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The Fruit of Grisaia

The Fruit of Grisaia

Mihama Academy is a prison-like school built to preserve fruit that has fallen too far from its tree. It is home to five female students who each have their reasons for enrolling in the academy and live their life idly within the walls of Mihama. One day, Kazami Yuuji the institute’s first male student arrives and throws the orderly rhythm of Mihama off balance. Is Yuuji what the girls need to hold of their lives once more, or will the weight of their pasts prove too steep a wall to overcome? Or is his past even heavier than any of the others?

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Jdogtoocool Jdogtoocool says...

So right off the start both anime give off that visual novel to anime feel. The girls are introduced rapidly and the character development in both anime is done through short arcs within each respective season. If you enjoy one Im sure you'll enjoy the other.

Kirihan Kirihan says...

totally agree with this, the scenery, the focus on the characters, they are similar, the way of the plot progression is similar as well

Tsuki wa Higashi ni Hi wa Nishi ni: Operation Sanctuary

Tsuki wa Higashi ni Hi wa Nishi ni: Operation Sanctuary

For Naoki, the arrival of the mysterious Mikoto Amagaki was a life changing experience to say the least. Having embarked on a search for her long lost brother, Mikoto has managed to stir a great deal of questions in our young hero, including wondering why he has dreams of the brother's wrongdoings as they occur, and consequently, why this man looks so much like himself! With amnesia blocking the memories of his past, and secrets left unrevealed, it seems the joy and sadness in young Naoki's life is only just beginning...

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Kanon

Kanon

For Aizawa Yuuichi, returning to the town where he spent his childhood has been an unusual affair. Yuuichi, it seems, has forgotten his memories of the past, including encounters with several young ladies who would love nothing more than to see him again. As the days pass, flickers of the past began to surface, revealing more and more of the dark events that once came to be. As the reuniting continues, Yuuichi soon starts to realize that his past may be far more complex than he once believed it to be...

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Amnesia

Amnesia

When the heroine regains consciousness in an unfamiliar place, she has suddenly lost all memories of everything that happened before August 1. What is this place, and what was she doing there? Who is she, and what sort of life had she lived?

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Steins;Gate 0

Steins;Gate 0

A divergent continuation of the original Steins;Gate ending, Steins;Gate 0 explores an alternate worldline where Okabe abandons time travel. While attempting to forget past traumas and get his life back on track, he meets an AI that re-opens old wounds.

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Da Capo II Second Season

Da Capo II Second Season

Yoshiyuki, Otome, Yume, Sakura and the rest of their friends are back for more romance and mystery. The school festival is approaching, and the class decides upon a puppet show; what’s more, Yoshiyuki was chosen to be the lead! Even once the holidays pass, plenty of quiet times await the gang: Yoshiyuki and Otome investigate mysterious occurrences on the island and the truth behind the always-blooming sakura tree, and everyone celebrates the end of the year – amongst other events.

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Da Capo II

Da Capo II

Fifty-three years have passed, and once again, the sakura trees have begun to bloom on the island of Hatsunejima. Sakura Yoshino continues to live on the island as a principal of the school that her relative, Yoshiyuki Sakurai, attends. Together with his carefree friends, Yoshiyuki’s day is never dull; from discovering an ancient robot that requires "bananamine" to operate, to joining a rock band with the pop idol at school, he lives amidst all of the drama. However, not everything is as it seems, as different mysteries are popping up around him in spades...

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Da Capo

Da Capo

On an island where cherry blossoms bloom all year-round, love seems to always be in the air. It is in this magical atmosphere that Asakura Junnichi lives, and when he dreams he travels to the dreams of others, rather than have any of his own. In everyday high-school life, he is accompanied by his adopted sister, Nemu, and an eclectic group of friends including a j-pop idol-in-the-making and a girl they knew from their childhood. Promises, and magic, and love -- Junnichi seems to dream about every girl he knows, but which girl dreams of him...?

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Lime-iro Senkitan: Nankoku Yume Roman

Lime-iro Senkitan: Nankoku Yume Roman

On its way to Kure Port, the Amanohara stops at an island to be repaired, giving some much needed rest and relaxation for Shintaro and the Raimu unit. The backdrop of a gorgeous festival is the perfect diversion for Momen, Asa and the rest of the girls; they use their womanly assets to their advantage time and time again in an attempt to finally get to their beloved teacher. But amidst the shared baths and nudity galore, trouble is brewing... for a sinister figure from the gang's past is soon to attack and disrupt their newfound vacation.

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Natsuiro no Sunadokei

Natsuiro no Sunadokei

As the school term draws to a close, Koutarou Makimura vows to confess his love to Kaho Serizawa, the most beautiful girl in school. However, on the way home, he accidentally fondles a time traveler named Ligene, causing her to strike him recklessly over the head with an hourglass. When Koutarou wakes up, he discovers that summer has been and gone and that Kaho has tragically died. Now, with Ligene's help, he must leap through time and change the events of summer in order to save Kaho from her fate.

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