Bungou Stray Dogs

Bungo Stray Dogs

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English: Bungo Stray Dogs
Synonyms: Literary Stray Dogs
Japanese: 文豪ストレイドッグス


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, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.811 (scored by 484304484,304 users)
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Ranked: #8322
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Popularity: #100
Members: 992,962
Favorites: 18,059

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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
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
- 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
-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
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
Characters with superpowers solving mysteries. 
report Recommended by BitoruKun
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 alohaleia
-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
- 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
- Both deals with mafia-related scenarios - Mostly male cast of characters - Emphasis on literature 
report Recommended by cornonacob
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
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
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
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 yayde
- 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
Comparing two 2016 anime together? Hey, at least we already know something similar: The art style. Taboo Tattoo and Bungou Stray Dogs has lots of points are quite identical in their story and characters: - The main characters are all chosen ones: Bungou Stray Dogs having superpowers, Taboo Tattoo having supernatural tattoos. - The main characters mainly fight people with the same kind of powers, mainly of their bad actions. - The main character, is new to their army, they don't know anything except a few people, who protects the main character from the antagonists who are trying to execute (Or capture) the main character. They are also in the  read more 
report Recommended by Cherry_B
-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
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
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
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 hold a certain visual elegance which enhances the watching experience. They both have beautiful fighting sequences which are all extremely enjoyable and a goofy and funny side to the show. Even though neither have revolutionized the shounen genre and they may contain some common anime tropes, they execute it well and create an interesting plot throughout with well explored premises and backstories. I highly recommend both. 
report Recommended by The_edgy_eskimo
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 ChilumiSupremacy
Both anime are supernatural takes on crimes and mysteries surrounding gangs/mafia. Bonds between the male characters are highlighted, as well as the rivalries between opposing sides of a physical or ideological war. Both anime explore the good sides of people within an organization that commits crimes, and/or how a person can be twisted into one that enjoys it. There's plenty of action but nothing /too/ shounen like power levels or tournaments. (My favorite part) Large female fanbase, lots of gay subtext to be found within :D 
report Recommended by rubybestgirl
This comparison applies to all seasons of JoJo and Stray Dogs. One of the main similarities that I noticed between two series is that their characters and the powers of these characters are based off of real people or groups and their works. JoJo names their characters and stands with well known bands and musical artists. JoJo also uses song names to name stand powers as well. Stray Dogs names their characters off of well known authors or writers. Their powers are named based off of the titles of some books they wrote. These shows are on point with their references and if your the  read more 
report Recommended by Phlaryx
-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
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
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
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
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
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_panda
- the protagonists are great writers of literature - use skills related to their works 
report Recommended by Harumimortal
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
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 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
detective thing i really don't know how to explain it but they feel really similar  
report Recommended by fran_omelette
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
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 
report Recommended by jxllo
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
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
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
Detective and battle shounen in a single work, and then the detective part was thrown away. 
report Recommended by SgtBaitMan
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
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
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
Both have some element of special, superpower-like "abilities" and a strong, mystery-oriented plot.  
report Recommended by capnmerriment
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
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
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 
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Despite Code Geass and Bungo Stray Dogs having diverging plots, MCs Lelouch and Dazai have a lot in common, being, people who use their wide knowledge on everything that happens around them to their greatest advantages. They both also have overpowered special abilities, absolute obedience and power cancelling accordingly. If you are into scheming individuals with a great mind, these are the anime for you. 
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Mafia, Super powers, Crimes etc 
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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
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
If you liked BSD, maybe check out Gosick. It's a sort of detective anime with twists and turns in every episode. If you like mystery and some adventure, it's a pretty good anime to watch. Fans of deduction would really enjoy when the cases are wrapped up. :3 WARNING: Do not watch in dub. Do not. I repeat, do not. Not even Kunikida can save you then. And RIP you won't be able to commit double suicide with Dazai. (Alright it isn't THAT bad...But seriously, watch sub.) 
report Recommended by Okami-chan_Dusky
Adults have similar personality in these shows. Characters are funny and entertaining.  
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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
- 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
Both of the shows revolve around individuals who are gifted with super natural powers and use them for different purposes. 
report Recommended by Gerard546
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
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
- 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 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
bunch of kiddos have supernatural powers though towa no quon is a bit darker and less comedic 
report Recommended by Calafox
-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
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
-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
- the protagonists represent important people in the artistic world [Musicians and Writers] - They use skills related to their work in life 
report Recommended by Harumimortal
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
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
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. 
report Recommended by HunterRose
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 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.  
report Recommended by stars_and_mars
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.  
report Recommended by ShionAster
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 
report Recommended by m_alhafidz
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
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 main characters are exact he same. Also both have similar urban setting. 
report Recommended by Piromysl
character style similar, themes - supernatural. Scenery also similar at times. Comedy combined with dark theme.  
report Recommended by Mochiii_
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
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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