Movies and TV shows like Zakuro

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Zakuro (2010)
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Zakuro (2010)
Original name: おとめ妖怪 ざくろ
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate Japan, humans and spirits coexist. To solve the problems that arise between the two, human lieutenants are partnered with half-spirit girls to form the Ministry of Spirit Affairs.
Style: serious, captivating, humorous, tense, seinen, manga
Plot: soldier, magic, demon, samurai, supernatural, friendship, military, romance, unrequited love, spirit, adventure, rescue, japanese mythology, fox, fencing, anthropomorphism, youkai, twins, alcohol, black widow, demons, twin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, exciting and entertaining films and TV series with plots about supernatural, friendship, adventure, magic, romance, demon and rivalry mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Zakuro: Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012), Kamisama Kiss (2012), Tokyo Ravens (2013), Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014), Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits- (2018)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing her grandfather, Aoi—a girl who can see spirits known as ayakashi—is suddenly approached by an ogre. Demanding she pay her grandfather’s debt, he makes a huge request: her hand in marriage! Refusing this absurd offer, Aoi decides ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, sincere, humorous
Plot: parallel world, supernatural, cooking, romance, demon, friendship, rivalry, japanese mythology, couples, hotel, debt, chef ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Protected by the highest security, the Maison de Ayakashi is rumored to be haunted, where only eccentrics could live. In reality, it is a place for humans with non-human ancestors to live. The socially-inept Ririchiyo has come here to improve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, social awkwardness, demon, master and servant, spirit, social misfits, estate, danger, romance, curses spells and rituals, bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nanami was just a normal high school girl down on her luck until a stranger’s lips marked her as the new Land God and turned her world upside down. Now, she’s figuring out the duties of a deity with the help of Tomoe, a reformed fox demon who ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, master and servant, life turned upside down, magic, supernatural, youth, imaginary, friendship, school, parallel world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tokyo Ravens (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tsuchimikado Harutora was born into a prestigious Onmyoji family, but he can't see "spirit energy". Therefore, he's been enjoying a peaceful daily life with his friends at an Onmyo branch school. One day, his childhood friend ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, magic, romance, girlfriend, spirit, supernatural, witchcraft, teenage life, teenage boy, school, magical
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A little girl named Kohina ends up summoning a Kokkuri-san, a lower-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls ends up being a white-haired handsome, young man. Although he had intended to merely haunt her at first, he becomes ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: spirit, japanese mythology, magic, coming of age, supernatural, rivalry, mythology, friends, wizards, friendship, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Syalis is a princess. A really cute one. When she gets kidnapped by the Demon King as a hostage, she's stuck in a castle full of demons, waiting to be rescued by her knight in shining armor. So what does she do? What any of us would. Take a ...
Style: gothic, romantic, funny, sweet, sitcom ...
Plot: princess, demon, magic, supernatural, friendship, danger, society, romance, fantasy world, slice of life, teenage protagonist, stereotypes ...
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100%
Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Kamome Academy, rumors abound about the school's Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall of the third floor girls' bathroom in the old school building, Hanako-san grants any wish when summoned. Nene ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, funny, humorous, fairy tale
Plot: spirit, school, romance, toilet, boy, mystery, friendship, girl, creature, adventure, supernatural ability, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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In/Spectre (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At the young age of 11, Kotoko Iwanaga was abducted by youkai for two weeks and asked to become their "God of Wisdom," a mediator between the spirit and human worlds, to which the girl quickly agreed but at the cost of her right eye and ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, exciting
Plot: creature, spirit, supernatural, demon, odd couple, romance, love and romance, friends in love, unrequited love, power, youkai, demons ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, ronin, curse, friendship, adventure, violence, supernatural, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Fourteen-year-old Suzuki Iruma has just been abandoned and sold to a demon by his irresponsible parents! Surprisingly, the next thing he knows he's living with the demon who has adopted him as his new grandson, and has been transferred into a ...
Style: sweet, captivating, funny, satanic, gothic
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Omamori Himari (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The slapstick romantic comedy centers around an ordinary 16-year-old high school boy named Yūto Amakawa who is protected by a spirit—specifically, a beautiful, sword-wielding cat girl spirit named Himari. Yūto is descended from a family that ...
Style: ecchi, captivating, humorous, entertaining, light ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, manga, dark fantasy, humorous ...
Plot: demon, adventure, death, danger, friendship, murder, supernatural, violence, sword, teamwork, mentor, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Kobato. (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kobato is a girl who came to earth to fulfill her wish, which is to go to a certain place. To fulfill that wish, she has to find a bottle and fill it with scarred hearts. Together with her "teacher", which is a stuffed animal, she search ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brave 10 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Brave 10 is a manga series by Kairi Shimotsuki, serialized in Media Factory's Comic Flapper from 2007 to 2010. The series was resumed on June 15, 2011 and retitled Brave 10 Spiral, better known as Brave 10 S, serialized in Monthly Comic Gene. ...
Style: entertaining, stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hi Score Girl (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1991 and 6th grader Yaguchi Haruo only has video games to live for. He's not popular in school and he's neither handsome, funny, nice nor even friendly. The only thing he has going for him is that he is good at video games. One ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Plot: romance, school, friendship, game, adventure, couples, family relations, video game, youth, escapades, teenager, coming of age
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Inari Kon Kon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fushimi Inari is a shy, not-so-bright middle school girl living in Kyoto's Fushimi ward. She has a crush on her classmate Tanbabashi, but cannot express her feelings. One day, as thanks for helping a fox pup, the deity Uka no Mitama no Kami ...
Style: seinen, entertaining, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, romance, goddess, deity, supernatural, anthropomorphism, transformation, love, japanese mythology, rivalry, salvation, school ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Listen to Me, Girls. I'm Your Father! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Segawa Yuta is a freshman of a university. He lost his parents when he was small and was raised by his sister Yuri. Yuta has been living alone since Yuri got married to a middle aged man when Yuta was a junior high student.  One day, Yuri visited ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, sincere, light ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 745
Ushio and Tora (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ushio thinks that his father's talk of an ancient ancestor impaling a demon on a temple altar stone with the legendary Beast Spear is nuts, but when he finds the monster in his own basement, Ushio has to take another look at the family legend! ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, humorous, dark fantasy
Plot: ghost, demon, supernatural, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, curse, save the world, partners, school life, high school life, paranormal activity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: exciting, serious, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
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Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The World God Only Knows (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Keima is a dating sim champion. Cute girls are rendered powerless by his irresistible game playing techniques. Too bad things aren't that way in the real world. That is, until his tempting game playing causes a real live—and very ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: romance, curses spells and rituals, looking for love, supernatural, teenage life, danger, social relations, youth, wooing, young heroes, couples, demon ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gabriel DropOut (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Gabriel White graduated at the top of the class at angel school and attends a human school on earth in pursuit of knowledge, but then gets engrossed in a web game and decides its too much trouble to go anywhere. (from manga)
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: angel, slacker, demon, magic, friendship, school life, clumsy, rescue, school, supernatural, high school life, obsession ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Samurai Girls (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in Japan in the early 21st century, in an alternate reality where the Tokugawa Shogunate has remained in power. In this reality, student councils are tasked with oppressing schools. Yagyuu Muneakira is a high school student who ...
Style: ecchi, exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, revolution, danger, escapades, political unrest, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, battles, friends, friendship, adventure, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Demon Lord, Retry! (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Oono Akira, a working adult that can be found anywhere, was transported to a different world while logged into a character known as the "Demon Lord" in a game he manages. There, he meets a girl with a disabled leg and they begin to travel ...
Style: light, entertaining, exciting, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, magic, fantasy world, demon, battles, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, parallel universe, one man army, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pumpkin Scissors (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Pumpkin Scissors is a manga created and authored by Ryotaro Iwanaga. Originally serialized in Magazine GREAT in 2002 it was later moved to Monthly Shonen Magazine in October 2006. The manga has been licensed by Del Rey. An anime adaptation of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: military, soldier, adventure, heroic mission, anti war, army, government agency, battles, basic training, army investigation, swat, swat team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mononoke (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mononoke is a spin-off of the Bakeneko story arc of Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror. It follows the Medicine Seller as he deals with various spirits or "Mononoke" in feudal Japan. Just like in the Bakeneko story, he combats with a ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, seinen
Plot: japanese mythology, demon, magic, supernatural, evil spirit, supernatural power, supernatural ability, ghost hunter, mysticism, ghost, spirit, vengeful ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Urara of Labyrinth Town (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This is Meiro-machi (Labyrinth Town), the town of fortune-telling. In town, there is a fortune-telling shop called Urara, where girls aspiring to be fortune-tellers come from all over the country. Chiya, who was raised in the mountains, comes to the ...
Style: seinen, entertaining, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: supernatural, magic, fortune telling, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, paranormal, good versus evil, rescue, society, friends, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Qwaser of Stigmata (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When Mafuyu Oribe and her adopted sister Tomo rescue a strange wounded man, they have no idea what they’re getting involved with or what the consequences will be. Alexander Nikolaevith Hell is an Iron Qwaser, one of many opposing factions of ...
Style: ecchi, captivating, tense, seinen
Plot: bondage, lesbian, culture clash, friendship, romantic relationship, romantic friendship, imaginary, romancing partners, supernatural power, academy, surrealism, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 327
11 Eyes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Satsuki Kakeru lost his sister by suicide and has been living a dull life ever since then. One day, he is transported into a bizarre world "Red Night" along with his friend Minase Yuka. In order to survive and escape from Red Night, he ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, ecchi ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, youth, teenage life, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, supernatural ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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.
Style: suspense, disturbing, dark fantasy, stylized, captivating
Plot: exorcism, paranormal, secret organization, demon, supernatural, tragedy, occult, school life, spirit, teamwork, friendship, high school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tsubasa Chronicle (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her memories as a result of a conspiracy to obtain her powers. In ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: wizards, young love, memory loss, magic, conspiracy, romance, time travel, adventure, friendship, escapades, save the day, alternate reality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%