Spy x Family is an
The fanbase behind it is dedicated. Right now the ratings stand at 9/10 on MAL despite there being only 1 episode so far (April 9th 2022)
As the name implies, one of the main characters is a spy and “spy work” is a common thing. Whether it be assuming an identity to get closer to a certain person, working your way into people’s lives, nothing is off limits.
Assassinations and murder is par for the course as well.
Here’s a list of
1. Gunslinger Girl
Gunslinger Girl is an
Even if that work involves assassination or murder, it’s not off limits. And each kid is “conditioned” which is another word for brainwashing to keep them in line.
It’s a depressing
2. Bungou Stray Dogs
Bungou Stray Dogs is a lot like Spy X Family as far as the setting, backgrounds, characters, designs, and the fashion in the
Osamu Dazai is the MC who’s always talking about suicide casually, and is an eccentric character to say the least. He’s an ex-gangster as well.
Atsushi Nakajima, a new recruit in the armed detective agency (a group that tackles supernatural crime) is an ex-orphan with self esteem issues but a good heat.
Bacaano is another odd but different
For those with patience Baccano can be a rewarding
4. The Executioner And Her Way Of Life
If you’re looking for an
When people are reborn in this world they’re known as “The Lost Ones”. This holds a lot of significance to the plot.
You quickly find out this is a farce and far from the truth and the grim reality of what she’s up to, what she does for a living, and why she does it.
You won’t find many
You are a teacher at a magic academy, and you have to strengthen your bond with your students and colleagues to defeat powerful demons in this fantasy RPG.
Akame Ga Kill
Akame Ga Kill is an
He becomes an assassin and joins the group Nightraid to accomplish his personal goals and kill off corrupt politicians, one by one in the hopes of creating a revolution.
Akame Ga Kill doesn’t beat around the bush when it comes to violence, portraying the cold reality of a government with too much power, and the dark themes in general. It even kills off important characters.
It’s a Shounen unlike any other that’s been made in the industry, and is subtly like Spy X Family.
6. Princess Principal
Princess Principal is an
The main characters work under the queen as spies to fight off and even kill their enemies in silence and secrecy. The main difference here is the characters are female.
Mystery is a big part of what makes Princess Principal the
7. The World’s Finest Assassin
The World’s Finest Assassin is made by Rui Tsukiyo, the author of Redo Of Healer but this
Lugh, a former assassin is killed off deliberately as his employers set him up to die in a plane crash. After reincarnation he becomes an assassin again.
This time around he wants to become the kind of man (and assassin) who makes his own decisions instead of blindly following orders without thought or reason.
With his new found abilities and the family he’s under, he works his way up, masks his identity, works his way into people’s lives for the sake of assassination missions and more.
GoSick is an
Victorique is the real star of the show since she’s intelligent, witty, and is able to decipher and analyze situations well enough to crack a lot of cases.
Kazuya is more like her assistant but they both work together and add humor to the
Studio Bones is the
9. If It’s For My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat A Demon Lord
And finally this
The setup is Latina, a little girl who’s lost in a forest all by herself. She’s saved yb Dale, a fairly strong adventurer who eventually adopts Latina as it turns out her parents were killed.
Being a demon girl she’s a little different, but these differences are accepted by Dale and the people around him. He becomes a father figure to Latina.
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