Movies and TV shows like Berserk 2016

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Berserk (2016)
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Berserk (2016)
Original name: ベルセルク
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, Guts continues to fight his enemies, who wield repulsive and inhumane power, with nary but his body and sword—his strength as a human.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, disturbing, seinen, macabre, biting, dark fantasy, saga
Plot: demon, supernatural, violence, death, murder, danger, sword, blood, military, deadly, hate, anger, romance, witch, knight, monster, fight, prostitute, magic, elf, hell, religion, forest, medieval, female nudity ...
Time: middle ages

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Most similar movies to Berserk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and dark fantasy films and TV series with plots about danger, violence, gore, supernatural, death, murder and blood mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Berserk: Dororo (2019), Hellsing Ultimate (2006), Hellsing (2001), Gungrave (2003), Goblin Slayer (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, ronin, curse, friendship, adventure, violence, supernatural, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
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100%
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, epic, dark, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, vengeance, one man army, danger, mercenary, massacre, heroes, destiny, military, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, dark fantasy, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, danger, anti heroes, gunfight, supernatural, vampire hunter, anti hero, monster, superhuman powers, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 15K
Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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. ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural ability, anti hero, monster, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, warrior, immortality, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Gungrave (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Gungrave is a Japanese animated television series based on the video game of the same name, created by Yasuhiro Nightow. The series is directed by Toshiyuki Tsuru, from a screenplay by Yousuke Kuroda, and produced by Madhouse Studios. The series ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gang, friendship, hitman, murder, heroic mission, leadership, superhuman powers, supernatural, obsessive quest, presumed dead, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Goblin Slayer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It's the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue—a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by ...
Style: bloody, brutal, rough, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: goblin, murder, priestess, sexuality, mentor, violence, magic, blood, young girl, fantasy world, torture, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
B: The Beginning (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force just as serial killer "B" emerges. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ...
Style: dark fantasy, suspense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: brainwashing, revenge, investigation, massacre, secret organization, police, supernatural, danger, violence, anti hero, anti heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
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Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, dracula, medieval, magic, demon, adaptation, computer game, clan, plague, revenge, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 2K
Hell Girl (2005)
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: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, danger, supernatural power, teenage girl, anguish ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A year has passed since Guts parted ways with the Band of the Hawks. Meanwhile, his former mercenary group is plotting a rescue mission to save an imprisoned Griffith.
Style: adult animation, serious, dark, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: battles, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, witchcraft, demon, strength, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 31K
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, dark fantasy, rough, bleak ...
Plot: split personality, life is a bitch, supernatural, childhood trauma, supernatural ability, sadism, sexual abuse, memory loss, experiment gone awry, mutant, evil, social misfits ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, rivalry, save the world, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, afterlife, heroes, deadly, chases and races, gory ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, mutation, monster, extinction, chase, brutality, murder, courage, death, fight scenes, danger, steampunk ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 9.0
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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: serious, tense, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, friendship, transformation, friends, attack, danger, survival, army, monster, future dystopia, desperation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rage of Bahamut (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two thousand years ago, the black-and-silver-winged dragon, Bahamut, terrorized the magical land of Mistarcia. The humans, god, and demons that inhabited the land united forces against the fiend and sealed its power into a key which was split in ...
Style: disturbing, intense, exciting, tense, semi serious
Plot: angel, magic, demon, unlikely couple, supernatural, danger, peace treaty, hunter, mysterious girl, key, abduction, journey
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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
Plot: demon, legends and myths, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, haunted by the past, danger, imaginary, deadly, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Akame ga Kill! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Tatsumi travels to the capital of the Empire in order to earn money for his starving people and encounters a world of unimaginable depravity, dominated by the ruthless Prime Minister who controls the child Emperor. Tatsumi is recruited by ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, deadly, undercover, master warrior, assassination, danger, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devilman Crybaby (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Akira Fudo learns from his best friend Ryo Asuka that demons will revive and reclaim the world from humans. With humans hopeless against this threat, Ryo suggests combining with a demon. With this, Akira becomes Devilman, a being with the power of ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychological, captivating, intense, bleak ...
Plot: eroticism, demon, satan, friendship, demons, chaos and mayhem, alternate reality, save the world, contests and competitions, love, biblical reference, super powers ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: demon, brother brother relationship, exorcist, violence, supernatural power, supernatural ability, deadly creature, paranormal, peril, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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31%
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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: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, imaginary, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, mass murder, panic, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
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Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, death, danger, african american, vengeance, deadly, adventure, killings, master warrior, escapades, imaginary, martial arts ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
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Ga-Rei -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, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, government agency, deadly creature, heroes, heir heiress ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hellsing The Dawn (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: It is September 1944 and World War II is raging in Europe. To get an advantage on the field, Nazis are experimenting with artificial vampire technologies, they are still far away from achieving their initial goal, but even the intermediate stages of ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: vampire, mission, agent, strength, violence, brutality, massacre, world war two, experiment, mad scientist, nazi, death ...
Time: year 1944
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Juni Taisen: Zodiac War (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The 12th Twelve Tournament that gets held every twelve years - Twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. The participants are twelve very strange warriors: "Rat," ...
Style: captivating, visually appealing, suspenseful, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mythology, supernatural, showdown, battles, supernatural power, fight to the death, martial arts, sword fight, zodiac, horoscope, fight, super strength ...
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28%
New Fist of the North Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: In the 21st century, a nuclear war turned most of the Earth's surface into a desert wasteland, which also resulted in the contamination of the Earth's water supply. A man named Sanga has built the fortified haven of the "Last ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, nuclear holocaust, superhuman powers, chaos, heroic mission, adventure, danger, imaginary, escapades, murder ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, suffering, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, beast, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tanjirō Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Fire Hashira, ...
Style: manga, dark fantasy, futuristic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, magic, fight, master warrior, supernatural, survival, family, mutilation, superhuman powers, danger, martial arts, violence ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, twists and turns, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: prison, survival, life turned upside down, young heroes, uncover truth, contests and competitions, false accusation, future dystopia, frame up, supernatural, confined, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 7K
Wicked City (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: demon, heroes, beast, supernatural, save the world, heroic mission, supernatural ability, good versus evil, parallel world, imaginary, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, society, heroes, samurai, danger, romance, conspiracy, tragedy, amnesia, teenage love ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%