Hachimitsu to Clover, Natsume Yuujinchou Recommendations
Both concentrates on each characters development and self seeking.
Both anime series are about life, but from a little bit different angle. Honey and Clover is basically about life, love and friendship while Natsume Yuujinchou has supernatural features in it. No matter how you look on the series, they both are worth watching. Even the major messages are alike plus the anime series are beautifully done.
They have similar gentle, clear art styles and lead characters; Natsume and Takemoto are even voiced by the same seiyuu. They have energy and comedic elements, but are wise and introspective.
These dramas share a slow, easy pace that really allows them to develop a nice atmosphere. Watching these shows leaves me feeling peaceful and calm.
Honey and Clover focuses on one group of main characters while Natsume Yuujinchou focuses on a main character and various spirits that he encounters.
Natsume Yuujinchou is episodic while Honey and Clover has many small arcs.
The art styles are similar.
While Honey and Clover features a heavier focus on romance and everyday life than Natsume Yuujinchou's supernatural aspects, both series possess a gentle, melancholic feeling and emotional plots.
Takashi and Takemoto have the same seiyuu and have a similar personality. Both lack self-confidence, and seem at first unhappy.
Both have lost a parent and that was a source of sadness for them.
Relaxing atmosphere very slice of life with some moving moments.