Total Recommendations: 4
Both are aimed at kids (but will please older audience), have about the same length and have a nice girl with strong leadership that must face several hardships. Even though the settings and stories are very different, the anime will give you a similar warm feeling.
Both series have a very similar nostalgic feeling and are about the events that happen in a life time.
Very similar main character, even voice actress is the same and both have the same characteristic of repeating a certain sentence: Shana's "urusai urusai" and Rose's "suki suki". Both series have the same atmosphere and action packed scenes.
Both were made by the same studio, and belong to a trilogy of series on the Guns With Girls genre. Both have a great story and music, and the main pair of girls won't disappointed Noir's fans.