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Dies Irae (2017)
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Dies Irae (2017)
Original name: ディエス・イレ
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: On May 1, 1945 in Berlin, as the Red Army raises the Soviet flag over the Reichskanzlei, a group of Nazi officers conduct a ritual. For them, the slaughter in the city is nothing but the perfect ritual sacrifice in order to bring back the Order of the 13 Lances, a group of supermen whose coming would bring the world's destruction. Years later, no one knows if this group of officers succeeded, or whether they lived or died. Few know of their existence, and even those who knew began to pass away as the decades passed. Now in December in the present day in Suwahara City, Ren Fujii spends his days at the hospital. Every night he sees the same dream: A guillotine. Murderers who hunt people, and the black clothed knights who pursue the murderers. He is desperate to return to his normal, everyday life, but even now he hears his friend Shirō's words: "Everyone who remains in this city eventually loses their minds."
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: magic, supernatural, demon, teenager, violence, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, supernatural ability, chase, supernatural power, peril, characters in danger, vengeance, friendship, killings, love and romance, evil, exorcism, fear, murder, couples, victim, curses spells and rituals, rescue, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, exciting and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about supernatural, supernatural power, violence, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, rivalry and escapades mostly in Animation, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like Dies Irae: Fog Hill of Five Elements (2020), Scar on the Praeter (2021), Overlord: The Dark Hero (2017), Ao Oni The Animation (2016), Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fog Hill of Five Elements (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: China
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A legend tells that a long time ago, monsters could give the ability to certain elected officials to master the five elements. But for that, you have to go through the dangerous foggy mountains... We follow the adventures of one of these elected ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: fantasy world, supernatural, martial arts, combat, demon, violence, curses spells and rituals, peril, characters in danger, supernatural power, society, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Scar on the Praeter (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the wake of a rebellion in the Akatsuki Special Ward of Tokyo, agents known as the Scard rise up to become the protectors of peace. With Divine Tattoos that each possess unique powers, they’ll have to fight to preserve their own definitions of ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, contemplative, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: combat, supernatural, creature, revenge, society, obsessive quest, vengeance, murder, peril, evil, killings, loss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Overlord: The Dark Hero (2017)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The second recap film of season 1 of the anime TV series Overlord, covering episodes 8 to 13.
Style: contemplative, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: magic, game, supernatural, loss, monster, rescue, murder, heroes, vengeance, characters in danger, killings, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second part of the retelling of the first and second seasons of the anime.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural power, supernatural, revenge, murder, chase, fear, friendship, death, violence, monster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering that he's the son of Satan, a young man must join the True Cross Academy in order to master his abilities and defeat Satan himself.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: demon, brother brother relationship, exorcist, violence, supernatural power, supernatural ability, deadly creature, paranormal, peril, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boogiepop and Others (2019)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving ...
Style: seinen, psychological, contemplative, scary, captivating ...
Plot: high school, supernatural, alter ego, murderer, ogre, urban legend, angel of death, monster, high school student, grim reaper, chase, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mr Love: Queen's Choice (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A girl inherits a company that is almost bankrupt from her late father. Lacking the funds, she must now become the producer herself in order to save the company from collapse. During her work, she meets four boys—financial expert Zen, the idol ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, touching ...
Plot: supernatural, super strength, heiress, love and romance, supernatural power, rescue, chase, curses spells and rituals, society, escapades, violence, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.3
 52K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, dracula, medieval, magic, demon, adaptation, computer game, clan, plague, revenge, supernatural ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
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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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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.3
 2K
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 1K
Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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TV show
Story: Friendless college girl Sorawo finds a door to another world one day — a strangely post-apocalyptic-feeling Otherside with serene emptiness, which becomes her new “special place.” There, she meets one other human, the beautiful and independent ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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TV show
Story: Princess Resurrection is a Japanese horror comedy manga by Yasunori Mitsunaga. The manga was serialized monthly in Monthly Shōnen Sirius magazine and published by Kodansha. A 26-episode anime series by Madhouse aired on TBS in 2007. Both the manga ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Tokko (2006)
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Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When 108 demons free themselves and start killing people, Special Public Safety Task Force, or "Tokko" for short, is formed to stop them. Some of the members have demons inside of them and can use them to enhance their own abilities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, scary
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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