Movies and TV shows like Ajin

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Ajin (2016)
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Ajin (2016)
Original name: 亜人
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he is revived, and a price is placed on his head. Thus begins a boy's life on the run from all of humankind.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, murder, immortality, crimes, life is a bitch, villain, creature, destiny, police investigation, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, friendship, hopes, redemption, danger
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, escapades, murder, supernatural and violence mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Ajin: Parasyte: The Maxim (2014), Tokyo Ghoul (2014), 07-Ghost (2009), Inuyashiki (2017), Gungrave (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Izumi is a normal high school boy whose right hand has become infected with an alien parasite that names itself "Migi" ("right"). Migi is the first parasite to develop a symbiotic relationship with its host, as he and ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, fight scenes, violence, parasite, body horror, murder, rivalry, humanity, survival, massacre, tragedy, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ken Kaneki is a bookworm college student who meets a girl names Rize at a cafe he frequents. They're the same age and have the same interests, so they quickly become close. Little does Kaneki know that Rize is a ghoul - a kind of monster that ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, murder, supernatural ability, deadly creature, secret identity, youth, survival, friends, crimes, good versus evil, genetically altered, graphic violence ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
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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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: magic, demon, friendship, military, fantasy world, church, adaptation, youth, murder, escapades, death, heroes ...
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Inuyashiki (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he’s constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he’s done ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, murder, chase, androids, robot vs. robot, family relations, heroes, destiny, vengeance, father daughter relationship, male nudity, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Gungrave (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Gungrave is a Japanese animated television series based on the video game of the same name, created by Yasuhiro Nightow. The series is directed by Toshiyuki Tsuru, from a screenplay by Yousuke Kuroda, and produced by Madhouse Studios. The series ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, bleak ...
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Time: 21st century, 2000s
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 23 min.
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Style: dark fantasy, touching, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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K Project (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shiro is an easygoing teenager content with just being a student—until his seemingly perfect life is halted when a bloodthirsty clan, glowing red with fire, attempts to kill him in the streets. Unbeknownst to Shiro, he is suspected of murdering a ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, tense
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Persona 4 The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Persona 4: The Animation is a television anime series produced by AIC ASTA and directed by Seiji Kishi, based on the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 video game by Atlus. The story revolves around the protagonist, Yu Narukami, who acquires a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, adventure, riddles and clues, uncover truth, mystery, friendship, youth, escapades, teenage life, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chrono Crusade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
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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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, tragic ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Nature made Ash Lynx beautiful; nurture made him a cold ruthless killer. A runaway brought up as the adopted heir and sex toy of "Papa" Dino Golzine, Ash, now at the rebellious age of seventeen, forsakes the kingdom held out by the devil ...
Style: suspense, exciting, bleak, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: gang, friendship, investigation, weapons, self loathing, murder investigation, crimes, gunfight, amateur detective, murder mystery, criminal, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Certain Scientific Accelerator (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After rescuing Last Order and subsequently taking a bullet to the head, Academy City’s top-ranked esper rests in the hospital. But Accelerator’s recovery is cut short when a mysterious girl carrying a photo of his little clone companion asks for ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
Story: Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite channel, Animax, as well as on terrestrial ...
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Audience: teens
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: Blood-C focuses on Saya Kisaragi, an outwardly normal girl who serves as the shrine maiden to a country town; in reality, she is a skilled swordswoman charged by her father to defeat Elder Bairns, monsters who feed on human blood. As her battles ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jormungand (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Jonah is a child soldier and the newest bodyguard for Koko, an international arms dealer with an entourage of hired guns. The cold-blooded kid hates Koko’s line of work, but following her into the darkest corners of the black market might be the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
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Place: japan, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Le Chevalier D'Eon (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1742 in Paris, France. Louis XV is still king of France. A woman was found dead in a coffin floating in the Seine River. The brother of the deceased woman is D'Eon, who is determined to find the murderer of his sister: Lia. But as ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, obsessive quest, heroes, rivalry, haunted by the past, escapades, ghost, supernatural ability, investigation, politics, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Tokyo Ghoul: Root A (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tokyo Ghoul: Root A
Style: suspense, bloody, exciting, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
[C] The Money of Soul and Possibility Control (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kimimaro works two jobs to make ends meet. He could go from pauper to prince in a parallel world called the Financial District—if he’ll invest his future as collateral in a dangerous game. Winning gets you more wealth, but losing could erase you ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, psychological
Plot: parallel world, mysterious character, rivalry, distopia, society, ambition, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, conspiracy, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tokko (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When 108 demons free themselves and start killing people, Special Public Safety Task Force, or "Tokko" for short, is formed to stop them. Some of the members have demons inside of them and can use them to enhance their own abilities.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, fighting crime, special agents, rivalry, private detective, injustice, mind control, crimes, partners against crime, riddles and clues, vengeance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Killing Bites (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: People have been created that are human-animal hybrids, and powerful businesses bet on the outcome of their duels. College student Nomoto Yuuya's casual friends ask him to drive them around to pick up girls one day, which he soon finds out ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tournament, mortal combat, supernatural, martial arts, murder, anthropomorphism, adventure, contests and competitions, hybrid, murderer, rescue, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: legends and myths, knight, master warrior, good versus evil, rescue, evil force, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, adventure, protector, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In response to the worsening crime rate, Japan creates Tokyo Butei High, an elite academy where "Butei" or armed detectives hone their deadly skills in hopes of becoming mercenary-like agents of justice. One particular Butei is Kinji ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, romantic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, high school, master warrior, heroes, rescue, escapades, rivalry, youth, master villain, teachers and students, crimes, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Godzilla Singular Point (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, chaos, attack, creature, prehistoric creature, monster, survival, creature feature, chaos and mayhem, threat, murder ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blade of the Immortal (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Blade of the Immortal is a Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. The manga ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, superhuman powers, master warrior, obsessive quest, battles, adventure, rivalry, healing power, poisoning, escapades, heroes, redemption ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Karas: The Revelation (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the city of Shinjuku, a conflict between a rouge Karas by the name of Eko and the "will of the city" rage in a conflict for dominance. A Karas brought about to fight the rouge has fallen, leaving the city and its inhabitants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, heroes, battles, rivalry, escapades, curses spells and rituals, chaos, demon, destruction, custody, gangsters, folklore ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Kill La Kill (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers around two fiercely fighting schoolgirls, Ryuuko Matoi and Satsuki Kiryuuin. On a campus ruled by force, a transfer student wielding a Basami sword brings about upheaval.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural ability, murder, high school, fighting the system, social relations, good versus evil, escapades, uncover truth, graphic violence, rescue, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, Tokyo was left flattened as a result from a great earthquake. A new city, MegaTokyo, was then recreated due in no small part from the aid of a multi-million dollar company, Genom Corp. Genom created and mass-produced ...
Style: mecha, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: superhero, cyberpunk, disaster, fighting crime, heroes, man versus machine, society, a.i., androids and robots, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a Japanese anime series produced by Anime International Company and funded by ADV Films. A retelling of the 1987 original video animation Bubblegum Crisis, the series premiered on TV Tokyo on October 8, 1998 where it ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, catastrophe, disaster, androids and robots, a.i., society, life is a bitch, rivalry, adventure, man versus machine, escapades, heroes ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%