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VOTE The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu  

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If you have a Hulu subscription and love sci-fi anime, then you're in luck! Hulu has a wide variety of good science fiction anime currently streaming right now, and we're going to rank them with the help of your votes.

As of right now, there are over 30 different sci-fi anime on Hulu, but some are more categorically "sci-fi" than others. Hulu anime that best represent the sci-fi genre include Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Psycho-Pass, and Steins;Gate. If you haven't seen all three of these, you really need to make them a priority! Other good science fiction anime streaming on Hulu are Infinite Stratos and Cowboy Bebop (another masterpiece you need to watch ASAP if you haven't.)

Even if you don't have a Hulu subscription, vote up the sci-fi anime on this list that you have seen and loved.

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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro ...more

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Infinite Stratos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Infinite Stratosis a Japanese light novel series by Izuru Yumizuru with illustrations provided by Okiura and CHOCO. A 12-episode anime adaptation aired in Japan between January and March, 2011, ...more

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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, is an anime series in the mecha genre directed by Masashi Ikeda and written by Katsuyuki Sumizawa. It is one of the alternate universe Gundam series, taking place in the ...more

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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that was produced by Production I.G, directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani and written by Gen Urobuchi. The series was aired on Fuji TV's Noitamina ...more

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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
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 ...more

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Gargantia on the Verdurous Pla... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet is a Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G and directed by Kazuya Murata, and aired between April and June 2013. A manga adaptation began ...more

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ALDNOAH.ZERO is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
ALDNOAH.ZERO

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Parasyte: The Maxim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Parasyte is a science fiction horror manga series written and illustrated by Hitoshi Iwaaki, and published in Kodansha's Afternoon magazine from 1988 to 1995. Parasyte centers on a male ...more

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God Eater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
God Eater is an anime adaptation of the God Eater video game series. Set in a post-apocalyptic Japan in the year 2071, the world has been mostly destroyed by mysterious monsters known as the ...more

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Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Steins;Gate is a 2011 anime series created by the animation studio White Fox, based on 5pb. and Nitroplus's video game of the same name. It is set in 2010, and follows Rintaro Okabe, who ...more

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Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Elfen Lied is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. Elfen Lied takes place in Kamakura and Kanagawa, and focuses on the "Diclonius", a newly mutated species. ...more

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Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Charlotte is a 2015 Japanese anime television series directed by Yoshiyuki Asai. In an alternate reality, a small percentage of children manifest superhuman abilities upon reaching puberty. High ...more

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Plastic Memories is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Plastic Memories, abbreviated as Pla-Memo , is a Japanese anime television series produced by Doga Kobo and directed by Yoshiyuki Fujiwara. Plastic Memories takes place in a city in the near ...more

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Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitamina program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high ...more

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Heroic Age is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Heroic Age is a science fiction anime directed by Toshimasa Suzuki. It was produced by XEBEC and aired on Japanese television networks. The series first aired on April 1, 2007 and ended on ...more

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Accel World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Haruyuki is an overweight kid and at the bottom of the food chain at his middle school. Within the sci-fi setting of the real world he often seeks refuge in a virtual one. One day however his ...more

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To Love ru Darkness 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
To Love ru Darkness 2

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Heavy Object is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Heavy Object is a Japanese light novel series, written by Kazuma Kamachi and illustrated by Ryō Nagi. A 24-episode anime television series adaptation produced by J.C.Staff aired from October 2 ...more

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Black Bullet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Black Bullet is a Japanese light novel series written by Shiden Kanzaki and illustrated by Saki Ukai and 2014 anime series. A 2021 viral epidemic yields a batch of female "Cursed ...more

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Space Dandy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Space Dandy is a 2014 Japanese anime series produced by Bones. The series follows Dandy, an alien hunter who is "a dandy guy in space," in search for aliens with his robot assistant QT ...more

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th M... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team is an original video animation anime series in the Gundam franchise. Released from January 25, 1996, to April 25, 1999, the 12-episode series details the ...more

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Delete is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Tiger & Bunny is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Sunrise under the direction of Keiichi Satou. The series takes place in "NC 1978" in a fictional, re-imagined ...more

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Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari, released in North America as Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar, is an OVA anime series that is a spin-off of the Tenchi Muyo! series created by Masaki Kajishima. Kenshi ...more

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To Love-Ru is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
To Love-Ru is a Japanese manga series written by Saki Hasemi and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki, creator of Black Cat. The manga was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine between ...more

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Gunslinger Stratos: The Animat... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Gunslinger Stratos Gunslinger Stratos: THE ANIMATION is an anime adaptation of the Gunslinger Stratos series. The story revolves on a group of gunslingers, each from the two universes who participate in Operation ...more

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Valvrave the Liberator is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Valvrave the Liberator is a Japanese mecha anime series, produced by Sunrise. It is directed by Kō Matsuo and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. The series is set in a futuristic date in which three ...more

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Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne is a Japanese anime television series produced by Xebec and Production I.G and directed by Tatsuo Sato and Toshimasa Suzuki, written by Shotaro Suga, original ...more

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Last Exile is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Last Exile is a Japanese animated television series created by Gonzo. It featured a production team led by director Koichi Chigira, character designer Range Murata, and production designer ...more

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Zetman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Zetman is a manga series by Masakazu Katsura. The story starts off with a face-off between two rival superheroes, ZET and Alphas, and then traces their origins – Jin Kanzaki, a young man with ...more

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Tokyo ESP is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Tokyo ESP Tokyo ESP is a Japanese manga series by Hajime Segawa. An anime television series adaptation aired from July to September 2014. Tokyo ESP begins with Rinka Urushiba as a fairly normal high ...more

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Coppelion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Coppelion is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Tomonori Inoue. In 2016, a catastrophe occurs after a nuclear meltdown from the nearby Odaiba nuclear power plant ...more

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Aquarion Evol is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Aquarion Evol is the sequel to the 2005 anime series Genesis of Aquarion. It was originally announced on February 25, 2011, by the production staff. It aired on TV Tokyo from January to June, ...more

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Muv Luv Alternative: Total Ecl... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Muv Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

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Brynhildr in the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
When he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. ...more

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Space Brothers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
One night in 2006, when they were young, the two brothers Mutta (born 1993) and Hibito (born 1996) saw what appeared to be a UFO heading for the moon. They decided that night to both become ...more

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DRAMAtical Murder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Dramatical Murder is a Japanese BL visual novel developed and published by Nitro+chiral. Dramatical Murder is set in the near future on the fictional island of Midorijima, Japan. At some point ...more

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Mekakucity Actors is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
A 12-episode anime adaptation titled Mekakucity Actors—"Mekakucity" being a portmanteau of "mekakushi" and "city"—aired between April 12 and June 28, 2014. The ...more

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Towanoquon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
Towanoquon

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Fist of the North Star is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Hulu
After a global-scale nuclear war, the majority of earth's surface has become a wasteland, with most of the world's survivors fighting over the few uncontaminated food and water supplies. ...more