In the future, Tokyo has fallen victim to syndicates, trigger-happy people who run rampant and other groups who don't like to follow the rules. In response, an organization called RAPT has been created, whose goal is to maintain their definition of "peace". In the underground, however, science involving humans and powerful mechanics is progressing at a steady phase, but for what purpose? Meet our four angels who know how to kick butt and raise hell whenever it's needed. Their motto? Shoot first, talk later. Their mission? To make the seemingly impossible possible, of course...
In the distant future many things have changed. Worlds are colonized and people travel the stars freely. The GOTT (Galactic Organization of Trades and Tarifs) exists to maintain order and peace along the galaxies. Enter two ES members. Eclair and Lumiere. They are sent on missions to keep the universal peace, under the flag of GOTT. But soon they come to realize that there is more going on behind the scenes than they previously imagined...
Both Kiddy Grade and Burst Angel feature strong feminine characters working in groups under organizations. Like Kiddy Grade, Burst Angel also features the theme of underlying treachery within an organization that is intended to be helping people. The amount of fighting action is also similar, as well as the relationships between the characters. Overall, both of these anime have similar themes, characters, and ending results.
Well, both series contain action, cool outfits and cute chicks as main heroines. In my opinion Kiddy Grade is a bit better than Burst Angel because of it's plot. But on second thought both series are equally watchable. The main similiarity are the badass chicks knowing everything, from hand to hand fighting, up to controlling jackass Mobile Suits aka "Gunndams" ^^.
Both shows feature strong female protagonists working in secret organizations in groups (or pairs in Kiddy Grade's case). Both shows feature a shoujo-ai sub-plot and they are both defined by its sci-fi aspect. Both feature some mecha battles (which are kinda rare in Kiddy Grade but they do exist) and both shows deal with conspiracies within their organizations. If you liked Kiddy Grade you will definitely enjoy watching Burst Angel and vice versa!
The year is 2032. Tokyo has been destroyed by a great earthquake and a new city, MegaTokyo, has risen from the ashes. Humans now live side-by-side with androids known as Boomers who perform many of the menial and laborious tasks that humans despise, but these artificial servants come with a price: they have a tendency to go haywire and attack those they were built to serve. The A.D. Police force was created to try and stop this menace, but its weapons can do little more than annoy the Boomers. Hope lies with the Knight Sabers, four young women with high-tech, armored suits and enough firepower to stop an army - but will it be enough to stop MegaTokyo's greatest threat?
Burst Angel and Bubblegum Crisis feel very similar to me. In fact, the opening scene of Burst Angel feels like Jo is taking on a giant boomer from Bubblegum Crisis. The stories are obviously different, but Burst Angel does contain parts that seem similar to Bubblegum Crisis, maybe in homage to it's predecessors.
In addition to the story, I feel there are strong similarities between the characters Jo and Priss. Both are rebellious and reckless in thier fighting styles, but you can't say that they don't get results. Other characters are also similar, from the team size of four, to the relative positions each have on the team.
Overall, I feel that if you enjoyed Bubblegum Crisis you will enjoy Burst Angel and vice versa.
If you like watching a group of mercenary girls kick ass against abominations both mechanical and organic, then Bubblegum Crisis will tickle your fancy in the same way as Burst Angel. While the earlier OVA lacks the slick GONZO production values, it's cast of strong women and energetic action sequences should feel like familiar territory.
In times of olde, humans live in constant fear of demons known as yoma. These vicious creatures can take the appearance and memories of humans they have devoured, thus blending into society as they freely feast on human flesh. The key to stopping the yoma lies with the tolerated yet feared Claymores - women who are half-demon, half-human, and fully fated to become the demons that they hunt. Meanwhile, in a village, the young Raki has been banished; his only crime was losing his family to the yoma. Raki is drawn to a Claymore named Clare, and together their journey begins. While Clare fights the yoma plaguing the land, can Raki help her in her struggle to retain her humanity?
If you like seeing aggressive women kick some serious butt, definitely watch Claymore. The world of Burst Angel is more technologically advanced, but Claymore's action scenes are just as captivating (with a lot more blood). Besides all the fighting, Claymore also has more characters and some fantasy splashed in, but the main women of both anime are struggling with their pasts as well as the present.
If you like strong women with violent tendencies, then both Burst Angel and Claymore should be right up your alley. Jo and Clare are cold on the surface, but they do have a soft spot for a few people who are close to them. I really think that if you enjoyed one of these action-packed shows, you'll love the other one too.
In an era where guns are replacing swords, samurai are desperately trying to keep their ideals alive, though many become honorless mercenaries in desperation. Yajiro Kojima is one such mercenary who led an average life until running across the beautiful Rushyuna Tendo, an expert gun wielder (known as a senshi, or Enlightened One) who upholds one ideal above all others: never kill, simply destroy one's will to fight. Together, the duo travel the world encountering dangerous enemies and bathhouses galore, all while removing their adversaries' "armor" with a smile!
Though Grenadier and Burst Angel might not seem very alike, I still got the same feeling from them. Both are action anime with touches of humor and even ecchi, but the action itself is pretty different. The story begins in an episodic manner, but afterwards both plots gain more and more similarities. This is why I'm recommending them for each other.
Grenadier and Burst Angel! feature female protagonists skilled with using guns. Both are action packed anime shows with similar comedy aspects and even fan-service. The story begins with an episodic plot type in both shows so if you enjoyed one you will like the other one as well.
In the future, a devastating event known as Second Impact has destroyed Tokyo as we know it, giving rise to Tokyo III - a city under siege by mysterious lifeforms known only as Angels. Mankind's only line of defense are the Evangelions, a set man-made machines piloted by a trio of fourteen year-old teenagers, Rei, Shinji, and Asuka. The fate of Japan and the entire world now lie with these three children, though they might not have the power to save the most important thing of all: each other.