Movies and TV shows like Blue Exorcist

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Blue Exorcist (2011)
 7.5
 10K
Blue Exorcist (2011)
Original name: 青の祓魔師
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, serious, stylized, not serious, seinen
Plot: demon, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, exorcist, imaginary, exorcism, heroes, anger, friendship, ghost, mind control, god or devil, school, teamwork, mutant, violence spree, heaven and hell, flame, human host, magic, tragedy, super strength, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Blue Exorcist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, rivalry, demon, heroes, imaginary and escapades mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Blue Exorcist: Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012), Stray God (2014), Bleach (2004), Tokyo Ghoul (2014), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, tense, suspense ...
Plot: demon, satan, adventure, good versus evil, parallel world, academy, supernatural, heroic mission, rivalry, brother brother relationship, exorcism, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 9K
Stray God (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: captivating, exciting, offbeat, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deity, ghost, friendship, love and romance, sword fight, curses spells and rituals, high school, supernatural romance, magical sword, spirit, god ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 42K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: exciting, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, supernatural ability, youth, danger, evil force, martial arts, teenage life, death, supernatural, monster, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 31K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, supernatural, danger, murder, deadly creature, secret identity, youth, friends, supernatural ability, survival, hunt down, crimes ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, humorous, absurd, disturbing ...
Plot: adventure, demon, supernatural, friendship, murder, danger, death, mentor, violence, teamwork, destiny, dark fantasy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, imaginary, danger, rivalry, demon, workplace, workplace situations, hopes, curses spells and rituals, anti heroes, fish out of water, fast food ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Chrono Crusade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tragic ending
Plot: supernatural, wizards and magicians, demon, exorcist, heroic mission, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, imaginary, mind control, clergy, destiny ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seraph of the End (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: captivating, exciting, disturbing, bleak
Plot: dark fantasy, friendship, vampirism, demon, virus, sword, angel, weapons, demons, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, super strength ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Sirius the Jaeger (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Imperial Capital, 1930. A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station. They are called the "Jaegers", who came to hunt vampires. Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, team, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, adventurer, adventure, deadly creature, heroic mission, heroes, friends, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 1K
Blood Lad (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, ghost, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, danger, demon, battles, friendship, love and romance, king, magic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 5K
Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, curse, supernatural, violence, ronin, adventure, friendship, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, mind bending, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, survival, trapped, danger, warrior, master warrior, swords and armor, computers and web, heroes, struggle, fall in love ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 2K
Fire Force (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Year 198 of the Solar Era in Tokyo, special fire brigades are fighting against a phenomenon called spontaneous human combustion where humans beings are turned into living infernos called "Infernals". While the Infernals are first ...
Style: exciting, inspirational, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: supernatural, fire brigade, teamwork, law and order, conspiracy, secret organization, terrorism, danger, partners, saving a life, fire department, evolution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
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, offbeat, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, school, forbidden love, rivalry, love, supernatural power, male female relationship, imaginary, deadly, memory loss, memory ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, demon, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, heroic mission, haunted by the past, escapades, imaginary, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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Beelzebub (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, demon, rivalry, youth, danger, vengeance, master and servant, parenting, high school, delinquent, criminal, supernatural power ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 2K
XXXHOLiC (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: mysterious character, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, mystery, paranormal activity, danger, magic, encounter, stranger, psychic, grownups ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 12K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 ...
Plot: adventure, monster, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Beyond the Boundary (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, humorous, light, tense, captivating ...
Plot: immortality, danger, heroes, supernatural, monster, religions or cults, school, adventure, love and romance, couples, friendship, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 11K
Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, intense, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, school, partners, supernatural, good versus evil, transformation, master warrior, save the world, witch, demon, friendship, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 1K
Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
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: serious, exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, heaven and hell, danger, teenage boy, torment, grudge, murder, good versus evil, supernatural power, fear ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
High School DxD (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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: captivating, exciting, stylized, humorous, ecchi ...
Plot: high school, demon, harem, magic, romance, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, dragon, angel, erotica, satan, danger ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Assassination Classroom (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, absurd, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, education, friendship, murder, school, monster, underdog, death wish, superhuman, assassination, classroom, government agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Edward and Alphonse Elric's reckless disregard for alchemy's fun­damental laws ripped half of Ed's limbs from his body and left Al's soul clinging to a cold suit of armor. To restore what was lost, the brothers scour a war-torn ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alchemy, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, rivals, evil, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, danger, adventure, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spirit Devourer: Zero (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, imaginary, rivalry, government agency, danger, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, escapades, heroes, mission gone awry ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 4K
Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, violence, death, demon, danger, blood, sword, military, deadly, hate, anger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 439
07-Ghost (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Set in a gothic fantasy world, this is the story of Teito Klein, an orphaned slave who became the top military academy student. However, an unexpected turn of events left him pursued by the forces of the Barsburg Empire. Now an escaping convict, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: magic, demon, friendship, military, fantasy world, church, adaptation, murder, danger, youth, death, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ghost Sweeper Mikami (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Story: Epic battles against evil.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Plot: ghost, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, deadly, danger, rivalry, vampire, supernatural, exorcist, demon ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, tense, exciting, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: parallel universe, weapons, love and romance, mysticism, video game, unlikely friendships, harem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 1K
Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Blood-C focuses on Saya Kisaragi, an outwardly normal girl who serves as the shrine maiden to a country town; in reality, she is a skilled swordswoman charged by her father to defeat Elder Bairns, monsters who feed on human blood. As her battles ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, violence, good versus evil, imaginary, village, deadly creature, parents and children, family relations, deadly, rivalry, sword, blood ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%