Movies and TV shows like Highschool of the Dead

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Highschool of the Dead (2010)
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Highschool 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: dark humor, bleak, ecchi, exciting, bloody, serious, suspenseful, absurd, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, hot and sexy, plague, survival, apocalypse, survivor, danger, student, zombie apocalypse, chaos, graphic violence, end of the world, chaos and mayhem, harem, distopia, epidemic, violence, high school, survival horror, gore, nudity (full frontal - brief), panties, dog, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Highschool of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, escapades, rivalry, heroes, violence and blood mostly in Animation, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Highschool of the Dead: BTOOOM! (2012), Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016), The Future Diary (2011), Attack on Titan (2013), Elfen Lied (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Testament of Sister New Devil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, exciting, captivating, hentai ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, harem, love, love triangle, heroes, master servant relationship, clan, supernatural, magical, good versus evil, sexuality, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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100%
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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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: danger, survival, memory loss, island, uncover truth, life turned upside down, heroes, dishonesty, mortal combat, computers and web, escapades, merciless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, monster, extinction, danger, chase, murder, courage, brutality, lone hero, death, alternate reality ...
Place: japan
⇓ 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, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: diary, survival, social misfits, battles, contests and competitions, teenage life, danger, imaginary, loner, misfit, foreknowledge, classmate ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: tense, serious, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, friendship, danger, loss of parent, transformation, friends, survival, attack, army, military, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 30K
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, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: split personality, gore, supernatural, life is a bitch, childhood trauma, sexual abuse, mutant, supernatural ability, sadism, social misfits, memory loss, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, dark fantasy, mass murder, imaginary, murder, insanity, danger, deadly, mysterious death, good versus evil, panic ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Spirit Devourer: 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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, government agency, deadly creature, heroes, mission gone awry ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, captivating, exciting, stylized, hentai ...
Plot: harem, high school, romance, erotica, demon, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, magic, angel, dragon, danger, god ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 4K
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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, monster, supernatural, rivalry, immortality, secret organization, teenage life, heroic mission, self discovery, destiny, gory, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, okinawa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 587
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: captivating, surreal, tense, suspenseful, asian horror
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, high school, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, survival horror, japanese schoolgirl, zombie attack, walking dead, living dead, bitten by a zombie, schoolgirl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 1K
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: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, angel, childhood sweetheart, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, destiny, prophecy, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (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, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, track down, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly, clergy, supernatural, monk, schoolgirl, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dance in the Vampire Bund (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Mina Tepeş, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants her race to stop hiding from the humans. Using her vast wealth, she has paid off Japan's entire national debt and by doing so, gained the right to create a ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, imaginary, supernatural, heroes, society, danger, samurai, conspiracy, tragedy, amnesia, violence, romance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 375
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, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, future dystopia, apocalypse, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, who to trust, mysterious character, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zombie Land Saga (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Horror, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A typical morning. The usual music. Their normal lives. The peace these seven girls experience will suddenly be destroyed. By the living dead... zombies. A reality that they never wanted a part of, an amazing and terrifying zombie world. They all ...
Style: exciting, dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, training, idol, dance performance, supernatural, concert, survivor, danger, chaos, music, teamwork, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.2
 7K
Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, heroes, deadly, afterlife, gory, chases and races ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, 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, serious, twists and turns, tense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, survival, young heroes, uncover truth, life turned upside down, false accusation, contests and competitions, future dystopia, frame up, supernatural, confined, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: bleak, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: imaginary, apocalypse, danger, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chaos, future dystopia, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, supernatural power, society ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 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, captivating, entertaining, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, friendship, friends, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, high school life, danger, save the world, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, rivalry, forbidden love, school, love, imaginary, deadly, memory loss, academy, supernatural power, male female relationship ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, seinen
Plot: vampire, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, danger, apocalypse, heroic mission, battles, rivalry, allies, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
From the New World (2012)
Genre: Animation, 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, captivating, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: apocalypse, coming of age, utopia, good versus evil, supernatural, society, danger, chaos, under the surface, uncover truth, monster, telekinesis ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.3
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, chaos, imaginary, society, supernatural, computers and web, technology gone awry, apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 37K
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark fantasy, danger, supernatural, murder, supernatural ability, deadly creature, youth, secret identity, friends, survival, hunt down, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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: ghost, love and romance, school, supernatural, uncover truth, left to die, haunted house, buried truth, love triangle, crimes, investigation, academy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A zombie attack brings chaos to Harvardville Airport. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield , who fought the sinister Umbrella Corporation during the Raccoon City tragedy 7 years ago, are back. In high-octane Resident Evil style, they're ready to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, danger, monster, experiment gone awry, apocalypse, supernatural, survival, chaos and mayhem, genetically altered, heroes, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.1
 4K
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, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, imaginary, danger, future dystopia, teenage love, chaos, youth, fighting the system, young heroes, terrorism, epidemic ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones.
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, secret agents, future dystopia, supernatural, dark past, paranormal phenomena, rivalry, fighting crime, escapades, investigation, danger, transformation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, danger, survival, master warrior, struggle, swords and armor, trapped, fall in love, monster, rivalry, determination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%