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Ao Oni The Animation (2017)
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Ao Oni The Animation (2017)
Original name: 青鬼 THE ANIMATION
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Based on the horror game Ao Oni by noprops. Five members of the cultural anthropology club at an old western-style school are trying to come up with ideas for their presentation at the school's culture festival, when they find a collection of folk tales gathered by a student in their club 40 years ago. They realize that the mysterious Bellflower Oni that appears in the folk tales may be the basis for the popular free game Ao Oni, and decide to make that their theme. They manage to make contact with the author of the Ao Oni game, but he dies mysteriously soon afterward. The club members become suspicious at the author's death and began to investigate on their own, but encounter a secret they never should have touched: a secret underground prison in the school. For some reason all the fire doors at the school are locked, and they are trapped in the school. The sound of the strange footsteps they hear soon turn to their screams...A new tragedy of the Ao Oni is about to begin.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: game, demon, haunted house, school, ghost, riddles and clues, supernatural, curse, murder, danger, paranormal activity, demonic possession, notoriety, evil force, uncover truth
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films with plots about supernatural, danger, violence, ghost, heroes, murder and death mostly in Animation, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Ao Oni The Animation: Ghost Hunt (2006), Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012), Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017), Another (2012), Thriller Restaurant (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ao Oni The Animation (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: In most ordinary high schools, many stories and rumors float around—some scandalous, some happy and some...more macabre. One such example is of monsters lurking in an abandoned mansion outside of town. Such tales, however, prove too tempting to ...
Style: scary, suspense, bleak, humorous, 3d animation
Plot: haunted house, monster, supernatural, mansion, ghost, paranormal, fear, violence, revenge, death, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: Beginnings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura ...
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, stylized, serious, psychological thriller ...
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Place: japan
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Ghost Hunt (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It follows the adventures of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center as they investigate mysterious occurrences all over Japan with a team of other ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, danger, clergy, afterlife, supernatural ability, mystery, teenage life, monk, spirit, psychic ...
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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, love triangle, haunted house, buried truth, hidden truth, academy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: BSAA Chris Redfield enlists the help of government agent Leon S. Kennedy and Professor Rebecca Chambers from Alexander Institute of Biotechnology to stop a death merchant with a vengeance from spreading a deadly virus in New York.
Style: macabre, suspense, scary, apocalyptic, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, virus, violence, survival horror, blood, danger, imaginary, apocalypse, terminal illness, monster, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack ...
Time: future
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Another (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: When Kouichi Sasakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, classmate, death, supernatural, classmates, curses spells and rituals, school, school life, curse, teenage life, high school life, accidental death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia
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Thriller Restaurant (2010)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the spooky western styled mansion turned restaurant "Thriller Restaurant," Kuroka and Ryu disappear. After their disappearance others start to disappear at the restaurant. Rumors soon start that the devil himself is responsible for the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, scary, humorous, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: missing person, ghost, teenager, restaurant, teenage girl, ghost story, paranormal investigator, haunted house, paranormal phenomena, youth, paranormal, paranormal investigation ...
Place: japan
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Dead Space: Aftermath (2011)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The End was only the Beginning.The year is 2509 and not only has Earth lost contact with the Ishimura and Isaac Clarke, but now also the USG O'Bannon, the first responder ship sent to rescue them. Four crew members of the O'Bannon have ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, mission gone awry, supernatural, deadly creature, survival, space and aliens, deadly, danger, space travel, imaginary, trapped in space, space mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
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Audience: teens, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Island of Giant Insects (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After an airplane crash during a school trip, Oribe Mutsumi and her classmates were stranded on a seemingly deserted island. Mutsumi found the other survivors, and used her wilderness knowledge to help them. She expects that they will be rescued in ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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King of Thorn (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the seinen science fiction manga series by Iwahara Yuuji, serialised in Monthly Comic Beam.A mysterious virus, nicknamed Medusa, is spreading around Japan, turning its victims into stone. Given the impossibility of finding an immediate ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, twins, chaos, imaginary, alien encounter, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, infected, survival, mind control ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 1: Overlooking View (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When an odd string of suicides begins to occur at a local high rise building, most of the townsfolk treat it as an unfortunate series of events. One girl, however, senses something more sinister at work - especially when a close friend of hers falls ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, paranormal phenomena, hospital, possessed human, surrealism, suicide, evil, serial killer, danger, saving a life, escapades ...
Time: year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepop light novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others and Boogiepop At Dawn. The series is directed by ...
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Death Note Relight 1: Visions of a God (2007)
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Country: Japan
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40%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Shaggy inherits an old Southern estate from an uncle, he and his sleuthing hounds take a road trip. But they don't even make it to the mansion before the haunting starts. Amid headless horsemen, walking skeletons, and a menacing butler, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bio Hunter (1995)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A strange virus known as the Demon Virus, attacks the human genetic code, transforming people into monsters with demonic powers. One particular monster is terrorizing the streets of Tokyo. ripping open young women to devour their livers. A famed ...
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Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
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Style: atmospheric, surreal, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
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Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Brave Story (2006)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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