Movies like Sword for Truth

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Sword for Truth (1990)
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Sword for Truth (1990)
Original name: 修羅之介斬魔劍 死鎌紋の男
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shurannosuke Sakaki is a masterless samurai with a razor-sharp katana and a cold-hearted personality. Whenever you see the mark of two crossed scythes on his back, death is sure to follow. Because of his exceptional swordsmanship, Shurannosuke is hired by the Nakura Clan to rescue Princess Mayu from the Seki Ninja. In this mission, he must use his full potential to survive the Seki Ninja's notorious henchmen.
Style: manga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, adult animation
Plot: samurai, adventure, heroes, military, supernatural, battles, rescue, master warrior, escapades, rivalry, strong violent content, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, battle zone, lesbian, horse, martial arts, princess, drugs, ninja, tiger, sex scene, water ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Sword for Truth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sword for Truth: Ninja Scroll (1993), Demon City Shinjuku (1988), Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006), The Prophecy (2005), Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, sexy, stylized, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, demon, supernatural, heroes, transformation, master warrior, good versus evil, graphic violence, duel, ninja warrior ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, ...
Style: manga, ecchi, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, sword, demon, cyberpunk, good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroes, ghost, escapades, master warrior, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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, entertaining, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, rescue, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, martial arts, superhero ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inuyasha and his brother, Sesshomaru, each inherited a sword from their father after his death. However, their father had a third sword, named Sounga, that he sealed away. Seven hundreds years after his death, Sounga awakens and threatens ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, master warrior, youth, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, superhero, magic ...
Place: japan, asia
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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation I: Heir to the Stars (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087. The Titans, a bellicose faction among the Earth Federation Forces, grows powerful and tyrannical, even using poison gas to suppress a civil unrest. Dissident soldiers from the same military stand against them, forming a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, exciting, mecha ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Band of the Hawk participates in the Midland war campaign. On the bloody battlefield, they conquer decisive victories that lead them to Doldrey, an old fortress that will decide the outcome of the war.
Style: serious, manga
Plot: battles, good versus evil, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, adventure, escapades, graphic violence, demon, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
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Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Karakura Town, unidentifiable spirits begin appearing en mases. While attempting to deal with these strange souls, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki meet Senna, a mysterious shinigami who wipes out most of them. Senna refuses to answer any ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: escapades, adventure, vengeance, mystery, supernatural ability, samurai, rivalry, ghost, supernatural, kidnapping, superhero, heroes ...
Place: japan, asia
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Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, War
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: exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, pacifism, battles, good versus evil, hopes, crimes, heroes, superhero, rivalry, society, adventure, escapades ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shirou Emiya finds himself an unwilling participant in a deadly competition where seven Mages summon heroic spirits as servants to duel each other to the death. They compete for the chance to make a wish from the Holy Grail, which has the power to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: holy grail, contests and competitions, magic, rivalry, ambition, young heroes, mortal combat, supernatural, escapades, wizards and magicians, epic battle, adventure ...
Place: japan
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The Prophecy (2005)
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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Place: japan, tokyo, asia, europe, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bleach the Movie: The DiamondDust Rebellion (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When an artifact known as the "King's Seal" is stolen during transport from Soul Society, Hitsugaya Toushirou is assigned to retrieve it. Toushirou goes missing after a battle with the thieves, leading Seireitei to suspect him of ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, heroic
Plot: samurai, adventure, heroes, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, false accusation, supernatural power, monster, parallel universe, martial arts, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Bleach: Fade to Black (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious reiatsu (spiritual particle) explosion occurs in the center of Seireitei in Soul Society, causing it to be destroyed. At the exact same time, a major change overwhelms Kuchiki Rukia, which leaves her losing something important inside. ...
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The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014)
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Duration: 112 min.
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Street Fighter Alpha: Generations (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When Ryu returns to pay homage to his deceased mentor, Gouken, he is tormented by disturbing memories of his master's killer (Gouki). In a quest to become a true martial arts master, he sets out to hone his street fighting skills and deliver ...
Style: serious, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
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Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, emotional, epic
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Street Fighter II: V (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Karas: The Revelation (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the city of Shinjuku, a conflict between a rouge Karas by the name of Eko and the "will of the city" rage in a conflict for dominance. A Karas brought about to fight the rouge has fallen, leaving the city and its inhabitants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
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Fate/Zero (2011)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A year has passed since Guts parted ways with the Band of the Hawks. Meanwhile, his former mercenary group is plotting a rescue mission to save an imprisoned Griffith.
Style: adult animation, serious, suspense, dark, macabre ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Naruto the Movie 3: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demons that once almost destroyed the world, are revived by someone. To prevent the world from being destroyed, the demon has to be sealed and the only one who can do it is the shrine maiden Shion from the country of demons, who has two powers; one ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: serious, stylized, surreal, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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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
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Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Style: suspense, stylized, atmospheric, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of Halloween to hunt down vampires. Saya asks David to give a new ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%