Grab your goggles and gloves! This is a list of the best steampunk anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. Although the Full Metal Alchemist series isn't exactly a "steampunk" anime, it does have certain steampunk elements that allowed it to make this list. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all considered steampunk in one way or another.
This list has a variety of anime, including Steamboy and Steam Detectives. What is the greatest steampunk anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself! Then check out our list of the best steampunk movies.
- Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (JNN, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa from Bones Studio. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television series based on Fullmetal Alchemist, the first being 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist. The series follows the story of two alchemist brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who want to restore their bodies after a disastrous failed attempt to bring their mother back to life through alchemy.... moreIs this one of the best?
- 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 Mahiro Maeda. The three had previously worked together in Blue Submarine No. 6, one of the first CG anime series. Last Exile premiered on TV Tokyo on April 7, 2003 and ran for twenty-six episodes until its conclusion on September 29, 2003. The story is set on the fictional world of Prester, where its inhabitants use aerial vehicles known as vanships as a means of transportation. On this world which is divided in eternal conflict between the nations of Anatoray and Disith, sky couriers Claus Valca and... moreIs this one of the best?
- Fullmetal Alchemist (JNN, 2003) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa from Bones animation production. Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric search for the Philosopher's Stone so they can regain the bodies they lost in a failed attempt to bring their dead mother back to life.... moreIs this one of the best?
- Steamboy is a 2004 Japanese steampunk animated action film produced by Sunrise, directed and co-written by Katsuhiro Otomo, his second major anime release, following Akira. The film was released in Japan on July 17, 2004. Steamboy is one of the most expensive Japanese animated movies made to date. Additionally, the film was in production for ten years and utilized more than 180,000 drawings and 440 CG cuts.... moreIs this one of the best?