Movies and TV shows like Pet Shop of Horrors

If you like "Pet Shop of Horrors" you are looking for josei movies or TV shows about / with mermaid, police, supernatural, tragedy, curse, anthropomorphism and law and order themes of Animation, Fantasy and Horror genre shot in Japan.
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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, law and order, cookie, dark fantasy
Place: china, los angeles

Most similar movies to Pet Shop of Horrors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out seinen, serious, psychological and exciting films and TV series with plots about supernatural, violence, danger, demon, blood, death and gore mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Pet Shop of Horrors: Mononoke (2007), The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017), Dorohedoro (2020), Hell Girl (2005), Mushi-Shi (2005). 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: magic, demon, japanese mythology, alcohol, supernatural power, supernatural
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100%
The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, 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, exciting, captivating, stylized
Plot: supernatural, life is a bitch, magic, changing lives, demon, young girl, mysterious stranger, fairy, curse, tragedy, hardship, mythology ...
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86%
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Dorohedoro (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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: anthropomorphism, violence, memory loss, hell, reptile, wizards and magicians, revenge, search, fictional city, recovery, human experiment, villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: serious, exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, danger, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, fear, anguish, teenage girl ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 12K
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, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, escapades, mystery, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, shoujo
Plot: supernatural, friendship, spirit, ghost, orphan, exorcist, human animal relationship, japanese culture, afterlife, supernatural power, curse, folklore ...
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54%
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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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, supernatural, heroic mission, supernatural ability, warrior, dracula, christianity, monster, rivalry, deadly creature, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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SCHOOL-LIVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, japanese schoolgirl, zombie, zombie outbreak, high school, supernatural, zombification, zombie child, living dead, undead, zombie attack, survival horror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
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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, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, classmate, death, classmates, school, curses spells and rituals, curse, danger, teenage life, school life, accidental death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: slice of life, magic, supernatural, kimono, fortune telling
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, captivating, suspense, exciting, sincere
Plot: dark fantasy, violence, supernatural, magical girl, friendship, school, brother sister relationship, rivalry, childhood, bullying, suicide, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: seinen, ecchi, psychological thriller
Plot: blood, creature, monster, supernatural, combat, school, romance, school life, student, fire
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ...
Plot: creature, supernatural, demon, power, spirit, romance, alcohol, demons
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ...
Plot: supernatural, fairy, dark fantasy, demon, revenge, magic, catastrophe, post war
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: scary, serious, dark, disturbing, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, youth, imaginary, young heroes, survival, dark past, prank, murder, curse, student ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, gunfight, immortality, monster, vampire hunter, imaginary, anti heroes, superhuman powers, dark fantasy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: gore, violence, supernatural, angst, high school, dementia, mutilation
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, mysterious character, nobody believes, evil force, murder, danger, deadly, high school, doctors and patients, crimes, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, time travel, time paradox, apocalypse, love and romance, brother sister relationship, unlikely friendships, clan, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, showdown, standoff, warrior ...
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41%
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, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, family in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, ghost, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hozuki's Coolheadedness (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hozuki is the chief of staff to the great king of Japanese Hell, King Enma. Dedicated, unflappable and super-sadistic, he oversees the day-to-day operations of Hell, from diplomatic relations with the other Hells to ensuring proper torture of the ...
Style: captivating, tense, light, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: afterlife, hell, violence, mythology, law and order, supernatural, deity, demon, torture, bdsm, death, society ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fire Force (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, inspirational, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: supernatural, fire brigade, law and order, teamwork, secret organization, conspiracy, terrorism, partners, danger, saving a life, fire department, evolution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Devilman Lady (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A supermodel is attacked by a monster which brings her inner devil out. However, she doesn't let go of her humanity, so a secret government agency asks her to help them fight the demonic forces that secretly threaten Japan and the world.
Plot: monster, demon, supermodel, multiple monsters, superhero
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40%
Movie in collections
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 4K
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, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, death, sword, violence, demon, danger, blood, military, deadly, anger, hate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: alternate world, magic, time loop, death, tragedy, supernatural, parallel universe, parallel world, adventure, time travel, rescue, medieval ...
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38%
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, escapades, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, tsunami, battles, chaos, apocalypse, technology gone awry, survival, heroic mission, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
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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: adventure, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, heroes, female warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
B: The Beginning (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force just as serial killer "B" emerges. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, exciting, tense
Plot: police, secret organization, revenge, supernatural, brainwashing, massacre, dark fantasy, violence, investigation, law and order, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, demon, doll, blood, violence, immortality, female vampire
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Devil Man - Volume 1: The Birth (1987)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Akira is just another normal kid in modern-day Tokyo, until an old friend of his, Ryo, shows up and turns his world upside down. Akira learns that there is an upcoming war of demons on humanity and he has just been enlisted for a major tour of duty. ...
Plot: destruction, bathtub, demon, friendship, transformation, breasts, devil, gore, anti heroes, superhero, blood, anti hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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