Movies and TV shows like Vinland Saga

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Vinland Saga (2019)
 8.9
 7K
Vinland Saga (2019)
Original name: ヴィンランド・サガ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield enhancing his skills in his adventure to redeem his most-desired revenge after his father was murdered.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, rough, epic, serious, captivating, realistic, saga, seinen
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, war, norse mythology, sea battle, viking, battles, violence, massacre, vandalism, revenge, exploration, mutilation, adventure, courage, intrigue, danger, power struggle, folk hero, warrior, parents and children, leader, conflict, tough heroes, legends and myths, fencing ...
Place: scandinavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, rivalry, imaginary and violence mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Vinland Saga: Berserk (1997), Dororo (2019), Kingdom (2012), Vikings (2013), Blade of the Immortal (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.6
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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
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100%
 8.4
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Dororo (2019)
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 ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, curse, supernatural, violence, ronin, adventure, friendship, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
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70%
 8.0
 485
Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Story: Kingdom (2012) In the Warring States Period of ancient China (475-221 BCE), Shin and Hyou are war-orphans in the kingdom of Qin. They dream of one day proving themselves on the battlefield. One day, however, Hyou is taken to the palace by a ...
Plot: war, heroes, violence, training, warrior, adventure
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 390K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, heroic, historical character, king, tough heroes, rise to the top, heroes, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blade of the Immortal (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Blade of the Immortal is a Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. The manga ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, obsessive quest, imaginary, master warrior, adventure, battles, rivalry, danger, superhuman powers, heroes, escapades, healing power ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
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54%
 7.7
 14K
Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
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, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sexual activity, danger, death, vengeance, adventure, deadly, killings, master warrior, imaginary, martial arts, african american ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Karakuri Circus (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Narumi is certain that Masaru will be kidnapped by wooden puppets with supernatural strength after fighting them with all his strength. Masaru inherited his father's wealth which has brought many enemies out of the shadows, too many for Narumi ...
Style: intense, captivating, exciting, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teamwork, kidnapping, massacre, martial arts, puppet, master servant relationship, bounty hunter, secret organization, circus, dark fantasy, violence, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8.0
 12K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, monster, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fist of the North Star (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, future dystopia, superhuman powers, nuclear holocaust, danger, chaos, vengeance, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, tragic hero ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas - The Myth of Hades (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, master warrior, legends and myths, danger, save the world, betrayal, reincarnation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.4
 9K
Saint Seiya (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ages ago, the goddess Athena was served by fighters called Saints who channeled the power of the Cosmos within them. Now a youth named Seiya has trained to become a Saint himself by earning the mystical Cloth of Pegasus. He is joined by other Saints ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: legends and myths, knight, master warrior, good versus evil, reincarnation, danger, evil force, imaginary, rescue, destiny, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Goblin Slayer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, erotic, brutal, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: goblin, violence, fantasy world, murder, young girl, priestess, mentor, blood, sexuality, blood splatter, blood spatter, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 242
Heat Guy J (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Heat Guy J is a 26 episode science fiction anime series created by Escaflowne director Kazuki Akane and Satelight. Heat Guy J was licensed and distributed in the U.S. in 2003 by Pioneer. It was re-released by Funimation Entertainment in the fall of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 924
Get Backers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Karakura Town, unidentifiable spirits begin appearing en mases. While attempting to deal with these strange souls, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki meet Senna, a mysterious shinigami who wipes out most of them. Senna refuses to answer any ...
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Plot: danger, adventure, escapades, vengeance, supernatural, samurai, kidnapping, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, rivalry, collision ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.3
 14K
Gurren Lagann (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the distant future, people build their homes and raise domestic animals in subterranean caverns. As a result, they live in fear of the occasional earthquake and cave-in, and have been for hundreds of years. Jeeha is one such village. One day, a ...
Style: exciting, mecha, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, future dystopia, fate of humanity, confined, survival, isolation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pokémon Origins (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sirius the Jaeger (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Imperial Capital, 1930. A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station. They are called the "Jaegers", who came to hunt vampires. Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, team, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, adventurer, adventure, deadly creature, heroic mission, heroes, friends, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Arjun: The Warrior Prince (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Legend knows him as an archer of unwavering focus, the soldier who fought a battle in his own heart before taking up arms against his enemy. This is the untold story of Arjun, hero of the Mahabharata. A precocious talent plunged from boyhood and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, legends and myths, heroes, rivalry, danger, master warrior, escapades, warrior, one man army, birds, mythology, dice ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: space travel, adventure, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, battles, danger, destiny, benign alien, androids and robots, space and aliens, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Incredible Hulk (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Incredible Hulk is an American animated television series starring the Marvel Comics character the Hulk. It ran two seasons, for 21 episodes, on the television network UPN from 1996 to 1997. Lou Ferrigno, who portrayed Universal's version ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Plot: superhero, battles, mutant, on the run, experiment gone awry, danger, rivalry, adventure, dangerous animal, fighting crime, superhuman powers, monster ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 2K
GATE (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In August of 20XX, a portal to a parallel world, known as the "Gate," suddenly appeared in Ginza, Tokyo. Monsters and troops poured out of the portal, turning the shopping district into a bloody inferno. The Japan Ground-Self Defence Force ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: war, dragon, parallel universe, danger, death threat, weapons, portal, alien creature, massacre, kidnapping, air force, parallel world ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Dragon Ball Super (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set just after the events of the Buu Saga of Dragon Ball Z, a deadly threat awakens once more. People lived in peace without knowing who the true heroes were during the devastating battle against Majin Buu. The powerful Dragon Balls have prevented ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: battles, martial arts, battle, villain, rival, warrior, super powers, challenge, training, friendship, danger, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 159K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, sin, tragic hero, vikings, good versus evil, viking, weakness, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 3K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, magic, friendship, imaginary, supernatural, hopes, danger, youth, good versus evil, rivalry, young heroes, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 66
Avenger (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Avenger is an anime series, produced by Bandai Visual, Bee Train and Xebec, and directed by Koichi Mashimo. It is set on post-apocalyptic colonized Mars. The series premiered across Japan between 1 October 2003 and 24 December 2003 on the TV Tokyo ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspense, seinen ...
Plot: revenge, outer space, adventure, violence, tragedy, martial arts, robot, on the lam, betrayal, apocalypse, distant future, androids ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 913
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, danger, mercenary, deadly, tough heroes, crimes, couple relations, criminal heroes, heroes, hitman, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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