6 Anime Like Gunjou no Magmell [Recommendations]

There’s nothing more exciting than exploring uncharted territory, going to a place you’ve never been before, and immersing yourself in this unfamiliar environment. Through this journey, you experience an adrenaline rush, and at the same time, apprehension. Are these risks worth taking? or should you find solace and comfort in a well-known surrounding? Well, for any explorer, both novice or expert, Gunjou no Magmell is a treat everyone can enjoy because it’s got action, adventure, fantasy, and so much more. It definitely is an exciting anime that isn’t worth passing on; so here are some more titles to add to your watch list!

Similar Anime to Gunjou no Magmell

1. One Piece

  • Episodes: 366
  • Aired: October 2004 – March 2012

This was the time pirates reigned over land and sea. Out of the millions, there was one pirate that stood above the rest: Gol D. Roger, who was the most prominent “Pirate King” to sail the seas. Upon his capture and death at the hands of the World Government, his last words invoked a challenge to the next generation of pirates. Among the challengers is Monkey D. Luffy, quickly distinguishing himself with the highest bounty to boot. Luffy and his Straw Hat crew, each with missions of their own, dream of sailing the Grand Line in search of riches, fame, and glory.

One Piece and Gunjou no Magmell are truly enjoyable. They take us on an incredible voyage with countless twists and turns. Luffy and Inyou are both underestimated due to their appearance. Many would think, “This guy’s an Angler?” or “Him? A Pirate?” The boys both share the need to help someone who needs assistance. Luffy and Inyou also are dependable and successful at what they do. Somebody got 99 problems? No, worries because they’ll solve ‘em!

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2. Gintama

  • Episodes: 201
  • Aired: April 2006 – March 2010

Gintama is an eccentric anime capturing the life of Gintoki Sakata in a time when aliens from outer space, the Amanto, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. After the invasion, swords are outlawed and the age of the samurai disappears. Gintoki remains true to the way of the samurai, though he isn’t your typical stoic swordsman, as Gintoki’s love for sweets along with his job as a yorozuya catch everyone off guard. Gintoki’s line of work is as interesting as they come, having to deal with hooligans frequently and getting into a ton of shenanigans. Humorous, entertaining, and overall exciting, Gintama is a series that never offers a dull moment.

In both Gintama and Gunjou no Magmell, the story focuses on two male leads, Gintoki and Inyou, helping different people/clients with their menace and/or monster problem. Even though they are super good at what they do, they aren’t generously paid. More often than not, Gintoki and Inyou have to scrape and scrounge for meals. They’re broke like no joke, but when they attack, they mean business.

3. Made in Abyss

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: July 2017 – September 2017

Made in Abyss takes place in an environment surrounding a ginormous chasm called the Abyss. The mysteries surrounding this magnificent place have drawn many to study its history. Brave and courageous individuals known as Divers are bold explorers who take risks in sharing their findings with others. The White Whistles are some of the many famed and legendary Divers, highly recognized figures in society. White Whistle Riko is a girl who wants to be just like her mom. As she explores, Riko bumps into a boy-like robot named Reg. Reg is lost, needs her help, and must recover technology in an area Riko isn’t permitted to explore. As the two proceed deeper, they both discover something about the Abyss.

Made in Abyss and Gunjou no Magmell are great adventure tales that are exhilarating and action-packed throughout. The element of discovery is present in both series. The dark colors used in each animation adds suspense and as the characters delve deeper, the mystery element progresses. There’s no turning back now! The characters are unforgettable and their inquisitive nature brings life to the stories of Made in Abyss and Gunjou no Magmell.

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4. Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – The Animated Series (Kino’s Journey – the Beautiful World – the Animated Series)

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: October 2017 – December 2017

When 15-year-old Kino is burdened with stress and worry, she unwinds, finding comfort in traveling. Going to new places and discovering different sights and people, there is nothing she finds more satisfying. Fearless and adventurous, Kino is prepared for any uncertainty that may strike on her journeys, armed with her handguns, Cannon and Woodsman. With her trusty motorcycle, Hermes, the two of them travel the vast countryside, never settling in one place for more than three days.

Kino’s journey and Gunjou no Magmell awakens the thrill-seeking spirit within us, taking us to new and exciting places that we only dream of. The story of these series shares new civilizations and lives, finding new environments and cultures different from our own. Portraying stunning animation and beautiful landscapes, we come to learn that the vast unknown is riddled with discoveries and dangers.

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5. Hunter x Hunter

  • Episodes: 148
  • Aired: October 2011 – September 2014

Gon Freecss is determined to be the very best Hunter. His interest in becoming a hunter was influenced by his father, Ging, who left him when he was an infant to. On his journey towards becoming a hunter, Gon must face perilous tasks and challenges, testing his strengths. In the competition to receive his hunter’s license, Gon meets several people whom he develops close friendships with. Each with their own goals in mind, the four companions are always at each other’s sides. The gang never loses sight of their ambitions and continues to develop as skilled hunters.

The particular part of Hunter x Hunter that we are comparing is ‘Greed Island’ arc. The setting in both anime is very similar. The thick greenery that surrounds the potential hunters and Inyou holds many peculiar species of animal and plant life. Their journey is dangerous yet an exciting one. Our characters aren’t left with much but to proceed ahead to see what lies next. Additionally, the action sequences are thrilling. Combining technology and supernatural power, Gon and Inyou make using their ability so simple and effortless.

Hunter x Hunter Trailer

6. Toriko

  • Episodes: 147
  • Aired: April 2011 – March 2014

Toriko captures the story of the world during the Gourmet Age. A time of exploration through cuisine, everyone craves to prepare and eat the best dishes. Additionally, “Gourmet Hunters” take even more significant risks with an adventurous spirit, seeking out rare and exotic ingredients. Toriko is one of many ambitious Gourmet Hunters, infamous for discovering valuable and uncommon ingredients. Can’t stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen! Together with his friend Komatsu, Toriko strives to complete his Full Course Menu of Life, and of course, it isn’t going to be easy.

Although the plots are completely off, we observe our main characters, Toriko and Inyou, who both have a natural aptitude in their respective trade, use their circumstances to benefit themselves and their talent. Going to a new place and learning how to navigate these environments shows the theme of having an adventurous spirit as well as the curious mind.

Toriko Trailer

Final Thoughts

We hope you enjoyed our recommendations for 6 Anime Like Gunjou no Magmell. Definitely check these series out! What do you guys think? Did we leave out anything good? What other anime similar to this one can you suggest to other readers and us? Leave your comments below! See ya!

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Author: Eva B.

Hello! I’m Eva. I was born and raised in San Francisco, California. I’ve lived in Texas, Kentucky, and will soon be living in Japan! I’m a recent college grad with an MS in Justice Studies; a considerable feat in my life. When I’m taking a break from work/studies, I enjoy a variety of anime, passing a lot of time binging episodes alongside my husband. I also take pleasure in spending time with my two dogs and two cats, hiking, yoga, computer/video games, reading, and trying new cuisines. I’m pretty shy, so writing here has been a great outlet for me to come out of my box.

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