Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Prétear, Princess Tutu Recommendations
In many ways, Pretear is like Junichi Sato's prototype of Princess Tutu. It's easy to draw parallels between the character dynamics and story elements of each series. They are both is inspired by fairy tales in a different way, and although they start out as comedies, you'll be left crying by the end.
Both works of Junichi Sato, each of these are poignant magical girl shows that show the bittersweet nature of love and the importance of fighting for it.
Based on a fairy tale or book
Main character is female
Female vs Female! ~Fantasy/Romance
Main characters are the good side, undergoing transformations in order to save the day/world from the dark/evil female character. They're just about always happy, and they're willing to risk just about anything for the ones they care about.
Both evil female characters had some type of relationship/connection with the main male character.
Main characters are undergoing transformations in order to save the world from the evil female character. They're always happy, and they will risk anything for the ones they care about. Both evil female characters had some type of relationship with the main male character. Both are shoujo and magical girl anime. Both have a very emotional plot with love triangles.
Princess Tutu and Prétear are two gorgeous magical girl anime made by Hal Film Studios and with the involvement of Junichi Sato (he directed Tutu, and created as well as wrote the original manga for Prétear). The main characters in both shows are chosen to become a magical princess to stop potential disaster, but their new situations lead to them to constantly doubt themselves. There is also a sad backstory behind many of the main characters, and both of these shows take inspiration from fairy tales—Princess Tutu takes from many fairy tales, but mainly The Ugly Duckling and The Nutcracker, while Prétear is a magical