There is a legend of an angel who fell to Earth many years ago, and was forced to marry a man because he held the key to her only way home. Hundreds of years later, sixteen year old Mikage Aya is the reincarnation of Ceres, the vengeful angel, who must now fight for her life against her family and her own twin brother Aki, the reincarnation of her past evil husband...
The god Mauser delivered unto a world of magic a prophecy: if the Scrapped Princess is allowed to live, she will destroy the entire world. But the knight who was to kill her could not end the life of a newborn child, and so she lived. Fifteen years later, her adopted brother and sister have sworn to protect her, and together they travel from town to town, searching for a life she can't have.
The main characters in SP and AnC are very similar. The whole world is seemingly out to get them, because both have a hidden power within them that could potentially change the world. Along the way, they must discover the reason why they have these powers, with the help of their friends, allies and enemies.
Both anime are about a girl who has to struggle against her bad destiny. Both are developing in interesting way. There are romantic moments, as well as many action scenes in both series.
Freed from his longtime prison, Belldandy's mentor Celestin is once again trying to overthrow the Goddess System, but he can't do it without her. To "help" her decide anew whether to join him, he blocks her memories of Keiichi. As Keiichi and company race to restore Belldandy's memory, Keiichi also has to deal with the mysterious Morgan, the one who released Celestin in the first place!
Morisato Keiichi has always had bad luck. No matter what he does or how he acts, nothing seems to go his way. His bike frequently breaks down, his classmates take advantage of him, women ignore and scorn him, and on top of all that, he’s only 5'3". In Heaven, when someone’s bad luck and good luck are so heavily out of balance, Belldandy (Goddess First Class, Second Category, Unlimited) of the Goddess Assistance Agency comes to the rescue. Belldandy grants Keiichi one wish to make up for all of his bad luck, but when Keiichi wishes for Belldandy to stay by his side forever... the trouble begins. Can Keiichi keep Belldandy by his side, or will outside elements force her to return to heaven?
Ah! My Goddess and Ayashi No Ceres both have magical female lead characters, and in either titles evil plans or ideas persistently interfere. Ah! My Goddess makes an effort to mask the darkness present in the world by having humorous "evil" characters. Ayashi No Ceres offers more of an intense experience. One factor that continues in each anime is the fact that the leading female characters continue on the path that they want to follow even when told to divert from this path.
With Mamoru studying abroad and Chibiusa back in Crystal Tokyo, Usagi and the girls adjust to high school life; but that may be easier said than done when Japan's newest singing sensations, the Three Lights, transfer to their school. Things get even more complicated with the arrival of a new nemesis, Galaxia, and new senshi who call themselves the Sailor Starlights. Are they friend or foe? And what's Usagi going to do, with her boyfriend out of town and Seiya of the Three Lights expressing his interest in her?
Even though Ayahsi no Ceres is quite a bit more serious than Sailor Moon, the main characters share a mysterious background that continues to become unvailed throught the series. They also share a strong love for their main man but however have a conflicting interest in another while he is away that causes them to question themselves. If you enjoyed the Seiya-Usagi-Mamarou love triangle than you will enjoy a smiliar thmem in Ceres.
Yano Motoharu is the most popular guy in class, the school’s basketball ace, and highly charismatic to boot! No wonder Nanami Takahashi can’t resist falling in love with him. When Yano returns Nana’s feelings, things seem too good to be true and the two begin a relationship; but Yano has a contradictory personality which confuses Nana most of the time. On top of that, tragic events in Yano’s past won’t stop haunting their relationship. Unable to halt their passionate feelings, are Yano and Nana heading for disaster or can they save each other from irreparable hurt?
Both of them deal with deep set human emotions and love with all its different faces. Love moves both stories towards their fate. Eventhough Bokura ga Ita doesn't have a supernatural component to the story and Ayashi no Ceres does, the similarities in other aspects make them both enjoyable in a similar level.
If you got carried away with Nanami's story, you'll definately enjoy Aya's in Ayashi no Ceres!