Both are fairly gory shows that feature a person who suddenly becomes a human-eating monster and have to cope with their new lives. Pupa's plot is very incoherent though while Tokyo Ghoul makes a lot more sense, so if you liked Pupa you'll defintiely enjoy Tokyo Ghoul.
Some filthy casual is stripped from their ordinary life by a living being, turning them into flesh-feeding monsters. The protagonists both fear their new life ahead of them. Both filled with dread and disappointment
We have in here some similar stuff, like there was present a older woman when the main character (or at least one of the main) got his/her power awakened, and there's the part of someone need to eat flesh to survive.
These seem to both have somewhat the same "Humans are Tasty" theme. Another similarity would be that both contain more black screens than action. However pupa is in my opinion, even worse than mars of destruction for the fact that it was 12 episodes instead of just one, whereas Tokyo Ghoul was decent.
-Both shows are Gorey
-Both shows are Psychological/Horror
-Both shows involve cannibalistic creatures.
-Both shows involve a human who was turned into a cannibalistic creature, within the first episode.
-Both shows feature a main character who has the ability to sprout a red tentacle-like weapon from out of their back.
-Both shows feature a little, cannibal girl with short, brown hair, brown eye, and a pink flower hair piece.
-Both shows contain a scene where the main character is strapped into a chair and tortured.
By borrowing ideas from the famous Zhuangzi’s recountal of a butterfly dream, employing the leitmotif of butterfly as a powerful symbol of transformation, and setting up a mysterious and palpably grisly atmosphere, Pupa and Ranpo Kitan, both in their own ways, seek to explore the uncertainty and frailty of human existence, as well as provide commentary on the prevalence of decadence in the desensitized modern society. With true horror becoming an increasingly rare phenomenon in the anime industry, the viewer may find the two titles to be refreshingly deviant in their disloyalty to the anime norms.
You like butterflies right? I like butterflies, butterflies are deep, thankfully both Pupa and Game of laplace capitalise on this excellent symbolism to produce thought provoking works of animation. Both take a cute little sister protagonist and have an older teen tag along to be "that guy". And of course, to ensure that both will be remembered as serious dramas both pack copious amounts of gore that you should take seriously, definitely
At an initial glance both narratives seem to be another nauseating permutation of gore fantasy. However, one needs to look beyond the veneer and find the mature multifacted symbolism that explores our primordial instincts that is juxtaposed to the stagnation of consciousness from society. Both are apropos reflections of society. Both can be considered artforms and it's for those that can handle the subject matter. There is nothing otaku about each of the anime, so be prepared. Clearly a tour de force from both their respective authors.
Very intelligent pieces of work about nihilism and involve the concept of death and rebirth.
An engaging cast of characters and an interesting storyline, as well as amazing artwork and gorgeous animation quality make these must watches for anyone looking for a deep, mature, complex psychological horror, potentially rivaling masterpieces like the Shining and the Silent Hill 2 video game.
Both are insanely terrible "thriller" shows, in a way that it may be watched as comedy and provide much entertainment while watching with friends, only Pupa is more brutal. Be careful and watch with caution :)
Both of these anime are about young people that are suddently infected by human-consuming parasites/viruses. Both anime involve quite a bit of blood shed, questions arising concerning the protagonist's human-status, and some of the strangest characters you will ever see in anime. So, if you liked one, try the other.
Kiseijuu has parasites and pupa has a disease. Main characters both are like monsters but can maintain a human form. The main difference of this anime is that Kiseijuu is about survival and pupa is just pupa. :D I can't really see pupa's anime purpose and the ending... just wtf?
If some of you gourmets out there enjoyed the unforgettable, extraterrestrial atmosphere of School Days, goreness, cute little children playing with body parts and organs... or the reasonable decisions, unpredictable thought process & mental synthesis of the main characters - and if you yearn for more - then PUPA is the way to go.
Do you like adorable girls doing horrifyingly gory things? Do you like a male lead who's only main role is to stand there and look horrified? Then, both of these anime have what you're looking for! Gore, cute girls, evil organizations, these two seem to have it all!
Pupa and Corpse party both have a high gore level.
There are lots of twisted events and the art in both anime isn't that good.
If you're a fan of gore then Pupa could be what you're searching for or you'll find it a waste of your time.
The episodes of Pupa are around the 4 minutes each so you have a total of around 40 mins to watch the 12 episodes of this anime. Also the story in Pupa is really short and easy to understand. You can't really connect with the characters since they don't have any deep backstories, same goes for Corpse Party.
You can find Pupa on youtube.
In both shows the main character discovers he's immortal and has to flee or else they'd become the subject of some cruel experiments. I recommend it one way because Pupa's plot doesn't make sense, while Ajin's storyline is coherent and engaging. so if you liked Pupa go ahead and give Ajin a try.
We have in here some similar stuff, like the torture/experiment on the wiked for more information, and at some point, the organs were removed and grew back again. The polt is not actually the same, but there are similarities on the way the main characters uses their powers to fulfill their actions
These are both shows that think excessive gore is equals horror. Both these show are condensed versions of their source material that rush and compress the material into something that is really unsatisfying to watch.
The plots are quite different with Corpse Party being about a group of students trying to unravel a curse and Pupa is about a girl that turns into a monster that eats her brother so she doesn't murder other people. Corpse Party has a little bit of a plot even in it is compressed. Pupa skips around to the point of incoherency.
Pretty much if you're just looking for violent anime with some really inappropriate fanservice then try either of these titles, although be warned the gore in Pupa is heavily censored. read more
These two... things, are the worst of their kind. If every anime produced is a new "birth" by the industry, these two are abortions. Pupa is the worst TV anime. Skelter+Heaven is the worst OVA anime. They're so bad you'll either have suicidal thoughts or homicidal thoughts towards the producers.
They're both extremely short, so the only reason you should watch these two is to get to know by first-hand experience what defines a ridiculously bad anime.
If you hated one, you'll hate the other.
Both are psychological horror and contain blood + gore. Higurashi has more of a plot and is actually more mysterious and interesting because of that. Both of them are really difficult to stop watching, because you just want to know what is going to happen in the end.
These two anime have a similar outward appearance to them: both feature nature and bugs as sort of an underlying theme behind the 'plot', both have big-eyed teenagers with mixed feelings towards each other and both have gory scenes. If you enjoy looking at bugs and blood, then this is your type of show.
If you want a lot of gore and and convoluted plot these are both great choices. The protagonists are written in a way that it's hard to like them which isn't so much of a flaw as it is a style. You might not be able to follow the story of either very easily, but piecing it together is what the creators wanted you to do.
Both Pupa and Bio Hunter deal with a deadly virus that turns the main protagonist into a monstrous creature. The main protagonist in both anime kills people without being able to control themselves while trying to maintain a human form. Both anime are horror action-packed anime filled with violence, blood, and gore. The biggest difference between the two anime is that Bio Hunter has no incest. Not to mention Bio Hunter has better animation and execution. If you like one, you should probably like the other.
Both revolve heavily around cannibalism, and both feature a relationship that is challenged by the circumstances around them.
The differences are that Pupa has terrible artwork without an excuse (aside from it being a DEEN work), whereas Kemonozume has bad artwork with an excuse (it's a Yuasa anime), and Pupa is awful, whereas Kemonozume is great.
The main characters in both shows are infected by a virus. This virus makes people want to consume humans. One of the main characters has a person who supplies them with food. Both anime have symbolism involving red butterflies.
Both of these anime have similar themes, such as survival, turning into a monster or canibalism. Another simmilarity is the bizarre and almost random structure of the plot, which is because of lack of loyalty to the source material. Also both anime are very bloody, but most of the graphic gore is censored, for better or for worse.
Shinsekai Yori has all the same elements of Pupa, but, unlike Pupa, it's actually good. It's got mystery, drama, and even some blood. It's literally a better version of Pupa, so if you liked Pupa then you're gonna give Shinsekai Yori a 15/10.
Both are psychological and horror, contain hidden plot twists that become apparent over time, and have gruesome scenes (although there are more in Pupa). Both main guys are involved in something (larger), and both contain death.
both are about an innocent human that transforms into a monster and kills people without being able to control themselves. both are very gory and disturbing, but one of the main differences is that urotsukidoji contains graphic scenes of rape, while pupa doesn't.
What does it mean to have a sibling you can count on? Someone you can share your darkest secrets with? Someone who accepts everything about you, no matter how taboo? Well both Pupa and OreImo answer these questions in their own ways. Despite the stories being different, the theme of sibling bonding, the importance of family, and accepting those you love for who they are are the driving forces behind both.
What could've been. If you want to see how you fail an anime adaption then watch these two anime. Granted I've never read Pupa but I have heard that the anime mixes up events in the manga making it incomprehensible. In Litchi DE Club's case, they turned one of the best manga ever, which was filled with psychological and horror, into your typical mediocrity comedic shorts anime. It would've been better for the world if these two anime never existed.
- both are gruesome
- both have horrific scenes
- both are psychological
- both appear to have a deep story line
- both are sadistic
- both have a lot of blood and gore
- both have male and female lead
- both are dark
- in both blood is a important aspect
Both anime deal with main protagonist having romantic feelings for a powerful creature. Both Kimera and Pupa are very grotesque and contains violence, blood and gore. However Kimera has no incest. If you like one, you will enjoy the other.