Sci-fi is a genre which is really popular in every media, be it TV shows, books, movies or cartoons. Every year there are tons of anime which are released in this genre. One of the main reasons for the popularity of this genre is that it provides opportunity to viewers to imagine the unimaginable. In ways more than one, science fiction is the ultimate escapism and that’s why sci-fi anime are among the most watched anime around the world. Anime fans have a special place in their hearts for science fiction. And that’s evident from the number of sci-fi anime that get produced every year. I am sure, you are also here because you love adventurous and action-filled sci-fi anime. Here’s the list of top sci-fi anime ever made. You can watch several of these best science fiction anime on Crunchyroll, Netflix or Hulu.
15. Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo (2006)
‘Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo’ is one of the best anime movies which deals with the concept of time travel. You might not be familiar with the original title since among viewers outside Japan the English title, ‘The Girl Who Leapt Through Time’, is more popular. This movie is really great and has the runtime of about 1 hour and 38 minutes. This anime is based on a light novel which has seen various adaptations in mangas, tv shows, and movies. The story revolves around Makoto Konno who is a normal high school girl. She finds out that she has the ability to literally leap through time. She is overwhelmed with her newfound power and enjoys using it for fun. But a young and naive girl like Makoto has no idea about the complexities of time. She learns it the hard way that each of her actions have consequences.
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14. Made in Abyss (2017)
If you love adventure anime a lot and have been wanting to watch a sci-fi anime with lots of adventure then ‘Made in Abyss’ is perfect for you. This anime is also for people who want to binge-watch a decent anime show since ‘Made in Abyss’ has only 13 episodes in total with each episode averaging at about 25 minutes. This anime revolves around an Abyss which is a deep, seemingly bottomless chasm. The Abyss is filled with mysterious creatures and ancient relics. But no one knows how this Abyss came into existence or what lies at the bottom of it. Many people try to fathom the depths of this chasm and are known as drivers. Riko is the daughter one of the best divers, Lyza. Lyza has been missing for some time now after venturing into the Abyss. Riko wants to become a diver like her mother so that she can find out the truth about the Abyss and most importantly her mother.