Hey, guys hope you are having an amazing day. Here are my favorite picks for 10 Similar Anime Like Terror in Resonance (Zankyou no Terror). This list is made by my personal opinion and If there’s a particular anime that you feel deserves to be on this list, leave us a comment and we’ll add it to the list. Also, keep in mind the list is in no particular order. Enjoy!

10 Anime Like Terror in Resonance (Zankyou no Terror)

10. No. 6
9. Tokyo Ghoul
8. Inuyashiki: Last Hero
7. The Perfect Insider
6. B: The Beginning
5. Monster
4. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
3. Psycho-Pass
2. Eden of The East
1. Death Note

10. No. 6

Synopsis – Many years ago, after the end of a bloody world war, mankind took shelter in six city-states that were peaceful and perfect… at least on the surface. However, Shion—an elite resident of the city-state No. 6—gained a new perspective on the world he lives in, thanks to a chance encounter with a mysterious boy, Nezumi. Nezumi turned out to be just one of many who lived in the desolate wasteland beyond the walls of the supposed utopia. But despite knowing that the other boy was a fugitive, Shion decided to take him in for the night and protect him, which resulted in drastic consequences: because of his actions, Shion and his mother lost their status as elites and were relocated elsewhere, and the darker side of the city began to make itself known.

Now, a long time after their life-altering first meeting, Shion and Nezumi are finally brought together once again—the former elite and the boy on the run are about to embark on an adventure that will, in time, reveal the shattering secrets of No. 6.

Similarity –Both anime talks about two friends who want to overthrow the existing government.
Nezumi from No.6 has the same reason as the two protagonists in Zankyou no Terror: revenge while Shion is more similar to Lisa. The atmosphere, general feeling, and character development are similar in both anime.

9. Tokyo Ghoul

Synopsis – Tokyo has become a cruel and merciless city—a place where vicious creatures called “ghouls” exist alongside humans. The citizens of this once great metropolis live in constant fear of these bloodthirsty savages and their thirst for human flesh. However, the greatest threat these ghouls pose is their dangerous ability to masquerade as humans and blend in with society.

Based on the best-selling supernatural horror manga by Sui Ishida, Tokyo Ghoul follows Ken Kaneki, a shy, bookish college student, who is instantly drawn to Rize Kamishiro, an avid reader like himself. However, Rize is not exactly who she seems, and this unfortunate meeting pushes Kaneki into the dark depths of the ghouls’ inhuman world. In a twist of fate, Kaneki is saved by the enigmatic waitress Touka Kirishima, and thus begins his new, secret life as a half-ghoul/half-human who must find a way to integrate into both societies.

Similarity – Both Zankyou no Terror and Tokyo Ghoul illustrate a story on both sides, rationalizing what would otherwise be a villain while keeping the “good guys” good guy, showing that every conflict can be looked at from at least two perspectives.

Also read,10 Anime Like Tokyo Ghoul

8. Inuyashiki: Last Hero

Synopsis- Ichiro Inuyashiki is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he’s constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he’s done to support them. On top of everything else, his doctor has revealed that he has cancer and it appears that he has little time left in this world. But just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, a blinding light in the night sky strikes the earth where Ichiro stands

Similarity – Both series are mature in tone and tackle morality, terrorism, and what it means to be human. They are set in modern Japan and feature more realistic styles of animation, but they also have a slight sci-fi element: in Inuyashiki, humans gain robotic abilities through an unexplained alien encounter, and in Zankyou no Terror, children are experimented on to make them genius savants. Both series have some very dramatic and emotional moments, too!

Also read,10 Anime Like Inuyashiki: Last Hero

7. The Perfect Insider

Synopsis – In a research facility hidden away on a remote island, genius programmer Shiki Magata has lived as a recluse for years. She rarely sees guests, but associate professor Souhei Saikawa and university student Moe Nishinosono still seek her out. However, their meeting is cut short when they are caught up in a locked-room murder mystery.

Everything is not as it seems, and many secrets are hidden. Within an isolated facility, a seemingly impossible and gruesome crime takes place, and Saikawa and Moe must unravel the truth behind the murder and Magata’s shrouded past.

Similarity – A very similar atmosphere and color palate make drawing similarities easy. Both feature a main character who is considered a genius and that is probably wasting their potential, not to mention they even look similar. Intellectual minds are pit against each other which leads to interesting conflicts on both ends.

6. B: The Beginning

B The Beginning
Synopsis – In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Koku, the protagonist. Keith, the legendary investigator of the royal police force RIS. A mysterious criminal organization. A wide variety of characters race through the fortified city as it is beset by the serial killer, Killer B, and a chain of crimes in this suspense drama by director Kazuto Nakazawa and Production I.G

Similarity – The character design is slightly similar, soundtrack, and the plot elements are too, without delving into spoilers. A good side which may be the bad side, conspiracies, and a bright detective with a past in the middle of everything. Without spoiling much, both detective’s pasts are very similar, and they make very similar choices with who they co-erce with…

5. Monster

Synopsis –Dr. Kenzou Tenma is a renowned brain surgeon of Japanese descent working in Europe. Highly lauded by his peers as one of the great young minds that will revolutionize the field, he is blessed with a beautiful fiancée and is on the cusp of a big promotion in the hospital he works at. But all of that is about to change with a grave dilemma that Kenzou faces one night—whether to save the life of a small boy or that of the town’s mayor. Despite being pressured by his superiors to perform surgery on the mayor, his morals force him to perform the surgery on the other critical patient, saving his life and forfeiting the mayor’s. A doctor is taught to believe that all life is equal; however, when a series of murders occur in the surgeon’s vicinity, all of the evidence pointing to the boy he saved, Kenzou’s beliefs are shaken. Along his journey to unravel the true identity of his little patient, Kenzou discovers that the fate of the world may be intertwined with the mysterious child.

Similarity – Well Monster is basically the same but with more plot, episodes. What stands out the most is the point of view both have protagonists who stand out in a specific field but overall Monster does a way better job at tackling the “situation”. In conclusion, if you liked Zankyou no Terror than you will love Monster.

4. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass
Synopsis – In the year 2010, the Holy Empire of Britannia is establishing itself as a dominant military nation, starting with the conquest of Japan. Renamed to Area 11 after its swift defeat, Japan has seen significant resistance against these tyrants in an attempt to regain independence.

Lelouch Lamperouge, exiled prince of Britannia, unfortunately finds himself caught in a crossfire between the two nations’ armed forces. He is able to escape, however, thanks to the timely appearance of a mysterious girl named C.C., who bestows upon him Geass, the “Power of Kings.” Realizing the vast potential of his newfound “power of absolute obedience,” Lelouch embarks upon a perilous journey as the masked vigilante known as Zero, leading a merciless onslaught against Britannia in order to get revenge once and for all.

Similarity – Though the goals of the MCs of both series are different they try to achieve these through a common means: terrorism. Both shows present us with cunning protagonists who blow up things for a cause. These anime have properly executed plots and characters with ideas that often clash throughout the series. Code Geass and its sequel balance serious scenes with light-hearted moments but Zankyou is mostly dark and serious.

Also read,10 Anime Like Code Geass

3. Psycho-Pass

Psycho Pass
Synopsis – Justice, and the enforcement of it, has changed. In the 22nd century, Japan enforces the Sibyl System, an objective means of determining the threat level of each citizen by examining their mental state for signs of criminal intent, known as their Psycho-Pass. Inspectors uphold the law by subjugating, often with lethal force, anyone harboring the slightest ill-will; alongside them are Enforcers, jaded Inspectors that have become latent criminals, granted relative freedom in exchange for carrying out the Inspectors’ dirty work.

Into this world steps Akane Tsunemori, a young woman with an honest desire to uphold justice. However, as she works alongside veteran Enforcer Shinya Kougami, she soon learns that the Sibyl System’s judgments are not as perfect as her fellow Inspectors assume. With everything she has known turned on its head, Akane wrestles with the question of what justice truly is, and whether it can be upheld through the use of a system that may already be corrupt.

Similarity – Taking on a detective-like story, Psycho-Pass and Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Tokyo) explores the concept of crime and terrorism. The main protagonists from both series often get into conflicts that put their mortal lives in danger. The antagonists from both series also treat certain situations as games where losing will have disastrous consequences. Building on a story with thriller antics, I recommend both series to anyone interested in crime fiction.

Also read,10 Anime Like Psycho-Pass

2. Eden of The East

Higashi no Eden (Eden of The East)Synopsis – On November 22, 2010, Japan was hit by missile strikes, a terrorist act that fortunately did not harm anyone, becoming known as “Careless Monday.” Quickly forgotten, society goes on about their lives as normal.

During her graduation trip to America three months later, friendly college student Saki Morimi’s life is forever changed when she finds herself saved from unexpected trouble by Akira Takizawa. Takizawa is cheerful, but odd in many ways—he is stark naked and suffers from amnesia, believing himself to be a terrorist. In addition, he possesses a strange cell phone loaded with 8.2 billion yen in digital cash.

Despite Takizawa’s suspicious traits, Saki quickly befriends the enigmatic young man. However, unbeknownst to her, this is the beginning of a thrilling death game involving money, cell phones, and the salvation of the world. Higashi no Eden chronicles Saki’s struggle to unravel the mysteries behind her savior, while Takizawa himself battles other individuals armed with similar cell phones and returning memories which reveal his possible connection to the event from months ago.

Similarity – Zankyou no Terror talks about terrorism, but introduces us a plot about experiments and conspiracy, all this with a mysterious aura. This mysterious aura is what both animes have in common. Higashi no Eden tells us the story about a boy without memories of himself, however he is playing in a very dangerous game, with conspiracy included!

Also read,10 Anime Like Eden of The East (Higashi no Eden)

1. Death Note

Death NoteSynopsis – A shinigami, as a god of death, can kill any person—provided they see their victim’s face and write their victim’s name in a notebook called a Death Note. One day, Ryuk, bored by the shinigami lifestyle and interested in seeing how a human would use a Death Note, drops one into the human realm.

High school student and prodigy Light Yagami stumbles upon the Death Note and—since he deplores the state of the world—tests the deadly notebook by writing a criminal’s name in it. When the criminal dies immediately following his experiment with the Death Note, Light is greatly surprised and quickly recognizes how devastating the power that has fallen into his hands could be.

With this divine capability, Light decides to extinguish all criminals in order to build a new world where crime does not exist and people worship him as a god. Police, however, quickly discover that a serial killer is targeting criminals and, consequently, try to apprehend the culprit. To do this, the Japanese investigators count on the assistance of the best detective in the world: a young and eccentric man known only by the name of L.

Similarity – The genius, mass-murdering protagonists aren’t necessarily the “good guys,” and the unorthodox, detective antagonists aren’t necessarily the “bad guys.” Sometimes you’re not really sure who you want to root for.

Also read,10 Anime Like Death Note

Credits – MAL


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