An akuma is a soul which has been brought back to life through sadness and despair with the powers of Millenium Earl. Their mission is to terrorize the earth and all who dwell within it. The Black Order is a group of Exorcists that have sworn to cleanse the souls of the akuma, and collect the substance known as "innocence". This powerful substance can be used as an anti-akuma weapon, and ultimately can help destroy the evil Millenium Earl. Allen Walker is a young Exorcist who has the ability to tell who is human and who is an akuma with the help of his cursed eye. Together with the Black Order, Allen must find all 109 pieces of innocence to protect the world and defeat Earl.
It is the early 1920s, and New York City has a problem of evil proportions – demons. With devil worshipping on the rise, foul spirits and monsters have begun to surface, causing fear and panic in their wake. Combating this threat is the Magdalene Order – a group of religious officials charged with exorcising the evil that is spreading throughout the city. Rosette Christopher is a young nun who takes on missions alongside her contracted partner – a young demon named Chrono. Now it is up to this unlikely pair to wield God’s power – and plenty of holy bullets – to destroy the menace in front of them and confront the demons of their past.
Enjoy action-adventure anime with a twist of fantasy? Chrono Crusade and D.Grayman have it all -- a determined young protagonist who hides the scars of his/her dark family history behind a bright personality, evil demonic forces threatening the world, a lot of fighting, a couple of humorous scenes, and even a few touching moments. Both anime even share a semi-religious tone to them, and the stories revolve around a secretive pseudo-Christian organization. Those who like the extensive character interaction of one will not be disappointed by the other. Although the two anime titles start out with a comic quality, their plotlines slowly darken (and the body count piles up) over the course of the series.
Both anime contain a lot of action, a fair doze of humour and a bit clumsy main character. Main characters both work for somewhat religious organizations that fight evil beings aka Akumas (jpn. demon). They are given missions that they must accomplish to bring peace to the world.
Both anime's had a very big religious theme to them and while i am not religious i did enjoy the backstory greatly to each anime and the whole heaven vs. hell setting.
Both of these series focus on organisations that try to destroy demons and keep the peace in the world while battling an even bigger foe. Both also have a mix of comedy and action, and both are set in an earlier period of history. If you liked this about one of these series then try the other, you may enjoy it.
Both anime have a religious connection, but even for those who do not turn to religion is perfectly normal and nothing boring. Both have the style of fighting something supernatural to keep the peace.
Both series have lovable demon-which can be hard to do. You find yourself routing for the characters, taking sides, hoping for them to win-plus, who doesn't like mindless destruction?
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?
Claymore and D.Gray-man are both dark and serious, and the characters in each fight demons. The differences are that there is a bit of comedy in D.Gray-man and the characters fight demons with claymores (huge swords), while in Claymore there is no comedy and the characters use special powers.
D.Gray-man is alot like Claymore that the people get split and seperated, losing people they like and then eventually returning to meet each other again. They both also have kickass action scenes that you get to know the character more with each scene.
D. Gray Man, and Claymore share many of the same themes including: Time period, character development, and organization. Not to mention that in both Anime's the monsters are demons who disguise themselves as humans to further their cause of destruction, as they eat their way through hordes of people. Though the action is more nonstop and quick in Claymore, D. Gray Man, doesn't disappoint with the build up into missions, and even the occasional filler.
All in all, if you liked Claymore, you should definitely think of watching D. Gray Man, and vice versa. It's well worth your time.
There is no denying a somewhat similarity between the parasitic Innocence weapons of D.Gray-man and the abilities of Claymores in Claymore. Neddless to say, there is obviously quite a bit of action between the two, and some minor similarity between Claymore's yoma and D.Gray-man's akuma.
They differ, however, in their tone. D.Gray-man remains slightly comedic and child oriented, while Claymore is more grim and gritty. If you liked D.Gray-man but want better action, try Claymore. If you liked Claymore, but want a lighter tone, try D.Gray-man.
Claymore and D.Gray-man have common features. Both have an anti-demon organisation that hires and trains anti-demon weapons.
Claymore anti-demon hunters have all same equipment and their own personal skills are the key factors for becoming stronger hunters.
D.Gray-man then again relies upon relics that have chosen their wielder. These relics are manufactured to weapons by organisation to suit the wielders perfectly.
Again then both are very entertaining where D.Gray-man is more humorous but both have their own charms. Maybe rather unique character designs in both make these animes so great because you wont meet dozens of overused character designs in these animes.
both of these anime are fighting against demons and also the protagonist possessed unique eyes that can hunt and detect monsters inside the human body which the demon hides.
In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantomhive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count Ciel Phantomhive, child owner of a toy company, lives in the grand countryside manor. Sebastian is his head butler, and the epitome of perfection; he effortlessly and gracefully completes his day-to day chores and fixes the countless mistakes of the other employees. However, whilst on the outside all seems prim and proper, a more sinister secret lies just beneath the surface. Sebastian is in fact a demon bound by a contract with the young count; he will loyally serve and fight for him in return for his soul.
Both of these series are set during the Victorian period and contain demons, which if you like that sort of time setting then both of these series are worth a viewing. These series do differ in their portrayal of demons, D.Gray-man is more of the demons are quite hollow and undeveloped, evil and must be fought, whereas Kuroshitsuji places a demon as one of the central characters and there is more depth to the character. Both of these series also manage to successfully combine and maintain a nice balance of comedy and action, whilst coping with some fairly dark plotlines. So if you enjoyed one, then try out the other; you could be in for a very pleasant surprise.
They both are supernatural and involve with hardships and mysteries. They both have action yet a slight bit of comedy in them. If you like supernatural action i highly recommend these shows. There is non-stop action in each episode of each show which makes it very entertaining and they also have some episodes where its nothing but humorious.
I'm not entirely sure why, but when watching kuroshitsuji it reminded me a lot of D.Gray-Man as well as Darker than black.
though i am not 100% sure why i found this resemblance i am pretty sure anyone who likes any of these three series would like the other two.
D.Gray-Man and kuroshitsuji are noticeably similar however in numerous ways, they are both fairly gothic and dark anime, with often, not too subtle comedic undertones and comic-relief characters.
although i didn't enjoy this as much when watching D.Gray-Man, as i have read the manga and could pick out the filler episodes, i found this in kuroshitsuji, not preferable to serious plot development, however i mostly didn't mind it either.
so, if you like D.Gray-Man especially, i would strongly reccommend Kuroshitsuji.
The mood of the two series are very similar, having a dark feeling with occasional comedy relief. Both involve demons, the supernatural and a main character with a tragic past.
These series have little in commen plot wise, but the feel to the series are the same. If you enjoyed D.Gray-Man or vise versa, you will enjoy this series.
There is something in the eye ;)
Not much to add to other peopl'e recs other than powers and supernatural goodness in both.
They also both have a good solid amount of episodes and interesting characters. The tone is also similar.
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.
Why D. gray man or 07 ghost? well it's because in both 07 ghost and d. gray man the characters both have 2 conflicting forces inside them that grant them amazing power but will eventually destroy them over time. With Allen from D. Gray man it's the 14th noah and his innocence and for Teioto from 07 ghost it's the demon Verloren and the archangel Mikhael. Also the main characters both have a mysterious backround that they themselves don't even know.
these two animes both deal with magic, military, and the idea of finding oneself. allen in d gray man trys to understand his connection with the earl while tieto tries to remember his life. both deal with the church to some degreee and also deal with trying to protect that which is the most important to themselves. both have a lot of action and have similar anime styles.
Both of these anime deals with similiar themes as well as being shounen -type animes. Both of the main characters have a similiar tragic past and as the storyline develops fragments of that past piece themselves together. They also both deal with religion in a similiar Mystic/Cabalesque fashion...as both the main characters possess and develop their unique abilities in accordance. Both main characters also belong or belonged to a militant like faction that aids them in developing their supernaural ability. The differences lie in the comradery aspect...Allen Walker, though often at odds with others in the "Black Order" for the most parrt he has a firm standing and a solid enough goal ...as well as being respected and developing close relationships with his comrades. Whereas things aren't so simple for Teito Klein...he went from a seemingly fragmented and tragic separation from his father as a young child- to becoming an elite soldier...only to find himself an escaped convict who is forced to look inside himself after having his trust betrayed time and time again...as he finds himself the center of a large conspiracy...that forces him to find out the truth about himself as he struggles to move forward not sure who to trust but finding a couple reluctant but for the first time..true and lasting friendships that give him the courage to face his past while preparing him for the seemingly impossible battles that await him. If your a fan of D.Gray-Man, though a very different feel at times, I honestly think you will appreciate 07-Ghost ...it takes a rather innovative approach while making it feel authentic, also has some very well developed characters that keep the pace driving forward...I am really looking forward to a sequel.
Two animes dealing with young men being the slavesof their pasts and their abilities. Both are going through a process of growing and learning about themselves. A mysterious and interestig fight between good and bad.
In Amberground, the land of eternal twilight, Letter Bees and their dingos – creatures trained to protect them – deliver mail to the general populace. However, unlike normal mail carriers, their job is perilous as they must traverse the country while fighting off the giant armored insects known as Gaichuu. One day, a Letter Bee named Gauche collects his latest delivery: a young boy named Lag Seeing, whose mother was taken under mysterious circumstances to the capital of Akatsuki. As the pair travels together, they strike up a friendship, but when they finally reach their destination Lag and Gauche part ways. Now, several years later, Lag is about to take the exam to become a Letter Bee himself so that he can meet with Gauche again and find out what really happened to his mother all those years ago. But before any of that, he must find himself a dingo...
Both are shounen animes, featuring a young, white haired boy, with very special right eye. While they are completely different character, they both decide to join an elite organisation, partially due to influence of their mentor (or teacher in D.Gray case).
In both animes enemies are some sort of weird and dengerous "machine like "creatures (at least at the beginning of the show). In both cases the only way to defeat them is by using the special power (amber in Letter Bee, innocence in D.Gray )
Though completely different in their narrative, both D.Gray-Man and Letter Bee have a very similar feel about them. Both share a similar sort of comedic content, though it is a lot more prevalent in D.Gray-man. If you enjoyed one, then you might want to check out the other.
In both series worlds exists an institution with Good guys and with the Bad ones.
The main characters are of course on the Good sides :). They are white haired boys with power inside their one eye, they both are looking for their precious friend/mentor which had dissappeared in the past and even maybe joined with the Bad ones.
When watching Letter Bee at first you can think that Allen (D.Gray Man) plays Gauche Suede – he is not! He is playing Lag Seeing :)
Both main characters share many traits. For example, both talk in a very polite way and have met someone in the past, who lead them on a specific way (Lag met Gauche, Allen met Mana or/and Cross). Also both have a left eye, which holds some kind of “special power”. Letter Bee as well as D.Gray-man tells a story about an organization and its members (still having a mc of course). Also the akuma and the gaichuu share some resemblances. Both can only be fight by the exorcists/letter bees and some kind of special weapon. Also both react to the hearts of people or/and their emotions.