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Spice and Wolf (2008)
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Spice and Wolf (2008)
Original name: 狼と香辛料
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Lawrence, a traveling merchant searching for profit, finds a naked girl with the ears and tail of a wolf asleep in his cart. Her name is Holo – a harvest goddess with an untamed beast lurking inside who longs to return to her beloved northern home. Armed with his street smarts and her animal instincts, a simple peddler and a forgotten deity begin a journey through the wild countryside. Along their path, the riches of happiness shall be reaped, even as the bankruptcy which dwells in the human heart is exposed.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious, road movie, offbeat, suspense, biting
Plot: werewolf, adventure, wolf, love interest, on the road, transformation, fall in love, deity, beast, getting home, countryside, odd couple, full moon, merchant, couples, fish out of water, longing, escapades, falling in love, village, betrayal, streetwise, forest, underground, trafficking ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, stylized and serious films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, supernatural, rivalry and imaginary mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spice and Wolf: The World is Still Beautiful (2014), Princess Mononoke (1997), Neo Angelique Abyss (2008), Utawarerumono (2006), Endride (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The World is Still Beautiful (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In the Sun Kingdom, sunshine is part of its citizens' everyday lives, and rain is something that they have never even heard of. However, in a faraway land called the Rain Dukedom, the weather is reversed, and everybody has the power to create ...
Style: romantic, captivating, touching, shoujo, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prince, marriage of convenience, love and romance, romance, imaginary kingdom, older woman younger man relationship, wizards and magicians, opposites attract, fantasy world, romantic relationship, dream world, male female relationship ...
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73%
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mythology, adventure, princess, demon, talking animals, heroic mission, danger, in the woods, human spirit, master warrior, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Summer of "Anu": In a summer once every five years, demons in the mysterious Tower of Druaga lose their powers due to the magic spell cast by a god named "Anu". King Gilgamesh, ruler of the kingdom Uruk, uses the ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: heroes, apocalypse, adventure, afterlife, chaos, supernatural, rivalry, danger, androids and robots, escapades, imaginary kingdom, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Neo Angelique Abyss (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Arcadia is plagued with evil, life-draining demons called Thanatos and a vast lack of Purifiers to exterminate them all. While attending school, Angelique attracts the eye of a man who intends to turn the tides to the people's favor. What ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, adventure, supernatural, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, deadly, destiny, hopes, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Utawarerumono (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Story: Hakuoro has lost his memory after succumbing to serious injuries. But thanks to an elderly woman and her granddaughter Eruruu, he is nursed back to health. His face is covered by a strange irremovable mask and he occasionally sees beastly visions. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Plot: memory loss, heroic mission, haunted by the past, starting over, supernatural, danger, adventure, escapades, battles, village, curses spells and rituals, memory lapse ...
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47%
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Endride (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Shun Asanaga is a 15-year-old junior high school student with an optimistic and bright personality. One day, he finds a mysterious crystal in the office of his father, who is a scientist and businessman. When he touches it, the world becomes ...
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, visually appealing
Plot: adventure, crystal, save the kingdom, fish out of water, prince, fantasy world, escapades, high society, unlikely partners, getting home, disorder, lost ...
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46%
The Twelve Kingdoms (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nakajima Youko is your average somewhat timid high school student. One day, a strange man named Keiki appears before her, swearing allegiance. Before she could properly register what was happening, demon-like creatures attack Youko and her friends, ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: parallel world, leadership, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, destiny, ancient mystery, escapades, imaginary kingdom, magic, self esteem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspense, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, save the kingdom, love and romance, blacksmith, partners, friendship, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Alice in the Country of Hearts: Wonderful Wonder World (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The girly but bloody otome game re-imagining of Lewis Carroll's classic fantasy novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with bishounen characters and added romance. A parody of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland where Alice is smart and ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, absurd, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: steampunk, alice character, wonderland, adaptation, magical girl, magic, insanity, love and romance, love interest, mad love, infatuation, adventure ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
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44%
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Basilisk (2005)
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 ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World - The Animated Series (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Destination is a state of mind. A tale of one girl and her bike and the road ahead. Kino wanders around the world on the back of Hermes, her unusual, anthropomorphic motorcycle, only staying in each country for three days. During their adventures, ...
Style: road movie, stylized, serious, thought provoking
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43%
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Deltora Quest (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The evil Shadow Lord has taken control of the kingdom of Deltora and has driven the land and its people into misfortune and suffering. Lief, the son of a blacksmith, has just turned sixteen and is entrusted, along with his two companions Barda and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: supernatural, danger, youth, good versus evil, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, friends, rivalry, friendship, imaginary, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
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42%
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Magi-Nation (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: South Korea, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three thousand years ago in the Moonlands, the evil Shadow Magi Agram was sealed inside the planet's Core by the Core Glyph and the Dreamstones which provided its power. Now he plans to escape by using his Shadow Geysers to weaken his prison in ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, 2d animation
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42%
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Campione! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
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TV show
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Style: ecchi, exciting, captivating, light, tense ...
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Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hinamatsuri (2018)
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One night, a strange object falls on the head of Nitta, a member of the yakuza. Inside the box is a strange young girl named Hina. She has tremendous supernatural powers, and Nitta finds himself reluctantly taking her in. Her powers can come in ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tsubasa Chronicle (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her memories as a result of a conspiracy to obtain her powers. In ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining
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38%
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Ixion Saga: Dimensional Transfer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Hokaze Kon is an otherwise normal boy who, one day, receives an inter-dimensional summons to the world of Mirror. He appears just in time to save the life of Princess Ecarlate, whose enemies are trying to prevent her political marriage. Kon, who ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, semi serious
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38%
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: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
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Place: japan
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38%
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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, serious, exciting, captivating, ecchi ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, youth, teenage life, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, supernatural ...
Place: japan, asia
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37%
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Hikaru no Go (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Hikaru Shindo is just a normal 12 year old boy, but one day he's rummaging through his Grandfather's things to see if he can find something to sell and pulls out an old Go board. A ghostly apparition appears out of the board and tells ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tenchi Muyo! GXP (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Seina is unlucky, so unlucky that when he stumbles upon a recruiter looking for his senpai Tenchi he gets taken instead. Forced into the Galaxy police, his luck begins to change. A natural to randomly jumping near pirates, he is assigned his own ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, sincere, humorous
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
King of Bandit Jing (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Story about master-thief Jing and his exploits to steel everything he deems valuable in the world. His also has a talking albatross Kir for a sidekick.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, on the run, partners, chase, heroes, escapades, chases and races, friends, folk hero, criminal heroes, boy hero ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: serious, exciting, reboot
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, leader, danger, superhero, transformation, escapades, imaginary, heroes, cat, supernatural ability, space wars ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: After having descended upon this world, the gods have created guilds where adventurers can test their mettle. These guilds, known as "familia," grant adventurers the chance to explore, gather, hunt, or simply enjoy themselves. The Sword ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, absurd, light
Plot: friendship, danger, rivalry, violence, adventure, escapades, youth, society, redemption, dishonesty, sword, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Chinese Ghost Story (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young man falls in love with a ghost and must avoid a variety of ghostbusters out to eliminate her and each other.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, danger, escapades, love and romance, heroes, adventure, romance, rivalry, obsessive quest, love affair, fall in love, reincarnation ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hero Tales (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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D.N.Angel (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: D.N.Angel is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yukiru Sugisaki. The ongoing manga premiered in Japan in the Kadokawa Shoten shōjo magazine Monthly Asuka in November 1997. The series went on an extended hiatus after the August 2005 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, shoujo ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, secret identity, split personality, adventure, teenage life, escapades, youth, undercover, teenage love, supernatural ability, birthday, master criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%