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The Best Anime Like Neon Genesis Evangelion  

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Need some Neon Genesis Evangelion anime recommendations? Since it's such an influential series, let's rank the best anime like Neon Genesis Evangeleon, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Neon Genesis in terms of being in the mecha genre, having similar protagonists, and more.

Eureka Seven is a good anime that's similar to Neon Genesis Evangelion. Like Shinji Ikari, protagonist Renton Thurston is only a teenager when he begins piloting a mecha. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Neon Genesis Evangelion are Gurren LagannRevolutionary Girl Utena, and the Netflix series Knights of Sidonia.

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

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The Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Like Neon Genesis Evangelion
Future Diary is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Sakae Esuno. It depicts a battle royale in which each combatant has a diary with entries from the future. The manga was ...more
Fafner of the Blue Sky is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anime Like Neon Genesis Evangelion
The Big O is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Like Neon Genesis Evangelion
The Big O is a Japanese animated television series created by designer Keiichi Sato and director Kazuyoshi Katayama for Sunrise. The writing staff was assembled by the series' head writer, ...more