The anime series ‘Trese’ is one of the rising anime especially in Netflix after they adapted its popular comic book series in the Philippines into anime series.
Trese was written by Budjette Tan and was illustrated by Kajo Baldisimo on 2005 with its amazing artworks, making it piqued a lot of people by its drawings.
The story is full of mystery and supernatural creatures that is based from Filipino Folklores and mythologies from different places of the Philippines. The settings happened in Manila, where as soon as the night approach, everything must be home knowing the fact that inhumane entities roaming in the middle of the night could cause uncertainties or worst death to every people.
Because of that, Alexandra Trese, the female protagonist of the story hunts down every supernatural life forms that is source of many suffering and wicked deeds, just like how they killed her mother when she was a little.
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5. Tokyo Ghoul
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller, Horror, Dark Fantasy
The anime series Tokyo Ghoul is one of the best Dark Fantasy series that thrilled a lot of fans on its way since 2014 after its first released.
Tokyo Ghoul was based from manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida back in 2011 up to 2014. Its manga series has 14 volumes throughout the 3 years of journey.
The series revolves around the world full of brutality and thirst for flesh by what they called ‘Ghouls’. Ghouls are human like creatures yet has more capabilities than them. They are 7 times or more stronger compare to a normal person and has different unique powers, which is called ‘Kagune’. Kagune is part of their organs that they could use outside of their body for either defense or offense. What makes Ghouls truly dangerous is that Ghouls has 100% human like appearance and pretend to be a normal person in society that could literally kill you once the night comes.
The protagonist of the series, Kaneki lives a normal life yet everything change when he met Rize, one of the strongest ghoul, which was the reason of his nightmare becoming a Ghoul after meeting her.
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4. Demon Slayer
Genre: Dark Fantasy, Thriller, Horror, Action, Supernatural
Kimetsu no Yaiba or mostly known as Demon Slayer is one of the best anime series of the decade after its huge success in anime industry along with its manga series that sold more than 100 million copies.
The series was based from manga that was released on 2016 by Shueisha. The story was written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge which has 23 volumes that ran for around 4 years. Demon Slayer considered as one of the most popular anime of all time and still rising knowing the fact that it was awarded as ‘Anime of the Year 2020’ by Crunchyroll which overwhelmed a lot of anime series of its way. Also, regardless of only having only 1 season when they released a Demon Slayer Movie, Demon Slayer: Infinity Train earned more than $500 million which was a massive success that was evaluated as highest grossing anime film of all time not just in Japan but worldwide.
The story begun when Tanjiro, the protagonist of the story went far away from home in order to sell charcoals for his family to have money to buy necessities. Little did Tanjiro know that he doesn’t have a family to return to after his family was devoured by a demon.
Demons exist in the world of Demon Slayer, which caused deaths and sufferings for a lot of people. Knowing that, they built an organization called ‘Demon Slayers’ that is responsible for killing them yet they wasn’t recognized by the government.
After his family was killed, Tanjiro joined the organization hoping for his sister, the only survivor of his family to turn back into a human after she became a demon.
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3. Chainsaw Man
Genre: Action, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller, Dark Fantasy
Chainsaw Man is an upcoming anime series that will surely love by a lot of fans by its amazing story. One of the best anime studio, MAPPA, take the charge of bringing Chainsaw Man into life just like Attack on Titan Final Season, God of High School and even Kakegurui was animated by them.
The upcoming series was based from manga series written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto since 2018 under the publication of Shueisha.
Denji, the young protagonist of the story desires to have an easy life especially after his father died and needs carry all of their debt on his back making his life more harder. Because of that, Denji entered a lot of jobs just for the sake of earning money to the way that he fight devils that could literally kill him in order for him to make money.
Unlike any others, Denji has one devil pet that serves as a weapon for him to use for killings. Every devils has different abilities which makes them special and dangerous at the same time.
Because of his desire to earn money, and especially to have a girl he could referred as girlfriend, Denji joined an organization called ‘Devil Hunter’ that obviously kill devils after he met one of the strongest Devil Hunters in the series, Makima that invited him and the first person he’s interested in.
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2. Attack on Titan
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic, Action, Thriller
Considered as one of the best anime of all time, Attack on Titan truly surpassed a lot of anime series after its huge popularity and the success it gets knowing that it was distributed for over 180 countries all over the world.
The series was based from manga series written and illustrated by none other than Hajime Isayama, one of the richest manga artist of all time. Attack on Titan sold 100 million of copies and still increasing knowing how popular it is.
Attack on Titan is full of cruelty and brutality of the world along with the existence of man-eating monsters called ‘Titans’. Titans are massive human like creatures that devour every humans on its way that caused fear and worst pushed humans inside the walls on the brink of extinction.
Knowing the existence of titans, 3 towering walls was built that serves as defense of humans mostly for titans. Eren Yeager, the protagonist of the story desires to achieve freedom that they doesn’t have for more than 2000 years being enslave inside the walls because of titans. Knowing that, Eren will do everything in order for them to achieve freedom and keep moving forward along with his mysterious power.
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1. Jujutsu Kaisen
Genre: Supernatural, Horror, Dark Fantasy, Action
The anime series Jujutsu Kaisen showed an extraordinary animations that amazed a lot of fans on its 1st season, which has 24 episodes. Jujutsu Kaisen was awarded as ‘Anime of the Year 2021’ by Crunchyroll that completely overwhelmed a lot of anime series regardless of being fresh to anime industry.
The series was written and illutrated by Gege Akutami that was based from his manga series published by Shueisha since 2018.
Along with the supernatural creatures roaming in the world of Jujutsu Kaisen, Jujutsu Sorcerers exist to eradicate them. Supernaturals or mostly known as ‘Cursed Spirits’ on their own term are the curses that caused cruelty to humanity and even worst, deaths.
Because of that, Jujutsu High was established for them to educate those people who has a power to kill spirits which is called ‘Curse’ knowing that normal weapons such as guns or knives aren’t effective to them.
The protagonist, Yuji Itadori living a normal high school life yet everything changed when he ate one of the curse object that made him a demon vessel. Having no choice, Itadori decided to become a sorcerer along with the demon resides him that started his journey.
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