22 of the Top Anime Sci-Fi Series


Science Fiction typically is associated with live-action shows, however, some of the best sci-fi series that have been created are in fact Anime! Multiple different genres of futuristic anime can be crossed, as well, including romance, horror, samurai and even anime robot characters. Here is a list of some of the best Sci-Fi Anime Series that we have found:


  1. Cowboy Bebop
  2. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  3. Trigun
  4. Akira
  5. Neon Genesis Evangelion
  6. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  7. Howl’s Moving Castle
  8. Outlaw Star
  9. Gurren Lagann
  10. Psycho-Pass
  11. Steins;Gate
  12. Mobile Suit Gundam
  13. Sword Art Online
  14. Elfen Lied
  15. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG
  16. Darker than Black
  17. Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
  18. Deadman Wonderland
  19. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
  20. Full Metal Panic!
  21. Ergo Proxy
  22. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2


What made this list of popular anime stand out from any other Anime series? Most of the time, what makes it stand out is the setting. Many different Science Fiction series take place in space. Other times, what makes it stand out more is the unique characters that are in the series, such as the cybernetic humans that can be found in Ghost in the Shell. However, whatever is put into a sci-fi anime series, it doesn’t matter what it is as long as the series is able to bring us entertainment as well as a lot of joy!