With so much great science fiction and animated TV series, it can be tough to pick the best of the bunch. But we’ve done our homework and found the 10 best-animated sci-fi shows. Take a look at our list below, and let us know what you think in the comments!
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a CGI animated television series set in the Star Wars universe. The series was produced by Lucasfilm Animation and began airing on October 3, 2008, with a movie titled “Ambush.”
Dark Matter is a Canadian science fiction series created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie. Set in the future, it follows the crew of a derelict starship which is awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board.
Stargate Infinity is a Japanese anime television series, the first in the Stargate Infinity trilogy. It was produced by Toei Animation and aired on Tokyo TV from October 1, 2001, to September 30, 2002.
In this series, Professor Asuna has found an ancient device called the Stargate (a concept inspired by the movie), which allows time travel and teleportation through space. He invites his friends to join him on an adventure through time and space using it.
They explore several planets throughout history with their ship known as “The Infinity.” On each planet, they meet different kinds of people who have their problems and conflicts with each other or other races.
Uchu Sentai Kyuranger
Uchu Sentai Kyuranger is a reboot of one of the most popular tokusatsu shows in Japan. The show follows a group of heroes who fight to protect the Earth from evil aliens.
The main character, Buruburu, is an upbeat and cheerful hero who loves food. There are also strong female characters such as Koguma, who can transform into a rabbit-like creature and Umeko, who can turn into a giant pink panda monster.
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn is a 2009 Japanese anime science fiction film and the ninth installment in the Gundam franchise. The movie is set in the Universal Century timeline, specifically between U.C. 0001 and 0096, during the events of Mobile Suit Gundam and Mobile Suit Gundam F91.
The story revolves around Banagher Links, who finds himself involved with a dangerous organization known as “Vist Foundation” after finding an old mobile suit on Laplace’s satellite.
With his encounter with this mysterious girl named Audrey Burne, he learns more about her past. He discovers that she holds the key to unlocking Laplace’s Box, which contains secret information about humanity’s origins and future.
Space Battleship Yamato 2199
Space Battleship Yamato 2199 is a remake of the classic 1970s anime series Space Battleship Yamato. The original show took place in the distant future when Earth was dying and humanity had to leave it to survive—and that’s exactly what happens in 2199 as well.
In this version, an alien race known as the Gamilas has attacked Earth with an ultimate weapon called Desler’s Comet, which has caused massive devastation across the planet. But don’t worry! Humanity doesn’t give up without a fight; they find ways to rebuild themselves and launch a counterattack on their enemies’ home planet.