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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.
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
Plot: death, afterlife, game, memory loss, morality, desperation, fear, regret, gambling, heaven and hell, game of death, life after death, bar, murder, reincarnation, memory, pain, bartender, mother love, grieving, violence, break up, amnesia, mannequin, unhappiness ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, violence, death, blood, murder, supernatural and blood splatter mostly in Animation, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Parade: Angels of Death (2018), Terror in Resonance (2014), Another (2012), Brynhildr in the Darkness (2014), Death Note (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Angels of Death (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, adventure, violence, quest, rescue, angel, fear, evil, mercilessness, bad guy, secret society, haunted by the past ...
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, human experiment, orphan, terrorism, hacker, tragic hero, terrorist, anti hero, anti heroes, tragedy, dysfunctional family, desperation ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
Story: When Kouichi Sasakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, classmate, mysterious character, death, classmates, school, curses spells and rituals, curse, danger, teenage life, school life, accidental death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Brynhildr in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: When he was a child, Murakami was friends with a girl he called Kuroneko. One day, while trying to prove the existence of aliens to Murakami, she is killed in an accident that he barely survives. Guilty of his role in the accident, Murokami decides ...
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Place: japan
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Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, secret identity, anti heroes, anti hero, intelligence, supernatural, supernatural ability, law enforcement, serial killer, outsmarting, vigilante, teenage life ...
Place: japan
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Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
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Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, danger, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, anguish, fear, teenage girl ...
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ERASED (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: captivating, psychological, tense, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, year 2006, year 1988
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, intense
Audience: teens
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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33%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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30%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 2K
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Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Eden of the East (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, serious
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30%