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Angel Beats!

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Tasogare Otome x Amnesia

Tasogare Otome x Amnesia

Teiichi Niiya is a first year middle-school student at Seikyou Private Academy, an institution known for mysterious occurrences. The boy quickly finds these rumors to be true when he meets Yuuko Kanoe, a beautiful, mischievous girl who quickly takes a liking to him... and happens to be a ghost who seemingly no one else can see! Unable to remember anything about her past, Yuuko enlists Teiichi’s help to discover the truth, and together they join the school's Paranormal Investigation Club. With fellow memebers Momoe and Kirie, the pair will investigate the many strange happenings around campus, including the shadowy circumstances surrounding Yuuko’s death.

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MonkeyZerg

Supernatural elements, mystery, ghosts who won't rest, twists in plot, comedy introducing the characters giving way to drama as we delve deep into their pasts. Both Tasogare Otome x Amnesia and Angel Beats! have all these in common. And they're both excellent shows in their own rights. If you enjoyed one, I'm sure you'll enjoy the other.

GodLobster

Both animes have a simular plot, and is very serious, but has a twist of humor and romance.

And of cause it is filled with charecters you cannot do nothing but love

snivets

It was hard for me to classify either of these shows into a single genre; both are a blend of school life, action, and something darker. The pace in both is similar, with the dark parts of the plot barely being hinted at until, in the end, dark truths are revealed.

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Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied

For Kouta and Yuka, finding the bloody naked young girl on the beach would change their lives forever, for better or for worse. Unable to speak or function as a normal human being, she is named Nyu by the duo, and taken into their home in an effort to save her. But what neither teenager knows is that this innocent young girl is actually a killing machine -- an experiment gone terribly wrong -- and it is only a matter of time before the murderer in her awakens again...

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MugenNeS

Despite the fact that yes, both anime have a good level of violence, that is not either anime's huge selling point. Both anime deal with a story of regret, sorrow and sadness that can make any barbarian cry in front of all of his friends without feeling any shame. If you enjoyed Angel Beats! You'll most certainly enjoy this.

dragster8787

If you liked the good and sad story of Angel Beats!, i'm sure you'll like Elfen Lied too.

It has a really good story with lots of details. Really a storyline that can set you to think about it the same way as in Angel Beats!.

Ok, being honest, it's violent (not "blocked or cencored" so you can see the blood and body parts flying) but it is a really great anime.

I would recommand it to almost everyone who like Angel Beats!!!!!!

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Guilty Crown

Guilty Crown

In the near future, the outbreak of a terrible disease called the Apocolypse Virus places Japan under the military rule of a global organization called the GHQ - a group tasked with checking the spread of the virus and administering vaccinations. Apathetic high school student Shuu Ouma lives in Tokyo, spending his days editing videos and trying to be left alone. But things change when he meets the beautiful pop idol, Inori, who is on the run from GHQ soldiers. While trying to save her from her captors, he acquires a mysterious power called the Void Gene that allows him to pull items or weapons from anyone under the age of seventeen. Now, Shuu must decide whether to join the efforts of the well-funded radical terrorist group "Funeral Parlor" and fight against the GHQ, or shrug off his newfound power and resume his normal life - assuming that either the GHQ or Funeral Parlor's charismatic leader, Gai, will let him.

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jShota

They both have a group of people who fight for what they believe in. Angel beats is has comedy while guilty crown is more serious. Inori (the main girl from GC) and Tenshi (The student concil president) both have that clueless innocent but deadly type of character. They both have nice action in fighting seens and also great characters.

MindlessHooligan

These two are my favorite shows, they both have a protagonist who starts out with no idea what's going on and groups of people fighting against the world around them

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Maebara Keiichi, an ordinary high-school boy, has transferred to a new school in Hinamizawa, a small rural village. At the outset everything seems peaceful and Keiichi becomes friends with a nice group of schoolgirls with whom he spends many idle summer afternoons. Suddenly violence encroaches upon the blissful peace of the village and Keiichi becomes entangled in an endless cycle of fear and death. The inconsistent, but inevitable horrors of Hinamizawa are told and retold becoming an endless and inescapable nightmare of insanity. Will it end even if the mystery of Hinamizawa is solved?

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zelos

I only feel so tense with three series Higurashi, Elfen lied and the last one Angel beats. AB and Higurashi both are series that have comedy and then sad moments, you can laugh and cry, love and hate the same character, cute aperience don´t suits with character´s actions. I´m sure if you love one of them you love the other one  

ItsumoHitori

Both Angel Beats! and Higurashi no Naku Koro ni are innovative, amazing shows that really show how great the bonds of friendship and comradery are and can be. Both can be initially confusing, but soon draw you in with innovative and clever developments.

- That and I personally found them both mind-blowingly amazing

Kokoro Connect

Kokoro Connect

At Yamaboshi High, joining a school club is required, so when Himeko, Iori, Taichi, Yoshifumi and Yui couldn't find a suitable choice, they decided to create their own: the School Culture Club! Together, they pass the days meeting and coming up with topics for the group's newspaper – that is, until one day, Yoshifumi and Yui proclaim that they switched bodies last night! Soon after, all five members of the gang find themselves inadvertently swapping at random, with no end in sight. What, or who, caused this supernatural phenomenon?

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arachni42

While the premise of Angel Beats! and Kokoro Connect are different, they both are driven by characters building relationships with each other and working out their past traumas. This is especially true during the first arc of Kokoro Connect. Angel Beats! has more characters and is ultimately a heavier drama than Kokoro Connect, but they have a similar feel to them in terms of character interaction. If you like one, the other is worth checking out.

Frosty007

I totally agree that Angel Beats and Kokoro Connect will attract the same kinds of people. Both shows are about helping people with past traumas. While Angel Beats is a little more extreme than Kokoro Connect (in certain aspects which I won't spoil) both Anime can be easily contrasted.

So if you have enjoyed either Anime, but you haven't seen the respective, then pull up a chair, lay on your bed, or wherver makes you comfortable. Because you're going to be there for awhile. Trust me!

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