5 Best Anime like Sabikui Bisco (Rust-Eater Bisco)

Sabikui Bisco

Sabikui Bisco (錆喰いビスコ), which is also known as Rust-Eater Bisco, is one of the most expected new anime series released in 2022. The post-apocalyptic anime is based on an original light novel series written by Shinji Cobkubo and illustrated by K Akagishi and mocha since 2018. The just-begun light novel was picked out as the hottest light novel in 2019, which launched its manga series adaptation in 2019 and the anime series in the winter of 2022.

Sabikui Bisco is set in an alternative tattered Japan, where citizen live under threat of the Rusty Wind that rusts human beings and towns. A protagonist Bisco Akahoshi sets out a journey in search of a healing mushroom called the Rust Eater.

If you like the latest sci-fi adventure anime Sabikui Bisco or other post-apocalyptic anime series, here is the recommended list of 5 best anime like Sabikui Bisco. Check out the ongoing popular anime and the less-known masterpieces to watch in English right now!

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▽You can enjoy the following story after the anime series with the original light novel!▽

Sabikui Bisco Light Novel
Sabikui Bisco Light Novel

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1. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress

If you arre looking for a great anime series similar to Sabikui Bisco, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (甲鉄城のカバネリ) is one of the most recommended to watch next. The post-apocalyptic and dark-fantasy anime series, which consists of 12 episodes, was created by a Japanese animation studio Wit Studio in 2016. Unlike Sabikui Bisco, the anime adapted from the original light novel, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress was produced as a brand new work.

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is set in the Far East island country Hinomoto supported by the steam engine developed during the Industrial Revolution. People across the world live under the threat of Kabane, which is invulnerable creatures spreading a mysterious virus. A 17-year-old boy named Ikoma, whose little sister was killed by the Kabane, tries to advance a research of weapons for use against them.

2. Dr. Stone

Dr. Stone, one of the popular front manga series serialized on the most influential Japanese manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump between 2017 and 2022, is what you should check out right now. The trendy science-fiction adventure manga has been made into its anime adaptation since the first season aired with 24 episodes in 2019. Following the second season in 2021, the television special part in 2022, the latest third season will come in 2023.

Dr. Stone tells the story of the remote future after 3,700 years, when the world and human beings are petrified for unexplained reasons. A protagonist Senku Ishigami, who fortunately revives from the petrifaction, saves his friends and builds a modern civilization with his high intelligence and scientific knowledge in the Stone World. They travel the earth to survive and figure out why the petrifaction phenomenon happened.

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3. Planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet

As a renowned anime set in an post-apocalyptic world, Planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet (planetarian ~ちいさなほしのゆめ~) should be added to your bucket list. The same titled visual novel developed by a game studio Key was released first in 2004, and its anime series adaptation was distributed with five episodes online in 2016, which was followed by its anime movie titled Planetarian: Storyteller of the Stars (planetarian~星の人~) was released later. The animations were directed by Naokatsu Tsuda, who is also famous for the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series.

Set in a futuristic desolate world ruined by a global-scale war, Planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet presents the story of a nameless junker and a female humanoid robot named Yumemi Hoshino. When he looks for unspoiled waste products at a department store in a ruined city, he meets the talkative gynoid on its rooftop planetarium.

4. Girls’ Last Tour

Girls’ Last Tour (少女終末旅行) will be also your thing if you are a fan of Sabikui Bisco, which was broadcast with 12 episodes in 2017. Based on the original 6-volume manga written by Tsukumizu between 2014 and 2018, the laid-back post-apocalyptic anime series was made by an anime studio White Fox.

The setting of Girls’ Last Tour is the world inspired by Europe around World War II. It focuses on an adventure of two young girls Chito and Yuri in a deserted city after civilizations collapsed. They keep on the move in the a half-track motorcycle Kettenkrad to reach the top of the ancient city in ruins.

5. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Speaking of nice anime similar to Sabikui Bisco or categorized as post apocalypse, you shouldn’t miss Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (風の谷のナウシカ), the early masterpiece of Hayao Miyazaki. It has been one of the most popular anime movies among Studio Ghibli fans all over the world since it was released in 1984. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is based on a part of the story of the original 7-volume manga series written by Hayao Miyazaki himself from 1982 to 1994.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind depicts the post-apocalyptic world, whose highly-developed civilizations were destroyed due to the greatest world war called the Seven Days of Fire. It brings about the emergence of the Toxic Jungle that produces noxious fumes and humankind separated from nature. The grand story follows Nausicaä, a the young princess of the Valley of the Wind who can communicate with creatures in the jungle.


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