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428: The Animation (2009)
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428: The Animation (2009)
Original name: Canaan
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Two years ago, Shibuya was ravaged by a biological terrorist attack using the deadly Ua virus. Maria Osawa was saved when her father inoculated her against the virus, but is left with partial amnesia from the shock. She works as a cameraman when she reunites with a girl named Canaan in Shanghai, China. A gifted assassin with synesthesia, she is under orders from an unknown organization for a yet unspecified mission
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, assassination attempt, danger, deadly, leadership, assassin, journalism, escapades, terrorist group, war on terror, save the day, prodigy, chases and races, virus, heroes, religions or cults, rivalry, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, shanghai

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, escapades, adventure, deadly and supernatural mostly in Animation, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like 428: The Animation: Madlax (2004), Beyond the Boundary (2013), Eden of the East (2009), Black Bullet (2014), Asura Cryin' (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Madlax (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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 ...
Style: psychological, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, on the run, heroic mission, rivalry, good versus evil, government agency, mystery, soldier, danger, riddles and clues ...
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100%
Eden of the East the Movie II: Paradise Lost (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Accused of terrorism and feeling the heat, Saki's high-tech crew is in the crosshairs. Meanwhile, the shroud of mystery covering Takizawa is lifted as he and his fellow Selecao make their final moves. Every game must come to an end. For those ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, rivalry, intrigue, deadly, mystery, danger, dishonesty, state affairs, heroes
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Beyond the Boundary (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: immortality, danger, heroes, supernatural, monster, religions or cults, school, adventure, love and romance, couples, friendship, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Eden of the East (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, investigation, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, near future
Place: japan, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.0
 2K
Black Bullet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: heroes, imaginary, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, chases and races, deadly, supernatural, plague, rivalry, monster, post apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 92
Asura Cryin' (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, entertaining, captivating, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, friendship, friends, heroic mission, young heroes, teenage life, high school life, save the world, danger, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Witch Hunter (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Japan
Story: El Cazador de la Bruja, is an anime television series directed by Kōichi Mashimo and animated by Bee Train studio. It is a spiritual successor of Noir and Madlax and the final installment of Bee Train's "girls-with-guns" trilogy. The ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: bounty hunter, on the run, murder, obsession, adventure, danger, rivalry, deadly, escapades, chases and races, self discovery, conspiracy ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, track down, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, clergy, deadly, supernatural, monk, schoolgirl, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Spider-Woman, Agent of S.W.O.R.D. (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Feeling like the most hated person on Earth after the events of Secret Invasion, Jessica Drew aka Spider-Woman is approached by a mysterious stranger to join S.W.O.R.D. (Sentient World Observation and Response Department), a counter-terrorism and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: superheroine, heroes, rivalry, vengeance, danger, escapades, strong female character, black ops, superhero, alien, flying car, psychological trauma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 2K
Noir (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Noir is a tale of assassins, in particular one named Mireille Bouquet, a contract killer who receives a message from a young girl with no memory about herself, but is an incredibly efficient killing machine. The story takes us on a pilgrimage to the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, gothic
Audience: teens
Plot: mercenary, friendship, amnesia, female warrior, haunted by the past, uncover truth, obsessive quest, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, identity crisis, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his capture for attempted assassination of the Raikage, leader of Kumogakure, as well as killing Jōnin from Kirigakure and Iwagakure, Naruto is imprisoned in Hōzukijou: A criminal containment facility known as the Blood Prison. Mui, the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: prison, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, prison life, criminal heroes, supernatural ability, assassination, deadly, master warrior, heroes, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Generator Rex (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Generator Rex is an American science fiction "nanopunk" action animated television series created by Man of Action for Cartoon Network. John Fang of Cartoon Network Studios serves as supervising director. It is inspired by the comic M. ...
Style: exciting, serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: young heroes, teenage life, superhero, superhuman powers, danger, mutant, save the day, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, rivalry, supernatural power, infected ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Aria the Scarlet Ammo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In response to the worsening crime rate, Japan creates Tokyo Butei High, an elite academy where "Butei" or armed detectives hone their deadly skills in hopes of becoming mercenary-like agents of justice. One particular Butei is Kinji ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, romantic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, high school, imaginary, master warrior, youth, escapades, rescue, rivalry, heroes, master villain, teachers and students, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Skunk Fu! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: Ireland
Duration: 13 min.
Story: This series follows the adventures of a skunk and his group of friends as they protect their village from a group of evil monkeys.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, save the day, rivalry, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, danger, master warrior, animal life, anthropomorphic animal, furry, martial arts ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
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Black Cat (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Train Heartnet is a famous assassin known as Black Cat. He works for Chronos, an organization that secretly controls the world. However, he begins to question the morality of his actions after he befriends two bounty hunters named Saya and Sven, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, mercenary, danger, adventure, deadly, criminal heroes, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, hitman, couple relations, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rolling Penguin Drum (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, twists and turns, surreal, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: destiny, resurrection, penguins, reincarnation, supernatural, mystery, terminal illness, lifesaver, family relations, riddles and clues, danger, back from the dead ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 370
Golgo 13 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Golgo 13 is not his real name. Then again, neither is Duke Togo, Tadashi Togo, or any number of the aliases he goes by. A man of mystery, not even the world’s most prominent intelligence agencies can determine who Golgo really is, or just where he ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, sniper, crimes, tough heroes, murder, mission, attempted murder, assassination, terrorism, mysterious death, agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 160
Occult Academy (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Story: Occult Academy is a Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and Aniplex and directed by Tomohiko Itō. The 13-episode anime premiered in Japan on the TV Tokyo television network on July 6, 2010. Occult Academy is the third project ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: occult, alien invasion, alien encounter, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic, heroes, time travel, escapades, rivalry, male nudity, cell phone ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.6
 307
Samurai Girls (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The story takes place in Japan in the early 21st century, in an alternate reality where the Tokugawa Shogunate has remained in power. In this reality, student councils are tasked with oppressing schools. Yagyuu Muneakira is a high school student who ...
Style: ecchi, exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, revolution, escapades, danger, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, friends, battles, friendship, adventure, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 7K
Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, save the world, danger, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, afterlife, heroes, deadly, chases and races, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Detective Conan (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The son of a world famous mystery writer, Jimmy Kudo, has achieved his own notoriety by assisting the local police as a student detective. He has always been able to solve the most difficult of criminal cases using his wits and power of reason.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: riddles and clues, private detective, secret identity, murder, who done it, prodigy, mystery, fighting crime, partners against crime, law and order, danger, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 1K
Iron Man (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When Tony Stark branches his company into Japan, he is opposed by the nefarious Zodiac organization. It's up to Stark's Iron Man to defeat the Zodiac, and defend Japan.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, imaginary, androids and robots, flying man, scientist, female scientist, newspaper reporter, industrialist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Secret Saturdays (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The Secret Saturdays is an American animated television series created by Canadian cartoonist Jay Stephens for Cartoon Network. It debuted on October 3, 2008, in the United States. The series follows the adventures of the Saturdays, a family of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, family relations, supernatural ability, supernatural, parents and children, heroes, super villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dream Eater Merry (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Dream Eater Merry is a Japanese action fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Ushiki Yoshitaka. The series is serialized in Houbunsha's seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Forward. The manga was adapted into an anime television ...
Style: exciting, humorous, emotional, seinen, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, youth, high school life, imaginary, a vision, human host, heroes, nightmare comes true, life turned upside down, demon, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kurau: Phantom Memory (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Kurau Phantom Memory is a 2004 science fiction anime series, produced by Bones and Media Factory, which was broadcast in Japan by the anime television networks Animax and TV Asahi. Set primarily in the year 2110, it explores themes such as ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, adult animation
Plot: rivalry, imaginary, danger, space and aliens, escapades, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, androids and robots, man versus machine, disorder, alien life-form, cartoon violence ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Men in Black: The Series (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Men in Black: The Series, also known as MIB: The Series and Men in Black: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series that originally aired on The WB's Kids' WB programming block from October 11, 1997 to June 30, 2001. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, secret agents, danger, heroes, government agency, bounty hunter, reluctant partners, undercover, escapades, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 317
Strike Witches (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The story takes place in year 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called neuroi. A young heroine Named Yoshika miyafuji joins the 501st joint wing, known as the strike witches to fight and defeat the neuroi so that way ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, ecchi
Plot: adventure, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, imaginary, danger, escapades, alien encounter, wizards and magicians, female soldier, magic, alien invasion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 1K
Desert Punk (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 580 min.
Story: In the future, Japan is a wasteland. In the Great Kanto Desert, scattered humans eke out a living in the hot sand. Among them, a short-statured man they call "Sunabozu" makes a living as a bounty hunter. Like a demon of the sand, he seems ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, humorous, futuristic
Plot: bounty hunter, mercenary, desert, adventure, future dystopia, escapades, imaginary, danger, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, nudity (full frontal - brief), anti hero ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.3
 9K
Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, escapades, rivalry, mortal combat, ambition, imaginary, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 14K
Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, supernatural, heroic mission, supernatural ability, dracula, christianity, monster, rivalry, deadly creature, warrior, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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