Most anime choose to take the safe and simple route to success. They choose characters, storylines, and art styles that don’t rock the boat, but have stood the test of time and won’t scare any potential audience members away. But sometimes, an anime takes the more difficult path and goes out of its way to bamboozle its viewers with something they’ve never seen before.
Today, we’re going to explore ten shows from the past year that shocked the anime community in one way or another. Whether the stunts worked in their favor or they ended up crashing and burning into a pile of terrible MAL ratings, these shows certainly made an impression on us. Let’s check out the Top 10 Shocking Anime of 2018!