19 Anime Recommendations Featuring Ghosts and Spirits
14. Ghost Hound
In Ghost Hound, three boys with traumatic pasts let their souls cross into the Unseen World where ghost lie.
However, it seems ghosts are now able to cross into the Apparent World with varying effects that send these boys on a quest to unravel the mystery.
Yoshimura Sumimura comes from a long line of Kekkaishi, those who use supernatural abilities to destroy evil Ayakashi spirits. Together with his childhood friend with a rival clan, they work hard to protect their hometown.
If you are tired of slower paced ghost anime series, Kekkaishi and its action-oriented shounen genre keep things interesting with a lot of fast paced fights.
12. Ghost Stories
Satsuki and Keiichirou Miyanoshita move back to their mother’s hometown after her tragic death, it is there that the siblings find out that their mother banished a number of ghosts from the old school building, but suddenly they are all starting to reappear again. It is up to Satsuki and her new friends along with the help of her mother’s journal to seal them away again.
This is one anime that, no matter where you stand on the subbed versus dubbed debate, you should watched dubbed. They had a lot of fun with it and it turns a “meh” anime into one that is truly quite funny.
11. Natsuyuki Rendezvous
Ryousuke Hazuki stops by a local flower shop one day and immediately falls in love with the beautiful owner. In an effort to get closer to her, he gets a part-time job at the shop.
Things are going well for awhile until one day he finds out the ghost of her dead husband is living in her apartment and only he can see him.
With her husband stubbornly not wanting to move on, keeping the flower shop owner stuck in the past, an odd relationship forms between a man, a woman, and another man that only he can see.
10. Ghost Slayers Ayashi
While externally they are an organization dedicated to the study of foreign books, the Bansha Aratemesho is an organization that actually fight Yoi, spiritual monsters that occasionally attack Edo.
This is the story about strange spiritual monsters around Japan and the equally strange people who fight them.