Origin: Spirits of the Past

Alt titles: Gin-iro no Kami no Agito

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Onigamiden

Onigamiden

Jun Tendo is a young teenager who is taken to the past to fight in a mystic war during the Heian period in Japan. Legend says that Jun should be able to control Orochi, a powerful eight-headed dragon. Viewed as a savior, he is confused on what he is supposed to do.

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koutalied koutalied says...

along with having a very similar plot line they are also have been done in a similar artistic style i love the way they at times look like traditional paintings

MagWizz MagWizz says...

Both anime have similar plot about two forces fighting with each other and boy with mysterious power appear in the middle of conflict with no clue what is going on and what is good and what is bad in this completely new world to him. Yet its he who decide the fate of outcome.

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

In the distant future, the human race is on the brink of destruction. Mankind, which now drifts in space aboard a massive, technologically-advanced base known as Avalon, is poised to launch one final, desperate attack against its enemy, the alien race Hideauze. It’s during this battle that Ledo, a mecha pilot, is thrown into a wormhole and sent to an unfamiliar place: Earth, the lost birthplace of humanity said to have turned to ice long ago. Having been saved by the inhabitants of the Gargantia, a fleet of ships that traverses the now-flooded planet, Ledo must come to terms with these primitive people with their backwards language and technology, learn to communicate, and try to find a way back home to his place in the sky.

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snivets snivets says...

Gargantia and Origin are sci-fi anime set in lush, richly detailed worlds with unusual environments. Common to both is the idea that mankind ruined its own environment through experimentation, and the current era of humanity has adapted to profound changes in Earth's environment. Two stories about quests to discover relics from the past, there are many similarities between Gargantia and Origin that make them natural recommendations for each other.

RainbowDeathSkittles RainbowDeathSkittles says...

Both take place where one character comes from a futuristic past. Both characters have to learn and understand the new world that they live in along with learning to coexist with the enviroment that they are not accustomed to

King of Thorn

King of Thorn

Medusa is a mysterious illness which causes the body to petrify shortly after infection, found throughout the world and steadily increasing the death toll. In order to combat the disease, 160 lottery winners were chosen to be frozen until a cure could be found, one of whom is Kasumi - a twin whose sibling was not one of the chosen. Along with a group of others Kasumi awakens from her cryogenic chamber, but not to the same world she left it: prehistoric monsters roam the now-abandoned castle and eat the survivors, while endless giant thorns rise all around them. Against all odds, Kasumi and the others must now try to survive the horror of their situation and discover the truth behind what's happening, all the while waiting for the Medusa to finally claim their lives...

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RinoaAeris RinoaAeris says...

Humanity is about to be destroyed by living organisms that came from space (a deadly virus in KOT, mentally awakened plants in OSP), so a big corporation decides to put in cryogenic sleep some humans claiming that they do so in order to save humanity.The movie also pictures people with supernatural powers awakened by the 'alien' organisms.

jpikachu45 jpikachu45 says...

I recommend Origin: spirts of the past because it is an anime worry 5 and 5 stars.

Spriggan

Spriggan

In a research outpost in Turkey, an ancient relic known as Noah’s Ark has been discovered, and ARCAM, the world’s most secret organization in charge of keeping world order, must protect the ark from the deranged forces of the US Machine Corps. Yu Ominae, ARCAM’S #1 Spriggan, is an elite secret operative with one mission: Stop the key to NOAH’S ARK from being used by Colonel Mac Dougall, a cybernetically enhanced child with psychokinetic powers. Noah will be your grave!

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Iahel Iahel says...

Origin and Spriggan are about saving the world from huge mountains (or something that looks like a mountain). The main characters are also very similar: they have strong personalities and a great aim. If you like watching good guys save the world, you will enjoy watching these.

Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart is a touching Ghibli slice-of-life story, about a young girl named Shizuku. While riding the train, she notices a fat cat riding alongside her. Following the cat, she finds a shop where she is told an enchanting story of a gold statue named "The Baron". WotH follows Shizuku in her struggles to grow, and her budding love with the shopkeeper's son.

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Foop Foop says...

Both Origin: Spirits of the Past and Whisper of the Heart are about a girl who is shy or in trouble. She learns that her life is important and stuff. If you like those kinds of movies, you should see both of these anime.