Movies and TV shows like Death Parade

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Death Parade (2015)
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Death Parade (2015)
Original name: デス・パレード
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling new series where the stakes are high and the rules are simple: your life is on the line.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, thought provoking, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: death, afterlife, game of death, heaven and hell, memory loss, morality, regret, gambling, fear, desperation, murder, reincarnation, game, bar, life after death, pain, unhappiness, amnesia, bartender, memory, billiards, grieving, violence, mannequin, suicide ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, murder, blood, violence, death, fear and supernatural mostly in Animation, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Parade: Angels of Death (2018), Hell Girl (2005), Terror in Resonance (2014), Shiki (2010), Another (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 23 min.
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Shiki (2010)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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