Shizuru and Mizuki are two quiet sisters who have a foot in the world of the supernatural. While Shizuru can see the spirits and monsters who haunt mankind, Mizuki can't help but become possessed by them. Together, the duo live with their grandparents and are taught about the spiritual world from their grandfather, a powerful exorcist. In the serene countryside, the girls will learn about the ghosts and goblins that co-exist in our world, while also learning about themselves and their abilities.
It isn't unusual for a person to feel that the world around them is strange and has unexpected secrets lying just beyond their sight. However, for most people this is just an occasional sensation that greets them upon awakening or chases them into sleep. For the mushi researcher Ginko, it isn't a feeling at all; it is a knowledge which guides his travels and motivates his life. Found in the cracks between what is conceivable and what is not, are the varied life forms collectively known as mushi. They surround us and affect us, but their intensely different nature makes them unrecognizable to most. Ginko brings these life forms into perspective for the lives of those most affected and most in need of an explanation.
Mushishi, like Mokke, deals with a person who has the ability to see spirits; the only difference is, it's a lot better in every way. The animation is better, the characters are better, and overall it's just better. If you liked Mokke, try out the far superior Mushishi.
Where Mokke deals with the traditional kami of Japanese Shinto mythology and folklore, Mushishi conveys a story of a different kind of beings, the mushi, not so much supernatural as simply belonging to a different order of nature -- "hypernatural", if you will. Nevertheless, both anime have a similar atmosphere, and feature the attempts of humans to deal with the intersection between normal human life and these other entities. If you like the one, you will probably enjoy the other.
Mushishi are similar in many ways. Both have a calm atmosphere as they deal with the hidden side of Japanese folklore. If you liked one, you'll absolutely like the other too :).
Both of these focus on supernatural creatures that are neither good nor evil. It's just that the existence of humans and these creatures sometimes overlaps and cause incidents: dangerous ones, pleasant ones, and some that have no real effect on either party. They both feel like a poetic reflection on life and death.
Dealing with supernatural beings and their effects on innocent peoples everyday lives, both Mokke and Mushishi are a slow paced amble through these worlds. Fascinating story telling and outstanding characters make these two shows the perfect partners.
Both are shows about some form of supernaturality and they both a bit slower pacing than most shows and they also have bit of a dark mood surrounding their stories.
Natsume is lonely; he has an ability that separates him from others: he can see and interact with spirits. Soon, however, Natsume discovers that he’s not alone: his grandmother Reiko also had the gift. But things get hectic and possibly dangerous for Natsume when he finds out that he also inherited the 'Book of Friends', a book that contains the names of all the spirits Reiko defeated and subjugated. He finds himself hounded by his grandmother's underlings and, with the help of a 'cat' charm spirit, decides to free them from the Book's shackles, as well as protect the book from those who seek to misuse its power...
These shows deal with very similar mythologies even if Natsume has a slightly happier atmosphere and more light humor than Mokke does.
Both are episodic slice of life shows with youkai, with a layed back atmospere, that leave you with a sense of wonder about the world. I highly reccomend watching one if you liked the other!
Same settings, different characters, similar problems. And very nice atmosphere of learning, how to deal with monsters, which other people can't see.
Both anime involve characters that have the ability to see and interact with spirits, which they need to hide from their peers. They also have a mentor of sorts that teach them more about the different spirits they encounter. Both Mokke and Natsume Yuujinchou gave me the feel of an anime that is trying to entertain while still imparting some knowledge about Japanese mythology to its audience.
Asu and Kyo are two orphaned sisters; their mother passed away some time ago, while their father abandoned them due to gambling issues. Asu and Kyo now live in a rundown apartment complex. Asu, the younger sister, is responsible for all of the housework while Kyo is in charge of living expenses; and together, the two sisters work hard to live a comfortable and enjoyable life. Looking to one another for support, Asu and Kyo experience the hardships of daily living, but are still able to welcome each day with a smile.
Two sisters sharing a close bond, united against some form of adversity -- this is a common thread that runs through Mokke and Binbou Shimai Monogatari. The adversity can be either supernatural or economic, but its constant pressure reveals the sisters' mutual love. Moreover, the intimate way their relationship is depicted is similar in both anime.
Mokke and Binbou Shimai Monogatari are each warm slice-of-life tales about a pair of sisters, and their bonds with one another. Not much more to say; though Mokke has a supernatural element instead of Binbou's financial issues, neither factor really dominates its respective anime enough to keep these two from feeling like a pair.
Both shows are slow-paced, slice of life stories about 2 sisters, that for one reason or another are separated from their parents (death/abandonment in BSM , supernatural abilities in Mokke). Due to that predicament their bond is really strong, and together they try to face various problems ( financial in BSM , supernatural in Mokke).
Of course there are also differences. Mokke "sweet scenes" are somehow tamed in comparison to BSM . Also the first one is a story about diligent older sister and cheerful/energetic younger sister. The latter have those roles reversed.
Still - if you enjoy slow, relaxing anime featuring growing up girls, you will enjoy both of those shows.
On a day like any other, average middle-school-student Yurie Hitotsubashi got the surprise of a lifetime – she became a goddess! Unfortunately, even with her newfound powers, Yurie still can’t manage to find the courage to confess to Kenji, her crush. With Yurie’s fame comes others’ fortune; Matsuri, caretaker of the local shrine, names Yurie the shrine’s new goddess and becomes her manager – for yen and glory! Along with Yurie’s faithful best friend Mitsue, the trio set forth on an adventure to find out what it really means to become a goddess.
Both Mokke and Kamichu! are anime that build on the complex and rich mythology and folklore of Japan's Shinto heritage. Furthermore, both anime bring into close focus the lives and personal struggles of ordinary girls caught up in an unavoidable presence of the supernatural in their everyday world. If you like one, you will surely like the other.
Mokke and Kamichu shares an interest in japanese mythologies and folklore and the stars of each show is a little girl who's able to see spirits and various supernatural creatures. The main differences would be that in Kamichu, the lead becomes a god and is thus supposed to engage with them on an ordinary basis while in Mokke the girl just tries to avoid and live her life under more normal circumstances.
Satsuki, her younger sister Mei and their father have just moved to their new home in the countryside, where grand adventures await them. One day while playing outside in the garden Mei encounters a small creature and decides to follow it. After chasing it through the bushes Mei eventually finds herself at the base of a large Camphor tree and as she drops through a hole in its roots, she lands on the stomach of a large, sleeping forest spirit named Totoro. The two sisters befriend the gentle spirit and are soon introduced to a world more fantastical than they could ever imagine, from playing with soot spirits to meeting a Catbus, to flying through the air and even making the trees grow. However when Mei disappears, Satsuki must call on the help of her new friends if she wants any hope of being able to find her sister...
My Neighbor Totoro and Mokke are both incredibly slow tales of girls who are exploring a country life with bizarre spirits and monsters. Totoro is far more classic and Mokke is far more uninteresting, but I think fans of one might like the other.
Both Mokke and My Neighbor Totoro are slow-paced tales of sisters who find different and interesting spirits. If you're a fan of one, you might like the other (though, I felt Mokke was kinda boring).