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Senjou no Valkyria

Alternative Titles

English: Valkyria Chronicles
Synonyms: Battlefield Valkyria: Gallian Chronicles
Japanese: 戦場のヴァルキュリア


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2009 to Sep 27, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Aniplex, Sega, Sakura Create
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.681 (scored by 43,600 users)
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Ranked: #11972
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Popularity: #1013
Members: 104,974
Favorites: 620


Both series has a strong female lead and capable male lead that although the male lead lack in strength, they make up their lack of strength with intellect and charisma. The two does share a lot of similarities. If you like one, you are definitely bound to like the other.  
report Recommended by shootdatpancake
Both have similar story and characters. they main characters want to stop the war between two sides. The feeling you egt from Valkyria Chronicles is similar to Allison and Lillia. Both very good anime (well Valkyria is good so far) 
report Recommended by PrettyBrown_Eyes
When i think about these 2 animes at first a fantasy world comes to my mind :) Story always going fast at both of them. And all of our main chars bad at confession as well :) 
report Recommended by bolaykim
To mine eyes, Izetta is a love child of the game Valkyria Chronicles and Virgin Witch Maria. Valk Chron's alternate history World War 2 setting paired with a near extinct supernatural race/power and Maria's attempting to prevent/end a war as a witch with magic. I strongly recommend everyone go play Valk Chron (unless you can handle the cheap art style + love triangle added to the anime!) and more people give Izetta a chance; overlooking the light yuri/boobing in the middle. That is all.  
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
Both anime are set in fictional world with WWI technology and shows adventures of military unit. 
report Recommended by hajil
Both are alternate realities with a European WWI or WWII kind of feel mixed in with a little super technology. Valkyria Chronicles is a bit more conventional in its relationships whereas Sora no Woto hints at Shoujo-ai (girl/girl love) but never really goes there. Both are beautifully animated.  
report Recommended by lisnoire
Extremely dense male lead and a strong female lead who tries to convey their feeling to their respective male leads...o yea both have to do with fighting as well 
report Recommended by madskizzles
Technologically the worlds are similar to our history in the begining of 20th century, a lot of action is around military people, however in FMA the military use alcchemy instead of guns to fight ... 
report Recommended by Turanic
Valkyria Chronicles also seems like a war and love story and comedy all rolled into one like Toshokan Sensou. These shows have a similar military and comedy feeling. And Inoue Marina is the voice actress of both main protagonists, Kasahara Iku and Melchiott Alicia. Both of them are kinda tsundere and tomboyish, although Alicia looks little bit more feminine. Even other characters of these shows may have common attributes. 
report Recommended by Tinme
Taking place in a time of warfare, both series focuses on its characters and their experiences as soldiers/pilots during such a crisis. The main male protagonist is both determined, strong willed, and has combat experience. Despite the odd relationship he has with some of the others, he proves himself to be a capable soldier during critical times of need. There is an adventurous style the way both series are presented with secrets, revelations, and a past that unfolds itself throughout their stories. Expect stellar action, drama, and also bits of romance. 
report Recommended by Stark700
Both anime are military, you get addicted to watch them after the first episodes, strategy, action, 100% enjoy with funny parts but both anime also have a bit of sadness and the graphics and colours are very good 
report Recommended by kairi07
I know, one is absolutely space sci-fi and the other is a military ww2 drama, but the basic premise of both comes to be about group of people developing their relationships while overcoming the hardships of war and bias along the way.  
report Recommended by Ninjapiratehobo
Similar Slice-of-Life/War story with a girl who suddenly becomes OP towards the end of the show.  
report Recommended by Sorghaghtani
There is a romance in both anime and pretty similar Alicia-Welkin and Eureka-Renton. The girls on both series are special. However the male lead is normal. Both male lead's father is a hero. Gekkoustate and Squad 7 also pretty same, warm and sometimes crazy. Both main lead's lost something dear to them too. Oh and the ending is pretty same, I mean the last episode is really really alike. and how VC and E7 end also have a similar scene. Hold hand and etc. Go watch for yourself, if you're a fan of E7 you definitely will loved this series also.  
report Recommended by Exill
Both are heavily focused on military action and war Gallian chronicles follows more of a platoon throughout an entire war while Macross focuses more on a band of surviving humans. Both are great, the music and themes are unparalleled and the action and story telling is unique.  
report Recommended by deathnote2468
The story, technology, and races are extremely similar here. If you like Senjou no Valkyria then you will definitely like Last Exile. Other than the love story everything is really similar but with more of an emphasis on planes and flying aircraft in Last Exile where Senjou no Valkyria's world relies on tanks and the like. 
report Recommended by qman33
While the settings and stories are completely different, both of them are thoughtful looks at racism and discrimination--and the ways in which love, kindness, and friendship can overcome them. 
report Recommended by Jerakor
Both have a good story to tell of things that must be overcome to continue in life. 
report Recommended by Kyouie
Love Military? Love war? Love alternate history? Then, if you've watched either of these anime's, then i'm sure that you're gonna love the other one. Valkyria Chronicles focuses on the alternate world aspect, with tanks etc. and contains some Romance, whereas Zipang focuses on what would happen if you were sent back in time, and had the chance to change history and turn the favor of a war. 
report Recommended by Green
War between two countries. Main characters are part of military squads. Their squads accomplished many impossible missions and and earned great reputation. Also both squads have very powerful secret weapon (robot in Shirogane no Ishi: Argevollen and tank in Senjou no Valkyria: Gallian Chronicles). However time is different. Shirogane no Ishi: Argevollen is in future (not so far from nowadays, their just have primitive robots) and Senjou no Valkyria: Gallian Chronicles is in past, about WW I.  
report Recommended by KiraLT
Both stories have a lot of characters. Senjou no Valkyria is more of a military story, but it does contain a lot of romance and action. Sailor Moon is more magical. 
report Recommended by ffdotnetdreams
Where as Valkyria Chronicles is more serious and Gate more on the humorous side. The characters are likeable. Great military animes. Gate is still airing but I expect it to satisfy my love for the military just as Valkyria Chronicles did 
report Recommended by fatedKujo
Though a bit different for Girls und Panzer is a bit lighter, sweet and features younger characters while Senjou no Valkyria, or Valkyria Chronicles in English, is more serious and features older characters, both shows can give you the action and enjoyment that you're looking for with some drama included. 
report Recommended by Navizel
First and foremost both are set on fictional worlds: KG is sci-fi set on the future and VC is set on fictional 1930's europe (actually called "Europa") in a WWI-like era. Both feature awesome female main characters that fight for what is dearest to them against many foes. Both also feature strong relationshsips between the characters and have a feel of fellowship and union. Both feature kick ass heroines with superpowers. They may feel like the show is all about action and such, but the more you watch, the clear it becomes that the shows actually deal with some mature themes. 
report Recommended by Jonijonh
it's set in the WW2 instead of the WW1 and it takes place in Galia (France) 
report Recommended by Bogotaends
it's set in the WW2 instead of the WW1 and it takes place in Galia (France) 
report Recommended by Bogotaends
Both animes are about a war between Galia and a sort of Roman empire. Both deal with a lot of ancient myths and legends. Both of the main girls are the key to end the war.  
report Recommended by Orulyon
This anime is what LoGH would be if it was fought on land with the addition of superhumans. Exception being that Maximilian here is an idiototic megalomania, while Reinhard kept his cool most of the time. As for the other side (Gallia/Welkin), is mostly similar to the Alliance in LoGH. In short, LoGH is a much longer and more serious version of the short and less serious Valkyria Chronicles. 
report Recommended by Advyn
Aside from the time differences, setting differences, and a major technology gap between the two series...this two anime series are quite similar in that both are fighting an oppressive empire, both main characters can be hard to predict, both main character have that "female bodyguard", and both series are top notch above anything else :) 
report Recommended by madskizzles
The main chracters are girls , both of them are in love between two guys and they have a power that they dont aware of it . 
report Recommended by safena_ken
Both girls from these anime are fighting to protect people in their towns. Their headbands kinda look similar too lol. Anyways, both are great anime. 
report Recommended by shioramen
Both feature kick ass females as main characters (altough in 11eyes the protagonist IS a male). Both feature strong love stories set during a period of conflic and how those stories intertwine with one another. Valkyria Chronicles is less dark than 11eyes set during a wartime period where the two main chars have to protect their country and deal with each other at the same time. 11eyes is more dark (rated 17+) with some explicit sexual scenes and ecchi, however the similiarity between these animes is evident once you watch them (most of all when it comes to the characters, and their views of the  read more 
report Recommended by Jonijonh
Senjou no Valkyria is similar to Rurouni Kenshin because they both feature strong main characters with interesting abilities and skills. While Rurouni Kenshin is historically based, Senjou no Valkyria takes a twist on history. It is different from the Rurouni Kenshin anime because the romance is very satisfying in the end. 
report Recommended by ffdotnetdreams
Both anime have the similar feeling to it. Both stories are somehow connected to army. There is romance. Main heroine is somehow different from the others and has a tragic past. 
report Recommended by Yurippe
Like the Valkyria Chronicles, Escaflowne is at its core a romance story set against a war. Whereas VC has a circa-WWI / WWII era feel to it with a number of fantasy elements thrown in, Escaflowne is an urban fantasy that has a much more traditional high fantasy feel (knights, "dragons", the main character could be said to be doing something resembling magic). Between the two, I would say Escaflowne has a much more sweeping, epic story. Although the animation might be a little dated by today's standards, the story really makes this series. Also, if you enjoy a good movie  read more 
report Recommended by wanderingstar
Series are quiet different, for one they are based in different eras and Berserk is more bloody. However, if you look over this you can find a similarity. Both shows are about war and a specific group of people that is getting engaged in battles. Both series have wave war action and strategic planning, constantly tryong to come up with effective tactic. If you like shows about war where strategies and planning are constatnly made, bothe shows will work perfectly. 
report Recommended by kitten320
Both anime features a war story with a whole bunch of characters and some sci-fi elements. The guys in Senjou no Valkyria are very attractive sort of like in Gundam Wing. One difference is that Senjou no Valkyria has more concrete romance in it.  
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