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The Best Anime Like Space Dandy  

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Need some Space Dandy anime recommendations? Since this space opera is such a unique series, let's rank the best anime like Space Dandy, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Space Dandy in terms of story, characters, and more.

Cowboy Bebop is a good anime that's similar to Space Dandy. Like Space Dandy, Cowboy Bebop is a series about bounty hunting, although it's a bit more serious overall. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Space Dandy are Outlaw StarLevel E, and Gurren Lagann. In terms of how out there the series is, FLCL is a decent Space Dandy recommendation as well, as both are off the wall anime that can get really weird at times.

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

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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro ...more
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Lupin III is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Lupin III, also written as Lupin the Third or Lupin the 3rd, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch. It follows the escapades of master thief Arsène Lupin III, ...more
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Redline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Redline is a 2009 science fiction auto racing anime film produced by Madhouse and released in Japan on October 9, 2010. The directorial debut feature of Takeshi Koike, it features the voices of ...more
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FLCL is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
FLCL is a 2001 animated fantasy drama film written by Yoji Enokido and Kazuya Tsurumaki and directed by Takeshi Ando, Shôji Saeki, Kazuya Tsurumaki and Masahiko Ôtsuka
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Desert Punk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Desert Punk is a post-apocalyptic manga series written and illustrated by Usune Masatoshi, serialized in Enterbrain's Comic Beam since 1997. The published chapters have been collected in 13 ...more
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Outlaw Star is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Outlaw Star is a 1998 anime series adaptation of the manga series Outlaw Star.
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Gurren Lagann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
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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Trigun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
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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One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.
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Samurai Champloo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Samurai Champloo is a Japanese anime series developed by Manglobe. It featured a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, character designer Kazuto Nakazawa and mechanical designer ...more
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Gintama is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Gin Tama is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi. A full anime series debuted on April 4, 2006 on TV Tokyo and finished on March 25, 2010. The story is set in an alternate ...more
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Mushishi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Mushishi is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara. It was serialized in Afternoon Seasons Zōkan from 1999 to 2002, and in Monthly Afternoon from December 2002 to August 2008. ...more
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Space Cobra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Cobra is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Buichi Terasawa. Set in the far future, the series tells the story of Cobra, who lives an adventurous life until his enemies begin to ...more
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Blood Blockade Battlefront is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen, lit. "Bloodline Battlefront") is a Japanese shōnen manga by Yasuhiro Nightow and 2015 anime series. Leonardo Watch is a young photographer ...more
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Nichijou - My Ordinary Life is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Nichijou, also known as My Ordinary Life in the West, is a Japanese comedy manga series written and illustrated by Keiichi Arawi. A 26-episode anime adaptation directed by Tatsuya Ishihara and ...more
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Angel Links is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Angel Links is an anime television series produced by Sunrise Studio. It was originally aired across the Japanese WOWOW television network from April 7 to June 30, 1999. It is a spin-off of the ...more
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Kaiba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Kaiba is an anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa that debuted on the WOWOW satellite network in Spring 2008. Animation is by Madhouse and it is described as a sci-fi love story. The series ...more
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Level E is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Level E is a comic science fiction manga series by Yoshihiro Togashi. The plot follows an alien prince who crash lands on Earth and begins living with a high school student. Along with its short ...more
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Sgt. Frog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
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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Hayate the Combat Butler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Hayate the Combat Butler is a Japanese manga series, written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata, about a boy who starts a new job as a butler and the events he experiences with his employer. ...more
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Excel Saga is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Space Dandy
Excel Saga is a manga series written and illustrated by Rikdo Koshi. It has been serialized in Young King OURs since 1995, and its individual chapters were collected and published in tankōbon ...more