Highest Rated Horror TV Series With At Least 1000 Votes
3. Death Note: Desu nôto (2006–2007)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.
4. Ginga: Nagareboshi gin (1986– )
22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An Akita-Inu puppy is destined to defend his people against a monstrous bear.
6. Attack on Titan (2013– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaegar vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.
7. Berserk (1997– )
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.
9. Supernatural (2005– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
10. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
11. Ash vs Evil Dead (2015– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.
13. Parasyte: The Maxim (2014– )
TV-MA | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi
The 17-year-old Izumi Shinichi lives with his mother and father in a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo. One night, worm-like aliens called Parasytes invade Earth, taking over the brains of human ... See full summary »
14. Mushi-Shi (2005–2006)
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known ... See full summary »
16. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)
TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Horror
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
17. Hellsing Ultimate (2006–2012)
TV-MA | 50 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
The vampire Alucard and his newly sired ward Seras tries to protect England from a war-crazed SS-Major who seeks to start an eternal war with his vampire army.
19. Joogoonui Taeyang (2013– )
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Tae Gong Shil has the ability to see ghosts, but their constant demands of help make her life impossible, until she meets Joo Jong Won, handsome CEO that measures everything with money, since when she touches him, the ghosts disappear.
22. The Returned (2012– )
TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away ... See full summary »
24. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010– )
Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crushee Jenny, his best friend Curtis, and the geeky Hannah, search their high school for a mayhem-causing Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance councillor.
25. American Horror Story (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse.
26. Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.
28. American Gothic (1995–1996)
60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Visit Trinity, South Carolina, a small town with more chills than charm. Sheriff Lucas Buck won't let anyone - including local doctor Matt Crower or the determined Gail Emory - stand in the way of his evil plans.
29. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010–2014)
TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves and carnival clowns that are stalking children.
31. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X.
32. Môsô dairinin (2004– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.
35. Shin Sekai Yori (2012– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In a post-apocalyptic world set a thousand years after our era, the remaining humans, now with telekinesis, live in a seemingly peaceful society, but dark secrets of the past will soon be discovered by a small group of friends.
36. Higurashi no naku koro ni: Kai (2007– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
The young group of friends in the town of Hinamizawa continue to have terrible conflicts with one another in their never ending summer of 1983, often ending with the brutal murder of one of... See full summary »
38. Bates Motel (2013– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Centers on a mother and son who come to a new town so that they can start over and set up a new business, but a lot of mysterious incidents happen, including the unanswered and horrible acts of the son.
39. BrainDead (2016)
TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.
40. Tokyo Ghoul (2014– )
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Ghouls are terrifying creatures which feed on human flesh. When Kaneki is almost killed in an attack, he transforms into a half-ghoul, half-human hybrid and is forced to adapt to their lifestyle in order to survive.
43. Akame ga Kill! (2014– )
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A countryside boy named Tatsumi set on a journey to The Capital to make a name and met a seemingly dangerous group of Assassins known as Night Raid. Their journey begins.
44. In the Flesh (2013– )
56 min | Drama, Horror
Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.
45. Spawn (1997–1999)
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime
After being betrayed and murdered by his employer, a government trained assassin named, Al Simmons, is resurrected as a Hellspawn and is forced to become the reluctant leader of Hell's army.
47. Death Parade (2015– )
TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror
After death, humans go to either heaven or hell. But for some, at the instant of their death, they arrive at the Queen Decim, a bar attended by the mysterious white-haired Decim.
48. Gungrave (2003–2004)
TV-14 | Animation, Action, Crime
Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy's Millenion crime syndicate. The story begins in the future ... See full summary »