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The most immediately obvious similarities between the two shows is the art styles , most likely due to a few key animators that they share. In addition, the lead heriones of Kobato and Bungaku Shoujo are both sources of ceaseless optimism that brighten up a room but are still a little ditzy. Finally, both shows have major characters with tragic pasts that they are forced to confront during the course of the plot. In short, both are a mix of comedic and emotionally raw moments.
Long ago, young Meiko Honma tragically died and her tight-knit group of friends, shaken by the event, drifted apart. Now, ten years later, Meiko has re-appeared as a ghost that only Jinta, the former leader of the gang and an avid shut-in, can see. All she desires is for Jinta to fulfill her final wish so that she can move on to the afterlife, but with no memory of what it was, it’s up to the teenager to gather his former friends and discover what will allow his beloved friend to rest in peace. With so many feelings left unsaid, can this group work out their strife and help the ghost of the girl they once adored?
Both animes include a main character who is trying to fulfill their wish. In both, the journey or process to fulfill their wish leads them through many tear-jerking, heart-warming moments. In both, the characters develop unbreakable bonds of friendships. Ano Hi Mita Hana is a bit on the serious side, whereas Kobato has more of a light tone to it. Nonethless, both are enjoyable, touching animes.
Rikka Takanashi is a teenage girl who possesses the strongest ocular power known to man: the Tyrant’s Eye. She's currently locked in a fierce war with a shadowy organization, and the fate of the world may hang in the balance with each passing battle... or at least this is what she believes. In actuality, Rikka is merely a normal high school girl afflicted with chuunibyou syndrome, a "disease" that makes one prone to delusional flights of fancy. Meanwhile former chuunibyou sufferer Yuuta Togashi is enrolled at the same school, looking to put his embarrassing junior high exploits behind him. However, when Rikka discovers his past life as the "Dark Flame Master", she uses this to her advantage to include him in all of her wacky schemes! With Rikka’s zany behavior dragging him further and further from normalcy, Yuuta must try to pull her back into the real world – or risk getting sucked into hers!
Legend tells of a winged beauty who was so feared that she was confined to a palace, never to leave its gates alive. She lived a life of solitude until one day love entered her life; but as cruel fate would have it, the more the young woman loved, the closer she came to her death. For young Misuzu, researching the tragic tale of the winged one was only the beginning of her summer’s journey; a journey that would be filled with the discovery of love, the pain of loss, and the exploration of the human heart.
it's about a boy that is lost in a town and starving, he rest for a little and when he wake up he founds a girl that helps him and give him a home, she live with her aunt that is really funny and takes good care of the girl. the character knows many other girls that have problems and help them.
Yui Kusanagi discovers a mighty sword that transports her to another world. There, this ordinary high school girl finds herself face-to-face with the mighty Greek god Zeus, who has an unusual request: remain in the dimension he has created and attend a school of legendary proportions. Zeus acts as dean for a school of young, misguided gods. The bond between humans and gods has weakened, and it is now up to Yui to teach the gods about love and what it means to be human.
On the surface the similarities between Kamigami and Kobato seem like a stretch. Both Yui and Kobato have talking stuffed animals with unexpecteldy masculine voices (Ioryogi and Melissa). However, the theme of both shows is surprisingly similar. Kobato's quest is to heal broken hearts and Yui's is to help the gods become connected to humans. Kobato has to fill the jar with hearts/confetti and Yui has to help the gods remove their shackles (in the form of jewelry). Both girls do these things by listening to their struggles and being a good friend. Both girls are also thrown into unknown worlds. Kobato into our world and Yui into a garden of the gods. Kobato is definitely more naiive than Yui, although they both struggle in these new places. Also, both girls have intimidating "bosses" to answer to (Ioryogi and Zeus and Thoth), they all have the girls' and the peoples' interests at heart but they can come off as scary and heartless at times.