Anime Underground The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam  

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How could you possibly compare any series to the Gundam franchise? A beloved sci-fi and mech anime, this is one of the most classic series out there. Mobile Suit Gundam is yet another classic we can all love and appreciate, but when it's over it feels like we're really missing something. 

Luckily there are plenty of options. You could always go for the obvious by picking another Gundam series, such as Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, or you could pick an entirely new series that belongs to the same genre. We've compiled a few recommendations that fit Mobile Suit Gundam perfectly, and we're sure you'll enjoy. Classics like Neon Genesis Evangelion are perfect follow up as a mech anime most fans appreciate. Younger series such as Code Geass are also excellent choices if you like to see a little more politics in play with your mech anime. 

Check out our recommendations for anime like Mobile Suit Gundam and vote up your favorites!

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Mazinger Z is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Mazinger Z, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States, is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's ...more
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Valvrave the Liberator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Valvrave the Liberator is a Japanese mecha anime series, produced by Sunrise. It is directed by Kō Matsuo and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. The series is set in a futuristic date in which three ...more
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Ashita no Joe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
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Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is an anime series developed by Sunrise and directed by Mitsuo Fukuda. As with other series from the Gundam franchise, Gundam SEED takes place in a future calendar era, ...more
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Armored Trooper Votoms is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Armored Trooper Votoms
Armored Trooper VOTOMS is a series of military science fiction mecha anime series. The original 1983 television series was created by Ryosuke Takahashi and Sunrise, featuring mechanical designs ...more
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Buddy Complex is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
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Aldnoah.Zero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Aldnoah.Zero
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Knights of the Zodiac is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Knights of the Zodiac
Knights of the Zodiac is a Japanese animated TV program.
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Sgt. Frog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Sergeant Keroro is the Captain of the Space Invasion Forces Special Advance Team of the 58th Planet of the Gamma Storm Cloud System, sent to the planet Pekopon (aka Earth) to collect ...more
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Gunbuster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Gunbuster, known in Japan as Aim for the Top!, is a six episode anime OVA series created by Gainax in 1988. It was the directorial debut of Hideaki Anno, best known as the director of Neon ...more
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Linebarrels of Iron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Linebarrels of Iron is a Japanese manga series created by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The series was first serialized in Akita Shoten's monthly shōnen manga magazine, Champion Red, ...more
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The Super Dimension Fortress M... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori, it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" ...more
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Tekkaman Blade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Tekkaman Blade is a 1992 anime television series. In 1995 it was released in America under the name Teknoman.
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Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
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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Eureka Seven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
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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Fang of the Sun Dougram is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Fang of the Sun Dougram
Fang of the Sun Dougram is a 75-episode anime television series, created by Ryosuke Takahashi and Sunrise, and aired in Japan from October 23, 1981 to March 25, 1983 on TV Tokyo. A 1983 ...more
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Future Boy Conan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Future Boy Conan is a post-apocalyptic science fiction anime series, which premiered across Japan on the NHK network between April 4 and October 31, 1978 on the Tuesday 19:30-20:00 timeslot. The ...more
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Animentary: Ketsudan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Animentary: Ketsudan
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Legend of the Galactic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Legend of the Galactic Heroes, also known as LOTGH, is a series of science fiction novels written by Yoshiki Tanaka. In humanity's distant future, two interstellar states - the monarchic ...more
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Metal Armor Dragonar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Metal Armor Dragonar
Metal Armor Dragonar is a 48-episode mecha anime series, created by Sunrise and aired from 1987 to 1988. Devised shortly after the release of Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Dragonar was intended to be ...more
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Neon Genesis Evangelion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
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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Space Runaway Ideon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Space Runaway Ideon is a 1980 anime television series produced by Sunrise, created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, produced immediately following his most famous work, Mobile Suit Gundam. It ...more
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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Mobile Suit Gundam
Sword Art Online (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...more