Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha

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Yumeiro Pâtissière

Yumeiro Pâtissière

Fourteen-year-old Amano Ichigo is a would-be pâtissière who acquired her love of sweets from her late grandmother’s desserts. After meeting the talented Henri Lucas at a local sweets festa, Amano convinces her parents to let her attend the culinary Marie Academy so that she can fulfill her dream. However, as she’s only armed with a positive attitude and no real cooking skills, Amano quickly finds herself at the bottom of the class. Luckily, she soon meets Vanilla, a sweets spirit who’s here to help Amano reach her full potential. Alongside good friends such as Rumi and the three gorgeous Princes of Sweets, Amano will bake, mix and sift her way to the top!

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DarkMagicianGirl DarkMagicianGirl says...

If you liked one of them you like the other to. There both cute girls and try there hardest to get the best results. There both kind and sweet. And will do everything for there friends. A other thing that you will like is that both have a sesaon that take place a few year later. Nanoha is 10 years an Yumeiro 2 years. Both are series you must have seen. If you like the on you defently like the other.

Kamichama Karin

Kamichama Karin

Karin Hanazono’s life isn’t easy; she’s an orphan, her grades are poor, she’s terrible at sports and in general, she is miserable. After the death of her precious pet, Karin met a strange boy named Kazune Kujyou – an encounter which changed her life forever. For Karin, as she then discovers, is a goddess! Now, with the help of Kazune and his cousin Himeka, Karin will learn how to use her powers and protect her new family. As she learns more about herself she must also face the mysterious people who share her powers, and discover what it is they are fighting for.

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DarkMagicianGirl DarkMagicianGirl says...

the girls both learn about magic by accident and learn more about them self. How strong they are and have more fate in each other. they make friends for live and find there love. you must watch those anime

D.N.Angel

D.N.Angel

For Niwa Daisuke, turning 14 should be accompanied by romance and the promise of new adventures into adulthood, but instead comes with a surprising revelation: all male children of the Niwa's bloodline inherit the powers (alter ego) of Dark, a phantom thief, upon their 14th birthday! Now, in addition to his ever-present quest to win the heart of his childhood friend Risa, Daisuke must commit acts of thievery (with his doppelganger Dark controlling his body), to steal mysterious pieces of art for unknown purposes. For Daisuke, his growing pains are just beginning!

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Morwen Morwen says...

Both D.N.Angel and Nanoha follow a young protagonist that has to learn how to use their powers to collect dangerous magical objects and prevent them from harming others. They also each have a rival with a dark past that challenges them in their goals--in D.N.Angel, Daisuke has Satoshi, the young prodigy police detective that wants to capture Dark, and Nanoha has Fate, a rival magician who is also collecting the Jewel Seeds. Their relationships are similar in each show, which gives a similar feel to each despite their diffences in setting and plot. Nanoha is definitely aimed more at a "otaku", young adult crowd with its ecchi moments and attempts to do something new with the Magical Girl genre, while D.N.Angel is more of a straight shoujo with a bigger focus on romance (and the relationship between the two cute guys, instead of the cute girls). But if you're looking for another magical transformation show with a rivalry in the middle of it, then both of these shows should be enjoyable t you!

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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MaraRuizu MaraRuizu says...

Both are magical girl shows where a solo magical girl fights against (and tries to befriend) a solo dark magical girl. This leads to some similar relationship dynamics. The two shows are somewhat similar in regards to how dark they get, but Princess Tutu is generally much sillier than Nanoha. However, I still think that if you like one you should give the other a chance.

Flip Flappers

Flip Flappers

Cocona is a model honor student, cautious and slow to embrace new opportunities. This makes life complicated when a mysterious girl named Papika suddenly appears, fearlessly searching for a wish-granting crystal called the “Shard of Mimi.” When fates collide and they're given the ability to transform into powerful fairy-like beings, where will the dangerous journey into “Pure Illusion” take them?

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hamletsmage hamletsmage says...

Both of these anime follow a similar concept. A young girl stumbles into the magic world and gains the task of collecting magical pieces. There is not as much of a pair in Nanoha as in FlipFlappers, but neither new magical girl works along. Along the way, she finds out she has a rival, and their quest to get the stones before each other begins. If you liked one, go watch the other.