Movies and TV shows like Pet Shop of Horrors

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Pet Shop of Horrors (1999)
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Pet Shop of Horrors (1999)
Original name: ペットショップ・オブ・ホラーズ / ペットショップ オブ ホラーズ
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Welcome to the most magnificent pet shop in Chinatown! Operated by the shadowy Count D, the shop specializes in rare and hard to come by pets... but with each sale comes a contract. And if that contract is broken, watch out! Detective Orcott has linked many odd and unexplained deaths to Count D's shop. Will he solve the mystery or fall prey to it?
Style: dark fantasy, josei
Plot: mermaid, police, supernatural, tragedy, anthropomorphism, curse, law and order, cookie
Place: china, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Pet Shop of Horrors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspenseful, exciting and tense films and TV series with plots about supernatural, supernatural power, supernatural ability, danger, imaginary, magic and heroes mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pet Shop of Horrors: Mononoke (2007), The Girl From the Other Side (2022), Shadows House (2021), Mieruko-chan (2021), Vampire Princess Miyu (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mononoke (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mononoke is a spin-off of the Bakeneko story arc of Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror. It follows the Medicine Seller as he deals with various spirits or "Mononoke" in feudal Japan. Just like in the Bakeneko story, he combats with a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, seinen
Plot: japanese mythology, demon, magic, supernatural, spirit, evil spirit, supernatural power, ghost, mysticism, vengeful ghost, supernatural ability, ghost hunter ...
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The Girl From the Other Side (2022)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Once upon a time, in a far, faraway place, there were two lands. The world was divided into an inner land and an outer land. People feared the outer land, inhabited by eerie beings, the carriers of curse. One day, on the border to the inner land ...
Style: dark fantasy
Plot: family, meditation, magic, curse
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66%
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Shadows House (2021)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A faceless clan lives in a large mansion, masquerading as nobles. Their caretakers are living dolls who spend their days cleaning up the dirt the tenants leave behind. But there’s a deeper mystery at play… and the secret of the house will be ...
Style: gothic, unusual plot structure, captivating, tense, visually appealing ...
Plot: doll, uncover truth, haunted house, chase, supernatural ability, youth, friendship, supernatural, spirit, mansion, old dark house, brainwashing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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58%
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Mieruko-chan (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: She can see dead people…she just chooses to ignore them. That’s Miko’s plan, anyway, with horrifying (and sometimes hilarious) results.
Style: mystical, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, slice of life, monster, paranormal, school, paranormal phenomena, supernatural ability, everyday life, mysticism, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Vampire Princess Miyu (1988)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Its central characters are a vampire girl named Miyu and her demonic companion Larva. Miyu is the daughter of both a human and a shinma (demon) and as such she was awakened as the guardian whose destiny is to hunt down all stray shinma and send them ...
Style: gothic
Plot: vampire, female vampire, vampire girl, demon, violence, immortality, doll, blood
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52%
The Case Study of Vanitas (2021)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In 19th-century Paris, young vampire Noé finds the Book of Vanitas in human hands. Calling himself Vanitas, this doctor wields its power and tempts Noé with a plan to “cure” all vampires. Allying with him may be dangerous, but does he have a ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vampire hunter, steampunk, magical creature, mystery, supernatural power, black magic, magical, supernatural ability, showdown, secret ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
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52%
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Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, bleak, inspirational ...
Plot: nature, mysterious character, legends and myths, supernatural, adventure, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural ability, japanese mythology, life is a bitch, rivalry, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: vengeance, torment, teenage girl, murder, supernatural, justice, heaven and hell, grudge, good versus evil, fear, anguish, mystery ...
Place: japan, asia
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52%
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Dorohedoro (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around Kaiman, who does not remember who he was before he was transfigured by a Magic user. This transformation left him with a reptile's head, and a desire to find out the truth about who he really is. Accompanied by ...
Style: bloody, exciting, enigmatic, funny, brutal ...
Plot: anthropomorphism, hell, memory loss, violence, fictional city, magic, human experiment, supernatural, black magic, wizards and magicians, friendship, reptile ...
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48%
Talentless Nana (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: It is the year 20XX. Earth was assaulted by monsters that would come to be known as "the Enemy of Humanity." In order to deal with this threat, special schools composed of teenagers with extraordinary abilities were formed. These people, ...
Style: captivating, suspense, mystical, psychological thriller
Plot: supernatural, super strength, high school life, good versus evil, supernatural ability, showdown, fight, protector, supernatural power, heroes, battles, psychic power ...
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48%
Ayakashi: Japanese Classic Horror (2006)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of three classic Japanese horror stories: "Yotsuya Kaidan," the story of a wife betrayed by her husband who seeks vengeance even in death, "Tenshu Monogatari," the story of forbidden love between a goddess and a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, anthology
Plot: supernatural power, resistance, human nature, paranormal activity, manipulation, supernatural horror, magic realism, haunted by the past, fear, against humanity, supernatural, rivals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Kemono Jihen (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When a series of animal bodies that rot away after a single night begin appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami, a detective from Tokyo who specializes in the occult, is called to investigate. While working the case, he befriends a strange ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, investigation, mysterious death, transformation, occult, supernatural ability, uncover truth, destruction, dark past, supernatural power, battles, crimes ...
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47%
Summer Time Rendering (2022)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Upon hearing of Ushio's death, Shinpei returns to his hometown of Wakayama City on Hitogashima and reunites with his childhood friend's family. The funeral goes smoothly, but under the surface something strange is brewing on the island. ...
Style: suspense
Plot: time travel, romance, supernatural, time loop, love, life, parents, childhood, hometown, island, disney
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46%
Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, shoujo, adult animation
Plot: spirit, friendship, human animal relationship, ghost, japanese culture, supernatural, exorcist, orphan, supernatural power, japanese mythology, afterlife, folklore ...
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45%
Miss Shachiku and the Little Baby Ghost (2022)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: From sunup to sundown, Fushihara-san works ’round the clock. She spends so much time there that even the ghosts worry about her well-being! One night, Fushihara-san was working late as usual when a little ghost girl whispered to her, “Leave ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere
Plot: slice of life, supernatural, goodhearted, life, spirit, ghost, magic, healing, supernatural power, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Orenchi no Furo Jijo (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tatsumi is a high school student who lives on his own, until a merman named Wakasa takes up residence in his bathtub. His solitary lifestyle is turned upside down by the self-centered (but handsome) new roommate.
Style: satirical, entertaining, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: mermaid, slice of life, unlikely friendships, magical creature, living together, lifestyle, creature, satire, merman, boys love, gay
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42%
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: A popular manga creator becomes enmeshed in paranormal events while conducting research: Stand User Kishibe Rohan visits Italy, goes bankrupt, and more.
Style: captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: puzzle, supernatural, supernatural power, paranormal activity, private detective, trapped, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, mystery, adventure, fight, power ...
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41%
Blast of Tempest (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Kusaribe family is a family of sorcerers under the protection of the ‘Tree of Origins.’ Their princess, Hakaze Kusaribe, was the greatest sorceress of their family. But Samon Kusaribe, a member of their family seeking to resurrect the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, supernatural, time travel, apocalypse, clan, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, time paradox, warrior, brother sister relationship, showdown, unlikely friendships, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Midnight Occult Civil Servants (2019)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Miyako Arata is newly assigned to the Shinjuku Ward Office's Nighttime Regional Relations Department. Each of Tokyo's 23 wards has one such department, established to mitigate paranormal and occult-related events. Arata's special ...
Style: enigmatic, shoujo, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: deity, demon, angel, japanese mythology, kidnapping, mythology, supernatural, magic, drastic change of life, fairy, human sacrifice, teamwork ...
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39%
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Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: When Kouichi Sasakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, classmate, death, supernatural, school, curses spells and rituals, curse, high school life, teenage life, accidental death, encounter, suspicion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
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39%
Magical Girl Site (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Aya Asagiri is a middle school girl who has problems both at school with bullying and at home from physical abuse by her brother. While browsing online, a website pops up on her computer featuring a creepy looking person. This person appears to take ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, suspense, dark fantasy ...
Plot: magical girl, school, friendship, violence, supernatural, rivalry, suicide, society, childhood, bullying, brother sister relationship, magic ...
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39%
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Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires exist. It is the duty of Hellsing, an organization sponsored by the British government, to hide that frightening fact and protect the blissfully unaware populace. Along with its own personal army, Hellsing also has a few secret weapons. ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural ability, deadly creature, supernatural, monster, rivalry, heroic mission, warrior, immortality, uninhibited rivalry, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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39%
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Devils' Line (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by a devil, one of many vampires that can blend in among the human population. Anzai, her savior, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, love interest, murder, interracial relations, teenage love, school, racial prejudice, vampire bite, envy, couple relations, supernatural being ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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3x3 Eyes (1991)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: escapades, rivalry, adventure, supernatural, zombie, heroes, high school life, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, high school, destiny, dying repeatedly ...
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38%
Myriad Colors Phantom World (2016)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, in a world born of human imagination, what humans would call ghosts or monsters appear, and they come to be called "phantoms." Haruhiko Ichijō, is a first year at Hosea Academy along with his upperclassman Mai ...
Style: stylized, light, exciting, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, anthropomorphism, phantom, youth, school, good versus evil, friendship, society, magical, harem, magical creature, martial arts ...
Time: future
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38%
Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't even know left from right, the ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: alternate world, magic, death, tragedy, parallel world, time loop, adventure, supernatural, time travel, rescue, butterfly effect, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Junji Ito Collection (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of animated horror stories based on the works of Japanese artist Junji Ito.
Style: psychotronic, atmospheric, macabre, absurd, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: transformation, phobia, supernatural horror, supernatural, fear, puzzle, adaptation, model, slug, compilation, danger, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lunar Legend Tsukihime (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shiki Tohno is a boy who, after an accident as a child, is able to see strange lines coming from objects and people. He has to wear special glasses to stop seeing them. If he cuts some of these lines, he destroys people connected to them. One day he ...
Style: gothic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, mystery, haunted by the past, rivalry, heroes, super strength, romance, tragedy ...
Place: japan
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38%
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: monster, adventure, female warrior, good versus evil, supernatural ability, suffering, heroic mission, supernatural, beast, heroes, master warrior, imaginary kingdom ...
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37%
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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, exciting, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, village, good versus evil, sword, violence, friendship, japanese schoolgirl, rivalry, parents and children, family relations, high school ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%