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The Best Amnesia Anime of All Time  

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List of the best amnesia anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Have you looked at this list yet? Maybe you've forgotten how amazing all of these anime are. They're all about people who are trying to remember who they are, so remember to watch them! The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about amnesia in one way or another.

Elfen Lied and Angel Beats! are included on this list. What is the greatest amnesia anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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Golden Time is a 2012 South Korean medical drama starring Lee Sun-kyun, Hwang Jung-eum, Lee Sung-min and Song Seon-mi. It aired on MBC from July 9 to September 25, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 23 episodes. In emergency medicine, "golden time" or "golden hour" refers to the crucial time period right after a patient suffers a traumatic injury, during which timely medical treatment could determine life or death. ...more on Wikipedia

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Angel Beats! is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi. The story was originally conceived by Jun Maeda, who also wrote the screenplay and composed the music with the group Anant-Garde Eyes, with original character design by Na-Ga; both Maeda and Na-Ga are from the visual novel brand Key, who produced such titles as Kanon, Air, and Clannad. The anime aired in Japan between April 2 and June 25, 2010. An original video animation episode was released in December 2010, and a second OVA will be released in June 2015. The story takes place in the afterlife and focuses on Otonashi, a boy who lost his memories of his life after ...more on Wikipedia

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Pandora Hearts is a shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Jun Mochizuki. Individual chapters have been serialized in Monthly GFantasy since June 2006, with bound volumes published by Square Enix. Currently twenty two volumes have been released in Japan. The manga series was originally licensed for an English language release by Broccoli Books but has since been dropped; it has been licensed by Yen Press since then. An anime adaptation produced by Xebec began airing on April 2, 2009, and finished airing on September 24, 2009. On February 11, 2010, NIS America announced it would release the anime series in North America. Nine OVAs were also broadcast in Japan, airing from July 24, ...more on Wikipedia

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August 1st. The protagonist regains consciousness in an unfamiliar cafe, with no memories of the past. Where is this place? What was the protagonist doing here? Who and what kind of life did the protagonist live? A boy appears before the protagonist. The boy's name is Orion, and calls himself a fairy. Under Orion's direction, the protagonist gropingly searches for clues about himself. He eventually meets people who know him, a childhood friend, a senior, and a lover. ...more on Wikipedia

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