Naruto, Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Recommendations
These 2 shows have a MC who is blonde, blue-eyed, idiotic, lazy and have a big appetite, as well as fighting to protect others. Usagi is basically Naruto if he was a magical girl. The shows also have a black haired rival (with fire powers) to the MC and an annoying pink haired girl. While not as action packed as Naruto, Sailor Moon has quite a few action scenes. Sailor Moon and Naruto are both well known long running anime. They are also good gateway shows for not just non- anime fans, but also younger audiences as well.
I'll get it out of the way- I'm aware that Naruto is aimed more at boys, while Sailor Moon has more of a girl demographic. HOWEVER-
I believe both shows are okay for both genders to enjoy, there are different aspects in both that boys and girls would like.
Both shows have a lot of fighting and action. The characters each have special moves and techniques that define their character.
Both have a silly, blond haired protagonist. They tend to be the most laid-back and goofy character in their group, but they are willing to step up to protect their comrades when necessary.
That same protagonist grows during the