Bakemonogatari, Mekakucity Actors Recommendations
Clean unique worlds from both series where plots have to be grasped to get a clear understanding. The artful animation and expresison of the characters is something to be galvanised with. Environments appeared sophisticated in both arrangements and structure that will give you an out of this world experience.
A variety of bizarre stories unfold within a biggish city in Japan. At the center of it all is a confused young man and his endearingly annoying otherwordly sidekick. Shafting ensues.
similar mc and personality
same over reactions and exaggerated actions
suspense and mystery too
When I watched the first episode of Mekakucity Actors it reminded me a lot of Bakemonogatari. So I checked it out and found that they are made by the same director. They have the same design, background, and atmosphere. My personal opinion is that Bakemonogatari is better, but if you really enjoyed one you might enjoy the other.
The biggest similarity is the unique style and the feel of the show. The plot in both is weirdly revealed. Characters also have some similarities. They're both just really bizarre in the same way.
-both are produced by Shaft
-both are SHAFTY, similar art, and close-up camera angles and other angles are used to bring out unique effects and an isolated ambiance
-both are dialogue heavy
-both main characters Araragi and Kisaragi look alike and have similar personalities
-both are set in a city of a similar design and environment
Conclusion: They are both Shafty.
The synopsis for Mekakucity Actors would have you believe you're in for something of an action adventure superpower type anime, but after watching the first few episode's you'll feel right at home coming from Bakemonogatari.
Yes. Although Mekakucity Actors is presented as an anime about kids with superpowers, you will as soon know this not to be true as you would say Bakemonogatari is about a guy who helps people that have problems with spirits, gods, and demons.
Both works having been produced by SHAFT, you will have a very similar animation style that with subtly to powerfully surreal settings, creating an ideal environment for
Similar animation and the storytelling is subtle and is done in the same way as the monogatari series. Both series focus heavily on personalities and character development as well dialouge.
Both have very similar art styles and both have a kind of air of mystery around them, like something's hiding in the plot line for you to try to figure out
Main topic is urban legend, with an once of philosophy.
They're both made by shaft so they have the same camera angles and head tilts, they both also have a unique art style. If you like Bakemonogatari you'll also like this.
A good detective, charismatic characters and memorable moments both.