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Meet Lina Inverse, a mighty sorceress who fights evil in the name of... greed, gluttony and black magic?! When she meets Gourry, a swordsman whose skill with the blade is rivaled only by his stupidity, Zelgadis, a grumpy sorceror who's been turned into a golem, and Rezo, a priest known for his benevolence (with a dark secret), you know her adventures are just beginning!
Ryo Saeba and Kaori Makumura are private detectives who make up the City Hunter team -- problem solvers who can be hired by writing 'xyz' in a certain train station. Ryo's uncanny accuracy with a gun is surpassed only by his lecherous tendencies, while Kaori provides the sideline support -- usually in the form of a 50,000 kg mallet to keep Ryo's ecchiness under control!
There is a surprising amount of similaraties between these series. They both focus on a group of people who are always out of money and have to do jobs for clients in order to get by. Furthermore, Gene Starwind and Ryo Saeba love the ladies, though Ryo is far more perverted. Both series are episodic but Outlaw Star has an overall story arc and the comedy elements to both are genuinely funny, though Outlaw Star is more serious. If you like one series check out the other.
After being threatened by extinction at the hands of alien invaders called the Zentradi, humanity undertook the task of guaranteeing itself a future by launching fleets of colony ships into space. On Macross Frontier, one such fleet, high school student Saotome Alto's life is changed forever: the fleet is suddenly attacked by unidentified creatures while he is performing aerial stunts for a concert by the wildly popular idol Sheryl. Alto quickly finds himself in the cockpit of a new-model fighter struggling to protect Ranka Lee, a young girl he met only hours earlier, from the invaders' swath of destruction. Noting his performance during this incident, the S.M.S. Skull Squadron private military company invites Alto to join their organization, where he continues protecting his friends and Macross Frontier.
Both Macross Frontier and Outlaw Star take place in outer space, often not even on another planet but in large space colonies. They both include mecha action, but are mostly drama (Macross Frontier) and humour (Outlaw Star). If you like one, you may like the other, so check it out.
The great war between the Helic Republic and the Guylos Empire ended four years ago, but the peacefulness of the world has not returned. In this troubled time, the Republic and the Empire have joined forces and created the Guardian Force in order to stop bandits, rebels, and other troublemakers. Van Flyheight and Fiona join the Guardian Force while continuing their search for Zoid Eve, but unfortunately they have more to worry about than mere bandit and rebels! Mysterious people are involved in a larger and more diabolical scheme, and they even have Organoids of their own!
after going back and refreshing about the characters in these series, it's obvious many are mirror images of each other. in regards to character templates. without giving away spoilers, both anime have the amnesia and "choosen one" complexes, lone wolf characters, "Muscle of the group", and entrepreneurship. plus the main characters both have tragic losses in their respective families. many more similarities...
In a futuristic and wild west-inspired Japan, there are only two rules: the Number 1 rules the world and only the Number 2 can challenge him; these ranks are worn with pride in the manner of headbands. In these harsh times, Afro is a samurai who is on a mission for revenge – an evil gunman killed his father to become the Number 1, and it’s up to Afro to take him down in a shower of blood and entrails. He has mastered the art of the sword and become Number 2, but many others want to hold his title and the title of Number 1 for themselves. With competition and sword fights at every turn, can Afro finally exact his revenge?