Petshop of Horrors

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Japanese: Pet Shop of Horrors (ペットショップ・オブ・ホラーズ)
English: Pet Shop of Horrors
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Type: TV
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 2, 1999 to Mar 23, 1999
Premiered: Winter 1999
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Trans Arts, TBS
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Demographic: JoseiJosei
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.241 (scored by 3120531,205 users)
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Ranked: #29602
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Popularity: #2565
Members: 67,353
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Count D, a quite interesting pet shop owner from an area called Chinatown, sells rare and hard to come by pets to people longing for something special, but with each sale comes a contract. If the rules of the contract are followed, everything goes fine, but if someone should break the rules of the contract, the pet shop cannot be held responsible for anything unfortunate that might happen. Leon Orcot, a homicide detective, has linked many odd and unexplainable deaths together; they all were customers of Count D's pet shop, and he intends to find out why.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Count D

Seki, Toshihiko

Orcot, Leon

Onosaka, Masaya


Yamada, Miho



Hendrix, Robin

Tsujitani, Kouji


Yoshida, Sayuri

Orcot, Chris



Yukino, Satsuki


Episode Director
Nagahama, Norihiko
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Jikuu Ryokou" by LEGOLGEL

Ending Theme

"Melody" by LEGOLGEL


Nov 28, 2023
"Petshop of Horrors" stands as a testament to originality in the horror anime genre. Its unique premise and narrative craftsmanship set it apart, captivating audiences with its haunting tales. The second episode, featuring Medusa and her enigmatic owner, remains a standout, showcasing the series' prowess in exploring intricate human psychology.

What truly sets "Petshop of Horrors" apart is its ability to unravel the complex strings of human nature. Through each chilling episode, it delves into the human psyche, unraveling desires, fears, and the repercussions of crossing boundaries, all with a touch of supernatural intrigue. The depth of storytelling intertwines seamlessly with the enigmatic and haunting narratives, ...
Mar 18, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Petshop of horrors is very reminiscent of the old horror TV shows like Tales from the Dark Side and The Twilight Zone. Its 4 episodes revolving around people going to a Chinese Shop Keeper which looks like its in America and getting sold a "Pet" which can be a human being (looking at least) and having to follow the rules. What happens when you break the rules? Well bad things of course and you know that's going to happen.

Petshop of Horrors is a neat idea that I cant really say is executed badly as much as what hurts it is really bad dialogue and even ...
Aug 25, 2012
Someone had told me to watch this Anime as I was a fan of Horror. It was quite cheap in a store so I picked it up. I was hoping for a very interesting story with elements of horror, although I was curious as to how they planned to pack this into 4 episodes if I remember correctly. The story seemed good, different & interesting. The animation and art was old, but don't think I hated it because it was old. No, other older Anime have still managed to capture me with their art, however this one was quite basic, mediocre and overall boring. The ...

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