Best Ecchi Anime with dark themes

What do you think dark animes are? Does the story revolve around blood and violence or more?

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Best Ecchi Anime with dark themes

What do you think dark animes are? Does the story revolve around blood and violence or more? Though everyone has a different take on this but according to me, it's more than this.  It may also include deep psychological anime like Death note and Psycho-pass or others like Attack on Titan. But maybe your take on this topic would be different so let's have a look at the most famous dark theme animes and let us see what they are actually about.

10. Taboo Tattoo

This anime series is a 12 episode long dark ecchi.  The story revolves around a young guy, Seigi who is in middle school and saved a stranger from street thugs. And the man in return gives him an object that imprints a tattoo on his hand. The series aired between July 5, 2016, and September 20, 2016.  Seigi is a boy with a high sense of morality. The whole story is about his Tattoo and how it changed his life.

9. Death Parade

Death Parade is a 12 episode dark anime series that came to light in January 2015 and March 2015. The series attracts fans who are keen to watch something filled with action, drama, and enigma. Death parade tells us or we can say that this gives us what is life like in the afterlife. The whole series is about them either ending up falling into the void of darkness or if they are lucky they get a chance to live. In short, the whole anime is about the competition that takes place after death.

8. Banana Fish

This ecchi is a shoujo dark anime. The series has 24 episodes in total and was aired between July 6, 2018, and December 21, 2018.  The story revolves around a boy named Ash Lynx. he is shown as an ordinary guy whose life changed completely when he was picked up by the lords. And not surprisingly he became the leader of his own mafia group when he was 17. I am definitely not gonna tell you about the whole series but the title does have hidden secrets. A huge mystery of Banana Fish.

7. Attack on Titan

The most famous series of all time. This is a Shounen dark anime across 25 episodes. The series was aired between April 7, 2013, and September 29, 2013. The series is a perfect representation of what a dark dystopian universe ravaged by monsters is. The monsters eat humans for pleasure. The Titans are shown as huge monsters that enjoyed eating humans to the point that there are no humans left. What more do you really want to know?

6. Samurai Champloo

This is a Shounen dark anime series that consists of 26 episodes in total. Aired between May 20, 2004, and March 19, 2005. This is a unique dark anime as this anime is mostly about the past life of samurais. At the start, we see that Fuu Kasumi’s life is going pretty much normal. She is shown to be a simple, clumsy waitress at a teahouse. The trouble begins when she accidentally spills tea on a customer who was a samurai. If you wanna know the story ahead you have to go and watch the series. It's very different in a positive way.

5. From the new world

This is a series of 25 episodes and was aired between September 29, 2012, to March 23, 2013. This anime series is based on a Japanese novel of the same name. This anime shows us a world where people possess psychic abilities and many more things. Definitely one of the most unique anime with a great storyline.

4. Hellsing Ultimate

A seinen dark anime consisting of 10 episodes in total. Aired between February 10, 2006, and December 26, 2012.  The series is about supernatural creatures that haunt humans. In order to eliminate the powers Hellsing are there. An organization of a powerful army with special abilities that can fight against anything that comes in its way.

3. The Promised Neverland

It's a Shounen dark anime consisting of 12 episodes. The first series aired in January 2019 and the second season aired in January 2021. The story revolves around the children of Grace Field who lead a happy life. Even though the kids were orphans but never felt the need of their parents because of the caretaker.  Everything was fine at that place except for one rule which was to never leave the house alone. But what was the reason behind this rule?

2. Vinland Saga

A Seinen dark anime series of 24 episodes. Aired between July 8 to December 30, 2019. A full package of adventure and action. Young Thorfinn wanted to become like the sailors whose stories he used to listen to from his childhood. The story is all about how Thorfinn used to crave army life more often.

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1. Made in Abyss

A 13 episode dark anime series. It is the most visually stunning animation that was ever put up in this area. With an amazing soundtrack and clever storyline. This anime is wide and deep. No one can even guess what this series is about. You have to watch this anime for sure. This anime has the power to captivate the fans in the depth of terror and uncertainty. Have to say it's the best anime on the whole list.