Movies like Firebird: Daybreak Chapter

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Firebird: Daybreak Chapter (1978)
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Firebird: Daybreak Chapter (1978)
Original name: 火の鳥
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This extraordinarily complex film is not only a send-up of every samurai film ever made, it is also an extrapolation of the value of life. The Yamatai, represented by Prince Susano-O and elderly advisor Sumuke, hire Yumihiko of Matsuro to hunt the phoenix so that Queen Himiko, sister of Susano-O can have eteranal life.
Plot: samurai, parody, pregnancy, prince, queen, talking animals, hunter, witchcraft, battles, reincarnation, archer, legend, chase, dancer, satire, father son relationship, phoenix, blindness, raft, assassination, urine, sibling, battle, live action, part animation ...
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Firebird: Daybreak Chapter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, humorous and serious films with plots about escapades, heroes, adventure, danger, friendship, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Firebird: Daybreak Chapter: Band of Ninja (1967), Triton of the Sea (1979), Arion (1986), Lupin III: Angel Tactics (2005), Sword for Truth (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Band of Ninja (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young boy joins a band of ninja during a peasant uprising, all depicted through an experimental form of filming pages from the original manga set to sound.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: ninja, abortion, poisoning, battle, class struggle, quicksand, farmer, loss of father, orphan, decapitation, violence, massacre ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desparate ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, danger, rivalry, fighting crime, adventure, master warrior, hopes, good versus evil, society, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Triton of the Sea (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 5,000 years ago, the Triton Family was living peacefully in Atlantis until the Poseidon Family destroyed them all. Triton, of the Triton Family line, embarks on an adventurous life in the sea fighting the Poseidon Family.
Plot: mythology, sea, monster, dagger, greek mythology, sea monster, revenge, boy, sole survivor, red cape, superhero, merman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Earth Defense Club at Binan High School are a group of boys that do nothing, but be lazy. One day when two of the club members, Atsushi and En, are taking a bath in a bathhouse, a talking pink Wombat appears out of nowhere and requests the two ...
Plot: parody, magic, 2d animation, male friendship, talking animals, satire, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Arion (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story follows Arion, a young man kidnapped by Hades as a child and raised to believe that his mother was blinded by Zeus and that killing the ruler of Mount Olympus will cure her.
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: greek god, teenager, fight, blood, nipples, sword, falling in love, swordsman, maturity, ship, female nudity, coming of age ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: ninja, master warrior, rescue, heroes, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Meiji Era was one of great renewal for Japan, where swords and killing were outlawed. However, many survivors from the time of Revolution still live, lurking in the shadows and waiting for a chance to use their killing blades again. Only Kenshin ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: samurai, master warrior, sword fight, battles, innocence, martial arts, heroes, glory, reconciliation, bully, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a loose retelling of the Revolutionary Girl Utena TV series, Utena Tenjou arrives at Ohtori Academy, only to be immediately swept up in a series of duels for the hand of her classmate Anthy Himemiya and the power she supposedly holds. At the same ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, surreal, fairy tale ...
Plot: incest, metaphysics, ring, duel, memory, sexuality, rose, corpse, cross dressing, boarding school, silly humor, boarding school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Transylvania, Lupin III, the notorious international thief, is hung and no one is more suprised to learn of that than Lupin III himself, who was alive and well and nowhere near that area at that time. The answer to that mystery, begins to surface ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), immortality, world spanning, adventure, palaces castles and temples, escapades, crimes, partners, master criminal, chases and races, danger, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, transylvania, europe, romania, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Guts, an immensely strong sword-for-hire, has little direction in his life, simply fighting one battle after the next. However, this all changes suddenly when he meets and is bested by Griffith, a beautiful and charismatic young man who leads the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: duel, mercenary, battles, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, drifter, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Lupin III: Angel Tactics (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stolen from the famous "secret" Air Force base, Area 51, Lupin's most recently stolen treasure holds a secret. Four "Bloody Angels," the toughest women Lupin has ever faced, want the treasure for their own terrorist ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, heist, samurai, chase, obsessive quest, adventure, partners, dishonesty, space and aliens, crimes, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, japan, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Sword for Truth (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shurannosuke Sakaki is a masterless samurai with a razor-sharp katana and a cold-hearted personality. Whenever you see the mark of two crossed scythes on his back, death is sure to follow. Because of his exceptional swordsmanship, Shurannosuke is ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, adult animation
Plot: samurai, strong violent content, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, battle zone, heroes, adventure, military, master warrior, good versus evil, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Slayers Great (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lina and Naga, on their way to a town called Storner, robbed bad guys of their precious treasure. Storner was known as a town of "Gorlems" moved by magic power. And again the two were thrown into trouble by a girl called Leia. Galia, ...
Plot: witchcraft, bare breasts, ice, rivalry, sex, teenage heroine, evil plot, disintegration, girl fight, piloted giant robot, girl power, heiress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film revolves around a mysterious girl named Éclair who appears before Fairy Tail, the world's most notorious wizard's guild. She lost all of her memories, except for the imperative that she must deliver two Phoenix Stones somewhere. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, last wish, imaginary, danger, intrigue, memory loss, escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A year has passed since Guts parted ways with the Band of the Hawks. Meanwhile, his former mercenary group is plotting a rescue mission to save an imprisoned Griffith.
Style: serious, dark, adult animation, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: battles, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, demon, supernatural, heroes, imaginary, supernatural ability, master warrior, vengeance, escapades, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
One Piece: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A re-telling of the Alabaster Arc from One Piece (TV). Luffy and his crew come to rescue a land in the midst of a civil war, due to a powerful devil fruit user.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, exciting
Plot: fictional war, princess, pirate, desert, surrealism, entity
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: It has been thirteen years since the Androids began their killing rampage and Son Gohan is the only person fighting back. He takes Bulma's son Trunks as a student and even gives his own life to save Trunks's. Now Trunks must figure out a ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: time travel, battles, martial arts, genocide, alternate timeline, androids, dragon, superhero, good versus evil, distopia, teacher student relationship, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Slayers the Motion Picture (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The first Slayers movie is a prequel to the TV series, following the exploits of a couple of sorceresses with too much time on their hands and too many violent tendencies. The main mage is Lina Inverse, known for her fireballs, love of seafood, and ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, island, witchcraft, sword and sorcery, chases and races, save the world, imaginary, crimes, heroes, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Yugi and Kaiba have a special duel that transcends dimensions.
Style: stylized, captivating, light
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, battles, cards, game, friendship, duel, card game, heroes, surrealism, escapades, transformation, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Space Firebird (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phoenix 2772 starts with twelve minutes without dialogue, much like a silent film, recalling the birth and education of Godo. In this brave new world, children are born in test tubes and are raised by computers and robots. Godo learns the skills ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: androids and robots, save the world, danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, future dystopia, fall in love, spacecraft, outer space, phoenix ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: All of the Clow Cards have been captured, and Sakura Kinomoto, the new Master of the Cards, is preparing to play the lead in the play for the town festival. However, a new evil force is causing mysterious events all over Tomoeda, including the ...
Plot: video tape, playing card, elementary school, amusement park, cards, battles, videotaping, child, fall in love, little girl, confession, fight ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: captivating, emotional, exciting, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mythology, adventure, demon, princess, danger, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, talking animals, in the woods, master warrior, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Boruto: Naruto the Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Boruto is the son of the 7th Hokage Naruto who completely rejects his father. Behind this, he has feelings of wanting to surpass Naruto, who is respected as a hero. He ends up meeting his father's friend Sasuke, and requests to become... his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating
Plot: ninja, teacher, trap, training, heroes, battles, friendship, teamwork, father son relationship, competition, contest, interview ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lupin has set his sights on a the national treasure of the country of Zufu, placed for safe-keeping on a mysterious floating island by the country's late king. The island's super-intelligent defense mechanism, however, proves to be too ...
Style: semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: island, treasure hunt, imaginary kingdom, chase, ancient mystery, wanted, save the princess, anti heroes, crimes, manhunt, kidnapping, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Six-year-old Ataru steps on Elle's shadow during an impromptu game of shadow-tag; in Elle's culture, this is viewed as a marriage proposal. Eleven years later, Elle returns to Earth in order to marry Ataru — by which time not only had he ...
Plot: alien, space war, cryogenics, rose, ufo, teenager, alien abduction, harem, wedding, queen, flower, refrigerator ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Boy and the Beast (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That ...
Style: touching, breathtaking, interesting, stylized, intense ...
Plot: training, beast, mentor, orphan, destiny, father son relationship, transformation, friendship, martial arts, loneliness, good versus evil, fantasy world ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Natsu Dragneel and his friends travel to the island Kingdom of Stella, where they will reveal dark secrets, fight the new enemies and once again save the world from destruction.
Style: fairy tale, tense, stylized, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: hand to hand combat, magic, supernatural ability, salvation, heroes, anthropomorphism, young heroes, rivalry, heroic mission, danger, fistfight, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Saint Seiya: Warriors of the Final Holy Battle (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The plot involves the coming of Lucifer to the Sanctuary, where his underlings systematically dispose of the surviving Gold Saints. Athena goes to Lucifer to ask for peace, placing herself in peril. The Bronze Saints must then come to her rescue, ...
Plot: mythology, suit of armor, wrestler, violence, manga
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Saint Seiya: The Heated Battle of the Gods (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In Siberia, Hyōga saves a man that is being attacked. Injured, the man manages only to say something about Asgard. Some days later, Saori, Seiya, Shiryū and Shun are wondering about Hyōga and decide to go to Asgard to investigate. At Valhalla, ...
Plot: wrestler, mythology, suit of armor, violence, manga
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Lupin the Third: The Mystery of the Hemingway Papers (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bloody civil war is the setting for Lupin's latest caper; the leader for one of the factions holds documents written by Earnest Hemingway and contain the location of a remarkable treasure. With Goemon and Jigen fighting on opposite sides of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, wanted, partners, escapades, cons and scams, law enforcement, head of state, crime, police detective, criminal heroes, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: europe, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%