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Amidst a beautiful sunset, Shu is violently whisked away to a grim future devoid of water, and empty of hope; a place where children are forced to become soldiers, and kill countless others in the name of King Hamdo. Shu's companion is a mysterious girl named La La Ru, who may hold the key to survival. Now, he must concentrate on the only things that matter: escaping Hellywood, and finding a way home.
Both are shows that show the limits of how distrubing a series' world can be. While Now and Then has more social commentary, and Deadman has more gore, they both have really dark worlds, and will keep you watching to see how much more hellish the show gets.
If you liked one, you'll definitely like the other. Both shows have VERY similar protagonists and display an insanely cruel world. There are many characters within both animes that have surprisingly similar characterisitcs. The torture methods and punishments are far more brutal in Deadman Wonderland while Now and Then, Here and There displays a stronger connection with the characters and makes tragedy far more emotional.
Clumsy, good-natured Saya lives a happy life surrounded by her classmates, her admirers, and the loving guidance of her father, the priest of a shrine. But mysterious, bloodthirsty monsters have begun to appear, and as the daughter of the shrine, Saya is tasked with keeping the village safe – even if it costs the girl her life. Now, between her schoolwork and friendships, Saya must pick up the sword and keep these brutal creatures at bay. Will Saya be able to return to the quiet life she once knew?
Even though they both have slow beginnings they pretty much have non-stop action with decent dialog. Nobody seems to be who they say they are. Great amounts of blood and tragic stories. Must see.
Both Deadman Wonderland and Blood C and are fast paced, mysterious, bloody anime. There's times when the action does come out of nowhere somewhat randomly, and then there's times when the plot drags a little in a good way imo. There's surprises in store for you in both anime. If you liked one I'm sure you'll love the other.
Ten years have passed since the demise of the bubble economy, a time that polarized the world into two groups of people: the rich and the poor. In the present day, Saiga Tatsumi (a former war photographer) has been hired to investigate a secret club for the rich named the Roppongi Club, but he soon discovers secrets much darker than he’d ever imagined. With the help of a exploited goddess named Kagura, Saiga now possesses the power to kill by simply taking a photograph; but can he stay alive long enough to save her from her captors?
Both Deadman Wonderland and Speed Grapher at very similar for many reasons. The main characters in their respective series are forced to fight or flight and are infused with special powers which they use to protect/save their friends/love interests. There are provocative scenes, character deaths, and lots of gore. If you're interested in more mature types of anime then these are for you.
Also there are characters that use their blood as weapons in both anime :) If you liked one I'm sure you'll love the other.
While the plots between Deadman Wonderland and Speed Grapher diverge quite a bit, there are a few important elements which they share... Both involve a protagonist with some kind of a special power who is fundamentally trying to do good, both involve a special relationship between this protagonist a mysterious girl who also has some kind of uber-special power, and both take place in a climate where a few powerful/elite bosses are pulling the strings on everything and exploiting the special powers of our characters for personal gain in a market of perverted rich people.
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?
If you liked Deadman Wonderland, I think you'd like Code Geass because they are both about revenge. In DW, Ganta is framed for murder and seeks his vengence against the Red Man. In Geass, Lelouch sets his sights against Britania in order to protect his sister. Not only are the elements of vengence the same, but there are supernatural power similarities as well. Ganta gains powers from the Red man, while Lelouch gains a mysterious power called Geass from a mysterious girl called C2.
Teito Klein is a former slave who attends the Barsburg Empire's military academy. Having no memory of his past and the power to wield a rare ability called Zaiphon, Teito is constantly under the scrutiny of his peers - except for his best friend Mikage, the only person he connects with. After seeing and remembering the man who killed his father, Teito tries to kill him and finds himself on the run from Barsburg's military might. Now, with the evil beings known as Kor after his soul, the Barsburg Empire after his blood and only the legendary Seven Ghosts to protect him, Teito must unlock the memories of his past before he ends up as a sacrifice for Verloren, the sealed God of Death.
Perhaps a bizare recommendation, but Teito (07-Ghost) is a former slave who is also betrayed and eventually seeks his vengenace against those he trusted. Whereas in DW, Ganta was framed by the Red Man for murder and seeks to avenge his classmates' deaths. In both shows there are elements of supernatural powers. The main similarity between the two is that both characters can't remember their pasts. Ganta can't remember what happened to him ten years ago, and Teito can't remember what happened to him before he came to the military. DW has more blood and gore, but Ghost is not lacking in action, and with many twists and turns, it will keep you throughly entertained.