Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, Mawaru Penguindrum Recommendations

Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
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Both Anime use an animation style that doesn't stick to the norm. There are bright colors and there is a lot of angst from beginning to end. Everyone tries to fight for their dream and wish too.
report Recommended by Yemi_Hikari
Both have a hidden secret behind the story. Everything resolves around something that happened in the past and both have an unexpected solution. They become more interesting with each episode.
report Recommended by Tshuki
Dark setting and surreal ambiance wrapped in a cute , colourful package. It's not what it seems to be at first sight. Both pictures a struggle with destiny. There are also important plot developmnets based on characters ambiguity. Both shares vague endings that won't satisfy everyone, especially those who like things to be clear.
report Recommended by Rychulubicz
Both explore fate; hardship some suffer or view and whether they chose to go to extreem lengths to change it or simply leave things as they are destined to be.
report Recommended by Queen_Stars
Both animes have the theme of changing fate, or the future, and in both the characters attempt to do so in order to save the ones they love.
report Recommended by KuroNeko1997
If you liked one of them, you'll certainly appreciate another one. They're similar in: -Amazing art -Good character development -Fighting against fate is the main idea of both
report Recommended by KamiDesu
Both have similar ideas of fate and destiny I also feel the ending in both are executed similarly Both are cute looking with a surprisingly dark tone
report Recommended by Dashiawia
Both start out fairly pleasantly and "normal." However, the plots quickly take a turn to dark atmospheres and philosophical messages. Both have a unique and interesting art direction and high quality sound design. If you like one of them, you'll probably enjoy the other as well.
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I think they have a very similiar feeling and overall theme. Both make huge turns and deivate from what you would probably expect the show to be like just looking at their design. They have pretty similiar aestheticS as well! They both have very huge contrasts and a surreal element to them. Sometimes really sweet and sometimes dark and psychedelic. Both, to me, also feel very eerie and disturbing (In a good way ^^). If you like one of them you'd probably like the other!
report Recommended by Aurakin
Both are a bit over the top a times. Both have a slice of life element that is more filler and padding than relevance to the central plot. Both appear to have a magical girl(s) aspect. Both are much darker than they initially appear. Both have some rather abstract, surreal animations in some scenes.
report Recommended by Holocat_Zer0
Both have a "magical" element to them and get twisted in the end. Both also contain characters fighting for each other. While Madoka Magica and Mawaru Penguindrum strive to complete different goals, you may enjoy this anime as it is still similar.
report Recommended by sushiitaco
Both have unique animation styles. Both are more than meets the eyes. At some point, the both "protagonists" have the same goal Both are rather emotional at times.
report Recommended by AzureDaora
>Both shows seem very light hearted at first,but then it becomes very dark >The ending of both shows is almost same
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