In a futuristic world, the virtual world is merely a layer on top of reality; within it, cyberpets are abundant and information is plentiful, and it is only visible by wearing special cyberglasses. In Daikoku City, this cyberspace is behaving strangely: cyberpets are going missing, dark entities known as "the Illegal" roam obsolete space that shouldn’t exist, and a large pink antivirus program known as Satchii wanders the streets, attacking both virus and pets alike. Sixth grader Yuko Okonogi has just moved to Daikoku City, and after cyberdetective children help her rescue her lost dog, she soon joins the others in a search for the truth behind these strange occurances.
All Takato ever wanted was his very own Digimon; all Ruki ever wanted was a strong Digimon; and all Jen ever wanted was a partner Digimon. Their wish came true, but along with it a string of Digimon came to destroy the world and conquer it. This unlikely trio must now fight with their partner Digimon created from the mysterious blue card and stop the impending doom that is coming their way. Together with some other friends they explore the Digital Zone to find out what is happening, and to discover the mystery behind the D-Reaper. This is not just a regular digital monsters card game, because this time, the Digimon are real!
Both Tamers and Denno Coil involve interactions with a digital world, and explore how interactions with digital entities push children into adult situations. As a result, both series place a lot of focus on the characters, and both have a likeable and fleshed-out cast because of this.
Both deal with an other "digital/cyber world" and how it's affecting the real world. Both are also full of past secrets that are now cropping up in the here and now. Both deal with things creeping in from the digital world that may or may not be harmful to the real world and both have organizations/kids that are fighting to eliminate the intruders as well as try to show people that they aren't so bad. Also both involve going into the digital world to fix the real one.
Ever since they met, emotionless Hotaru and ditzy Mikanhave been best friends, and are virtually inseparable-- that is, until Hotaru is invited to attend a strange school far away, a school for those who have special abilities known as "Alice". Unable to be separated from her friend, Mikan soon sets out on a mission to find her. After traveling to a city far away, she finds Hotaru at last, but gets much more than she bargained for. Now, she is lost in a school full of kids with strange powers, unusual animals, and has secured an immediate rivalry with the toughest little punk in town!
Alice and Coil actually have little in common. Except that the blood-thirsty grown-ups I usually watch with shot down every children's series except these two. Both have serious undertones and feature death. The respective worls are rather inventive. And you won't find either the least bit childish.
These are both childrens anime that also aim towards an older audience. They have sinister overtones and deal with themes not usually found in childrens anime such as death.
It is the year 2029, and as many rush to embrace the changes that cybernetic technology bring to mankind, the seedier side of humanity is even quicker to take advantage of it. This series follows Public Peace Section 9, a government organization that plays behind the scenes to stop the worst of these criminals. Join Major Motoko Kusanagi and her team as they take you through an incredibly vivid world filled with plots of such depth and intrigue as is seldom seen.
Both series deal in the cyberpunk world, each emphasizing different themes. Denno Coil, which is family oriented, deals with kids, child's play, and mystery using AR tech with an authentic Japanese feel to it. GITS: SAC and GITS: SAC 2nd deal with serious criminal drama, philosophical themes and speculation about future sociological and psychological problems in a post-human 2.0 era.
Both series are mostly about relationship between modern technology and humans. Even if Dennou Coil is more family oriented and GitS is more like dark, drama...
In the streets of Tokyo, a new menace has surfaced: Shounen Bat, a young boy who wears golden roller skates and a baseball cap, and likes to whack people on the head with a golden baseball bat. These seemingly unconnected and random attacks soon become a police investigation... but after all is said and done, is there a pattern to this chaos?
Paranoia Agent and Dennou coil are both based around reality manipulation and raise serious questions as to whether what we see is really real. The use of children characters to deal with adult themes is present in both animes. Paranoia Agent deals with the pressures of fitting in to society whereas Dennou Coil deals with trying to find closure after the death of loved ones. Lastly, both series have overarching mystery storylines, giving similar plots that culminate in an epic reality-distorting braintwisting ending.
This might seem like a strange thing to say, but I think the most common thing between these two anime are the creatures. Maromi and the various creatures in Dennou Coil are weird, demented peas in a pod. If you like one, you'd like the other.
Fifty years ago, Haru was diving in the sea as part of a scientific experiment; but something went terribly wrong, and a shockwave both decimated the area, and caused Haru to slip into a coma. In the present, Haru awakens as an old man into a vastly-changed society. People, no longer content with reality, have turned to a metaphysical reality called the Metal to fulfill their desires – and it’s up to "cyber divers" to save these souls when something goes wrong. With the help of the cheerful girl Minamo and the android Holon, Haru strives to become a cyber diver, discover the secrets of the Metal and ultimately discover the reason why his life has slipped away.
Dennou Coil and Real Drive have similar augmented reality concepts. If you like Dennou coil you will probably like real drive too. And Real Drive is also slice-of-life like, with a school going girl as the main lead. They both have a really cool futuristic setting.
Both are science fiction anime stories that can be enjoyed by all age groups. Real Drive deals with the use of cyberspace while Denno Coil deals with the use of AR tech.