Saki Episode 1 - Encounter

Saki doesn't understand why she was taken to play mahjong but that's where Saki and Nodoka met. Nodoka wins but questions Saki's playing style so she asks for another game.

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Girls und Panzer

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Forget track and field! At Oorai Girls Academy, they practice Shensha-do, the art of tank combat! But Miho transfers there believing it to be the one school where Shensa-do isn't offered. She's in for a rude awakening, however, when the student council president demands her participation in the sport. Together with four friends, she learns to face her fears...

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Kari5 Kari5 says

These shows both gave me the same vibe; they both focus around a talented girl who joins a high school club and enters in a competative tournament with a rookie team. Although the types of tournaments are really different the huge female casts and small amounts of fan-service make me think if you enjoyed one you might enjoy the other.

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse says

Did you like watching those stereotype schoolgirls fighting in inter-school tournaments, with the protagonist and trump card of a new upcoming and yet unknown school being a girl who had first needed to be reteached that playing the game is fun, and all of this together within growing bonds of friendship? Well, that you'll find in this other anime too.

Boriddy Boriddy says

Because both animes are about cute girls being in a tournament enviorment for Girls und Panzer it is tanks and for Saki it is Mahjong, they have great humor and good actions.

Bamboo Blade

Bamboo Blade

Kojirou-sensei, the rather indifferent teacher and coach of the school kendo club, is in financial dire straits. As a result, he makes a bet with his fellow kendo coach and former upperclassman to see who can assemble and train the better female kendo team, with the prize for Kojirou being a year's supply of food if he wins. Motivated by the idea of free food...

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Fireaxe Fireaxe says

Both shows are about a group of moe doing what they like. They are extremely similar in terms of plot and characters, but Bamboo Blade  has a slice-of-life vibe that isn't really there in Saki (at least not as much). Both shows also feature hints of shoujo-ai, though it doesn't really go far in any of them.

Omurqi Omurqi says

Superpowers with [Mahjong/Kendo], because sprouting angelwings while in "the zone" is awesome. Both Saki and Bamboo Blade are anime about a high-school club with mostly girls, shooting for their dreams with the club and having a good time together. There isn't anything more to the shows, but that's all they need. Saki has a higher "moe-factor" than Bamboo Blade though, but as long as you don't mind that difference, both shows are two of the same kind.

flyboy42 flyboy42 says

Both animes are coming of age sports animes where a shy girl who is amazing at one sport learns that it is not only a chore but also meant to be fun and is a great way to make friends



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winniebai winniebai says

they both have a common theme of a game where the main character is very passionat about what they play. the feel of them is also very similar,if you liked one, you should definatly check out the other

willfemi willfemi says

Both Saki and Chihayafuru are about recruiting members for their clubs and then participating as teams (an occationally individuals) in compitions.

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