Death Note, Mawaru Penguindrum Recommendations
Both are about having notebooks that could change fate - one controls death while the other controls fate but comes with a price instantly. Deathnote has a darker tone and heavier messages/wordy whereas penguindrum has a deep tone but makes up for it using colorful artwork as well as whacky music and mahou shoujo theme anime.
The fruit of the future told us. It's changing dreams into ideal world. So, what do we do next?
Both are psychological thriller. You don't know how it's going to end. Don't judge first impression against both of them.
Setting is contemporary fantasy. Many keyword is interspersing everywhere. So-called metaphor. It is hard to grasp situations once.
As atmosphere, DN is basically dark tone. Penguindrum is mix of serious and comedic. But both are similar. Storytelling is esoteric.
Theme is rebellion. What's the most important thing that they should do? Some gimmick will confuse you.
In characters side, Light Yagami and Sanetoshi Watase have very similar thought. They're clever, ambitious,