Underrated Short Anime Recommendations III

Underrated Short Anime Recommendations III

        Yeah, Yeah, I know it seems like a never ending list of Underrated Short Anime List… But what can I do pals? Everytime I come across some good Anime, I can’t help watch new Anime and share it with you all. #SharingHappiness! 🙂


1. Noragami


No. of Episodes: 12 (+2 OVA)

Genre: Supernatural, Action, Comedy, Romance

Released In: January, 2014

Author: Deko Akao

As a minor god of calamity, Yato not only has no followers but does not even have a shrine to his name. In an attempt to become known, he charges only five Yen to grant the wishes of Near Shore dwellers (the name given to the living) to save up for his shrine. Through his missions, Yato encounters a Near Shore girl named Hiyori Iki, whose soul frequently slips out of her body, and Yukine, a wandering spirit whom he adopts as his Regalia (weapon) who is also troublesome for Yato’s existence. Together, they work to kill off corrupted Phantoms while Yato continues in his quest to become a famous god.

2. Future Diary (Mirai Nikki)

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No. of Episodes: 26

Genre: Action, Psychological, Thriller, Romance

Released In: October, 2011

Author: Katsuhiko Takayama

Yukiteru Amano is a 14-year old loner who spends much of his time dispassionately recording events around him in his cell phone “diary.” His only friends are imaginary ones: Dues ex Machina, the “god of time and space,” and Murmur, Dues’s impish helper. Yukiteru’s life takes a turn for the strange when his diary starts recording events before they happen and Dues announces that he’s not so imaginary after all, and a turn for the sinister when his diary announces his own impending death. It turns out Yukiteru has become part of a survival game in order to determine who will succeed Dues as the god of time and space, competing with 11 others who also possess diaries that predict the future in various ways,. But Yukiteru does have at least one strong ally: Yuno Gasai, a fellow classmate who despite being a Future Diary holder herself is determined to protect Yukiteru at all costs. She’s also an obsessive and possibly crazy stalker who’s own Future Diary records Yukiteru’s every move in ten minute intervals.

3. Occultic Nine

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No. of Episodes: 12

Genre: Paranormal, Thriller

Released In: October, 2016

Author: Junpei Morita

The story follows nine idiosyncratic individuals, linked by the “Choujou Kagaku Kirikiri Basara” occult summary blog run by 17-year-old second-year high school student Yuuta Gamon. Little incongruities that occur around these nine eventually lead to a larger, unimaginable event that may alter what is considered common sense in this world.

3. Tokyo Magnitude 8.0


No. of Episodes: 11

Genre: Tragedy, Drama

Released In: July, 2009

Author: Natsuko Takahashi

After a massive earthquake in Tokyo 25 km under the sea at a magnitude of 8.0, two young siblings Mirai and Yūki, who were visiting a robot exhibition in Odaiba at the beginning of their summer vacation, struggle to reach their parents in their house in Setagaya, assisted by a female motorcycle courier named Mari, who is striving to reach her own daughter and mother in Sangenjaya. Together, the three brave the ruined city and try their best to make it home safely.

4.  Ergo Proxy

ergo proxy

No. of Episodes: 25

Genre: Cyberpunk, Mystery, Philosophical, Thriller, Horror, Action

Released In: February, 2006

Author: Dai Sato

This Story brings Chills while watching. The Best Cyberpunk Anime Ever! To warn you, it contains Semi-Graphic Violence. I would suggest this one if you are 14+

Within the domed city of Romdo lies one of the last human civilizations on Earth. Thousands of years ago, a global ecological catastrophe doomed the planet; now, life outside these domes is virtually impossible. To expedite mankind’s recovery, “AutoReivs,” humanoid-like robots, have been created to assist people in their day-to-day lives. However, AutoReivs have begun contracting an enigmatic disease called the “Cogito Virus” which grants them self-awareness. Re-l Mayer, granddaughter of Romdo’s ruler, is assigned to investigate this phenomenon alongside her AutoReiv partner Iggy. But what begins as a routine investigation quickly spirals into a conspiracy as Re-l is confronted by humanity’s darkest sins.
Elsewhere in Romdo, an AutoReiv specialist by the name of Vincent Law must also face his demons when surreal events begin occurring around him. Re-l, Iggy, Vincent, and the child AutoReiv named Pino, will form an unlikely faction as they struggle to uncover Romdo’s mysteries and ultimately, discover the true purpose of the mythical beings called “Proxies.”


5. Death Parade

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No. of Episodes: 12

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Psychological Thriller

Released In: January, 2015

Author: Yuzuru Tachikawa

After death, there is no heaven or hell, only a bar that stands between reincarnation and oblivion. There the attendant will, one after another, challenge pairs of the recently deceased to a random game in which their fate of either ascending into reincarnation or falling into the void will be wagered. Whether it’s bowling, darts, air hockey, or anything in between, each person’s true nature will be revealed in a ghastly parade of death and memories, dancing to the whims of the bar’s master. Welcome to Quindecim, where Decim, arbiter of the afterlife, awaits!


Well, that’s my collection until now. I will be posting about other stuff till then. If you have anything to include, please suggest me in the ‘Comments” Section.

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