Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play

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Hana Yori Dango

Hana Yori Dango

The average Tsukushi Makino attends the snobby, elite Eitoku Academy, which is dominated by the Flower Four (F4) – the sons of the most powerful families. Like the rest of her classmates, Tsukushi keeps a low profile until one day she can stand it no more! For her obstinance, the F4 declare war and it's Tsukushi against all. In the middle of it all, she finds herself drawn strangely close to two of the F4; they might not be as bad as they seem. With her heart torn between two boys, will Tsukushi be able to find the love she desires?

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Kio Kio says...

The main theme of these anime is not quite a simple love-story. Both series have dramatic and humorous parts always make you feel the situation and leave in hopes that everything's gonna be alright.

Kiba

Kiba

Have you ever been sick and tired of the world we live in? So much, that you've tried any means possible to escape it? Zed shares the same feelings as we all do. In the smog ridden, and sunless world of Calm, people manage to scrape by on the bare minimum. Fed up with living in this hellhole, Zed looks for an outlet to another world. Beating down and smashing every door in his sight, he hopes that if he believes strong enough, his gateway will open -- open to a place beyond his imagination, and where his life will have meaning. After finally being transported to another world full of nature and endless battles, Zed soon comes to realize that his life of purpose has just begun.

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brenda310 brenda310 says...

both anime bring two best friends from another to world to a different one. also, these bestfriends change attitude toward eachother. they are giving the task to save the new world and the people on it. yet kiba doesn't have so much romance like fushigi yugi does. i totally recommend these anime bacause if you saw one you will love the other one...! 

Kurogane Communication

Kurogane Communication

Haruka, the only known survivor of a cataclysmic global war, has taken refuge with a diverse group of sentient robots with distinct personalities. They attempt to survive in the desolate post-war environment; however their supplies are limited and the military robots are still active and hostile. Haruka remains optimistic that other humans may have survived the war, but their persistent search efforts have failed to locate any survivors. Is she destined to live her life without any human contact?

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4EverDreamer 4EverDreamer says...

Both shows have a central girl who is protected by a band of friends who are like family. The shows each have a mixture of light and dark tones. Also, both characters, Angela and Noriko, have a bad relationship with the main character until they warm up. I just think there is a common feel.

Princess Tutu

Princess Tutu

Once there lived an eccentric author called Drosselmeyer who wrote grand tragedies - one of them was the tale of a prince who sealed away an evil raven by breaking his own heart into tiny pieces. However, before the story could be completed, the author died and the tale took on a life of its own. Now, in a town where fiction and reality meet, the story continues on its tragic course with Ahiru, a duck who transforms into the beautiful Princess Tutu in order to restore the prince's heart. But will Ahiru's act of love be enough to defy the story's terrible destiny and lead to a happy ending?

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Erliane Erliane says...

Fushigi Yuugi and Princess Tutu may not be very very much alike, but they have their similarities.

Both animes are fantasy animes with a bit of (well, for Fushigi Yuugi it's a LOT) romance. Princess Tutu is about a girl who's trying to get the princes' heart back, and Fushigi Yuugi is about a girl trying to save the world. Like I said, they have not very much in common, but I'm sure that, if you liked Fushigi Yuugi, you'll like Princess Tutu. Especially if you like ballet.

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000%

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000%

When Haruka gets the chance to take the entrance exam for Saotome Academy for the Performing Arts, it seems as though she’s one step closer to her dream of composing songs for her favorite singer, Hayato. However, this is no gleeful high school musical experience, and Haruka’s hiding a dreadful secret that may silence her musical ambitions forever. And even if she does get into Saotome, the competition will be more brutal than going on Japan’s Top Idol!

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lovelykag lovelykag says...

Reverse harem. Bishounen. Regular high school girl. New place, new experiences, romance. Both are different takes on the same concept, and if you like one, the other is sure to be a treat.