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10 Anime Like Black Bullet

10. DARLING in the FRANXX
9. Chrome Shelled Regios
8. Gunslinger Girl
7. Claymore
6. Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
5. God Eater
4. Unbreakable Machine-Doll
3. Aria the Scarlet Ammo
2. Guilty Crown
1. Attack on Titan

10. DARLING in the FRANXX

darling in the franxx
Synopsis – In the distant future the land is ruined and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also known as the “birdcage.” Children live there knowing nothing of the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their lives consist of battling to carry out missions. Their enemies are mysterious giant lifeforms known as Kyōryū, and the children pilot robots called Franxx to face off against them. For the children, riding the Franxx proves their existence. A boy named Hiro is called Code:016, and he was once known as a prodigy. However, he has fallen behind, and his existence seems unnecessary. Not piloting a Franxx is the same as ceasing to exist. One day, a mysterious girl known as “Zero Two” appears before him. Two horns grow out of her head

Similarity –Same male and female team in the same post-war society. Enemies in Darling in the FranXX are “kaiju” similar to Gastrea.
The female main character is always an half-human, half-monster like Enju Aihara.
Basically the same, with more mecha but same ecchi spirit.

Also read,10 Anime Like Darling in the FranXX

9. Chrome Shelled Regios

Synopsis – In a post-apocalyptic world overrun with mutated beasts called Limbeekoon or Filth Monsters, humanity is forced to live in large mobile cities called Regios and learn to use special weapons called Dite, by harnessing the power of Kei to defend themselves. In the Academy City of Zuellni, Layfon Alseif is hoping to start a new life and forget his past. However, his past has caught the attention of Karian Loss, the manipulative Student Council President and Nina Antalk, a Military Arts student and Captain of the 17th Military Arts Platoon, who instantly recognizes his abilities and decides he’s the perfect candidate to join her group. However, with a secret past that won’t leave him alone and unknown powers beyond normal, Layfon just might not take it.

Similarity – The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic setting, where humanity is under attack by these unidentified monsters that are attacking humans. The characters in here are mostly shielded in an area by these advance technology where the monsters won’t get through. There are supernatural powers where they can eradicate these monsters when fighting them. Expect some dark moments, action, and fears around them.

8. Gunslinger Girl

Synopsis- In the heart of Italy, the Social Welfare Agency rescues young girls from hospital beds and gives them a second chance at life using the latest in cybernetic advancements. With their artificially enhanced bodies, the girls are brainwashed and trained as assassins to carry out the dirty work of the Italian Government. Despite all the modifications, they are still just children at heart, struggling for recognition from those they love, even knowing the love they feel is manufactured. This tragic tale unfolds as these girls grapple with their emotions in an agency that treats them as nothing but ruthless killers.

Similarity – Little girls used as a weapon. The main hero treats them with care, for some others they just instrument.
Both anime full of drama and angst.
Gunslinger girl is more mature and realistic title – without your average Japanese highschooler, who can save the world. On other hand Black Bullet is your average shounen anime.

7. Claymore

ClaymoreSynopsis – In a world rife with deadly creatures called “youma”, a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue for picking up a stray child & almost losing herself to her youma side by “Awakening”, she is constantly assigned rather dangerous missions…

Similarity – The things Black Bullet have in common are that there are monsters who kill humans. These monsters get killed by girls/women who are part monster part human. These girls/women have recognizable appearances. In Claymore it’s golden hair and silver eyes and in Black Bullet it’s little girls with red eyes.

6. Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign


Synopsis – After an unknown virus wiped out all adults on earth, vampires appeared and ruled over the surviving children, treating them like livestock. Yuichiro Hyakuya survived along with other orphans by giving their blood to vampires, until Yuichiro escaped four years ago. Now he is a member of the Moon Demon Company, a unit in the Japanese army dedicated to hunting down the vampires he blames for the death of his family.

Similarity – Both have the same apocalyptic theme.
Both shows have some kind of monster to fight.
Both shows the characters are using some special weapon against the enemies like for an example black bullets in Black Bullet and cursed gear in Owari No Seraph

Also read,10 Anime Like Owari no Seraph (Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign)

5. God Eater

God Eater
Synopsis –In the year 2071, the Far East is ruled by angry gods. 20 years ago unknown life forms called “Oracle cells” begin their uncontrolled consumption of all life on Earth. Humanity both fears them and reveres them as “aragami.” They are immune to all weapons and the mankind’s numbers continue to dwindle. The last bastion of hope is the newly developed “God Arcs” weapons that utilize Oracle cells to fight back. The weapons wielders band together into an elite force dubbed “God Eaters.”

Similarity – The stories, characters, enemies, and settings just all compare really well to each other.
Each have a special organization formed for the purpose of fighting monstrous enemies. The enemies (Gastrea in Black Bullet and Aragami in God Eater) are very similar, as the Gastrea are created through a virus and the Aragami are created through cell mutation.
The main characters in both shows are equipped with special abilities and weapons that are specialized in fighting their respective enemies.

4. Unbreakable Machine-Doll

Machine Doll wa Kizutsukanai (Unbreakable Machine-Doll)
Synopsis – It is the early 20th century, and Raishin Akabane is a student puppeteer from Japan, who has come to the Walpurgis Royal Academy of Machine Arts in England to study the emerging field of Machinart: a combination of magic and technology with military applications. He is accompanied by a girl named Yaya, who is actually his Automaton: a living machine doll powered by magical circuits specialized in hand-to-hand combat. In the Academy, there is a combat tournament exclusive to the Top 100 students and their automata, to decide who shall be bestowed with the title of “Wiseman”, the greatest puppeteer.

Similarity – Master & Partner
Partner wants to marry master
Partner are not considered to be human, but master treats them as human
Main protagonist both fights
They call out their fighting styles or spells
One Boss fight per arc type of anime

3. Aria the Scarlet Ammo

Hidan no Aria
Synopsis – In response to the worsening crime rate, Japan creates Tokyo Butei High, an elite academy where “Butei” or armed detectives hone their deadly skills in hopes of becoming mercenary-like agents of justice. One particular Butei is Kinji Tooyama, an anti-social and curt sophomore dropout who was once a student of the combat-centric Assault Division. Kinji now lives a life of leisure studying logistics in order to cover up his powerful but embarrassing special ability. However, his peaceful days soon come to an end when he becomes the target of the infamous “Butei Killer,” and runs into an emotional hurricane and outspoken prodigy of the highest rank, Aria Holmes Kanzaki, who saves Kinji’s life and demands that he become her partner after seeing what he is truly capable of.

Similarity – Both anime have character who fight with guns, katana….
Each character on the both are really similar ( Shirayuki = Kisara, Kinji = Rentaro, Aria = Enju, Reki = Tina …. )
Each anime have some great action and fight scene, the history is interesting for both and the main character on both is really enjoyable.
Both anime are fantastic, romantic and the main character on each have a female partner.

2. Guilty Crown

Synopsis – Shu’s entire world was shattered after a meteorite crashed into Japan, unleashing the lethal Apocalypse Virus. The chaos and anarchy born of the outbreak cost Shu his family and reduced him to a timid, fearful shell of the boy he’d once been. His life took another unexpected turn after a chance encounter with the stunning pop star, Inori. This mysterious beauty introduced Shu to the King’s Right Hand: a genetic mutation that allows him to reach into hearts of mortals and turn them into weapons. Shu finds himself caught in the crossfire between those who desperately seek his newfound strength. On one side lurks a clandestine government agency, and on the other, Inori and the spirited band of rebels known as Funeral Parlour. The choice is Shu’s to make – and the world is his to change.

Similarity – Viruses that takes on humans causing death or mutation.
Main male lead is assisted by a girl.
Dealing with humanity’s last fight to prevent their extinction.
The group of people that the male protagonist is with is being discriminated.
(Black Bullet =Cursed Children’s) (Guilty Crown = Funeral Parlor)

Also read,10 Anime Like Guilty Crown

1. Attack on Titan

Synopsis – Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by enclosing themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Eren vows that he will murder every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind.

Similarity – Both series are set in apocalyptic worlds where monsters have wiped out most of humanity
Both series are set inside enclosed communities with giant walls to keep the monsters out
Both series feature characters that are part-monster, and are thus not trusted by society
Eren Yeager and Rentaro Satomi are virtually the same person, and are even voiced by the same guy
Both series are dark in tone, with plenty of graphic violence (though SnK is darker and Black Bullet has more ecchi/harem elements)
Both series have minor political elements

Also read,10 Anime Like Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

Credits – MAL

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