Anime Underground The Best Anime Like Last Exile  

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For anyone looking for more anime like the adventurous Last Exile, there are a number of titles to choose from. This list ranks the best anime that's similar to Last Exile in concept, theme, and setting, with the order determined by votes from anime fans like you. Praised for its animation, Last Exile has gained fans for its artwork, as well as its story. It is one of Gonzo's most acclaimed series.

Eureka Seven, like Last Exile, is set in the skies with a teenager who dreams of becoming a pilot with the Gekkostate. Other recommednations for anime like Last Exile include Fractale and the Hayao Miyazaki classic Castle in the Sky. More anime that centers on adventure with a steampunk or dieselpunk style include The Pilot's Love Song and Code Geass and the underwater Blue Submarine No. 6.

By voting up (or voting down) these anime titles like Last Exile, you can help fellow anime fans find the real gems of the genre. And if you happen to see an anime similar to Last Exile that's currently missing, feel free to add it yourself and help the list grow!

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Castle in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Castle in the Sky is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and is also the first film produced and released by Studio Ghibli. The film was distributed by ...more

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Eureka Seven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a 2005 Japanese anime series created by Bones. The series was directed by Tomoki Kyoda, with series composition by Dai Satō and ...more

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Xam'd: Lost Memories is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Xam'd: Lost Memories, known in Japan as Bounen no Zamned, is an anime series, conceptualized by Bones and co-developed by Sony Computer Entertainment, Aniplex and Bones, which made its debut on ...more

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Blue Submarine No. 6 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Blue Submarine No. 6 Blue Submarine No. 6, officially translated in Japan as "Blue Sub 006", is a post-apocalyptic 3-volume manga series written and illustrated by Satoru Ozawa. The manga was published in ...more

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Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The ...more

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The Pilot's Love Song is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
The Pilot's Love Song

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Allison & Lillia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Allison & Lillia is a Japanese anime television series adapted from the light novel series Allison and Lillia and Treize by Keiichi Sigsawa. The anime, produced and animated by Madhouse, and ...more

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Fractale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Fractale is an 11-episode Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and Ordet and directed by Yutaka Yamamoto. The story was developed by Hiroki Azuma and the screenplay was ...more

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Ozuma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Ozuma Ozma is a 2012 Japanese anime television series written by Leiji Matsumoto. The story is set on Earth in the future when abnormal activity on the sun devastates Earth's atmosphere and covers the ...more

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Children of the Whales is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Children of the Whales

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Turn A Gundam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Turn A Gundam Turn A Gundam, stylized as ∀ Gundam is a 50 episode anime series that was produced by Sunrise and aired between 1999 and 2000 on Japan's FNN networks. It was created for the Gundam Big Bang 20th ...more

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Ōban Star-Racers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Ōban Star-Racers is a French/Japanese anime created by Savin Yeatman-Eiffel of Sav! The World Productions. Originally produced as a short movie titled Molly Star Racer, a television series was ...more

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Tegami Bachi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Tegami Bachi is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Asada. The manga is set in "AmberGround", a fictional land illuminated by an artificial sun. The story follows Lag ...more

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Scrapped Princess is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Scrapped Princess is a Japanese light novel series by Ichiro Sakaki and illustrated by Yukinobu Azumi, also known as the popular adult dōjin artist Nakayohi Mogudan. In 2003, it was adapted into ...more

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Space Pirate Captain Harlock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a manga series written and illustrated by Leiji Matsumoto, serialized Akita Shoten's Play Comic from 1977 to 1979. The series was adapted into an animated ...more

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Shangri-La is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Watch the latest episodes of SHANGRI-LA on Crunchyroll now. SHANGRI-LA is the story of a young woman fighting for her survival in a real "urban jungle." Only 18 years old, Kuniko Hojo ...more

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The Sky Crawlers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
The Sky Crawler is a 2008 anime film directed by Mamoru Oshii.

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Gargantia on the Verdurous Pla... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
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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Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari, released in North America as Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar, is an OVA anime series that is a spin-off of the Tenchi Muyo! series created by Masaki Kajishima. Kenshi ...more

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Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Last Exile
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