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10 Anime Like "91 Days"

Updated on June 11, 2017
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91 Days
91 Days | Source

91 Days follows Angelo Lagusa and his perfectly laid-out quest for vengeance! It all started with the cruel murder of his family. That despairing event is what spurred him into action several years later. After receiving a letter detailing the perpetrators of the crime he knows all too well, he immediately grabs the chance to lay out everything and exact his revenge!

For starters, Angelo begins associating himself with the mafia. Surprisingly, the family he decides to join-in is the very family that’s responsible for his misery. Hence, his plot begins to slowly materialize! An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth—Angelo’s retribution has finally taken a step towards fruition!

If you enjoyed watching 91 Days, then you’re probably a fan of themes revolving around gangs, mafias, crime syndicates, spies, and bounty hunters to say the least. In reality, anime like these are scarce but they do exist! And so, you’re in luck! Start watching right away because the anime like 91 Days are waiting for you already!

1. Gangsta.

Gangsta. | Source

Nicholas Brown and Worick Arcangelo are known as the “Handymen”—hired goons who do odd jobs around the chaotic city of Ergastalum for both the crime syndicates and the police force. Together, they sweep through the city eliminating threats, gunning-down targeted people, and doing all sorts of crazy jobs you could only find in a crime paradise! This is their life in a nutshell, this is how they plan to live for survival.

As the days go by, the tasks being assigned to the handymen gets tougher and tougher. Then one day, Nicholas and Worick stumbles upon Alex—a prostitute who is supposed to be one of their targets for elimination! But in a twist of providence, elimination turns to protection! Now there are three of them, and the three will soon get caught up in a bigger and crazier mess that none of them would have anticipated!

2. Baccano!

Baccano! | Source

Alchemy, immortality, gangsters, thieves, a transcontinental train—a mash-up of different personalities and events is soon to cause an unimaginable yet incredible disarray! Seeking for immortality has always been a novel endeavor. But, to actually pull it off, a terribly huge price comes with the deal!

Now all aboard the Pussyfoot Train! A series of peculiar events concerning diverse individual with various personal goals will soon shake the rigid foundation of the country! Cause-and-effect, interconnectedness, goals and ambitions—all these will shall force everyone to just expect the unexpected!

3. Durarara!!

Durarara!! | Source

Ikebukuro is a paradisiac lair for color gangs and hoodlums. But if you think it’s just that, then you’re horribly mistaken! Ikebukuro has a lot more to offer! Rumor say that there’s a headless rider running all across the city. Then, there’s the slasher who just slashes anything and everything, increasing its dominion. Also, a super-strong bartender can be found planting fear in the hearts of everyone who messes with him. Ikebukuro is that crazy!

One day, a new denizen whose sole intention was to attend school in Ikebukuro unwittingly gets caught in the entangled web of the city! He is Ryuugamine Mikado, and his boring days are over!

4. Joker Game

Joker Game
Joker Game | Source

There’s a war coming and Japan’s preparing for it! Actually, the world is preparing for it in their own ways but, Japan has an ace up its sleeves—the “D Agency!” The D Agency is an organization of spies who were trained to withstand all sorts of conditions and use their wits and skills to collect information and with assurance get the upper hand. It’s Japan’s trump card!

And so, with the world scrambling for resources and information, Japan’s D Agency shall try to win even before the war even starts. Will the D Agency successfully achieve its goal? Or will it show to the world that it’s just an ordinary spy organization after all?

5. Zetsuen no Tempest

Zetsuen no Tempest
Zetsuen no Tempest | Source

Something strange is happening to the world! Something about “Genesis” and “Exodus” is manifesting and the world is left at the mercy of it! Puzzling, perplexing, and dangerous—what the heck is going on?! A murder, an exile, a sorceress—everything is starting to mix up!

Now, two friends are about to get involved! They may be going their own separate ways but, if they don’t act fast, all of civilization will perish! It all comes down to their wits, understanding, and actions now. The future of all of civilization is in their hands!

6. Gungrave

Gungrave | Source

The world may seem beautiful and simple, but it is indeed a cruel and unfair one! This is what Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowel shall learn soon. This is what they will living on soon enough!

From a simple life of self-indulgence and pleasure-seeking, Brandon and Harry are caught into a tornado of clutter made by the mafia. The mafia in question is known as “Millenion” and it’s what lured both Brandon and Harry into its ranks. As a result, the simple became complex, and it’s too late to escape. What harry and Brandon can do now is—struggle and see through everything until the bitter end!

7. Code Geass

Code Geass
Code Geass | Source

Lelouch Lamperouge is a very shrewd and clever guy! Well, perhaps his current self is the product of every misfortune and misery that has ever happened to him. He loathes the Holy Empire of Britannia, and the only thing he wants is to create a world where his sister—Nunnally—can be happy. And so, he becomes what the world will soon both love and hate—Zero!

With the power of “Absolute Obedience” through the geass he acquired by stumbling upon a mysterious woman named C.C., Lelouch begins his pitiless conquest! He’s out for revenge and salvation at the same time! No one should ever stand in his way! He will fulfill his great ambition no matter what!

8. Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance)

Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance)
Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance) | Source

Two uncanny terrorists are on the loose! And they’re about to deliver an unforgettable message to the world. A secret like no other! And also, the two terrorists are just—teenagers!

Enter, Nine and Eleven—the two teenage terrorists! But despite the fact that both of them are just teenagers, they’re both really serious about what they are doing. As a matter of fact, these two shouldn’t even be existing in the first place. That’s how strange they both are. They have a message to tell though, so they will stop at nothing until they reveal the tragic truth that only they know!

9. Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop
Cowboy Bebop | Source

Earth is but a bygone planet, and humans are now habituating themselves within the colonies they built in space. Of course, humanity still brought its problems with it, and one would be—maintaining peace! So, the solution to the problem is letting the space bounty hunters handle it! And these space bounty hunters are known as—Cowboys!

Spike Spiegel is a cowboy. And so is his partner Jet Black! Spike is the doer while Jet is thinker! But as they go along their space adventures, they stumble upon unique individuals who eventually joins their team. Thus, the space adventures never seem to end! So much to discover, so much to explore, and yeah—so much bounty hunting!

10. Darker than Black

Darker than Black
Darker than Black | Source

It all started with the Hell’s Gate incident ten years ago. Out of the blue, the stars of the night sky faded into the darkness and were replaced by new stars, each indicating a persona with unique powers. It was truly a mysterious event, but, it was all just the beginning!

Present time, a high school girl named Kana Shino tries to investigate the shadowy death of her own father. But as she continues with her investigation, she starts to attract unmitigated attention from the unexpected! Then it happened, she meets with Hei—a contractor who is known as the Black Reaper of the Syndicate! Thereafter, Kana’s life is never the same as before!

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