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Posted 9/16/17 , edited 9/16/17
And when I say that, I don't just mean the mecha anime series alone, but also any military anime ever created, like Full Metal Alchemist, Attack on Titan, and Ghost in the Shell.

In my case, it's Code Geass, if only for all of the Chess metaphors spread throughout it to reinforce its war drama elements.
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Certainly not Gate!

(Gate: Thus the JSDF Fought There!)


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Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
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Definitely Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
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Full metal Panic!, Lord marksman and vanadis, BTOOOM (Kinda-ish).
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Not a fan of military anime, but Code Geass is my favorite anything ever. ... I like it for the pretty boys. And character drama.

..... I also really like Valvrave, but again, for the characters. Most people hate it, but I just find the characters so charming. Especially X-eins <3 he's like top-10-favorite-characters-ever for me.
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Gunslinger Girls?

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Strike Witches


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Since Code Geass, Alderamin, and FMA:B have already been said, I'll just add The Heroic Legend of Arslan.



Also some Gundam series. 00, Zeta, and Unicorn being the best ones.
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Yojo Senki aka Saga of Tanya the Evil.

Holy. Fuck.
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Gundam SEED and Destiny.

While many may find SEED and Destiny bad, I think it really explores many concepts such as war, idealism, racism, collectivism, authoritarianism etc

I also find it interesting to see how characters and their relationships are affected by war and how they cope with it
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Adding a new anime to the fray I would say Valkyria Chronicles Anime adaptation was well done if I had a say; although I loved Code Geass lots too!
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Posted 9/18/17 , edited 9/18/17
Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Is there any other answer?
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For me has to be Kingdom. The generals are legends and the strategy each battle has is pretty interesting.
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