Movies and TV shows like Kemono Jihen

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Kemono Jihen (2021)
 7.5
 919
Kemono Jihen (2021)
Original name: 怪物事変
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When a series of animal bodies that rot away after a single night begin appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami, a detective from Tokyo who specializes in the occult, is called to investigate. While working the case, he befriends a strange boy who works in the field every day instead of going to school. Shunned by his peers and nicknamed “Dorotabō” after a yokai that lives in the mud, he helps Inugami uncover the truth behind the killings — but supernatural forces are at work, and while Dorotabō is just a nickname, it might not be the only thing about the boy that isn’t human.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: supernatural, investigation, mysterious death, supernatural ability, occult, uncover truth, fate of humanity, crimes, battles, top secret, supernatural power, destruction, double life, danger, chaos and mayhem, mysterious place, transformation, dark past, youkai, imaginary

Most similar movies to Kemono Jihen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, suspenseful, exciting and serious films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil and imaginary mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Kemono Jihen: Darker Than Black (2007), World Trigger (2014), Jujutsu Kaisen (2020), Tokyo Ghoul (2014), Persona 5: The Animation (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 7.5
 584
World Trigger (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
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Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: With his days numbered, high schooler Yuji decides to hunt down and consume the remaining 19 fingers of a deadly curse so it can die with him.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 42K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Persona 5: The Animation (2018)
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 20 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 13K
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 240
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.5
 378
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 1K
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 987
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.1
 46K
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 454
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, scary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: Japan
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%