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The Best Anime Like Ergo Proxy

Updated February 7, 2019 615 votes 117 voters 5.8k views27 items

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 a 1995 anime science fiction film based on manga of the same title by...  more
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    Action, Sci-Fi
    Psycho-Pass (Production I.G, 2012) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series. Policewoman Akane...  more
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    Monster is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. The manga was...  more
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    Serial Experiments Lain is an anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, with character design...  more
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    Casshern Sins is a reboot of the classic anime series Casshan, produced by Tatsunoko and...  more
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    Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a...  more
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    In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko...  more
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    Witch Hunter Robin is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise. It follows the STN-J, the...  more
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    Death Note

    Mystery, Police
    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the...  more
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    Darker than Black, known in Japan as Darker than Black: The Black Contractor, is an anime...  more
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    Neon Genesis Evangelion (Gainax, 1995), commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a...  more
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    Wolf's Rain is an anime series created by writer and story editor Keiko Nobumoto and produced...  more
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    Gilgamesh is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shotaro Ishinomori. It was...  more
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    Pale Cocoon is a one-off OVA anime written and directed by Yasuhiro Yoshiura, and released on...  more
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    Cowboy Bebop

    Action, Adventure
    Cowboy Bebop (Sunrise, 1998) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series. Set in the year 2071, it...  more
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    Akira is a 1988 Japanese animated cyberpunk action film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, written...  more
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    Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television...  more
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    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression is the first film in Mardock Scramble anime film...  more
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    From the New World is a Japanese novel by Yusuke Kishi, originally published in 2008 by...  more
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    Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios,...  more
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    Paranoia Agent is a Japanese anime television series created by director Satoshi Kon and...  more
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    Angel's Egg is a Japanese original video animation produced by Tokuma Shoten in 1985. It was a...  more
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    Deadman Wonderland

    Action, Horror
    Deadman Wonderland (Manglobe, 2011) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by...  more
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    Kurozuka is a novel and Japanese manga series written by Baku Yumemakura and illustrated by...  more
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    Kaiba is an anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa that debuted on the WOWOW satellite network...  more