In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantomhive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count Ciel Phantomhive, child owner of a toy company, lives in the grand countryside manor. Sebastian is his head butler, and the epitome of perfection; he effortlessly and gracefully completes his day-to day chores and fixes the countless mistakes of the other employees. However, whilst on the outside all seems prim and proper, a more sinister secret lies just beneath the surface. Sebastian is in fact a demon bound by a contract with the young count; he will loyally serve and fight for him in return for his soul.
On the eve of nobleman Oz Bezarius's fifteenth birthday, he and his loved ones gather to celebrate in a coming-of-age ceremony. But after Oz steps under a long-stopped clock and the hands finally move once more - thus fulfilling a mysterious prophecy - he is violently thrown into the legendary prison known as the Abyss by three cloaked intruders. Existing in another dimension, the Abyss is home to lifeforms born within its walls known as Chains; these beings can only live in the real world if they make contracts with humans, binding their power to the person's body. However, there's a catch - in time, the human will be overcome by the Chain's power and then thrown into the deepest level of the Abyss. When Oz wakes up in the Abyss he is quickly attacked by hungry Chains, only to be saved by one named Alice - a Chain who appeared just before he was thrown into the prison. Together, the two make a contract and return to the real world, where they are enlisted into the Pandora organization - a group researching both the Abyss and the trio that threw Oz into it. Along with members of Pandora, the duo searches to find Alice's lost memory fragments that are scattered throughout the world, to discover the secrets of the Abyss, and to determine if there's a way their contract can be broken without killing either Oz or Alice.
Both Kuroshitsuji and Pandora Hearts have a similar darker tone to the plot, and both also mix this with a small dose of comedy. Though the subject matter is different, both are also based on the supernatural. If you liked one, then try the other.
If you liked Kuro Shitsuji or Pandora Hearts, you'd more than likely like the other just as much, or perhaps more. They both contain a small amount of action to feed your inner action-hungry self, but are both more themed to a more mysterious, darker tone, and contain both mystery and supernatural.
Another thing to note is that they both have similar clothing, which is a plus, and that every character has a unique, definable personality.
Both anime feature supernatural creatures. They also feature a boy dealing with his past, and the servant/master relationship is important in both as well. The settings are similar, and the tone and characters remind me of each other.
Pandora and Kuroshitsuji have the same felling, using a young boy as principal character. And actually the boy in both cases has a servants with weird powers.
I pretty sure that if you like one you will like the other..
Kuroshitsuji and Pandora Hearts have the same tone as well as similar characters. The two shows give a serious plot with strong willed young protagonists who are both accompanied by a supernatural being through a contract. They also share good comedic relief, if not entertainment, plus nice art and animation. If you enjoyed either Kuroshitusji or Pandora Hearts and would like to watch something akin to it, check the other out.
Having practically the same protagonists and simmilar definition of life and death, along with all characters that are not human, including shinigamis, demons and simmilar, relying on simple rules that settle the question of using the abilities of a demon (Kuroshitsuji) and a Chain (Pandora Hearts) without harming the vesel, a.k.a. the contract, and yet another also for the fabulous artwork and music, the mood of one anime is incomplete without the other. So, if you've liked one, you're most definitelly to like the other one as well.
Each of these series are fairly dark, center around a kid that has lost his parents, and contain many extremely powerful fighters. With a good mix of darkness, action, comedy, and a bit of supernatural things in the works, these series are a good fit.
both anime's were somewhat depressing at times and also funny at times and the main characters reminded me of each other
Both main characters in this series are in master servant relation, both are boys from royalty making contract with some demon. The end of it always means death to human, however they developed a bond and neither human or demon want to see each other dead.
Watching it you can find some similar characters, like white haired sweety-tooth guy witch another side to him.
And if above is not enough for you there is always nice art and animation in each of this series :)
The one show that reminded me the most about Pandora Hearts would have to be Kuroshitsuji. Maybe it is the mix of old world society and the supernatural. Or it could be the similar themes combined with the concept of a magical contract binding two people together for a common goal, but these two shows have a lot of similarities and I think if you enjoyed one you would find yourself enjoying the other as well.
Both anime have a "lord" in a lonely role with a servant who takes care of the fighting. Both involve frequent combat between the servant and some mythical creutures. Both contain a dark plot running in the background.
If you liked one, you will probably like the other.
If you want to watch some dark comedy style anime then Kuroshitsuji and Pandora Hearts are good shows to see. The supernatural undertones in both series come out shrouded in mystery and even some suspense. There is also a pleasant old fashioned feeling in regards to the clothing that bring the shows to life.
Both of these anime have a similar dark theme which will draw the audience in, as well as some of the similarities within the plot. These include a relationship where the child is the master and the adult is the servant, and will do anything for that child, although the two characters Ciel and Oz are severely different.
Both Pandora Hearts and Kuroshitsuji have a darker side to the plot; everything isn't as simple as it seems in the anime. They are both also really thought-provoking. Although the plot doesn't really seem similar, the way everything is portrayed and the characters' personlities are really quite similar.
Pandora Hearts and Black Butler are beyond similar. The two are set both back in a Victorian Era, which is the first good thing. Both are supernatural and have a lot of gothic style for boys. Both are dark and have the same similar feel, each to its own story and interests but you'll find the similarity soon enough. If your skeptical because you love Black Butler/Pandora Hearts but won't move on, you have to rid of that skeptism because you'll really be missing out. Try out either Pandora hearts or Black Butler, they are the most similar to each other!
both have a dark, victorian-age tone in the plot and have a more seriou main theme than most animes, though they dont lack comic elements. the charakter clothing is very similar and imo the Undertaker and Xerxes Break could be twins in both appearance and behavior. Both have the master-underling-relation in the main chars (ciel,sebastian and alice,oz) but it isnt really brought out much in Pandora Hearts. before i keep rambling on: i think both animes are much alike and if you liked one, you really shoud try the other!
I cool fun you should watch it I loved it the characters were awsome. It had a lot of funny moments.
Well a while back I started watching Kuroshitsuji and I like it. It was really good. The reason I agree is: That I love Ciel.
In Kuroshitsuji and Pandora Hearts, the story revolves mainly around the Ciel/Oz along with their butler/servant Gil/Sebastian. It can be very dark and mysterious at times or funny and interesting. Ciel and Oz will remind you of each other at times too.
If you liked Pandora Hearts or Kuroshitsuji, you'd also like the other because both of them are set in Victorian England where the master of the mansion is entrapped within a devilish contract with an unworldly creature. The relationship between the two characters evolves throughout the story. They become inseparable and indispensable for one another. If you like Horror lived by cute English characters, you know what to watch !
If you like the protector role for the rich boy, I reccoment also Pandora hearts.
It is almost the same, I hope you like it to!!
In present day England, a war is being fought. The average citizen does not notice, but vampires are running rampant among the populace, and it's up to the Hellsing organization to contain the bloodsucker threat, using even their own weapons against them. Alucard, a vampire himself, is the best agent the organization has to offer, answering only to Integra Hellsing herself. No one knows much about this mysterious figure fighting against the occult, but things starts to change after he “recruits” a new agent to the establishment...
To be honest i find it strange...but to me Sebastian from Kuroshitsuji really resembles Alucard from Hellsing (in more than one way).Also the atmosphere that these animes create feels quite similar - wicked.Aside the different storylines and time setting, both animes have bloody taste and bits of dark comedy.While Hellsing focuses on action and bloody scenes, Kuroshitsuji deals with serious problems in a comedic but still macabre way. The two main protogonists of the shows above are dangerous demonic creatures that must carry out their missions while serving human masters.And they do it...flawlessly and with style.
In both there are demons, which serve humans. Sebastian looks like Alucard, especially when he is in his "fighting mode" and Ciel looks like Integra in her childhood. Phantomhive family serves the Queen and executes her orders, and Ciel is the young successor of this family. So it looks pretty similar to Hellsing, and even if they have different atmosphere, if you enjoy one you will like the other too.
Both series parallel each other so often it's startling.
Both lead males are psychotic monsters, with the insane smiles to prove it, serving under a human master with complete control over them.
The master figures also parallel. Last in a long line of English nobles wit a vendetta against anything threatening their queen. Another parallel, mentioned there, both set in London though Kuro lacks the awesome english dubbing.
Simliar story mix of demon hunting and enough comedy and action to blance each other out
Both anime are talking about evil side servants. About masters and servand realationships. About fighting with evil, power, politic and survining.
Kuroshitsuji and Hellsing are quite different at first glance, but after a while one will notice how similar they actually are.
Both, Hellsing and Kuroshitsuji take place in Great Britain. The Hellsing Organization (led by Integra Hellsing) and Ciel Phantomhive (the main character in Kuroshitsuji) are both dedicated to follow Queen's orders and they have a powerful person out of this world (Alucard, a vampire and Sebastian, a demon) on their side to help them out with their objectives.
The atmosphere in both is dark even though that has been relieved with the means of comedy in Kuroshitsuji, whereas Hellsing has only few humorous parts (and it is dark humor, of course).
When i started to watch Hellsing it just remembered me Kuroshitsuji. The same gothic/dark atmosphere is unique and wonderfull in both animes. Both animes events are situated in London, and both are about strange/mystic creatures. So, if you like dark atmosphere and gothic style with a lot of violence, you can be sure that you will like both of them.
One a vampire and one a demon. Both serving masters for the excitement they add to their neverending lives. Alucard and Sebastian are very similar in these ways and more while the shows themselves resemble eachother as well. They both have a similar mood and allover feel. Anyone who enjoyed one will most definitely enjoy the other.
Both main characters - Alucard and Sebastian are unstoppable semi-god creatures, They are obeying orders from their masters also their personal character are similar.
Their masters - Ciel and Integra can also be compared eg. they want their orders to be carried out without failure.And in both cases orders are being issued by the queen.
I am sure that if You enjoyed one then the other will be good choice for You too.
Okay the plot is very diffrent but something about them reminds me about the other. ex. talking a lot about full loyalty to the queen and some scenes in Hellsing reminded me about some in Kuro..
Also the Integra - Alucard and Sebastian - Ciel relationsship reminds me about each other.
Hellsing is a lot darker, but both are very enjoyable ^^
I think if you liked Kurshitsuji (Black Butler) you'd also like Hellsing. Both are similar in that they take place in England, and both deal with demonic forces (being the lead characters) who serve human masters that will do anything to protect their queen. They are both rich and dark at the same time, providing quite a bit of dark comedy and a lot of action.
Take a look at Sebastian. Then, slide your eyes over to Alucard. Notice anything? Both are very skilled fighters, far beyond their human counterparts, and both serve a human master. The anime themselves have a similar feel, with some dark, bloody parts staining the quick-witted English gentlemen banter.
If you enjoyed Sebastian's complete loyalty to Ceil and how he looked BA while doing so then this is the anime for you. They both have stories that include the supernatural and have serious moments with a twist of humor. True the "butler" in this series is kinder and more lighthearted he still has that "I would do anything for my mistress" feel
Butlers, maids, demons, and monsters. These two shows are similar in just about every way possible. The only significant differences I can think of are that Inu x Boku SS's young, rich kid is female, whilst Kuroshitsuji's is male, and that Kuroshitsuji is a much darker show than Inu x Boku SS. If you like one, I honestly can't imagine why you wouldn't like the other.
Inu x Boku SS is exactly like Kuroshitsuji. The main character is small, ignorant and commanding. The butler is tall, handsome and extremely, extremely loyal to their master/mistress. Inu x Boku SS is more of a light hearted story, the butler in Inu x Boku may seem more wimpy, but he has a hell of a bad-ass background so... yea
Both of these Anime's include a butler/master relationship with the butler having extra ordinary powers that make them "One Hell of a Butler"! The butler's would do anything for there masters. These are both really amazing shows and don't think that just because you watched one means you've watched them all. Kuroshitsuji AKA Black Butler has many amazing characters each with there own super powers or extrodinary traits. Inu x Boku SS is the same way. But the powers and the story lines are soo completely different from each other. Inu x Boku SS has more romance between the butler and master than Black Butler but Black Butler makes up for the lack of romance with an amazing fast pace plot line with tons of drama, action, fantasy, and comedy mixed in as well.
THESE ARE TWO AMAZING SERIES!! I fell in LOVE with Black Butler first and have just recently found Inu x Boku SS and now I'm head over heels in LOVE with it too! I can't stress enough how absolutely amazing these shows are!! YOU MUST WATCH THEM!!!!!!! They are amazing!!!!
Alright, so in general I just like shows with butlers of some variety in them. Both of these definitely count.
MUy buenos gustos a mi tambien me gusto mucho esta serie aunque aun no veo los especiales =P pero muy genial serie!!!!
Although InuxBoku SS has more of a romantic genre in it, the two stories both are centered on a master and its butler based on a sort of contract. While InuxBoku SS is a more of a lighthearted and sweet anime, Kuroshitsuji is a dark yet with a tint of comedy.
If you liked Inu X Boku SS/Korushitsuji, I would recommend giving the other one a go. They both share a plot centered around the relationship of a servant and master, of which both possess a form of supernatural power. They also both have various other characters whom also aren't quite human and provide comic relief.
In X Boku SS is more of a romance and has only a few fight scenes, that can't compare to Kuroshitsuji, however, Inu X Boku SS possesses a romance element that Kuroshitsuji does not.
Both servants are fiercely loyal to their masters and both share an unique relationship, that transcends a normal servant/master relationship.
Anyway, I enjoyed them both and would recommend one if you enjoyed the other :)
In 2010, the Britannian Empire enslaved Japan using powerful mecha known as Knightmares; in the aftermath Japan was renamed Area 11, and its people began a hard and terrible existence. Lelouch, a Britannian student living in Area 11, has grown up hating the Empire and everything it stands for. One day, in the middle of a terrorist attack, Lelouch meets a mysterious girl who grants him the ability to control minds. Can he use his new power to fight for freedom, or will his hatred twist his good intentions into mindless acts of vengeance?
Both series, Kuro Shitsuji and Code Geass feature an intelligent main character that comes up with various strategies and schemes. These characters (Ciel and Lelouch) also lack psychical strength, which they make up by using other people as their "chess pieces". Without their ability to use others both characters would be quite powerless.
The atmosphere in both anime is also quite dark, even though Kuro Shitsuji contains more comedy than Code Geass.
Ciel and Lelouch are similar in many ways, both experienced a life changing event in their childhood that has prompted them to become hardened and bold decision makers, often viewing people as chess pieces in a game to fulfill their goals.
Both have made contracts with special individuals(for Ciel, it's Sebastian, for Lelouch, it's CC) and have fully utilized the contracts to their fullest advantages. The symbol of the contracts they made are marked within their eyes.
Both shows also share the similarity in the English influenced settings, and both have characters acknowledging orders with "Yes,my lord".
Both shows have a very good balance of seriousness and comedy, though Kuro Shitsuji is the more lighter one of the lot.
I'm not to sure on why Kuroshitsuji reminded me so much of Code Geass for. May-be its how both the main characters (Ceil and Lelouch) wish to take revenge on the people that did them wrong. Both using a power in their possesion to bring about their revenge (Lelouch-Geass and Ceil-Sebastian.), while staying un-noticed by everyone that is close to them. Both Ceil and Lelouch come up with brilliant strantigies and play a mean game of chess. Both having an associate by their side most of the time (for Lelouch its C.C and for Ceil its Sebastian.) helping them along the way. If you liked Code Geass you may enjoy watching Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) or vice versa.
Each of these series focus around an anti-hero that is willing to do almost anything in order to solve a mystery and take revenge for it. Furthermore, they are a little on the dark side, with a good amount of action and a bit of humor.
Code Geass and Kuroshitsuji are about intelligent main characters that are pretty powerless on their own; they rely on other people’s abilities and their own ability to manipulate the people around them to get what they want, and they both want revenge!
Both of these series revolve around a dark protagonist that is haunted by revenge. Both protagonists somehow make a deal to become stronger. While comedy is present in both anime, the main plots unfold like a mystery novel. If you like the dark-hero types, these anime are right up your alley.
An akuma is a soul which has been brought back to life through sadness and despair with the powers of Millenium Earl. Their mission is to terrorize the earth and all who dwell within it. The Black Order is a group of Exorcists that have sworn to cleanse the souls of the akuma, and collect the substance known as "innocence". This powerful substance can be used as an anti-akuma weapon, and ultimately can help destroy the evil Millenium Earl. Allen Walker is a young Exorcist who has the ability to tell who is human and who is an akuma with the help of his cursed eye. Together with the Black Order, Allen must find all 109 pieces of innocence to protect the world and defeat Earl.
Both of these series are set during the Victorian period and contain demons, which if you like that sort of time setting then both of these series are worth a viewing. These series do differ in their portrayal of demons, D.Gray-man is more of the demons are quite hollow and undeveloped, evil and must be fought, whereas Kuroshitsuji places a demon as one of the central characters and there is more depth to the character. Both of these series also manage to successfully combine and maintain a nice balance of comedy and action, whilst coping with some fairly dark plotlines. So if you enjoyed one, then try out the other; you could be in for a very pleasant surprise.
They both are supernatural and involve with hardships and mysteries. They both have action yet a slight bit of comedy in them. If you like supernatural action i highly recommend these shows. There is non-stop action in each episode of each show which makes it very entertaining and they also have some episodes where its nothing but humorious.
I'm not entirely sure why, but when watching kuroshitsuji it reminded me a lot of D.Gray-Man as well as Darker than black.
though i am not 100% sure why i found this resemblance i am pretty sure anyone who likes any of these three series would like the other two.
D.Gray-Man and kuroshitsuji are noticeably similar however in numerous ways, they are both fairly gothic and dark anime, with often, not too subtle comedic undertones and comic-relief characters.
although i didn't enjoy this as much when watching D.Gray-Man, as i have read the manga and could pick out the filler episodes, i found this in kuroshitsuji, not preferable to serious plot development, however i mostly didn't mind it either.
so, if you like D.Gray-Man especially, i would strongly reccommend Kuroshitsuji (and vice versa).
The mood of the two series are very similar, having a dark feeling with occasional comedy relief. Both involve demons, the supernatural and a main character with a tragic past.
They are both dark and have a slight comedy feel. Even though they are both filled with action they still have a very strong story-line that makes the show 10x better!
These series have little in commen plot wise, but the feel to the series are the same. If you enjoyed D.Gray-Man or vise versa, you will enjoy this series.