Movies and TV shows like 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, serious, exciting, bleak, macabre, sinister, rough, suspenseful, stylized, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, master warrior, one man army, supernatural, mercenary, vengeance, danger, heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, military, battles, massacre, deadly, daring rescue, slasher, destiny, monster, imaginary, adventure, warrior, determination, protector, rivalry, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages, 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, adventure, escapades, imaginary and supernatural mostly in Fantasy, Animation and Action genres. Some movies like Berserk: Claymore (2007), Hellsing Ultimate (2006), Devil May Cry (2007), Naruto (2002), The Record of the Lodoss War (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, sinister, dark, biting, macabre
Plot: imaginary kingdom, blood, demon, danger, good versus evil, military, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, mercenary, sword fight, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 10K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Plot: monster, adventure, good versus evil, danger, heroes, imaginary, unlikely partners, supernatural, supernatural ability, suffering, imaginary kingdom, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, sword fight, mercenary, demon, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, gore, blood, sword fight, duel, battle zone, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, demon, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
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, dark humor, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, imaginary, danger, anti heroes, good versus evil, gunfight, heroes, immortality, monster, supernatural, superhuman powers, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, gory, heroic mission, hell, sword, demon, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 52K
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, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, friends, training, good versus evil, warrior, young heroes, supernatural ability, creature, heroes, supernatural, danger, imaginary ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: stylized, serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, island, master villain, adventure, master warrior, supernatural ability, rescue, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.8
 13K
Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
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: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, vengeance, sexual activity, african american, androids and robots, adventure, master warrior, danger, deadly, escapades, bar ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 152K
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: dragon, monster, sin, heroic mission, legends and myths, folk hero, weakness, vengeance, ancient, good versus evil, tragic hero, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: master villain, adventure, school, master warrior, supernatural ability, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, heroes ...
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: master warrior, supernatural ability, adventure, reincarnation, battles, good versus evil, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, betrayal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 12K
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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, monk, disguise, creature, journey, master warrior, adventure, young heroes, parallel world, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 22K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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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, stylized, bloody
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ...
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Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.1
 4K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 3K
D.Gray-man (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Legend of Korra (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that premiered on the Nickelodeon television network in 2012. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to their series Avatar: The Last Airbender, which ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magical, master warrior, young heroes, chosen one, imaginary, supernatural ability, heroes, good versus evil, peril, danger, rivalry, journey ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 37K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, ghost, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, supernatural, destiny, danger, imaginary, life after death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, supernatural ability, heroic mission, imaginary, master warrior, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, magical, chosen one, friends, journey ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, master warrior, friendship, team, young heroes, villain, good versus evil, mission, adventure, heroes, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 30K
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: exciting, epic, stylized, serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, ninja, violence, supernatural, transformation, demon, good versus evil, vengeance, megalomaniac, gold ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.6
 7K
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: serious, stylized, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, legends and myths, master warrior, zodiac, supernatural ability, cult, adventure, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, reincarnation, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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, serious ...
Plot: danger, adventure, master warrior, computers and web, swords and armor, love and romance, survival, fall in love, hi-tech, monster, death, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tower of Druaga: Part 1: The Aegis of Uruk (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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, exciting, bleak, stylized
Plot: adventure, afterlife, apocalypse, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, imaginary, androids and robots, dangerous animal, curses spells and rituals, heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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: emotional, exciting, atmospheric, captivating, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, in the woods, adventure, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, heroes, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blue Exorcist (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Humans live in the world of Assiah, demons in Gehenna. The two dimensions are not meant to interfere with each other, but demons still possess creatures in Assiah in spite of this. The humans who can fight these demons are known as exorcists. Rin ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: supernatural, exorcism, demon, exorcist, imaginary, ghost, curses spells and rituals, heroes, mind control, anger, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: danger, heroes, imaginary, a.i., orphan, adventure, twins, siblings relations, alien encounter, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 628
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: serious, scary, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, high school, gory, adventure, danger, imaginary, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, high school life, legends and myths, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.7
 96K
Dragon Ball Z (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the version that is shown on YTV in Canada, the story begins mid-way through the Dragon Ball Z series. Raditz, Goku's brother has traveled to Earth to find out why Goku has not yet destroyed the planet as he was supposed to do. But while as ...
Style: epic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: androids and robots, master warrior, adventure, superhuman powers, heroic mission, supernatural, martial arts, save the world, good versus evil, friendship, dragon, sacrifice ...
Time: future, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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