Movies and TV shows like From the New World

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From the New World (2012)
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From the New World (2012)
Original name: 新世界より
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Born into a world 1000 years in our future, Saki and her friends live in utopia. Not only is their idyllic community overflowing with resources, but technology is obsolete, thanks to a magical power that grants the ability to materialize anything. However, when Saki discovers a lost artifact, the facade is shattered! Faced with a startling truth about their town, Saki and her companions face dangers they never knew existed, and their choices may change the fate of everyone.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, offbeat, serious, stylized
Plot: coming of age, utopia, good versus evil, apocalypse, supernatural, danger, society, chaos, under the surface, uncover truth, adventure, monster, friendship, telekinesis, mystery, deadly, teenage life, miraculous event, supernatural ability, village life, gory, child in peril, deadly creature, kids in trouble, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to From the New World

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, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, adventure and imaginary mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like From the New World: MADE IN ABYSS (2017), Needless (2009), No. 6 (2011), Blood+ (2005), Beyond the Boundary (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
MADE IN ABYSS (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
TV show
Story: The “Abyss” is the last unexplored region, an enormous and treacherous cave system filled with ancient relics and strange creatures. Only the bravest of adventurers can traverse its depths, earning them the nickname, “Cave Raiders.” Within ...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, orphan, explorer, robot, boy girl relationship, friendship, mystery, tragedy, puzzle, amnesia, humanoid robot ...
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Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2004, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on July 2, 2009.
Style: bleak, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: imaginary, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, danger, supernatural ability, chaos, adventure, future dystopia, heroes, supernatural power, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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No. 6 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the near future, most of mankind now lives in a handful of city states. There, for the privileged elite, life should be perfect. But for young Sion, life has become a nightmare since letting a strange boy spend the night in his apartment. ...
Style: yaoi, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Plot: social differences, future dystopia, uncover truth, plague, life turned upside down, conspiracy, society, secret organization, fugitives, escapades, infected, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Blood+ (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vampire, heroic mission, self discovery, destiny, gory, heroes, adventure, sword fight, supernatural, rivalry, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, okinawa
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Beyond the Boundary (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half Youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, captivating, tense ...
Plot: religions or cults, immortality, danger, heroes, supernatural, monster, school, adventure, couples, love and romance, rivalry, friendship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
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100%
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Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, wolf, future dystopia, danger, good versus evil, apocalypse, legends and myths, androids and robots, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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50%
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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 ...
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, suffering, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, beast, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
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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, danger, youth, secret identity, deadly creature, survival, friends, good versus evil, crimes, deadly ...
Place: japan, tokyo, east asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Corpse Princess (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Corpse Princess is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, track down, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, deadly, clergy, supernatural, monk, schoolgirl, murder ...
Place: japan
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53%
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Pandora Hearts (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Oz Vessalius, heir to one of the duke houses, has just turned fifteen. His life is rich and carefree, darkened only by the constant absence of his father. At his coming-of-age ceremony, however, everything changes. For no reason that he can discern, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deal with the devil, escapades, coming of age, prison, danger, save the day, parallel world, chaos, imaginary, mysterious character, deadly, demon ...
Time: victorian era
Place: japan, asia
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51%
Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Shirou Emiya lost his parents in a fire when he was young and was later adopted by the sorcerer Kiritsugu Emiya. Shirou is drawn into the Holy Grail War summons a female "Servant" known as Saber to protect him and obtain the Holy Grail.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, wizards and magicians, supernatural, adventure, danger, youth, good versus evil, romance, imaginary, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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51%
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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 ...
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Casshern Sins (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Casshern Sins is a reboot of the classic anime series Casshan, produced by Tatsunoko and animated by Madhouse. It premiered in Japan on October 1, 2008, following a sneak preview of the first episode at Otakon 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland. The ...
Style: exciting, captivating, mecha, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Promised Neverland (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood ...
Style: dark fantasy, touching, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
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Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic ...
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Time: future
Place: europe
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Appleseed XIII (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Appleseed XIII is a 2011 Japanese CGI anime adaptation of Masamune Shirow's science fiction manga series Appleseed. Composed of 13 episodes, the series retold the exploits of ES.W.A.T. member Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos. The series ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, terrorism, save the world, future dystopia, androids and robots, a.i., chaos, rivalry, crimes, danger, fighting crime, partners ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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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
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Gilgamesh (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Over a decade ago, a group of scientists carried out experiments at the Tomb of Gilgamesh, the supposed resting place of the demigod subject of an ages-old myth. After the work at the "Heaven's Gate" facility was abruptly halted, a ...
Style: cynical, serious, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, chaos, who to trust, future dystopia, apocalypse, uninhibited rivalry, mysterious character, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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47%
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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: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, imaginary, mass murder, panic, mysterious death ...
Place: japan, asia
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43%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chrono Crusade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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, serious, exciting, tragic ending
Plot: supernatural, exorcist, demon, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary, danger, escapades, clergy, mind control, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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45%
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
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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, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, save the world, legends and myths, betrayal, reincarnation, imaginary, master warrior ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal is a Japanese manga and anime series and the third main spin-off series of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise. The manga began serialization in Shueisha's V-Jump magazine from December 2010 and is licensed in North America by Viz Media. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, memory loss, escapades, human host, youth, young heroes, friendship ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
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Guilty Crown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitaminA program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability ...
Style: mecha, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, imaginary, future dystopia, chaos, teenage love, young heroes, fighting the system, youth, terrorism, supernatural ability, distopia ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, uncover truth, supernatural, riddles and clues, mystery, life is a bitch, who done it, parallel world, danger, friendship, escapades, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sacred Blacksmith (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This show is based on the light novel series by Isao Miura of the same name. Cecily Campbell is the only child of the famous Campbell family. When her father passes away she joins the prestigious Knight Guards to honour her family's legacy. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, serious ...
Plot: adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, save the kingdom, blacksmith, love and romance, partners, friendship, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Read or Die (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, undercover, secret identity, heroic mission, rivalry, race against time, danger, escapades, apocalypse, superhero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 540
Monsuno (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: Monsuno released as Juusen Battle Monsuno in Japan, is an American-Japanese animated series that premiered in the United States on February 23, 2012 on Nickelodeon's sister channel, Nicktoons and began airing on TV Tokyo in Japan in October ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, chase, dangerous animal, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, teenage life, imaginary, danger, friendship, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%