Zero no Tsukaima

Alt titles: The Familiar of Zero

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Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

Once upon a time, two brothers passed the happy days of their childhood by studying alchemy, which is governed by the equal transfer principle: an eye for an eye -- you can't get more than you give. But these brothers tried to defy that law, and a horrific accident resulted. Now, the older brother, Edward, is called the Full Metal Alchemist because of his metal limbs, and the younger, Alphonse, is a soul without a body, trapped within the confines of an automaton. Together they search for the power to restore themselves, to find the lives they lost so long ago...

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puttycat1 puttycat1 says...

Both of these great anime are about different sorts of magic. They are both very humorous and have similar character characteristics. Both of these anime are funny and i would strongly reccomend them. I enjoyed both of these anime very much and I think you will too.

TropicalMist TropicalMist says...

Plotwise... character wise... even genre wise, these anime don't appear very similar.

However, during some parts Zero and especially the end of FMA, reminded me a lot each other. Both deal with the idea of "Earth" and how there's another world out there. I enjoyed how they made the connections between the current world and Earth (especially during WWII) and it's weapons.

If you like these ideas in anime, then you'll definitely enjoy both of these!! They're both fun in their own ways with a hint of humour and I believe the girl that plays Al is the same voice as Louise.

SaiAkuto SaiAkuto says...

Both of these animes take place in a world full of magic where impossible became possible. If you like watching stories which are owerflowed with magic and humour you'll for sure like the one I reccomend.

Happiness!

Happiness!

In a world not unlike our own, mages are commonplace and schools are separated between normal students and magic users. Yuma Kohinata is a student at one such school, Mizuhosaka Academy. On the way home from buying chocolates with his androgynous friend Jun, Yuma is given chocolates from school idol Haruhi Kamisaka; things become even more complex once the magic wing of the school has a gas explosion, displacing all of the magic students into the normal section – including Haruhi! Now, Yuma finds himself thrust into the world of magic, and must deal with the various women who vie for his affections; can he juggle his priorities and continue to pass his classes?

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Trojohn101 Trojohn101 says...

If you have seen either of these animes you will undoutfully like the other. They both go along the lines of the magical schoolgirls Vs. one protaganist and have one or more of the schools students after them. Both have there funny parts but more so in Zero. Both are good animes so I recomend seeing one if youve seen the other.

Aburi Aburi says...

Zero no Tsukaima and Happiness are two of a kind I think.

They are both mostly a one on one romance that takes a sideline to the story. Both center around a magic school with a female mage lead character and a romantic interest that is more than he seems.Though the female leads are exact opposites of each other...

sabrielsharmony sabrielsharmony says...

both take place in a magical world though the story in zero no tsukaima is more engaging. also both involve a school that teaches magic.

Hidan no Aria

Hidan no Aria

Tokyo is on edge due to a rash of recent killings targeting Butei - armed mercenaries that perform odd jobs and capture criminals. So when Kinji, a student at a local Butei high school, heads to class one day and discovers a bomb has been rigged to his bike, he’s certain he’ll be the next victim. That is, until Kinji’s elite classmate Aria saves his life, inadvertently triggering his superhuman ability that flares when he’s sexually aroused! Though Kinji would rather slack off at school and be left alone, Aria is now determined to make the teenager her slave, fetching her food and partnering with her on missions - including one very important to the girl. And nothing will stand in her way... not even Kinji's possessive childhood friend!

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daysie1234 daysie1234 says...

Same leading female voice actor. Same tsundere main character, and same studio doing the animation. Romance, love triangles, and action! :) Main characters live together in both.

kjmerlinz kjmerlinz says...

The main character Aria has the same voice actor as Loise and both have similar personalities. Overpowering, demanding nobility treating others as slaves. Although the plot is very different the tsundere theme is the same.

Exanna Exanna says...

Both a tsunderes, action, romance, harem, magic and so on. The characters are almost the same, Aria and Louise really look like each other, so do Siesta and Shirayuki, and Reki and Tabitha.

The Ambition of Oda Nobuna

The Ambition of Oda Nobuna

Ordinary high schooler Yoshiharu is sent back in time to the Warring States Period, however not the same time line that he remembers. There he meets Nobuna Oda - not Nobunaga, Nobuna. In this world, all the famous figureheads and warlords of the era are female! Nobuna teams up with Yoshiharu to help fuel her ambition and quest to rule the world…

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neo00100 neo00100 says...

both are about a guy sent to a different place. in oda nobuna the mc is sent back in time. in zero no tsukima, the mc is sent to a different world.

both have fighting, and the occasional ecchi scenes, the female leads are both tsunderes, and both mc's have something special to bring. (in oda, the mc knows where when and how the battles will be faught, and in znt, the mc can weild weapons.)   both are great anime's in mu opinion, and if you like one, you'll probably like the other.

Kalmorph Kalmorph says...

Both main characters of these two animes came from different universes, and begin to serve a girl, who initially treats him like a worm, but then begins to treat him with more affection (Tsundere characters).There is also the fact that in both anime, the main characters know how to handle situations while others do not.If you liked this anime,'ll surely enjoy this other.

alelouya1 alelouya1 says...

If you enjoyed one of the series, I am sure you will like the other one,both have a great comedy aspect and a good plot.In both anime there's a guy coming from an other world,both serve a tsundere girl whom both end up falling in love.Both main character have unique knowledge about there own world which help their master through all the story.

Seikoku no Dragonar

Seikoku no Dragonar

Learning to ride and tame dragons comes easy to most students at Ansarivan Dragonar Academy—except for first-year student Ash Blake, who is known by his fellow classmates as the “number one problem child.” Poor Ash is the laughing stock at school because, despite his unfashionably large star-shaped brand that marks him as a future dragon master, he has nothing to show for it. His dragon has never appeared. Until now, that is. One fateful day, Ash's dragon awakes in full glory, but appears different than any dragon ever seen before—in the form of a beautiful girl! What's worse, Ash soon discovers that this new dragon has attitude to spare, as she promptly informs him that she is the master, and he, the servant. Ash's problems with dragon riding have only just begun!

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CameronWhite CameronWhite says...

Pretty much the same except a role reversal. A problem student with no talent ends up summoning a human familiar, known in Seikoku no Dragonar as a "Parr" which is unique to everyone elses. The boy character in both shows is named "dog" by their master/parr.

Panta Panta says...

If Louise irritated the crap out of you then Eco is bound to do the same, as they're both the abusive loli that I can't understand why their male counter-parts don't just punch them in the throat to shut them up. Both Ash and Saito are regularly tortured on account of them being human boys and have all their liberties stripped from them by their ego-maniacal and hyper-jealous partners.

Look at another woman, even in a friendly manner? Physical abuse. Thank another woman for her help? Physical abuse. Do something you find enjoyable and don't include the clingy pseudo-girlfriend? Physical abuse.

In fact, both shows are poster examples of double-standard domestic violence. So, hey, if your masochistic urges involve being beaten up every day for even talking to a member of the opposite sex, then these anime will please you.

Oh and there's a magic academy, I suppose that's important too. But mainly the loli abuse.

Nillen Nillen says...

Both have a protagonist which just happen to be bound to a tsundere loli with pink hair that is a special magic user. Love it.