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Jubei Kibagami is just a wandering swordsman minding his own business... until fate lands him in the middle of a battle with the terrifying Devils of Kimon! Now the fate of all of Japan lies in the hands of a vagabond samurai, a deadly female ninja and a perverted old monk as they take on an enemy who is, literally, immortal.
Well aside from the old ninja type artwork, there is also a similar storyline. They both incorporate feudal lords and the fight for political power. even though Puppet princess has a female lead, there are definitely enough similarities to reccomend this anime to someone who likes the other
Both anime are about dark feudal times in Japan where the characters in each anime find themselves in strange situations that they have to deal with in a very violent brutal way using their ninja skills. Gory, violent, and squirmish scenes are in abundance in both anime i'm sure you'll like one if you liked the other.
Puppet Princess and Ninja Scroll are set in Feudal Japan with various 'horror-esque' elements. Both have plenty of gore and explicit ninja action, along with some very interesting characters. Fans of one may want to give the other a try.
Momosuke is a young man with a dream: to travel Japan and collect one hundred stories. He journeys from place to place, searching for tales of the paranormal and bizarre, hoping to collect tales to publish in his book. However, the calm of Momosuke's life soon is shattered by a chance meeting with three sinister beings: Mataichi the priest, Nagamimi the bird-caller, and the beautiful Ogin. Soon, Momosuke learns that there might be more to his newfound comrades than first meets the eye...
Both of these anime are set in a feudal era, but with a fantasy twist. There is plenty of horror to keep you on the edge of your seat, some interesting story telling, and an awesome cast. If gore doesn't turn your stomach and you're looking for some classic horror, check these two out.
Legend says that if the flesh of a mermaid is consumed, the body becomes immortal. However, with the small chance of immortality comes a high chance of being poisoned, morphing and mutating into a monster beyond comprehension. Yuta is a wanderer: one of the few who has eaten the flesh and survived, and lived to tell about it -- for 500 years. By chance, Yuta meets a young woman named Mana who also shares the same fate, and together, they wander the land, searching for a mermaid who can free them from their immortal lives.
If you liked Puppet Princess for the strange plot and the horror then you would most likely enjoy Mermaid Forest as well. Both of these anime rocked, in my book. There is a lot of blood and gore in these anime, but it doesn't over take the story at all. They both have really deep plots that will suck you in, the visuals are just an added bonus!
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?
These two series are nearly two of one kind. Both feature samurai who fight mechanical beings and have a lot of dark and noir about them. The main difference between the fighting in both series is that while Puppet Princess only involves swordplay, Afro Samurai has more modern weapons and technology like swords and bazookas, but also cell phones.
Besides the fighting, the main difference between the two series is the characters. Where there is actually some humor in Puppet Princess, Afro Samurai is bitter and sadistic, rather than a bit lighthearted.
Drawn to the mystique of the unknown, Hunters travel the world in search of terrifying creatures, incredible riches, and unexplored lands. Gon Freecss is a naive-yet-determined young boy who aspires to join the ranks of these individuals, in order to find his missing father Ging - a master of the profession himself. To reach his goal, he partakes in the formidable Hunter Exam, a series of tests that push the participants to their physical and mental limits, with a Hunter License as the prize. During the exam Gon befriends vengeful Kurapika, doctor-to-be Leorio, and skilled assassin Killua, who have entered for their own reasons. But with the sinister Hisoka standing in their way, will Gon and his friends be able to succeed in obtaining their reward, or even escaping with their lives?