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Darwin's Game (2020)
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Darwin's Game (2020)
Original name: ダーウィンズゲーム
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sudou Kaname, an ordinary high school student, receives an invitation email to try a mysterious app called "Darwin's Game." Kaname, upon launching the app, is drawn into a game where players fight one another using superpowers called Sigils. Without knowing the reason for all this, can Kaname survive furious battles against the powerful players who attack him?
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, brutal, enigmatic
Plot: game of death, killings, mortal combat, danger, survival, showdown, team, supernatural ability, game, student, friendship, video game, young, standoff, love, prize money, money, gang, telephone, gun

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The Future Diary (2011)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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BTOOOM! (2012)
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Duration: 25 min.
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Astra Lost in Space (2019)
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Duration: 24 min.
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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 ...
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Time: future
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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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 ...
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