Top 10 Anime With Plot Twists

Top 10 Anime With Plot Twists
The world flips on its head when one man comes across the power to kill anyone with a notebook.

The best anime that conclude with an ending you would never see coming. 

Some anime don’t put effort into concealing where their story will end. We all know that it's the journey which we find entertaining. But you have to give credit to the anime that hold suspense by using an unpredictable story. Plot twists lull you into a false sense of security, thinking you know where the story will conclude. These anime draw excitement by diverting expectations and keeping the viewer on edge. 

10. Samurai Flamenco

Samurai Flamenco Trailer

When a male model decides to live out the fantasy of fighting crime, the super hero Samurai Flamenco is born. An officer finds out the model’s antics, he tries to reconcile the existence of a hero and the job of the police. As crime increases, the two will see if the city really needs a hero. 

Samurai Flamenco uses office supplies as weapons which makes thugs underestimate his abilities. 

9. Angel Beats

Angel Beats Trailer

Before moving past your worldly being, those who die with unresolved hardship reach a high school. When Otonashi wakes up on the premises he encounters Yuki, a member of the Shinda Sekai Sensen. The club works together to resist God and deny ascendance to the true afterlife. 

The main threat to the club members' way of life is a stoic and white haired angel. 

8. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind 

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind Trailer

Giorno Giovanna wants to stop the italian mafia from spreading drugs over his city of Naples. On his journey he meets a gang willing to stage a coup of their own organization. In fight after fight, the gang comes across the one weakness of the almost undefeatable boss. 

In this world, people have abilities called Stands, they’re spirits that are used to for fighting. 

7. Psycho Pass

Psycho Pass Trailer

No longer do the police have to wait for a crime to happen for an officer to stop a criminal. In futuristic Japan, the Sibyl System can estimate the criminal intent of a citizen before any action takes place. Inspectors and Enforcers work together to fight crime. 

Enforcers have criminal intent but are saved from incarceration by protecting the law. 

6. Higurashi: When They Cry 

Higurashi: When They Cry Trailer

Keiichi moves to a new village where he makes many new friends and learns about the annual festival. In past years, murders and disappearances have taken place on the evening of the festival. The mystery of these cases linger and without any proper explanation, the town calls it the Oyashiro Curse. 

This visual novel has been animated twice, if you would like to watch it now you can but a brand new series is coming in 2020. 

5. Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan Trailer

The titans are brain dead giants that have the appearance of mutated people. Humanity hides behind walls as  titans hunger for human flesh. The Scouts are one part of the army that journeys beyond the walls, looking for new safe havens and the weaknesses of these giants.


The origins of the titans adds the mystery to a mostly action packed anime. 

4. The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland Trailer

The Grace Field House is the home of many orphans. They are provided great food and ample space to play around with. A loving adult truly cares for each and every one of them, it's almost too good to be true. 

This anime in particular is best to go in blind. Early in the series it shows the catch to this lovely home for orphaned children. 

3. Steins;Gate

Steins;Gate Trailer 

Rintaro proclaims himself to be a mad scientist. With an otaku and a childhood friend, he works to bring about a working time machine. When he  creates a device that turns a banana into green goo, more than close friends take interest in his invention. 

One aspect of Steins;Gate that makes it different from modern anime is the prominent appearance of the flip phone. It's always fun to have a window into the world before smartphones. 

2. Death Note

Death Note Trailer 

Light comes across a tool called the Death Note. When he touches the book, he meets with a shinigami, a deathly god, and uses the spirit to understand the power he has acquired. With the Death Note, he can kill any human by only writing their name in the notebook. 

Light’s superb intellectual ability creates strategic  ways to use the notebook without arousing suspicion behind his killing. 

1. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

In this world, the Britannian Regime takes control of Japan and restricts the freedoms of the Japanese people, turning them into second class citizens. An exiled prince, Lelouch, becomes obsessed with destroying the Britannian Empire. When he comes across the power to mind control any human, the odds suddenly turn in his favor. 

Not only does the Britannian army have firearms and tanks but also giant mechs that are piloted by humans. 

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Playing RPGs before he could read, Anthony Ledesma has spent many hours in a digital high school and the winding pathways of mementos. Also enjoys nice long walks on the beach.
Gamer Since: 2006
Favorite Genre: RPG
Currently Playing: Jedi Fallen Order
Top 3 Favorite Games:Batman: Arkham City, Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc:, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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