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Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
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Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In order to help a friend possessed by a spirit, Ozawa Haruka knocks on the door of her university's movie research association. There she meets Saitou Yakumo, a rude, unkempt young man with a red left eye, who is said to have spiritual powers. At first Haruka is skeptical, but she comes to believe him when he conveys messages from her older sister, who died when she was a child. Together, they work to shed light on the terrifying events happening at their university. But this is only the prologue of what's to come...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, supernatural ability, crimes, danger, mysterious place, deadly, mysterious character, college, life is a bitch, mystery, student life, college life, uncover truth, murder, friendship, a vision, police, death, male female relationship, hospital, kidnapping, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, rivalry, murder, deadly, mystery and crimes mostly in Animation, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Psychic Detective Yakumo: Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012), XXXHOLiC (2005), Terror in Resonance (2014), Mushi-Shi (2005), Ghost Hunt (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepop light novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others and Boogiepop At Dawn. The series is directed by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, mysterious character, nobody believes, evil force, murder, deadly, danger, high school, doctors and patients, crimes, ghost ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a first-year high school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school's old building, he meets a girl named Yuuko Kanoe who reveals herself as a ghost ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, love and romance, school, supernatural, uncover truth, left to die, haunted house, buried truth, love triangle, crimes, investigation, academy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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XXXHOLiC (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-schooler, is troubled by monsters and spirits who are magically attracted to him. However, nobody else can see them but him. One day, Watanuki stumbles into a shop that grants wishes, and encounters Yuko Ichihara, a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: mysterious character, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, mystery, danger, magic, stranger, encounter, paranormal activity, psychic, japanese mythology ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, orphan, terrorism, human experiment, hacker, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, police, dysfunctional family ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: nature, legends and myths, mysterious character, supernatural, adventure, ghost, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, japanese mythology, earth ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Ghost Hunt (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It follows the adventures of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center as they investigate mysterious occurrences all over Japan with a team of other ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, supernatural, paranormal activity, danger, clergy, supernatural ability, mystery, teenage life, monk, curse, spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Danganronpa: The Animation (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Being just a normal student without a special talent, Makoto Naegi wins a lottery to attend the prestigious Hope's Peak Academy where only the top prodigies attend. However, instead of this being the beginning of a wonderful high school life, ...
Style: tense, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, high school, life turned upside down, rivalry, murder, confined, intrigue, who done it, mysterious character, captivity, disorder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The infamous Shounen Bat (Lil' Slugger) is terrorizing the residents of Musashino City. Flying around on his rollerblades and beating people down with a golden baseball bat, the assailant seems impossible to catch—much less understand. His ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, stalking, murder, who done it, police investigation, deadly, monster, police detective, mysterious character, danger, serial killer, partners against crime ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
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Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: anti hero, mind game, intelligence, secret identity, anti heroes, supernatural, law enforcement, supernatural ability, vigilante, serial killer, crimes, rivals ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Lunar Legend Tsukihime (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shiki Tohno is a boy who, after an accident as a child, is able to see strange lines coming from objects and people. He has to wear special glasses to stop seeing them. If he cuts some of these lines, he destroys people connected to them. One day he ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, mystery, haunted by the past, imaginary, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones.
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, secret agents, future dystopia, supernatural, dark past, paranormal phenomena, rivalry, fighting crime, escapades, investigation, danger, transformation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
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, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, classmate, death, classmates, curse, curses spells and rituals, school, danger, teenage life, school life, accidental death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Persona 4 The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madlax (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: Madlax is a 26-episode Japanese anime television series produced in 2004 by the Bee Train animation studio. Kōichi Mashimo directed Madlax and the soundtrack was composed by Yuki Kajiura. The DVD version was released by ADV Films in North America ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gilgamesh (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 1K
Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, violence, imaginary, family relations, deadly, deadly creature, rivalry, parents and children, village, sword, blood ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, dark fantasy, mass murder, imaginary, murder, insanity, danger, deadly, mysterious death, good versus evil, panic ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Gastrea menyebar seperti api, membuat setiap wadah yang terinfeksi bermutasi dengan cepat, mendapatkan kekuatan baru dan kemampuan dengan setiap tahap perkembangan, bahkan saat mereka terus menyerang, membunuh dan menginfeksi beberapa host ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
Style: scary, serious, dark, disturbing, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Durarara!! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Durarara!!, often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted into a Japanese anime series. As of May 2012, eleven volumes have been published by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, feel good, touching, serious ...
Plot: urban legend, escapades, city life, supernatural, gang, supernatural ability, crimes, mysticism, friendship, gangsters, ghost, snitch ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting
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Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, torture, under the surface, student, psychic, village, fear, crimes, disappearance, mystery, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark fantasy, danger, supernatural, murder, supernatural ability, deadly creature, youth, secret identity, friends, survival, hunt down, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Eden of the East (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot on April 9, 2009. Created, directed and written by Kenji Kamiyama, it features character designs by Chika Umino and animation production by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, danger, memory loss, mystery, white house, terrorist plot, murder, socially awkward, college student, amnesia, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, near future
Place: japan, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, chaos, imaginary, society, supernatural, computers and web, technology gone awry, apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Rolling Penguin Drum (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A terminally ill girl named Himari Takakura is miraculously saved from death by a strange spirit who resides in a penguin-shaped hat. However, in exchange for extending her life, the spirit tasks Himari's brothers, Kanba and Shōma, to seek out ...
Style: humorous, surreal, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 16K
Psycho-Pass (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that takes place in the future where it is possible to instantaneously measure a person's mental state, personality, and the probability that a person will commit crimes with a device installed ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, graphic violence, human nature, police investigation, master criminal, mastermind, partners against crime, crimes, chase, society, criminal ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest, family in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, deadly creature, family relations, ghost, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 93
Asura Cryin' (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tomoharu is a normal high school student... except for the fact that he is never alone. Haunted by the ghost of his dead childhood friend, he moves into a new residence at the beginning of the school year. Life turns out to be a little more ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, friendship, friends, young heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, high school life, danger, save the world, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%