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Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (1999)
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Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (1999)
Original name: Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy is saved from death at the hands of bandits by a passing swordsman. The swordsman offers to take the boy in as his apprentice and renames him "Kenshin". After years of training, Kenshin abandons his master to join the growing revolution against the Tokugawa shogunate.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, gothic
Plot: master warrior, samurai, martial arts, revolution, heroes, hopes, redemption, idealism, treason, tragedy, adventure, civil war, politics, betrayal, danger, haunted by the past, heroic mission, political unrest, rebelliousness, lone wolves, rivalry, righting the wronged, romance, fencing, kung fu ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, master warrior, adventure, escapades and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal: Samurai X: Reflection (2001), Ikki tousen (2003), Samurai 7 (2004), Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002), Street Fighter II: V (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Meiji Era was one of great renewal for Japan, where swords and killing were outlawed. However, many survivors from the time of Revolution still live, lurking in the shadows and waiting for a chance to use their killing blades again. Only Kenshin ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
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Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desparate ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
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Time: ancient times
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Samurai X: Reflection (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
TV show
Story: Despite his happy marriage to Kamiya Kaoru and the birth of their first child, Kenji, Himura Kenshin continues his tireless search for atonement even as illness threatens to claim his life and rob him of him of his memories.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Plot: samurai, family problems, hopes, starting over, haunted by the past, tragedy, family relations, righting the wronged, estrangement, heroes, romance, homecoming ...
Place: japan, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ikki tousen (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
TV show
Story: Seven schools are constantly "at war" with each other, and the students have become skilled fighters and constantly battle with rival schools. Their lives and fates are guided by strange jewels that contain the spirits and destinies of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Samurai 7 is a 2004 anime TV series, produced by Gonzo and based on Akira Kurosawa's highly regarded 1954 movie Seven Samurai. The series was directed by Toshifumi Takizawa and its music was composed by Kaoru Wada and Eitetsu Hayashi. There are ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is an anime series developed by Sunrise and directed by Mitsuo Fukuda. As with other series from the Gundam franchise, Gundam SEED takes place in a parallel timeline, in this case the Cosmic Era, the first to do so. In this ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Street Fighter II: V (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Street Fighter II: V, is an anime series based on the fighting game Street Fighter II. Directed by Gisaburo Sugii, the series first aired in Japan in 1995, from April 10 to November 27, on YTV. An English adaptation of the series was produced by the ...
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese animated television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 26 volumes of the original 42 volume Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama The ...
Style: serious, humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
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28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas - The Myth of Hades (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
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Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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