Guided by a star only they can see, a group of maidens known as HiMEs have begun to gather at Fuuka Academy. These young women have been endowed with dangerous supernatural powers that they can use to their heart's content, but there's a price: to wield them, they must put their most important thing on the line. Now, in the midst of school work and friendships, they find themselves caught in the midst of strange conspiracies seemingly related to the terrifying monsters that attack them. Is the power of the HiMEs strong enough to save themselves and the ones they love?
Life can be tough when you're a teenager. Enter Tsukino Usagi, an average, if somewhat clumsy, junior high student whose voracious appetite for sweets and capacity for tears are offset by her enthusiasm for life. Her normal existence is suddenly turned upside down when a talking cat named Luna comes into her life. Suddenly, Usagi finds herself with the ability to transform into the superhero known as Sailor Moon. Fighting the occasional monster may be the least of her worries, though...
If you love romantic stories with a group of girls fighting with magical powers, both the Sailor Moon series and My-Hime are the shows for you. Both series are filled with action packed drama and fighting scenes in which the girls have to test their strengths and personal bonds to help everyone around them.
Girls with magical powers running about saving the world you kind of thing? If that's the case then you'd enjoy both of these series. Both anime include heroines battling for the side of good. With the perfect hint of comedy, loveable characters, and amazing plots you're bound to fall in love with these series.
The god Mauser delivered unto a world of magic a prophecy: if the Scrapped Princess is allowed to live, she will destroy the entire world. But the knight who was to kill her could not end the life of a newborn child, and so she lived. Fifteen years later, her adopted brother and sister have sworn to protect her, and together they travel from town to town, searching for a life she can't have.
Both shows feature a "princess" that is linked to the destruction of the world. Both shows also deal with the occult. Both shows feature main characters that are put through horrible horrible situations because of their birth rights (My Hime definately takes the cake on that though).
Also, the main characters are both very optimistic and maintain a high level of hope despite knowing the struggles they must go through. If you liked one, try out the other.
There is little about Mai-Hime and Scrapped Princess' story ideas that link them except for the fact that they revolve around female characters and they deal with the symbiotic relationships between humans and magical beings. However, they share a similar feel because of the mix of acute tragedy and bright colour schemes. Mai-Hime has more complicated characters and better action sequences, but Scrapped Princess is an all-rounder with consistent levels of entertainment. If you liked one, definitely give the other a go.
Both have young women looking for a purpose to their lives. They both discover what they want out of life. You can get into these, no problem.
In the distant future many things have changed. Worlds are colonized and people travel the stars freely. The GOTT (Galactic Organization of Trades and Tarifs) exists to maintain order and peace along the galaxies. Enter two ES members. Eclair and Lumiere. They are sent on missions to keep the universal peace, under the flag of GOTT. But soon they come to realize that there is more going on behind the scenes than they previously imagined...
My Hime doesn't necessarily have the same plot as Kiddy Grade, but they have the same kind of characters. Both shows have stubborn, strong, and young female leads who not only have powers of their own, but also have machines that have a strong power as well. My- HiME has more of the fighting with machines (or Childs), while Kiddy Grade has more hand-to-hand battles (that changes a little later on though).
As scientists explore a new form of energy on the moon, an experiment gone awry brings the lead scientist's life crashing to a halt. In a freak accident, his daughter Kurau is engulfed in the energy and becomes the mysterious entity known as Rynax; a pairing that endows her with new superhuman abilities and a new personality. Years later, Kurau is using her unique powers to make a living as a bounty hunter, but the corporation has not given up on this new form of energy and will stop at nothing to find her. Now, Kurau must protect not only herself, but her Rynax "pair" named Christmas, a soul mate more precious to her than life itself. Can Kurau and Christmas find peace for themselves and the Rynax?
I found My-Hime and Kurau Phantom Memory to be very similar in the way drama and relationships between women are displayed. The mixture of female characters with super-powers and tragic events make these two shows quite similar. My-Hime does contain more comedy, but they both deliver in drama.
Kurau: Phantom Memory also stars a female protagonist who does everything she can to protect those she cares for. Themes like willing to die for those you love and the consequences of unrequited or lost love are also very prevalent throughout the story, much like in My-Hime.
I feel Kurau is a much better series seeing as the storytelling is much more consistent (no sudden reversal in tone half-way through) and the ending is much more satisfying. Give it a shot and see if you feel the same way!
Each of these series are centered around super-powered females with some drama thrown in. Furthermore, on more than one occasion how certain characters are viewed and act are completely changed.
Awayuki Himeno is a normal schoolgirl who is in a bind: her father’s remarriage yielded two new cruel stepsisters, and to top it off, she meets seven men who call themselves Liefe Knights. They reveal to her that she's a Pretear, someone who can lend powers to them when their powers aren’t enough to defeat the evil creatures called mayouchuu. Now, she has to fight the ambitious Fenrir, whose only purpose is to leech the life force from all living beings. Can Himeno save the world and find a way to deal with her growing feelings for one of the Liefe Knights?
Both series feature strong female leads with newfound powers that have to save the world. Both females have some trouble deciding whether or not to accept their new powers and must determine how to balance love with trying to save everyone. Both series were very emotional and I'm sure if you liked one, you'll definitely like the other.
If you loved Mai-Hime, you'll definitely fall for Pretear (or vice versa) as both stories revolve around troubled heroines who don't understand why they have been granted special powers, and why they should use them to save the world. However, Mai-Hime tends to be more serious while Pretear is more fairy tale-like.
Both these animes are different but i can recommend that anyone who has seen one would love the other, there is more action in My Hime than Pretear, but they are both about girls discovering who they are and what they have to do to protect the people they love, yes they have similarities and differences mainly being the action of the fighting scenes.