Movies and TV shows like Blue Exorcist

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Blue Exorcist (2011)
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Blue Exorcist (2011)
Original name: 青の祓魔師
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Humans live in the world of Assiah, demons in Gehenna. The two dimensions are not meant to interfere with each other, but demons still possess creatures in Assiah in spite of this. The humans who can fight these demons are known as exorcists. Rin Okumura is a boy who bears the curse of being Satan's illegitimate son. His foster father sacrificed himself to save him from demons. To avenge his foster father's death as well as to prove himself, Rin decides to follow the path of an exorcist.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, stylized, dark fantasy, not serious, seinen
Plot: demon, supernatural, danger, exorcist, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, friendship, rivalry, imaginary, heroes, god or devil, school, ghost, mutant, mind control, anger, violence spree, teamwork, heaven and hell, human host, magic, tragedy, super strength, sibling rivalry, drastic change of life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, vatican

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Most similar movies to Blue Exorcist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, demon, rivalry, friendship, supernatural power and adventure mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Blue Exorcist: Noragami (2014), Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019), Bleach (2004), Tokyo Ghoul (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Noragami (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world consists of two parts: the near shore and far shore. The near shore is the place where people reside, while the far shore is the place for deities and ayakashi, which are emotional fragments that can posses humans and cause trouble. So it ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, captivating, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deity, ghost, god, friendship, love and romance, supernatural romance, curses spells and rituals, high school, sword fight, spirit, goddess ...
Place: japan
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Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rin Okumura is raised by a famous exorcist named Father Fujimoto. After an argument between the two, Rin discovers he is the son of the devil. Rin decides to fight his fate by joining the True Cross Academy to become an exorcist and defeat demons. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: demon, satan, adventure, good versus evil, academy, heroic mission, parallel world, supernatural, rivalry, brother brother relationship, exorcism, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, dark fantasy, humorous, manga ...
Plot: demon, adventure, death, danger, friendship, murder, violence, supernatural, sword, mentor, magic, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.1
 48K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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 ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, comic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, adventure, heroic mission, danger, evil force, rivalry, martial arts, supernatural ability, good versus evil, teenage life, master warrior, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: supernatural, murder, supernatural ability, danger, youth, secret identity, deadly creature, survival, friends, good versus evil, crimes, deadly ...
Place: japan, tokyo, east asia, asia
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75%
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Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: With his days numbered, high schooler Yuji decides to hunt down and consume the remaining 19 fingers of a deadly curse so it can die with him.
Style: captivating, disturbing, stylized, suspense, dark fantasy
Plot: exorcism, paranormal, secret organization, tragedy, demon, supernatural, teamwork, friendship, occult, curse, high school life, spirit ...
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100%
Seraph of the End (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2012, the world allegedly comes to an end at the hands of a human-made virus, ravaging the global populace and leaving only children untouched. It is at this time that vampires emerge from the recesses of the earth, likely followed by age-old ...
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, vampirism, demon, super strength, angel, sword, post apocalypse, weapons, supernatural power, virus, supernatural, vampire ...
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100%
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Blood Lad (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Staz is a vampire from the surreal "Demon World", and Fuyumi, an ordinary girl, accidentally wanders into the Demon World through a portal. Subsequently after meeting each other, Fuyumi is killed by a carnivorous plant and turned into a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, surreal, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, ghost, demon, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, danger, battles, king, love and romance, friendship, magic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ushio and Tora (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ushio thinks that his father's talk of an ancient ancestor impaling a demon on a temple altar stone with the legendary Beast Spear is nuts, but when he finds the monster in his own basement, Ushio has to take another look at the family legend! ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, humorous, dark fantasy
Plot: ghost, demon, supernatural, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, curse, save the world, danger, paranormal activity, high school life, school life ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, monster, survival, trapped, master warrior, determination, swords and armor, warrior, rivalry, struggle ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Foiled by a hero when he’s inches away from conquering the world, the devil finds himself in modern-day Tokyo. With no real-world skills to speak of, the devil is forced to make ends meet flipping burgers at a fast food joint! To stall any further ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, workplace, rivalry, demon, hopes, imaginary, workplace situations, fast food, danger, curses spells and rituals, redemption, disorder ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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25%
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Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, friendship, ronin, curse, adventure, violence, supernatural, danger, supernatural power, losing-it hero, virgin sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, sincere, humorous
Plot: adventure, parallel world, friendship, dragon, danger, fantasy world, murder, demon, death, reincarnation, heroes, underground ...
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K Project (2012)
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Story: Shiro is an easygoing teenager content with just being a student—until his seemingly perfect life is halted when a bloodthirsty clan, glowing red with fire, attempts to kill him in the streets. Unbeknownst to Shiro, he is suspected of murdering a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, twists and turns
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Place: japan
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Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
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67%
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XXXHOLiC (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Story: Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-schooler, is troubled by monsters and spirits who are magically attracted to him. However, nobody else can see them but him. One day, Watanuki stumbles into a shop that grants wishes, and encounters Yuko Ichihara, a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 288 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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100%
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Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half Youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, captivating, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Chrono Crusade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Chrono Crusade, in first position known as Chrno Crusade due to a typo in the original logo, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Moriyama. It was originally published by Kadokawa Shoten in Comic Dragon, then a special issue ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, tragic ending
Plot: supernatural, exorcist, demon, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary, danger, escapades, clergy, mind control, destiny, rivalry ...
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60%
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 ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, humorous, intense, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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 ...
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100%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Ishiyama High is a school populated entirely by delinquents, where nonstop violence and lawlessness are the norm. However, there is one universally acknowledged rule—don't cross first year student Tatsumi Oga, Ishiyama's most vicious ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, shoujo
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering that he's the son of Satan, a young man must join the True Cross Academy in order to master his abilities and defeat Satan himself.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, contemplative, disturbing
Plot: demon, brother brother relationship, exorcist, paranormal, supernatural ability, supernatural, supernatural power, violence, deadly creature, peril, paranormal phenomena, evil ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hell Girl, also known as Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is an anime series produced by Aniplex and Studio Deen. It focuses on the existence of a supernatural system that allows people to take revenge by having other people sent to Hell via the ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, scary, serious, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Usagi Tsukino is chosen to be a guardian of justice and is sent on a quest to locate a Silver Crystal before the Dark Kingdom invades the Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Black Butler (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday, a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of despair, Ciel strikes a deal with a demon - his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: butler, master and servant, demon, supernatural, investigation, deal with the devil, young heroes, supernatural ability, rich and poor, evil force, society, queen ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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