Movies and TV shows like Basilisk

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Basilisk (2005)
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Basilisk (2005)
Original name: Basilisk: Kôga ninpô chô
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
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, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, tragic love, battles, martial arts, adventure, heroes, romance, love affair, danger, escapades, rivalry, female ninja, forbidden love, war, military, politics, love and romance, political unrest, state affairs, ninja warrior, love, supernatural, violence, tragedy, death of protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, 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 rivalry, heroes, escapades, adventure, danger, imaginary and supernatural mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Basilisk: X (2001), Fate/stay night (2006), Saint Seiya (1986), Noein (2005), New Fist of the North Star (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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X (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kamui Shirou and Fuuma Monou have been best friends ever since they were kids. Fate, however, separates them when Fuuma's mother died under a mysterious circumstances. Fast forward, 6 years later, a 16 year old Kamui has now returned to Tokyo ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, angel, childhood sweetheart, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, destiny, prophecy, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (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, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, track down, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly, clergy, supernatural, monk, schoolgirl, murder ...
Place: japan
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Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
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, supernatural, adventure, danger, imaginary, romance, escapades, rivalry, youth, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, knight, master warrior, good versus evil, reincarnation, rescue, evil force, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, greece
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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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, time travel, danger, escapades, imaginary, heroes, battles, friends, master warrior ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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60%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, nuclear holocaust, superhuman powers, heroic mission, chaos, imaginary, danger, adventure, escapades, murder ...
Place: japan
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56%
Trinity Blood (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Many centuries ago, man's Armageddon gave birth to the vampires' wrath. As man and immortal clash, a reality-shattering threat looms. Hope resides solely in a new breed of hunter operating under the Vatican's authority. The true ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, seinen
Plot: vampire, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, danger, apocalypse, heroic mission, battles, rivalry, allies, future dystopia ...
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100%
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07-Ghost (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: magic, demon, friendship, military, fantasy world, church, adaptation, murder, youth, danger, escapades, heroes ...
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100%
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InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, stylized, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, battles, imaginary, master villain, danger, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Death Frenzy (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shigurui is a manga series written by Norio Nanjo and illustrated by Takayuki Yamaguchi, based on the first chapter of the novel Suruga-jō Gozen Jiai by Norio Nanjō. An animated television adaptation, based on the first 32 chapters of the manga, ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mortal combat, samurai, martial arts, mercilessness, rivalry, duel, contests and competitions, blind character, ambition, championship, haunted by the past, ruler ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Naruto the Movie: 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, stylized, serious
Plot: ninja, master warrior, rescue, heroes, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sakura Wars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
TV show
Story: At the beginning of 1900's, Sakura Shinguji received the mission of defending imperial capital Tokyo and came from Sendai to Tokyo. But, the post which she was assigned was the floral unit of the popular opera group at that time. She tries to ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, against the odds, military life, battles, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 30s, 1930s
Place: japan, new york, france, tokyo
⇓ 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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42%
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Strike Witches (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, ecchi
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Time: 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beyond the Boundary (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, light, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: immortality, supernatural, heroes, danger, monster, religions or cults, school, adventure, couples, love and romance, murder, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas - The Myth of Hades (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, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural ability, adventure, supernatural, reincarnation, danger, save the world, master warrior, betrayal, legends and myths, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, stylized, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, heroes, battles, adventure, crimes, rivalry, escapades, military, criminal heroes, daring rescue, hostages ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hero Tales (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized
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36%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: evil alien, space travel, supernatural, adventure, battles, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, asteroids and comets, terrorism, alien encounter ...
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36%
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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, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, evil force, youth, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, martial arts, supernatural ability, heroic, death, good versus evil, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
NARUTO Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to the Hidden Leaf Village. The village where Uzumaki Naruto, star of the TV show "Naruto" makes his home. Every day, countless powerful ninjas carry out missions and train to hone their skills. Our main character is one of these ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, young heroes, super speed, master warrior, teaching the ways of the world, warrior, ninja warrior, teenage life, ninja magic, ninja master, training, danger ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Read or Die (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, adventure, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, rivalry, race against time, escapades, danger, apocalypse, superhero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Meiji Era was one of great renewal for Japan, where swords and killing were outlawed. However, many survivors from the time of Revolution still live, lurking in the shadows and waiting for a chance to use their killing blades again. Only Kenshin ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: samurai, master warrior, sword fight, battles, innocence, martial arts, heroes, glory, reconciliation, bully, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
LEGO Legends of Chima (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, India, Thailand
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Laval the Lion and Cragger the Crocodile are best friends who live in the mystical land of Chima. This all changes after an innocent escapade when Cragger gets his first experience with chi, a sacred resource important to Chima's delicate ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, semi serious, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, battles, super weapon, heroes, rivalry, danger, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, escapades, supernatural, lego, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, danger, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, heroes, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
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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, captivating, serious, exciting, ecchi ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, survival, adventure, good versus evil, chases and races, youth, danger, escapades, teenage life, heroes, young heroes, supernatural ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Chrono Crusade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tragic ending
Plot: supernatural, demon, exorcist, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary, danger, escapades, clergy, mind control, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mirage of Blaze (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
TV show
Story: Takaya, an ordinary high school boy, gets drawn into an ancient war of darkness and tragedy when he discovers that he is the reincarnation of a feudal lord from Japan's Warring States Period.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, emotional, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry, sent to the past, youth, romance, supernatural ability, imaginary, samurai, supernatural power, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Jinto Lin's life changes forever when the Humankind Empire Abh takes over his home planet of Martine without firing a single shot. He is soon sent off to study the Abh language and culture and to prepare himself for his future as a nobleman - a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, saga, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, betrayal, battles, heroes, dishonesty, space and aliens, adventure, rivalry, military, misfit, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%