Anime Underground 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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From the New World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
From the New World

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No. 6 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
No. 6

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Akira is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias

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Ergo Proxy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias

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Now and Then, Here and There is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias

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Psycho-Pass Movie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Psycho-Pass Movie

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Sakasama no Patema is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Sakasama no Patema

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Planetarian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Planetarian

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Wolf's Rain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Wolf's Rain

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Fist of the North Star: Legend... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star: Legend of Raoh: Fierce Fight

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BLAME! Movie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
BLAME! Movie

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Fist of the North Star: Legend... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star: Legend of Kenshiro

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Psycho-Pass 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Psycho-Pass 2

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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias

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Wolf's Rain OVA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Wolf's Rain OVA

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Toward the Terra TV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Toward the Terra TV

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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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Fist of the North Star 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Fist of the North Star 2

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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: Death for Love

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Pale Cocoon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Pale Cocoon

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Berserk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias

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Kaiba is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias

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Planetarian Movie: Hoshi no Hi... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Planetarian Movie: Hoshi no Hito

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Berserk (2017) is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
Berserk (2017)