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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)
 8.4
 7K
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)
Original name: ジョジョの奇妙な冒険
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Beginning its tale in 19th century England, young aristocrat Jonathan Joestar finds himself locked in bitter rivalry with Dio Brando, a low-born boy who Jonathan’s father took under his wing after the death of Dio’s father. Discontent with his station in life, Dio’s fathomless drive to reign over all eventually leads him to seek the supernatural powers of an ancient Aztec stone mask in the Joestars' possession – an artifact that will forever change the destiny of Dio and Jonathan for generations to come. Fifty years later, in 1938 New York City, Jonathan’s grandson Joseph Joestar must take up his grandfather’s mission and master the abilities necessary to destroy the stone mask and its immensely powerful creators, the Pillar men, who threaten humanity's very existence.
Style: exciting, tense, entertaining, brutal, comic, reboot
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, violence, vampire, rivalry, artifact, save the day, friendship between men, super strength, killer child, teenage love, death of protagonist, death of father, magic, adoption, master villain, gore, camp

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about heroes, adventure, violence, danger, escapades, imaginary and rivalry mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Hellsing (2001), Hunter x Hunter (2011), Dragon Ball (1995), Karakuri Circus (2018), Basilisk (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Plot: violence, camp, martial arts, fight
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100%
 7.9
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Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, scary, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.5
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Duration: 24 min.
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100%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.6
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
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 6.5
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 12K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.9
 14K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.3
 742
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 984
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, humorous, absurd ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 14K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 1K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 19K
Fairy Tail (2009)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, light, humorous, stylized, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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