Girls with supernatural powers are pursued by an evil laboratory who make experiments with them. A boy finds them and try to protect them from the organization. Both have lot a sad scenes and dramatic deaths.
- same author
- similarly desperate atmosphere in general
- both of them deal with superhuman powers and secret organisations
- a normal boy and a mysterious girl on the run from a secret organization as main characters
Both Gokukoku no Brynhildr and Elfen Lied involves experiments dealing with young girls that are considered a threat to society. Because they are dangerous to everyone around them, they are ostracized by society. However, one particular character from both series stands out as a prominent 'experiment'.
There is violence from both series with psychological themes, deaths, and other cruel themes exploring the nature of characters and human society as a whole.
Well, here we see a diferent develop, because this manga is of the same creator of Elfen Lied, so in the end if you read it you will find it with a bit of similar things that is Elfen Lied, and they are so much alike, but with a diferent list of characters and story
GnB is very similar to DW, both have the similar situations where the main lead character is brought into a situation that changes his life forever, the male leads have similar connections to the main female lead in their pasts.
They also have the same situation with the collars, if the characters dont eat medicine the collars will kill them (however in GnB, the male lead doesnt have one, only the females do).
Main lead doesnt have any special powers though, it also has the same amounts of gore and violence as well. GnB has a haremish tone to it but no worries to those that dont like harems.
If you liked DW you are sure to like GnB read more
There's an instinctive to craft a story with powerful female fighters in both series. While they follow a different premise with a contrast in their settings, both series unifies the concept of fantasy/supernatural horror. The main male female characters from both series possesses incredible powers that are capable of superhuman feats. Throughout both series, we learn about the most prominent of these fighters including their personalities, origins, and even some background story. Both series also relies on flashbacks to tell events from the past that has profound influence relating to events of the present.
When it is read, similarity between two series can be seen. The feelings and emotions of main characters, who are women in both, are very similar. Both contain experiment settings which is conducted in the background story. In addition, in both, only women are used for some works to be done and while thay are doing, they use some power different than humans. Yet, in the Claymore, women are more mature as mentally and serious and the atmosphere is darker than Gokukoku no Brynhildr.
- both have girls with supernatural powers, and they are companion with a normal smart guy who try to help them
- both show in the begining that there is a catastrophe might happen in the future because of the girls
Females with some kind of super power gather around the protagonist. They have to fight against other magicians/sekirei. Both stories have a similar mix of action, comedy, ecchi and drama, altough GnB generally has a darker atmosphere. The leads of either manga dont have any actual power, but in case of GnB he is noetheless quite capable. (Minato in Sekirei not so much)
Although not entirely similar in content, both series features dangerous girls that are considered a threat to society. They are ostracized as they are considered too dangerous.
Both series has a dark theme that is surrounded by mysteries regarding the origins of these girls.
Both series has horror themes as well as violence and gore. They also contain a plot that gets darker and darker as each chapter progresses. From the beginning chapter, the main male protagonist's life changes forever in both series.