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: josei
Plot: mermaid, police, supernatural, tragedy, curse, anthropomorphism, cookie, dark fantasy, law and order
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 seinen, suspenseful, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, violence, demon, supernatural power, dark fantasy and gore mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Pet Shop of Horrors: Mononoke (2007), The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017), Hell Girl (2005), Mushi-Shi (2005), Natsume's Book of Friends (2008). 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: seinen
Plot: japanese mythology, magic, demon, supernatural, alcohol, supernatural power
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The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money – not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, captivating, exciting, stylized
Plot: supernatural, fairy, magic, drastic change of life, changing lives, curse, mythology, young girl, life is a bitch, first love, friendship, mysterious stranger ...
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79%
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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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, danger, good versus evil, anguish, fear ...
Place: japan, asia
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60%
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Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 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, serious, bleak, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: nature, legends and myths, mysterious character, supernatural, adventure, ghost, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, japanese mythology, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, serious, suspenseful, shoujo
Plot: friendship, spirit, supernatural, ghost, orphan, exorcist, japanese culture, human animal relationship, afterlife, supernatural power, folklore, curse ...
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52%
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Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: With his days numbered, high schooler Yuji decides to hunt down and consume the remaining 19 fingers of a deadly curse so it can die with him.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, stylized
Plot: paranormal, exorcism, secret organization, occult, tragedy, student, demon, spirit, school life, supernatural, curse, teamwork ...
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50%
Urara Maze Town Book (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This is Meiro-machi (Labyrinth Town), the town of fortune-telling. In town, there is a fortune-telling shop called Urara, where girls aspiring to be fortune-tellers come from all over the country. Chiya, who was raised in the mountains, comes to the ...
Style: seinen
Plot: supernatural, magic, slice of life, kimono, fortune telling
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, enigmatic, exciting, funny, brutal ...
Plot: violence, anthropomorphism, memory loss, hell, human experiment, fictional city, wizards and magicians, friendship, black magic, reptile, revenge, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, scary, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, dracula, supernatural, supernatural ability, anti hero, monster, rivalry, deadly creature, christianity, heroic mission, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 12K
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, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, classmate, death, classmates, curses spells and rituals, school, curse, school life, teenage life, accidental death, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: psychological, exciting, captivating, suspense, sincere
Plot: magical girl, supernatural, dark fantasy, violence, school, friendship, rivalry, childhood, suicide, blood, brother sister relationship, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural, violence, curse, ronin, friendship, adventure, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie (2021)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Story: Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous high school student who is suffering from a serious problem—his childhood friend Rika has turned into a curse and won't leave him alone. Since Rika is no ordinary curse, his plight is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a ...
Plot: school life, spirit, student, demon, paranormal, tragedy, curse, supernatural, exorcism
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43%
Boogiepop and Others (2019)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving ...
Style: seinen, psychological
Plot: supernatural, high school, violence, mutilation, angst, dementia, gore, alter ego, ogre, angel of death, academy, high school student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 17K
Mob Psycho 100 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shigeo Kageyama, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, extrasensory perception, telekinesis, ghost, school, slice of life, super powers, mentor, sibling rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, super strength, nickname ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, young heroes, youth, imaginary, survival, prank, curse, student, dark past, murder ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: supernatural, love and romance, apocalypse, time travel, brother sister relationship, unlikely friendships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, clan, standoff, time paradox, warrior, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, suspense, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, demon, danger, murder, death, violence, sword, blood, military, deadly, hate, anger ...
Time: middle ages
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40%
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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, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: alternate world, tragedy, death, magic, parallel world, time loop, supernatural, adventure, medieval, rescue, time travel, destiny ...
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39%
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In/Spectre (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At the young age of 11, Kotoko Iwanaga was abducted by youkai for two weeks and asked to become their "God of Wisdom," a mediator between the spirit and human worlds, to which the girl quickly agreed but at the cost of her right eye and ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, exciting
Plot: creature, spirit, supernatural, demon, odd couple, romance, love and romance, unrequited love, friends in love, power, youkai, demons ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, gunfight, danger, immortality, anti heroes, vampire hunter, monster, dark fantasy, good versus evil, imaginary, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cells at Work! Code Black (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Alcohol, smoking, and stress—in the body subjected to these irritants, the cells responsible for maintaining life seem to fight a war that never ends. Due to a severe shortage of workers, Red Blood Cell AA2153 has to quickly learn to deliver ...
Style: educational, seinen, humorous, intense
Plot: biology, medicine, survival, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, slice of life, cell, humanity, life philosophy, life & death, human nature, alcohol ...
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39%
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Gleipnir (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shuichi Kagaya is an ordinary high school kid in a boring little town. But when a beautiful classmate is caught in a warehouse fire, he discovers a mysterious power: he can transform into a furry dog with an oversized revolver and a zipper down his ...
Style: ecchi, seinen, captivating, light, psychological thriller
Plot: creature, supernatural, combat, monster, school, school life, student, romance, friendship, rivalry, heroic mission, teenage life ...
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38%
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Dance in the Vampire Bund (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Mina Tepeş, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants her race to stop hiding from the humans. Using her vast wealth, she has paid off Japan's entire national debt and by doing so, gained the right to create a ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, imaginary, supernatural, society, heroes, samurai, danger, romance, conspiracy, tragedy, amnesia, violence ...
Place: japan
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37%
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Kemono Jihen (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, 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: suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: supernatural, investigation, occult, mysterious death, uncover truth, fate of humanity, danger, supernatural ability, transformation, destruction, double life, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tsunami is an ancient gaurdian fom days long ago when the Mother Spirit created Daemons and Gaurdians to aid a fledgling human race. Tsunami becomes involved with a woman who has just lost her fiance and her arm and now wants to figure out why this ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: vampire, imaginary, master villain, life is a bitch, chaos, battles, tsunami, apocalypse, technology gone awry, survival, heroic mission, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
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Fairy Gone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Once upon a time, fairies were tools of war. The story takes place in a world where fairies possess and dwell in animals, giving them mysterious abilities. By removing the organs of a possessed animal and transplanting them into humans, fairies can ...
Style: captivating, visually appealing, twists and turns, bleak
Plot: supernatural, dark fantasy, fairy, demon, magic, revenge, catastrophe, post war, terrorism, fantasy world, government
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, violence, blood, demon, doll, immortality, female vampire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
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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, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, violence, village, deadly creature, good versus evil, sword, danger, school life, friendship, japanese schoolgirl, family relations ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest, family in danger, haunted by the past, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, family relations, ghost, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%