Seven Senses of the Re'Union

Alt title: Shichisei no Subaru

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Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online

The year is 2022, and gamers have lined up on launch day for Sword Art Online, a hotly-anticipated MMORPG that lets players connect to an immersive virtual reality world with special helmets called Nerve Gear. Kirito is one such gamer who's eager to jump back into action, having spent a great deal of time as a beta tester, and quickly becomes friends with newbie warrior Klein. But soon, Sword Art Online's 10,000 players discover that not only are they unable to log out, the only way they can return to their physical bodies is by beating the 100-level tower's final boss - that is, if their HP doesn't drop to zero first, for death in the game means death in the real world. Now, with no one else to turn to, Kirito and the other participants must survive the game as best they can – some forming guilds, others ruthlessly leaving their peers behind, and many tragically falling by the wayside or to the merciless monsters populating the lands...

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Epimondas Epimondas says...

You guessed it, this show is like a slightly more kiddy version of Sword Art Online.  Re’union even uses the very same Nerv video game console gear from SWO, though I have seen any console brand name yet.  Both stories start with real life death occurring while playing a video game.  Both lead characters look similar; have similar hairstyle; and are sword fighters.  Not seeing much originality or series separation here.  Asahi’s the new Yuui, aka, the ghost ai without a body that Kirito symbolically adopts.  It isn’t as compelling as the original but it already is lowering the lone wolf vibe found in SWO, so at least one aspect did get improved.

RorecChelsea RorecChelsea says...

Both series follow a similar theme. Both are based around an online game where a death has occured in reality. The main character of both series is a sword fighter who look similar to each other. While the stories seem to be going in different directions there are quite a few similarities between the shows (or at least there are so far).

alp2va alp2va says...

Re'Union wants to be Sword Art Online so badly. Both are set in a virtual reality fantasy MMO video game, both involve a die-in-the-game-die-in-real-life idea, and hell the male leads act and, to an extent, look very similar. Sword Art Online just pulls the concept off way better.

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Long ago, young Meiko Honma tragically died and her tight-knit group of friends, shaken by the event, drifted apart. Now, ten years later, Meiko has re-appeared as a ghost that only Jinta, the former leader of the gang and an avid shut-in, can see. All she desires is for Jinta to fulfill her final wish so that she can move on to the afterlife, but with no memory of what it was, it’s up to the teenager to gather his former friends and discover what will allow his beloved friend to rest in peace. With so many feelings left unsaid, can this group work out their strife and help the ghost of the girl they once adored?

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KrisDFC KrisDFC says...

Both series follow a group of 6 friends (3 boys and 3 girls) that, as children, they spent a lot of time together. It changes when one of the girls died and, then, the group broke up. Some years later, the girl reappears to the main character.

There are many similarities with the characters. The main character feels guilty about the girl's death and he has became a little anti-social. One of the girls has feelings for the main character and she felt jealous of the dead girl when they were children. One of the boys has feelings for the dead girl and he blames the main character of the girl's death. One of the girls has glasses and has feelings for the previous boy.

Conclusion: Shichisei no Subaru = Anohana + SAO

Jayage Jayage says...

These two are pretty much the same anime the charachers are the same, the plots are the same, the love triangle is the same, the only different between the two is Seven Senses of the Re'Union takes place in a video game well Anohano takes place in the real world. Seven Senses of the Re'Union is basically a mix between SAO and Anohano.

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When he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies while Murakami is left seriously wounded in the hospital. Years go by and Murakami obsesses on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko. Then, one day, a new transfer student comes to his class, who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko, but is named Kurohaneko...

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Epimondas Epimondas says...

Re’union and Brynhildr start with the tragic death of the mc’s female childhood friend which traumatized him for years.  The girl somehow reunites with the mc years later and is constantly pursued by a horde of nameless enemies.  Both are sci-fi based with elements of combat and magic.  Structurally story wise these two are pretty identical.

Sword Art Online: Alicization

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Kirito awakens in a vast, fantastical forest filled with towering trees. In his search for clues to the truth of his surroundings, he encounters a young boy who seems to know him. He ought to be a simple NPC, but the depth of his emotions seem no different than a human. As they search for the boy's parents, Kirito finds a peculiar memory returning to him. A memory from his own childhood, of this boy and a girl, too, with golden hair, and a name he should have never forgotten... Alice.

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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online - Refrain

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online - Refrain

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Sword Art Online II

Sword Art Online II

One year after the SAO incident, Kirito is approached by Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Department, Seijiro Kikuoka, with a request to enter another VRMMO called Gun Gale Online (GGO). Kikuoka informs Kirito that, “Players who are shot by a mysterious avatar with a jet black gun lose their lives even in the real world...” Unconvinced that the virtual world can affect the real world, Kirito logs on to GGO, wandering in an unfamiliar world in order to investigate the “Death Gun” incident. He is joined by a female sniper named Sinon who owns a gigantic “Hecate II” rifle. The two decide to enter the “Bullet of Bullets,” a large tournament to choose the most powerful gunner within the realm of GGO, in hopes of making direct contact with the mysterious avatar behind the “Death Gun”.  

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Overlord

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On the night his favorite MMORPG is scheduled to be shut down, veteran player Momonga stays logged in until the clock hits zero. The screen goes dark for only a few moments before he finds himself completely immersed in the online world of Yggdrasil. Left with all of his character’s devastating powers, total dominion over his loyal NPCs, and nothing better to do… Momonga decides to try his hand at taking over the world. All the hours he’s spent grinding and dungeon crawling have certainly paid off, and as he tests his strength on local rogues and legendary beasts he comes to realize that not one opponent can stand against his might. Embracing his new identity as the fearsome mage Ainz Ooal Gown, Momonga continues his search for bigger, badder adversaries. Leaving the people of Yggdrasil to wonder who exactly is trapped with who?

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