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DNA²

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In the future, mankind faces a terrible dilemma: overpopulation! The origin of this epidemic has been traced to one young man named Junta who, in his time period, is destined to become the Mega-Playboy who fathers 100 children (though currently, he vomits uncontrollably whenever a woman gets near him!). Karin is a DNA Operator who has been sent back in time to put a stop to the budding playboy's hormones, but accidentally becomes the cause of his transformation! As if things couldn't get worse, is Karin actually... falling in love with Junta?!

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Name Role
Kumiko TAKAHASHI Character Design
Jun'ichi SAKATA Director
Fujio TAKANO Music
Masakazu KATSURA Original Manga Creator
Masao MARUYAMA Producer
Hiroshi HASEGAWA Producer
Hiroshi OKADA Producer
Shin'ichiro MAEDA Producer
You OKADA Producer

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Karin AOI image Karin AOI

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DNA² sothis 6/10 Jan 26, 2005

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DNA² roriconfan 5.5/10 May 14, 2012
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Yota is a young man who is in love with his friend Moemi, but there's a catch: she's confessed her love for his best friend! Heartbroken, he finds himself in a mysterious video store that offers him Ai, a video girl who can fulfill his every desire. Thanks to his broken VCR, this dream becomes reality when she suddenly... emerges from the TV?! With a real life video girl on his hands to give advice and set him straight, Yota might just stand a chance of winning over the heart of Moemi, and curing his unbearable heartache...

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Lothar
Animation-wise DNA² and Video girl ai are very much the same (well, not to strange considering it's the same character designer). Although the stories differs very much they still give the same "feel" and they have somewhat the same sort of romance. Both are very much recommended.
Zadillo
From the same creator, and same character designs...... this also deals with a sort of unusual romantic setup, and you should enjoy it.
TheBurningCrow
DNA is a great series with many similarities to Video Girl Ai. The art is very similar, and even though the stories aren't the same at all, If you liked one, you'd like the other. There are also a few semi-ecchi moments in DNA, just as there are in Video Girl Ai.
sonis

DNA² and Video Girl AI are both opposites in situations, but the plots are synced. Both main characters, in DNA² and Video Girl AI, Have a problem; and it's attempted to be fixed by a girl.

In DNA², Junta Momonari is afraid of girls. A future girl makes him a Super-Playboy.

In Video Girl AI, Yota Moteuchi has his heart broken. A girl named AI needs to fix his heart.

Rfsancho

These two shows are definitely similar in a way that the male protagonists are thrown into really odd situations that involve a female or two in the mix. Primarily the whole oddball setting of the shows is whats similar. Pretty unique shows and are a great watch.

D.N.Angel

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For Niwa Daisuke, turning 14 should be accompanied by romance and the promise of new adventures into adulthood, but instead comes with a surprising revelation: all male children of the Niwa's bloodline inherit the powers (alter ego) of Dark, a phantom thief, upon their 14th birthday! Now, in addition to his ever-present quest to win the heart of his childhood friend Risa, Daisuke must commit acts of thievery (with his doppelganger Dark controlling his body), to steal mysterious pieces of art for unknown purposes. For Daisuke, his growing pains are just beginning!

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freakzilla

D.N. Angel and DNA² have some similarities that put them in the same basket. Both have bishounen characters, which are what a lot of fans of these two anime are interested in. They also have a similar concept with personality changes. This makes the romance and comedy parts become very alike. DNA² goes a bit faster though and does have a somewhat different atmosphere, but they are still quite related to each other.

CuthienSilmeriel

Both centre around a male protagonist who is a bit of a loser when it comes to girls but happens to have a genetic alter-ego who is a real charmer. In their attempts to capture the girl of their dreams both Junta and Daisuke end up losing out to their alter-egos. A lot of the comedy and romance is similar but the stories are different enough to avoid deja vu. While D.N.Angel focuses on a fantastical aspect, DNA squared has a more futuristic approach.

Yumeria

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When Mikuri Tomokazu fell asleep on his 16th birthday, he expected to dream of girls and happy places -- but instead found himself on a strange battlefield in a desolate world! Now, Mikuri is saddled with the responsibility of saving the both the human and dream worlds from forces that could spell their destruction! But, more importantly, he is also saddled with a legion of adoring voluptuous girls. Questions abound: Who will Mikuri grope next? Will he ever score? And, less importantly, will the world be destroyed?

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Tomte
Both DNA² and Yumeria are drama/comedies, both also dealing with frendship and relations. Yumeria is a bit more childish than DNA² but then a bit more comic as well.
sonis

Both series are about the main characters getting new abilities, and having to change a predicted event.

In Yumeria, Mikuri Tomokazu was given super powers. He needs to Change a predicted future event.

In DNA², Junta Momonari is predicted to become a super-playboy. A future girl changes his DNA to cause this. Time is spent trying to undo this.

Side thought: Both series are very Echi...

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freakzilla

DNA² and AMG both have a pretty nice romantic story. DNA²'s story might be more unique than usual, but AMG should even have more laughs than DNA². The way the characters struggle to make their love possible feels very similar though!

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miaka
If you liked DNA2 then you should like Golden Boy. both have the same werid humor. and you get some good laugh. the series intent to contain alot of jokes about girls and boys.