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The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias  

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It turns out there are some great anime about dystopias, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime about dystopias, including older titles, as well as new dystopian anime that you may not know about.

One example of a great anime set in a dystopian future is Pyscho-Pass, a crime thriller that depicts an authoritarian society where every citizen's mental state is monitored. Similar to The Minority Report, it features a bureau of investigation that's given oversight of this information, which it uses to prevent crimes from happening before they do. Another good dystopian anime is From the New World, which takes the viewer 1,000 years into the future where everyone has gained psychic abilities and society is divided by the gifted and the ordinary.

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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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No. 6 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
No. 6
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Akira is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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From the New World is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
From the New World
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Ergo Proxy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Berserk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Wolf's Rain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Wolf's Rain
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Psycho-Pass 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Psycho-Pass 2
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Psycho-Pass Movie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Psycho-Pass Movie
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BLAME! Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
BLAME! Movie
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Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Wolf's Rain OVA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Wolf's Rain OVA
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Sakasama no Patema is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Sakasama no Patema
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Now and Then, Here and There is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Fist of the North Star: Legend... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star: Legend of Kenshiro
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Sakasama no Patema: Beginning ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Sakasama no Patema: Beginning of the Day
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Berserk (2017) is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Berserk (2017)
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Fist of the North Star: Legend... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star: Legend of Raoh: Fierce Fight
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Planetarian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Planetarian
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Fist of the North Star 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star 2
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Kaiba is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Fist of the North Star: Legend... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star: Legend of Raoh: Death for Love
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Toward the Terra TV is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Toward the Terra TV