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Blade of the Immortal (2008)
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Blade of the Immortal (2008)
Original name: 無限の住人
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 was originally published in Afternoon from June 25, 1993 – December 25, 2012. A 2008 anime adaption was produced Bee Train and Production I.G. Also in 2008, the novel Blade of the Immortal: Legend of the Sword Demon was released in the United States by Dark Horse Comics.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, danger, adventure, battles, superhuman powers, obsessive quest, master warrior, imaginary, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, redemption, escapades, poisoning, healing power, martial arts, nun, group of criminals, lone wolves, fight, violence, death, immortal, sexual abuse, orphan ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, adventure, escapades, master warrior and martial arts mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Blade of the Immortal: Afro Samurai (2007), Sword of the Stranger (2007), Ninja Scroll (1993), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019), Basilisk (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, death, danger, african american, deadly, adventure, killings, master warrior, escapades, imaginary, martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Sword of the Stranger (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pursued by formidable Chinese assassins, young Kotaro and his dog run into No Name, a mysterious stranger who gets pulled into the chase. The unlikely companions form a bond over saving the dog from a poison attack, but chaos erupts when the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: swordsman, adventure, samurai, master warrior, emperor, lone wolves, escapades, sacrifice, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, human animal relationship, immortality ...
Place: japan
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100%
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, master warrior, heroes, duel, supernatural, demon, graphic violence, monster, good versus evil, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, dark fantasy, humorous, manga ...
Plot: demon, adventure, death, danger, friendship, murder, violence, supernatural, sword, mentor, magic, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
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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 ⇓
58%
Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Meiji Era was one of great renewal for Japan, where swords and killing were outlawed. However, many survivors from the time of Revolution still live, lurking in the shadows and waiting for a chance to use their killing blades again. Only Kenshin ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: samurai, master warrior, sword fight, martial arts, battles, innocence, heroes, glory, reconciliation, bully, escapades, betrayal ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hakuoki ~Demon of the Fleeting Blossom~ (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yukimura Chizuru is the daughter of a doctor who works in Edo; her father leaves Edo to work as a volunteer doctor and moves to Kyoto without his daughter. As time passes by, Chizuru starts worrying about losing contact with her father, so she ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rivalry, chase, adventure, search for father, danger, couples, on the road, rescue, murder, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
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58%
Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A long time ago, there was a valiant swordsman who came to be known simply as "the hero." There was a demon who has caused people suffering. The hero and his companions arrived to challenge the demon to a battle and by combining their ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, magic, dragon, master warrior, heroes, quest, fantasy world, battles, fight, superhuman powers, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Place: japan, asia
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Otogi Zoshi: The Legend of Magatama (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The time is 972 A.D. in Kyoto, the capital of ancient Japan. Kyoto is becoming a corrupt and run-down city; selfish samurai and onmyoji, who care only about gaining political power are everywhere. To make matters worse the city is suffering from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: samurai, rivalry, hidden identity, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, righting the wronged, danger, master warrior, emperor, royal family ...
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56%
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, comic, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desparate ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
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Samurai 7 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Samurai 7 is a 2004 anime TV series, produced by Gonzo and based on Akira Kurosawa's highly regarded 1954 movie Seven Samurai. The series was directed by Toshifumi Takizawa and its music was composed by Kaoru Wada and Eitetsu Hayashi. There are ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, epic, adult animation
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Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
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s-CRY-ed (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 629 min.
TV show
Story: The aftermath of a mysterious environmental catastrophe has left the land in complete desolation! While mankind has been able to rebuild the city, the catastrophe has caused some humans to undergo genetic mutations granting them special powers and ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia
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Fist of the North Star (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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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
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Place: japan
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Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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51%
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 ...
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting
Plot: obsessive quest, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, escapades, supernatural ability, politics, ghost, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france
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50%
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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, stylized, tense, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
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49%
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New Fist of the North Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yoroiden Samurai Troopers (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ronin Warriors, originally Yoroiden Samurai Troopers in Japan, is one of the oldest anime series to air largely uncut to international markets. Since its U.S. re-broadcast in the summer of 1995, its popularity and fan-following has grown ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, samurai, heroes, parallel world, heroic mission, legends and myths, righting the wronged, adventure, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.7
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, epic, dark, slasher ...
Audience: teens
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Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Heat Guy J (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Heat Guy J is a 26 episode science fiction anime series created by Escaflowne director Kazuki Akane and Satelight. Heat Guy J was licensed and distributed in the U.S. in 2003 by Pioneer. It was re-released by Funimation Entertainment in the fall of ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Guts, an immensely strong sword-for-hire, has little direction in his life, simply fighting one battle after the next. However, this all changes suddenly when he meets and is bested by Griffith, a beautiful and charismatic young man who leads the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: duel, battles, mercenary, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, drifter, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.4
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Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, friendship, ronin, curse, adventure, violence, supernatural, danger, supernatural power, losing-it hero, virgin sacrifice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: adventure, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, time travel, danger, imaginary, heroes, artifact, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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