Movies and TV shows like Drifters

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Drifters (2016)
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Drifters (2016)
Original name: ドリフターズ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shimazu Toyohisa is a real-life samurai who fought in the pivotal Battle of Sekigahara. In his dying moments, Shimazu is transported to a world of magic with other famous warriors throughout history. These warriors are forced to fight each other in an endless battle.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: murder, war, samurai, heroes, battles, sword fight, another dimension, enemy, mysterious character, samurai warrior, parallel universe, fight

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Most similar movies to Drifters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV series with plots about heroes, battles, danger, violence, adventure, fight and rivalry mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Drifters: Vinland Saga (2019), Dororo (2019), GATE (2015), The Dagger of Kamui (1985), Shaman King (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vinland Saga (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: norse mythology, sea battle, viking, battles, war, danger, folk hero, vikings, vandalism, intrigue, power struggle, exploration ...
Place: scandinavia
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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 ...
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Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel universe, harem, love and romance, mysticism, adventure, warrior, weapons, demon, teenage life, violence, supernatural, magical ...
Place: japan
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GATE (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In August of 20XX, a portal to a parallel world, known as the "Gate," suddenly appeared in Ginza, Tokyo. Monsters and troops poured out of the portal, turning the shopping district into a bloody inferno. The Japan Ground-Self Defence Force ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: parallel universe, war, dragon, alien creature, death threat, danger, weapons, portal, drastic change of life, imperialism, parallel world, conspiracy ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Meiji Era was one of great renewal for Japan, where swords and killing were outlawed. However, many survivors from the time of Revolution still live, lurking in the shadows and waiting for a chance to use their killing blades again. Only Kenshin ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, sword fight, battles, innocence, heroes, glory, reconciliation, bully, escapades, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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44%
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Five young warriors are recruited to be Knights of the Zodiac, an elite cosmic force dedicated to protecting the Greek goddess Athena and the planet Earth.
Style: reboot, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, orphan, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, martial arts, supernatural ability, homecoming, destiny, deity, search, battles ...
Place: japan
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43%
Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world has been reduced to a wasteland, populated by desperate villagers, marauding bandits, and ruthless warriors. One such warrior, Raoh, dares to challenge the Demon King.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, survival, mysterious character, martial arts, warrior, heroes, battles, rising to stardom, conquering ...
Time: future, 2000s
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42%
The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Young Jiro finds his mother and sister murdered at home; falsely accused, he flees to a new life and trains to be an assassin.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: murder, revenge, treasure, samurai, old west, kidnapping, vengeance, chases and races, deadly, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, usa
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42%
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Shaman King (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Shaman King is the one who can contact the king of spirits and reshape the world. Every 500 years, shamans, who can commune between the worlds of the living and dead, compete in the Shaman Fight to become the next Shaman King. Among those ...
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super strength, death, tournament, supernatural, shaman, good versus evil, violence, ambition, friends, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, evil force ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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41%
Otogi Zoshi: The Legend of Magatama (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The time is 972 A.D. in Kyoto, the capital of ancient Japan. Kyoto is becoming a corrupt and run-down city; selfish samurai and onmyoji, who care only about gaining political power are everywhere. To make matters worse the city is suffering from ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, hidden identity, rivalry, heroic mission, adventure, dishonesty, danger, righting the wronged, heroes, master warrior, emperor, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: japan, asia
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40%
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Freezing (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Eager to follow in the footsteps of his fallen sister, Kazuya enrolls at West Genetics Academy, a training facility for buxom heroes known as Pandoras. These courageous schoolgirls are genetically-enhanced with enough sex appeal to cripple a man – ...
Style: exciting, ecchi, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: harem, super strength, supernatural power, showdown, supernatural ability, battle, death of sister, mutant, battles, training, female protagonist, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dog Days (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Dog Days takes place in the world of Flonyard, an alternate world where its inhabitants look like humans but with animal ears. When Cinque Izumi suddenly gets summoned to this alternate world he is appointed as a Hero. How will he lead his life and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fantasy world, fictional war, fictional country, adventure, showdown, battles, parallel world, wizards and magicians, teenage life, war, good versus evil, heroes ...
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39%
Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: There is a popular saying: "you can never be too careful." It is very important to prepare for every situation you may face, even if it seems like an unnecessary waste of time. Also, in games like RPGs, it is good to exceed the level of ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, stylized
Plot: goddess, battles, adventure, friendship, magical, parallel world, magic, fantasy world, demon, monster, team, god ...
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39%
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Yasuke (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, mecha, brutal
Plot: samurai, magic, legend, warrior, sword, struggle for survival, legendary hero, legends and myths, protector, ninja warrior, showdown, battles ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, africa
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38%
Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A long time ago, there was a valiant swordsman who came to be known simply as "the hero." There was a demon who has caused people suffering. The hero and his companions arrived to challenge the demon to a battle and by combining their ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, monster, dragon, heroes, quest, fantasy world, master warrior, battles, fight, superhuman powers, ambition, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia
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38%
Blade of the Immortal (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Blade of the Immortal is a Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. The manga ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, danger, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure, battles, superhuman powers, master warrior, imaginary, poisoning, heroes, healing power ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious comet traveling to Earth's solar system is not what it seems. Without Captain Avatar, Derek Wildstar leads the Argo (Yamato) against a new enemy.
Style: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fight back, spacecraft, battles, evil empire, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Gibiate (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2030, Japan. A virus has infected humans throughout the world. Infected people turn into different forms of monsters based on their ages, sexes and races. The virus is named 'Gibia' - after being rich in variety like gibia. Just then, a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: samurai, martial arts, survival, post apocalypse, pandemic, apocalypse, violence, fight, virus, camaraderie, death, survivor ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Campione! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Godo Kusanagi, a high school student that kills a god, claiming its power and title of Campione, to slay other gods.
Style: ecchi, exciting, captivating, light, tense ...
Plot: romance, heroes, superhuman powers, battles, god, harem, magic, mortal combat, adventure, rivalry, uncontrollable, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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38%
Twin Star Exorcists (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rokuro is from a family of exorcists, but he'd rather be a singer, a soccer player or anything but an exorcist! He's forced to own up to his own incredible potential when new arrival Benio stirs his competitive spirit. But their rivalry ...
Style: 2d animation, exciting, stylized, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: exorcist, exorcism, friendship, battles, parallel world, save the world, talent, destiny, couples
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37%
Dragon Ball Z: Broly – Second Coming (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The film opens with a Saiyan Space pod flying through space and crash-landing on Earth out of which a wounded Saiyan crawls out: Broly, the Legendary Super Saiyan. The wounded Broly shouts out in frustation and turns into normal form. The place soon ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: danger, supernatural power, warrior, save the world, opponent, brutality, battle, heroes, battles, giant monster, martial artist, martial arts ...
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36%
Magmel of the Sea Blue (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day in the middle of the pacific ocean a miracle occurred, a new continent appeared out of nowhere! The new continent was the home for new and mysterious plants, creatures and minerals! Humanity is excited as the age of exploration has returned.
Style: tense, captivating, entertaining, exciting, disturbing
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: expedition, wildlife, super strength, hopes, friendship, adventure, fantasy world, adaptation, ambition, escapades, heroes, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Godzilla Singular Point (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: giant monster, chaos, attack, creature, danger, survival, monster, godzilla, animal horror, prehistoric creature, deadly, netflix ...
Time: contemporary, 2030s, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Le Chevalier D'Eon (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1742 in Paris, France. Louis XV is still king of France. A woman was found dead in a coffin floating in the Seine River. The brother of the deceased woman is D'Eon, who is determined to find the murderer of his sister: Lia. But as ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious
Plot: obsessive quest, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, escapades, supernatural ability, politics, ghost, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Transformers: Energon (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Transformers: Energon, known in Japan as Transformer: Superlink, is the 2004–2005 Transformers toyline, animated series and comic book series, another co-production between Hasbro and Takara and a direct sequel to Transformers: Armada. It is also ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, a.i., heroes, imaginary, space wars, battles, chaos, escapades, danger, rivalry, transforming robot ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Concrete Revolutio (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The stage is set in "another Japan" as a banquet of diverse superhumans unfolds... In an imaginary "age of gods" about 20 years after the war, Japan has grown and developed by leaps and bounds. What if all the superhumans ever ...
Style: feel good, exciting, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, creature, violence, rescue, heroes, friends, characters in danger, supernatural, deadly creature, courage, mission ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
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Kuromukuro (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: During the construction of the Kurobe Dam, an ancient artifact was discovered, and so the United Nations Kurobe Research Institute was established. Intellectuals from all over the world gathered to study the object, and the children of those ...
Style: mecha, thought provoking, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: technology, giant robots, fight, samurai, doppelganger, combat, suspended animation, princess, sword, piloted giant robot, giant robot
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lupin the Third: Goemon's Blood Spray (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A yakuza boss hires Goemon Ishikawa, a modern day samurai, to protect him aboard his cruise ship casino. Everything goes sideways when the famous thief, Lupin the Third, tries to rob the vessel. Lupin's being hunted by a powerful and mysterious ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: assassin, yakuza, heist, hitman, criminal's revenge, violence spree, righteous rage, lone hero, bodyguard, revenge, professional killer, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary
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35%
The Law of Ueki (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Law of Ueki is a Japanese manga series by Tsubasa Fukuchi. It was first serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday in 2002 and ended in 2005. Sixteen tankōbon volumes was compiled and published by Shogakukan. An anime adaptation was ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, entertaining, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, intelligence, playing god, magic realism, mind game, supernatural ability, teenage life, artifact, justice, deity, supernatural power, moral dilemma ...
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34%
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, epic
Plot: heroes, warrior, injustice, freedom, overcoming, dream, legend, greed, brother sister relationship, battles, adventure, arabic history ...
Place: arabia
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34%