Movies and TV shows like Dororo

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Dororo (2019)
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Dororo (2019)
Original name: どろろ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, demon, curse, supernatural, violence, ronin, adventure, friendship, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman, vengeance, society, heroes, gore, demons, war, torture, poverty, abandoned baby, supernatural power, good versus evil, fencing, mutilation ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, adventure, demon, friendship, rivalry, supernatural and violence mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Dororo: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019), Sword of the Stranger (2007), Berserk (1997), Castlevania (2017), Berserk (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, humorous, absurd, disturbing ...
Plot: adventure, demon, supernatural, friendship, murder, danger, death, mentor, violence, teamwork, destiny, dark fantasy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
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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
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Place: feudal japan, japan
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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: exciting, epic, dark, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, dark fantasy, vengeance, danger, one man army, battles, mercenary, supernatural, heroes, monster, massacre, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.2
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Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, vampire hunter, medieval, dracula, demon, magic, computer game, adaptation, clan, plague
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Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 24 min.
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, ...
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Plot: supernatural, murder, violence, death, demon, danger, blood, sword, military, deadly, hate, anger ...
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Blue Exorcist (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, exorcist, imaginary, exorcism, heroes, anger, friendship, ghost ...
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Vinland Saga (2019)
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Duration: 24 min.
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Goblin Slayer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: bloody, erotic, brutal, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
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Duration: 26 min.
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Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Duration: 25 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
 439
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29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 2K
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Country: Japan
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27%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
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