Horror
Horror manga create an atmosphere of unease. Like Mystery manga, they encourage viewers to learn more about their world... but there may be secrets that are better left unexplored. Through eerie music and sounds, visceral or disturbing imagery, or startling moments, works of Horror make you worry about what gruesome thing is coming next. (Source: Anime-Planet)
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Makoto is in love with his childhood friend Ai. However, every night he is plagued with a strange dream where there is a station he does not know, the curtain to a chilling suspense story of love and survival opens.
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When Keiichi Maebara moved to the small village of Hinamizawa, he did not expect to make friends so quickly. Now Keiichi's days are spent having fun and playing games with his new companions, and his life couldn't be better. However, one day he sees one of his friends, the tomboyish Mion Sonozaki, working at a maid café. Deciding to tease her about it, his initial joking quickly turns to shock as the girl reveals that she is actually Mion's twin sister, Shion.

As luck would have it, both girls want to spend the annual Cotton Drifting Festival by Keiichi's side. But when Shion breaks the town's sacred rules and sneaks into a sealed shrine during the festival, dragging Keiichi along with her, things take a turn for the worse. Now, Keiichi and Shion find themselves in fear of being spirited away due to their mistake and must find a way to atone before it is too late.

The story of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is divided into a total of eight chapters: four "Question" arcs and four "Answer" arcs. Each chapter keeps the same main characters, but ends in a different way. However, each chapter gives valuable answers, hints, and clues to the previous one, while at the same time bringing forth even more mysteries.

The question arcs are:

  • 1. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Onikakushi-hen
  • 2. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Watanagashi-hen
  • 3. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Tatarigoroshi-hen
  • 4. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Himatsubushi-hen

    The answer arcs are:

  • 5. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Meakashi-hen
  • 6. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Tsumihoroboshi-hen
  • 7. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Minagoroshi-hen
  • 8. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Matsuribayashi-hen

    The side story arcs are:

  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Onisarashi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Yoigoshi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Utsutsukowashi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Hirukowashi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Kokoroiyashi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Kataribanashi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei - Saikoroshi-hen
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Jan
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    Eyama Aito, a high school student, is the victim of daily bullying. One day a strange letter arrives inviting him to a "captivity game." He may choose one person to hold captive for one month with a chance at winning a large amount of money. He chooses the ringleader of his bullies, Aya Kirishima, and the only rule of the game is to not kill her. Everything else is fair game. Eyama's revenge begins!
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    Midnight. Awakened by the echoing sound in my room, I was met with a frightening pair of "legs." Since then, as if wishing to merely make its presence known, it remained in my room without letting itself be seen. In the same way it was spreading its encircling net, little by little it encroached on my life until at last it appeared before me. Its true form was that of an exceedingly beautiful "nameless monster." Desperate resistance was futile as the monster dropped its hand towards me. I could not escape or resist. Hiding it from my skeptical lover and friends, thus opened the curtain to our strange life together. Quietly, the senses I had as a human were dying as my normal life continued to collapse. The moment I knew what was awaiting me, I was presented with an important decision.

    At the same time the monster first appeared before me, the public was disturbed by a string of bizarre murders. It was then that I began to wonder whether they and my beautiful yet eerie roommate were connected.
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    Faceless shadow nobles living in a vast mansion, attended by living dolls who spend much of their time cleaning up the soot endlessly emitted by their mysterious masters.

    Follow the story of Emilyko, a young and cheerful living doll, as she learns her duties serving as the attendant for Kate Shadow-sama.
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    The protagonist along with his step-mother, and 2 step-sisters(step-aunts) are summoned into another world where demi-humans are the rulers as saviors, but its not to fight against a demon lord, its to fight an Undead Apocalypse monsters called "Dead Mell" that have overrun the world and that can only be killed by using weapons made with holy silver.
    For that, a familia is made (group of 4 people) with them being the swordmaster that uses the holy sword, the guardian that uses the power of earth to protect, the healer that use the power of water to heal and the black mage that uses the power of fire to destroy.
    The role of the guardian, the mage and the healer is to support the swordmaster that can only kill the monsters.

    But to use magic powers one must offer part of your being as a sacrifice to form a contract with spirits, and the higher the sacrifice, the higher the power. Now they must choose who are the 3 that need to sacrifice part of their bodies to gain power and who will wield the holy sword.
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    Wakaba Himekawa is aware that she is growing up more slowly than other people, but otherwise lives a peaceful life. On the same day that she finally gets her first period, her childhood friend Takaya confesses that he loves her. While Wakaba had never felt that way for her friend before, she is still happy, if confused. As she is about to answer Takaya's confession, an alarm suddenly sounds, and a broadcast begins that will change her everyday life.

    From the mangaka of Pupa comes a tale from the world of Young Champion the Magazine that brought us Battle Royale, Tohai, Wolf Guy, Sundome and Young Black Jack!
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    One day, Kai, a normal high school student, receives an email inviting him to try a mysterious new cellphone game. But the people whose picture he takes with the application, "SLAVE GO", go missing one after another... A vicious and cruel game begins...!
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    For centuries the Ougi family has been fighting against the forces of evil under the auspices of their patron deity Karura (the Japanese Buddhist derivation of the Hindu Garuda). But when twins are born in the 38th generation, the hereditary powers are divided between them. Shouko has the spiritual abilities of the "Scroll of Heaven" and Maiko the physical powers of the "Scroll of Earth." Their personalities are just as different, but by joining together they can face any evil.
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    A village, hidden in the forest, holds mysteries… But what happens when a foreign girl enters it?
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    In Tokyo, suspicious cases are occurring where the victims have all of their blood drained from them.
    Mikogami Keiji, a detective who also wants revenge for his lover, killed 10 years ago, pursues the culprit, the “Man with two faces”.
    What is the identity of the silver-haired girl who observes him…?

    Russian / Русский:

    A new serialization by the author of Boku Girl

    Links:
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    A 17 year old boy named Connor must live with a terrible secret. He was born with a cursed Right Eye that draws him to scenes of immense cruelty and violence. Tearing their souls from their bodies he sends them to hell where they are tortured for all eternity by Demons. Why does he hold this power? What is he?
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    A wish always comes with the power to make it come true.
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    All of a sudden, a girl is able to see grotesque monsters all around her; but no one else can. Rather than trying to run away or face them, she instead musters all of her courage and... ignores them. Join in on her day-to-day life as she keeps up her best poker face despite the supernatural goings-on.

    Links:
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  • Author's Pixiv Fanbox
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    Takeya Yuki is in love with her school. And why wouldn't she be? It's the place where she was introduced to the joys of school clubs! Or, more specifically, one school club: the School Life Club. Rii-chan the president, Megu-nee the advisor and her fellow member Kurumi are always there for her.

    Yes, Takeya Yuki loves school... Or so she keeps telling herself. Because living with that lie everyday is a lot easier than facing the reality of this particular "school" and the nature of its "club activities"...

    See AnimeNewsNetwork for the anime.
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    First story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series.

    Jonathan Joestar, a young wealthy son living in Victorian England, has his life destroyed by a recently orphaned Dio Brando, who was taken in by Jonathan's father. Dio, who plots to drive Jonathan to insanity and inherit the Joestar fortune, becomes an unstoppable vampire that Jonathan must fight.
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    The "dark action" story will take place a few years before the events in the original fantasy series. The prequel will center on the title character Akame, a girl bought, brainwashed, and raised by the Empire as an assassin.
    Polski
    Prequel serii Akame ga Kill, opowiadający o losach Akame przed dołączeniem do Night Raid.
    miau_miau - 3 czerwca 2017
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    The story follows the creator and the creation of the 3DMG, Ángel Aaltonen. A mysterious youth named Kyklop and various other characters. Set around 70-80 years before the main story of Eren & Co. In the year 770 to 790 of AoT's fictional alternative world.

    Note: The author is Shiki Satoshi, because he's the one adapting it from the novel. Isayama Hajime is the series's original author, even if he has some involvement in this manga, he's still not the one drafting it.
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    Seven college students are coming back from their graduations. During the travel they are shocked to see a strange, cow-like creature with a human face. This accident means they only have seven days left to live. What will they do to stay alive until the fated day?
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    Kanazawa Nobuaki has transferred to a high school far from where he used to live. Due to an incident at his old school, Nobuaki is afraid of getting close to his new classmates and keeps himself at a distance, but he starts opening up because of a sports day inter-class relay. Then, a single text message from someone calling themselves the "King" is sent to everyone in class. Nobuaki’s classmates think it's a simple prank, and don't take it seriously--but Nobuaki knows that a death game is about to begin, and struggles to oppose it...
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    Two siblings who have brought several secrets along with themselves transfer to a new school. With these two at the center of attention, the classroom hierarchy gradually begins to change.

    This work has received the 2015 Global Rookie Project Award.
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    Based on a popular game from Niconico.

    Sara Chidouin returns home from school late one night to discover that something's gone terribly wrong.
    When she comes to, she finds herself, her friend Joe, and 9 other people trapped in a mysterious place.
    Placed in life-and-death situations, they must come to an agreement about what they should do - and who should die.

    Link to the original game. (Free, translated to english, and can be played in browser)
    http://vgperson.com/games/yourturntodie/
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    The Yoshinomiya Municipal High School 2nd year students embarked on what they'd hoped was an educational trip with their friends and away from family but it was not meant to be... Their ship was hit by unexpected rough seas and crashed on a strange island! The surviving students are trying to understand what happened but soon they realize they are not alone on this island and the locals don't appear to be very friendly to strangers!!!
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    Edogawa Rampo Ijinkan is an adaptation of Edogawa Rampo's short stories.
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    Starting from a few days ago, a rotten smell started to come from a lower floor apartment. A few days later my friend disappeared. The girl who lives in that apartment as well. Who's next....? This is the story of those that disappeared and those seeking to find them!
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    Hired for an eviction of an apartment resident, lawyer Midorikawa visited a mysterious apartment. Since the visit, he has been haunted by these visions of "Angels," small naked girls who have faces that of a doll. These Angels freely teleport between TV, phone, and computer monitors and enter the human body. They feed off of the human spirit, what they call "nectar." Are these Angels real? Are they part of a horrific dream? Through Midorikawa's body, they escape the infected apartment. Now, they spread their horrors upon the city!
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    In 1999, Jotaro Kujo arrives at the Japanese town of Morioh for two reasons: to meet his illegitimate uncle Josuke Higashikata and investigate a potentially dangerous Stand user. Only minutes after he arrives does he accomplish his first goal; however, Jotaro finds that Josuke is not only a much younger high school student, but he possesses a Stand of his own called Crazy Diamond. Not long after their meeting, the two make a startling discovery: someone is using a supernatural bow and arrow to create Stand users around Morioh.

    When Josuke witnesses the threat that this poses, he resolves to protect his town and stop the spread of lethal Stand users. Finding both allies and enemies among these users, Josuke learns just how much one's personal interests and ambitions can be reflected in their Stands, and the resulting harm or virtue it brings. As they continue to investigate, they begin to unearth the shocking history of Morioh, bringing forth hidden dangers and a mystery from years past.
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    The protagonist is a girl with the ability to visit a surreal alternate dimension full of monsters in her dreams. One day, she encounters another human girl there and receives a plea for help.
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    Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as one of the city walls is damaged by a 60 meter (196.85 feet) giant causing a breach in the wall. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror the tragic events that follow. Eren vows that he will wipe out every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind.

    Russian / Русский:

  • Won the 35th Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shounen Manga.


    Links:
  • Author's Blog
  • Anime Season 1 on ANN
  • Anime Season 2 on ANN
  • Anime Season 3 (Part 1) on ANN
  • Anime Season 3 (Part 2) on ANN
  • Anime Season 4 on ANN
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    A collection of short stories that involve anthropomorphic animals and their troubles with coexisting with different species. Itagaki Paru's debut manga.
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    High-schooler Matsuzaka Satou has a reputation for being easy, but one day her lifestyle of sleeping with one boy after another comes to an end. It happens when she meets the child Shio, for whom she is convinced she feels true love for the first time. Satou may seem sweet and innocent, but there is nothing she won't do to protect their life together, including committing murder. But from where did she acquire the little girl, and how long can their "Happy Sugar Life" together last?

    Included one-shot:
    Volume 2: White Sugar Garden, Black Salt Cage (pilot)

    Short story:
    A short story was released in Young Gangan 23/24 of 2016 which is referred to below as 19.5. It was later released in Volume 6 as an extra.
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    Akira's brother, Atsushi, has been missing for two years. Recently a mysterious woman appeared and told him that she can take him to the island of Higanjima, where she says she saw Atsushi. She also asked that he bring a few friends along with him...
    Let the great vampire versus man epic begin.
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    As the grandmaster who founded the Demonic Sect, Wei WuXian roamed the world in his wanton ways, hated by millions for the chaos he created. In the end, he was back-stabbed by his dearest junior brother and killed by powerful clans that combined to overpower him. He incarnates into the body of a lunatic who was abandoned by his clan and is later, unwillingly, taken away by a famous cultivator among the clans—Lan WangJi, his archenemy.

    This marks the start of a thrilling yet hilarious journey of attacking monsters, solving mysteries, and raising children. From the mutual flirtation along the way, Wei WuXian slowly realizes that Lan WangJi, a seemingly haughty and indifferent poker-face, holds more feelings for Wei WuXian than he is letting on.

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    It is a tale full of sorrow. From now let's recite a slow and beautiful story from long ago.

    Shiva, a young girl who loves to stroll about in the countryside, lives in an otherwise deserted village with her guardian, a wendigo-like gentleman known only as “Teacher.” He forbids her from going outside, so she won't be cursed, but Shiva's curiosity makes her yearn for more. What is really behind the mystery of the curse from the Outside?

    Italiano:
    Questa è una triste e malinconica - eppure bellissima - storia di molto tempo fa.
    Shiva è una bambina che vive in un villaggio deserto assieme al suo guardiano, un gentiluomo dall'aspetto simile ad un Wendigo. Lui le proibisce di uscire, per timore che venga maledetta. Ma la piccola Shiva esidera esplorare il mondo oltre la sua piccola bolla protettiva...
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    Kominato Riku is a high school student who aims to be a game designer. The girl next door is his childhood friend Haju, is in love with him, but he has fallen head over heels for the school idol Riko. And lastly, there is the transfer student, Nodoka. With that all said you’d think this is the start of some love-comedy harem, but a rumor spreads that Nodoka receives a message that says, “you will die soon”. Riku and the gang’s fate will change in a major way. Who will live, and who will love?
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    When a family of three book passage on a luxury liner they soon realize that the glamours cruise ship is nothing but a facade as a series of mysterious killings spread throughtout the ship. With the sea proving no escape, how will they survive?
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    Broke young man + chainsaw dog demon = Chainsaw Man!

    The name says it all! Denji's life of poverty is changed forever when he merges with his pet chainsaw dog, Pochita! Now he's living in the big city and an official Devil Hunter. But he's got a lot to learn about his new job and chainsaw powers!
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    A spin-off comic based on the movie Sadako has appeared! Sadako, who doesn’t get to appear much in the film, was actually doing this and that?! Witness a short comedy from Sadako’s perspective! You may see a side of Sadako you’ve never seen before… ?
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    Manipulating a demon with a worm-eaten body, the girl exterminates all sinners!! Accepting requests from the families of victims killed unreasonably, boys and girls are set on continuing to kill the sinners. They are responsible for this business without knowing when it will end, but also unable to live a different life, today also they open the curtain of revenge.
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    A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. Luckily for her, the Goblin Slayer chose that place as his next killing grounds--a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there's no telling who might come calling next.

    NOTE:
    There are currently no English scanlations of this manga. The chapters on the net are the official YenPress chapters. As long as they (YenPress' chapters) are in publication they are not allowed on MangaDex.

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