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Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai

Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai

Dating sim master Keima Katsuragi wants nothing more than to immerse himself in the 2D world, chasing digital girlfriends. But when the so-called 'Capturing God' answers a mysterious email from an unknown sender, Keima finds himself chasing down real-life ladies in an attempt to help the peppy demon Elsie de Lute Irma capture 'lost souls' escaped from the depths of hell. Now, lest the explosive collar around his neck detonate, Keima must convince various girls to fall in love with him in order to scare out the souls hiding in their hearts.

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Zutsu Zutsu says...

  1. Heroes are game maniacs
  2. Both of them loves VNs
  3. Both have girls as assistants
  4. Plot 2 feels game like in both titles.
  5. Both Heroes have glasses and are geniuses or at least are smart.

Accel World

Accel World

In a world where everyone connects to an online network, pudgy Haruyuki Arita can't seem to catch a break. Constantly bullied, afraid to face reality and paranoid his two childhood friends pity him, the teenager uses online games as a way to escape his problems. But things change one day when Haruyuki's beautiful upperclassman Kuroyukihime approaches him with a mysterious time-decelerating program known as Brain Burst - there‘s just one catch. To keep the ability, he must defeat other Brain Burst wielders in Accel World, an exclusive, virtual MMORPG, and the newbie player will need all the help he can get. Eager to prove he's not a pathetic weakling, Haruyuki joins forces with Kuroyukihime to challenge fierce competitors and discover just how incredible Accel World and he truly are.

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FullmetalDragon FullmetalDragon says...

Both series feature battle games with real world consequences and outcast male characters that are surprisingly talented when it comes to games. They have both got very similar feels, so if you like one you'll surely like the other.

Over Image

Over Image

A colourless world, a pure white world, a world where everything is filled with only one colour. During what ought to have been a young man's usual walk to school, Sai was suddenly blown away to such an extraordinary world. There, he witnesses two young girls' fight unfold before him. One of them is a blonde girl he has never seen before, and the other is Mikage Mikuro, a senpai at his high school. Then, the blonde girl appears as a transfer student before Sai, who has just returned to the original world. In order to grant her wish, she joined the battle game "Over Image" on her own and now she seems to have come to seek out Sai to be her companion.

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FullmetalDragon FullmetalDragon says...

Both feature battle games based in real life, and both have interesting characters. There are also some dire consequences if you loose.

Winter Moon

Winter Moon

Risa is a sexy sorceress who's used to getting her way in a MMORPG. Using her feminine wiles, she's able to manipulate men into buying her gifts with ease. But the girl soon meets her match in Florence: a high-level player who couldn't care less, as he's gay! Along with Gideon, a knight, the two soon end up forming a new guild. And thus, their eventful new adventures begin.

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FullmetalDragon FullmetalDragon says...

Both are comedic series featuring an OP guy, a pretty weird girl and a game that goes a little bit extreme. 

13 Game

13 Game

On his seventeenth birthday, Amamiya Kota was going to ask his classmate Misora Hiyori out. Tragically, he dies in a car accident but is given a second chance back in the living world on borrowed time. He gets entered into a competition called the 13 Game where other people like Kota who were supposed to die return back to the world and given an option: locate and kill 13 other players or suffer the fate of death.

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Kiss x Death

Kiss x Death

From the perspective of an alien planet with super-advanced technology and tiny (1/60th the size of a human) inhabitants, planet Earth was the perfect location to banish their worst criminals. Five of said criminals were sent to the planet to be exiled, attached to little critters like frogs and rabbits so they can never be fully active. Due to an accident, these five criminals managed to escape and attach themselves to five different girls that were nearby. The one responsible for the banishment of these five criminals now must detach them from the girls by mouth-to-mouth release.

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Blackout

Blackout

Day laborer Kazuya Shibuya is feeling frustrated with his boring, day-to-day life when a mysterious game called “Blackout” is delivered to him out of the blue. Not knowing what is going on, he starts to play the game, only to find out that what is inside surpasses anything he could have ever imagined. No one has ever managed to beat this game shrouded in mystery. Is “death” awaiting him at the end...?

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Birdy the Mighty (2003)

Birdy the Mighty (2003)

Birdy Cephon used to be a butt-kicking intergalactic Federation investigator who took down bad guys where they stand; Tsutomu Senkawa used to be a normal student with shy tendencies and a penchant for exploring abandoned houses. However, when Birdy accidentally killed Tsutomu while trying to apprehend a famous criminal on Earth, Geega, both of their lives changed forever! Now, while Tsutomu's body is reconstructed in a faraway place, the two must share the same body – Tsutomu controlling it by day, and Birdy taking over when she spots a criminal in need of tough justice. All Tsutomu wants is to live a normal life; can he manage to cope with Birdy's enormous eating habits, intense muscle use, and easily irritable attitude?

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Kamisama no Iutoori (Akeji FUJIMURA)

Kamisama no Iutoori (Akeji FUJIMURA)

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Rengoku Deadroll

Rengoku Deadroll

Meet Sakai Hiroaki, a high school teenage mastermind with a genius-level intelligence and a lack of interest in anything that is easy to him. During one unlucky day, in an attempt to stop a student from committing suicide, he ends up committing suicide himself. After he awakens, he finds himself not in the real world, nor in heaven, but in purgatory, along with a group of others who did the same: commit suicide. Sakai discovers that he and his peers are subjected to never-ending intense death games in this world for reasons unknown to him, and he tries to find a way to escape.

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