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Thanks!²%%²%%²%%²%%²* ''LightNovel/AccelWorld'' is ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.²** Or ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' meets ''Film/{{Highlander}}'' meets ''Anime/DennouCoil'' and ''Series/KamenRiderKabuto''.²** The second half of the story is ''Literature/FireStarter'' meets ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' meets ''Film/MadMax''.²* ''Anime/AfroSamurai'' is ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks''.²* ''Anime/AggressiveRetsuko'' is ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' meets ''Series/{{The Office|US}}'' meets ''Manga/DetroitMetalCity''.²** Or: ''Franchise/HelloKitty'' meets ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman''.²** Or ''Series/TheOffice'' meets ''Franchise/HelloKitty'' meets DeathMetal.²* ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'': Of all things, ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'' meets ''Manga/LoveHina''.²** The TV series, referred to as ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'', is more ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'' meets ''Series/ThreesCompany''.²* ''Manga/AiKora'' is ''Manga/LoveHina'' (loser protagonist, harem) meets ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'' (completely [[ChivalrousPervert perverted yet honorable]] protagonist, nutty school life) with a WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes paint job.²* ''Manga/AkameGaKill'' is ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreed'' meets Animé and {{Mons}}. ²** Alternatively, is ''Naruto'' meets ''Literature/GameOfThrones''²* ''Anime/AKB0048'' is ''[[VideoGame/TheIdolmaster The iDOLM@STER]]'' meets ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' by George Orwell by way of ''Franchise/StarWars''. Or alternatively ''[[VideoGame/TheIdolmaster The iDOLM@STER]]'' meets ''Film/{{Equilibrium}}''. Or ''[[VideoGame/TheIdolmaster The iDOLM@STER]]'' meets ''VideoGame/RevolutionX''.²* ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' is ''Literature/FireStarter'' meets ''Film/TheWarriors'', with a CyberPunk setting.²* ''Manga/{{Akumetsu}}'' is ''ComicBook/ThePunisher'' meets ''Comicbook/VForVendetta'' and ''Literature/AtlasShrugged''.²* ''Anime/AldnoahZero'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico'' meets ''Anime/ValvraveTheLiberator''.²* ''Manga/AliceAcademy'' is ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'' meets ''ComicBook/XMen'' and they all get shipped off to [[Literature/HarryPotter Hogwarts]].²* ''Manga/AlienNine'' is ''Manga/{{Parasyte}}'' meets ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh''²* ''Manga/AliveTheFinalEvolution'': ''Film/TheHappening'' meets ''ComicBook/XMen'' turned into a Shounen series.²* ''LightNovel/AllYouNeedIsKill'' is ''Film/GroundhogDay'' meets ''Film/StarshipTroopers''.²** The live-action adaptation, ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow'' is ''Film/GroundhogDay'' meets ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}''.²* ''LightNovel/AmagiBrilliantPark'' is ''VideoGame/ThemePark'' meets ''Ride/DisneyThemeParks'' meets ''Anime/FullMetalPanicFumoffu'' meets ''Series/OnceUponATime'' without the LaserGuidedAmnesia [[spoiler:(except for Latifah)]].²* ''Anime/AngelBeats'' is ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets ''Anime/HaibaneRenmei'', with the setting and characters taken from ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'', down to the bossy Yurippe wanting to participate in a baseball tournament. Add a tiny bit of ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' to account for Yui's tail.²** Alternatively, ''Anime/HaibaneRenmei'' meets ''VideoGame/StarCraft'' directed by Paul Verhoeven.²** ''Anime/HaibaneRenmei'' meets ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' while a Creator/KeyVisualArts representative stands behind you to give regular beatings with the office [[TearJerker feels bat.]]²* ''Angel Blade'': ''VideoGame/VoltageFighterGowcaizer'' meets ''La Blue Girl''.²* ''Manga/AnimalAcademyHakobuneHakusho'' is ''Manga/AliceAcademy'' meets ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey''.²* ''Manga/AnimalLand'' is ''Literature/AnimalFarm'' meets ''Franchise/{{Tarzan}}'', with a touch of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' thrown in for flavor. ²** Or ''Manga/DragonBall'' meets ''Literature/TheJungleBook''.²* ''Manga/ApothecariusArgentum'' is ''Series/{{House}}'' meets Elizabethan Royalty.²* ''Manga/ArcadeGamerFubuki'': ''Film/TheWizard'' meets {{Panty Fighter}}s.²* ''Manga/{{Area 88}}'' is ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo'' meets ''VideoGame/AceCombat''.²* ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom'' is Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka meets WesternAnimation/InvaderZim.²* ''Anime/AsuraCryin'' is Manga/ShamanKing meets TabletopGame/Warhammer40000.²* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' is ''VideoGame/ShadowOfTheColossus'' meets ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderAmazon''.²** Or if you prefer, ''Franchise/TheWalkingDead'' meets ''Film/PacificRim'' regarding the plot and themes.²** ''Series/{{Ultraman}}'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets the ''ComicBook/IncredibleHulk'' meets ''Film/ShinKamenRiderPrologue'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''.²** Or ''Literature/StarshipTroopers'' meets ''Series/GameOfThrones''.²** ''Anime/LegendOfGalacticHeroes'' meets ''Franchise/TheWalkingDead'' meets [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/XMen'']].²** As strange as is might [[WhatDoYouMeanItsforKids SOUND]], ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster'' meets ''VideoGame/ShadowOfTheColossus''. YouCanPanicNow.²** Maybe ''Manga/Claymore'' meets ''VideoGame/ShadowOfTheColossus'' meets ''Franchise/{{Naruto}}'' meets ''Film/PacificRim''.²* ''Manga/AttackOnTitanJuniorHigh'' is [[Manga/AttackOnTitan the original]] meets ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' meets ''Manga/SchoolRumble''.²* ''Anime/AuraBattlerDunbine'': ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam'' meets ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.²* ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' is ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' meets HighSchool.²* ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}!'' is probably ''Franchise/{{Highlander}}'' meets ''Film/PulpFiction''.²** Or ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' meets ''WebComic/{{Lackadaisy}}'' with a human cast instead of anthropomorphic cats.²* From the article on ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'': ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' meets ''Anime/{{Mononoke}}'' [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on acid. Lots and lots of acid]].²** It can also be considered ''Anime/{{Mononoke}}'' with the witty, post-modern dialogue-heaviness of ''Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead''.²* ''Anime/{{Bakugan}}'' is ''Anime/{{Beyblade}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}''²** Or alternatively, ''Anime/{{Beyblade}}'' meets ''Franchise/YuGiOh''.²* ''Manga/{{Bakuman}}'': ''Manga/SchoolRumble'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote''.²* ''Anime/BaldrForceEXEResolution'' is ''Film/TheMatrix'' meets ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' meets ''Manga/{{Appleseed}}'' meets ''Film/{{Scanners}}''.²* ''Manga/BambooBlade'' is ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Film/ALeagueOfTheirOwn''.²* ''Manga/BananaNoNana'': ''Anime/HareGuu'' meets ''[[ComicBook/{{Legion of Super-Heroes}} The Legion of Substitute Heroes]]'' meets ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler''.²* ''Manga/BarajouNoKiss'' could be accurtely described as ''Manga/PandoraHearts'' meets ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''. No, really!²* ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}'': ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'' meets ''Anime/NinjaScroll''²* ''Manga/{{Bastard}}'': ''[[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons Dungeons &]] Anime/DragonBallZ''. (Thanks goes to @/LooneyToons and Epsilon from his forums.)²* ''Anime/BattleSpiritsSwordEyes'' is ''{{Franchise/Terminator}}'' meets {{Magical Land}} (with card games of course).²* ''Anime/BDamanCrossfire'' is ''Anime/BattleBDaman'' meets ''Anime/MegaManNTWarrior''.²* ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'': ²** ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'', ''Manga/ViolenceJack'' and ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meet ''Franchise/{{Hellraiser}}'' and ''LightNovel/GuinSaga'' and serve it up with an order of {{BFS}}.²** Alternatively it's ''Manga/{{Devilman}}''/''Manga/ViolenceJack'' meets ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' meets ''Manga/LoneWolfAndCub''.²** Or ''Franchise/TolkiensLegendarium'' by Creator/StanleyKubrick, with Creator/EliRoth as the assistant.²** Or ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' meets ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' meets ''Manga/{{Devilman}}''.²** Or ''Film/TheSeventhSeal'' meets SwordAndSorcery.²** Or ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' meets ''Literature/TheChildrenOfHurin''.²** Well, it's rather [[Literature/{{Simplicissimus}} Simplicius Simplicissimus]] set in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} Fantasy'' with Albrecht Wallenstein and Gotz von Berlingchen as primary protagonists.²** By WordOfGod, the series was originally designed as ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Manga/TheRoseOfVersailles'', with Guts and Griffith being modelled after Kenshiro and Oscar respectively.²* ''LightNovel/BeyondTheBoundary'':²** [[LightNovel/LoveChunibyoAndOtherDelusions Chuuni]] meets LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}²** ''LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai'' meets ''Manga/KOn''. Mirai is like Ryougi Shiki[[note]]has deathly power, having a hard time expressing her true feelings, meets a genuinely NiceGuy who works under an aloof woman[[/note]], except that she's a {{moeblob}}.²* ''LightNovel/BibliothecaMysticaDeDantalian'' is ''LightNovel/{{Gosick}}'' meets ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex''. (Dalian and Index themselves are almost identical in both personality and function.)²* ''Anime/TheBigO'' is ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' meets ''Manga/GiantRobo'' with elements of ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''²** Or just ''Anime/ErgoProxy'' meets ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' with HumongousMecha.²* ''Anime/BirdyTheMighty'' is ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' meets ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'' with ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' undertones added to the mix.²* ''LightNovel/BlackBullet'' is ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}''.²* ''Manga/BlackButler'' is ''Film/MaryPoppins'' meets ''Theatre/DoctorFaustus'' meets ''Literature/ArtemisFowl''.²** ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'' meets ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' meets ''LightNovel/KyoKaraMaoh''.²** Or ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' meets ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}''.²** Or ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' meets ''Anime/CodeGeass'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' meets ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo''.²* ''Manga/BlackClover'' is ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' meets ''Manga/FairyTail''.²* ''Manga/BlackJack'' is ''Series/{{House}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'', though it may also be taking variable [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs levels and concoctions of mind-altering substances]].²* ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' is ''Film/PulpFiction'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets ''Film/ShootEmUp''.²* The OVA for ''Anime/BlackRockShooter'' could best be summed up as ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'' meets the MagicalGirl genre.²** While its Anime is summarized as ''Film/MeanGirls'' meets ''Film/SuckerPunch''.²** Overall, it's ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' meets ''VideoGame/Persona3''.²** ''ComicBook/TheMaxx'' meets ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''. BRS even has [[Creator/ImageComics Image]]'s NinetiesAntiHero look.²* ''Manga/BladeOfTheImmortal'' is ''Franchise/{{Highlander}}'' meets JidaiGeki with a NinetiesAntiHero.²* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' is essentially ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' meets ''Manga/RurouniKenshin''... with a little ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' thrown in for good measure.²** Don't forget ''Manga/ShamanKing'' for the whole spirits and swords thing.²** Or ''Manga/SaintSeiya'' meets ''Manga/YuYuHakusho''.²** Or ''Manga/SoulEater'' meets ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''²* ''Manga/BloodBlockadeBattlefront'' is ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}''.²* ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokuroChan'' is ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' meets ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''²* ''Manga/BlueExorcist'' is ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' meets ''Literature/HarryPotter''.²* ''Anime/BlueGender'' is ''Manga/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'' meets ''Film/StarshipTroopers''.²** On the Creator/AdultSwim bumper, this show was described as ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' meets the first ''Alien'' movie meets ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}''.²* ''Manga/BoboboBoBoBobo'' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs after taking too much acid]].²** Or ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Creator/DrSeuss''²** Or ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs a VERY big bag of crack laced with LSD]].²** Or ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheTick''.²* ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'' is ''Literature/EndersGame'' meets ''Series/{{Survivor}}'' meets -- you guessed it -- ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''.²* ''Anime/TheBoyAndTheBeast'' is Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/TheJungleBook'' meets ''Film/TheKarateKid''.²* ''Anime/{{Braiger}}'' is like ''Franchise/LupinIII'' meets ''Anime/Daitarn3''.²* ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'' is ''Film/StreetsOfFire'' meets ''Film/BladeRunner''.²** Or ''ComicBook/IronMan'' meets ''Manga/ViolenceJack'' meets ''Anime/NeoHumanCasshern''.²* ''Anime/BuddyComplex'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' meets ''Anime/{{Zegapain}}'' with elements of ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' and ''Film/PacificRim''.²** It also meets ''Film/MinorityReport'' near the end with [[spoiler:three minds linking]] and [[spoiler: Couplers being able to see possible futures and alternate timelines]].²* ''Manga/BusouRenkin'' is ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' meets ''Manga/FullMetalAlchemist''.²* ''Manga/CageOfEden'' is ''Series/{{Lost}}'' meets ''VideoGame/ArkSurvivalEvolved''²* ''Manga/CannonGodExaxxion'' is ''Manga/GunsmithCats'' meets ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Series/{{V|2009}}''.²* ''Manga/CatShitOne'': ''ComicBook/{{Maus}}'' meets ''Film/ApocalypseNow''. Others have likened it to ''Literature/WatershipDown'' meets ''VideoGame/MetalGear''.²* ''Anime/CControl'':²** ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets ''The Inside Job'' meets ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' all written by some drunk and LSD-laced stock broker.²** More like ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets the stock market. [[FridgeLogic Oh, great]] more {{Black Box}}es.²** ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' meets ''LightNovel/SpiceAndWolf''?²** ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with credit cards.²** ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' with the Soul Society replaced by Wall Street.²** ''Anime/EdenOfTheEast'' meets ''Franchise/YuGiOh''.²*** [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries CARDGAMES ON]] [[FridgeBrilliance ECONOMICS]]! It is actually "money" instead of "economics", but who cares?²** Warren Buffet's take on ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''.²** Stock Market and International Economics...meets Lovecraft²** If ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' was an allegory for economics instead of puberty.²* ''Manga/CellsAtWork'' is ''Film/OsmosisJones'' meets ''Series/DirtyJobs''.²* ''Manga/ACentaursLife'' is ''Toys/MonsterHigh'' ({{Cute Monster Girl}}s in high school) meets ''Manga/SazaeSan'' (Low-key SliceOfLife comedy)²* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'':²** ''ComicBook/XMen'' meets ''Literature/AngelsAndDemons''.²** ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' and ''Manga/{{NEEDLESS}}'' meet ''LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana'' and spice it up with PsychicPowers and MagicVersusScience.²** Its spinoff ''Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun'' is ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'' minus UrbanFantasy plus SchoolgirlSeries (but ''not'' minus CityOfAdventure or WorldOfBadass).²* ''Manga/ChainsawMan'':²** ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''Webcomic/OnePunchMan'' (the bizarre conditions in which monsters are born) with a bit of ''Manga/TokyoGhoul''.²** ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'' meets ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' meets ''Franchise/EvilDead'' meets ''Film/TexasChainsawMassacre'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.²* ''Anime/{{Charlotte}}'' is ''ComicBook/XMen'' meets ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate''.²** Alternatively, ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' meets ''Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun'' (without all the school girls).²* ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' is ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' meets ''Manga/SkullMan'' meets ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''Manga/InuYasha''.²** The anime adaptation is the same meets ''VideoGame/GateKeepers'' meets ''Series/KamenRider555''.²* ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'': ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets ''Film/TheThing1982'' meets ''Series/CharliesAngels''.²* ''LightNovel/ClockworkPlanet'' is ''LightNovel/NoGameNoLife'' meets ''LightNovel/UnbreakableMachineDoll'' meets ClockPunk taken UpToEleven.²* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': ''Manga/{{X1999}}'' meets ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' and ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED''.²** It could also be considered a PerspectiveFlip of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' from Char's point of view as opposed to Amuro's.²** Or better yet, Manga/DeathNote meets Franchise/{{Gundam}}.²* ''Anime/CombattlerV'' is ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Series/HimitsuSentaiGorenger''.²* ''Anime/{{ConcreteRevolutioChoujinGensou}}'' is Showa Era Japanese Superheroes meets ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''.²* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'':²** ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' (of the SpaghettiWestern genre), with some ''Franchise/StarWars'' and Creator/JohnWoo thrown into the mix. However, since ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' started syndication in 2002 and ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' in 1998, it would be more accurate to say that ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' is ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets zombie horror and conspiracy theory movies.²** It's been called, more or less, ''Franchise/LupinIII'' IN SPACE!!²* ''Anime/CrossAnge'' is ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' meets ''Anime/CodeGeass'' meets ''LightNovel/InfiniteStratos''.²** Alternatively ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' meets ''Anime/KillLaKill'' ([[WorldOfBadass Badass]] [[{{Fanservice}} sexy]] [[ActionHeroine female protagonists]]) meets ''Franchise/KamenRider''.²** ''Anime/MacrossZero'' (TransformingMecha, an island setting, a [[spoiler:priestess character]], a [[spoiler:LoveTriangle]], and a [[spoiler:[[PowerOfMusic powerful song]]]]) meets ''Anime/SoukouNoStrain'' (mecha, a FallenPrincess, {{Fanservice}}, lesbian characters, bullying, and a [[spoiler:CapturedSuperEntity]]) meets ''Manga/BreakBlade'' (mecha, a MagicalSociety, and UnSorcerer discrimination) meets ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' (an island under attack by dragons and [[spoiler:revealing them to be more than just violent beasts]]) meets ''Film/VanHelsing'' (a CreatureHunterOrganization, [[spoiler:shapeshifting enemies]], and an [[spoiler:immortal villain with a BattleHarem]]).²* ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'':²** ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' meets ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia''.²** Or ''Manga/DailyLivesOfHighSchoolBoys'' meets ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.²* ''Manga/Cyborg009'' is ''Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'' meets ''Series/UltraQ'' meets ''ComicBook/IronMan'' meets ''Franchise/StarTrek'' meets ''Franchise/LupinIII'', with small dose of ''Literature/JamesBond'' (especially 007's part).²** ''009 Re:CYBORG'' is ''Cyborg 009'' meets ''James Bond'' meets ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' meets ''Film/{{Rambo}}'' meets ''Manga/SpaceAdventureCobra''.²* ''Manga/CyborgKuroChan'' is ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat'' meets ''Manga/AstroBoy'' meets ''Manga/SpaceAdventureCobra'' meets ''Film/{{Rambo}}'' meets ''Literature/WarriorCats'' meets ''Manga/Cyborg009''.²* ''Manga/DailyLivesOfHighSchoolBoys'' is ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Series/TheInbetweeners'' meets ''Series/{{Community}}.''²* ''Anime/DaiMahouTouge'' is ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Eversion}}''.²** It can also be seen as ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' meets ''Series/GameOfThrones'' meets ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark.''²* ''Anime/{{Daitarn 3}}'' is ''Anime/Zambot3'' meets ''Franchise/JamesBond''.²* ''Anime/Danganronpa3TheEndOfHopesPeakHighSchool'':²** ''Future Arc'' is ''VisualNovel/DanganronpaTriggerHappyHavoc'' meets ''VideoGame/DanganronpaAnotherEpisodeUltraDespairGirls'' meets ''VisualNovel/ZeroTimeDilemma'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderGaim'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderAmazons''.²** ''Despair Arc'' is ''LightNovel/DanganronpaZero'' meets ''VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair'' meets ''LightNovel/FateZero''.²* ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'':²** ''ComicBook/XMen'' after watching ''faaaar'' too much ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', [[TheCowl guest-starring]] Franchise/{{Batman}}.²** ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' as a prequel to ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}''.²** ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' meets ''VisualNovel/PhantomOfInferno's Zwei'' meets [[ShockAndAwe a downed power line]], with a little bit of ''Franchise/GhostInTheShell'' thrown in for good measure.²* ''Anime/DarlingInTheFranxx'' could be considered as ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' mets most of Gainax Works...Sort of. But it's mostly ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' fused with ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' and ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'' altogether. ²* ''Manga/DarwinsGame'' is basically ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'' meets ''Manga/AliceInBorderland'' and ''Manga/RealAccount''²* ''LightNovel/DateALive'' can be described as ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' crossed with the DatingSim genre and less MindScrew.²* ''Anime/DeadLeaves'' is ''WesternAnimation/SuperJail'' meets ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' and ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''.²* ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'' is ''Manga/{{Gantz}}'' meets ''Manga/ElfenLied'' (with the ''Manga/LoveHina'' replaced by ''Series/{{Oz}}'' and given more insanity) meets the first story arc of ''Manga/RikiOh''.²** Alternatively ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}'' mixed with ''Literature/TheHungerGames''.²** Or ''Anime/EurekaSeven'' meets ''Manga/ElfenLied''.²* ''Manga/DeathNote'' is ''{{Manga/Monster}}'' meets ''{{Series/Dexter}}'', ''{{Series/Monk}}'', ''Theatre/DoctorFaustus'', ''Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGray'', ''Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy'', and ''Series/BreakingBad''[[note]](just replace [[DrugsAreBad drug dealing]] with [[TakeOverTheWorld world domination]])[[/note]].²* ''Anime/DeathParade'' is ''Anime/HellGirl'' meets ''Manga/YuGiOh Season Zero'' set in [[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona the Velvet Room]]²* ''Anime/DemashitaPowerpuffGirlsZ'' is ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' meets ''Anime/PrettyCure''.²* ''Anime/DennouCoil'':²** ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce'' meets ''Franchise/DotHack'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', with dashes of ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' and ''VideoGame/{{Nintendogs}}'', cooked in a KidDetective-shaped pot.²** Literally Creator/HayaoMiyazaki [[CowboyBebopAtHisComputer At His Computer]].²* ''Manga/DesertPunk'':²** ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'', with a cast full of [[UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist jerks]]. ²** ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' meets echi.²** ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Franchise/LupinIII''.²* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' is ''Manga/TheKindaichiCaseFiles'' meets ''Literature/EncyclopediaBrown'' meets ''ComicBook/TheSpirit''.²* ''Manga/DetroitMetalCity'' is ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' meets ''Manga/{{BECK}}''.²* ''LightNovel/TheDevilIsAPartTimer'' is ''Anime/{{Slayers}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ClerksTheAnimatedSeries''²* ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' is ''ComicBook/GhostRider'' + Silver Age ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'' comics + the ''Literature/BookOfRevelation''.²** Or ''[[Literature/TheDivineComedy Inferno]]'' meets ''Literature/JohnnyGotHisGun''.²* ''Anime/DevilmanCrybaby'' is ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''VideoGame/HotlineMiami'' (at least in the early episodes.) By the final episode it becomes ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion End of Evangelion]]''.²* ''Manga/DevilsLine'' is ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' meets ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''.²* ''Manga/DGrayMan'' is ''Manga/FullMetalAlchemist'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', as directed by Creator/TimBurton.²* ''Anime/{{Diebuster}}'': ''Anime/{{Gunbuster}}'' meets ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''.²* ''Anime/DiGiCharat'' is ''Manga/LuckyStar'' meets ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam''²* ''{{Franchise/Digimon}}'': ²** In general: ²*** ''{{Franchise/Pokemon}}'' meets ''{{Franchise/Godzilla}}'' in the setting of ''Franchise/TheMatrix''.²*** ''{{Franchise/Pokemon}}'' meets ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' with a dash of ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' and ''Series/DenkouChoujinGridman''.²*** ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot'' and ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' meet ''{{VideoGame/Tamagotchi}}'' and ''{{Franchise/Godzilla}}''.²** ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'': ²*** ''Digimon'' meets ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia''.²*** ''VideoGame/{{Tamagotchi}}'' meets ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'' meets ''Literature/LordOfTheFlies''... FOR KIDS!²*** ''Anime/DigimonAdventureTri'' is ''Digimon Adventure'' meets ''Digimon Tamers'' meets ''Series/UltraQ'' meets ''Series/UltramanLeo'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderKuuga'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderGaim''.²** ''Anime/DigimonTamers'': ²*** ''Digimon'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderAgito'' meets ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIII'' (for the setting tone) meets ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' and ''Literature/CasinoRoyale'' (for the cards motif) meets ''AnIme/MobileSuitGundamZZ'' (for the general tone) meets ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' and ''Series/UltraQ'' (for the Kaiju-esque threats in latter part).²*** Or ''Digimon'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. No '''seriously'''. [[http://digipedia.db-destiny.net/misc/trivia.htm#6 See here]]. (To clarify: there are many references to Eva. The general tone of it, however)²*** Or ''Digimon'' meets ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' meets ''Series/UltramanGaia'' (for Kaiju-esque threats in later parts).²** ''Anime/DigimonSavers'': ²*** In general, ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' meets ''Series/UltraSeven''.²*** First arc: ''Digimon'' meets ''Series/UltraSeven'' meets ''Series/UltramanGaia'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderFaiz'' meets ''Series/TokusouSentaiDekaranger''.²*** Second arc: ''Digimon'' meets ''Series/UltraSeven'' meets ''[[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam G Gundam]]'' meets ''Series/UltramanNexus''.²** ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'': ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' meets ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' meets ''Manga/Cyborg009'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlackRX''.²** ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars'': ²*** ''Digimon'' meets ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' meets ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars''.²*** ''Digimon'' meets the first half of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.²*** ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' meets ''Manga/GetterRobo'' with {{Mons}}.²** ''Anime/DigimonXrosWarsTheYoungHuntersLeapingThroughTime'': ²*** ''Digimon'' meets ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura''²*** ''Digimon'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' meets ''Franchise/UltramanZero'' meets the second half of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.²** ''Anime/DigimonUniverseApplimonsters'' is ''Digimon Tamers'' meets ''Digimon Xros Wars'' meets ''Series/UltramanX'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderFaiz'' meets ''VideoGame/VirtualOn'' meets ''Franchise/KagerouProject'' meets ''VideoGame/AceCombat3Electrosphere''.²* ''Anime/DinoBreaker'' is ''Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger'' meets the ''Franchise/MetalHeroes''.²** Aside from those, the second season also meets ''Anime/ZoidsChaoticCentury'', ''Myth/EgyptianMythology'', and ''Franchise/TheDCU'''s [[TheShangriLa Nanda Parbat]].²* ''Anime/DinoZaurs'': ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' meets ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars''²* ''Anime/DogDays'' is ''Series/MostExtremeEliminationChallenge'' meets ''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero''.²* ''Manga/DragonBall'' started as ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'' meets ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk''. ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' evolves into ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'' meets ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''.²** Or Dragon Ball could be ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'' meets ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}''.²** Alternately, Dragon Ball is a MartialArtsMovie filtered through a {{Fantasy}} GagSeries, and Dragon Ball Z is a MartialArtsMovie filtered through ScienceFiction and {{Sentai}} tropes. As far as Martial Arts films go, the Dragon Ball franchise shares the most in common with the ''Film/DrunkenMaster'' series. Especially before the Z era.²** The early parts of ''Dragon Ball'' (back when the series was still more adventure-oriented) are like a MartialArtsMovie written in the style of [[Creator/CarlBarks Carl Barks']] [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Duckverse stories]]; especially during the Red Ribbon Army saga.²* ''Manga/{{Drifters}}'' is ''Roleplay/RecordOfLodossWar'' meets ''Series/DeadliestWarrior''.²* ''Anime/DualParallelTroubleAdventure'': ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''Anime/TenchiMuyo''.²* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'' is Celtic mythology meets ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'' meets [[ImageBoards Anon]][[IAmLegion ymous]]. In Japan.²** Or ''Series/BreakingBad'' meets ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'' meets the ''LightNovel/BoogiepopSeries''.²* ''Anime/ElCazadorDeLaBruja'': Amigo Tacos, when Taco Bell meets MaidCafe.²** Add the spiritual elements of ''{{Anime/Noir}}'' with ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise''.²* ''Anime/ElementHunters'': When it was first announced most people wrote it off as just Pokemon with Chemistry. ([[spoiler:As it turns out, the element {{Mon}}s are more like mascots than anything else.]])²* ''Manga/ElfenLied:'' ²** ''ComicBook/XMen'' meets ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'' meets ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' meets ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' meets ''Manga/LoveHina'' meets ''Manga/{{Monster}}''.²** ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets ''Manga/LoveHina'' meets ''Series/StrangerThings'' [[note]]Both shows involve a traumatized girl with deadly psychic powers on the run from a secret organization, who finds refuge in the home of a boy while protecting him and his friends and slowly uncovering the secret of the organization that experimented on her and others like her[[/note]].²* ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld'' is ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' meets ''Literature/ArabianNights'' meets ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture''²* ''Manga/{{ERASED}}'' is ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' meets ''Anime/YourName'' meets ''Film/BackToTheFuture''.²** Or ''VideoGame/LifeIsStrange'' meets ''Manga/DetectiveConan''.²* ''Anime/ErgoProxy'' is ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' minus the GiantMecha and plus the painful amounts of {{UST}} and {{Tsundere}}.²* ''Anime/EurekaSeven'' is ''Anime/AfterWarGundamX'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. With surfers.²** Or alternatively, it could be how ''Anime/CodeGeass'' and ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' were before they broke up.²* ''euphoria'' is ''Gantz'' meets ''A Serbian Film''.²* ''Anime/ExpelledFromParadise'' is ''Anime/CombatMechaXabungle'' meets ''Anime/{{Zegapain}}'' meets ''Anime/GhostInTheShell'' (both the first one and ''Innocence'').²* ''Manga/FairyTail'' is ''Manga/RaveMaster'' meets ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' meets ''Manga/OnePiece''.²** Or maybe Rave Master meets Manga/HunterXHunter.²* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' is ''Film/MadMax'' meets Creator/BruceLee films.²* ''Manga/TheFiveStarStories'' is ''Anime/HeavyMetalLGaim'' meets ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''.²** Or ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Series/DowntonAbbey''.²* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' is like if Creator/HayaoMiyazaki and Creator/ThomasPynchon had an anime baby, and Creator/QuentinTarantino was its creepy uncle.²** Alternatively, it's ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]]'' meets ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' meets ''ComicBook/TheMaxx''.²* ''Anime/{{Fractale}}'' is ''Anime/DennouCoil'' meets ''Anime/NowAndThenHereAndThere''.²** Alternatively, it's ''Anime/NadiaTheSecretOfBlueWater'' meets ''[[VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia Skies of Arcadia: Legends]]''²* ''Manga/FrankenFran'' is ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' meets ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''.²* ''Fullmetal Alchemist'' ([[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist both]] [[Anime/FullmetalAlchemist versions]]): ''WesternAnimation/{{AvatarTheLastAirbender}}'' meets ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' meets ''UsefulNotes/WorldWarI''.²* ''LightNovel/FullmetalPanic'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamThe08thMSTeam'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing''.²* ''Anime/FushigiboshiNoFutagohime'' is ''Anime/YumeNoCrayonOukoku'' meets ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi''.²* ''Manga/FutureDiary'' is ''Franchise/{{Highlander}}'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' with a dash of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' and side orders of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' and ''Manga/{{Monster}}''.²** More precisely, ''Manga/DeathNote'' meets ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderRyuki''²* ''Anime/FutureGPXCyberFormula'' is ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' meets UsefulNotes/FormulaOne, where the race cars are equipped with AI naviagations a la ''Series/KnightRider''.²* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'' is ''Manga/BlackGod'' meets ''Manga/Cyborg009'' meets ''Franchise/KamenRider'' meets ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'' meets ''Manga/IkkiTousen'' meets ''Manga/{{Sekirei}}''.²* ''Manga/{{Gantz}}'' is ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' meets ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}''.²* ''Anime/GaoGaiGar'' (and the entire ''Anime/BraveSeries'') is ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' meets 70s/80s Super Robot shows²** ''Anime/TheBraveExpressMightGaine'' is ''Franchise/{{Batman}}''... with Trains, meets Cinderella.²** ''Anime/BravePoliceJDecker'' is Franchise/{{Transformers}} meets Anime/{{Patlabor}}...or a brief 90s Sunrise mecha anime called ''Armored Police Metal Jack'' with sentient robots instead of powered armor (some Metal Jack storylines were even reused for J-Decker, as they shared some of the writing staff).²** ''Anime/TheBraveofGoldGoldran'' is the ''Anime/{{Brave Series}}'' meets ''Golden Warrior Gold Lightan''.²** ''Anime/BraveCommandDagwon'' is the ''Anime/{{Brave Series}}'' meets ''Anime/TransformersSuperGodMasterforce''.²*** ''Chouja Reideen'' is ''{{Anime/Raideen}}'' meets ''Brave Command Dagwon'' (same staff).²* ''Anime/GatchamanCrowds'': Despite having the name ''Gatchaman'', it's really more like ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' meets Website/{{Facebook}} and/or ''Anime/SummerWars''.²** The Gatchaman Crew themselves are somewhere between {{Sentai}} and [[MagicalGirl Magical Girls]]; the conflict between Hajime and Sugane largely reflects that.²* ''Literature/{{Gate}}'': Basically Franchise/StargateVerse meets MedievalEuropeanFantasy with a dash of TokyoIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse. And perhaps a tiny bit of Literature/TheSalvationWar in there as well...²* ''Anime/GenesisOfAquarion'' is ''Manga/GetterRobo'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''Anime/VanDread'' meets neo-paganism.²* ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'' is ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' meets ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''.²* ''Manga/GetterRobo'' is ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'' meets CosmicHorrorStory.²* The original ''Manga/GhostInTheShell'' manga is pretty much ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'' meets ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}''. Less so the subsequent anime adaptations.²** The franchise in general could be ''Film/BladeRunner'' meets ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', although it precedes the latter.²** [[Anime/GhostInTheShell The film adaptation]] is ''Creator/WilliamGibson'' meets ''Creator/PhilipKDick''.²** ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' is ''Film/BladeRunner'' meets ''Series/{{CSI}}''.²** ''Anime/GhostInTheShellArise'' is a YoungerAndHipper ''Stand Alone Complex'', as written by Creator/WarrenEllis.²* ''Anime/GhostHound'' is ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' but with [[SpiritWorld ghosts]] and AstralProjection instead of the internet.²* ''Anime/GhostStories'' (the ADV dub) is ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.²* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'' is ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' meets ''Manga/{{Kochikame}}'' meets ''Manga/UruseiYatsura''.²* ''LightNovel/GirlishNumber'' is ''Manga/SoreGaSeiyuu'' meets ''Anime/{{Shirobako}}'' meets the RealityEnsues factor of ''Anime/WakeupGirls''²* ''Manga/GirlsLastTour'' is ''LightNovel/KinosJourney'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}''.²* ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzer'': 'Manga/KOn'' meets ''VideoGame/WorldOfTanks''.²* ''LightNovel/GJBu'' : ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'' meets ''Series/{{Friends}}'' meets ''Manga/PlaceToPlace''.²* ''Manga/GhostTalkersDaydream'' is essentially ''[[Series/TheXFiles The X-Files]]'' meets ''Series/GhostWhisperer''.²* ''Anime/GiganticFormula'' is ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' meets ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}''.²* ''Anime/GodMazinger'' is ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Manga/GetterRobo'' meets ''Anime/{{GoLion}}''.²* ''LightNovel/GonnaBeTheTwinTail'' is essentially ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' filtered through a whole lot of familiar LightNovel tropes.²** The anime adaptation in particular is ''Series/HikoninSentaiAkibaranger'' meets ''LightNovel/HighschoolDxD'', but with less {{Fanservice}}.²* ''LightNovel/{{Gosick}}'' is ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' meets ''Literature/{{Rapunzel}}'' with a dash of {{Moe}}.²* ''Anime/{{Grenadier}}'': ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' meets [[JidaiGeki Feudal Japan]] plus {{Fanservice}}.²* ''Manga/GunBlazeWest'': ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' meets ''Manga/OnePiece''--[[RecycledINSPACE IN THE WILD, WILD WEST!]]²* ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'':²** Universal Century:²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'': ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' - ''BigCreepyCrawlies'' + ''SuperRobot''×(''{{Cynicism|Tropes}}'' + ''{{Realism}}'')²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamThe08thMSTeam'' can be seen as ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''.²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamUnicorn'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack'' meets ''Film/RomanHoliday'' (lampshaded with how Audrey got her [[LineOfSightName pseudonym]][[note]]The movie poster in Industrial 7 is a LawyerFriendlyCameo version of the movie with the plainly stated title "Runaway Princess" and the stars listed as [[Creator/GregoryPeck George Beck]] and [[Creator/AudreyHepburn Dorothy Herbert]][[/note]]) meets ''Film/NationalTreasure''.²*** ''Manga/MobileSuitCrossboneGundam'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamF91'' meets ''Anime/CaptainHarlock''.²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitVictoryGundam'' is essentially ''Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamF91'' meets ''Anime/WorldMasterpieceTheater'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlack''.²** Future Century:²*** ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Manga/DragonBall'' meets ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' meets ''VideoGame/PunchOut'' meets ''Film/RobotJox'' meets ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Series/JAKQDengekitai'' meets ''Series/BattleFeverJ'' meets ''Series/UltramanLeo''.²** After Colony:²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam'' meets Creator/JaneAusten novels.²*** The ''G-Unit'' ([[Music/FiftyCent not that one]]) manga is all of those meets ''Film/DieHard''.²** After War:²*** ''Anime/AfterWarGundamX'' is practically ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamZZ'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'' meets ''Film/MadMax'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlackRX''.²** Correct Century:²*** ''Anime/TurnAGundam'' is ''Anime/AfterWarGundamX'' meets ''Film/GoneWithTheWind''.²** Cosmic Era:²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets ''Series/UltramanTiga''.²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'' is ''Mobile Suit Gundam SEED'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitVictoryGundam'' meets ''Series/UltramanDyna'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlade''.²** SD Gundam:²*** ''Anime/SDGundamForce'' is ''SD Gundam'' meets ''Series/BRoboKabutack'' meets ''Series/TetsuwanTanteiRobotack''.²*** ''[[Toys/BBSenshiSangokuden SD Gundam Sangokuden: Brave Battle Warriors]]'' is ''SD Gundam'' meets ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms''.²** Anno Domini:²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'' meets ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'' meets ''[[VideoGame/GalaxyAngel Galaxy Angel II]]'' meets ''Series/UltramanNexus''.²*** The [[ShowWithinAShow Film Within A Film]] of ''[[Anime/Gundam00AWakeningOfTheTrailblazer Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer]]'' can only be described as ''Mobile Suit Gundam 00'' meets ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara''. It's just that [[MundaneMadeAwesome awesome]] and [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments hilarious]].²** Build Series: ²*** ''Anime/GundamBuildFighters'' is ''Anime/ModelSuitGunplaBuildersBeginningG'' meets ''Anime/KidouTenshiAngelicLayer''.²*** ''Anime/GundamBuildFightersTry'' is ''Gundam Build Fighters'' meets ''Anime/DigimonXrosWarsTheYoungHuntersLeapingThroughTime'' meets ''Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger''.²*** ''Anime/GundamBuildDivers'' is ''Gundam Build Fighters'' meets ''Franchise/DotHack'' meets ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' meets ''LightNovel/AccelWorld'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderExAid'' meets ''Anime/YuGiOhVRAINS'' meets ''VideoGame/MegamanBattleNetwork'' meets ''Literature/ReadyPlayerOne''.²** Regild Century:²*** ''Anime/GundamReconguistaInG'' is ''Anime/TurnAGundam'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' (and ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Destiny]]'') meets ''Anime/EurekaSeven''.²** Post Disaster:²*** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans'' is ''Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam'' meets ''Anime/AfterWarGundamX'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'' meets ''Series/TheATeam'' Meets ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' meets ''Series/UltramanNexus'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''. It also meets ''[[Anime/WorldMasterpieceTheater Romeo's Blue Skies]]'' (based on ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Die_schwarzen_Brüder Die schwarzen Brüder]]'') of ''Anime/WorldMasterpieceTheater'' for having a brotherhood of child laborers.²* The anime ''VideoGame/{{Gungrave}}'' is ''Film/{{Scarface 1983}}'' with Zombies.²** More specifically, if ''Anime/{{Trigun}}'' and ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' hijacked ''Scarface'' halfway through.²* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'' is ''Film/TheProfessional'' meets ''Franchise/GhostInTheShell''.²** Or ''Manga/ElfenLied'' meets ''Franchise/{{Robocop}}''.²** Or ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' meets [[ShonenDemographic Shonen]]²* ''Anime/GunXSword'' has been dubbed "''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' with giant robots." It's like the love child of the SpaceWestern and the HumongousMecha genre, with maybe a dash of ''Film/TrueGrit''.²** More likely, ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' - with HumongousMecha!²* ''{{Manga/Guyver}}'' is the "DarkerAndEdgier biological mutant Tokusatsu" aspects of ''Film/ShinKamenRiderPrologue'' with the "unsuspecting passer-by accidentally becomes the hero" aspect of ''Series/KamenRiderFaiz'', in animated form.²* ''{{Manga/Green Blood}}'' is Film/GangsOfNewYork meets {{Film/Unforgiven}} meets Manga/{{Golgo 13}}. ²* When the ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' novels were licensed, [[CowboyBebopAtHisComputer poor advertising]] hilariously and inaccurately described the series as "''Series/HannahMontana'' meets ''Series/{{Heroes}}''". ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Literature/SnowCrash'' might be better.²** Justified, it was promoted in such in order to attract more US consumers to the light novel market.²** It also meets ''Literature/GoodOmens'' and ''Film/TheMatrix'' with the cast from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' being given a normal non-{{crapsack|world}}y setting.²** It also meets Dan Simmons' ''Literature/HyperionCantos'', considering the book actually influences the story.²*** ''Manga/HaruhiChan'' is regular Haruhi injected with ''Anime/LuckyStar'' and more caffeine.²** What about ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' meets ''Literature/TheBible''?²** How about ''Series/DoctorWho'' meets ''Series/StargateSG1'' and ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', [[HighSchoolAU in a high school?]]²* The plot of one episode of ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' is described by the [[LemonyNarrator narrator]] as "''Die Hard'' on a cruise ship."²* ''Manga/HeavensLostProperty'' is ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' meets ''Manga/DearS''.²* ''Anime/HeavyMetalLGaim'' is ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer''.²* ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' is ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein}}'' meets ''Film/ComeAndSee'' meets ''Franchise/{{Hellboy}}'' meets ''Creator/QuentinTarantino''.²** Or ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' meets ''Creator/QuentinTarantino'' meets ''Film/IngloriousBasterds'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''.²* ''Manga/HellWardenHiguma'' is ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' meets ''ComicBook/GhostRider'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' meets ''Manga/BlueExorcist''. ²* ''Anime/HeroicAge'' is ''VideoGame/StarCraft'' meets ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' meets ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.²* ''Manga/{{Heroman}}'' is 1960s HumongousMecha [[Manga/GiantRobo man]][[Anime/{{Gigantor}} ga]] meets 1960 {{superhero}} [[Comicbook/SpiderMan comics]], as made in modern Japan and set in modern America.²* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'' is ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' meets ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''.²* ''Anime/HighSchoolStarMusical'' is [[Film/HighSchoolMusical a similarly named film series]] meets Anime/{{Free}}.²* ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'' is ''Series/SavedByTheBell'' meets ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' and ''VideoGame/Left4Dead''.²** Or ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978'' meets ''Film/TheExpendables''... [[{{Fanservice}} with tits]]. ²* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' meets ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Film/ChildrenOfTheCorn'' to play ''TabletopGame/{{Clue}}''.²** Alternatively, ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' and ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meet ''Franchise/SilentHill''.²** Or, ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' and ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Film/ChildrenOfTheCorn'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay''.²* ''Anime/HisoneAndMasotan'' is ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' meets ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' meets [[SwallowedWhole vore]].²* ''Manga/HououGakuenMisoragumi'' is ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' meets ''Manga/MariaHolic''.²* ''Manga/HunterXHunter'':²** ''Franchise/DragonBall'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''.²** ''Dragon Ball'' by Creator/StanleyKubrick.²** ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' meets a DarkerAndEdgier ''Manga/RaveMaster''.²** The colorful and expansive world of ''Manga/OnePiece'' meets the meticulous strategies and psychological storytelling of ''Manga/DeathNote''.²** Or Main/{{Shonen}} as written by Creator/AlanMoore.²* ''LightNovel/HybridXHeartMagiasAcademyAtaraxia'' is ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' with lust instead of fighting spirit.²** Alternatively, the plot of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamAGE'' told with elements of ''LightNovel/InfiniteStratos'' and ''LightNovel/TheTestamentOfSisterNewDevil''.²* ''Anime/IGPXImmortalGrandPrix'' is ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' meets HumongousMecha ²* ''Anime/ImGonnaBeAnAngel'' is ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' meets ''Series/TheMunsters''.²* ''LightNovel/InAnotherWorldWithMySmartphone'': ''LightNovel/{{KonoSuba}}'' meets ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline''.²* ''LightNovel/InfiniteStratos'' is considered, according to its profile page as "''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches''", or "''LightNovel/{{Kampfer}}'' meets ''Anime/SkyGirls''."²** However, it can also be ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' with a ''[[Anime/TenchiMuyo hilarious Tenchi Twist]]''... and with added ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''²* The ''VideoGame/InazumaEleven'' anime is ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''Manga/CaptainTsubasa''.²** Inazuma Eleven GO, the sequel is ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''.²* ''Manga/InitialD'' is ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' meets early ''VideoGame/RidgeRacer'' or ''[[VideoGame/TokyoXtremeRacer Shutokou Battle]]'' games.²** ''Initial D Extra Stages'' are ''Manga/GunsmithCats'' meets ''Ridge Racer'' without guns.²** ''Fourth Stage'', ''Fifth Stage'' and ''Final Stage'' are ''Ridge Racer'' meets ''VideoGame/GranTurismo'' and (in latter parts) ''Franchise/KamenRider'', with a bit of ''Anime/YokaiWatch''.²* ''Manga/{{Inuyasha}}'' is Creator/RumikoTakahashi's works meet ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets ''[[JidaiGeki Feudal Japan]]''²* ''Manga/{{Inuyashiki}}'' is ''ComicBook/{{Superman}}'' meets ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' with robots.²* ''Iria: Zeiram the Animation'' is ''VideoGame/{{Metroid}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''²* ''Manga/{{Jabberwocky}}'' is (from Mangafox) "''Literature/TheDaVinciCode'' (HistoricalInJoke conspiracies) meets ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' (dinosaurs are alive)" meets ''Literature/AnonymousRex'' (they're humanoid and disguised) meets ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' (literary characters (EG [[Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGray Dorian Gray]] and Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo) are real). Stylistically it's ''ComicBook/HellBoy'' meets ''ComicBook/SinCity''.²* ''Manga/{{Jagaaaaaan}}'' is ''Manga/{{Parasyte}}'' meets ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' with a modern setting of ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' in there.²* ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}'' can be described as ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop'' meets ''Literature/HarryPotter''.²** ''Anime/{{Jewelpet 2009}}'': ''Manga/WeddingPeach'' meets ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''.²** ''Anime/JewelpetTwinkle'': ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' meets ''VisualNovel/NanatsuiroDrops'' minus the ero parts.²** ''Anime/JewelpetSunshine'': ''Anime/OnegaiMyMelody'' meets ''Manga/CromartieHighSchool''.²** ''Anime/JewelpetKiraDeco'': ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' meets ''Anime/DigimonFrontier''. They get high and hang out with ''Anime/TanteiOperaMilkyHolmes''.²** ''Anime/JewelpetHappiness'': ''Manga/ShirokumaCafe'' meets ''Manga/SchoolRumble'' in a MagicalGirl world.²*** Alternately, the setting of ''Anime/JewelpetSunshine'' meets the humour of ''Anime/JewelpetKiraDeco''.²** ''Anime/LadyJewelpet'': ''Anime/JewelpetTwinkle'' meets ''Literature/GreatExpectations''.²* Part one of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' could be described as ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Literature/{{Dracula}}''. (The later parts are completely different, however.)²** Part two: ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets [[ComicBook/XMen Apocalypse]].²*** Alternatively, ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Franchise/IndianaJones''.²** Part three: ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Manga/ShamanKing'' (although Jojo is the earlier work here).²*** Alternatively, ''Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays'' as done by ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' characters with the abilities from ''Manga/ShamanKing''.²** Part four: ''Manga/ShamanKing'' meets ''Series/TwinPeaks''.²** Part five: ''Manga/ShamanKing'' meets ''Film/TheGodfather''.²** Part six: ''Manga/ShamanKing'' meets ''Series/PrisonBreak''.²*** Alternatively, ''Film/JoshuuSasori'' meets ''Literature/TheDaVinciCode''.²** Part seven... ok, we can do this... ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'' does AsTheGoodBookSays, [[RecycledINSPACE IN THE WILD, WILD WEST!]]²** Alternatively:²--> '''Phantom Blood''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu Gothic Vampire Action)²--> '''Battle Tendency''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Literature/TheDeerAndTheCauldron'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu Adventure starring a weak and cowardly protagonist who defeats Warrior-Gods with dirty-tricks and ridiculously good luck.)²--> '''Stardust Crusaders''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu Globe Trotting Adventure)²--> '''Diamond Is Unbreakable''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Series/TwinPeaks'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu murder-mystery in a seemingly-picturesque TownWithADarkSecret)²--> '''Vento Aurero''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu yarn about friendship between rising mafiosi)²--> '''Stone Ocean''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Film/TheShawshankRedemption'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu Prison Survival Tale)²--> '''Steel Ball Run''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Film/ForAFewDollarsMore'' (HotBlooded Kung-Fu SpaghettiWestern about friendship between two amoral and cynical cowboys) ²--> '''[=JoJolion=]''' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Film/BlueVelvet'' (''Somewhat'' HotBlooded Kung-Fu mystery in a small town with even ''darker'' and ''dirtier'' secrets.)²** The entire series can be summed up as ''Manga/ShamanKing'' meets [[HotBlooded copious amounts]] of [[RatedMForManly testosterone]], {{Gorn}}, and [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs LSD]].²** Some fans see it as a GlamRock version of ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''.²*** Alternatively it's the ''Franchise/{{Persona}}'' games (or ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania}}'' in the earlier parts) meets the sheer badassery and [[RatedMForManly manliness]] of ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets the meticulousness of ''Manga/HunterXHunter''²*** Or ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' if it were set in a world as bizarre and over-the-top as ''Manga/OnePiece''.²* ''Anime/KabaneriOfTheIronFortress'' is ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' meets ''Series/TheWalkingDead''... in a steampunk setting. ²* ''Anime/{{Kaiba}}'': The art style can best be described as ''Manga/AstroBoy'' meets ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'' with a hint of ''Literature/TheLittlePrince''.²* ''WebAnimation/KaijuGirls'' can be seen as ''Series/UltraQ'' meets ''Ultraman Kids'' (for the chibi-fied tone) meets ''Series/UltramanCosmos'' meets ''Series/UltraGalaxyMegaMonsterBattle'' meets ''Anime/PrettyCure'' meets ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' with tons of G-Rated FanService.²* From the page here, ''Manga/KaitouSaintTail'' sounds like "''Manga/SailorMoon'' meets ''VideoGame/SlyCooper''". This may be inaccurate.²* ''Anime/KaitouTenshiTwinAngel: Kyunkyun Tokimeki Paradise!!'': "If you ever wondered what it would be like if Franchise/SailorMoon had to battle [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Team Rocket]] for 7 Manga/{{Dragon Ball}}s, now you know." ([[http://www.crunchyroll.com/twin-angel-twinkle-paradise/episode-1-that-does-not-even-deserve-a-response-enter-twin-angel-580764/comments?pg=2]]) ²* ''Manga/KamisamaKiss'' is ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' meets ''Manga/InuYasha.''²* ''Manga/KarakuridoujiUltimo'' is ''Manga/ZatchBell'' meets ''Manga/AstroBoy''.²* ''ComicBook/{{Katana}}'' is ''Manga/XxxHolic'' meets [[KatanasAreJustBetter Japanese swords]].²* ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' started out with Mafia meeting ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' reading ''Literature/TheLittlePrince'', then it got adopted by Shonen Jump who somehow saw fit to raise it with conspicuous amount of HoYay. Recently it started playing ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' with the child of ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' and ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' (who got married after resolving their differences).²* ''Manga/KatteNiKaizo'': ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya]]'' meets ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' (it's also from [[Creator/KojiKumeta the same]] {{Mangaka}} as the latter), although it predates both series. So it's essentially ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya]]'' and ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' before they broke up.²* The manga ''Manga/KazeHikaru'' can be described as ''Manga/PeacemakerKurogane'' meets ''Manga/TheRoseOfVersailles''.²* ''Anime/KazemakaseTsukikageRan'' is ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' or ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' meets ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess''.²* ''Manga/{{Keijo}}'' is [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumo Sumo Wrestling]] meets a Main/WalkingSwimsuitScene (or just plain Main/{{Fanservice}}).²** Alternatively, it's the butt battle mini-game from the ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Xtreme'' series of games meets ''VideoGame/SenranKagura''.²* ''Anime/KemonoFriends'' is ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' meets ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''; {{Gijinka}} version.²** Or ''WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer'' meets [[spoiler:''VideoGame/NierAutomata'']] with a LittleBitBeastly girls rather than [[spoiler:robots]].²* ''Manga/KimbaTheWhiteLion'' is ''Manga/AstroBoy'' meets ''Literature/AnimalFarm''.²* ''Anime/KillLaKill'':²** ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' meets ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' meets ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' meets ''Franchise/KamenRider'', with helpings of ''Anime/PrettyCure'', ''Creator/GoNagai'', ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' and ''Anime/{{Scryed}}'', along with a dash of ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance'' added in for good measure.²** ''Anime/CuteyHoney'' meets ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'' meets ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' along with a touch of ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2''.²** ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''²** ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' meets ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt''.²** ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' meets ''Film/KillBill''.²** ''Anime/ProjectAKo'' meets ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.²** ''Manga/SukebanDeka'' meets ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''.²* ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa'' could be considered ''{{VideoGame/Kirby}}'' meets ''{{Franchise/Anpanman}}''²** Alternatively, ''{{VideoGame/Kirby}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/KatieAndOrbie'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''²* ''LightNovel/KinosJourney'': ''Series/QuantumLeap'' meets ''Franchise/TheTwilightZone'', with some ''Literature/GulliversTravels'' on the side.²** Alternatively, ''Literature/GulliversTravels'' meets ''Film/ABoyAndHisDog'' and goes TrueNeutral.²* ''Manga/KnightsOfSidonia'' is ''Anime/Gundam00AWakeningOfTheTrailblazer'' meets ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'' meets ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' InTheStyleOf ''Creator/TsutomuNihei''.²* Adding ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' to ''Manga/{{BECK}}'' will give you ''Manga/KOn'' as a result.²* ''LightNovel/KonoSuba'' is ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' meets ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''.²* ''Manga/BlackGod'' is ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' meets ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack''.²* ''Literature/{{Kurozuka}}'': ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''Anime/NinjaScroll''.²* ''LightNovel/KyouranKazokuNikki'' is ''LightNovel/{{Haruhi Suzumiya}}'' with the randomness of ''Anime/{{Pani Poni Dash}}''.²* ''Manga/LaughingSalesman'' is {{Anime/Doraemon}} meets Series/TalesFromTheCrypt.²* ''Manga/TheLastSaiyuki'' is ''Manga/DragonBall'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.²* ''Manga/{{Legendz}}'' is Franchise/KingdomHearts Meets Anime/CrayonShinChan.²* ''Anime/LegendOfGalacticHeroes'' (including the original novels) is ''Franchise/StarTrek'' meets ''Literature/{{Dune}}''.²** Or ''Series/GameOfThrones'' meets ''ComicBook/AlbedoErmaFelnaEDF'', with humans rather than furries.²* ''LightNovel/LibraryWar'' is ''LightNovel/{{Shimoneta}}'' meets ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare''.²* ''Anime/LilyCAT'' is ''Film/{{Alien}}'' meets ''Film/TheThing1982''.²* ''Manga/LinebarrelsOfIron'' is ''Manga/{{Zeorymer}}'' meets ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration''.²* ''Anime/LittleWitchAcademia'' is ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService'' meets Literature/HarryPotter.²** Or ''Literature/HarryPotter'' meets Mahou Shoujo with a touch of ''Disney/{{Fantasia}}''. ²** Or ''Literature/TheWorstWitch'' meets ''Manga/SugarSugarRune''.²* ''Manga/LordOfLordsRyuKnight'' is ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' meets ''Anime/PanzerWorldGalient''.²* ''Anime/LoupsGarous'' is ''Manga/KOn'' meets ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''.²* ''Manga/LoveHina'' is ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'' meets ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' (swapping the martial arts hijinks for MundaneFantastic hijinks)²* ''Anime/LuckyStar'' can be described as ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}''. Or alternatively, ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' meets ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}''.²* ''Franchise/LoveLive'' is ''VideoGame/TheIdolmaster'' meets ''Music/GirlsGeneration''.²* ''Franchise/LupinIII'' is ''Literature/ArseneLupin'' meets ''Film/JamesBond'' meets ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}''.²* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' can be easily described as ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' meets ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Alternatively, the first two seasons are ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' meets ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' and ''Franchise/StarTrek'', and the third season is more like ''Sailor Moon'' meets ''[[Series/DetroitOneEightSeven Detroit 1-8-7]]''.²** ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'' is ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' meets ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'', but LighterAndSofter.²* ''Anime/MacrossPlus'' is effectively ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'' meets ''Film/TopGun''.²** ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', meanwhile, can be seen as ''Film/TopGun'' meets ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' meets ''Franchise/StarTrek'' meets ''Series/HannahMontana'' ([[Anime/{{Macross7}} Not the first time a pop singer motif was used in Macross, mind.]])²* ''Manga/MadeInAbyss'' is ''Creator/StudioGhibli'' meets ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' meets ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.²* ''Anime/{{Madlax}}'': ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' and''Film/ThelmaAndLouise'' had a kid. An animated one. It's babysat by ''Film/GosfordPark'' and spends a lot of time hanging out with that weird [[Literature/TheBrothersKaramazov Karamazov]] kid down the lane. No, really.²* ''LightNovel/MagicalGirlRaisingProject'' as a series is ''Franchise/JojosBizarreAdventure'' and ''Literature/GameOfThrones'' meets the ''Main/MagicalGirl'' genre. Each Arc also has a different "feel" to it.²** The first Arc is ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets either ''Film/TheRunningMan'', ''Literature/BattleRoyale'', ''Film/{{Gamer}}'', ''Literature/GameOfThrones'', or ''Literature/TheHungerGames''. But only for the first arc.²** The second arc, ''Restart'', is ''LightNovel/MagicalGirlRaisingProject'' meets ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'', ''LightNovel/LogHorizon'', the ''[[{{TabletopGame/Werewolf}} Mafia]]'' and/or ''[[{{TabletopGame/Werewolf}} Werewolf]]'' party game, and a bit of ''Anime/DeathNote''.²** The third arc, ''Limited'', is ''LightNovel/MagicalGirlRaisingProject'' meets ''Series/TwentyFour'', ''Literature/UnderTheDome'', ''Literature/GameOfThrones'', and a bit of ''Political Thriller''.²* ''Manga/MagicalGirlSpecOpsAsuka'' is ''Literature/SailorNothing'' Meets ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic.''²** The backstory is ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' meets Chicago arc and later ''Literature/{{Worm}}''²* ''Anime/MakuraNoDanshi'' is ''Anime/TrainingWithHinako'' meets a ReverseHarem.²* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has been (inaccurately, due to intentional GenreShift) described as "''Literature/HarryPotter'' meets ''Manga/LoveHina''." But it was more like ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' meets ''Manga/LoveHina'', but with magic. But now, it can be described more as ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' meets ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics'', with some ''Manga/DragonBall'' in the mix, and some bonus FanService on top. All the while, having the cast of a HaremSeries.²** Once [[CrazyAwesome Jack Rakan]] shows up, one can add a dollop of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' to the mix.²** So, [[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/31826 this guy]] could get some money out of it?²** The magic world arc even starts mixing in bits of [[spoiler: ''Film/TheMatrix'' and ''Film/TotalRecall1990'', what with the Magic World being an artificially created world and everything...]]²** ShowWithinAShow ''Biblion'' seems to be something akin to ''Anime/PrettyCure'' meets ''Anime/ReadOrDie''.²* ''Manga/MahouShoujoSite'' is ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote''.²* ''Anime/MaiHiME'' is for all intents and purposes ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' meets ''Literature/FoucaultsPendulum''.²** Alternatively, ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' meets ''Film/{{Highlander}}'' with a bit of ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}''.²* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'': ''Manga/BlackButler'' meets ''Literature/HowlsMovingCastle'' meets ''Film/Beetlejuice''.²* ''Manga/MakaiOuji'': ''Anime/BlackButler'' meets ''Manga/PandoraHearts'' meets ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' ... with slightly less HoYay.²* ''Manga/MakenKi'' is ''LightNovel/InfiniteStratos'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' with the fanservice of ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead or Alive Xtreme]]''.²* ''Manga/ManyuHikencho'' is ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' meets ''VideoGame/SenranKagura''.²* ''Manga/MariaHolic'': ''Anime/StrawberryPanic'' meets ''VisualNovel/OtomeWaBokuNiKoishiteru'' meets ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei''.²* ''Anime/MazingerZ'' is ''[[Anime/{{Gigantor}} Tetsujin 28-go]]'' meets ''Anime/AstroBoy'' meets ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman''.²** And ''Manga/ShinMazingerZero'' is ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. And the first arc may be described like the ''original'' ''Anime/MazingerZ'' manga meets ''[[Franchise/Neongenesisevangelion The End of Evangelion]]'' (aka, UnbuiltTrope meets {{Deconstruction}}).²* ''Anime/MDGeist'' is ''Anime/ArmoredTrooperVOTOMS'' meets ''Manga/ViolenceJack'' meets ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''.²* ''Manga/MedakaBox'' is ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' meets ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya meets ''Manga/{{Gintama}}.²* ''Anime/MegaloBox'' is ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.²* ''Anime/MetalFightBeyblade'' is ''Anime/{{Beyblade}}'' meets ''Manga/SaintSeiya''.²* ''Anime/MichikoToHatchin'': ''Manga/LoneWolfAndCub'' meets ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise'' meets ''Film/CityOfGod''.²* ''Anime/MillenniumActress'' is ''Film/ForrestGump'' meets ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}''²* SAMG Animation's ''Mini Force'' is ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' meets ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', with a [[Manga/SgtFrog Natsumi Hinata]] {{Expy}} for good measure.²* ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'': ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' meets ''LightNovel/TheDevilIsAPartTimer'' meets ''Manga/{{Mahoromatic}}'' with dragons.²* ''Manga/MobPsycho100'' is ''Webcomic/OnePunchMan'' meets ''VideoGame/EarthBound''.²* ''Anime/MomotarosDivineSeaWarriors'' is ''Film/ToraToraTora'' meets ''Animation/SquirrelAndHedgehog''. And [[ValuesDissonance from a historical prespective]], the anime equvailent of ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915''²* ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' is ''Manga/{{MW}}'' meets ''Series/TheFugitive'' meets ''[[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Hannibal Lecter]]'' with a touch of ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}'', ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' and ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' thrown in.²* ''Manga/{{Moyashimon}}'': ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'' meets ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}''.²* ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'': ''{{Anime}}'' meets ''Franchise/TheTwilightZone''.²* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' is ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' meets ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' meets ''[[Franchise/MarvelUniverse Marvel Comics]]'' and/or ''Franchise/DCUniverse''.²** Or ''WebComic/OnePunchMan'' meets ''Franchise/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' meets ''Franchise/DanganRonpa'' meets ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom'' meets ''[[Film/SkyHigh2005 Sky High]]'' meets ''ComicBook/XMen''.²* ''Manga/MythicalDetectiveLokiRagnarok'' is ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'' meets Norse Mythology.²* ''Anime/NadiaTheSecretOfBlueWater'' is ''Anime/CastleInTheSky'' meets ''Literature/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars''.²* ''Manga/{{Narutaru}}'': ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs And goes off its meds]].²* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' in general is ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''Manga/{{Ninku}}'' meets ''Literature/HarryPotter''.²** The first series is ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' meets ''Manga/DragonBall''.²** The ''Shippuden'' series is ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.²** And ''Manga/{{Boruto}}'' is ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''Anime/DragonBallSuper''.²*** Alternatively, it's ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''. ²*** Or ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''Theatre/HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild''.²* Franchise/{{Nasuverse}}:²** ''LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai'' is ''ComicBook/XMen'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' sans vampires.²** ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'' is ''LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai'' meets ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' meets ''Manga/LoveHina''.²** ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' is ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Highlander}}'' meets ''Manga/ShamanKing'' meets ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderRyuki''. ([[HGame with sex...]] [[BleachedUnderpants at least at first...]])²** ''LightNovel/FateZero'' is ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' meets ''Film/ShinKamenRiderPrologue''.²** ''LightNovel/FateApocrypha'' is ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' meets ''Series/GameOfThrones'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderKuuga'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderAgito''.²** ''Manga/FateKaleidLinerPrismaIllya'' is ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' meets ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' meets ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura''. When it reaches its third "season" ''3rei'' it becomes ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' meets the Heaven’s Feel route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' meets ''Literature/AngelNotes''.²** ''Anime/CarnivalPhantasm'' is the Franchise/{{Nasuverse}} taking a holiday in the universe of ''Manga/HaruhiChan'' with truckloads of anti-depressant laced ice-cream and cake.²*** A lot of people have been calling this series the Franchise/{{Nasuverse}}: [[Anime/FullMetalPanicFumoffu Fumoffu]], and with [[RuleOfFunny good reason.]]²** ''Anime/FateExtraLastEncore'' is ''VideoGame/FateExtra'' meets ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight: Heaven's Feel'' meets ''Series/KamenRider555'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderExAid'' meets ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.²* ''Manga/{{NEEDLESS}}'' is ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' meets ''Anime/Scryed''.²* ''Anime/NeoHumanCasshern'' is ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'' meets ''Franchise/KamenRider'' meets ''Series/{{Kikaider}}''.²** ''Anime/CasshernSins'' is ''Anime/NeoHumanCasshern'' meets ''Film/KamenRiderTheFirst''.²* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' is essentially ''Anime/SpaceRunawayIdeon'' meets ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'', according to the [[WordOfGod creators]].²** Or ''Series/{{Ultraman}} meets ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' meets ''Series/ThreesCompany'' meets the ''[[Literature/TheBible Book of Revelation]]''.²** Alternatively, ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' going to church and attending psychology class, and then '''[[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs taking a kilo of crack]]'''.²*** Probably a theology lecture instead--there are both crosses and kabbalistic trees in Evangelion.²** Or the DSM series meets ''Anime/GreatMazinger''.²** ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' by Creator/StanleyKubrick.²** ''Literature/EndersGame'' meets the ''Franchise/CthulhuMythos''.²** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets art-house cinema.²** Or, what you'd get if Creator/YoshiyukiTomino had a baby with Creator/DavidLynch.²* ''Anime/NerimaDaikonBrothers'' is ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'' meets ''Anime/ExcelSaga.''²* ''Manga/{{Nichijou}}'' is ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' meets ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' who introduces it to ''Anime/PaniPoniDash''.²* ''Night is Short, Walk on Girl'' is Literature/TheTatamiGalaxy meets WesternAnimation/FantasticMrFox meets Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary.²* ''Nightmare Campus'' is ''Urotsukidouji'' meets ''Manga/{{Devilman}}''.²* ''Anime/{{Nightwalker}}'' is ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire'' meets ''Series/ForeverKnight''.²* ''LightNovel/NinjaSlayer'' is ''Series/SekaiNinjaSenJiraiya'' meets ''Film/KillBill'' meets ''Anime/AfroSamurai'' meets ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' meets ''Anime/NinjaScroll'' meets ''VideoGame/BlazBlue''.²** The Creator/StudioTrigger adaptation is basically the same above meets ''Anime/KillLaKill'' meets ''WebAnimation/InfernoCop''²* The [[LongTitle aptly-titled]] ''Manga/NoMatterHowILookAtItItsYouGuysFaultImNotPopular'' is best described as ''Manga/TheWorldGodOnlyKnows'' meets ''Anime/WelcomeToTheNHK''. ²** Or a Japanese, de-90sfied Daria meets a DarkerAndEdgier ''Manga/LuckyStar'' meets FanDisservice. ²* ''Manga/{{Noragami}}'' is ''Manga/SoulEater'' meets ''Manga/BlueExorcist'', with hints of ''Manga/BloodLad'' and ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}''²* ''Manga/OnaniMasterKurosawa'' is ''Manga/DeathNote'' starring [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Glenn Quagmire]] who then gets abducted and replaced with [[Literature/TheCatcherInTheRye Holden Caulfield]]. In other words, It's Manga/DeathNote with ''fapping''.²* ''Manga/OnePiece'':²** ''Manga/DragonBall'' meets ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' meets the ''Literature/LandOfOz'' with lots of [[WidgetSeries widgety-ness]].²** ''Manga/DragonBall'' meets ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' meets ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen''.²** ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'', with a helping of Creator/StephenChow and Creator/TexAvery thrown in for good measure.²** ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'' meets ''Franchise/LupinIII'' with a dash of [[Creator/JRRTolkien Tolkien]].²** ''Literature/LandOfOz'' meets ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' meets the more adventure-oriented ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} shorts (such as ''WesternAnimation/PopeyeTheSailorMeetsSindbadTheSailor''). Or ''Franchise/DragonBall'' meets European adventure comics (such as ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'').²* ''Webcomic/OnePunchMan'': ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheTick''.²** Alternately, ''Film/ForrestGump'' meets ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''.²* ''Anime/OruchubanEbichu'' is ''Manga/CrayonShinChan'' meets ''Anime/{{Hamtaro}}''.²* ''LightNovel/OutbreakCompany'': ''LightNovel/AmagiBrilliantPark'' meets ''LightNovel/KyoKaraMaoh''.²* ''Manga/PandoraHearts'':²** ''Manga/BlackButler'' meets ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' meets ''Literature/AliceInWonderland''. (Since ''Manga/PandoraHearts'' actually ''is'' based on ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'', examples including ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' will not be included after this first one.)²** ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' meets ''Manga/DeathNote'' meets ''Manga/BlackButler''. ²** For an extremely strange and yet accurate anime/manga-free example, ''Literature/TheVelveteenRabbit'' meets ''Literature/TheBible'' meets ''Series/GameOfThrones''. And yes, we did just say that second one, as well as combine those three drastically different things.²* ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'' can be summed up as the bastard lovechild of ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' and ''Manga/ExcelSaga''.²** Or ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' and otaku references (along with few Western ones) meets SchoolgirlSeries in general.²* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' is ''Anime/ExcelSaga'' meets ''WesternAnimation/HiHiPuffyAmiYumi'' meets mescaline.²** Or ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' meets ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'', with dashes of ''VideoGame/MrDriller'', ''Manga/{{Colorful}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.²** Or ''Anime/DirtyPair'' meets the filmography of Creator/QuentinTarantino.²** Or ''WesternAnimation/DrawnTogether'' meets ''Film/LethalWeapon''²* ''Anime/PanzerWorldGalient'': ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets MedievalEuropeanFantasy²** ''Anime/MazingerZ'' meets ''Anime/AuraBattlerDunbine''.²** ''Anime/GreatMazinger'' meets ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'' meets MedievalEuropeanFantasy.²** ''Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms'' meets ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant''.²* ''Manga/{{Parasyte}}'' is ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers''.²* ''Anime/{{Patlabor}}'' is ''Film/PoliceAcademy'' with a side of ''[[Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms Armored Trooper VOTOMS]]''.²* ''Anime/PerfectBlue'' is, according to a review, Creator/WaltDisney meets Creator/AlfredHitchcock.²* ''Anime/PhantasyStarOnline2TheAnimation'' is ''[[VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2 PSO2]]'' meets ''Anime/DotHackSign''.²* ''Anime/PhantomQuestCorp'' is ''Webcomic/ParanormalMysterySquad'' meets ''Series/{{Moonlighting}}''²* ''Manga/PilotCandidate'' is ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''Film/PoliceAcademy''.²* ''Anime/PlasticMemories'' is ''Film/BladeRunner'' meets ''Manga/{{Chobits}}''.²* ''Manga/PlatinumEnd'' is ''Manga/FutureDiary'' meets ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife''.²* ''Manga/{{Plunderer}}'' is ''Manga/HeavensLostProperty'' meets ''Manga/PandoraHearts''²* ''Anime/PopeeThePerformer'' is ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' meets David Lynch.²* ''Manga/PopTeamEpic'', for a better description, could be ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' meets ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'' meets ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' plus '''anything''' from ''Creator/AdultSwim''. Or more simply, ''{{Magazine/MAD}}'' and ''Film/Daisies'' were made in Japan. ²** The anime adaptation is WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball meets ''Series/TheEricAndreShow'' meets ''Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob'' meets ''Film/{{Daisies}}''.²* The ''Anime/PrettyCure'' franchise, shortened for ''[=PreCure=]'', is essentially the {{Shoujo}}'s equivalent to ''Franchise/KamenRider'' and ''Franchise/SuperSentai'', as well as the SpiritualSuccessor to the MagicalGirl entries of ''Franchise/ToeiFushigiComedySeries''. It would also be fair to say that this is ''[[Franchise/SailorMoon Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon]]'' meets ''Franchise/DragonBall'' ²** ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure'' is ''[[Franchise/SailorMoon Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon]]'' meets ''Series/KamenRider'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBLACK''.²*** ''[[Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure Futari wa Pretty Cure MaX Heart]]'' is ''Futari wa Pretty Cure'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderV3'' meets ''Series/{{Kamen Rider BLACK RX}}'' meets ''Series/HikariSentaiMaskman''.²** ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureSplashStar'' is ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure'' meets ''Series/UltramanGaia'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderKuuga'' meets ''Series/NinpuuSentaiHurricaneger''.²** ''[[Anime/YesPrettyCure5 Yes! PreCure 5]]'' is ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureSplashStar'' meets ''Series/HimitsuSentaiGorenger'' meets ''Series/DaiSentaiGoggleFive'' meets ''Series/ChikyuuSentaiFiveman'' meets ''Series/SeijuuSentaiGingaman''.²*** ''[[Anime/YesPrettyCure5 Yes! PreCure 5 GoGo!]]'' is ''Yes! [=PreCure=] 5'' meets ''Series/KamenRider555'' meets ''[[Series/KyukyuSentaiGoGoV Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoFive]]''.²** ''Anime/FreshPrettyCure'' is ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure'' meets ''[[Anime/YesPrettyCure5 Yes! PreCure 5]]'' meets ''Series/BattleFeverJ'' meets ''Series/TaiyouSentaiSunVulcan'' meets ''Series/ChoujuuSentaiLiveman'' meets ''Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger'' meets ''Series/YuugenJikkouSistersShushutorian''.²** ''[[Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure [=HeartCatch=] [=PreCure=]!]]'' is ''Anime/FreshPrettyCure'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderKabuto'' meets ''Series/EngineSentaiGoOnger'' meets ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'' meets ''Anime/NeoHumanCasshern'' (and ''[[Anime/CasshernSins Sins]])''.²** ''[[Anime/SuitePrettyCure Suite [=PreCure=]♪]]'' is ''[[Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure [=HeartCatch=] [=PreCure=]!]]'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderHibiki'' meets ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger''.²** ''[[Anime/SmilePrettyCure Smile [=PreCure=]!]]'' is ''[[Anime/YesPrettyCure5 Yes! PreCure 5]]'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'' meets ''Series/GekisouSentaiCarranger'' meets ''Series/TensouSentaiGoseiger''.²** ''[[Anime/DokiDokiPrettyCure Dokidoki! [=PreCure=]]]'' is ''Anime/FreshPrettyCure'' meets ''[[Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure [=HeartCatch=] [=PreCure=]!]]'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Aikatsu}}'' meets ''Series/JAKQDengekitai'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlade'' meets ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' meets ''Manga/ShugoChara''.²** ''[[Anime/HappinessChargePrettyCure HappinessCharge PreCure!]]'' is ''[[Anime/DokiDokiPrettyCure Dokidoki! [=PreCure=]]]'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderRyuki'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderGaim'' meets ''Series/TensouSentaiGoseiger''.²** ''[[Anime/GoPrincessPrettyCure Go! Princess PreCure]]'' is ''Anime/FreshPrettyCure'' meets ''[[Anime/SuitePrettyCure Suite [=PreCure=]♪]]'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderKiva'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderDrive'' meets ''Series/HyakujuuSentaiGaoranger'' meets ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGobusters'' meets ''Franchise/DisneyPrincess'' meets ''Anime/WeddingPeach'' meets ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.²** ''[[Anime/MahoGirlsPrecure Maho Girls [=PreCure=]!]]'' is ''Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure'' meets ''Manga/SugarSugarRune'' meets ''Series/MahouSentaiMagiranger'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderWizard''.²** ''[[Anime/KiraKiraPrecureALaMode Kirakira [=PreCure=] a la Mode]]'' is ''[[Anime/YesPrettyCure5 Yes! PreCure 5 GoGo!]]'' meets ''[[Anime/SmilePrettyCure Smile [=PreCure=]!]]'' meets ''Anime/TokyoMewMew'' meets ''Anime/YumeiroPatissiere'' meets ''Series/DoubutsuSentaiZyuohger''.²** ''[[Anime/HugttoPrettyCure Hugtto! [=PreCure=]]]'' is ''[[Anime/SuitePrettyCure Suite PreCure♪]]'' meets ''[[Anime/GoPrincessPrettyCure Go! Princess PreCure]]'' meets ''Anime/DigimonUniverseApplimonsters'' meets ''[[Franchise/SailorMoon Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon]]'' meets ''[[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]]'' meets ''VideoGame/MagiaRecordPuellaMagiMadokaMagicaSideStory'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'' meets ''Series/MiraiSentaiTimeranger''.²** ''[[Anime/StarTwinklePrettyCure Star☆Twinkle PreCure]]'' is ''[[Anime/HappinessChargePrettyCure HappinessCharge PreCure!]]'' meets ''Hugtto! [=PreCure=]'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderSuper1'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderFourze'' meets ''Series/ChoushinseiFlashman'' meets ''Series/UchuSentaiKyuranger'' meets ''Series/SpaceIronmenKyodain''.²* ''The Creator/PolygonPictures Franchise/{{GodZilla}} Movie Trilogy'' is ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' meets the {{Kaiju}} genre.²* ''[[Franchise/SailorMoon Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon]]'' (and ''[[Anime/SailorMoonCrystal Crystal]]'') is ''[[Series/BishoujoKamenPoitrine La Belle Fille Masquée Poitrine]]'' meets ''Anime/CutieHoney'' meets ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' (and ''Franchise/PowerRangers'').²* ''Anime/PrincessPrincipal'' is described as being a DarkerAndEdgier ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' meets SteamPunk with subtle references to Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheFirstMenInTheMoon''.²* ''Anime/PrincessTutu'' is ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' meets ''Theatre/SwanLake'' by way of ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' and ''Film/TheNeverendingStory'', as written by Creator/NeilGaiman.²** Or, ''Grimm's Original Fairy Tales'' meet the Disney movies inspired by them, and decide to try to write something more three dimensional than either of themselves. and pull it off.²* ''Manga/ThePromisedNeverland'' is ''{{Series/V1983}}'' meets ''Series/TorchwoodChildrenOfEarth'' meets ''Film/SoylentGreen'' meets ''{{WesternAnimation/Coraline}}''²** As WebVideo/BennettTheSage puts it, it's what you'd get "if ''Film/TheGreatEscape'' were a [[Creator/TheBrothersGrimm Grimm's fairy tale]]".²* ''Anime/PsychoPass'' is ''Film/BladeRunner'' meets ''Film/JohnnyMnemonic'' meets ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' with a pinch of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''. [[spoiler:The titular passes may not contain the characters' souls, but when you mentally slip towards likely criminality, TheCorruption sets in, and then [[HeWhoFightsMonsters you become what you've been fighting]].]]²** [[Creator/GenUrobuchi The same guy]] wrote the former and latter series.²** Alternatively, it's ''{{Film/Equilibrium}}'' meets ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'' meets ''Film/MinorityReport'' meets ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd''.²* ''Manga/{{Psyren}}'' is ''Anime/{{Gilgamesh}}'' meets ''Manga/{{Gantz}}''.²* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' ²** ''Manga/HidamariSketch'' meets ''Myth/{{Faust}}''.²** [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]] meets Franchise/SailorMoon and Myth/{{Faust}}, with a sliver of the premise of the latter half of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' and [[spoiler: a healthy dose of ''Film/{{Primer}}'']]²*** [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs On the brown]] [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs acid]].²** [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Neon Genesis]] MagicalGirl.²** [[MagicalGirl Magical]] [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Slayers]] with the tone of ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}''²** MagicalGirl meets ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You could possibly throw ''Myth/{{Faust}}'' into the mix too.²** Oh hey, the ''Manga/HidamariSketch'' guys did an adaptation of ''Literature/SailorNothing.''²** MagicalGirl meets ''Franchise/SilentHill''. No, really!²** ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' and ''Manga/BlackButler'' meet MagicalGirl.²** MagicalGirl ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''. [[Anime/BlackRockShooter Oh wait...]]²** [[Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei Sayonara]] [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Nanoha]] [[Manga/HidamariSketch Sketch]] [[Anime/BlackRockShooter Shooter]] [[Anime/MaiHiME HiME]]. Especially the [=HiME=] part.²*** As one blog post put it, [[http://nathanbooksworld.blogspot.com/2011/01/first-post-of-new-year.html IT IS LIKE BEING HIT OVER THE HEAD WITH A SOCK FULL OF PEAKE'S DARKEST DAYDREAMS. IT'S LIKE HIDAMARI SKETCH MEETS]] [[Literature/{{Gormenghast}} TITUS GROAN]].²** ''[[TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness World of Darkness]]'' meets MagicalGirl. [[spoiler: You essentially die when you're Embraced into magical girl-hood? [[TabletopGame/VampireTheRequiem Check]]. You're exposed to mad beings from mad dimension, [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie and will inevitably turns into one]]? [[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost Check]]. The world is literally crumbling and there is nothing you can do about that? [[TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening Check]]]].²*** [[spoiler:[[ScrewDestiny You fight the darkness anyway?]] [[TabletopGame/HunterTheVigil CHECK!!!!]]]]²** Magical [[spoiler:[[OurLichesAreDifferent Lich]]]] Madoka Magica - A show about Moe [[spoiler:Liches]] and the creepy Plush Toy that creates them.²** Magical Girl version of ''Film/DeathBecomesHer'', albeit much sadder and darker.²** ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}''meets MagicalGirl.²** Magical Girl meets ToServeMan²** Mahou Shoujo [[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Ryuki]] Magica [[Series/KamenRiderBlack BLACK]]?²** How 'bout Manga/CardcaptorSakura meets Literature/PetSematary? (Creator/GenUrobuchi once cited Creator/StephenKing as one his main influences, surprise surprise.)²** ''Anime/SailorMoon'' by Creator/StanleyKubrick²** MagicalGirl meets ''Series/UltramanNexus''²** ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion'' is essentially [[spoiler: ''Literature/ParadiseLost'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix''.]]²** ''Rebellion'' could also be considered ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' meets ''Anime/PrincessTutu''.²* ''Anime/PuniPuniPoemi'' is ''Manga/ExcelSaga'' meets ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' or ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura''. ²* ''Anime/QueensBlade''[[note]]the animated series, the original gamebooks are a separate continuity.[[/note]] is ''Roleplay/RecordOfLodossWar'' meets ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur'' meets ''VideoGame/OdinSphere'' meets ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' (without the mecha) meets ''Manga/IkkiTousen''.²** The sequel ''Anime/QueensBlade Rebellion'' is ''Anime/QueensBlade'' meets ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' meets ''Literature/WaterMargin'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars'' (without the sci-fi parts)²* ''Manga/TheQuintessentialQuintuplets'' is ''Anime/OsomatsuSan'' meets ''Manga/WeNeverLearn''²* ''Anime/RahXephon'': ''Anime/TheBigO'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' with the design of ''[[Anime/{{Raideen}} Brave Raideen]]''²* ''Anime/ReadOrDie'' as ''Franchise/JamesBond'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets ''Comicbook/XMen'' meets ''Series/ReadingRainbow''.²* ''Manga/RealAccount:'' ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' meets ''Anime/SummerWars''.²* Speaking of which, ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' has been described as ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.²** ''Rebuild 3.0.'' can be described as ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/MuvLuvUnlimited'' / ''VisualNovel/MuvLuvAlternative'' meets ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'']].²** ''Rebuild 1.0'' and ''2.0'' are the original [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]] on medication, while ''Rebuild 3.0'' is ''Evangelion'' [[DysfunctionJunction having]] [[WhamEpisode a relapse]].²* ''Anime/{{Redline}}'' is ''Film/SpeedRacer'' meets ''Film/DeathRace2000'' meets ''Anime/DeadLeaves''.²* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' is ''{{Series/Highlander}}'' meets ''{{Series/Skins}}'' as directed by Creator/DavidLynch after watching way too much ''Anime/SailorMoon''.²* ''LightNovel/ReZero'' is ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate'' in an [[TrappedInAnotherWorld isekai]].²** Or ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets ''LightNovel/{{Konosuba}}''.²* ''Anime/RingingBell'':²** Ernest Thompson Seton and Friedrich Nietzsche write a Revenge Tragedy : [[TheMovie The Anime]].²** Or simply ''Disney/{{Bambi}}'' meets ''Literature/WatershipDown'' meets ''Anime/AfroSamurai''.²* ''Anime/RinneNoLagrange'' is ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' by way of {{Yuri}}.²** Also 'Manga/MaiHiME'' meets ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''.²* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' is something like ''Manga/LoveHina'' meets ''Manga/ElfenLied'', with [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]].²* ''Manga/RozenMaiden'' is ''Literature/{{Pinocchio}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Highlander}}'', with the moe turned up to eleven.²** Or gothed up ''Manga/ZatchBell''.²* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' is ''Film/{{Shane}}'' meets [[Creator/AkiraKurosawa Akira Kurosawa's]] ''Film/{{Sanjuro}}'' after taking some notes from ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo''.²* ''LightNovel/TheSacredBlacksmith'' can be almost perfectly described as ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' meets ''Manga/ElementalGelade''.²* ''[[LightNovel/YoujoSenki The Saga of Tanya the Evil]]'' ²** ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''.²** ''WesternAnimation/MrPickles'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' meets ''VideoGame/Battlefield1''.²** ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets ''Literature/StormOfSteel''.²* ''Manga/{{Saikano}}'' is ''Manga/ElfenLied'' meets ''Manga/GunslingerGirl''.²* ''Manga/SaintSeiya'' is ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets Myth/ClassicalMythology²** Or Myth/ClassicalMythology meets old school ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''.²** ''Manga/SaintSeiyaSaintiaSho'' is ''Manga/SaintSeiya'' meets ''Anime/SailorMoon''.²* ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' is ''Film/TheLastSamurai'' meets Hustle And Flow, and set to the plot of ''Film/TrueGrit''.²** Or ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets FeudalJapan.²** Or ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'' in FeudalJapan²** Or Creator/AkiraKurosawa meets Creator/QuentinTarantino.²* ''Anime/SamuraiFlamenco'': ''ComicBook/KickAss'' meets ''Franchise/KamenRider''.²* ''Manga/SandLand'': [[Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior The Road Warrior]] meets Manga/DragonBall.²* ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'': ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'' meets ''[[Anime/BlueLiterature No Longer Human]]'' meets ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' (sounds contradictory ,but it's [[WidgetSeries kind of accurate]])²* ''Anime/Scan2Go'' is ''Manga/BakusouKyoudaiLetsAndGo'' meets ''Anime/BeyBlade''²** There's a fair bit of ''Film/{{Zoolander}}'' in there too.²* ''Manga/{{Sekirei}}'' is ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Highlander}}'', or alternatively, Pokemon meets ''LightNovel/{{Kampfer}}''.²* ''Anime/SelectorInfectedWixoss'' is ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' meets ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.²** ''Manga/YuGiOh'' meets ''Puella Magi Madoka Magica'' meets ''Anime/KidouTenshiAngelicLayer'' meets ''Anime/BlackRockShooter''.²* ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear'' is either ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' meets ''[[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]'' meets ''VideoGame/ExaPico'', ''Anime/SuitePrettyCure'' meets ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'', or ''Anime/{{Macross 7}}'' meets ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''.²* ''Manga/SeraphOfTheEnd'' is ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' meets ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' with a touch of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasy'' and ''Anime/AttackOnTitan''.²* ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' is ''Franchise/GhostInTheShell'' and the last two episodes of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', starring [[Franchise/SailorMoon Hotaru Tomoe]].²** Alternatively, it's ''Anime/DennouCoil'' meets ''Anime/PerfectBlue'' with a dash of ''Literature/{{Paprika}}''.²** Purely in terms of tone, it's ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' meets ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.²* ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins'':²** ''Manga/DragonBall'' meets Myth/KingArthur.²** ''Manga/FairyTail'' meets Myth/KingArthur.²** ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' minus the horror meets ''Manga/FairyTail''.²* Similarly, the page for ''Manga/SgtFrog'' makes it look like "''Anime/{{Hamtaro}}'' + ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' -- CrapsackWorld". Once again, possibly inaccurate.²** Or ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar''.²* ''LightNovel/ShichiseiNoSubaru'' is ''Anime/AnoHanaTheFlowerWeSawThatDay'' meets ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline''. Midway through the show, it reveals what part of Sword Art Online it's mashing up.²* ''LightNovel/{{Shimoneta}}'' is either:²** ''LightNovel/LibraryWar'' meets ''Manga/KekkoKamen''²** or it's ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' with Magazine/{{Playboy}} instead of classic literature.²* ''Anime/ShinkonGattaiGodannar'': ''Manga/GetterRobo'' meets ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi''.²* ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'': {{Shonen}} meets ''Series/IronChef''.²* ''Anime/ShoujoKagekiRevueStarlight'': ''Anime/LoveLive'' meets ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.²* ''Manga/ShugoChara'': ''Manga/KamichamaKarin'' meets ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''²* ''Anime/{{Simoun}}'' is thematically related to several very influential, very controversial sci-fi novels. ''Literature/TheLeftHandOfDarkness'' and ''Literature/ACanticleForLeibowitz'' are the most obvious influences but there's also a little Literature/TheSpaceTrilogy and Doris Lessing, plus the obvious overlays of ''Film/TopGun'' and ''Anime/LastExile'' and the title, which recalls ''Literature/TheLittlePrince''.²* ''Manga/SkullMan''²** The 1970 one-shot manga is ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' meets ''Series/TheFugitive''.²** The 1998 manga is ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' meets ''ComicBook/{{Hitman}}'' meets ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' meets ''VideoGame/NinjaGaiden''.²** The anime is ''ComicBook/{{Hitman}}'' meets ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' meets ''Series/{{CSI}}'' meets ''Film/HardBoiled'' meets ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto''.²* ''LightNovel/SoICantPlayH'' is ''Manga/SailorMoon'' meets ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.²* ''Manga/{{Soil}}'' is [[ComicBook/GhostWorld Daniel Clowes]] (slight GrotesqueGallery non-anime style) meets Creator/JunjiIto (MindScrew story about an UncannyVillage infested with [[Manga/{{Uzumaki}} freaky spirals]]).²* ''Anime/SonicTheHedgehogTheMovie'' is ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' meets ''Franchise/DragonBall''.²* ''Anime/SonicX'': The third season is ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' meets ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' (The seven {{Mineral MacGuffin}}s are lost in space, making the cast go in an adventure InSpace fighting against some evil robotic empire who wants to take over the universe).²* ''Manga/SoulEater'': ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' with a hint of ''Literature/HarryPotter'', directed by Creator/DavidLynch while [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs smoking crack]] with Creator/TimBurton.²** Or ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' meets ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.²* ''Anime/TheSoulTaker'' is ''Manga/{{Guyver}}'' meets ''Anime/BoogiepopPhantom''.²** Or ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''.²* ''Anime/SoundOfTheSky'' is ''Manga/KOn'' meets ''Literature/TheEnglishPatient''.²* ''Manga/SpaceAdventureCobra'' is ''Franchise/JamesBond'' meets ''Manga/Cyborg009'' meets ''Film/{{Flash Gordon|1980}}''/''Film/{{Barbarella}}'' meets ''Franchise/LupinIII''.²* ''Anime/SpaceDandy'':²** ''ComicStrip/FlashGordon'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' meets ''[[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Gurren Lagann]]''. IN SPAAAAAAACE! (Even though all of those shows are ALREADY IN SPAAAAAAACE!)²** Or ''Manga/OutlawStar'' meets ''Manga/BoboboboBobobo''²** ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' meets ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' with ''WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo'' as the main character.²** Space Dandy himself is [[Anime/CowboyBebop Spike Spiegel]] meets WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo.²* ''Anime/SpacePatrolLuluco'': If ''WebAnimation/InfernoCop'' and ''Anime/KillLaKill'' had a baby, then died in a tragic car accident and left the baby to be raised by ''[[Anime/{{FLCL}} Fooly Cooly]]'' and ''[[Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt Panty and Stocking]]'' instead, with her uncle ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' teaching her about the world.²** Or: ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' meets ''Anime/SpaceDandy''.²** Or ''Creator/StudioTrigger's WesternAnimation/AtomicBetty''.²* ''Anime/SpaceRunawayIdeon'' is ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''.²* ''Manga/SquidGirl'' is ''Manga/{{Yotsuba}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' meets ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants''.²** or alternately: ''Manga/SgtFrog'' meets ''Anime/{{Ponyo|On The Cliff By The Sea}}''²* ''Anime/SSSSGridman'' is ''Series/DenkouChoujinGridman'' meets ''Series/UltrasevenX'' meets ''Series/UltramanX'' meets ''ComicBook/TransformersShatteredGlass'' meets ''Anime/BraveSeries'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline''.²* ''Anime/StarDriver'' is ''Anime/CodeGeass'' meets ''LightNovel/AsuraCryin''²** Alternatively, it's ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' meets ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.²*** For the old school attendants, this show is what happens when ''[[Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena Utena]]'' meets ''Anime/RahXephon'' after chatting with ''Anime/GaoGaiGar''.²* ''Manga/StealthSymphony'' is ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' meets ''Manga/DGrayMan''²* ''Anime/SteinsGate'' has been described as "if ''Film/DonnieDarko'' were taped over an episode of ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''.²* ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' is ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' meets ''UsefulNotes/WorldWarII''²* ''LightNovel/SukaSuka'' is ''LightNovel/BlackBullet'' without the sexual lolicon aspects meets ''Literature/IAmLegend'' meets ''VideoGame/NieR'' meets ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' meets ''VideoGame/GranblueFantasy''. [[TearJerker Plus a whole lot of onions]].²* ''Anime/SummerWars'' is ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' meets ''Film/WarGames''.²** Or ''Literature/SnowCrash'' meets ''Film/WarGames'' as a feel-good family movie.²* ''Anime/{{Superbook}}'': ''WesternAnimation/DragonTales'' meets ''Literature/TheBible''.²* ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'' is ''Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato'' meets ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets IdolSinger²** Alternately, it's ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' meets ''Franchise/GIJoe'' meets ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets IdolSinger.²* ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' is ''Franchise/DotHack'' meets ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' meets ''Anime/ToLoveRu'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''²** ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnlineAlternativeGunGaleOnline'' is ''Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet'' meets ''Videogame/PlayerUnknownsBattlegrounds''.²** ''Anime/SwordArtOnlineTheMovieOrdinalScale'' is ''Sword Art Online'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderExAid''.²** ''Sword Art Online: Alicization'' is ''Sword Art Online: Aincrad'' meets ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets ''Film/TheMatrix''.²* ''Anime/TaiChiChasers'' is ''Anime/{{Digimon Tamers}}'' meets ''Anime/{{Bakugan}}''.²* ''Anime/TanteiOperaMilkyHolmes'' is GreatDetective versus GentlemanThief meets ''Manga/ShugoChara'' filtered through ''Anime/PuniPuniPoemi'' lens.²* ''Literature/TheTatamiGalaxy'' is ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay'' meets ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim''.²* ''Anime/TekkenTheMotionPicture'' is ''Anime/StreetFighterIITheAnimatedMovie'' meets ''Film/MortalKombat''.²* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' does ''Anime/GaoGaiGar''.²** Alternatively, ''Anime/DeadLeaves'' does ''Anime/GaoGaiGar'' (it, ''Gurren Lagann'', and the fifth episode of ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' were all directed by the same guy).²** Or ''Anime/{{Gunbuster}}'' meets ''Manga/GetterRobo'' meets ''WesternAnimation/MegasXLR''.²** Or ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' meets ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}''.²** Or ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets a [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs bag of crack]].²** More like ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' on testosterone, adrenaline, growth hormones... AND with a small dash of cocaine.²** Or ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam''.²** According to the [[WordOfGod writer]] himself, it's ''Manga/GetterRobo'' in the setting of ''Anime/{{Xabungle}}''.²** ''Anime/MazingerZ'' -or ''Anime/GreatMazinger''- meets ''Manga/GetterRobo'' meets ''Anime/GunBuster''.²** ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' meets ''Manga/OnePiece''.²* ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'':²** [[SuperHero Super Heroes]] + RealityTV²*** More specifically, ComicBook/XMen + RealityTV²** As for Hero TV itself, it's pretty much a cross between ''Series/{{Cops}}'' and ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' as directed by Wrestling/VinceMcMahon.²* ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' is ''Manga/BlackCat'' meets ''Manga/UruseiYatsura''²* ''Manga/{{Tokko}}'' is ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' meets ''Manga/ElfenLied''.²* ''Manga/TokyoMewMew'': ''Manga/SailorMoon'' meets ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' meets ''WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake''.²* ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' is ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' meets ''WesternAnimation/{{Chowder}}''.²** Or ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' meets ''Manga/FightingFoodons'' minus ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''²** More likely, ''[[Manga/{{Bobobobobobobo}} Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo]]'' meets ''Manga/FightingFoodons'' ... [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on acid]].²** Better yet, ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' with the zaniness of ''Manga/OnePiece'' plus ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'', all escalated to the levels of ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.²* ''Manga/TowardTheTerra'': ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' meets ''ComicBook/XMen'', RecycledINSPACE.²* ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' is ''Franchise/StarWars'' meets the SpaghettiWestern; or alternatively, the {{anime}} version of ''Series/{{Firefly}}''.²** Or ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' meets ''Manga/OutlawStar''.²* ''Anime/TransformersArmada'' can be summed as ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' meets ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown''.²* ''Anime/TransformersCybertron'' is ''Anime/TransformersEnergon'' meets ''Anime/GaoGaiGar''.²* ''Manga/TwentiethCenturyBoys'' is ''Literature/TheStand'' meets ''Literature/{{It}}'' with a dash of ''Literature/LeftBehind'', minus the religious/spiritual elements.²** Or the twisty-turny, flashback focused MythArc nature of ''Series/{{Lost}}'' meets the child-hood reminiscence of ''Film/StandByMe''.²** Or ''Literature/{{It}}'' meets ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''.²* ''LightNovel/{{Tytania}}'' is ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' meets ''Franchise/{{Dune}}''.²* ''Manga/{{ULTRAMAN}}'' is ''Series/{{Ultraman}}'' meets ''ComicBook/IronMan''.²* ''Anime/UmaMusumePrettyDerby'' is ''Anime/KemonoFriends'' meets SportsAnime.²* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' is ''Literature/AndThenThereWereNone'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay''²** Or, more generally, Golden-Age detective fiction meets Western occult/macabre literature. Two major factions within the story are even called Mystery and Fantasy.²*** The VisualNovel is essentially Creator/AgathaChristie meets ''Film/Suspiria1977'' meets ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''.²** Or ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' meets {{Gainaxing}}.²*** Add one detective story, supernatural elements, a mindscrew worthy of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', plus the brutality of ''Manga/{{Gantz}}'' and you're good to go.²** Or ''Series/CrissAngelMindfreak'' meets ''Breaking the Magician's Code'' meets ''Film/GroundhogDay''.²* ''Anime/UnderTheDog'' is ''Manga/{{Gantz}}'' meets ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'' with elements of ''LightNovel/BlackBullet''.²* ''Anime/ValvraveTheLiberator'' is''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' meets ''Anime/CodeGeass'' meets ''Anime/LegendOfGalacticHeroes'' with Vampires and Twitter.²** Mecha design appears to have been influenced by Aura Battler Dunbine.²* ''LightNovel/VampireHunterD'' is ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' meets the ''Film/DollarsTrilogy'', with a bit of ''Film/{{Shane}}''.²* ''Manga/VampireKnight'' can be described as ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' meets ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''... minus the sparkling.²* ''Anime/{{Vandread}}'' is ''Anime/{{Macross}}'' meets ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'' meets ''Manga/MartianSuccessorNadesico''.²* ''Anime/VariableGeo'' is ''VideoGame/RumbleRoses'' meets ''[[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters The King of Fighters]]''[[note]]though ''VG'' predates the former by nearly a decade.[[/note]]²** Alternatively, it's ''Anime/StreetFighterIITheAnimatedMovie'' meets ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead or Alive.]]''²* ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'':²** ''Roleplay/RecordOfLodossWar'' meets MechaShow with a dash of {{Steampunk}}. ²** Or ''Roleplay/RecordOfLodossWar'' + ''Manga/{{Inuyasha}}'' + ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''.²** Or ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'' meets ''Anime/AuraBattlerDunbine'' minus the kill em all ending.²* ''Manga/VinlandSaga'': ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' meets Vicky the Viking.²** Or Literature/IcelandicSagas meets SeinenDemographic.²** Or ''Series/{{Vikings}}'' meets [[spoiler:''Manga/RurouniKenshin'']]²* ''Anime/VividredOperation'' can be thought of as any one of a handful of combinations.²** ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches''²** ''ComicBook/IronMan'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches''²** ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches''²** ''Manga/{{Pretear}}'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches''²** ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' meets ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'' meets ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' [-(noticing a pattern with these?)-]²** ''Anime/PrettyCure'' meets ''ComicBook/IronMan''²** ''Anime/PrettyCure'' meets ''Anime/BraveSeries''²** ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' meets ''Anime/{{Vandread}}''²* ''Anime/VoltesV'' is ''Anime/CombattlerV'' meets [[spoiler:''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'']], though it's not apparent at first.²* ''Anime/WelcomeToTheNHK'': ''Literature/FoucaultsPendulum'' meets ''Film/FightClub''.²* ''Anime/WickedCity'' is ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' with a dash of Creator/HPLovecraft thrown in.²* ''Anime/WolfsRain'' is ''Literature/WatershipDown'' meets ''Literature/TheLastUnicorn'' by way of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII''.²* ''Anime/WorldMasterpieceTheater'' - western children's literature meets anime.²** ''Anime/PorphyNoNagaiTabi'' - ''Anime/TokyoMagnitude8'' meets ''Anime/ThreeThousandLeaguesInSearchOfMother''.²* ''Anime/XamdLostMemories'':²** ''Anime/{{RahXephon}}'' (or, [[FollowTheLeader for the cynically minded]], ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'') meets Creator/StudioGhibli.²** ''Manga/{{Guyver}}'' meets ''Anime/EurekaSeven''.²** ''ComicBook/{{Witchblade}}'' and ''Anime/TheSoulTaker'' meets ''Anime/EurekaSeven''.²* ''Anime/YokaiWatch'' is ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' or ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' meets ''Manga/GeGeGeNoKitaro''. With a bit of ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'' (due to its ShoutOut tendencies)²** Alternately, ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' meets ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}''.²** ''Anime/YokaiWatchShadowside'' is ''Anime/YokaiWatch'' meets ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderGhost''.²* ''Manga/YourLieInApril'': ''Literature/TheFaultInOurStars'' meets ''Film/{{Whiplash}}'', with a little bit of ''Film/TheSpectacularNow'' thrown in.²* ''Anime/YourName'' is FreakyFridayFlip meets [[spoiler:''Film/{{Melancholia}}'']] meets [[spoiler:''Film/TheButterflyEffect'']].²* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' in general can be seen as ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' meets ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''.²** [[Manga/YuGiOh Original manga]] and ''[[Anime/YuGiOh Duel Monsters]]'' anime is ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' meets ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' meets ''Manga/PhantomBlood''.²** ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'' is ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' meets ''Manga/BattleTendency'' meets ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' meets ''Literature/HarryPotter'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderKuuga''.²** ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'' is ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' meets ''Manga/StardustCrusaders'' meets ''Manga/SteelBallRun'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' meets ''Series/KousokuSentaiTurboranger'' meets ''[[Anime/SpeedRacer Mach GoGoGo]]'' meets ''Manga/InitialD'' meets ''Manga/{{X 1999}}'' meets ''Series/KnightRider''.²** ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' is ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' meets ''Manga/DiamondIsUnbreakable'' meets ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' meets ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' meets ''Franchise/{{Danganronpa}}''.²** ''Anime/YuGiOhArcV'' is ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' meets ''Manga/StoneOcean'' meets ''[[Manga/JoJolion JoJolion]]'' meets ''Anime/CardfightVanguard'' meets ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' meets ''VideoGame/TwistedMetal'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderGaim'' meets ''Franchise/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' meets ''Franchise/BlackRockShooter''.²** ''Anime/YuGiOhVRAINS'' is ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'' meets ''Manga/VentoAureo'' meets ''Anime/CardfightVanguardG'' meets ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona'' meets ''Literature/ReadyPlayerOne'' meets ''Anime/GundamBuildFighters'' (and ''[[Anime/GundamBuildFightersTry Try]]'') meets ''Anime/DigimonAdventureTri'' meets ''Franchise/DotHack'' meets ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' meets ''Series/KamenRiderExAid'' meets ''Series/DenkouChoujinGridman''.²* ''Manga/YumeiroPatissiere'' if you look at the main characters in context, it's ''Manga/AliceAcademy'' meets ''Manga/KitchenPrincess''. Or, if you look at it from the fairy point of view, it's ''Anime/ALittleSnowFairySugar'' meets ''Manga/KitchenPrincess''.²** Alternately, it's ''Manga/YakitateJapan'' meets a whole bunch of shoujo manga.²* ''Manga/YumekuiMerry'' is ''Manga/SoulEater'' meets ''Manga/PandoraHearts'', while being LighterAndSofter than either series.²* ''Manhwa/{{Yureka}}'' (''[=iD eNTITY=]'' in English) is ''Franchise/DotHack'' meets ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}''.²* ''Anime/YuriKumaArashi'' is basically ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' [[RecycledInSpace with bears]] with the symbolism (and lesbian tones) of ''Anime/MawaruPenguindrum'' and ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.²* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' is ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' meets ''Franchise/EvilDead''.²* ''Animation/{{Zentrix}}'' is ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' with CGI mecha.²* Mix ''ComicBook/XMen'' with ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' to obtain ''Manga/ZettaiKarenChildren''²** Or better, take ''ComicBook/XMen'' from ''Manga/ZettaiKarenChildren'' to obtain something like ''Anime/DemashitaPowerpuffGirlsZ''²* ''Anime/{{Zoobles}}'' is seriously ''Anime/{{Bakugan}}'' cross-mated with ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}''.²* ''Franchise/{{Zoids}}'' is best summarized as basically being ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' meets ''Film/MadMax''²----

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