Anime Recommendations

Anime: Akuma no Riddle
If you liked
Akuma no Riddle
Anime: Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (TV) 2nd Season
...then you might like
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (TV) 2nd Season
-Assassins trying to kill specific person to get reward
-School
Anime: Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
If you liked
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
Anime: Steins;Gate
...then you might like
Steins;Gate
Perhaps not the most obvious recommendation, those who appreciate an interesting concept spearheaded by an ultra-charismatic lead character will probably appreciate Code Geass and Steins;Gate. Both shows, while having several flaws, are probably the two best examples of an anime riding its narrative momentum to sail above their shortcomings. They are not the same in their concepts, but they are very similar in their goals regarding the impact it looks to have on the viewer.
Anime: Beck
If you liked
Beck
Anime: Nana
...then you might like
Nana
The two dominant music-dramas in anime/manga, for good reason. Both feature excellent rock based soundtracks and deal in the realistic when it comes to human drama. Beck is more of a "breaking out of your shell and do something" story, while Nana is more about the pitfalls that come with freedom as young adults. Nana's a stronger work, but Beck's really easy to watch, so I'd start with it if you haven't seen either.
Anime: Toaru Majutsu no Index
If you liked
Toaru Majutsu no Index
Anime: Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
...then you might like
Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
Both feature main characters that are considered to be 'lower class' magic users ('Weeds' in Mahouka, 'Level 0' in Majutsu) that actually possess extraordinary abilities that circumvent the typical power hierarchy in the universe. Both series also deal with the relationship between Magic and Technology. Both of the shows also feature interesting support casts, so even when the main characters aren't on screen, there's still someone bound to hold your interest.
Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
If you liked
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Anime: Hunter x Hunter (2011)
...then you might like
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Along with these powers can come a strong darkness. Where is the line drawn as to how far these powers will be used for selfish conducts? Is being the most powerful being what is important?

Both anime are adventurous.
They start off on a similar note as to starting an adventure. It is for the search of something, FMA to a philosopher's stone and HxH to Gon finding his father.
Both have overpowered supporting characters.
Anime: Soul Eater
If you liked
Soul Eater
Anime: Noragami
...then you might like
Noragami
Noragami and Soul Eater use the "people are weapons" premise. Both anime have a cast of characters who fight demonic creatures. They're both animated by studio Bones. Aside from these superficial similarities they don't have much in common.
Soul Eater is a lot longer (51 episodes) and has a larger cast. Noragami is condensed into two short seasons and has a comparably small cast. Soul Eater is goofy whereas Noragami is more often than not pretty serious. The protagonists of Soul Eater have one or two personality traits but are otherwise kind of flat. The protagonists of Noragami speak and act like real people (as real as anime can get). Both anime are good but I prefer Noragami.
Anime: Gin no Saji
If you liked
Gin no Saji
Anime: Shokugeki no Souma
...then you might like
Shokugeki no Souma
If you liked silver spoon for the food and want more mouth watering scenes then you should definitely watch shokugeki no soma! Shokugeki no soma is a cooking school unlike silver spoon but they are both equally really good anime!
Anime: Suisei no Gargantia
If you liked
Suisei no Gargantia
Anime: Ryuu no Haisha
...then you might like
Ryuu no Haisha
Both The Dragon Dentist and Suisei no Gargantia have a male and female protagonist and the plot is similar in the beginning of a soldier arriving on a ship that slowly becomes one with the community.
Anime: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
If you liked
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
Anime: Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
...then you might like
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
Both plots rely heavily on a "racism" theme as well as changing government and civilian rights. There is also the concept of people "made" to control Mobile Suits. The only difference is that Iron-Blooded Orphans has less action (as in they don't fight in every single episode). But when there is no fighting they are forwarding characterization and introducing new plot pieces.

All in all, Iron-Blooded Orphans reminds me of Seed a lot! It's definitely worth a try :D
Anime: Tono to Issho
If you liked
Tono to Issho
Anime: Sengoku Choujuu Giga: Kou
...then you might like
Sengoku Choujuu Giga: Kou
They are both parodies about Japanese historical figures from the Sengoku Era.
Anime: Diamond no Ace
If you liked
Diamond no Ace
Anime: Haikyuu!!
...then you might like
Haikyuu!!
Diamond no Ace is similar to Haikyuu!! in that it is also a sports anime, that heavily involves a wide range of fluid animation, fantastic character development, great plot and overall lovable characters.
Anime: Dragon Crisis!
If you liked
Dragon Crisis!
Anime: Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon
...then you might like
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon
Learning about Dragon Anthology..... tells us how to be part with them...

They either dangerous but know how to blend in our society...

Plus Rose and Tooru... are both dragons... and very clingy.. to the Main character...

Beware of them if they burst of anger.. :p
Anime: Texhnolyze
If you liked
Texhnolyze
Anime: Shinsekai yori
...then you might like
Shinsekai yori
Both are grim, nihilistic masterpieces revolving around mankind's "evolution" leading to its implosion. Shinsekai yori does this primarily through thorough examination of power structures and their tendency to divide populaces for control, while Texhnolyze examines how our ambition can run rampant to the point where we do a 180 degree turn and regress back to primal, sadistic animals. Both are essential viewing for those interested in socio-political fiction (though Shinsekai yori is definitely an easier watch, so try it first if you've yet to see either).
Anime: Nisekoi
If you liked
Nisekoi
Anime: Masamune-kun no Revenge
...then you might like
Masamune-kun no Revenge
If we look, in fact many similarities of these two anime. Among them:
- At first they hate each other. Then pretended courtship and finally a real love
-character girls had the same rough maid
-There love triangle
-romance conflict is almost the same
-etc
Anime: Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!
If you liked
Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!
Anime: Himouto! Umaru-chan
...then you might like
Himouto! Umaru-chan
These shows are connected buy just how opposite they are. The protagonist of Himouto is a girl who doesn't really care about popularity, despite being the most popular, and she is seemingly flawless, not to mention the fact that everything goes her way. While Tomoko is a girl who cares about being popular, despite not being it, she is basically nothing but flaws, and not to mention that nothing goes her way.
Anime: Tokyo Ghoul
If you liked
Tokyo Ghoul
Anime: Ajin
...then you might like
Ajin
Both characters have to deal with adapting to an entirely new way of living. Going from seemingly normal, to not human so you will get about the same vibe while watching
Anime: Great Teacher Onizuka
If you liked
Great Teacher Onizuka
Anime: Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (TV)
...then you might like
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (TV)
Both shows are excellent "unorthodox teacher" dramedies. GTO is better as a full-blown comedy, while AssClass is more high concept, polished, and well-rounded.
Anime: Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
If you liked
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
Anime: Kuzu no Honkai
...then you might like
Kuzu no Honkai
Both shows are:

- Ladden with heavy drama
- Full of love problems: X likes Y, Y like Z, Z like everyone etc. etc.
- about self-absorbed, self-loathing teenagers

The artstyle is very different. but the atmosphere is similar; both make attempts to appear smart, mature, and full of depth much like the teenage protagonists the two shows focus on.
Anime: Shinzou Ningen Casshern
If you liked
Shinzou Ningen Casshern
Anime: Eightman
...then you might like
Eightman
Both are about humans who, through different means, become super-powered cyborgs. Both series have the characters fighting crime and evil. This was a big theme in the 60s with the advent of technology, especially of the robotic type.
Anime: Eightman
If you liked
Eightman
Anime: Cyborg 009 (TV)
...then you might like
Cyborg 009 (TV)
Both are about humans who, through different means, become super-powered cyborgs. Both series have the characters fighting crime and evil. This was a big theme in the 60s with the advent of technology, especially of the robotic type.
Anime: Kokoro Connect
If you liked
Kokoro Connect
Anime: Kimi no Na wa.
...then you might like
Kimi no Na wa.
Although one is a movie, and the other is a T.V. show, both of these are similar. Each anime has a little bit of something different, like the shooting star in Kimi no Na wa and the body switching in Kokoro Connect. They are both very enjoyable, and each has some romance.
Anime: To LOVE-Ru
If you liked
To LOVE-Ru
Anime: Mujaki no Rakuen
...then you might like
Mujaki no Rakuen
Lucky perverts. Always getting into hijinks with the opposite sex whether they like it or not.
Anime: Nana
If you liked
Nana
Anime: Kuzu no Honkai
...then you might like
Kuzu no Honkai
Both shows take a more serious and dark look at relationships than your average anime. Nana explores this through its myriad of multi-faceted relationships of all kinds (often romantic), while Kuzu no Honkai is a more tightly focused piece on the psychology of sex. Both are compelling and often tough to watch, in a good way (like an emotional human trainwreck).
Anime: Cowboy Bebop
If you liked
Cowboy Bebop
Anime: Space☆Dandy
...then you might like
Space☆Dandy
Although Bebop is slightly more serious, they're both space cowboys hunting bounties with a bit of humor to the mix.
Anime: Toradora!
If you liked
Toradora!
Anime: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
...then you might like
Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
Love is a long journey with numerous funny and memorable moments. Both anime are about two cute high school couples with totally opposite personality and how they fell in love with each other.
Anime: Kantai Collection: KanColle
If you liked
Kantai Collection: KanColle
Anime: Kemono Friends
...then you might like
Kemono Friends
In each anime we can see lot of girls with multiple characteristic dresses spousing to be something else.
There are horrible 3D CGI animation in each anime too.
In conclussion, an average anime looking for a reasson to show 2D girls with not that much clothes.
Anime: Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha
If you liked
Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha
Anime: Durarara!!
...then you might like
Durarara!!
Similar yakuza themes, as well as badass characters.
Anime: Hakuouki: Otogisoushi
If you liked
Hakuouki: Otogisoushi
Anime: Chiruran: Nibun no Ichi
...then you might like
Chiruran: Nibun no Ichi
Hakouki O. might be a spin-off from a main series but the story pretty similar with Chiruran about daily life of shinsengumi in a chiby ver. Also both is only around 3 min in duration.
Anime: Inu x Boku SS
If you liked
Inu x Boku SS
Anime: Kyoukai no Kanata
...then you might like
Kyoukai no Kanata
They both have at times boring slice of life aspects, some action, cute girls and a bit of romance.
They give off a very similar feeling, they both have main characters that feel lonely and change for better when getting to know their love interest.

If you liked the other I don't see why you wouldn't like the other one aswell.
Anime: Bungou Stray Dogs 2nd Season
If you liked
Bungou Stray Dogs 2nd Season
Anime: Nanbaka (2017)
...then you might like
Nanbaka (2017)
Let's leave the goofy ol.. sitcom... and move to the character.. developments..

Since the first season is full of whacky moments unless when the sequel is just about to get serious than before...

Familiar about "SHITS ABOUT TO GET REAL..." and 0-100% REAL QUICK scene..
Anime: Ghost in the Shell
If you liked
Ghost in the Shell
Anime: Hametsu no Mars
...then you might like
Hametsu no Mars
Both anime are set in the near future and feature special operations teams as the main cast, with the main character in each deriving their abilities from robotic components. They alter between action scenes and dialogue that focuses on the implications of what just happened but also hint towards a deeper, more psychological meaning which is revealed at or near the end of the movie. While the deeper meanings differ between shows, they are delivered in a similar way and both expect the audience to ponder what it means for them on a personal level.
Anime: Yuru Yuri
If you liked
Yuru Yuri
Anime: Acchi Kocchi (TV)
...then you might like
Acchi Kocchi (TV)
A group of friends that just wanna have fun. Moe included. Yuru Yuri is a little bit hardcore and Acchi Kocchi is softer. But both are charming, relaxing and funny.
Anime: Kaze Tachinu
If you liked
Kaze Tachinu
Anime: Fune wo Amu
...then you might like
Fune wo Amu
Both are about a young man and his journey through his professional career spanning across decades with along a very little romance themes throughout both of them, so you have the same feeling while watching
Anime: Mirai Nikki (TV)
If you liked
Mirai Nikki (TV)
Anime: Another
...then you might like
Another
If you like creepy female lead characters and shows with lots of blood and gore, these anime are for you.
Anime: Schwarzesmarken
If you liked
Schwarzesmarken
Anime: Youjo Senki
...then you might like
Youjo Senki
Because winter seasons are apparently great for short dark military animes, dark settings, grey characters at the best, "realistic" magic/mecha warfare accompanied by convetional war as setting.
Anime: Death Note
If you liked
Death Note
Anime: Death Parade
...then you might like
Death Parade
both deal with heavy subjects such as death, human emotions and are both full of thrills and use psychological issues to further the plot. both a very good in-sight of the human mind.
Anime: Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai.
If you liked
Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai.
Anime: Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Next
...then you might like
Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Next
Blondes, otakus, eroges, same school vibe and shitty endings
Anime: Angel Beats!
If you liked
Angel Beats!
Anime: Charlotte
...then you might like
Charlotte
They're written by the same writers, the female protagonist looks exactly like Angel, protagonist has a sappy back story, high school setting, music inserted via a pop idol + pop rock band, tsundere protagonist who's bossy, leader of the group, misunderstood and hence disliked by others, lonely.... does this sound like anybody else? Yeah, she's a mish-mash of Yuki and Angel.

Loads of other similarities too, including how the series jumps from comedy to drama to loads of other things I can't mention because I don't want to spoil the series.
Anime: Planetes
If you liked
Planetes
Anime: NHK ni Youkoso!
...then you might like
NHK ni Youkoso!
Both Planetes and NHK delve deep into peoples emotions and struggles, but what they truly share in common, besides their atmosphere or "vibe", is the feeling of loneliness. While NHK is more focused on the social isolation and mental health problems of its characters, Planetes uses the loneliness of the characters as a way to showcase their struggles and goals in life, without ever actually exploring the subject of mental health. There's indeed an arc in the story where they do this, but only as a way to make the character further develop during the show, instead of being the whole focus of it.
Anime: Tsubasa Chronicle
If you liked
Tsubasa Chronicle
Anime: Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: Fuuin Sareta Card
...then you might like
Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: Fuuin Sareta Card
-"Same characters"
-Talks about Sakura forgetting the feeling she has for shaoran (despite being more exploited in Tsubasa)
-Both forom Clamp
Anime: Cardcaptor Sakura
If you liked
Cardcaptor Sakura
Anime: Kobato.
...then you might like
Kobato.
-Both have a girl with a mission of colect some thing
-Romance anime
-Clamp anime
-Also Sakura and Kobato look a little alike (appearance and personality)
Anime: Corrector Yui
If you liked
Corrector Yui
Anime: Cardcaptor Sakura
...then you might like
Cardcaptor Sakura
-Mahou Shoujo
-A girl with variety of clothes
-Also Sakura and Yui look alikes
Anime: Tsubasa Chronicle
If you liked
Tsubasa Chronicle
Anime: Cardcaptor Sakura
...then you might like
Cardcaptor Sakura
-"Same characters"
-In CCS they catch cards and in TC they catch featers
-Both forom Clamp

Anime: Tokyo Mew Mew
If you liked
Tokyo Mew Mew
Anime: Kirakira☆Precure A La Mode
...then you might like
Kirakira☆Precure A La Mode
-Mahou Shoujo anime
-Kawaii
-Five girls with animal and sweets theme
Anime: Princess Tutu
If you liked
Princess Tutu
Anime: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
...then you might like
Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
-Mahou Shoujo anime
-Sad anime
-Both transformation item is a jewel
Anime: Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis
If you liked
Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis
Anime: Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
...then you might like
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
They're both fantasy anime.In both shows the MC is trying to help the main girl to achieve her goal. The villains are very similar to Joker from Batman and they need the main girl, if they want to achieve their goals.
Anime: Rewrite
If you liked
Rewrite
Anime: Rewrite 2nd Season
...then you might like
Rewrite 2nd Season
Second season!
Anime: Sankarea
If you liked
Sankarea
Anime: Tasogare Otome x Amnesia
...then you might like
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia
If you enjoyed sankarea then you will enjoy this one to and the other way around.
-Caring for a dead girl
-light horror
-tragic past
-forbidden romance
Anime: Kantai Collection: KanColle
If you liked
Kantai Collection: KanColle
Anime: High School Fleet
...then you might like
High School Fleet
The story of these two animes focus on girls in the sea. In Kancolle the focus is more on the ships, in additional, it has fantasy too. On the other hand High School Fleet is more realistc and the story focus on a group of girls that are training to become Mariners.
In these two stories you will see a group of young girls fighting againts others ships, If you like this kind of plot, girls in the army and mariners, you will probably enjoy both of them.
Anime: Bokurano
If you liked
Bokurano
Anime: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
...then you might like
Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
Both shows feature a group of kids being tricked into signing a contract they shouldn't have, as well as an unscrupulous mascot character. Madoka is definitely better visually, while Bokurano is a much better character piece, but if you like one you'll likely appreciate the other.
Anime: Shingeki no Kyojin
If you liked
Shingeki no Kyojin
Anime: Ryuu no Haisha
...then you might like
Ryuu no Haisha
-fantasy world
-giant monsters kills humans
-"The fate of human is the death"
Anime: No Game No Life
If you liked
No Game No Life
Anime: Overlord
...then you might like
Overlord
The story and overall feel of this anime reminds me a lot of No Game No Life.
Anime: PetoPeto-san
If you liked
PetoPeto-san
Anime: Demi-chan wa Kataritai
...then you might like
Demi-chan wa Kataritai
Both shows are about "supernatural" beings trying to live in human society and the troubles they encounter, which seem to be a metaphor for racism, ableism and other isms.
They are similar in tone - heartwarming with some romance and comedy.
Anime: Sennen Joyuu
If you liked
Sennen Joyuu
Anime: Paprika
...then you might like
Paprika
Millennium Actress and Paprika share the same thematic core: blurring the borders between fictional projections and reality as we see it so you will get the same feeling when you watch them
Anime: Barakamon
If you liked
Barakamon
Anime: 3-gatsu no Lion
...then you might like
3-gatsu no Lion
Both anime are prominent in the coming-of-age theme, and are extremely mature with the fair share of heartwarming moments, manly tears and of course the exaggerated comedy.
Anime: Plastic Memories
If you liked
Plastic Memories
Anime: Hand Shakers
...then you might like
Hand Shakers
The main heroines (love interests) are both shy, frail, blue-haired, kuudere, moe, loli, Rei clones (my favourite archetype)
Plastic Memories is a better show, however.
Anime: Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster
If you liked
Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster
Anime: Uchuu Patrol Luluco
...then you might like
Uchuu Patrol Luluco
Watching Uchuu Patrol Luluco really reminds me to Top wo Nerae! a.k.a. Gunbuster, I almost think it's a reference to it (or it indeed is?)

- Both main characters are red-haired girl who fight against extra-terrestial beings who threatens Earth
- Both starts off as an ordinary student of a space-oriented school
- Something bad happened to their parents that made them forcibly recruited to an organization
- Both have love interest
- Both have some epic moments

If you like Uchuu Patrol Luluco I think you will also like Gunbuster.
Anime: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
If you liked
Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
Anime: Selector Infected WIXOSS
...then you might like
Selector Infected WIXOSS
Both series:
-Involve Faustian contracts made in the form of wishes
-Transition from a relatively innocent, playful tone to a much darker one
-Are incredibly easy to binge-watch

In my opinion, MSMM has stronger visuals and music, but WIXOSS has stronger characters.
Anime: Ghost in the Shell
If you liked
Ghost in the Shell
Anime: Mardock Scramble: The First Compression
...then you might like
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression
- Both are full of philosophical dialogue. Mardock Scramble less so and is more action orientated.
- Both have similar story-lines. Even a similar way of story-telling.
- (Not a spoiler because we find this out very early on) Both have female MC's who are cyborgs with human souls and is set in a futuristic setting.
- Both have a gloomy and depressing vibe going on.
- I can't think of any two movies that are more similar to be honest. Very much the same vibe going on. I preferred Mardock Scramble as it was less nonsensical in my opinion.
Anime: Girls und Panzer
If you liked
Girls und Panzer
Anime: High School Fleet
...then you might like
High School Fleet
Both have groups of girls operating military vehicle,
-Girls und panzer = Tanks
-Haifuri = War Ships
Anime: Another
If you liked
Another
Anime: Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!
...then you might like
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!
Even tho the setting is different there are some things that are similar:
- Eye-patch wearing girls
- Female lead
- Similar looking main male character
Anime: Death Note
If you liked
Death Note
Anime: Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
...then you might like
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
In both animes, the main character has super power and they fight for their own cause.
Anime: Acchi Kocchi (TV)
If you liked
Acchi Kocchi (TV)
Anime: Kotoura-san
...then you might like
Kotoura-san
- the art style is similar
- the amount of nosebleeds are similar
- the op is similar
- the romance is very similar, one reason why I love both of them
- they are both so funny

Kotoura san is a little heavier on the drama but it similar none the less!!
i really recommend and love both of them
Anime: Murder Princess
If you liked
Murder Princess
Anime: Akame ga Kill!
...then you might like
Akame ga Kill!
Murder Princess is basically Akame ga Kill except it is shorter, includes royalty and has an amazing body switch between a bounty hunter and a princess. Although I liked Akame, Falis the bounty hunter seems to have a better attitude but they are still similar in character.

Killing without mercy.
Anime: Lucky☆Star
If you liked
Lucky☆Star
Anime: Yuru Yuri
...then you might like
Yuru Yuri
Both slice of life, both schools, mostly girl characters. 4 MCs, Both are comedy
Anime: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
If you liked
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Anime: Psycho-Pass
...then you might like
Psycho-Pass
Similar cyberpunk setting, brings up themes of society and other philosophical questions
Anime: Fantastic Children
If you liked
Fantastic Children
Anime: Boku no Chikyuu wo Mamotte
...then you might like
Boku no Chikyuu wo Mamotte
The stories of Fantastic Children and Please Save My Earth involve reincarnations attempting to make amends for their past sins. And love is an important aspect of both.

Fantastic Children cannot compare to the depth of Please Save My Earth's characters, but it's still an excellent series, regardless. Just make sure you don't judge it based on its sluggish first half - its story only truly getting going in the absorbing last half of its story.
Anime: Steins;Gate
If you liked
Steins;Gate
Anime: Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
...then you might like
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
Very interesting takes on "time travel"
Anime: Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito
If you liked
Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito
Anime: Ryuu no Haisha
...then you might like
Ryuu no Haisha
I dont know. one made me think of the other for some reason
Anime: TANK S.W.A.T. 01
If you liked
TANK S.W.A.T. 01
Anime: Kemono Friends
...then you might like
Kemono Friends
TANK S.W.A.T 01 and Kemono friends are basically the same anime. Dystopian futures full of girls with cat ears and ruined buildings, as well as a bold use of full cgi instead of old traditional animation. You'll laugh, you'll cry, I was moved to tears by both of these anime and you will be too.
Anime: Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de
If you liked
Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de
Anime: Gabriel DropOut
...then you might like
Gabriel DropOut
- Very similar character design
- In both shows, the characters have 'superpowers'.
- Both shows are funny and lighthearted.
Anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion
If you liked
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Anime: Bokurano
...then you might like
Bokurano
Bokurano is what EVA tried to be, both series address issues such as existentialism, despair and corruption of human be, but Bokurano does this in a much better executed way (even though it is inferior to his original manga). So if you like the topics discussed in EVA and want to see a smarter serie about this topics, Bokurano is almost obligatory.
Anime: Tokyo ESP
If you liked
Tokyo ESP
Anime: Zankyou no Terror
...then you might like
Zankyou no Terror
both have weird turn of events every now and then
both have mc who aims for nobel goals
and they are both filled with all kinds of feelings
Anime: Amnesia
If you liked
Amnesia
Anime: Orange
...then you might like
Orange
they both are based on the parallel wolds idea
both have dramatic death and someone trying to stop it
both leave you with complex feelinngs about one of the mcs
Anime: Usagi Drop
If you liked
Usagi Drop
Anime: Amaama to Inazuma
...then you might like
Amaama to Inazuma
Both are about men taking care of children (Usagi~ his kid aunt relative in the anime/Amaama~ his daughter) and all the quirks that come with being a single parent including making drastic self sacrifices for the betterment of the home
Anime: FLCL
If you liked
FLCL
Anime: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
...then you might like
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
Same over the top action, animations, mecha, and studio. Both awesome anime.
Anime: K-On!
If you liked
K-On!
Anime: Love Live! School Idol Project
...then you might like
Love Live! School Idol Project
K-On! & Love Live! School Idol Project:
Both are music anime with a slice of life of cute high school girls,
and both are relaxing.
Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
If you liked
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Anime: Gosick
...then you might like
Gosick
Both scenaries are similar, happening in the beginning of 1900s. The two deal with politics, the corrupt government and war. Also, Gosick deals a few with alchemy.

The atmosphere is very similar and the feelings as well. If you liked FMA or Gosick, it's pretty possible that you will like the other. Also, Victorique and Ed are equally funny ^^
Anime: Psycho-Pass
If you liked
Psycho-Pass
Anime: Death Parade
...then you might like
Death Parade
Good anime, they both are thought provoking in regards to ideologies of death, human behaviour and emotion. They both contain strong characters who change emotionally, consequently creating emotional scenes. The characters of Decim (Death Parade) and Ginoza (Psycho Pass) stood out to me as being rather similar, and having interesting development.

I would recommend both of these series!
Anime: Kaleido Star
If you liked
Kaleido Star
Anime: Princess Tutu
...then you might like
Princess Tutu
they are both by the same director and about the underdog striving to to become better at doing what they love
Anime: Chihayafuru
If you liked
Chihayafuru
Anime: Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
...then you might like
Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
Both with traditional japanese culture kind of genre and Rakugo from being well written drama to with tragic romance, yet Chihayafuru is different, with a very endearing slice of life genre and a great plot.

Both with good characters, very stellar and good plot and very very good characters.
Anime: Chihayafuru
If you liked
Chihayafuru
Anime: 3-gatsu no Lion
...then you might like
3-gatsu no Lion
Very similar concepts, very good characters + despite 3gatsu being a good drama narrative visual kind of series, Chihayafuru being a good drama yet good and refreshing concept with a good Slice of life genre. I love both series because they're not shy to show the Traditional Japanese culture. I think Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu goes also that way but that show is a pure drama and I can closely compare Madhouse's Chihayafuru to Studio Shaft's March Comes in like a lion.
Anime: Golden Boy
If you liked
Golden Boy
Anime: Gintama
...then you might like
Gintama
Both series have a clever humor and charismatic main characters that give the "face of series". Both are adventure, if you like one of them, you will enjoy another. This two series show how humor can really improve the show.
Anime: Onegai☆Teacher
If you liked
Onegai☆Teacher
Anime: Nazo no Kanojo X
...then you might like
Nazo no Kanojo X
These anime feature "weird" female MCs in romance + school settings, so weird you'd fall in love at first sight. Doubts and questions about love and faith in one's lover are even explored critically. Adequately similarly unusual plot devices are also present. One obvious difference is that NnK X is about the relationship between two students while OT is between a student and a teacher. Overall, the ratings both have have quite truth in them and that they're absolutely shows of the same weird caliber.
Anime: Elfen Lied
If you liked
Elfen Lied
Anime: Shinsekai yori
...then you might like
Shinsekai yori
Shinsekai Yori is set in the future 1000 years from now, where humans with telekinesis powers live. Power does not involve vectors but is pretty similar, especially in the way people are killed.

I see Shinsekai Yori characters as evolution of Lucy's race 1000 years in the future from the Elfen Lied timeline. Very interesting to see what such a world is like and how a society of humans with special powers has evolved and with what effects to the "others"

Anime: Ben-To
If you liked
Ben-To
Anime: Keijo!!!!!!!!
...then you might like
Keijo!!!!!!!!
Ben-To and Keijo!!!!!!!! share the basic idea of an absurd concept to which martial arts battles are applied as seriously as possible. Laughing is at your discretion, but the characters all adopt the point of view of the battles being life or death. There's no death though, but winning does mean the world to everyone involved. In one case it means securing a half-price lunch, in the other winning tons of money/fame. This is not a fight for a grand ideal.
The fighting animation in either is very well done and entertaining to watch, and both dedicate several fanservice moments to the female characters. As mentioned before, there is no grand ideal projected, but the simple storyline moves at a decent pace to keep your attention. Character personalities are fun and colorful, if a bit simple. You won't be enthralled by the character development, but on the other hand there isn't much to dislike.
If you already appreciated one of these, the other one should almost be a guaranteed good time considering the similarities.
Anime: FLCL
If you liked
FLCL
Anime: Dead Leaves
...then you might like
Dead Leaves
Dead Leaves is a mix between FLCL and Invader Zim, so if you like either of those then you'll like the other.
Anime: Lodoss-tou Senki
If you liked
Lodoss-tou Senki
Anime: Ys
...then you might like
Ys
Another high fantasy, bomb ass 90s OVA. Lots of monsters, magic, and sword play.
Anime: Kimi ni Todoke
If you liked
Kimi ni Todoke
Anime: Tamako Love Story
...then you might like
Tamako Love Story
Kimi ni Todoke is a sweet, heartwarming love story with comes and goes, misunderstanding, but absolutely lovely characters. Tamako Love Story is a movie which recreates the sweetness of Tamako Market's series but adding, of course, love between the main characters. Their kindness and personalities might make you think about, as it happened to me, Kimi ni Todoke. So, Kimi ni Todoke fans, give a chance to Tamako and her mochi-love.
Anime: Hotaru no Haka
If you liked
Hotaru no Haka
Anime: Asura
...then you might like
Asura
Both movies will, undoubtedly, make you cry. The miseries of humanity are perfectly portrayed, with an outstanding animation. While Hotaru no Haka is settled in Japan devastated by the war, Asura is on a post-apocalyptic world. On both, it is shown how kids must survive on a world which has deserted them.
Anime: Hachimitsu to Clover
If you liked
Hachimitsu to Clover
Anime: Fruits Basket
...then you might like
Fruits Basket
Both are those kind of stories that reach to you heart and stay there forever. They will make you both, happy and sad. They will make you laugh and cry. They will warm your heart.
Anime: Tamako Market
If you liked
Tamako Market
Anime: Barakamon
...then you might like
Barakamon
Both series are a slice of life. If you are looking for a bigger plot and deep story they are not the stories you are looking for. Both Barakamon and Tamako Market are series in which your faith in humanity will be restored. They will make you happy, from the beginning until the end. They are funny and heartwarming.
Anime: Bakuretsu Hunters
If you liked
Bakuretsu Hunters
Anime: Slayers
...then you might like
Slayers
Magic, fantasy... if you like those genres, both animes will grant your wishes. Slayers might have a better plot and character devolpments, but Bakuratsu Hunters has loveable characters as well. If you are not absolutely convinced, just take into account the following: MEGUMI HAYASHIBARA.
Enough said.
Anime: Baccano!
If you liked
Baccano!
Anime: 91 Days
...then you might like
91 Days
Both series are about Mafia and settled in USA, during a similiar period time. Killings, great skills... Both series are a must watch.
Anime: Joker Game
If you liked
Joker Game
Anime: 91 Days
...then you might like
91 Days
While 91 Days is settled on the USA during the 20's, Joker Game is settled in Japan during the WWII. What makes them similiar? Well, these suited handsome men are really skilled on their own field. Somehow you will find the connection among them. You should take into account that in 91 Days you will see mafia members and how they settle their interests, while in Joker Game, as they are spies, they work unseen and unnoted, on a very stylish way.
Anime: Lovely★Complex
If you liked
Lovely★Complex
Anime: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
...then you might like
Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
Both are loveable shoujos. Characters are funny and you will totally ship their relationship! One of the greatest things I found in both of them is that, besides those shoujos chliches, they manage to be original and hillarious. Both are a must!
Anime: Cardcaptor Sakura
If you liked
Cardcaptor Sakura
Anime: Pokemon
...then you might like
Pokemon
In Cardcaptor Sakura; They have to capture cards
In Pokemon; They have to capture pokemons
Anime: Ao no Exorcist
If you liked
Ao no Exorcist
Anime: Noragami
...then you might like
Noragami
In Noragami, there are souls, which remind me of the demons in Ao No Exorcist. Further on, the charisma of the anime feels very similar to me, though I can not particularly point on what makes it feel likewise.
Anime: Tokyo Mew Mew
If you liked
Tokyo Mew Mew
Anime: Yes! Precure 5 GoGo!
...then you might like
Yes! Precure 5 GoGo!
Have 5 Mahou Shoujo
Also animal themed (butterfly in Yes)
And Komachi and Lettuce are alikes
Anime: Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
If you liked
Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
Anime: Acchi Kocchi (TV)
...then you might like
Acchi Kocchi (TV)
I got a really similar and cute vibe from these two anime. Both were extremely amazing and cute and always have you rooting for the main characters. The side characters in both make for great comedy and plot. While I think both are executed in very different ways these two will both give you the same lovey feeling. Not to mention how similar the male mc's are.
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