5. Death Note
If you want to see a really unique and compelling story, you should try Death Note. This anime is truly one of the best and most popular out there. It keeps the viewer in suspense and keeps them thinking. You will be forced to wonder about what you would have done if you were in a character’s place.
Imagine that you can kill people by simply picturing them in your mind and writing down their names in a special notebook. It’s insane, isn’t it? However, it’s possible for Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles upon a Death Note. This special notebook has been thrown into the human world by a god of death, who did so just because of his boredom. After discovering such a power in his hands, Light decides to make the world a better place by extinguishing as many criminals as he can. However, police discover the unusual serial killings and wants to catch the culprit with the help of an eccentric young detective.