Movies and TV shows like Gantz

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Gantz (2004)
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Gantz (2004)
Original name: ガンツ
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other recently deceased people are forced to hunt down and kill aliens armed with a handful of futuristic items, equipment, and weaponry. Both the manga and anime are noted for their heavy violence and sexual content.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary, offbeat, surprise ending, ecchi, ambiguous ending
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, heroes, afterlife, deadly, deadly weapon, chases and races, gory, ghost, martial arts, warrior, teenage boy, courage, elimination, mercilessness, crimes, reincarnation, classmate, homeless, violence, death ...
Place: japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Gantz

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, violence, rivalry, blood, murder, supernatural and death mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Gantz: Mezzo Forte (2000), Wicked City (1987), Berserk (1997), Parasyte: The Maxim (2014), Elfen Lied (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mezzo Forte (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Double the Girls, Double the Guns!! For Mikura, danger is routine and killing is just like breathing. Sleek and sexy, she was born with a gun in each hand and a smile on her face. She specializes in taking risks, but things get a little too hot when ...
Style: hentai, exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, danger, erection, dark past, murder, female killer, femme fatale, police investigation, hitman, deadly, gangsters, dark heroine ...
Place: japan
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100%
 6.7
 6K
Wicked City (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This animated Japanese film is a dark, adult-oriented thriller. A peace treaty between the Earth and the Black World, a parallel universe of spider-like aliens is coming to an end. Two cops, Taki, a human male, and Maki, a female alien, are assigned ...
Style: stylized, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, adult animation ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beast, demon, heroes, supernatural, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, parallel world, imaginary, danger, monster ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 28K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, dark, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, vengeance, dark fantasy, danger, one man army, mercenary, massacre, supernatural, heroes, destiny, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Izumi is a normal high school boy whose right hand has become infected with an alien parasite that names itself "Migi" ("right"). Migi is the first parasite to develop a symbiotic relationship with its host, as he and ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, alien, parasite, fight scenes, danger, murder, massacre, humanity, body horror, gore, rivalry, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
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Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: split personality, gore, supernatural, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, childhood trauma, mutant, supernatural ability, sadism, social misfits, memory loss, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.7
 68K
Dragon Ball Z (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese animated television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 26 volumes of the original 42 volume Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama The ...
Style: serious, humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, martial arts, friendship, alien encounter, magical, alien, sacrifice, transformation, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 5K
Ajin (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, murder, creature, danger, crimes, destiny, gunfight, life is a bitch, police investigation, villain, vengeance, heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 4K
Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, death, sword, violence, demon, danger, blood, military, deadly, anger, hate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
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Black Bullet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Gastrea menyebar seperti api, membuat setiap wadah yang terinfeksi bermutasi dengan cepat, mendapatkan kekuatan baru dan kemampuan dengan setiap tahap perkembangan, bahkan saat mereka terus menyerang, membunuh dan menginfeksi beberapa host ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Plot: heroes, imaginary, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, chases and races, deadly, supernatural, plague, rivalry, monster, post apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 35K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ken Kaneki is a bookworm college student who meets a girl names Rize at a cafe he frequents. They're the same age and have the same interests, so they quickly become close. Little does Kaneki know that Rize is a ghoul - a kind of monster that ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural, danger, murder, supernatural ability, deadly creature, youth, secret identity, friends, survival, hunt down, good versus evil ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, demon, supernatural, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, haunted by the past, deadly, escapades, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Hero Inuyashiki (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he’s constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he’s done ...
Style: suspense, serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, danger, murder, chase, explosion, father daughter relationship, male nudity, violence, superhero, body horror, super strength, androids ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 383
Golgo 13 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Golgo 13 is not his real name. Then again, neither is Duke Togo, Tadashi Togo, or any number of the aliases he goes by. A man of mystery, not even the world’s most prominent intelligence agencies can determine who Golgo really is, or just where he ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, hitman, danger, crimes, tough heroes, murder, mission, assassination, attempted murder, terrorism, agent, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 1K
Ikki tousen (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
TV show
Story: Seven schools are constantly "at war" with each other, and the students have become skilled fighters and constantly battle with rival schools. Their lives and fates are guided by strange jewels that contain the spirits and destinies of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, destiny, high school, teenage life, against the odds, fight for supremacy, adventure, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, opponent, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones.
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, secret agents, future dystopia, supernatural, dark past, paranormal phenomena, investigation, danger, transformation, fate of humanity, top secret, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Spirit Devourer: Zero (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two friends, daughters of exorcists, who are now members of the government's secret Supernatural Disaster Countermeasures Division that fights demons when they appear in Japan.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, government agency, deadly creature, heroes, mission gone awry ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 2K
Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hell Girl, also known as Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is an anime series produced by Aniplex and Studio Deen. It focuses on the existence of a supernatural system that allows people to take revenge by having other people sent to Hell via the ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, danger, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, fear, anguish, teenage girl ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
New Fist of the North Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: In the 21st century, a nuclear war turned most of the Earth's surface into a desert wasteland, which also resulted in the contamination of the Earth's water supply. A man named Sanga has built the fortified haven of the "Last ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, nuclear holocaust, superhuman powers, heroic mission, chaos, imaginary, danger, adventure, escapades, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.7
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Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sexual activity, danger, death, african american, vengeance, deadly, adventure, killings, master warrior, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 3K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dark fantasy, mass murder, imaginary, murder, insanity, danger, deadly, mysterious death, good versus evil, panic ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Juni Taisen: Zodiac War (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The 12th Twelve Tournament that gets held every twelve years - Twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. The participants are twelve very strange warriors: "Rat," ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mythology, supernatural power, danger, martial arts, fight, fight to the death, warrior, super strength, death, betrayal, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 1K
Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Blood-C focuses on Saya Kisaragi, an outwardly normal girl who serves as the shrine maiden to a country town; in reality, she is a skilled swordswoman charged by her father to defeat Elder Bairns, monsters who feed on human blood. As her battles ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, violence, imaginary, village, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, family relations, parents and children, sword, blood ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 330
Strike Witches (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in year 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called neuroi. A young heroine Named Yoshika miyafuji joins the 501st joint wing, known as the strike witches to fight and defeat the neuroi so that way ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, ecchi
Plot: rivalry, supernatural, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, alien encounter, wizards and magicians, female soldier, magic, alien invasion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Highschool of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, Takashi Komuro and several of his classmates at Fujimi High School try to survive the apocalypse.
Style: dark humor, bleak, ecchi, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, hot and sexy, apocalypse, survival, plague, survivor, danger, student, zombie apocalypse, chaos, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Corpse Princess is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, track down, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, supernatural, clergy, deadly, monk, schoolgirl, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Death is the main attraction in Deadman Wonderland, from the studio that brought you Samurai Champloo and Ergo Proxy. Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He’s framed for the carnage, ...
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, tense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, survival, young heroes, uncover truth, life turned upside down, false accusation, contests and competitions, future dystopia, frame up, supernatural, massacre, confined ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: demon, adventure, friendship, death, supernatural, danger, murder, violence, mentor, sword, teamwork, magic ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Rin Asogi is an immortal private detective with a thirst for vodka and a talent for attracting things that go bump in the night. In a series of nightmarish vignettes spanning sixty-five years, Rin's lush body is sadistically pierced, blown up, ...
Style: seinen, exciting, ecchi, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, private detective, immortality, investigation, crimes, danger, mystery, haunted by the past, track down, law enforcement, rivalry, cloning ...
Time: 90s, future, 2010s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beyond the Boundary (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half Youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: immortality, supernatural, heroes, danger, monster, religions or cults, school, love and romance, adventure, couples, murder, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World was caught by surprise that he would sacrifice himself. ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic
Plot: good versus evil, demon, heroes, rivalry, school, martial arts, tournament, mystery, blue hair, back from the dead, ruler, championship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%