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Six years ago, a catastrophic event ravaged Tokyo. Amaha Masune was found at ground zero, physically unscathed, but without memories and with a child in her arms. Returning to Tokyo for the first time since the disaster, the slightly clumsy but cheerful Masune just wants make a new life and to raise her daughter without interference from the Child Welfare Agency. But unsolved murders are being committed all over Tokyo and a near-miss reveals her identity as the bearer of the Witchblade, a mysterious weapon linked to the disaster 6 years before, that seems to have a mind of its own. Giving in to the Witchblade seems dangerous, but when the powerful Dohji Corporation agrees to guarantee her a life together with her daughter if she works for them, can Masune pass up the chance?

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Witchblade Takeru 2006 TBD
Name Role
Makoto UNO Character Design
Yoshimitsu OHASHI Director
Masanori TAKUMI Music
Osamu NAGAI Producer
Shin HIEDA Producer
Tsuyoshi OKAZAKI Producer

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Title Author Score Date
Witchblade FullmetalCowboy24 3.4/10 Mar 29, 2014
Witchblade elrond99 8/10 Jun 12, 2013
Witchblade roriconfan 3.5/10 Aug 24, 2012
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Favorite Anime Lecremtinion 142 Feb 27, 2014
anime order 10th rounds YamiRin 1138 Jan 20, 2014
some of MY fav anime! ^.^, a must watch! Rylif 45 Jan 19, 2014
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HI Everyone!! archangel1978 2 Jul 20, 13
Witchblade Najaraja 0 Sep 14, 09
finaltom watched Witchblade at 24 of 24 episodes
parfaited watched Witchblade at 24 of 24 episodes
EddieFreakinRay rated the Witchblade anime 4.5/5 stars
EddieFreakinRay watched Witchblade at 24 of 24 episodes
Patukka rated the Witchblade anime 4/5 stars

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Claymore

Claymore

In times of olde, humans live in constant fear of demons known as yoma. These vicious creatures can take the appearance and memories of humans they have devoured, thus blending into society as they freely feast on human flesh. The key to stopping the yoma lies with the tolerated yet feared Claymores - women who are half-demon, half-human, and fully fated to become the demons that they hunt. Meanwhile, in a village, the young Raki has been banished; his only crime was losing his family to the yoma. Raki is drawn to a Claymore named Clare, and together their journey begins. While Clare fights the yoma plaguing the land, can Raki help her in her struggle to retain her humanity?

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kissmetgen

Claymore and Witchblade are about women whose destiny to fight evil is chosen for them. Both heroines serve a purpose unbeknownst to them but inevitably viewers are taken on this long ride as the women discover their past, purpose and future. If you like strong women who transform into buxom beauties who can kick butt, then you will definitely like these.

Kuratsu

Like powerful (you can even say supernatural) main characters with sad pasts? Then you will love Claymore and Witchblade. The main character in each fights for a bright future and tries to remain free. They both lost something in the process of becoming what they are today: memories, family, freedom, etc. You will love the drama, suspense, graphics, and fight scenes.

wolfangel87

Claymore and Witchblade deal with a women’s destiny to fight evil. The stories revolve around a supernatural setting involving horrifically sad pasts of the two main women as they fight for a better future. At some points in the series the two main women even look the same on a close up view.

3rdiEyeiVis

Claymore and Witchblade are both series featuring heroines that are weilded only by women. Laden with monsters and blade-play, either series would probably be enjoyed by someone who liked either.

chii

The main characters are employed by world organizations to keep evil at bay. Both are very strong and do things their own way even when the organization doesn't quite approve and consequences will be waiting. If you liked one check out the other.

UnderDog999

Claymore and Witchblade have diffrent stories but the concept it pretty much the same. Strong female leads that have supernaturel powers.

Both animes contain alot of gore, violence and barely any nudity.

If you like one of the two, you will probebly like the other.

Galadriel

both Witchblade and Claymore feature female protagonists whose destiny to fight evil is chosen against their own will. Both shows are very dramatic and with a dark mood, both shows contain bloody, gory, violent, horrific scenes with a lot of intense fighting, action scenes. Both female protagonist have a past covered in sorrow, and they fight to protect their beloved ones or the people that are important to them. So if you liked one of this shows then you will enjoy the other one as well.

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Ayashi no Ceres

Ayashi no Ceres

There is a legend of an angel who fell to Earth many years ago, and was forced to marry a man because he held the key to her only way home. Hundreds of years later, sixteen year old Mikage Aya is the reincarnation of Ceres, the vengeful angel, who must now fight for her life against her family and her own twin brother Aki, the reincarnation of her past evil husband...

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Kuratsu

Both Witchblade and AnC are about a woman/girl that is trying to fight her destiny for a better future. Both of them became "supernatural beings" at a point in their lives when they encountered the "thing" that changed their lives for the worse.

wolfangel87

Ayashi no Ceres and Witchblade, are both about a girl/woman fighting for her own destiny and the people she cares about. Both are supernatural beings and the transformation has a more mature attitude and seems to be more capable all around while untransformed there is an innocent girl in place that relies on others for help.

chii

Both main characters have two different personalities. One side is weaker and confused while the other side is strong and will do anything to accomplish the goal. Both personalities are fighting for a better future for themselves and the ones they care about. If you liked one check out the other.

Galadriel

Ayashi no Ceres and Witchblade feature a main protagonist having 2 personalities, a strong and violent one and a weak and vulnerable one. In both shows the main protagonist is fighting for her destiny and for the people she cares. If you like one be sure to check the other as well.

D.Gray-man

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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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blue666

Both animes have protagonists who call forth special powers. As they are the good guys, they use their powers to fight evil, be it akumas or a big company with bad intentions. They fight not only to protect their worlds, but also to protect their friends and loved ones. They try hard, but not always succeed.

Alucard1

Both D.Gray-man and Witchblade center around a main character with enormous power related to a claw-type weapon.  Witchblade is much shorter and has a sad feel, whereas D.Gray-man is funny, yet dark.  If you want Witchblade with a larger cast of fighters watch D.Gray-man! =]

animegirl

Both animes have protagonists who call forth special powers. As they are the good guys, they use their powers to fight evil, be it akumas or a big company with bad intentions. They fight not only to protect their worlds, but also to protect their friends and loved ones. They try hard, but not always succeed.

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Elfen Lied

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For Kouta and Yuka, finding the bloody naked young girl on the beach would change their lives forever, for better or for worse. Unable to speak or function as a normal human being, she is named Nyu by the duo, and taken into their home in an effort to save her. But what neither teenager knows is that this innocent young girl is actually a killing machine -- an experiment gone terribly wrong -- and it is only a matter of time before the murderer in her awakens again...

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BTime

Both shows are primarily focused on strong female leads. Witchblade's fight scenes aren't nearly as graphic or bloody, but I feel you'd appreciate Elfen Lied.

cartmanbeck

Blood and sexy women. That's what both of these anime are all about. Lots and LOTS of blood. Wow... so much killing. The biggest difference is that Witchblade is about a grown woman, a mother trying to save her child, and Elfen Lied is about college-age kids. They both have great stories, so if you like blood, watch both of these.

wolfangel87

Witchblade and Elfen Lied, have strong female characters of a girl/woman. Both are looked into as experimentations and the transformation has a more mature attitude and seems to be more capable all around while untransformed there is an innocent girl in place that relies on others for help. Witchblade is not as graphic or as bloody as Elfen Lied though it still has its moments.

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Speed Grapher

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Ten years have passed since the demise of the bubble economy, a time that polarized the world into two groups of people: the rich and the poor. In the present day, Saiga Tatsumi (a former war photographer) has been hired to investigate a secret club for the rich named the Roppongi Club, but he soon discovers secrets much darker than he’d ever imagined. With the help of a exploited goddess named Kagura, Saiga now possesses the power to kill by simply taking a photograph; but can he stay alive long enough to save her from her captors?

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Verdeloth26

If an odd tale is what you're after, these two shows have it in spades. Witchblade and Speed Grapher both combine elements of sci-fi and real-to-life drama that will get you hooked from the first episode.

TheMulchmeister

Both series have a serious plot centering around a parent/parental figure protecting their child. Both seem to have characters with supernatural abilities who engage in erotic battles

paganchick

Both animes contain plots in which a female heroine is faced with dealing with a multitude of supernatural/genetically altered beings in combat. If you like one, you will more than likely enjoy the other. 

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