Top 10 Sci Fi Anime of 2020
1. Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul
Dawn of the Deep Soul continues the epic adventure of plucky Riko and Reg who are joined by their new friend Nanachi. Together they descend into the Abyss’ treacherous fifth layer, the Sea of Corpses, and encounter the mysterious Bondrewd, a legendary White Whistle whose shadow looms over Nanachi’s troubled past. Bondrewd is ingratiatingly hospitable, but the brave adventurers know things are not always as they seem in the enigmatic Abyss...
(Source: Sentai Filmworks)
2. ID: INVADED
Welcome to Kura, an organization that investigates crime using the Mizuhanome system which senses the drive to kill. Sakaido is a brilliant detective and pilot of the Mizuhanome. To solve a case, he enters the world of the killer's unconscious mind: the id well. In the shadows of brutal and puzzling cases lurks John Walker, the Serial Killer Creator. Where will Sakaido's pursuit lead?
3. A Certain Scientific Railgun T
The third season of Toaru Kagaku no Railgun.
Misaka’s electro-manipulation abilities—and delightfully destructive Railgun projectile move—make her a rock star in Academy City. The techno-metropolis is packed with supernaturally powered students known as espers, including Misaka’s flirty friend and roommate, Kuroko. In this city full of super-powered gangs, mad scientists, and monsters—there’s no shortage of action!
4. PSYCHO-PASS 3: First Inspector
Tokyo, 2120. In a society overseen by the Sibyl System, Inspectors Arata Shindo and Kei Mikhail Ignatov of CID Unit One clash over truth and justice. Koichi Azusawa, the mastermind behind a string of crimes, sets his sights on the CID itself and launches an assault on the Public Safety Bureau Building. Unit One is in peril like never before—a case that will try Arata and Kei’s loyalties.
5. Darwin's Game
Kaname Sudo, an ordinary high school student, receives an invitation email to try a mysterious app called "Darwin's Game." Kaname, upon launching the app, is drawn into a game where players fight one another using superpowers called Sigils.
Without knowing the reason for all this, can Kaname survive furious battles against the powerful players who attack him?
(Source: Aniplex of America)
6. 7SEEDS Part 2
The second season of 7SEEDS.
7. Cagaster of an Insect Cage
In a near future, an illness called "Cagaster" made its appearance. It turns humans into insects. The story begins 30 years after the onset of the illness, in 2125. It follows the adventures of Kidou, a boy who fights insects.
8. Altered Carbon: Resleeved
Spin-off based on Netflix's live-action Sci-Fi series of the same name.
On the planet Latimer, Takeshi Kovacs must protect a tattooist while investigating the death of a yakuza boss alongside a no-nonsense CTAC.
9. Infinite Dendrogram
In the year 2043, Infinite Dendrogram, the world's first successful full-dive VRMMO was released. In addition to its ability to perfectly simulate the five senses, along with its many other amazing features, the game promised to offer players a world full of infinite possibilities.
Nearly two years later, soon-to-be college freshman, Reiji Mukudori, is finally able to buy a copy of the game and start playing. With some help from his experienced older brother, Shuu, and his partner Embryo, Reiji embarks on an adventure into the world of Infinite Dendrogram. Just what will he discover and encounter in this game world known for its incredible realism and infinite possibilities?
(Source: J-Novel Club)
10. Zenonzard THE ANIMATION
The year 20XX. Humans called "Concodes" and ultra-high-performance AI called "Codeman" team up as buddies to compete in the card battle game ZENONZARD. People are going wild with excitement at the world championships, THE ZENON.
One day, Souta Azuma, an average high school student, is challenged to a battle by a mysterious woman, Eilietta Lash. She reveals that she’s a Codeman and that her intent is to team up with Souta and participate in THE ZENON. Souta reluctantly agrees. Souta and Eilietta’s first opponent turns out to be the super-famous player Shion Saionji, who attends Souta’s school, and her buddy, Ash Claude.
(Source: Zenonzard YouTube channel)