Anime Underground The Best Post-Apocalyptic Anime of All Time  

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In each of these post-apocalyptic anime series on this list, the world has pretty much gone to hell. Since there are so many, we're ranking the best post-apocalyptic anime of all time, with the help of your votes. From anime like Attack on Titan where the world is dominated by man eating monsters, to Gurren Lagann where humans have lived underground for years, these anime all feature post-apocalyptic themes and settings. The characters in these shows aren't necessarily suffering or struggling to survive, but all live in some kind of post-apocalypse world.

What is the best anime about the apocalypse? Vote for your favorite series below, and feel free to add more to the list if they fit the criteria.
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Seraph of the End is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Post-Apocalyptic Anime of All Time
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Trigun

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Gurren Lagann

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Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Guilty Crown

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Darling In the Franxx is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Post-Apocalyptic Anime of All Time
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Wolf's Rain

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NausicaƤ of the Valley of the ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Post-Apocalyptic Anime of All Time

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Fist of the North Star   

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Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

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Desert Punk

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From the New World

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Aquarion

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From the New World is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Post-Apocalyptic Anime of All Time
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School Live! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Post-Apocalyptic Anime of All Time
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