Movies and TV shows like The Promised Neverland

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The Promised Neverland (2019)
 8.6
 24K
The Promised Neverland (2019)
Original name: 約束のネバーランド
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, 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 relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...
Style: touching, tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: friendship, survival, murder, death, adventure, hopes, dark fantasy, demon, distopia, farming, betrayal, vengeance, danger, runaway, violence, dishonesty, family, escapades, crimes, mutilation, mentor, adaptation, chase, society, strategy ...
Time: future
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to The Promised Neverland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, violence, murder, death, friendship, adventure and escapades mostly in Animation, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Promised Neverland: ERASED (2016), MADE IN ABYSS (2017), Over the Garden Wall (2014), Dororo (2019), 07-Ghost (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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ERASED (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 264 min.
TV show
Story: Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who has the ability to turn back time and prevent deaths. When his mother is killed he turns back time to solve the mystery, but ends up back in elementary school, just before the disappearance of his ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sentimental, tense, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: childhood, child abuse, time travel, serial killer, murder, friendship, death, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, abuse, supernatural, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, year 2006, year 1988
Place: japan
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MADE IN ABYSS (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 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: orphan, adventure, explorer, boy girl relationship, friendship, humanoid robot, mystery, puzzle, tragedy, amnesia, maze, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Style: 2d animation, feel good, bleak, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dark fantasy, siblings relations, forest, getting home, imaginary, adventure, family, escapades, adaptation, children, danger, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
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Dororo (2019)
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 ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural, violence, curse, ronin, friendship, adventure, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: magic, demon, friendship, military, fantasy world, church, adaptation, danger, youth, murder, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, 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, humorous, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: demon, adventure, death, friendship, supernatural, danger, magic, murder, teamwork, sword, violence, mentor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, fantasy world, heroes, danger, friendship, society, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, murder, adaptation, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 30K
Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: split personality, supernatural, life is a bitch, gore, childhood trauma, sexual abuse, supernatural ability, sadism, social misfits, memory loss, experiment gone awry, mutant ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Yona of the Dawn (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The legend of the Four Dragons and the origin of the land has been passed down for generations in the land of Kouka. Currently, Hiryuu Palace has no one else next in line for the throne other than the fifteen year old princess, Yona, who had been ...
Style: shoujo, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, dragon, running for your life, princess, save the kingdom, prophecy, chase, survival, romance, escapades, reincarnation, politics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, violence, adventure, evil, mercilessness, rescue, quest, demon, bad guy, brutality, supernatural ...
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7Seeds (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shy Natsu awakens as part of a group chosen to ensure the survival of humanity. Together, they have to survive on a changed Earth.
Style: captivating, disturbing, stylized, exciting, tense
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: heroes, adventure, escapades, good versus evil, rescue, danger, superhuman powers, save the day, boy, family, violence, imaginary ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Hero Inuyashiki (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he’s constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he’s done ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, murder, gunfight, body horror, androids, danger, chase, father daughter relationship, explosion, anti hero, superhero, super strength ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Infinity Train (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: 13-year-old Tulip finds herself on a mysterious train with an endless number of cars, each one its own universe, and must find a way to get home.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, mysterious, intellectual ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family relations, young heroes, mysticism, introspection, self discovery, journey, teenager, alternate dimension, robot, chase ...
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 7.1
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BTOOOM! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Btooom!, stylized as BTOOOM!, is a Japanese manga series written by Jun'ya Inoue and serialized in Weekly Comic Bunch and later in Monthly Comic Bunch. An anime adaptation by Madhouse aired in Japan on Tokyo MX and was streamed with English ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: survival, island, memory loss, uncover truth, life turned upside down, danger, mortal combat, heroes, merciless, dishonesty, escapades, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Izumi is a normal high school boy whose right hand has become infected with an alien parasite that names itself "Migi" ("right"). Migi is the first parasite to develop a symbiotic relationship with its host, as he and ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, alien, fight scenes, parasite, body horror, danger, massacre, humanity, murder, rivalry, survival, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Astra Lost in Space (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 2061, when space travel is now possible and commercially viable, and the students of Caird High School embark on their Planet Camp. But soon after Group B5 arrived at their planetary camp site, a mysterious and unforeseen sentient light ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, survival, space travel, teamwork, conspiracy, betrayal, rescue, space exploration, catastrophe, outer space, deadly, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Death is the main attraction in Deadman Wonderland, from the studio that brought you Samurai Champloo and Ergo Proxy. Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He’s framed for the carnage, ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: prison, life turned upside down, survival, young heroes, uncover truth, contests and competitions, false accusation, future dystopia, frame up, supernatural, confined, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ajin (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, creature, danger, murder, crimes, destiny, gunfight, life is a bitch, police investigation, villain, vengeance, heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mafia is rife in America where assassinations are a regular occurrence on the streets. Inferno, a mysterious company, is behind most of these dealings through the use of their near-invincible human weapon, "Phantom." One day, a Japanese ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, memory loss, kidnapping, danger, teenage life, adventure, escapades, undercover, youth, assassination attempt, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, mongolia, usa, las vegas ...
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100%
From the New World (2012)
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. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, coming of age, utopia, good versus evil, supernatural, society, danger, chaos, under the surface, uncover truth, monster, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Somali and the Forest Spirit (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world is ruled by spirits, goblins, and all manner of strange creatures. Human beings are persecuted, to the very point of extinction. One day, a golem and a lone human girl meet. This is a record of the pair, one a member of a ruined race, the ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: survival, creature, golem, friendship, slice of life, father daughter relationship, fantasy world, magic, interspecies friendship, demon, supernatural power, dark fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, touching, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, survival, danger, swords and armor, monster, master warrior, determination, warrior, trapped, rivalry, struggle ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, dark fantasy, imaginary, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, mass murder, panic ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hell Girl, also known as Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is an anime series produced by Aniplex and Studio Deen. It focuses on the existence of a supernatural system that allows people to take revenge by having other people sent to Hell via the ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, danger, good versus evil, anguish, fear ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering that he's the son of Satan, a young man must join the True Cross Academy in order to master his abilities and defeat Satan himself.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, contemplative, suspense
Plot: demon, brother brother relationship, exorcist, supernatural power, violence, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, peril, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (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, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, track down, adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, clergy, deadly, supernatural, monk, schoolgirl, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Godzilla Singular Point (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: giant monster, danger, survival, animal horror, prehistoric creature, monster, godzilla, deadly, netflix, heroes, dinosaur, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, semi serious, compassionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, team, fight, mission, violence, training, martial arts, young heroes, friends, danger, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
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Golgo 13 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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: sniper, hitman, danger, crimes, tough heroes, murder, mission, assassination, attempted murder, mysterious death, terrorism, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.7
 14K
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: disturbing, suspense, captivating, stylized
Plot: paranormal, exorcism, secret organization, occult, tragedy, student, demon, spirit, school life, supernatural, curse, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%