Movies and TV shows like Saint Seiya

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Saint Seiya (1986)
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Saint Seiya (1986)
Original name: 聖闘士星矢
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ages ago, the goddess Athena was served by fighters called Saints who channeled the power of the Cosmos within them. Now a youth named Seiya has trained to become a Saint himself by earning the mystical Cloth of Pegasus. He is joined by other Saints with Cloths of their own to fight for Athena.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, knight, master warrior, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, rescue, evil force, adventure, supernatural, save the world, destiny, protector, heroic mission, rivalry, supernatural ability, reincarnation, courage, zodiac, heroes, prophecy, sword fight, god or devil, cult, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, greece

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Most similar movies to Saint Seiya

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about imaginary, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Saint Seiya: Sailor Moon (1992), Claymore (2007), Bleach (2004), Fate/Zero (2011), Wolf's Rain (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, save the world, master warrior, reincarnation, imaginary, legends and myths, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
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Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, princess, superhero, save the world, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, cat, school, supernatural ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
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100%
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, 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, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, suffering, imaginary, danger, heroic mission, beast, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
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100%
Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Warriors called "Saints" are the champions of hope who have always appeared since the Age of Myth whenever evil threatens the world. In this present day story, many years since the long fought "Holy War" we find Saori Kido, a ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, adventure, danger, master warrior, reincarnation, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, heroes, destiny, hopes, supernatural ability, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, evil force, youth, rivalry, heroic mission, supernatural ability, martial arts, heroic, death, danger, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: ninja, master warrior, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan
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Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Holy Grail - Pursuing the power of the "Holy Grail" which grants a miracle, this is a contest in which seven magi summon seven Heroic Spirits to compete for it. In that battle whose conclusion was postponed three times, now, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, holy grail, king arthur, epic battle, supernatural, mortal combat, ambition, escapades, rivalry, priest, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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100%
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Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, apocalypse, danger, good versus evil, wolf, legends and myths, androids and robots, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, reboot
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Usagi Tsukino is chosen to be a guardian of justice and is sent on a quest to locate a Silver Crystal before the Dark Kingdom invades the Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary, superhuman powers, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, duel, escapades, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, imaginary, mind control ...
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Edward and Alphonse Elric's reckless disregard for alchemy's fun­damental laws ripped half of Ed's limbs from his body and left Al's soul clinging to a cold suit of armor. To restore what was lost, the brothers scour a war-torn ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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100%
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Five young warriors are recruited to be Knights of the Zodiac, an elite cosmic force dedicated to protecting the Greek goddess Athena and the planet Earth.
Style: reboot, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, czech republic ...
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33%
Scrapped Princess (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Pacifica Casull is the most feared and hated person by the followers of the God Mauser. Known as the Scrapped Princess, she is the poison that will destroy the world. To avoid being killed by the zealots of Mauser, Pacifica and her adoptive brother ...
Style: serious, captivating, mecha
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
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Time: 2010s
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Sakura Wars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
TV show
Story: At the beginning of 1900's, Sakura Shinguji received the mission of defending imperial capital Tokyo and came from Sendai to Tokyo. But, the post which she was assigned was the floral unit of the popular opera group at that time. She tries to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Audience: kids, boys' night
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Place: japan, new york, france, tokyo
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31%
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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30%
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Blood+ (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
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Time: future
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29%
Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 51 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Wolverine and the X-Men (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Wolverine and the X-Men was an American cartoon series by Marvel Animation. It is the fourth animated adaptation of the X-Men characters, the other three being Pryde of the X-Men, X-Men: The Animated Series, and X-Men: Evolution.
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
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Time: 2000s
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29%
Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, serious, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Witchblade (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
TV show
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Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, policewoman, supernatural, adventure, super weapon, future dystopia, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural power ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Masters of the Universe vs. the Snake Men (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series. Developed for television by Michael Halperin, who created the original series, it was animated by Mike Young Productions. It served as an update of the 1980s series of ...
Style: exciting, serious, reboot, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, evil witch, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, heir heiress, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, master warrior ...
Time: 2000s
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29%