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10 Anime Like Ajin

Updated on July 23, 2019
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Cheeky Kid has been watching anime and reading manga for as long as he can remember. Doing so takes him to different worlds.

Ajin | Source

Ajin follows the story of high school student Kei Nagai and his perplexing existence. After accidentally getting caught in a traffic accident, he discovers that he is incapable of dying! This means only one thing—he’s an Ajin! Kei is a being who doesn’t die and have supernatural powers! And so, since Ajin are practically sought by the government for experimentation purposes, Kei is now on the run for his safety and freedom. If he even gets caught by anyone, only misery and desolation awaits!

Since you’re here, it could only mean one thing—you’re looking for more anime like Ajin! You must have been dazzled, bewildered, or even enraptured and that’s why you’re intrigued. But worry no more, because there are a lot of similar anime shows to choose from. The purpose of all of this is just that so, just scroll down, choose a show, and watch to your contentment!

1. Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul | Source

Tokyo has become a dangerous place! Every night, monsters known as ghouls come out to feast on human flesh. Their existence is clad in mystery and no one truly understands what they are. All that everyone knows is that—ghouls are dangerous!

One day, a young man named Kaneki Ken meets upon despairing fate! What appeared to him as a very likeable girl happened to be a ghoul! Luckily for him, he survived the encounter; but not without consequence! His grave injuries and fight against time lead to the doctor transplanting the female ghoul’s organs in him. A few days later, change has begun! He has become a ghoul who craves for flesh!

2. Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu (Parasyte -the maxim-)

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu (Parasyte -the maxim-)
Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu (Parasyte -the maxim-) | Source

Izumi Shinichi was enjoying a night of rest when his life started to change abruptly! As events transpired, he is now no longer an ordinary human! With a peculiar foreign organism invading his right arm, he is forced to coexist with an alien and tread new waters!

Now calling his right arm “Migi”—Shinchi has to deal with the sentient being whilst getting down to the bottom of things! As it turns out, the other aliens the same as Migi are highly dangerous, as they are a definite threat to all life! Shinichi has no choice! He has to coexist with Migi and fight for his own survival!

3. Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress)

Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress)
Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) | Source

The world is overrun by zombie-like creatures with iron-caged hearts called the “Kabane” and all of humanity is on the run! Protected by walled cities and heavily-armored trains, living is much harder than ever before. Widespread fear, terrorizing danger, and stressful worries—the world is no longer a safe place to live in!

Ikoma has always hated the Kabane and so he has been preparing all his life to counter them. He built weapons and crafted countermeasures for them so that he can ensure future survival. And then, the day finally came! The Kabane are on siege and Ikoma is on a duel with one once again! After the encounter, Ikoma was bitten and infected by a Kabane but—he has an ace up his sleeve! He used a contraption on himself and successfully contained the virus! But now, he’s no longer a human! Not human, not Kabane—Ikoma is now a Kabaneri!

4. Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance)

Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance)
Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance) | Source

The country of Japan is about to experience terrorism like no other! When two teenage boys, who collectively calls themselves “Sphinx,” makes their debut in Japan, everyone—especially the police—cowers in confusion. Sphinx is a terrorist group very much different from others! Their purpose is unknown and they actually don’t want to hurt anyone, but—their actions have very deep meanings!

The two teenage boys who makes up “Sphinx” are named Nine and Twelve, and they shouldn’t even be existing! They’re nobodies but they have a story to tell! Or do they? Are they actually hiding something big? Whatever their goal is—it’s something that will shake the whole country!

5. Psycho-Pass

Psycho-Pass | Source

In a future society, Japan is now able to weed out humans in a system called the Sibyl System. By using the Psycho-Pass as a basis, the threat levels of humans can now be determined! Mental state, emotions, quirks, psychological make-up—these things are now easy to point and classify. As a results, crimes can now be prevented even before they arise!

But given such high-tech convenience, many issues are bound to surface! The Sibyl System and the Psycho-Pass—are they truly fair and humane? Can justice really be shaped by these devices? At what consequences and at what costs? Justice is already such complicated concept that adding the Sibyl System and Psycho-Pass may actually complicate things even further!

6. Deadman Wonderland

Deadman Wonderland
Deadman Wonderland | Source

Igarashi Ganta finds himself in a brutal situation the moment the entity known as the “Red Man” attacks and slaughter all of his classmates. Only he survived and he’s now even in a direr situation because he’s being pinned for the murder. As a result, he ends in Deadman Wonderland—a prison with a wonderland façade and a bloody secret!

Deep below Deadman Wonderland, prisoners are treated extremely! Especially the prisoners that are collectively called “Deadman”—a much harsher reality awaits! Ganta has become one such and he’s now on a stage of survival with mysterious blood powers at his disposal!

7. Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied
Elfen Lied | Source

The diclonii queen Lucy has escaped and the world is about to feel her wrath! Born as a being called “Diclonius,” Lucy is an advanced life-form with deadly psychic prowess. She can use vectors—invisible hands that can interact with objects up to the atomic level—to lay waste upon anything! Now that she has escaped from the experiment facility, nothing can stop her now!

Lucy, like most diclonii, has experienced a traumatic and miserable existence. As such, she has come to lean on the wall of vengeance! She hates humanity as much as she hates herself. And so, she’s absolutely a threat that everyone should watch out for. The world is about to witness a menace far greater than any menace before!

8. Mirai Nikki (Future Diary)

Mirai Nikki (Future Diary)
Mirai Nikki (Future Diary) | Source

The God of Space and Time is deteriorating and he needs someone to succeed him. If no one succeeds him, everything will be reduced to shambles! And so, a ruthless survival game is announced! Twelve “Future Diary Holders” are to fight for survival in order to become the new God of Space and Time!

Amano Yukiteru is one of the chosen participants. One day, he discovers that his phone diary can foretell the future. What happens next is—he’s tossed into a survival game with unique individuals who have personal issues and reasons of their own! Yukiteru is reluctant, but he has no choice! The survival game that will ultimately determine the future has already begun!

9. Big Order

Big Order
Big Order | Source

Hoshimiya Eiji is the most hated person in the world. Ten years prior, he caused the destruction of almost everything. Now, he possesses the power to conquer anything and everything! He did lie-low for ten years, but the destiny of Order Users is far from over!

With people after him and a suspicious group trying to recruit him, Eiji’s battle is just beginning. His power is something that would lead him to conquer the world and unveil the secret that concerns everything that has happened and is going to happen!

10. Death Note

Death Note
Death Note | Source

High School student Yagami Light has stumbled upon supreme power. He has come to possess the Death Note—a notebook whose name is written on shall experience certain death! With Light’s ideals and his own version of justice, he starts writing criminals’ names to cleanse the world!

Debuting as Kira, Light is on his mission for world justice! He will stop at nothing only to fulfill his dream of eliminating all evil—even if he has to become a far greater evil himself!

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