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In a high school setting, there are many people whose stories must be told: Hiro, an aspiring manga artist whose view of the world is "missing a certain color," according to himself; his childhood friend Kei, who is vying for his attention; Kyosuke, a photographer and cameraman who seeks to capture true emotion in his work; the ever-cheerful Miyako, who meets Hiro by chance and immediately becomes attached to him; the gentle Renji, unsure of his aspirations to become a novelist; and Kei's mysterious and quiet sister Chihiro, who seems to be a different person every day. As time passes and they interact with one another more, their paths increasingly intertwine as shades of regrettable pasts emerge.
Romance is everywhere, not only in fiction; it doesn't exist only in another, imaginary world. The grey everyday life is always waiting for love to paint it colorful.
As we have all heard of the tragic love of Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet, we maybe have wished to find that special someone who is destined to bring us happiness. The anime adaptation Romeo x Juliet is as exciting as the original play, but there is much more magic and mystery in its own cute way. The stories of gentleness, love and passion are not always supposed to be seen on stage. They are everywhere around us; proof for that is one of the most romantic animes ever - ef - a tale of memories. The most valuable thing shown in it is that love is not just a distant feeling but is much closer to our hearts than we think it is.
Both series share the drama romance story and all though a lot of other series cover this genre, with these two series the story also drags you in unlike most average romance series. Both series are of inmense good quality in both story, character development and animation that I'm sure if you have seen one, you will enjoy the other.
Hitomi was just a normal high school girl, until she was taken by the mysterious Van Fanel and dropped into a world of romance, magic and giant sword-wielding armor suits! Now Van, pilot of the famed armor suit Escaflowne; and Hitomi, whose hobby of predicting the future just became a frightening reality, must work together and fight the advanced technology of Zaibach: a force who want to shape Gaea to their visions of "peace". Follow Hitomi in her struggles against both these forces who seek to conquer this world, and her own confused heart.
Both series are about lovers from different worlds who fight hardships to be together, going against many barriers. While Escaflowne's barriers are physical, and Romeo X Juliet's barriers stem from society, both series have that melancholy that stems from a desperate love.
both anime show the love a boy and girl who go through hardships and fight for righteousness and what they believe
In a fairytale and storybook country, Firiel Dee has lived all her life in the peaceful Cerafield countryside. Her mother died when she was young, and her father – known by everybody as "The Scholar" – is alive but has a tendency to lock himself in his observatory and not give Firiel the time of day. On her 15th birthday, Firiel's life changes forever when she goes to a ball in Cape Amber wearing her mother's necklace that her friend and father’s pupil, Roux, delivered to her. Lord Roland and Lady Adale, members of the royal family, recognize her necklace as belonging to the runaway Blue Princess – leading Firiel to the discovery that she is the long lost princess' daughter! Now, she must compete with all of the other candidates to become Queen of the land.
Both anime have a fantasy setting. Good Witch is set in a fairytale-like country with some weird looking animals while Romeo x Juliet is set on a floating continent where the nobles use flying horses to fly around town. The main heroines are a lot alike. They will do anything to be with the one they love and they are both determined to protect their world.
Both Romeo x Juliet and Good Witch of the West have similar types of main characters. They are each strong willed in their own ways, especially the heroines. They are determines to overcome everything for the bond of love they share.
Narumi Takayuki is a normal high school student with a crush on Mitsuki, the school's swim star -- that is, until he receives a profession of love from his friend Haruka. But amidst the beautiful budding relationship, tragedy strikes when an accident occurs, turning Narumi’s life upside-down. Kimi ga Nozomu Eien is a compelling drama about one man, and the choices he must make for love.
If you enjoy Romeo x Juliet, it is almost certainly for the romantic drama elements; the drama is the defining quality of Kimi ga Nozomu Eien as well. In both series, the characters are forced into difficult situations in which they must choose between love and some other important parts of their lives. Both shows also have much more to them than mere sappy romance, setting themselves apart from others in their genre.
The main characters in Kimi ga Nozomu Eien and Romeo X Juliet are forced to choose between the love they share for each other and another defining factor in their lives. The elements of drama and tragedy are present throughout both series. While Romeo X Juliet could be seen as the classic tale of Shakespeare’s play, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien also goes deep into the emotions of the viewers and asks: what would you do in that situation?
In the not-so-distant future, mankind is at war with itself. The lives of Chise and Shuu are torn apart when Chise is chosen to become the ultimate weapon to fight for Japan against their enemies. Death, sadness, and the hardships of love accompany Sai Kano in its grim look at war and its consequences.
Saikano and Romeo x Juliet are complicated love stories; just like Romeo and Juliet's love, Chise and Seiji's is impossible. They also have in common the idea of running away from reality and to be together, and they both have really sad endings. You'll love it!
both animes show the love of two people which is hard for them to be together as they go through hardships