Total Recommendations: 252
Both stories are thought-provoking and beautiful, they challenge standard notions of set gender roles and more.
Both stories are about hurt and lost girls healing after meeting certain people in their lives. Cat Street has a lot more love drama and Pieta is more josei.
In both mangas, a cheerful girl enters an old family with mysterious powers and is able to save the hearts of some of its most troubled members. There is also a childhood connection revealed later on in both stories.
Both have a spirited girl pretending among the nobility with romance and a bit of a different world.
Same author, creepy but good!
TQK gets much darker after a while, but both are about a mythical world and a girl that doesn't belong. And there is romance in both.
One's a model, the other is a dancer, but both mangas are similar, they are about young girls with a lot of potential trying to work in the entertainment...both have good stories, but the one is more focused on Lele's personal life then Dance Subaru
A brilliant young artist prodigy with a very sad personal trying to make it in art. both are great stories!
While the stories are very different, both are bitter sweet and raise interesting questions about society and public perceptions (though I.S. is much more eye-opening), both have humour, good story lines and cheerful characters.
The two are very different, but they both have a good story and mysticism and are worth a read!
The two have a short and sweet feel to them, with main characters under a spell (sort of). THey are mystical, short and have a bit of romance.
The pace and the humour is similar in these two, plus the main female characters are very similar - naive and competitive and energetic.
One is shojo while the other has a bit of light shonen ai, but both are about royalty and romance with good unpredictable stories, interesting characters and humour.
Cute and funny story about a relationship between a high school girl and an older guy. In both, the female lead is strong and quirky while the male lead has his own talents too,
Two very sweet reverse harem stories about an orphan. Both are really great.
Girs with supernatural powers deal with demons. and some romance.
Sweet, short BL stories that aren't stereotypical and have good art. SD is much more innocent though.
In both stories, main girls are unlady-like characters that end up at the imperial court.
Different stories, but in both a modern girl ends up in the past, but the two behave very differently
An active, spunky and lazy modern girl ends up at the imperial court of the past in both stories.
Both are stories where main heroins learn to grow and trust others
Both stories have loner main characters with scars, which they learn to hill when they find new friendships and love.
Royal families and romance and triangles and an interesting, spunky female lead.
Both are long and detailed stories about seemingly perfect guys and young girls pursuing art/photography. both have a lot of romance and drama, with the main characters misunderstanding each other to the point where you want to yell at them. But you still keep reading, no matter what.
Strong characters, funky female heroines that move on their own and lots of love drama (PG has more drama while The One is more of a comedy)
Just two entertaining stories about royalty.
Two good, entertaining and funny stories. The characters are somewhat similar and so is the treatment of two royal families. The only difference is that in BP, the two are actually both boys.
Both are yaoi stories with well-developed characters and interesting stories.
Different stories but they both have this amazing sweetness and innocence.
More mature stories about working women dating younger men.
Both stories are said and funny at the same time, in both, the main character is suddenly surrounded by very different people that she learns to accept. Both are very pleasant to read.
In both, main characters are outcasts who learn to understand themselves and deal with others through love and friendship. Both are interesting stories with lots of character development and growth
again, just two very sweet love stories
Two very sweet stories with innocent and cheerful main characters who love the man who takes care of them.
Both girls are transported into another world/time and both have to assume royal positions. there is lova and magic in both stories and both are really interesting.
Different stories, but both are about royalty in a magical lang, lovable evil characters, interesting other characters and great character development
Both are mysteries involving the ghosts, a normal girl and a guy with special abilities and a difficult temper. Plus, both are really good.
Plots are different, but both have inner sadness, beauty and warmth at the same time. The characters learn to trust, love and depend on each other and grow as the story develops. The pace is similar in these two as well.
Both are about groups of students that gather together. The stories are very different, but both have fresh characters, sadness and warmth while exploring human nature. These aren't just your standard shojo stories.
Very different genres and stories, but both are very unique and interesting reads with refreshing characters, a touch of love and some sadness
A prince from a magical kingdom falls in love with a girl, stories are different but good in their own ways
Different stories but both are really good, mythical stories with magic and humour and fresh characters and some romance
The stories are both different, but both are really sweet in their own ways and show a young sweet relationship, though BGA gets much darker and sadder as you read on
These are two very different stories, but they are both just so sweet,without being annoying, and the characters are very interesting in both
Two very different stories, VG is more of a comedy, while the Model has no comedy in it, but both have a more mature-kind of characters and story telling, both have vampires and both are just very unique stories.
In both, the female heroin is intelligent and strong, as well as surrounded by a number of shining male leads
Completely different stories and genres, but both are mysteries with ghosts involved
Both are romantic comedies about unique, strong girls that make their own path in life, but while Haruhi is intelligent, Nodame is rather a music prodigy
Both are about talented young artists fighting to get somewhere in life, but the two have very different approaches to it
Both have a strong female lead moving towards stardom or surrounded by it, cool guys, romance and comedy- though the stories approach the idea in very different way
Regular girl becomes homeless, gets taken and and involved with all sorts of supernatural things. Both are sweet, interesting stories with interesting characters
In both, the girls are strong, cool and intelligent, so they get the respect of those who surround the,. both are good, unique stories with romance and humor.
Normal girl gets involved in supernatural stuff - plus interesting shojo stories
Both are interesting shojo stories with strong, interesting female leads that are cool and inteligent
One is about the future, the other about the past, but the two female leads are very similar - strong, fearless and energetic and they both pretend to be men. Plus both series are funny and refreshingly different
So, the stories are very different, but both are funny, great stories that never get boring. In both, the main female character is very strong, but lacks confidence and seems misunderstood - though in different settings. Both have romance and some show biz.
Although the stories are different, these two mangas are very unpredictable and mysterious. Both have beautiful stories that have a bit of a supernatural aspect and both deal with inner-struggle
Although SPY isn't a gender bender, both manga are about sports and determination, and the main characters' personalities are very similar, i think
Both stories look at the meaning of life and have characters choosing between male and female within them. Plus, both have a unique feel. They are both fantasy-like, with romance that's not over the top
The stories are complete different, but both are fantasy-like, with romance that's not suffocatingly-sweet and they both have their unique feel and use new ideas, it's not just another rewrite of the same love story, over and over again.
Two action-based stories with humor, magic, monsters a different land and a very strong heroine and romance that is not overbearing the story
Cute stories about powerful demons that have a weakness for one human girl. Though H to A is much cuter
Both are interesting vampire stories, though they are very different.
These two stories are about deeply hurt people living in the darkness, and struggling to overcome the darkness and learn to live again. They are both very sad, deep but also very real and kind, somehow.
Both mangas have a darker sub-plot and unique, very interesting stories that have a touch of gothic, a touch of supernatural and some good art. Both are pretty different from what you'd normally read in manga, as they break away from stereotypes and really make you think in a new way
The stories are very different, but both are historically-based epic-like mangas with a tomboyish female character, some romance and some action
Although VG is more action-based, both these stories are based in a different time, has an odd, tomboyish heroine and life at court, plus the quirky humour is similar in these two
A love story involving a prince from a world different from our own
The stories are entirely different, but both are love stories involving kings and a different world or time
Both are fantasy-like, romance stories where an ordinary, kind girl gets involved with supernatural and has an ability to save the magical race
Both are epic, developed stories that take place in another world, where a girl teams up with a "wanted" man
The plot lines are different, but both are excellent epic stories taking place at court, among magic in a world/time period different from ours. In both cases, female characters are strong and charismatic. RR is more shojo-based, while VG has more of an adventure feel to it, but both are excellent reads!
The plots are very different, but both series have similar light-heartedness and humor. In both, the heroines (princesses) are stubborn walking disasters that care deeply about their loved ones. Both stories have the element of supernatural, action plus an interesting plot and light romance.
These two excellent series have a lot in common: good humour, original plot, romance that is not suffocating, strong heroines and action happening in another world.
Epic/historical-ish stories where the female lead is chosen by a prophecy, thrown into battle and forced to dress as a man to survive. Though Matia (LofN character) is weaker and more peace-seeking than Lana (Saver character)
The stories are very different, and SD is a shonen-ai, but both are great epic stories that take place in a well-developed world. The humor is similar in the two.
Both are epic, fantasy stories in a different world where a "monster" finds a companion that brings piece
The stories are very different, and Goong is a much more dramatic than FFA, but both have this alternative-world, epic feel to them
The stories are very different, but both are about royalty and what's it like to love one, though MeruPuri is much lighter and Goong has a lot more drama involved
Historical-ish, royal court, an ordinary but charismatic girl ends up at the court, with a handsome prince . . .
In both, charismatic and strong girls are masquerading as guys, the stories are different, but both are uniquely interesting and have a similar feel and humor
Very beautiful lethal beings, cold to everyone but one special human girl, romance and some humor
gender-bender, acting and a manly girl.
FB has more lightness and innocence, but both stories are beautiful and touching, somewhat mysterious with people forming a bond by sharing a secret and learning to find strength to overcome their nightmares.
These two have a similar pace and mysterious atmosphere. in both, the characters find strength through attachments and relationships, sharing a dark secret . . .
Tough the stories are very different, they are both very deep, dark, unique, thrilling and excellent. Both have a set of really troubled students, finding ways to heal their psychological scars and coming to terms with who they are.
FMP is much lighter, with a greater amount of comedy, but both are excellent series that have highly-intelligent characters, war, romance, mecca and a good story
Immortality, war, power and betrayals - both series have that, though CG is much deeper and has much better character developments.
Both series can get rather intense (though CG is much darker), with great mecca, but also developments between various characters, leaving you on edge until the very end... can't say more without revealing the endings
Yuri and Lelouch are complete opposites, but both are excellent, epic stories that deal with extraordinary powers, the paths of war, royalty, discrimination, relationships and so on. CG is basically a much darker version of KKM, minus the shonen-ai themes of KKM.
The humour and silliness is very similar, but it has some serious moments too
Cure and funny, KKM is much lighter, while JR is much straight forward about the relationships between characters
Starting off light and becoming more serious later, these two are really good stories about pursuing show biz and your dreams. They both have sweet romance, talented female leads, some humour and great stories . . . watch these two!
LM is a little more echi-ish, but both seem like really cute, funny love stories
Both series have a relaxes, slow pace to them, while telling a story that involves a lot of action. They have a similar brand of humor, and tell a story of a young, lonely, powerful boy
Both stories are shojo-ish adventures with a magical/historical feel to both and the main character receiving lots of attention from other beautiful people.
Both shows have a bit of a historical, royalty feel to them. They both are amusingly light and have similarly-memorable characters.
A character thrown into a different world full of magic, gets involved with royalty, has love interests, fights + some humor - that's what you get in these two series.
a performing arts story with romance
Two sweet love stories, with a bit of supernatural in both
Again, two schools of monsters, where a seemingly normal girl ends up going
Ten no Ryuu is much more innocent, but both stories are about a girl, who thought she was "normal", enrolling into a school full of monsters/demons
A girl in both sees celebs as shining with magic, both stories are about show biz and a girl hiding her identity but PB is a much better of the two
Similarly great art and sweet love stories where main characters never seem able to be together...
Two entertainment-related stories, with a very great romance side to them and really cool lead characters
A love story between a "dangerous" guy and an innocent girl
MP is much sweeter, while PC is much more humorous/vindictive, but both have royalty and romance
Two funny stories about royalty
These two are just similar - some mystery, a rebelling girl who is being protected and more
Two beautifully-drawn, mystical manhwas that are worth reading. the humor is similar and so is the tone.
The stories are very different, but these two have similarly-mysterious plots full of twist + humor + romance....
Hockey Club does not have DH's mystical theme, but the two have very similar humor and atmosphere.
Two humorous stories about poor but strong heroin thrown into the wealthy society
Both stories are about a poor but strong girl enrolled in an elitist club in a rich school. plus both are really funny.
A girl that is friends with guys, though the stories are different the two are really funny plus the style of humour is very similar.
These two have similar kinds of humor + the female character in both is bright and cheerful
Falling in love with friends + humor + lots of cuteness
just two very cute stories
Again, two great stories (though CS is much deeper) with realistic characters that have problems they need help overcoming
The stories are different, and Cat Street is much deeper, but both have this heart warming feeling to them, a great plot and realistically imperfect characters. Plus both are really good.
two stories have beautiful artwork, a mix of mysticism and romance and a lead female character who is a regular person thrown into high-society life at court
Skip Beat has stronger character development, but CD is also a cute, romantic short entertainment-world story
The plots are different, but the stories have a similar feel to them - normal people + rich and powerful, light humour and sweetness ...
Two funny gender benders where the guy is actually more lady-like than the girl. W-J is cutter, but if you like one, you'll like the other
The stories are very different, but these two have a similar feel, a girl who helps an outcast, and all the things she then gets involved in...both these stories are light, entertaining reads
A super-hot band singer, an insecure girl, music, romance, laugher drama - you get the drift. NRS is much more innocent than KP, but both are very entertaining.
In both, a character needs taming. The stories are both interesting, original and cute. Plus the humour in both is similar
These two are about friends who start off trying to help each other but end up develop feelings for each other. The stories are great, read them both!
These two short stories are a little mysterious, cute and adorable. Plus the romance is sweet and innocent in both!
The stories are very different, but the feel of them is similar, both have very cute romance, interesting characters and there are doctors in both : )
In both the teacher helps the student reach their golas, plus two cute teacher x student love stories
If you like show biz stories, you will love these two!!!
The mood in the stories is different - La Corda is much more shojo-ish, but both are fun to watch, comic at times, entertainment-related and have romance. Watch them!!!!
Two great stories about becoming a successful entertainters (show-biz/ice-skating) with the guidance of a memorable male lead .
Full moon is gentler/sweeter than Skip Beat, but both are really great stories! If you like show-biz anime with humor and romance, watch these two!
These two are really great, both look at show-biz, have romance, comedy and great story-lines.
The stories are different, but the main characters are similar - smart, quick, determined, tomboyish "commoners" (though Haruhi is much more mature than Kyoko). The humor is similar too. I think if you like one, you'll appreciate the other one. They are light and funny and great
Two funny shojo things with strong entertaining female leads, romance and lots of fun
The stories are different, but both are epic, fantasy-ish tales with strong characters, good plot, and great romance. Rain is not truly historical, but it has a historical feel to it.
The stories are different, but they have a similar style: a girl lives with a guy in secret, some humour, some romance, a sweet story. . .
These two stories are also very different, but in both, heroines are very strong and the romance is beautiful, so if you like one, you'll probably like the other.
The plots are different, but in both, magical things happen to ordinary girls who end up getting transported to other kingdoms. Add royalty, romance, some deception and you get these two super-great stories. Read them both!!!!
If you like a sweet, kind story that has a bit of magic, a bit of romance, a bit of comedy and good art, check out either one of these two - they are great
Yes the plots are super different and Escaflowne has mecca and fighting that Ginban does not have at all. Still, if you are the fan of Ginban or Escaflowne romance, you will definitely like the other show as well. They are both very touching, beautiful love stories.
The atmosphere in these two great stories is very similar and so are the themes of love, death, pursuing your dreams and so on. The girls in both shows are trying to accomplish something big with the help of ghosts. You'll definitely love, laugh and cry with both shows.
Two ecchi-ish love stories involving monsters/demons. The plots are very different, but these two stories have similar feel. Though Akuma is much more smut than love monster
Here are two more celebrity stories, Kaikan is more ecchi, but both are great stories with interesting strong/overbearing guys - stars who choose backstage girls
Here are two great celebrity-world stories with strong, charismatic male leads and very sweet romance in both
Kurenai's style is a little more unique, while FMP has more romance. But, at the core, both stories are similar in humor and in plot - a young guy is entrusted with a girl to protect and so on...Plus, both stories are very good. Watch them!
Although these two stories have little in common, they still seem very alike. I know that's not very helpful, but both stories are really great. If you are looking for something romantic, magical and sweet, these two stories are must reads!!!
These two great stories share many similarities - supernatural aspect, some comedy, romance, dark atmosphere, and two great stories. Watch them!
Although different, both stories explore the idea of pursuing your own dreams within the arts. Both have a very cute story, light humor and romance.
Light and funny, the two stories are different, but both are heartwarming and simply great. If you like one, you'll definitely appreciate the other one!
Clannad does not have a supernatural aspect to it, but two stories have somewhat similar pace, try watching one if you like the other...
These two great stories both offer supernatural, love-triangles and drama. VK is lighter, but has a somewhat similar mood to Ayashi...
Two beautiful quest/love stories where main characters have to fight for their happiness. In both, female characters discover new super-natural abilities which they learn to use. Escaflowne is a bit lighter and a bit more action-focused, but you will definitely like both!
Ayashi has a much darker story than Full Moon, but both provide a bitter-sweet experience, a beautiful love story and some supernatural stuff to boot. Plus, both are just great animes!
VK is darker than Shana, but both series have supernatural, action and romance and school-life aspects that will keep you hooked until you get to the last episode!
Another great action/magic/romance series. The plots, characters and ideas are very different in these two, but the series explore similar themes, so you'll like them both!
Another great action/magic/romance series. The plots, characters and ideas are very different in these two, but the series explore similar themes, so you'll like them both!
I kept thinking of this series while watching Shana, a boy/girl pair fighting evil, some cute romance, love triangles and lots of action (though there is no magic in FMP) but if you like one, you'll love the other
I kept thinking of this series while watching Shana, a boy/girl pair fighting evil, some cute romance, love triangles and lots of action (though there is no magic in FMP) but if you like one, you'll love the other!
Both have magic and romance, plus both are great and lively. Both series will leave you wanting more, more, more great anime/manga!
Both have great characters, romance, magic and good friendship. Plus, both are simply awesome!