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Underrated Short Anime Recommendations I

Underrated Short Anime Recommendations I

Bored of watching same old Action, Supernatural Anime?

Here is the list of some Awesome Anime which are underrated but with better and short stories and something new that you will surely love without getting disappointed….

1. Terror In Resonance (Zankyou no Terror)

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No. of Episodes: 11

Genre: Psychological, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery, Drama, Detective

Released in: July, 2014

Direction: Shinichino Watanabe

Zankyou no Terror has this unique plot which will take you to the different world.

In an alternate iteration of the present, Tokyo has been hit by a terrorist attack that has devastated the city. The only evidence of the culprits is a cryptic video uploaded to the Internet, which sparks paranoia across Japan. Unbeknownst to the authorities is that the terrorist masterminds—who call themselves “Sphinx” are two teenage boys who go by the names Nine and Twelve. Though they apparently should not exist, they have nonetheless decided to “wake up the world” with their heinous plans of destruction, with their fingers on the trigger. With mastermind detectives from Japan and America on their trail to stop them, and accidental inclusion of a young girl in their plan (Sphinx’s).

2. Steins; Gate

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No. of Episodes: 24 (+ 1 OVI)

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Romance, Mystery

Released in: April, 2011

Author: Jukki Hanada

The story revolves around Rintaro Okabe, a self-proclaimed ‘mad scientist’ who witnesess a death of Kurisu Makise while attending a conference about Time Travel. He later discovers Kurisu Makise alive and finds out along with his friends Mayuri and Daru, how it was possible due to the Time Travel Machine developed through his Microwave Oven.

It shows how use of time travel affects the present and future, messed up Rintaro, tries to save his friend and make the things ‘right’.

3. Erased (Boku Dake ga Inai Machi)

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No. of Episodes: 12

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Released in: March, 2016

Author: Kei Sanbe

The story follows Satoru Fujinuma, a man who possesses an ability that sends him back in time moments before a life-threatening incident, allowing him to prevent it from happening. When his mother is killed, Satoru’s ability suddenly sends him back eighteen years to when he was still in elementary school, giving him the opportunity to prevent a kidnapping incident that took the lives of three of his peers.

4. Parasyte-the Maxim

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No. of Episodes: 24

Released in: October, 2014

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Psychological Thriller, Romance, Semi-Graphic (age 15+)

Author: Shoji Yonemura

A Must Watch!

Parasyte centers on a 17-year-old high school student named Shinichi Izumi, who lives with his mother and father in a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo. One night, worm-like creatures called Parasites appear on Earth, taking over the brains of human hosts by entering through their ears or noses.

Unable to enter the brain, parasyte couldn’t take full control over Shinichi’s body but Left arm. Hence, he names it Migi for Left. Due to other parasytes attacking Shinichi and the death of his mother, Shinichi feels compelled to fight other Parasites, who devour humans as food, while enlisting Migi’s help and on other hand, hiding his secret from his Girlfriend Satomi Murano.

5. Eden of the East

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No. of Episodes: 11

Genre: Psychological, Mystery

Released in: April, 2009

Author: Kenji Kamiyama

 

On Monday, November 22, 2010, ten missiles strike Japan, but cause no casualties, later reffered to as “Careless Monday”. Three months later Saki Morimi meets a strange naked boy with a gun and a cell phone in his hand near White House, while on a gradutaion trip to America. The boy seems to have lost his memory and with the help of his cell phone, he finds his room. The room gives him a signal that he could be a terrorist and erased his memory for a reason. From one of his passport names, he chooses Akira Takizawa as his name and returns Japan with Saki to find about himself.

Akira discovers that his phone carries ¥8.2 billion in digital money, and that he is part of a game, where twelve individuals called Seleção are given ¥10 billion to “save” Japan in some way. The Seleção are able to access a concierge named Juiz, who can fulfill their orders for a price. However, if the money is used up completely, or for selfish purposes, the individual will be eliminated by the Supporter, the anonymous “twelfth man” of the group.

 

 

 

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