Yuusuke is a street-fighting, class-skipping juvenile delinquent. Killed in an unexpected act of kindness, he thwarts the spirit-world bureaucracy and ends up with a second chance at life... as infant prince of death Koenma's Spirit Detective! Simultaneously cheered on and kept in line by Keiko Yukimura, his childhood friend, he is joined by a spiritually aware human, two demons on parole, and guided by a much too lively ferry girl of the dead. Together they plow through demons, tournaments, hijinks, intense "martial arts" training, cross-dressers, dungeons, conspiracies and bad puns alike. At the end of the day, what's it all for? Kicking butt and saving the world, of course!
Kagome was just a normal girl, until one day she fell into a well that brought her to feudal-era Japan. After encountering hordes of demons and discovering that she's the reincarnation of a priestess, Kagome must now journey to protect a sacred jewel from evil with the help of a half-demon named Inuyasha. Along the way they make many enemies and friends, and travel between the modern and feudal eras.
Great battles! Tons of comedy and laughs! Really get story plots! A little romance! And some of the best characters!! :) You'll never get bored!!
Both YYH and Inuyasha deal with high school students and center around a strange demonic aura. There's mysticism involved, and each group fights the demons and tries to protect their homeland. Both of the main characters are males with very surly personalities that match their fighting skills. They each meet a group of friends along the way that strive to help them fight the demons and protect the ones that they love.
Yakumo Fujii, the son of an archeologist, is working at a restaurant one day when a strange Chinese girl named Pai enters and asks Yakumo to help her become human. For Pai is the last of a race of three-eyed immortals known as a Sanjiyan Unkara, and after granting Yakumo immortality, he is now charged with protecting her. However, doing so won't be easy; even though Yakumo is now immortal, he still only has the powers of a normal human being. With few clues to follow and plenty of stronger beings on the hunt for Pai's life, will Yakumo succeed at helping Pai become mortal?
The feel of Yu Yu Hakaso and 3x3 Eyes are very similar in style with a great deal of fighting and manipulation of the characters overall attitude towards how they lead their lives. The heroes have to struggle with the dilemma of what they are fighting for and develop some supernatural powers along the way.
Ishiyama High is home to a whole host of delinquents, including Oga, a legendary badass who's downright devilish. One day Oga finds a man floating down a river, after which the man splits open to reveal a baby inside – but it’s no ordinary baby! The cute tot is actually Beelzebub, the future king of the demons! And as Oga is as mean as they come, Beelzebub latches on to its newfound 'father', much to the other demons' dismay. Now, in addition to battling rival gangs and becoming the strongest delinquent around, Oga must buy diapers, comfort and carry around an annoying baby who's more of a devil than he is!
Both Beelzebub and Yu Yu Hakusho follow a delinquent teenage boy who is the toughest kid at school. Through different events both protagonists becomes involved with the demon world, and they each aquire some powers. These two are about as similar as two titles can get. They are each totally unique, and if you liked one, you would for sure like the other.
Ichigo Kurosaki is an average high school boy with a not-so-average ability to see spirits - something that hadn't affected his life much until a strange woman entered his room one day. Named Kuchiki Rukia, she's a shinigami who was sent from the spirit world to destroy a hollow - a dead-soul-turned-monster; and much to her surprise, Ichigo can see her. When the hollow suddenly attacks his family, Rukia intervenes and is injured in the process, leaving Ichigo to fight it himself. But when Rukia lends him her shinigami powers - which is forbidden - he inadvertently drains them away and has no way to return them. Now, Ichigo is a full-fledged shinigami who must juggle his studies with his newfound duty of fighting hollows; but having gained his powers through forbidden means, the spirit world isn't going to leave Ichigo alone. Ichigo and Rukia must keep their situation a secret from the other shinigami, or the consequences could be dire.
Both of these shows are long, much loved, shounen series by Shonen Jump. Both focus on battles and characters. There's also the similarity of both the main characters being able to see death people and travel to their world while being able to live in the human world themselves.
Drawn to the mystique of the unknown, Hunters travel the world in search of terrifying creatures, incredible riches, and unexplored lands. Gon Freecss is a naive-yet-determined young boy who aspires to join the ranks of these individuals, in order to find his missing father Ging - a master of the profession himself. To reach his goal, he partakes in the formidable Hunter Exam, a series of tests that push the participants to their physical and mental limits, with a Hunter License as the prize. During the exam Gon befriends vengeful Kurapika, doctor-to-be Leorio, and skilled assassin Killua, who have entered for their own reasons. But with the sinister Hisoka standing in their way, will Gon and his friends be able to succeed in obtaining their reward, or even escaping with their lives?
These are written by the same author and it shows. The fighting scenes and animation style are especially reminicient of each other. In addition, the main characters both have the same strong sense of honor and justice while not really choosing between good and evil.