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The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic! 

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Based on the light novel series of the same name, Full Metal Panic! centers on a covert organization and a singular mission to protect a schoolgirl named Kaname Chidori. The following list ranks the best anime like Full Metal Panic!, with the order and recommendations determined by votes from anime fans like you.

Some anime titles similar to Full Metal Panic! you may already be familiar with include Code Geass, Black Lagoon, and The Irregular at Magic High School, a sci-fi anime about two siblings who unbeknownst to their school are connected to the Yotsuba (one of 10 magical clans in Japan). Other Full Metal Panic! recommendations include Library Wars and Aldonoah.Zero.

By voting these anime similar to Full Metal Panic! up or down, you can help fans of Full Metal Panic! find their next series to binge. If you happen to find an anime like Full Metal Panic! missing from the list, feel free to add it and keep the list growing!

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Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise, directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi, with ...more

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Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Watch the latest episodes of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM 00 on Crunchyroll now. 2307 A.D. - Humanity has obtained a new source of energy to replace fossil fuels: large-scale solar power generation system ...more

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Gurren Lagann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for 27 episodes on ...more

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Kaze no Stigma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Kaze no Stigma is a Japanese light novel series by Takahiro Yamato(writer) and by Hanamaru Nanto(artist). A 24-episode anime adaptation directed by Junichi Sakata and animated by Gonzo aired ...more

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Gargantia on the Verduro... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet is a Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G and directed by Kazuya Murata, and aired between April and June 2013. A manga adaptation began ...more

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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, is an anime series in the mecha genre directed by Masashi Ikeda and written by Katsuyuki Sumizawa. It is one of the alternate universe Gundam series, taking place in the ...more

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Aldnoah.Zero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Aldnoah.Zero, is a television and print series created by Olympus Knights[not verified in body] and A-1 Pictures. The series began in July 2014, and as of March 2015, had presented two full ...more

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more

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Library Wars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Library Wars
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Mobile Suit Gundam: The ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team is an original video animation anime series in the Gundam franchise. Released from January 25, 1996, to April 25, 1999, the 12-episode series details the ...more

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The Irregular at Magic H... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
The Irregular at Magic High School is a Japanese web novel series by Tsutomu Satō. An anime adaptation by Madhouse was announced and was broadcast between April and September 2014. The story ...more

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The Vision of Escaflowne... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
The Vision of Escaflowne is a 26-episode Japanese anime television series produced by Sunrise Studios and directed by Kazuki Akane. It premiered in Japan on April 2, 1996 on TV Tokyo, with the ...more

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Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Black Lagoon is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rei Hiroe. It has been published in Shogakukan's Monthly Sunday Gene-X since 2002, and ten collected volumes have been released ...more

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Martian Successor Nadesi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Martian Successor Nadesico, sometimes referred to as Nadesico, is a science fiction comedy anime TV series, and a later manga series created by Kia Asamiya. The manga, published in English by ...more
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Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Black Cat
Black Cat is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from July 2000 to June 2004, with the chapters ...more

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Samurai Harem: Asu no Yo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Having been raised and trained for the past seventeen years as a traditional samurai 'bushi', Yoichi was surprised when his father suddenly announces that there nothing more that he could teach ...more
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Burst Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the ...more

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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
Fate/stay night is a Japanese visual novel developed by Type-Moon. A 24-episode anime series created by Studio Deen aired in Japan between January and June 2006. Fate/stay night chronicles a ...more

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School Rumble is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
School Rumble is a Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Jin Kobayashi. First serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine from October 22, 2002 to July 23, 2008, all 345 chapters were ...more

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Toradora! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Full Metal Panic!
After hearing a fake voicemail message by Taiga, Yasuko arrives at Ryūji's grandparents house, where Ryūji awaits. Yasuko makes up with her parents, and tells Ryūji that his father ran off while ...more