Movies like Demon City Shinjuku

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Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
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Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Original name: 魔界都市<新宿>
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, while protecting a young woman from harm. The only problem is that he's not exactly your classic hero type, and his powers are still latent.
Style: ecchi, manga, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film, weird
Plot: samurai, demon, cyberpunk, sword, battles, good versus evil, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, ghost, heroes, supernatural, save the world, master warrior, disaster, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, master villain, heroic mission, dog, monster, airplane, fight, train ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Demon City Shinjuku

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about heroes, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, danger, good versus evil and imaginary mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Demon City Shinjuku: Wicked City (1987), Bio Hunter (1995), Ninja Scroll (1993), Twilight of the Dark Master (1997), Sword for Truth (1990). 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, adult animation ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, future
Place: osaka japan, tokyo
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Wicked City (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, scary, neo noir, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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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: serious, manga, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sexy, adult animation, dark, stylized ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
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Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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100%
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Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tsunami is an ancient gaurdian fom days long ago when the Mother Spirit created Daemons and Gaurdians to aid a fledgling human race. Tsunami becomes involved with a woman who has just lost her fiance and her arm and now wants to figure out why this ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful
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Time: future
Place: japan
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Sword for Truth (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shurannosuke Sakaki is a masterless samurai with a razor-sharp katana and a cold-hearted personality. Whenever you see the mark of two crossed scythes on his back, death is sure to follow. Because of his exceptional swordsmanship, Shurannosuke is ...
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Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Karakura Town, unidentifiable spirits begin appearing en mases. While attempting to deal with these strange souls, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki meet Senna, a mysterious shinigami who wipes out most of them. Senna refuses to answer any ...
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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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: kids
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Country: Japan
Duration: 288 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: kids, teens
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Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie - Poltergeist Report (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Hong Kong, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vampire Wars (1990)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
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