Top 10 awesome shows like Fushigi Yûgi - The Mysterious Play that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Fushigi Yûgi - The Mysterious Play 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 Hajime Kamegaki, Kae Araki and Nobutoshi Canna . Here goes the list -

  1. Hey! Bumbo
  2. Kemono no Souja Erin
  3. Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection
  4. I's Pure
  5. Kaze no naka no shoujo: kinpatsu no Jeni
  6. Patapata hikousen no bouken
  7. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water
  8. Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor
  9. Kino's Journey
  10. Someday's Dreamers
  1. Hey! Bumbo

    Hey! Bumbo

    A series following the adventures of a young boy and Boumbo, a talking yellow car who hatched from an egg, as they travel the world in search for Boumbo's mother. A car salesman is after to catch Boumbo.

    This show, created by Eiji Okabe, Julian Bailey and Aimée Castle, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  2. Kemono no Souja Erin

    Kemono no Souja Erin

    In the land of Ryoza, the neighboring provinces of Shin-Ou and Tai-Kou have been at peace. Queen Shinou is the ruler of Ryoza and her greatest general, Grand Duke Taikou, defends the kingdom with his army of powerful war-lizards known as the "Touda." Although the two regions have enjoyed a long-standing alliance, mounting tensions threaten to spark a fierce civil war. Within Ake, a village in Tai-Kou tasked with raising the Grand Duke's army, lives Erin, a bright girl who spends her days watching the work of her mother Soyon, the village's head Touda doctor. But while under Soyon's care, a disastrous incident befalls the Grand Duke's strongest Touda, and the peace that Erin and her mother had been enjoying vanishes as Soyon is punished severely. In a desperate attempt to save her mother, Erin ends up falling in a river and is swept towards Shin-Ou. Unable to return home, Erin must learn to lead a new life with completely different people, all while hunting for the truth of both beasts and humanity itself, with tensions between the two regions constantly escalating.

    This show, created by Takayuki Hamana, Nanase Hoshii and Akira Ishida, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  3. Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection

    Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection

    Kenshin and Kaoru are married. Kenshin leaves Kaoru with their son, Kenji, to lead a revolution in China. But both of them suffer from a seemingly incurable disease. 15 years later, Kenshin tries to return home to his wife before she dies of grief. Flashbacks of Kenshin's previous encounters with friends and foes occur while Kenshin struggles to make it back home.

    This show, created by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Mayo Suzukaze and Miki Fujitani, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  4. I's Pure

    I's Pure

    On Christmas Eve, a shy schoolboy is caught between the ideal girl and a childhood friend.

    This show, created by Mamoru Kanbe, Darrel Guilbeau and Hunter Mackenzie Austin, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  5. Kaze no naka no shoujo: kinpatsu no Jeni

    Kaze no naka no shoujo: kinpatsu no Jeni

    Inspired by the American Popular Song of the same title, this series revolves around the growing relationship between Jeanie MacDowell and her future husband/aspiring songwriter, Stephen Foster. Mostly based loosely on their lives and set in the 19th century, it's a fictionalized version of the events that take place and they experience along the way to reaching their goals. A coming of age tale that begins with Jeanie, Stephen, and a black boy named Bill playing music together as a trio. But after tragedy strikes in her family, Jeanie decides to revise her goals and devote her life to the medical profession instead. Over the course of the three years that take place, Jeanie has some impact one way or another on everyone she meets. Several characters also play a part and are involved in performing Stephen's songs, many of which would later become well-renowned. For the most part, it basically could be described as a what-if story in the events that happened in the lives of Jeanie and Stephen in addition to the most apparent aspect.

    This show, created by Ryou Yasamura, Mitsuko Horie and Satoko Kito, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  6. Patapata hikousen no bouken

    Patapata hikousen no bouken

    The plot is about a young girl who is looking for her older brother. The girl goes on an adventure in a world verry diffrent from our own. The series is inspired by some of Jules Verne's books.

    This show, created by Yûichirô Yano, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  7. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

    Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

    A teen acrobat of mysterious origins and a young inventor find themselves entangled in a sinister plot that involves the fate of the world.

    This show, created by Hideaki Anno, Noriko Hidaka and Carl Domaski, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  8. Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor

    Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor

    The youth of Tatsumiya Island believed that they had ordinary lives... until the advent of the Festum, extraterrestrial intelligent life forms intent on assimilating all humans. Abruptly, their once peaceful island transforms into a high-tech military fortress to counter-attack the hostile aliens. Their shock intensifies when they learn that only they can pilot the Fafner, a class of humanoid-type robots that represent the final and only weapon against the Festums and their divine powers.

    This show, created by Akihiro Enomoto, Johnny Yong Bosch and Stephanie Sheh, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Animation

    You can watch this on Microsoft Store.

  9. Kino's Journey

    Kino's Journey

    Young world-weary sharpshooter girl Kino and her talking inquisitive motorcycle Hermes travel around her unusual world, visiting various city-states for three days each to learn about their culture, history and ruling philosophy.

    This show, created by Ryûtarô Nakamura, Ai Maeda and Ryuji Aigase, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

  10. Someday's Dreamers

    Someday's Dreamers

    This show, created by Masami Shimoda, Julie Maddalena and Mona Marshall, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure | Animation

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