Movies and TV shows like Berserk 1997

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Berserk (1997)
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Berserk (1997)
Original name: 剣風伝奇ベルセルク
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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 intelligent man named Griffith, together they battle their way into the royal court, and are forced into a fate that may change their entire lives.
Style: epic, exciting, bleak, serious, rough, dark, macabre, sinister, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, supernatural, vengeance, heroes, danger, supernatural ability, battles, military, mercenary, one man army, destiny, master warrior, massacre, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, monster, ambition, demon, violence, imaginary, deadly, torture, warrior, slasher, daring rescue ...
Time: middle ages, 90s

Most similar movies to Berserk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about rivalry, heroes, escapades, danger, supernatural, adventure and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Berserk: Claymore (2007), Hellsing Ultimate (2006), The Record of the Lodoss War (1990), Beowulf (2007), Devil May Cry (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized
Plot: monster, good versus evil, unlikely partners, adventure, imaginary, danger, heroes, supernatural, suffering, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, macabre, biting, sinister, dark
Plot: danger, good versus evil, military, blood, demon, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, battles, vengeance, supernatural, heroes, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
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
Plot: mercenary, duel, sword fight, blood, gore, adventure, escapades, master warrior, battle zone, imaginary, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Band of the Hawk participates in the Midland war campaign. On the bloody battlefield, they conquer decisive victories that lead them to Doldrey, an old fortress that will decide the outcome of the war.
Style: serious
Plot: gore, blood, imaginary kingdom, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, master warrior, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, siege ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, heroes, anti heroes, gunfight, immortality, monster, supernatural, evil, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Record of the Lodoss War (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Born in battle, baptized in fire, it's kingdoms have been ravaged by war for thousands of years. Now, an evil stirs, an ancient goddess of destruction awakened by an evil wizard. A party of six is forged to defeat this threat, or die in the ...
Style: serious, stylized
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, adventure, anti heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, save the world, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, sin, dragon, heroic mission, legends and myths, mythology, folk hero, good versus evil, weakness, vengeance, ancient, duel ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, gory, agent, rivalry, danger, vicious, heroic mission, imaginary, superior, curses spells and rituals, escapades, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 38K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, comic, humorous, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, heroic mission, adventure, evil force, danger, monster, imaginary, teenage life, heroes, death, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 55K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, friends, good versus evil, training, warrior, young heroes, danger, supernatural ability, village, master warrior, heroes, adventure ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: master villain, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, school, parallel world, danger, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas - The Myth of Hades (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 390 min.
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, imaginary, adventure, master warrior, legends and myths, betrayal, reincarnation, escapades, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, battles ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 13K
InuYasha (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kagome Higurashi is a modern day young girl who lives with her family by the old Higure shrine. Unbeknownst to Kagome, she is the reincarnation of priestess Kikyo and posseses the "Jewel of Four Souls" (the Shikon jewel). One ill-fated ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: monk, creature, journey, disguise, curses spells and rituals, adventure, escapades, good versus evil, vengeance, superhero, dog, student ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 31K
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, surreal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, violence, megalomaniac, good versus evil, village, gold, duel, monster ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 2K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, magic, supernatural, imaginary, friendship, young heroes, hopes, rivalry, danger, youth, good versus evil, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 25K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, bloody, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, secret identity, supernatural, survival, murder, friends, deadly creature, supernatural ability, good versus evil, crimes, dark fantasy, youth ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tower of Druaga: Part 1: The Aegis of Uruk (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Summer of "Anu": In a summer once every five years, demons in the mysterious Tower of Druaga lose their powers due to the magic spell cast by a god named "Anu". King Gilgamesh, ruler of the kingdom Uruk, uses the ...
Style: serious, stylized, bleak, exciting
Plot: afterlife, danger, heroes, rivalry, androids and robots, escapades, chaos, supernatural, apocalypse, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.6
 8K
Saint Seiya (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ages ago, the goddess Athena was served by fighters called Saints who channeled the power of the Cosmos within them. Now a youth named Seiya has trained to become a Saint himself by earning the mystical Cloth of Pegasus. He is joined by other Saints ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, legends and myths, zodiac, master warrior, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, save the world, good versus evil, rescue, swords and armor, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a ...
Style: touching, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: danger, adventure, swords and armor, survival, master warrior, computers and web, love and romance, fall in love, monster, trapped, death, game ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 10K
Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: partners, school, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, master warrior, transformation, witch, save the world, curses spells and rituals, friendship, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 4K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, emotional, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: master warrior, ghost, contests and competitions, supernatural ability, friendship, samurai, good versus evil, youth, ambition, supernatural, shaman, championship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 4K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, princess, save the world, good versus evil, supernatural, young heroes, imaginary, superhuman powers, adventure, rivalry, queen ...
Time: 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Fist of the North Star (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, blood, desert, injustice, betrayal, tough heroes, battles, life is a bitch, heroic mission, master warrior, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Frieza's army named Sorbet and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Frieza. They succeed, and Frieza subsequently seeks revenge on the Saiyans.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, danger, rivalry, adventure, master villain, master warrior, supernatural, heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Final Fantasy: Unlimited (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Story: Final Fantasy: Unlimited is an anime television series based on Square Enix's popular Final Fantasy role-playing video game franchise. Final Fantasy: Unlimited incorporates both 2D animation and 3D graphics, and takes elements from the Final ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: a.i., imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, ruler, heroes, alien encounter, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: epic, erotic, scary, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hentai, obsession, danger, good versus evil, parallel world, apocalypse, gymnasium, monster, demon, violence, sex, tentacle ...
Time: 20s, 80s, 20th century, future, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
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3x3 Eyes (1991)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a young man named Yakumo Fuuji, who through a strange series of events becomes the immortal slave of the last of a race of 3 Eyed immortals. The immortal absorbs his soul to save his life, making him immortal in the process. Now, he ...
Style: offbeat, scary, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, zombie, danger, escapades, imaginary, legends and myths, adventure, curses spells and rituals, high school, high school life, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Many years in the future after the exploits of Yugi Mutou, Domino City has become a shadow of its former self: Neo Domino City. There lies a strong divide between the rich and the poor, and bridging that gap proves to be difficult. Neo Domino seems ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: cards, heroes, satellite, survival, rivalry, urban, escapades, danger, power, damage, monsters, game ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, master warrior, villain, friendship, team, young heroes, mission, good versus evil, ninja, training, leader, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, rivalry, school, martial arts, demon, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, god or devil, supernatural, ghost, dying ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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