Blade of the Phantom Master

Alt titles: Shin Angyo Onshi

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Highlander: The Search for Vengeance

Highlander: The Search for Vengeance

Colin Macleod is dead; or at least, he was for a time. For Colin is an immortal who cannot die and holds a heavy burden: the love of his life, Moya, was crucified in the ancient times of Rome by the conquering Marcus Octavius, and for that he will not rest until he gets his vengeance. Throughout the centuries, Colin dies and is reborn with one wish alone: to kill Marcus where he stands for destroying his reason to live. Now, in a post-apocalyptic present where the world is flooded and monsters roam the streets, Colin has managed to track down Marcus yet again; and with the help of an unlikely prostitute, he might finally have the power to exact his revenge...

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uberrig uberrig says...

If you want a movie that resembles each other in that the lead male protagonist acts a total asshat to those around him so he can better protect them look no further than here. Munsu and MacLeod each have to be bastards to the people in their lives so they can carry out acts of vengeance and bring their own sense of societal moral justice to the lead antogonists in the movies. MacLeod has Octavius and Munsu has,... well whoever currently gets in his way(at last count 2 leaders and 1 army of goblins).

chii chii says...

Both series main characters are very similar. Gruff and cranky strong men doing what they beileve is right. Munsu more so runs into trouble while Colin goes looking for it to get his revenge. If you enjoyed one you'll surely enjoy the other.

The Twelve Kingdoms

The Twelve Kingdoms

Yohko is nothing but ordinary. Throughout her life she has been considered an outcast, especially with a hair color not native to many in Japan, bright red. Things change for Yohko when a mysterious man named Keiki arrives and claims that she is his empress. Yohko and two friends are then taken through a vortex, and then abandoned.. in a world of demons and magic.

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sorgesol sorgesol says...

If you like strange worlds with people who possess great power and fights evil and unjustice then either of these shows are good choices. Both have smart, strong and well made characters at the center of the story. Not to mention very cool weapons! And the worlds they live and fight for are interesting and captivating with fascinating customs and strange creatures.

Trigun

Trigun

“Vash, the Stampede” - worth 60 billion dollars to the one who can turn him in. Bounty hunters everywhere are on the lookout for this legendary gunman, not to mention insurance agents Meryl Stryfe and Milly Thompson, who are tasked with preventing any potential damage that this Vash can cause. But with 60 billion on his head, Vash is not an easy man to find.

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sorgesol sorgesol says...

Both series are centered around a lone fighter in a world not quite like our own. The main characters fight evil and injustice with their uniqe abilities and along the way they gain more or less wanted sidekicks.

King of Thorn

King of Thorn

Medusa is a mysterious illness which causes the body to petrify shortly after infection, found throughout the world and steadily increasing the death toll. In order to combat the disease, 160 lottery winners were chosen to be frozen until a cure could be found, one of whom is Kasumi - a twin whose sibling was not one of the chosen. Along with a group of others Kasumi awakens from her cryogenic chamber, but not to the same world she left it: prehistoric monsters roam the now-abandoned castle and eat the survivors, while endless giant thorns rise all around them. Against all odds, Kasumi and the others must now try to survive the horror of their situation and discover the truth behind what's happening, all the while waiting for the Medusa to finally claim their lives...

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Theta Theta says...

Both of these are anime set in a dystopian alternate reality.  Though they don't have a lot in common they do have similar WTF kind of endings.