Wed. Jun 19th, 2024

Being, in reality, all the time is something that is not always a cup of tea. Some people prefer watching trippy anime when they are high. Some of the imaginative stories with vibrant visuals can be shown in this anime.

Choose anime when someone is in a state of high and not able to function properly. When the mind only wants to be in peace, and nothing matters more than silence and good company. Visual and vibrant shows.

There are certain drugs and substances which make the human brain numb and change the thought pattern, which ultimately gives a sense of calmness and peace. The anime comes with vibrant, emotional responses, visual stimulation, a narrative process, and empathy.

Anime is a perfect way for escapism which comes with stress relief as it allows the brain to focus on the imaginary world rather than the real world. Anime comes with dopamine release, which is triggered by pleasure and reward. Watching anime comes in the same sense.

Anime To watch When High
Anime to Watch When High (Credits: Netflix)

Often anime lovers want to watch more genres of anime as they solve their real-life problems related to study stress and life stress. They all find solutions here. Even a person who chooses to be high occasionally never resists watching his favorite genre of anime.

So here we are with the best of the anime, which one can prefer to watch in their free time and on lazy days. Watching anime as per a person’s choice when they are highly varied and it comes with many genres.

The content of anime chosen by them might come with romance, war, fighting, etc. Below we have a short list of anime that can be watched by the person who gets high and chooses an imaginary world over a real-world struggle.

FLCL (Fooly Cooly)

The first anime we will going to discuss comes with the story of Naota Nandaba and who lives in a fictional town named Mabase. The anime show is well known for its storytelling and heart-melting scenes.

Naota lives a simple life, and his whole life changes when a woman comes into his life which he finds mysterious and weird at first. A woman named Haruko comes into his life with her guitar, which she plays every day.

As with time they started spending time together, he started experiencing certain kinds of vibrations and energy that usually comes out of the other circumstance. Naota, at a young age and in puberty, can’t able get an idea of what is happening.

FLCL (Fooly Cooly)
FLCL  (Credits: Crunchyroll)

In the series, he experienced a certain kind of energy named NO; with time, he realized that Haruko was there for her mission of capturing Atomsk. In the anime, Atomsk is the most powerful connection and energy which, when will be acquired by someone, will become strong.

The FLCL anime comes with a 6 episode series which comes with a lady named Haruko who puts a horn-like structure on Naota’s head, after which he starts to sense strange energies, which are known as “NO” energies. Noata’s head and brain become a portal for the robots and creatures to come into a new world.

  • Director: Kazuya Tsurumaki
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2000
  • Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

Paprika

A science fiction and thriller anime which is a mind-twisting and turning plot. The anime comes with a theme of reality, dreams, and one person being in an imaginary world of his own. Dr. Atsuko is one of the best psychotherapists and uses his invention for a revolution.

He wanted to enter into his patient dream and research more about what they dream and why they are dreaming it. He has a device of his invention which Dr named DC mini, and he used it for the recording and analysis of the dreams his patient has.

The twist comes in his life when some of the devices are stolen from him by mysterious people and groups. The people who have stolen the DC mini start using it to cause a disturbance between reality and dreams.

Paprika
Paprika (Credits: Netflix)

Dr. Chiba is on a journey to find out who can steal his DC mini devices. As the team of medical started a journey of finding the thief, they realized that it came with the fear of facing fears and desires which they wanted to avoid during patient recovery from dreams.

The fine line between reality and an imaginary world is a dream, and if one is never able to come out of that dream, it could cause real chaos. Dr. Chiba knows it very well, and to avoid the chaos needed his stolen DC mini back for better use.

  • Director: Satoshi Kon
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2006
  • Where to Watch: Netflix

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

The anime plot is set in the post-apocalyptic world, a world where all the humans live underground for their survival. The human living underground wanted to be away from a beast named Beast Men.

They live on the surface of the earth and kill humans out there. Simon, who is the main hero of the anime Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, discovers a glowing drill and is now on a whole new adventure which eventually takes him to a world of solutions.

Simon and his friend Kamina on their adventurous journey, discover a strange robot named Lagann. They used Lagann for their fight against the beast men. To fight beast men and their leader named, Lordgenome, humans needed more powerful weapons, and they used robots as their weapons.

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann..
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (Credits: Crunchyroll)

Robots are immortal and could be useful in their fight; Simon, for now, knows the fact that he can repair robots on any kind of damage. Simon, from a shy boy to a leader of the underground human, is a journey worth watching.

His growth is all about making a plan to defeat the beast’s men and its leader in the war. Kamina friend of Simon’s, inspires the humans out there doubting each other in the fight. He helped in overcoming the challenges of defeating the beast men in the anime.

The end of the anime flourishes with the idea that humanity will lead the earth forever by its unity and strength.

  • Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2007
  • Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

Redline

The anime Redline is well known for its adrenaline-released based plot and science fiction story. The anime is all about amazing visuals and action thrillers. The anime shows that in the future when artificial intelligence will lead the whole world, and speed will be a new era.

A fearless and talented racer named JP is known for his racing abilities and drives like mad crazy. JP is a talented racer with a dream of winning a race and, in other words, a deadly race that is going to happen.

Redline
Redline (Credits: Amazon)

He lives in a universe named redline grand prix, where a car race is going to happen and for which he is getting focused and trained. JP and his love for machines made him own a game with his machine; each other character comes with their best-modified vehicle on the racing track.

The race consists of unusual participants like aliens and humans. The twist came during the race when the authorities realized that it was illegal to lead a race. The task is to stop the race as soon as possible, but unfortunately, the other military forces are all on their way to stop an illegal race.

JP and the other participants are not in the mood to back down, and they choose to continue the race. A thrilling competition that will lead all the trippy and high people out there watching in another world of car racing, which will not be ordinary.

  • Director: Takeshi Koike
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2009
  • Where to Watch: Amazon

Space Dandy

Dandy is a funny and loving alien hunter who is on his way to find more aliens out there. He has the task and duty of finding other alien species. He chooses to travel the galaxy with the help of his spaceship with other members.

A robot named Aloha Oe also becomes a member of the Dandy group and joins them for the discovery of other aliens. Also, he has other creatures like a cat which is not an actual cat but resemblance a cat, and a QT, which is a robot, a robot who has the best sense of sarcasm.

Space Dandy
Space Dandy (Credits: Crunchyroll)

The whole anime comes with a series of episodes consisting of the Dandy crew finding bizarre kinds of aliens on their journey. The crew is all about finding these aliens and capturing them so that they can show them to their galaxy.

The main goal is to get a reward from Warp Drive; each new alien species brings a reward. They often encounter with never seen species and some of them they find scary and some too easy to catch.

The variety of species gives the crew and confidence and experience of finding new ones. As they travel into the galaxy and find pathways to find aliens is trippy and magical to watch.

  • Director: Shinichirō Watanabe
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2014
  • Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

Ping Pong the Animation

Two table tennis players and best friends named Makoto and Yutaka. They both share different personalities. Makoto is shy and introverted. On the other hand, Yukata is extroverted and full of social energy.

However, they share a unique bond that is filled with love and friendship. They both spent most of their fun time playing table tennis and ping pong, and their skills for the game started skilling.

In the tournament, they compete with each other and come face to face. Some of their natural talent comes out, but their joinery of winning the tournament becomes tough when they face other opponents who are equally talented as they are.

Ping Pong the Animation
Ping Pong the Animation (Credits: Crunchyroll)

One of the players from China is named Ryuuichi. His nickname is Dragon; now, the main challenge for the best friends is to defeat China Dragon, who is undefeatable in the first place.

Every player has their strength and weakness; here in the anime, these three competitors have their own. To defeat one in the tournament and achieve the trophy, one has to get through one weakness and strength.

As in the game, Makota and Yutaka have to fight to win and not for their friendship bond. As the completion arises between these to win the matches of ping pong and table tennis, Makota and Yataka realize that their friendship is more than this game and whoever wins will win for their bond.

  • Director: Masaaki Yuasa
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2014
  • Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

One Punch Man

Saitama, who is a simple and ordinary man, fortunately, gets superpowers and becomes a superhero. He becomes a superhero for fun at the start but eventually becomes one of them.

He becomes so powerful that he can defeat any of the other opponents with one punch, and the opponent is never able to get up from the ground. In the all-matched fights, he wins through a single punch which makes him a Superman.

As he killed all the monsters and enemies, now he has no enemy left, and no one dares to fight with one punch man. He becomes bored and used to winning every fight and match; it is no more exciting for him to win every time.

One Punch Man
One Punch Man (Credits: Netflix)

As time passed by, he met a hero association that came with the work of ranking heroes as per their achievements. Punch Man needed a worthy villain so that he could make his fight game challenging and get rid of a boring One Punch Man gets to know about a villain named Genos who wanted to destroy the punch man’s hometown.

The fight between these two is worth watching, as they consist of the same strength and potential. Punch Man also fought with the deep-sea king named Arc, who was there to kill everyone with his sea powers. One of the deadliest villains the punch man fights to is Garou, who is also named the hero hunter. Punch Man also gets down to this monster with his superpowers.

  • Director: Shingo Natsume
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2015
  • Where to Watch: Netflix

Mob Psycho 100

The anime Mob Psycho 100 is supernatural based, and the whole anime series revolves around psychic powers. Mob is the main character who is introverted and finds it hard to socialize in public. He has powers that come with possessing telekinetic abilities.

He never wanted to show these powers to the world and wanted to live a simple life ahead. His powers caused him to fit in, which he was not all about. Mob gets the help of his mentor Reigen Arataka, who advises him to use power for a good cause.

However, Mob is a greedy person who at first thought he would use his power to earn lots of money. Mob finds it hard to control sensation and emotion, as he can harm others around him because Mob is still trained to control his telekinetic powers.

Mob Psycho 100
Mob Psycho 100 (Credits: Netflix)

The series comes with a plot of supernatural powers where these are well controlled by ghosts, spirits, and evils. Mob is a superhero who has the same power and is made for fighting with other negative energies.

The twist came in Mob’s life when his brother got to know about his powers and now wanted them for himself. In the anime, Mob Psycho 100 learned that he can control all his powers and telekinetic powers and can use them to kill ghosts, spirits, and evil-minded.

Teruki is the same kind of person with power and meets Mob, and they both become best friends. As their friendship became deeper and deeper, they both shared the sense and dream of saving the other through evil energy together.

  • Director: Takahiro Hasui 
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2016
  • Where to Watch: Netflix

Devilman Crybaby

The anime is based on the manga titled Devilman; it is based on the encounter and conflict between humans and demonic forces, which resulted in war and a battle. The main lead named, Akira Fudo, is a caring and kind-hearted man who gets into a web of supernatural beings and evils.

He gets to know about devils who live among humans and hide between them so that they can cause damage to humanity. Akira, after a while, transformed into a Devil man; he did not want to become a devil.

Devilman Crybaby
Devilman Crybaby (Credits: Netflix)

As still has a human-kind heart but a whole body of devil. Even though Akira becomes a dangerous devil man, he chooses to save the world from humanity as he is challenged by his powers and fighting with the deadly demons so that he can save humanity.

Akira is a devil man who has an enemy named Sata. A devil of a devil named Satan is there with the motto and aim of destroying humanity.

The anime series comes with a question of the human and devil relationship, also, it raises a question of Akira’s mind of the good and evil. The anime comes with disturbing visualization and exploration of good and evil themes.

  • Director: Masaaki Yuasa
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2018
  • Where to Watch: Netflix

Great Pretender

Makoto Edamura is a young talented artist who is well known for the scams by which he makes money. His partner named, Kudo, is skilled in scamming techniques, and they decided to cheat and scam a French artist for money.

Along their journey of scamming, Makota found himself in a situation where he found out that the Frenchman they were going to scam already owed him money. The Frenchman did not react and decided not to take revenge on the thief’s partners.

Great Pretender
Great Pretender (Credits: Netflix)

French man offers him a deal to join him on a team where Makota and his friend Kudo could be artists, and they did not have to steal money. In the new team, Makota and Kudo meet cyber experts Cynthia and Clark, who is a master at making people fool.

A team of more than two people makes a better team for fooling people out there and making money out of it. The new team where Makota learns to take part in Heist and make only corrupt wealthy people scam.

Makoto and Kudo can now make people fool and scam them at a bigger level to get money. The anime Great Pretender comes with a theme of dynamic animation, vibrant art style, visual representation, and background music.

  • Director: Hiro Kaburagi
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2020
  • Where to Watch: Netflix

Jujutsu Kaisen

Anime follows the story of a young Yuji who becomes a part of a different world, a world of curses and magic. Yuji, at the start of the anime, is seen as an athlete and player in high school.

One day accidentally curded on a mysterious object which transferred powers to Yuji. He accidentally released the cursed magical energy.

Yuji joins a new school named Jujutsu Kaisen which is dedicated and built to protecting humanity by using powers. In the new world of high school, Yuji learns that deadly spirits only feed on negative emotions. Yuji mento Gojo who trained him as a sorcerer.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Jujutsu Kaisen (Credits: Netflix)

The responsibility of being the next Jujutsu sorcerer and fighting evil energy is too much to handle for him. Yuji has an enemy Sukuna Ryoumen who he has to fight with the powers.

Sakuna is known as legendary spirits and devils of powers. Yuji has to learn to control his powers so that he can combat Sukuna to save humanity. The anime comes with themes of power, spirit, energy, and humanity.

  • Director: Sunghoo Park
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, and Surrealism
  • Released Date: 2020
  • Where to Watch: Netflix

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By Sandra Winters

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