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10 Anime Like "Occultic;Nine"

Updated on February 3, 2017
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Occultic;Nine | Source

“Occultic;Nine” follows the story of Yuuta Gamon and his “Supernatural Science Kiri Kiri Basara” website-blog, along with other peculiar individuals. Yuuta’s dream is to live-off from the immense wealth that his website-blog will potentially generate. Of course, his passion is in the occult and supernatural, but these are also the reasons why he will get entwined in an unnatural predicament. And so, with him and his website-blog as the focal point, he along with some others will try to make something out of what’s currently happening (mainly mysterious events) and venture into the unimaginable unkown!

If you loved Occultic;Nine and curious about the occult, the supernatural, and the unnatural, then you’re in the right place! With mysterious things and events in mind snarled with oddities and idiosyncrasies, then the anime like Occultic;Nine are for you to watch!

1. Steins;Gate

Steins;Gate | Source

A group of friends makes a phenomenal breakthrough—the Phone Microwave! Although at first, the only function of the Phone Microwave was to turn bananas into green ooze, it soon was discovered that it’s something that is more than what meets the eye! The real deal is—the Phone Microwave can actually send messages to the past!

With such an extraordinary discovery, things and events begin to change! Altering the past to change the future has its own pros and cons. But does one or the other outweigh each other? The Phone Microwave is a double-edged sword, and in the wrong hands—it can potentially be fatal for the future!

2. Kekkai Sensen (Blood Blockade Battlefront)

Kekkai Sensen (Blood Blockade Battlefront)
Kekkai Sensen (Blood Blockade Battlefront) | Source

New York City undergoes a grand transition! From being just a regular city, it gets covered by an impenetrable bubble with a dimensional gate in the very center of it. Now, New York City has become—Hellsalem’s Lot—a place where humans, demons, monsters, and other supernatural being coexists!

Just what would you expect from such an occult place? Of course, mayhem and chaos would propagate everywhere! But, it’s a good thing that a group known as “Libra” is bent on keeping order and peace. Then one day, a boy with the uncanny power known as the “All-Seeing Eyes of God” appears! Things are messy as they already are, but with the addition of the aforementioned power and the participation of Libra—things are about to ride a rollercoaster of thrill, havoc, and exhilaration!

3. Durarara!!

Durarara!! | Source

Ikebukuro is not your ordinary city! Color gangs, goons, a headless rider, a ridiculously strong bartender, a red-eyed slasher—the list goes on for the not-so-ordinary stuff in the city! But, despite all the weird things and crazy events, the climax has yet to come!

Meet Ryuugamine Mikado—a new Ikebukuro resident and student who has always longed for the extraordinary! His name sure is weird but, the city of Ikebukuro is much weirder! It’s a dream come true for him though. But will it be a happy dream or a nightmare? Mikado shall soon experience everything that the city has to offer!

4. Mekakucity Actors

Mekakucity Actors
Mekakucity Actors | Source

One fateful summer day, a mysterious phenomenon blows out of all proportions! Unfortunately for the N.E.E.T. Shintarou Kisaragi, he gets caught up in the big heat-haze mess! Why does it have to be that day? For two years, he never went outside!

Now, Shintarou has to deal with the outside world, the mysterious event known as the heat-haze, and his new group—the Mekukshi Dan! With mysterious eye powers at their disposal, Shintarou and the rest will try to get to the bottom of it all!

5. Bakemonogatari

Bakemonogatari | Source

After barely surviving a vampire attack and almost turning into a vampire himself, Araragi Koyomi is now normal again but with some oddities still left behind. As far as gratitude goes, Araragi only has the strange man—Oshino Meme—to thank!

Flash forward to Araragi’s daily school life, the oddities have never really completely left him. Oftentimes, he keeps discovering people with peculiarities of their own. And having experience weird stuff himself, Araragi is determined to help! Help, assist, and save from the nuisances of the supernatural—this is now Araragi’s new mission in life.

6. Kyousou Giga

Kyousou Giga
Kyousou Giga | Source

There exists in the world a “mirror capital” called Kyoto. In this place, humans and youkai coexists, and no one ever dies! It’s such an odd place that it’s actually made of wonders and extraordinary things. One day, a girl from another dimension comes crashing into the Kyoto!

The girl is none other than—Koto—and she’s looking for her mother! Along with her two familiars, Koto is resolute in what she wants to do and achieve in Kyoto. The peculiarities of Kyoto, the black rabbit, Koto’s mother, and other supernatural things—everything shall be scrutinized and revealed!

7. Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100
Mob Psycho 100 | Source

If there’s one thing that eighth-grade student Kageyama Shigeo (a.k.a. Mob) is good at, that’s his psychic powers and abilities. Yes, Mob is a psychic and an extremely powerful one to boot! But, he refuses to use them for his own good and advantage. Mob wants to breeze through life without the aid of his powers!

Mob has a psychic mentor who ain’t a psychic at all! Mob also has a crush on a certain girl in school. Mob has a loving brother and family. All that is odd in his life is his psychic prowess. With family and friends close to him, as well as his psychic powers, which he must eventually use for himself and others, Mob partakes on a life journey discovering his true worth and purpose.

8. Denpa-teki na Kanojo

Denpa-teki na Kanojo
Denpa-teki na Kanojo | Source

Juu Yuuzawa is very aloof, antisocial, and skeptical. He finds no use in friends and acquaintances. Friendship and companionship will get him nowhere, so he believes.

One day, his life changes for the worst! A girl named Ame Ochibana tries to associate with him in such a weird fashion. She claims that both of them are connected from their past lives and she wishes to be hiss servant! Crazy and delusional it is, Juu thinks! Then, a murder happens—and both become entangled in a dark web of unnaturalness.

9. Mawaru Penguindrum

Mawaru Penguindrum
Mawaru Penguindrum | Source

Twin brothers Kanba and Shouma are pretty much hopeless and in despair now that their beloved little sister is sick beyond what’s normal. Only waiting for her inevitable demise, they bring her to the aquarium as per their little sister’s own wish. But then, an unexpected twist happens!

The little sister—Himari—collapses in the aquarium and on the brink of inevitable death. Fortunately, she happened to pick a weird-looking penguin hat, which in turn gave her a new lease in life. It’s not without consequences though! The new lease in life is just—a lease! And now, kanba and Shouma must deal with the penguin hat (Princess of the Crystal) and search for the mysterious “Penguin Drum” if they want to have their hearts’ wish granted.

10. Baccano!

Baccano! | Source

All aboard the Flying Pussyfoot! It’s the intercontinental train that will make a mark in history and shock the whole world! But that’s not actually all—this train hides a really deep and dark secret--one that is extremely complex and dangerous that it just messes with the mind and everything!

Alchemy, immortality, survival—what complicated things are about to happen? Well, for everyone involved, their very lives are on the line. What they will decide and do shall leave a mark in history and the future forever!

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      Cyong74 16 months ago

      I've grown to like this genre. Am going to binge watch over the holidays. Yeah.