Lord El-Melloi II Sei no Jikenbo: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note

Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note

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Japanese: ロード・エルメロイⅡ世の事件簿 -魔眼蒐集列車 Grace note-
English: Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note
German: Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note
French: Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Notes
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: TROYCA
Source: Light novel
Genres: FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.381 (scored by 5555155,551 users)
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Ranked: #21222
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Popularity: #1390
Members: 135,319
Favorites: 369

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- Both have a similar historical setting of european countries - Magic is present in both worlds - MCs have to solve various mysteries  
report Recommended by Hatsuyuki
Both series incorporate historically-based settings and clothing, although Moriarty is actually set in a historical period whereas El-Melloi II isn't. The plot of both revolve around upper class characters solving mysteries and both of the main characters are occupationally teachers who uptook "unofficial" nobility positions. 
report Recommended by Gray_apothecary
Mystery with unusual circumstances and protagonist that is a university professor. Both series have interesting character design. 
report Recommended by abystoma2
-Both have an old british vibe -The soundtrack is kinda similar -Both have magic, although vanitas seems to be more focused on vampire where el melloi is towards other magic stuff (other creatures and problems) -Both mc are detectives investigating magical cases 
report Recommended by Kazuto_4
both stories have similar content reminiscent of the past with magic schools or adventures involving magic. 
report Recommended by M1r9
In both series the main characters are solving supernatural mysteries. The tone is quite similar.  
report Recommended by KuroYume-96
Murder, mystery, and suspense are basic elements for many paranormal investigation anime, but Kara no Kyoukai and Lord El-Melloi also provides a heavier dose of action and supernatural fantasy. Kara no Kyoukai is a film series that is best viewed in chronological order rather than release order. Its mysteries are generally in-universe rather than for viewers. Lord El-Melloi has whodunit mysteries for those who like to guess the outcome. 
report Recommended by lancelot200
Lord El-Melloi and Rokka no Yuusha are mystery series within a fantasy setting. Viewers who enjoyed one series will understand not to expect an action fantasy series as a synopsis may lead to the wrong expectation. Lord El-Melloi is part of the Fate franchise, which is known for its battle royal narrative. Rokka no Yuusha is set up as a series about heroes going to battle against an evil force. In both cases, the anime will subvert your expectation because these are not important (or even existing) aspects to their narratives. They are instead whodunit mysteries with action sequences as fan service.  
report Recommended by lancelot200
Lord El-Melloi II and Astra Lost in Space are whodunit mystery series using their fantasy and sci-fi settings to draw viewers into their stories. Lord El-Melloi II contains various investigations into magical mysteries. While it contains some Fate action sequences, this aspect is secondary to the mystery. Astra Lost in Space contains two mysteries related to the main characters being lost in space. It successfully balances character survival and resolving the mystery. Both anime should satisfy anyone who enjoys mysteries with a little something extra.  
report Recommended by lancelot200
Witch Hunter Robin and Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files are series centered on paranormal investigations with episodic and long format mysteries/cases. The series also share a preference for having a dark atmosphere and some action sequences to keep things exciting. Although Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files is related to the Fate franchise, you do not need to be familiar with the other series, but it does help to understand the backstory of the main character. Witch Hunter Robin is an older series so the animation might not hold up for some viewers. That being said, Witch Hunter Robin and Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files should  read more 
report Recommended by lancelot200