FANDOM is the ultimate destination for celebrating your love of anime. Sort by. share. Cyberpunk differs from conventional science fiction in that it’s interested in exploring contemporary problems in a near-future setting. I LOVE THE EIGHTIES!!! Where those who want to survive and hope for a better future have to rummage through the wastes of Zalum. As a result, the government has formed a special assault team, Security Police Section 9. Lux or as referred to by its denizens The City, is a haven for a banished generation. Cyberpunk is simply a technological horror story. Decorate your laptops, water bottles, helmets, and cars. However, this all changes when a virus gives the AutoReivs self-awareness, causing them to commit a series of murders. 100% Upvoted. Set in a dystopian future, where the best and brightest live in a heap of junk, Doc Ido – a cyber physician – finds a perfectly preserved female cyborg. 10 Sci-Fi Anime From The 90s Everyone Needs To See. Shougo Yahagi is not your average teenager. Released in the late ’90s, Serial Experiments Lain, follows the awkward and introverted 14-year-old Lain, who unlike her peers has no desire nor the experience to handle even basic technology. I'll be removing films that are not "cyberpunk" enough or simply awful films. In the world of Cyberpunk, religion has expanded and evolved in many ways. Written by Chiaki J. Konaka, whose other works include Texhnolyze – also featured on this list – Serial Experiments Lain is a captivating series that stimulates the viewer to form their own interpretation of the events taking place. The long-awaited live-action remake has arrived, making Ghost in the Shell easily one of the most recognizable series on this list. On top of exploring important philosophical themes, it also has an excellent opening theme song, Kiri by MONORAL. On the one hand, leaders have chosen to put their efforts in technology and infrastructure, leaving social issues, such as child and drug abuse in the back burner. Megazone 23 is rather similar basically an anime version of The Matrix, but with less dialogue and more action sequences. If there is one thing Cyberpunk 2077 has proven, it’s that its namesake genre isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The popularity of cyberpunk in the ’80s and ’90s seeped into the Japanese culture too, becoming one of the most favorite genres in anime. Cyberpunk was a big deal in the 80s and in the 90s. Put simply, it’s when technological advance take center stage in a society and social issues, such as racism, drug abuse, and immigration are forgotten. Like Demon's Souls before it, Cyberpunk's snapshot feature comes with a host of elements, filters, stickers, effects, and, most notably, poses for players to mess around with in the midst of running amuck across Night City. Inspector Re-l Mayer gets assigned to the case and discovers a sinister plot involving humanoid 'Proxies' which are the result of a series of illegal experiments. In this new world, society is split into the haves – Zalum – and the have nots – Scrap Iron City – where Alita lives. Gunnm is a perfect example of when society breaks down as a consequence of technological advances. Whether you’re a long-time or a newcomer to the genre, we’ve compiled a list of the best and most memorable anime from the last few decades. The idea of modern societal issues staying the same as technology advances is an idea audiences of all demographics can appreciate, especially as we see it reflected in 21st century politics. The Princess and the Frog 10 Years On: Does Disney miss hand drawn animation? To accelerate the advancement of humankind, AutoReivs – humanoid-like robots – are created to assist people in their day-to-day lives. 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