Bungou Stray Dogs


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Synonyms: Literary Stray Dogs, BSD
Japanese: 文豪ストレイドッグス
English: Bungo Stray Dogs
German: Bungo Stray Dogs
Spanish: Bungo Stray Dogs
French: Bungo Stray Dogs
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2016 to Jun 23, 2016
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:05 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: Bones
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective, Organized CrimeOrganized Crime, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.811 (scored by 709311709,311 users)
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Ranked: #10072
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Popularity: #92
Members: 1,397,713
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report Recommended by ShanaFlame
Similar kind of character dynamics, back-and-forths between light slice of life humor and serious action scenes, split character group factions, and splashes of the supernatural (featured often but not the center of the story). Details on similarities: - Main characters (Atsushi/Mikado) are inexperienced and weak; grows through his experiences with his new friends. - Main supporting characters (Dazai/Kida) are light-hearted, humorous, but also have streaks of dark pasts and experiences in them. They also are protectively brotherly towards the main character. - Both animes have casts of supporting characters and various "faction groups" that they swear their allegiances to. And the supernatural powers from these characters are similar  read more 
report Recommended by dalartsun
Both series involve detective agencies with people who have extraordinary abilities. There's a certain similarity in tone. In dealing with people who are prejudiced against those with power balanced against the humor of these wildly different personalities working together. 
report Recommended by fiore777
- Produced by the same studio - The protagonist vibe is similar: the worrysome dorky muscle-man + weak ironic conman as the brain of the duo - Both are more about the action than the lore, we get thrown into the story and everything is magic in the ways we don't understand at all - In both cases, there's a mystery in the plot and the mystery of the characters/their past - The amount of ironic type of comedy in them is just ugh 
report Recommended by sugarisdown
Like Noragami, Bungou Stray Doys talks about a MC who does not have a home, and he is stray. Both anime are pretty dark with good fights, and pretty funny too And how can I forget, they both have "fight words" for their special powers 
report Recommended by Kazuki_Hoshino
Both shows deal with quirky (pun intended) characters with special powers and that's where the overt similarities end, but I've heard BSD described as BNHA with guns and that's honestly not too inaccurate.  
report Recommended by matsuhannah
if you enjoyed watching bungo stray dogs,you're most likely to enjoy moriarty the patriot as well. or if you enjoy detective stories in general. whether you are a sherlock holmes fan or not,moriarty the patriot is a fun watch, for sure.  
report Recommended by Yeagerb0mb
Tokyo Ghoul and Bungou Stray Dogs are both series that have two groups of people who aren't entirely human that are fighting against each other. Each series has a lot of action that takes place in alleyways. In Bungou Stray Dogs, the main villain (Ryuunosuke Akutagawa) has the ability Rashamon, which is fairly similar to the Kagune from Tokyo Ghoul. Also, the protagonists in each series is very new to the group of people they are working with. 
report Recommended by 64BitRatchet
-Opposing groups of people with special powers. -Clueless white-haired protagonist joins forces with the supernatural, only to discover something special about himself too. -Very glossy and colourful scenery art. -Decent fight animation. -Typical anime slapstick humour. -Large casts, meaning characters don't receive much development. -No deep themes or plots, fitting for shallow entertainment. 
report Recommended by whither
- Both deals with mafia-related scenarios - Mostly male cast of characters - Emphasis on literature 
report Recommended by cornonacob
-Both detective series -Main character has a villain they wish to take down -Both teams have well rounded characters Although these two series are not super similar, I find I recommend Bungou for Psycho-pass lovers because it provides some of the same thrills of detective work that Pyscho-pass brings. There are very few detective shows in anime that I enjoy, however I enjoyed both of these because of the thrill they provide. 
report Recommended by Kuroo-numa
This is simple since on the one hand there is the port mafia and on the other hand you have the mafia in darker than black led by wang shao tang. Supernatural elements are given to the contractors in darker than black as well as the actors in stray dogs. Overall personally I got the same vibe while watching these anime even though I didn't like darker than black as much as stray dogs but that doesn't change the fact that both anime are comparable.  
report Recommended by cartoonartist
A group of misfit supernaturals wherein the mafia gets involved and death and staying dead are pretty much plot devices played with. Large cast with all kinds of fun tropes, and a similar aesthetic as far as clothing and the scenery goes. 
report Recommended by fitzdarcy
- detective agency with people who have special power - the main Character takes a 'monster' to the agency to join them 
report Recommended by Alex-chii
The characters on these two shows possess special abilities that varies from one person to another. Another similarity is the characters are gathering members with special abilities to join their group.  
report Recommended by salamander02
Both involve a mafia-like organisation: Bungou has the Port Mafia and Ramens has the Kakyuu Group and the Murder Inc Both have cool and badass characters 
report Recommended by KuroYume-96
Both have characters with certain special powers and use it to help solve strange mysteries in it. 
report Recommended by Disapeared_Ghost
-Joining a Agency / Club - Agency / Club gets interrested in the main character - The one joining the agency/club has a strong "special power" - But agency fight the crime or an enemy - But main character have white hair 
report Recommended by RafazCruz
Overall very similar, both have characters that are part of a supernatural police force/detective agency brimming with detectives that have special powers. Both have comedy and action. 
report Recommended by coreynj
- Both follow a person joining a society of sorts against their will - Similar visual comedy, both have over exaggerated faces and arrows and emotions shown in symbols - Both are directed by Takuya Igarashi, same style of sarcastic comedy and flow of jokes They are different in the the fact that Bungou Stray Dogs is more serious than OHSHC. 
report Recommended by purplepinapples
Both have a primarily male cast. Both feature men in suits, action, a secret government organization, mafia, the military, and supernatural powers wielded by individuals. Both have an orphan main character with a cocky ENTP mentor. Some characters have similar powers to characters in the other show. Bungou Stray Dogs is better, but there's a strong chance you'll enjoy one if you like the other.  
report Recommended by Floral_soap
The characters from both anime have the same names based on Japanese authors from the past and there are similarities between the characters in BSD and BTO. 
report Recommended by Gyokusei
I feel that they have a similar vibe. They both include some seriously smart/manipulative characters. Both stories also throw a lot of twists throughout the story. Although bungou stray dogs has a lot more character development and show many different story angles. 
report Recommended by WhiteBooks
The feeling of the Bungou Stray Dogs anime feels a lot like Karneval. Also, the main characters are somewhat "naive" and just go with the flow. The art look alike, as well as the plot (two different organisations with quircky characters and superpowers) Lastly, the voice actor of Dazai is the same as Yogi's from Karneval. The characters in both anime are lovable and somewhat unique. 
report Recommended by pixelyourscreen
Also to me, the powers in both seriers (all parts) seem to be somewhat similar. The powers can take often take form apart from the user. They even have a certain degree of autonomy, and individual names. Certain limitations apply, for example regarding range. The "stand" system in Jojo seems more elaborate to me though. However, the more chaotic manifestations in Bungou Stray Dogs can be a fun watch too. 
report Recommended by Estefan
My reason for saying Get Backers is similar to Stray Dogs is pretty simple and straight forward. Without spoiling too much from Get Backers, both have the main character found by a brother like figure, both have a main character that grew up an orphan. Both have a main character with a similar personality(kind at heart) Both have a detective like agency. Get Backers was one of the first, duo/group jack of a all trades detective agency manga, and certainly it did not end up the last, it should be read and watched.  
report Recommended by Smallgeese
Both series involve an MC character that joins a special squad. Each person in the squad has a single, unique skill. Where they differ is in the nature of the squads: the MC joins a special detectives squad in Bungou Stray Dogs while the MC in Akame ga Kill joins a squad of assassins. In both series, the squads face an immensely powerful and cruel group. Neither series holds back on the violence as well. 
report Recommended by gnerkus
Misfits doing work. Great Pretender and Bungo Stray Dogs follow misfits who take on gangs in their respective style. Great Pretender follows Edamura and Laurent in their con artist schemes. With BSD following Atsushi and eccentric but clever Dazai with the Armed Detective Agency in helping with detective work and keeping Yokohama at balance against the Port Mafia. Both are good action anime, with character schemes made to throw the anime about the place. 
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Bungou Stray Dogs' protagonists are based off famous Meiji period writers such as Osamu Daizai and Edogawa Ranpo; Aoi Bungaku is a compilation of animated works of several very famous Japanese writer, including Osamu Daizai. They're very different shows, but if you watched Bungou Stray Dogs and are interesting in seeing some of the featured writer's works animated, check out Aoi Bungaku. If you watched Aoi Bungaku and want to see some of the writers that was featured turned into bishounen with designs, personalities, and magical powers (very) loosely based on the writer's works, you will enjoy Bungou Stray Dogs. 
report Recommended by Lemon
Both dealing with mysteries and sassy detectives. I just get familiar, fun, badass vibes from each anime. However, Bungou Stray Dogs includes magic while Fugou Keiji is different in that there is none. But besides that factor they're very similar! 
report Recommended by dazaimaru
It's also about gangsters with powers and a pretty good story, interesting and different powers and great characters although it focusses more on mysteries and situations rather then how to defeat the enemy the shows are still pretty similar and uses the "Villain of the week" trope. 
report Recommended by requimcompany123
-both involve battles of two sides involving life and death situations -both involve detective work -both involve characters that are confident and intelligent in their abilities and try to outsmart each other in my opinion they kinda have similar vibes when they are investigating and solving cases, plus they are both fantastical in the sense that in death note there is the Shinigame and in stray dogs the characters have their own unnatural abilities which ties in with the unnatural power to kill with the death note. this is just my opinion :) 
report Recommended by itskiaraaa
The main character as an orphan in both series. The difference is that in Stray Dogs, protagonist wields the superpower himself and in Servamp he has kind of a "servant" Both powers are related to felines (tiger, black cat) Two organisations with powers opposing each other Similar sense of humor Seems like a comedy but has unexpected dark scenes 
report Recommended by delusionall
Similar theme with the mafia and opposing teams fighting against one another; with elements of treachery and betrayal as portrayed in 91 days. Although Bungou Stray dogs contains more supernatural themes unlike 91 days, it includes the excessive use of guns and weaponry; murder and secrets. It is hard to find unpredictable characters in an anime and both anime have MCs with this persona. As you watch both anime, the past of the main characters unravels soundlessly.  
report Recommended by Pearlonthesea
Both of the main characters are solving crime cases and makes many mentions to the real world issues. Music is very pleasing in both of the animes- not only openings and endings but the background music as well. If you are a person of culture, books, plot twists ; then this is the anime for you! In Kuroshitsuji season 1, plot does not fully explain main character's background, so does Bungou stray dogs. The structure is quite similar,but both of them are very unique in their own ways! 
report Recommended by mini_pudding
In both animes, the characters have unique powers in which some of them are also very similar to Toaru Majutsu no Index. For example the main character - Touma has a very similar power to Dazai as he too is able to deactivate any ability that another peson has. 
report Recommended by Zonna
Primary adult cast involved with the mafia. Also have lots of gun fights and espionage. 
report Recommended by FireX
These shows aren't too similar in terms of plot, but I feel that if you loved the characters and their relationships in one show, you will like the other. As both of these series progress, I found Koro-Sensei (Assassination Classroom) and Dazai (Bungo Stray Dogs) to be very similar in personality and past experiences that shaped them into the person they've become. I also found Akutagawa (Bungo Stray Dogs) to be very similar to The Reaper (Assassination Classroom), and Oda Sakunosuke (Bungo Stray Dogs) played a very similar role to Aguri Yukimura (Assassination Classroom) in encouraging Koro-Sensei and Dazai to change their way of life. 
report Recommended by Duraramnesia
Format is 2 seasons of episodic police/detective drama. Bungou has a similiar, but slightly brighter noir detective aesthetic. Similiar comedic elements interject the main story. Excellent character development (especially Season 2 Opening Arc). This series covers themes such as redemption and regret. Well executed fight scenes and a good pacing between backstory and progressing an overall narrative (in this way Bungou Stray Dogs might be better).  
report Recommended by vinchenso
Both anime are tagged as Supernatural,Comedy and Action.BSD's main character Atsushi has one of the most wanted super powers just like Seigi in Taboo Tattoo.Although the supporting characters are really different,the MCs are almost the same:both had a sorrowful past and both are trying to get stronger,since the lives of the ones they love may be in danger.Both shows share some strange comedy and pretty much the same course of action,since the both MCs encounter their future affiliated party because of their super powers 
report Recommended by NightRaiderGirl
The animes share a similar tone of comedy. SZS is slice of life whereas BSD is action. The main character in SZS is a suicidal maniac, similar to Dazai. 
report Recommended by kumihoe
A jaded boy with low self worth after the world convinces him that he's an unlovable monster who won't ever succeed in life. He finds a supportive group not only willing to accept him for who he is, but also repair what others tore down inside him. Action, fighting, motivational speeches, character growth and healing. Comedy on the side. 
report Recommended by CoolerthanSenpai
character style similar, themes - supernatural. Scenery also similar at times. Comedy combined with dark theme.  
report Recommended by Mochiii_
In both the anime they can turn into demons. And in both if they become that animal they can hardly control themselves.  
report Recommended by Andy_2
detective thing i really don't know how to explain it but they feel really similar  
report Recommended by flancita-chan
- Both deal with working in a detective agency - Characters with special gifts and abilities - Both have comedic tones underlying the serious plot 
report Recommended by cornonacob
Drifters is a series where a bunch of famous Japanese historical figures fight together. Bungo Stray Dogs is a series where a detective agency comprised of famous Japanese authors who have supernatural powers. Both shows have some bloody sections, in Drifters the blood and gore is a huge selling point. Each series has some comedy, but is serious when it should be. 
report Recommended by 64BitRatchet
- the protagonists are great writers of literature - use skills related to their works 
report Recommended by Kelaya
World building and story structure are very similar in a good way.  
report Recommended by heart_what
The setting of the office the mc works at is very similar to The Detective Agency and Tina is very similar to Kyouka. Atsushi is also similar to the mc. 
report Recommended by kizu279
Both have a lot of male protagonists and antagonists. Both have good stories. Both are interesting. I think you will like them both.  
report Recommended by NeiShiro
Both series feel familiar. They blend comedy and seriousness in a similar fashion that works really well. The cast is extremely charismatic in both cases. The story is good, you have the point of view from different opposed factions composed of likeable/agreeable characters. 
report Recommended by CristolPalace
Here the MC is very powerful, but he is weak in the beginning.. He gradually becomes strong enough to beat the most powerful guy in the mafia .. (Should give this a go if you want to see anime like black clover) 
report Recommended by Dupi
similar vibes mystery oriented detectives - criminals use of literature to describe the plot queer ppl would love them both 
report Recommended by kingyugendeath
These anime both deal with detective work in a world where magic exists. While in Bungou Stray Dogs this magic is more like a superpower the characters have, in Lord El Melloi magic is dealt more traditionally (with gems, and book and people shooting magic out of their hands etc.) Secondly the main character of BSD is a gray haired "magical" guy with no family and a traumatic past, and in LEM a supporting but just as important character is a gray haired "magical" girl with no family and a traumatic past, both supported by an older dark haired kind of mentor who takes them in. Also  read more 
report Recommended by AdomaniaP
Both anime have supernatural aspects great detective story lines amazing combat animation MODY DICK exceptionally well written story line that is a cohesive whole sadly both are highly underrated!  
report Recommended by shoxs84
The similarities between Bungou stray dogs and this show goes beyond the fact that both are detective agencies with supernatural abilities. The mentor of both the protagonist are unique characters themselves. Though Bungo stray dogs has more supernatural elements to it, its does share similar comedic styles.  
report Recommended by shoxs84
Both epic fight scenes and funny moments  
report Recommended by Self_Ineresting
Scout. AB and BSD both feature a protagonist who is unlettered of the complicated surrounding they find themself in. With this, they are both forced to join this crew in their mission that needs every bit of help they can find from rarities as themselves. AB does this with Otonashi joining the SSS in their quest to get revenge on God. BSD does this with Atsushi joining the Armed Detective Agency in policing against the crimes within Yokohama. Both are good action and comedy anime with both having the slightest touch of romance. 
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Dynamics between 'normal' people who is getting paired up with the embodiment of madness 
report Recommended by deesintegrashun
Uncontrollable. Instead of similar plots, Bungo Stray Dogs and Terror in Resonance bring forward the same type of world in where police cannot control the current state of the city/country. BSD has the Port Mafia and Armed Detective Agency constantly clashing between one another in Yokohama. ZnT is different however in that police are struggling rather than being in an area of near redundant. Both are very good anime in which BSD is an action-comedy, ZnT is psychological. Both have great mystery too. 
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Bungou Stray Dogs and Katekyo Hitman Reborn both involves the protagonist having friends around him that will support him and always by his side no matter what happened, each also has an unique characteristics with special power related to it. Both of this series also shows the serious moment against the enemy and playful moment of the main character with his respective friends. And yeah, both of the series involve mafia. I went straight for Bungou Stray Dogs after finishing Hitman Reborn and I'm quite satisfied with it. The order of sequence won't matter that much cause both of them are a great anime. Nevertheless, give  read more 
report Recommended by Ethan_07
Togashi and Atsushi are both teenage boys who regret the actions they took in the past, and want to abandon them so that they're not traumatized by the experiences they went through. They end up going to an entirely new place with entirely new people just to accomplish that, making some really good and quirky friends along the way. They are aided in their antics by said friends. Just like the compelling dynamic between Osamu Dazai and Atsushi, the dynamic between Togashi and Rikka Takanashi is that of a wise mentor and a naive apprentice. Atsushi admires Dazai and Rikka admires Togashi, both for their skills  read more 
report Recommended by SAT0rii
We all know you love to get queerbaited while watching something that has a good plot and this is exactly what you'll get while watching The Case Files of Jeweler Richard. 
report Recommended by maenemi
maybe not similar as a whole but especificaly the yorkshin arc in hunter x hunter reminds me bungou stray dogs, has a mixture of humor with drama and mistery, supernatural powers, gangsters and crime organizations unique characters, i found it strange no one recommending it before, i love this mafia style so much if you like it too i feel you will enjoy watching these two show 
report Recommended by xnando
It’s similar in the way of not knowing what to expect the first 3 episodes. Although Bungo Stray dogs is less of a slow burn and more action packed. There are mysteries needing to be solved. The main characters are very similar. It has its funny moments but as the show progresses it gets a lot more serious and great! 
report Recommended by Amaterasu803
Detective and battle shounen in a single work, and then the detective part was thrown away. 
report Recommended by SgtBateMan
Both have you trying to anticipate the character's next move and involved detective work and trying to catch a villain who seems impossible to beat. 
report Recommended by pjewska
Super power galore. Railgun and Bungou Stray Dogs are both shows about an association of justice doers brought up together for having similar capibilities beating up (un)organised criminals. The two have a similarly goofy, but endearing cast and have a comparable storytelling method of random encounters.  
report Recommended by lysanthrope
In both series there are detectives trying to solve supernatural mysteries Both series have ''literary'' theme In both shows two main characters are very protective about each other, tall and older one being a little bit more protective (Dazai-Roberto) about younger and short best friend (Atsushi-Hiraga) In both shows we see ''abusing of young children in church'' theme They are both seinen and they have protagonist with dark and troubled past. 
report Recommended by Bengichu
Detectives. Although Bungo Stray Dogs and Gosick are vastly different, both are still based on detective action. Some of which involve actual deductions in both, with the diverging stuff ranging from action gang war (Bungo Stray Dogs) to mystery-lore SoL detail (Gosick). If you are looking for mostly action with some detective work here and there dwelling as far down as to go into gang background and so, take Bungo Stray Dogs compared to a more actual detective anime with more than just that via mysteries within one's own, take Gosick. If nothing else, they are both animated by bones.  
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Both protagonists join a system which involves gang wars. They also have superpowers that they don't know how to control at first, though slowly getting used to their powers. Partnered with a rather powerful individual. 
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Disorder. Bungo Stray Dogs and Dorohedoro both follow a disordered world where authorities are negligible which allow room for destruction everywhere in their allocated locations. BSD Yokohama is made up of Port Mafia and Armed Detective Agency, the powerhouses of the city in which sometimes they collide with one another when they encounter each other in the name of pushing forward their organisations' ideals. Dorohedoro is different in that Kaiman is a lone worker with Nikaido, only out to find out who changed his head to the lizard it is now. Both anime also have that 'big boss' character. Both are good action-comedy anime although BSD has  read more 
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Squad. Bungo Stray Dogs and Fire Force both follow two MCs who have had excruciatingly bad pasts causing them to join forces to what can be aligned to legal services. BSD doing this with Atsushi's dreaded orphaned life causing him to join the Armed Detective Agency due to his gift. Fire Force following the tragedy that Shinra's family had faced, causing him to find the answers on what happened that day. Both are good action anime with Fire Force being a battle-shounen compared to the 'gang world' BSD gives with a side of comedy. 
report Recommended by NextUniverse
Both have some element of special, superpower-like "abilities" and a strong, mystery-oriented plot.  
report Recommended by capnmerriment
The animation in these two series is remarkably similar, especially during scenes that include fighting. They also have the same feel to them, while also having an exciting tone and mood. The series both include detective agencies that don't just do everyday detective work, as well as, main characters with complicated pasts. The protagonists of each series also exhibit complications with controlling their powers, and seem to see them as a hindrance. Though Bungou Stray Dogs has is more of a comedy then Tenrou: Sirius the Jaeger is, they both effortlessly show the struggles and hardships that the characters in the series face. 
report Recommended by llswagy1171
both about detective agencies, both have dark senses of humor in regards to humanity and life. bungou is a little more upbeat and has a bit slower pace than ranpo kitan, but ranpo has a more satisfying ending. 
report Recommended by wolfbreed699
- An organization of people with special powers - Similar type of comedy (slapstick comedy, exageration of characters' funny traits) - In both you have a look inside the heroes' organization and learn about how it works instead of just seeing the main characters fight 
report Recommended by Z_Tetriminos
Both of the shows revolve around individuals who are gifted with super natural powers and use them for different purposes. 
report Recommended by Gerard546
- the protagonists represent important people in the artistic world [Musicians and Writers] - They use skills related to their work in life 
report Recommended by Kelaya
Both are good/comedic detective series about people with peculiar powers used to aid society. Nonchalant pacing in the first season, plot deepens and gets more serious/dark in the second seasons. If you liked Hamatora you'll love Bungo.  
report Recommended by Copium
Both of these anime are about a powered individual(s) trying to solve cases that are beyond the realm of normal police work. With some intense fight scenes, someone obsessed with suicide, and an agency working outside normal human understanding, these two anime are pretty similar. 
report Recommended by Carrot_
Both have a similar mood and atomsphere. They both focus on groups of people with supernatural powers. Both have been adapted by BONES from a manga and feature a rather similar art style/colour scheme. Also each contain links to literacy - characters representing book authors in Bungou and the plot links to Shakespearean plays in Tempest (hence the show's title). 
report Recommended by Brachy
both anime has the same main genre; Mystery, Super Power. and those people which have a supernatural people making an organization. I like them because the plot is complicated and has a good story. Both this anime is serve the series in the same ways. In a series there's a many cases and finishes at that episode. that's make me feel this series is little boring. 
report Recommended by Hendrik_COH
bunch of kiddos have supernatural powers though towa no quon is a bit darker and less comedic 
report Recommended by Calafox
Protagonist with a unique condition caught in various harrowing circumstances, finds himself in certain horror-esque scenarios and makes crazy fearful eye expressions. 
report Recommended by Kuromee
They're both about small agencies and their members have special abilities that they use to complete their assignments. Both have comedy elements especially when the characters interact with each other but take a darker tone when things get serious. Also their outfits and clothing are similar as well, early 1900s look. 
report Recommended by shadow-ookami
Detectives who take on supernatural cases, while being a mix of supernatural beings themselves. 
report Recommended by Phraze
Similar: - superpowers - both have style. sound and animation are good. - neither make much sense, but make up for it by being flashy and epic. - a lot of characters have ambiguous morals Dissimilar: - context is very different. there is no real similarity in the story or setting. - while main reason for making this recommendation is style, it is a matter of impact, not direct similarity. they look quite different. 
report Recommended by Elfster
-Agencies hiring people with supernatural powers. -Main character appears to be stronger-than-you-think one. -Main character's higher-ups having frequent disagreements and fights. 
report Recommended by Shaggi
-gay vibes similar to Miharu and Yoite but not quite -main character getting roped into organization -main character not really knowing wtf is going on when joining organization -main character having a certain kind of high value/ability that everyone is after them for. ...combine with the gang aspect of DRRR! and then you get Bungou Stray Dogs 
report Recommended by kurai-chan
- both are detective genre - both involve a detective agency - both protagonists are staying in a detective agency - one of the characters share the same first name (Edogawa Ranpo , Edogawa Conan) - same kind of drama x comedy. - The main protagonists can kinda transform.. Atsushi can turn into a tiger, and Cona/Shinichi can turn into a child (but with some kind of a drug) - I love both series ! 
report Recommended by shirley898
Similar cast and premise: Characters with unnatural powers band together to protect the things around them. Both what I would call "style" anime 
report Recommended by joschmo11
Adults have similar personality in these shows. Characters are funny and entertaining.  
report Recommended by Half-MagePrince
The characters in Bungou Stray Dogs are anime characters inspired by classic literature authors. In Undead Murder Farce, literary characters are referenced as being in the world like Frankenstein, Sherlock Holmes and Count Dracula. They both live in supernatural worlds with a Victorian-inspired aesthetic. Both shows have a detective elements and are action-packed with mature storytelling about adults. Both shows are very character-driven. The characters are well-written and deep and the heart of the shows.There’s mastermind characters in both.  
report Recommended by Floral_soap
Both are very well-written and character-driven seinen with deep well rounded characters. Both are violent action anime with what you get being different each episode instead of a structured format. Both have an adult cast and mix humor and tense moments with great effect. Highly recommend you watch both! 
report Recommended by Floral_soap
Both focus around supernatural types of characters in a group on group conflict and a good sense of mystery and lots of action and lots of really hot to look at characters and are in a modern Japan setting as well too. 
report Recommended by Disapeared_Ghost
Both focus on stylishly cool characters with supernatural special abilities as well as a focus on the strange events that unfold around them as well. 
report Recommended by Disapeared_Ghost
Bungou Stray Dogs and Kyokou Suiri share some similarities, as they both incorporate an air of mystery and investigation involving supernatural powers or characteristics. These seinen anime series have resemblances, although not everyone may appreciate the comparison since Kyokou Suiri aims to be a more intellectually-focused investigative anime, while Bungou Stray Dogs doesn't solely revolve around that aspect. 
report Recommended by Joceclayson
Similarities: - Group of people that go on missions. - The supernatural plays somewhat of a role - Lots of action - Both have a newbie in the group Differences: - While both have mystery, Princess Principal's characters are spies while Bungou's are detectives. - Bungou is more comedic - Princess has interesting timeline and mysterious characters 
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Both feature an adult cast, the mafia, action, and violence. Both feature a handsome, ex-mafioso ENTP male main character. Love of Kill's target audience is women, while Bungou Stray Dogs is very popular with female anime fans.  
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the MCs in these animes are both calm and collective and complete badasses. They alwasy seem to know whats going on before it even happens. Bungou stray dogs is a little different cause it doesnt take place in a school but its definitely worth the watch and is by far one of my favorite animes ever  
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Both main characters are half animal half human. There is a tone of comedy and hints of seriousness in both. They both discuss the notion of belonging and finding one's place. Inuyasha and Atsushi also both have white hair and though They're not alike on the surface. They come through in a pinch. Both are growing toward being the best men they can be, all shaped by their chosen family. If you like one you'll probably like the other. 
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There are some similarities because: -Both of them is talk about 'nouryoku' or special ability -Both of main char is an orphan, Atsushi is true an orphan while Ueki just his mother deceased -Both of them many fighting and battle scenes -Both of them are funny in some scenes -Both of them is about cooperation between mc and his allies Overall from me they both many talk about fighting and battle 
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Both have supernatural elements as well as strong association with a city. They also show the viewer opposing factions in a relatively unbiased way. 
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Both anime dabble in the ideas of duty and friendship. If you're looking for captivating characters, BSD and Kyoukai no Kanata both have them. They both have awesome action scenes. Both have supernatural elements. Both have awesome OPs and EDs.  
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The story about a bunch of man and teens protecting their city. Lots of action, good seiyuus and a great story.  
report Recommended by TheStranger234
Both are about different groups fighting each other and have supernatural / magical powers. The Blue group is similar to the agency. The Red is similar to the Port Mafia. The relationships between the two groups are very similar in both animes. While the two are fighting, a new enemy shows up and the two groups have to join forces to fight the new enemy.  
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yea how did i forget BSD this has similar plot with gangs both take time to be thrilling/ fun with some heavy aspects in the story. Absolutely worth the time. 
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