Who doesn’t love mysteries! They’re one of the most loved genres in the entire entertainment business. There are quite a lot of anime movies that have brilliant mysteries hidden in their plots. So, today I have made a list of the best mysteries anime.
10. Genocidal Organ-
Sarajevo was destroyed by a homemade nuclear device, The biggest democracies have now just split up into surveillance agencies. The underworld is covered by genocides. A mysterious person is behind the collapse of the World system . Clavis is the only ray hope, the leading democracies of the world transformed into surveillance states while developing countries endured a multitude of genocides. Intelligence agent Clavis Shepherd must track down the man who seems to be responsible, American John Paul.
9. UN-GO: Chapter of Inga-
Un-Go is set in a war-torn Tokyo, in a near-future Japan. In response to Japan sending their military abroad as peacekeeping forces, terrorists launched multiple attacks on Japan, killing many people and destroying much of its cityscapes. Sometime after the war receded to a period of uneasy peace, the Japanese Parliament passed the “Information Privacy and Protection Act”, which gives the Japanese government control over the Internet. Detective Shinjuurou Yuuki and his strange partner Inga make a living in solving crimes and exposing human souls, all influenced in some way by the dystopian backdrop.
8. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya-
The movie is a novel based. It is actually based on the fourth light novel of the acclaimed Haruhi series. The movie is set after the events of the anime series. Kyon isn’t well versed in supernatural and because of that his world turns upside down.Following on from the events of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime series, the story takes place from December 18 until December 24, a month after the cultural festival.
7. The Case Of Hana & Alice-
Tetsuko “Alice” Arisugawa, is a transfer student at Ishinomori Middle School. She comes to know a strange rumor about the killing of Judas. Alice discovers that the only person who may have some knowledge about knowing the truth is her classmate Hana. Alice starts investigating about Hana and mystery of the murder.The Case of Hana & Alice is a Japanese anime youth drama film written and directed by Shunji Iwai. It is the prequel to Iwai’s 2004 live-action film, Hana, and Alice. The film was released on February 20, 2015. A manga adaptation by Dowman Sayman began serialization in Shogakukan’s Yawaraka Spirits magazine from February 16, 2015.
6. Professor Layton & The Eternal Diva-
Layton receives a letter from an opera singer, Jenis Quatlane. She invited them to her performance. She seeks the help of Layton and his apprentices in a mystery related to her friend. She explains that her friend died one year ago but she came back as a seven-year-old kid.
5. Eden of the East the Movie I: The King of Eden-
Akira Takizawa prevented the destruction of Japan and made a request to become the “King of Japan.” He has his memories erased and his friend has just one clue to find him. Rumours start spreading about Akira and his allies start looking for him. However, his enemies aren’t far behind as they look for ways to eliminate him.
4. When Marnie Was There-
Anna Sasaki is an unsocial girl and her foster parents are deeply troubled by her condition. She is sent to the countryside on the doctor’s recommendation. She starts living her aunt and uncle. One day she runs in a mysterious girl name Marnie which changes her life.
3. Death Billiards-
Two men have just arrived at a location known as Quindecim. However, they don’t know how they got there. They are told that they will have to participate in a game, which they are unable to leave. Both of their lives at stake and if they refuse to play they’ll be killed.Death Billiards is 2013 animated short consisting of only one episode. It was created by Yuzuru Tachikawa, a producer from Madhouse. This short was produced as part of the Young Animator Training Project’s Anime Mirai 2013 project, which funds young animators. It aired on March 2nd, 2013.On October 31, 2014, it was announced that a television anime series based on the short, titled Death Parade, had been greenlit for production and scheduled to air in 2015.
2. Steins; Gate: The Movie – (Load Region of Deja Vu)-
The film takes place in August 2011, one year after the events of the anime series. After going through a painstaking journey across multiple ‘World Lines’ due to the invention of ‘D-Mail’, text messages that can be sent to the past, Rintarō Okabe has assumedly landed in the “Steins Gate” World Line, in which he was able to prevent the deaths of both Mayuri Shiina and Kurisu Makise, as well as prevent a future ruled by SERN due to the invention of a time machine that no longer exists. On August 3, Kurisu arrives in Japan for a press conference and reunites with all the members of the Future Gadget Laboratory. Meanwhile, Rintarō starts having intense side effects from his time travels, seeing visions of alternate Worldlines. The next day on August 4, a mysterious visitor shows up at Kurisu’s hotel, telling her to remember three things: a cell phone, a microwave oven, and SERN. Later that day, as Kurisu is talking to Rintarō about how her own instances of déjà vu may be similar to Rintarō’s ‘Reading Steiner’ ability to remember things from other World Lines, Rintarō suddenly disappears before Kurisu’s eyes. Furthermore, no one else seems to remember Rintarō ever existed, with Kurisu barely retaining a faint memory of someone.
1. Psycho-Pass The Movie-
The incredible success of the Sibyl System has led to Japan exporting the technology to other countries. The war-torn state of the South East Asian Union (SEAUn) decides to implement the Sibyl system while hoping to bring peace and stability to the town of Shambala Float.