Mystery & Thriller Anime - Spring 2018: Deadly Magical Girls, A Dangerous Card Game, Steins;Gate 0 and More!

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Introduction

Welcome to all of the Mystery & Thriller anime that are coming for Spring 2018! What we have done here at Honey's Anime is prepared a preview of these shows for you, the readers, and if you want to know more about the show, then be sure to check out the database page listed beneath each show. Note: The order is a ranking of the order in which we here at Honey's Anime want to watch these shows starting from the one we want to see the most at #1.

If you would prefer to see them in no specific order, please check out the spring chart here

1. Steins;Gate 0

  • Genres: Sci-fi, Thriller
  • Air Date: April 12 2018

An alternate ending to Steins;Gate, set in the visual novel’s Beta World Timeline.
Okabe has given up on saving Kurisu and returned to his everyday life, but is suffering from flashbacks of the events that happened in the world lines he crossed, and of Kurisu’s death. He has sunk into despair, and starting with Mayuri, who encourages him to visit a mental health clinic, the labmen are worried for him. Before long, even ‘Kyouma Hououin’ has been sealed away…

That’s when Okabe meets Kurisu’s former acquaintances and volunteers to become a test subject for Amadeus, a computer system in which Kurisu’s memories have been saved. Using an exclusive application, he can communicate with ‘Kurisu.’ Then one day, a girl comes to the lab for advice - a girl with a striking resemblance to Kurisu.

Steins;Gate 0 Official PV

2. Mahou Shoujo Site

  • Genres: Horror, Supernatural, Psychological
  • Air Date: April 7 2018

Asa Ayagiri is a middle-school student who bullied heavily at school, and at home by her extremely abusive older brother. One day, her computer in her room suddenly connects to a strange site called Mahou Shoujo Site (Magical Girl Site).
Asa receives a stick from Mahou Shoujo Site and becomes a magical girl. When she finds herself being pursued by fear due to the terrible bullying, she just has to use her stick and her tormentors unexpectedly disappear from in front of her eyes. They are then transported to a far-away place where they suffer a horrible death.

Aya is is reluctant to kill people and tormented with confusing feelings of guilt. While she struggles with this, Aya meets another like her who received a stick from Mahou Shoujo Site: Her classmate Tsuyuno Yatsumura. They are then dragged into the cruel fate that awaits life as a magical girl.

Mahou Shoujo Site Official PV

3. Lostorage conflated WIXOSS

  • Genres: Drama, Game, Psychological
  • Air Date: April 7 2018

The darkness is unending.

The shadow of selector battles creeps upon brief, yet peaceful days… Kiyoi Mizushima, first to notice the calamity approaching, now starts to move to put a stop to the chain of darkness.

This time, a new card called a ‘key’ has appeared that follows a different set of rules than those already established. As the darkness continues to expand, the ringleader and what their goal is, remains wrapped in mystery.

Suzuko Homura, Chinatsu Morishita, Hanna Mikage, Ruuko Kominato, Yuzuki Kurebayashi, Hitoe Uemura, and Akira Aoi… Once again these selectors are gathered where their wishes and memories, as well as ‘keys’ hinge on a final battle that is starting now!

Lostorage conflated WIXOSS Official PV

4. Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katri no Nazotoki File

  • Genres: Game, Mystery, Adventure
  • Air Date: April 8 2018

The Layton Detective Agency motto is “No matter what the mystery is, we solve all.”
The daughter of Professor Layton, Katrielle Layton, along with her talking dog Sheri, and her assistant Ernest Greeves, run the Layton Detective Agency. Daily, they solve strange happenings that occur in London.

Originally, she began working at the Agency as a means to help her find her father, Hershel Layton, who up and disappeared one day. Due to her incredible way of thinking, her skill for solving mysteries has gradually become a hot topic, and eventually, more and more requests come fluttering in.

Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katri no Nazotoki File Official PV

5. Doreiku: The Animation

  • Genres: Psychological, Thriller
  • Air Date: April 13 2018

“SCM” - a device that can make someone your slave.
If you win, you become the master, if you lose, you become the slave.

Revenge, love, hatred… People use SCMs for various reasons.

Victory or submission? So begins a fierce survival game.

Doreiku: The Animation Official PV