Fast paced, addicting thrillers full of conspiracies, betrayal and plot twists. Each plot is multi-layered, deep, intricate and well thought out with many characters. The stories pull you into their world and don't let go until their stunning conclusions.
They both also take place in Germany
Main character gets involved in a conspiration, has to hide from both foes and police. Mature story woven from life stories of numerous cast. Also both take place in Germany.
I think it's safe to say that Message to Adolf was one of Urasawa's inspiration when creating Monster.
Although they are set in different periods, "Adolf ni Tsugu" and "Monster" are quite similar. They both start with a japanese man working in Germany, who gets involved in a conspiracy and becomes a wanted man by the police after investigating a murder. The man soon finds himself without a home, without a job, and constantly on the run, but never giving up on his quest to find the truth.
Overall, both manga are fast-paced thrillers, with a lot of character development and many plot twists.
Two historical thriller manga, that take place in Germany at least for a part. Even if the time setting is different, these are two similar titles, with the same feeling of thriller while purchasing someone/something
Both are historical manga which show the events prior and during World War II. Both also have Adolf Hitler as a character: in "Adolf ni Tsugu", he is a supporting character, but he is the main character of "Waga Tousou", since it is a retelling of "Mein Kampf". Both manga show a part of Hitler's ideology and his rise in power.
Both are classic manga written by two pioneers of the medium. They create a similar mood and have similar art styles. Both manga have World War II as their focus, showing its atrocities and the impacts they had in the lives of innocents. While "Adolf ni Tsugu" shows mostly the crimes committed by the Nazis, "Kuroi Ame ni Utarete" shows the effect of the atomic bombing of Japan and how it affected the lives of people living in Hiroshima even after the war. Also, both manga contain strong political messages.
You should read this if you liked Tezuka’s charming drawings in Phoenix. This is probably his high point in terms of paneling and characterdesign and is a very well executed espionage-thriller, set in the 1930s.
Those two titles are similar by the fact they are both historical thrillers, with many elements from real history and some fictionnal elements added. They share a denounciation of dictatures and the adventure of people trying to fight it.
Two great works of historical fiction taking place in the same period of History - the World War II. One is about the atomic bomb of Hiroshima and its effects, a sublime autobiography of the survivor. The other is about a trama involving Hitler, running through the entire period of the WW II.
Both are historical manga depicting the historical period of Adolf Hitler's reign and his fall. They explore Hitler's character not just as a one-dimensional villain, but also as a human (albeit still a twisted one). While Adolf ni Tsugu is a historical fiction, Hitler is only about real historical events.
Drama about World War II, potraying Japan's involvement and how it affected the Japanese too. Both made by mangaka who lived long enough to have experienced the war themselves. Focuses on war experience on a personal level.
These are written by Osamu Tezuka and contain his trademark art and storytelling style. Both their stories are based on some historical background, and their narratives intertwine multiple plot lines together.
Buddha can be considered a more elaborate version of Adolf that is greater in scope and thematic exploration.
Manga about a huge hidden plot where getting involved with it might save numerous lives but also endanger your own. Both manga have multiple protagonists and are inspired by certain historical periods. Both present a new point of view for Adolf Hitler's actions and add more twists to what supposedly happened during his reign.