Movies and TV shows like The Witch Hunter

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The Witch Hunter (2007)
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The Witch Hunter (2007)
Original name: エル・カザド
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: El Cazador de la Bruja, is an anime television series directed by Kōichi Mashimo and animated by Bee Train studio. It is a spiritual successor of Noir and Madlax and the final installment of Bee Train's "girls-with-guns" trilogy. The series was aired on TV Tokyo from April to September in 2007. A manga adaptation was serialized in the Champion RED Magazine beginning in March 2007, and the chapters were collected into one volume. The series was announced for international release by FUNimation Entertainment on February 19, 2009. It was released in two complete season sets in early December 2009 and re-released as a complete set in March 2011. The series made its North American television debut on March 22, 2010, when it started airing on the FUNimation Channel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Plot: on the run, bounty hunter, obsession, murder, adventure, escapades, rivalry, self discovery, assassin, female protagonist, female homosexuality, heroes, desert, conspiracy, love, witch, sniper, spy, magic, revenge, hunting, female nudity, kidnapping, blonde, unrequited love ...
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to The Witch Hunter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, adventure, supernatural and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Witch Hunter: Corpse Princess (2008), Canaan (2009), Tokyo Ghoul (2014), Madlax (2004), Akame ga Kill! (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Corpse Princess (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, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, adventure, track down, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, clergy, monk, schoolgirl, murder, magic, beast ...
Place: japan
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Canaan (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Two years ago, Shibuya was ravaged by a biological terrorist attack using the deadly Ua virus. Maria Osawa was saved when her father inoculated her against the virus, but is left with partial amnesia from the shock. She works as a cameraman when ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: terrorism, assassin, leadership, assassination attempt, journalism, escapades, war on terror, save the day, terrorist group, virus, prodigy, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, shanghai
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Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Ken Kaneki is a bookworm college student who meets a girl names Rize at a cafe he frequents. They're the same age and have the same interests, so they quickly become close. Little does Kaneki know that Rize is a ghoul - a kind of monster that ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, suspenseful, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, murder, supernatural ability, secret identity, deadly creature, youth, friends, survival, graphic violence, genetically altered, heroes, crimes ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
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Madlax (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Story: Madlax is a 26-episode Japanese anime television series produced in 2004 by the Bee Train animation studio. Kōichi Mashimo directed Madlax and the soundtrack was composed by Yuki Kajiura. The DVD version was released by ADV Films in North America ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending ...
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Akame ga Kill! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Tatsumi travels to the capital of the Empire in order to earn money for his starving people and encounters a world of unimaginable depravity, dominated by the ruthless Prime Minister who controls the child Emperor. Tatsumi is recruited by ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, rescue, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, intrigue, escapades, undercover, rivalry, young heroes, supernatural ...
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Strike Witches (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in year 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called neuroi. A young heroine Named Yoshika miyafuji joins the 501st joint wing, known as the strike witches to fight and defeat the neuroi so that way ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, ecchi
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Beyond the Boundary (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half Youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is ...
Style: light, exciting, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: immortality, religions or cults, heroes, school, adventure, couples, monster, supernatural, love and romance, rivalry, murder, friendship ...
Place: japan
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Black Cat (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, manga
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, hitman, couple relations, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, mercenary, cat, rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Story: In this sequel to Full Metal Panic! Fumoffu?!, Mithril becomes aware of a secret organization that has technology able to counter the ECS (Electronic Cloaking System) mode. This organization, known as Amalgam, also has "Black ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, mecha
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Audience: kids
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Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: magic, supernatural, adventure, friendship, rivalry, good versus evil, youth, hopes, young heroes, destiny, desert, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Holy Grail - Pursuing the power of the "Holy Grail" which grants a miracle, this is a contest in which seven magi summon seven Heroic Spirits to compete for it. In that battle whose conclusion was postponed three times, now, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chrono Crusade (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Chrono Crusade, in first position known as Chrno Crusade due to a typo in the original logo, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Moriyama. It was originally published by Kadokawa Shoten in Comic Dragon, then a special issue ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, tragic ending
Plot: demon, supernatural, wizards and magicians, exorcist, heroic mission, obsessive quest, mind control, clergy, escapades, battles, destiny, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1920s
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This show is based on the light novel series by Isao Miura of the same name. Cecily Campbell is the only child of the famous Campbell family. When her father passes away she joins the prestigious Knight Guards to honour her family's legacy. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, stylized ...
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Country: Japan
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Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
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Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, sincere, humorous
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: It's 1742 in Paris, France. Louis XV is still king of France. A woman was found dead in a coffin floating in the Seine River. The brother of the deceased woman is D'Eon, who is determined to find the murderer of his sister: Lia. But as ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, obsessive quest, heroes, rivalry, haunted by the past, escapades, supernatural ability, investigation, politics, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ghost Sweeper Mikami (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Epic battles against evil.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Plot: ghost, adventure, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, vampire, heroes, demon, exorcist, spirit, deadly, imaginary ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world has been reduced to a wasteland, populated by desperate villagers, marauding bandits, and ruthless warriors. One such warrior, Raoh, dares to challenge the Demon King.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, escapades, survival, mysterious character, warrior, martial arts, rising to stardom, battles, conquering, empire, heroes ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Blue Dragon (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan, France
TV show
Story: A terrible and mysterious enemy attacks the small village of Shu and his friend Kluke. The great warrior Zola, followed by Jiro, will help them discover the ability to evoke shadows (in the form of monsters of all kinds) to fight against the evil ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, epic
Audience: kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Futari wa Pretty Cure (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pretty Cure, known in Japan as Futari wa Pretty Cure, is a Japanese magical girl anime series produced by Toei Animation and broadcast across Japan by Animax, TV Asahi and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation. It is the first series in the Pretty Cure ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Trigun (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Trigun takes place in the distant future on a deserted planet. Vash the Stampede is a gunfighter with a legend so ruthless he has a $60,000,000,000 bounty on his head. Entire towns evacuate at the rumor of his arrival. But the real Vash the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, futuristic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, rescue, ethics, save the day, insurance, spirit, desert planet, bounty, heroes, escapades, misfit ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tokyo Mew Mew (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Earth is a beautiful planet...rich in natural resources and home to millions of living species. However, over the years 2,500 of these species have become extinct. Humans are taking for granted what Earth has to offer. They have become selfish, ...
Style: feel good, stylized, captivating, exciting, shoujo ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, human becoming an animal, environmental health, superhuman powers, escapades, battles, chaos, magical girl, save the world ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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