Steampunk is a sci-fi genre with elements of technology and design inspired by 19th century steam engines. Steampunk is often set in a transformed 19th century history. , Victorian period in England, in post-apocalyptic futures that can only use steam technology, or fantasy settings with said motif. In the steampunk line, old-fashioned technology or futuristic technology often appears in the ancient style as envisioned by people in the 19th century. Fashion, culture, and art styles are also inspired by that time. . And below we have compiled a list of the top steampunk anime that we love. Let’s explore these anime with us!
10. Code:Realize – Sousei no Himegimi (Code:Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~)
Cardia has a deadly poison in her body and she is called a monster. One night, she meets a mysterious person called Arsène Lupin, who leads her to Industrial London. From there, she meets many people who discover the truths and true stories behind the strangers and mysterious lands, in order to restore her memories and search for her father who holds the key. in London.
Code: Realize has a Victorian feel with many updated styles added and it also offers a mechanical aspect. From the first-style cars to the mechanical legs on Sisi (a dog who lives in the mansion of Saint-Germain), there are many mechanical devices that make this anime such a fascinating subject. For an inverted harem that is sure to appeal to you, check out Code: Realize!
9. Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress)
In a world influenced by the technological revolution, a dangerous monster has appeared that threatens mankind’s numerous lives. They have a zombie-like appearance and are almost immortal, humans can only kill them when they pierce the heart covered by the outer iron shell. In the island nation of Hinomoto, humans built train stations to survive together and avoid monsters. There, Ikoma, a young engineer living at Aragane station, created a secret weapon called Tsuranukit Zutsu to use against the destruction of monsters. One day, Ikoma is waiting for an opportunity to test the weapon when he meets Mumei, a mysterious girl exempt from the Kabane poisoning test. That night, Ikuma reunited with Mumei at the same time that Hayajiro station went out of control. At that moment, the time to use Ikoma’s secret weapon came.
With the industrial revolution being part of this anime scene, you can imagine that mechanical innovation and classic style are present. Check out Kanaberi of the Iron Fortress!, it won’t disappoint.
8. Machine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai (Unbreakable Machine-Doll)
5. Princess Principal
In the setting of early 20th century London, the city is divided by a wall after the discovery of a new substance that causes advancements in military technology and plunges the country into a culture of espionage and war. secret. In the end, four girls from the Queen’s Mayfaire school work as spies. This group includes a driver, a sharpshooter, a voice mimic and a samurai. With antique wardrobes, a setting that matches the theme and all the action adventure in an old London, you should check out Princess Principal!
4. Vanitas no Carte (The Case Study of Vanitas)
The Case Study of Vanitas revolves around the vampire Noé, his observations of the Book of Vanitas and its caretaker, who shares the same name. Vanitas and Noé seek a cure for the disease that is causing the vampires to lose their sanity and give them a death sentence. Despite a lot of magic, the historic city of Paris where this took place is full of early machines and beautiful adaptations of it. Beautiful animation makes us fall in love with the classic city. A brand new title that will please us all in 2021, check out The Case Study of Vanitas
3. Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – The Animated Series (Kino’s Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series)
Kino is a fifteen-year-old young man who drives his motorcycle to different places alone. This traveler experiences cultures and countries other than their own, and that adventure makes up this delightfully engaging anime. Kino wears an early motorcyclist’s outfit, consisting of a vest, hat, goggles, and gloves. Kino was the only one on the motorcycle but not alone.
These two wander to unusual countries, like a floating machine that will eventually sink. They see people and their way of life (including their steampunk technology) very differently from place to place. For an individual with outstanding style riding an early 20th century popular motorcycle, check out Kino’s Journey!
2. Violet Evergarden
Violet Evergarden is a war veteran who lost her arms, loved ones, and emotions before returning to civilian life. With her job as an automatic memory doll, Violet helps people put their thoughts and intentions into a special letter for their loved ones. She doesn’t seem to show any emotions, making it very difficult for her to understand others. As the story progresses, Violet’s interactions with people who express things that are important to them help her begin to re-understand emotions.
Violet wears a Victorian-style dress, a ruffled parasol, and gloves that are only removed to type her letters. Violet’s arms are impressively upgraded and flexible, with their modernity shifting the feel from historic to vintage. Her bolo tie-like jewelry hung from her furry cape. For another more recent anime from Netflix, check out Violet Evergarden!
1. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is immediately associated with steampunk anime and the adventure is something fans watch over and over again. Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric decide to try their hand at a spell that can bring their mother back from the dead. Instead, they lost a lot of themselves. Edward has a mechanical right arm to replace the one he lost, and his brother Alphonse has no physical body at all, but his being is contained within a suit of armor. These alchemists sought out the philosopher’s stone to restore them to their former state. This anime has an old world style, for a favorite that has survived and is still loved more than a decade later.