Movies and TV shows like Basilisk

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Basilisk (2005)
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Basilisk (2005)
Original name: バジリスク甲賀忍法帖
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1614 AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession of a scroll. The prize: the annihilation of the other and the staunch support of the Tokugawa government for the winning clan for the next thousand years.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, manga, exciting
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: ninja, battles, female ninja, martial arts, adventure, heroes, romance, love affair, escapades, rivalry, tragic love, forbidden love, samurai, ninja warrior, war, military, politics, love and romance, political unrest, state affairs, love, supernatural, violence, tragedy, death of protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, east asia

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Most similar movies to Basilisk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about heroes, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, imaginary and master warrior mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Basilisk: Fate/stay night (2006), Corpse Princess (2008), Noein (2005), Saint Seiya (1986), Samurai Champloo (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Shirou Emiya lost his parents in a fire when he was young and was later adopted by the sorcerer Kiritsugu Emiya. Shirou is drawn into the Holy Grail War summons a female "Servant" known as Saber to protect him and obtain the Holy Grail.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, wizards and magicians, adventure, supernatural, youth, escapades, romance, good versus evil, rivalry, back from the dead, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Corpse Princess (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Corpse Princess is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, adventure, track down, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, clergy, monk, schoolgirl, murder, magic, beast ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: time travel, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, post apocalypse, alternate reality, artifact, knight, friends ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.4
 10K
Saint Seiya (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ages ago, the goddess Athena was served by fighters called Saints who channeled the power of the Cosmos within them. Now a youth named Seiya has trained to become a Saint himself by earning the mystical Cloth of Pegasus. He is joined by other Saints ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, stylized
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: legends and myths, knight, master warrior, reincarnation, good versus evil, rescue, evil force, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, adventure, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, adult animation ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, master warrior, pride and honor, friendship, katana, on the road, heroes, sword fight, obsessive quest, journey ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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 ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, female warrior, suffering, beast, supernatural, heroic mission, heroes, obsession, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Naruto: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, rescue, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, martial arts, superhero ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two years after the events of the Fourth Great Ninja War, the moon that Hagoromo Otsutsuki created long ago to seal away the Gedo Statue begins to descend towards the world, threatening to become a meteor that would destroy everything on impact. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: heroes, ninja, supernatural ability, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, evil alien, master warrior, love and romance, master villain, young lovers, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The battle for succession that continued for three generations of shogun in the Keichou era culminated in a gruesome battle of ninja arts between the Kouga and Iga clans. Amidst a rain of flower petals, a man and woman who had decided to live for ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, seinen
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world has been reduced to a wasteland, populated by desperate villagers, marauding bandits, and ruthless warriors. One such warrior, Raoh, dares to challenge the Demon King.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, escapades, survival, mysterious character, warrior, martial arts, rising to stardom, battles, conquering, empire, heroes ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, master warrior, save the world, legends and myths, reincarnation, betrayal, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Blade of the Immortal (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Blade of the Immortal is a Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. The manga ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
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Hero Tales (2007)
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Country: Japan
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Story: Lord Keiro, the Shogun of the Xian Empire, blazes a trail of terror while seeking the sacred sword that will make him a god. Standing in his way is Taito, a powerful star reborn in human form who vows to use his strength to avenge those slaughtered ...
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Campione! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Godo Kusanagi, a high school student that kills a god, claiming its power and title of Campione, to slay other gods.
Style: ecchi, exciting, captivating, light, tense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: exciting, heroic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Sacred Blacksmith (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This show is based on the light novel series by Isao Miura of the same name. Cecily Campbell is the only child of the famous Campbell family. When her father passes away she joins the prestigious Knight Guards to honour her family's legacy. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: adventure, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, save the kingdom, good versus evil, love and romance, blacksmith, partners, supernatural, friendship, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Linebarrels of Iron (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Linebarrels of Iron is a Japanese manga series created by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The series was first serialized in Akita Shoten's monthly shōnen manga magazine, Champion Red, in 2005. It has since been compiled into eleven ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, mecha, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, school, heroes, escapades, battles, parallel world, injustice, good versus evil, piloted giant robot, romance, adventure, friendship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Street Fighter II: V (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Street Fighter II: V, is an anime series based on the fighting game Street Fighter II. Directed by Gisaburo Sugii, the series first aired in Japan in 1995, from April 10 to November 27, on YTV. An English adaptation of the series was produced by the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tokyo Mew Mew (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Earth is a beautiful planet...rich in natural resources and home to millions of living species. However, over the years 2,500 of these species have become extinct. Humans are taking for granted what Earth has to offer. They have become selfish, ...
Style: feel good, stylized, captivating, exciting, shoujo ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, human becoming an animal, environmental health, superhuman powers, escapades, battles, chaos, magical girl, save the world ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Intrigue in the Bakumatsu: Irohanihoheto (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The Shogunate is in its final years, and war is fast approaching. When Yojiro Akizuki, a dark and mysterious mercenary, nears something supernatural with some kind of importance to him, the ornament on the end of his sword hilt waves in its ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
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Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
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Audience: teens
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Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
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11 Eyes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Satsuki Kakeru lost his sister by suicide and has been living a dull life ever since then. One day, he is transported into a bizarre world "Red Night" along with his friend Minase Yuka. In order to survive and escape from Red Night, he ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, ecchi ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, survival, on the run, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, young heroes, heroes, youth, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, super strength ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Koihime Muso (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Having lost her family to bandits during night raid, Kan'u Unchou swears, she will not let others share the same pain. She quickly becomes a — well-known and feared by villains — bandit hunter. During her journey she comes across others, ...
Style: parody, humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: master warrior, redemption, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, heroic mission, supernatural, family relations, save the kingdom, lifesaver, adventure, parents and children, evil force ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 410
Strike Witches (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in year 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called neuroi. A young heroine Named Yoshika miyafuji joins the 501st joint wing, known as the strike witches to fight and defeat the neuroi so that way ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, ecchi
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, adventure, heroes, escapades, alien encounter, wizards and magicians, female soldier, alien invasion, magic, navy, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, good versus evil, nuclear holocaust, escapades, adventure, chaos, heroic mission, murder, superhuman powers, wrestler, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Naruto: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Naruto is thrilled when he is sent on a mission to protect his favorite actress, Yukie Fujikaze, on the set of her new movie, The Adventures of Princess Gale. But when the crew ventures out to film in the icy, foreboding Land of Snow, Yukie ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, funny
Plot: ninja, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, master villain, supernatural, heroes, superhero, ninja warrior, fight, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in the village and his face sits atop the Hokage Monument. But this is not his story. A new generation of ninja are ready to take ...
Style: exciting, captivating, meditative, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ninja, teenage life, friendship, martial arts, father son relationship, fight scenes, parent child relationship, adventure, family, dream, mentor, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.4
 96K
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, serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: determination, friends, ninja, adventure, friendship, rivalry, master warrior, good versus evil, training, teenage life, heroes, warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%