The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Alt title: Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan

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Handa-kun

Handa-kun

Sei Handa's high school life is one that many teenagers would love to have. He is admired by both students and teachers alike for his calligraphy and he even has his own fan club known as the Handa Force. Unfortunately for Sei, who has a unique talent for misreading situations, his extreme anxiety has convinced him that everyone in school hates him! The more people fawn over him, the more he is convinced that he is being bullied. The members of the Handa Force are equally clueless, misreading every word and action from Sei as something grand or heroic and completely unaware that their daily attempts to guard him from the school's various weirdos make Sei think that they are dangerous stalkers. Will anyone ever figure out what's really going on here, or will this cycle of craziness continue until graduation?

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Ferrox07 Ferrox07 says...

It's  funny  and   entertaining  like Saiki  in  its  own  way.  Especially  because  the  humour   is  unexpected  and  not  cliche  like  other  anime.

Enenra17 Enenra17 says...

Oddly these 2 have similar vibes , mc doesn't want to interact with others for different reasons and everyone misunderstands what the mc is doing which accidentally makes them more loved,scary or popular and both are funny.

good characters and a good time .

hanako37 hanako37 says...

Both light hearted, slice of life anime, with plenty of gags and comedy. Refeshing new ideas that are anything but cliche. Following antisocial MC's and characters that always cause them toubles, these two anime are both well executed and easy to follow. If you want to watch a show that doesn't require you bingeing to understand more: these two are the way to go. Leaving you comfortably at the end of each episode without forsaking the entertainment.

Hinata00 Hinata00 says...

Both revolve around high schoolers and are hilarious                               

joseph12798 joseph12798 says...

I started watching these both at the same time, suprisingly enough. both the MC's give that "Leave me alone" vibe. While they trounce through life trying not to attract any attention. They are also quite funny. (I just wanted to +1) 

One-Punch Man

One-Punch Man

In a city plagued with thugs, mutants, and supervillains, Saitama decides to become a superhero for fun. He envisions an exciting life where he is constantly challenged with tough opponents, but after three years of intense training, he's become so strong that he defeats every enemy with one punch! His dream of engaging challenging foes has gone up in smoke, and his overpowered life is filled with overpowering boredom. Then a cyborg named Genos learns about Saitama's amazing ability and begs him to make him his disciple. Saitama isn't interested in taking on an apprentice, but Genos isn't giving up. Can he convince the disillusioned hero to teach him the secret of his strength? And will Saitama ever find a worthy adversary to battle?

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spokaneatitsbest spokaneatitsbest says...

Like One Punch Man, Saiki K is a very overpowered character who doesn't care too much about anything, and wants to just have a normal life  

niotabunny niotabunny says...

found in both and throughout is the main character is who overly powerful and wants to keep themselves a secret.  they didn't want to be a hero but the job was forced upon them and they do it well.  both contain comedy throughout however some serious fight time and some parody, however Saiki is the one with the most parody.

Asmageddon Asmageddon says...

Both shows are an interesting spin on the "overpowered protagonist" premise, perhaps with Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan taking the better approach, since Saiki treats his powers way more casually, while striving to live a normal life, where OPM has a sizeable "big bad of the week" syndrome.

wassimfh11 wassimfh11 says...

Both of these pieces of art were both atirical in their own ways. One-Punch Man is a well made satire about fighter animes while The disasrous life of Saiki K. is also a satirical piece about slice of life highschool animes. If you liked one you will definetly like the other

GrandfatherClock GrandfatherClock says...

theyre both parody shows with ridiculously op main characters who get kinda bored of their powers. One punch man is more actiony and saiki is more of a school life show, but in general if you liked one you will like the other

Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100

Kageyama Shigeo, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, something terrible happens to him! As he's surrounded by false espers, evil spirits, and mysterious organizations, what will Mob think? What choices will he make?

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yamiksha yamiksha says...

Kageyama Shigeo, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, something terrible happens to him! As he's surrounded by false espers, evil spirits, and mysterious organizations, what will Mob think? What choices will he make?

TheBoom TheBoom says...

Both Saiki and Mob experience the struggles of having powerful psychic powers.  Saiki tries to hide the fact he is a psychic from his friends, while Mob tries to keep his powers under control.  The comedy from both anime stems from their respective problems

AMhuman AMhuman says...

Both Mob Psycho 100 and The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. are about characters with psychic powers and both are humorous/comedies, but not to a point where they become annoying.

NicetyL NicetyL says...

They're both hilaious and slice-of-life

They also both have chraracters with psychic powers

Assassination Classroom TV

Assassination Classroom TV

A humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to kill their new teacher – an alien octopus with bizarre powers and super strength! The teacher has just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless his students can destroy him first. What makes things more complicated is that he's the best teacher they've ever had!

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kearma kearma says...

This anime has the same feel for me as Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan TV it revolves around an everyday class turned into assassins with the task of killing their teacher to save the world and earn the large bounty on his head. While each of the characters play two roles student and assassin, teacher and target they continue their everyday lives as class 3-E the lowest class as well as the misfits and outcasts of the school. He is there target and the best teacher they have ever had, add in his amazing abilities into the mix that make him practically in killable and it makes for an exciting action packed story. this anime has a more set plot than that of Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan TV and becomes more serious as the season progresses.

Emilia412 Emilia412 says...

They are both very hilarious and so unique. It’s hard to find many good, well developed, non-cliché characters like the main characters in both of these. In every episode, you are sure to be laughing and I highly recommend watching them. 

Salldream Salldream says...

Ridiculous comedy anime. Assassination classroom is more action-packed, but Saiki is funnier.

TurkeyGami TurkeyGami says...

The humor in Saiki and AssClass is quite similar, as are the way all its characters interact. They're both based on a premise having to do with an irregular character with powers and take place largely at a school. AssClass is far more plot-based and ends up being more serious and Saiki leaves more room for pure comedy, however.

Gintama

Gintama

In Gintoki's Japan, the arrival of the various space races known collectively as the Amanto ended the era of the samurai. The Amanto's highly advanced technology resulted in total conquest and a severe economic shift. Now, former samurai such as Gintoki scrape together whatever livelihood they can. Gintoki's profession of choice is that of a yorozuya: he'll complete any job for money. However, he’s unmotivated; and spending most of the day on the couch with the latest issue of Jump and a carton of Strawberry Milk is his preferred pastime. It turns out that his new unpaid employees, Shinpachi and Kagura, are going to interfere with his pastime even more than with his "work"! Of course, none of this means he has really given up on his samurai ideologies!

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Oblithian Oblithian says...

Gintama has a similar sense of humour. Or at least, one of the types of humour frequently featured in Gintama is the same. If you find Saiki k. funny, you should really enjoy Gintama (because it is funnier). The settings are quite different though, fair warning.

TurkeyGami TurkeyGami says...

The types of humor in Saiki show up often in Gintama and they're both primarily comedy anime that devote much of their runtime to their gags. All character interactions are similar as well.

niotabunny niotabunny says...

if you're looking for random, crude, action, comedy, etc. then look no further than these two.  they are parody to the max and have crossovers in regards to one another as well as crossovers among others.  you won't be disappointed if you're into these sort of things.

Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto

Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto

In Gakuban Prefectural High School, there's a boy who just might be the coolest human being alive - a first-year student with style and finesse that solves every problem with ease, and looks absolutely fabulous in the process. Women adore him, children idolize him, and delinquents are frustrated by their inability to defeat him. The teachers can't outwit him, and when there's an animal in trouble, even the raging winds can't hold him back! Whether he's thwarting bullies, sword fighting with an angry bee, or eluding the unwanted attentions of a smitten middle-aged lady, he will always succeed and he will always look unimaginably cool while doing it. Haven't you heard? He's Sakamoto!

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nik04 nik04 says...

Both the protagonists are so OP that the animes sometime cross right over to ridiculous territory. Another similarity would be the delinquents with hearts of gold and of course, the beautiful but annoying girls fawning over the MCs.

Superstars111 Superstars111 says...

Both anime follow an over-the-top comedy style that's absolutely hilarious. Sakamoto is so popular, cool, and stylish that he can find a way out of almost any problem. However, he is limited by the fact that he is still a mere human (technically).

Sakamoto is so popular, cool, and stylish that he can find a way out of almost any problem. However, he is limited by the fact that he is still a mere human (technically). Everybody loves him, and he doesn't seem to mind being the center of attention.

Saiki Kusou is almost the opposite. He has psychic powers that can help him out of any situation, but he desires to be alone and out of the spotlight, which ends up being the very thing that sets his limitations.

Despite having very different main characters, both anime have a similar approach to their style of comedy. Their situations and solutions are ridiculous, but they stick to the rules they've set for their own show (usually), which keeps it from becoming a random collection of nonsense.

Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri

Nitta Yoshifumi, a young, intellectual yakuza, lived surrounded by his beloved pots in his turf in Ashikawa. But one day, a girl, Hina, arrives in a strange object, and uses her telekinetic powers to force Nitta to allow her to live with him, putting an end to his leisurely lifestyle. Hina tends to lose control of herself, wreaking havoc both at school and in Nitta's organization. Though troubled, he finds himself taking care of her. What will become of this strange arrangement? It's the beginning of the dangerous and lively story of a nice-guy outlaw and psychokinetic girl!

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TurkeyGami TurkeyGami says...

Both hinamatsuri and saiki are comedic anime series centered around a character with supernatural abilities and their many side characters and supporting cast. Some of the dry humor is similar as well.

drew17592 drew17592 says...

Both shows feature a stoic protagonist with psyhcic powers. Both shows are mostly episodic and are ripe with childish but appropriate humor. Once you watch both, you can't help help but see the similarities in comedy style and story telling. If you are a fan of one show, you'll love the other.

Cromartie High School

Cromartie High School

At Cromartie High, it’s tough being a delinquent -- a fact that do-gooder Takashi Kamiyama intimately understands. When he’s not engaging in contests of strength and rival gang wars, Kamiyama can also be found submitting punny jokes and planning his own rise to fame within the delinquents’ ranks, and that’s just the beginning! With friends like robotic Mechazawa, a giant gorilla, a hairy man from the 80s named Freddie and a clan of delinquents with mohawks that flow in the wind, how can anyone not enjoy high school?

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yamiksha yamiksha says...

At Cromartie High, it’s tough being a delinquent -- a fact that do-gooder Takashi Kamiyama intimately understands. When he’s not engaging in contests of strength and rival gang wars, Kamiyama can also be found submitting punny jokes and planning his own rise to fame within the delinquents’ ranks, and that’s just the beginning! With friends like robotic Mechazawa, a giant gorilla, a hairy man from the 80s named Freddie and a clan of delinquents with mohawks that flow in the wind, how can anyone not enjoy high school?

School Rumble

School Rumble

Tenma Tsukamoto is young, bright, and smitten with the school hottie Oji Karasuma. She's desperate for his attention, which is unfortunate considering he barely gives her the time of day! Throw Kenji Harima, the school delinquent with a crush on Tenma into the mix and you've got one twisted love triangle of unrequited proportions! Can love find the trio happiness before their attention-grabbing stunts end up hurting more than their egos?

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SophieFilo16 SophieFilo16 says...

Both feauture a large cast of school characters, focusing on a handful of main characters. Both include the characters falling in love with the wrong people, causing a lot of unrequited love comedy.

Dr. Slump: Arale-chan

Dr. Slump: Arale-chan

Dr. Slump creates a little android girl, Arale, who is very stong, happy, and totally common senseless. They live in Penguin Village where the strangest things happen (e.g., the dawn is announced by a little pig wearing a basquee).

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MrMutt MrMutt says...

As a comedy Anime Dr.Slump has only one thing in common with this anime, it's comedy is usually clever or fourth wall breaking