Zero no Tsukaima

Alt title: The Familiar of Zero

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The Sacred Blacksmith

The Sacred Blacksmith

Cecily Cambell just wants to be a Knight and protect her home like her father and grandfather before her. There's just one problem: she’s incompetent! During a fight with a crazed swordsman, Cecily’s cherished blade breaks; and just as she’s  about to be cut down, a man named Luke comes to her rescue wielding a katana - a blade unlike any Cecily has seen before. Together they must ensure that the Demon Sword Aria doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, and Cecily alone must prove herself worthy of her very own katana.

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triplestrike triplestrike says...

Zero no Tsukaima (or Zero's familiar) and The Sacred Blacksmith remind me of each other, mostly because they both inherently put most of their time into combat or a little of romance between characters present. Zero is much longer and more drama/romance driven than The Sacred Blacksmith (it is also more wacky) but they both juggle those two concepts constantly.

MaraRuizu MaraRuizu says...

The Sacred Blacksmith and Zero no Tsukaima both mix action and romance (in different amounts) in a fantasy setting. Both feature female leads who desperately want to prove their capabilities, while being deemed incompetent.

Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online

The year is 2022, and gamers have lined up on launch day for Sword Art Online, a hotly-anticipated MMORPG that lets players connect to an immersive virtual reality world with special helmets called Nerve Gear. Kirito is one such gamer who's eager to jump back into action, having spent a great deal of time as a beta tester, and quickly becomes friends with newbie warrior Klein. But soon, Sword Art Online's 10,000 players discover that not only are they unable to log out, the only way they can return to their physical bodies is by beating the 100-level tower's final boss - that is, if their HP doesn't drop to zero first, for death in the game means death in the real world. Now, with no one else to turn to, Kirito and the other participants must survive the game as best they can – some forming guilds, others ruthlessly leaving their peers behind, and many tragically falling by the wayside or to the merciless monsters populating the lands...

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Toeslap Toeslap says...

Both are themed in a fantasy world based on swords and magic. They also have a lead male character with special fighting abilities that they use to protect the ones they love. Both anime's have similar looking characters and they both include humor (more so Zero no Tsukaima), action, and romance. If you love one, you've got to love the other

ScytheOnna ScytheOnna says...

Both anime have a large variety of charming supporting characters. They both have main characters trying to survive in a strange world. They both have a male and female team-up - working together and developing their partnerships, relationships, with some romantic tones. 

Machine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai

Machine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai

In the mechanized city of Liverpool, a Japanese student and his beautiful female companion enter the most prestigious magic academy in the world–the place all puppeteers dream of going. There, students use automatons and living dolls to fight against each other in the quest to become the world’s best puppeteer.

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Adoondas Adoondas says...

I coud say that you get somewhat same fell from bouth animes.Bouth imply familiars. Bouth have a dominant Character wich is the master/pupeteer of the second one;The funny part is that in Machine-Doll wa Kizutsukanai the familiar has feelings for it's master, in Zero no Tsukaima it is the master that shows it's feelings moastly through out the anime, making a tsundere impresion

vivienluvrm vivienluvrm says...

both are very familar, there is also magic included. the characters are somewhat similar as well. you would like both anime!!!!!!!

Witch Craft Works

Witch Craft Works

Honoka Takamiya is a typical teenager; he does his classwork and admires Ayaka, the school idol, who sits next to him in class. But the boy's life changes forever when one day, a piece of the school falls on top of him and he's saved by Ayaka due to... her magical powers?! For Ayaka is a witch, and deeming Honoka to be 'her princess', she is determined to keep the boy safe from harm. Now Honoka must try to stay alive while countless other witches target him, learn more about Ayaka and her craft, and still try to maintain his school life in the process!

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Adoondas Adoondas says...

Bouth main male characters suddenly find themselvs in a reality they can not recognise, surounded by magicians, witches with wich they go on mind bogoling adventures, and take part in epic fights. they soon find out why they were chosen, their realities shifted, and that is because of the powers with-in them, making them special.An obligatory sense to help those around them ass well as the desire to protect their partners/comrads they care about is that what is driving them.

JAhU JAhU says...

If you want to watch another series in which some japanese boy suddenly finds himself in the middle of world of magic, but in which character relations are completely different from those found in Zero no Tsukaima, then watching Witch Craft Works might be a good idea (especially if you didn't like the character interactions in Zero no Tsukaima). In Zero no Tsukaima the female lead is an annoying tsundere, but in Witch Craft Works the female lead is a loving kuudere. In Zero no Tsukaima male lead ends up being a servant of the female lead, but in Witch Craft Works the female lead becomes overly attached to the male lead and treats him really nice for a change.

No Game No Life

No Game No Life

An urban legend states that those exceptionally gifted at gaming will be sent a special game invitation, and the winners of the challenge will be whisked away to another world. When Sora and Shiro, two hikikomori NEETs who happen to be both siblings and notorious gamers, receive this invitation, they defeat it with ease. And like the legends tell, they're transported to another world where conflicts, peoples' lives and even country borders are decided by competitions and games. Always up for a challenge, the pair quickly take on the obstacles that come their way, whether it be restoring lowly humanity's good name compared with the other races or helping influence who will become the next king.

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LoTTeR LoTTeR says...

I think have something like Zero no Tsukaima because they are persons in a strange world , they are so "powerfull" and both have Fantasy.

Gundaroes Gundaroes says...

Both are about a main character(s) transported to a new world, where they are a very powerful being. Although No Game No Life has them challenge god, The Familiar of Zero is still very relatable.

I expect and hope that No Game No Life grows to have a second and maybe third season. Even if it sounds like a new story similar to The Familiar Of Zero.