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The Best Cyborg Anime

Updated September 21, 2019 2.0k votes 212 voters 27.0k views21 items

List RulesVote up the best cyborg-based anime.

List of the best cyborg anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Get down and dirty with cyborgs with these anime, and see what happens when man and machine mix. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about cyborgs in one way or another. Items here include everything from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex to Steel Angel Kurumi 2. What is the greatest cyborg anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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    In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an effort to thwart cyber criminals and their plans to attack the innocent....  more
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    Gunslinger Girl is a manga by Yu Aida. It first premiered on May 21, 2002 in the monthly shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh. The chapters were also published in 15 tankōbon volumes by ASCII Media Works. Set in modern Italy, the series focuses on young cybernetic girls and their adult male handlers who use them as assassins under the directions of a government organization. The manga series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment. A thirteen-episode anime adaptation produced by Madhouse aired in Japan on Fuji Television from October 9, 2003, to February 19, 2004. A sequel titled Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino- and created by Artland premiered...  more
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