Samurai Champloo

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Sukeban Deka

Sukeban Deka

After being placed in a reformatory, Saki Asamiya has only one thing in abundance: attitude. But attitude alone won't help when Saki is faced with a decision: become a cop and help hunt down criminals or watch her imprisoned mother be executed! Thus, she heads back to the crime-ridden school of her past, Takanoha High, only to find that a trio of women known as the Mizuchi Sisters have taken over. Armed with a deadly yoyo and a razor sharp wit, Saki is ready to clean up the school and save her reputation as the number one bully, while hurting the bad guys in the process!

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sothis sothis says...

Samurai Champloo and Sukeban Deka both have a very stylish feel to them, even in the midst of violence and seriousness. They both are just fun to watch, with interesting characters and flat out class. I definitely think you'd enjoy one if you liked the other.

Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpuchou Tou

Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpuchou Tou

In downtown Tokyo, walking the streets has become dangerous once the day turns to night. Lifeless demons called "Oni" have taken over the streets and are devouring innocent citizens of Tokyo, leaving them dry and lifeless. Kyouichi and Tatsuma are two high school students who hold supernatural abilities that allow them to defeat the Oni at night. Though they continue to fight what seems to be a never ending battle, they've yet to discover the main threat towards humanity -- the group working behind the scenes in charge of the Oni...

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Himitsu Himitsu says...

Though completely different genres, I think you'll like Tokyo Majin if you enjoyed Samurai Champloo. The animation style is definitely the same, and you get the awesome fighting + action scenes. The cast of characters give off the same feel as well. Samurai Champloo's Mugen is just as cool as Tokyo Majin's Kyouichi. Tokyo Majin is much more dark and horror-ish, and there are much more supernatural fight scenes. Great music too.

Infinite Ryvius

Infinite Ryvius

In 2137 AD, the sun released a massive flare across the solar system, creating the Geduld, a dense field of plasma and debris. In the midst of a routine descent into the Geduld's upper layers, the training ship Liebe Delta is crippled by a terrorist attack, killing the trainers and command crew - and exposing the vessel’s military secrets, which may hold the survivors’ only hope. With nowhere to hide from their darkest fears, the young trainees must work together to navigate the ravages of a solar system filled with mysterious, powerful foes. Yet, as the ship is forced into greater isolation and its inhabitants become increasingly desperate, they must struggle to survive against not only the forces that pursue them relentlessly... but also each other.

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vivafruit vivafruit says...

Infinite Ryvius and Samurai Champloo are almost completely different from a narrative standpoint, but both share an unusual hip-hop soundtrack. Love it or hate it, the music in each is bold and distinctive. If you liked the music in one, you should check out the other.

Outlaw Star

Outlaw Star

Gene Starwind and Jim Hawkins make a living on various jobs and bounties. While waiting for their ticket to hit it big time, a mysterious woman named Hilda leaves them with a key to the puzzle of finding a starship of great power, known only as the Outlaw Star. What are these long lost spaceships and what is the Galactic Leyline?

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Uriel Uriel says...

Both series have stories vowen around a team of "space freelancers". While Outlaw Star is biased more towards ship-to-ship space combat and is somehow more lighthearted, Champloo is all about the mood and can be pretty serious sometimes.

Dead Leaves

Dead Leaves

For Pandy and Retro, waking up naked with amnesia wasn't the high point of their day. While going on a crime spree, the duo are captured and sent to the infamous Dead Leaves, a notorious prison where the baddest of the bad are sent. Using the bathroom is a chore, eating is force fed and escape seems impossible -- but is it? Join Pandy, Retro, the drill endowed Chinko Drill and a gang of inmates as they plot their escape from the hell that is Dead Leaves!

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tasanime tasanime says...

Both Dead Leaves and Samurai Champloo are bright, colourful and unique in character design, plot, music and attitude. They are must sees for those after something highly individual and full of bounce.