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El Cazador de la Bruja

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Ellis is a young girl who possesses a strange ability to manipulate particles, and has an unfortunate case of amnesia. After accidentally killing a professor in the middle of an experiment, Ellis fled to Mexico and lived under the care of an old lady for many years, but her past has finally caught up with her; there's a price on her head, and men trying to capture her, dead or alive. She meets the bounty hunter Nadie, who befriends her and helps her escape; and together, they decide to travel south to Winay Marka, “The Land of Eternity”, to find clues about Ellis’ past. What’s the origin of Ellis’ powers, and what does “Project Leviathan” have to do with it?

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El Cazador de la Bruja 2007 TBD
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Yoko KIKUCHI Character Design
Koichi MASHIMO Director
Yuki KAJIURA Music
Mamiko AOKI Producer
Shigeru KITAYAMA Producer

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Title Author Score Date
El Cazador de la Bruja NettoSaito 10/10 Nov 22, 2012
El Cazador de la Bruja HarioSagara 6.5/10 Oct 16, 2012
El Cazador de la Bruja roriconfan 4.5/10 May 21, 2012
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Noir

Noir

Mireille Bouqet has become a reputable assassin working in France. However, all changes after she meets Kirika, a mysterious young girl who knows nothing about her past but possesses killing skills that dwarf hers. Further intrigue unfolds as both characters explore their shadowy past and come to a head with a clandestine organization that seeks to control destiny itself.

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Yenya

While Noir and El Cazador are not a sequel/prequel of each other, they are both made by the same team and share the theme of "girls with guns". If you like the animation, story and music of one of these series, you will definitely like the other one.

As far as differences, El Cazador is quieter and less action-packed, and Nadie is not a "superhero" like Mireille. Also, Ellis looks more lively than Kirika.

Seiryu

Both of these anime have the same theme: girls with guns. You also get the same feeling from them, and the music is quite similar (both are done by Yuki Kajiura).

In Noir, the girls earn their living by killing targets as assasins, and in El Cazador as bouty hunters. They're not the same, but still quite similar. The girls in these two anime are always in danger and must fight against many foes, using guns as their weapons.

RinTosaka

Both Noir and El Cazador were created by the same team and have the same theme: girls with guns. Once you watch one and pick up the other, you'll see the similarity.

avidkid10

These two anime both feature two heroins attempting to understand themselves so as to better understand their futures. Most importantly though, these two shows are part of Bee Train's, Girls with Guns trilogy. The two shows, more in Noir than in El Cazador, the two females must look within to decide whom they wish to be and if they are willing to fight for those identities. I strongly recommend one if you have already seen the other.

Dulgon

Both series are made by the same team (Bee Train). They are part of the "girls with guns trilogy" and both have a great soundtrack by Yuki Kajiura.

uberrig

The similarities between Noir and El Cazador are vast, yet fresh for each series (perhaps because of the animation, not sure). Overall each series is episodic in nature with final goal in mind, it's 2 women in a senpai<->kohai relationship, with the younger having stronger latent abilities than the senior, and last, but not least, the music. If you like the action/drama musical score of either series, you'll love it in the other. It compliments both shows quite well for their episodic nature.

Kastrophee

Both shows have the same makers and the same theme in mind, girls with guns. Two female protagonists are on a journey of discovery, gun in hand and mysterious foes doing everything they can to hinder them. From the animation to the music and to the bloodless violence these shows fit into each others shadow like a glove. The only difference worth mentioning is that each show strived to reach a different flavor, this they certainly achieved.

LordIndy

The similarities between the two are almost scary, this is to be expected considering the same group also produced Noir and Madlax. While slower, Noir is significantly better executed and mayfeel like an upgrade to El Cazador De La Bruja.

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Madlax

Madlax

The country of Gazth-Sonika has been engaged in a civil war for more than a decade, struggling to stay afloat amidst attacks from the anti-government faction known as Garza. With lies and corruption seeping into the political food chain, a mysterious book in one young girl’s possession may be the only key to uncovering the truth and bringing an end to the war. This book, however, is sought by many. And when the invincible agent Madlax is hired to protect those in search of its truth, Gazth-Sonika dispatches a ruthless soldier to make sure that truth stays in the darkness...

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Yenya

Madlax and El Cazador are not a sequel/prequel of each other (although there is a small reference to both Noir and Madlax in one of the first episodes of El Cazador), but they share the same theme of "girls with guns", and are made by the same team of the studio Bee Train. So if you liked the music, animation, and character design of one of these series, you will probably like the other one as well.

I have only seen 8 episodes of El Cazador so far, so I cannot tell about the end (I did not like the last few episodes of Madlax).

Seiryu

El Cazador and Madlax have similar themes: girls with guns. They also both have two female leads. They have the same type of music and a similar setups.

In both series, the older girl is a gun-fighter (in Madlax a bodyguard; in El Cazador a bounty hunter) and has to protect the younger one from many enemies. As the story goes on, the bond between the two girls grows stronger. So, if you like one of these anime, I'm sure you will like the other.

avidkid10

These two anime both feature two heroins attempting to understand themselves so as to better understand their futures. Madlax along with Margret must travel through dangerous lands to find the truth. El Cazador also has this with Nadie fighting to protect her only source of stability, Ellis. I also recommend Madlax as it is part of Bee Train's Girls with Guns trilogy.

Dulgon

Both series are made by the same team (Bee Train). They are part of the "girls with guns trilogy" and both have a great soundtrack by Yuki Kajiura.

Galadriel

both being the works of the same studio, Bee Train, Madlax and El Cazador explore the same theme "girls with guns". If you liked the animation, character design, sound and story from one of these 2 works you will enjoy the other one as well since they are quite similar. In both shows the main leads are struggling to retrieve their lost memories, encountering obstacles as they get closer to their goal.

LordIndy

The similarities between the two are almost scary, this is to be expected considering the same group also produced Madlax and Noir. Madlax, in a weird way, may feel like an upgrade to the repetition and childishness of El Cazador De La Bruja.

Michiko to Hatchin

Michiko to Hatchin

Hana is a nine-year-old girl who lives in constant fear of her abusive family; Michiko is a sexy woman who has just done the unthinkable: broken out of the impenetrable Diamandra Penitentiary. After Hana is whisked away by Michiko, who claims to be her mother, the duo sets forth on a high octane ride towards freedom. In the streets of Brazil and aboard Michiko's motorcycle, Hana and Michiko will look for Hana's long lost father, try to learn to co-exist and get along together, and stay one step ahead of the police and afro-clad Atsuko.

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sloggerK

Two girls, one with a gun, one still quite young, fleeing their agressors. Locations based on Mexico. The main difference is Michiko to Hatchin seems to lack the supernatural elements of El Cazador.

Koveras

Both shows are set in Latin America and revolve around two girls: an young, inexperienced and naive one and an older, competent one who protects her. However, where El Cazador is lighter and more supernatural, Michiko to Hatchin attempts to be realisitic and, at times, grim.

wamitomo

Both have the "girls with guns" theme- Nadie from El Cazador and Michiko from Michiko to Hatchin are both excellent fighters.  Both Nadie and Michiko are also protecting their partners.  Michiko to Hatchin may be more action-based, but both are great shows.

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Black Lagoon

Black Lagoon

Rokuro Okajima is a small-time salaryman who is carrying documents for his company, when the ship he's traveling on is attacked by pirates. Kidnapped, he discovers to his dismay that his employers' main concern is to ensure the documents don't get into the wrong hands, even if it means sending the carrier to the bottom of the sea. Now, with his former life ruined and his kidnappers seeming comparatively friendly, "Rock" decides to join their merry band of mercenaries, and sets out with a new career to the shadier corners of the South China Sea.

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TotallyLovable

Intensive gun-fights, shitty business, confusion. There is much more in common between Black Lagoon and El Cazarod de la Bruja than you can see at first sight! Both anime are much more enjoyable than you may think, especially if you don't like this particular genre. But don't turn your back! Some (already banal) themes are proposed in them. These include friednship, overcoming hardships. There are also similarities between the main characters - Rock (Black Lagoon) and Elis (El Cazador de la Bruja), but these are the similarities between the circumstances they are in that tie them together. Both Rock and Elis find their companions during experiencing hardships and in time when they most need help. After that they both enter a world they don't even expect to find.

LordIndy

Girls with guns, enough said. While El Cazador De La Bruja is slower and has a central story, Black Lagoon is a pure quality action-fest. They may not be two peas in a pod, but if El Cazador was fun but you wanted more action, then Black Lagoon may be what you're looking for.

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Canaan

Canaan

In the present day, terrorism is on the rise and the Ua Virus – a biological agent with a 100% kill rate – has been unleashed into the populace. In Shanghai, Canaan is a near-unstoppable soldier who roams the streets, always in the path of a bullet. She is a Synesthetist – a person able to use all five senses at once – who harbors a burning desire for revenge and has a past shrouded in mystery. While the Ua Virus infects more people in the city, others cross paths with Canaan including Minoru, a freelance journalist; Maria, Canaan’s close friend who was infected with the Ua Virus and lost her memory of the incident; and The Snakes, a shady and violent group with mysterious motives. Danger lies at every turn for Canaan and ultimately the rest of mankind…

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The character relationships are very similar in these two shows.  Two girls one try to protect the other, both have good action and an interesting story. No doubt if you like one you should like the other. 

LordIndy

Say you liked El Cazador but didn't feel the story was executed to its full potential, then Canaan might be for you. Very similar in genera and content; Canaan has an well-executed story, girls with guns, and both stories focus on the bond between the pair of female lead characters.

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