Kamui has returned to Tokyo with a traumatizing past, but he is not the only one. Many people are returning to Tokyo for the same reason: they play a part in the End of the World. The Dragons of Earth and the Dragons of Heaven now must fight for the destruction or safety of the world. But is this troubled Kamui really the key to saving the world?
Area 11 is still under Britannian rule and the Elevens remain brutally oppressed; what’s more, their saviour, Zero, is nowhere to be found and all of Britannia believes the rebellion is finally over. Elsewhere, having lost the battle, Lelouch sets his sights upon winning the war – but the task is no easier since the Britannian forces have learned some valuable lessons all of their own. Not only have they discovered his identity and captured many of his Black Knights, but they now manipulate the memories of all of his friends. Worst of all, they have taken the most precious thing in his life – his dear sister, Nunnally. With his hatred for the Britannians stronger than ever before, Lelouch must now recuperate his forces and bring their rule of terror to an end.
Maybe it's CLAMP's story telling way that makes me think this reccomendation is a good idea.
In both, Code Geass (especially the R2 part) and X TV:
* The main cast chooses their role in war to accomplish what they believe in, and both sides are simultaneously "right" and "wrong".
* The main character risks everything he has to make sure the people he loves will have a future (Kamui, for Fuma and Kotori; Lelouch for his sister Nunally).
* The future, human emotions/actions and wishes play a very important part in the story.
* A tragedy waits to happen (and does happen).
If you liked any of those aspects in one of the series, you'll like it just as much in the other. At least I got the same "feeling" from both.
X TV and Code Geass feature the same character design (designed by CLAMP). In both shows the main leads are fighting in a war to protect the people that they love and to accomplish their own goals. Both of them are pretty tragic shows where deaths of beloved persons are like the meal of the day. If you liked one, for sure you will enjoy the other one as well.
Each show deals with friends turning enemies, and deals strongly with death. The fate of the world is determined by the willingness of sacrifice.
While reading "The Universe of the Four Gods", best friends Miaka and Yui are mysteriously transported into a strange world full of magic and unfamiliar faces. As if their arrival was determined by fate, Miaka is revered as the Priestess of Suzaku, the savior of their warring country, who was destined to arrived in a flash of light, from a land far away. Betrayal, love, and heartache accompany this fantasy-filled tale of friendships torn apart, and hope that never fades.
These stories are similar in that there are two teams made up of 7 stars, and even the opposing side has complex and sympathetic characters. As with the 7 Stars of Suzaku, the 7 Stars of Heaven are trying to protect the main character from harm in order to save the world. Each story addresses friendship and betrayal, sacrifice, and forgiveness. Death is also a theme, and dealt in a similar way. While Fushigi Yugi is more upbeat, there is intense drama and tragedy in both.
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?
Both show are action packed drama that goes throught the whole show. You will end this anime more depressed than after the death of your beloved hamster. There's little to no comedy which makes the shows even darker. If you liked one there's a big chance that you will like the other.
Both have a huge focus on the complex relationships between chracters and deep character development. When you watch one you get the same emotional attachment to the characters and you cry just as hard when one gets hurt. It's hard to say why these are so similar, X is more on the Shojo side while Berserk is more on the Seinen side but honestly if you liked one at least give the other a shot. If what I just said doesn't get you welll, they both have a fair bit of blood for the more twisted creature inside.
Have you ever felt like the world would be a better place if certain people weren’t around? Such grim daydreams might occur when watching the dismal daily news, but on one fateful day, Yagami Light finds that these daydreams can become reality. By pure happenstance, he comes across a black notebook entitled "Death Note", whose text within states that whoever's name is written on its pages will die. With the aid of the death god Ryuk, Light takes it upon himself to rid the world of its corruption, ushering in a new era of purity one death at a time. But as Ryuk foretells, Light's actions will not go unchallenged...
If you liked X TV, you'd like Death Note because they have the same dark theme and overall feel, and a fairly woven plot.
Death Note and X might seem impossible to compare at first glance, but when you look a bit more into it more similarities than you think may occur. Both series feature a protagonist who is caught between what they believe is right and wrong. Light is faced with moral conflicts regarding the value of human life, and also, Kamui is faced with conflicts between his own wants and the sake of the Earth. Both series have a dark feel to them and have supernatural elements. Also, both have large casts, so you're sure to relate to some one. The two distinct sides in each series make you sometimes even root for the "bad" guy. Anyways, both are great series and if you like one, be sure to at least take a look at the other!
For Niwa Daisuke, turning 14 should be accompanied by romance and the promise of new adventures into adulthood, but instead comes with a surprising revelation: all male children of the Niwa's bloodline inherit the powers (alter ego) of Dark, a phantom thief, upon their 14th birthday! Now, in addition to his ever-present quest to win the heart of his childhood friend Risa, Daisuke must commit acts of thievery (with his doppelganger Dark controlling his body), to steal mysterious pieces of art for unknown purposes. For Daisuke, his growing pains are just beginning!
Both have creatures with wings. But seriously, although DN angel has a lighter theme than X, both show the beauty of tragedy in more intricate plotlines than most.
both animes have a great story line. though one is indeed more childish than the other they are both tragic at certain points. Both animes have complicated relationships and a bond between siblings that is strong.