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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Simon lives a boring life in the underground village of Jeeha, where his main job day in and day out is to dig tunnels. His close friend Kamina, however, longs to bust out of their oppressive existence and reach the surface world where open skies and adventure await! One day, during his usual digs, Simon discovers a robot with a big face buried amongst the rocks. No sooner has he shown Kamina his mysterious find when two beings from the surface crash land into Jeeha Village - one is a gun-toting woman calling herself Yoko and the other is a terrifying mecha piloted by a Beastman! Seeing their chance to escape village drudgery, Kamina rallies Simon and Yoko to defeat the invader using their new robot, Lagann. However, upon breaking out onto the surface world, Simon, Kamina, and Yoko encounter enemies more powerful than they could have envisioned. Their fight for adventure just turned into a war for the survival of the human race - will their lust for freedom hold out against such terrible odds?

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themasteroffools themasteroffools says...

These series are about having fun and a few laughs. Don't let that decieve you though as they both can be very deep when neccesary. True the main characters are nothing alike:but If you enjoy One Piece, you'll get a kick outta Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann!

chii chii says...

Both anime have non stop action and an amazing ray of characters that you are sure to love no matter how silly they are. There's plenty of meatbones to be nomnom'd because well they need to keep up their strength somehow to keep on fighting these epic battles. One Piece is more on the adventure side where TTGL is on the save our planet side. Try one if you liked the other.

Soul Eater

Soul Eater

In a bizarre fantasy world, students known as meisters are trained at the illustrious Shinigami Weapon Meister University; but the tools they wield are no ordinary weapons! Each meister is paired with a human-like being who can transform into a weapon at will; and after defeating a pre-kishin - a human whose soul has darkened - the weapon eats the soul within it. A meister's ultimate goal is to collect ninety-nine pre-kishin souls and one of a witch so that his or her partner will become an all-powerful Death Scythe. Maka and her partner Soul Eater; Assassin Black Star and his partner Demon Blade Tsubaki; and Shinigami's son Death the Kid and his partners the Demon Twin Pistol Thompson Sisters each vie for their ultimate goal, but plenty of challenges and adventures lie in their way!

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abunai abunai says...

There's an element of similar weirdness that permeates both One Piece and Soul Eater. Although the two anime don't share many plot points (apart from their quintessential shounen-ness), they both have a tone of over-the-top antics. People with weird and powerful abilities battling other people with weird and powerful abilities, the whole dominated by personalities that are so weird as to make the rest of the story seem almost vanilla normal.

If you like a series where every other battle makes you scratch your head, thinking: "How are they ever going to top that for weirdness?", then these are the anime for you.

griffioen griffioen says...

They both have great action/fight and a great story. Luffy from one piece want to become a pirate king and soul wants to become a death sythe, you follow them both on their way to reach it and strong opponents appear which they have to defeat to reach their goal

Law of Ueki

Law of Ueki

There's an adage that one man's trash is another man's treasure; but for Kosuke Ueki, one man's trash is another man's... tree?! Junior high school teacher Mr. K is in the running for the title of Celestial King. Candidates must select a junior high school student to endow powers upon, and then the students might fight each other mercilessly. The victorious student's benefactor will become the new Celestial King! Kosuke was Mr. K's choice, and for his power, he chose the ability to turn trash into trees. Furthermore, if he uses his abilities to harm others, he will lose one of his natural talents. Now, Kosuke must battle a variety of other power users to help Mr. K win it all, all while keeping his talents intact!

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closetanimefan closetanimefan says...

While at first glance these anime seem nothing alike, I couldn't help thinking of One Piece as a watched Law of Ueki. I think Ueki (the main character) reminded me of Luffy (the main character of One Piece.) Both of them punch before they think and ask questions latter. They also both gather a "crew" or "team" and make friends of their enemies. If you couldn't help but love one of these main characters, I would take a look at the other.

Signas Signas says...

Weird superpowers galore! Both of these shows feature a huge amount of  “untraditional” superpowers. As the power-using characters develop, they start to find really interesting applications to their powers.

Both series also have a main character who seems “stupid” and hard-headed. They will do anything for their friends.

Love Hina

Love Hina

Keitaro Urashima is somewhat of a failure. In order to fulfill a promise he made to a girl fifteen years ago, he has tried time and again to get into Tokyo U but has never managed to pass the exam. However, fate smiles upon him and he ends up working for his aunt, managing an all-girls dorm! Living with the feral Kaolla, the timid Shinobu, the sake-loving Mitsune, the blade mistress Motoko and the punch-happy Naru, can Keitaro keep his focus and keep his promise? And will he ever end up meeting that girl from his past?

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ZanZokeN ZanZokeN says...

Love Hina, like One Piece, is incredibly funny. There isn't much action in Love Hina (there's plenty of action in One Piece), so that may turn off some people, but for those of you that are looking for an anime that will make you laugh like a retarded school girl, you should check out these series'

Great Teacher Onizuka

Great Teacher Onizuka

With a history of leading a motorcycle gang and getting bad grades in school, why would 22 year old Onizuka ever want to become a teacher? Is it to educate young minds or spread the joy of education? Sure, if it involves being able to look up high school girls' skirts! Watch as this would-be educator uses his own life lessons and unconstituted methods as a means to control a delinquent class of students -- students who certainly aren't as happy to have him as a teacher as he is happy to be teaching...

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ZanZokeN ZanZokeN says...

For those of you who love comedy, you'll enjoy both Great Teacher Onizuka and One Piece. GTO is chock full of comical scenes, and even has action/martial arts in it.