Tripping The Anime Rift: Exploring Science Fiction In Anime

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“Anime and Science Fiction: two things that historically go hand-in-hand. Anime is rife with sci-fi offerings. In this panel we’ll explore the history of the science fiction genre in anime while also looking to the future and discussing what the medium has coming down the worm-hole for us next. Androids, space exploration, time travel, cyber-punk and more. It’s all there, and it’s all waiting for you. Join us in discovering new titles and expand your space-time anime continuum!”

Presented At:

  • Naka Kon 2016
  • Naka Kon 2015

Featured Anime:

Titles with a star (*) were featured with a clip.

Naka Kon 2016

Co-presented with MoNgR3L

  • Space Adventure
    • *Irresponsible Captain Tylor
    • *Outlaw Star
    • Robotech
    • Iria: Zeiram the Animation
    • Legend of the Galactic Heroes
    • Dirty Pair
    • Space Adventure Cobra
  • Space Exploration
    • *Planetes
    • *Space Brothers
    • Galaxy Express 999
    • Rocket Girls
    • Moonlight Mile
    • Terra Formars
    • Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise
  • Cyborgs, Androids, and Robots
    • *Casshern Sins
    • *Metropolis
    • Astro Boy
    • Cyborg 009
    • Key the Metal Idol
    • Chobits
    • Cutey Honey
  • Giant Robots and Mecha
    • *Aim For The Top 2: Diebuster
    • *Armored Trooper Votoms
    • Tetsujin 28 (Gigantor)
    • Patlabor
    • The Big O
    • Eureka Seven
    • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Technology and Computers
    • *Roujin Z
    • *Dennou Coil
    • Summer Wars
    • Real Drive
    • Paprika
    • Serial Experiments Lain
  • Cyberpunk
    • *Ghost in the Shell
    • *Armitage III
    • Akira
    • Psycho Pass
    • Battle Angel Alita
    • AD Police Files
    • Mardock Scramble
  • Time Travel
    • *The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
    • *Steins;Gate
    • Zipang
    • Neoin
    • Generator Gawl
    • Nobunaga Concerto
  • Anime’s Influence on Science Fiction
    • Ghost in the Shell
    • Megazone 23
    • The Matrix
    • Pacific Rim
    • Paprika
    • Inception
    • Appleseed
    • Chappie
    • Bubblegum Crisis
    • Alita (2019)
  • Current State of the Art
    • Ghost in the Shell Arise
    • Patema Inverted
    • Dimension W
    • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans
  • Future of Sci-Fi in Anime
    • Under the Dog
    • Kiznaiver
    • Eidlive
    • Macross Delta

Naka Kon 2015

Co-presented with MoNgR3L

  • Space Adventure
    • *Star Blazers (Space Battleship Yamato)
    • *Iria: Zeiram the Animation
    • Captain Harlock
    • Cowboy Bebop
    • Legend of the Galactic Heroes
    • Robotech
    • Space Adventure Cobra
  • Space Exploration
    • *Space Dandy
    • *Planetes
    • Galaxy Express 999
    • Bodacious Space Pirates
    • They Were Eleven
    • Terra Formars
    • Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise
    • Space Brothers
  • Cyborgs, Androids, and Robots
    • *Texhnolyze
    • *Metropolis
    • Astro Boy
    • Cyborg 009
    • Robot Carnival
    • Chobits
    • Cutey Honey
    • Key the Metal Idol
    • Karen Senki
  • Giant Robots and Mecha
    • *Shin Mazinger Z: The Impact
    • *Mobile Suit Gundam
    • Tetsujin 28 (Gigantor)
    • Getter Robo
    • Brave Raideen
    • Macross
    • Voltron
    • Patlabor
    • *Neon Genesis Evangelion
    • *Gurren Lagann
    • Gundam Wing
    • The Big O
    • RahXephon
    • Eureka Seven
    • Majestic Prince
    • Robotics;Notes
  • Cyberpunk
    • *Cyber City Oedo 808
    • *Serial Experiments Lain
    • Akira
    • Armitage III
    • Bubblegum Crisis
    • Ghost in the Shell
    • Battle Angel Alita
    • AD Police Files
  • Time Travel
    • *Noein
    • *The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
    • Zipang
    • Steins;Gate
    • Nobunaga Concerto
    • Generator Gawl
  • Anime’s Influence on Sci-Fi
    • Megazone 23
    • Ghost in the Shell
    • The Matrix
    • Pacific Rim
    • Paprika
    • Inception
    • Alita (2019)
  • Current State of the Art
    • Redline
    • Space Dandy
    • Knights of Sidonia
    • Time of Eve
    • Patema Inverted
  • Future of Sci-Fi Anime
    • Knights of Sidonia Season 2
    • Ghost in the Shell Arise
    • Under the Dog
    • Macross Delta
    • Gundam the Origin
    • Blue Uru
    • Gatchaman Crowds Insight
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