The World is Still Beautiful

Alt title: Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii

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Snow White with the Red Hair

Snow White with the Red Hair

Shirayuki is a spunky pharmacist with bright, apple-red hair unlike anything anyone has ever seen. Even the prince of the kingdom she lives in is entranced by her locks, and demands that she become his concubine. Not wanting to be viewed as an object prized purely for its novelty, Shirayuki flees civilization and heads towards the forest. Here, the girl meets the charming Zen, who rescues her from Prince Raji's clutches and reveals that he is a prince as well. The two become close friends, and Shirayuki decides to return to Zen's castle with him, to pursue her dreams. But becoming a palace pharmacist isn't easy, especially since her unusual hair color and close relationship with the prince tend to draw unwanted attention...

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Kirakian Kirakian says...

I recommend this anime because it tells a love story of a girl with lesser status and someone from the royal family.

alexnbl alexnbl says...

These two anime have several things in common....dashing royal? Check.  Strong female lead? Check. The female lead travels from a different land? Triple Check.  Both animes have a somewhat similar setup. If you like the formula then your in for a treat.

GrnEydDvl GrnEydDvl says...

Both of these shows are beautiful, innocent, and fulfilling romances featuring a strong-willed, independent woman from a foreign country who tries her best to solve her own problems, and a member of the royal family (king or prince) who recognizes and supports her need to be herself.  Both women face citizism and opposition because of their lower status, and they both do everything in their power to ensure that the people around them accept them and their relationship.  These shows are both sweet and wonderful and if you liked one I'm sure you will like the other.

artlee1820 artlee1820 says...

They both have world politics, romance, and awesomeness. Both have strong girls as main characters that fall in love with a king/prince. The world is still beautiful is a bit more serious, though. Both are equally amazing.

doggylue08 doggylue08 says...

It's the question how are they similar, but HOW ARE THEY NOT SIMILAR? I mean they all revolve around the powerful king, who loves a girl that is a commoner (Akagami no Shirayukihime) / a bankrupt princess (The World is Still Beautiful).

Selenator4life Selenator4life says...

Both anime have a heroine who is strong and from a lower status than the hero. In Soredemo, Nike is a poor princess, n in Akagami, Shirayuki is a commoner with red hair. Both of them fall in love with a royal prince/king, who loves them too in return. Both anime have pure, innocent romance, n comedy too. (And even though this isnt really important, both princes/kings' have at least 1 parent dead. Lol) I totally recommend one if u watched the other.

Epimondas Epimondas says...

Snow White was the first thing that popped into my head as I watched The World is Still Beautiful.  It really does share the same feeling.  The relationship between the two lead characters and their trials as well as how that relationship develops are quite similar.  The princess to be in both shows is both a foreigner with rare and unique traits from both the kingdom she is now in and from her own people. The princesses are brash, with strong personalities, and high morals which neither is afraid to express even to the highest authories.  People in their respective series are easilly charmed by her and even enemies often totally change their personalities and views once those princesses get involved with them.  The lead male royal in both shows are both spoiled and cold relative to the world and those around them.  You get the impression they are almost like zombies and dead inside but are awoken by the intevention of a princess/queen to be.  While they are both very capable male characters, very strong, and great leaders with their own kind of charm, they lack the understanding of the people themselves and their own emotions.

Zodiacfire Zodiacfire says...

Both protagonists come into the life of their love interest with abilities that are very helpful to the people around them. Also, both of the anime have the same kingdom setting.

SuperComicGeek SuperComicGeek says...

They both have a similar plot, and more importantly a similar atmosphere. Easily binged over several days, nothing to horrible in the second-hand embarassment department, little drama and no really stupid misunderstandings.

pixieluv4 pixieluv4 says...

both take place in a fantay kingdom and have similar atmospheres of comedy, romance, and light hearted fun hightened by the ocasional  serious challeges they overcome. If you like one you will DEFINATLEY like the other. 

g3n3vi3v3 g3n3vi3v3 says...

the animation, character development, and love story was absolutely beautiful. Truly a delight to watch and can cot possibly recomend enough.

Romeo x Juliet

Romeo x Juliet

On a tragic night in Neo Verona, the Capulet family is murdered by Montague and the country is seized. The only Capulet survivor is the child Juliet, who is rescued by loyal knights. Fourteen years later, people in Neo Verona live in poverty and fear. Juliet has spent her life in hiding, and in disguise as the male Red Whirlwind, secretly fighting Neo Verona’s oppression. On one of her secret adventures, she is helped by Romeo and falls in love. Finally, on one fateful day, Juliet’s family reveals her heritage and their desire for her to reclaim her title and rescue Neo Verona from tyranny. Meanwhile, Juliet also discovers that Romeo is the son of her worst enemy. Can Juliet rescue Neo Verona and kill the father of the man she loves?

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mia08 mia08 says...

They're both touching romantic story in a slow paced (although Romeo x Juliet is a tragic one). The setting are both in a era of Kingdomhood where monarchy of royalty rules. They both have fantasy theme in their story. The heroine are both not so much feminine(not a damsel in distress type) where they can atleast protect themselves in some ways in case of danger. The story also shows the character development of male protagonist through getting to know their famale partners.

amlilly amlilly says...

i agree i know that they are alike 

  1. that ladys are princess abd the men are prince
  2. bo

lizzyy lizzyy says...

Because probably a lot of people alredy wrote things i didn't really want to but well, both are really great love story's the one tragic (romeo x julliet) the other quite humoristic, but well still a recommendation and I think both are a must watch

tennis101101 tennis101101 says...

I think that if you liked either one of these animes you might like to look at the other one because they are both a type of romance animes where two unlikley people und up falling in love with each other. Also they would do any thing for the other person that they love no matter the cost to them selves.

Black Butler

Black Butler

In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantomhive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count Ciel Phantomhive, child owner of a toy company, lives in the grand countryside manor. Sebastian is his head butler, and the epitome of perfection; he effortlessly and gracefully completes his day-to day chores and fixes the countless mistakes of the other employees. However, whilst on the outside all seems prim and proper, a more sinister secret lies just beneath the surface. Sebastian is in fact a demon bound by a contract with the young count; he will loyally serve and fight for him in return for his soul.

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VampGirl VampGirl says...

Ciel from Black Butler reminds me of the sun king livius in soredemo sekai wa utsukushii.

More romance in the last one mentioned, but both contain plenty of humor.

SILVERMIST023 SILVERMIST023 says...

Both Ciel and Livius are similar in amny ways.They both have a dark apst and have seen the dark side of the world.The major change in thier life is caused by the death of their parents.They are both very powerful and have huge responsibility upon themselves.

aztroexorcist11 aztroexorcist11 says...

The only thing in common with these animes are the characters Ciel and Livius. The stories are not similar in any way other then the time period but they are still both very interesting. Ciel and Livius both have the power to rule and are trying to eliminate their country's problems, are orphans, are very intelligent, look identical, and have cold hearts in beginning. If you fell in love with the character Ciel or Livius, you should definetly watch the other anime.

hottie2021 hottie2021 says...

Very similar male leads between both anime. The world is still beautiful is a lot more bright and romantic though. I highly reccomend both anime! So so good.

Maid-sama!

Maid-sama!

President of the Student Council at the almost-all-boys Seika High School, the hard-as-nails Misaki Ayuzawa works every day to make life easier on the small population of co-eds who have enrolled there. Though an unholy terror to all things male during school hours, in order to provide for her impoverished family, she secretly works after school at a maid cafe in Akihabara. However, when campus hottie Usui Takumi wanders into the restaurant during her shift, suddenly she finds her reputation in school at his mercy...

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GrnEydDvl GrnEydDvl says...

While this may seem like an unusual recommendation, I think that both of these shows have a similar atmosphere and leave you with a similar feeling.  While the circumstances are completely different, these are both fantastic romances featuring an independent, strong willed woman, and an extremely talented and proud man, who is actually quite vulnerable on the inside.  Their relationship and affection grows as they protect and support each other (rather than the guy always protecting the girl), with plenty of teasing and fighting in between intensly romantic moments.  If you liked one show for the well balanced, entertaining, and loving romance between the characters, then you will like the other.

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kayoky093 kayoky093 says...

Romance, comedy and most of all possesiveness that will warm your heart if you are looking for a sweet love story 

Saiunkoku Monogatari

Saiunkoku Monogatari

In an ancient and mythological land called Saiunkoku, the people have begun to recover from a period of war and famine; thus, when an official from the imperial court offers the impoverished and beautiful Shuurei more money than she could ever dream of in return for a favor, she jumps at the chance. What she doesn’t count on, however, is being asked to become a concubine to the recluse Emperor and help him transform into a better leader. What’s more, the Emperor shows little intelligence, seems to have no interest in ruling, and is rumored to prefer men. One thing’s for certain: Shuurei has her work cut out for her!

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VivisQueen VivisQueen says...

The basic setup in Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii and Saiunkoku Monogatari feels very similar. A lofty prince employs the skills of a seemingly more common woman and confronts his weaknesses/discovers his emotions in the process. Throw in a smidgen of political drama and a quirky, magical world concept and voila. What makes both these shows more successful than they would seem at face value is female protagonists that are not passive or boringly flawless. They're good shoujo girls, of course, but they're also intelligent, adventurous, and speak their minds. I think fans of one will like what the other show has to offer.

kuroiookami kuroiookami says...

While the storylines are different, the central premise is the same - a daughter of an impoverished noble house is married off to the emperor of the country. Despite his age, Ryuuki is as childlike as Livius. The female leads are both strong, stubborn personalities but caring. Saiunkoku has more politics, Soredemo Sekai more romance.

The Familiar of Zero

The Familiar of Zero

In a world where magic is a reality, the young Louise is at the bottom of her class. Dubbed "Zero" by her classmates at Tristein Academy (due to her zero success rate for magic), Louise (along with all first year students) was charged with summoning a familiar; and instead of a cute magical creature, the familiar arrived in the form of... Saito Hiraga, a normal Japanese boy who was abruptly teleported from his own world?! Can both Louise and Saito come to terms with their new and complicated "relationship" and (more importantly) help Saito find a way home?

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kayoky093 kayoky093 says...

Both Zero and SoreSekai have the action placed in a fantastic, based on monarchy world. They both have in center a couple that has to make it work through all that comes in the way. Zero is longer, the feelings grow slower, SoreSekai tends to be all about the feelings. They have interesting romance development. Possesiveness appears in both, but the shade is very different. SoreSekai is more serious, while Zero makes a good comedy out of that.

Tora3 Tora3 says...

They are placed in a different world with social statuses. In both anime you will find the hostility towords eacother, that is slowly disapearing over time. They have a powerful romantic topic that is developing and teacheng the caracters how to except the world itself not just there feelings.

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

In a sand-swept land of caravans, brigands and adventurers, legends tell of the ominous dungeon towers that suddenly appeared 14 years ago. It's said that by clearing one of these prisons, you can obtain treasure beyond your wildest dreams, and even form a contract with magical genies of immense power - assuming you make it out alive. In this world, Alibaba is a young rogue who wants nothing more than to get rich by clearing all of the world's dungeons, starting with the nearby tower Amon; Aladdin is a curious young boy with a magical flute and a hidden ability; and Morgiana is a slave who can't escape her chains. As their fates intertwine, the three find themselves wandering the land, battling powerful enemies, and taking a stand against powerful forces that seek to corrupt the weak and innocent.

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mia08 mia08 says...

Both have fantasy themes in their story. The dominant similarities which is the setting are both in a monarchial with royalty ruling which also includes world domination as a side setting. The Livi from Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii have similar family situation with Alibaba from Magi.

Kamisama Kiss

Kamisama Kiss

Nanami used to live in a ramshackle apartment with her father - a man who spent half his time gambling and the other half hiding from debt collectors - until one day the scoundrel ran away, leaving his daughter hungry and homeless. That is, until she meets a mysterious stranger in the park who deems her the new goddess of a local shrine! Unfortunately, Nanami’s new home is occupied by Tomoe, a fox familiar who objects to the presence of a mere mortal and immediately begins to bicker with the girl. If she can manage to form a contract with the troublesome man, he’ll be obligated to accept and help her perform her duties. But there’s a catch: Nanami has to kiss him first, and who’d want to lock lips with that awful guy?!

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thatotakugirl thatotakugirl says...

Both are shojo fare that follow a sweet, geniunely good girl who is paired up with a grumpy, self centered boy. Through their adventures they become closer and fall in love. Both have fantasy settings, Kamisama with Yokai and WSB with a mideval kingdom. The side cast are also all very lovable, and even the "villians" are allowed to be redeemed. Both shows have good humor and will make you feel good after watching them. 

Noragami

Noragami

Yato, the supposed God of Calamity, is so far down on the Shinto totem pole that he doesn't even have any followers or a shrine to call his own and has to do odd jobs to make ends meet. Worst of all, his aloof and somewhat goofy personality has just cost him his newest partner and best holy weapon. When the down-on-his-luck Yato is saved by an unfortunate soul called Hiyori, he's forced to take on a brand new job - to turn her back into a human and fix her supernatural out-of-body experiences! Can Yato, a Regalia-less, miserly minor god, even attempt such a tall order? And is there more to him than his ridiculousness lets on?

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foreverbroken foreverbroken says...

If you haven't watched this anime, you should because of how SUPER funny and romantic it is. watch it. That's all i have to say!!!

Itazura na Kiss

Itazura na Kiss

Kotoko Aihara has always been in love with Naoki Irie; he’s tall, handsome, and rumored to be the most intelligent student in Japan – who wouldn’t be? Only one thing stands in the way of a relationship with Irie: Kotoko is ditzy and is at the bottom set of her school, and Irie-kun hates nothing more than ditzy, stupid girls. When disaster strikes and Kotoko is forced to move in with Irie-kun’s family, she suddenly sees her chance to bridge the gap. After all, even cool, super-intelligent guys must have a soft spot, right?

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kayoky093 kayoky093 says...

Both anime are about arranged marriage that is far from accepted at first. Ita takes you the the normal world, while SoreSekai takes place somewhere where peaople can summon the rain and a palace is always covered in the sun, but it is not a desertic place... Feelings grow stronger, characters grow emotional and your heart will be about to melt at times...