The Best Military Anime of All Time

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A common theme among popular action anime is that some kind of military force or army is often the driving force behind the show's story. If you're a fan of these kind of plot lines, then help us vote on this list of the best military anime of all time. Many of the anime on this list revolves around the ranks of an army or military, including Code Geass, Full Metal Panic! and Strike Witches. However some of the shows listed here have a military in them, but don't strictly revolve around it. Full Metal Alchemist, for example, follows Edward Elrich and his journey to find the Philospher's Stone, all while showing him become a dog of the military and dealing with the higher ups that give him orders. The shows on this list include both older and new military anime, so vote for your favorites and watch them rise to the top! If one of your top anime about a military or army is missing, then please add it to the list so others can vote on it too.
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    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time

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    Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Code Geass: Lelouch of the Reb... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Fullmetal Alchemist

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    Gate Jieitai Kanochi Nite Kaku... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time

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    Gate Jieitai Kanochi Nite Kaku Tatakaeri

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    Full Metal Panic! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

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    Full Metal Panic! The Second R... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid

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    Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

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    Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Mobile Suit Gundam 00

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    Strike Witches is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Knights of Sidonia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Knights of Sidonia

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    Mobile Suit Gundam Seed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Valkyria Chronicles

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    Utawarerumono is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Utawarerumono

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    Macross Frontier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Macross Frontier

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    Sabagebu! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Sabagebu!

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    Sound of the Sky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Sound of the Sky

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    Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

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    Super Dimension Fortress Macro... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Crest of the Stars is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Crest of the Stars

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    RahXephon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Irresponsible Captain Tylor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Irresponsible Captain Tylor

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    Now and Then, Here and There is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Library Wars

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    Banner of the Stars II is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Banner of the Stars II

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    Star Blazers 2199 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Star Blazers 2199

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    Rideback is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


    Rideback

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    Banner of the Stars is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time


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    Thunder Jet

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    BIAS is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Military Anime of All Time

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