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 (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...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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Aldnoah.Zero, is a television and print series created by Olympus Knights[not verified in body] and A-1 Pictures. The series began in July 2014, and as of March 2015, had presented two full ...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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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more

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Knights of Sidonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Knights of Sidonia

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This series is an anime television series produced by Trigger. It follows vagrant schoolgirl Ryuko Matoi on her search which brings her into conflict with the iron-fisted student council ...more

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The Irregular at Magic High School is a Japanese web novel series by Tsutomu Satō. An anime adaptation by Madhouse was announced and was broadcast between April and September 2014. The story ...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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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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B: The Beginning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
B: The Beginning

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain is a 2013 Japanese anime film directed by Kazuchika Kise.

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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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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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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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Mobile Suit Gundam UC is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Mobile Suit Gundam UC

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Last Hope is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Last Hope

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Tiger & Bunny

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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.

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Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. After he is hit by a truck, a student named Kei Nagai discovers he is an immortal ...more

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Last Hope is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
Last Hope

After causing the near extinction of mankind seven years ago, genius scientist Leon Lau must now fight the ecological disaster he unwittingly created.

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Expelled from Paradise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Science Fiction Anime on Netflix
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Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino-

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Cyborg 009: Call of Justice