Animecast: Horror and Thriller in Anime


Anime can produce many different sets of emotions such as fear and suspense. In this episode of the Animecast, the hosts dive into the two genres that produce such emotions. Does Thriller and Horror work in anime? Listen and find out!

higurashifeatTopics this episode: Horror’s concepts, Anime Horror History, Horror Anime Rights, Horror Anime Wrongs, Thriller’s Concepts, Thriller Anime Rights, Thriller Anime Wrongs, Future of Thriller and Horror Anime, Some Anime Picks, Effects of Anime Thrillers and Horrors, and more!

The intro for this episode is the OP for Higurashi When They Cry called “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni” by Eiko Shimamiya. The outro for this episode is the ED2 for Re:Zero called “Stay Alive” by Rie Takahashi.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Runtime: 1:22:21

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.