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The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy  

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Need some Ergo Proxy anime recommendations? Since it's such an influential series, let's rank the best anime like Ergo Proxy, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Ergo Proxy in terms of genre, story, and more. Don't expect any of these series to have as good an intro as Ergo Proxy though; it just might be one of the best of all time.

The classic sci-fi series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is a good anime that's similar to Ergo ProxyGhost in the Shell takes place in a world where one can live on forever by transferring their minds to a "Shell," or prosthetic robotic body. Both series feature a futursitc world with lots of science fiction elements to them. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Ergo Proxy are Casshern Sins, Pale Cocoon, and Darker than Black.

What should you watch after finishing Ergo Proxy? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Ergo Proxy fans.

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Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Ghost in the Shell is a 1995 anime science fiction film based on manga of the same title by Masamune Shirow. The film was written by Kazunori Itō, directed by Mamoru Oshii, animated by ...more
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Witch Hunter Robin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Witch Hunter Robin is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise. It follows the STN-J, the Japanese branch of a secret global organization called "SOLOMON" or the "Solomon ...more
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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that was produced by Production I.G, directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani and written by Gen Urobuchi. The series was aired on Fuji TV's Noitamina ...more
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs ...more
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Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Serial Experiments Lain is an anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, with character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda for ...more
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Texhnolyze is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a screenplay by Chiaki Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda, with original character design by Yoshitoshi ...more
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Monster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Monster is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. The manga was adapted by Madhouse into a 74-episode anime TV series, which aired April 2004 to September 2005. The ...more
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Neon Genesis Evangelion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Neon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Tatsunoko Productions and Gainax and directed by Hideaki Anno. It was ...more
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Casshern Sins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Casshern Sins is a reboot of the classic anime series Casshan, produced by Tatsunoko and animated by Madhouse. It premiered in Japan on October 1, 2008, following a sneak preview of the first ...more
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Darker than Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Darker than Black, known in Japan as Darker than Black: The Black Contractor, is an anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones. It premiered ...more
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Wolf's Rain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Wolf's Rain is an anime series created by writer and story editor Keiko Nobumoto and produced by Bones Studio. It was directed by Tensai Okamura and featured character designs by Toshihiro ...more
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Pale Cocoon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Pale Cocoon is a one-off OVA anime written and directed by Yasuhiro Yoshiura, and released on 18 January 2006.
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious ...more
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Akira is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Akira is a 1988 Japanese animated cyberpunk action film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, and featuring the voices of Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, and ...more
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Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Deadman Wonderland is a manga series written by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou, who also wrote and illustrated the Eureka Seven manga, and published in Shōnen Ace since 2008 ...more
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From the New World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
From the New World is a Japanese novel by Yusuke Kishi, originally published in 2008 by Kodansha. There's an anime television series adaptation which aired in Japan between October 2012 and ...more
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Angel's Egg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Angel's Egg is a Japanese original video animation produced by Tokuma Shoten in 1985. It was a collaboration between popular artist Yoshitaka Amano and director Mamoru Oshii. It features very ...more
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Kurozuka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Kurozuka is a novel and Japanese manga series written by Baku Yumemakura and illustrated by Takashi Noguchi. The manga was first serialized in the Japanese seinen manga magazine Super Jump ...more
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Boogiepop Phantom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepop light novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others ...more
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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro ...more
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Gilgamesh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Gilgamesh is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shotaro Ishinomori. It was serialized in the Shōnen Gahōsha magazine Weekly Shōnen King from 1976 to 1978. A dark and apocalyptic ...more
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Mardock Scramble: The First Co... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression is the first film in Mardock Scramble anime film trilogy released on November 11, 2010 in Japan, directed by Susumu Kudo and written by Tow Ubukata.
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do ...more
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Paranoia Agent is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Paranoia Agent is a Japanese anime television series created by director Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse about a social phenomenon in Musashino, Tokyo caused by a juvenile serial assailant ...more
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Noein is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy
Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise ...more