Animes Similar To Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne

Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne is an amazing anime that tells the story of Kusakabe, a girl who seems like another high school student but is actually the reincarnation of Jeanne d’ Arc. In the anime, released in Winter 1999, we follow her adventures as she tries to seal demons hidden within various artifacts, as a result of which, the artwork disappears. This causes her to become an infamous phantom thief. The story was adapted from the manga by Arina Tanemura of the same name. If you’re looking for more animes similar to Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, this list is just the one for you!

10. Mysterious Thief Saint Tail

Kaito anime like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Mysterious Thief Saint Tail
Mysterious Thief Saint Tail
  • Episodes: 43
  • Studios: TMS Entertainment
  • Genres: Adventure, Romance
  • Aired: Oct 12, 1995, to Sep 12, 1996

Meimi Haneoka, like Kusakabe, lives a double life. In the morning, she is a regular student; however, in the night, she is a phantom thief called Saint Tail, who steals goods from robbers and gives them back to the original owners. She is aided by her friend, Seira Mimori. Moreover, her classmate, Daiki Asuka, proves himself to be a worthy detective, like his father and decides to take on the case of Saint Tail. 

Mysterious Thief Saint Tail and Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne follow the adventures of a girl as they try to help the people in need but are incorrectly viewed as evil by the world. Both are being chased by people that they love as well. If you’re looking for an exciting adventure story with romance, you must check out Saint Tail.

9. D.N.Angel

Angel and demons anime similar to Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, D.N.Angel
  • Episodes: 26
  • Studios: Xebec
  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
  • Aired: Apr 3, 2003, to Sep 25, 2003

This anime follows the age-old battle of two families, the Niwa’s and the Hikari’s. The Niwa’s have dark-winged angels, Dark, in their bloodline, who are tasked with protecting the world by stealing artwork. They are constantly at the battle against the Krad, the Hikari’s angel.

We follow the journey of Daisuke Niwa, a clumsy middle school student who doesn’t have many abilities to speak of. He has a crush on his pretty classmate, Risa; however, she rejects his proposal. Soon though, unexpected events start to occur in Daisuke’s life- he transforms into a famous phantom thief- Dark Mousy, whenever he thinks of Risa.

D.N. Angel delves into Daisuke’s internal and external growth as he deals with the duties of being an angel and tries to handle his relationship with his family, friends, and classmates. This anime is similar to Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne because of the phantom thief protagonist, coupled with a wholesome romance.

8. Sailor Moon

Famous Shoujo magic girl anime like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Sailor Moon
Sailor Moon
  • Episodes: 46
  • Studios: Toei Animation
  • Genre: Romance 
  • Aired: Mar 7, 1992, to Feb 27, 1993

When the clumsy high school student Usagi Tsukino saves a cat named Luna with a crescent-moon shape on its forehead, she finds out that she is actually a Planet Guardian with the power to protect Earth. She has a special brooch that transforms her into Sailor Moon. Now, she must find all the other guardians, protect Earth, and handle the responsibilities of her life as usual. 

With a pleasant and calm story, cute characters, magical and supernatural elements, and its own serious arcs, Sailor Moon is very similar to Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne.

7. Kamichama Karin

Mysterious magical girl anime like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Kamichama Karin
Kamichama Karin
  • Episodes: 26
  • Studios: Satelight
  • Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
  • Aired: Apr 6, 2007, to Sep 28, 2007

Karin Hanazono’s life has been terribly melancholic. She lost both her parents at a young age, and her only friend, the pet cat named Shii-chan, passed away too. Karin is transferred to live with her strict aunt, who constantly badmouths the 13-year-old girl.

In typical anime fashion, her life is turned around when she meets Himeka Kuujou, a girl who has also lost her parents, and Kazune Kuujou, her cousin who believes girls are troublesome. The two of them are on a quest to search for a Goddess. Interestingly enough, their search ends when they meet Karin. Upon this fateful meeting, a ring given to Karin by her mother, her only memento, illuminates and radiates her entire body, giving her lots of powers, like intelligence, speed, and the ability to grant wishes. 

However, this power comes with a price, and many people are now behind her, chasing her power. How will Karin keep herself safe?

6.  Cardcaptor Sakura

Best Magic girl animes with romance like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Cardcaptor Sakura
Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Episodes: 70
  • Studios: Madhouse
  • Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
  • Aired: Apr 7, 1998, to Mar 21, 2000

Sakura comes across a mysterious book with a set of cards. When she uses a card unknowingly, it ends up summoning a strong gust of wind, which spreads all the other cards around different parts of the world. With this, a seal is broken, and the guardian of the cards, a beast named Keroberos, is released.

He explains the power of these cards to Sakura, leading her into a world of adventure as she searches for all the scattered cards. While she tries to handle her real-life issues, she must try and manage these added responsibilities. However, she isn’t alone. Her friend, Tomoyo Daidouji, will also assist her on her quest.

If you’re looking for a magical girl anime that has lots of cute characters, a romantic story, and some good rivalry and drama to keep you on the edge of your seat, make sure you give Cardcaptor Sakura a shot.

5. Searching for the Full Moon

Romantic and emotional anime like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Searching for the Full Moon
Searching for the Full Moon
  • Episodes: 52
  • Studios: Studio Deen
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Supernatural
  • Aired: Apr 6, 2002, to Mar 29, 2003

This anime is also adapted from a manga by Arina Tanemura. Mitsuki and Eichi are close friends. Mitsuki has always wanted to become a singer and has deep-rooted feelings for Eichi. However, Eichi moves to America to pursue his dream of becoming an astronaut, and he leaves before Mitsuki can confess.

Now, Mitsuki practices singing in the hope that someday Eichi will be able to hear her voice from the other side of the world. However, the biggest roadblock on her way is that of throat cancer. This means her voice is very low, making it hard for the girl to sing; moreover, she is reluctant to get surgery done, as it could damage her voice forever. 

Her life takes an interesting turn, however, when she meets two shinigami’s who informs her that she has only a year left to live. A motivated Mitsuki now makes it her goal to become a professional singer.

4.  Cats Eye

Magical shoujo anime like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Cats Eye
Cats Eye
  • Episodes: 73
  • Studios: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
  • Aired: Jul 11, 1983, to Jul 8, 1985

In the day, the three sisters, Rui, Hitomi, and Ai, run a cafe called Cat’s Eye. However, at night, they are thieves, robbing art from various galleries in hopes of finding a clue to the disappearance of their artist father. 

The police inspector Toshi is determined to catch the thief, called Cat’s Eye. However, he is unaware of the fact that the girl he is dating, Hitomi, leads a double life and is the thief he is after.

3. Kaichou wa Maid-sama!

Shoujo Romance anime similar to Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Kaichou Wa Maid-sama
Kaichou Wa Maid-sama!
  • Episodes: 26
  • Studios: J.C.Staff
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance, School, Shoujo
  • Aired: Apr 2, 2010, to Sep 24, 2010

Misaki is the first female student council president of her school. A school that recently made the transition from all-boys to co-ed. She is called the “demon president” because of her strict nature and skills in Aikido. However, this seemingly perfect president has secrets of her own.

Misaki works part-time in a maid cafe to help her family make ends meet. This embarrassing secret is discovered by the most popular guy in her class, Takumi. Now, he plans to use this secret to get closer to Misaki rather than destroying her flawless reputation. And as expected, lots of hilarity ensues when this couple gets together.

2. Magic Kaito

Kaito anime similar to Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Magic Kaito
Magic Kaito
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: TMS Entertainment
  • Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Apr 17, 2010, to Dec 29, 2012

If you’re looking for a phantom thief anime like Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, set in a high school, with an exciting story, wholesome romance, and lovable characters, Magic Kaito is a great watch.

Kaito’s father was a world-famous stage magician who died mysteriously. He has taken after his father and is also great at sleight-of-hand and deception. He often uses his abilities to trick and prank his friends and classmates. However, his life takes a sudden turn when he finds a dark link to the probable death of his father. 

He finds the outfit of a phantom thief from eight years ago, Kid. With this revelation, Kaito begins to search for an important artifact, the Pandora Gem, that is said to grant immortality to its user. But he isn’t the only one trying to find the gem. The more Kaito searches, the closer he gets to the mystery surrounding his father’s death as well.

1. Wedding Peach

Best magic girl shoujo anime you must watch, Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Wedding Peach
Wedding Peach
  • Episodes: 51
  • Studios: OLM
  • Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Apr 5, 1995, to Mar 27, 1996

When the evil queen of the Devil World seeks to destroy the Angel World, the Goddess Aphrodite sends an angel to the human world. She must now call upon the three love angels: three high school girls who become Angel Lilly, Angel Daisy, and Wedding Peach.

Together, the girls must not only stop the attack from the Devil but also handle the challenges with their own hectic lives, their relationships, and school work.

Honorable Mentions-

  • Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch
  • The Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok
  • Prétear: The New Legend of Snow White
  • Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
  • Hikari no Densetsu