Death Note Rewrite 1: Visions of a God - Recommendations

Alt titles: Death Note Rewrite 1: Genshi Suru Kami, Visions of a God

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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

In 2010, the Britannian Empire enslaved Japan using powerful mecha known as Knightmares; in the aftermath Japan was renamed Area 11, and its people began a hard and terrible existence. Lelouch, a Britannian student living in Area 11, has grown up hating the Empire and everything it stands for. One day, in the middle of a terrorist attack, Lelouch meets a mysterious girl who grants him the ability to control minds. Can he use his new power to fight for freedom, or will his hatred twist his good intentions into mindless acts of vengeance?

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Reasons you might like Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion...

ShinigamiSoup ShinigamiSoup says...

Code Geass and Death Note are very similar. They both have a strong main character who receives a "power" that could potentially change and shape the world to their vision. Code geass is more politically driven and deals with a lot of death and war. Granted Code Geass tries to be a light hearted anime and blends both comedy and tragedy very well but at it's core its a much more serious and intelligent anime.

Shadow06 Shadow06 says...

Both main characters are similar in almost every aspect, so is the political reasoning, but while in death note, both characters are at the top of their group, in code geass, they both slowly achieve greater power...

Omurqi Omurqi says...

What would happen if a high-schooler with strong ideals was to recieve a power that could change the world? Both shows follow an incredibly smart main character with such power in their quest to reach their ideals, and they won't let anything get in their way to do so. These two shows can best be described as "battle of wits" anime, where the main character is constantly playing mind games with his enemies and often comes up with brilliant stragegies.

These shows are, at their core, two of the same kind, only in a different cover.

kwztas kwztas says...

Just like the others said, Death Note and Code Geass are very similar in various ways:

  • Both protagonists are extremely smart and share the same age
  • They both posses some kind of unnatural power 
  • They use their power to recreate the world

 So, everyone who watched Death Note should, or better, must watch Code Geass. 

When They Cry: Higurashi - Nekogoroshi-hen

When They Cry: Higurashi - Nekogoroshi-hen

After their punishment game backfires, Keiichi, Mion, Rena, Satoko and Rika are forced to parade around the village in embarrassing costumes. Once they reach a fork in the road the club decide to visit the nearby abandoned village of Yagouchi, partly to show Keiichi and Rena around and partly to escape the stares of the villagers! When they arrive in Yagouchi, after hearing about the abandoned quarry over the hill Keiichi and Rena decide it would be fun to investigate. But Rika and Mion try to talk them out of it, as two people died there of unknown causes seven years previously. What happened at the quarry back then, and what exactly is 'the pit' that Rika keeps referring to?

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SaiAkuto SaiAkuto says...

Both episodes are just specials but what they have in common is a scent of mystery hidden behind the events that occur. Either Higurashi's special or DN's are perfect to encourage you to watch the full series.

Monster

Monster

Dr Kenzo Tenma is a genius surgeon working in post-Cold War Germany who has a bright future ahead of him. He is admired by his colleagues, loved by his patients, and due to marry his boss' daughter, the beautiful Eva Heinemann. One day, when two patients in desperate need of emergency surgery are wheeled into his hospital, Tenma faces a terrible choice of saving the orphaned boy who came first or the mayor of Düsseldorf, whose recovery would raise the hospital's profile and boost his own career. Against the demands of his superior, Tenma does what he believes is right and saves the child. However, his decision not only damages his prospects, but unleashes a chain of events so horrific that it might have come from the depths of his worst nightmares. Laden with guilt, Tenma begins a journey across Germany in search of a formidable young man who will challenge his morals, his love for life, and his very sanity.

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ShinigamiSoup ShinigamiSoup says...

Both Death Note and Monster pose the question "Is it okay to kill in order to make the world a better place?" They are both psychological thrillers that deal greatly with death and the darker sides of human nature. Both Death Note and Monster will have you on the edge of your seat as their plots twist and turn keeping you guessing until the final episodes. Simply put both Death Note and Monster are anime masterpieces.

Gurren Lagann Movie 1: Childhood's End

Gurren Lagann Movie 1: Childhood's End

Simon lives a boring life in the underground village of Jeeha, where his main job day in and day out is to dig tunnels. His close friend Kamina, however, longs to bust out of their oppressive existence and reach the surface world where open skies and adventure await! One day, during his usual digs, Simon discovers a robot with a big face buried amongst the rocks. No sooner has he shown Kamina his mysterious find when two beings from the surface crash land into Jeeha Village - one is a gun-toting woman calling herself Yoko and the other is a terrifying mecha piloted by a Beastman! Seeing their chance to escape village drudgery, Kamina rallies Simon and Yoko to defeat the invader using their new robot, Lagann. However, upon breaking out onto the surface world, Simon, Kamina, and Yoko encounter enemies more powerful than they could have envisioned. Their fight for adventure just turned into a war for the survival of the human race - will their lust for freedom hold out against such terrible odds?

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valondar valondar says...

Basically, either film is just a condensed version of a successful shonen series, featuring a rehauled ending and a slightly different beginning but mostly just the same thing, except done movie-style. I didn't care for this Death Note picture at all but if you're looking for similar fare in format, then, here's the somewhat more satisfying (though not by much) Gurren Lagann picture.

Overlord: Fushisha no Ou

Overlord: Fushisha no Ou

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Inu230 Inu230 says...

Death Note Rewrite - The Visualizing God = Overlord: Fushisha no OuExcited for some new animation for a beloved series, a sidestory featuring a character that could be fleshed out, or a new perspective on how certain events went down, you are looking in the wrong place.While both of these may appear to be providing new information they are simply recaps with a few tweaks.

While Ryuk does make an appearance from the Shinigami realm in Death Note Rewrite and there are some new scenes in Overlord: Fushisha no Ou, neither compilation adds anything of significance to their respective series.

Unless you are too lazy or too uninterested in either anime to watch all the eps time would be better spent on watching something else.

However if you did enjoy either you’d probably like the other because they are basically the same. For people who like spoilers and/or those who simply don’t care because the anime doesn’t spark enough interest to invest the time necessary for watching the full series these work as a way of getting a jist of what went down in 25 eps [Death Note] and 12ish eps [Overlord].

Neither recap covers the full events of the series so if you are looking to bypass the time needed to watch 37 eps of Death Note and the first season of Overlord then you’re still not over the hill with either of these, you’ll have to invest some more time if you wanna see what happens in the finales.

Descendants of Darkness

Descendants of Darkness

Tsuzuki Asato is a shinigami: a guardian of death. Acting as an investigator in Juuouchou, the bureau in charge of ensuring that each soul passes through the cycle of life naturally, his job often involves dealing with those who would disrupt this cycle. His life after death is about to change, however, as he is assigned a new partner, Kurosaki Hisoka, for a case in Nagasaki - a case seeming to involve some sort of vampire. But the two shinigami soon find that something deeper lies behind this blood-sucking menace...

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ID:INVADED

ID:INVADED

Sakaido was a famous and very talented detective until the day his daughter was killed, and he committed revenge! Now in jail, he uses his skills to help the police find criminals of cold-blooded crimes through a system that allows him to invade a criminal’s “ID.” But he’ll soon find clues that bring back his daughter’s case!

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Honpo Fullkawa: Toute wa Sono Kotae

Honpo Fullkawa: Toute wa Sono Kotae

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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Area 11 is still under Britannian rule and the Elevens remain brutally oppressed; what’s more, their saviour, Zero, is nowhere to be found and all of Britannia believes the rebellion is finally over. Elsewhere, having lost the battle, Lelouch sets his sights upon winning the war – but the task is no easier since the Britannian forces have learned some valuable lessons all of their own. Not only have they discovered his identity and captured many of his Black Knights, but they now manipulate the memories of all of his friends. Worst of all, they have taken the most precious thing in his life – his dear sister, Nunnally. With his hatred for the Britannians stronger than ever before, Lelouch must now recuperate his forces and bring their rule of terror to an end.

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Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro

Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro

The always-hungry Yako Katsuragi is a super famous high school-aged detective who cracks the hardest of cases with ease – at least, that’s what the general populace thinks! Behind the scenes, Yako is helped by Neuro – a maniacal being from the demon world who is looking for new mysteries to devour. Alongside local detectives and a helpful sidekick, Yako and Neuro will solve the unique and the bizarre cases that plague the city; but will Yako ever discover the truth behind her father’s supposed "suicide"?

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