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Short introduction to JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2012):

When Jonathan Joestar was just a baby, his mother tragically died in a carriage accident, and his father George was saved by the kindness of a stranger, Dario Brando. At least, that’s what George believed, unbeknownst to him that Dario was just attempting to steal from the victims. Thus, when Dario later dies and his son, Dio, comes to his doorstep, the wealthy George eagerly adopts the boy. But what should have become a budding friendship between two siblings quickly becomes a nightmare for poor Jonathan, as Dio is cruel, calculating and will go to great lengths to become George’s primary heir. Little does Jonathan know that this unfortunate childhood is only the harbinger of things to come…

10. Kill La Kill

Description: Ryuuko Matoi is a fiery, feisty girl on a vengeful mission: she’ll find her father’s murderer at all costs, with only a giant red scissor blade as a clue to the villain’s whereabouts. Using the item as a weapon, she fights her way into the terrifying Honnouji Academy to track down a lead, unaware that the institute is brutally governed by a student council that’s anything but ordinary. Wielding special “Goku uniforms”, the group, led by president Satsuki, uses superpowers to keep the student body in check – but things are about to change now that Ryuuko’s in town!

Number of Episodes: 24

Release Year: 2013

Even with a big difference in plot, these shows have a good number of similarities. First thing would be the obvious fast pace and to-the-point progression, and second larger than life type of charachters. Both are full on action and generate the same feeling of cool, either with bizarre bland of seriousness and comedy, or just balls to the walls action, which will probably appeal to the fans of either of those. 

9. Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Description: Drawn to the mystique of the unknown, Hunters travel the world in search of terrifying creatures, incredible riches, and unexplored lands. Gon Freecss is a naive-yet-determined young boy who aspires to join the ranks of these individuals, in order to find his missing father Ging – a master of the profession himself. To reach his goal, he partakes in the formidable Hunter Exam, a series of tests that push the participants to their physical and mental limits, with a Hunter License as the prize. During the exam Gon befriends vengeful Kurapika, doctor-to-be Leorio, and skilled assassin Killua, who have entered for their own reasons. But with the sinister Hisoka standing in their way, will Gon and his friends be able to succeed in obtaining their reward, or even escaping with their lives?

Number of Episodes: 148

Release Year: 2011

You enjoyed the combat? The special tricks with the narrator explaining what’s truly unfolding before your eyes? Guess what? The other show’s got that too.

8. Hellsing Ultimate

Description: Alucard is a vampire who works for Hellsing – an organization responsible for hunting down and destroying other vampires. In these dark times, whoever is bitten by a vampire turns into a ghoul — with the exception of Seras Victoria, Alucard’s newly created and appointed apprentice. Now, Seras must serve her master, Alucard and work for Integra Wingates Hellsing. Nefarious vampire activities are being reported throughout England, and it all traces back to the organization named “Millennium”. Will the Hellsing organization, under the command of Sir Integra Wingates Hellsing, be able to prevent a full scale war? Or will the world become a battlefield of destruction?

Number of Episodes: 10

Release Year: 2006

You could talk about the vampire theme being similar in both shows, but actually what is more similar is the general feel of the shows. Both have gorgeous animation, both are amazingly over the top, though Jojo doesn’t take itself so seriously.

7. Keijo!!!!!!!!

Description: Nozomi Kaminashi is a fantastic gymnast, and in order to help her family out of poverty, has decided instead to become a competitor in a new women-only sport, Keijo. A lucrative endeavor, Keijo is a popular gambling sport where female players stand on floating platform on the water and must push other players off by only using breasts and buttocks. Will Nozomi be able to make it big in the world of Keijo?

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2016

If you like Keijo!!!!!!!! or Jojo series, you will probably the other just because of the very similar (and funny) concepts in battles scenarios

6. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Description: Simon lives a boring life in the underground village of Jeeha, where his main job day in and day out is to dig tunnels. His close friend Kamina, however, longs to bust out of their oppressive existence and reach the surface world where open skies and adventure await! One day, during his usual digs, Simon discovers a robot with a big face buried amongst the rocks. No sooner has he shown Kamina his mysterious find when two beings from the surface crash land into Jeeha Village – one is a gun-toting woman calling herself Yoko and the other is a terrifying mecha piloted by a Beastman! Seeing their chance to escape village drudgery, Kamina rallies Simon and Yoko to defeat the invader using their new robot, Lagann. However, upon breaking out onto the surface world, Simon, Kamina, and Yoko encounter enemies more powerful than they could have envisioned. Their fight for adventure just turned into a war for the survival of the human race – will their lust for freedom hold out against such terrible odds?

Number of Episodes: 27

Release Year: 2007

Forget for a moment that JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a martial arts anime with horror undertones while Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is a mecha show. There are some qualities that both shows share, which has prompted me to make this recommendation. Fabulous animation, overtly masculine, great animation, a fun cast of characters, both heroes and villains, and pure unbribled awesome. These are all things that both shows have, and if you liked one you should really try and watch the other show.

5. Fist of the North Star

Description: Imagine a world devastated by nuclear war, where the strong oppress the weak and strength is the one thing that will ensure survival. A world where even close friends can betray you for power, a lesson that Ken, the Fist of The North Star, learns when he is nearly killed by his closest friend and left for dead. He’s not an easy man to get rid of, and he returns – very angry.

Number of Episodes: 109

Release Year: 1984

Both action shows feature burly, manly men fighing against equally buff villains. Both also are quite cheesy (in a good way) and have a penchant for overdramatizing, though Jojo is fairly stylish as well. While I liked Jojo more than Hokuto no Ken I think fans of one will definitely like the other.

4. Souten Kouro

Description: The Han Dynasty, which has ruled China for many generations, has become corrupt and oppressive – while the people starve and fall to illness, the Imperial nobles uncaringly live in luxury. One fateful day, Cao Cao, the sixteen-year-old son of a nobleman and leader of a troop of bandits, learns just what it is to suffer when the woman he loves is sold as a concubine to the devious Imperial Attendant, Zhang Rang. Their innocent romance destroyed, Cao Cao turns his efforts to becoming ruler of the world and thus restoring the true justice of Heaven to all people. But the journey to claiming ultimate power is long and fraught with great peril, and at every corner his unscrupulous enemies plot his downfall…

Number of Episodes: 26

Release Year: 2009

Similar character design, tone and atmoshpere. Both shows are very heavy on the “manly admiration”. They are also both also period pieces, with Souten Kouro taking place during the Han Dynasty in China and Jojo taking place during 19th century England. 

3. Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings

Description: The time is centuries ago, during the Sengoku period; the place is feudal Japan. Political ambitions and bloodshed run rampant as rival warlords battle it out in an attempt to rule the nation. Some seek to spread their noble ideals, some seek to protect justice and yet others seek destruction. Date Masamune, Sanada Yukimumra and a variety of other warriors will fight it out time and time again; their actions helping to ultimately decide the fight of Japan.

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2009

While they take place in different settings and have different plots, both series have over the top action and awesome fighting scenes.  Both also have some comedy along with the action, and neither series takes itself too seriously (though they do have some serious moments). If you like to watch fun and entertaining anime with lots of action and over the top craziness, then both series will probably appeal to you.

2. Karneval

Description: Nai’s friend Karoku is missing, and the only clue to his disappearance is a mysterious bracelet. One day while travelling, a young thief named Gareki saves Nai from a monster and takes an immediate interest in the trinket he carries, as it is the insignia of Circus, an elite group who travels the world capturing notorious criminals. Together, the two decide to track down Circus and see if they’ve taken Karoku, but luckily, the group finds them first. Unfortunately, they have no idea who Karoku is or why he had one of their identity bracelets, but in the hopes of getting to the bottom of the matter they offer their assistance. Now, Nai, Gareki and their new friends set forth to find Karoku, but with more questions piling up each day will it be possible to achieve their goal?

Number of Episodes: 13

Release Year: 2013

Both series share shounen-ai subtext at certain points. However while Jojo prefers very muscular men with barely any clothing Karneval sticks to the slender bishounen prototype. Both series have a lot of action and fighting in them. Karneval’s visuals and Jojo’s however share little comparibility with very different art directions. Still both series are about men of questionable orientation fighting ”evil”.

1. Toriko TV

Description: It’s the age of the gourmet and across the land lie countless delectable treats just waiting to be eaten. Unfortunately, many of the rarest and most delicious ingredients require special skills and incredible physical power to obtain them. Enter Toriko, a luxury food provider with a passion for anything edible. The hunter-for-hire travels across the globe alongside his new assistant, chef Komatsu, in order to sample each new ingredient and decide upon his ultimate full course menu. Armed with nothing but his “knife”, “fork” and appetite, can Toriko hunt down his prey and discover the perfect components to make up the banquet of his lifetime?

Number of Episodes: 147

Release Year: 2011

If you are a fan of insanley muscualr men kicking butt, then you will enjoy these anime. While Toriko gets its inspiration from food and beasts, JoJo takes on a mythological path with the un-dead and imortals.  If you aren’t sure about Toriko due to the fact it’s 100+ episodes and your not sure you will want to watch it all, watch JoJo to get an idea on how insane it can be. While they do differ in some big ways, these are some of the best muscle man shows I’ve seen.

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