Anime Underground The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix  

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Looking for science fiction anime on Netflix? Let's take a look at what sci-fi anime is currently streaming on Netflix, and let's rank them while we're at it!

Although the Ghost in the Shell TV series isn't on Netflix, they do have the three Ghost in the Shell Arise movies - Ghost Pain, Ghost Whispers, and Ghost Tears. Looking for some mech action? Knights of Sidonia is a Netflix Original anime that features some great mech fighting, along with stunning animation. Other good Netflix sci-fi anime includes Gurren Lagann, Cyborg 009: Call of Justice, and Aldnoah.Zero.

Use this list as a guide to find sci-fi anime that's on Netflix now, but also vote up the series you have watched and enjoyed so that other otakus can get some good anime recommendations.

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Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The series takes place in the near-future and focuses on various virtual reality MMORPG ...more

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Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. An anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures, known simply as Sword Art Online. In ...more

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Kill la Kill is an anime television series produced by Trigger. It follows vagrant schoolgirl Ryuko Matoi on her search for her father's killer, which brings her into violent conflict with the ...more

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Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for 27 episodes on ...more

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Kuromukuro (Netflix, 2016) is a Japanese mecha anime television series directed by Tensai Okamura. When mecha attack a research center, its students, pilots, and researchers must fight back with ...more

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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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Knights of Sidonia

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Robotech is an 85-episode adaptation of three different anime television series made between 1982-1984 in Japan; the adaptation was aired in 1985. Within the combined and edited story, ...more

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Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain is a 2013 Japanese anime film directed by Kazuchika Kise.

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Gunslinger Girl is a manga by Yu Aida. It first premiered on May 21, 2002 in the monthly shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh. The chapters were also published in 15 tankōbon volumes by ASCII ...more

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Tiger & Bunny

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border: 3 Ghost Tears Ghost in the Shell ARISE - Border:3 Ghost Tear is a 2014 animation film and the third release of the four-part OVA series Ghost in the Shell: Arise directed by Kazuchika Kise.

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Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino-

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Cyborg 009: Call of Justice

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border: 2 Ghost Whispers Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:2 Ghost Whispers is a 2013 animation film and the second release of the four-part OVA series Ghost in the Shell: Arise directed by Kazuchika Kise.