Movies and TV shows like Saint Seiya

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Saint Seiya (1986)
 8.4
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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, rescue, evil force, adventure, supernatural, save the world, destiny, protector, rivalry, heroic mission, supernatural ability, reincarnation, heroes, courage, zodiac, sword fight, god or devil, cult, escapades, prophecy, swords and armor, curses spells and rituals ...
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 adventure, danger, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, escapades and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Saint Seiya: Sailor Moon (1992), Fate/Zero (2011), Claymore (2007), Sailor Moon Crystal (2014), Bleach (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (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
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, master warrior, save the world, legends and myths, reincarnation, betrayal, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
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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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, master warrior, reincarnation, adventure, destiny, heroes, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, hopes, legends and myths, good versus evil, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 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, shoujo ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, princess, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, school, rivalry, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Naruto: 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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, rescue, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, martial arts, fight ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, holy grail, epic battle, king arthur, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, ambition, mortal combat, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, superhuman powers, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, magic, girl, space travel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
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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: heroic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, youth, martial arts, rivalry, evil force, supernatural ability, good versus evil, teenage life, master warrior, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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 ...
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Audience: family outing, teens, kids
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: captivating, serious, seinen, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
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: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, ghost, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, master villain, master warrior, escapades, battles, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saint Seiya: Saintia Sho (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The whole Sanctuary was misled into danger due to the civil war instigated by the Gemini Gold Saint, Saga. Our story begins right after the end of those events... This is a story of the girls protecting Athena. These are the records of love and ...
Style: seinen, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 24 min.
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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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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, stylized, humorous, futuristic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Basilisk (2005)
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1614 AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession of a scroll. The prize: the annihilation of the other and the staunch ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, humorous, feel good ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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32%
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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
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50%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 51 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, save the world, superhuman powers, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, master warrior, supernatural ability, rivalry, master villain, supernatural, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Blood+ (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite channel, Animax, as well as on terrestrial ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
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