An organization known to the dark side of the world as Chronos claims to desire world peace, employing the top thirteen assassins in the world known as 'Erasers.' They each have a weapon customized to fit their style, all made out of orichalcum ore, the strongest material available on Earth. Number 13, Train Heartnet (codenamed Black Cat) is the most famous and revered of the thirteen Chronos numbers, but in the light of a tragic event he has come to question his path in life. Together with Sven Vollfied, a struggling bounty hunter and a living weapon named Eve, Train takes up a job as a bounty hunter - all the while running from the other Erasers and Creed Diskenth, a crazed man whom wants him to join the Apostles of the Stars, a group made to destroy Chronos.
In 2010, the Britannian Empire enslaved Japan using powerful mecha known as Knightmares; in the aftermath Japan was renamed Area 11, and its people began a hard and terrible existence. Lelouch, a Britannian student living in Area 11, has grown up hating the Empire and everything it stands for. One day, in the middle of a terrorist attack, Lelouch meets a mysterious girl who grants him the ability to control minds. Can he use his new power to fight for freedom, or will his hatred twist his good intentions into mindless acts of vengeance?
Aside from the obvious fact that both animes use the same animation style, the story holds a number of similarities as well. Most noticeably the fact that both are about a small group of talented individuals going up against a larger, more powerful group (not exactly an uncommon sentiment in anime but both pull it off relatively well) and also the main characters possess unique abilities that, while not directly combat-oriented, do give them an advantage if used properly.
It's common yet unexplainable that such lone wolves as Black Cat and Lelouch really exist. If you are interested in the progress and outcome of stubbornness give these a try.
Both anime tell the stories of two people with similar childhood traumas. And although the stories may be similar at the start, the outcome is very different.
Both series involve the main character as a very misterious person who is hard to understand. They both take lives and try to protect the ones they love. In both series the characters use their clever wit, unqiue styles and firepower to escape difficult situations to progress towards their goal.
If you enjoy the concept of corrupt governments, both Black Cat and Code Geass definitely play up this aspect of life. In addition to this theme, the characters in both of these anime \"gang up\" in small factions in order to rebel against large governments where they hardly stand a chance. Both Code Geass and Black Cat have a twist however - the main characters have special supernatural powers that help them along the way. Over all, though they have differences between them, these two anime are similar enough to have the same feeling of repression of the underdogs that makes the viewer simply want to support them. Also, the main characters have similar ways of using their supernatural powers, and outlet through one of their eyes.
Code Geass and Black Cat are similar in several ways. They have a similar animation style with bright, vivid colors, have main characters struggling with childhood traumas, include way too many insignificant and underdeveloped characters and move extremely fast through the narrative. Both anime suffer from the same flaws and excel at the same things. If you're a fan of fast-paced, action style anime, then you can't go wrong with either one.
In the revolutionary Meiji period, Japan is undergoing enormous political change. It is a time when vagabonds and terrorists will use any method to prevent the modernization of their country, even if it means trampling on the innocent in the process. In such a time, Himura Kenshin, a wandering samurai, has dedicated his life to protecting the weak and desperate peasants from those who would oppress them. However, Kenshin has a dark past which threatens to destroy the values he is fighting for. When he meets his new friends Kaoru, Sanosuke, and Yahiko, and tries to build a peaceful life with them, events conspire against him. Can Kenshin overcome the demons within and without, and finally ensure the peaceful future that Japan deserves?
Kenshin and Black Cat are each set around a main character who was originally a cold assassin but changed his ways and decided not to kill again, becoming a seemingly innocent hero-type. Both heroes try to keep a low profile, but their pasts inevitably catch up with them. The plots progress in eerily similar fashion, eventually pitting the hero and his small group of allies against a nemesis and his personal army. Although, with Kenshin being a long-running series it is somewhat drawn out, whereas Black Cat is kind of rushed towards the end. Kenshin is also a fair bit more mature, but if you liked one of these shows the other is certainly worth a look.
Both main characters have dark pasts that they want to get rid of, and the stories take place during this struggle of theirs. They're both hilarious and fun at times, but there are serious moments when the main characters have to face their past.
Black Cat and Rurouni Kenshin are both great anime involving a diverse cast of characters, whose adventure alongside and battle against a protagonist with amazing skills in combat. Using the standard military weapon of their respective ages with amazing skill as assassins, both go through experiences with women who change them and their desire for direction in life as the best path to better the world. Redirecting their skills away from killing, the two show even more prowess, as they battle to stay alive while showing their enemies the same courteousy.
Both series habitually flow from seriousness to amusing. Also, both series are really about the main character trying to uphold new principles regardless of what others around them think.
both animes have the same story line plot, an assassin who has vowed to no longer kill, and their past catches up with them. Kenshin and Train both have simmilar peronalities and aquire friendships through the series, if you liked one i am shure you would like the other
Both animes involve young men with a bloody path who made the choice to change their ways a start anew. Both of the main characters are adorable and have great personalites, as well as great fighting power. While I personally think the Black Cat manga is a more suitable match to Rurouni Kenshin, even the anime has a great many parallels.
Ban Midou and Ginji Amano are the Get Backers. With a 99 percent success rate in returning lost or stolen property to its original owners, they will do anything for the right price. Midou and Ginji often get hired for seemingly ordinary jobs that turn out to be more difficult than they appear; and whether it’s finding a doll for a girl, retrieving a stolen rare violin or getting mixed up with the mob, they have many adventures with plenty of petty squabbles along the way!
The later episodes of Get Backers remind me of the generally dark tone of Black Cat. Both are shounen romps with a healthy combination of action, comedy, and character development. I preferred Get Backers to Black Cat, but I think if you liked Black Cat you'd also like Get Backers once the story kicks in.
You will find a lot of similarities between the two series. They both feature two main protagonists who work as a team. Ginji (GB) and Train (BC) are easy-going, soft-hearted and seemingly gullible, to the exasperation of their partners, Ban and Sven, respectively. Their partners serve as their team's anchor and stabilizing point, usually masterminding their plans. All of them seem unassuming and are often underestimated, but they have mysterious and tragic pasts that give them their focus.
Both series have comedic, fluffy moments, and a lot of action. But for all their similarities, each has a merit of its own, not to mention sufficient differences in plot to keep you entertained.
Both are fun, light-hearted shounen anime; fighting with a touch of magic and comedy. The stories starts off as episodic missions, but develop into an actual storyline.
Both Black Cat and Get Backers are both shounen action animes built on two central characters that is funny but also serious at times. Both animes touch on the theme of purpose in life and strong friendship is developed among the characters. If you like action and comedy, these are for you!
While Ban and Ginji display a close yet distant relationship starting out, so does Sven and Train.
Ban and Ginji have two different personalities but are needed to make an equal team while Sven and Train are the same as well.
The setting seems similar for both anime since they both take on jobs with a similar theme.
They both display a great ammount of comedy, action, and they're both great and definetly worth watching!
Michiru has an unusual ability: she can see a dark ring around a person's neck that signifies their time to die. However, she suppressed her powers once she "saw" the deaths of her parents – until now. After accidentally seeing rings around the necks of two boys in her school, it seems that Michiru's powers are back for good. The two are zombies who are working for the secret loan office known as Zombie-Loan, and they need Michiru's help to find other zombies – those with dark black rings around their necks. Though Michiru initially refuses, due to a series of events it seems she has no choice but to comply...
If you like anime about bounty hunters with a touch of comedy and a great story, you'd like Zombie Loan and Black Cat. The characters travel around the world, discover new places, get stronger, and get both themselves and other people out of trouble.
These two animes both involve bounty hunting. In Zombie-Loan they hunt for zombies and in Black Cat they hunt for criminals. Both of them have a great plot and they both have little bits of comic relief. They both seem to pull of being quirky and serious at the same time. If you liked one of them you'll love the other. They're a must see.
Zombie-Loan and Black Cat are both fast paced action series revolving are bounty hunters with supernatual skills and abilities. Both shows blend comedy and action, if you don't mind a little silliness mixed in with good action then you will enjoy both these shows.
Both main characters, Chika and Train act the same and look similar. Both are about mysteries and solving crimes.
Follow interstellar bounty hunters Spike Spiegel and Jet Black as they scour the galaxy for criminals with prices on their heads. Hoping to escape their past, they live on the spaceship Bebop, but it's a dangerous business and old enemies don't forget easily. Allies come from unlikely sources, however, as they find comrades in the beautiful swindler Faye Valentine, the genius child hacker Ed and the genetically engineered 'data dog' Ein. Will they be able to help each other though their respective struggles, or is their fate really inevitable?
Action, adventure, and comedic scenes where the characters show off their stupid sides; Black Cat and Cowboy Bebop are alike in these regards and you will love them.
There are a lot of stories about bounty hunters out there, but these two are two of the best in the anime realm.
Bebop contains a natural extension of many of the themes contained within Black Cat - The Lone Wolf who finds a family, A man running from his past only to find himself thrust into conflict with it, and so on. All around, if you enjoyed Black Cat, you'll find Bebop to have a similar mood with a more polished feel.
Two anime, both involving a similar cast - two badass male leads, a seductive female, a young girl with some pretty damn unique talents and a web of intriguing support characters.
Two anime, both about bounty hunters getting mixed up in dodgy situations and struggling to eat.
Two anime, one a scifi-western classic with a striking amount of maturity, one a colourful and comedic shounen that will gather a lot more dust on your shelf than its predecessor. The former being Cowboy Bebop and the latter Black Cat - different in so many ways, but alike in certain areas for those who enjoyed those specific elements.