Movies and TV shows like Dororo

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Dororo (2019)
 8.4
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Dororo (2019)
Original name: どろろ
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 with which the wronged son will use to hunt down the multitude of demons to reclaim his body one piece at a time, before confronting his father. On his journeys the young hero encounters an orphan who claims to be the greatest thief in Japan.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, dark fantasy, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, demon, friendship, ronin, curse, adventure, violence, supernatural, danger, supernatural power, losing-it hero, virgin sacrifice, uncover truth, society, japanese mythology, heroes, swordsman, torture, poverty, war, vengeance, revenge, gore, demons, fight ...

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Most similar movies to Dororo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful and dark fantasy films and TV series with plots about demon, supernatural, violence, danger, adventure, fight and monster mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dororo: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019), Castlevania (2017), Berserk (2016), Sword of the Stranger (2007), Berserk (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tanjirō Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Fire Hashira, ...
Style: dark fantasy, manga, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, magic, fight, master warrior, supernatural, family, mutilation, superhuman powers, danger, martial arts, violence, gore ...
Place: japan, asia
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100%
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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, tense ...
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, dracula, medieval, magic, demon, adaptation, computer game, clan, blood, monster, fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: sword, murder, violence, death, demon, supernatural, danger, military, deadly, hate, blood, anger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
Plot: tragic hero, battles, one man army, vengeance, mercenary, massacre, destiny, heroes, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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Noragami (2014)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The world consists of two parts: the near shore and far shore. The near shore is the place where people reside, while the far shore is the place for deities and ayakashi, which are emotional fragments that can posses humans and cause trouble. So it ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, captivating, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deity, ghost, god, friendship, love and romance, supernatural romance, curses spells and rituals, high school, sword fight, spirit, goddess ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 30K
Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: With his days numbered, high schooler Yuji decides to hunt down and consume the remaining 19 fingers of a deadly curse so it can die with him.
Style: captivating, disturbing, stylized, suspense, dark fantasy
Plot: exorcism, paranormal, secret organization, tragedy, demon, supernatural, teamwork, friendship, occult, curse, high school life, spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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 ...
Plot: friendship, survival, murder, death, adventure, hopes, demon, distopia, farming, betrayal, vengeance, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, friendship, rivalry, imaginary, heroes, god or devil, school ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Goblin Slayer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It's the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue—a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by ...
Style: bloody, brutal, rough, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
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83%
 7.7
 16K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seraph of the End (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2012, the world allegedly comes to an end at the hands of a human-made virus, ravaging the global populace and leaving only children untouched. It is at this time that vampires emerge from the recesses of the earth, likely followed by age-old ...
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
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55%
 7.7
 3K
Drifters (2016)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shimazu Toyohisa is a real-life samurai who fought in the pivotal Battle of Sekigahara. In his dying moments, Shimazu is transported to a world of magic with other famous warriors throughout history. These warriors are forced to fight each other in ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 4K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 83K
Naruto (2002)
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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, rivalry, master warrior, warrior, determination, training, good versus evil, adventure, ninja, friendship, danger, friends ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Magmel of the Sea Blue (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day in the middle of the pacific ocean a miracle occurred, a new continent appeared out of nowhere! The new continent was the home for new and mysterious plants, creatures and minerals! Humanity is excited as the age of exploration has returned.
Style: tense, captivating, entertaining, exciting, disturbing
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: expedition, wildlife, super strength, hopes, friendship, adventure, fantasy world, adaptation, ambition, escapades, heroes, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When Haruhito awakens, he's in the dark. He doesn't know where he is, why is he here, and where he came from. Around him there are several men and women who have the same circumstances. Haruhito and his companions find themselves in a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, partners, school, witch, good versus evil, master warrior, save the world, supernatural, transformation, friendship, super weapon, bonding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ninja Scroll: The Series (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fourteen years after defeating the immortal warrior Himuro Genma and thwarting the Shogun of the Dark's evil plans, Kibagami Jubei continues to roam all over Japan as a masterless swordsman. During his journey, he meets Shigure, a priestess who ...
Style: exciting, captivating, dark fantasy
Plot: ninja, samurai, chosen one, dark hero, good versus evil, adventure hero, supernatural power, martial arts, demon, fictional war, showdown, ninja warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devilman Crybaby (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Akira Fudo learns from his best friend Ryo Asuka that demons will revive and reclaim the world from humans. With humans hopeless against this threat, Ryo suggests combining with a demon. With this, Akira becomes Devilman, a being with the power of ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychological, captivating, intense, bleak ...
Plot: demon, eroticism, satan, alternate reality, save the world, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, demons, friendship, super powers, love, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, sincere, humorous
Plot: adventure, parallel world, friendship, dragon, danger, fantasy world, murder, demon, death, reincarnation, heroes, underground ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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07-Ghost (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a gothic fantasy world, this is the story of Teito Klein, an orphaned slave who became the top military academy student. However, an unexpected turn of events left him pursued by the forces of the Barsburg Empire. Now an escaping convict, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: magic, demon, friendship, military, fantasy world, church, adaptation, youth, murder, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade of the Immortal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A young girl named Rin seeks to avenge her parents, who were ruthlessly killed by a group of master swordsmen, with the help of cursed samurai Manji, who is seemingly immortal.
Style: bloody, brutal, melancholic, philosophical, breathtaking ...
Plot: samurai, revenge, immortality, murderer, search, journey, redemption, love, partners, oath, battles, martial arts ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rin Okumura is raised by a famous exorcist named Father Fujimoto. After an argument between the two, Rin discovers he is the son of the devil. Rin decides to fight his fate by joining the True Cross Academy to become an exorcist and defeat demons. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: demon, satan, adventure, good versus evil, academy, heroic mission, parallel world, supernatural, rivalry, brother brother relationship, exorcism, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Angels of Death (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, fear, adventure, evil, mercilessness, violence, brutality, rescue, quest, supernatural, demon, bad guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dance in the Vampire Bund (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Mina Tepeş, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants her race to stop hiding from the humans. Using her vast wealth, she has paid off Japan's entire national debt and by doing so, gained the right to create a ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, imaginary, supernatural, society, heroes, samurai, danger, conspiracy, amnesia, tragedy, romance, teenage love ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beet the Vandel Buster (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The story takes place in a fantasy world where humans have been suffering from the attacks of the demon-like Vandels. Humans can fight back by becoming a Vandel Buster, a paid monster and Vandel assassin. The protagonist of the story, Beet, is a ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, heroes, battles, supernatural power, fight, demon, save the world, protector, young heroes, demon hunter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 2K
Beelzebub (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Ishiyama High is a school populated entirely by delinquents, where nonstop violence and lawlessness are the norm. However, there is one universally acknowledged rule—don't cross first year student Tatsumi Oga, Ishiyama's most vicious ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: demon, danger, youth, fight, nanny, supernatural, parenting, imaginary, school, rivalry, master and servant, supernatural power ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%