Movies and TV shows like Kingdom

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Kingdom (2012)
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Kingdom (2012)
Original name: キングダム
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kingdom (2012) In the Warring States Period of ancient China (475-221 BCE), Shin and Hyou are war-orphans in the kingdom of Qin. They dream of one day proving themselves on the battlefield. One day, however, Hyou is taken to the palace by a minister. Winding up on the losing side of a power-struggle, Hyou manages to return to the village, barely alive. Shin then meets a boy who closely resembles Hyou, Ei Sei. For now he is the king of Qin; later he will become the emperor Shi Huangdi.
Plot: war, violence, heroes, warrior, training, adventure

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Most similar movies to Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, stylized and serious films and TV series with plots about violence, fight, heroes, danger, adventure, battles and martial arts mostly in Animation, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Kingdom: Vinland Saga (2019), Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993), Big Order (2016), Baki Hanma (2021), Violence Jack: Hell's Wind (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vinland Saga (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: norse mythology, sea battle, battles, viking, war, danger, vandalism, intrigue, power struggle, leader, vikings, legends and myths ...
Place: scandinavia
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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Based on the long-running manga by Hirohiko Araki, the first OVA series follows Josef Joestar and his 17-year-old grandson Jotaro as they attempt to finish the family blood feud against the immortal vampire Dio. Josef and Jotaro have gathered ...
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Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world has been reduced to a wasteland, populated by desperate villagers, marauding bandits, and ruthless warriors. One such warrior, Raoh, dares to challenge the Demon King.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, survival, mysterious character, martial arts, warrior, heroes, rising to stardom, battles, conquering ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Area 88: The Blue Skies of Betrayal (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Compilation of Area 88 Acts I-III. A pilot struggles to retain his humanity when he is shanghaied into a mercenary jet fighter force.
Plot: aviation, pilot, airplane, fighter pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4.7
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Big Order (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years ago, a child wished for the destruction of the world. Now, a group of people has the ability to grant their wishes depending on their power. They are called "Order User." Before these great people who have the power of ...
Style: stylized, exciting, manga, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: superhuman powers, world domination, talent, danger, supernatural, responsibility, wish come true, catastrophe, self doubt, dating show
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Baki Hanma (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: To gain the skills he needs to surpass his powerful father, Baki enters Arizona State Prison to take on the notorious inmate known as Mr. Unchained.
Style: brutal
Plot: fight, body, monster, martial art, creature, life, martial arts, blood, violence, warrior, father
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27%
Violence Jack: Hell's Wind (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The survivors of Kanto's Hell Earthquake built a new city and christened it "Hope Town". However, this peaceful town becomes a nightmare when it's raided by the motorcycle gang, "Hell's Wind". They abduct the women ...
Style: bloody
Plot: profanity, graphic violence, blood, breasts, gore, motorcycle, violence, death, swearing, rape, strong language, bloody violence ...
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Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, seinen
Plot: ninja, martial arts, tragic event, danger, heroes, fight, adventure, political intrigue, assassination, battles, ninja warrior, political unrest ...
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26%
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Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy is saved from death at the hands of bandits by a passing swordsman. The swordsman offers to take the boy in as his apprentice and renames him "Kenshin". After years of training, Kenshin abandons his master to join the growing ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: master warrior, samurai, hopes, heroes, revolution, redemption, martial arts, idealism, treason, tragedy, heroic mission, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Baki (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world's most violent and brutal death row inmates are gathering to face Baki. ...
Style: exciting, brutal, suspense, unusual plot structure, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, warrior, fighting movie, underground fighting, fighting style, battles, standoff, showdown, contests and competitions, violence, military training ...
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24%
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: arms dealing, crimes, soldier, murder, danger, child soldier, war, military, terrorism, gunfight, violence, mafia ...
Place: japan, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
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Devilman Lady (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A supermodel is attacked by a monster which brings her inner devil out. However, she doesn't let go of her humanity, so a secret government agency asks her to help them fight the demonic forces that secretly threaten Japan and the world.
Plot: demon, monster, supermodel, multiple monsters, supernatural power, superhuman, superhero, angel, lady, devil, fight, satan ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Violence Jack: Evil Town (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: After disasters have all but destroyed the Earth, leaving entire cities buried, one man named Violence Jack tries to avert a civil war brewing among the wretched inhabitants of a subterranean metropolis called Evil Town. The known world is now a ...
Style: bloody
Plot: strong language, blood, mass child killing, decapitation, teacher, giant, multiple murder, guts, bloody violence, extreme violence, intestines, archer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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7Seeds (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shy Natsu awakens as part of a group chosen to ensure the survival of humanity. Together, they have to survive on a changed Earth.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, tense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: heroes, rescue, good versus evil, escapades, danger, adventure, superhuman powers, family, imaginary, violence, secret, youth ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
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Story: No matter where she goes, Sora takes her sketchbook along. The world is full of mysterious and beautiful things, after all, and Sora doesn't want to miss a single one. The best way she knows to capture each moment is by drawing and sketching, ...
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Zombie-Loan (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror
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TV show
Story: Based on the manga by PEACH-PIT, serialised in G-Fantasy. When a human is marked to die, a faint gray line that is invisible to most appears around their neck. As time passes, that ring becomes darker and darker, until it is eventually black, and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Band of Ninja (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
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Mazinger Z (1972)
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mazinger Z, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States, is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, ...
Style: mecha
Plot: robot, giant robot, giant robots, scientist, piloted giant robot, superhero, evil scientist, female robot, fight, invention, super villain, friendship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Five young warriors are recruited to be Knights of the Zodiac, an elite cosmic force dedicated to protecting the Greek goddess Athena and the planet Earth.
Style: reboot, seinen, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
CESTVS -The Roman Fighter- (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Cestvs enters his first match at the slave gladiator training school. Though he's bewildered to discover that his opponent is his best friend, he wins the match, and his opponent is killed on the spot. According to his instructor Zafar, losers ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, seinen
Plot: roman empire, martial arts, slave, slavery, white slavery, roman soldier, battles, fight, orphan, struggle for survival, combat, fight for supremacy
Time: 50s, 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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
Plot: ninja, tragic love, battles, martial arts, heroes, adventure, danger, romance, love affair, rivalry, escapades, forbidden love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Rayearth (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hikaru, Umi and Fuu, three junior high schoolers, are magically transported to the mystical land of Cephiro, where they become Magic Knights in the service of Princess Emeraude in this fantasy-filled anime feature. Under the spell of an evil high ...
Plot: eyeglasses, violence, blue hair, female protagonist, red hair, redhead
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Violence Jack, Part 1, Slum King (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 37 min.
TV show
Story: Kanto Hell Earthquake has demolished the metropolitan completely. After the earthquake, Slum King is kidnapping girls and sell them as sex slaves. Mari is wandering on the devastated field looking for her lover, Ken. But she is also kidnapped by ...
Style: bloody
Plot: cruelty, blood splatter, man with no name, mercilessness, evil man, female whipping, extreme violence, strong language, bloody violence, blood, post apocalypse, sadist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 7.5
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Blue Exorcist (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Humans live in the world of Assiah, demons in Gehenna. The two dimensions are not meant to interfere with each other, but demons still possess creatures in Assiah in spite of this. The humans who can fight these demons are known as exorcists. Rin ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, danger, exorcist, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, friendship, rivalry, imaginary, heroes, god or devil, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beet the Vandel Buster (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The story takes place in a fantasy world where humans have been suffering from the attacks of the demon-like Vandels. Humans can fight back by becoming a Vandel Buster, a paid monster and Vandel assassin. The protagonist of the story, Beet, is a ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, battles, supernatural power, fight, demon, save the world, protector, young heroes, demon hunter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Natsuyuki Rendezvous (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a Japanese manga series by Haruka Kawachi which serialized in Shodensha's Feel Young magazine between July 2009 and January 2012. An anime television adaptation by Dogakobo aired in Fuji TV's Noitamina block between ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, captivating, light ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, fall in love, wooing, romance, love triangle, store, unfulfillment, tragedy, supernatural ability, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Magmel of the Sea Blue (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day in the middle of the pacific ocean a miracle occurred, a new continent appeared out of nowhere! The new continent was the home for new and mysterious plants, creatures and minerals! Humanity is excited as the age of exploration has returned.
Style: tense, captivating, entertaining, exciting, disturbing
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: expedition, wildlife, super strength, hopes, friendship, adventure, fantasy world, adaptation, ambition, escapades, heroes, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a manga series written and illustrated by Leiji Matsumoto, serialized Akita Shoten's Play Comic from 1977 to 1979. The series was adapted into an animated television series in 1978 directed by Rintaro and ...
Style: 2d animation
Plot: explosion, friendship, space war, heroes, fight, one against many, alien invasion, freedom, space opera, space wars, honor, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Saint Seiya: The Heated Battle of the Gods (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In Siberia, Hyōga saves a man that is being attacked. Injured, the man manages only to say something about Asgard. Some days later, Saori, Seiya, Shiryū and Shun are wondering about Hyōga and decide to go to Asgard to investigate. At Valhalla, ...
Style: manga
Plot: deity, greek mythology, suit of armor, mythology, wrestler, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Saint Seiya: Warriors of the Final Holy Battle (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The plot involves the coming of Lucifer to the Sanctuary, where his underlings systematically dispose of the surviving Gold Saints. Athena goes to Lucifer to ask for peace, placing herself in peril. The Bronze Saints must then come to her rescue, ...
Style: manga
Plot: deity, greek mythology, mythology, suit of armor, wrestler, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%