Movies and TV shows like Devil May Cry

If you like "Devil May Cry" you are looking for gothic, exciting and atmospheric movies or TV shows about / with demon, legends and myths, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission and rivalry themes of Animation, Action and Fantasy genre shot in Japan.
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Devil May Cry (2007)
 7.1
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Devil May Cry (2007)
Original name: デビル メイ クライ
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 288 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, scary, serious, dark fantasy
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, legends and myths, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, haunted by the past, track down, danger, imaginary, escapades, deadly, parallel world, curses spells and rituals, dedication, superior, demon hunter, sword, gunfight, gore, agent, heroes, heir heiress, debt ...

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Most similar movies to Devil May Cry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, heroes, rivalry, escapades, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Devil May Cry: Hellsing Ultimate (2006), Claymore (2007), Castlevania (2017), Akame ga Kill! (2014), Vampire Hunter D (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, dark fantasy, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, danger, anti heroes, gunfight, supernatural, vampire hunter, anti hero, monster, superhuman powers, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
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87%
 8.0
 13K
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 ...
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, suffering, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, beast, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.3
 52K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, dracula, medieval, magic, demon, adaptation, computer game, clan, plague, revenge, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 19K
Akame ga Kill! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Tatsumi travels to the capital of the Empire in order to earn money for his starving people and encounters a world of unimaginable depravity, dominated by the ruthless Prime Minister who controls the child Emperor. Tatsumi is recruited by ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, deadly, undercover, master warrior, assassination, danger, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Vampire Hunter D (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, good versus evil, vampire slayer, supernatural ability, supernatural, escapades, ghost, danger, gory, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hellsing Ultimate Abridged (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A shortened, re-dubbed and much funnier take on "Hellsing Ultimate" (2006). Follow Alucard on his long, enthusiastic walks, and follow Seras, the police girl, as she comes to terms with her vampirism. And nets a sweet-ass cannon in the ...
Style: parody, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly creature, superhuman powers, escapades, deadly, supernatural ability, master warrior, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 46K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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
Plot: adventure, evil force, youth, rivalry, heroic mission, supernatural ability, martial arts, death, danger, good versus evil, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, imaginary, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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8174
 7.7
 4K
D.Gray-man (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Walker, a young Exorcist with a cursed eye that can see the suffering of the Akumas created by The Millenium Earl, travels to England to the Headquarters of the exorcists, the Black Order, where his Master, General Cross Marian, has sent him ...
Style: exciting, emotional, suspense, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary, chosen one, save the day, young heroes, demon, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.7
 31K
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
Plot: tragic hero, battles, vengeance, one man army, danger, mercenary, massacre, heroes, destiny, military, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Constantine: City of Demons (2018)
Genre: Animation, Short, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: This all-new animated series from Warner Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content follows DC’s popular comic book character John Constantine (voiced by the live action series star Matt Ryan), a seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult.
Style: suspense, gothic, stylized, scary, serious ...
Plot: god or devil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, devil, supernatural, supernatural power, demon, exorcism, holy water, superhero, demons, salvation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 1K
Lady Death (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The movie begins in 15th century Sweden, where Hope, the beautiful daughter of Matthias, a skilled mercenary who is in actuality a demon, is accused of being the devil's consort. Sentenced by the town priest to be burned at the stake, Matthias, ...
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lucifer, haunted by the past, afterlife, vengeance, supernatural, supernatural ability, female whipping, betrayal, rivalry, save the world, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 15th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 15K
Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires exist. It is the duty of Hellsing, an organization sponsored by the British government, to hide that frightening fact and protect the blissfully unaware populace. Along with its own personal army, Hellsing also has a few secret weapons. ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural ability, anti hero, monster, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, warrior, immortality, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 7K
Wicked City (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This animated Japanese film is a dark, adult-oriented thriller. A peace treaty between the Earth and the Black World, a parallel universe of spider-like aliens is coming to an end. Two cops, Taki, a human male, and Maki, a female alien, are assigned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: demon, heroes, beast, supernatural, save the world, heroic mission, supernatural ability, good versus evil, parallel world, imaginary, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 42K
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, danger, supernatural ability, deadly creature, secret identity, youth, friends, survival, good versus evil, crimes, hunt down ...
Place: japan, tokyo, east asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 12K
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, rivalry, friendship, imaginary, heroes, teamwork, god or devil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 8K
Spawn (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Todd McFarlane's Spawn is an animated television series which aired on HBO from 1997 through 1999. It is also released on DVD as a film series. It is based on the Spawn comic series from Image Comics, and was nominated for and won an Emmy in ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: superhero, deal with the devil, supernatural, heaven and hell, demon, god or devil, danger, dark hero, merciless, escapades, hell, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Trinity Blood (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Many centuries ago, man's Armageddon gave birth to the vampires' wrath. As man and immortal clash, a reality-shattering threat looms. Hope resides solely in a new breed of hunter operating under the Vatican's authority. The true ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, seinen
Plot: vampire, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, apocalypse, heroic mission, rivalry, battles, allies, future dystopia, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Record of the Lodoss War (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Born in battle, baptized in fire, it's kingdoms have been ravaged by war for thousands of years. Now, an evil stirs, an ancient goddess of destruction awakened by an evil wizard. A party of six is forged to defeat this threat, or die in the ...
Style: serious, stylized, mystical
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, rescue, heroes, adventure, elf, monster, creature, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 11K
Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Holy Grail - Pursuing the power of the "Holy Grail" which grants a miracle, this is a contest in which seven magi summon seven Heroic Spirits to compete for it. In that battle whose conclusion was postponed three times, now, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, holy grail, king arthur, epic battle, supernatural, mortal combat, ambition, escapades, rivalry, priest, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 9K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, knight, master warrior, good versus evil, rescue, imaginary, danger, evil force, adventure, save the world, supernatural, protector ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural, betrayal, reincarnation, master warrior, danger, imaginary, save the world, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 358
Strait Jacket (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: It is the world where magic and science coexist. Rayotte Steinberg, a lone wolf "tactical sorcerist", fights against monsters. They used to be human beings, but they had overused forbidden power, "magic", to turn into monsters. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, danger, escapades, wizards and magicians, plague, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, chaos, battles, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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3x3 Eyes (1991)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young man named Yakumo Fuuji, who through a strange series of events becomes the immortal slave of the last of a race of 3 Eyed immortals. The immortal absorbs his soul to save his life, making him immortal in the process. Now, he ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: heroes, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, supernatural, deadly, danger, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, high school life, high school, zombie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Yozakura Quartet (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yozakura Quartet is a Japanese manga created by Suzuhito Yasuda that began publishing by Kodansha in 2006, and was then published in the US by Del Rey in 2008. The series was animated in Japan and aired from October 2 to December 18, 2008; it ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, teenage life, superhuman powers, danger, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, deadly creature, village, good versus evil, sword, violence, danger, school life, friendship, japanese schoolgirl, deadly ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The daughters of Sesshoumaru and Inuyasha set out on a journey transcending time! In Feudal Japan, Half-Demon twins Towa and Setsuna are separated from each other during a forest fire. While desperately searching for her younger sister, Towa wanders ...
Style: exciting, psychological, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: demon, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, destiny, supernatural ability, heroic mission, battles, danger, rivalry, parallel world, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, battles, demon, sword, samurai, apocalypse, vengeance, heroic mission, catastrophe, ghost, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, heroes, master villain, battles, ghost, imaginary, danger, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 664
Ga-Rei -Zero- (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follows two friends, daughters of exorcists, who are now members of the government's secret Supernatural Disaster Countermeasures Division that fights demons when they appear in Japan.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, government agency, deadly creature, heroes, heir heiress ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%