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18 Anime Where The Government Is The Villain

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Vote up your favorite anime with an evil government.

There is no shortage of amazing anime villains, but nothing can ever top the looming intimidation of the all-powerful anime government. If you're a rebellious anime fan looking for a show about a hero versus the world, then you're gonna love this list of anime shows taking down "the man." Whether intentional or not, these anime with evil governments are often more dangerous than the villains prominent on the show. 

Anime series like Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood shows the cold-hearted actions of a government and the horrific results that follow – while also highlighting the good coming from the men and women who agreed to become a dog of the military. As the English poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley once said, "Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil." 

Fight the power! Here are 13 anime where the government is the villain.