Movies and TV shows like Eden of the East

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Eden of the East (2009)
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Eden of the East (2009)
Original name: 東のエデン
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot on April 9, 2009. Created, directed and written by Kenji Kamiyama, it features character designs by Chika Umino and animation production by Production I.G. Based on an original story by Kamiyama, it is the first original noitaminA series. A compilation of the TV series, Eden of The East Compilation: Air Communication, had a limited theatrical release on September 26, 2009. Two other theatrical films have also been released. Eden of the East Movie I: The King of Eden was released in Japan on November 28, 2009 and the second movie, Eden of the East the Movie II: Paradise Lost, was released on March 13, 2010. The TV series and both films have been licensed for release in North America by Funimation Entertainment. On December 27, 2010, the series made its North American debut on the FUNimation Channel.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, danger, memory loss, mystery, white house, terrorist plot, murder, college student, socially awkward, amnesia, investigation, heroic mission, romance, salvation, mysterious stranger, society, heroes, graduation, serial killer, motorcycle, sister sister relationship, male nudity, illusion, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, near future
Place: japan, washington d.c., new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, escapades, murder, supernatural and imaginary mostly in Animation, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Eden of the East: The Rising of The Shield Hero (2018), Samurai X: Reflection (2001), Parasyte: The Maxim (2014), Paranoia Agent (2004), Beyond the Boundary (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Irregular at Magic High School (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In a world where magic is not a fairy tale but has existed for one hundred years siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba prepare to begin their studies at the elite Private Magic University Affiliated High School (Magic High School for short). Entering on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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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, tense, exciting, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, fantasy world, heroes, danger, friendship, society, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, murder, adaptation, chase ...
Place: japan
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Eden of the East the Movie II: Paradise Lost (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Accused of terrorism and feeling the heat, Saki's high-tech crew is in the crosshairs. Meanwhile, the shroud of mystery covering Takizawa is lifted as he and his fellow Selecao make their final moves. Every game must come to an end. For those ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, terrorism, danger, mystery, deadly, intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, heroes
Place: japan
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Samurai X: Reflection (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
TV show
Story: Despite his happy marriage to Kamiya Kaoru and the birth of their first child, Kenji, Himura Kenshin continues his tireless search for atonement even as illness threatens to claim his life and rob him of him of his memories.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, starting over, haunted by the past, hopes, family problems, tragedy, heroes, romance, homecoming, parents and children, heroic mission, estrangement ...
Place: japan, asia, china
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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: alien, violence, fight scenes, parasite, danger, murder, body horror, massacre, humanity, rivalry, gore, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Eden of the East the Movie I: The King of Eden (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Takizawa prevented Japan's destruction - and then he vanished. Six months later, clues lead Saki to the Big Apple in search of her missing friend. Meanwhile, the remaining Selecao are plotting their final move. Some of them would prefer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, escapades, amnesia, investigation, terrorist plot, secret agents, romance, salvation, mystery, mysterious stranger, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, japan
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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: exciting, light, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: immortality, supernatural, heroes, danger, monster, religions or cults, school, adventure, couples, love and romance, murder, rivalry ...
Place: japan
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The Future Diary (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yukiteru Amano (Yuki) is a loner who never really interact with people and prefers writing a diary on his cell phone with his only companion being an imaginary friend named Deus Ex Machina, the God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Madlax (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: terrorism, assassination attempt, danger, deadly, leadership, assassin, escapades, journalism, terrorist group, war on terror, save the day, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, shanghai
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Date a Live (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Thirty years ago a strange phenomenon called a "spacequake" devastated the center of Eurasia, claiming the lives of at least 150 million people. Since then, smaller spacequakes plague the world on an irregular basis. Shido Itsuka, a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
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Asura Cryin' (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tomoharu is a normal high school student... except for the fact that he is never alone. Haunted by the ghost of his dead childhood friend, he moves into a new residence at the beginning of the school year. Life turns out to be a little more ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Detective Conan (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a world famous mystery writer, Jimmy Kudo, has achieved his own notoriety by assisting the local police as a student detective. He has always been able to solve the most difficult of criminal cases using his wits and power of reason.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Occult Academy (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Occult Academy is a Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and Aniplex and directed by Tomohiko Itō. The 13-episode anime premiered in Japan on the TV Tokyo television network on July 6, 2010. Occult Academy is the third project ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
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Place: japan
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K (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shiro is an easygoing teenager content with just being a student—until his seemingly perfect life is halted when a bloodthirsty clan, glowing red with fire, attempts to kill him in the streets. Unbeknownst to Shiro, he is suspected of murdering a ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mew Mew Power (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: captivating, stylized, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: human becoming an animal, save the world, heroic mission, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, human becomes animal, battles, danger, chaos, imaginary, environmental health ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, battles, imaginary, master villain, danger, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Guilty Crown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitaminA program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability ...
Style: mecha, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, realistic, humorous, melancholic, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, youth, friendship, society, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, male female relationship, love, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rolling Penguin Drum (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A terminally ill girl named Himari Takakura is miraculously saved from death by a strange spirit who resides in a penguin-shaped hat. However, in exchange for extending her life, the spirit tasks Himari's brothers, Kanba and Shōma, to seek out ...
Style: humorous, surreal, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
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Place: japan, asia
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56%
Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, stylized, touching, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a first-year high school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school's old building, he meets a girl named Yuuko Kanoe who reveals herself as a ghost ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, love and romance, school, supernatural, uncover truth, left to die, haunted house, buried truth, love triangle, crimes, investigation, academy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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
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Place: japan
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