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Beyond the Boundary

Beyond the Boundary

In a world where supernatural beings known as youmu are hunted by Spirit World Warriors, Akihito lives an eventful life. He’s a half-breed from a human mother and a youmu father, and is immortal - a fact that saves his life on a regular basis, for his bespectacled classmate Mirai can’t seem to stop stabbing him in the chest. She’s a Spirit World Warrior with the power to control her blood, which she manifests into a sword; and with low self esteem about her abilities to hunt youmu, Mirai constantly uses Akihito as target practice. In hopes of being left alone, Akihito must now help Mirai gain confidence to take down sinister youmu.

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ZetsubouKaiji ZetsubouKaiji says...

These are both anime about high schools students with special powers fighting supernatural creatures to protect their town. Both these shows mix school life, some comedy with a lot of action.

Bleach is a lot longer than Beyond the Boundary and involves going to the spirit world for long stretches. However, these are both anime where those with powers fighting to protect what is important to them. Beyond the Boundary has much higher quality art and animation. I also doubt it will take a nose dive in quality like Bleach.

I hesitate to recommend this one both ways but I will do so with a warning. Bleach really goes downhill after the first 63 episodes to the point where it's only worth watching for the most dedicated fans.

Gundam Wing

Gundam Wing

The year is After Colony 195, and mankind is in the midst of a seemingly endless ongoing war between the Space Colonies and the ones who created them: the people of Earth. To give the Colonies the advantage, five mobile suits called Gundams were created. Equipped with enhanced technology and extremely talented young pilots, these are the ultimate machines of war. While Relena Peacecraft pleads for peace, Heero Yui leads the Gundams into the battle with Earth to attain it. As their personalities and visions clash, their goal is the same: freedom for all and peace at last.

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Epyon45 Epyon45 says...

There are a lot of actions involved in both shows despite being a different kind. A lot of action are heavy derived and there's a war in both shows. Also here's an interesting note: Aizen stringly resembles Treize Krushrenada.

Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online

The year is 2022, and gamers have lined up on launch day for Sword Art Online, a hotly-anticipated MMORPG that lets players connect to an immersive virtual reality world with special helmets called Nerve Gear. Kirito is one such gamer who's eager to jump back into action, having spent a great deal of time as a beta tester, and quickly becomes friends with newbie warrior Klein. But soon, Sword Art Online's 10,000 players discover that not only are they unable to log out, the only way they can return to their physical bodies is by beating the 100-level tower's final boss - that is, if their HP doesn't drop to zero first, for death in the game means death in the real world. Now, with no one else to turn to, Kirito and the other participants must survive the game as best they can – some forming guilds, others ruthlessly leaving their peers behind, and many tragically falling by the wayside or to the merciless monsters populating the lands...

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BleachSta4Ever BleachSta4Ever says...

I recommend anyone who has watched Bleach to watch Sword Art Online and Blue Exorcist. The reason why is because they both have the hero/heroine. Ichigo is the main character in Bleach and tries to protect everyone. Kirito/Kazuto is the main character in Sword Art Online and tries to protect everyone. And Rin is the main character in Blue Exorcist and tries to protect everyone. Good animes overall. 

Noragami

Noragami

Yato may just be a minor god now, but he’s determined to make it big and he’s got a plan. Unfortunately, things just don’t seem to be going his way. He doesn’t have a single shrine dedicated to him, his partner has just quit, and now he’s got to find a new divine weapon. Just when things look bleak, he meets a girl named Hiyori and changes her life forever.

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yakuzakitty yakuzakitty says...

Similar premise about defeating wayward spirits using badass weapons. Also, the element of splitting a soul from a body is present in both.

On top of this, the different 'teams' of gods or shinigamis are very reminiscent of each other.