I'm looking for mystery, dark and spooky music, movies,

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  1. Sonic0509
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    First of all: Hello!

    I don't know how to tell you what I'm looking for or how to describe it, so I'll give you some examples I know:

    Music:
    -Kalafina:
    -especially "red moon" and "Magia"

    -ZUN:
    -"Invisible Full Moon"
    -"U. N. Owen Was Her"
    -Menu theme from Touhou 6 EoSD
    -"Greenwich in the Sky"
    -"Bad Apple!!"
    -"3rd eye"
    -"Septette for the Dead Princess"

    -J.S.Bach:
    -Toccata in D minor

    -Stratovarius:
    -"Black Diamond" (just the harpsichord intro)

    -Serj Tankian
    -"Imperfect Harmonies"

    -El Dorado (???)

    Movies:
    "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
    "Harry Potter"

    Anime:
    "Puella Magi Madoka Magica"

    Images:
    Windows 98 "Mystery" Screensaver(this screensaver is perfect example btw)
    Windows 98 "Mystery" Wallpaper


    Games (I don't know if it's good forum for games but anyway):
    999 for NDS
    Persona 3 Portable (PSP)
    TWEWY (NDS) (not sure of this one but I feel like playing it after listening to some music above)

    Keywords:
    dark, casle, moon, mansion, not too scary, bats, trees without leaves, night, rain



    I'm gonna add more examples when I find them.
     


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    For Anime...

    Horror/mystery:
    When They Cry (there are 3 seasons, 1 and 2 are connected, 3 is a new story)

    Dark:
    Ef - A Tale of Melodies. It doesn't look like it, but the story is so fucked up and its spectacular use of visual effects really adds to it. It's a real mindfuck though.

    Phantom -Requiem for a Phantom- . Very dark...and fucking awesome.

    For games:

    The Penumbra series.
    ...that's about it besides 999, which you listed.

    The greatest mystery related thing I ever experienced was the visual novel Ever 17. It has such a fucking awesome story, and if you liked 999, you'll love Ever17. The translation is solid, they just forgot to spell check it...
     
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    I don't know if this could be considered Spooky or any of the above.

    Zun
    Strawberry Chrisis: Tends to invoke somewhat darker feelings, dispair, like you aren't ever gonna win against something you're fighting

    Satori Maiden ~ Third Eye: Almost makes you feel as if someone is reading every little aspect of your being.

    Septette for the Dead Princess: Figure it out.
     
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    For anime Detective Conan comes to mind, but it's not really spooky. There is a lot of murder and such though.
     
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    How is UN Owen Was Her creepy?
     
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    @Hells Malice
    Nice list of animes. I'm gonna check them out.

    I have already seen "Ever 17" but haven't played it.

    @Nimbus
    Strawberry Crisis is nice song but doesn't sound dark for me.
    I knew i forgot to mention some of ZUN's songs and those were "3rd eye" and "Septette for the Dead Princess".

    @DeathStrudel
    Let's say I skipped "Detective Conan" (for now).

    @machomuu
    It is in my understanding [​IMG]



    Maybe ZUN wasn't best example. I mean something more like Kalafina (dark, sad, choirs etc.).

    Also, I added some keywords to the first post.
     
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    I'm watching that right now! I've only seen 5 episodes atm, but it's pretty enjoyable. And yes it's very mysterylike and dark. Quite scary at moments.
    I watching the Japanese version by the way, you can find more info about it here.

    Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
     
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    Persona 4
    The Fatal Frame series
     
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    Just a warning, When They Cry in total is 50 episodes (Higurashi & Kai) + 5 episodes (Rei (OVA)).
    I got bored half way through Kai and stopped.

    - Chaos;Head (Steins;Gate is airing now - alternative setting to Chaos;Head)
    - Baccano! (So good and only 13 episodes + 3 specials)
    - Colorful (Movie)
     
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    Kara no Kyoukai [/thread]

    ^-Plus it has music by Kalafina!
    [youtube]81CuxhptDrI[/youtube]

    Other than that for anime:
    Kuroshitsuji I and II
    Durarara
    Shiki
    Deadman Wonderland
     
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    Monster.
     
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    Death Note. (though you probably already watched/read that one)
     
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    I found some more...I think...at least video game ones

    Secret of Mana - Demented Circus/Ceremony
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipeLV6dFsUg

    Legend Of Zelda Majora's Mask: Majora's Mask + VS Majora's Mask
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ_BQX88g0k (Normal Theme)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ob5qeOyVJU4...feature=related (Majora's Mask Battle)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De8dqbOSEn8...feature=related (Above ^ In G Major)

    Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask: Ikana Valley
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53zZ2qQZZ5s...feature=related
    (GOD THOSE REDEADS....GIBDOS...EVERYWHERE...I HATED THAT PLACE..*WIMPER* Well, at least untill I got the Gibdo/Captains mask, then I just laughed my ass off.)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S00zYDoSdEE...feature=related (The above in G Major...prepare to have nightmares...)

    Donkey Kong Country 2: Krooks March
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N0J0wygCZM

    Sonic CD: Boss Theme (US Version)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sBmfjLxzIo...feature=related
    You'd be supprised, this one is a complete 180 from the Japanese/European Version.

    Pokemon Diamond/Perl/Platinum (Old Chateau/Abandoned Hotel/Newmoon Island)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq1tSE-9-Zw...feature=related

    Super Paper Mario: River Twygz Bed
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d024eYIERVY...feature=related
    The voices in the background...w...t...f

    Castlevania Dawn Of Sorrow: The Pinnacle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp05QrS_-LI
    Not sure if this one counts.
     
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    That's the best one from your list! The others are scary but they are not what I'm looking for.
     
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    The Sixth Sense. It's a pretty creepy movie, just finished it myself.
     
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    Watch Marble Hornets if you don't feel like sleeping for the next couple of months. It's incredibly well done but creepy beyond words.

    It's a whole Youtube series so you can just look it up and watch it from the beginning. I think it's also on DVD but I don't know if it includes the totheark/response videos.
     
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    "Colorful" and "Sixth Sense" are good enaugh for me to watch them but are not what I mean.

    "Marble Hornets" - too scary and fits neither the examples nor the keywords from first post.

    I updated the keywords in first post. They describe what I'm looking the best way possible along with "Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica" and Win98 screensaver.
     
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    For games, i'd definitely recommend Amnesia the dark descent
     
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    Marble Hornets and totheark
    Tribe Twelve
    EverymanHYBRID
    Louise Paxton's Youtube
    Ghost Stories from Japan
    Various Japanese Horror
    The Unidentified (Presumably a Japanese horror movie)
    White Eyes (Presumably a Japanese horror movie)
    Goosebumps (Japan's Version)
    Urban Legend Story: Hikiko (Possibly a TV special)
    Ghost Stories told by Famous Japanese People
    Creepy Songs Playlist (A lot of the songs aren't available in the US anymore)
    Begotten (I couldn't find a full movie link or even a playlist made up of its parts)

    It does include the response videos, but why would you buy a DVD of Marble Hornets? After seeing it once, it doesn't really have much rewatch value.
     
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    Agreed, it's what many consider the scariest video game ever made.
     

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