Movies and TV shows like Shaman King

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Shaman King (2001)
 8.1
 5K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping him are his friends Manta, Horo Horo, Ryu, and his samurai ghost partner, Amidamaru. Once every 500 years, there's an event called the Shaman Fight, and whoever wins becomes the Shaman King and can use the most powerful spirits ever. Asakura Yoh comes to Tokyo to train and become the Shaman King. Accompanied by many friends, he defeats many enemies along and the way, and gets more friends. Yoh is a young shaman, one who can see and communicate with spirits. Shaman's also have another power,the ability to unify with spirits and use the spirit's fighting skills. Yoh is training to become the Shaman King, strongest among all Shamans, a title won by winning the Grand Tournament that takes place every 500 years. Helping him are his best friend Morty, a short kid who can also see ghosts, Amidamaru, an old samurai and his spirit partner, and his fiance Ana, a spirit meduim and his trainer. However, another Shaman family is trying to keep Yoh out of the tournament. Along the way he meets a bunch of other misfit ghosts and wannabe Shamans.
Style: emotional, exciting, semi serious, captivating, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural ability, master warrior, youth, samurai, contests and competitions, ambition, young heroes, best friends, friends, shaman, save the world, teenage life, rivalry, championship, duel, danger, young people, reward, evil force, fight for supremacy, adventure ...
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry and imaginary mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Shaman King: Hunter x Hunter (2011), Bleach (2004), Naruto (2002), Soul Eater (2008), Naruto Shippuden (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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 8.1
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
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 ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.3
 66K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 11K
Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, school, partners, supernatural, good versus evil, transformation, master warrior, witch, save the world, friendship, super weapon, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, saga
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, master warrior, heroes, team, friendship, young heroes, ninja, villain, good versus evil, mission, adventure, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Beyblade: The Movie - Fierce Battle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 5K
Beyblade (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three or four friends roam to various cities to win beyblade battles. In these battles, everyone has his/her special moves and have some common enemies like lio which has tornado type beyblade. Everyone wants to become best of all and so on. -kunal ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 3K
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 5K
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, save the world, good versus evil, superhero, young heroes, princess, heroic mission, adventure, school, imaginary, supernatural, cat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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TV show
Story: Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 11K
Sailor Moon (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 4K
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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TV show
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Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.7
 4K
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 163
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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TV show
Story: Pretty Cure, known in Japan as Futari wa Pretty Cure, is a Japanese magical girl anime series produced by Toei Animation and broadcast across Japan by Animax, TV Asahi and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation. It is the first series in the Pretty Cure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Metal Fight Beyblade is a Japanese manga created by Takafumi Adachi. It is also an anime production based on the original. It is currently being serialized by the monthly CoroCoro Comic.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ginta Tiramizu is an average school student but keeps on having weird dreams about an amazing land. One day, something strange happens and Ginta appears in his fantasy. Together with Ginta's friends on the way, he will be able to fight an evil ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, superhero, rivalry, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, androids and robots, battles, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, danger, rescue, save the world, escapades, creature ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: duel, heroic mission, adventure, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, mind control, riddles and clues, rivalry, imaginary, escapades, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, heroes, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, ghost, young heroes, danger, master warrior, imaginary, escapades, master villain ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 93
Asura Cryin' (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tomoharu is a normal high school student... except for the fact that he is never alone. Haunted by the ghost of his dead childhood friend, he moves into a new residence at the beginning of the school year. Life turns out to be a little more ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, good versus evil, friends, heroic mission, young heroes, teenage life, high school life, save the world, danger, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 910
Slugterra (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Following his father's death, 15-year-old Eli Shane embraces his destiny to follow in his dad's footsteps to a secret, subterranean world called Slugterra where he is determined to be the greatest Slugslinging hero of them all!
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, supernatural, slug, young heroes, rivalry, ambition, heroes, super weapon, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja is an American animated television series created by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas for Disney XD. It is produced by Titmouse, Inc. and Boulder Media Limited. Many of the character designs were supplied by Jhonen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, young heroes, disorder, youth, danger, super weapon, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Legend of Korra (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that premiered on the Nickelodeon television network in 2012. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to their series Avatar: The Last Airbender, which ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, funny
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magical, friendship, young heroes, chosen one, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, supernatural ability, journey, youth, master warrior, adventure ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%