Movies and TV shows like High School of the Dead

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High School of the Dead (2010)
 7.2
 13K
High School of the Dead (2010)
Original name: 学園黙示録 HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, Takashi Komuro and several of his classmates at Fujimi High School try to survive the apocalypse.
Style: ecchi, bleak, exciting, bloody, serious, suspenseful, absurd, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, hot and sexy, survival, survivor, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, dark humor, zombie apocalypse, student, harem, chaos, graphic violence, distopia, end of the world, chaos and mayhem, high school, survival horror, dog, teenager, escapades, transformation, nurse, human existence, zombie survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to High School of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil and death mostly in Animation, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like High School of the Dead: BTOOOM! (2012), Sword Art Online (2012), The Future Diary (2011), Attack on Titan (2013), Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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BTOOOM! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Btooom!, stylized as BTOOOM!, is a Japanese manga series written by Jun'ya Inoue and serialized in Weekly Comic Bunch and later in Monthly Comic Bunch. An anime adaptation by Madhouse aired in Japan on Tokyo MX and was streamed with English ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: survival, island, memory loss, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mortal combat, dishonesty, computers and web, escapades, merciless, heroes, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Testament of Sister New Devil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Basara Toujou met his two cute little sisters, Mio Naruse and Maria Naruse. The two sisters revealed themselves as a member of the demon clan and Basara as a member of hero clan, demon clan's enemy, and is not related by family. Mio is the ...
Style: ecchi, entertaining, hentai, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: harem, demon, master servant relationship, heroes, love triangle, romance, love, good versus evil, magical, fight scenes, supernatural, succubus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, touching, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, trapped, determination, master warrior, survival, monster, swords and armor, struggle, rivalry, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Future Diary (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yukiteru Amano (Yuki) is a loner who never really interact with people and prefers writing a diary on his cell phone with his only companion being an imaginary friend named Deus Ex Machina, the God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: social misfits, contests and competitions, survival, battles, diary, teenage life, loner, misfit, foreknowledge, supernatural, power struggle, classmate ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 9.0
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Attack on Titan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, mysterious, disturbing ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, giant monster, friendship, destruction, attack, transformation, friends, death, military, threat, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Compilation film of the first half of the TV series.
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, mutation, extinction, steampunk, courage, murder, chase, death, monster, brutality, fight scenes, fictional war ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
High School DxD (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story follows Issei Hyōdō, a dim-witted, lecherous second-year high school student who is killed by a girl on his first date ever. Issei is reincarnated as a devil, and from that day forward, he serves as an underling of Riasu, a high-level ...
Style: ecchi, exciting, hentai, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: harem, high school, romance, demon, supernatural, erotica, curses spells and rituals, magic, angel, female nudity, god, dragon ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 880
SCHOOL-LIVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yuki Takeya, Kurumi Ebisuzawa, Yuri Wakasa, and Miki Naoki decide to stay over at school. Along with the school adviser Megumi Sakura, they suddenly find themselves to be the final survivors of a zombie attack, and continue to live and survive at ...
Style: surreal, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, survival horror, zombie outbreak, zombie, living dead, high school, walking dead, schoolgirl, zombie attack, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, adult animation ...
Plot: torture, murder, psychopath, village, psychic, fear, student, under the surface, crimes, disappearance, mystery, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 3K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, insanity, desperation, mass murder, good versus evil, panic, mysterious death, fear, life after death, paranormal phenomena ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 5K
Guilty Crown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitaminA program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability ...
Style: mecha, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, fighting the system, young heroes, heroes, distopia, chaos, youth, teenage love, supernatural ability, apocalypse, post apocalypse, supernatural ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 51K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ken Kaneki is a bookworm college student who meets a girl names Rize at a cafe he frequents. They're the same age and have the same interests, so they quickly become close. Little does Kaneki know that Rize is a ghoul - a kind of monster that ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly creature, secret identity, youth, survival, friends, graphic violence, crimes, good versus evil, genetically altered ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.7
 38K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: dark fantasy, epic, exciting, dark, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, vengeance, one man army, massacre, mercenary, destiny, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, adventure, determination ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Death is the main attraction in Deadman Wonderland, from the studio that brought you Samurai Champloo and Ergo Proxy. Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He’s framed for the carnage, ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: prison, young heroes, life turned upside down, survival, uncover truth, contests and competitions, false accusation, future dystopia, frame up, supernatural, confined, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Ga-Rei-Zero (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two friends, daughters of exorcists, who are now members of the government's secret Supernatural Disaster Countermeasures Division that fights demons when they appear in Japan.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, heir, rivalry, supernatural ability, deadly creature, government agency, escapades, curses spells and rituals, mission gone awry, heroes, revenge ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Corpse Princess (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Corpse Princess is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, adventure, track down, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, clergy, monk, schoolgirl, murder, heroes, teenage life ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.0
 33K
Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, ecchi, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: split personality, life is a bitch, childhood trauma, social misfits, sadism, evil, memory loss, supernatural, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, sexual abuse, suffering ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 2K
X (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kamui Shirou and Fuuma Monou have been best friends ever since they were kids. Fate, however, separates them when Fuuma's mother died under a mysterious circumstances. Fast forward, 6 years later, a 16 year old Kamui has now returned to Tokyo ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: childhood sweetheart, chosen one, supernatural, heroes, angel, battles, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, save the world, destiny, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Unlimited Psychic Squad (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A breeze flutters the lovely silver hair atop the head of a young man wearing a uniform so black, it seems to be mourning something. His name is Hyoubu Kyousuke. He commands the criminal esper organization P.A.N.D.R.A. and continues to soar on ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, rebellion, on the run, escapades, supernatural, mind control, lifesaver, revolution, supernatural ability, fugitives, genetically altered, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Vampire Princess Miyu (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, strong female presence, graphic violence, high school life, love triangle, curses spells and rituals, high school, destiny, heroes, hopes, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 403
Gilgamesh (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Over a decade ago, a group of scientists carried out experiments at the Tomb of Gilgamesh, the supposed resting place of the demigod subject of an ages-old myth. After the work at the "Heaven's Gate" facility was abruptly halted, a ...
Style: cynical, serious, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, apocalypse, future dystopia, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, who to trust, rivalry, mysterious character, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a first-year high school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school's old building, he meets a girl named Yuuko Kanoe who reveals herself as a ghost ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: school, ghost, love and romance, supernatural, uncover truth, left to die, love triangle, haunted house, hidden truth, crimes, investigation, academy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 263
Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2004, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on July 2, 2009.
Style: stylized, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, supernatural, apocalypse, heroes, supernatural ability, future dystopia, adventure, chaos, supernatural power, society, friends, superhuman powers ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 109
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, good versus evil, friendship, heroic mission, rivalry, teenage life, young heroes, friends, high school life, supernatural, save the world, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the year 1973, alien species known as BETA (Beings of Extra Terrestrial origin which is Adversary of human race) came to invade earth. During the next 30 years, they have conquered most of the Eurasian continent, effectively decreasing the world ...
Style: exciting, serious, ecchi, captivating, tense ...
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, save the day, space and aliens, weapon system, military, super weapon, chaos, androids and robots, heroes, escapades, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Trinity Blood (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Many centuries ago, man's Armageddon gave birth to the vampires' wrath. As man and immortal clash, a reality-shattering threat looms. Hope resides solely in a new breed of hunter operating under the Vatican's authority. The true ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, seinen
Plot: vampire, adventure, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, apocalypse, heroic mission, rivalry, allies, battles, survival, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 4K
Inuyashiki (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he’s constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he’s done ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, murder, androids, robot vs. robot, heroes, hopes, alien contact, crimes, adaptation, father daughter relationship, male nudity, super strength ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
From the New World (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Born into a world 1000 years in our future, Saki and her friends live in utopia. Not only is their idyllic community overflowing with resources, but technology is obsolete, thanks to a magical power that grants the ability to materialize anything. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: coming of age, utopia, good versus evil, apocalypse, society, supernatural, chaos, under the surface, uncover truth, monster, friendship, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 610
Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, supernatural, society, chaos, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, life is a bitch, man versus machine, a.i., rivalry, ghost ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 3K
Black Bullet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Gastrea menyebar seperti api, membuat setiap wadah yang terinfeksi bermutasi dengan cepat, mendapatkan kekuatan baru dan kemampuan dengan setiap tahap perkembangan, bahkan saat mereka terus menyerang, membunuh dan menginfeksi beberapa host ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, curses spells and rituals, plague, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, post apocalypse, monster, earth, life is a bitch, evil, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%