Gantz

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Hellsing

Hellsing

For centuries, vampires have lurked in the shadows of England's streets. The Hellsing Organization, currently led by Integra Hellsing, has spent centuries fighting these monsters and keeping their existence a secret from the world. Alucard is a vampire sworn to serve Integra and follow Hellsing under her rule; Seras is a fledgling vampire subservient to Alucard, learning about vampire ways while struggling with her own lost mortality. Together they keep England safe from blood-drinking monsters, until a new breed of pseudo-vampire, the Freak, begins attacking people for fun and not to feed. Where are these Freaks coming from and what will Hellsing sacrifice to stop them?

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calfish calfish says...

Hellsing and Gantz are both mega-violent. They also both have a cast of horrible, scary, ugly-looking bad guys.

Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror

Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror

In the seemingly-normal small Japanese town of Kurozu-cho, odd events are beginning to take place. Residents are becoming obsessed with spiral - whirlwinds, snail shells, pottery, or anything with a spiral design. But when strange events start happening in the town, with spirals appearing in disturbing places, can anyone escape their horrible draw? 

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AnimeFreak127 AnimeFreak127 says...

When reading Uzumaki I instantly thought back to Gantz. Both Manga include bizarre and disturbing scenes, and I find that the creatures in Uzumaki have a similarity to the aliens that are featured in Gantz. Both are great and interesting reads if you enjoy Gantz, I can assure that you will find atleast some enjoyment in Uzumaki, and vice-versa.

Psyren

Psyren

When high school student Ageha Yoshina finds a red calling card in an isolated, ringing pay phone, he believes he's merely stumbled upon the game 'Psyren', a curious urban legend. He initially intends to trade information about Psyren to the world's foremost fortune teller for a famous reward, but after his childhood friend Sakurako – who happened to possess one of the cards – disappears, Ageha rushes into the game's dangerous world to find him. Now trapped in a post-apocalyptic landscape and pursued by Psyren's deranged inhabitants, Ageha must fight to survive and unravel this world's mystery before the game takes his life.

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MalteseFalcon MalteseFalcon says...

Both Gantz and Psyren begin with normal people being dragged into a deadly, inexplicably game - Gantz's in Gantz and Nemesis Q's in Psyren. The only way out of the game is to survive long enough and earn enough points to get out.

As the stories continue, both sets of characters gain more powerful abilities and eventually stumble on threats to the world as a whole.

Tons of action, monsters and mystery, if you you enjoyed them in one, you are sure to enjoy them in the other.

Darwin's Game

Darwin's Game

Sudo Kaname suddenly gets involved in a death game through the mysterious mobile app "Darwin's Game."

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JtkBasketball JtkBasketball says...

Both of these are about high school boys who are thrown into a life or death game not by their choice. They are both suspenseful, well drawn, and have sci-fi type weapons. While reading, I could not help but to think how similar these two are. 

13 Game

13 Game

On his seventeenth birthday, Amamiya Kota was going to ask his classmate Misora Hiyori out. Tragically, he dies in a car accident but is given a second chance back in the living world on borrowed time. He gets entered into a competition called the 13 Game where other people like Kota who were supposed to die return back to the world and given an option: locate and kill 13 other players or suffer the fate of death.

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sothis sothis says...

While not 100% similar, both involve players who have died and must battle it out (either with each other, or against external monsters/foes) for a rare and special prize. Dying in the game leads to a permanent death. I do think Gantz is the more superior of the two, but both will likely appeal to the same audiences.