Akane wonders if she really belongs in the land of Kyou when there is so little she can do to protect the city she loves like her friends and guardians, the Hachiyou, do. A chance encounter in the rain with a nameless man leads Akane on a search for the past he has forgotten, a past mysteriously tied to the cursed Sairyou dance, a dance said to kill any who attempt it. But there is much more to the kind man than Akane can imagine. As she begins to care for the lost stranger, Akane’s friends worry that she cannot summon her true strength to seal a spirit that haunts Kyou. Will Akane be able to unlock the power within her to finally bring peace to Kyou and to the man she grows to love?
While reading "The Universe of the Four Gods", best friends Miaka and Yui are mysteriously transported into a strange world full of magic and unfamiliar faces. As if their arrival was determined by fate, Miaka is revered as the Priestess of Suzaku, the savior of their warring country, who was destined to arrived in a flash of light, from a land far away. Betrayal, love, and heartache accompany this fantasy-filled tale of friendships torn apart, and hope that never fades.
With plenty of demons still after the magical Shikon no Tama shards, Inuyasha and Kagome continue their search bravely. But when one of those shards awakens Menomaru, the son of the strong demon Hyoga who was sealed away by Inuyasha’s father, they run into a power far greater than any before. Even after mastering the ultimate attack of the demon sword Tetsusaiga, can Inuyasha do what his father couldn’t and finish off this monstrous demonic power, or is every soul in the world doomed to be consumed by it?
Himura Kenshin was a boy orphaned by the murder of his parents. Now he is the Hitokiri Battousai, the most feared and skilled killer in 19th century Japan. In the midst of a blood bath, he meets the love of his life, Tomoe. Will he continue to fight his enemies in a killing rage or will she sheath his bloodstained sword?
you may ask what is similar about those two anime, RK deals with samurais, while Harunakaru deals with the legends. Still I think if you liked one, you would like the other, because both anime are very romantic and they evoke the same feelings..both are very sad, so be prepared and don't forget to have a lot of tissues close to you.
Being the insignificant heir to a talented family is rough, especially for someone who has little of his own talents and honestly desires to live up to the family name. Masahiro is the young grandson of the famed Abe no Seime. Although most consider him to be little in the face of his older male relatives, Masahiro is certain he can not only continue the family legacy but that he can stand in his own right as an Onmyouji. With the assistance of his friend Mokkun, he works to increase his skills and abilities as a spiritual protector and guide. With a great deal of will and the quiet assistance of his insightful grandfather, he will become a force of good in the battle against encroaching evil.
Both series take place in medieval times. They are based on legendary fights of priestesses and monks (miko and onmyouji) against evil creatures and vengeful ghosts. Masahiro and Yasuaki are both disciples of famous historical onmyouji Abe no Seimei. If you are interested in this traditional japanese esoteric science, you can observe their methods in very popular and enjoyable way.