Black Lagoon

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Kuroshitsuji

Kuroshitsuji

In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantomhive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count Ciel Phantomhive, child owner of a toy company, lives in the grand countryside manor. Sebastian is his head butler, and the epitome of perfection; he effortlessly and gracefully completes his day-to day chores and fixes the countless mistakes of the other employees. However, whilst on the outside all seems prim and proper, a more sinister secret lies just beneath the surface. Sebastian is in fact a demon bound by a contract with the young count; he will loyally serve and fight for him in return for his soul.

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Omurqi Omurqi says...

While Black Lagoon and Kuroshitsuji look different on the surface, they are both excellent at bringing across the feeling of darkness, more specifically, darkness within humans. Both are crime-infested shows, that have one or more completely badass characters, and one or more that'll send a chill down your spine. The only real difference between the two, is that Black Lagoon has more realism to the fighters (they're all humans) and Kuroshitsuji has more realism to the setting it's placed in (Victorian England).

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

Constable Fuse is part of an elite Special Forces unit known as the Capital Police whose mission is to maintain peace during a time of civil unrest. Fuse becomes entangled within a web of intrigue and politics between the Capital Police, the government intelligence bureau, and a secret society known as Jin-Roh – the Wolf Brigade.

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FireFlower FireFlower says...

If you liked Black Lagoon because it had a lot gunfighting scenes and a lot cool moments I think you might also like this movie. The movie has a lot WW2 and "Fallout game" relationships and dark humour and of course the most important of the all. Cool gunfights

You have WW2, Fallout and cool gunfight scenes, could you ask even more? And if you did, it most likely has it.

Ryoko's Case File

Ryoko's Case File

Ryoko Yakushiji is the gifted and beautiful Superintendent of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police; no matter what the problem – science gone wrong or supernatural monsters – it seems there is nothing she cannot solve. With her new partner, the mild mannered Junichiro Izumida, she sets about tackling some of Tokyo's most terrible crimes. However, as Izumida quickly discovers, Ryoko's talent comes with a big ego and some strange personal baggage; cleaning up the streets of Tokyo becomes not just a matter of finding the bad guys, but trying to survive Ryoko's attitude problem as well!

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JAhU JAhU says...

What connects those two anime are the main characters and their interactions (Rock and Revy in BL and Ryoko and Izumida in RCF). If you found the pair entertaining in one show, the other one should entertain you as well.

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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terracapri terracapri says...

Black lagoon and Elfen Lied are both meant for mature audience, although story telling and direction for black lagoon feels more polished and it also scores for having very good humorous quips, although as compared to Elfen Lied it may seem a bit pretentious.

Elfen Lied, after the bloodfest, feels a lot more cheesy. But by the end, it becomes quite serious.

In Essence, if you liked Black Lagoon, watch more than a few episodes of Elfen Lied to get the hang of it.

Spice and Wolf

Spice and Wolf

Since long ago, the wolf goddess Holo has honored a contract to bless the rural village of Pasloe with fertile harvests; and in return she has been celebrated and worshipped by the villagers. But as mankind advances, the people have begun to take command of nature for themselves and have made their own god to worship. Holo finds that she is paid little more than lip service, if not outright mocked; and considering the contract annulled, she takes human form and enlists the aid of a passing merchant, Kraft Lawrence, to return to her home in the snowy forests to the north. As they journey together, Kraft finds that he has plenty to learn from this capricious god, and she from him as well.

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Itochan60 Itochan60 says...

While at first this ight seem like a bit of a outlandish reccomendation, I don't think it really is.  In Black Lagoon I don't feel that the action is the important part but rather the characters and their interactions.  This is also the reason why I enjoyed Spice and Wolf as much as I did.