Emily of New Moon

Alt title: Kaze no Shoujo Emily

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Akage no Anne

Akage no Anne

For farmers on Prince Edward Island at the end of the 19th century, the world should be simple; with enough manpower, you can till the soil and trade the results for the goods you need to live. If you don't have the strength to farm, get more helpers. But what if the world is more complex? Anne, a mischievous orphan girl, dreams of a world where she can make a difference. An aging pair of siblings realizes that they cannot get by on their own. When their worlds collide, they discover that life in utopia is anything but ordinary, as long as you have enough imagination...

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Reyna Reyna says...

Both these series are based on books written by L.M. Montgomery. Because of this the two's setting and feeling are very much alike which ensures you'll love the other if you loved one of these series already.

AnnaSartin AnnaSartin says...

Based on stories by the same author taking place on Prince Edward Island, they feature orphaned girls with vivid imaginations moving to a classic country environment.

heartsDmise heartsDmise says...

Both are coming of age stories. Although I adore Emily Of New Moon more than Anne (because they did it in a more complete way) I stilll believe that fans should check out both.

Perrine Monogatari

Perrine Monogatari

Perrine is a young girl who lives in Bosnia with her Indian mother and beloved father – that is, until her father passes away, leaving her mother with a single wish: travel to France to be with his father. The over 1,000 kilometer journey seems unfathomable, but Perrine and her mother have a plan: they will photograph people in the towns along the way to support themselves. With their hardy donkey Palikare and faithful dog Baron, the two set forth for Paris; along the way they encounter kind souls, barren villages, and a number of hardships; will Perrine and her mother survive the long journey to France?

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sothis sothis says...

Tragic, historical tales your thing? If so, you'll enjoy both Perrine and Emily of New Moon. EoNM is more overtly tragic at the get-go but both have a remarkably similar feel. The fact that they both are a part of the World Masterpiece Theater helps, as well.

heartsDmise heartsDmise says...

Both show characters through their lives. Although Perrine's story is within a few months to a year, Emily of New Moon shows Emily growing up as an adult. They are both still really good series and I recommend each greatly.

Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

At John Grier Orphanage, one lucky girl will be sponsored to attend Lincoln Memorial Girls' School in New Jersey - and that lucky person is Judy Abbott, a happy-go-lucky teen with high spirits and a kind heart. Judy's benefactor, whose shadow causes her to coin him as "Daddy Long Legs," has only one condition: she must write to him once a month and chronicle her new adventures. At her new home, Judy will learn about life and friendships with the help of such classmates as the rich Julia Pendleton and good friend Sally McBride.

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sothis sothis says...

If tales of orphaned children in their newfound adventures interest you, you'd enjoy both Emily and Daddy Long Legs. Each main heroine has a feel-good attitude that inspires everyone around her.

heartsDmise heartsDmise says...

Both characters share a love for writing and both are so very much enjoyable because we get to see them growing up and doing what they love. I rated both a 10/10 so why not go try watching it?

A Little Princess Sara

A Little Princess Sara

When Sara Crewe's father left to work in India, she was sent to a boarding school. With her affluent background and beautiful dresses, Sara was ensured a warm welcome to her new home; but this reputation gained her enemies. Tragedy then struck when her father passed away, and her family was forced into bankruptcy, leaving Sara at the cruel hands of the school’s headmistress. Now, life for Sara is as hard as it can get, as she has been forced to become a maid in exchange for her poor room and board. With her friends and imagination at her side, Sara will try to make the best out of her bad situation.

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pinkarray pinkarray says...

Both of these anime are about a little girl who [sic] previously had a happy-go-lucky life until the sudden death of the only parent that they had which turns their life upside down as they are taken to live with devil-may-care adults, thus transforming them from being free and generous to shy and withdrawn.

They're both pretty sad anime, but these children continue to live and learn as their remarkable nature quickly befriends others around them and learn to adapt to the changes around them.

AnnaSartin AnnaSartin says...

More than a century ago two imaginative, book-loving little girls were forced to lead very different lives than the ones they're accostomed to after the deaths of their doting fathers. Emily must adjust to life in the country with cold, snobbish relatives she's never met while Sara becomes a maid-of-all-work in a high class British boarding school. 

Ai Shoujo Pollyanna Monogatari

Ai Shoujo Pollyanna Monogatari

Motherless since birth, Pollyanna was an ordinary happy-go-lucky girl, leaving peacefully with her father, the vicar. Then one day her life changes completely when her father dies and she has to live with her aunt whom she has never met before. In the beginning, she seems to be detested by her but as time passes, they develop a very strong bond.

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Reyna Reyna says...

Emily and Pollyanna are both young girls who move in with their mother's side of the family aunt after their father suddenly dies. Both of their aunts at first only take the girl in because of 'duty' and are strict and old-fashioned. That's how both of the girls start their new orphan lives as they go through hardships, make friends and grow up.

Though Emily and Pollyanna are very different in personality, the set up of these two series is nearly exactly the same so it's a given you'll enjoy the other if you liked one of the two.

AnnaSartin AnnaSartin says...

Two little orphaned girls living in olden times go to live with their stiff but secretly good-hearted aunts after the deaths of their beloved fathers. They must adjust to their new lives in their new homes.