FLCL

Alt title: Furi Kuri

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Noiseman Sound Insect

Noiseman Sound Insect

In the town of Cahmphon, an experiment of Dr. Franken's goes terribly wrong, creating a monster called Noiseman. Under heavy oppression, a group of young people rebel against this creation, to save the town, and the sound from being literally vacuumed away.

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chii chii says...

Both are extreamly weird, have a quite unusual/unique animation style, and have lots of randomness at every turn. If you liked one you should like the other. Leave your brain turned off.

sothis sothis says...

How could you like FLCL but not like Noiseman (or vice versa)? Both are extremely abstract, involve a crazy mind trip, and have an unusual animation style. If you appreciated the bizarreness of one, you may appreciate the other (though I enjoyed Noiseman a lot more than the anime staple FLCL).

Akira

Akira

Following the disaster wrought upon the world by a mysterious being called ‘Akira’, Neo Tokyo is now in social and economic turmoil. In such a decaying city, feisty Kaneda and his shy friend Tetsuo survive by running around in a biker gang, chasing local rivals and generally evading the police. Everything changes, however, when Tetsuo crashes into a strange-looking boy during a bike chase and the military ends up taking him away. When he eventually returns to his friends, he’s no longer the same weak little boy they always knew – in fact, a military experiment has turned him into something beyond human imagination. While the military is intent on reclaiming its specimen at any cost, Tetsuo is sick of being bullied around and is about to show everyone, including his friend Kaneda, exactly who is boss.

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allmyvisions allmyvisions says...

FLCL has an often obscure but compelling plot that progresses in a similair fashion to Akira. Both culminate in an explosive scene which is also a bit confusing. If you haven't watched a lot of anime or read a lot of manga, you might have to watch these a couple times before you understand. At the end, though, you will be blown away by how amazing FLCL and Akira are.

eaper eaper says...

Simply put, a lot of weird stuff happens in each of these shows. If you like that or the fact that a normal boy is the center of all of this, then these titles are worth checking out.

Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Sousuke Sagara is far from the average high school student - not only is he highly trained in military tactics, he puts his knowledge to use in every single applicable situation (and even those nonapplicable ones.) So, when confronted with high school, he tends to turn average high school experiences into off-the-wall adventures. Love letters become terrorist threats and field trips become commando operations; his survival depends on the watchful eye of his best friend and classmate, Kaname. Together, they may just make it out of high school alive...

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drognen drognen says...

if you enjoyed the random humor in FLCL then the slightly more slapstick Fumoffu may be something you would enjoy. Both stories center around the impact that the sudden arrival of a person makes to your life.

foureyedalice foureyedalice says...

Both FMP? Fumoffu and FLCL are off the wall, random, hyper and hilarious. FLCL is shorter and less character driven than Fumoffu and Fumoffu isn't quite as 'out there' as FLCL, but they're both totally silly and irreverent send-ups of anime action and drama.

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Follow interstellar bounty hunters Spike Spiegel and Jet Black as they scour the galaxy for criminals with prices on their heads. Hoping to escape their past, they live on the spaceship Bebop, but it's a dangerous business and old enemies don't forget easily. Allies come from unlikely sources, however, as they find comrades in the beautiful swindler Faye Valentine, the genius child hacker Ed and the genetically engineered 'data dog' Ein. Will they be able to help each other though their respective struggles, or is their fate really inevitable?

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Jabaniz Jabaniz says...

Each series contains gunplay, comradery, and nonstop action. Regardless of what kind of music is your style, both Cowboy Bebop and FLCL have an excellent soundtrack.

melisa541 melisa541 says...

Crazy, inspiring, modern and with AMAZING music. This are two of the best anime ever made, if you love one you are alse love the other

Lucky Star

Lucky Star

In present day Japan, the life of a school girl is never dull. The easily-bored Konata never finds time to study because of her otaku habits, which frustrates hard-working Kagami to no end. On the other hand, laid-back Tsukasa always manages to go with the flow, while Miyuki is concerned with keeping her status as resident know-it-all. Join these four girls as they muse and meander their way through everyday events such as eating chocolate cones, doing homework, gaming, and trips to the beach galore.

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kittycatjess kittycatjess says...

Both series have an extremely crazy side and some of the episodes on both these anime make absolutely no sense at all they are both very fast paced, and are the type where if you get a little lost half way though an episode chances are you wont pick it back up again

LordZlo LordZlo says...

Both anime are completely ramnomnes, crazy, and makes absolutly no sence for common people :)

Both are something for people, who would like to play Gnome in world of Warcraft :D