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
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?
Plot: mermaid, supernatural, tragedy, curse, law and order, police, anthropomorphism, cookie, dark fantasy
Place: china

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Most similar movies to Pet Shop of Horrors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and exciting films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, violence, imaginary, rivalry, escapades and supernatural power mostly in Animation, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Pet Shop of Horrors: Mononoke (2007), The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017), Hell Girl (2005), Another (2012), Magical Girl Site (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mononoke (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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 ...
Plot: magic, demon, supernatural power, supernatural
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The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: exciting, romantic, enigmatic, captivating, stylized
Plot: supernatural, life is a bitch, changing lives, demon, hardship, magic, young girl, mysterious stranger, slice of life, fairy, tragedy, poverty ...
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Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
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: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: vengeance, heaven and hell, justice, supernatural, supernatural horror, torment, grudge, murder, teenage boy, teenage girl, good versus evil, fear ...
Place: japan, asia
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54%
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Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
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, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, classmates, mysterious character, death, school, curse, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, school life, accidental death, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Magical Girl Site (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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
Plot: supernatural, brother sister relationship, suicide, bullying, violence, dark fantasy, blood, magical girl, lesbian subtext
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52%
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Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: legends and myths, nature, supernatural, mysterious character, ghost, imaginary, adventure, danger, supernatural ability, heroes, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Place: japan
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51%
Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: shoujo
Plot: supernatural, friendship, orphan, spirit, ghost, exorcist, japanese culture, school life, human animal relationship, secret, cat, afterlife ...
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49%
Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepop light novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others and Boogiepop At Dawn. The series is directed by ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, mysterious character, murder, evil force, deadly, nobody believes, danger, high school, ghost, terrorizing, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
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48%
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Boogiepop and Others (2019)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: psychological
Plot: high school, supernatural, mutilation, angst, gore, violence, dementia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
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: serious, scary, disturbing, dark, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, survival, danger, young heroes, imaginary, youth, ghost child, murder, prank, student, dark past ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, enigmatic ...
Plot: alternate world, magic, time loop, time travel, supernatural, tragedy, death, parallel world, adventure, rescue, parallel universe, angst ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Fairy Gone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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 ...
Plot: dark fantasy, magic, revenge, demon, supernatural, post war, fairy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, monster, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroic mission, dracula, immortality, christianity, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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43%
Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, monster, immortality, gunfight, vampire hunter, good versus evil, imaginary, massacre, warrior, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Story: The infamous Shounen Bat (Lil' Slugger) is terrorizing the residents of Musashino City. Flying around on his rollerblades and beating people down with a golden baseball bat, the assailant seems impossible to catch—much less understand. His ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, who done it, stalking, murder, partners against crime, monster, danger, mysterious character, deadly, mind game, police detective, serial killer ...
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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40%
Black Blood Brothers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Story: Remnants of a vampire clan that wanted to rule the world alone, but got defeated in a war by joined forces of other vampires and humans, kidnap the brother of a vampire war veteran. He looks for them in a secret vampire city.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, back from the dead, betrayal, vengeance, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, undead, artifact, loss of loved one ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, future
Place: japan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, violence, blood, high school, family relations, escapades, deadly creature, imaginary, heroes, young heroes, parents and children, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, tense, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, exorcism, exorcist, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, danger, heroes, anger, imaginary, ghost, mind control ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, obsessive quest, family in danger, haunted by the past, rivalry, ghost, deadly creature, deadly, family relations, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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38%
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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, suspenseful, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, danger, murder, dark fantasy, deadly creature, secret identity, youth, friends, supernatural ability, survival, hunt down, crimes ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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38%
Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes ...
Style: captivating, serious, surreal, offbeat, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, school, forbidden love, imaginary, rivalry, love, male female relationship, memory loss, protecting from truth, deadly, interracial relations ...
Place: japan, asia
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36%
The Promised Neverland (2019)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood ...
Style: rough, touching, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, murder, escapades, vengeance, dishonesty, demon, survival, danger, hopes, runaway, betrayal, death ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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36%
Tweeny Witches (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 9 min.
Story: Arusu believes in magic and it's power to do good in the world. Unfortunately for her, her fellow witches disagree, and use their powers for all sorts of neat tricks, like turning little sprites into their slaves. Realizing that this ...
Style: avant garde, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: magic, witch, friendship, fantasy world, supernatural, supernatural power, curse, warlock, school, book, child hero, magical girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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SCHOOL-LIVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Yuki Takeya, Kurumi Ebisuzawa, Yuri Wakasa, and Miki Naoki decide to stay over at school. Along with the school adviser Megumi Sakura, they suddenly find themselves to be the final survivors of a zombie attack, and continue to live and survive at ...
Style: asian horror
Plot: zombie apocalypse, high school, supernatural, zombie outbreak, zombie child, zombification, undead, walking dead, zombie attack, japanese schoolgirl, zombie violence, survival horror ...
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35%
Lunar Legend Tsukihime (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, mystery, haunted by the past, imaginary, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: japan
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34%
Blast of Tempest (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: captivating, exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, time travel, apocalypse, time paradox, love and romance, standoff, unlikely friendships, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, clan, warrior
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34%
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, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, gore, demon, vicious, danger, agent, rivalry, deadly, gory, dedication, haunted by the past ...
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32%
 8.0
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: adventure, monster, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroes, battle ...
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32%
 7.8
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Black Butler (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday, a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of despair, Ciel strikes a deal with a demon - his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, butler, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, demon, deal with the devil, aristocracy, murder, queen, young heroes, crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: england, london, europe
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32%
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Fire Force (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Year 198 of the Solar Era in Tokyo, special fire brigades are fighting against a phenomenon called spontaneous human combustion where humans beings are turned into living infernos called "Infernals". While the Infernals are first ...
Style: exciting, suspense, inspirational, psychological, captivating
Plot: fire brigade, supernatural, teamwork, law and order, terrorism, conspiracy, secret organization, danger, partners, evolution, saving a life, fire department ...
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32%
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