Monster, Psycho-Pass Recommendations

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Both Monster and Psycho-Pass are psychological mystery thrillers were the main male protagonist is after a ghost murder. No one believes in the existence of mastermind serial killer until late. The lead killers both kill as a third party using others to do their dirty work for excitement excitement. Furthermore they see nothing wrong in their ways are are in essence pure heart-ed but evil in soul. You can judge them by their presence.
report Recommended by Air-Dragon
Uncommon seinen anime in detective genre with dark mysterous atmosphere. Characters are interesting and psychologically realistic. Protagonist is forced to make difficult choices that are beyond good and evil. In both anime there is an antogonist who tries to fulfil his vile plans and fights either with the main character or with entire society itself.
report Recommended by Day-Elven
Psycho-Pass and Monster both ask and present difficult questions to their viewers and reward them through effortless storytelling and admirable characters. The rules and expectations of society, the darkness that resides inside of humans, the unpredictability of individuals, the corrupt nature of those that lead the masses—all of these are brought to the forefront of these anime and are intriguingly approached through intellectual plots. Situation and history, action and result, no matter how I looked at it, I could not personally decide whether or not either side was ever truly right or wrong. That thin line between the two is my favorite kind of conclusion. At   read more
report Recommended by DeusMD
1- Both plots contains Psychopath - no Conscience and very intelligent puppet master. 2- Each episode reveals more background story of the main characters. 3- Well written and interesting to watch.
report Recommended by silverfoenix
The main malefactors seem alike, IMHO. They both have a global plan and ruin a lot of lives without any doubts. They both prefer to play with people's psychology. I hate both Johan and Makishima. Both series are also serious, clever and for adults only.
report Recommended by JoinEnjoy
Both of them are police/mystery/psychological anime and are about a chase against a mastermind sociopath. Both of them have an antagonist that has the goal to chance their society and the MC's point of view on it. Both of them are about an MC that is rejected by society but still fights to protect it.
report Recommended by minouneetzoe
Both of these shows involve catching a very smart and charismatic criminal. Both shows also delve into big societal issues and the underlying shortcomings of human nature. Psycho-Pass is much faster paced overall, and has more action, while Monster progresses slowly and likes to focus on its many side characters and side stories, with huge payoffs later on. Both shows also have terrific voice acting (both sub and dub) and extremely well-written dialogue.
report Recommended by Phenomanan
The antagonists of both these shows are highly charismatic and manipulative.
report Recommended by LoveLikeBlood
Both shows have a really similar feel with a "ghost antagonist" being hunted down.
report Recommended by GoonWasTaken
Monster explored human nature and the identity of evil. Psycho Pass explores similar themes in a dystopian setting where the government prevent crimes by calculating the mental state of its citizens. If you enjoyed the psychological aspect of Monster but wanted more action, then Psycho Pass is a must watch.
report Recommended by Lugengeschichte
if youre mainly looking for anime with psychopaths being the main antagonist then monster and psychopass are similar. both anime have a revenge plot as well.
report Recommended by Sonicps1
Here, the good old rule applies: different settings, similar theme. - Both works are high tension police thrillers, in which the protagonist, or the group of protagonists, follows a game of cat and mouse with the main villain. In this sense, the stories are similarly oriented, dislocating the nucleus according to the crimes committed in the series and by the psychological immersion among these characters, while the universe where the work takes place is expanded. It is noteworthy that, unlike Psycho-Pass, Monster is a work of Ensemble Cast. - Both Monster and Psycho-Pass are "dark" in their essence and address a multitude of mature themes, despite the   read more
report Recommended by Marander
-Both Monster and PP are psychological thriller detective anime. -Perhaps the most similar thing about these two shows are the main antagonists, Makishima and Johan. Both of these antagonists are extremely well-written, they're both charismatic. You can't help but admire these antagonists. -They both delve into human society, albeit Monster has a more realistic approach to it because PP is taken place in the future. All in all, both of these shows are very similar, however, Monster is more dialogue-heavy and longer than PP, it's also slower paced. PP in the other hand is more action-oriented and is faster paced. Either way, both of these shows are   read more
report Recommended by astoneon
If you like the mystery elements of psycho pass then you might like monster. Compared to Psycho pass, monster follows a realistic approach (set during the 1980s) and follow a young man trying to prove himself not guilty of a crime he did not commit. Also the main antagonist in monster is as good (if not better) as the one in psycho pass. Also keep in mind that the animation for monster is a bit old since it was produced during the early 2000's.
report Recommended by Chirag4640
Both of them has a very similar dark tone, theme, and story. Each of the villain is the greatest villain in the genre with great backstory and motives. Monster tend to focus on the more realistic side of the story while Psycho Pass approach is through futuristic cyberpunk technology. Both of them discuss the issue of justice and truth, which is uncertain
report Recommended by poirotto
Set in a dystopian future, this anime explores a world where advanced technology can detect a person's mental state and predict their likelihood to commit crimes. The story follows a team of detectives tasked with maintaining order and the moral dilemmas they face.
report Recommended by KapellaMcSenpai
Gritty crime thriller with faster pacing
report Recommended by ronevah
- The villains are similar. They are both very articulate, mysterious and intelligent. They share a few other things as well - both are mystery psychological thrillers - both have cool a main character (Well, kind of. Tenma is better in my opinion. Shinya's "badass" behavior seems forced sometimes) - both question what's good or bad - both have guns and action - both have some valid points - both have good characters (in a similar way) - both are considered underrated Differences: - Psycho-Pass is a bit more violent than Monster - may seem to romanticize violence in certain parts - is sci-fi Both are very interesting. Psycho-Pass is comparable to NBC Hannibal as well. (a Western   read more
report Recommended by ROBL_34009
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