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Top 10 Anime like Attack on Titan | Best Similar Anime to Attack on Titan

Unraveling mysteries with each passing episode of Season 4, Attack on Titan has become a global phenomenon, and fans are going crazy over what to watch after it concludes. So for saving you the hassle, we have made a ‘Top 10 Anime like Attack on Titan‘ list for you.

As we all know Shingeki no Kyojin manga is ending with its final chapter 139 releasing on April 9th, 2021 while the anime’s final season also has only one episode left.

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And until those final chapters of the manga are adapted fans are looking for some mind-bending anime like Attack on Titan to satisfy their never-ending hunger for monsters & mysteries.

For those who live under a rock, Attack on Titan revolves around Eren Jaeger and his determination to eradicate all the human-eating monsters called titans from the face of the earth after seeing his mother getting eaten by one in his childhood. But soon these mindless attacks from the titans revealed to be a part of a huge conspiracy that was brewing for centuries.

So, without any further ado let’s begin the list of top 10 anime like Attack on Titan:

10. God Eater

Release Date – July 2015

Seasons – 1

Episode Count –  13

Aragami are man-eating monsters who have pushed humanity to the brink of extinction.

And to survive, humanity has put all their hope in Fenrir, an organization composed of special humans called “God Eaters” who are capable of killing Aragami with a special weapon known as God Arc.

And among those God Eaters, Lenka Utsugi is the only one who can wield the God Arc as both a blade and a gun. And to fulfill his only wish of exterminating all Aragami, he has to master his God Arc.

Similarities:

  • Man-eating monsters
  • Desire to eradicate these monsters
  • An organization is created to kill these monsters

9. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress

Release Date – April 2016

Seasons – 1 Movies – 3

Episode Count – 13+3

Kabane are human flesh loving brainless creatures that can be only killed by piercing their steel-coated hearts.

To survive, humanity has built up gigantic walls on the island of Hinomoto, and the only way of transportation is by heavily armored trains capable of piercing Kabane’s hearts.

While servicing those trains Ikoma always wanted to fight Kabane with his new invention and much to his surprise that chance came sooner than he expected.

Similarities:  

  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is the mirror image of Attack on Titan.

8. Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign

Release Date – April 2015

Seasons – 2

Episode Count – 24

Humanity has been enslaved by the vampires after it was hit by a mysterious virus that killed any human above the age of 13. The vampires ruled over society in exchange for their blood to the survivors.

Yuuichirou along with a few other children who were captive in an orphanage tried to escape, but the only one who was able to survive was Yuuichirou.

Taken in by the Moon Demon Company, a military unit formed to eradicate the vampires, Yuuichirou is determined to take his revenge on the blood-sucking monsters who killed his family.

Similarities:

  • Humanity dominated by a superior being
  • Determination to avenge their lost ones
  • A special team created to eliminate the blood-thirsty creatures

7. Claymore

Release Date – April 2007

Seasons – 1

Episode Count –   26

Youma are shapeshifting demons whose never-ending thirst for human flesh has brought them to another village. Raki is one of the village inhabitants whose family was killed by youma.

Luckily Raki was saved by Clare, a Claymore who is half-human and half-youma. Their sole purpose is to exterminate the flesh-eating demons.

With nowhere to go, Raki decides to follow Clare on her journey who is on her way to take vengeance against these youmas.

Similarities:

  • Human flesh-eating monsters
  • Seeking vengeance on the flesh lovers

6. Parasyte: The Maxim

Release Date – October 2014

Seasons – 1

Episode Count –  24

Parasitic aliens have infiltrated the earth and they are taking control over the brains of the host by burrowing into the skin, be it a human or a dog. By doing that they can easily find their prey without getting noticed.

But luckily a parasite failed to take over Shinichi Izumi’s brain and got stuck in his right hand instead. And to stay alive, the parasite named Migi has to cooperate with Shinichi. While trying to co-exist they also have to face other not-so-friendly parasites.

Similarities:

  • Creatures that preys on human
  • Desire to eradicate those creatures from earth

5. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Release Date – April 2009

Seasons – 1

Episode Count –  64

Trying to bring their mother back from the dead using human transmutation, a forbidden act of alchemy, Edward and Alphonse Elric come to understand the Law of Equivalent Exchange.

But it’s too late as Alphonse loses his whole body and Edward loses his left leg. And to keep his brother’s soul from losing forever Edward sacrifices his right arm to keep the soul attached to an armor suit.

After years of researching, both of the brothers have deduced that the only thing that defies the law of the Equivalent Exchange is a philosopher’s stone and they set out on a journey to find it.

But soon they find themselves tangled up in a nationwide conspiracy that will unravel the deeply hidden secrets of the country.

Similarities:

  • Losing their loved ones in childhood
  • Fighting to save the life of their dear ones

4. Fire Force

Release Date – July 2019

Seasons – 2

Episode Count –  48

After the Great Cataclysm, spontaneous human combustions have become a norm which turns normal humans into violent infernals.

And to protect the humans from these infernals, the Fire Defense Agency has been formed, composed of gifted humans known as pyrokinetics who can manipulate and control flames.

One of such pyrokinetic is Shinra Kusakabe who after losing his family in a similar fire incident is determined to be a hero who will save the lives of those in need.

Joining the Fire Force Company 8 Shinra begins his journey to become a hero and keeps on fighting to reveal the mysteries behind spontaneous human combustion.

Similarities:

  • Losing loved ones in childhood
  • Normal humans being turned into non-human beings
  •  A Special team formed to fight against those beings

3. Gurren Lagann

Release Date – April 2007

Seasons – 1

Episode Count –  27

Humanity has been forced to survive deep underground as the Beastmen rules the surface. Simon and Kamina are both inhabitants of an underground village.

While Simon is quiet and does drilling all day, Kamina is like a bull on the loose. But one day after getting attacked from the surface by a beastmen, Simon saves the village by finding an ignition key to an ancient mecha head.

Along with Yoko Littner, a gunslinger from the surface who helped them in their battle, both Kamina and Simon reach the surface with the sky in their plain view. And soon they decide to fight against beastmen with the help of human-driven giant robots called Gunmen.

Similarities:

  • Humanity forced to live in a confined space
  • Dominated by the fear of violent & mindless creatures

2. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Release Date – April 2019

Seasons – 1

Episode Count –  26

The Kamado family enjoyed a happy life instead of Kamado Tanjirou being the only earner of their poor household. After deciding to go to sell some charcoal down a local village Tanjirou left his home on the mountain.

Coming back the next day after selling all those charcoals, Tanjiro was horrified to witness the blood and corpses of his whole family. The only member who survived was his sister Nezuko who has been turned into a blood-thirsty demon.

Soon joining the Demon Slayer Corps, he keeps on searching for the cure to heal Nezuko while determined to avenge his family.

Similarities:

  • Human eating demons
  • Family getting killed by those demons
  • Strong determination to avenge their family members

1. The Promised Neverland

Release Date – January 2019

Seasons – 2

Episode Count –  23

The Grace Field House is an orphanage surrounded by a forest and a huge entrance gate. It is run by Isabella who is often called Mama by the orphans.

The children have to take daily tests but are free to do whatever they want with their remaining time. But soon the three oldest siblings, Emma, Ray, and Norman began suspecting after never hearing back from the adopted orphans.

While searching for the truth the trio comes across the fate that awaits them in the future.

Similarities:

  • Humans confined within set boundaries
  • Dystopian setup & plot twists

Honorable Mentions:

There are some other anime that are similar to Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin):

Tokyo Ghoul, Knights of Sidonia, Black Bullet

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