Top 10 awesome shows like Crying Freeman 1: Portrait of a Killer that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Crying Freeman 1: Portrait of a Killer and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Daisuke Nishio, Toshio Furukawa and Steve Bulen . Here goes the list -

  1. Fist of the North Star
  2. Knights of the Zodiac
  3. Ninja Resurrection
  4. Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal
  5. Yu Yu Hakusho
  6. Now and Then, Here and There
  7. Armitage III
  8. Ga-rei: Zero
  9. Psychic Force
  10. Kiddy Grade
  1. Fist of the North Star

    Fist of the North Star

    In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ancient, deadly martial art known as Hokuto Shinken (Fist of the North Star), wanders the wasteland with seven scars in the shape of the Big Dipper on his chest. This infamous style uses the body's hidden 708 pressure points to destroy opponents from within and allows practitioners to unleash 100% of their humanly strength. Accompanied by a young thief and an orphan girl, this messiah brings justice to this lawless world with the strongest fist in the world.

    This show, created by Toyoo Ashida, Akira Kamiya and Shigeru Chiba, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Animation

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  2. Knights of the Zodiac

    Knights of the Zodiac

    A group a young warriors known as 'Saints', each in possession of a 'cloth' guarded by a different constellation, must protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena as she attempts to keep the Earth from being destroyed by evil forces.

    This show, created by Kazuhito Kikuchi, Hideyuki Tanaka and Tôru Furuya, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Animation

    You can watch this on Netflix.

  3. Ninja Resurrection

    Ninja Resurrection

    Set in the time of the Tokugawa regime, where the Shogun has outlawed the Japanese Christians, since they fear that their religion will incite rebellion and chaos. However, they believe in a prophecy, that a man named Tenshi, will hoist the cross and become the new Jesus. But there is a darker prophecy, if Tenshi does not become Christ, he will return and be reborn as Satan. Jubei Yagyu and a few others can fight against the looming evil that is to come.

    This show, created by Yasunori Urata, Tesshô Genda and Ryôtarô Okiayu, scores 5.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Animation

  4. Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal

    Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal

    In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.

    This show, created by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Mayo Suzukaze and Junko Iwao, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Animation

  5. Yu Yu Hakusho

    Yu Yu Hakusho

    One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World was caught by surprise that he would sacrifice himself. Yusuke soon finds out he wasn't supposed to die and has a chance for resurrection and bringing his body back to life. After being resurrected, Yusuke becomes a Spirit Detective, along with his comrades, and one adventure after another happens, whether it be an investigation or a fighting tournament.

    This show, created by Noriyuki Abe, Nozomu Sasaki and Justin Cook, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Adventure | Animation | Action

    You can watch this on Hulu and Tubi Tv.

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  6. Now and Then, Here and There

    Now and Then, Here and There

    A Japanese boy named Shu tries to save a strange girl, Lala Ru, from kidnappers and is transported to an alternate Earth on the brink of being swallowed by the sun. There he meets an American girl from his time, Sara, who was mistakenly captured because of her resemblance to Lala Ru. Shu becomes and unwilling member of the crazy and cowardly King Hamdo's army, and Sara is forced to have sex with the adult soldiers so that she can become pregnant and bear mores soldiers or slaves. Lala Ru, who can create water--a rarity in that time--using her pendant, is both a savior and a victim in a world where factions are willing to fight and die for her abilities, and at the same time keep her locked up.

    This show, created by Akitarô Daichi, Crispin Freeman and Dan Green, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Animation

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Amazon Video and Microsoft Store.

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  7. Armitage III

    Armitage III

    In the year 2046, a cop and his female android partner called Armitage, part of the latest android line known as "class III" models that look, act and feel human, investigate illegal manufacture of class III androids on colonized Mars.

    This show, created by Hiroyuki Ochi, Hiroko Kasahara and Yasunori Masutani, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Sci-Fi | Animation

  8. Ga-rei: Zero

    Ga-rei: Zero

    Follows two friends, daughters of exorcists, who are now members of the government's secret Supernatural Disaster Countermeasures Division that fights demons when they appear in Japan.

    This show, created by Ei Aoki, Minori Chihara and Kaoru Mizuhara, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Animation

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Vudu and Amazon Video.

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  9. Psychic Force

    Psychic Force

    An Anime OVA based on the video game series.

    This show, created by Tomio Yamauchi, Kyôsei Tsukui and Tomokazu Seki, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Animation

  10. Kiddy Grade

    Kiddy Grade

    Two women carry out missions and fight crime across the galaxy.

    This show, created by Keiji Gotoh, Gou Aoba and Laura Bailey, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Animation

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Amazon Video and Microsoft Store.

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