Samurai Champloo

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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.

Blood+

Blood+

In world where flesh-eating monsters roam the streets, only one organization has the means to save civilization from annihilation: Red Shield, a specially-organized unit designed to fight these monsters, and the only weapon that can destroy them: Saya. Awakened from a 30-year sleep, Saya is thrust into a modern world which she has no memories of, and is troubled by a past filled only with bloodshed and sadness. With the undying love and support of her family and friends, she struggles to gain the strength to move forward and regain the pieces of her shattered memories.

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azntenniskid azntenniskid says...

Samurai Champloo and Blood+ aren't very similar, but they both are a bit dark (more so in Blood+), have sword fighting and have emotional and drama-filled situations. I got the same feeling from watching both.

D.Gray-man

D.Gray-man

An akuma is a soul which has been brought back to life through sadness and despair with the powers of Millenium Earl. Their mission is to terrorize the earth and all who dwell within it. The Black Order is a group of Exorcists that have sworn to cleanse the souls of the akuma, and collect the substance known as "innocence". This powerful substance can be used as an anti-akuma weapon, and ultimately can help destroy the evil Millenium Earl. Allen Walker is a young Exorcist who has the ability to tell who is human and who is an akuma with the help of his cursed eye. Together with the Black Order, Allen must find all 109 pieces of innocence to protect the world and defeat Earl.

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azntenniskid azntenniskid says...

Samurai Champloo and D.Gray-man aren't very similar, but both are dark; have comedic, emotional, and drama-filled scenes; and are about fighting. D.Gray-man is also about fighting a lot of demons, while in Samurai Champloo the main characters don't really have a special enemy.You'll probably like one if you liked the other.

Read or Die

Read or Die

Secret agent for the British Libraries, Yomiko Readman, has an infatuation with books. When she purchases one of the books that contain the notes for a plan to purge the world of humanity, Yomiko (along with the help of Ms. Deep and Drake) uses her powers of paper manipulation to stop a group of resurrected men from fulfilling the plan.

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2007digitalboy 2007digitalboy says...

The two main connecting factors of R.O.D. and Samurai Champloo are style and animation. Style-wise they are alike in being different from most shows - R.O.D. is thick with a sort of western, James Bond-ish style that oozes out of it from the funky opening theme to the memorable cast. Samurai Champloo is all about the style which it has all it's own and is unlike anything out there.

More importantly, these two shows have the most well-animated fight scenes around. Samurai Champloo uses high-energy, over-the-top battles and fluid, stylistic animation for a completely unique experience. R.O.D. has equally great animation and uses the creativity of it's characters' abilities to its full advantage. Either is an eye-popping fun ride.

Trigun

Trigun

“Vash, the Stampede” - worth 60 billion dollars to the one who can turn him in. Bounty hunters everywhere are on the lookout for this legendary gunman, not to mention insurance agents Meryl Stryfe and Milly Thompson, who are tasked with preventing any potential damage that this Vash can cause. But with 60 billion on his head, Vash is not an easy man to find.

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Linkums Linkums says...

Both of these anime are of the action/comedy genre. While Trigun has a deeper plot, Samurai Champloo excels with hilarious situations and exciting fights. No matter which you've seen, I'm quite certain you'd like the other as well.