Skip Beat!

Skip Beat! Episode 15 - Together in the Minefield

When Ren's manager catches a cold, Kyoko takes over as his manager. Kyoko ends up being busier than expected and winds up making a flurry of mistakes. Yet, during her job as manager, she runs into a group of girls around her age and Ren finally learns the reason why Kyoko didn't continue on with school. Also about her past with Sho...

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Bessie Bessie says

They are not exactly similar in plots, but have a little bit similar animation and hard-working girls as main characters. Also, both are just good shoujo stories, and that's the most important thing about them, in my opinion.

I really can't think of any better recs, at least now =)

Trinityx94 Trinityx94 says

Kyoko and Misaki have identical personalities with a wide variety of characters that they meet along the way of their journeys. Although they have very different plots if you watch them both you will definitely recognise the similarities. One of which is the great chibi moments that are relevant to all the characters and the strong storyline that they tackle. Both of these anime are a must see if your a fan of comedy, romance and shoujo.

KiyoneSaya KiyoneSaya says

Both main characters have an event that shifts there attitude and has friends and a guy to bring out their lighter sides. Very similar in animation style.

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hellonavi hellonavi says

Skip Beat! and Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge share a wacky and ironic sense of humor.  They focus on themes like image, beauty, and self-esteem.  Plus, both have a funny and interesting cast.

Vayshti Vayshti says

Both of these comedies revolve around a heroine with interesting personality quirks and the beautiful, but flawed, men in their lives. The type of humour is similar, often veering to black comedy, and the use of similar character tropes and use of chibi in certain scenes make these a good pair.

Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge's set-ups are often surreal, where Skip Beat! is a little more grounded (albeit in the entertainment world), and I'd argue that the social messages in Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge are dodgy (but the humour pretty much makes up for it), but for some nice shojo comedy both live up to expectations.

AirCommodore AirCommodore says

Skip Beat's Kyoko and YNSH's Sunako are two girls on a quest to change themselves that have an uncanny ability to terrify those around them, kick-ass cooking skills, and a bunch of hot guys as co-stars.

Both series are hilarious (and contain almost identical types of humor), but can still manage to be sweet and heartwarming (especially Skip Beat).

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SukiAyame2 SukiAyame2 says

When I first saw skip beat, I couldn't help to notice how it reminded me o Special A in the plot dynamic and even in the humour. Also, they both deal with one girl trying to outdoing a boy and that's the thing that sets off the main leads to try their best. Whereas in Skip beat! there a sadder tone about the reason that made Kyoko go to showbiz to overcome Sho, in Special A it's mere rivalry. Even so, these two animes have more in common than meets the eye.

toxicherb toxicherb says

Skip Beat! is a totally awesome anime and gives off a totally new experience. Since I've started watching, I've become completely attached to this anime. I hope it'll go on forever!

Special A is similar to Skip Beat! in many ways like the competitive main character, but I would say that Special A is more of a school life love anime which seperates it slightly from Skip Beat!.

KiyoneSaya KiyoneSaya says

Have female leads that are determined to be #1 but have strong moral code where they will win fair and square. Along with some funny antics.