi and Ryoi, two brothers with the power to take the form of cats, must unravel the mystery of a creeping, tenticled, demon plauge before it consumes them and their classmates. Ultimately, they must confront their old Dark Cat master Jukokubo, though whether they can put an end to the evil he has released remains a mystery.
Genres: action, horror
Plot Summary: Two scientists are attempting to distribute the cure for a demon virus that is affecting people all over Japan, however, things have become complicated. One of them has become infected. So begins his battle with himself, as he attempts to not only control his emerging demon side, but also to save the lives of others by wielding its great strength.
Watch Wicked City
Genres: action, adventure, drama, horror
Plot Summary: For centuries, a secret peace treaty has existed between Earth and The Black World, a parallel dimension populated by shape-changers possessing awesome supernatural powers. But now, that pact is up for renewal and a militant faction from the Black World plans to do everything in their power to stop the treaty from being signed. The fate of the world now rests in the ability of a pair of special agents, one a human, the other a shape-changer from the distaff dimension, to make sure things go according to plan.
Watch The Nightmare Before Christmas
Genres: horror, thriller
Plot Summary: Halloween Town is a dream world filled with citizens such as deformed monsters, ghosts, ghouls, goblins, vampires, werewolves and witches. Jack Skellington (“The Pumpkin King”) leads them in a frightful celebration every Halloween, but he has grown tired of the same routine year after year. Wandering in the forest outside the town center, he accidentally opens a portal to “Christmas Town”. Impressed by the feeling and style of Christmas, Jack presents his findings and his (somewhat limited) understanding of the holiday to the Halloween Town residents. They fail to grasp his meaning and compare everything he says to their idea of Halloween. He reluctantly decides to play along and announces that they will take over Christmas.
Watch Galerians Rion
Genres: action, horror, science fiction
Plot Summary: A boy awakes, imprisoned in a hospital without a name or memory. He is immediately attacked and discovers to his surprise that he has incredible telekinetic powers. A girl, her psychic voice calling for help inside his head, sends him on a adventure to save her: And by saving her, he will save all humanity.
Watch Demon City Shinjuku
Genres: adventure, horror, romance, supernatural
Plot Summary: Kyoya’s father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, while protecting a young woman from harm. The only problem is that he’s not exactly your classic hero type, and his powers are still latent.
Watch Toshi Densetsu Monogatari Hikiko
Plot Summary: Story: 3D CG-animated movie about Hikiko, who is a character of a Japanese urban legend. She was violently treated all the time by her parents and classmates at the elementary school and she’s extremely ugly due to the constant violence. To revenge, she caught students from elementary school and drag them on the floor until they’re badly mutilated.