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Tokyo Babylon

Tokyo Babylon

Subaru Sumeragi is a very compassionate, gentle and kind sixteen-year-old who lives with his twin sister Hokuto - but Subaru isn't your average teenager. He's an Onmyouji (spiritual medium) and the 13th head of the Sumeragi clan! Aided by Hokuto and their friend, the kind but mysterious veterinarian Seishirou, it is Subaru's job to calm the spirits and ghosts that haunt the urban decay of Tokyo. But as the incidents escalate, will Subaru's kind heart be able to cope with the darkness that threatens to rip the world apart at the seams?

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AirCommodore AirCommodore says...

Another episodic CLAMP manga that blends supernatural themes with an urban setting. Both are a bit moody, have easily-shipped male leads, and balance lots of dark/depressing stories with a sprinkling of silly humor. Additionally, the types of morals in each are often extremely similar.

NonNonBa

NonNonBa

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AirCommodore AirCommodore says...

Both of these manga are about a mostly ordinary boy/teen learning about youkai and other supernatural entities with the help of an older female mentor who is extremely knowledgeable about such things. Nonnonba has a historical setting, and is like a realistic, more down-to-earth version of xxxHolic, which has a bunch of fantasy elements. However, both have very similar set-ups and story progression, so may appeal to the same audience.

1/2

1/2

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Kari5 Kari5 says...

Both of these series have a very similar "dark" feel. They are about normal humans who are given a taste of the paranormal, and the resulting panic can only be described as creepy horror. "1/2" could work perfectly as one of the episodic stories in xxxHolic.

I Wish...

I Wish...

K is a wizard who can grant wishes--all he asks in return is that which is most precious to the wisher... Mourning from a horrific loss, Jin Ryu wants K to bring back her parents and brother from the dead. But when K tells her that a wish such as this can only lead to greater tragedy, he agrees to take her on as an apprentice. Now Jin observes K with his various and sundry clients: A father who wants to put a stop to his son's relationship... A young woman who longs for her lover to remember... A boy who will do anything to be accepted... Global manga creator Hyun-Joo Seo's unforgettable, dramatic tale will ask you to answer one haunting question: What would you give up if you could make just one wish?

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Mayu2016 Mayu2016 says...

Both stories deal with wishes and the consequences that accompany their granting.  Additionally, the master granting the wishes takes on an apprentice who is influenced by the experiences.