What are some of the best anime about time travel? There are quite a few popular anime involving time travel, but not all of them are necessarily sci-fi. Here is a guide on some of the best anime about time travel.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
More popularly known as Madoka Magica, this series is interesting and worth watching because it has a different approach when it comes to the magical girls genre. The series also has a distinct art style that sets it apart from other shows. Madoka Magica follows a group of middle school students who become magical girls. However, being a magical girl isn’t as magical as they hoped it would be. The series is quick to binge-watch since it only has 12 episodes.
The official synopsis from Crunchyroll reads:
“She has a loving family and best friends, laughs and cries from time to time… Madoka Kaname, an eighth grader of Mitakihara middle school, is one of those who lives such a life. One day, she had a very magical encounter. She doesn’t know if it happened by chance or by fate yet. This is a fateful encounter that can change her destiny- This is a beginning of the new story of the magical witch girls-“
Puella Magi Madoka Magica is streaming on Crunchyroll and Hulu.
Steins;Gate is a well-praised anime, considered one of the best during its time. The story follows Rintaro Okabe and his friends, who discover by accident that they can time travel by sending text messages to the past. This is a must-watch for fans who like anime series that take a dark turn, and where the protagonist goes insane. The series has a total of 24 episodes, which doesn’t make it too hard to binge-watch.
The official synopsis from Crunchyroll states:
“Steins; Gate follows an eclectic group of individuals who have the ability to send text messages to the past. However throughout their experimentation process, an organization named SERN who has been doing their own research on time travel tracks them down. Now it’s a careful game of cat and mouse to not get caught and moreover, try to survive.”