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The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder - Part 2 (2009)
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The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder - Part 2 (2009)
Original name: 劇場版「空の境界」第七章 殺人考察(後)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In February 1999, a string of murders has Shiki Ryougi and Mikiya Kokutou on edge. These crimes share a disturbing resemblance to a similar set of homicides from 1995, when Shiki and Mikiya first met, and awaken a dark, murderous desire that has laid dormant within Shiki's soul ever since then.
Style: adult animation, neo noir, suspense, dark, biting, exciting
Plot: supernatural, violence, paranormal phenomena, serial killer, cannibal, psychopath, investigation, crazy, fear, insanity, human monster, showdown, sadistic killer, psycho killer, anti social, drugs, killer, fight, murderer, junkie, drug addict, train, parkour, marijuana, blonde ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about violence, blood, danger, death, murder, brutality and blood splatter mostly in Animation, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder - Part 2: Ichi the Killer: Episode 0 (2002), B: The Beginning (2018), Shiki (2010), Felidae (1994), Perfect Blue (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Garden of Sinners – Chapter 5: Paradox Spiral (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
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Place: london, big ben london
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The Garden of Sinners – Chapter 1: Overlooking View (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When an odd string of suicides begins to occur at a local high rise building, most of the townsfolk treat it as an unfortunate series of events. One girl, however, senses something more sinister at work - especially when a close friend of hers falls ...
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Time: year 1998, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Garden of Sinners – Chapter 3: Remaining Sense of Pain (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: July 1998 - After a group of delinquents is found dead in their hangout place with all their limbs twisted and torn off, Aozaki Touko receives a request to find the murderer and asks Shiki for help. The main suspect is Asagami Fujino; a girl who was ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating, adult animation
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder - Part 1 (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony, Mikiya sees Shiki in the crowd and chases after her, introducing himself to her. But Shiki hides a big secret: A wave of ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 6: Oblivion Recording (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: January 1999: Apprentice mage Azaka Kokutou, Mikiya's younger sister, has been ordered by her mentor, Touko Aozaki, to investigate a certain incident in which fairies steal the memories of students at Azaka's school, Reien Academy. Azaka ...
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 4: The Hollow Shrine (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: June 1998: After spending two years in a coma caused by a traffic accident, Shiki Ryougi awakens with amnesia. She is visited by Touko Aozaki, a wizard and proprietor of a studio called Garan no Dou. Shiki has lost not only the memory of her ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: ambiguous ending
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A masochistic mobster meets his match in the dark streets of Tokyo. His nemesis, Ichi, is a psychopathic killer with an unrelenting thirst for bloodshed. A horrifying secret burns in his mind, and his hands deal death without mercy. At last, the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Felidae (1994)
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Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Duration: 76 min.
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