X: The Movie

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Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied

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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Cauvin Cauvin says...

Both Elfen Lied and X have the same kind of feeling when it comes to death. Death/murder is portrayed in a very morbid and shocking way. Also there is a hint of innocence as "Lucy" and "Kamui" both have a lack of understanding about the situation/s that they are placed in.

Darkside Blues

Darkside Blues

In a world dominated by the ultimate family corporation, a man arrives by unusual means in the worst part of the worst city in the world: Tokyo Darkside. His origin is uncertain, his powers unknown, and his motivations obscure. We know only that his purpose is ‘renewal’. Of what? Or whom? This complex and highly symbolic movie will appeal to any who enjoys trying puzzle understanding from fragments. The fights are spectacular, and it does make sense… eventually.

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Justice4243 Justice4243 says...

Two movies with complex stories and characters running around with strange powers trying to kill each other. You'll have to watch each one at least twice to piece together what's going on, but you'll get to see plenty of people flying around throwing magic at each other in the mean time.

Metropolis

Metropolis

Metropolis is a grand high-tech city-state populated by humans and robots alike. It is in these streets that Detective Shunsaku Ban and his sidekick Kenichi search for the rebel scientist Dr. Laughton who unbenounced to them, is developing a super android named Tima as a tool for the Duke of Metropolis. What starts out as a normal case turns into mayhem as the scientist is murdered, and the true plans of the Duke are finally revealed...

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josiedm josiedm says...

Both are sad stories, where friends are parted because of death. In both stories the world is a metropolis and it starts to deterioate as the films progress. In both the power of friendship is strong and characters put their lives at risk to help one another. In both metropolis and X: the movie the pairs are torn apart because of ideals they are drawn into fighting for. If you liked the story line of one, then you would surely like the other.

Berserk

Berserk

Born beneath the gallows tree from which his dead mother hung, Guts has always existed on the boundary between life and death. After enduring a terrible childhood, he spends his adulthood in brutal combat, pitting his strength against others in order to build his own. Life is simple enough for Guts until he meets Griffith, the inspirational, ambitious, and beautiful leader of the mercenaries, the Band of the Hawks. When Guts loses to Griffith in a duel, he is forced to join the group, and, despite himself, finds a sense of camaraderie and belonging amongst them. However, as Griffith leads his soldiers from victory to victory, the bloody wars and underhanded politics reveal a side to him that nobody quite expected. Can Guts, a simple warrior, defend those who have come to mean the most to him, all the while struggling not to lose to the darkness he has carried with him his entire life?

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ZetaThompson ZetaThompson says...

Bith animes are decidely dark in theme. The heroes in both are not lovable yet seem preferable to the alternative. Fate plays a large role in both

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena

Utena Tenjou has just arrived at the prestigious Ohtori Academy, and not long after her arrival, she receives "the mark of the rose" and becomes a duelist. She is then thrust into a series of battles with other duelists to win her friend Anthy, who is known the Rose Bride. The winning duelist will not only receive Anthy, but also the revolutionary power that she holds! Utena must now do everything she can to protect Anthy while trying to figure out the secrets behind Ohtori Academy and the Rose Bride before it’s too late.

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melbelu melbelu says...

What does pink and black have in common?

Huge blue eyes, splendid swords that shines and expelled dreams, hope, love and hate every time a battle awaits. Battles in which Kaumi (X: The Movie) and Utena (Shoujo Kakumei Utena: Adolescence Mokushiroku) fight with their hearts in their hands, tightening it until the encounter ends. A fight that represents to these two their most loving person, they fight for love. Both series exploded in fantastic new era fights and elegant moves. Main characters promote friendship, sacrifice, sorrow, and, as expected, an infinite courage; willingly to go to the end of the world until their most especial person is safe. If you had already watched one of them, you surely have to watch the other to be able to see what pink and black have in common.