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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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Akira is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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From the New World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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No. 6 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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Wolf's Rain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Berserk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Psycho-Pass 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Psycho-Pass Movie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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BLAME! Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Sakasama no Patema is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Wolf's Rain OVA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Now and Then, Here and T... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Ghost in the Shell: Stan... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Fist of the North Star: ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Sakasama no Patema: Begi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Casshern Sins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Berserk (2017) is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Devilman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Fist of the North Star: ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Planetarian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Kaiba is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias
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Fist of the North Star: ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best Anime About Dystopias