No Guns Life

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Alternative Titles

English: No Guns Life
Japanese: ノー・ガンズ・ライフ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 11, 2019 to Dec 27, 2019
Premiered: Fall 2019
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:28 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, DramaDrama, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.911 (scored by 4498744,987 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #39632
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1022
Members: 135,668
Favorites: 217


Both shows have a similar style and vibe. The setting of both worlds focus around a gritty kind of lawlessness where crime and corruption run rampant in their location. Both main characters have something off about them. Their jobs are even quite similar. The characters that surround them are unique and strong in their own way with some exceptionally strong female characters. Worth mentioning that both opening songs are bangers.  
report Recommended by ZB_Blades
It’s honestly crazy how these shows are so similar and aired one season after the other but anyways: The protagonists of both shows have their heads turned into something strange and as a result they have amnesia. Kaiman from Dorohedoro has his head turned into a lizard head, and Juzo from No Guns Life has his head turned into a gun. Both main characters have female partners that are blonde. Kaiman has Nikaidou and Juzo has Mary. Both settings are also very similar in that they have these cyber punk, dirty, grungy, steamy land scapes.  
report Recommended by Phlaryx
only a couple episodes in but, no guns life feels like they gave Batou his own hard boiled show. if that sound interesting to you, give it a go. 
report Recommended by neph909
-A future in which they use technologies that were used in the daily day and also in the war -The main character have similar present job and a similar past -A corpulent main character with a partner who has ability and relation with these particular technologies 
report Recommended by Gale74Gale
Both series have: -main trio consisting of the MC and two younger characters (a boy and a girl) he looks after -they start off doing odd jobs for people and eventually reveal the MC's mysterious backstory of his time during a war -a mix of comedy and serious moments (though NGL stays more dark and serious most of the time) Most of the similarities between these shows are with the characters and how they interact with each other, rather than the worldbuilding (Gintama is about the samurai era with alien technology and No Guns Life is more of a futuristic cyberpunk setting) but they have a somewhat similar tone  read more 
report Recommended by mirp448
the story of both anime revolve around a Kid who try to escape from an evil corporation he run into the MC then he recruit the MC to protect him from the evil corporation ,a lady joined and help the Mc to protect the kid , later the kid and the MC find out some secret that link them with this evil corporation. this two anime focus on action, mystries and suspense the MCs of both shows have the same personality . the kids have the same personality . even the art style is the same . Overall Karakuri Circus is the closest anime to No guns  read more 
report Recommended by Issmail22Lawfy
Gritty detective stories set in futuristic urban landscapes, bridging the gap between science fiction and hard-boiled noir. Both anime focus on secret organizations and themes of child experimentation, but beyond the plot, they also share a similar vibe and atmosphere, mixing action with mystery, but also with some humor spliced in. 
report Recommended by BohemianRhapsody
Both anime are set in a future where human bodies are augmented by cybernetic enhancements, so they share quite a few similarities in terms of atmosphere and word-building. No Guns Life's Juzo Inui reminds me a lot of Batou from Ghost in the Shell, so there's that kind of similarity in terms of characters as well. 
report Recommended by BohemianRhapsody
Both shows are set in the far future, mixing up elements of cyberpunk and dystopian fiction. They both have a gritty atmosphere, great action scenes, but what's more important, they have similar main characters - both Juzo and Chirico are ex-soldiers who have lost their memory and are caught up in an intrigue involving secret factions and military secrets. So, despite their age difference, I think both shows just have similar vibes to them. 
report Recommended by BohemianRhapsody
Cybernetic enhancements via use of robotic limbs, augmented brains and eyes etc for an ever evolving Transhumanism reliant society are the key elements that make both of these series one side of the same coin. Moreover the fact that the most up to date state of the art technologies are monopolized, or in the very least enforced to be used only for the benefit of those with the highest influential and financial power is also prevalent, not to speak of amputations being commonplace, in fact necessary for better body parts. 
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