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Onikirimaru


Alternative Titles

English: Ogre Slayer
Japanese: 鬼切丸

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 9, 1994 to Jul 21, 1995
Producers: OB Planning
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Pastel
Source: Unknown
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.421 (scored by 463 users)
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Ranked: #56772
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Popularity: #6858
Members: 1,290
Favorites: 2

Recommendations

In Onikirimaru, the MC goes around slaying oni while in Mononoke, the MC deals with all types of ayakashi/demons. Onikimaru looks like your typical 90's gorefest horror but with an episodic format, and Mononoke handles its horror with a unique, experimental art style. Besides the few short arcs in Mononoke, both are episodic and can be watched in any order without prior knowledge of the show. On top of that both MCs are not human and don't seem to age as they go on to the next incident so by the transition to the end of each episode it creates a similar bittersweet feeling knowing  read more 
report Recommended by Inuchiyo
Similar character design and demons near a school. But Ogre Slayer's more drama, less action.  
report Recommended by unami
Both Devil May Cry and Ogre Slayer follows a main character that hunts and kills demons with an incredibly powerful sword. The main character (Dante and Onikirimaru) in both anime lose someone very important to them at a young age and must protect the humans that they encounter. They are also action-packed anime with a dark and gritty atmosphere. They also contain similar levels of violence, blood and gore. The main difference between them is that Ogre Slayer is short to watch and is way older while Devil May Cry has more episodes and is more recent. If you like one, you may like the  read more 
report Recommended by Hellspawn28
The main protagonist in both titles wields a powerful weapon and battles various demonic monsters. They both fight in the name of justice by killing demons with gruesome attacks while the world that they live in is plagued by mayhem. They also have a lot of action, violence, blood and gore. The biggest difference between the two is that they are set in different time periods (Ogre Slayer is set in a modern day world while Berserk is set in a medieval setting). If you enjoyed one, you will enjoy the other.  
report Recommended by Hellspawn28