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Somali and the Forest Spirit (2020)
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Somali and the Forest Spirit (2020)
Original name: ソマリと森の神様
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 other a watchman of the forest. It tells of their travels together and of the bond between father and daughter.
Style: captivating, suspense, dark fantasy, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: survival, creature, golem, friendship, magic, fantasy world, father daughter relationship, slice of life, interspecies friendship, demon, adventure, supernatural, supernatural power, child protagonist, goblin, girl

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV series with plots about friendship, magic, adventure, fantasy world, supernatural, demon and supernatural power mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Somali and the Forest Spirit: To Your Eternity (2021), Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (2016), Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014), Record of Grancrest War (2018), Seraph of the End (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
To Your Eternity (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, disturbing
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Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A little girl named Kohina ends up summoning a Kokkuri-san, a lower-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls ends up being a white-haired handsome, young man. Although he had intended to merely haunt her at first, he becomes ...
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TV show
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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, exciting, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
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Duration: 23 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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Story: I, the protagonist, was just an ordinary high school girl, but suddenly I was reincarnated as a spider monster in a fantasy world. Not only that, but I awakened in a dungeon filled with vicious monsters. Armed with only my human knowledge and my ...
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Duration: 23 min.
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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TV show
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TV show
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Country: Japan
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