Touma Kamijo's right hand has the ability to nullify any form of supernatural power, whether it be magical, psychic, or divine; he lives in a city populated by students with these powers. Yet unfortunately for Touma, his arm also seems to nullify good luck. Despite his bad luck, the boy tries to stay out of trouble and just live out his life, trying to be the "good guy" whenever he can; but trouble enters his life one day when he finds a young girl hanging on his balcony. She turns out to be a nun of the Church of England, bearing the Index-Librorum-Prohibitorum - a collection of 103,000 forbidden texts, and as a result has a number of people after her. How far will Touma go to protect his new companion from her pursuers?
300 km south of Tokyo lies Itogami Island - a man-made landmass that’s been authorized by the government to house spirits, vampires, mermaids, and other magical beings who’ve been pushed to the brink of extinction. Kojou Akatsuki is one such resident who used to be a typical high school boy, until an incident 3 months ago turned him into the Fourth Progenitor - a powerful vampire - against his will. And while he’d rather stay an anonymous teenager, things change when Yukina, a sword shaman from an anti-terrorism agency, arrives with intentions to watch over and potentially eliminate Kojou...
Both anime involve a special school for students with super powers. They both have a lot of action and a dash of ecchi fanservice. They're also both really well animated with nice looking fight scenes.
The plot of Railgun is a bit convoluted. Strike the Blood seems to be a little more straight forward. But if you want some pretty action with nice fanservice then try these titles.
The setting for each of these shows is a special city that has been created by some mysterious people in order to house supernatural/superpowered beings. In Index’s case that would be humans with special powers, whereas in Striker the Blood it is designed to hold supernatural beings such as vampires and other demons. So as you can expect each show has the supernatural element at the forefront, as well as the conflicting religious groups to provide some conflict.
The animation in each is pretty decent, for the fight scenes especially. But to be honest, Strike the Blood isn’t really anything other than a fairly average rip-off of the Index series, doing most things in a similar, albeit less impressive manner. Saying that, most fans of Index will probably find something to like about this show, and those of you who haven’t yet seen Index are in for a treat by comparison.
The 'girl in the sky' is a legend passed down through the ranks of one special family. Armed with the magical puppet skills he learned from his mother, Yukito Kunisaki follows in her footsteps, traveling from place to place, ever searching for that girl in the sky, ever chasing after that legend. His journeys have led him to a small costal town where he meets a girl that has a peculiar interest in him - could she be the one? As events slowly start to unfold in front of his very eyes, Yukito finds himself amidst a story that spans a thousand summers...
The reason I chose to reccomend these two is for a series of reasons.
1) The main character of both goes from girl to girl (seriously, in Air you dont see Misuzu for an arc or two when they live in the same house! same for Index!)
2) its got ties to the supernatural (Index is action, while Air is more about character development, you do see ties to the supernatural in Air though)
3) stunning visuals (the backround and character design in both are stunning. The sunsets and such of Air are breathtaking, and the action scenes of Index make you hate when their not fighting, but still have great visuals even when not fighting XD)
there are a 3 or so love interests in each. For Air, Kunisaki's love interests are mainly (but are not limited in fans eyes): Misuzu, Kano, and Minagi.
for Index, Toumas love interests are (but definately not limited to) Index, Misaka and Aisa.
Im sure if you like one, you'll like the other!
Hakaze, princess of the Kusaribe mage clan, has been betrayed and marooned on an island by her own people. They seek to revive the Tree of Exodus, an incomprehensibly powerful entity of alien origin, to save the world from the tyranny of its antithesis: the Tree of Genesis that powers their magic. Hakaze, however, believes their efforts put humanity in jeopardy; and with her power limited, she can only reach out to the world to beg for aid. Her call reaches Mahiro Fuwa, a young man grieving the mysterious death of his sister, Aika. He and his friend Yoshino agree to help - on the condition that Hakaze track down Aika's killer with her magic. The deal is made, and the battle that will determine civilization's fate is begun: but who will play the part of its villain, and who its savior?
Recommended for premise . Both storeis revolve around multilayered plots, main characters without much in magic themselves but they get involved in the deepest depths of the power balance that governs their worlds. Plus the love story...
Rin Okumura is a seemingly ordinary boy living at the Southern Cross Boys' Monastery. One day, however, Rin encounters a boy who has been possessed by a demon. Amidst the struggle, he not only awakens latent powers sealed within him, but also learns that he is the son of Satan! No longer able to stay under the protection of the church and with his very existence straddling the line between human and demon, Rin decides to fight against his parentage and joins the True Cross Order as an exorcist. Now, the teen must attend the True Cross Academy and begin special exorcist training alongside his new comrades all while keeping his identity a secret; but can the son of Satan really become a true exorcist?
To Aru Majutsu no Index and Blue Exorcist make use of religious themes in a pop culture sort of way. Buddhism, Shinto and Christianity are broken down to flashy visuals and incantations.
For supernatural action that mix magic and over-the-top priests, nuns and exorcists look no further than these titles.
The plots for C³ and Index progress in much the same way, starting out with a kindhearted and seemingly weak but ultinately useful male protagonist becoming aquanted with the myterious lolicon title character who is being hunted by multiple dangerous factions.