school theme, students have rankings, in machine-doll the protagonist is second last, in tora kiss the protagonist is last place. Both have a little action. Both contain a little ecchi. Both have similiar comedy. In both mangas the students can summon monsters "puppets".
Similarities include: specialised schools that ranks students in terms of their magic abilities; male protagonists who are low ranked students, but have exceptional combat strategy; and action and romance themes that permeate throughout both titles.
Both manga involve a technological form of magic, have main male protagonists (Raishin for Kikou Shoujo and Tatsuya for Mahouka Koukou) who are studying in an elite magic school, and that these protagonists end up being low-ranked/outside the elite ranks despite having considerable combat prowess. Personality-wise, they remain calm and collected in battle and use unconventional fighting styles. Both of these manga are also originally adapted from light novels.
Both manga series involves a main male protagonist who has a female companion with them with who he shares a peculiar relationship with. Despite this, the two works together as a team and functions together to complete various tasks.
In both series, there are themes of magic/fantasy.
The artwork from both manga titles are surprisingly similar. Additionally, the female protagonist from both series have similar personalities.
Both have talented MCs (Main Characters)
They have lots of battles (Souma is battles with food awesomeness and Kikou is with cute girly magical killing machines)
Both MCs have strong senses of right and wrong and get into trouble fighting for Truth, Justice and the Japanese Way (a few ppl should get that joke)
Though they are both pretty good... Souma is waaaaaaaaaay more epic (as of chapter 27) just sayin'
In both manga, there is a special school with special students with gifts and talents. They go by a ranking system.
In both manga, the main protagonist strives to proof himself to others through hard work, determination, and some help with his friends. This involves training with others and acing various tests.
Both the main protagonist from the series have similar personalities. Additionally, there is bits of superhuman stunts involved that is not normal in the typical world. Hence, expect some battles and struggles. There is also bits of romance, drama, and comedy as well at various stances.
Both mangas are action oriented and take place in a magical world setting. The main character in each series controls and fights along side of a puppet/supporter that was given to them by someone else.
Both manga involve humanoid dolls/puppets that are able to think, speak and act for themselves. Notably, the main female protagonists Kubikirimaru from Kyousou no Simulacra and Yaya from Kikou Shoujo, are not human, but one of these dolls. They are also frequently involved in combat situations.
They are similar in many ways, i.e.: Both have a school setting. The students there have dolls/dragons as servants. Some characters are quite resemblant. (Charlotte=Silvia,...) Well, the overall-feeling is somehow alike.
These two manga are very similar in genre and a bit of story line. The protagonists both creates a harem as story progresses. The male protagonist is a very critical thinker that shows up at critical moments.