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Wicked City (1987)
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Wicked City (1987)
Original name: 幼獣都市
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This animated Japanese film is a dark, adult-oriented thriller. A peace treaty between the Earth and the Black World, a parallel universe of spider-like aliens is coming to an end. Two cops, Taki, a human male, and Maki, a female alien, are assigned to protect a diplomat who will help secure another treaty. A radical group of aliens from the Black World are out to assassinate the diplomat and prevent the treaty; only the bond that forms between the two cops can save the Earth from destruction. Sex is strongly associated with violence in many graphic scenes; although this is intended to play a symbolic role, this theme is used excessively. The story is effective, but the film is definitely not for children or anyone easily offended.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, rough, adult animation, serious, exciting, neo noir, asian horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, beast, demon, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural, parallel world, save the world, heroic mission, space and aliens, monster, sadism, unlikely partners, female agent, agent, space wars, assassination attempt, radical, deadly creature, uninhibited rivalry, evil alien, rape, sex, end of the world, erotica ...
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and exciting films with plots about heroes, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Wicked City: Ninja Scroll (1993), Demon City Shinjuku (1988), Bio Hunter (1995), Gantz (2004), Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: hentai, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, demon, supernatural ability, obsession, apocalypse, parallel world, good versus evil, violent sex, chaos, supernatural, cheerleader, violence ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, future
Place: osaka japan, tokyo
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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, epic, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, heroes, demon, master warrior, graphic violence, supernatural, good versus evil, duel, megalomaniac, monster ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: battles, good versus evil, sword, demon, samurai, adventure, heroes, ghost, escapades, master warrior, supernatural, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Bio Hunter (1995)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A strange virus known as the Demon Virus, attacks the human genetic code, transforming people into monsters with demonic powers. One particular monster is terrorizing the streets of Tokyo. ripping open young women to devour their livers. A famed ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, demonic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, good versus evil, androids and robots, supernatural, experiment gone awry, murder, apocalypse, chaos, rivalry, vampire, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, alien encounter, save the world, rivalry, paralysis, heroes, ghost, courage, martial arts, warrior, teenage boy, mercilessness ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, serious, dark fantasy, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, werewolf, goth, adventure, bounty hunter, monster, supernatural, immortality, kidnapping, rescue, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Vampire Hunter D (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, vampire slayer, good versus evil, supernatural ability, vampire hunter, escapades, ghost, supernatural, chaos, gang, master villain ...
Time: future
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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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Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 80s
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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, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, supernatural ...
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100%
Dead Space: Aftermath (2011)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The End was only the Beginning.The year is 2509 and not only has Earth lost contact with the Ishimura and Isaac Clarke, but now also the USG O'Bannon, the first responder ship sent to rescue them. Four crew members of the O'Bannon have ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, mission gone awry, supernatural, deadly creature, survival, space travel, space and aliens, trapped in space, space mission, survival horror, extraterrestrial, struggle for survival ...
Time: future
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Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
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 ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Vampires exist. It is the duty of Hellsing, an organization sponsored by the British government, to hide that frightening fact and protect the blissfully unaware populace. Along with its own personal army, Hellsing also has a few secret weapons. ...
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Audience: teens
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Audience: teens
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dead Space: Downfall (2008)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: On a deep space mining mission to a remote planet, an ancient religious relic - thought to be proof of the existence of God - is unearthed and brought aboard. When the unholy artifact unleashes a long-dormant alien race, its glimpse of Heaven ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, disturbing ...
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Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
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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 ...
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Escaflowne: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, mecha, intense ...
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30%
InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: With their most formidable foe vanquished, Inuyasha and his comrades begin returning to their everyday lives. But their peace is fleeting as another adversary emerges: Kaguya, the self-proclaimed princess from the Moon of Legend, hatches a plot to ...
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30%
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
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30%
Space Adventure Cobra (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Sin: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It is the near future, and the city of Freeport teeters on the verge of total collapse. The twin tides of rampant crime and ruinous graft face only one barrier: the elite strike force HARDCORPS. Led by Colonel John Blade, HARDCORPS is the last force ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, futuristic, suspenseful
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