Sekai no Yami Zukan


The World YAMIZUKAN

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 世界の闇図鑑
English: The World YAMIZUKAN
German: The World Yamizukan
Spanish: The World Yamizukan
French: Sekai no Yamizukan
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2017 to Jun 26, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Mondays at 03:35 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: ILCA
Source: Original
Genres: HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 4.681 (scored by 79257,925 users)
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Ranked: #130602
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4164
Members: 22,383
Favorites: 21

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Synopsis

Tucked away in the darkest depths of this world, tales of the bizarre and the supernatural quietly unfold. These inexplicable stories are chronicled throughout the pages of a certain strange encyclopedia, sheltered within a crumbling, decrepit building. Do you dare to open its cover and experience the horrors firsthand?

Each of the macabre tales held within the book's pages details some unusual, surreal experiences that often come to a gruesome end. A man searches for his adulterous wife, only to find himself at the mercy of otherworldly visitors; a boy befriends a snowman who harbors a sinister secret; crop circles suddenly form on a family farm, created by some unexpected visitors; hidden in plain sight, menacing mechanical beings continue on undetected. In all of these horrifying stories, nothing is as simple as it seems, revealing a terrifying darkness that perhaps might have been best left alone.

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Jun 26, 2017
If you're looking for a horror anime, Sekai no Yami Zukan is not the one you're looking for. It's more like a documentary than a thriller. Am I literally the only one who gets that?

According to Anime News Network (and MAL before they changed it) "The anime seeks to evoke the retro atmosphere of pulp horror stories that were popular in the 60s and 70s in magazines".

It is not made to make you feel scared. It's made to inform you about the horror stories from 40 years ago. Now I'm not exactly a fan of them, but from the little I know, it is a ...
Jul 20, 2017
Mixed Feelings
I actually enjoyed this anime. Though I would not call it the best anime ever, it was nice just for a quick little binge of 70's horror. So if you're looking for a good scare, this is not necessarily for you. However if you're looking for something creepypasta-ish, then you're in the right place.

There is no real connecting force with these stories, they are just kinda random, which I think is what puts a lot of people off this anime. So that's just a small warning I guess. The stories themselves are pretty predictable, but that's oldie horror for ya. Some are a bit too ...
Jul 15, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Story
Each episode tells a different story. For me in that aspect is interesting because I never knew what to expect. The stories were not complex or very long because the episodes are in average 3-4 minutes long but they are in no way confusing or predictable. Also, even though the episodes are really short, I never got the feeling that anything was rushed. It was fairly entertaining.

Art
The art is not the usual one so I guess plenty of people just drop out the show because of it.
However, since every episode was different I was always expecting to see something that surprised me.
I ...

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