Summary via ANN
The series takes place in the near future, when it is possible to instantaneously measure and quantify a person's state of mind and personality. This information is recorded and processed, and the term "Psycho-Pass" in the anime's title refers to a standard used to measure an individual's being. The story centers around the "enforcement officer" Shinya Kōgami, who is tasked with managing crime in such a world.
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Kougami is how I imagine Spike (from Cowboy Bebop) would be if he was younger. The two characters remind me a lot of each other. If Kougami just grew out his hair a bit more, smoked more frequently, and changed a suit, he'd totally be Spike.
Later edit: and omg, Makishima could totally be Vicious!
The plot is quite good, as it's the same writer as Madoka Magica. The relationship between characters are interesting, though I wish they spent more time developing some of the characters. I'd like to know more backstory of the antagonists especially. It also supports my theory that how good an anime is is directly proportional to the extend which the main character is allowed to get beat up until.
Speaking of similar characters, if Kyoya from Ouran grew his hair out more, he could totally be Ginoza.