Death Note was one of the successful franchise in Japan due to its psychological difference among other types of animes. Death Note is a psychological and supernatural thriller mystery with excellent character development and an amazing level of polish and atmosphere which has made it one of the most beloved animes of all time.
Ever since Death Note ended, many fans have been wondering what animes is out there which have a close or same psychological features like Death Note. You may find some as good as it is and others are just around the middle of bein good or better than Death Note. Here’s a few anime you can add on your list if you like to twist your brain as much as Light Yagami twisted it on Death Note.
1. Code Geass
When the topic of Death Note comes up to forums, Code Geass is the closest and most popular anime being suggested close to it. You may say its totally different since its a mecha anime but the mind game adventure it brings to the table definitely deserves inclusion. Code Geass was one of the most popular mecha anime today. Following the story of Lelouch Lamperouge and his sister, the suspense and plot twists scenes in the series is the reason why fans keep coming back for more episodes.
Are humans innately good or evil? They do things for self interest or personal gain? Forging relationships, creating bonds; are they simply methods to reach the end goal ? Psycho Pass keeps its audience consistently alert and interested, with plot twists and shifts that are unpredictable and wholeheartedly intriguing. The art is bold and catches the eye’s attention.
Truly psychological and can mess up your head.Monster has been praised by critics as being an intelligent anime that features excellent plot weaving along with a sophisticated storyline. Most of the fans would definitely suggest Monster when you ask them what’s closest to Death Note.
4. One Outs
Welcome to psychological side of a sport and get ready to be blown away by the shrewdness and tactics of out our terrifying pitcher Toukuchi Toua. If you’re a fan of sports and psychological anime, this one is for you.
5. Liar Game
Liar Game is about a real life game where you have to lie (or not to lie) to win.Nao is a naive girl victimized to play the Liar Game. Desperate, she asks for help from a genius swindler, Akiyama, who just got out of prison. Watch how they test their mettle against intelligent teams and individuals as they try to take down Liar Game.
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