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The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star 

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Updated October 13, 2018 322 votes 86 voters 4.1k views 20 items

If you enjoyed Outlaw Star and are looking for similar anime, you're in luck as there are a number to choose from. This list of the best anime like Outlaw Star is ranked according to your votes. Based on the manga series written and illustrated by Tahehiko Itō, the 26-part anime series Outlaw Star takes place in outer space, where the crew of the titular ship Outlaw Star search for treasure, namely the "Galactic Leyline."

Aside from the obvious choice of Cowboy Bebop, other recommendations for fans of Outlaw Star include Gurren Lagann and Trigun. There is also the treasure-hunting anime Space Dandy, as well as classic Neon Genesis Evangelion. You can also check out the anime One Piece, which like Outlaw Star, centers on a crew (this time pirates) that goes in search of the ultimate treasure.

By voting these Outlaw Star recommendations up or down, you can help fellow anime fans organize their viewing queues. Also, if you notice an anime similar to Outlaw Star missing, simply add it yourself and help the list grow!

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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Trigun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
Trigun is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhiro Nightow. Both manga were adapted into an anime television series in 1998. Trigun revolves around a man known as "Vash ...more

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Samurai Champloo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Space Dandy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Gurren Lagann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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The Big O is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Iria: Zeiram the Animati... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Angel Links is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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The Space Adventure is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Mars Daybreak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Samurai Deeper Kyo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Hakugei: Legend of the M... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Burst Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Coyote Ragtime Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Neon Genesis Evangelion ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Nadia: The Secret of Blu... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Needless is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Outlaw Star
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