If you’re tired of watching the subpar anime “Masterpeace,” or if you just want to watch some decent anime that you haven’t seen before, this is the place to be.
We have handpicked a selection of 12 Bizarrely Underrated Anime that you will wonder how you haven’t seen before.
In this post, we have chosen 12 bizarrely underrated anime that will introduce you to a new type of anime genre.
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Days depicts the hardships of Tsukushi Tsukamoto, a shy, awkward, and bullied teenager set to enter high school. He decides to enrol in Seiseki High School in order to be with his next-door neighbour and childhood buddy Sayuri Tachibana, who is a year his senior.
Tsukushi is bullied after visiting Sayuri at her workplace, but he is saved by Jin Kazama, who scares the bullies away by hitting them with nunchucks and declares himself a wanderer and lost in town.
Jin then asks Tsukushi whether he likes football and invites him to a futsal match the following night because his team is one player short. Tsukushi surprises Jin by turning up after running nearly ten kilometres in the pouring rain and without a single shoe, following another run-in with his bullies.
10. BIG WINDUP!
Ren Mihashi was the ace of his middle school baseball team, yet they could never win because of his awful pitching. Constant losses led to his teammates harassing him to the point that they no longer sought to win, forcing Mihashi to graduate with low self-esteem.
As a result, Mihashi plans to attend a high school in a distant prefecture where he will not play baseball. Unfortunately, he is dragged into joining their new team as the starter pitcher upon his arrival at Nishiura High.
Despite his initial hesitation, Mihashi understands that here is a place where he will be welcomed for who he is; with the assistance of the catcher Takaya Abe, he begins to have greater confidence in his own talents. Abe, noticing Mihashi’s potential, sets a goal of assisting him in becoming a pitcher deserving of the title of ace.
9. Danganronpa: The Animation
Hope’s Peak Academy is a prestigious high school that only takes the most gifted kids. Individuals that successfully join are given their own unique titles that represent their talents and characteristics. Makoto Naegi, one of the fifteen candidates admitted to the strange school that year, is a perfectly regular person who has been approved by pure luck, with the title of “Super High School-Level Luck.”
Naegi and his classmates are first overjoyed to have been picked to study at this top school, but their joy is short. Monokuma, the principal and resident bear, soon confronts them and confines them within the school.
The students’ chances of escaping and graduating are dependent on one of them successfully murdering one of their classmates without being found. If the killer is apprehended, he or she will be executed, and the survivors will be left to continue the deathmatch until only one victor remains.
Zen Seizaki works as a public prosecutor in the newly established Shiniki area west of Tokyo, which serves as a testing ground for a new nation.
Following claims of false test results by academic laboratories, he examines a pharmaceutical business advertising a faulty medicine.
Shin Inaba, an anesthesiologist, is discovered dead during the investigations, and a bloodstained paper with hair and skin covered with the letter “F” is discovered. Seizaki’s inquiry uncovers a conspiracy including mayoral elections and the manipulation of the Shiniki community to accept new suicide legislation.
Seizaki learns that a sinister lady named Ai Magase appears to be behind the movement to legalise suicide and is killing everyone who opposes her.
The dangerous world known as the Abyss is nothing more than a folktale designed to terrify misbehaving kids, according to young Oz Vessalius, heir to the Vessalius Duke House.
However, when Oz’s coming-of-age ritual is interrupted by the wicked Baskerville Clan set on sending him to the depths of the Abyss, the Vessalius heir understands that his quiet life of luxury is coming to an end.
Now he must confront the land of the Abyss and its inhabitants, the horrific “Chains,” both of whom are not as fictional as he once thought.
Pandora Hearts, based on the supernatural fantasy manga of the same name, follows the tale of fifteen-year-old Oz’s quest to understand the reason behind the bizarre occurrences that have taken over his life.
Oz starts to learn his existence may have more importance than he could have thought, with to the help of a mystery Chain named Alice, whose nickname is “Bloodstained Black Rabbit,” and members of a secretive organisation known as “Pandora.”
6. Midnight Occult Civil Servants
The Nocturnal Community Relations Division is a group of people that specialise in solving issues involving terrifying occult monsters of the night that regular humans cannot see. Arata Miyako, a young and inexperienced member of the division, has been sent to the division’s Shinjuku Ward Office, where he meets fellow members Theo Himezuka and Kyouichi Sakaki.
On his first night, Arata finds himself on a mission where he discovers, to his amazement, that not only do all of the supernatural creatures he once thought were fictional exist, but that he is the only human who can speak their non-human language.
Later that night, Arata encounters a fabled entity known as a Tengu who refers to him as the great Heian-era exorcist, Abe no Seimei. Arata, who is unfamiliar with the exorcist, pays no attention and continues to work with his team, employing his special capacity to aid in the settlement of their cases.
Despite enormous investigation, the human mind continues to be a mystery. Unknown to the general population, there are exceptional persons who can delve deep into someone’s minds and even modify their memories.
Hiroki, Tsukasa, and Satoru, who have this talent, are among those who utilise it to commit crimes on the orders of their commander, Katsuragi. The three enter the perilous area of the human mind in order to eliminate their designated targets while also attempting to protect their own thoughts and memories.
Mahiru Shirota is a staunch believer in keeping things simple and avoiding complications at all costs. It’s uncomfortable to do nothing and then regret it—and this mindset has driven the 15-year-old to pick up a stray cat on his way home from school.
Little does he realise that this fortuitous meeting, which he fondly named Kuro, will begin an enormous transformation in his everyday existence.
Mahiru arrives home one day to find something strange: a mysterious young man he has never seen before. His ensuing worry causes the unexpected guest to be exposed to sunlight and, much to Mahiru’s surprise, to turn into Kuro! Kuro swears to depart as night falls after proving himself to be nothing more than a lazy shut-in vampire.
However, a series of mishaps leads to Mahiru inadvertently entering into a contract with his new freeloader, leading him into a life-threatening war of magical servants and murderous entities that is far from easy.
3. Nodame Cantabile
Shinichi Chiaki is a first-rate musician whose ambition is to perform among Europe’s finest. He comes from a respectable family and is a known perfectionist—not only is he harsh on himself, but also on others. Shinichi’s sole impediment to travelling to Europe is his phobia of flying. As a result, he is currently stranded in Japan.
Shinichi meets Megumi Noda, or Nodame as she refers to herself, during his fourth year at Japan’s finest music academy. On the surface, she appears to be an unruly young lady with no direction in life. When Shinichi hears Nodame play the piano for the first time, he is blown away by the melody she makes. Nonetheless, Shinichi is surprised to learn that Nodame is his neighbour, and worse, she falls head over heals in love with him.
2. PUNCH LINE
Yta Iridatsu lives in the Korai House apartment complex with four other girls: Mikatan Narugino, Ito Hikiotani, Meika Daihatsu, and Lovera Chichibu. Following a busjacking, Yta finds himself ejected from his own body and transformed into a ghost.
Yta, guided by the cat spirit Chiranosuke, must learn to manage his spirit powers in order to defend his roommates from the many situations they find themselves in. However, if Yta sees a girl’s underpants twice in a short period of time, Earth will be destroyed by a meteor.
1. Brynhildr in the Darkness
When the sceptical Ryouta Murakami and the ambitious Kuroneko ventured into the woods to prove the existence of alien life, a horrible event occurred, taking Kuroneko’s life and leaving Ryouta seriously injured.
Ten years have passed since the catastrophe, and Ryouta is now a typical high school student. In memory of his late companion, he pledges to prove that aliens exist. Neko Kuroha, a transfer student, arrives suddenly one day, striking a remarkable resemblance to the late Kuroneko—even having a similar name. Most bizarrely, she appears to have otherworldly abilities.
Ryouta is dragged into a hazardous world where sinister scientists seek magic-wielding witches who have fled from their secret research facility as his interest in Neko grows. Neko is one of these escapees, but there are many more in similar situations, and it is Ryouta’s responsibility to defend them from their would-be captors.