Movies and TV shows like Osama Game

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Osama Game (2017)
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Osama Game (2017)
Original name: 王様ゲーム The Animation
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kanazawa Nobuaki has transferred to a high school far from where he used to live. Due to an incident at his old school, Nobuaki is afraid of getting close to his new classmates and keeps himself at a distance, but he starts opening up because of a sports day inter-class relay. Then a single text message from someone calling themselves the "King" is sent to everyone in class. Nobuaki's classmates think it's a simple prank and don't take it seriously - but Nobuaki knows that a death game is about to begin, and struggles to oppose it...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, disturbing, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: mystery, lone hero, puzzle, high school student, high school, classmate classmate relationship, mysterious villain, most dangerous game, mysterious character, brutality

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, captivating and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, violence, mystery, murder, blood and supernatural power mostly in Animation, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Osama Game: Another (2012), Paranoia Agent (2004), Vampire Knight (2008), Boogiepop and Others (2019), Junji Ito Collection (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The infamous Shounen Bat (Lil' Slugger) is terrorizing the residents of Musashino City. Flying around on his rollerblades and beating people down with a golden baseball bat, the assailant seems impossible to catch—much less understand. His ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: stalking, investigation, murder, who done it, police investigation, partners against crime, police detective, monster, serial killer, danger, deadly, mind game ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, rivalry, forbidden love, supernatural, love, school, deadly, memory loss, imaginary, supernatural power, memory, friendship ...
Place: japan, asia
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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
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69%
The Millionaire Detective: Balance - Unlimited (2020)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers around millionaire Daisuke Kambe, the heir to one of the wealthiest families in Japan, who is assigned as a detective to the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force (aka MCPTF), at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. Taking full ...
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, police lieutenant, billionaire, police detective, friendship, partners, who done it, chase, friends, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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68%
Junji Ito Collection (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A collection of animated horror stories based on the works of Japanese artist Junji Ito.
Style: psychotronic, macabre, anthology, absurd, atmospheric
Plot: transformation, phobia, blood, adaptation, danger, puzzle, model, compilation, slug
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SCHOOL-LIVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yuki Takeya, Kurumi Ebisuzawa, Yuri Wakasa, and Miki Naoki decide to stay over at school. Along with the school adviser Megumi Sakura, they suddenly find themselves to be the final survivors of a zombie attack, and continue to live and survive at ...
Style: captivating, surreal, suspenseful, tense, asian horror
Plot: zombie, high school, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, zombie outbreak, survival horror, japanese schoolgirl, living dead, schoolgirl, bitten by a zombie, zombie survival, zombie attack ...
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Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
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 ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, mysterious character, nobody believes, evil force, murder, deadly, danger, high school, alter ego, urban legend, memories ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
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58%
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Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: nature, legends and myths, mysterious character, supernatural, adventure, ghost, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, japanese mythology, escapades ...
Place: japan
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57%
When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, adult animation ...
Plot: murder, torture, psychopath, student, under the surface, psychic, village, fear, crimes, disappearance, mystery, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 6K
Kakegurui (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. You see, when you're the sons and daughters of the wealthiest of the wealthy, it's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, serious, social
Plot: gambling, social differences, academy, class system, direction and purpose, luxury, submission, mystery, gambler, fight for supremacy, power struggle, education ...
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54%
 2.4
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Pupa (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Growing up with an abusive father, Utsutsu is highly protective of his younger sister Yume. One day, she contracts the strange Pupa virus and begins to sprout grotesque wings and attack both animals and humans.
Style: psychological, macabre, unusual plot structure, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, brother sister relationship, older brother, little sister, violence, psychopath, brutality, supernatural, supernatural power, danger, youth, family relations ...
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54%
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 ...
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, brutality, young heroes, youth, imaginary, survival, dark past, murder, prank, student ...
Place: japan, asia
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52%
 7.9
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Death Parade (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling ...
Style: psychological, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: death, game of death, afterlife, memory loss, morality, heaven and hell, gambling, regret, desperation, reincarnation, fear, game ...
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52%
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XXXHOLiC (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-schooler, is troubled by monsters and spirits who are magically attracted to him. However, nobody else can see them but him. One day, Watanuki stumbles into a shop that grants wishes, and encounters Yuko Ichihara, a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
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Spiral: Bond of Reasoning (2002)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning is a fifteen-volume shōnen mystery manga series written by Kyou Shirodaira and illustrated by Eita Mizuno. It was published by Enix and then Square Enix in Monthly Shōnen Gangan from February 2000 to October 2005 and ...
Style: mystical, mysterious, enigmatic, captivating
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48%
 7.8
 4K
Hyouka (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Oreki Houtarou is a minimalistic high school boy. One day, he joins the Classic Literature Club at his elder sister's request. There he meets Chitanda Eru, Fukube Satoshi, and Ibara Mayaka. Chitanda is a calm beautiful girl but she turns into ...
Style: captivating, romantic, touching, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Angels of Death (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Madlax (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Madlax is a 26-episode Japanese anime television series produced in 2004 by the Bee Train animation studio. Kōichi Mashimo directed Madlax and the soundtrack was composed by Yuki Kajiura. The DVD version was released by ADV Films in North America ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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42%
MADE IN ABYSS (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
TV show
Story: The “Abyss” is the last unexplored region, an enormous and treacherous cave system filled with ancient relics and strange creatures. Only the bravest of adventurers can traverse its depths, earning them the nickname, “Cave Raiders.” Within ...
Style: exciting, captivating, touching, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
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41%
Case File nº221: Kabukicho (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Aya Asagiri is a middle school girl who has problems both at school with bullying and at home from physical abuse by her brother. While browsing online, a website pops up on her computer featuring a creepy looking person. This person appears to take ...
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, dark fantasy, rough, bleak ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lost Village (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A shady bus tour of young men and women are headed to an elusive village called Nanakimura. A destination where people can partake in an utopian existence, free of the world's obstacles... or so goes the rumor. Heading deep into the mountains, ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, psychological thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The story revolves around 20-year-old Makoto, who frequently gets involved in highly dangerous situations, usually against his own judgment. Along for the ride are his best buddies Shun, Masa, and Takashi, the enigmatic leader of a local gang in ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 3K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
High-Rise Invasion (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: High-school girl Yuri suddenly finds herself on the rooftop of a high-rise building. She's trapped in a bizarre world surrounded by skyscrapers, where a masked man cracked open a man's head with an axe before her eyes. Finding a way to ...
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39%
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Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: japan
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38%