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, manga, serious, suspenseful, stylized, political thriller
Plot: secret agents, memory loss, terrorism, mystery, white house, murder, college student, socially awkward, investigation, heroic mission, romance, salvation, mysterious stranger, society, terrorist plot, amnesia, heroes, graduation, motorcycle, male nudity, helicopter, illusion, job seeking, cell phone, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, near future
Place: japan, washington d.c., new york

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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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, rivalry, intrigue, mystery, dishonesty, state affairs, heroes, deadly, danger
Place: washington d.c., 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 ...
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Place: japan
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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: crimes, escapades, amnesia, investigation, terrorist plot, secret agents, romance, salvation, mystery, heroic mission, mysterious stranger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, washington d.c., brooklyn new york city
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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, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense, adult animation ...
Plot: survival, island, memory loss, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mortal combat, dishonesty, computers and web, escapades, merciless, heroes, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2019)
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 ...
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Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The infamous Shounen Bat (Lil' Slugger) is terrorizing the residents of Musashino City. Flying around on his rollerblades and beating people down with a golden baseball bat, the assailant seems impossible to catch—much less understand. His ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
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Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Parasyte: The Maxim (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, 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, psychological, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, murder, alien, rivalry, fight scenes, body horror, parasite, survival, tragedy, humanity, massacre, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Rurouni Kenshin: Reflection (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, History, 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.
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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, stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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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 ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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 ...
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Country: Japan
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.
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Country: Japan
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Time: future
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Lunar Legend Tsukihime (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Narumi Fujishima is an ordinary high school boy who remains isolated from his fellow classmates. One afternoon fellow classmate Ayaka Shinozaki invites Narumi to join the gardening club and introduces him to a reclusive detective named Alice. Alice ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
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Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In order to help a friend possessed by a spirit, Ozawa Haruka knocks on the door of her university's movie research association. There she meets Saitou Yakumo, a rude, unkempt young man with a red left eye, who is said to have spiritual powers. ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Kodaka Hasegawa has just transferred to St. Chronica's Academy and he's having a hard time making friends. With his naturally blond hair and fierce looking eyes, people constantly mistake him for a delinquent. One day, he runs into his ...
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Audience: teens
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Place: japan
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K Project (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, tense
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Place: japan
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Linebarrels of Iron (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Linebarrels of Iron is a Japanese manga series created by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The series was first serialized in Akita Shoten's monthly shōnen manga magazine, Champion Red, in 2005. It has since been compiled into eleven ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, mecha, entertaining ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Skull Man (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Penguindrum (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, twists and turns, surreal, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, destiny, resurrection, mystery, supernatural, terminal illness, lifesaver, family relations, riddles and clues, penguins, friendship, uncover truth ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, stylized, humorous, serious, exciting ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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[C] The Money of Soul and Possibility Control (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kimimaro works two jobs to make ends meet. He could go from pauper to prince in a parallel world called the Financial District—if he’ll invest his future as collateral in a dangerous game. Winning gets you more wealth, but losing could erase you ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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