In an era where guns are replacing swords, samurai are desperately trying to keep their ideals alive, though many become honorless mercenaries in desperation. Yajiro Kojima is one such mercenary who led an average life until running across the beautiful Rushyuna Tendo, an expert gun wielder (known as a senshi, or Enlightened One) who upholds one ideal above all others: never kill, simply destroy one's will to fight. Together, the duo travel the world encountering dangerous enemies and bathhouses galore, all while removing their adversaries' "armor" with a smile!
Set in the not so distant future of troubled Tokyo, no job is too big or too small for the Danger Service Agency, as long as danger is involved. The crew is made up of an unlikely team of misfits: Mikura, a girl with a flair for guns and a love of martial arts, Kurokawa, an old man/ex-detective addicted to noodles, Harada, an engineering nut, and Asami, a schoolgirl. Unfortunately, no matter how small or simple job appears to be, the Dsa team always find themselves biting off more than they can chew...
Grenadier is another gun-shooting anime that doesn't involve a very deep plot. Grenadier is more unrealistic in terms of skill, but is definitely equally enjoyable. The action scenes are the main focus in both Mezzo and Grenadier, Grenadier just adds some humor and adventure to the mix.
Gene Starwind and Jim Hawkins make a living on various jobs and bounties. While waiting for their ticket to hit it big time, a mysterious woman named Hilda leaves them with a key to the puzzle of finding a starship of great power, known only as the Outlaw Star. What are these long lost spaceships and what is the Galactic Leyline?
Both Grenadier and Outlaw Star build themselves up in the same way. Being seen as a threat, the main character in each is forced to take on dangerous organizations to seek out the truth behind what's running them. But the feeling is also the same, as the action is filled up with some good comedy and a fun surprise at the end of the story.
Every four years, the violent Queen's Blade tournament begins once more. Meant as a test of strength and beauty, girls fight each other in hopes of gaining power over the land, each with her own reason for participating. Reina, Risty and Tomoe, amongst others, are three who seek to win the tournament - but their path won't be easy. In addition to traveling the land, the girls must fight warring ninja, avoid the sting of acid-spitting nipples, and most importantly try to keep clothed when minimally possible - all in hopes of winning Queen's Blade! Who will become the next ruler?
The god Mauser delivered unto a world of magic a prophecy: if the Scrapped Princess is allowed to live, she will destroy the entire world. But the knight who was to kill her could not end the life of a newborn child, and so she lived. Fifteen years later, her adopted brother and sister have sworn to protect her, and together they travel from town to town, searching for a life she can't have.
Similar plot, a long quest to reach some place. Both have female main character with some kind fo special ability.If you liked Scrapped Princess ,then you would like Grenadier and vice versa.
Toudou Gakuen is no ordinary high school. There, during the Meiji Restoration, fighting masters were forced to gather from all over Japan to re-establish the martial arts. Amongst the student body is a group of immensely powerful fighters who maintain order through absolute power. This "Enforcement Group" is locked in a feud with the Jyuuuken Club over matters of love and death. Now, two newcomers have disturbed the order of this school, becoming entangled in this vicious feud. Caught between sexy babes and terrible powers, the battle to be the strongest begins!
First of all, the ecchi part is still there in Tenjho Tenge, just like Grenadier; there are definitely some episodes that are just about that. If you liked that part in Grenadier with the "hotel" and all, you won't be disappointed with some of the scenes from Tenjho Tenge.
Second of all, it has the same type of humour. It's faint but it's there. It's more like a naive humour.
Finally, the violence in Tenjho Tenge is a bit more present. It doesn't have gun action but action is still there. Tenjho Tenge is like a second generation series compared to Grenadier which means a little bit more serious. For me it's just a natural step from Grenadier to that kind of series.
That is why if you liked Grenadier you will like Tenjho Tenge.